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Key Vendor Service-Level Expectations

Velvet Chainsaw

“Support” de Lorenzo Quinn, artiste italien, Key vendors who service the events industry lost a great deal of experienced talent during the pandemic and they haven’t fully restaffed. Here’s how event organizers can ensure they are still getting the service they require. Catering and convention services managers, AV/production project managers/producers, general service contractors, and housing and registration service providers — these are the professionals who keep events humming.

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A.I. for Business Events: Two New Developments

MeetingsNet

Cvent debuts a content-producing tool for various planner tasks, while Gevme and PCMA launch a research project to test which other tasks artificial intelligence could do well for planners. Meetings-technology firm Cvent announced in late May the launch of what it calls AI Writing Assistant, a tool that uses generative artificial intelligence to help event professionals and marketers produce on-brand, engaging event-related content in less time.

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PCMA & Swapcard Collaborate to Launch a Unified Digital Experience App

Event Age by Swapcard

In an exciting development, the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) partners with Swapcard to introduce PCMA+, the unified digital app for PCMA events. This groundbreaking app will serve as the official event platform for the highly anticipated Educon event, scheduled to take place from June 25-28 in Montreal, Canada. With a focus on creating a digital-first hybrid event experience, PCMA+ aims to revolutionize how professionals engage and connect within the event industry.

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What (and what not) to include in your wedding invites!

EventSource

Creating your wedding invitations is a necessary part of the wedding planning process. After all, how else will your guests know when and where you’re tying the knot? While knowing what to include in your wedding invites sounds simple enough, there’s more to it than just your wedding date, time and location. For example, how will your guests be able to RSVP?

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Pre-Event B2B Marketing: Expert Insights to Achieve Results

58% of marketers claim that they need to rethink their events strategy in a new way to ensure it’s successful and meets the organization’s goals. If you’re part of this group, this playbook’s for you. In Zuddl’s free playbook around pre-event marketing, get actionable insights from experts from Vanta, Rocketlane, and more, up-to-date intel, best practices, and ready-to-use checklists and templates that’ll help you stay ahead of the curve and drive the results you need to achieve.

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Cvent’s ‘Top Meetings Destinations’ and ‘Top Meeting Hotels’ Returns: Nashville and San Diego Move Up

Smart Meetings

Cvent has just published its list of Top Meeting Destinations and Top Meeting Hotels for 2023: Nashville and San Diego moving up to the second and third spots after Orlando. Compiled by analyzing more than $14 billion of group business value sourced through the Cvent Supplier Network in 2022, the rankings highlight hotels, venues, and destinations. This is the first time Cvent has generated the list since the pandemic halted events.

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venue spotlight: between the bridges

SevenEvents

with summer round the corner, why not take you and your colleagues to this exciting venue. between the bridges is a unique and versatile venue that is located right next to the london eye, only a short walk away from waterloo station. throughout the summer months the venue has a mix of indoor and outdoor spaces, that can be transformed into your dream event. the venue consists of 3 different private spaces, meaning depending on how big your event is there are multiple areas to choose from or you

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Global policy leaders gather to share changing perspectives

Event Industry News

The pandemic has led to new ways of thinking, working and operating business events, yet “anybody who thinks they have the picture of change, are probably wrong – very different things are happening in different parts of the world,” said Professor Greg Clark CBE, Global Urbanist and leading advisor on cities and businesses at yesterday’s Policy […]

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Boost Event Traffic, New Skiddle Signings, Discount Codes and more

Skiddle

We’re back with the latest edition of the Skiddle Update. If it’s your first time receiving our newsletter, welcome! We’re happy to have you on board. Every Thursday, we compile an article that gives you advice, articles and more. So, what’s on the list for this week? Well, as it’s yet another bank holiday, we’re going to show you a quick tip to get more traffic to your events.

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RIBA at 66 Portland Place to host Event Photography Awards 2023

Prestige Events Magazine

RIBA at 66 Portland Place in Central London will host the Off To Work Event Photography Awards on 5 th June 2023, as well as sponsoring the Venues category. Now in its 9 th year, this year’s competition saw record levels of entries with the quality and competitiveness higher and tougher than ever before. With entries now closed, the judges have shortlisted entrants across 18 categories that cover the full gamut of the event sector, from Catering and Corporate Events to Venues and Weddings.

