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Collision Conference in Toronto to Morph Into Web Summit Vancouver 

EventMB

Skift Take: Is Vancouver the new darling of the tech world? The provincial government is betting on it by partnering with a major conference to lure the tech community. The first of three confirmed editions is set for May 2025.

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Why Unique Conference Venues are Trending and How to Make Yours Stand Out

Social Tables

What makes a conference venue “unique?” Unique conference venues are not your traditional meeting spaces; they stand out. While some venues are truly one-of-kind and truly offbeat, others have one or two unique characteristics that set them apart, such as: Venue type Some of the most exceptional event venues in the world don’t look like traditional conference centers from the outside.

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Detroit, a Community That Cares

EventMB

Skift Take: Discover Detroit's ongoing transformation and the cutting-edge developments turning the city into a dynamic hub for major events.

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The Festival & Outdoor Event Guide 2024

Event Industry News

Welcome to the 2024 edition of the Festival and Outdoor Events Guide, the ultimate resource for event organisers. This comprehensive guide is designed to be your one-stop shop for sourcing new suppliers, discovering the latest industry trends, and staying informed on critical issues such as sustainability and accessibility.

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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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The Brief: ’80s Brats and Mega-rich Superfans

Event Marketer

FIVE THINGS TO KNOW THIS WEEK This week’s hot takes on hot topics in experiential marketing cover counterfeit pop-ups, curly girl salons and mega-rich superfans. THE REALREAL MAKES A STATEMENT ON FAKEFAKE LUXURY GOODS New York City’s Canal Street has been a mecca for counterfeit designer handbags and other luxury goods for decades, but The RealReal, an online marketplace for authenticated luxury fashions, is giving swindlers a run for their money.

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Sustainable Gastronomy Day: How The QEII Centre puts sustainability at the heart of its catering

Prestige Events Magazine

On Sustainable Gastronomy Day , Danilo Barbagallo, Executive Chef at QEII Taste at leading London conference and events centre, The QEII Centre , discusses his planet-friendly approach to event catering, and explains how this is helping the venue’s catering arm progress its pledge to reach carbon neutrality by 2030. Seasonal shifts We’ve recently brought out our spring/ summer menus, and because we’re committed to 100% seasonal sourcing, each season brings with it new challenges, but also new op

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Walls.io: Your last-minute event superhero

Event Industry News

In the fast-paced world of event planning, last-minute changes and unforeseen needs are just part of the job. Whether it’s a sudden change in venue, a spike in attendee numbers, or an unexpected need for additional engagement tools, event organizers need reliable partners who can step in and save the day. This is where Walls.

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ASM Global Europe to showcases 8 premier venues at The Meetings Show

Prestige Events Magazine

ASM Global Europe, a leader in venue management and event strategy, will be attending The Meetings Show 2024 this week, where eight of its leading venues will be exhibiting. Their comprehensive participation underscores ASM’s commitment to providing exceptional event spaces and experiences across the UK. In particular, the teams at The Meetings Show will be showcasing the portfolio’s comprehensive conferences, meetings and events capabilities.

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FIXR unveils Insights, innovative business intelligence for driving event success

Event Industry News

The new tool sees the ticketing and event management platform bolster its commitment to harnessing the potential of data to empower event organisers. FIXR, one of EMEA’s fastest-growing ticketing companies, has announced the release of Insights, an innovative new business intelligence offering designed to empower event creators with unprecedented access to sophisticated data analytics.

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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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Wyboston Lakes Resort continues to be More Sustainable

Prestige Events Magazine

The latest sustainability initiatives at the pioneering venue ‘More Sustainable, No Apology continues to be the ethos driving Wyboston Lakes Resort’s unstinting commitment to introducing new initiatives that make the venue more sustainable. The current focus of Phase Two of its Green Energy Roadmap is now approaching completion. Along with storage batteries, a total of 3065 solar energy panels are being installed on the roofs of The Woodlands Event Centre, The Willows Training Centre, the Waterf

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Sustainable Gastronomy Day: How The QEII Centre puts sustainability at the heart of its catering

Event Industry News

On Sustainable Gastronomy Day, Danilo Barbagallo, Executive Chef at QEII Taste at leading London conference and events centre, The QEII Centre, discusses his planet-friendly approach to event catering, and explains how this is helping the venue’s catering arm progress its pledge to reach carbon neutrality by 2030.

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Exhibitions Industry Collective Hosts Future Workforce Booth at SkillsUSA

Exhibitor Magazine

The a href="[link] target="_blank"Exhibitions Industry Collective/a, a collaboration of key industry organizat.

