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How to Measure Event ROI


There is nothing that gladdens an event planner’s heart more than receiving positive feedback. Events are value builders that make the experiences of attendees the key indicator of success. But let’s be realistic here: positive feedback alone doesn’t pay the bills.

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How to Design an Event Experience Using Technology


Are you trying to figure out how to design an event experience? Technology is many event planners’ secret weapon and has the power to be massively impactful to achieving your event goals.

Event Data: 3 Ways to Track What Really Matters


This is a sponsored post written by Myriam Dumortier, Brand Manager of Klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Technology and data offer lots of opportunities to understand your event and make it even better.

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Emerging Evergreen Conference Practices—From This To That

Velvet Chainsaw

You can never get enough of what you really don’t need says Eric Hoffer. To paraphrase Hoffer, you can never get enough of conference fads, gimmicks and trends. We want more, more, more! Unless your a conference participant and we often have had enough!).

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.

Emmys 2018: 28 Splashy Decor Ideas From the Week's Biggest Parties


The 70th annual Primetime Emmy Awards took over the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles earlier this week, shifting to a

10 Tips for Successful Event Planning

Hubilo Blog

There is a funny the Duck Face Rule. It means that you stay calm outwardly. The fact of the matter is that you actively row with your paws under the water in order to stay afloat but not a single soul should know about it.

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Do Not Be Seduced By Meeting Fads Or Conference Trends

Velvet Chainsaw

Most conference and meeting professionals want the coolest, hippest, latest ideas and trends for their events. We are on the hunt for the next meeting, seating, session format, technology, and food and beverage fad.

Top 100 Events in Canada 2018


Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations seem like a distant memory, and many events that pulled out all the stops in 2017

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Event Heroes: How One Tech Company Is Mastering Event Marketing


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Britta Schellenberg, VP of Corporate Marketing Operations at Brightcove about scaling an event strategy, partnering with other events and getting the most out of video content.

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An innovative conference competition format

Conferences that Work

My Dutch friend and expert moderator, Jan Jaap In der Maur , recently shared an innovative format for an in-conference pitch competition he devised for the Conventa Crossover Conference , in Ljubljana, Slovenia: “There were also the Conventa Crossover Awards.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Guide on Government Event Management from the Official Partner of the DPRK-USA Summit 2018


Organising a government event that is not only the talk of the town but the talk of the world could be either your worst nightmare or a knee-trembling opportunity that you can’t miss. For

Top 100 Events in the United States 2018


No matter the industry, organizers of annual events usually try to wow attendees year after year—whether it is a change

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How to Help People to Make an Impact at Networking Events [FREE DOWNLOAD]


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10 Top Event Influencers Talk About Their Biggest Challenges


We recently asked 10 of the most widely followed influencers in the event industry to tell us about the biggest challenge they faced in their work. While the answers varied (not surprisingly), three common challenges stood out

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Top Expert Tips on Government Event Management: DPRK-USA Summit Perspective


“Business, labor, and political organisations are the top three industries with a demand for event planning,” states Brandon Gaille in his article on event planning statistics.

Five Ways NFL Experience Times Square Can Enhance Your Next Event


Let's face it, when planning events for either corporate or social clients, securing a venue that meets all your logistical

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Security Tips For Your Event You Wish You Knew Sooner


Dealing with security is one aspect of event planning that everyone MUST be doing. But between us: do you think you’re doing enough? Ultimately, you are responsible for your attendees experience and that means safety too. If you’re unsure on where to start taking charge, that’s okay!

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The Event Tech Bible. A New Chapter for Event Technology [Report + 1,001 tips]


EventMB is announcing the most comprehensive free guide ever written on event technology. The Event Tech Bible. Grab your copy now. Event technology has changed events forever. Whether it is attendee-facing or planning tech, events are extremely different from how they looked a few years ago.

Keeping Event Data Secure


Let’s say you’ve been appointed to run a government event of national importance or a confidential business meeting. In most cases, the first thing you’ll have to think about (after celebrating, of course) is event data protection.

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The Top 100 Events 2018


Think you can get away with assembling a conference panel that includes no people of color? Or stage an award

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Wearable Tech at Festivals

Event Industry News

In recent years, we have seen an increase in the introduction of wearable technology at. festivals and events worldwide.

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6 Winning Tactics to Promote Your Event App


Many event organizers miss out on valuable attendee insights due to lack of event app adoption. Event apps allow organizers to collect real-time data like content preferences, event activity, feedback, and social interactions.

The Events Expert Interview Series #19: Travis Stanton


Hopefully you've been following along as we interview expert event professionals in our industry, sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences. This week we took a look into the mind of Travis Stanton , who shares his awareness and understanding of the events industry

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Survival Tips for the Professional Road Warrior


While the jet-setting professional lifestyle looks pretty glamorous, there are lots of ways it can go wrong. From snack attacks

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Skiddle: how we harness the power of ticketing technology

Event Industry News

With the clubbing season beginning and our busiest period just around the corner, we decided the time was right to overhaul our App and design a one-stop-shop for music lovers.

7 ways to flex your creative muscles

Plan Your Meetings

Now that Labor Day has passed, and summer is drawing to a close, event and meeting planners are settling back into their routines.

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Site Selection: Where to Throw a Multisensory Event

Smart Meetings

Site selection often focuses on the things we can see—ballroom size, architecture, even how well the carpets match the theme. But some cities are going the extra mile to engage all the senses.

Why a Clothing Brand and Travel Site Joined Forces for Fashion Week


For Alice & Olivia’s Spring 2019 presentation, designer Stacey Bendet took attendees on a trip around the world—without leaving New

Guest blog: The Evolution of the GQ Men of the Year Awards

Event Industry News

By Richard Dodgson, Creative Director, Timebased Events. . The GQ Men of the Year Awards 2018 in association with Hugo Boss was one of the hottest events in the calendar for the cultural trendsetters and icons of the entertainment industry.

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Fall Wedding & Event Planning Round Up

All Seated

In honor of start the of the fall season, we rounded up some of our favorite and most informative fall wedding and event planning posts!

Let’s Talk Finances: Event Sales Tax, Event Budgeting and More

Endless Events

Do you accept registrations online? Then, you might fall into this new event sales tax ruling recently handed down by the Supreme Court. It’s thankfully not yet in full effect and not all states are affected.

See What You Missed at Refinery29’s 29Rooms


29Rooms, Refinery29’s most-buzzed-about event, returned to Brooklyn for the fourth straight year, bookending New York Fashion Week. Spanning two weekends, September

SpotMe shortlisted in 5 categories at the Event Technology Awards 2018

Event Industry News

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Reggie Was Named the No. 1 CEO on the SaaS Report’s List of the Top 50 CEOs of 2018–What This Says About Cvent and the Booming Event Industry


The Award. This year, approaching Cvent’s 20th anniversary, Reggie Aggarwal was named the No. 1 CEO on The SaaS Report’s list of the Top 50 CEOs of 2018.

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Tech Tuesday: Optimize First Impressions with Onsite Check-In


Our brains make snap judgments of the people we meet within the first seconds to minutes of seeing them. Research has even shown that not only do first impressions last for months, but they interfere with people’s judgements, even if contradictory information is presented.

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