Thu.Mar 23, 2023

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4 Ways a Lead Capture App will Help Exhibitors Make the Most of Your Event

Eventmobi

With so many marketing channels available to your sponsor companies, you can no longer assume they will return year after year to exhibit at your event. Today, providing them with real value must be more than just offering premium booth space. To make sure you get their buy-in again next year, you need to make it easy for them to capitalize on the lead generation opportunities available to them onsite.

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Disney Union Workers to Get 37 Percent Wage Increase

EventMB

Skift Take: Approximately 32,000 union workers at Walt Disney World will get raises of about $3 an hour by the end of the year and raises of about 37 percent of their current salaries by 2026 under a tentative five-year agreement.

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In the Cloud We Trust

Smart Meetings

How meeting profs can keep event data safe with the latest cybersecurity tools You don’t want to be the next data leak to hit the headlines. Maintaining the security and protection of your organization’s information is a requirement for producing a successful event. Your attendees trust you and are counting on you to treat their information with the utmost care.

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Budget or Bust: How new event budgeting tools can save the bottom line

Event Industry News

Rob Vass ran his own event agency, 30 staff delivering up to 30 roadshows a month, and spent far too much time with spreadsheets. “Keeping an eye on the budget and exactly what your margin was at any time was a nightmare”. And Founding event planning software Joi is a product of that frustration.

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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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Meeting Profs Travel Report: Can ‘Broken’ U.S. Airlines Be Fixed? Senate Hearing Spotlights Consumer Frustrations, Airline Accountability

Smart Meetings

In a March 23 testimony before the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science & Transportation, “Enhancing Consumer Protections and Connectivity in Air Transportation,” William J. McGee, senior fellow for aviation and travel, American Economic Liberties Project, told the Committee that “the nation’s airline industry is broken.” McGee went on to comment, “Every day passengers are faced with fewer choices, higher fares, and a plethora of junk fees added onto airfares.

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Day in the Life of a Wedding & Event Planner with Neha Chopra

The Planner's Lounge

Welcome to our “Day in the Life” series! We feature wedding and event planners from around the world with many different levels of experience. If you would like to be featured, download our questionnaire here and email your responses and photos to info@plannerslounge.com. We are excited to feature Neha Chopra a wedding planner from Ontario. Name: Neha Chopra Business Name & Location: SAWC Planners Inc., Oakville, Ontario Canada Years Working in the Event Industry: 15 Years Years Owning Yo

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Explore Georgia to Celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day, March 30

Exhibitor Magazine

ATLANTA � Explore Georgia, the tourism division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, is proud to support Global Meetings Industry Day (.

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venue spotlight: the sussex cellar

SevenEvents

if you’re looking for a unique and exclusive venue for your next private hire, then look no further than the sussex cellar at berry bros. & rudd in st james’ london. located at no.3 st james’s street in the heart of london’s west end, berry bros. & rudd is britain’s original wine and spirits merchant since 1698. berry bros. & rudd has supplied the royal family since the reign of king george iii and provide tutored wine tastings, exceptional food and a range of over 4,000 wines and sp

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Visit Salt Lake's Annual Dianne Nelson Binger Sales Leadership Award Presented to Karen Staples, Managing Director of Sales for the East Coast Office

Exhibitor Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY � During Visit Salt Lake's recent Year in Review and Awards Luncheon on March 16, 2023 at downtown's new Le Meridien Hotel, Karen Sta.

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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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Dear Female Association Leader: You are Enough

StraussCA

You are a female association volunteer leader who has just taken charge of reviewing and updating the association’s Policies and Procedures. It’s a big job. In fact, it’s the most sizeable project you’ve ever taken on in this role. You start to question whether you can do this, and if you have what it takes. You know this will require a lot of your time and organizational skills.

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Women in Exhibitions Annual Breakfast to be Held at EXHIBITORLIVE, April 25

Exhibitor Magazine

The 2023 Annual Women In Exhibitions breakfast event will be held at EXHIBITORLIVE, The Conference and Exhibition for Trade Show and Corporate Even.

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Five Easter event ideas for the whole family

Skiddle

Easter’s nearly here. It’s a time for people to eat delicious chocolate eggs and enjoy a weekend having fun with the family. The holiday is a lucrative one, too. According to a study carried out by Finder, Easter spending was projected to reach £892 million in 2022. So, we think it’s pretty certain that people will be looking for something to do.

