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Learning in community at conferences

Conferences that Work

Legendary Apple designer Jony Ive explains how learning in community helped Apple make the iPhone: “When we genuinely look at a problem it’s an opportunity to learn together, and we discover something together. We know that learning in community is powerful.

Ways to Create a Killer CTA for Your Event Website


Anyone who offers services online is familiar with the term “CTA”, which means “call to action”. On every page of a site that sells something, especially the landing page , this element must be included.

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Yapp: The Budget-Friendly Event App [Review]


Yapp is a simple and budget-friendly event app with fast setup and immediate publishing. Here is our review. Yapp: What Is It? Yapp is a do-it-yourself platform that allows you to easily create, edit, and instantly publish mobile apps that are compatible with both iOS and Android Devices.

3 Email Strategies You Need to Use to Drive Attendance in 2019

Picatic by Eventbrite

A whopping 91% of people check their email every day, but that doesn’t mean using email to promote your event is a sure thing. Hundreds of messages vie alongside yours for potential attendees’ attention.

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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.

In Pictures: NAEC Stoneleigh – Open Day

Event Industry News

Powered by Splento. Powered by Splento. Powered by Splento. Powered by Splento. Powered by Splento. The post In Pictures: NAEC Stoneleigh – Open Day appeared first on Event Industry News. Conference News Exhibition News Featured In Pictures News

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8 Essential Event Industry Publications

G2 Planet

Event planners keep up a crazy work pace.

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Shocklogic win at Event Tech Awards

Event Industry News

Shocklogic have been involved in the Event Technology Awards for several years now, and participating is always a big event in our calendar (read more about our involvement in our blog here ). We are thrilled to be named this year’s winner of SILVER for Favourite Event Technology Supplier!

Surveys: Med/Pharma Meetings are Growing

Smart Meetings

GPJ Opening Doors and Minds for Christmas

Event Industry News

This Christmas, Brand Experience agency George P. Johnson (GPJ) have partnered with Mental Fight Club’s – Dragon Café to raise the importance of mental health awareness.

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SF Marriott Strike Over

Smart Meetings

After nearly two months, striking hotel workers at seven San Francisco hotels operated by Marriott International have settled on a new labor contract. If ratified by the membership of Unite Here Local 2 today, the nearly 2,500 workers involved could return to work by Wednesday, Dec.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Cloth Hall Court shortlisted for prestigious interiors awards

Event Industry News

Well Met, the conferencing office of Leeds Beckett University, is delighted to announce that its dedicated conferencing facility, Cloth Hall Court, has been shortlisted for the Interior Project of the Year, at the prestigious Mixology North Awards. The shortlisting is in recognition of the £4.5m

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4 Predictions for Event Tech in 2019

PCMA Convene

Sync, Freeman’s proprietary second-screen technology, aims to give attendees the ability to tap into knowledge from everyone in the room. Freeman). Event professionals are well familiar with the headlines about the industry’s continuing technological transformation.

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SEO for events in 2019

Plan Your Meetings

The internet landscape continues to make drastic changes as new technologies are developed, artificial intelligence (AI) is implemented and social media expands beyond its existing boundaries.

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2019 Media & Publishing Conferences: The #1 Publisher’s Events Guide


Your guide to media events and publisher events in 2019. Including digital media, print media, television and broadcasting events and more. Publishers are now at the intersection of multiple industries including marketing, tech, and advertising.

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8 Ways You Can Evoke Emotions in Your Consumers for Events

Hubilo Blog

If you recently attended an event, think about why you loved that event. It’s highly likely that during the event you had an emotional response to a speaker, a presenter or an activity. . As human beings, we tend to remember our emotional responses and connections.

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How One Journalist Is Uniting the European Tech Scene


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Mike Butcher—Founder of the Europas—about building a community with events, creating a diverse and inclusive event atmosphere, pitching sponsors and more.

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Why December is a Great Time to Book a Company Meeting


Got a company meeting to plan? Don’t wait for the post-holiday sales to book. You could miss out on scores of great offers. featured Meetings Management

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The best food festivals in Sydney – And how to get your product noticed

Event Industry News

Food plays a vital part in every culture. Bringing people together, food provides an opportunity for discussion, collaboration and celebration. It’s integral to routines, rituals and traditions and throughout the world.

