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8 Hacks to Organize and Declutter Your Email Inbox for Good

Picatic by Eventbrite

Event planners are notorious for being hyper-organized. But there is one unspoken chaos in your life that few people know about — the overflowing state of your email inbox. You know the feeling — with every notification, you see the giant pile of unread messages getting bigger.

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Easy A(R): Simple Ways to Add the High-Tech Trend to Events


Augmented reality isn’t a new technology. But in terms of events, it’s still in its infancy, slowly inching its way

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Extended Reality for Events: The Next Frontier in Event Technology


Extended reality (XR) is taking businesses by storm, opening up opportunities for easy remote access and faster, safer learning. The emergence of augmented experiences—the strongest application of extended reality—has revealed an intriguing new playground for event technology.

25 Event Trends Predictions for 2019


Feeling excited about 2019 and all the opportunities the new year will bring? You should be! We asked 25 event professionals to tell us the key factors they think will shape the events industry next year and their answers paint an optimistic future.

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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.

This Holiday-Theme Art Exhibit Gives New Meaning to the Word 'Immersive'


Los Angeles-based visual artist Alexa Meade is known for painting whimsical, 3-D spaces that create the appearance of a two-dimensional

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Zenus: Event Tech Award winning facial recognition solutions

Event Industry News

Zenus is the market leader of face recognition solutions in the events industry. As a premier technology provider, we excel in large-scale applications and optimal user experience.

Making Vinyl Event Expands Offerings, Audience

PCMA Convene

The Making Vinyl convention delves into the rebirth of vinyl records. Carmen Segova illustration). Bryan Ekus and Larry Jaffee met 20 years ago while both were working in the compact disc-making industry.

2019 Event Trends That Will Change the Path of Events

Endless Events

The year 2019 is almost upon us. How will the events industry fare this year, and what trends will rule the roost when it comes to event planners’ priorities? Let’s take a look at these trends and how you can ride their waves successfully. 2019 Event Trends: Your Audience Craves Authenticity.

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TOP 10 event trends in 2019 and how to measure which works best for you


What are the ten hottest event trends for 2019? To answer this questions I have examined trends in four event-related areas. My research covered trends in event management, current trends in event planning, corporate event trends and technology trends in event management.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Maximize Downloads With The Perfect Multi-Channel Event App Marketing Strategy

Hubilo Blog

Regardless of whether you’re planning a small or large scale event, you are probably considering or have already decided on having a mobile event app. Be that as it may, but getting in front of right kind individuals is what the game is all about.

From the Flight Deck: Airline Peanut Policies Ranked

Smart Meetings

This week in air travel: Smart Meetings ranks major airline peanut policies, the FAA investigates Newark Airport and U.S. air travel gets Brexit-proofed. The Peanut Policies of 5 U.S. Airlines, Ranked by Letter Grade.

Kinetic win ‘Best Venue Booking Solution’

Event Industry News

Kinetic was founded in 1998 with one aim: To develop the most innovative software to help unique venues and conferencing teams deliver the best customer experiences possible.

Tech Tuesday: Drive Demand with Video Before, During, & After Your Event


Whether it’s on social media, your event’s website, or incorporated into your event, video storytelling is regarded as one of the top most effective digital marketing tools today. Because videos can help you create a demand for your event while driving more traffic to your site.

Vote for events industry cause “Events for Namuwongo” in the Charity Film Awards!

Event Industry News

Events for Namuwongo (EFN) was established in September 2011 by Events Industry leaders at the Global Event Summit who decided to create an industry cause.

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What Do the Top 100 Events of 2018 Tell Us?

PCMA Convene

pcma.org. Four ways all events can borrow from the success of BizBash’s annual list of best events. pcma ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

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How to Revitalize the Executive Networking Experience


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ABPCO launches sustainability report and roadmap

Event Industry News

Timed to coincide with the opening of the COP24 climate talks in Katowice, Poland, ABPCO has released a report and Roadmap for the creation of a more sustainable events industry.

