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How Two Cowgirls-at-Heart Became Event Creators — Almost by Accident

Picatic by Eventbrite

The best events don’t always start with a business plan. Often, they start with a spark. Someone has a passion they want to share, and a great idea about how to share it. They’re moved to bring people together around a vision, so they make it happen — even with no event planning experience.

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How to Make an Event More Fun


From team-building events and presentations to conferences and quarterly reports, you probably want to know one thing: how to make events more fun. You can organise workshops or festivals, quests, flash mobs, tours, or concerts or maybe even promote business by organising a thematic event for it.

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Event Technology: 25 Solutions for Your Virtual Tool Bag


The brand experience agency Cramer’s 2018 Event Technology Landscape includes a whopping 245 event technology providers. Even more impressive is

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How to Kick the Multitasking Habit in 2019

Smart Meetings

Meeting professionals often find themselves managing multiple priorities. After all, we all have a variety of responsibilities that need to be handled adroitly. That is simply the nature of our work today.

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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.

Golden Globes 2019: Get Inspired by This Year's Glamorous Parties


While last year's Golden Globes directly addressed Hollywood's pervasive sexual harassment scandals, this year's award show took on a more

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Infinite Loop Makes Meetings a Learning Experience

Smart Meetings

Meeting planners looking to technologically spice things up for their next meeting just might have the answer they’ve been looking for—Infinite Loop, a virtual-reality technology that turns meetings into an opportunity for experiential learning.

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What’s Trending in Business Event Technology

PCMA Convene

Convene editors used a hight tech process to ask tach experts at Convening Leaders what is trending in business events technology. Barbara Palmer). What are the top technology trends in the business events industry in the coming year?

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Podcast: How Face-to-Face Events Can Change the World (Episode 128)


Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik. Guest: Richard Attias In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik

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3 Ideas Worth Stealing from Day 2 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

For the 4,800 attendees at PCMA Convening Leaders in Pittsburgh—including more than 900 Live Stream attendees and 980 first-time attendees—the surprises around every corner added up to a treasure trove of rich insights worth putting to work right away.

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4 New Ideas for Entertaining in Atlanta


Get inspired with the latest ideas in catering, drinks, and more in and around Atlanta

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

9 Things to Consider While Choosing an Event Venue

Hubilo Blog

Whenever you are thinking of organizing an event, there are many decisions you have to make. The one decision that is likely to have the most significance is the venue you pick for your event.

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Why Your Marketing Needs Nurturing

PCMA Convene

Kristen Ferrer. Year after year, most event marketers face a big challenge: Increase registration numbers. As attendees find more free online education opportunities, that can be a tall order that forces marketers to move straight into selling mode.

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#EventIcons 2019 Sneak Peek – #EventIcons Episode 146

Endless Events

Today we are giving you an exclusive sneak peek into our 2019 #EventIcons show line up. We are stepping up the game for event industry podcasts. From tips on how to grow your business, to event safety and technology there will be something for everyone!

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Billie Jean King: You Can ‘Change the World’

PCMA Convene

Tennis star and activist Billie Jean King discusses her life in tennis and activism Jan. 8 at Convening Leaders in Pittsburgh. Jacob Slaton). Even if you were not familiar with Billie Jean King’s monumental tennis career until she took the stage Jan.

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Thank You For All The Love!

a2z Innovation Insider

Every year, Expo! is a reunion of colleagues, a few precious days to reflect on the past year, and a chance to gain new understanding and perspective on the future of the tradeshow industry. After last year’s Expo!

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Events Industry Takes on Homelessness, Sex Trafficking

PCMA Convene

Donna Kastner moderates as David Peckinpaugh (from left), William Thomson, and Joe D’Alessandro discuss homelessness and trafficking during a Jan. 8 Convening Leaders session. Jacob Slaton). Neither homelessness nor sex trafficking is easy to talk about.

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LiveStyled score hat-trick at Event Tech Awards

Event Industry News

In business for four years, LiveStyled powers the digital customer experience at entertainment and sports venues across Europe, including The O2 and The SSE Arena, Wembley.

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Pemberton, Okamoto on Overcoming Adversity, Championing Others

PCMA Convene

Steve Pemberton shares his story Jan. 8 on the Main Stage at Convening Leaders 2019 (Jacob Slaton). Shifting your mindset from adversity to ambition isn’t an easy thing to do, but at PCMA Convening Leaders Opening Main Stage on Jan.

