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Best Practices When Sending Post-Event Surveys


Some may think that an event is over when the guests leave and the doors are shut, but for event managers, there is still a lot more work to do. Part of the work is to gauge attendees’ satisfaction and to measure the success of the event.

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Pre Event Hype Ideas: Engage Attendees Before The Event

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You’ve been putting in the work for months. The venue, the sponsors, the entertainment, the speakers or special guests. Now you’re ready to share your event with the world. But how do you engage your audience’s attention – and keep it – in the lead up to your event?

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Go Green How to Plan a Sustainable Event


Events often generate large amounts of unnecessary waste, adding to an already concerning amount produced each year in most parts of the world.

Transform Your Expo into a Networking and Learning Destination

Velvet Chainsaw

Expos are the most disrupted element of association conferences 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.

Ask BizBash: Should I Stop Using Balloons as Event Decor?


An increasing number of venues and planners are doing away with balloons for environmental reasons. Here’s how to use the event favorite responsibly

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Introduction to my new book Event Crowdsourcing

Conferences that Work

Here’s a teaser: the introduction to my new book Event Crowdsourcing: Creating Meetings People Actually Want and Need. Interested? Then buy the book ! Curiosity. I’ve always been curious. I’ve always wanted to understand the world I found myself living in.

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The Top Event Management Tools Used by Event Planners in 2019


EventMobi conducted a survey this year to understand the current state of event management software technology for small and mid-size organizations. The results provide you with benchmarking insights to help compare your adoption and usage of event management software tools against industry peers. .

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19 Event Planning Checklists that Actually Help


Whether you've planned 200 events or you're just starting, we can both agree on one thing: event planning is hard work. And the pressure to get better at it every year is real. Your willingness and ability to adapt to the demand for a more strategic planner with more responsibilities is real.

How to Launch a Successful Art Installation With the Right Technology

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What happens when art, nature, and technology collide? The potential to awe a lot of people — and sell a lot of tickets. But just because you build it does not mean they’ll come. Sensorio is a brand new arts and events space in the California wine country destination of Paso Robles.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to Create a Marketing Influencer Campaign

Endless Events

Calling all Marketing savvy planners, because it’s time to talk about how to create a Marketing influencer campaign! Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard of the word influencer before. And you’ve definitely heard of how powerful these people can.

GEVME Product Updates August


There’s been a lot of news from GEVME’s product update team. Let’s check it out! RSVP is no longer a hidden feature. You can now specify RSVP as a registration type when you create your event.

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How to Achieve Fast and Secure Check-in with Facial Recognition


This is a sponsored post by Zenus. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Long lines lead to lowered ROI and a negative first impression, but how can you avoid them at events when controlling access means screening every single person?

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The 2019 Guide to Mastering Event Registration

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To sell out your event, you need to maximize every channel you have. That doesn’t always mean spending more money, but it does mean spending your money in smarter ways — starting with your registration technology.

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The Braindate Story: Unlocking Collaborative Learning at Events

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A Braindate in progress. All photos courtesy C2 Montréal). Christine Renaud is the CEO and co-founder of the Montreal-based company e180, creator of the peer-to-peer learning platform Braindate.

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Ways to Make PR Work for Your Event


When it is necessary to announce an event, who do you tell about it and what promotion tools should you choose in order to get the maximum coverage? What PR strategy for an event should you create? Let’s find out. What is PR?

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How One Hamptons Institution Reset Its Summer Benefit


After a milestone year, the Watermill Center Summer Benefit challenged and connected guests through interactive art installations and unsettling use of sound

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How to Use Eventbrite + Mailchimp to Drive More Ticket Sales

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Event creators agree that email marketing continues to be one of the most effective event marketing channels you can use to promote an event. But that doesn’t mean any old email campaign will do.

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Event Tech Spotlight: Mixtroz

Event Industry News

Company name: Mixtroz Founded: 9 th November 2014 Web address: About: Mixtroz is the one of the only ways to increase attendee engagement and collect custom data in real time at events.

Top Ideas for Onsite Engagement


The best way to build continued customer engagement is through strong event engagement experiences. How to implement this strategy? Let’s see. About onsite engagement. Event engagement solutions have resulted in a 10% to 15% increase in conversions on average.

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Toronto’s Most Popular Live Bands on EventSource


Any great event is the sum of all of its parts: the gorgeous venue, the delicious food, the fabulous decor, and of course, the live music! Not only can the perfect tunes set the tone for your event, they can make all the difference between a dry ordeal or sizzling and dynamic soirée!

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Ask an Eventbrite Expert: How to Make More Revenue Upfront

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Managing revenue is no easy feat. Beyond covering your basic expenses, if you plan to grow your event, you need to make sure that you are making enough to scale — without compromising quality and potentially losing future attendees.

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10-Minute Survey: Help Map a Sustainable Future for the Events Industry

PCMA Convene

EIC’s State of Sustainability survey aims to set a baseline and identify industry trends and opportunities. Photo Credit Adobe Stock). To get somewhere, you have to know where you are starting from.

Intellitix shortlisted at Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

The leading global provider of RFID, access control, and cashless payment technology, Intellitix is on board to help organisers improve security, eliminate fraud and increase their revenue (by up to 87%).

Inbound Marketing at Events and Conferences - Contradiction or Opportunity?


This article is a guest contribution from HubSpot , published with permission. If you've been reading the HubSpot blog, you know there's a great deal of talk about inbound marketing and the ineffectiveness of outbound marketing techniques like direct mail, cold calls, and trade shows.

Movie Theaters are Big (Again) for Corporate Messaging


There’s a new way to powerfully engage with employees and customers nationwide while delivering a corporate message that sticks—and it takes place in your local movie theater.

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How to Think Like a Futurist: Amy Webb

Endless Events

How often have you thought about being a futurist? Not necessarily someone who can tell what life will be like tomorrow. But rather someone who has the power to harness data to make awesome decisions. More than awesome, better!

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Fact or fiction? Arrest rates from outdoor events not clear cut

Event Industry News

In a recent article , HuffPost UK claimed that the arrest rates from Glastonbury mirrored those of Notting Hill Carnival. These claims were founded on statistics that the publication gathered as part of its investigation into the policing of UK festivals.

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Four Tips to Keep in Mind for Hosting a Great Event on a Budget


Budgets are often increasingly tight for event planners. You want to create a show-stopping event that everyone you invite will rush to buy tickets for, and create a memorable experience on the day, but a tight budget might be holding you back.

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Embracing a ‘Mind Shift’ in Event Security

PCMA Convene

Security Day in Raleigh, North Carolina. Photo Credit Mary Deifer (RCC)). Over the past decade, security risks have moved to the top of agendas for event organizers, CVBs leaders, and convention center general managers.

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All About The Event Tech Podcast – #EventIcons 179

Endless Events

It’s Event Tech Podcast time! Oh wait…no, sorry, our bad. It’s actually time for a brand new episode of #EventIcons. But this week, we’re keeping it all in the family. For those of you familiar with the #EventIcons podcast, you already know the icons of the week.

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Olympia London joins national campaign to tackle food waste

Event Industry News

This September, Olympia London is joining forces with the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) to tackle food waste. The venue is encouraging all staff and catering partners to monitor personal and corporate wastage with the goal to completely drop food waste from the menu.

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Challenges Planners Will Face in 2020 and How Can We Overcome Them


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