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Education Committee: More Advising and Curating, Less Slotting

Velvet Chainsaw

Most meeting organizers invest a significant amount of time creating the educational programming for their annual conference. Models vary, but most include a 15- to 20-person conference committee (slotters) and army of reviewers (graders).

The Dos and Don’ts of Event Website Design

Picatic by Eventbrite

A beautiful event website might look appealing, but that doesn’t mean it will convince visitors to spend their money on a ticket. Most event-goers want your site to answer a few simple questions — and answer them fast. Your event website has 10 seconds to capture a visitor’s interest.

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My new book Event Crowdsourcing will be released this Fall

Conferences that Work

Event Crowdsourcing: Creating Meetings People Actually Want and Need I’m happy to announce that my third book Event Crowdsourcing will be released this Fall. It covers a fundamental yet neglected topic: creating meetings people actually want and need.

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Why Québec City Should Be on Your Host City Bucket List (Sponsored)


When it comes to picking a host city for a convention or conference, event planners and site selectors have a lot to consider, including attendee appeal, accessibility, originality, and budget-friendly venues and services. Leanne Calderwood knows the

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

How Successful Sales Teams Make the Most of ABM


Did you know companies with tightly aligned sales and marketing teams are 67% better at closing deals ? That’s why successful B2B sales teams are getting involved in ABM to switch from targeting leads to targeting the accounts they value the most.

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Forecast: 10 New Products & Ideas for Summer Events


Ideas, products, trends, and other new stuff to have on your radar from across North America

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Meetings Industry Association reveals the miaList 2019 shortlist

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has announced the shortlist for its coveted miaList 2019.

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Event Tech: A Complete Guide to Event Technology & Trends

EventBank Insights

[link]. There's FinTech for Finance, Med Tech for Medicine, Martech for Marketing. So Clearly if there's events, well, there's Eventtech. Quick Reads.

Cashless over contactless

Event Industry News

For a decade, Weezevent has been the dominant force in France with its self-service ticketing platform, seamless access control and cashless solution. Hertfordshire’s annual music festival, Standon Calling, moved to Weezevent, underlining the ambition to repeat the success seen in Europe.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

27 Key External Platforms that Your Event Management Software Should Integrate With


Using an event management software platform to simplify and optimize every stage of your event’s lifecycle has become a must in the industry. But in addition, to really optimize your team’s planning process, you need all of your applications working together.

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GL events to support Butlin’s Nitro Circus Weekend

Event Industry News

GL events UK will deliver audience infrastructure for Butlin’s Nitro Circus weekend, an explosive showcase of all-star freestyle motocross stunts and tricks.

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8 Reasons Why Associations Should STOP Using Spreadsheets When Managing Events


With associations collecting more and more data from their events, the significance of following good data management practices has never been so important.

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Half of UK venues and agents have not prepared for ‘no-deal’ Brexit

Event Industry News

Half (50.0 per cent) of hospitality and event venues and agencies have made little or no preparation for a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, 15.6 per cent have done ‘something’ while 34.4 per cent have ’done as much as they can,’ according the 2019 HBAA Brexit survey. Similarly, 29.0

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Top 10 Event Management Companies in Singapore


Singapore is a melting pot of global cultures. Right from the beginning, the country has been a major port for all the trade routes. According to an article published in. Read More. The post Top 10 Event Management Companies in Singapore appeared first on Townscript Blog.

Make Venues calls on the industry to go back to basics with event food

Event Industry News

Make Venues are calling on the industry to go back to basics with event food. The comments come in the wake of increasing pressure on menus to embrace a new wave of delegate demands for sustainable and ethical food.

Allowing Clients to Opt-In to Receive Emails


Allowing Clients to Opt-In To Receive Emails Caterease Version: 20 Category: Account Manager Date: 06/24/2019. The post Allowing Clients to Opt-In to Receive Emails appeared first on Caterease. Event Manager Tip of The Week

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The Top 8 Benefits of Using One Events Platform


In this day and age, event planning without technology just simply doesn’t cut it. Planners need to be investing in technology and software to optimize their time and save their money.

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Visit The National Conference Centre at Confex North stand G20C

Event Industry News

The National Conference Centre is the ideal venue for your next event, we have everything you need to ensure a success. We pride ourselves on making you look good with a team of professional, experienced and passionate individuals who have been running successful events for over 35 years. We have 49,000 ft of indoor space spread over 13 rooms, with our largest two rooms accommodating up to 1400. We also offer 204,000 ft of outdoor space, spread across field, hard standing and gardens.

Flawless Events. Fun City.


Whether you’re planning a small meeting or a major convention, Arlington has the facilities and services to make it a success. Brought to you by: Book your next event in Arlington, Texas, and experience the best of both worlds – a city geared for successful events that's also famous for fun.

Blitz installs EM Acoustics sound system in ExCeL London’s ICC auditorium

Event Industry News

Leading AV and event production company Blitz, a GES company, has installed top-spec speaker equipment from EM Acoustics to ExCeL London’s ICC Auditorium. Blitz is the on-site supplier for ExCeL London and has worked with EM Acoustics to create the best sound experience for visitors who will use the flexible ICC Auditorium, which has space for up to 4,500 people. The new installation means ExCeL London is one of the first in Europe to have the new high-tech kit.

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Your Guide to Executive Meetings at Events


You’re an Executive Administrator or Meeting Manager responsible for Executive Meetings. Part of your responsibilities are to make your executives happy by making things easier and more efficient for them, so they can be more productive.

8 Reasons Why Associations Should STOP Using Spreadsheets When Managing Events


With associations collecting more and more data from their events, the significance of following good data management practices has never been so important.

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