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.

2018 148

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.

2018 146

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.

2018 301

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.

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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

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.

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.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Your Complete Guide to Breaking Into the Event Planning Business

Eventbrite

You love meeting new people, are calm under pressure and brilliant at prioritising tasks. But is the event planning business right for you?

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.

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.

2018 197

How to Choose Your Event Software: It’s More than Just About Product Features

Eventmobi

When working with our clients, we often find that they come to us with a checklist of product features they’re looking for; polling, agenda, speaker profiles, networking – just to name a few.

2018 195

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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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.

2018 185

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

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.

Embracing DIBs: Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging at EventMobi

Eventmobi

MaRS research results on the state of diversity, inclusion, and belonging (DIBs) in Toronto’s tech sector were released last month. MaRS works with an extensive network of partners to help entrepreneurs launch and grow the innovative companies that shaping the Canadian and global landscape.

2018 195

5 Ways to Integrate Corporate Culture Into Your Next Event

Eventtia

Event Planning

2018 166

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.”.

2018 174

3 simple ways to measure B2B lead generation efficiency during the event

Eventory

Business to business lead generation brings many marketing benefits. Events are one of the best tools for acquiring new prospects and leads. However, in order to do it efficiently, you must, for sure, learn ways to measure the effectiveness of lead generation activities.

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Why This New Pumpkin Festival Is Getting a Ton of Social-Media Buzz

BizBash

Intricately carved pumpkins may be nothing new, but an inaugural festival in Calabasas has a distinctly Los Angeles twist—more than

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.

2018 181

Event App Security: Access & Data Privacy Best Practices

Eventmobi

If there’s one phrase that causes event planners to lose the most sleep—besides “The speaker dropped out!” —it’s it’s probably “data protection”, especially when it comes to event app security.

5 Ways the Meetings Industry is Changing the Face of Events

Social Tables

Change is imminent — and in the meetings industry, it’s upon us. From more engaging, holistic experiences to the the bold new expectations of “bleisure,” event planners and suppliers are racing to adapt in an industry that’s as dynamic as it’s ever been.

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.

2018 152

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.

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

2018 223

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.

2018 170

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.

2019 214

13 Tips for Driving Event Attendance with Email Marketing

Bizzabo

When it comes to promoting an event, few channels deliver results like email marketing. Learn how to drive event awareness and increase attendance with your next email marketing campaign. Event marketers do it all.

How To Live Stream Your Event – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

Welcome to the first Whiteboard Wednesday! In our inaugural episode we are teaching you how to live stream your event! Live streaming events is super popular and for good reason! You can expand your reach and capture new audiences.

2018 142

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.