February, 2020

Lounge Ideas to WOW Your Attendees on Your Next Event

GEVME

Wondering how you can spice up your next event? Having a perfect lounge for your attendees in your next event will not only light up your event, but it will have your guests networking, socializing, and posing for pictures while they share them on social media. Doesn’t that sound wonderful?

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The ultimate virtual event speaker brief

Gallus Events

One area we know loads of event professionals are struggling with is getting good digital content for their online events. So we have created the ultimate virtual event speaker brief.

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3 Ways to Leverage Mobile Technology at Events

SmartMeetings

Event management is a multi-faceted skill that requires focus and organization. From transportation, catering and security, to invitations, finding the right venue and making sure your team is well co-ordinated, your event planning can benefit from smartly integrated technological solutions.

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Teach Your Sponsors Well

Velvet Chainsaw

If you, as a conference organizer or meeting owner, think selling sponsorships at your event is just about those four to five days when thousands gather face-to-face, think again. You are worth so much more than that.

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

5 Scenarios of the Coronavirus Impact on Events

EventMB

The coronavirus is a growing global public health threat that will have ramifications throughout the events industry. Here's how it could impact upcoming events and what planners can do to mitigate risks.

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The Future of Events: Immersive Experiences

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Event attendees in the new decade require more than the standard agenda. Increasingly they are expecting to have an experience that inspires and enlightens them (with proof they can share on social).

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6 Things People Always Ask Event Planners

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As an event planner, you’ve seen it all. Backstage melt downs, equipment failure, last-minute cancellations. No matter the storm, you’ve weathered them all. And despite the stress, you’re still crazy about events, even when your calendar is booked solid at least four months out.

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How to Boost Sales at Every Stage of the Event Marketing Funnel

GEVME

Each one of us is familiar with the conversion funnel. With the changing times, the marketing funnel has witnessed changes as well. For someone who has been in marketing for long, the only change is that there is a new way of looking at marketing funnel.

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5 Ways to Monetize Your Webinar

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Webinars are a cost-effective way to demonstrate your value proposition and generate qualified leads for your business.

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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.

Life lesson: Rescuing the child in the coal cellar

Conferences that Work

What’s your most important life lesson that you wish you learned ten years earlier? Julie Zhou , VP of Product Design at Facebook, asked this question on Twitter last month. What’s your most important life lesson that you wish you learned ten years earlier? Julie Zhuo (@joulee) January 7, 2020.

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Coronavirus Concerns at the Mobile World Congress Signal Worldwide Events Impact

EventMB

The World Health Organization reports 319 confirmed cases of coronavirus across 24 countries outside of China. Despite WHO's efforts to discourage panic and multiple safety measures put in place by Mobile World Congress organizers, major exhibitors continue to pull out of the Barcelona event.

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15 Toronto Event Venues Perfect for Weddings For up to 150 Guests

EventSource

So you’ve sat down with your partner and widdled down your numbers to that perfect sweet spot – somewhere between mini and mega. Perfect! Now comes the fun part: scoping out all of Toronto’s medium sized wedding venues that are absolutely perfect for your big day!

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How This Gala Put Its Honorees Front and Center at a Milestone Event

BizBash

For the 20th anniversary of Wine Enthusiast 's Wine Star Awards, the magazine highlighted past winners in visually appealing ways

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Mobile World Congress Cancellation Over Coronavirus Is Foreboding Sign for Events

Skift

Skift Take: The cancellation of a major event outside of China is a serious warning for meeting planners to take action to preempt concerns over the coronavirus. Julius Solaris Read the Complete Story On Skift. Meetings & Events coronavirus EventMB events Mobile World Congress

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Beyond Black History Month: Honoring Black Creators

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As February, the month Carter G. Woodson established as Black History Month in 1926, comes to a close, we have been reflecting on how we can continue to honor and recognize black history makers throughout the year.

