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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.

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How to Build a Hub of Influence at Networking Events


networking B2B meeting B2B matchmaking

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The 6 Best Event App Designs of 2018


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.

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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.

8 Event Practices to Leave Behind in 2018


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

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Guide on How to Increase Event Registration


Entrepreneurs, marketers, organisers, coaches etc. are all curious about how to increase event registration , either offsite or onsite. Everyone who holds events, from round tables to huge festivals, needs to learn how to create and run event registration flawlessly.

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5 Best Practices for Designing Event Merchandise


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.

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


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

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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.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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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The Top 10 Videos for Event Planners


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.

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


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

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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.

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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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How to save on event expenses with event planner mobile app


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.

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From the Editors: Our Favorite Stories of 2018


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

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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.

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6 Types of Corporate Events (and How to Make Them Fun)


Business-related events can often feel stale and predictable. But that doesn’t mean they have to be. To avoid awkward speeches, bland catering, and a conventional setting, all it takes is a bit of imagination.

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


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.

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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 Posts of 2018

Expo Pass

Top Posts of 2018. With the year coming to an end, here is a list of our top articles of 2018. Next year we will continue to share articles on important topics, new trends, and common challenges event planners encounter.

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21 Seasonal Ideas From Holiday and Wintery Pop-Ups


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

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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.

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Hubilo’s Online Event Ticketing Platform, Now Integrated with Stripe

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Registrations and ticketing can be one of the most tedious processes when it comes to event planning and management.

Work-Life Balance for Event Planners [Free Report]


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


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

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TOP 50 advertising conferences to attend in 2019


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.

Top 10 Event-Tech Trends for 2019

Hubilo Blog

The events industry is stepping into the future with certain innovations already on their way to becoming mainstream. Events are now quite a tech-driven affair. Event technology has developed leaps and bounds in past years.

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How Olio Helped Trainline Avoid Food Waste at Their Event


2018 has been the year for event creators to go green! As part of our new collaboration with Olio, who we have teamed up with to help our event organisers manage food waste at their events, we spoke to Janie Links at Trainline about a recent event where they used Olio to manage their leftovers.

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This Austin Event Used Roller Skating to Bring a Community Together


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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