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5 Creative Facebook Live Ideas for Your Event

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Live video tells rich, intimate stories, making event-goers feel like they’re part of the action — which is why Facebook Live has become a standout format for reaching all types of attendees.

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What True Learning Is at Participant-Centered Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Putting the participant at the center of your conference programming by becoming more learner-centric, that is planning and offering education sessions that go beyond surface learning, is one of the biggest challenges facing conference organizers today.

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Create a Foolproof Event Strategy Plan With This Template

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With so many details on your plate, sitting down to write an event strategy plan probably sounds like more busy work. But if your entire team isn’t crystal clear on your event strategy, the lack of alignment will waste more time than you realize. Worse?

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10 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Miss TIDE Conference

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by TIDE. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts.

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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.

The Rise and Fall of Music Mega-Festivals — and What Comes Next

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Since the 1970s until the turn of the millennium, music festivals attracted a very specific kind of customer: the die-hard. But cracks in the façade have begun to show. How did we get here — and what’s coming next?

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Backlash to All-Women Speaker Lineup at Science Conference

PCMA Convene

In the late 1960s, when Philip Morris marketed Virginia Slims — the very first cigarette brand for women — the tobacco company came up with the slogan, “You’ve come a long way, baby.”

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Full Immersion Through Experience Creation

PCMA Convene

Hosts Specs, a mole (from left), Ms. Rabbit, and Mr. Badger greet guests at the annual London QEII Centre showcase for event planners. Petra Clayton/Whittlebury Custard). Attendee experience is “the holy grail of meeting planning,” according to CWT’s “2019 Meetings & Events Trends Report.” “For

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International Women’s Day Blog: Let’s shout about our contribution to the event industry

Event Industry News

By Katie Crocombe, director, 52eight3. This year’s slogan for International Women’s Day is #BalanceforBetter.

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Constructing the Future

PCMA Convene

Seven bridges, including the Tyne Bridge (front), join Newcastle and Gateshead. The BIM Show Live 2019, a digital construction event, attracted “world leading experts in some incredible, next-generation subjects” to the area. VisitBritain).

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Release Notes: Higher Personalization, Better Experiences, and New Options

Eventtia

Eventtia Updates

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to get your brand recognition on point Oscars style

Eventory

When emotions about 91st Academy Awards calmed down a little bit, it’s time to take a closer look at one of the most popular annual events during the year. Among tons of perfectly tailored dresses and suit, in between hot stars of the movie industry, there’s a unique marketing strategy that entrepreneurs can learn from. In this article, I’ll draw some lessons on the musts in brand awareness campaign based on the Oscars case.

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20 Must-Attend Machine Learning Conferences in 2019

Bizzabo

Looking to attend an AI event or two this year? Below, we've listed 20 of the top machine learning conferences in 2019. The term "machine learning" was first coined in 1959 by Arthur Samuel, a pioneer in the fields of computer gaming and artificial intelligence.

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The Event Planner’s Guide to Amsterdam Venues

Aventri

Regarded as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam prides itself on being a city of diversity and connectivity. Although the city is small, the Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is one of Europe’s four major airports, connecting directly to more than 300 destinations.

DRPG proud to have the first two Event Assistant Apprentices to qualify

Event Industry News

DRPG creative communications group were part of the trailblazers to promote and provide input into this national apprenticeship scheme, the first and only scheme to be dedicated to events. This scheme has been a game changer for the events industry. First launched in 2016, the standard is now fully approved and recognised, and promoted through the Event Management Apprenticeship Programme. This led to the company taking on two event assistant apprentices, Sarah Davitt and Sascha Lewis.

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PCMA Celebrates International Women’s Day

PCMA Convene

Attendees at PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2019 in Pittsburgh listen as to Main Stage speakers. PCMA recognizes industry women on International Women’s Day. Jacob Slaton). Sherrif Karamat, CAE. PCMA stands with the world in celebrating International Women’s Day.

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Agency Spotlight: Kemosabe

Event Industry News

This article is brought to you in association with Macroart. Agency Spotlight, the latest addition to the Event Industry News site, profiles the top of the pyramid, the design and creativity behind brand activations, experiences, exhibition USPs and the greater live event model.

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35 Bold Examples of Guerrilla Marketing

Bizzabo

See how leading brands are using guerrilla marketing campaigns to make a big splash without busting their wallet. Featuring examples from Samsung, Spotify, Tesla and other top organizations.

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Hawai’i Convention Center Commits to Conservation

PCMA Convene

The Hawai‘i Convention Center on O‘ahu is the first and only “public assembly convention center” to earn Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) v4 Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. Dana Edmunds/Hawaii Tourism Authority).

