Wed.Mar 13, 2019

The Facebook Live Team’s Top 6 Tips for Event Creators

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You’re backstage before the show when you see your headlining band horsing around. This is a Facebook Live moment,” you think. You whip out your iPhone, queue up your Facebook app, and hit “Go Live.” But things quickly go wrong.

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How to Boost Your Ticket Sales with Early Bird Tickets


Early bird ticket sales are a fantastic idea for event planning. By offering a discount of between 20–40%, you can really promote your event for attendees and significantly boost your ticket sales.

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How to Start an Event Planning Business: The Vital Steps

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Thinking about starting your own event planning business? Here are the 6 steps you need to get started. The post How to Start an Event Planning Business: The Vital Steps appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Logistics Event Planning Event Staffing

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5 Ways to Improve Your Office Meetings


You might be an event pro planning external events for your organization or clients, but have you been finding that lately that your work meetings are ineffective, tiresome or boring?

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

2 Simple Steps to Boost Attendance at Your Nonprofit Events

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You love the cause of your nonprofit event, and you know others do, too. So why aren’t they registering for your event?

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5 US Cities to Go Green This Weekend

Smart Meetings

Cities across the United States are going green this weekend—not of the eco-friendly sort. They will be sporting all shades of green in celebration of the annual St. Patrick’s Day on Sunday.

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Cities & Climate Change Science Conference Leaves Impact on Edmonton

PCMA Convene

An outdoor stairway snakes from the Edmonton Convention Centre to a perch above the North Saskatchewan River. The ECC sources 60 percent of its food locally and has an urban beehive, three gardens, and a living wall.

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Booking Meetings on the Hill

Smart Meetings

Washington has had the reputation as a good ole boys club for decades. If you weren’t in the inner circle, getting things done on Capitol Hill was an uphill battle, pun intended. However, times are changing.

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Building a Community, Not Just an Audience

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). Building a Community, Not Just an Audience. Engagement is the bedrock of human connection and in order to build a community, organizations need to engage with audiences beyond a yearly event.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to Use You Event Hashtag More Effectively

Hubilo Blog

Social media is an important vehicle to promote any event. But as they get busier and noisier. This can make attracting attention to your posts much more difficult. So for an event to be noticed more and engage with the right audience, you need to be using #Hashtags.

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The 9 Essentials of a Great Volunteer Orientation Meeting (Part 1)


Whether you hold your orientation face-to-face or remotely, this meeting is one of the essential parts of your event planning. After all, volunteers keep down in-house costs for an event, and they are very much part of the glue that holds a successful event together.

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The Special Olympics: Revolutionising both event operations and cultural attitudes?

Event Industry News

The Special Olympics World Games are set to begin in Abu Dhabi (March 14 th to 21 st ), as the event hits the Middle East for the first time in its history. This showpiece event for athletes with intellectual disabilities incorporates more than 7,000 competitors from 200 nations, competing in 24 summer sports. The opening ceremony, featuring Avril Lavigne, Paul Oakenfold and others, will be at the Zayed Sports City stadium on Thursday.

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How to Land a Stress-Free Event Planning Job: 5 Easy Steps

EventBank Insights

[link] Event planning is traditionally one of the most harrowing, but well-paid jobs out there. It's a lot of planning, organization, and management required in the lead up to an event, and a whole lot of payoff for you, your clients, and your attendees.

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New & Renovated: Around the Globe

Smart Meetings

Altamer, Anguilla Located on the island’s Shoal Bay West Beach, Altamer Resort recently reopened Antilles Pearl Villa and unveiled Petit Topaz Villa. The Antilles Pearl is a five-bedroom, 12,000-square-foot villa.

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Blockchain Technology and Events: What Will Change?


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Why Inflatable Walls offer an alternative to traditional Shell Scheme

Event Industry News

From meeting spaces to large exhibition halls, organisers often require a simple method to transform their current venue into a more workable space for their event. Traditional methods have included shell scheme or more widely used in the US, a pipe and drape solution.

