October, 2019

How to Make Your Event Lead Capture Work for You and Not Get in the Way

atEvent

We get it. Your team goes to events to connect with leads, not deal with clunky interfaces, spotty WiFi, and a long list of qualifying questions. All these things get in the way of engaging potential customers and doing what they do best. It doesn’t have to be this way.

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Live Streaming Events: the 2020 Guide

EventMB

We surveyed 1,500 event professionals and the majority agree that engaging Attendees is the most crucial element of planning experiences. Event professionals do often a good job at engaging attendees live but what about the army of online attendees?

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Building Excitement for an Event with Email Marketing

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This is a guest post from River Cartie from Constant Contact. In the time that passes between your event’s invitation and the event itself, momentum gets lost, initial excitement can fade, and people forget. That’s why building and maintaining excitement is key to a successful event.

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Why Is Wi-Fi at Events Still So Bad?

Skift

Attendees use their laptops in the dining area of an event. O'Reilly Conferences / Flickr Skift Take: A lot of the same issues that plagued conference Wi-Fi 10 years ago are still around today, even as good internet becomes more and more of a necessity.

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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.

Successful Event Registration Confirmation Email: Examples

GEVME

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Sustainability In Events: Recognising The Social & Human Impact Of The Industry

Endless Events

We’re feeling a bit green today, and it’s all thanks to the topic of sustainability in events! That’s right, the third edition of our bite-sized pieces of wisdom is here. Our partnership with MPI at IMEX America is the gift that keeps on giving.

What Sponsorship Was Like Before — and Where It’s Going Next

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Event sponsorship is on the cusp of a new era. The tired old model of logos on banners has no place in the dynamic, digital new world we’ve embarked upon. After all, events themselves have gotten more eclectic.

A Perfect Event: Three Elements That Lead To An Ideal Outcome

Endless Events

What planner doesn’t want a perfect event? And who amongst us in the industry don’t bend over backward trying to achieve it? Probably very few, since it seems nearly impossible to accomplish.

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Write Catchy Event Copy

Gallus Events

In a world of keyword searches and sponsored content, William asks, have we lost the ability to write catchy event copy? There will always be a place for well written copy. The text you write has to jump from the page. It has to excite and engage.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How Frequent Event Creators Can Maintain Interest and Avoid Spamming Valuable Attendees

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Promotion fatigue can strike at anytime when you’re a multi-event creator. And no wonder, when you’ve got so many holiday events to plan, promote, and run throughout the year. Even so, letting your social posts and emails stay on autopilot can have a serious impact on your bottom line.

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Deliver Superior Conference Education Value

Velvet Chainsaw

Here’s what hasn’t changed: Education continues to be essential to a participant’s experience.

How to Effectively Use Social Media at Every Stage of Your Event

Eventmobi

Knowing how to best use and keep up with social media to amplify the reach of your event can be daunting for even the most experienced social media managers or event marketers.

Innovative Ideas for an Event Management Company

GEVME

Corporate events are among the best ways to efficiently present not only the focused product but your business as a whole. They provide a great occasion to show what your company is and what it has to offer. .

Event Crowdsourcing free chapters!

Conferences that Work

Want to get a taste of my new book Event Crowdsourcing: Creating Meetings People Actually Want and Need ? (It It will be out in November — next month!) Here are some Event Crowdsourcing free chapters for your enjoyment. Read Event Crowdsourcing free chapters.

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What You Might Have Missed from the 2019 Summer Benefit Season

BizBash

Here's a look back at the stand-out ideas for decor, catering, and more from summertime fund-raising events around North America

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The Countdown: How to Market Your New Year’s Eve Party

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The countdown has begun for New Year's Eve event organizers. Use these 10 steps to market your New Year's Eve event and maximize sales. Event Planning & Promotion Event Promotion New Year's Eve

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5 Improvements for Event Registration Data Collection

Velvet Chainsaw

It’s difficult to determine what to include — and not include — when collecting attendee data at the time of conference registration. We need to make it easy to click “yes” during the registration process, while also collecting intelligence to drive personalization.

