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20 Bright Ideas for Personalizing Attendee Experiences

PCMA Convene

A participant of the executive leadership summit at Convening Leaders 2024 answers questions for a group exercise. The summit, which took place the day before CL officially started, is an example of two of Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes’ 20 bright ideas to personalize events — pre-event and executive programming. (Whatever Media Group) The term personalization is used so often in the events industry that its meaning has become a little hazy — does it refer to technology?

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Unlocking Revenue: 5 Proven Payment Tactics for Event Businesses

Planning Pod

For most growing event businesses, payment processing is viewed as a business expense first and foremost. Each swipe of a credit card can feel like a small bite into your profit margin when you think of the multitude of fees that you’re paying. You’re almost afraid to ask too many questions about different processing costs, worried that a thorough understanding of how electronic payments work will only reveal more expense to your business.

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Smart Moves: Pivotal Group Appoints New GlobalMeet CEO

Smart Meetings

In this special edition of Smart Moves, get to know Kim Niederman, the new CEO of GlobalMeet GlobalMeet , a leader in virtual event technology, announces Kim Niederman will serve as the company’s CEO. GlobalMeet’s event technology makes fully interactive, live events available for audiences numbering over 100,000. It is used by five out of the 10 largest US banks, half of Fortune 500 pharmaceutical and biotech companies and all Big Four Consulting Firms, which audit 90% of all Fortune 500

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In Small Meetings We Trust

SmartMeetings

Creating honest and genuine exchanges in smaller groups The idea of trust, whether giving it or getting it is nuanced and complicated. As humans, we are naturally guarded, but still seek connection. Take that framework and drop it into an intimate, small meeting. You’re in a room with people, possibly strangers, or people you only know passingly. As meeting planners, how do you turn the room from a potential game of poker to an open, honest free flow of thought and feeling conversation?

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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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New and Renovated: Innovative Spaces for Immersive Experiences

Smart Meetings

Across the board, new meeting spaces make for premium, curated events. New and renovated meeting spaces and hotels debut with immersive experiences in mind. Virtual Reality takes center stage in Orlando, where attendees can meet and celebrate like never before. A Charleston art hotel offers options for everyone to take in art however they choose. Georgia sees the opening of a meeting venue that emulates sophisticated style within a driven commitment to environmental stewardship and conservation.

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Get to Know… Jian and Page Magen of The Magen Group

EventSource

The Basics Name: Jian Magen and Page Magen Company: The Magen Group Years in Business: 23 So how’d you both get started? When we were in high school, we both got into trouble for acting up during our school’s fashion show rehearsals. As a punishment, we were given the task of throwing the show’s after-party. We had to find a venue, get tickets, figure out music and then get people to come.

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Freeman Earns Environmental and Sustainability Management Certifications

Exhibitor Magazine

DALLAS, TX � Freeman, the global leader in events, announced today it has been recertified with the prestigious ISO 20121 Event Sustainability Manage.

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AEV introduces the new faces of the 2024 working groups

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced seven new chair and vice chairs leading four of its 16 working groups. Rachel Parker, AEV director, said, “Our working groups continue to be a vital part of AEV and our sister associations. Last year we held 72 meetings both in person and online equating to 129.

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Venues of Excellence ‘The Power of Discovery’ 2024 Annual Conference motivates, inspires and encourages venues to strive for continued excellence.

Prestige Events Magazine

Venues of Excellence (VOE) has hosted its 2024 Annual Conference at the award-winning Alton Towers Resort sponsored by Oyster Recruitment. The theme for the conference was titled ‘The Power of Discovery’ and was attended by 143 delegates and supported by 21 exhibitors. The Power of Discovery theme was a major success with delegates and as always, VOE provided motivation and inspiration from an excellent range of industry speakers and informative sessions all focussed on helping venues strive for

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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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TicketSellers and ecolibrium collaborate on UK festival industry’s largest ever travel data survey

Event Industry News

TicketSellers and ecolibrium announce the beginning of a 3-year partnership to conduct the UK Festival Industry’s largest ever travel data survey of crew and artists, at the Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) Congress, 1st February 2024.

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Viad Corp Reports 2023 Fourth Quarter and Full Year Results

Exhibitor Magazine

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. - Viad Corp (NYSE: VVI), a leading global provider of extraordinary experiences, including attractions, hospitality, exhibition mana.

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New sustainability report shares behind the scenes success and learnings ahead of IMEX Frankfurt 2024

Event Industry News

Ahead of this year’s IMEX Frankfurt, taking place 14 – 16 May, the team has published a Sustainable Event Report revealing the successes, experiments and learnings from last year’s show.

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What is Inflatable Advertising?

Ins'Tent

Back to Inflatables Hub While inflatable advertisin g has been around for decades, there are still few methods that can compare to the unique style and effectiveness of a great inflatable in a marketing campaign. Defining Inflatable Advertising Inflatable advertisin g , simply put, is a form of marketing that uses inflatables to help promote businesses and grow their profits.

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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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FREEFORM® STRETCH TENTS

Event Industry News

20 Years of Stretch Tent Manufacturing ExcellenceMAKE SURE IT’S A FREEFORM® Whether you require event stretch tents, a custom-fit solution, or luxury tent houses for glamping, our innovative range of products will transform your space into a dynamic, functional, and unforgettable environment.

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Two Hospitality Action fundraising events return this summer by popular demand

Prestige Events Magazine

Industry charity Hospitality Action has launched two 2024 epic challenge events, as they task the hospitality workforce to come together and do their bit to support colleagues in need. Cotswold Cycle Challenge Returning after a five-year hiatus, the celebrated Cotswold Cycle Challenge is back by popular demand. Taking place on Monday 13 May and kindly hosted by the charming Calcot & Spa in Tetbury, this much-loved industry event will host 125 like-minded cyclists who will journey across the

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What to expect at Getahead Festival 2024

Skiddle

Our approach to mental health and well-being has shifted massively over the past few years. At one time, the general consensus would be: get on with it. But now, society is much more sensitive to the mental health needs of society, and with that comes initiatives to spread the word further. Enter Getahead Festival. It’s London’s only mental health and wellbeing festival, set up in 2018 by Jenni Cochrane, it’s returning for a brand new edition on the 9th February.

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3 Common Misconceptions About Event Planners

Master the Event

I am often asked how to become an event planner. It seems, to the outside world, that event planners have a glamorous job. I’m not saying that event planning jobs are not rewarding. What I usually tell those interested is that there is a lot more to the job than what you see. Most of my online, and off line, life involves interacting and communicating with existing event planners.

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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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A Taste of Austin, TX

Special Events

Get to know the vibe of this Tex-Mex town

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