September, 2019

Ask An Eventbrite Expert: 3 Strategies to Make More Revenue Upfront

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Growing your revenue is no easy feat. Beyond covering your basic expenses, if you plan to grow your event, you need to make sure that you are making enough to scale — without compromising quality and potentially losing future attendees.

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Event Engagement: How to Get Attendees Excited About Complex Concepts

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

“Event engagement” is the holy grail two word sentiment for most organisers. However, it comes with a few complications. For one, it’s a bit ambiguous.

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Are You Ready for Lead Scoring? Ask These 5 Questions First!


This article is a guest contribution from HubSpot , published with permission. Lead scoring can be a critical tool to help your business automate its marketing process. However, lead scoring is not the right solution for all businesses.

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Why switching to active learning is hard — and worth it

Conferences that Work

A September 2019 research study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences clearly illustrates why switching to active learning is hard — and worth it! Lecturing has been the core modality in our education systems for centuries.

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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!

3 Tips to Write Better Event Descriptions

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Your event description is often the first (and only) chance you get to grab potential attendee’s attention online. And thanks to modern consumer behavior, you have only 5.59 seconds to do it before they abandon your webpage and move on to the next thing.

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The Complete Guide- How to Recruit Volunteers for an Event


Great volunteers are the secret to a successful event. They give first and last impressions, so they make or break the event for which you've been planning all this time. So there's nothing's more important than a well-managed recruitment process.

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Why Your Digital Marketing Team Should Be an Event Planner's Best Friend


Marketing your event has always been critically important for event planners. It is how planners spread the word about their event, increase event attendance, and establish ROI. But in this digital age, a new set of tools have become available to planners to help them market their event.

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How to Profile Your Attendee Personas for Better Results


Knowing your audience is the main prerequisite for a thriving business. Buyer personas, ideal customers, and target groups are only few of the frameworks a company uses to profile potential prospects.

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Questions for a Successful Event Debrief


Regardless of the nature of the event being organized, its planning should always begin with a thorough conversation with the person in charge. It is impossible to host a successful event without preliminary elaboration of many details, including event debrief questions. What is an event debrief.

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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.

5 Ways Digital Transformation can Power Event Attendee Experiences

EventBank Insights

Digital transformation has become a 21st-century buzzword. It refers to the fast-paced changing dynamics of new technologies, the internet and how we use both to experience the world around us.

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Are You Leveraging the Most Powerful—and Overlooked—Resources in Events?


5 tips on tapping CVBs for the assist from Destinations International CEO Don Welsh.

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When Conferences Lie

PCMA Convene

Is there a solution for putting an end to fake and predatory conferences? Cover Illustration by Ollanski). Be a speaker. Serve on the organizing committee. Present your abstract. Sounds like traditional association conferences’ calls for subject matter experts.

What Kind of Planner are You?


Lead your team by managing your expectations. Just like people, planner teams have personalities. While the nature of teams has shifted since our tribal hunter-gatherer days, teams are still one of our most crucial social structures.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Searcys pilots new menu to reduce food waste across venues

Event Industry News

Market-leading events caterer and restaurateur Searcys is ensuring sustainability is at the heart of its business with the announcement of company-wide menu waste management targets across its venues.

Five-Step Framework for Effective Collaborative Design

Velvet Chainsaw

Your conference strategy should include a plan to inject fresh content or experiences each year as part of an ongoing improvement process. There are a million ways to make these improvement plans. Some work and many don’t.

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You can’t make people change. But…

Conferences that Work

“You can’t make people change. But you can create an environment where they choose to.” ” —Seth Godin, Leadership. Change is hard. And you can’t make people change. However, meetings have tremendous potential to change lives.

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In Live Music, Small Acts of Change Add Up to a Big Difference

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Small acts of change can add up to a big difference — and live events provide an ideal platform to bring people together to enact change. Music Charity Music Festivals

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Why your event MUST make a good first impression

Gallus Events

Our brain is wired to remember certain moments above others. This is why your event must make a good first impression. The start and the end of something, for some reason that goes back 100,000s of years, mean more to us than other parts of the same event.

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6 Ways to Boost Brand Awareness for your Event


This is a sponsored post from Blip. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. If you own or operate as a business, you are already aware of the importance of your brand. You might have even spent hours agonizing over the perfect logo, tagline or color palette.

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4 Ways IMEX America Designs an Event Experience to Attract More Exhibitors


This year’s IMEX America was held at Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, from Sept. 10th-12th. As the cornerstone event for this industry, it drew an estimated 14,000 attendees and generated an economic impact of more than $20 million, according to show officials.

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Tricks and Treats: 28 Spooky Ideas to Inspire Your Next Halloween Event


Glam up your Halloween parties with these creative ideas for decor, catering, activities, and rentals

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Facilitating change: The power of sharing our experience

Conferences that Work

Sharing our experience of others directly with them can be incredibly powerful. Let me tell you a story…. Not long ago, I was working at a multi-day workshop with a 6-person group that included someone I’ll call D.

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3 Items on Every Event Planner’s Back-to-School Shopping List

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It’s that time of year again: Back to school. The local kids are, depending on their ages, either bereft with dread or bubbling with excitement. You happen to be a member of the latter camp, despite having graduated from kindergarten more than 20 years ago. What can you say?

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How TEDxMileHigh Increased Attendee Engagement with Mobile App


How the Denver-based TEDx organization sparked new levels of engagement while saving thousands on printing costs. The Denver-based TEDx organization, TEDxMileHigh, brings audiences together throughout the year to spread big ideas and elevate inspired citizenship in Colorado.

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EventMB is now part of Skift!


Today is a great day. I am very happy to announce that EventMB has been acquired by Skift. I started EventMB in 2007 from a desk in my apartment in Southern Italy. I was very excited from day one, but I would be lying if I said that I always knew it was going […].

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The Top Factors to Consider When Purchasing Event Management Software


To help event planners and industry professionals better understand the path to purchase for event management software, we conducted a survey this year asking about the common challenges faced during this process.

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18 Clever Ways to Render Logos at Events


Eye-catching logo displays are not just a good way to please sponsors and brand execs—they can also double as event decor and a creative photo op

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I am crazy… but I’m not alone!

Conferences that Work

“I am crazy but I’m not alone.” ” —participant evaluation comment. Someone wrote “I am crazy but I’m not alone” on the paper evaluation form for the first edACCESS peer conference in 1992.

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30 Unique and Instagram-Worthy Party Theme Ideas

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Creating an event with a strong visual theme that will inspire attendees to whip out their camera phones is a surefire way to spread like wildfire on Instagram.

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Event Planners’ Struggle Grows to Balance Tight Security With a Welcoming Environment


Attendees clapping at a TED conference in 2015. TED Conference / Flickr Skift Take: Preparing for risks can be overwhelming — but it shouldn't feel that way for an attendee. Isaac Carey Read the Complete Story On Skift. Meetings & Events bcd travel climate change event security pinkerton

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Wearable Tech: The Future Of Experiential Events?


This is a sponsored post by klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Ever wanted to walk in your attendees’ shoes? Experience the event the way they do? Understand why they would flock to one booth and desert another?

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