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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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Eventscase Monthly News Round-Up May 2023

Eventscase Blog

As 2023 moves forward, we can’t help but be grateful that we’re fulfilling one of our New Year’s resolutions. We’ve always thought that this year would be pivotal. We swore that it would be the time for us to return to the venues, trade fairs and networking events. And so we did! We also claimed that 2023 would be when we’d organise physical events again for our own network and clients—this is also turning into reality in June.

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White Light further progresses on sustainability journey by joining isla

Prestige Events Magazine

As part of its continuous commitment to operating as a responsible business, technical solutions specialist White Light (WL) has joined isla – the events industry sustainability body. Having also become a certified B Corporation (B Corp) earlier this year, the isla membership further adds to WL’s growing portfolio of socially and environmentally conscious partnerships and certifications.

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Venue Sourcing for Event Planners

Stova

Selecting the best venue for your event is one of the most important decisions planners face. A well-chosen venue sets the tone, creates memorable experiences, and contributes to the overall success of you event. You want the right space to accommodate your event needs, in the right location, at the right price, and under the right conditions. But you also want the “wow” factor.

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Green & Fortune launches OUTSTANDING. NEVER STANDING OUT

Prestige Events Magazine

Green & Fortune, award winning independent hospitality company, has used IMEX Frankfurt to launch its commitments to providing inclusive spaces at its Kings Cross venue, Kings Place. OUTSTANDING. NEVER STANDING OUT details Green & Fortune’s vast experience and learnings in the events sector and specifically looks to evolve and involve every voice in the conference conversation.

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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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Comexposium Announces the Appointment of Martin Joksimovic as President of MFV Expositions

Exhibitor Magazine

GLEN ROCK, NJ - The Comexposium group, one of the global leaders in organising professional and consumer events and community building, is please.

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The Future of AI in the Wedding Industry

Special Events

Tips, tools, and things to be cautious of as you familiarize yourself with this new tech opportunity

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Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) Announces NPE2024 Sold Out Show Floor, Breaking Previous Records

Exhibitor Magazine

WASHINGTON, D.C. � The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) announced today that exhibit space at NPE2024: The Plastics Show, the global platform.

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What Is The Certificate Course Experience Like?

Event Academy

The post What Is The Certificate Course Experience Like? appeared first on Event Academy.

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All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce

The Great Resignation, the tight labor market, turnover, and burnout mean team building has never been more essential. It enhances communication and collaboration, develops leadership skills, and gives you an edge in attracting and retaining top talent. Download this eBook, Your Roadmap to Successful Corporate Team Building, to discover: Why team building is essential in onboarding new employees.

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Hamilton Wins Best of Show Award at EXHIBITORLIVE 2023

Exhibitor Magazine

INDIANAPOLIS � Hamilton is proud to announce that they won the 2023 Best of Show � Large Booth award at EXHIBITORLIVE 2023, an industry-leading confer.

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What Is The Full-Time Diploma Experience Like?

Event Academy

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Blue Sky EXP Announces Leadership Transition

Exhibitor Magazine

MARIETTA, GA. - Blue Sky EXP is excited to announce that President John McGee has assumed an ownership interest in the company, effective May 3, 2023.

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What Is The Part-Time Diploma Experience Like?

Event Academy

The post What Is The Part-Time Diploma Experience Like? appeared first on Event Academy.

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The Ultimate Guide to Hosting Hybrid Events For Your Association

For associations, the hybrid model is the future of the MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions) industry. Hybrid events provide increased reach and scalability, improved engagement with association members, and insights from real-time analytics, making them an absolute necessity. This ready-to-use playbook presents a framework for event organizers embarking on the hybrid events journey.

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The Ultimate Guide to SEO for Event Marketing: Tips and Tricks From the Experts

Eventtia

Looking for more ways to increase the number of registrations or ticket sales for your events? Or are you an event planner looking to improve attendee engagement in your next event? SEO, or search engine optimization, can be a great way for event marketers to drive more traffic to your event website so you can achieve all these goals above. The idea behind using SEO to promote events is simple: people nowadays often turn to Google (or other search engines) to look for information on everything ,