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The Top Event Technology Tools and Trends for 2020 [Free Report]

EventMB

We are pleased to share the most comprehensive look at event technology to date. We have asked 1445 event professionals to share their top tools for 2020 and the results will surprise you. For the first time, we also offer insight into which tools are gaining or losing popularity from 2018.

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Best Examples of a Successful Event Invitation Email for Corporate Events

GEVME

The event begins with an invitation. It is the invitation that will come into the hands of a potential visitor to the event, and this will be the first personal point of contact.

Going Paperless: Why sustainability at events is no longer a ‘Nice-To-Have’

Event Industry News

Seasonal Spaces: Corporate Holiday Party Ideas Inspired by Venues

BizBash

Design this year's corporate holiday party around the setting—from the ballroom to the rooftop to the unconventional

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Don’t Drop the Ball This New Year’s Eve

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Don't drop the ball this New Years Eve. Here are our suggestions on how to make this year's celebration the best one yet. Event Planning & Promotion Event Management Event Tips Holiday Events New Year's Eve NYE

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How The Weather Can Ruin Your Event

Gallus Events

While it can obviously be difficult to predict the weather months in advance, there are several steps you can take to avoid it being as big a problem. How the weather can ruin your event……… Let’s set the scene. You’ve spent months on end planning for your event.

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2019 Fall Catering Trends from 10 of Toronto’s Top Catering Companies

EventSource

While we’re sad to bid adieu to our long daylight hours and warm, sunny temperatures, we’re still pretty stoked for the changing colours, crunchy leaves, and crisp breeze that comes along with Fall.

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The Top 20 Advantages of Event Gamification

GEVME

Studies show that gamification helps to develop new skills, forms independence, and motivates event attendees. With the help of game mechanics, you can affect the communication within the event, the culture of the organisation, work efficiency, etc. What is gamification for events?

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Sound City Ipswich organisers highlight demand for more music events

Event Industry News

The organisers of a brand-new multi-venue music festival in Ipswich have said there is a need for more small- to medium-sized venues in the town. Liverpool Sound City partnered with the Smokehouse in Ipswich to demonstrate the town’s live music capabilities.

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Events Are Personal. Tech Is Not. How the Two Are Reconciling

Skift

Event attendees meet with one another. IMEX America 2019, Sands Expo, Las Vegas. Isaac Carey / Skift Skift Take: Events are held for a reason: Companies know that face-to-face interactions and in-person experiences are vital for business.

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5 Gift Ideas for Your Sponsors, Vendors, and Talent

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Coming up with unique thank you gift ideas can be daunting, but if you make the effort, it’ll leave your supporters feeling greatly appreciated. And if they remember their event experience fondly, they’re more likely to tell colleagues, fans, and other influencers how much they love working with you.

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How To Create The Ultimate Event Layout Attendees Will Fall In Love With

Endless Events

It’s time for another episode of Whiteboard Wednesday, and this time we’re building the ultimate event layout! Just like many other parts of your event, layout is something to think about. A messy layout can quickly become the downfall of the entire meeting or convention.

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Alexandra and Anthony’s Timelessly Elegant Four Season’s Hotel Wedding

EventSource

After four years together, which had them traveling to 20 countries and living in four different cities, including their current home in England, Alexandra and Anthony finally stayed put long enough to say, “I Do!”

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GEVME Product Updates August

GEVME

It has been a pretty intense and fruitful period, and we’ve managed to make a lot of useful improvements. Let’s check them out so you can start using them! How to change and customise your template. We’ve completely transformed the process of customising your templates.

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UK’s largest cannabis, hemp & CBD show announces long-term partnership with NAEC Stoneleigh

Event Industry News

The success of Product Earth 2019 at NAEC Stoneleigh has led to a five-year deal between the venue and the show’s organisers. .

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