Make Your Events More Theatrical – #EventIcons Episode 141

Endless Events

A great event is very similar to a great theatrical production. There is the grand entrance , the setting, a narrative, building the story, emotions, and an ending that makes us think.

drp win five awards at the EVCOM Industry Awards

Event Industry News

Creative communications agency drp brought home five awards at the annual EVCOM Industry Awards on 30th November. Taking place at Tobacco Dock, London, the awards showcased 33 categories for the very best in video, live events, and internal and external communications within the creative industry.

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A Day in the Life of an Event Planner [Survey Results]


Event planning is one of the rare jobs where no two days are the same. Each event an event planner organizes can be vastly different. This is what makes event planning one of the world’s most stressful jobs.

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TSNN Interviews a2z & Personify

a2z Innovation Insider

We are very excited about the compelling unification of a2z and Personify in the marketplace! The coming together of the two leading innovative technology platforms will result in enhanced audience engagement and more frictionless operations for users in the exhibition, conference, and meeting industry space. On Thursday, Dec.

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3 Companies Score Big at IBTM World’s Tech Watch Awards

Smart Meetings

Tech companies Zenus, Fielddrive and Kubify each recently won a 2018 IBTM World Tech Watch Award , the longest-running industry prize of its kind. Taking home this year’s awards were Zenus and Fielddrive. Though originally separate applicants, the two companies were judged together due to their interlinked nature. The joint-effort won them first place out of a list of nine finalists, earned by receiving the largest number of online votes from members of the MICE industry.

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Bellhop Bar by Loews Hotels Unpacks Craft Drinks, Nostalgia

PCMA Convene

Nineteen Loews Hotels properties are serving up craft drinks from The Bellhop Bars like this one. Loews Hotels & Co. photo). Loews Hotels is getting nostalgic this holiday season, serving locally-inspired cocktails from The Bellhop Bar by Loews Hotels.

Digital Construction Week acquired by Diversified Communications

Event Industry News

Diversified Communications UK is delighted to announce the acquisition of Digital Construction Week – the UK’s leading trade show dedicated to digital construction, engineering, design, manufacturing, and operation. Digital Construction Week (DCW), which has grown rapidly since its launch event in 2015, has become known for its comprehensive, high-quality seminar and conference programme and for the seniority of delegates who annually attend.

How to Respond If You Keep Getting Interrupted at Meetings

PCMA Convene

Fast Company. Here’s what to do before, during, and after meetings if regular interruptions are preventing you from being heard. Fast Company ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. launches at ExCeL London

Event Industry News

Event Industry News visited the launch of the highly anticipated Marvel’s Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N. which opened last week at ExCeL London following a hugely successful run in New York, Seoul, Paris, Singapore, Beijing, Taipei and Las Vegas, where it has set up a permanent exhibition. EIN interviewed Nathan Stone, Creative Director at the MJR Group about the launch.

U.S. Wants to Expand Air Passenger Data Collection

PCMA Convene

reuters.com. According to a new report, the U.S. is advocating for a new global aviation data-collection standard to be put in place by 2019, a request that is raising privacy concerns. Reuters ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

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8 Party Balloons Decoration Ideas – Great Ideas By Master the Event

Master the Event

The post 8 Party Balloons Decoration Ideas – Great Ideas By Master the Event appeared first on mastertheevent.com. balloon decoration party planning balloons decoration ideas party party balloons

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With Deal in San Francisco, Marriott Strikes Nationwide End

PCMA Convene

The New York Times. After almost two months of picket lines, nearly 8,000 workers at the hotel giant have agreed to a settlement that includes increased wages and improved working conditions. ( The New York Times ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

20 Dallas Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love


From aerial performance spaces to the world famous AT&T Stadium, there are plenty of Dallas event venues to choose from. But when hosting a gathering your guests won't soon forget, you’ll want to choose a location with a little extra pizazz.

How to Design a Pitchfest for Your Event

PCMA Convene

pcma.org. More organizations are bring startups and investors together at their events. Here’s how ISTE launched its own Pitchfest five years ago. pcma ). Read More. Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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How to Think Like a Startup

Connect Your Meetings

The words “startup culture” likely paint a familiar picture: casually dressed millennials working out of a renovated hipster-chic warehouse. They write code while sipping on craft beer and take breaks at the beloved ping-pong table. Not only do these generalizations fail to acknowledge the range of innovation startups create in order to engage and inspire their employees, they also trivialize the essence of what it means to be a startup.