May, 2018

The stressful job of an event professional

Gallus Events

I was asked my GEVME a great event marketing and management platform to contribute to an article about relieving stress before an event. The advice from the experienced planners is very useful in removing pre event stress from the stressful job of an event professional.

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5 Reasons Why Hosting Events Is Good For Your Brand

Picatic

For brands within certain niches and industries, it could be a good idea to host your own events and conferences to build your brand’s trust and authority.

2018 163

Why I Loved Being an Event Planner

Quickmobile

“ Event planner ” can be such an all-encompassing title that can be applied to so many sectors, leaving a person with countless opportunities to fall in love with the job.

2018 207

The Market Shifts That Led to Commission Cuts

Velvet Chainsaw

Marriott, Hilton and IHG have announced reductions in group-booking commissions from 10 percent to 7 percent for their North American hotels, to take place over a period of time this year and next. Marriott’s has already begun for most intermediaries.

2018 254

9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

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Summer Inspiration: 15 Refreshing Ways to Use Fruit as Event Decor

BizBash

Fruit-filled cocktails and dishes are a welcome addition to warm-weather events. But why stop there? Event designers are using oranges

2018 185

15 Social Media Tactics To Increase Your Event Marketing Exposure

Picatic

Event marketing and planning is incredibly rewarding when done successfully, but it takes a lot of time and effort to get to that point. A big aspect of creating a successful conference or event is to generate buzz around it.

Three Core Conference Planning Tenets To Master And Skillfully Apply

Velvet Chainsaw

Does your conference committee practice organized abandonment and avoid no-bottom-line-mindsets? What is their capacity to see opportunities in the mist of change? How are they at focusing on the purpose, goals and target market of the conference when making decisions?

How to Choose Event Management Software for Corporate Events

GEVME

Tight deadlines and endless checklists no longer cause experienced corporate event managers to panic. Still, it’s important to understand that by reducing your workload with a strong online system for event management, you have the opportunity to make a corporate meeting even more brilliant.

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.

Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2018

EventMB

Boring trade show booths don’t attract visitors and they certainly don’t help sales. But coming up with new and exciting ideas is costly and time-consuming. Or is it?

The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Apps

Quickmobile

Planning an event is extremely time-consuming and stressful. Because of this, sometimes the last thing on a meeting and event planner’s mind is event apps. This short list of event app do’s and don’ts should make creating your event app easier. DO: Plan ahead which features you want.

How the New York Yankees Built a Winner Off the Field, Too

BizBash

The Big Apple offers countless meeting places, but there is only one Yankee Stadium, home of the most famous sports

How to Create a User Conference that Increases Attendee Networking

Eventmobi

As an event technology consultant for EventMobi, I speak to hundreds of event planners every month who need guidance on how to create a User Conference.

2018 161

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

The need for early detection of targeted attacks and data breaches is driving the expansion of new and existing SIEM deployments.

Lather Up Curiosity, Rinse, Repeat!

Velvet Chainsaw

Children are curious creatures. They explore, question and wonder, often through play. In this context, they learn. We are naturally inclined to learn new things; thus reaping curiosity’s benefits. From the moment we are born until we die, learning is hardwired into our brains.

2018 226

The Top 6 Tips for Optimizing a Corporate Event Budget

GEVME

One thing is for sure, you can’t spend a budget you don’t have; but what you can do is make as much use of it as possible. You won’t believe how incredibly flexible an event budget can be. Throughout our experience, we’ve seen quite a few strategies related to corporate event budget optimization.

Event Budget: 17 Swaps That Will Save You Money

EventMB

Event budget is the number one priority for event planners in 2018. Here is a list of event budget swaps that will save you money while making your event better. Our research speaks loud and clear. Event budget is the top challenge for event professionals.

2018 278

4 Ways Event Apps Improve Attendee Engagement

Quickmobile

Imagine the scene: an event with dozens of sullen acquaintances staring down at their drinks quietly. Eyes make contact here and there briefly but quickly avert their gaze.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Your Attendees’ Emotions Can Be Measured, Analyzed, and Visualized

BizBash

Lightwave, the groundbreaking bioanalytics company, has developed innovative solutions that enable brands to measure emotion and use that insight as

2018 178

Increasing Attendee Engagement Onsite Through an Event Community

Eventmobi

It’s game day! You’ve spent months preparing for your big event and it’s finally here, but no time for celebration (and sleep) just yet. Increasing attendee engagement onsite is your top priority as an event planner.

2018 155

Your Conference As A Giving Field

Velvet Chainsaw

We are used to thinking of our conference and its planning process as a one-way transaction from the company to its customers. Sometimes we view the planning process as a backbreaking, arduous, life-draining experience.

What Wireless Technology to Choose for Your Next Event

GEVME

People attend events to connect. This simple truth should be the guiding light for every event professional who expects his or her work to bear fruit both during and after an event.

15 Coolest Tech You Can Rent for Your Event

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Aria AV. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Technology moves fast. Today’s latest and greatest is tomorrow’s old news, and keeping up with what’s hot can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Plus, new gear is expensive!

2018 270

20 Badass Vancouver Venues to Make Your Event Pop: 2018 Updated

Picatic

Updated: May 30th, 2018 A fluorescent-lit, ceiling stained, carpeted room… Is anyone else tired of the same old event venues? BORING! The venue is the first thing your event attendees will judge your event on. This is your first impression. You have 7 seconds to make your mark.

2018 146

26 Royal Wedding-Inspired Party Ideas for a Jolly Good Time

BizBash

Even without an engraved invitation, you can still celebrate the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, which takes

2018 180

5 Easy Steps to Prepare Your Event Speakers for an Interactive Session

Eventmobi

Your Attendees Will Remember your Interactive Session. A common event objective that we hear from event planners is the desire to make sessions more interactive and engaging for attendees.

Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes: From Industrial Revolution Work Models To Knowledge Economy Models

Velvet Chainsaw

Is your organization stuck in a 20th Century time warp and on the endangered list? Are its structures, business models and operations using outdated methods resembling a relic of the past?

2018 217

The Top 10 Tips for Planning a Corporate Incentive Trip

GEVME

Showing recognition for employees’ achievements by awarding travel experiences may be an old trick but it’s also one that’s not going away any time soon. According to Transformativa’s survey results , 65% of employees claim that they appreciate incentive trips more than any other form of reward.

2018 227

18 Drinks to Create a Stir

EventMB

Drinks are drinks, right? How much effort do you really need to put in? You’d be surprised how much of an impact these smaller details can make to your event attendees.

2018 253

How To Choose The Right Speaker For Your Next Conference

Picatic

Would you like a keynote speaker that is engaging, inspirational and entertaining, while being knowledgeable in their field and relevant to your audience? What event manager doesn’t right? There are many things to consider when looking for a speaker for your next event.

TOUCHDOWN - Blueprint Studios Scores at Pier-Side Draft Party 

BizBash

Last month, the San Francisco 49ers held a fan-filled Draft Party at Pier 29 to honor the incoming recruits.

3 Reasons Why Using a Promo Video Will Increase Event App Adoption

Eventmobi

Having worked at EventMobi for close to two years, I’ve had hundreds of strategy conversations with my clients on how best to utilize their event technology to engage and connect with their audiences, specifically when it comes to event app adoption.

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