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Event Planning: When to Open and Close Registration


This article was written by Jake Fabbri, VP of Marketing at Fonteva. You’ve planned the perfect event and now you’re ready to start inviting guests. The best events are those that generate a considerable amount of interest, ensuring that plenty of people register. However, you don’t want to invite more attendees than you have resources or space to provide for. The key to finding the right balance is to open and close your event registration at the right times.

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5 common event planning mistakes

Plan Your Meetings

Events are stories; live, and in real time. What’s more, events have no delete button. As an event planner, you are certainly in the limelight, when things go right and when things go wrong. It’s no wonder that Forbes has ranked event planning as among the most stressful jobs out there.


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How to Create Rules & Requirements for Event Sponsorship


Are you looking for an event sponsor or perhaps you want to become one? If so, you will certainly be interested in writing event sponsorship for the event. What is event sponsorship? E vent sponsorship is a critical source of funding for all event types, where companies, nonprofits, and small businesses provide a certain amount of cash or incentives in exchange for brand awareness and visibility at an event. How to validate sponsors.

Fostering a Winning Conference Culture

Velvet Chainsaw

I have been struck by the disparity in how an association’s organizational culture translates (or doesn’t translate) to the on-site implementation or planning of its live events. There are many associations that tout their open and supportive cultures. But when it gets to “go time,” does that culture manifest at your conferences and meetings?

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.

I am the second sort of escapologist

Conferences that Work

I am the second sort of escapologist. “I read once that the first time they put an escapologist in a tank of water, he or she will have one of two reactions, and which one determines the course of their life. The first sort of escapologist is an ordinary person who has come to the trade organically, by whatever curious sequence of opportunity and happenstance—and that sort will panic.

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36 Corporate Team Building Event Ideas


As long as teamwork remains essential to corporate success, team-building activities are here to stay. Corporate team-building events are a tricky business because they have to strike the right balance between professional development and recreational ice-breaking. For a team to function optimally, it is not just about matching each employee to their ideal role, but […]. The post 36 Corporate Team Building Event Ideas by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

Leverage Technology to Drive Event Sponsorship Revenue


Traditional sponsorships—placing company logos and messages on banners, window clings, signage, badge stock, and lanyards or underwriting lounges, meals, and parties—differ in many ways from technology-based event sponsorship opportunities. While there are benefits, the return on investment (ROI) is difficult to quantify, and they do not easily provide measurable engagement, feedback, or data.

Unique Photo Experience That Drives Engagement at Events (Sponsored)


Forget the traditional photo booth setup that you have seen time and again. Photoboxx creates user-generated content, boosts engagement on social media channels, drives on-site engagement at the event, and creates branded content to be used for future

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Ridesharing Trends & Statistics: Why Millennials Love Lyft for Events

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Every generation had its signature mode of transportation. In the ’70s, hitchhiking symbolized freedom. The ’80s heralded conspicuous status in the form of Porsches and Beamers. And in the early aughts, the first wave of hybrid vehicles arrived, as the focus shifted to environmental awareness. Today, transportation has gotten even more efficient. Millennials, officially the […].

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Ticket Tailor: More Control Over Event Ticketing [Review]


Ticket Tailor is an online ticketing platform that focuses on delivering “low fees and no fuss.” It’s designed for event planners who are disenchanted with paying high ticket fees and for those who simply want more control over their events. Here is our review: Ticket Tailor: What Is It? Ticket Tailor seeks to provide […]. The post Ticket Tailor: More Control Over Event Ticketing [Review] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

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Is Your Marketing Data Missing Your Most Powerful Data Set?

Marketo Events

Interactions with prospects and customers before, during, and after an event don’t just offer a chance for engagement, but also a unique opportunity to further customize your follow-up, communications, and their next event experience, which in turn helps accelerate impact, velocity, and conversion. The problem? More often than not, event data is either being forgotten, spread out amongst several tools, or being inputted manually and inaccurately.

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The Events Industry is kicking back against homelessness around the globe

Gallus Events

The events industry is built around feeding and housing people. We always make sure their bellies are full and when we host our events we have bedrooms and all manor of accommodation sorted for our attendees. So is there a more apt campaign for the events industry to adopt than to end global homelessness? Up until recently I would have never even DARED to ask the question above, but now as we head through 2019 I can but dream.

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Should You Use Events to Raise Money for Your Business?

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This is a guest post by Irene Malatesta of Fundbox. Are you thinking about hosting a fundraising event to raise money for your business? If your business is just starting up, you’re heavily involved in a local community, or you run a nonprofit organization, you may be able to raise good money by hosting an […]. The post Should You Use Events to Raise Money for Your Business? appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

10 Imaginative Events from Apple


Want to host amazing and imaginative events like Apple? Each of these 10 corporate event ideas listed in the article will teach you how. Apple (makers of the iPhone, iPad, Macbook and countless other stylish gadgets) is one of the most recognizable and successful brands in the world. The company that the two Steves (Jobs and Wozniak) founded in a garage in the Bay Area in 1976, has since grown into a massive, ground-breaking organization.