23 Tips on Finding Your Perfect Meeting Venue Match


Finding the right venue for your corporate meeting is a lot more nuanced than planning a user group or public-facing event. Here, it’s the more subtle details that matter most.

Dubai Makes a Shift Toward Clean Energy

PCMA Convene

Last month, Dubai’s commitment to clean energy and technology made it the first Middle Eastern city to join the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index ) — a group dedicated to highlighting best practices and responsible business-tourism initiatives.

The Meetings Show’s advisory board predicts the biggest trends for 2019

Event Industry News

The leading event for the UK inbound and outbound meetings industry, The Meetings Show , met with its advisory board in October to discuss the future of the show and the future of events. The advisory board members, who represent UK and international destinations, venues, event planners and industry consultants, have revealed what they think will be the biggest trends in the industry in 2019. UK USPs.

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Planning a Great Citywide is More Within Reach Than You Think

Smart Meetings

One of the most daring and complex high-wire acts is organizing a citywide event. Spanning multiple hotels, thousands of rooms and millions of square feet of event space, a citywide requires a planner to manage a long list of responsibilities to make it successful.

Australian events technology showcased at APEC

Event Industry News

Leading Australian events software platform, EventsAIR, was chosen to undertake the mammoth task of keeping track of more than 30,000 delegates, officials and observers at this month’s APEC meeting held in Papua New Guinea.

Hyatt Completes Acquisition of Two Roads Hospitality

PCMA Convene The deal adds five lifestyle brands across 23 markets to Hyatt’s portfolio. TravelPulse ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

Hubilo’s Monthly Event Industry Blog Roundup: November

Hubilo Blog

Welcome to the last month of 2018! Since the end of the amazing event-wise year, 2018 is nearing an end, many event industry resources presented with reports and predictions for the year 2019.

RSA Conference Launches Diversity and Inclusion Initiative

PCMA Convene Following the criticism of its last conference, RSA Conference started a diversity and inclusion initiative that, among many other changes, eliminates all-male panels. TechTarget ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

Host Your Next Event at Historic Rosemont Manor

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Marriott Takes Steps to Help Guests Affected by Data Breach

PCMA Convene The Marriott International hotel chain says it is taking steps to help the up to 500 million guests whose info may have been compromised when the chain’s Starwood reservation system was hacked. pcma ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

Meeting and Event Industry Trends for 2019


Carlson Wagonlit Travel (CWT) and American Express Meetings and Events recently released their annual outlook on global meeting and event industry trends. As we look to 2019, the industry looks strong.

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Ever-Changing City Museum is a St. Louis Gem

PCMA Convene

The roof of City Museum in St Louis continues the use of reclaimed items — a school bus and parachute among them. Dan Donovan/St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission). In downtown St. Louis, located just a few blocks from the America’s Center Convention Complex, is a true artistic marvel.

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Connections appoints Gemma Fitchett as Marketing and PR Manager

Event Industry News

Former Marketing Manager for Quintessentially Travel will drive brand forward and develop new opportunities for community of leaders. Connections, the global networking platform for senior decision makers has today announced that they have appointed Gemma Fitchett, who will leave Quintessentially Travel to become the new Connections, PR and Marketing Manager in January 2019.

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Coping With Dietary Requirements

PCMA Convene

As attendees’ food requirements multiply, a new IACC guide aims to help event planners and venues. By Boardroom editors.

Smyle win record fifth Event Agency of the Year award & secure a place on The Sunday Times Virgin Atlantic Fast Track 100

Event Industry News

On 30th November at the Evcom Awards, the creative agency Smyle won the 2018 Event Agency of the Year, crowning an extraordinary year. They have doubled the size of both their London and HQ offices as well as their export figures as the business grew from £16.5m to £27m turnover in one year, counting world-leading telco, consumer and media brands as key clients.

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How to Stretch Your F&B Budget Without Skimping on Quality

PCMA Convene

Event planners are used to the pressure of having to produce a dining experience that is new and innovative but costs the same, or even less, than previous years. Here are tips to help with that. By Jack Carter, Untangled. When clients are cutting budgets, it’s often F&B that gets the chop first.

Does Your Design Conference Suck?

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Bonnie Abbot asks hard questions and gives honest answers. Links