Sat.Jun 01, 2019 - Fri.Jun 07, 2019

How to Improve your Event Sponsorship Offerings

GEVME

For many event managers, sponsors are a major source of income. They either make your event profitable or allow you to invest more in it. Searching for and finding sponsors for your event is the most important part of what we do. Why is event sponsorship crucial?

How to Pick the Right Venue for Sustainable Events

Eventmobi

Events are often one of the biggest culprits when it comes to the impact on the environment. When you think about all the paper, plastic, and electricity that’s unnecessarily wasted, it becomes clear that the events industry needs to change if it wants to keep up with the times and play its part in reducing humanity’s impact on the world. . And one of the first steps you can take when organizing your events is choosing a venue that is in line with values of sustainability.

The Secret to Stop People from Flaking on Your Events

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You sold 200 tickets — enough to pack the room with excited event-goers. But when the day arrived, only about half showed up. The energy in the room was lackluster, and your own disappointment palpable. What happened?

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Are Your Speakers Speaking to Speakers?

Velvet Chainsaw

I wonder about the future of peer review for conference abstracts. While it is a critical filter for high-quality journals, it is a very inefficient process for accelerating innovation and discovery at conferences.

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.

27 years of peer conferences

Conferences that Work

Good things come in threes. Though I usually overlook anniversaries, I noticed one this morning. The first peer conference I convened and designed was held June 3 – 5, 1992 at Marlboro College, Vermont.

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What 2,000 Torontonians Want at Nightlife and Weekend Events

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Torontonians are a busy bunch. With such a vibrant nightlife and events scene, there’s almost too much to choose from. But who said Torontonians have to choose?

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7 ways tech can personalise event experiences

Event Industry News

By Ian Webb, Head of Business Development, Eventsforce.

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Meeting Etiquette from a Vegas K-9 Handler

SmartMeetings

Canine security patrols have become a standard safety measure at many events, but one of the perks of meeting in Las Vegas is that four of these screening companions are on staff and ready for duty year-round.

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Zerista: Extend the Life Cycle of Your Event [Review]

EventMB

Zerista is a multi-device platform that turns an event app into something attendees and exhibitors will use year-round, extending the life cycle of events. Here is our review: Zerista: What Is It?

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Most Americans Are Foodies — Here’s What They Expect at Your Event [Infographic]

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Learn how to make sure your next food and drink event is unforgettable — and Instagrammable. The post Most Americans Are Foodies — Here’s What They Expect at Your Event [Infographic] appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Food & Beverage Event Food Event Planning Food and Drink Events

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Is 5G the future for stadiums, arenas and festivals?

Event Industry News

Large-scale events are almost synonymous with poor phone signals. Events that bring masses of people together understandably put a strain on mobile phone signals. This prevents attendees from uploading content to social media, message/call friends and make transactions.

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Podcast: What Your Wedding Photographer Really Thinks, and Other Insights (Episode 149)

BizBash

Andy Marcus discusses the business of photographing high-end weddings and social events

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The Event Marketing Lifecycle: When You Can Sell the Most Tickets

Eventbrite

It would be great if you could plan your event advertising strategy based on what you wish would happen with your ticket sales — but you know that wishes don’t always come true! Instead, base your strategy on real results from events like yours.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Catering: Ideas and Hacks to Try Now

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Learn how to make sure your next food and drink event is unforgettable — and Instagrammable. The post The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Catering: Ideas and Hacks to Try Now appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Food & Beverage Event Food Event Planning Food and Drink Events

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6 announcements from Apple’s #WWDC19 that #EventProfs need to know about

Event Industry News

By Clemi Hardie, Managing Director at Noodle Live. As always, rumours were rife before this year’s Apple worldwide developers conference.

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Don’t Blow Up the Budget: How to Spend Less for More

SmartMeetings

How to spend less without sacrificing quality. Imagine a world where you can stay under budget while producing an event that looks as if it broke the bank.

Discover The Palm Beaches Combats Human Trafficking

PCMA Convene

Attendees at a recent trade show shop for items at a sale set up by Discover The Palm Beaches and Shoppe 561. The groups donated 10 percent of the sales to Place of Hope’s Human Trafficking Initiative. Photos Courtesy DTPB).