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Walls.io

Event Industry News

Walls.io is the social wall platform designed to elevate any event. It can easily be explained as the ultimate solution for boosting audience engagement at events. It seamlessly integrates with various event platforms and apps, making it the perfect choice for event organizers who want to create memorable experiences for their attendees. With Walls.

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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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Micro moments, Macro impact: Unveiling the Rise of Small-Scale Events

SevenEvents

in recent years, there has been a significant shift in the events industry, with small-scale events gaining prominence. the rise of micro moments underscores a shift in how we interact with the world around us. this trend is driven by a combination of technological advancements, changing consumer preferences, and the increasing need for personalized experiences. here’s a deeper dive into the concept of micro moments in small-scale events and how they can be leveraged to maximize engagement and i

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Planners, Suppliers Weigh In on Engagement Strategies

MeetingsNet

Personalization is the name of the game, but the challenges in doing that are formidable, say survey respondents. A recent survey by Ovation DMC of 463 business-event planners and suppliers finds that most respondents know that personalization is key for driving attendee interest and engagement. However, respondents also reveal that there’s more work to do through technology and other means to achieve a level of personalization that truly moves the needle on attendee engagement.

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Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel Unveils Plans for New Garden Room

Prestige Events Magazine

The iconic Mercure Manchester Piccadilly Hotel has announced exciting plans to create a new Garden Room this summer. Designed with a ‘garden wall’ and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, the Garden Room will offer breathtaking panoramic views of the historic Piccadilly Gardens, right in the heart of Manchester. The Garden Room is set to be a prime venue for memorable meetings and events, accommodating up to 100 guests.

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A Dance in the Clouds

Special Events

The 2024 Gala Award recipient for Best Wedding brings momentary peace & cultural unity amidst troubled times

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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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Meeting Needs celebrates big boost in fund-raising at showcase event

Prestige Events Magazine

Event industry foundation Meeting Needs celebrated their best fund-raising result for eight years at their annual showcase event at the Radisson Blu Bloomsbury recently. Current year income has topped £150,000 for the first time since 2016, reflecting a return to growth for the industry and the foundation, said chair Chris Parnham, when he welcomed guests including original founding trustees, Peter Rand MBE and Charles Blowfield.

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Tracking the Right Metrics for Event Success

Stova

DETAILS Get ready to level up your event planning skills with our exclusive white paper, “Tracking the Right Metrics for Event Success.” This resource reveals the impact of data-driven strategies in enhancing engagement, demonstrating ROI, and delivering exceptional event experiences. Inside, you’ll learn: Download your complimentary copy now to gain invaluable insights from industry experts and discover how leveraging data can take your events to new heights.

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Meetings Industry Association launches new visual identity to educate and inspire at The Meetings Show

Prestige Events Magazine

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) is set to unveil its new identity at The Meetings Show next week. Attendees visiting the mia pavilion (stand D51) on 19-20 June will be the first to experience the mia’s refreshed identity. This new branding is designed to celebrate collaboration, networking, and fostering positive relationships, reflecting the core values and objectives of the mia in supporting and bringing people together.

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Benefits of Online Event Registration & Management Software

Expo Logic

Discover the benefits of utilizing event management software for seamless organization, efficient task management, and improved collaboration. The post Benefits of Online Event Registration & Management Software appeared first on Event Management Solutions for Expo Events and Trade Shows | Expo Logic.

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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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Brothers in Arms: CI Group CEO David Watt to drive frontline support ambulance in convoy with his brothers and sons from Oxfordshire to Ukraine

Prestige Events Magazine

Fathers’ Day: the Watt brothers and sons launch campaign to save 1000 lives David Watt, CEO of CI Group which includes successful event organisers Corporate Innovations and PR specialists Clareville , is joining two of his brothers and four of their sons, to drive three life-saving ambulances nearly 1,500 miles to Lviv, Ukraine. They will depart soon after launching their “1000 Lives” campaign on Fathers’ Day which aims to save 1000 lives.

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How Technology Can Help Us Build a Greener Events Industry

Smart Meetings

Sustainability by definition is meeting the needs of the present without compromising those of the future. It provides us with the opportunity to not only protect the environment, but to ensure that we are contributing and promoting the well-being of people long beyond our event. This fits so well with our—the impression that we leave on our attendees at events today will keep them coming back in the future.

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5 Ways to Make Your Event More Inclusive of the LGBTQ+ Community

MeetingsNet

From the registration process to the know-before-you-go document, here are some ideas to help make events more welcoming. June is Pride Month, dedicated to acceptance and equality of people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning. There are many ways meeting professionals can do their part year-round to make events safe and welcoming for these communities.

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