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The Tension Between Content And Process In Facilitated Conference Learning Experiences

Velvet Chainsaw

Have you ever attended a conference education session because of the presenter and not the content? (I I think most of us have.). Have you ever been surprised when a full day workshop ended? You were so engaged that time flew by without you realizing it.

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Event technology how things haven’t really changed

Gallus Events

(This post and the slides are taken from my session at the UK Association Congress which took place in London in December and covered event technology. I’ve amended it to make it more general and this post relates to every type of events business).

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New Data: How Event Marketing Will Change in 2019

Picatic by Eventbrite

As the events industry heads into a new year, the market for live experiences shows no signs of slowing down. This thriving economic climate is great news for events looking to grow — but it also means that promotion and marketing are more important than ever to make your experience stand out.

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From the Editors: What's the Most Memorable Event Idea You Saw in 2018?


From a crowd-sourced mural and trees made of balloons to innovative uses of augmented reality and a truly immersive photo

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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.

Has Your Leadership Evolved For The New Normal?

Velvet Chainsaw

Change is hard. Foresight—looking forward—is hard. Because we prefer certainty and concreteness to ambiguity and abstraction. Becoming a new normal leader requires shifting your perspective.

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GEVME Product Updates


2018 is coming to an end! Before we retreat to enjoy the fall of the year, here are the main GEVME updates. WHAT’S NEW? FOOTERS ARE NO LONGER HIDDEN. Previously the footer is hidden from the landing page across ALL events when viewed on mobile phones. GEVME IS UPGRADED.

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17 Fun, Interactive Ideas From Fall Benefits


With the fall season officially wrapping up in December, we rewind and take a look back at the galas, benefits

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On Becoming A New Normal Leader

Velvet Chainsaw

It’s a common, well-accepted, well-worn and overused term: the New Normal. It’s also stealthily deceptive and destructive. It’s critical that successful leaders understand that linear thinking is just an exit ramp in a world of exponential change.

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8 Must Read Reports for Eventprofs


The event industry never stands still and top event planners strive for continuous development to keep them at the top of their game.

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7 New Year’s Resolutions Every Event Creator Breaks — and How to Do Better

Picatic by Eventbrite

Event professional’s New Year’s resolutions are often predictable variations of the same goals: selling more tickets, achieving a better work-life balance, or learning how to relax.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

2019 Preview: What to Expect From the Year’s Notable Events


From highly scrutinized events such as the Oscars and the Super Bowl, to events that continue to get bigger each

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How to Design an Event Sponsorship Package


Event Sponsorship Package Basics. Sponsors are a crucial source of revenue for events, so make sure that you are able to offer competitive and valuable event sponsorship package options.

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The Top 10 Posts of 2018 on EventMB!


Just in case you were too busy planning events, we have pulled together 10 of our most popular posts from 2018. Of course, as the number one blog for event professionals, EventMB shares a lot of great content all year round. If time is short though and you want to catch up, make sure […].

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The 2019 Guide to Event Marketing

Picatic by Eventbrite

Event marketing draws on the same principles and strategies as other types of marketing. Use this guide to event marketing to discover the best way to market your event. The post The 2019 Guide to Event Marketing appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Las Vegas Venues for Meetings and Events


Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Las Vegas nightclubs, corporate event venues

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Event Budgeting: The 2019 Guide for Event Marketers


Is your event budget setting you up for success? In this guide we'll look at tips, best practices and examples for creating a reliable event marketing budget in 2019 and beyond. The many moving parts of a live event strategy are bound together by the event budget.

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How to Use Social Media to Improve Your 2019 Events

Smart Meetings

Will 2019 be the year you leverage social media to make your events safer, more compelling and downright fun? A new survey shows that planners are missing opportunities to connect, sell sponsorships and build community.

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Google Forms for Event Registrations: What Are You Doing Wrong?

