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Many “experiential” events are just razzle-dazzle

Conferences that Work

Beware of “experiential” events that are just razzle-dazzle. “Experiential” has become a buzzword to use to describe hip events. Instead of listening to speakers, you’re going to have — wait for it — experiences ! Sounds so much better, doesn’t it?

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7 Types of Event Tickets and Why You Should Use Them

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There’s nothing sweeter than hearing the words “sold out.” But it’s not just you and your team who are energized by that simple phrase — your attendees experience serious FOMO (fear of missing out) when they see it on your ticketing page.

2018 226

How to Build a Hub of Influence at Networking Events

Eventtia

networking B2B meeting B2B matchmaking

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The 6 Best Event App Designs of 2018

Eventmobi

2018 has been a pretty impressive year in the world of design. Microsoft recently rolled out new logos for their Office Suite. The World Cup 2018 saw all 32 teams with new kit designs, and furniture companies such as IKEA released products introducing clever space saving designs for urban living.

2018 195

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.

8 Event Practices to Leave Behind in 2018

BizBash

Each year, the event industry sees a number of prominent practices that serve to elevate events—and an equal amount of

2018 226

The New Year’s Resolution Every Event Creator Should Make

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With “event coordinator” making the shortlist of “Most Stressful Jobs” year after year, there’s one New Year’s resolution every single event creator should make: Be less stressed. Easier said than done, though, right?

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5 Best Practices for Designing Event Merchandise

Attendease

You’ve decided on the type of event you’re going to hold. You’re ready to start spreading the word on your organization’s social media accounts.

2018 136

2019 Catering, Food, and Cocktail Trends You Need to Know

BizBash

According to industry experts and pros, the new year will see a continuation of current trends like sustainability and special

2019 221

Why Defining Values Keeps Music Fans Safer — and Benefits Your Business

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If you own or manage a live music venue, nightclub, or festival, your fans are already talking about personal safety at your space. They’re just not having these conversations with you.

2018 240

How to save on event expenses with event planner mobile app

Eventory

Organizing an event requires a lot of commitment to the case. It’s not only the time we need to devote, the effort that needs to be put into the organizational matters but also, above all, the event expenses we need to take into account.

2018 121

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Top 10 Videos for Event Planners

EventMB

Video content is quickly becoming an essential for every event. It is also an essential and modern way to consume content in an easy to digest and convenient format.

2018 161

Best of 2018: Caterers Describe the Coolest Dishes They Created This Year

BizBash

Chefs and caterers continued to push the boundaries at events this year, creating interactive (and, of course, Instagram-friendly) cocktails, entrees

2018 206

Product Launches: 5 Strategies to Raise Awareness and Stay On Budget

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Product launch events allow your customers to get up close and personal with your brand and generate excitement — and sales — for an upcoming product or service. But if you want to increase profit margins, it helps to count every penny you spend.

2018 235

Marriott Says ‘Full Speed Ahead’ to Meetings at Sea

Smart Meetings

Marriott International is expanding experiential options for groups in 2020 with the launch of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection , a fleet of three floating hotels custom-built for cruising. When the keel-laying ceremony is held Jan.

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Top UK Event Agencies: The Ultimate Directory (2019)

Bizzabo

Looking for an event or experiential marketing agency? Look no further. We've compiled the most comprehensive list of UK event agencies on the internet for 2019. No joke. From London to Dublin, we got you covered.

2019 104

From the Editors: Our Favorite Stories of 2018

BizBash

Later this week, we'll share our annual list of 2018's most popular stories based on page views. But this year

2018 199

How to Gather Feedback and Grow Your Community Events

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Live events have the power to bring a community closer together and inspire people. But if you’re not gathering feedback from people who attend your community events, even your best efforts might not be resonating with your audience.

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Dishing 2019’s Hot F&B Trends for Groups

Smart Meetings

The Lakehouse at W Bellevue. In 2018, hotel bar patrons swallowed everything from cocktails infused with veggie juices (or breakfast cereals ) to ferments of every stripe (think shrubs to kimchee) and honey from rooftop hives. And, of course, we Instagrammed them all.