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How Automation Makes Meeting & Event Planning Easier


Events teams today are employing best practices across three elements: connected solutions, reduced manual tasks, and ease of management. Let’s analyze each of those specific elements to understand how it plays a larger role in event automation. Event Management featured

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How to Put What You’ve Learned at Convening Leaders Into Action

PCMA Convene

Convening Leaders participants listen as Molly Breazeale presents her Jan. 8 session, “Fierce Conversations Are Key to Driving Business Results.” ” (Jacob Slaton).

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How to properly set event marketing goals and objectives?


A step-by-step guide to help you set and achieve your event marketing goals. There’s no doubt, that every marketing activity works better if it has a clear set of goals and KPIs attached. They lead to getting a better grip on the whole marketing process. This rule applies as well to event marketing. A set of well-defined goals for event marketing will: help your business grow. help you achieve your marketing, sales, employer branding, and HR objectives. save time and energy of your team.

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East of England Arena welcomes brand-new fitness event

Event Industry News

The East of England Arena and Event Centre (EEAEC) has announced the arrival of a brand-new kind of fitness show, with the arrival of High Intensity Live on June 29 2019.

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How to Choose the Best City for Your Next Event


Event Planning

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David Miles appointed as Chief Financial Officer at ExCeL London

Event Industry News

ExCeL London has announced the appointment of David Miles as Chief Financial Officer. David worked at Big 6 accounting firm BDO, for 21 years, 15 of which as an Audit and Advisory Partner, where he specialised in strategic consulting with high growth, entrepreneurially-led businesses.

Do One Thing: Your 2019 Plan for Safer Meetings


Risk-reduction actions for safer events in 2019. How safe are your meetings and events?

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January 8, 2019: Gamers' Choice Awards Sued for Fraud, St. Patrick's Organization Will Welcome Women at Gala For First Time, J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference to Focus on Amazon and Trump


GAMERS' CHOICE AWARDS SUED FOR FRAUD: A producer of the latest iteration of the Gamers’ Choice Awards is suing

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Comprehensive Freeman® Data Solutions enable holistic event measurement and analysis

Event Industry News

Data Solutions, Including Fuzion by Freeman and Quant by Freeman , Help Drive Growth through Improved Attendee Experiences.

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How to Stop Overspending on Audiovisual for Events

Connect Your Meetings

When it comes to audiovisual, it’s easy to make mistakes and overspend. If you feel like you have difficulty with AV budgeting you aren’t alone: 67 percent of people in Connect’s recent webinar said they found pricing most challenging when working with or hiring AV companies. All too often, event planners receive quotes but are unsure what the quotes mean or what they truly need. They aren’t sure what to do or ask to make sure they are getting the best price.

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TalkingTree Creative shows no signs of slowing down in 2019

Event Industry News

TalkingTree Creative , a small but mighty creative agency in Baltimore, Maryland, is celebrating three years of record growth and anticipating an even bigger 2019.

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Risk360: Choosing a Location or Venue


Risk-reduction actions for safer events in 2019. Price and availability are the main considerations when choosing a venue, but Tyra Hilliard, Esq., CMP, suggests one more: “Think like a lawyer. If you had to justify in court why you chose a particular venue, what would you say?

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TechPro expands team to match ambition

Event Industry News

TechPro, a leading provider of lighting, video and sound services for the live events industry has appointed Tracy Armstrong as its first Marketing Manager. Armstrong brings more than 18 years’ experience to the role and is tasked with developing the firm’s key messages and ensuring brand consistency across all channels, as the business seeks to build on recent success and implement its ambitious growth strategy.

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PCMA Leaders Engage Participants in Town Hall Discussion

PCMA Convene

Sherrif Karamat, Claire Smith, David Peckinpaugh, Carol McGury, and Gregory O’Dell have a Town Hall conversation. Jacob Slaton). PCMA leaders took the stage for a Town Hall conversation on Tuesday.

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Organizing Knowledge-Based Corporate Events: Learning from EO Mumbai’s Recent Event

Hubilo Blog

Events in the current scenario have far evolved from the simple social gatherings that they used to be. Currently, events are a great tool for corporate to market their brand as well as an effective medium of knowledge exchange and networking.

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German Convention Bureau’s Research Identifies Attendee Types

PCMA Convene

Matthias Schultze, GCB managing director, reveals results of the German Convention Bureau’s research, “Future Meeting Space.” ” (Jacob Slaton).

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Risk360: Communications Policy


Risk-reduction actions for safer events in 2019.

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