July, 2019

Best practices for creating a useful post-event survey

Eventmobi

You spent hours upon hours planning and managing your event. That’s why understanding what worked and what didn’t is crucial to making sure your attendees come back next year.

2019 195

A Day in the Life of an Event Planner

Cvent

An exclusive look into the world of event planners. Event planning is one of the rare jobs where no two days are the same. Each event an event planner organizes can be vastly different. That’s what makes event planning one of the world’s most stressful jobs.

2019 58

How to Follow Up After an Event: A Guide for Event Planners

GEVME

Creating a post-event follow-up is an essential part of any event you organise. This is because following up after an event gives you and your clients valuable insight regarding how effective the event actually was and what you can do to make it better in the future. What is a follow-up email?

2019 170

21 Survey Questions To Ask After Your Event

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You’ve just wrapped a major event. You’re exhausted, you’re happy — and you’re curious. What did your attendees think about your event? How about sponsors? Are they likely to support your event next year?

2019 321

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.

4 Reasons Why Events Are the Best Marketing Investment

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This is a sponsored post by Jifflenow. More information about the Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Events, conferences, and trade shows are huge investments for businesses that can have a significant impact on business opportunities and revenue growth.

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7 Ways Digital Transformation is Changing the Event Experience

Eventmobi

The global events industry is growing more and more every year. And with that growth is the need for event technology that will enable planners to meet the needs and expectations of attendees. Here are seven specific ways digitization is benefiting the event planning experience. Paper Brochures.

2019 195

Dealing with protesters at an event

Gallus Events

How would you cope with protesters or demonstrators at your event? The world is watching our events. Our conferences, exhibitions and dinners can be magnets for protesters and demonstrators. How to respond to a situation like this is something most event organisers have never even considered.

2019 189

Guide on How to RSVP via Email to an Event

GEVME

In the era of text messaging and social media, traditional customs such as RSVPing to an event may seem old-fashioned. However, regardless of whether you receive a paper event invitation or a GEVME invitation via your favorite social media site, asking for and providing an RSVP response is normal.

2019 170

Why Event Planners Fail at Networking

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Darrah Brustein is a Forbes writer and founder of Network Under 40, a series of networking events for professionals in Atlanta, Nashville, and Baltimore.

2019 329

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Role of Future Event Planners

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This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. As long as there are events, planners will be around to ensure they run smoothly.

2019 175

What I remember from high school — and why

Conferences that Work

High school feels like a dream. Fifty years later, few distinct memories remain. I’ve only stayed in touch with one friend from those days, so there’s almost no reinforcement from reviewing and remembering the past. And yet there are some experiences that still retain power.

2019 204

How to Select an Event Data Management System

Eventmobi

Introduction. Meeting and event planners manage significant amounts of data, from vendor and supplier information and budgets to registrant details and post-event surveys. It is of paramount importance that you are organized about how you collect, store and refer to the data you collect.

2019 195

15 tips for negotiating a venue

Gallus Events

The venue you use is likely to be one of, if not the biggest, expense on your event budget. So any tips to help you secure a better rate are going to useful. So what about 15 tips for negotiating with a venue? . The venue is so important. I love creative spaces!

Trade Show & Exhibition Planning Guide

GEVME

Do you know how to plan a trade show? Want to find out? GEVME will give you some actionable pieces of advice. Use our guide to trade show planning and achieve memorable exhibitions that are organised in a highly successful way. About trade shows & exhibitions.

72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event

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Not feeling creative? Here’s a laundry list of event theme ideas to adopt or alter for your next event. The post 72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Corporate Event Ideas Event Inspiration

2019 329

New on Attendease: Image Gallery & Carousel Content Blocks

Attendease

Using compelling images on your event website is a simple, effective way to make a statement. When people consider whether or not to attend an event they are thinking about the experience. What will I learn? Who will I meet? How will I benefit?

