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9 Insider Tips for Cultivating a Loyal Event Community


Without community, there would be no events. But it takes work to foster a loyal, consistent group of people who return to your events again and again.

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Cvent Exceeds Earnings Projections


Cvent continues to report strong growth, exceeding its Q1 earnings projections made in March 2022. In its first Q1 earnings call since going public last July, Cvent reports exceeding its Q4 guidance as it continues to achieve strong growth.

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Tips and Takeaways from the 20th Experiential Marketing Summit

Event Marketer

More than 30 brand-side experiential marketers took the stage at the 20 th annual Experiential Marketing Summit, April 27-29, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, presenting best practices on a range of topics, from hybrid strategies to career and mentorship to building multi-year campaign platforms.

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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!

Cvent Bets on Return of In-Person Events to Offset Doubling of Losses


In its first quarter earnings call since going public last July, Cvent reports exceeding its fourth quarter guidance as it continues to achieve strong growth.

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Chief Strategy Officers Will Drive Improved Connectivity in Post-Pandemic Communications

Smart Meetings

Events and communications professionals were forced to innovate under the immense pressure of the pandemic.

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Experience Columbus’ Return on (Diversity) Investment

Convene by PCMA

Efua Amissah-Aggrey, the first graduate of Columbus’ Diversity Apprentice Program, speaks at a luncheon after completing her apprenticeship. She now works as the customer experience programs coordinator at the Columbus Regional Airport Authority. Courtesy Experience Columbus).

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Meet Laura, Our New Executive Producer

Coterie Spark

We’re excited to introduce you to Laura Sposato, our newest Executive Producer. Laura has over 14 years of event and conference planning experience, as well as a bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Millersville University.

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Smart Chat: Sophia Hyder Hock, Chief Diversity Officer, Destinations International


Starting diversity conversations. Chief Diversity Officer, Destinations International. Mindfulness Meditation and Yoga Instructor. Certified in Human-Centered Design Thinking. Credentialed in GSTC Sustainable Tourism. How does being a yoga instructor overlap with your diversity and event work?

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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.

When Should My Event Be Hybrid?


When Should My Event Be Hybrid? A hybrid event helps combine virtual and in-person elements for a cohesive and connected event that can draw many attendees. However, many businesses don't know when a hybrid event might be best.

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Livestream a Hybrid Event: Ultimate Guide


Throughout 2020 and 2021, COVID-19 quarantine and social distancing policies have forced many enterprises and event organizers to replace the canceled in-person events with virtual events, which caused a major increase in popularity for virtual events all over the world.

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Hotel Tax-Rate Changes Likely Coming in Several Big Cities


One hike will help fund a convention center rebuild, while another will help build a new football stadium. But one city is actually looking to reduce its levy. Late April was a popular time for revisiting the hotel tax in several meetings-heavy cities.

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summer party venues for 2022


as the summer sun starts to shine, we are getting an influx of summer party enquiries here at seven events. whether it’s an evening drinks reception on a gorgeous rooftop or exclusive use of a venue, we will find the perfect place for your taste and budget.

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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.

Dominion Energy Employees Team Up to Build Wheelchairs for Great Causes

Best Corporate Events

On Thursday, May 5, 100 employees from Dominion Energy gathered in Chester, Virginia to build 22 wheelchairs for disabled veterans and low-income residents in the community. They had a great time, contributed to two great causes, and enhanced their relationships with coworkers through collaboration.

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The Truth Dilemma: What to Do When Speakers Make Stuff Up

Event Manager Blog

Motivational speakers aren’t always who they say they are. What can you do to protect your company from being dupped? Faith was the focus of Eric Ruluack Farrington’s motivational speeches.

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The Future of Hybrid Events


Although face-to-face events are back in demand, hybrid events are going to be a part of the events landscape for good, say Michael Magafa, Encore Event Technologies’ National Sales Director and Brien Keys, the company’s Regional General Manager for the South West.

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Prestige Events Magazine

South Lodge, part of Exclusive Collection is the latest vineyard hotel within the UK as it plants 19,500 vines in May in collaboration with local vineyard and long-time partner, Ridgeview.

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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.

How to Make Your Hybrid Events More Fun, Accessible, and Engaging

Event Manager Blog

Looking for ways to make your hybrid program more fun, engaging, and accessible? Your event tech toolbox is bigger than you think. Learn the latest tips and tricks for bringing your audience into the action.

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Is renting wedding furniture a sustainable option in 2022?

Event Industry News

Wedding planning can be a joyous experience – there is so much to organise and bring together to make your wedding day the most special day of your lives. At the same time, there’s no doubt that we all need to live in a more eco-friendly, sustainable way.

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Visit Salt Lake's Karen Staples Promoted to Managing Director of Sales, East Coast Office

Exhibitor Magazine

SALT LAKE CITY  Karen Staples, CMP, CASE, was recently promoted by Visit Salt Lake (VSL) to the position of managing director, East Coast office. People

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Marketers differ on the metrics that matter for live events, finds new research from Elevate

Event Industry News

As international pandemic-related restrictions ease and large-scale events like festivals, international football and rugby tournaments are set to take place, event marketers are eager to get restarted but they will need to justify their budgets. .

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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.

We have the Whole World in our Hands

Canadian Special Events

What is the meaning of “We have the Whole World in our Hands”? As the title implies, humans are in control of all aspects of creation, and we should take comfort in knowing that in today’s world, there are many champions of the sustainable movement.

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Heart of Gathering: SoulfulofNoise Brings Love and Live Music to South LA


In Heart of Gathering, we shine a light on event creators who bring together niche communities and share their passions with the world. Take a look at the story behind each creator, and see how their passions have helped them find and build their unique community.

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25 Reasons Why a Lead Retrieval App is Better for Your Show | EventRebels


You’ve probably heard the complaints from exhibitors about lead retrieval units. They’re expensive, difficult to operate and create a data bottleneck, as it can take days after a show to receive all those leads. By that time, a hot lead has turned cold!

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Help Musicians launches new digital mental health platform in Mental Health Awareness Week following increasing demand for support

Event Industry News

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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.

TalentX Entertainment Announces New Managing Directors

Exhibitor Magazine

Premier influencer management agency TalentX Entertainment is welcoming a new era of female leadership under the direction of senior talent veterans V. Company News

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Steelhead Productions Ranks Among Highest-Scoring Businesses on Inc. Magazine's Annual List of Best Workplaces for 2022

Exhibitor Magazine

Las Vegas, NV - Steelhead Productions has been named to Inc. magazine's annual Best Workplaces list. Featured in the May/June 2022 issue, hitting new. Company News

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