April, 2019

13 Original Swag Bag Ideas to Thrill Your Attendees

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Want to give your attendees a swag bag that really stands out? Use these swag ideas to bring your event brand to life. The post 13 Original Swag Bag Ideas to Thrill Your Attendees appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Attendee Experience Branding Swag

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How to Create an Event Marketing Plan

GEVME

For the development of an event business, you need a good marketing plan. The right marketing plan for an event usually identifies your target audience and how you will attract new customers and keep them organising events with you over and over again. Event marketing plan definition & examples.

Looking into the Future of Event Tech

Velvet Chainsaw

Your guidepost for event-technology decisions should be to put your customer’s experience before your staff efficiency. As the event-tech space continues to evolve with a number of mergers and acquisitions, I see four changes coming for larger annual conferences. #1.

Any questions? Rethinking traditional Q&A

Conferences that Work

How often have you heard “Any questions?” ” at the end of a conference session? Hands rise, and the presenter picks an audience member who asks a question. The presenter answers the question and picks another questioner. The process continues for a few minutes. Simple enough.

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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.

Evaluating Event Success: What to Measure And When

Eventmobi

Evaluating event success is the first step to take towards planning your next event. The planning process of this years’ event is where the evaluation process begins.

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10 ½ Creative Event Marketing Ideas to Drive Ticket Sales

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You have countless event marketing options. And with that comes a paralysis of choice. Where to focus your attention and efforts? And how to come up with new ideas beyond basic social posts? What if you decide wrong?

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Sustainability at events is more than reducing paper and plastics

Gallus Events

In April I spoke in Gothenburg at the Association World Congress. The subject was social justice issue and specifically sustainable events. My subject: Sustainability at events, is more than reducing plastics and paper use. Gothenburg was the perfect city to speak about sustainable events.

Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Event Industry — Here's How

Event Age by Swapcard

Talk about artificial intelligence is happening in every industry, including events — and with good reason. AI is not just a relevant topic; it’s a crucial one. Event Tech

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Q&A with Adrian Segar on Crowdsourcing

Conferences that Work

This (slightly edited) interview by JT Long appeared in the March 2019 issue of Smart Meetings Magazine. What led to writing the book, Conferences that Work ?

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Using Instagram to Advertise Your Event in 2019

Eventmobi

Since Instagram is a picture based platform, it is the perfect place to advertise your event. The visual focus of this social media site can do wonders in showing off the plans for your event.

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18 Creative Summer Event Theme Ideas for Parties & Beyond

Social Tables

Is there anything sweeter than summer? The sun’s shining, the birds are chirping, and event planners have more options at their disposal than arguably any other season.

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3 Strategies for Event Fundraising Success in 2019

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Today, anyone can raise money online for a cause they care about. It’s empowering, but it also creates a lot of noise. Audiences are overwhelmed with opportunities to make donation choices.

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Event Planning Skills: 32 Tactics to Advance your Career in 2019

EventMB

Do you have what it takes to make it in the event industry? If you answered “yes” based solely on your event management skills, you might be surprised to know that our international group of experts didn’t rank that quality as number one in terms of importance.

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How to Monetize Your Event App with Swapcard

Event Age by Swapcard

Host a smarter event and make money from your event app — it’s a win-win. Here, we show you how to monetize your event app with Swapcard. Event Tech

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Why I love conference facilitation and design

Conferences that Work

Here’s an example of why I love conference facilitation and design. After setting up a Personal Introspective this morning (25 minutes) I turned over what happens to the small groups. Watch the listening and involvement of every person as I weave my phone through the circles of chairs.

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Best Practices for Evaluating Event Success

Eventmobi

The great part about evaluating event success is that by the time your event is over, you’ve already done most of the hard work. The goals you set at the beginning of your planning cycle should be what you are measuring your success against.

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How To Get Exhibitors To Adopt New Technology

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). How To Get Exhibitors To Adopt New Technology. Are you interested in sharing your industry insights click here and share you story! . The “If it ain’t broke…” mentality sounds good if we’re talking about a bicycle or a toaster.

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4 Mistakes Every Event Planner Makes At Least Once

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Mistakes happen — even to the most organized event planners. It’s hard to be perfect when you’re juggling endless details and deadlines, corresponding with dozens of caterers, and trying to woo sponsors. After all, you’re only human.

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Leveraging Local Flavor at Your Next Event

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Cookie-cutter event experiences won’t suffice for your attendees. You want to give them something out of the ordinary, an experience they will remember. And for good reason.

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12 of the Best Event Sponsorship Proposal Examples to Inspire Yours

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

According to EventMB , finding sponsors is the second biggest logistical challenge when it comes to organising events. Providing useful information as a magnet for potential sponsors is one approach through which many conferences have found success.

The job you’ll be doing in the future hasn’t been invented yet

Conferences that Work

“The job you’ll be doing in the future hasn’t been invented yet. ” This is old news. The story of my professional life 1977: I earn a Ph.D. in applied elementary high-energy particle physics. Get a post-doc position and move to the United States. Work at major U.S.

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Coachella 2019: See Inside the Biggest Parties and Brand Activations

BizBash

Here are some clever, eye-catching ways brands—including Instagram, American Express, BMW, and Yves Saint-Laurent—got themselves noticed during two jam-packed Coachella weekends

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Aligning Conference Registration With Your Optimal Event Experience

doubledutch

Registration is the first real introduction attendees have to your event.

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The Event Marketing Lifecycle: When You Can Sell the Most Tickets

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It would be great if you could plan your event advertising strategy based on what you wish would happen with your ticket sales — but you know that wishes don’t mean much in this industry. Instead, base your strategy on real results from events like yours.

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Woman in Events: The Importance of Educational Events for Professional Development

Expo Pass

(6 Minute Read). Woman in Events: The Importance of Educational Events for Professional Development. . Our latest content article comes from a woman working in the event industry talking about the value of continued education.

How to Select the Perfect Host City for Your Next Sporting Event

EventMB

This is a sponsored post from Québec City Business Destination. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The perfect host city can make a critical difference in your sporting event.

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Liberating Structures 1-2-4-All has a big problem

Conferences that Work

While Liberating Structures include many useful ways to improve meetings and organizations, one of the “simplest” offered — “ 1-2-4-All ” — has a big problem. It claims to uncover a group’s “important ideas” in just twelve minutes.

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12 New Green Venues for Meetings and Events in 2019

BizBash

These new and renovated convention centers, hotels, restaurants, and other event venues are making a commitment to eco-friendly events

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How to Market an Event Planning Business

GEVME

Every event planner should know how to market an event planning business. For many small things and important details that accompany the organisation of an event, special attention must be paid to marketing and advertising.

7 Simple Steps to Hosting a Successful Easter Event

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Events centered around holidays are sure hits among kids and families — and Easter is no exception. The warmer weather gives everyone an excuse to come together as a family around a holiday with lots of fun traditions. But that doesn’t automatically mean they’ll line up to attend your Easter event.

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How to Create a Long-Term Event Planning Timeline

Social Tables

When you start planning an event, one of the first things you should do is figure out your event planning timeline. It’s important to outline the months and weeks leading up to the big day.

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Guide to Event Lead Capture

atEvent

Trade shows, conferences and other professional events present a huge opportunity for businesses to make new contacts and begin nurturing promising prospects. Modern technology is making it easier to capture and act on event leads but many companies still haven’t embraced these new solutions.

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