Picatic by Eventbrite

When you’re just getting started managing events, you choose the tech you know.At first, you simply need a way to capture and track basic attendee information. An online form program is free — critical, for event creators on a tight budget.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Los Angeles Venues for Meetings and Events


Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Los Angeles restaurants, corporate event venues

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How Event Venues Can Close a Deal with Planners – Virtually

All Seated

With the likely exception of buying a house or a car, it seems like just about every deal these days is sealed with an e-signature instead of a hearty in-person handshake. Digital signatures are just one disruption to the long-standing tradition of a handshake to close an agreement.

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4 Steps to Implementing a Balanced Security Plan

Smart Meetings

Security was barely even an afterthought when planning an executive offsite or corporate event five years ago. However, attacks on shopping districts, sports stadiums and convention centers?have have become an all-too-common occurrence. In fact, the number of mass shootings in the U.S.

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How Event Management Software Helps Control Costs


When it comes to meetings and events, staying on budget is critical for all planners. While reviewing all expenses to understand where there were leverage points and savings opportunities is an important step, event management software can help control costs even further.

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See How Netflix Recreated a Meme-Spawning Scene From 'Bird Box'


Since Netflix released its original film Bird Box last month, the post-apocalyptic thriller has turned into a pop culture phenomenon.

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Do You Know The Best Ways to Increase Event Attendance?

Social Tables

Events are a time for individuals to come together and learn something new. They’re a time for event planners to provide guests with an experience they’ll remember.

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The Evolution of Team Building: Trust Falls to Cook-Offs

Smart Meetings

With more than 25 years working in the meeting and event industry, I’ve seen many trends come and go, but one thing that remains constant is the importance of team building to drive bonds and connections.

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What Makes a Great Attendee Experience?


A great attendee experience starts long before the event begins. It’s all about delivering a seamless, personalized event experience. More than that, it’s about gathering data on attendees that can be used to personalize their experience and gain greater insights.

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2019 Preview: 10 Most Anticipated Orlando/Central Florida Venues for Meetings and Events


Looking for a new venue for your next event? Here are the most anticipated Orlando/Central Florida restaurants, corporate event venues

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Straight from the Pros: 5 Event Planning Tips


There’s a lot to juggle with event planning and sometimes, you just need a refresher. So we have asked a few fellow event planners, what are some of their must know tips and hacks for events. Check them out below: event planning conference

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Los Angeles Sports Venues Deliver Immersive Experiences

Smart Meetings

. Offering everything from team-building exercises to meet-and-greet with legendary athletes, sports venues provide exciting, unique settings for meetings, special events and tours. They also include many local features, enabling attendees to gain an intimate understanding of destinations.

Favorite Tools Of The Year – #EventIcons Episode 145

Endless Events

Today we are reflecting on 2018 and discussing our hosts favorite tools for event profs from the past year. In this episode of #EventIcons our hosts Will Curran, Brandt Krueger, Tahira Endean, and Alex Plaxen will share all about their favorite tools for event profs.

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This Week in Los Angeles: a Path of Chandeliers, L.A.'s Hottest New DJs, Coachella Lineup Revealed


Happy New Year, and welcome to BizBash’s new Los Angeles-based column, where West Coast bureau chief Claire Hoffman recaps the

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Event technology isn’t the future. It is the now

Event Industry News

By Katie Crocombe, Director, 52eight3 Ltd. When I first started in exhibitions about 15 years ago, event technology was in its relative infancy.

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How—and Where—to Pair Wine and Business in California

Smart Meetings

Ancient Peaks Winery; photo credit: Chris Leschinsky. The Golden State is home to an abundance of wine countries, with immersive experiences around every corner. From goat yoga to ziplining, the liquid in the glass is just the beginning. The creative spaces and productive vibes flow just as freely.

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Hubilo’s Monthly Event Industry Blog Roundup: December

Hubilo Blog

As the year is ending we have come across various new trends and technology news for event industry professionals. With the holiday season going on, there were several festival events tech news in the talk as well as Christmas parties highlights.

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January 2, 2019: More Hotels Are Hosting Their Own Music Festivals, Woodstock to Have 50th Anniversary Celebration, Rose Parade Float Catches Fire


MORE HOTELS ARE HOSTING THEIR OWN MUSIC FESTIVALS: Hotels are often the choice of lodging for music festival attendees

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