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Empowering Conference Registrants To See Learning As A Journey Not A Finish Line

Velvet Chainsaw

Do your conference learning opportunities—from the general session to networking to breakouts to deep dive workshops—empower registrants to participate in their own learning journey? Or do your conference education sessions motivate participants to see the finish line?

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The Top 5 Most Helpful Blogs to Perfect Your Event Planning

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Event planning is a precarious business. So much can go wrong at any time — but when things go right, the feeling is unbeatable. Any event professional knows that luck has no place in a successful event. It’s all about planning ahead, and planning smart.

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Call for Speakers: What Do Event Professionals Need to Know This Year?


[link] are the hot topics in events this year? BizBash is looking for a diverse group of speakers who can

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4 Things You Need to Know Before Hosting Your Second Event

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Your first-ever event is a wrap — and you’re already thinking about how to make your second one even better. Before you launch into your planning, it’s important to take a moment to reflect on what worked — and what didn’t — from your first attempt.

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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.

2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated San Francisco Venues for Meetings and Events


Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated San Francisco nightclubs, corporate event venues

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5 New Ideas for Entertaining in Washington


Get inspired with the latest ideas in drinks, florals, and more in and around Washington

2 Ideas Worth Stealing from Day 3 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

A report from The German Convention Bureau released at PCMA Convening Leaders in Pittsburgh found that yes, event professionals are, in fact, movers and shakers.

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Find and Secure Memorable Event Speakers With This Free Template


Your ability to find and secure event speakers is crucial to your success. Choose your speakers wisely and they will add their credibility and reputation to your event. Fail to attract valuable talent, however, and your attendees will question your conference’s worth.

The 10 Must-Attend Events For Planners in 2019


Whether you’re an event manager, planner, or someone with an interest in the events industry, there is a conference out there for you. Of course, it’s easy for anyone to look up a list of events for 2019, but the key is to find those that suit your needs.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

New Year, New Gear – Protec reflects on 2018 and gives us an insight into what to expect in 2019

Event Industry News

Protec started 2018 with a big announcement and an even bigger vision for the year ahead. The Protec group expanded to include Protec European Events based in the UK and has extended its global reach to include events this past year as far flung as Rwanda.

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What Makes a "Great Event" Great?


We've all been to “great events.” Experiences that leave you feeling energized and inspired long after you leave the venue. But, as we reflect on this past year we began to really think about the question “ what actually makes an event great? ”. Event Strategy

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An EventProf’s Resolution: New Year, New Job, New You!

Event Industry News

Written by Helen Emms, Business Performance Director at tfconnect. So, Christmas cheer is in the past, as is the hangover from New Year partying, and it’s back to the EventProf grind! Feeling passionate, excited, thrilled… or urrgghh? The New Year is a great time of year.

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Heard Around PCMA Convening Leaders Day 3

PCMA Convene

Geena Davis speaks Jan. 9 about her life in acting and how it has informed her work as a gender parity advocate at PCMA Convening Leaders 2019. Jacob Slaton). PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 ended on a rousing note Wednesday.

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The Ultimate Event Planning Guide: 9 Actionable Steps

EventBank Insights

[link] 2019 is going to be an interesting year for event planning. New tech is driving more and more interest in announcements, trade shows are picking up pace outside of China for once, and the world of event management is getting easier and easier.

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Nearly Half of All Attendees Book Outside the Block

PCMA Convene

Expedia, Priceline, hotel websites, Airbnb, and more — the number of ways to book a hotel room for a meeting continues to expand. Despite the growing portfolio of places to make a reservation, most hoteliers, CVBs, and event organizers have been slow to respond to the fact that the model has changed.

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Event Industry News

Akommo is an international team of passionate, knowledgeable and hard-working event professionals with over 10 years’ experience in event accommodation and event planning in cities throughout Europe, such as Cannes and Barcelona.

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Make Email an Event Marketing a Priority in 2019: 3 Tips


Email can be a powerful tool for getting the word out about your event. It goes directly to your audience, is easy to consume, and inspires immediate action. That said, there are a few things you can (and should!) do to stand out from the pack.

