Mon.Oct 26, 2020

I Am Sorry, But We Are Not All “Fine”

Velvet Chainsaw

I was inspired by a post by Lisa Cowley, CEO of Beacon, who penned a moving article entitled “ It Is Okay Not to Be Okay.” I recommend you read her moving story and then come back. Some days, I can relate! Application for Associations.

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Most classroom practice is astrology

Conferences that Work

Is most classroom practice astrology? David Bowles thinks so. I’ll let you in on a secret. I have a doctorate in education, but the field’s basically just a 100 years old. We don’t really know what we’re doing. Our scholarly understanding of how learning happens is like astronomy 2000 years ago.

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How to Set Virtual Event Speakers Up for Success


Planners aren’t the only eventprofs getting used to virtual events — speakers also have a steep learning curve. One of the most important factors in keeping an audience’s attention is production value. Here’s how speakers and planners can work to deliver it.

What Events U.S. Consumers Searched for Last Week

Picatic by Eventbrite

Even though we’re living through a global pandemic, people are hungry to connect, and they’re taking to Eventbrite to search for and discover a variety of events each week. We’re always intrigued by what we find. Here’s a look at what consumers across the U.S.

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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.

How to Incentive During a Pandemic


Think back to February, when the life of a meeting prof was relatively predictable.

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Bringing a Destination to Life for Planners During COVID

PCMA Convene

Edo Anceaux (left) of the Royal Delft pottery factory, and Eric Bakermans of NBTC Holland Marketing, help lead a painting workshop for event planners over Zoom. The event was filmed live from the museum at the factory.

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We Bagged a Whopping $4.5 Million From Lightspeed!

Hubilo Blog

I am beyond excited to share with everyone that Hubilo recently raised $4.5 Million as part of its seed round from Lightspeed India and global angels.

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Top Tips for Wrapping Up “The Year of COVID” on a Positive Note

Special Events

We should be preparing our businesses to take on whatever may come our way.

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Up Your Virtual Value Prop


Deliver the goods and you can charge for online events. Almost a decade ago, I wrote an article about “value.” At the time, I was still working full time for a meeting and event production company and, frankly, needed to vent a bit about how I felt we were being treated by a couple of our clients.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

8 Surefire Ways to Run a Successful Virtual Event (+ Examples)

While we are still working on facing the pandemic, we have surely implemented steps to effectively go about our daily lives both personal and professional by taking leverage of the virtual world.

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5 Ways to Involve your Loved Ones in Your Elopement


Deciding to elope can help alleviate the stress associated with a big wedding, however it comes with it’s own set of tricky situations to navigate. Deciding to elope means you’re okay not being surrounded by all of your loved ones on your wedding day.

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Events didn’t restart on 1st October – so what now?

Event Industry News

It was and is a major blow to our sector, not at all what any of us wanted to hear. It hasn’t just affected Events Organisers, but everything in the supply chain of our industry. Even Event Tech businesses are not immune as we have seen in recent days. Oliver Rowe Co-Founder, VenuIQ.

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8 Surefire Ways to Run a Successful Virtual Event (+ Examples)

While we are still working on facing the pandemic, we have surely implemented steps to effectively go about our daily lives both personal and professional by taking leverage of the virtual world.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Generating Door Cards and a Daily Reader Board


The post Generating Door Cards and a Daily Reader Board appeared first on Caterease. Reports & Queries Tip of The Week

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What Event Planners Need to Know About Virtual Events

All Seated

We all miss the feeling of walking into an event and taking in the grandiose decor, picking up your overflowing swag bag, meandering your way to the buffet table, and bumping into your friends.

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Virtual exhibiting made easy and affordable with Exhibit Virtual

Event Industry News

Exhibit Virtual is an online platform built to host virtual exhibitions, trade shows and custom exhibition stands. Exhibitions and events have always been great meeting places to discover new products and brands, but clearly current issues are affecting this traditional approach.

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Knebworth House joins Lime Venue Portfolio

Event Industry News

Knebworth House has become the latest venue to join Lime Venue Portfolio, extending the groups historic, heritage and country house options for event organisers looking for rural retreat-style meetings and events.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

M&S Bank Arena and conference centre gets £3m Government grant as venue confirms Christmas events will take place

Event Industry News

A £3m Government grant has been awarded to the group operating the M&S Bank Arena and conference centre, with the venue also confirming Christmas events will take place this year.

One Industry One Voice – web and socials launch with three more key campaigns align to boost unique cross industry mandate

Event Industry News

One Industry One Voice is a coalition of events industry campaigns, associations and businesses, coming together to ensure strong alignment and more effective communication in fighting for awareness and financial support for the whole industry.

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