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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

Eventmobi

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

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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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How to Master the Art of Negotiating

SmartMeetings

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.

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

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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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B2B Meetings to Foster the Construction Sector of Colombia

Eventtia

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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Why Should Event Marketers Care About the Demand Unit Waterfall?

atEvent

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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What is Event Intelligence and Why You Should Care?

Aventri

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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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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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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.

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

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

G2Planet

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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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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Events, Meetings and GDPR – Your Top Questions Answered!

Eventsforce

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

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

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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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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: Megan Johnston, Accent Indy

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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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Maintain Brand Control By Selling Tickets Directly On Your Website

Eventbrite

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

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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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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.

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

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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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FREE GUIDE: Optimizing the Attendee Journey

Aventri

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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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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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: Melissa N. Grigsby, Independent Electrical Contractors

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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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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: Heather Wakefield, Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society

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Heather Wakefield, 39, works remotely in Nashville, Tennessee, as a s enior manager of education and events at Regulatory Affairs Professionals Society. As a 2019 40 Under 40 honoree, Wakefield discusses her passion for the events industry. . Connect with Wakefield on LinkedIn and Instagram. .

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Maximise Your Marketing ROI With Free and Automated Promotional Features

Eventbrite

Lean team. Small budget. Big goals. You need ways to make your marketing more cost-effective and your team more efficient. The answer: automation. Investing in automation doesn’t have to mean you have to spend a lot of money. Not if you partner with a ticketing or registration technology that does the heavy lifting for you. […]. The post Maximise Your Marketing ROI With Free and Automated Promotional Features appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Event Technology July

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

eventplanner

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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Automate Your Event Management Workflow with Zapier

Eventbrite

Ever found yourself wishing for an extra staff member to handle tedious event planning workflows? Try turning to technology instead. Best-of-breed tech can help you and your team save time and money, delight your attendees — and most importantly, help you scale in an increasingly competitive landscape. Save time and scale your business with access […]. The post Automate Your Event Management Workflow with Zapier appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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

Event Industry News

MCI Group Canada Inc.,

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