2019 124

Event design changes society

Conferences that Work

Event design may be more important than you think. I’m going to argue that event design changes society. And I’ve got legendary communications theorist Marshall McLuhan and computer scientist Alan Kay on my side!

New Deep Integration and Partnership Between EventMobi and Swoogo Simplifies Event Management Tech Stack

Eventmobi

The post New Deep Integration and Partnership Between EventMobi and Swoogo Simplifies Event Management Tech Stack appeared first on EventMobi

2019 150

Episode Three of the Re:Event Podcast

Gallus Events

I had a brilliant chat with Ruud Janssen about designing meetings as part of the Re:Event Podcast. We looked at the Event Canvas, a design tool, that he co-created a few years ago.

2019 151

How to Write an Event Description That Drives Attendance

GEVME

Your event may be brilliant, but no one else will know that unless you tell them about it first. That’s what a strong and clear description of an event is for. What is an event description?

2019 170

20 Ways to Advertise Your Event to Attract More Attendees

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There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to event advertising. But there are essential channels and tactics that each event creator should experiment with. Here are five you should try. The post 20 Ways to Advertise Your Event to Attract More Attendees appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

Tips To Successfully Plan Your Next Conference Event

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Conferences are some of the best places to meet like-minded colleagues within the same industry or creative individuals who share similar interests. In an increasingly interconnected world where relationship is key for business, conferences are a must-have for proper networking.

2019 118

Squaring the circle: creating room sets for connection

Conferences that Work

Meeting planners typically default to squaring the circle when specifying room sets. They persist in seating attendees in long straight lines whenever possible, ignoring the benefits of curved and circular seating at their events. See Paul Radde’s Seating Matters: State of the Art Seating Arrangements for more information.) The architecture of assembly where curved theatre seating dominates, teaches us otherwise.

2019 191

How to Identify Event App Security Breaches and Other Threats

Eventmobi

Introduction. Data is an integral component of your event. As a planner, you collect information about everything, from venue specifics and budgets to registrant details and vendor contracts. You preside over all kinds of private, personal and sensitive data from attendees, including email addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, etc.

2019 150

Where to start with online events

Gallus Events

There is no getting away from it. If you have an events business you simply must start looking at online / digital elements of your event. But where to start with online events? One of the busiest areas for our consultancy this year has been around online events.

2019 148

How to Market Your Venue to Aim at Corporate Event Planners

GEVME

Every event planner should know how to market an event venue to make it a success. Corporate event planners are a separate industry segment that seeks out top-notch enterprise venue solutions. . Key reasons to market your event venue.

2019 170

10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share

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If you’re in charge of campus programming, the pressure is on to create events college students will not just love but share on social media. Here are some innovative ideas. The post 10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

2019 311

The 30 Best Event Survey Questions to Steal Now

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54% of event planners cited surveys as a tool they use to gauge attendee satisfaction and overall event success, but how do you know what questions to ask and when? Achieving a good response rate and obtaining useful survey data is a matter of asking the right questions at the right times.

2019 165

Becoming Brave

Conferences that Work

The past It’s been a long journey becoming brave. Fifty years ago, I was a teenager who, after a single embarrassing moment, gave up dancing in public. For forty years.

2019 156

5 Tactics for Planning Introvert-inclusive Networking Events

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The networking experts at e180 share tips for producing events that even introverts will want to return to year after year. We know that networking is one of the main drivers for event attendance worldwide.

2019 113

#eventprofs need to use more event tools like the event canvas

Gallus Events

To be recognised as true professionals #eventprofs have to adopt more tools: we have to act and be seen to be more professional. Looking at the Event Canvas is a great place to start. . Many professions are defined by the tools they use.

2019 151

10 Creative Charity Fundraising Event Ideas

GEVME

The fastest way to earn money for charity is to organise a charity event. However, the professional organisation of a charity fundraising campaign is a long process that requires a lot of detailed preparation. Let’s find out more about charity fundraising events. A bout charity fundraising events.