Thu.Sep 13, 2018

When History Is Weaponized To Keep Your Conference Stuck In The Past

Velvet Chainsaw

We’ve always done it this way and it’s worked. So why should this time be any different? It’s a classic proclamation used to silence any discussion about changing directions.

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How to organize a charity event to support your Employer Branding


Companies across the world struggle to improve their Employer Branding activities. One of the great ways to create a favorable company image is hosting a charity event. The naysayers will tell you that you try to combine a noble purpose with not so noble branding goal. However, it’s possible.

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Facebook Local vs Event App – Which is Best for Your Event?

Meeting Application

Facebook Local is a relatively new tool that’s getting more and more hype recently. That’s because the Local is, in fact, Facebook’s events feature, but in a form of a stand-alone app.

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How the San Francisco Symphony Used Design to Convey Peace, Beauty, and Inclusion


More than 3,500 guests flocked to the San Francisco Symphony’s 2018 opening-night gala on September 5 to hear Itzhak Perlman

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

EventMobi: Tech to Enhance Event Experience [Review]


The EventMobi Experience Manager platform covers attendee engagement throughout the whole event life cycle, from registrations through to the live event and post-event analytics. Here is our review. EventMobi: What Is It?

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Meeting Trends that Have Shaped the Last Decade

Smart Meetings

As Grand Hyatt San Antonio is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this year, I’ve been reflecting on the major trends that have transformed the meeting industry throughout the past decade.

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Scaling new heights at work and play

Event Industry News

Following a record start to the year at Exhibition Services, the entire company took time out this summer for a day of well-deserved R&R… after a fashion.

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Cool Event Venues For Your Next Event

Event Planning BluePrint

Forget your Conventional Ballroom! Whether you are planning an event for 10 people or 1000 people, you should think of ways to trade in the traditional conference room setting for cool event venues for your next event.

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D2i Systems at Farnborough International Airshow 2018

Event Industry News

D2i’s award-winning Engage event management platform is the beating heart of the Farnborough Airshow. Engage powers all of the key business functions throughout the two year show cycle giving the CEO, senior directors and teams on the ground complete control of the event’s performance.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Combat Elevation Symptoms at Aspen’s High Altitude

Smart Meetings

“Colorado is America’s highest state,” a tour guide told Smart Meetings on a recent FAM trip to Aspen. Interpret that as you see fit. Located at an elevation of 7,908 ft. above sea level, visitors may encounter adverse symptoms associated with change in altitude.

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Podcast: Event management platform Eve

Event Industry News

Download this episode (right click and save). Joining the Event Industry News podcast this week is Joel Kelly, founder of event management platform Eve. Despite a rich selection of event management systems already available to organisers, Joel’s decision to design and build his own platform was promoted by his own hands-on experience of working with the industry.

Inland Chicago 2018 – Revenue Generating Event Calendars


What a wonderful opportunity to present our latest technology offering to US newspaper owners and influencers – here we showcased our Revenue Generating Event Calendars which we believe will generate $100k to $1m+ per newspaper for early adopters in 2019. ?.

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2018 Fall Wedding Trends

All Seated

Some of us aren’t quite ready to let go of summer yet, but for event pros, the transition to fall is more than just that first pumpkin spice latte order and then changing leaves. With the spike in popularity for autumn weddings, the rule book on fall trends is being rewritten.

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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.

News: Aventri Keeps Sourcing Tool Fresh with the Addition of New Venue Options


When it comes to sourcing your event venue, we know it's important to have plenty of options in order to find the perfect place to host your event.

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The Events Expert Interview Series #18: Brandt Krueger


We've been interviewing expert event professionals in our industry, and sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences.

Cameron Herold Touches on Common Meetings Mistakes

Connect Your Meetings

Renowned meetings coach Cameron Herold graciously picks up the phone when an apologetic reporter calls five minutes past a scheduled appointment. The circumstance allows Herold to launch into one of his talking points. When you tell people, ‘Sorry I’m late,’ you are really saying, ‘I’m selfish; I’m disrespectful and I didn’t plan for anyone else except me,” he explains. Herold, founder of the COO Alliance, is not trying to be rude, but it’s not exactly a gentle joke either.

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Why You Should Start Promoting Your Events On YouTube


Since YouTube launched over 13 years ago, the video-sharing website has been at the forefront of user-generated video content and video-blogging. Thanks to a huge number of online users and an affinity with music, performance or other short-form content, YouTube is an important (but often overlooked) tool for the event industry. However, promoting your events on YouTube is fairly easy.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Virtual AGM – Debunking The Myths

Lumi Global

Having attended a few conferences and exhibitions recently across the US & Canada, it seems to me that there is a general sense of wariness around virtual shareholder meetings, and whether these are a positive or negative force to ensure good corporate governance.

Feature Spotlight: In-App Posts

CXApp Blog - Events

What: A constant hub of content and media in a real-time feed is crucial for making customers, employees and partners to feel connected with your brand.

Easy Steps to Giving Back as a Company


People think about giving back all the time but stray away from actually doing anything. This could be due to an overwhelming amount of options, a lack of time, or feeling is if you don’t have enough to give back. In reality, giving back is easy!

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25 Unforgettable Corporate Event Themes


Are you ready for a vast array of unique corporate event ideas ? If not, get ready. In this guide you'll find 25 unforgettable themes for your next corporate event. In this article you’ll find tried-and-true themes, enterprise level events, and never-thought-of-before corporate events.

CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

ChirpE Receives Glowing Reviews & Deep Engagement from Conference Attendees

a2z Innovation Insider

ChirpE , a2z’s native mobile app solution, offers a multitude of search, planning, and scheduling features for B2B tradeshow, conference and meeting attendees.

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