2019 105

TOP 50 advertising conferences to attend in 2019

Eventory

At the very end of the year, every marketing manager takes a closer look at what the upcoming 12 months will bring. 2019 will offer lots of events of all kinds but it will be especially rich in advertising conferences and marketing related events.

Podcast: Creating Authentic Brand Experiences in a Tech-Driven Age (Episode 127)

BizBash

Hosts: David Adler, Beth Kormanik. Guest: Dan Mannix In this episode of GatherGeeks, David Adler, C.E.O. of BizBash, and Beth Kormanik

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Top 10 Destinations for an Event Professional’s Ideal Holiday Getaway

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Event planners work hard at planning meticulous details all year long. So when it comes time for a much-needed holiday getaway, the number rule is that it not require extensive planning. The good news is there are plenty of stress-free destinations from which to choose.

2018 226

4 Top Trends for Inclusive Meetings in 2019

Smart Meetings

In the coming year, you’ll be working even harder to make everyone feel welcome. And that’s a good thing: Studies have repeatedly shown that more voices in the conversation make for more profitable companies.

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2019 Event Marketing Statistics, Trends and Data

Bizzabo

Get ready for the most comprehensive list of event marketing statistics, event management statistics and event planning statistics on the internet for 2019 and beyond! There is no doubting the power of live events.

2019 99

21 Seasonal Ideas From Holiday and Wintery Pop-Ups

BizBash

With the holiday season in full swing, brands, bars, and hotels have gotten into the spirit by hosting eye-catching, social-media

Infographic: 4 Ways Event Creators Can Make (and Keep) Smarter Resolutions

Picatic by Eventbrite

You want to manifest all your event ambitions this year — but you feel jaded by your lack of year-long resolve in years past. Resolution letdown is a real fear.

2018 208

4 Foolproof Tactics to Generate Event Buzz

Smart Meetings

Whether you’re hosting a small-scale networking event, a sprawling fundraising gala or a multi-day professional conference, generating buzz is essential for ensuring your event is well-attended by excited guests ready to engage with your work.

Top Event Agencies: The Ultimate Directory (2019)

Bizzabo

Looking for an event or experiential marketing agency? Look no further. We've compiled the most comprehensive list of US event agencies on the internet for 2019. No joke. The cat's out of the bag. According to the Event Marketing 2019 Report , events are the single-most effective marketing channel.

2019 97

Best of 2018: BizBash's 25 Most Popular Stories of 2018

BizBash

Looking back on the year in events in 2018, BizBash editors are reflecting on the news, trends, and other ideas

2018 192

Top Event Tech Trends in 2019 – #EventIcons Episode 143

Endless Events

Today’s episodes is one of our favorites of the year. We are bringing together arguably the best minds in the #eventtech and social spaces to talk all about the top event tech trends in 2019.

2019 95

The Aventri Blog's 2018 in Review

Aventri

At Aventri, it's a priority for us to continually create new and interesting content for our customers and for the meeting and event industry as a whole. We had a goal this year to produce even more of this content, especially on our blog, and boy, did 2018 deliver. Event Marketing featured

2018 91

2018 Event Marketing Year-In-Review: What the Data Tells Us About 2019

atEvent

With 2019 right around the corner, events budgeting is in full swing, and the decisions you make now will affect your entire year.

2018 90

This Austin Event Used Roller Skating to Bring a Community Together

BizBash

Domain Northside, a mixed-use retail and residential property in Austin, hosts events each month, but this fall they wanted something

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New Feature: Power up Attendee Networking with “Magic Hour”

doubledutch

Magic Hour is the newest addition to the DoubleDutch Event App’s growing stack of ready-to-install add-ons. This extension is the ultimate conversation starter for your networking happy hour, lunch or any downtime at your event. Company and Product News

The Event Planner's Guide to Chicago Venues

Aventri

As the home of the world’s first skyscraper and mail-order business, Chicago has long been a place for growth and innovation. Having hosted the 1893 World’s Fair, this town also knows a thing or two about holding great events.

Work-Life Balance for Event Planners [Free Report]

EventMB

A career organizing events is fast-paced and filled with pressure. Every year, event planning is voted one of the most stressful jobs, behind firefighting and the military. Naturally, a little bit of stress can be good and can challenge us to perform to the top of our abilities.

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