Thu.Oct 21, 2021

We Could Not Be More Proud!

Velvet Chainsaw

Dear Friends, We are so excited to announce that Dave Lutz, our illustrious managing director, has been named an inductee to the 2021 Events Industry Council Hall of Leaders. It is the event industry’s most prestigious award, which acknowledges a lifetime of pioneering and meaningful work!

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Las Vegas Approves 29-mile Hyperloop

Smart Meetings

Nevada’s Clark County Commission made a decision that may forever change that way travelers traverse the Las Vegas Strip.

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15 Tricks (and a Treat) for Planning a Murder Mystery Party

Eventbrite UK

If you’re looking for interactive ideas for Halloween events this year, consider the merits of a murder mystery party. These types of parties are generally themed events where a fictional murder occurs, and the attendees have to solve a mystery by figuring out who committed the murder.

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21 Tips on How to Pick the Perfect Wedding Venue

Milestone Events Group

There are a lot of moving parts that go into your perfect day- dress, colors, food, cake, guest list, etc. But the one that seems to stand out the most is the venue. In 2022, almost everything about your wedding is optional- except you will need to pick where you get married.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

Social Networks: Is It Time To Log Off?

Endless Events

Two weeks ago, a brave whistleblower came forward and told the world the ugly truth about Facebook. The result? The social network came crashing down and many users decided to abandon the platform once and for all.

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3 Days of Delight in Southern Florida

Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings National Experience at the sunny Eau Palm Beach , Florida, indulged, educated and inspired meeting professionals to get back to what they do best: surprising and delighting. Pssst. Check out all the fun photos from the event here ! Negotiating for the Win-win.

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Everything You Need to Know About Volunteer T-Shirts


Everybody has a favorite t-shirt in their closet. That t-shirt is probably the perfect level of worn-in, soft, and comfortable at the same time. It might have a photo on it of your favorite band or your favorite baseball team’s logo.

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The 7 Friendliest U.S. Cities for Recreation

Smart Meetings

Even on business, your break matters. You should enjoy it. Whether planning business travel for the purpose of team building or as an incentive trip , recreation should factor into your choice of city.

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How Bombay Sapphire is Democratizing the Art Scene

Event Marketer

This original artwork by sculptor Dan Lam served as the focus of the Sensory Auction. Bombay Sapphire disrupted the art scene with its first-ever Sensory Auction held on Oct. 19 in New York City’s Lume Gallery.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Meeting Industry Jobs Outlook


Loss and Opportunity jobs outlook. Brandt Krueger. Early in 2020, I expressed some concern about “brain drain” in our industry. With so many people being laid off or furloughed, it was going to be inevitable.

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How Attendees Can Find Their Voice at Virtual Events


One of the challenges event software providers and event professionals have to overcome (still) while hosting virtual events is: how can we ensure that our platform is capable of giving a voice to virtual attendees? It's ambitious and yet crucial to your event's success.

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The Conference Buyer’s Guide 2021

Event Industry News

With input from some of the best in the business, this edition of the Conference Buyer’s Guide highlights trends and evolution in the market, solutions for different event sizes, fostering interactivity across the dimensions for remote attendees and much more besides. .

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Showtime Cocktails

Special Events

Sippers & spectacle combine to elevate events

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

20 Stunning Sonoma Wedding Venues for 2022

Milestone Events Group

It’s hard to think that 2021 will be coming to a close soon, but there could not be a better time to get your bookings in for your 2022 wedding venue! Whether you’re a wine lover or a nature enthusiast, Sonoma wedding venues are the perfect blend of foliage and mountains.

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Gunnar Hagman: Digitaliseringen avgörande för miljö- och hållbarhetsarbetet i byggbranschen

Management Events

Det har gått snart fem år sedan Gunnar Hagman tog över posten som VD för Skanska Sverige, när han i slutet av 2016 efterträdde Pierre Olofsson.

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Association Meeting Minutes: The Dos and Don’ts


One thing all associations have in common is the recording of meeting minutes. Minutes are an official record of actions that the board or committee took at a meeting. Minutes are taken at all meetings whether they are board, committee, or member meetings.

Magnus Solberg: Does Your Organization Have a Robust Security Culture?

Management Events

Hybrid work models and digital device dependency have greatly increased an organization’s susceptibility to cyber attacks. As these attacks become more intense and complex, cyber resilience and awareness are critical.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Reconnect with Brumark at EXHIBITORLIVE: Fun Games, Big Prizes and Great People!

Exhibitor Magazine

ATLANTA, GA: The entire team at Brumark is excited for the opportunity to reconnect with our industry friends and partners during the 2021 EXHIBITORLI. Exhibitor Show News

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Rainfocus unveils essential product to streamline meetings and events

Event Industry News

RainFocus , provider of the next-generation enterprise event marketing platform, today unveiled its RainFocus Essential package, a key component to the company’s all-in-one event management and marketing platform.

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15 Tricks (and a Treat) for Planning a Murder Mystery Party


If you’re looking for interactive ideas for Halloween events this year, consider the merits of a murder mystery party. These types of parties are generally themed events where a fictional murder occurs, and the attendees have to solve a mystery by figuring out who committed the murder.

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Event Industry News

MCM is a customer acquisition agency who go further to reach the customers your brand was made for, with strategy led PPC, SEO and Social campaigns.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Gilman Brothers Welcomes John Gonzalez as West Coast Business Development Leader

Exhibitor Magazine

The Gilman Brothers Company is proud to announce the recent hire of John Gonzalez as Business Development Leader. Based in Southern California, John. People

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AEV announces Samme Allen as host for 2021 Conference at BDC

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced that Samme Allen, speaker, event designer and founder of, will be hosting its annual conference on Friday 26 November 2021 at the Business Design Centre (BDC), London, with the theme ‘Disruption: the new norm.’.

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christmas party entertainment options


if you already have your christmas party booked it’s not too late to add some additional entertainment options to enhance your event. below are a few that always go down well! photo experience. no christmas party is complete without a photo experience of some sort.

Job Opportunity: Customer Success Manager

Event Industry News

Company: Brella Location: Remote working in the USA, preferably somewhere in the east coast, EST time zone. Department: Customer Success. Hey there! Here’s Brella in a nutshell.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

Tarsus Group announces partnership with Times Aerospace

Event Industry News

Tarsus, the global B2B events and media group, has announced a strategic partnership between its aerospace division and Times Aerospace, publisher of leading magazines and content provider for the aerospace industry across the Middle East and Africa.

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New head of events for Dods Group

Event Industry News

Dods Group, a leader in UK and EU political and public sector intelligence and impact, is delighted to announce that it has appointed Sarah Marshall as their new head of events.

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