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Most Effective Learning Methods: Impact for Association Members

CadmiumCD

Career development is a primary reason that people join associations. Whether through online course offerings or in-person symposiums, providing professional development opportunities using the most effective learning methods is one way that associations can support their members.

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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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PayPal and how it can help promoters

Skiddle

We’ve got some special news: PayPal recently launched at checkout. For the past few months, our development team have worked tirelessly to bring PayPal to checkout. There’s been lots of testing to get to this point, and since launch, we’ve seen 35% of customers use PayPal to buy festival tickets and 15% of customers use it to buy tickets for events across the board.

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The Card Network launch new Sustainable Events Pass & Badge Range

Event Industry News

The Card Network, a long-time provider of custom printed cards, has just launched their new sustainable range for the events industry. The company is focused on offering more sustainable options to regular plastic and has just added Wood Name Badges and Wood Event Passes to their range, which already includes Paperboard and Biodegradable PVC.

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Eventscase Monthly News Round-Up March 2023

Eventscase Blog

This month has been nothing short of marvellous for Eventscase. Not only are we providing technology for various client events to happen, we are also attending onsite events left and right! Meeting Professionals International Iberian Awards March 30th is Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) and, as always, MPI Iberian Chapter celebrates the GMID alongside its annual awards ceremony.

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Luxury Welsh retreat opens exclusive function room for business gatherings

Prestige Events Magazine

A luxury Welsh retreat has opened an exclusive multi-purpose function room for businesses to enjoy dedicated professional services and company retreat options. Bryn Tanat Hall , a luxury 5-star self-catering destination, is excited to unveil its recently renovated Garden Room, with a new look and a new name. Previously the Terrace Room, the exclusive, modern space offers a luxury venue to hold small gatherings for up to 40 guests, the perfect haven for businesses to strategise, reward achievemen

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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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Keeping Conference Speakers on Track with Stagetimer.io

Planner WIre

I love simple tech that makes producing events easier. Speaker timers have always been a big fail because they would fall into three categories: Option 1 – The box near the stage with big red numbers that count down to zero. So many issues here. Someone forgets to turn the timer on, speakers don’t look at it, it is in the wrong position, yada, yada, yada… So much to go wrong.

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LUSH BY TOM KERRIDGE APPOINTED FOR GUARDS POLO CLUB

Prestige Events Magazine

Event catering company Lush by Tom Kerridge, in partnership with Searcys, has been appointed the official caterer for the Guards Polo Club. The events caterer founded by the famed Michelin-starred chef will take over the hospitality services for the Club’s upcoming events, with Searcys providing catering at the Clubhouse restaurant from spring 2023.

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SpotMe named a Leader in The Forrester Wave™: B2B Event Management Technology, Q1 2023

SpotMe Blog

Audiences want more digitally-driven experiences. In-person event costs are rising. And events need to be more accessible, inclusive, and sustainable. Put the ever-evolving event tech landscape on top of all that and it sure does make choosing the right event management technology more complex than ever. That’s why Forrester has released The Forrester Wave : B2B Event Management Technology, Q1 2023 report.

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ALL PARTY PARLIAMENTARY GROUP FOR EVENTS ANNOUNCES ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING & POLICY UNIT BRIEFING

Prestige Events Magazine

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Events (APPG) is to hold its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 28 th March 2023, in line with Parliamentary rules and requirements. The meeting will take place in Westminster, at Portcullis House, and will be an opportunity for the Parliamentary Group to review its current Plan of Work, elect a Chair and Vice Chairs for the next parliamentary session, and be briefed on current issues affecting the events sector.

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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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20 Types of Corporate Events You Should Know About

Social Tables

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “corporate event?” While images of boardrooms and expensive suits likely appear, you might be surprised to learn that there are many different types of corporate events, each with a unique purpose and atmosphere. Businesses are diverse, with varying missions, styles, and cultures, but meetings and events are an integral part of every business, whether you consider your company “corporate” or not.

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Epic Virtual & Hybrid Events: 6 Ways to Win in 2023

Stova

While it is exciting to resume in-person meetings, virtual and hybrid events remain critical. According to the Skift Meetings 2022 State of Business Events , 64 percent of event professionals offer a virtual component for their major events. Why? Because digital options provide attendees with a contingency plan in case of unforeseen circumstances that may prevent travel.

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