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Nine practical tips to letting go in a chaotic world

Conferences that Work

Recently, I’ve been practicing what Susan Pollak calls “letting go of whatever isn’t serving you right now” Perhaps your first thought is “That sounds nice” , quickly followed by a second thought along the lines of “Huh, easy to say, hard to do. OK, Adrian, how can I let go in this chaotic world?” I’ve no guarantees, but here are nine suggestions that almost always work for me. 1 — Notice what’s going on Yes, we need to shut up and list

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Cvent Buys Reposite to Boost Event Supplier Sourcing

EventMB

Skift Take: Cvent's latest acquisition provides the event tech giant with fresh AI capabilities, a purpose-built centralized vendor sourcing process and a broader offering of vendors across ten categories.

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Superhero Suppliers – Noodle Live

Event Industry News

Noodle Live was established in 2012 with the goal of providing event organizers with cutting-edge technology and sustainable solutions. We are a global team of passionate events professionals who have been committed to innovation and true sustainability since the very beginning.

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The State of Event Tech 2024

EventMB

Skift Take: Explore some of the seismic shifts and emerging trends shaping the event tech landscape in 2024.

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Unlock the Secrets of Event Marketing Masters

The greats learn from the greats. Set yourself and your team up for success with tried and tested strategies and insights from event marketing geniuses at Vanta, Partnership Leaders, Quantum Metric, Rocketlane, and Explori.

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Mehler Texnologies to Showcase Innovative Solutions at The Showman’s Show 2024

Event Industry News

Mehler Texnologies® – part of Freudenberg Performance Materials – is the globally recognised specialist for coated technical textiles. With more than 80 years of experience in coating and weaving the company stands for reliability and quality. From three production plants the company supplies customers in over 80 countries.

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The Brief: Cicada Symphonies and Rosé for Days

Event Marketer

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK This week’s hot takes on hot topics in experiential marketing cover cicada symphonies, historic vow renewals and rosé for days. DO WE REALLY HAVE TO CALL THIS ODE TO BUGS A ‘SYMPHONY’? Squeamish as we are, we have to applaud Orkin for its creative chops. The brand on June 8 hosted a Cicada Symphony “Orkinstra” performance in Springfield, IL, that served as a celebration of a rare occurrence: For the first time since 1803, two cicada broods emerged simultaneously acr

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NAACP, NCBMP Warn American Airlines of Possible Travel Advisory

MeetingsNet

After allegations of discrimination, the NAACP and the National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals call on American to reinstate DEI council, create ombudsman role, and more. The National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals, an organization advocating for equity in the hospitality industry, is speaking out in support of the NAACP’s call for American Airlines to respond to allegations of discrimination.

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Wonder helps GelatoConnect launch new platform at drupa with 250+ sq M stand and gelato bar

Event Industry News

Gelato has tasked Wonder – the B2B and B2E creative agency reimagining business experiences – with devising and delivering a 250+ square metre stand for its new platform, GelatoConnect at drupa, the leading global trade fair for print technologies.

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5 Data Points to Attract and Retain Exhibitors and Attendees

PCMA Convene

Sam Lippman of Lippman Connects presented his annual “5 Points in 5 Minutes” at the Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF) in Washington, D.C. (Photo courtesy of Lippman Connects) A hallmark of the annual one-day Exhibition and Convention Executives Forum (ECEF), produced by Lippman Connects, is that it runs like a finely tuned Swiss watch.

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How to Get Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees to Promote Your Event With Video

In this best practices guide, you’ll learn how to tap into the cost-efficiencies of advocacy and word-of-mouth marketing with video. Examples include speakers providing a preview of their upcoming sessions, exhibitors creating “please stop by” invitations and attendees creating “looking forward to seeing you” introduction videos. Learn about best practices and programs created by leading companies and associations including ASIS, AUVSI, SuperZoo, National Restaurant Association, World of Concret

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Sunbelt Rentals UK, Pioneering hydrogen technologies with our customers

Event Industry News

Phil Parker, CEO of Sunbelt Rentals UK & Ireland, has issued an update on the company’s journey with hydrogen: The topic of hydrogen as a sustainable solution to fuelling the future of our planet has been around for a long time, with it widely considered the most viable replacement for fossil fuels.

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Camm & Hooper burst into spring with launch of new seasonal menu 

Prestige Events Magazine

Premier events management company, Camm & Hooper , has burst into spring with the launch of its latest seasonal menu. Headquartered in London, Camm & Hooper has established an impressive reputation for delivering extraordinary experiences that leave a lasting impression. Its latest spring/summer menu is no exception, and combines a blend of vibrant colours, seasonal ingredients, and creative presentations, all culminating in an exciting burst of fresh and tasty flavours.

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Flints partners with Steeldeck Rentals to enhance click and collect services in London

Event Industry News

Flints, a leading supplier of specialist materials and hardware for theatre, broadcasting, and the events industry, is thrilled to announce the launch of a new click and collect service partnering with Steeldeck Rentals, experts in the design and installation of staging and seating.

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Church House, Westminster celebrates summer party season with new outdoor events offering

Prestige Events Magazine

Heart of London events venue, Church House, Westminster , is celebrating the launch of its first ever outdoor summer party offering by treating guests to a glass of bubbles at Searcys Champagne Bar. A picturesque setting for revelling in the summer sunshine, the Grade II listed building’s stunning private terrace overlooks Dean’s Yard, a tranquil and elegant green space nestled in the glow of historic Westminster Abbey.

