Thu.Dec 02, 2021

3 Ways Independent Planners Can Land Big Clients

Smart Meetings

You may not be the Amazon of the meeting planning industry who can provide just about anything to anyone, but that doesn’t mean small, third-party management companies and independent planners need to think small when it comes to wooing potential clients.

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IMEX America 2021: Back In Las Vegas!

Endless Events

November might generally be an uneventful month, but not for the events industry. For us, it’s time to do business and reunite in person at one of the biggest and most exciting trade shows in our industry: IMEX!

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Promoting Equitable Access to Tech

Convene by PCMA

Donated devices are loaded into a Human-I-T truck out the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC). In November, LACC partnered with Human-I-T on a tech donation drive, collecting unwanted devices that will be refurbished and given to underserved communities.

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Behind the Scenes of Event Tech Live with Adam Parry

Event Age by Swapcard

At the beginning of November, the Swapcard team headed to London for Event Tech Live. They had a blast meeting happy customers and networking with new friends. Mia Masson, Swapcard’s Head of Content, sat down with the very busy Adam Parry to ask his thoughts on this first hybrid edition.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

How Wedding Publications Have Evolved Over the Last Few Years

Special Events

The world of wedding media has undergone some significant shifts that influence the content you see and the content you submit.

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How to Plan Big Virtual Events With Global Audiences

Eventbrite UK

Hosting a big virtual event allows you to attract a global audience. If they’re not bound by location or travel availability, attendees will be able to stream your event from anywhere.

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Teach Your Association Board How to FISH! The Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion Argument


I don’t fish as I have never had the patience to sit that long but I recently took part in an online training program that made me think of the following phrase: “Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man To Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime”.

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Creative agency Smyle were appointed by London’s Abbey Road Studios to help produce the legendary studios’ inaugural Open House event , an exclusive experience held as part of the studio’s 90th birthday celebrations.

Prestige Events Magazine

Abbey Road: Open House offered a limited number of visitors the chance to take a rare tour of the hallowed studios One, Two and Three for the very first time.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

christmas markets


we can’t believe that this week we enter december and the official countdown to christmas begins. to help everyone get in the christmas spirit below are some great christmas markets based here in the uk and in europe. manchester christmas market.

Yet Another Job for Planners: Clearing the Air


Having a conversation with your venue about indoor air quality is a must. Here are some resources to help you understand the basics.

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DRPG signs pledge for “Net Zero Carbon Events”

Event Industry News

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Brilliant Online Event Ideas for College Students


We’ve all had to get used to doing more online lately. But most college kids practically had to live online during the pandemic — attending classes virtually and enduring restrictions on in-person gatherings by watching TikTok videos and scrolling Instagram.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Ungerboeck acquires Priava, accelerating the pace of innovation for the event industry

Event Industry News

Ungerboeck, the world’s leading event management software provider, announced today that it has acquired Priava, a cloud-based venue and event management system with a wide portfolio of global customers. .

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How to Plan Big Virtual Events With Global Audiences


Hosting a big virtual event allows you to attract a global audience. If they’re not bound by location or travel availability, attendees will be able to stream your event from anywhere.

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The Belfry Hotel & Resort wins Best Incentive Hotel at the World MICE Awards 2021

Event Industry News

The Belfry Hotel & Resort in the Midlands, is celebrating yet another win after being awarded England’s Best Incentive Hotel at the annual World MICE Awards 2021, on 28th November 2021. The World MICE Awards celebrates and rewards excellence in MICE tourism.

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Skiddle to support the return of IMS Ibiza in April 2022


The worlds leading electronic music conference will reinstate its face-to-face format next spring, making its long-overdue return to the infamous party island of Ibiza.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

First details revealed for IBTM Asia Pacific 2022

Event Industry News

Global meetings and events industry trade show organiser, IBTM has revealed first details of its rescheduled inaugural IBTM Asia Pacific , which will take place from 5-6 April 2022 at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre in Singapore.

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The Energizer – Appalachian Voices

Click & Pledge

The Energizer – Appalachian Voices Harnessing solar power is a spiritual experience for Nashville native Jason Carney. “No No man owns the sun…I think it’s about independence.”.

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NEC COVID-19 measures get thumbs up from visitors

Event Industry News

National Exhibition Centre (NEC) customer intelligence research has identified 85% of visitors surveyed since the NEC reopened feel comfortable in the venue with the COVID-19 safety measures in place.

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Podcast: Fully loaded CLIPr

Event Industry News

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.