September, 2018

Digital Can Reinvent Your Event Experiences. Here's How

Event Age by Swapcard

From the need to deliver a fully-mobile UX for people on the go, through super-easy navigation around and in the venue, to informing attendees in real time, event apps and engagement platforms revolutionize event management.

2018 291

How to Track Event Revenue

GEVME

For many event organisers, the big question is, how do I know if my event was successful? From ticket sales to website performance, an event has many dimensions that demonstrate where the value lies.

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Seating while Eating at Meetings

Conferences that Work

It’s no Comedians in Cars getting Coffee , but here’s my draft script for Seating while Eating at Meetings.

2018 221

Emerging Evergreen Conference Practices—From This To That

Velvet Chainsaw

You can never get enough of what you really don’t need says Eric Hoffer. To paraphrase Hoffer, you can never get enough of conference fads, gimmicks and trends. We want more, more, more! Unless your a conference participant and we often have had enough!).

Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

How to Build a Successful WWDC Conference | Jessie Char from Layers

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Jessie is the co-founder of Layers , a three-day conference where people talk about design and technology. As a former Apple employee and current enthusiast, speakers specializing in iOS design and development are among the highlights of Jane's Layers each year.

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How Design Thinking Camp organizers cope with event communication plan? [Interview]

Eventory

Communication is one of the pillar aspects of organizing an event. It doesn’t matter what are the sides of it, the information flow needs to be effective and undisturbed. Nowadays, in the times of constant change and immensity of tasks to do, we seek for ways to improve the efficiency of our work.

2018 268

The Top 500 People in Events

BizBash

Meet the Top 500 people in the meeting and event industry in North America. Actually, it’s likely you’ve met many

2018 228

How to Set Up Payments for an Event

GEVME

The participation fee is the key source of revenue for events. Because of the large market expansion, it’s expected that total ticket sales revenue will increase by 8.6% in the U.S. over the next four years. So here’s a no-brainer: The more tickets you sell, the more money you earn.

2018 203

Do Not Be Seduced By Meeting Fads Or Conference Trends

Velvet Chainsaw

Most conference and meeting professionals want the coolest, hippest, latest ideas and trends for their events. We are on the hunt for the next meeting, seating, session format, technology, and food and beverage fad.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Attending a Conference Checklist: 17 Insights to Help You Get Ready For Any Conference

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

We all forget something when we go to conferences. Links

2018 219

Event Management Software: 8 Ways To Tell If Your Organization Needs It

Eventmobi

Before you begin to evaluate whether your organization should use event management software, it’s important to know what this technology does. What is Event Management Software?

How to reduce event risk my top ten tips

Gallus Events

I’ve been managing events for over twenty years. I’ve seen my fair share of risky events taken to market and in this post I want to share some of my tips to reduce the risks of your next event. .

2018 184

Top 100 Events in Canada 2018

BizBash

Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations seem like a distant memory, and many events that pulled out all the stops in 2017

2018 205

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.

How to Invite Media to an Event

GEVME

Event promotion is an art of its own. Without a solid strategy for attracting public attention, your event will hardly make any buzz, no matter how brilliant it may be.

2018 195

Time Capsules, Time Machines And Evolution Of Traditional Meeting Planners

Velvet Chainsaw

Is your annual meeting more like a time capsule or a time machine? Conferences that are like time capsules promote and preserve nostalgia and the past. Conferences that are like time machines teleport people to the future so they can discover what’s next.

2018 296

How to organize a charity event to support your Employer Branding

Eventory

Companies across the world struggle to improve their Employer Branding activities. One of the great ways to create a favorable company image is hosting a charity event. The naysayers will tell you that you try to combine a noble purpose with not so noble branding goal. However, it’s possible.

2018 181

How to Design an Event Experience Using Technology

Eventmobi

Are you trying to figure out how to design an event experience? Technology is many event planners’ secret weapon and has the power to be massively impactful to achieving your event goals.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Data: 3 Ways to Track What Really Matters

EventMB

This is a sponsored post written by Myriam Dumortier, Brand Manager of Klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Technology and data offer lots of opportunities to understand your event and make it even better.

2018 177

Emmys 2018: 28 Splashy Decor Ideas From the Week's Biggest Parties

BizBash

The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards took over the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles earlier this week, shifting to a

2018 187

The Ultimate Guide to Venue Booking: Narrow Down Your Venue Options

GEVME

We all know how hard it can be to find the right venue for an event. The options seem endless, and more often than not, the never-ending list can be overwhelming.

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Our Preoccupation With Solutionitis, Hammers And Nails

Velvet Chainsaw

If all you have is a hammer, everything else looks like a nail. The hammer nail analogy is a common business idiom. It describes the bias that we bring to solving problems based on our personal experience and background. Well, hammer meet nail.

2018 290

CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

10 Tips for Successful Event Planning

Hubilo Blog

There is a funny the Duck Face Rule. It means that you stay calm outwardly. The fact of the matter is that you actively row with your paws under the water in order to stay afloat but not a single soul should know about it.

Death of Disparate Event Management Software for Event Planners

Eventmobi

I remember the state of the meeting and events industry when we first started EventMobi about 10 years ago. Event apps were the new technology on the block for event planners.

Event Heroes: How One Tech Company Is Mastering Event Marketing

Bizzabo

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Britta Schellenberg, VP of Corporate Marketing Operations at Brightcove about scaling an event strategy, partnering with other events and getting the most out of video content.

2018 168

Top 100 Events in the United States 2018

BizBash

No matter the industry, organizers of annual events usually try to wow attendees year after year—whether it is a change

2018 175

How to Invite an Ambassador to an Event

GEVME

If you communicate with 10-year-olds on a daily basis, you’ve probably heard the phrase “I want to be an Instagram influencer when I grow up” more than once. You may blame it on social media. You might kick your kids off their devices.

2018 170

When History Is Weaponized To Keep Your Conference Stuck In The Past

Velvet Chainsaw

We’ve always done it this way and it’s worked. So why should this time be any different? It’s a classic proclamation used to silence any discussion about changing directions.

2018 227

12 Clever Ways AV Can Transform Your Event Venue

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by GES. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts.

2018 163

Death of Disparate Event Management Software for Event Planners

Eventmobi

I remember the state of the meeting and events industry when we first started EventMobi about 10 years ago. Event apps were the new technology on the block for event planners.