Wed.Sep 27, 2023

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The Anniversary Collective: a new era in corporate milestone celebrations.

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At Innovate Marketing Group, we are proud to announce our collaboration with “The Anniversary Collective,” a powerhouse consortium dedicated to reimagining how organizations commemorate their key milestones. Crafting Legacies. Celebrating Milestones. Teaming up with renowned partners HAI (research, Discovery and Experience Company), Marketing Maven , and MLT Creative , the Anniversary Collective is poised to revolutionize the art of celebration.

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RFPs Are Almost Back to Pre-Covid Levels

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Skift Take: The latest Events Industry Council Global Events Barometer shows promising signs, with hotel room nights and RFPs increasing for the second consecutive quarter.

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Minimize Lines and Maximize Ticket Sales with Timed-Access Event Ticketing

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As we look toward a season of haunted houses, corn mazes and holiday pop-ups, it’s important for event managers to consider how to organize their crowd flow to maximize ticket sales across the duration of the event and avoid bottlenecks at check-in. Enter timed-access ticketing, a feature on Ticketbud that enables event organizers to allow entry to a specific number of ticket holders during allocated time slots.

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10 Things to Look Forward to at the Skift Meetings Forum

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Skift Take: At today's first-ever Skift Meetings Forum, there will be real talk about real meetings, and we can’t wait to share it with you.

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Unlock the Secrets of Event Marketing Masters

The greats learn from the greats. Set yourself and your team up for success with tried and tested strategies and insights from event marketing geniuses at Vanta, Partnership Leaders, Quantum Metric, Rocketlane, and Explori.

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The 2023 IT List: Recognizing the Top 100 Event Agencies

Event Marketer

Your RFPs can now… go out. Our annual listing of the Top 100 agencies serving the event marketing industry has arrived Behind every powerhouse brand experience is an event marketing agency whose people live for “live.” And on this list, that distinction is key. Indeed, there are hundreds of creative and integrated marketing agencies across the landscape.

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The 2023 Fab 50: Recognizing the Event Industry’s Top Builders

Event Marketer

THE ONLY EDITORIAL ROSTER OF THE INDUSTRY’S BEST FABRICATION PARTNERS The budgets are tight. The timelines are all over the place. The faces on many client teams are new. But at the end of the day, the master craftspeople who stand up our event builds and exhibit booths know the power of creativity, strategy, measurement and, most importantly, service to succeed in the evolving world of face-to-face corporate event marketing today.

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Celebrate World Tourism Day

Smart Meetings

A comprehensive travel survey recognizes this historic day World Tourism Day takes place each year on September 27. It was established by the United Nations in 1980 to commemorate the same day in 1970 when the UNWTO (United Nations World Tourism Organization) Statues were adopted. The annual day of recognition seeks to celebrate the tourism industry’s ability to drive economic growth.

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Barb Silin of Overland Park Convention Center Achieves Certified Venue Professional from International Association of Venue Managers

Exhibitor Magazine

OVERLAND PARK, KAN. � The Overland Park Convention Center is proud to announce that Sales Manager, Barb Silin, has achieved the distinguished designa.

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Las Vegas Hospitality Workers Authorize Strike on The Strip Weeks Ahead of IMEX America

Smart Meetings

A near unanimous number of members from the Culinary Workers Union Local 226, the largest labor union in Nevada, and the Bartenders Union Local 165 have voted to authorize a strike on the Las Vegas Strip, following tens of thousands of hospitality workers casting their votes at Thomas and Mack Center on the University of Nevada’s campus. Following a 95% vote in favor of strike authorization, the two-unions negotiating committee is now authorized to call a strike at 22 casino resorts along The St

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How to Get Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees to Promote Your Event With Video

In this best practices guide, you’ll learn how to tap into the cost-efficiencies of advocacy and word-of-mouth marketing with video. Examples include speakers providing a preview of their upcoming sessions, exhibitors creating “please stop by” invitations and attendees creating “looking forward to seeing you” introduction videos. Learn about best practices and programs created by leading companies and associations including ASIS, AUVSI, SuperZoo, National Restaurant Association, World of Concret

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Experiential Veteran Martin Knott Joins Exhibitus as CFO

Exhibitor Magazine

ATLANTA, GEORGIA � Exhibitus today announced the appointment of Martin Knott as Chief Financial Officer. As CFO, Knott will guide the company's.

