Tue.Jan 11, 2022

LinkedIn’s New Event Platform Could Spell Trouble for Event Tech Giants


Over a 10-year period from to 2020, LinkedIn took its annual revenue from $243 million to $8 billion — and it now boasts close to 800 million users. Now that it’s launching its own event platform. Will it quickly dominate the space?

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Saying goodbye to virtual and hello to an in-person and hybrid future.

Expo Pass

Virtual events got the job done and pushed us to completely rethink how we work, meet, and connect in every way. But there have also been big developments in the event world recently.

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What Meeting Professionals Can Learn from the Metaverse

Smart Meetings

Just as virtual meetings can’t replace in-person events, the Metaverse won’t replicate real life. But they are improving on in-the-flesh experiences in some key ways. Both digital solutions bring advances that can teach real-world lessons to meeting professionals looking to improve their experiences.

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Evvnt hires Peter Newton as US CEO to accelerate expansion


PRESS RELEASE – New York — (January 11, 2022) – Evvnt Inc, the industry leader in event ticketing, marketing and discovery, today announced experienced media and tech executive Peter Newton has joined the company as US CEO.

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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!

Let’s Talk Hybrid & Tackling the Climate Crisis with Anna Abdelnoor

Event Age by Swapcard

When the Swapcard team was in London for Event Tech Live , we had the chance to speak with Anna Abdelnoor, Co-founder and CEO of isla , the event industry’s sustainability body.

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Prestige Events Magazine

The QHotels Collection launch a new initiative today which will see carers the length and breadth of the country rewarded for their contribution and commitment to their local people and areas.

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Clean Up Your Pinterest Profile for Engagement Season

Special Events

When you recognize that Pinterest is not an “alternative” to any social media site but rather a one-of-a-kind marketing entity, you can adjust your strategy to take advantage of the 40+ million people planning their wedding on Pinterest (The Knot, 2016).

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Prestige Events Magazine

97 per cent of event planners are increasingly inclined to meet in person 82 per cent value face-to-face meetings more than before the pandemic. Fourth etc.venues biannual survey provides interesting insights into latest industry thinking.

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Why is Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Effective?

Click & Pledge

Peer-to-peer fundraising is becoming increasingly common to nonprofits and anyone involved in fundraising. Due to its boundless potential and social aspects, any nonprofit looking to maximize its fundraising should consider the peer-to-peer strategy.

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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.

London Summer Event Show announce move to mid-March

Prestige Events Magazine

Story Events Ltd, organiser of the annual London Summer Event Show have announced, in light of the latest restrictions and ongoing uncertainty surrounding the new Omicron variant of COVID19, that they will be postponing the event for two months, from 18 – 19 January 2022 to the later date o f 15 – 16 March 2022. “As

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Spectra Announces Staff Promotions and New Hires for the Owensboro Convention Center

Exhibitor Magazine

OWENSBORO, KY  Spectra, the provider of Venue Management to the Owensboro Convention Center, is pleased to welcome new members to their Owensboro. People

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You Deserve It: Charging What You’re Worth

All Seated

In this session, Kelly will explore the psychology behind purchasing decisions and the key elements that influence a prospective client when comparing prices. The post You Deserve It: Charging What You’re Worth appeared first on AllSeated. Webinars

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Creator.co Ranks Top 5 'Best Influencer Marketing Platform for 2022' by Influencer Marketing Hub

Exhibitor Magazine

VANCOUVER, CANADA  Creator.co, an international platform for brands and creators to unite, has been ranked as one of the top 5 "Best Influencer Mark. Awards

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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.

Destination DC previews year ahead and discusses what’s new in DC during PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2022

Event Industry News

Destination DC (DDC), the official destination marketing organization for Washington, DC, today provided an update on the citywide outlook for 2022 and the organization’s convention sales and services strategies to attract meetings and conventions to Washington, DC. “We

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beMatrix Partners with Willwork and 4 Productions to Create Stunning Booth at EDPA Access 2021

Exhibitor Magazine

ATLANTA  beMatrix beMatrix, the originator of the exhibit frame system with the big holes, was honored to partner with full-service production comp. Company News

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Northstar Meetings Group Reveals Interim Convention Cities Index

Exhibitor Magazine

SECAUCUS, NJ  Northstar Meetings Group today released the findings of its December 2021 Convention Cities Index (CCi) Interim Report. The first and o. Company News

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NCVC Names Scott Schult Chief Marketing Officer, Four Others in Senior Positions Promoted as Part of Leadership Restructure

Exhibitor Magazine

NASHVILLE  A new Chief Marketing Officer who has experience in the hospitality industries in Myrtle Beach and St. Petersburg/Clearwater has joined th. People

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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.

Freeman Promotes Martin Moggre� to Chief Client Officer

Exhibitor Magazine

DALLAS, TX  Freeman, the global leader in events, announced today that Martin Moggre has been promoted to Chief Client Officer with responsibility f. People

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EuroCIS 2022 Postponed to May 31 � June 2, 2022

Exhibitor Magazine

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and especially the rapid spread of the Omikron variant EuroCIS 2022, The Leading Trade Fair for Retail Technolog. Shows and Events

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CompuSystems Extends Contracts with SCA and NAFEM

Exhibitor Magazine

LISLE, Ill.,  CompuSystems has signed renewal deals with Specialty Coffee Association (SCA) and North American Association of Food Equipment Manufac. Company News

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Music City Center Achieves GBAC STAR Reaccreditation

Exhibitor Magazine

NASHVILLE, TENN. Music City Center has achieved Global Biorisk Advisory Council (GBAC) STAR facility accreditation for the second year. Venues and Destinations

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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.