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Why you should run The Solution Room at your next event

Conferences that Work

The Solution Room is rapidly becoming a popular meeting plenary.

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3 Ways to Give Attendees a Taste of Your Host City

Cvent

Use pop-ups to show off your host city to your attendees. The idea of the pop-up is not new, but it allows consumers to get a taste of a new products and experiences. You can use the pop-up idea for your next event.

How To Choose The Right Speaker For Your Next Conference

Picatic

Would you like a keynote speaker that is engaging, inspirational and entertaining, while being knowledgeable in their field and relevant to your audience? What event manager doesn’t right? There are many things to consider when looking for a speaker for your next event.

The Market Shifts That Led to Commission Cuts

Velvet Chainsaw

Marriott, Hilton and IHG have announced reductions in group-booking commissions from 10 percent to 7 percent for their North American hotels, to take place over a period of time this year and next. Marriott’s has already begun for most intermediaries.

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.

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See Inside This Year’s 'Heavenly' Met Gala

BizBash

The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Costume Institute Benefit signifies not only the unofficial start of the charity circuit season

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The Top 6 Tips for Optimizing a Corporate Event Budget

GEVME

One thing is for sure, you can’t spend a budget you don’t have; but what you can do is make as much use of it as possible. You won’t believe how incredibly flexible an event budget can be. Throughout our experience, we’ve seen quite a few strategies related to corporate event budget optimization.

Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2018

EventMB

Boring trade show booths don’t attract visitors and they certainly don’t help sales. But coming up with new and exciting ideas is costly and time-consuming. Or is it?

3 Quick Wins for Designing a Sales Kick Off

Eventmobi

Everyone who has helped plan or attended an internal sales kick off event undoubtedly knows how important they are to a company’s overall business objectives. That’s why it’s so important that it be planned properly and executed effectively in order to achieve maximum results.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Design Inspiration: The Energy of Orlando

BizBash

There is a thin line between staying both on brand and on trend without losing sight of one or the

Why Your Incentive Trip Needs a Mobile App

Quickmobile

Incentives in the workplace are arguably one of the biggest motivators for employees, with many organizations putting emphasis on travel as the reward. In fact, according to the Incentive Research Foundation , 38% of all U.S.

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The New Rules Of RSVP. Get More Relevant Attendees In The Room. [Free Report]

EventMB

A new report with unpublished research into what makes attendees say yes and show up at your event is ready for you. Get your free copy now. In this day and age, capturing attention and standing out against competition can be tough.

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Top 3 Tips On How To Choose A Caterer For A Corporate Event

Eventinterface

A corporate event is a unique opportunity for a brand to show appreciation to the present clients, and offer a friendly hand towards the new clients, partners, or even employees. The event itself is marked with unmatched sophistication.

Southern California's Top 100 Events 2018

BizBash

For a region that is undeniably dominated by the entertainment industry, Southern California’s reputation as a home for major music

Wow Your Audience these Event Industry Trends and More

Endless Events

If you want your event to create a sense of awe and wonder, you need to engage the senses of your audience. These event industry trends below will do just that! For one, you can use projection mapping to deliver new interactive experiences to attendees without needing extra gadgets or apps.

Meetingselect and NBTC Holland Marketing join forces

Event Industry News

The Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions has signed a strategic partnership with Meetingselect, which offers one of the most successful and largest corporate booking tools in the world. The cooperation was announced during the IMEX in Frankfurt last week.

What is B2B Event Marketing?

Bizzabo

Looking to create an event strategy but not sure where to start? Read this guide to learn how to best implement live events into your overall B2B marketing strategy. When it comes to B2B marketing, there are countless tactics and strategies available to the modern-day marketing.

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Scarborough & Tweed Expands Signature Bag Collection

BizBash

Scarborough & Tweed has introduced exciting new bag designs that are perfect for event gift bags and stand-alone gifts. Scarborough

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How to Create and Brand Your Instagram Highlight Covers

All Seated

As a follow-up to the 3 Ways To Use Instagram Stories post , Liese Gardner is back to share with us a step by step approach for how to create and brand instagram highlight covers! .

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Royal Wedding protected by drone detection systems

Event Industry News

Major events require a major security operation, and the recent Royal Wedding was one of the biggest operations in recent times. Security was heightened due to the importance of the occasion due to the potential threat of terror to such a major event.

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What to Say to Attendees After Your Event

Cvent

Your event is over. But it isn’t really. Attendees might not be onsite attending sessions and networking, but the event isn’t ever truly over. Post-event is a key time to gather information and make a final, lasting impression.

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26 Must-See Moments From the 2018 Upfront and NewFront Season

BizBash

This year, broadcast television networks and digital media companies offered up a mix of presentations—from traditional theater formats to fresher

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IACC Report on the Meeting Room of Today and Tomorrow

PCMA Convene

It will only become more important for event venues to provide high-quality internet access. That’s one takeaway from IACC’s fresh-off-the-press “2018 Meeting Room of the Future Report” that will likely not surprise you.

Managing Client Expectations – #EventIcons Episode 114

Endless Events

As an event prof managing client expectations should always be top of mind. Managing client expectations helps both you and your client have clarity working together. This will also keep your clients happy, and ensure you are on the right track with what they have hired you to do.

The ABC’s of Event Planning

Cvent

Planning an event may seem overwhelming, but we’re here to tell you that, if you take a deep breath, you’ll see it may actually be as easy as ABC. Learn the ABC’s of event planning today. Audience.

Why Arizona Iced Tea Launched a Fashion Line

BizBash

The iced tea brand Arizona has released a new line of products, but these latest additions aren’t drinkable—they’re wearable. In celebration

How to Elevate the Customer Experience

PCMA Convene

Bridget Brennan. Going to the movies used to mean deciding what film you wanted to see and picking a cinema. Today, moviegoers can also choose their seat location, whether they want a private nested chair for couples, and can even select dinner entrees and drinks to go with their rom-com.

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How to Make Your Catering Business More Sustainable

Caterease

Going green is trending everywhere these days. You can thank the Millennial generation for their influence when it comes to sustainability. People want to hear about, and they want to be a part of it.

When the Dust Settles on GDPR

Cvent

If you’re still looking for loopholes in GDPR, you’re missing the point, says Patrick Smith, CMO at Cvent. He urges marketing leaders and event professionals to look for the value instead.

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See How New York's Biggest Benefit Thanked Donors

BizBash

With a theme of the "Lights of New York"—referencing both philanthropists and the city they support—the Robin Hood Foundation celebrated

Everything You Need to Know for Killer Conference Breakout Sessions

Endless Events

Breakout sessions are a staple at conferences. If you are wondering what conference breakout sessions are and why more and more conferences are incorporating them, then continue reading. We will be answering all of your questions and more, below.

Event Pros Share the One Thing in Business They Can’t Live Without

All Seated

Event pros know that starting and nurturing a business can sometimes be an uphill battle with a lot of trial and error. Your event business is vastly different from the next. Not necessarily in content but in how you approach problem-solving and creating visibility for your brand.

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How event staffing agencies must adapt to the growing freelance workforce

Event Industry News

by Greg Lusk, Founder of Liveforce. With the events industry being a large player in the world of freelancing it is time for event staffing agencies to start paying attention to this popular work style.

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