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35 Bold Examples of Guerilla Marketing

Bizzabo

See how leading brands are using guerilla marketing campaigns to make a big splash without busting their wallet. Featuring examples from Samsung, Spotify, Tesla and other leading brands. Guerilla marketing campaigns are one of the more unique event types.

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Women Speakers Light Up the Room

Cvent

If you’ve recently attended an event and sensed unique anticipation in the air as the speaker took the stage or experienced a renewed sense of excitement and purpose as the keynote engaged the audience, chances are, that speaker was a woman.

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Gorgon City escape with Entec

Event Industry News

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Beach Advertising Campaigns Promote the Dream

Smart Meetings

For retreats and destination events, hitting the beach is a popular choice. Toes in the sand and salty air paired with turquoise waters is a definitive way to win over attendees. So, how do you find a destination that stands out from every other shore in the world?

Will CBD-Centric Venues Start Popping Up Like Weeds?

BizBash

As laws begin to soften, experiential spaces centered around the hottest new health supplement are opening up and helping consumers chill out

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Checking in With Business Events’ Next Generation

PCMA Convene

Members of PCMA’s 20 in Their Twenties class of 2019 see a bright future for the business events industry, a future to which they plan to contribute. Raul Cavazos-Binder shares his impressions of and expectations for the industry. What do you like most about your job?

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Facial Recognition enhances The O2 security operations at The BRIT Awards and National Television Awards

Event Industry News

Digital Barriers, the provider of edge-based IoT surveillance and security technologies, today announced that its cutting-edge facial recognition technology was successfully deployed at The O2 in London to enhance security at both The BRIT Awards (“BRITs”) in February and the National Television Awards (“NTAs”) in January. The technology was used to screen guests at multiple entrances at both events, which had a combined television audience of more than 10 million viewers.

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People on the Move

PCMA Convene

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Stephanie Klett. Stephanie Klett, Wisconsin’s secretary of tourism for the past eight years, has been named president and chief executive officer of VISIT Lake Geneva, effective April 8.

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International Women’s Day Blog: Success comes to those who work hard

Event Industry News

Nikki Fhalora, Interim Head of Venue Hire and Catering at the Natural History Museum, shares her thoughts on what International Women’s Day, Friday 8 th March, means to the events industry. I feel lucky to work in an industry that encourages everyone to succeed and champions those that work hard, whether they are men or women.

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8 Tips for Getting Work Done While Traveling

PCMA Convene

CNN.com. Because checking out while you’re traveling is no longer an option. ( CNN ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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Montgomery appoints MD to new Design & Build division

Event Industry News

Global events company, Montgomery has announced the launch of a brand new Design and Build division, appointing FIT Show event director Nickie West to head it up. West will spearhead a portfolio which includes FIT Show, W Exhibition and Montgomery’s 50% of Surface Design Show. Part of her remit as Managing Director will be to grow the business through expansion and acquisition, increasing Montgomery’s offering within the home improvement, built environment and materials sectors.

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See How Brands Are Going Beyond Temporary Pop-Ups With Ongoing Experiential Spaces

PCMA Convene

bizbash.com. These brands have recently launched event spaces that continuously engage with consumers and show off brand elements in creative ways. Bizbash ). Read More. Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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Event Planning Software Can Change the Way You Plan Events

Cvent

“Event planner.” ” It’s a broad term that can be used to describe someone who plans a small birthday party for ten or someone who plans a multi-day conference for 350,000.

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Overwhelmed Conference Attendees Crave Personalized Recommendations

PCMA Convene

skift.com. While organizers are getting smarter about providing a variety of sessions targeting attendee interests, many participants struggle to choose a path that will prove most rewarding to them. Skift ). Read More. Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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Event Ground Transportation: Cvent and miMeetings Team Together

Cvent

Ground transportation accounts for just five percent of a meeting planner’s budget, but it represents 30 percent of the aggravation they experience in planning and managing an event.

Inside The Cut’s First Crowd-Programmed, Day-Long Event

PCMA Convene

foliomag.com. The Cut, New York’s women-focused website held its first-ever How To Get It Done Day, which turned an editorial franchise into a daylong event that was programmed with the help of attendees. Folio: ). Read More. Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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Underground Tunnel Transit System Proposed for Las Vegas Convention Center

PCMA Convene

usatoday.com. Elon Musk’s The Boring Co. is being recommended to build a mile-long people mover system underneath the Las Vegas Convention Center that would speed conventioneers to different stations. ( USA Today ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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