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B2B Events in 2023 - What You Need to Know

Get ahead of the curve and stay informed with Zuddl's industry report on the future of B2B events in 2023. Stay up-to-date on the latest trends and insights from leading experts in the field. Make informed decisions and stay ahead of the competition.

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Alexander Angus appointed Chief Operating Officer of Montgomery Group

Event Industry News

Alexander Angus, formally Managing Director of Montgomery Africa, has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO) for Montgomery Group, focussing on supporting divisions and departments across the Group with day-to-day operations.

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Discovering Indigenous Culture Through Crafts and Stories

PCMA Convene

At Makatew Workshops, participants assemble medicine bags that come with pre-cut stitch holes, made from locally sourced white-tail deer leather, hand-beaded by an Indigenous maker. In 2019, Marc Forgette found himself at a crossroads. He recently had dealt with a life-threatening health crisis and, after five years working at Tourism London, had left his business development position after his contract ended.

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Noodle Live

Event Industry News

Noodle Live was established in 2012 with the goal of providing event organizers with cutting-edge event technology and sustainable solutions. Our mission is to empower event planners with the technology they need to create unforgettable and meaningful attendee experiences.

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Taylor Swift: The European Conference Version

PCMA Convene

No, Taylor Swift is not asking a question at one of the many academic conferences dedicated to her. The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter was listening to a performance at this year’s Grammy Awards. (Sonja Flemming/CBS photo) In whatever part of the world that Taylor Swift brings her Eras Tour to, it seems an academic conference about her is sure to follow.

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Download Now: 2022 Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template - Enterprise Edition

Download 200+ new RFP questions for hybrid and virtual event technology success. After 10,000 downloads, the SpotMe Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template is the ultimate procurement tool for event technology. This template is ideal for companies looking for a vendor to fulfill their specific virtual + hybrid event platform needs and requirements!

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Sustainable Supplier Spotlight: Mehler Texnologies

Event Industry News

Mehler Texnologies® – part of Freudenberg Performance Materials – is the globally recognised specialist for coated technical textiles. With more than 80 years of experience in coating and weaving the company stands for reliability and quality. From three production plants the company supplies customers in over 80 countries.

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Barbie-mania set to take over the Design Museum this summer

Prestige Events Magazine

Exciting new packages available for events The Design Museum’s major new exhibition on the history of Barbie, in partnership with Mattel Inc., will open in July with exciting event packages created in collaboration with By Word of Mouth and Fisher Productions. Three years in the making and opening to coincide with the 65 th anniversary of the Barbie brand this year, the exhibition will explore the design evolution of one of the world’s most famous dolls.

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Music Venue Trust announce, ‘A Manifesto for Grassroots Music’ ahead of general election

Event Industry News

Music Venue Trust (MVT), the charity which represents hundreds of Grassroots Music Venues (GMVs), has called upon politicians from all parties to “seize the moment” ahead of the forthcoming UK General Election on July 4th, and to help save the sector from the deepening crisis it finds itself in.

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Exclusive Scottish Venue Mar Hall Golf and Spa Resort joins Venues of Excellence

Prestige Events Magazine

Venues of Excellence, the UK’s leading consortium for independent venues, are proud to announce 5-star Mar Hall Golf and Spa Resort has joined their collection of outstanding conference and events venues, adding another fantastic independent Scottish venue to their membership. A leading resort in Scotland overlooking the River Clyde and set in a tranquil 240 acres woodland estate, Mar Hall is an ideal location for residential conferences, events, product launches, reception dinners and private e

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The Ultimate Guide to Hosting Hybrid Events For Your Association

For associations, the hybrid model is the future of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) industry. Hybrid events provide increased reach and scalability, improved engagement with association members, and insights from real-time analytics, making them an absolute necessity. This ready-to-use playbook presents a framework for event organizers embarking on the hybrid events journey.

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Green hydrogen takes centre stage at Big Church Festival

Event Industry News

Big Church Festival, Europe’s largest Christian and gospel music event, made history this year by powering its main stage with green hydrogen for the first time.

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As Seen In.Austin

Special Events

Get a glimpse of the Tradeshow Floor at Catersource + The Special Event 2024

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Caesars Demonstrates the Power of Wellness at Inaugural Global Wellness Summit

Smart Meetings

The $450 billion U.S. wellness industry (as measured by McKinsey & Company ) could help meeting professionals design events that are more effective, accommodating and memorable. To demonstrate the power of integrating elements to nurture body and mind into agendas, Caesars Entertainment pulled from its Wellness Menu of activities, F&B options and speakers to immerse a group of 100 meeting professionals and industry watchers in the possibilities over three days at Nobu Las Vegas in Caesar

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The Trade Group Adds Four VPs to Executive Leadership Team

Exhibitor Magazine

DALLAS and GRAPEVINE, Texas - The Trade Group, an award-winning event marketing company, is pleased to announce four new Vice Presidents to its execut.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Download "7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement" eBook and write winning event emails right away! Relying on decades of social science research and cutting edge behavioral data, SpotMe shows you their science-based methods for creating wildly successful event-marketing email campaigns for almost any situation. SpotMe is the event management platform for B2B marketers.

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7 of the Best LMS Alternatives Ranked for 2024 + Buyers Guide

Arlo Training & Events Software

Learning management systems are key platforms used by training providers and educational institutions to deliver online learning, allowing them to create and manage eLearning content, enroll and communicate with students, and track and assess their performance. However, they’re by no means the only types of learning and training software that can be used to deliver great training and education.

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