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Practicing Conference Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit Of Less And Better

Velvet Chainsaw

It’s hard for conference organizers to stick to planning the essential elements of their events. We are bombarded from every side from people who want us to add their components to the schedule.

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Guide to Raising Money at Nonprofit Events

GEVME

There are numerous nonprofit organisations that arrange events and work hard at raising money for nonprofits with the assistance of professional event organisers.

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Q&A: How This New Netflix Series Goes Behind the Scenes of Major Events

BizBash

“I didn’t think I would cry about a spaceship," one viewer confessed to Joe Zee, executive producer of the new

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Social Proof: Use Customer Reviews to Drive Event Sales

GEVME

One thing that we know about customer reviews is that they are a powerful tool for boosting sales. In business, customer feedback plays a significant role in ensuring business efficiency and future sales growth. According to experts, positive feedback can provide a gain of up to 70%.

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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.

Top 14 Audio Visual Trends for Events for 2019

EventMB

This is a case study sponsored by Aria AV. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. When it comes to technology, the landscape is always shifting. Today’s hot gadget can be tomorrow’s e-waste, and if you’re not paying attention, things can pass you by.

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4 New Year’s Resolutions Meeting Planners Should Make—and Keep

Smart Meetings

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions? While you can form new habits at any time of the year, accomplishing resolutions you created at such a significant time can feel like a rite of passage. Not sure where to start? Here are four resolutions that we recommend for 2019.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Miami/South Florida Venues for Meetings and Events

BizBash

Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Miami/South Florida restaurants, corporate event venues

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The 1 Big Idea Worth Stealing from Day 4 of PCMA Convening Leaders

Smart Meetings

The final day of PCMA Convening Leaders at David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh was the exclamation point on the message that business event strategists can and should be a force for good in the world. “No

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4 New Ideas for Entertaining in New York

BizBash

Get inspired with the latest ideas in florals, entertainment, and more in and around New York

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event design in 2019

Event Industry News

By Callum Gill, Head of Insight and Innovation at creative experience agency drp.

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Professional Development: What Career Skills to Master in 2019

PCMA Convene

Soft work skills like creativity and adaptability are most worth learning in 2019, LinkedIn research shows. Continuing education is a vital part of professional development, a fact backed up by recent research from software company Better Buys.

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Aventri Teams Up with AI Tech Company

Smart Meetings

In a move that will provide a major boost to meeting planners, a new event-management tool has been created that combines Sciensio’s artificial intelligence chatbot technology with Aventri’s software technology.

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The Event Planner’s Guide to London Venues

Aventri

Are you tired of traditional conference centers and boardrooms? Are you looking for venues that your attendees will be sure to remember? Then, London is for you!

Top onsite trends for exhibitions in 2019

Event Industry News

In 2018, Evolution Dome helped over 50 organisers host over 200 events worldwide. From large scale sporting events to b2b exhibitions, our Inflatable Structures facilitated event organisers across the global to create new experiences and take their events to the next level.

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The importance of audience analysis – Design Thinking Camp’s case

Eventory

Events that take place year by year can be surely named a great success. However, it’s easy to forget about the importance of audience analysis and checking on the target audience’s needs before every edition. After all, every year it might be different due to changing needs or trends. That was the case of Design Thinking Camp organizers. Read the article and find out what happened! Every event is an effect of a certain need.

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First Kent Wellness Festival to launch at Kent Event Centre

Event Industry News

The Kent Event Centre is to host the first Kent Wellness Festival. The event is being organised by White Sky Events and is to take place on Saturday 13 th and Sunday 14 th July 2019. The Kent Wellness Festival is a celebration of all aspects of the wellness industry incorporating fitness, nutrition, meditation, yoga, mindfulness, spirituality and self-improvement.

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January 10, 2019: Oscars Will Go Hostless For First Time in Three Decades, Virtual Reality Takes Back Seat at C.E.S., Shutdown Stalls Weddings in Washington

BizBash

OSCARS WILL GO HOSTLESS FOR FIRST TIME IN THREE DECADES: For the first time in nearly three decades, the

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Leading event software Aventri and AI ChatBot Technology Sciensio team up

Event Industry News

Event professionals can enrich the attendee experience, while saving time and money, thanks to new capabilities announced today by Aventri and Sciensio. The partnership combines Sciensio’s artificial intelligence chatbot technology with Aventri’s enterprise software.

