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My Top Digital Tools for Learning 2022

Conferences that Work

Since 2007, Jane Hart has compiled an annual Top Digital Tools for Learning List from the results of public surveys. Looking at the trends over time provides a useful overview of the tools that people are using to learn.

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Meetings and Events Forecast to Fully Recover Next Year


Skift Take: As Skift Meetings has been reporting all summer, events have yet to recover to pre-pandemic levels. However, Knowland, a data and hospitality technology company that tracks meetings and events volume is optimistic that the industry will be back to 100 percent by the end of 2023.

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Think Outside the Coffin: 55 Halloween Event Ideas


The days grow short and the shadows longer, while the nights linger longer still. This can only mean one thing: Halloween approaches. For lovers of all things gothic and ghoulish, there’s no better time of the year. With beginnings that blend the ancient Celtic harvest festival Samhain and the Christian observance of All Hallow’s Eve […]. Eventbrite

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This is why corporate event software is a must for event organizers.

Expo Pass

Corporate events planners have a lot on their plates. There are products to launch, clients to wow, and plenty of fun to fit in. Oh, and don’t forget it all has to stay under the event budget! So how can corporate event management software streamline the whole planning process?

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All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce.

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

Hybrid event planning: an executive guide and 6-month practical plan

SpotMe Blog

New to hybrid event planning? Not sure where to begin? A hybrid event can be a great investment for your company – in fact, 86% of B2B organizations that host one see a positive ROI within 7 months.

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The Future of AR for Events in 2022

Endless Events

Augmented Reality (AR) has the potential to revolutionize how we live our lives, but are we there yet? Will and Brandt are excited to see just how revolutionary AR will be for events. In today’s episode, Will Curran and Brandt Krueger discuss AR for Events.

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Keeping attendees engaged between events.

Expo Pass

Event marketing is typically done before and after the event. It’s what boosts attendance and revenue before check-in, and facilitates engagement after everyone goes home. But what should organizers be doing to keep attendees engaged between events?

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Diversity Is an Important Part of Event Planners’ Destination Choices?

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Diversity, equity, and inclusion are strategic business imperatives event planners look at when choosing the site of their next gathering. Demographics and the political climate are also important facets of a destination being considered for an event.

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Being Nimble is Key for Both Event Planners and Venues


Skift Take: In this episode of the Event Manager Podcast, we’re joined by Jeff Bzdawka, chief executive officer of Knowland, a hospitality data analytics and technology company. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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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!

The 14 Most Important KPIs for Event Audience Engagement

Endless Events

So, you’re planning a big event for your company — kudos to you! Event planning isn’t for the faint of heart; you certainly have a lot on your plate. Not only do you need to host a fantastic event , but you also need to prove that your event will get results.

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Webinar: Don’t Lose Your Attendees Between Events!

Expo Pass

Register Here. The post Webinar: Don’t Lose Your Attendees Between Events! appeared first on Expo, Inc. Featured Article expo pass

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Apprenticeships Seeing a Renaissance Amidst Event Industry Jobs Crisis

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Staffing shortages continue to hurt the event industry, and employers across the globe are scrambling to fill jobs. In the U.S. alone, there are around 10.7 million vacancies. Can apprenticeships help the event industry find the staff it needs?

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Take Our Video Tour of Brand Activations at Comic-Con 2022

Event Marketer

When Comic-Con announced its grand return to in-person this year, EM wasted no time booking a flight to San Diego to see what brands had in store for attendees of the pop culture extravaganza after a three-year hiatus. And we weren’t disappointed.

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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.

The Art and Science of Event Venue Selection

Event Industry News

By Jon Forst, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Trademark. Many pieces have to fit together perfectly when planning a flawless event. Arguably the biggest and most important piece is selecting the right location. Venues are the foundation for making amazing brand memories.

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Las Vegas Loop Continues to Expand

Smart Meetings

The electric-powered train keeps moving in Las Vegas.

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Event Planners Manage Clients Wanting More for Less

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Clients want as much value for their event spend as possible. That has always been the case, but global economic uncertainty adds greater pressure on planners. It may be hard to turn work away, but when does enough become too much? Paul Cook Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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How to Use Email Marketing for Your Planning Business?

The Planner's Lounge

For many businesses, email marketing aims to grow a massive list of potential clients you can communicate with for as long as the company exists. Since the client lifecycle is so different in the wedding industry this method does not work.

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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.

Podcast: Blockchain rocking beats

Event Industry News

Josh Katz is founder and CEO of YellowHeart, which he describes as a made-in-NYC, blockchain live event ticketing platform powered by distributed ledger technology. A fanatical music fan since childhood, Katz moved from promoting shows to record label world in the mid-1990s.

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Five Ways to Create an Unforgettable Event

Smart Meetings

Meeting profs are driven by a desire to create a memorable experience for their attendees. Whether that be fantastic decorations, exceptional live entertainment or even introducing an eclectic menu, planners are creative thinkers who design events with the intent of appealing to attendees.

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Turning Restaurants Into Event Venues: 6 Top Tips From Event Organisers

Eventbrite UK

From ticket-pricing to providing added value, and from building a community to identifying collaborations, we meet three creators who host their events at F&B (food and beverage) venues and ask for their best practice advice.

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Transforming Your Association Marketing Through Compelling Storytelling


Marketers are storytellers, and gone are the days when it was a straight-up sales pitch, and customers would flock and buy. The narratives have changed from a long, tedious, lengthy detail list of features to quick, catchy, and compelling short messages that spark curiosity and enhance emotions.

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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.

Event Tech Live 2022 – registration now open

Event Industry News

Registration for Event Tech Live (ETL) 2022 opens today, Tuesday 23rd August. At ExCel London for the first time, with more reach and a bigger footprint, ETL 22 promises all the innovation, insight and inspiration it’s famous for and more besides.

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Caesars Entertainment Paves the Way to Elevated Experiences with Remastered Tour

Smart Meetings

To learn what meeting professionals value most as the industry emerges in the post-Covid world of gathering, Caesars Entertainment launched its Caesars Entertainment Remastered Tour— showcasing the company’s largest reinvestment year having spent hundreds of millions in 2022 on upgrading their venues across the U.S.

6 Practices That Make CME Ineffective


As you prepare your CME courses, you may wonder if you’re doing things the correct way. If not, you’re failing to give your CME a chance to succeed

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Brene Brown: Dare to Plan


The Meeting-changing Power of Authenticity. One of the most-watched TED Talks of all time is Dr. Brene Brown’s “The Power of Vulnerability.” It has clocked 58.350787 million views and still growing.

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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.

Seal Packaging launches UKCA marked plastic-free paper cups to eliminate plastic at festivals

Event Industry News

Seal Packaging has launched the UK’s first ever UKCA mark registered certified plastic-free paper cups. Supporting the calls for a ‘Plastic-free pint’.

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New and Renovated: Convention Stays and Premium Lounges

Smart Meetings

Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. After several years of work, the final phase of renovations is complete at Sheraton Phoenix Downtown. The $4 million refresh of the meeting and event spaces and addition of the Sheraton Club mark the total transformation of Arizona’s largest hotel.

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Top Challenges Facing the Media Planning Industry Right Now

The Castle Group

Recently, our events team sat down to discuss the top challenges facing our industry today and how to address them.

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