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New and Renovated: Redesigns Around the World

Smart Meetings

Germany, Berlin and Canada all welcome new and renovated hotels For your next international meetings and excursions, look no further than these new and renovated properties. A classic DoubleTree debuts in Berlin, an all-inclusive resort introduces a new experience in Mexico’s Riviera Nayarit and an Art-Deco forward design joins LHW in the shining city of Vancouver.

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2023 IT List: Agency Leaders Weigh in on Budget Challenges, Trends, Team Dynamics and Tech

Event Marketer

Our sponsor almanac returns with a lineup of forward-thinking event agencies helmed by some of the industry’s boldest and brightest leaders. Get a peek behind the scenes and strategies of top shops, take a page from outstanding case studies, and grab a seat at the table with experiential marketing experts as they tackle of-the-moment challenges and opportunities.

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Freeman Partners with 42Chat to Deliver AI Customer Service Solutions for Event Organizers

Exhibitor Magazine

DALLAS, TX � Freeman, the global leader in events, announced today a partnership with 42Chat to introduce conversational AI chatbots to support attend.

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B2B Events in 2023 - What You Need to Know

Get ahead of the curve and stay informed with Zuddl's industry report on the future of B2B events in 2023. Stay up-to-date on the latest trends and insights from leading experts in the field. Make informed decisions and stay ahead of the competition.

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THE BUSINESS OF EVENTS’ UK POLICY FORUM CONFIRMED AS OFFICIAL INTERNATIONAL TRADE WEEK EVENT AND VENUE CONFIRMED 

Prestige Events Magazine

IET London: Savoy Place will host the UK Policy Forum on 08 November 2023 The Department for Business & Trade has confirmed this year’s The Business of Events : UK Policy Forum as an official International Trade Week (ITW) event. ITW, which takes place from 06 – 10 November 2023, features a variety of activities for organisations including in-person events, workshops and webinars.

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kubik Celebrates 40 Years of Crafting Unforgettable Brand Experiences

Exhibitor Magazine

TORONTO � kubik, a global leader in experiential marketing, is proud to celebrate its 40th anniversary this year. From its inception in 1983 as Exhib.

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INTRODUCING THE SCOTTISH BORDERS FIRST WINTER LIGHT TRAIL: MONTEVIOT LIGHTS – A Magical Winter Wonderland Illuminating Monteviot House & Gardens

Prestige Events Magazine

Prepare to be enchanted as Monteviot House & Gardens unveils its inaugural winter light trail event, Monteviot Lights , illuminating the natural beauty of the Scottish Borders on nine dates between November 30th to December 10th, 2023. This captivating spectacle promises to be a magical experience for families and visitors of all ages. Monteviot Lights is not just another light show; it’s a unique opportunity to witness the first lighting and audio spectacle in the heart of the Scottis

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The Utility Expo 2023 Draws Record-Breaking Attendance to Experience the Latest Utility Equipment and Innovations

Exhibitor Magazine

LOUISVILLE, KY. - This week, The Utility Expo made its triumphant return to Louisville, Ky, with a record-setting gathering of over 21,000 utility co.

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Download Now: 2022 Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template - Enterprise Edition

Download 200+ new RFP questions for hybrid and virtual event technology success. After 10,000 downloads, the SpotMe Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template is the ultimate procurement tool for event technology. This template is ideal for companies looking for a vendor to fulfill their specific virtual + hybrid event platform needs and requirements!

