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.

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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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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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Opinion: Your Event Speaker is Not an Entertainer

BizBash

Jamie Metzl is a technology futurist and geopolitical expert, novelist, entrepreneur, media commentator, and senior fellow of the Atlantic Council

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.

5 Ways to Integrate Corporate Culture Into Your Next Event

Eventtia

Event Planning

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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.

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10 New Chicago Venues for Fall 2018 Meetings and Events

BizBash

Here's a look at new Chicago eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces available for events

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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.

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.

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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Avoid 2 Common Event Planning Pitfalls With These Strategies

Eventbrite

You have a vision for what your event will look like in five or ten years. But if you want to make it a reality, there are a couple of challenges that could stop you from achieving that dream.

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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BizBash Announces Finalists for the 2018 Event Style Awards

BizBash

Leading event production agencies, brands, and tech companies are among the finalists for the BizBash Event Style Awards. For the

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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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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.

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

G2 Planet

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

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Experiential Marketing: 100 Inspiring Examples (2019 Edition)

EventMB

It’s all about the experience these days: attendee experience, speaker experience, user experience, and especially experiential marketing. Experiences create connections and connections bring people back, making your event super successful.

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Podcast: What Planners Need to Know About Event Technology Now (Episode 117)

BizBash

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik. Guest: Adam Parry. In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth

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Swag Done Right. The nuances of giving away freebies

GEVME

Be honest. How much free stuff do you throw away when it’s your turn to be the attendee? And worse, for the stuff you don’t throw away, do you remember who gave it to you—or even care? When gift bagging is done right, it has a great ROI and potential for brand awareness.

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80 per cent of hospitality and events professionals call for an industry standard on venue’s Wi-Fi service and pricing

Event Industry News

More than three quarters (80 per cent) of hospitality and events professionals want a transparent industry standard that is clear on service levels for Wi-Fi. Nearly all (90%) believe that the industry would benefit from standardised pricing for Wi-Fi that offers a fair market.

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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3 Best Ways of Using Online Marketing to Attract Event-Goers

Meeting Application

High attendance is considered an indicator of an event’s success but gathering an audience may pose a challenge. You can face it with strong marketing and solid promotion, making the venue full of enthusiastic and engaged attendees.

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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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