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Event Industry News

Using a venue sourcing agency may be a relatively new concept for many organisations. However, the benefits of having an experienced professional working alongside you to take your event planning to the next level are undeniable.

Biometric Technology for Event Management & Ticketing


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.

Opinion: Your Event Speaker is Not an Entertainer


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

Get Your AV Quotes Faster – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

Sometimes getting an AV quote feels like a never-ending process. You go back and forth with your AV company, never really on the same page only to get your quote weeks later. By then you have made changes to your event and need to start the process all over again. Sound familiar?

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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.

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.

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Flipping the Script on Training Meetings


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

10 Event Ideas to Raise Brand Awareness


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.

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


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.

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Five Ways to Create the Best Meeting Ever


Looking for ways to elevate your next event? Give your event a sophisticated, professional look with customized materials you can

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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.

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Event Tech for Marketing Lesson 2: Drive Adoption and Engagement


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5 Ways to Integrate Corporate Culture Into Your Next Event


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Event Pricing Strategy: The 2019 Guide


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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5 Meeting Industry Trends That Are Changing the Face of Events

Social Tables

Meetings don’t look how they used to. Today, planners are racing to adapt to trends that make conferences and events more engaging and dynamic than ever before. But when it comes to trends, where should meeting industry professionals put their focus?

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10 New Philadelphia Venues for Fall 2018 Meetings and Events


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

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The Importance of a Good Online Ticketing System for Your Event

Meeting Application

If you’re planning to host an event in 2018, it should go without saying that you need an online ticketing system – one that’s available on both mobile and desktop. Everything is digital. We now live in a world where everything is online, from our televisions to our homes to our cars.

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6 Ways to Add a Charitable Engagement Opportunity to Your Event


Providing ways to give back at your event can be a powerful way to engage attendees, as well as help out a good cause, but often planners don't know where to start.

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100 Simple Tips for Increasing Event Ticket Sales and Registrations


Looking to drive more attendance at your next event? Welcome to the most comprehensive guide to increasing event ticket sales on the web. Between the wish and the thing the world lies waiting." No where is that more evident than when it comes to trying to sell out an event.

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21 Events That Prove Monochromatic Color Schemes Are Anything But Boring


It can be tempting for event designers to get as colorful as possible, but simple does not have to mean

Everything You Need to Know About Event Furniture – #EventIcons Episode 133

Endless Events

Event furniture design is often an overlooked part of events. Sometimes to cut corners we go with what is cheapest or what’s available at the venue. This is a mistake! Have you ever sat in those locking chairs all day at a convention tightly packed like a sardine?

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Philanthropy and CSR: Missing Ingredients to Profound Meetings

Smart Meetings

Providing meetings that change an entire team’s energy and mindset is never easy, but it helps to include discussions about philanthropy and corporate social responsibility (CSR), when appropriate. The recent Smart Meetings webinar, “The Right Way to Give Back While Building Teams,” hosted by Lain Hensley, looked at not only CSR possibilities, but also how to implement them for the best results.

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The 15 Best San Francisco Venues for Your Next Conference or Meetup


So, you want to plan an event? First thing's first, you need a killer venue. San Francisco is an amazing city with a ton of exciting and unique venues to choose from.

10 New Dallas/Fort Worth Venues for Fall 2018 Meetings and Events


Here's a look at new Dallas/Fort Worth eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces available for

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Top 10 Employer Branding examples and how to use them in your strategy


Employer branding examples are easy to find. However, it is not so easy to choose the best ones, and it is even more difficult to borrow them without committing an ordinary plagiarism.

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Survival Guide for a Productive IMEX Experience

Smart Meetings

For those busy packing their suitcases and schedules for a week in Las Vegas at IMEX America , deciding what to include and what to leave out of both can be a challenge. Smart Meetings turned to the experts to compile a list of smart tips for this action-packed destination.

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Top 31 Websites for Event Planners


Find amazing event venues, create dazzling event swag, better manage and market your event strategy, and more with theses these 31 websites for event planners. Looking for the best event tools but tired of sifting through seemingly endless options?

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10 New Miami/South Florida Venues for Fall 2018 Meetings and Events


Here's a look at new Miami/South Florida eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces available for

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How to Use Automation to Get the Most Out of Your Events


Let’s come right out and say it, just because you have a marketing automation system, doesn't mean you have marketing automation. MA has become more commonly used as jargon than an actual practice.

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The Momentary Joy of Doing Nothing and 3 Tips to Achieve It

Smart Meetings

“…people never are alone now. We make them hate solitude; and we arrange their lives so that it’s almost impossible for them ever to have it.” ” -Aldous Huxley, Brave New World.

Renting Shared Event Spaces: Yay or Nay?


Have you ever come across the perfect event space in terms of location and ambiance to only realize that it’s just not the right size for your event? Well, you’re not alone! To alleviate this concern, it’s become more and more popular to rent out spaces that can be split up for multiple events.

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10 New San Francisco Venues for Fall 2018 Meetings and Events


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

Support channels for events: 5 essential ideas


Even before you’ve sold your first event ticket you will have people asking for help. That’s why you need a support strategy and the right support channels for your event. There are dozens of things your customers need in terms of support.