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.

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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.

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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?

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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?

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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.

4 Reasons Why Events Are the Best Marketing Investment

EventMB

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.

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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.

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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!

5 Nightmares Every Event Planner Has Experienced

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Stress dreams. Everyone knows them. Everyone gets them. But for event planners, stress dreams get to a whole new level.

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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.

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.

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How Suite It Is: Why Event Pros Are Turning to Luxury Hotel Penthouses and Suites

BizBash

All-inclusive amenities, over-the-top decor, and ultimate privacy have turned hotel penthouses and V.I.P. suites into ideal event venues

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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.

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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.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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.

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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.

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The 30 Best Event Survey Questions to Steal Now

EventMB

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.

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Checklist: 7 Guest Comfort Areas That Every Event Should Cover

BizBash

Show attendees their well-being is important

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

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

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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!

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.

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8 Steps to a Solid Event Business Plan (With Examples)

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If you intend for your event to be a business — to make money and become a career — you need a plan. That’s true for any kind of event, from a festival to a fundraiser to a funhouse. Writing a business plan might sound like a major project, and it kind of is. That’s because it’s […].

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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.

Québec City Convention Centre [Venue Review]

EventMB

The Québec City Convention Centre is expanding on traditional, formulaic event spaces by working with event planners in innovative ways and specializing in new event formats.

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8 Floral-Pattern Furniture Items for Rent

BizBash

These linens, cushions, rugs, and more boast eye-popping floral patterns and shapes

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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.

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The workshop that wasn’t

Conferences that Work

Last week, my friend Traci Browne wrote to me about a workshop that wasn’t. “You’ll love this…I went to a 4 hour morning workshop at this digital conference. The speaker said, this will be interactive because no one wants to listen to me talk for four hours.

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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!

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.

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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

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31 Best Ways to Sell Tickets for Your Event

EventMB

Want to sell more event tickets? Of course you do. Many of us can’t count on selling out at every event. We get that. We also understand how difficult it can be to stay abreast of best practices and new strategies. There are a lot of things involved. Here are just a few of the […]. The post 31 Best Ways to Sell Tickets for Your Event by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Tips selling tickets EventProfs marketing tips eventmanagement ticket selling

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