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[WEBINAR]: Should You Move Ahead with Fall In-person Events? 9.29.21

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Register Now for our next VCC Webinar, Wednesday September 29, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. Space is Limited. Organizations are making tough decisions about how to–or even whether to–move forward with their upcoming conferences and expos.

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10 Security Measures to Implement at Events as We Transition from Digital to Hybrid

SpotMe Blog

Since the onset of the pandemic, businesses have faced a huge risk. Companies that relied on in-person events had to quickly conquer the learning curve of facilitating online conferences and virtual events.

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Celebrate National Pancake Day With These Delicious Pancakes in Houston


Did you know that National Pancake Day is September 26? I don’t know about you, but a good stack of pancakes is always a staple of a great breakfast or brunch for me. Houston has no shortage of great breakfast spots, but these are on the top of our list when we think pancakes!

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Event Sponsorship in 2021: What It Looks Like and How to Capitalize On It

SpotMe Blog

Event planning is no easy feat. It requires skill, preparation, a strategic team of experts, not to mention ample amounts of funding. The best events bring together thought leaders who can provide unique value to guests.

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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.

Ring In Autumn With These Fun Fall Events in Raleigh


The smell of pumpkin spice is in the air and the leaves are starting to turn so of course we’re coming at you with some of our fall faves. We’ve got a few crowd faves and some new events that we’re really excited to share with you.

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Fan’s Guide to the Tampa Bay Lightning: Tickets, Experiences, and More at Amalie Arena


After clinching back-to-back Stanley Cup Championships, the Tampa Bay Lightning are eager to start this season and we’re hoping to celebrate with another boat parade! If you’re heading to a Tampa Bay Lightning game this season, you’ve come to the right place.

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6 ways to use event data and analytics to transform virtual events

Hubilo Blog

One of the best things about virtual events is that they generate a goldmine of data. Virtual event platforms have made the entire event ecosystem more robust. With minute and real-time tracking capabilities, they’ve helped transform events.

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Pamper Yourself at Salons in Pittsburgh This Week


Looking to upgrade your look? We can relate, we love a good salon that is luxe, local and doesn’t break the bank. Thankfully, there are plenty of salons in Pittsburgh with expert stylists ready to give you that boost of confidence.

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Navigating Comfort Levels: Third-party Planning in an Age in Flux

Smart Meetings

Mike May said he long believed 50 percent of the meeting planner’s work is expected, the other half unexpected. Last year made him think differently. Mike May. Now it’s 80 percent unexpected and 20 percent expected,” he continued.

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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.

Best Halloween Costume Shops in Atlanta


Do you want to come up with the best Halloween costume idea for 2021? Do you want a dream Halloween costume with one-of-a-kind accessories? Atlanta , we have it all in our magnificent city! In each of our city areas, there is a slew of Halloween-themed specialty shops.

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Lessons from Dubai’s Massive, Rescheduled 2020 World Expo

Smart Meetings

How would you start planning for a once-every-five-year global celebration that brings millions of people and lasts six months?

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Pam and Marco’s Cozy Wedding at The Loft in The Distillery District


Pam and Marco’s wedding is nothing short of delightful. Their magical day at The Distillery District - Loft is the perfect confection of both city chic and cozy vibes. The bride looked beautiful in a gorgeous dress by Sophia Tolli while the groom looked dapper in a suit from Century 21.

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36 Ways to Bolster Your Covid Contingency Plan

Smart Meetings

You planned a spectacular event. The venue was perfect and the speakers top-notch. No wonder registrations soared off the charts. Then along came Delta. Now, companies are taking a harder line on travel. Speakers want to present remotely, and attendees and sponsors are starting to drop off.

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Corporate Event Ideas: Reconnect With Your Colleagues & Clients

Tigris Events

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conference activities


when you are hosting an event over more than one day, we recommend adding in some short activities to help break up the meeting part of your event. these could be at the start of day as an ice breaker, in the middle or as a nice way to round up.

Cheer on Tampa Bay at These 4 Awesome Sports Bars in Carrollwood


Hello, TOMpa Bay! If you’re trying to catch a football game at a local sports bar in Carrollwood, we’ve got great news for you. We have hand-selected some of our favorite local sports bars, and we want to share them with you. Check ’em out! Hey, hey Champa Bay.

Vaccine Spotlight Webinar: What Does the Law Say?

Convene by PCMA

There was much confusion during the onset of COVID and the cancellations that followed. Should venues be flexible? Are planners obligated to fulfill their contracts although the event could not take place? With time, practices and rulings have been defined in the business of events. Steven A.

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.

No Two Boards are Exactly the Same


If you are an athlete, a sports fan, or played in a rec league as a child, you know that each sport requires a different number of players, different types of positions, and use different equipment.

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Family-Friendly Things to do in Hyde Park Village


Create memories and long-lasting bonds with your family by enjoying a day out and about in Hyde Park Village ! Here at UNATION , we’ve collected a list of 8 fun, family-friendly things to do in Hyde Park Village, ranging from candle-making to ice cream eating.

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Protected: Sampling Is Back And Better Than Ever!


To view this protected post, enter the password below: Password: The post Protected: Sampling Is Back And Better Than Ever! first appeared on Verve.

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The Milk Mart Spooky Soirée and More Stuff to Do in Orlando This Weekend


With the happiest place in the world throwing one of the biggest (and longest) bashes we‘ve ever seen, it‘s impossible NOT to have a good time this weekend! Along with Disney World‘s 50th Anniversary, here are some of our top stuff to do in Orlando this weekend! Table of Contents.

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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.


Prestige Events Magazine

Last week saw 100 industry professionals come together at DRPG ’s 212 studios in Worcestershire for a collaborative series of workshops as the sector prepare for the return to live events.

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You're Down to Your Last Week!

Special Events

The Call for Speakers portal will be open until September 30th, 2021

Fira de Barcelona receives international recognition for its Covid-19 protocol

Event Industry News

Fira de Barcelona has received the Business Recognition from the ORP International Foundation (Occupational Risk Prevention) for its Covid-19 prevention and safety protocol.

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ACCED-I Tradeshow Coming Up

Event Guru

Event Guru Software will be exhibiting during the next Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I) conference March 6 – 9 in Atlanta, GA. This annual conference attracts hundreds of collegiate conference professionals from all over North America and beyond to network and learn about the latest industry trends.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

Events Industry Council launches first phase of its Equity Acceleration Plan

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Council (EIC), the global voice of the business events industry on advocacy, research, professional recognition and standards, has launched the first phase of its landmark Equity Acceleration Plan.

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Meetings Make a Comeback in the Florida Keys and Key West

Exhibitor Magazine

FLORIDA KEYS  Group meetings and incentive events are coming back to the Florida Keys and Key West. The 125-mile-long island chain offers endless wide-. Venues and Destinations

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Southampton International Boat Show 2021 celebrates a phenomenal event

Event Industry News

Southampton International Boat Show drew to a close on Sunday 19 September with organisers, exhibitors, sponsors and visitors all hailing the show as one of the best yet.

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