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2023 IT List: Inside LEO Events

Event Marketer

All of us at LEO Events are honored to be recognized by Event Marketer for the eighth consecutive year. CONTACT INFORMATION: Cindy Brewer Connect@Leoevents.com 901.766.1836 Leoevents.com The post 2023 IT List: Inside LEO Events appeared first on Event Marketer.

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NYC Tourism + Conventions Continues Efforts to Boost Business Travel to NYC

Exhibitor Magazine

NEW YORK CITY � New York City Tourism + Conventions, New York City's official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau,

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2023 Fab 50: Top Fabrication Shops Talk Designs of the Times and Mastering an Evolving Landscape

Event Marketer

Make no mistake about it: Today’s top fabrication shops don’t just build exhibits and environments; they help architect emotional journeys that shift audience perceptions and create enduring memories. When it comes to the Fab 50, if you can dream it, they can engineer it—no matter how outlandish the idea. And they’ll unearth cost efficiencies along the way.

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Melis Feingold, DES Named Vice President, Creative Partnerships at CSI DMC, Destination and Event Management

Exhibitor Magazine

CSI DMC is happy to announce the promotion of Melis Feingold, DES, to her new role as Vice President, Creative Partnerships. Melis has been an inte.

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The Ultimate Guide to Hosting Hybrid Events For Your Association

For associations, the hybrid model is the future of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) industry. Hybrid events provide increased reach and scalability, improved engagement with association members, and insights from real-time analytics, making them an absolute necessity. This ready-to-use playbook presents a framework for event organizers embarking on the hybrid events journey.

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RecruitEvents

Event Industry News

RecruitEvents is a UK-based niche event job site founded in 2023. The platform offers innovative features, such as profile and CV-building tools that provide job seekers with an intuitive way to showcase their skills and talents in the events sector.

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Our Favorite Wedding Invitation Tips

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Photo by Perry Vaile Photography. Stationery by Hark Creative Co. You just got engaged - now what? At this point, you’ve probably already received countless messages from family and friends requesting every detail of a wedding that you just barely started planning! If that’s the case, it might be time to start thinking about invitations! Wedding invitations are your guests’ first glimpse into your wedding day, so it’s important to make a good impression.

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Event Operations Spotlight: Production Concepts Ltd

Event Industry News

Production Concepts Ltd was established in early 2021 as a response to a post-pandemic redundancy, with James Deakin serving as the founder and Project Director. The first year posed significant challenges, especially given the events industry’s struggles in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Eventex Unveils Top 100 in the World

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Eventex Awards , the global events and experiential marketing awards, recently unveiled the highly anticipated Eventex index covering the top 100 event organizers and agencies for 2023. The ranking represents consistent excellence in the events and experience marketing industry over the last 3 years and is determined by the number of Eventex awards won during that period.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Download "7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement" eBook and write winning event emails right away! Relying on decades of social science research and cutting edge behavioral data, SpotMe shows you their science-based methods for creating wildly successful event-marketing email campaigns for almost any situation. SpotMe is the event management platform for B2B marketers.

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Production Concepts Ltd

Event Industry News

Production Concepts Ltd was born off the back of a post-pandemic redundancy in early 2021. Founded by Project Director James Deakin, the first year was particularly challenging as the events industry as a whole was dealing with the aftermath of Covid 19.

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Top Challenges and Benefits of SMS Communication for Retail Events

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In today’s hyper-connected era, amidst multiple solutions for digital communication, the time-tested SMS stands out as a reliable tool, particularly in the ever-changing world of the retail industry. Its directness and ubiquity have made SMS an invaluable asset to modern retailers. According to a Simple Texting survey conducted in 2023, “Consumers are most likely to receive texts in the healthcare space (55%), followed by banking/finance (46%), and e-commerce/retail (45.9%).

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Special Events Magazine 2023 Fall Issue Out Now!

Special Events

Our Fall Issue is ready to read!

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