July, 2022

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Reimagining the Conference Experience: Four Areas to Pay Attention to Now

Event Farm

To ensure that your attendees return to your conference year after year delivering a memorable event experience is key.

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6 Features to Look For in Event Registration Software

Attendease

Robust event registration software is an indispensable tool when planning and managing a large portfolio of meetings and events. It acts as a homebase to focus your efforts—regardless of whether your events are virtual, in-person, or hybrid.

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Case Study: CSAE Achieves 90% Attendee Engagement Through Their Mobile Event App

Eventmobi

About CSAE. The Canadian Society of Association Executives (CSAE) is Canada’s premiere association advocate. The organization provides tools, resources, and education to help association professionals and volunteers succeed. The CSAE Annual National Conference.

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Stop networking at meetings

Conferences that Work

It’s time to stop networking at meetings. No, I’m not saying we should only listen to lectures at meetings.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

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Hopin Cuts Staff for Second Time This Year

EventMB

Skift Take: The economic downturn is decimating the event tech sector hard, particularly virtual event tech platforms. This won't be the last round of layoffs as investors lose confidence in the sector. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Business News

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It’s Time to Re-Evaluate Your Event Tech Stack

Endless Events

Like the software industry, the event management industry has tech stacks. An e vent tech stack consists of all the technology that helps an event run efficiently.

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Presenting at Webinars: What Speakers Should Know

Attendease

Being asked to present at a webinar can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. Whether it’s your first time presenting to an audience, or you’re a seasoned in-person speaker, presenting virtually can introduce challenges.

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Case Study: CLHIA Amps up Attendee & Sponsor Engagement at Virtual Conference

Eventmobi

About CLHIA. Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) is the national trade association representing Canada’s life and health insurers.

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COVID, duty of care, and the meeting industry

Conferences that Work

Event professionals: it’s time to talk about COVID, duty of care, and the meeting industry. Actually, we should all have been talking about this for the last couple of years, but better late than never. We’ve known since mid-2019 that COVID-19 spreads by airborne aerosol transmission.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

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Mental Health Crisis Amongst Event Planners Is Real

EventMB

Skift Take: Event planning has always been stressful, but add the challenges of a pandemic, and a mental health crisis has erupted. Where can you turn for help? Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. People crisis mental health wellbeing

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25 Cocktail Party Ideas and Planning Tips

Social Tables

Cocktail parties are fantastic reasons to encourage friends, family members, and coworkers to get together.

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This is why you need onsite badge printing at your event. 

Expo Pass

Organizers have plenty to worry about when planning an event. There are speakers to wrangle, marketing to develop, and countless vendors to check in with every day. So why would organizers want to think about printing hundreds or even thousands of badges onsite?

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6 Features to Look For in Event Registration Software

Attendease

Robust event registration software is an indispensable tool when planning and managing a large portfolio of meetings and events. It acts as a homebase to focus your efforts—regardless of whether your events are virtual, in-person, or hybrid.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

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7 Things to Look For in an Event App

Eventmobi

There’s so much to consider when planning an event. Will you host it in-person, online, or as a hybrid event experience ? Whom will you invite, and how will you encourage people to come? What speakers and events will you feature? How much can you spend?

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The words we use for meetings matter

Conferences that Work

The words we use for meetings matter. Unfortunately, familiar terms often perpetuate conventional meeting thinking. By changing the words we use we can change how we think about events. Here are three examples of better words to use when talking about meetings.

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Event Attendance Stalled at 65 Percent Post-Pandemic: As Good As It’ll Get?

EventMB

Skift Take: The floodgates have opened, and travel is back, but where have all the event attendees gone? A number of factors have grounded them and kept attendance well below pre-pandemic levels. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Ghirardelli Packs a ‘Perfect Bite’ Message into Gooey S’mores on Tour

Event Marketer

Ghirardelli is elevating a summertime classic with its premium chocolate squares. Ghirardelli squares are known for their “luscious” bites of chocolate with fillings like caramel that kick a moment of indulgence up a notch.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

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15 Years Of Endless Events: Let’s Celebrate!

Endless Events

Endless Events has recently celebrated its 15th birthday and we’ve decided to mark the occasion by hosting a very special #EventIcons episode in which our listeners could ask us any questions they want about Endless’ past, present, and future.

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Presenting at Webinars: What Speakers Should Know

Attendease

Being asked to present at a webinar can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience. Whether it’s your first time presenting to an audience, or you’re a seasoned in-person speaker, presenting virtually can introduce challenges.

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How Association Stakeholders Can Use Event Data to Achieve Strategic Goals

Eventmobi

How can associations use the data and information captured by their event technology platforms?

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6 fantastic reasons to get into event planning.

Expo Pass

Event planning has not been the easiest profession in the last few years. There’s no way around that. And we’ll be the first to say it was a high-pressure job to begin with. But what’s the job like now? How have things changed for event organizers? And is it a good place to jump into career-wise?

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

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Where Is the Young Generation at Events?

EventMB

Skift Take: Conferences and events are finding themselves digging deeper to excite and engage younger attendees. A scarcity of the new generation of participants leads to diverse attempts at attracting this demographic. Andrea Doyle and Sascha Zuger Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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The Raw Story Behind Kate Patay’s Move to Join Terramar

Smart Meetings

Kate Patay, Smart Meetings Smart Style Ambassador and the woman behind the eponymous Patay Consulting for the last five years, recently announced that she is taking a role as director of engagement with Terramar US , a DMC Network Company.

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Can We Rely On Event Platforms For Audience Engagement?

Endless Events

The Event Brew squad is tackling a complex topic today; a topic most event planners have contemplated in the last two years. It’s time to talk about audience engagement on event platforms!

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Navigating Rising AV Costs for Events: ’It’s Not 2019 Anymore’

Convene by PCMA

Event planners and providers are looking for ways to mitigate the ballooning costs go audiovisual services. Jacob Slaton Photography). Inflation hit a four-decade high of 9.1 percent in June, putting continued pressure on consumer’s wallets nearly everywhere that people spend money.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

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Pri-Med Canada Ensures the Best Attendee Experience with Integrated Event Registration

Eventmobi

Pri-Med Canada. Pri-Med Canada is the flagship conference and trade show of Diversified Communications ULC; the Canadian division of global media company, Diversified Communications. The Person Behind the Magic. Laine Vella is the Event Manager for Pri-Med Canada.

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Self-care and how event planners can beat burnout.

Expo Pass

It’s a busy time for event planners. Demand is high to get events back on the books and it almost feels like 2 years of get-togethers happening all at once. This is good news! . But with all this work ahead, what steps can organizers take to avoid burnout?

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Troubled Event Tech Sector Revives Its Marketing Pitch

EventMB

Skift Take: Event tech has been on a roller coaster ride since the start of the Covid pandemic. Now companies have to adapt to new realities and find their unique space in the market in order to survive and thrive. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Business News

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