November, 2019

4 Ways to Track Event Success Beyond Tickets Sold

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Event success can simply mean that your event runs a profit. After all the work that goes into them, this is something that every organiser should of course feel proud and excited about.

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How to Inspire User-Generated Content on Facebook and Instagram

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Studies show people trust user-generated content 50% more than content straight from brands. Is your event taking advantage? Event Planning & Promotion Facebook Instagram Social Media For Events

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Why Customer Success Should Be at Your Next Event

atEvent

If an event attracts your target audience, you can bet your existing customers are there too. Learn why Customer Success should be at your next event, and how to make the most of their presence there. Best Practices Event Industry Insights

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7 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Hosting a Green Event

Event Age by Swapcard

With all the resources, options, and costs you can save by throwing an eco-friendly event, why wouldn’t you want to go all-in? Event Experiences

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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.

11 Free Tactics to Promote Your Event Online

Event Age by Swapcard

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Do You Really Have Them at Hello? Rethinking Your First-Timer Strategy

Velvet Chainsaw

One of my biggest pet peeves is the way some conferences approach first-time attendees. Being intentional and having a plan for how you welcome someone who is experiencing your conference for the first time is not only the right thing to do, it’s also a smart attendee acquisition strategy.

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How to Cultivate an Inclusive Event Brand

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You thought your check-in process was smooth as butter — until one of your friends told you that she and her friends feel intimidated coming through your doors. As a result, they frequent your venue less often. Today, diversity and inclusion are top-of-mind concerns for all kinds of event creators.

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Event Layouts 101 – Complete Guide for Amazing Event Design

Planning Pod

Every successful event professional knows that behind almost every successful event is a well-considered event layout plan that takes into account the purpose of the event itself and the characteristics of your event space while enhancing the overall attendee experience.

Will Emotion Recognition Change the Way We Measure Events?

EventMB

One of the biggest problems that event planners face is figuring out how attendees feel during their event and how they engage with the sessions, activations, entertainment, etc. Emotional recognition is a powerful way to collect that data – and a controversial one.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The 15 Best Podcasts For Event Planners

Bizzabo

Event planners and professionals are turning to podcasts to keep a pulse on thought leadership, event technology, and best practices. Discover 15 amazing podcasts you'll want to listen to on your morning commute!

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Make your entire conference a braindate

Conferences that Work

Why not make your entire conference a braindate? One of Skift’s “ 10 event trends for 2020 ” is networking. The report predicts: “Activities such as braindates that deliver more meaningful connections will become mainstream at events.”

The Secret to Building an Iconic Fashion Event Series

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If you’re putting together a new fashion event, chances are, it’s because you’re passionate about style and culture. Your vision conjures up words like sophisticated, dazzling, cutting-edge, and vogue. But Technology? Marketing? Admin tasks? Maybe not so much.

5 Nonfiction Books That Every Event Professional Should Read

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Maybe you read to relax. Or to learn. To pass time. Or to look smart. All good reasons. Or maybe you don’t read at all, but have been meaning to start. Regardless of your motive, reading is no doubt good for you. It has been proven to boost intelligence in kids and make you more […].

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How to Design an Event Sponsorship Package

Attendease

Running an event is a costly experience. Even for small events, costs can ramp up quickly and out of budget if you are not prepared for issues that might pop up. With event costs rising every year, you will want to bring in revenue from as many channels as possible.

So Teamwork Can Make the Dream Work!

Velvet Chainsaw

Hallelujah! The Washington Nationals won game seven of the World Series to become world champs. This is a huge deal for Washington sports fans and their story should resonate for all of us in the meetings industry as we are dependent on our teams to successfully execute our events.

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Engaging attendees with engaging event technology

Gallus Events

Engaging attendees is a trick that the most successful events are able to pull off. Event technology plays a major part!

David Adler BizBash Live interview: the best formats for live experiences

Conferences that Work

At BizBash Live DC , BizBash CEO and Founder David Adler and I took the stage at the Ronald Reagan Building for a wide-reaching interview on the best formats for live experiences in front of an invited crowd of several hundred meeting professionals.

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WeWork sells Meetup: Is it the end of an era?

EventMB

WeWork has announced the sale of several assets including Meetup.com, one of the most cherished communities for self-made event planners. Should we be ready to say goodbye to Meetup for good?

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7 Instagram Stories Ideas for Your Next Event

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As an event brand, if you don’t take advantage of Instagram Stories now, you’ll get left behind. Here are nine creative Instagram Stories ideas for your next event. Event Planning & Promotion Instagram Social media

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2020 Event Trends – How Will the Industry Evolve?

Endless Events

Just like that, we blinked and it’s time to talk about the 2020 event trends. You might be asking yourself, what will be shaking up the industry this year? How will the industry evolve? We have some predictions!

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See How 'Game of Thrones' Inspired This Gala

BizBash

Imaginative entertainment and Aerosmith's Steven Tyler helped raise $3 million for Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Attendease Wins Best Attendee Management Tech at #ETL19

Attendease

We are pleased to announce that Attendease has been nominated for two categories under the Event Tech Awards 2019: Best Event Management Platform , and Best Attendee Management Technology, and we are taking a trophy home!

GEVME Next Generation Experiential Apps. Smart lead retrieval 

GEVME

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What Growing Bidder Interest in WeWork’s Meetup Means for the Event Industry

EventMB

Sources tell EventMB that bidding is happening for Meetup.com. What does that mean for the event industry? The recent departure of WeWork’s CEO and subsequent management reshuffle has made public the company’s intention to sell Meetup. News is that bidding is underway.

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Newport Folk Festival 2019 Was “The Most Gender-Balanced Ever” — Or Was It?

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Was this year’s Newport Folk Festival actually its most gender-balanced lineup ever? The answer is more complicated than yes or no. . Music Music Festivals Women in Music

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Women In the Events Industry: The Ultimate Guide For Raving Success

Endless Events

Gather around, it’s time for an empowering chat about women in the events industry! As you already know, our partnership with MPI during IMEX America 2019 brought us some amazing pieces of content. We’ve covered everything from leadership to sustainability , strategy and consulting.

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See These Glamorous Takes on Unglamorous Event Themes

BizBash

Recent galas and brand activations have offered elegant twists on construction zones, gas stations, math class, and even the New York City subway

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How to Create Social Buzz for Your Next Event

Attendease

There is no doubt how important it is to use social media to promote your events and create buzz. Whether using paid or organic reach, you should be able to keep top of mind with your desired audience while boosting registrations.

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Different Types of Meeting Room Layouts for Your Event: Tips and Examples

GEVME

Working in a corporate world is not only about communicating with clients and business partners over the telephone or the internet. A significant chunk of regular corporate life is taken by meetings and business events.

2019 156

4 Benefits of Hiring an Event Technologist and How to Find One

EventMB

This is a sponsored post from Cvent. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Event technology has given event planners more opportunities and more to contend with than ever before, and a new role is emerging to help them take advantage: the event technologist.

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The Honest Truth: What Event Sponsors Want

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Event sponsorship is a top source of revenue for a good half of event creators. So it stands to reason that securing sponsors — and the right sponsors — is a big stressor in the life of an event creator. Once the contract is signed, you can relax. Right? Not quite.

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6 Ways to Plan a Corporate Event that Doesn’t Suck

EventSource

Many people dread having to go to company events – bad food, awkward small talk and giving up a Friday night to hang out with people you’ve been with all week, sigh. That being said, corporate events are extremely important to show your appreciation for your employees and boost morale.