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

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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

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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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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!

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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8 Event Practices to Leave Behind in 2018

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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 6 Best Event App Designs of 2018

Eventmobi

2018 has been a pretty impressive year in the world of design. Microsoft recently rolled out new logos for their Office Suite. The World Cup 2018 saw all 32 teams with new kit designs, and furniture companies such as IKEA released products introducing clever space saving designs for urban living.

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Many “experiential” events are just razzle-dazzle

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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?

2018 272

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

2018 329

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Top 5 Advantages of Leveraging an RFID Tag for Events

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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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Extended Reality for Events: The Next Frontier in Event Technology

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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.

2018 174

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

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

2019 215

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.

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.

Five Reasons to Change Conferences

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

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Why Defining Values Keeps Music Fans Safer — and Benefits Your Business

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If you own or manage a live music venue, nightclub, or festival, your fans are already talking about personal safety at your space. They’re just not having these conversations with you.

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Free Post-Event Survey Software

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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.

2018 184

10 Hotel Technology Trends for 2019 That Will Help Your Event

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Selecting the venue for your next event is not as straightforward as it used to be. RFP, security breaches, in-house AV. I know your head is already hurting. Yet, making the right choice for the hotel that will host your guests has many crucial implications. Events are not enough anymore.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Best of 2018: Caterers Describe the Coolest Dishes They Created This Year

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Chefs and caterers continued to push the boundaries at events this year, creating interactive (and, of course, Instagram-friendly) cocktails, entrees

2018 189

The 7 Best Free Event Technology for Conferences

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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.

2018 152

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.

2018 150

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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CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

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.

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In Living Coral: 17 Decor Ideas (Plus Drinks) Using Pantone's Color of the Year 2019

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Last week, Pantone announced its color of the year for 2019—living coral. This vibrant hue “embraces us with warmth and

2018 189

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

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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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2019 Event Trends That Will Change the Path of Events

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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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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?

2018 299

10 Best Web Font Combinations for an Event Website

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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.

2018 170

Top 5 Webinars for the Event Industry in 2018

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Every month, different industry experts have delivered presentations on key topics of interest to event planners. These free webinars offer the chance to explore topics in greater depth, offering top takeaways and tips.

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