January, 2023

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Top 7 Event Trends Expected in 2023

Event Farm

A new year is here and event planners everywhere are looking ahead to the future of the event industry. Here are the top trends that I’m predicting will shape the future of 2023 event experiences. From virtual events to sustainability and beyond, these 7 trend predictions will help prepare event professionals for what’s in store in an industry that is constantly evolving. 1) Experience-First Events.

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5 Strategies to Improve Your Virtual Corporate Events

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With the boom of online events, most companies have increased their portfolio of virtual events. By now, we are all mostly well-versed in the online space, but there are ways to take your next virtual event a step further in order to provide an even better event experience. . Brand Consistency. Most organizations need to rely on third-party technology to host their virtual events, whether it’s a web-conferencing system or a registration tool to collect RSVPs.

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What are BEOs and Why do Event Pros need them?

Planning Pod

If you’re an event planner or other event professional who has ever wondered what a BEO is or why event pros need them, keep reading. “BEO” is an acronym for “Banquet Event Order” – but these event management documents are essential even if you don’t plan banquet-style events. BEOs (sometimes referred to as run sheets) allow you to provide critical details that everyone involved in any event MUST have at their fingertips – whether they are a bartender, caterin

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Event Marketing Strategies and Ideas: The 2023 Guide

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No matter how well you’ve planned and organized an event, it will be doomed as a failure if you can’t secure enough attendees to visit the event. It’s very rare for an event, no matter how perfect it is, to just sell itself, which is why having a clear marketing and event promotion strategy is crucial to the success of your event. In this guide, we will discuss all you need to know about event marketing: the initial concept of event marketing, effective event marketing strategies and ideas you c

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Unlock the Secrets of Event Marketing Masters

The greats learn from the greats. Set yourself and your team up for success with tried and tested strategies and insights from event marketing geniuses at Vanta, Partnership Leaders, Quantum Metric, Rocketlane, and Explori.

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How to Make Money From Events

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In these belt-tightened times, savvy event organizers are looking for new ways to boost their revenue. Here are 5 proven ways to bring in additional income from your event.

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Running a Live Virtual Training Event: 30 Tips

Eventbrite UK

Wondering how to run a virtual training effectively? If so, you won’t have trouble finding an audience – according to a recent LinkedIn survey, four out of five respondents believe virtual events will remain popular well into the foreseeable future. This means that internet-accessible training events are also here to stay.

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Event planning conferences you won’t want to miss in 2023!

Expo Pass

What’s the perfect excuse to get out of the office and away from your computer? An event planning conference! These events give you the chance to make real connections with like-minded people, learn from industry experts, and come up with fresh new ideas. It’s a chance to take a break from the normal daily grind and unwind. In this article, we share our list of event-planning conferences in 2023 that you won’t want to miss out on!

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Planning Pod’s Catering Package Technology Gives Users New Levels of Customization

Planning Pod

If you know the Planning Pod team, you know that we build our catering management tools based on what actual catering companies tell us about their operations. When we released our food and beverage tools a couple years ago, those updates were carefully crafted through the process of interviewing real catering industry professionals who roll up their sleeves on the daily to serve people – and our latest launch is no exception.

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Let’s unlock the benefits of smart tickets

Oveit

We’ve just released our new smart tickets. Your attendees are going to love them. We’ve updated the design of our tickets but, most […] The post Let’s unlock the benefits of smart tickets appeared first on Oveit.

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How to Get Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees to Promote Your Event With Video

In this best practices guide, you’ll learn how to tap into the cost-efficiencies of advocacy and word-of-mouth marketing with video. Examples include speakers providing a preview of their upcoming sessions, exhibitors creating “please stop by” invitations and attendees creating “looking forward to seeing you” introduction videos. Learn about best practices and programs created by leading companies and associations including ASIS, AUVSI, SuperZoo, National Restaurant Association, World of Concret

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Los Angeles DJ Jae Murphy Curates a Soundtrack to Black History Month

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Before Jae Murphy became an in-demand DJ, he was a host known for working the room at comedy showcases, dance competitions, and fraternity parties on campus at Howard University, where he studied broadcast journalism.

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All Eyes on Davos and Its Covid Mitigation Practices

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Skift Take: During the World Economic Forum in Davos, attendees were required to get tested for Covid onsite. A negative test granted access, while a positive test led to the attendee’s badge being deactivated.

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How to Write an Event Recap Blog Article

Eventbrite UK

While it might seem daunting at first, anyone can write a great post-event article. Doing an event recap is a great way to capitalise on months of planning and preparation. While you might be a little tuckered out from the event itself, it’s well worth throwing together a well-written event report (after you’ve had a […].

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Our most popular articles of 2022: Expo fan favs!

Expo Pass

We do our best to bring you the most up-to-date news, predictions, and happenings in the event world. . But our favorite way to find out what’s going on with events is by looking at which Expo articles people are reading the most! . This year in-person events were in full swing, along with ways to increase attendance and make events more exciting. People were ready to be face to face, away from their computer screens, and connect with other meeting professionals. 2022 was the catalyst for bigger

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Download Now: 2022 Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template - Enterprise Edition

Download 200+ new RFP questions for hybrid and virtual event technology success. After 10,000 downloads, the SpotMe Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template is the ultimate procurement tool for event technology. This template is ideal for companies looking for a vendor to fulfill their specific virtual + hybrid event platform needs and requirements!

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MCI promotes Charlee Gough to Managing Director of the UK

Event Industry News

MCI, a global engagement and marketing agency, is thrilled to announce the promotion of Charlee Gough as Managing Director of their UK operation. Charlee takes the helm from Jurriaen Sleijster, MCI President & COO, who has been acting MD for the UK.

