December, 2018

2019 Preview: 4 Event Tech Trends in the New Year

BizBash

In contrast to previous years, most event technology won’t be that shiny or new in 2019. Instead, explained Marco Giberti

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8 Ideas to Embrace a Wellness Culture at Events

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The wellness trend began by offering healthier meal options but has now blossomed into an entire culture for events.

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We are biased against truly creative event design

Conferences that Work

We are biased against creativity. Though most people say they admire creativity, research indicates we actually prefer inside -the-box thinking.

11 Sensational Staycation Ideas for the Holiday Break

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Event planning is a 24/7 job — which means even your vacations are interrupted by texts, calls, and emails marked “URGENT” from your staff.

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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.

Innovative Event Format Ideas

GEVME

If you want to organise a corporate event that is widely spoken about and unforgettable, you will need to utilise some unusual event format ideas or innovative event ideas.

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More Trending

Fresh formats for conferences

Gallus Events

I spoke at IBTM in Barcelona ( you can read the “review” here ) at the end of November on one of my favourite topics, Meeting Design or fresh formats for conferences.

19 Event Trends That Will Shake Up Meetings & Group Business in 2019

Social Tables

What does it mean to be a part of the events industry in 2019? Well for starters, don’t blink. Meetings are growing and evolving rapidly, and each is an experiment in applying new methods to find a perfect formula. Easier said than done in a science that has zero constants.

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Many “experiential” events are just razzle-dazzle

Conferences that Work

Beware of “experiential” events that are just razzle-dazzle. “Experiential” has become a buzzword to use to describe hip events. Instead of listening to speakers, you’re going to have — wait for it — experiences ! Sounds so much better, doesn’t it?

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Why People Flake on Events — And How to Get Them to Come

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Four out of five people will consider flaking on an event they’ve already bought tickets to. In fact, 47% of people flaked on an event in the last month, according to new research from Eventbrite and OnePoll. What’s going on here? Are people just jerks?

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Top 5 Advantages of Leveraging an RFID Tag for Events

GEVME

RFID stands for Radio Frequency Identification. It is a wireless digital data management system. In simple terms, these are special chips that are embedded in name badges or wristbands to enable attendees to track and simplify numerous onsite interactions during an event. .

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8 Event App Features on Your Attendee’s Wishlist

Eventmobi

As an event planner, you’re well aware that event apps have become common practice at any type of event experience. Chances are, you’ve used an event app yourself; whether it was an event you attended or one you executed as part of your event marketing strategy.

8 Event Practices to Leave Behind in 2018

BizBash

Each year, the event industry sees a number of prominent practices that serve to elevate events—and an equal amount of

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The 10 Best Event Venues in Paris for Your Next Meetup or Conference

Event Age by Swapcard

Paris is the perfect city to host your next event. A rich history, striking architecture and world-class cuisine are just a few reasons why it draws millions of international visitors each year. Event Experiences

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Five Reasons to Change Conferences

Conferences that Work

Here’s my article “ Five Reasons to Change Conferences “ , published in the December 2018, NSA Speaker magazine.

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4 Ways to Ruin Your Music Venue’s Reputation

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Reputation is everything to a music venue. But despite your best intentions, is your team letting things slip through the cracks that could sabotage your rep? The post 4 Ways to Ruin Your Music Venue’s Reputation appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Music Music Venues

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Free Post-Event Survey Software

GEVME

Free Post-Event Survey Software to Try Right Now. There are some services that allow the creation of event survey tools and online surveys to be as simple as possible. However, what kind of service should you choose, and how do such services differ? Top 10 free post-event survey software.

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7 Tech Tools to Help You Plan Better Events

Eventmobi

When it comes to event planning, it’s always guaranteed that you can expect to experience a certain amount of stress. Nevertheless, each of us would like to reduce the stressful aspects of our job. What comes to mind as you think of stressful situations when planning and executing your events? Maybe you’ve had problems with the venue equipment or catering services, or your attendees had a difficult time navigating their way through the event and finding session rooms.

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2019 Catering, Food, and Cocktail Trends You Need to Know

BizBash

According to industry experts and pros, the new year will see a continuation of current trends like sustainability and special

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The 7 Best Free Event Technology for Conferences

Event Age by Swapcard

As an event planner or conference organizer, you know what it’s like to wear many hats. You're a master of crossing off items on a checklist in a time crunch. You work out your budget, land on the perfect venue and fill your program with engaging content.

Learning in community at conferences

Conferences that Work

Legendary Apple designer Jony Ive explains how learning in community helped Apple make the iPhone: “When we genuinely look at a problem it’s an opportunity to learn together, and we discover something together. We know that learning in community is powerful.

Everything You Need To Know to Simplify Your Event Creation Experience

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Your time is a scarce resource — and that’s an understatement. Whether you oversee one event a year or are responsible for several events each month, event managers are always one step away from burnout.

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How to Manage Event Budgets Online

GEVME

The key processes of online management of an event budget include defining tasks, setting tasks for people, monitoring execution, charting financial performance, etc. All of this is necessary to rule the mobile and online events.

2019 Event Trends That Will Change the Path of Events

Endless Events

The year 2019 is almost upon us. How will the events industry fare this year, and what trends will rule the roost when it comes to event planners’ priorities? Let’s take a look at these trends and how you can ride their waves successfully. 2019 Event Trends: Your Audience Craves Authenticity.

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Best of 2018: 10 Most Notable Orlando/Central Florida Venue Openings of 2018

BizBash

In Orlando and Central Florida, a number of significant event and meeting venues opened this year. Here's our picks for

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2019 Event Marketing Benchmarks and Trends

Bizzabo

Learn what 1000+ marketers have to say about the events industry in this landmark report. Featuring insights on event marketing budgets, tactics, team sizes, technology and more. Last year we emailed over 400 mid- to senior-level marketers asking for their thoughts on the events industry.

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5 Best Practices for Designing Event Merchandise

Attendease

You’ve decided on the type of event you’re going to hold. You’re ready to start spreading the word on your organization’s social media accounts.

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The New Year’s Resolution Every Event Creator Should Make

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With “event coordinator” making the shortlist of “Most Stressful Jobs” year after year, there’s one New Year’s resolution every single event creator should make: Be less stressed. Easier said than done, though, right?

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10 Best Web Font Combinations for an Event Website

GEVME

Most people can intuitively guess that standard fonts are not quite what you need for your event website. This is completely correct: Standard fonts in landing page website design are boring.

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Extended Reality for Events: The Next Frontier in Event Technology

EventMB

Extended reality (XR) is taking businesses by storm, opening up opportunities for easy remote access and faster, safer learning. The emergence of augmented experiences—the strongest application of extended reality—has revealed an intriguing new playground for event technology.

Art Basel 2018: Events, Parties, and Installations You May Have Missed

BizBash

This year’s Art Basel in Miami Beach, which took place from December 4 to 8 at the Miami Beach Convention

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2019 Event Marketing Statistics, Trends and Data

Bizzabo

Get ready for the most comprehensive list of event marketing statistics, event management statistics and event planning statistics on the internet for 2019 and beyond! There is no doubting the power of live events.

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How to save on event expenses with event planner mobile app

Eventory

Organizing an event requires a lot of commitment to the case. It’s not only the time we need to devote, the effort that needs to be put into the organizational matters but also, above all, the event expenses we need to take into account.

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