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10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share

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If you’re in charge of campus programming, the pressure is on to create events college students will not just love but share on social media. Here are some innovative ideas. The post 10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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New Deep Integration and Partnership Between EventMobi and Swoogo Simplifies Event Management Tech Stack


The post New Deep Integration and Partnership Between EventMobi and Swoogo Simplifies Event Management Tech Stack appeared first on EventMobi

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How to use your speakers to better market your event

Event Industry News

Conferences, exhibitions, brand activations, seminars, workshops – we employ speakers for a wide selection of events. They’re invaluable for introducing your audience to your theories, ideas and demonstrations. They can also be invaluable for getting your audience to your event in the first place.

How to Master the Art of Negotiating


Webster’s Dictionary defines negotiation as “the act or process of having a discussion in order to reach an agreement.” Makes sense, but what does it really mean? According to veteran hospitality attorney Lisa Sommer Devlin, “Negotiating is about bargaining power.

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.

B2B Meetings to Foster the Construction Sector of Colombia


Interview with Clara Inés Ferrer Orozco, Fair Director, CAMACOL Antioquia. B2B matchmaking

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Life On The Road For Event Planners – #EventIcons Episode 172

Endless Events

Life on the road for event planners can be quite the hassle. Just ask our phenomenal hosts Brandt Krueger and Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey! The two have been on the road since early May, and boy, do they have a lot to share!

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2019 40 Under 40: Natasha Stamper Pedigo, The Asphalt Institute

Connect Your Meetings

Natasha Stamper Pedigo, CMP, 38, works in Lexington, Kentucky, as a meeting planner and event manager at The Asphalt Institute. A s a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Pedigo discusses her passion for the events industry. Connect with Pedigo on Instagram. .

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Study reveals top tips for networking at meetings & conferences

Event Industry News

A new study by Loughborough University and Imago Venues has revealed the most and least effective ways to network at meetings and conferences. Conversation analysts, Professor Elizabeth Stokoe and Dr Magnus Hamann, observed how people behave and communicate in networking spaces and how their actions were influenced by the environment in which they were and that objects that were around them. Know where to place yourself in the room.

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2019 40 Under 40: Sarah Soliman Daudin, DES, Soliman Productions, Inc.

Connect Your Meetings

Sarah Soliman Daudin, DES, 31, works in Orlando as p resident and CEO of Soliman Productions, Inc. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Daudin discusses her passion for the events industry. . Connect with Daudin on Instagram. .

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How This Art Gala Turned an Underground Parking Garage Into a Glamorous Dinner Space


The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago's ArtEdge Gala celebrated the new exhibition "Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech

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Challenge Organization, Attendees with Wisdom Conferences Sessions

PCMA Convene

To distinguish your conference from the also-rans, you want your participant’s learning and understanding to grow from the ubiquitous “data and information” categories to “wisdom.”. Here’s what hasn’t changed about business events: Education continues to be essential to a participant’s experience.

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2019 40 Under 40: Sam Edidin Jankowski, SmithBucklin

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Sam Edidin Jankowski, 31, works in Chicago as a relationship manager at SmithBucklin. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Jankowski discusses her passion for the events industry. . Connect with Jankowski on Twitter. .

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How Do Events Fit in Corporate Marketing? 8 Intriguing Women Share Their Insights.


Live events are a vital channel for both consumer and B2B marketers. Yet many companies aren't fully capitalizing on their strategic value, according to several experts.

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What is Event Intelligence and Why You Should Care?


Welcome to the second edition of the Aventri W.I.N. What I Need) Series. If you’re new here, the W.I.N. Series is a sequence of blog posts providing a deep-dive discussion on a specific topic.

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Why Should Event Marketers Care About the Demand Unit Waterfall?


There’s no question that Account-Based Marketing (ABM) is a hot topic this year. The strategy—which involves deep alignment between Marketing and Sales teams to better target, nurture, and convert your most valuable accounts—has been around for a while, but is finally seeing its heydey in large part because of technology that facilitates team alignment and personalization at scale. Event Intelligence Partnerships

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Change Please: New coffee initiative at Central Hall Westminster café supports the homeless

Event Industry News

Central Hall Westminster, together with its onsite caterers, Kudos, has today announced the launch of its new Change Please coffee kiosk designed to transform the lives of people experiencing homelessness. .

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2019 40 Under 40: The In-Crowd

Connect Your Meetings

Meet the “In-Crowd,” our 2019 Connect Association 40 Under 40. This year’s group celebrates the diversity inherent in the events industry. Honorees range from company presidents to budding CVB stars. They come from myriad backgrounds, using different strengths to advance their organizations and careers. While each has a unique style, this collection of superstars is in on what it takes to create lasting and impactful experiences.