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5 Great AI Ideas for Your Event


Hot tech is taking hold in the event space. Are you ready to try something new for your participants? Here are 6 different ways to leverage one of the newest trends in event tech — AI. Take a quick read and click through to learn more from some of the companies noted below. Chatbots Chatbots […]. Tech Uncategorized

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11 Reasons You Need an Initial Consult for Event AV – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

Taking the time for have an initial consult for event AV can save you many headaches later in planning. Did you know having an initial consult for event AV can save you time, money and more?

Johnnie White Makes a Big Career Move

PCMA Convene

Johnnie White. After three and a half years as a senior director, global education, meetings and strategic partnerships, at the American Academy of Otolaryngology — Head and Neck Surgery, Johnnie White is making a career leap.

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Creating a Financial Plan: 8 Tips for Your Association Event


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How to Increase Your Event Survey Responses According to SurveyMonkey

PCMA Convene

Eventbrite. Don’t just send surveys. Send surveys that attract a high volume of insightful responses from your meeting’s attendees. Eventbrite ). Read More. Data & Analytics Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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Find Your Perfect Match: PersoniFest 2019

a2z Innovation Insider

From executives to operations, PersoniFest has a track for everyone to master the skills they use every day. Show Managers and EventProfs have an entire track dedicated just to them, but there’s so much more to learn during the conference.

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COCAL Congress Taking Place in Panama This Week

PCMA Convene

PCMA President and CEO Sherrif Karamat addresses the 36th Annual COCAL Congress in Panama City, Panama. Cocal Tweet).

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25 Thought-Starters for Unique Swag That’ll Get Attendees Talking


Handing out swag - or, “stuff we all get” - at events is an easy way to engage attendees and leave a lasting impression. The key, though, is to find an item that’s both useful enough that attendees won’t immediately throw it away, and interesting enough that they’ll talk about it with others. Now, we know budget is always a constraint - but let’s put money aside for the moment and have some fun!

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Arnold Sports Festival Welcomes More Athletes Than Olympics

PCMA Convene

Arnold Schwarzenegger greets fans at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus. Photos courtesy Experience Columbus).

5 Articles to Help you Maximize Social Media for Your Event


Social media can be a great tool to help you market your event before, during, and after, but if you’re not familiar with how to use different platforms for marketing, it can be daunting.

The Best Way to Follow Up After an Interview to Stand Out

PCMA Convene

Fast Company. Completing these actions after you nail the job interview can help improve your chances of getting an offer. Fast Company ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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Tito Activities Explained (Finally!) – With Video

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Activities is one of the most powerful features of Tito. And one of the most misunderstood…. Generally when we explain our Activities feature to customers, they say something like “Oh, that’s really cool! But that’s not what I would have expected it to do, based on its name”. That’s a fair point.

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San Francisco Sees Hotel Boom in 2019

PCMA Convene

CBS San Francisco. After years of limited supply, the city has hundreds of new hotel rooms and more on the way as soaring tourism numbers have pushed occupancy and room rates to record levels. KPIX 5 ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Elon Musk’s High-Speed Tunnel Project in Las Vegas Clears Its First Hurdle

PCMA Convene The express-route loop could be ready by the end of 2019, according to Musk. Fortune ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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At Oil’s Premier Gathering, 84 Percent of Speakers Are Men

PCMA Convene

Bloomberg. In a concerted effort to add more women to CERAWeek’s line-up, the conference’s organizers added a dinnertime panel on women in energy that had previously been an invite-only event. Bloomberg ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

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How to Apply HBO’s Bloody SXSW Activation to Events

PCMA Convene As anticipation builds for a bloody final season of “Game of Thrones,” HBO and the American Red Cross put that gore to good use with a memorable activation in Austin. pcma ). Read More. Meeting or Event Design News Junkie