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MGM Resorts Hit With Suspected Cyberattack

EventMB

Skift Take: MGM Resorts International was the apparent target of a far-reaching cyberattack on Monday that continues to disrupt hotel bookings, down gambling machines, and hobble guest services.

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Brixton Academy hearing: Lambeth Council support venue reopening “in principle”

Event Industry News

Lambeth Council have said they support the reopening of Brixton Academy “in principle” if a series of conditions are met. The second and final day of a licensing hearing into the venue’s future was held at Lambeth Town Hall today (September 12).

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IBTM Americas: ‘Design what you want to design, and what you want to achieve’

MPI

During her IBTM Americas session on Sept. 13, Liz Whittaker, vice president of creative services for Encore, shared her vision on graphic design and the importance of organizing, prioritizing and promoting the retention of the messages we want to convey to our audience.

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Platinum Choice 2023: Nominate Your Favorite Hotel Partner!

Smart Meetings

Give a shout out to your partners! The annual Platinum Choice Awards serves as the perfect opportunity to show appreciation for your favorite hotels and CVBs. All votes are entered to win one of three $100 Amazon Gift Cards. The deadline to get your votes in is Sept. 30. Winners will be announced in the December Smart Meetings Magazine. Vote Now! Take a look at last year’s Platinum Choice winners here.

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Unlock the Secrets of Event Marketing Masters

The greats learn from the greats. Set yourself and your team up for success with tried and tested strategies and insights from event marketing geniuses at Vanta, Partnership Leaders, Quantum Metric, Rocketlane, and Explori.

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10x Your Next Conference: Why Now, More Than Ever, You Should Use Holistic Procurement Methodology

SmartMeetings

A thorough procurement process, though often unseen by the end consumer, plays a pivotal role in ensuring that organizations function optimally. It has been widely used by many industries to ensure they are working with quality suppliers. It can also be effectively used by meeting and event teams of all sized to deliver better end products. A properly implemented procurement process directly impacts the bottom line, operational efficiency and the quality of products or services.

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Registration for the 10th Anniversary edition of Event Tech Live London is open!

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live (ETL) returns to ExCeL London on the 15th and 16th of November 2023 with its usual mix of outstanding educational content and the very latest in event tech innovation. Exhibitors from all corners of the globe will showcase their technology with new launches and never before seen tech hitting the show floor.

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The mia is set to challenge perspectives at its inaugural summit

Prestige Events Magazine

Reuniting, energising and inspiring the business meetings and events sector will be high on the agenda next month, at the Meetings Industry Association’s first miaSummit. Following a virtual welcome address from Tourism Minister, Sir John Whittingdale, who will be providing a highly anticipated update on the government’s plans to support the sector, the carefully curated programme will challenge traditional thinking.

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Event Technology Awards 2023 Shortlist announced

Event Industry News

The 2023 edition of the Event Technology Awards is fast approaching and finalists for each of the 34 categories have been announced. Take a look at the shortlist here.

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Skiddle visits Great Ormond Street to mark it’s partnership with the hospital’s charity

Skiddle

Our team recently paid a visit to Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), Skiddle’s latest charity partner, to see how they provide for their patients and to learn of their plans for the hospital’s future. From the bronze statue of Peter Pan at the hospital entrance, paying homage to JM Barrie, who donated the rights from his famous children’s novel to ensure perpetual support for seriously ill children, to the colourful features of its interior and Europe’s largest Disney instal

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How to Get Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees to Promote Your Event With Video

In this best practices guide, you’ll learn how to tap into the cost-efficiencies of advocacy and word-of-mouth marketing with video. Examples include speakers providing a preview of their upcoming sessions, exhibitors creating “please stop by” invitations and attendees creating “looking forward to seeing you” introduction videos. Learn about best practices and programs created by leading companies and associations including ASIS, AUVSI, SuperZoo, National Restaurant Association, World of Concret

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University of Leeds secures hosting rights for prestigious UK Corporate Games 2024

Event Industry News

The University of Leeds Conferences and Events team is thrilled to announce that it has successfully secured the opportunity to host the prestigious UK Corporate Games 2024, following a highly competitive bid process.

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Theresa Villiers MP question to Department for Business and Trade

Prestige Events Magazine

This morning in the House of Commons, the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP asked the Rt Hon Kemi Badenoch MP, Secretary of State for Department for Business and Trade whether the department will do more to promote the UK globally as a great business events destination. The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP “As Chair of the APPG for Events, can I highlight the huge benefits this sector brings us in terms of promoting trade, exports and inward investment.

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Hospitality Action launches Step-by-Step Guide to Wellbeing

Event Industry News

A Step-by-Step wellbeing guide has been launched by UK charity Hospitality Action, as it encourages employees to sign up to its Walk for Wellbeing fundraising initiative.

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Post-Event Feedback Surveys for Associations

StraussCA

To ensure the success of an association event, you need help to assess the event’s strengths and challenges in order to improve on future events. That’s where an event feedback survey comes in. Whether it is positive or negative feedback, it is incredibly important to collect for future events. Creating an Effective Post-Event Survey Post-event surveys often provide the most meaningful feedback.