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EventShaper welcomes new head of operations

Event Industry News

EventShaper Ltd is proud to announce and welcome Helen Ericson into the role of head of operations. Helen has joined EventShaper with more than 18 years’ professional experience in the events industry. . As head of operations, Helen will be responsible for managing and developing the operations team.

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2019 40 Under 40: Pamela Wike Boyd, CMP, The Solid Waste Association of North America

Connect Your Meetings

Pamela Wike Boyd, CMP, 33, works in Silver Spring, Maryland, as senior manager of meetings and events at The Solid Waste Association of North America. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Boyd discusses her passion for the events industry. . What I do: I am responsible for all meeting arrangements, including food service, room setup, audiovisual, registration, transportation and a list of other key elements for our three main events.

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Bea World 2019: tickets available and entries open for the Best Event Awards


The 14th Best Event Awards and the 2nd Best Location Awards are now open for entries. The two initiatives, aiming at promoting excellence in events and live communication, will be at the heart of Bea World Festival

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2019 40 Under 40: Alena Frey, CMP, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society

Connect Your Meetings

Alena Frey, CMP, 37, works in Chicago as an education manager of American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Frey discusses her passion for the events industry. Connect with Frey on Twitter and Instagram. . What I do: I oversee the day-to-day operations of our digital and in-person meetings and conferences. I also manage our learning management system and oversee most of the educational technology tools we deploy.

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Events, Meetings and GDPR – Your Top Questions Answered!


One year on, it seems many in the events industry are still struggling with GDPR.

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2019 40 Under 40: Megan Johnston, Accent Indy

Connect Your Meetings

Megan Johnston, DMCP, 27, works in Indianapolis as a senior manager of event services at Accent Indy, a DMC Network Company. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Johnston discusses her passion for the events industry. . Connect with Johnston on Instagram. . What I do: sell and operate for the only accredited Destination Management Company in Indiana.

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MCI Group Canada Inc. announces Natasha Hilliard as new director, institutional division in Vancouver

Event Industry News

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2019 40 Under 40: Sarah Blose, CMP, DMCP, Destination Tahoe Meetings & Events

Connect Your Meetings

Sarah Blose, CMP, DMCP, 37, works in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, as an a ccount manager for Destination Tahoe Meetings & Events. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Blose discusses her passion for the events industry. Connect with Blose on Twitter. . How I got here: I’ve always had the “coordinator of chaos” gene that most event professionals recognize in themselves, and so when the opportunity arose to work as an event/activity coordinator for a local DMC, I dove in head first.

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EVCOM announces new board

Event Industry News

EVCOM members gathered this morning at the House of St Barnabas for the AGM. Dale Parmenter (DrpG) and Pete Stevenson (The Edge Picture Company) welcomed attendees, and Jennifer Jenkins gave her final report as CEO. She also used this opportunity to officially pass over to EVCOM’s new CEO, Leigh Jagger. . The new board members, who will lead EVCOM into the future, were also announced. Hayley Greaves (Ashfield Meetings & Events & SPARK Thinking.),

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2019 40 Under 40: Alicia M. Quinn, Discover Lehigh Valley

Connect Your Meetings

Alicia M. Quinn, 36, works in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, as v ice president of marketing and strategic alliances at Discover Lehigh Valley. A s a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Quinn discusses her passion for the events industry. Connect with Quinn on Twitter and Instagram. .

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Maintain Brand Control By Selling Tickets Directly On Your Website


You spend countless hours reaching potential attendees and attracting them to visit your event site. You promote on all of your social channels, spend money on paid ads, and optimise your search rankings — all to get them to learn more about your event and, eventually, purchase a ticket.

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Giant iTab expands its international reach with host of new partners

Event Industry News

Giant iTab, the award-winning event technology and digital solutions company providing giant touchscreens, tablets and smartphones for enhanced digital engagement, has expanded its reach internationally with a host of new partners in South Africa, Scandinavia, Japan, Greece and Cyprus. The partnerships with a range of AV rental companies, creative agencies and technical solutions providers means the Giant iTab network now covers four continents and 12 countries.

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4 Ways Technology Can Simplify Ticket Management

Python Events

Selling tickets for events used to be a very exhaustive business as it requires money, time, and manpower to produce desired results. Whether it’s a sporting event, a concert, or a business convention, disposing of tickets back then needed to be an “in-your-face” approach.

2019 40 Under 40: Melissa N. Grigsby, Independent Electrical Contractors

Connect Your Meetings

Melissa N. Grigsby, 33, works in Woodbridge, Virginia, as d irector of communications and events for Independent Electrical Contractors. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Grigsby discusses her passion for the events industry. Connect with Grigsby on Instagram. .

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FREE GUIDE: Optimizing the Attendee Journey


They say you only have one chance to make a good first impression. When it comes to events, an attendee’s first impression is often made with the technology they interact with; how and where it’s used, how seamless it is and how it drives convenience as well as engagement. Event Technology featured

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