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Ask an Eventbrite Expert: The Answers to Your Top Creator Questions

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Being an event creator is complex, to say the least. How do you write a killer event description? When and how should you advertise your event? It’s these questions, and many more, that keep creators up at night.

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UK festivals turn to eco-friendly sparkles in bid to ban plastic glitter

Event Industry News

Music festivals offer us an abundance of opportunities we don’t get to take advantage of in everyday life: enjoying several days of live music with friends, drinking copious amounts of cider while sporting mud-splattered wellies and decorating our features with the festival favourite – glitter.

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Guy Fieri's Walk of Fame Celebration Had Gold-Painted Dancers, a Performance From Foreigner, and Plenty of Burgers

BizBash

The Food Network threw an over-the-top celebration for the colorful chef to celebrate his induction into the Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Email Tips From a Copywriting Pro for Event Profs

Connect Your Meetings

As anyone who’s ever sent a professional email knows all too well, figuring out what to say and how to say it is hard work. There’s a fine line between being assertive and being passive aggressive and finding that line can be a tricky feat.

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The One Change That Transformed the Ostrow School Event Experience

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The University of Southern California’s Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry has been educating dentists and dental hygienists for 120 years — and they have a large community of students and alumni to show for it.

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Hybrid events: what are they and what are their benefits?

Event Industry News

By Miguel Neves, chief social strategist. Miguel Neves is a passionate social media advocate and experienced events professional who consults, trains and speaks on digital marketing and event technology. Ahead of his discussion at The Meetings Show, ‘The future is hybrid, are you ready?’ he gives the lowdown on hybrid meetings and outlines the benefits involved in hosting them. What is a hybrid meeting? Any meeting that offers a way to participate online can be considered a hybrid meeting.

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Exploring Machine Learning And Events

Endless Events

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to dive into the topic of machine learning and events. We are currently witnessing one of the biggest technological revolutions of all time. Right now, in real time, terms like AI and machine learning are being thrown everywhere.

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Nonprofit Event Venues for Social Good

Connect Your Meetings

In a time where Americans seem to be fiercely divided on multiple topics, they seem to agree on giving back to those in need. In a 2018 report published by Giving USA, Americans gave $410 billion to charity in 2017, breaking $400 billion for the first time.

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5 Times Event Planner Negotiation Tactics Can Save the Day

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One of the signature traits of event planners is their ability to negotiate. While common, everyday setbacks might put most people into a tailspin, event planners have a knack for handling mini-crises easily. That’s because they’ve faced similar situations on the job, and have come out on top – all through their power of negotiation. […]. The post 5 Times Event Planner Negotiation Tactics Can Save the Day appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

Event Technology Judges’ Spotlight: Charlotte Hammerbeck

Event Industry News

Full Name: Charlotte Hammerbeck Company: GSK Job Title: Director, Meetings Technology. GSK is a science-led global healthcare company with a special purpose: to help people do more, feel better, live longer. operating in more than 120 countries.

Creative Problem-Solving and Innovation: The Life of an Event Project Manager

Experient

If you described the role of an event project manager as “busy,” you may just win the award for Understatement of the Year. Busy” doesn’t even scratch the surface.

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Create Your Event Website Easier than Ever Before

Eventtia

If you don’t have the expertise or the necessary help, building an event website can be a real hassle. Fortunately, there are new tools you can use to create a beautiful page for your event in no time. Ready to upgrade? Then check out this article. Event Planning

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Ask an Eventbrite Expert: The Answers to Your Top Creator Questions

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Being an event creator is complex, to say the least. How do you write a killer event description? When and how should you advertise your event? It’s these questions, and many more, that keep creators up at night. Thankfully, Eventbrite’s Technical Customer Support Manager Angela Gonzales has the answers, which she delivered in our exclusive […]. The post Ask an Eventbrite Expert: The Answers to Your Top Creator Questions appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Tappit bolsters European growth with two senior hires and festival partnership

Event Industry News

Tappit, a global cashless payment solution, has announced a partnership with the multi-award-winning grass-roots music festival, Leopallooza.

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Rob Bezdjian Targets MICE-Related TV Shows

Connect Your Meetings

Rob Bezdjian, president of Zaven Global, is a corporate events and incentive trips specialist. He’s seen the reality of what it takes to organize and execute a memorable experience for groups. Bezdjian is also a former manager at Goldman Sachs, the financial giant he worked at for eight years.

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