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A Venue Marketing Toolkit to Increase Sales with Event Organizers and Planners

All Seated

One of the biggest pluses about modern marketing today is that venues of all sizes now have many more options to showcase their unique features and capabilities.

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EFS Europe lays down the Blue Carpet at William Hill World Darts Championship

Event Industry News

Event Flooring Solutions Ltd rolled into Alexandra Palace last month to install 2400sqm of its electric blue Evo Rib Event Cord Carpet for the 5 th year running at the prestigious William Hill World Darts Championship.

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People on the Move

PCMA Convene

Your colleagues are on the move, find out who is going where. Krystine St. Michael Bussiere. The Baltimore Convention Center has named Krystine St. Michael Bussiere, CMP, as its director of sales and marketing for the Baltimore Convention Center.

Neptunus builds temporary terminal building at Berlin Schönefeld Airport

Event Industry News

Neptunus , the structure specialists, have built a temporary terminal building that will be in place for up to two years while urgent renovation work is carried out to Flughafen Berlin Schönefeld Airport.

4 Simple Ways to Become an Authority in Your Field

PCMA Convene

forbes.com. It all starts with sharing your knowledge. Forbes ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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Lime Venue Portfolio launch health & wellbeing Boot Camp weekend

Event Industry News

Lime Venue Portfolio is kicking off 2019 with a weekend Boot Camp for the meetings and events industry.

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Consolidating Technology for Event Automation

Aventri

In large, enterprise organizations around the world, event teams are hindered by primitive systems, siloed decision making, and shrinking budgets.

2019’s summer event scene laid bare – Venue Search London unveils summer trends for 2019

Event Industry News

Venue Search London , the capital’s event specialist, is gearing up to the London Summer Event Show (22 – 23 January) by unveiling the results of their 2019 London Summer Event Survey. Indicating a buoyant market for internal summer parties and events in the capital, the survey highlights a positive outlook for London’s summer events market with 31% of respondents anticipating an increase in budget per guest and 66% of companies planning to stage a 2019 event.

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How Wellness Experiences Are Weaving Their Way Into Consumer Events and Conferences

PCMA Convene

Event Marketer. From farm-to-table to spin and meditation, the health and wellness space is expanding rapidly into live events. Event Marketer ). Read More. Meeting or Event Design News Junkie

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Giant iTab to support Best of Events in Germany

Event Industry News

Giant Smartphone supplier to Exhibit on Event Tech Lab’s International Tech Pavilion. Giant iTab head to Germany next week to support the best of the international event tech industry, on Event Tech Lab’s International Tech Pavilion at the Best of Events exhibition. The ‘leading trade fair for experience marketing in Germany’ takes place in Dortmund each year and expects around 10,500 attendees over the two-day show (16 th & 17 th January 2019).

Why Your Marketing Needs Nurturing

PCMA Convene

PCMA.org. A session at Convening Leaders 2019 stressed the importance of cultivating a relationship with your audience before asking them to register for your events. pcma ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Event Marketing Plan Template

Cvent

Your event deserves to have a killer promotion plan. But it’s not always easy to know where to start. Your marketing plan should begin right when event planning begins. The two go hand in hand. After all, without a great promotion strategy, no one will know about your event. So, how do you do it?

Event Technology: 25 Solutions for Your Virtual Tool Bag

PCMA Convene

bizbash.com. From planning and registration to audience engagement and wearables, these 25 event tech and engagement tools will help you manage events like a boss. Bizbash ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie Technology

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Podcast: Data to help you to calculate return on marketing investment

Event Industry News

Rob Murdoch, founder of Exposure Analytics, the market leader in experiential analytics for events and retail, joins us for his second podcast at the end of a fantastic 12 months for the company. Exposure Analytics work with brands and agencies to evaluate the success of activations, events and conferences.

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