December, 2022

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Meet Your Best Event Planning Resource: AI

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Using artificial intelligence to plan events is no longer a dream, it's a reality. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Management Technology

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3 Ways to Improve Your Customer Experience Strategy

Attendease

Whether you’re launching a new product, hosting an event , or conducting business as usual, your customers’ experiences need to be one of your top priorities. Customer experience (CX) includes all of the interactions a customer has with your business that inform their opinion of your organization.

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Event Exhale: Navigating & Overcoming Today’s Event Planning Challenges

Event Farm

Event planning has changed drastically since the COVID-19 pandemic—from cancellations and postponements to the new wave of virtual and hybrid events, event planners had to pivot quickly in order to stay afloat.

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Your Event Goals Should Determine Your Venue Contract — Not The Other Way Around

Endless Events

Whether you opt for an in-person or hybrid event, you need the right venue to create a truly captivating experience. Newbie event planners will often pick a venue, negotiate a deal with them, and sign the venue’s provided contract. .

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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!

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Are NFTs useful in entertainment?

Oveit

While technology becomes more powerful and accessible, industries from all over the world change. The way we do business is not the same. […]. The post Are NFTs useful in entertainment? appeared first on Oveit. Event registration NFT ticketing benefits film loyalty music NFTs

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Badge Design Tips That Will Impress Attendees and Boost Event ROI

Eventmobi

When attendees start arriving and using your event check-in app , what impression will they get? . Will there be a long line, made even longer by clunky technology? Will they receive a plain badge that they forget about the moment they get past the gates?

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Skift Meetings’ Top News Stories of 2022

EventMB

Skift Take: Wrapping up an intense year filled with ups and downs, we share the most popular news stories published on Skift Meetings in 2022. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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6 Reasons Why PaySimple Offers the Best Online Payment Processing for Events

Planning Pod

As an event professional in the modern world, integrated online payments are crucial to business success. If your business isn’t accepting payments from anywhere at any time, your growth is limited.

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The 10 Best Holiday Office Party Games & How to Play Them

Social Tables

Planning an office party for the holidays is no easy feat. The event planner or planning team is in charge of organizing an event that is fun, festive, and affordable. You’re responsible for planning a party your coworkers will want to attend and, even more importantly, a party they’ll enjoy.

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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.

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An alternative to Twitter for #eventprofs

Conferences that Work

Last week I wrote about alternatives to Twitter , sparked by the rapid changes to the platform under its new billionaire owner.

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Why do Event Marketers Receive More Credit and Respect Than Event Planners?

Endless Events

Our conversation today comes from a question sent in by one of our listeners named Genesis. She asked, “Why do event marketers receive more credit and respect than event planners?” .

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Case Study: Canadian Meetings + Events Expo 2022 Uses the Mobile Event App to Drive Engagement With Exhibitors

Eventmobi

About the CMEE. For over 25 years, The Canadian Meetings + Events Expo (CMEE) has brought together meeting planners of all kinds – independent, corporate, or government – with event suppliers.

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12 Powerful Team Building Ideas for Your Next Retreat

EventMB

Skift Take: Connecting remote teams is hard to do online. Company retreats offer an excellent way to nurture interpersonal connections, provided the activities put the team at the center of the event. Juraj Holub Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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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.

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Sleeping Through the Holidaze

Smart Meetings

What’s your current holiday vibe? Like many of us this time of year, it might feel something like this: “I can’t handle one more thing today!!! Oh, I forgot, I have a holiday potluck tonight—and all I have are stale crackers in my pantry.”

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Designing Events That Build Communities

Convene by PCMA

In her Stanford d.school guide and book, Susie Wise offers a framework for belonging that rests on nine parts of a journey or community experience — from the first touchpoint, the invitation to join or participate, to an intentionally designed ending. (© 2022 by Rose Jaffe).

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The Top 100 Most Influential People in the Event Industry for 2022

Conferences that Work

For the 4th year in a row, I’m honored to be voted one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in the Event Industry in Eventex ‘s annual poll.

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How to make the most of your pharma CRM to power your medical events

SpotMe Blog

Running medical events is no simple task. There are numerous legal frameworks, regulations, and compliance standards to adhere to. And pharma companies have to track and record every single little thing that happens.

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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.

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Case Study: Canadian Meetings + Events Expo 2022 Uses the Mobile Event App to Drive Engagement With Exhibitors

Eventmobi

About the CMEE. For over 25 years, The Canadian Meetings + Events Expo (CMEE) has brought together meeting planners of all kinds – independent, corporate, or government – with event suppliers.

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How the Meetings Industry Evolved in 2022

EventMB

Photo by Joshua Sortino on Unsplash Skift Take: There are positive signs that the meetings industry is now more aware of its impact and legacy.

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What to Expect at PCMA Convening Leaders 2023 in Columbus, Ohio—in Addition to John Legend

Smart Meetings

The hot news today is that Ohio native and award-winning singer-songwriter and pianist John Legend will perform during PCMA Convening Leaders 2023 Networking Reception on Jan. 10 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.

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Designing Events That Create a Sense of Belonging

Convene by PCMA

The pandemic exacerbated our need for feeling connected with one another. And now that in-person events have resumed, organizers can reignite among participants the sense that a common purpose bonds them together. But that doesn’t always happen organically.

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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.

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5 Golden Tips for Managing Your Holiday Event

TicketBud

By Rachel White. If planning your upcoming holiday event has you caught in the holiday rush, don’t get your tinsel in a tangle. Ticketbud’s free ticketing platform allows you to create an event website and open registration in less than 20 minutes.

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Live vs virtual events: how to decide what’s best

SpotMe Blog

Live vs virtual events… How can you possibly decide between the two? . Over the past few years, you may have heard that virtual events are the future. Of course, they offer many advantages over traditional, in-person events. . But that doesn’t mean that live events are outdated.

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Deadfellaz Connects its NFT Community IRL through DeadZone LA

Event Marketer

A photo op with a pink throne, an icon tied to the Deadfellaz NFT project, was a centerpiece of the activation.

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2023 Event Trends Summit Preview

EventMB

Skift Take: Take a sneak peak at the nine key event trends, covered by ten expert event professionals, that we will be diving into at our 2023 Event Trends Summit. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Inspiration Podcast Research

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

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Ramsay’s Kitchen Opens at Harrah’s Las Vegas

Smart Meetings

Gordon Ramsay’s sixth restaurant with Caesars Entertainment pays homage to the chef’s beginning.

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How to Write a Speaker Bio That Will Attract Attendees

Eventbrite UK

Your guest speakers contribute to the draw of your event, especially at virtual events where mingling and networking often become secondary. Knowing how to write a bio for a speaker is an essential part of your marketing plan.

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Tipster: A Simple Sustainability Swap for Your Events

Convene by PCMA

Help your event participants remember the experience by using seeded paper for your name badges. Nicole Walker. I loved speaking with Nicole Walker at Convening EMEA in Vienna a few months ago.

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