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How to Identify Incompetent Service Suppliers and Save Your Event

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Let me tell you the hard truth: like it or not, there will be moments when you'll have to deal with unprofessional service suppliers. Catering, cleaning, security, audiovisual assistance, lighting, entertainment, you name it

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Why Meetings Designed for Intention Win Out

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Skift Take: As people look for new reasons to attend events, some stand out by focusing more on the flow and less on the logistics. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Inspiration event design event planning events experience design intentional unconference

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22 Swag Bag Ideas that will Surely Excite Your Event Attendees

Event Smart

Everyone loves swag bags. I mean, who wouldn’t? Everyone loves getting free stuff! I personally enjoy getting one. Swag bags are one of the things people look forward to at an event. Some would even consider it as memorabilia for an event.

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An alternative to Twitter for #eventprofs

Conferences that Work

Last week I wrote about alternatives to Twitter , sparked by the rapid changes to the platform under its new billionaire owner.

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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!

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The UK’s top sustainable venues and hotels share most successful initiatives of 2022

Event Industry News

Greengage Solutions has linked up with some of the top UK sustainable event venues and hotels to share their most successful initiatives from 2022.

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5 Ways to Engage In-Person And Virtual Audiences at Your Hybrid Event

Special Events

Tips to keep all audiences at your event engaged

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7 Ways to Recreate the In-Person Event Experience Online

Endless Events

The holiday parties are upon us, but colder weather means that COVID-19 is on the rise. Many companies may opt to exercise caution and consider pivoting to virtual and hybrid events. Some might prefer virtual get-togethers over face-to-face events.

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Reduce and Reuse: Meeting Spaces Go Green

Smart Meetings

As the world turns to a new year, many are coming to realize that our resources are finite and becoming sustainable is crucial to the future of our planet. Even in our everyday activities, green thinking and sustainability are critical.

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17 Interactive Entertainment Ideas For Large Crowds

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Skift Take: Entertaining large crowds at your event can be difficult and limiting. Here are 16 ways to engage a greater number of attendees all at the same time. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Inspiration crowds entertainment ideas large venues

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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.

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Are NFTs useful in entertainment?

Oveit

While technology becomes more powerful and accessible, industries from all over the world change. The way we do business is not the same. […]. The post Are NFTs useful in entertainment? appeared first on Oveit. Event registration NFT ticketing benefits film loyalty music NFTs

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Tipster: A Simple Sustainability Swap for Your Events

Convene by PCMA

Help your event participants remember the experience by using seeded paper for your name badges. Nicole Walker. I loved speaking with Nicole Walker at Convening EMEA in Vienna a few months ago.

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Best of 2022: CSR

Smart Meetings

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become increasingly important as the travel and tourism industries are surging into 2023.

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12 Powerful Team Building Ideas for Your Next Retreat

EventMB

Skift Take: Connecting remote teams is hard to do online. Company retreats offer an excellent way to nurture interpersonal connections, provided the activities put the team at the center of the event. Juraj Holub Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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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.

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Taking The Industry’s Pulse As The Curtain Falls On 2022

Glisser

The year 2022 looks set to end on an optimistic high according to up-to-date data from Northstar Meetings Group’s Meetings Industry Pulse Survey. Event Planning Featured Event Marketing Opinion Tech Tips Thought Leadership

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Looking Back on 2022: A Year in Review

Eventscase Blog

The month of December may put some undue stress on people. Holidays are in order, family gatherings abound, social circles are teeming, and then there’s the quintessential problem of thinking about all the gifts you have to give to your loved ones.

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Best of 2022: Event Security and Safety

Smart Meetings

Event security comes in different shapes and sizes.

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Providence Secures New Funds to Support Events

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Skift Take: As Providence taps into funding from its newly approved tourism improvement district, it is looking for novel ways to attract meetings. Leveraging unique public events like WaterFire is proving a popular approach. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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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.

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Authentic Client Reviews Bring Swapcard 24 G2 Winter Badges

Event Age by Swapcard

As we approach the new year, we’re appreciative of what we’ve accomplished alongside our communities, our clients, and our industry. It is thanks to all of you that the events industry is where it is today after a few chaotic years. Event Tech Industry News

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‘Surprisingly Savannah’ Pop-up Brings Southern Charm to New York City

Event Marketer

A calligrapher was on hand at the pop-up to personalize the 990 luggage tags that were distributed. Savannah, Georgia—known for its lush greenery, historic architecture, ghost tours and coastal cuisine—came to life in New York City’s Gansevoort Plaza on Nov.

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Best of 2022: Sustainability

Smart Meetings

Sustainability is a topic of much discussion and will likely remain so for the foreseeable future. A lot of moves in the eco-friendly direction were made this year by many.

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Building a Better-Work Life Balance

EventMB

Skift Take: From the child-like joy of tapping RFID badges to rethinking work processes and expectations, this inspiring conversation with Clemi Hardie, head of pencils at Noodle Live, covers many of the steps she has taken in her pursuit of building a better work-life balance.

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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.

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10 Ideas for a More Organized You

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Are you looking to get better organized in 2023? Sadly, there’s no pill to take or elixir to drink but we do have a few best planning tips for bringing more organization to your life and business. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Management

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Season’s Greetings: Inside Six Experiential Holiday Campaigns

Event Marketer

It’s that time of year. You’ve likely checked your gift list twice, have had your Spotify Wrapped on repeat and are longingly eyeing the PTO countdown on your desk. But before you take a well-deserved break, check out the strategies and tools brands used to mark the holiday season in 2022.

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Out of This World Gifting

Smart Meetings

What is more motivating than sending top performers out of this world for an incentive trip?

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Boston Rebrand Funded by New Tourism Marketing District

EventMB

Skift Take: The Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau has a new name: Meet Boston. Along with a the brand refresh comes a new campaign centered on diversity, while keeping the city's rich history in focus. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

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ExCeL London caps off successful year with highest number of new event launches

Event Industry News

ExCeL London has recorded its highest number of new event launches since 2017, rounding off a successful 2022 and further cementing the return of the £32.1 billion UK events industry.

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How Mattel’s ‘Party on the Pier Got L.A. Buzzing with Family Fun and Celebrities

Event Marketer

This marks the 23rd year Mattel has served as presenting sponsor of UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital’s sinlge-biggest fundraiser. Mattel marked its 23 rd year as presenting sponsor of “Party on the Pier,” UCLA Mattel Children’s Hospital’s single largest fundraising event, hosted Nov.

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TWT: Winter ‘Bomb’ Cyclone Set to Disrupt Travel

Smart Meetings

*TWT means “This Week in Travel”: a curated selection of stories specially chosen for meeting planners and meetings professionals. Winter Drops a Weather “Bomb”. Just in time for the holidays, a massive “bomb cyclone” of winter weather is scheduled to blanket most of the country.

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