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Event Success Story: Boomset, Zebra, and On-Site #EventTech Automation


Event registration and badge printing software combined with the power of RFID technology at event entry. Read this success story on how Boomset and Zebra partnered together to create an amazing event experience for #FlipMyFunnel’s B2B marketing, sales, and customer success attendees.

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January 9, 2019: C.E.S. Rescinds Award for Women's Sex Toy, Hotels Are Turning Lobbies Into Co-Working Spaces, Kevin Hart Makes Another Apology to L.G.B.T. Community and Says He Probably Won't Host Oscars


C.E.S. RESCINDS AWARD FOR WOMEN'S SEX TOY: C.E.S., which kicked off in Las Vegas on Tuesday, has revoked an

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Microsoft’s Kati Quigley on Shifting a Company’s Culture

PCMA Convene

Kati Quigley, senior director of marketing at Microsoft, speaks Jan. 9 about “How Big Tech Fosters Diversity and Inclusion” at Convening Leaders. Jacob Slaton). Creating a culture that promotes diversity and inclusion can happen at any company, no matter the size or industry.

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How Much Does Event AV Cost – Whiteboard Wednesdays 9

Endless Events

Lighting, sound, labor… it’s all part of your AV bid but what’s the bottom line? How much does event AV cost? Do the brands of equipment really matter? What can you look for to make sure you are getting a good and fair price?

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Geena Davis Takes Aim at Media Representation of Women, Girls

PCMA Convene

Geena Davis speaks Jan. 9 about her life in acting and how it has informed her work as a gender parity advocate at PCMA Convening Leaders 2019. Jacob Slaton).

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2018 Vendini Year in Review


Happy New Year! 2018 was an exciting year at Vendini: We released six brand-new features! We’re really proud of these new tools because they’re already helping our members better market their events and grow their businesses.

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6 Meeting Hacks (and 1 Weird Tip) That Build Trust in the Room

PCMA Convene These techniques can help to boost attendees’ confidence in you — and in each other. ( The Ladders ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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The Top Five Twitter Chats for Event Professionals


A key challenge for event professionals (in addition to running successful events) is keeping up with what's happening in the industry: the latest news, trends, and developments in live events. Industry Observations

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Travel Leaders Acquires UK-Based Event Management Company

PCMA Convene Consolidation continues in the global event management marketplace, with Travel Leaders Group investing more in international assets that expand its reach in a crowded marketplace. Skift ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

Well Met strategy focus for 2019 following strong performance

Event Industry News

Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University, sets out its strategy for 2019, following a strong performance in 2018. Clare Vidler, conference manager at Well Met, said: “Last year was something of a litmus test for us, particularly our standalone conference venue, Cloth Hall Court, which celebrated its first year in business during August 2018, following a £4.5m redevelopment. “We’ve

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J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference Kicks Off With Focus on Trump, Amazon

PCMA Convene Health care’s biggest annual gathering, now in its 37th year, helps shape the agenda for both the industry and individual companies for the year. CNBC ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Admission 2018: Jane Kwett

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

You don't need me to tell you that hosting events is a great way for companies to build a community, engage and delight it.

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German Convention Bureau’s Research Identifies Attendee Types

PCMA Convene The results of the “Future Meeting Space” research project conducted by the German Convention Bureau and funded by the PCMA Foundation were released yesterday at Convening Leaders 2019. pcma ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

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Event Website Basics


It may seem daunting to build an event website. Really, it’s easier than ever (you don’t need a web developer any more!) – if you’re using the right tool. But even before you begin to build, there are a few things you’ll need to figure out.

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Las Vegas Tech Show Edges Closer to Gender Equity

PCMA Convene

Las Vegas Sun News. The activist group GenderAvenger recently sent CES organizers a congratulatory letter and awarded the show a “Gold Stamp of Approval” for its roster of keynote and “featured” speakers. ( Las Vegas Sun ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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