March, 2019

The Art of the Follow-up: How to Build Relationships From Conferences

Eventmobi

It might seem like conferences are an ideal place to do business, with so many people in attendance and the high potential for interpersonal interaction. But the reality is, very few deals or sales actually happen because of the lack of opportunity to build relationships from conferences.

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How to Find (and Win) Sponsors for Your Event

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Sponsors are key to hosting successful events, but they can be hard to find and even harder to convert. Here's how to find and get sponsors for your event. The post How to Find (and Win) Sponsors for Your Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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How to Measure Event Marketing Success

GEVME

Knowing how to measure event marketing success has long been a key factor in determining the degree of success of any event or enterprise. The development of event technology has led to new and more effective ways to monitor ROI.

What True Learning Is at Participant-Centered Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Putting the participant at the center of your conference programming by becoming more learner-centric, that is planning and offering education sessions that go beyond surface learning, is one of the biggest challenges facing conference organizers today.

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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.

Stay on time!

Conferences that Work

Stay on time! Though it’s clearly sensible to keep a conference running on schedule, we’ve all attended meetings where rambling presenters, avoidable “technical issues”, incompetent facilitation, and inadequate logistics have made a mockery of the published program.

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How to Get Executive Buy-in for an Event App

Eventmobi

The goal of this blog post is to help you create a compelling business case that will get you buy-in and approval for using an event app. At this point, you should already be familiar with the benefits of incorporating an event app into your event.

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Automate Your Event Management Workflow with Zapier

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Ever found yourself wishing for an extra staff member to handle tedious event planning workflows? Try turning to technology instead.

Best Event Management Conferences 2019

GEVME

When you’re in the events industry, you should know the main event management conferences for 2019 so you can visit them to improve your knowledge and share your own experiences of working long hours while trying to pull off amazing corporate events for your clients.

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20 Virtual Event Ideas

Bizzabo

Interested in hosting a virtual event? Keep reading to discover what virtual events are, why they're valuable, and 20 ideas to help you plan the best virtual event possible. Virtual events are on the rise.

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Three differences between genuine and phony experiential conferences

Conferences that Work

“Experiential” is the new hot adjective used to describe events. “No more listening to speakers; you’re going to have experiences !” ” Sadly, many of these so-called experiential events are phony. The promoters slap a novel environment (e.g.,

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22 Event Planning Apps to Watch in 2019

EventMB

At EventMB we review a lot of event technology. We decided to put together all the apps we have reviewed in the last year, to give you a highlight of the technology we see impacting events in 2019. This is by no means an award, some sort of ranking, or a top ten list. […].

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EventMobi Best Practices: How to Get the Most Out of the Agenda Feature in Your Event App

Eventmobi

Your agenda is arguably one of the most important areas of your event app because it allows you to share critical details about event sessions and activities.

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5 Creative Facebook Live Ideas for Your Event

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Live video tells rich, intimate stories, making event-goers feel like they’re part of the action — which is why Facebook Live has become a standout format for reaching all types of attendees.

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5 Event Design Trends From Award Season's Coolest Parties

BizBash

Get inspired by the color schemes, floral decor, and other design trends that have emerged from the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, and Emmy Awards

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How to Boost Your Ticket Sales with Early Bird Tickets

GEVME

Early bird ticket sales are a fantastic idea for event planning. By offering a discount of between 20–40%, you can really promote your event for attendees and significantly boost your ticket sales.

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Struggling to meditate daily

Conferences that Work

For three months now, I’ve meditated for twenty minutes every day. Personally this is a big deal, as I’ve struggled to maintain a regular meditation practice for decades. I’ve resolved countless times to meditate daily, and fallen off the mindfulness wagon over and over again.

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101+ Fundraising (Event) Ideas

EventMB

Fundraising is essential to many events, but it can feel daunting to find new ways to raise money. After all, originality is the key to participation. Here are the most original ideas and 60 apps to raise more money for your event.

How to find the best event app in 2019 for me?

Eventmobi

The paradox of choice – Too many event apps. Did you know that there are over a hundred different types of event apps currently available in the market? Typically, having a lot of choice is great, but with this much choice, the life of an event planner gets much more complex!

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Your Essential Conference and Corporate Event Planning Checklist

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Looking for ways to stay competitive in an increasingly crowded industry? Help your event shine with this useful planning checklist for conferences and corporate events. The post Your Essential Conference and Corporate Event Planning Checklist appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

What Does My Period Have to do With Work?

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Tito recently introduced Period Days at work—an optional, but encouraged, extra paid day off each month for when you're on your period. We're not the first company to do this. In fact, Japan has had a law since 1947 granting seiri kyuuka (“menstrual leave”) to women enduring painful periods.

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Do Voice Assistants Need To Stay Out Of Events?

Endless Events

Unless you are living under a rock, you’ve heard of voice assistants such as Amazon Echo or Google Assistant, but have you thought about how to use voice assistants at events?

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Participate! Lab at The EVENT MPI, April 4-6, Montréal

Conferences that Work

I’m excited to present my Participate! Lab at The EVENT , April 4-6, Montréal! I’ll also facilitate the closing Group Spective.

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How to Test New Ideas at Your Next Event – Part 1

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). How to Test New Ideas at Your Next Event – Part 1. Spring has sprung! We hope you’re as excited as we are! For many, spring brings on the desire for change and an out-with-the-old-in-with-the-new mentality.

2019 122

How to Design an Event App to Achieve Sponsorship Goals

Eventmobi

The design of an event app is a powerful tool that is often underutilized. Through design, you can not only leverage your event brand, but you can also increase your event app adoption, attendee engagement, and overall ROI through sponsorship.

How to Hire and Work With Event Vendors

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An event is only as good as the vendors you hire. Here is your step-by-step guide for choosing the right event vendors to uplevel your event experience. The post How to Hire and Work With Event Vendors appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Logistics Vendors

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Channeling Coachella: Design Inspiration for Bohemian-Style Events

BizBash

Here's how to incorporate colorful florals, vintage patterns, and handcrafted touches into your events this spring

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The Future of 5G at Events – Event Tech Podcast

Endless Events

5G is the next mobile leap in technology. It will reshape how we use our mobile devices and 5G at events is going to be a huge deal. Do you remember when we all had flip phones with green and black screens? If you downloaded anything (and there wasn’t much to download!) it would take forever.

How to Get Attendees to Learn More from Your Event

GEVME

Event participants are always hoping to get more bang for their buck, and as event coordinators, we must ensure that they retain event learnings and also satisfy our attendees’ desires.

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How to Test New Ideas at Your Next Event – Part 2

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). How to Test New Ideas at Your Next Event – Part 2. Best Ways to Test New Ideas and Measure Effectiveness. So you’ve decided that it’s time to make a few changes. It’s time to liven things up. How do you test new ideas at your event?

2019 122

10 Charity Event Ideas That Could Change Your Fundraising

Social Tables

Think fundraising is losing its effectiveness? Think again. According to the latest research, overall charitable fundraising in the United States grew 4.2% in the last calendar year alone. Those and other nonprofit fundraising statistics point to an upward trend in giving for 2019 and beyond. In order to host a successful charity event, planners need to keep honing their business practices.

Experiential Marketing, Defined — and Examples to Inspire You

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Experiential marketing sounds flashy, but what does it mean — and how does it overlap with events? Get all your questions answered in this post. The post Experiential Marketing, Defined — and Examples to Inspire You appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Real Reasons Convention Attendees Aren’t Booking in the Block

PCMA Convene

Study stakeholders discuss highlights of the “Room Block of the Future” research.

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