October, 2018

Best 5 Event & Conference Registration Desk Ideas

GEVME

There are dozens of nuances to consider when planning an event. Too often, event organizers forget about online pre-registration or setting up their desk. An effective event registration table is the very first point of contact to welcome and interact with the recently arrived attendees, which is why these tables require outstanding organization. What is an event registration desk? The registration desk or an event registration table is the heart of all conference-related issues.

5 Simple Things You Can Implement Now to Get More Volunteers Later

InitLive

Having enough volunteers can mean the difference between a nice event and a wildly successful one. Though, they're not always easy to find and the last thing you want to do is rush around recruiting at the last minute.

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Guest blog: The Reality of Creativity

Event Industry News

If a traditional creative agency’s Creative Director comes up with an incredible idea of a new TV ad, poster or digital campaign he or she has technology to ensure the idea is deliverable. However, in experiential marketing, everything changes.

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Your Conference Needs a Hub To Entice Customers and Prospects

Velvet Chainsaw

At a recent conference consultation with a client, a millennial made me think that I wasn’t keeping up with the times. We were discussing their marketing and communication strategies for their event.

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.

Being Present in the Age of the Mind Outside the Brain

Conferences that Work

The other day, Celia and I were walking in Boston’s beautiful Arnold Arboretum when she asked me who’d responded to an email I’d sent. When I pulled out my phone to answer her question, she said she felt she was walking with a third person, a stranger.

The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. From unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work/life balance, the future of event planning in 2020 looks bright.

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Biometric Technology for Event Management & Ticketing

GEVME

Does the inconvenience of managing a long queue at events for identification purposes bother you? Then welcome to the ultra-modern realm of biometrics, which will redesign the ticketing process at all kinds of events.

What are the new tech trends to look out for in 2019?

Event Industry News

By Callum Gill – Head of Insight and Innovation. There was a theory circulating a decade ago that the tech boom, affecting every aspect of our lives, would sound the death knell for events as we know them.

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Burn Conference Traditions Immune From Criticism

Velvet Chainsaw

People don’t trust institutions today say sociologist Dr. Josh Packard. We don’t think institutions have our best interests in mind he says. We believe they serve the interests of the professionals who created and run them, and they serve the interests of perpetuating their own existence.

Flipping the Script on Training Meetings

Aventri

We hear a lot about increasing engagement and creating "wow" factor with event technology at large events, trade shows, and conferences, but rarely do we hear about it playing a role in internal meetings. Meetings Management featured

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Pricing Strategy: The 2019 Guide

EventMB

Event pricing strategy is a tricky business. Setting the right ticket price can ensure a sell out event. Conversely, if you price tickets too high or too low this can directly impact on final attendance numbers.

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Five Ways to Create the Best Meeting Ever

BizBash

Looking for ways to elevate your next event? Give your event a sophisticated, professional look with customized materials you can

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How to Get a Celebrity to Come to an Event

GEVME

Getting a celebrity to come to an event is now more popular than ever. By inviting a popular artist, you will not only add originality to any event but also create a special and festive atmosphere. There are some good reasons why you may want to get a celebrity to come to your event or even host it.

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Aim to serve rather than please

Conferences that Work

Although I’m simultaneously overwhelmed and underwhelmed by the thousands of books and videos about “leadership” pumped out every year, a recent quote struck a chord: “You’ll do more good if you aim to serve more than you aim to please.” ” — S.

The Future of Event Sponsorship

Event Planning BluePrint

Today’s event sponsorship is not passive. It’s active, engaging and succeeds because of human interaction. Ask yourself: what booth or company would you choose to visit at an event? The one who just hangs a banner or the one you can interact with? Most likely you’ll go for the latter.

6 Tips to Write an Awesome Event Description

Hubilo Blog

A good event description is crucial to getting people out to your event. You need to give them a good reason why they should spend their money and time with you. It starts with getting their attention with a catchy title. You also need to know what your audience is interested in.

