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It’s time to stop networking at meetings. No, I’m not saying we should only listen to lectures at meetings.

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6 fantastic reasons to get into event planning.

Expo Pass

Event planning has not been the easiest profession in the last few years. There’s no way around that. And we’ll be the first to say it was a high-pressure job to begin with. But what’s the job like now? How have things changed for event organizers? And is it a good place to jump into career-wise?

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The Evolution of Wellbeing in Events


Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Podcast

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5 Ways Your Association Can Increase Event Revenue (No Matter Your Team Size and Budget!)


In the 2021 Otus Assocation Exchange (OAX) survey , nearly half of association respondents said they have experienced a decline in membership numbers and associated revenue since March 2020.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

33 Wedding Planning Quotes For Planners and Couples

Social Tables

Wedding planning can be a stressful process , consisting of months of organizing, scheduling, and rescheduling. Whether you’re a professional planner or a soon-to-be newlywed, you may find yourself in need of a pick-me-up every now and then as the big day approaches.

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Hopin Cuts Staff for Second Time This Year


Skift Take: The economic downturn is decimating the event tech sector hard, particularly virtual event tech platforms. This won't be the last round of layoffs as investors lose confidence in the sector. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Business News

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How Event Planners Can Get the Most Out of Online Communities

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Online groups and chat rooms for event planners are proliferating, resulting in much curiosity. Planners wonder if it’s better to post or chat? Are they worth paying to join, and if so, which ones? — Vincent Alonzo Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Tackling In-person Events as a Team at nSight 2022

Smart Meetings

In early July, financial technology company nCino made an explosive return to in-person events in collaboration with The Special Event Company (TSEC). The ninth nSight conference was held in Raleigh, North Carolina, an up-and-coming technology hub between three major universities.

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How Truly Hard Seltzer is Leveraging Toronto’s Summer-long Market to Drive Trial and Awareness

Event Marketer

Truly’s sculptures are designed to make attendees a part of the installations. Winters in Canada are not for the faint of heart, so it’s no surprise that Canadians cherish the summer months.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Troubled Event Tech Sector Revives Its Marketing Pitch


Skift Take: Event tech has been on a roller coaster ride since the start of the Covid pandemic. Now companies have to adapt to new realities and find their unique space in the market in order to survive and thrive. Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Business News

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Getting to the Event on Time

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Delays and canceled flights are wreaking havoc on travel this summer. What should event planners do to ensure keynote speakers, VIPs, and others make it to their events on time. Paul Cook Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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TWT: Monkeypox Infections Rise, Hotels Continue Recovery

Smart Meetings

Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. Monkeypox Rates Rise But Still Not a Pandemic.

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Q&A: How Cadillac is Launching its LYRIQ EV with a 360-degree Traveling Theater

Event Marketer

To support the release of its first fully all-electric vehicle, the LYRIQ, later this year, Cadillac is building a story around the future of luxury with an immersive experiential installation traveling to iconic sporting properties and industry events.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

How to Protect Your Events From BA.5


Skift Take: A new Covid variant, BA.5, is on the rise. What does this mean to your upcoming events? Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Coronavirus covid event health mitigation planning safety

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Museum event management software: How we helped Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum streamline their in-house and private events

Planning Pod

Running a non-profit event space like a museum, library or historic venue (or even an indoor/outdoor venue like a zoo or botanical garden) requires a bit more organization than the typical venue.

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The International Expansion of Industry Associations

Smart Meetings

More meetings industry associations have been moving into Europe, as evidenced by the latest gatherings by several leading organizations around the world.

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Master the Art of Monetizing Your Next Hybrid Event


Discover what event managers can do before, during, and after hosting a hybrid event to help monetize their efforts and maintain success. The post Master the Art of Monetizing Your Next Hybrid Event appeared first on Pathable. Event Planning event technology Hybrid Event

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Why are Mergers and Acquisitions Heating Up in the Event Industry?


Skift Take: Mergers and acquisitions are changing the landscape of the events industry. What does that mean to you? Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Business News acquisitions advertising week brightspot clarion events events mergers

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Why Is There No Good Event Management Software?

Endless Events

The event management industry lacks robust software designed for the unique needs of the event management industry. Many event planners rely on tools not made for the industry and attempt to find alternative solutions for the tasks they must accomplish. .

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New Developments in Las Vegas

Smart Meetings

As the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas never lacks in new developments. These new spaces on the block that will have planners knocking.

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(2/10) How To Measure Your Event KPIs and Drive Positive ROI


How can you prove the value of your event? For some types of events, the concept of success can be pretty tricky to pin down, but an event’s value or performance is commonly measured in terms of ROI (Return on Investment.).

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

4 factors for planning the best art world events with Anna Clark


We sat down with Anna Clark, Associate Director of Events Europe at leading gallery Hauser & Wirth and friend of zkipster , to hear her take on the events landscape in 2022, and her top tips for successful art events post-pandemic.

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Britannia Row supports world’s largest children’s choir concerts

Event Industry News

Britannia Row Productions has provided a full audio package and crew for the Young Voices UK tour, which saw the world’s largest children’s choir visit arenas up and down Britain for multiple, packed-out shows.

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How to Harness the Lasting Power of Virtual Meetings

Smart Meetings

Event marketers are ramping up in-person events with a fresh perspective provided by two years of virtual meetings and the proliferation of tech specifically focused on video conferencing.

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Digital Asset Management Video Software for Education


Video is becoming one of the most popular digital mediums. More than 300 hours of digital video are uploaded to the internet every second, showing the intense growth and speed of video demand.

Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

stockholm voyage


with the long-awaited abba voyage concert from one of the biggest pop acts of all time featuring a setlist of biggest, most popular hits of the group, stockholm is now becoming more and more in demand. Stockholm is a city that exudes art and culture in every corner.

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Britannia Row supports world’s largest children’s choir concerts

Event Industry News

Britannia Row Productions has provided a full audio package and crew for the Young Voices UK tour, which saw the world’s largest children’s choir visit arenas up and down Britain for multiple, packed-out shows.

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New and Renovated: Vintage Glam to Resort Luxury

Smart Meetings

Pelham Hotel, New Orleans. Downtown New Orleans’ Pelham Hotel has received more than a fresh coat of paint. The whole interior, including the lobby, guest rooms and hallways have been renovated to reflect the lavish parties the city once hosted.

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