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B2B Events in 2023 - What You Need to Know

Get ahead of the curve and stay informed with Zuddl's industry report on the future of B2B events in 2023. Stay up-to-date on the latest trends and insights from leading experts in the field. Make informed decisions and stay ahead of the competition.

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discover the tastes of brindley place’s distillery

SevenEvents

nestled amongst the bustling atmosphere of brindley place in birmingham, lies a hidden gem for all spirits enthusiasts and connoisseurs—the distillery. this exceptional establishment offers an exquisite journey into the world of craft distilling, showcasing an array of spirits and a captivating experience for visitors. with its dedication to quality, innovation, and the art of distillation, the distillery has become a must-visit destination for those seeking a unique and unforgettable drinking e

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How to create an irresistible OFFER to grow your email list using Squarespace (for artists)

Retro Events & Marketing

As an artist, you may find it challenging to devise ways to boost your email list. Many tactics involve offering freebies such as a PDF or free training sessions in exchange for sign-ups. However these methods may not be suitable for your art and print selling business. Another way to grow your email list is to have an “irresistible offer” through a low-cost or print-on-demand product. 1.

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What is Lead Management and Why is it Important?

MLeads

Hello, business owners! Ever found yourself wondering why some businesses seem to thrive seamlessly, while others struggle with converting potential clients? Imagine if leads were gold nuggets. Would you not want to ensure each nugget is refined and utilized to its full potential? Well, that’s where lead management comes into play. Let’s dive in, shall we?

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How to Choose the Right Event Registration Platform

Stova

Whether you’re organizing a conference, concert, trade show, or a virtual event, selecting the right event registration and ticketing platform is paramount. This decision can greatly impact not only your event’s efficiency but also the attendee’s overall experience. Let’s take a look at the process of choosing the perfect event registration platform and explain why user experience should be a top priority.

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Download Now: 2022 Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template - Enterprise Edition

Download 200+ new RFP questions for hybrid and virtual event technology success. After 10,000 downloads, the SpotMe Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template is the ultimate procurement tool for event technology. This template is ideal for companies looking for a vendor to fulfill their specific virtual + hybrid event platform needs and requirements!

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NC State University Teams Up with The Special Event Company to Elevate Event Planning Education for Fall 2023

Exhibitor Magazine

APEX, N.C. - The Special Event Company, the Triangle-based event producer regarded as one of the nation's best, has been chosen as the dynamic partne.

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Why Offer Lead Retrieval at Your Next Event?

Expo Logic

Boost exhibitor success and attendee engagement with lead retrieval solutions. Explore the benefits of offering this essential tool at your next event. The post Why Offer Lead Retrieval at Your Next Event? appeared first on Event Management Solutions for Expo Events and Trade Shows | Expo Logic.

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PeopleVisionFX Creates Anatomical VideoSculpture for LivaNova Sleep Therapy

Exhibitor Magazine

PeopleVisionFX has created a THN Sleep Therapy presentation using its Anatomical VideoSculpture technology. The display was produced for LivaNova, a l.

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Deadline Approaching: Gala Awards

Special Events

One month left!

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The Ultimate Guide to Hosting Hybrid Events For Your Association

For associations, the hybrid model is the future of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) industry. Hybrid events provide increased reach and scalability, improved engagement with association members, and insights from real-time analytics, making them an absolute necessity. This ready-to-use playbook presents a framework for event organizers embarking on the hybrid events journey.

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Tourism in Davidson County Generated a Record $9.97 Billion in Travel Spending in 2022

Exhibitor Magazine

NASHVILLE � The 2022 Economic Impact of Travel on Tennessee report reveals tourism in Davidson County generated a record $9.97 billion in direct visit.

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Catamarans and Island Retreats: 5 Holiday Party Ideas for Your Group

Smart Meetings

Check out these five holiday party ideas for your next end-of-year gathering Looking for holiday party ideas to shake things up? The holiday season presents the perfect opportunity for businesses to show appreciation for their team members. Among colleagues, it’s a chance to get together in a place outside of the office (or home office) and build camaraderie.

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AI Governance: Balancing Competitiveness with Compliance

Management Events

The AI landscape is innovating at full speed. From the recent release of Google’s Bard and OpenAI’s ChatGPT Enterprise to growing implementation of AI tools for business processes, the struggle to regulate AI continues. In Europe, policymakers are scrambling to agree on rules to govern AI – the first regional bloc to attempt a significant step towards regulating this technology.

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Time to Mask-up for Meetings Again?

Smart Meetings

Medical professional offers advice on how to manage the rise of Covid-19 variants Meetings are back to in-person, but the possibility of contracting Covid-19 still looms with high-profile individuals like First Lady Jill Biden having recently tested positive for the disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Covid data tracker , between Aug. 4 and Sept. 2, Covid-related hospitalization rose to 8.7%, resulting in 18,871 total hospitalizations.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Download "7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement" eBook and write winning event emails right away! Relying on decades of social science research and cutting edge behavioral data, SpotMe shows you their science-based methods for creating wildly successful event-marketing email campaigns for almost any situation. SpotMe is the event management platform for B2B marketers.