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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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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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Touch Point: 8 Rental Items with Textured Finishes


From hammered barware to faux shrubbery, these rental items boast subtle textures that are totally touchable. This story appeared in the

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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.

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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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 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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Surveys: Med/Pharma Meetings are Growing

Smart Meetings

5 Questions to Answer in Order to Maximize Your Events Budget for 2019


According to Bizzabo’s report on The Event Success Formula , live events are the single most effective channel for most over performing organizations.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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!

There’s an App for That: 11 Apps to Help Event Professionals

PCMA Convene

Liz King Caruso. Apps can help us do a lot of things: pay for our coffee, stay informed, and keep on top of how much we are — or are not — moving.

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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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

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.

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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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.

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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How Festivalisation is Influencing Meetings

PCMA Convene

Pico’s Darren Lim says event planners can learn from big-ticket B2C events like ChinaJoy and Ultra Music Festival. Darren Lim. Engagement is everything and event professionals are scrambling to find ways to connect with attendees by creating an environment where people want to be.

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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.

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.

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.

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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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

10 Festive New Venues for 2018 Holiday Parties in New York


New restaurants, bars, hotel event spaces, and more to consider for corporate holiday entertaining this season

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

How To Have An Effective Board Retreat

Event Leadership Institute

The thought of a board retreat can evoke a whirlwind of thoughts that without a doubt contain words such as: goal-setting, business plan reviewing, strategic planning and an abundance of other terms that Boards generally discuss at retreats, in what sometimes feels like exhaustive detail. Jam-packed agendas, that for some attendees can often be overwhelming, and perhaps in some cases underwhelming, if the true key ingredients for a retreat are not carefully planned.

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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

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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