Tue.Mar 12, 2019

Yoga Statistics: Surprising Data on the Growth of Yoga [Infographic]

Picatic by Eventbrite

Ashtanga. Power. Aerial. Laughter. And yes, even goat. Yoga is more popular — and unique — than ever before.

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How to Apply HBO’s Bloody SXSW Activation to Events

PCMA Convene

As tens of thousands of tech enthusiasts, music fans, and TV and film buffs geared up for SXSW 2019, brands vied for their attention with invitations to parties, events, and showcases.

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How to Spot Ticket Fraud on Social Media — and What To Do About It

Picatic by Eventbrite

Social media is an essential tool for anyone involved in the live music business: It’s the primary way fans connect with your shows and that you connect with your fans.

Control the Chaos: Planning and Managing Multiple Events


Planning and managing multiple events is a constant juggling act. You’re not just managing your venue, supplier, caterer, staff, and sponsors for one event — you’re managing multiple sets of them for each event!

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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.

Countries, Airlines Ground Boeing 737 Max 8… But Not the U.S.

Smart Meetings

On Sunday morning, Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 crashed six minutes after takeoff from Adidas Ababa, Ethiopia, killing all 157 aboard.

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The Making of the Smart Women in Meetings Awards

Smart Meetings

We have a tradition here at Smart Meetings. We put our Smart Women in Meetings nominees to the test. We ask them about their inspiration, their leadership style and their legacy.

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Breaking Down Convene’s Meetings Market Survey: What It Means for Venues

All Seated

. To get to the heart of how the needs of planners and organizers are changing, we dug into PCMA Convene’s recently released 28 th Annual Meetings Market Survey. Here is what the research means for venues: Takeaway #1: Belt-Tightening Still on the Horizon.

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The Story Behind the Redesigned World Education Congress – #EventIcons Episode 155

Endless Events

Today we are diving into MPI’s World Education Congress. The World Education Congress (WEC) is a gathering where both MPI members and non-members alike come to gain education, network and more. The event has grown to about 2500 attendees and each year MPI is working to raise the bar.

New Events Industry Board survey to help identify EU funding infrastructure

Event Industry News

The UK Events Industry Board’s (EIB) Working Group for Infrastructure has launched a survey to help collate the value of EU grants, funding infrastructure and service related projects that have benefited business events across the UK. Since Britain joined the European Union in 1973, the European Investment Bank has lent €118bn to help fund UK infrastructure projects.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to Make Your Attendees Feel Comfortable at Your Event


Event Planning

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3 Ways to Make Large Meetings Feel Intimate


Larger meetings can sometimes feel like generic, lackluster attempts to create networking opportunities for attendees.

Tokyo Named Top ‘Bleisure’ Destination in Asia

PCMA Convene

Senso-ji Temple is one of Tokyo’s many attractions. The Japanese city was named the top bleisure destination in the Asia Pacific region byThe Economist Intelligence Unit’s inaugural Bleisure Barometer. [Au] Au] Lauren Arena.

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Takeaways from a Mega Education Technology Expo: EdTech Review Summit 2019

Hubilo Blog

Brief on EdTech Review Summit 2019. A major event covering 2 major sectors — education and technology i.e. e-learning. The summit was held in Bengaluru on 14th and 15th Feb.

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To Seem More Competent, Be More Confident

PCMA Convene

Harvard Business Review. Doing good work isn’t always enough to get ahead. Harvard Business Review ). Read More. Career News Junkie

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Eat to the Beat gets its skates on with ITV’s Dancing on Ice

Event Industry News

ITV’s Dancing on Ice live grand finale was screened on Sunday 11 th March and award-winning caterer Eat to the Beat has been on-hand throughout the series to deliver crew catering services to for the second year in succession.

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Google Quietly Releases Its Hotel Booking Destination

PCMA Convene

skift.com. Google’s threat in the travel booking space is looming even larger. Skift ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

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Arena Group Welcomes New CEO To UK & Europe Division

Event Industry News

Arena Events Group plc announces the appointment of Chris Morris as Chief Executive of UK and Europe. Chris has over 20 years’ experience in the Sports, Leisure and Hospitality sectors and will join Arena on 19 th March.

ReedPOP Acquires Miami’s Florida Supercon

PCMA Convene

hollywoodreporter.com. The long-running show, which launched in 2006, will now be part of the same exhibition family as New York Comic Con, Emerald City Comic Con, and Star Wars Celebration. Hollywood Reporter ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

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Barbican partnership with Warehouse wins European Sponsorship Arts and Culture Award

Event Industry News

The Warehouse x Barbican Inside Out campaign has won the 2019 European Sponsorship Arts and Culture Award at the European Sponsorship Association Awards. The winning campaign, Inside Out , was a strategic brand partnership developed by world-class conference, arts and learning centre the Barbican together with British fashion brand Warehouse. The campaign was launched in February 2018 as part of ‘Warehouse Curates the City’.

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Inside Sheraton’s Radical Reinvention

PCMA Convene

Condé Nast Traveler. One of America’s long-running brands gets an all-new look, new logo, and new hotels. Condé Nast Traveler ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

24 Event Blogs to Follow. Part One: The Pond-Hoppers.


We've previously showcased 20 Best Event Industry Blogs to Follow and 11 More of the Best Event Industry Blogs to Follow. We've also showcased numerous associations which provide education and networking opportunities, podcasts to listen to on the go, and live events designed for event pros.

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Milwaukee Wins Tight Race to Host the 2020 Democratic National Convention

PCMA Convene

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Democrats have chosen the city on Lake Michigan as the site of their nominating convention to be held in the summer of 2020. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Accountability: Staking Your Claim Into Responsibility

Connect Your Meetings

Accountability is a word always heard at work. We are being asked to accept additional responsibilities most of us would have never imagined would become ours. But as employees, we have the choice to take on or reject these responsibilities. Accountability Is Freedom…. Many of us feel compelled to take on additional responsibility because accountability is a conscious process, not an automatic one.

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United Launches Meetings Portal

PCMA Convene

Travel Weekly. In yet another sign that meetings are driving major business to travel suppliers, United Airlines introduced a meetings portal on Monday as part of its Jetstream web offering. Travel Weekly ). Read More. Industry Trends News Junkie

2 Vanity Event Metrics You Should Complement with More Actionable KPIs


Necessity is the mother of invention. When event management platforms were created, one of the biggest reasons was the need to give experiential marketers the ability to measure returns on their event marketing investments. Event Marketing featured

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Dietary Restrictions, Food Allergies, and Your Events


Event planners have to know everything. They create events that include location, food, content and all of these factors can work for the event or against it. Take food.

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