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To Build High-Performing Teams, Focus on Workplace Relationships and Employee Well-Being

Best Corporate Events

Every enterprise today has access to technology, information, capital, and even talent (though they may have trouble retaining it). So what is it that separates high-performing organizations—those able to retain and engage the best people, and operate at a consistently high level—from their struggling peers? Recent research studies from Harvard and the U.S.

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Your Secret Sauce for Growing Attendees, by Tayleur Crenshaw, Founder of Gold Beams

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What’s up? My name is Tayleur. I’m an event producer and the founder of Gold Beams (website / Instagram / YouTube). Gold Beams is a production company. We produce events for Black creatives and the Black community at large. We’re also contracted to produce and project manage events for others. Gold Beams’ internal events have […].

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How Travel Trends Are Impacting Destination Events

EventMB

Skift Take: The twists and turns of the global travel industry's recovery continue to impact how event destinations are selected. Some effects are obvious, others not so much.

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Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Lindsay Harrison, and Erin O'Brien

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

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10 Things That Could Go Wrong at an Event (and How to Stop Them)

Eventbrite UK

The cancellation of events back in 2020 was perhaps the most persuasive proof that no matter how well-planned an event is, certain circumstances are always outside our control. What you can do as event creators is be aware of these potential pitfalls and event planning mistakes, and make a contingency plan that puts you in […].

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New year, new team? Innovative ideas to kick-off 2023.

Expo Pass

No matter your business, it all comes down to great teams. The better your team, the more effective you’ll be in reaching your business goals. So it’s no surprise that creating events that improve team bonding will be an essential part of your 2023. . Team-building events are more important than ever. With the mix of in-person, hybrid, and remote work environments, it’s vital that we find ways to connect.

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Networking at the heart of your exhibition

Event Industry News

As an event professional, you understand the importance of connecting attendees at your exhibition. Matchmaking and networking tools are essential in ensuring the success of your event. However, with so many available options, choosing the right solution for your specific needs can be challenging.

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Danielle and Keith’s Sweet Rustic Wedding At The Bradford Barn

EventSource

Between the rich hues and down-home vibe of their venue, Danielle and Keith’s wedding will have you long for the cozy days of fall. Everything about their big day at The Bradford Barn is intimate and personal and goes to show that close friends and family, amazing food, and a laidback vibe goes a long way when creating the perfect day. Beautifully captured by the lens of Hipnotik Photography , you’ll definitely want to check out this gorgeous gallery.

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5 Things Businesses Need to Know to Thrive in a Post-COVID World

People are itching to get back into the world. 54% of consumers say they plan to dine out at a restaurant at least once a week this year. As COVID-19 restrictions ease, the competition for their business is stronger than ever. Download this eBook today to learn how your restaurant can be prepared!

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The Riot Increases Visibility (and Packs Rooms) With Eventbrite Ads 

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Comedy, Margaret Cho famously said, “propels you right into the heart of the universe.” And at The Riot Comedy Club, with its standup shows every Thursday through Sunday, the universe is Houston, Texas. “There was really only one big comedy club in a city with a population over six million,” says Brian Gendron, founder and […].

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The Evolution of the Exhibition Industry

EventMB

Skift Take: UFI CEO Kai Hattendorf shares key trends impacting the exhibition industry and paints a picture of what trade shows will look like in the future. — Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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The Best Time to Post on Social Media for Events

Eventbrite UK

Find out the best length & time to post on each network for your social media event marketing, according to the experts at Buffer.

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Trends for event professionals to watch in 2023.

Expo Pass

It’s that time of year again. Time to look back on the past year’s successes and to look ahead to the new year. We love the feeling of fresh opportunities on the horizon! The beginning of a successful event isn’t when the doors open, it’s when you’re looking ahead to the needs of your industry and attendees in the new year. It’s when you assess the landscape and decide how you’re going to make your mark.

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A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

The last year and a half has been one of extreme stress and anxiety for the American Workforce. A 2021 New York University School of Global Public Health survey of 5,850 people who drink alcohol found that 29 percent have increased their drinking during the pandemic. Among people who have been experiencing depression (64% more likely) and anxiety (41% more likely), which have also become more prevalent over the last 18 months, the risk is even higher.

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Double recognition for Wyboston Lakes Resort at Greengage Sustainability Awards

Event Industry News

Louisa Watson, Director of Marketing at Wyboston Lakes Resort and Sustainability Director of beam has been recognised as Sustainability Industry Champion at the prestigious Greengage Sustainability Awards. Louisa Watson commented “I’m completely overwhelmed. This was a marvellous surprise and a wonderful honour for me and for Wyboston Lakes Resort.

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Meaghan and Jason’s Beautiful Classic Wedding at Pipers Heath Golf Club

EventSource

A charming venue surrounded by a beautiful landscape, sunny skies, and a dreamy muted colour palette—Meaghan and Jason’s wedding at Piper's Heath Golf Club is the picture of classically romantic. The bride took the reins to create an effortlessly elegant affair that was also fun and go-with-the-flow – and the results are stunning. Thanks to beautiful details and a day where they had enough time to spend with their friends and family, enjoy the oyster bar at cocktail hour and have a f

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What’s a Tracking Pixel, and Why Should You Care?

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Pixels are snippets of code that allow you to gather valuable information about website visitors and the actions they take. They're vital for measuring campaign performance, tracking conversions, and building audiences based on behavior.