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Share information; don’t hoard it

Conferences that Work

Why would you want to share information, not hoard it? In today’s cutthroat business environment, isn’t exclusive knowledge synonymous with power — and the ability to make money? Well, if you’re a stock trader or house flipper, maybe.

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Are Events Really including LGBTQ+ Attendees?

EventMB

While the events industry has made some progress in terms of diversity and inclusion for the LGBTQ+ community, many events lack initiative and many areas are not as progressive. Are events really inclusive? Let's find out.

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15 Toronto Wedding Planners Share Their Favourite Weddings From Last Season

EventSource

Back by popular demand, we’ve pulled together a list of THE prettiest, most romantic weddings from last season. Chosen by some of the top wedding planners in the GTA, these weddings range from modern to traditional, funky to romantic, full of colour to white-on-white and all things in between.

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How This Beauty Brand Transformed a Town House for Its Influencer Event

BizBash

Philosophy took over four floors of New York's Sousa House for its House of Philosophy influencer event

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Guide: How to Plan a Successful Product Launch Event

Attendease

Whether you have a physical product or an online one, you want to make sure you create enough buzz to generate interest and increase your sales.

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6 Harsh Realities of Being an Event Planner

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Living the life of an event planner comes with some pretty amazing highs. Like receiving your 50th five-star review, or hearing back from your sponsors that your event was the best partnership they’ve ever had. But with the highs come the lows.

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How to run a human spectrogram map

Conferences that Work

Whenever I open a meeting I run a human spectrogram map, allowing participants to quickly discover everyone at the meeting who lives (or works) near them. This is one of the most useful things you can do for a group of people who don’t know each other — and it only takes a few minutes!

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Can Event Planners Really Fight Against Human Trafficking?

EventMB

The US State Department estimates that a staggering 24.9 million people are currently trafficked across the globe, both for labor and sex. To understand the role event professionals have in fighting human trafficking, it's important to recognize how events exacerbate demand.

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Mississauga Convention Center Winter 2020 Wedding Fair Open House

EventSource

The Mississauga Convention Centre once again opened their doors to hundreds of newly engaged couples over the weekend for their winter 2020 wedding fair open house to imagine their wedding day within the walls of the venue’s six luxurious ballrooms.

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Oscars 2020: Steal-Worthy Event Design Ideas From the Week's Most Stylish Parties

BizBash

See how Vanity Fair , Warner Bros., Elton John, ABC, and more celebrated the 92nd Academy Awards

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5 Event Planning Productivity Tips

Attendease

Event management has gotten a lot more complicated in the past few years. With new technologies coming up regularly, it can be overwhelming to stay on top of the fast changes in the industry.

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How to Create an Enticing Event Agenda

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It’s rare that all of your event details will be complete by the time you start promoting it. Because of this, there’s usually some overlap of time when you are both marketing your event and finalizing the schedule, structure, and breakout sessions for your function.

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How old are you?

Conferences that Work

“How old are you?” ” All of us have wondered about the age of someone we’ve met, but asking this question can be awkward, even during a one-to-one conversation. Making public the ages of hundreds of people in a meeting room — well, that’s even more awkward!

2020 156

9 Practical Tips for Staying on Trend in 2020

EventMB

This video was produced by EventMB and Skift via the SkiftX Creative Studio in partnership with The Venetian Resort Las Vegas. If you want to join the ranks of event planners evolving into event strategists, you’ll need to understand all the trends and best practices defining the future of the industry. We’re still in the […]. The post 9 Practical Tips for Staying on Trend in 2020 by Venetian appeared first on [link]. Tips EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement

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A Wedding Open House at the Historic Albany Club

EventSource

This week The Albany Club opened its handsome doors to the public, inviting newly engaged couples to envision their special day inside this important and historic building.

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7 Inspiring Design Trends From Award Season's Most Glamorous Parties

BizBash

From attention-grabbing ceiling decor to standout floral design, here are the best event design ideas from the Academy Awards, the Grammys, the Golden Globes, and the Emmys

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