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How to Foster Inclusion At Events

Endless Events

It’s time for a surprise – and one that tackles inclusion at events! If you’ve been paying attention, you know we already covered IMEX Frankfurt. Both on Event Tech Podcast and #EventIcons , we shared a lot of good stuff from this fantastic conference. However, that simply didn’t cut it for the team of Endless Events! And because we want to share as much useful content with as possible and had so many great interviews, we have a little extra something for you.

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The Anatomy of a Successful Conference Website


Conference-goers are a discerning lot. Sure, they’re looking for great content to further their career development—but at a good price. And like 88 percent of savvy consumers today , the first place they’re going to look for more information about your event is online: your event website. But just because a potential attendee finds your conference website doesn’t mean you’re in the clear.

55 Event Planning Resources From Event Experts

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As a busy event planner, it can be tough to stay up-to-date on event planning best practices and trends. But if you feel like you’re missing out on resources, are trying to solve a specific business challenge, or simply feeling burnt out, you’ve come to the right place. The websites on this list are for […]. The post 55 Event Planning Resources From Event Experts appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Tech Event planner Resources

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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.

Top 50 Event Designers 2019: Jes Gordon


The New York-based Gordon on designing nonprofit events

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7 Experiential Activities on a Low Budget


Event Planning

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How to Accommodate Dietary Restrictions


Planning a menu for an event can be a hassle, especially in our gluten-free, keto and vegan world. Whether an attendee has a food allergy, is health conscious or stands firmly by their personal or religious beliefs on how food should be prepared, creating a menu that accommodates everyone can be a headache. Luckily, most venues are pretty accommodating to dietary restrictions. They just need to know ahead of time. Start from the Beginning.

#SaveMezzanine and Why Independents Matter

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Last year, Eventbrite helped 795,000 creators host nearly 4 million events across the globe—meaningful and shared experiences that enriched relationships and cultivated a sense of community. Our team is passionate about supporting the creators that produce and host these events, whether it’s offering their time to volunteer at events like those hosted by CUESA, a nonprofit […]. The post #SaveMezzanine and Why Independents Matter appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Eventbrite

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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!

Top 50 Event Designers 2019: Melissa Andre


The Los Angeles-based designer on her ethereal design aesthetic

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StartCo. A Powerful Platform for the Entrepreneurial Spirit of Colombia


Interview with Juan Gabriel Arboleda Ramírez, Administrative and Financial Director, Advanced Prosthetics SAS and founder of StartCo. Event Planning

10 Daily Habits to Help You Increase Productivity


Is your daily routine leaving you tired and burnt out? Do you find it hard to build up the energy to get even the smallest tasks done? Well, you’re not alone. The job of event professional is consistently rated one of the most stressful after emergency responder and surgeon—a condition that can lead to stagnation. But even the most junior meeting manager knows that nothing gets the blood flowing like crossing things off a checklist.

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8 Reasons the Summer Solstice Is Event Planners’ Favorite Holiday

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Between venue visits, sponsorship outreach, and catering tastings, there never seems to be enough hours in a day for event planners. But the longest day of the year — the summer solstice — is almost upon us. There’s something about extra daylight that can make event planners feel more productive. Here are some ways that […]. The post 8 Reasons the Summer Solstice Is Event Planners’ Favorite Holiday appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Top 50 Event Designers 2019: Edgardo Zamora


The Los Angeles-based Zamora on designing his anniversary party

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The Advent Of Meeting Automation For Events

Endless Events

Turn your mics on, it’s time to explore meeting automation for events! We live in the golden age of automation. There’s a lot of discussion going on about this issue. Mainly due to what this means in terms of jobs and employment, but we’re here to talk about the positive side of automation. Particularly what it means to the world of events. There are quite a few things to tap into when it comes to the world of automation.

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Tech Tuesday: 13 Travel Gadgets Under $50 You Need in 2019


Whether you’re a meeting or event professional , a business professional, or someone who just likes to travels a lot, you know traveling can be messy and unpredictable. But, with the help of some innovative technology gadgets , traveling doesn’t have to be so hard. Travel & Hospitality featured

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Cultural Competency 101


Culture Day trainees, Residence Inn by Marriott Sunny Isles Beach. Lessons from Marriott International’s immersive cultural training program. According to Seema Jain, director of multicultural affairs for Marriott International, “cultural competence—the ability to view a situation from your perspective and the perspective of others—is a business imperative that allows professionals to solve problems, navigate situations and develop more creative solutions.”.

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