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How a Last-Minute Destination Change Maximized Event Attendance Numbers [Case Study]

EventMB

This is a case study sponsored by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

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4 Food Rules Planners Need to Follow for Meeting Menus

BizBash

As recently as five years ago, planners would, at most, offer a vegetarian option along with one or two meat-based

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10 Event Ideas to Raise Brand Awareness

GEVME

If you are a digital marketing enthusiast like me, then you’ve probably already been exposed to various marketing strategies. One that I particularly like and find most effective is event branding.

Organically Grown Event Tech Live Challenged The Critics and Won

EventTechBrief

By Allie Gardner. A little more than six years ago, Adam Parry, a self-proclaimed “tech guy,” noticed a void in his industry. While technology was completely transforming other industries in the UK, the events industry seemed mostly to be living in the dark ages. Recognizing that event technology could be a new area of exploration for Event Industry News, Parry’s online magazine, he began writing articles on the subject.

How Airbnb is Moving into the Meeting Space

Aventri

Considering that it has dramatically affected the worlds of transportation and travel, the shared economy is something today's meeting and event planners should be paying attention to, especially with Airbnb's recent push into the meeting space. Meetings Management featured

Planning The Perfect Incentive Travel Event: Learnings from APSC 2018

Hubilo Blog

“An incentive event, also sometimes known as an incentive program or incentive trip, is a planned event or trip that is used to encourage people to achieve a specific business goal.”.

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122 Event Entertainment Ideas for 2019

EventMB

The quality of your event entertainment can make or break your event. From the main act to smaller elements and interactions, it is important to get it right. Whatever your event budget, here are 122 event entertainment ideas to inspire you. Main event entertainment is the grand show.

Stage Right: How Brands Use Immersive Theater Experiences

BizBash

The cryptic event invitation reads, “Uncover a dreamlike world that exists just behind the familiar facade of Manhattan.” ” Other than

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How to Come Up With Event Names

GEVME

Organizing an event is not an easy task, especially when you have to come up with a name as well. Choosing an event name is important. To give a good name to your event, t here are six key points to keep in mind for the best name for the event. Best ways to name your event.

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Guest Blog: Low wage does not mean low skilled

Event Industry News

By Juliet Price, Executive Director at HBAA. Many thousands of highly trained and skilled workers such as those in the hospitality and events sector are continually undervalued by being classified as low or unskilled in reports and discussions in the media. There is gathering concern about this from all corners of the hospitality industry including the one I represent, hospitality and events.

5 Ways to Integrate Corporate Culture Into Your Next Event

Eventtia

Event Planning

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5 Reasons Event Planners Should Use Real Time Response Technology

Cvent

It’s time to up the ante and make your events even better and more valuable than ever. A great way to do this is by adding real-time response technology to your events.

200 Event Catering Ideas (2019 Edition)

EventMB

Food and beverage are likely one of your largest areas of expense as an event planner, and it’s also one that’s the most challenging. With expectations rising each year it’s important that your event catering surprises and delights, as well as nourishing your guests.

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7 Experiences to Discover at Go West 2019

BizBash

The largest gathering of event planners in western Canada is set to take place in one of Cvent's Top 10

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How to Calculate Event Venue Capacity

GEVME

Choosing a venue for an event is one of the key decisions when planning an event. The main thing is to have a variety of venues to choose from.

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WomenPresent to reverse speaker gender disparity

Event Industry News

Inspired by the lack of female voices at industry events and conferences, WomenPresent , a new tech platform, has launched to connect public and private event organisers with the wealth of talented female speakers that exists.

10 Top Event Influencers Share Their Most Important Advice for Event Professionals

G2Planet

One of the most valuable questions you can ask an experienced event professional if you are a young (or even not so young) event planner is: what's your single best piece of advice for event professionals

2018 156

How To Audit Your AV Budget

Endless Events

Do you audit your AV budget? If not you might be overpaying, or not really getting the equipment best suited for your event. While auditing your AV budget sounds overwhelming, you need to do it! This will allow you to make sure you are getting exactly what you need and the most bang for your budget.

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The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. From unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work/life balance, the future of event planning in 2020 looks bright.

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