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Showing Your Event Attendees They Matter

EventMB

Skift Take: Successful meetings and events are designed to meet the needs of all attendees who must be motivated to attend. If they can get the information being presented online, they will not expend time or money. — Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Why Building an Event Community is a Hot Trend for 2023

Eventmobi

If a global pandemic taught us anything, it’s that the right event management platform can help us stay engaged and connected even when in-person meetings aren’t possible.

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Trends for event professionals to watch in 2023.

Expo Pass

It’s that time of year again. Time to look back on the past year’s successes and to look ahead to the new year. We love the feeling of fresh opportunities on the horizon!

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Q&A: What Does an Event Planner Do?

Social Tables

Whether planning private celebrations, non-profit fundraisers, or corporate conferences, the goal of the event planner is to visualize their client’s idea and then bring that vision to life. But how do event planners accomplish this task? What does an event planner do, exactly?

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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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Is this the Answer to “No Good Event Management Software?”

Endless Events

Event management software can potentially make an event planner’s job more efficient. But when the right software doesn’t exist, planners are left to fend for themselves, often lacking solutions. In July, we discussed this exact issue in the episode, Why is there no good event software?

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Status and power at meetings

Conferences that Work

Meeting professionals rarely talk about status and power issues. This is unfortunate because the ways that status and power manifest at meetings matter. Because a majority of those who attend most meetings have little say over what happens at them.

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Four Experience Design Trends We Spotted During Miami Art Week

Event Marketer

Don’t ask us to explain it, but mushroom installations permeated more than one event footprint at Miami Art Week. Perhaps it was a nod to a psychedelic-inspired design renaissance on the horizon, or brands’ efforts to grip the attention of the quirky crowd that the affair (hosted last Nov.

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Mike Dominguez: Hotel, F&B Prices Aren’t Going Down, and Other Predictions for 2023

Smart Meetings

As meeting professionals begin to plan events for 2023, Mike Dominguez, president and CEO of Associated Luxury Hotels International (ALHI), joined Editorial Director JT Long for his annual Smart Chat Live! predictions conversation about the trends meeting profs need to prepare for in 2023.

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PCMA Announces a Slew of Acquisitions to Mixed Reaction

EventMB

PCMA CEO and President Sherrif Karamat, Randy Fiser of AGU, Jason Dunn of NCBMP, Don Welsh of DI, and Howard Givner of ELI. Skift Take: As the industry continues to feel the effects of the Covid pandemic, several associations that could benefit from deeper pockets have been acquired by PCMA.

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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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How To Elevate A Catered Buffet

Caterease

Buffets – they were once an attractive novelty but have certainly lost their splendor over the years. Many people now. The post How To Elevate A Catered Buffet appeared first on Caterease. Blog catered buffet catering catering service

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How to Write an Event Recap Blog Article

Eventbrite UK

While it might seem daunting at first, anyone can write a great post-event article. Doing an event recap is a great way to capitalise on months of planning and preparation.

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How Meeting Profs Can Improve Event Engagement

Smart Meetings

The success of an event includes many factors. One major aspect is the engagement among attendees. Where event profs hope to give event attendees a vibrant, appealing and informative session, it may come off more as an information dump for some.

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The Evolution of the Exhibition Industry

EventMB

Skift Take: UFI CEO Kai Hattendorf shares key trends impacting the exhibition industry and paints a picture of what trade shows will look like in the future. Skift Meetings Studio Team 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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From Submission to Mitigation: Managing the Life Cycle of Speakers

CadmiumCD

Event planners and association executives must appease many stakeholders, including attendees and exhibitors. However, content is still king, so one could argue that the most significant stakeholders are the meeting speakers themselves.

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MLeads Review — What Is It and How Does It Work

MLeads

Networking and finding new leads are critical for any business owner. Unfortunately, for every one lead that converts into a customer 10, 20, or maybe even 100 do not. Because of that, your list of leads will often be too large to manage or remember on your own.

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Palm Springs Shows Red Carpet Style

Smart Meetings

What attendee doesn’t love the red-carpet celebrity treatment? Last week, Visit Greater Palm Springs restarted a tradition interrupted by Covid of providing meeting professionals with VIP treatment at the International Film Festival at Palm Springs Convention Center.

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Holograms Take Center Stage at Meetings and Events

EventMB

Skift Take: The future is here: Plug-and-play hologram technology is now accessible for meetings and events. To find out more about how it works and why it stands to revolutionize the audience experience, Skift Meetings sat down with ARHT Media, a leading supplier of hologram technology.

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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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Zana Busby: Chief Psychology Officers Add Value to Every Level of Business

Management Events

Many global organizations have a Chief Psychology Officer – sometimes known as a Chief Psychologist or Chief Behavioral Officer – who uses applied psychology to help improve nearly all business processes.

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What’s Stopping You From Creating Immersive Events?

Convene by PCMA

Anthony Vade, Anthony Vade, event experience strategy director of Encore, presents “Immersive Reality: The Intersection of Design and Technology” for both digital and in-person audiences. Whatever Media Group).

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Smart Women in Meetings Awards Nominations 2023

Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings is proud to announce the eighth annual Smart Women in Meetings Awards.

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7 Meetings Industry Trends to Watch in 2023

EventMB

Skift Take: The past three years have brought about significant challenges to the meetings industry. Although recovery is in sight, it must continually adapt and innovate to keep up with the latest trends. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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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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Your Guide to Event Management Process: What is It and How Do You Do It?

Event Smart

The idea of learning something new and meeting new people is exhilarating, that’s why events are exciting and thrilling. Yet, the event management process can be a strenuous and enormous task.

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The Simple Antidote to Inflation: Customer Experience

Endless Events

It’s no secret that inflation is out of control. As of November 30, 2022, inflation in the U.S. clocked in at 7.11% — and consumers are feeling the pinch at the grocery store, gas pump, and even eCommerce stores. Customers are trimming their budgets, and that’s bad for business.

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Sustainable Meetings Through Renewable Concepts

Smart Meetings

Tips and methods for producing greener events. Sustainability is now required at meetings as attendees are demanding an environmentally conscious event.

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Events Industry Looks to the Future During PCMA Convening Leaders

EventMB

Skift Take: Chris Nassetta, CEO of Hilton Hotels, a featured speaker during PCMA Convening Leaders, predicts the business events industry will exceed the high water mark of 2019 this year. 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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Destinations International Announces Bespoke Event Cancelation Program

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Destinations International is joining forces with insurance and risk management firm Anderson Benson to create a bespoke event cancellation program. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Experiential Marketing Trends for 2023

Tigris Events

[…]. The post Experiential Marketing Trends for 2023 appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing, Event Planning & Experiential Marketing.

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PCMA CL Ignited Ideas in Columbus

Smart Meetings

To chart a path forward, it helps to have some guiding lights. PCMA’s Convening Leaders gathered 3,300 meeting professionals in Columbus, Ohio, for three days of education, networking and some transformative ideas.

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