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How to gather event feedback? Form questions examples & other useful tips


Reading Time: 9 minutes Gathering feedback from event attendees is a vital part of the event itself. Surveys, polls, and questionnaires are one of the most powerful tools to gather the feedback… but only if you know how to conduct them.

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4 Smart Tips for Driving Attendee Engagement Through Social Media


Your event might not be for months, and you’re probably going through a chaotic time with arranging logistics and designing your event space. But it’s also the perfect time to start engaging your audience and building excitement.

How to Get Media Coverage for Your Event


Let me ask you a quick question: When do you know for sure that your event-planning efforts are truly successful? The moment you sell out of tickets? When a percentage of your attendees decide to opt in for your brand’s products?

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Three Core Conference Planning Tenets To Master And Skillfully Apply

Velvet Chainsaw

Does your conference committee practice organized abandonment and avoid no-bottom-line-mindsets? What is their capacity to see opportunities in the mist of change? How are they at focusing on the purpose, goals and target market of the conference when making decisions?

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.

The Top 10 Tips for Planning a Corporate Incentive Trip


Showing recognition for employees’ achievements by awarding travel experiences may be an old trick but it’s also one that’s not going away any time soon. According to Transformativa’s survey results , 65% of employees claim that they appreciate incentive trips more than any other form of reward.

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Summer Inspiration: 15 Refreshing Ways to Use Fruit as Event Decor


Fruit-filled cocktails and dishes are a welcome addition to warm-weather events. But why stop there? Event designers are using oranges

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Lather Up Curiosity, Rinse, Repeat!

Velvet Chainsaw

Children are curious creatures. They explore, question and wonder, often through play. In this context, they learn. We are naturally inclined to learn new things; thus reaping curiosity’s benefits. From the moment we are born until we die, learning is hardwired into our brains.

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How to Build Clear Communication while Running Large-Scale Events


If you’ve ever been to conferences like CES, which hosts over 200,000 attendees annually, you must have asked yourself this one question: “How do they manage such a huge crowd?”

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Your Attendees’ Emotions Can Be Measured, Analyzed, and Visualized


Lightwave, the groundbreaking bioanalytics company, has developed innovative solutions that enable brands to measure emotion and use that insight as

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Apps


Planning an event is extremely time-consuming and stressful. Because of this, sometimes the last thing on a meeting and event planner’s mind is event apps. This short list of event app do’s and don’ts should make creating your event app easier. DO: Plan ahead which features you want.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How Do We Know Curiosity Killed The Cat? (Allegedly.)

Velvet Chainsaw

Curiosity allegedly killed the cat. How do we know curiosity killed that cat? Were there any eyewitnesses to that crime? Did anyone hear strange cat calls? Did you see what curiosity was wearing? Do you know any reason why curiosity wanted to kill the cat?

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Nine conference mythodologies

Conferences that Work

Long ago, consultant Tom Gilb coined the term “mythodology” to describe erroneous but commonly held beliefs about how something should be done. Here are nine mythodologies about conferences. Mythodology: We know what our attendees want to learn about. Reality : No, you don’t. At least half the sessions programmed at traditional conferences are not what attendees want. Mythodology: Event socials are a good way to meet people.

12 New Rooftop Venues for Outdoor Entertaining


The late spring and summer are ideal times for rooftop events. From garden-inspired roofs to sports bars and spaces adjacent

5 Reasons Why Hosting Events Is Good For Your Brand


For brands within certain niches and industries, it could be a good idea to host your own events and conferences to build your brand’s trust and authority.

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Anaheim Convention Center: 25 Examples of Powerful Sponsorship Ideas


This is a sponsored post by Visit Anaheim. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Finding a venue that offers exactly what you want is hard enough.

3 Tips for Encouraging Group Discussions Through an Event App


Following our webinar on event communities , we’ve received a lot of interest from event planners wanting strategies to use Group Discussions through an event app. For your benefit, we’ve compiled our favorite ideas to get your Group Discussions rolling! What are Group Discussions?

How to add an exhibition to a conference

Gallus Events

Throughout my events career (now spanning 20 years) the biggest financial successes I’ve had have been when helping clients to add an exhibition to an established conference. How to add an exhibition to a conference.

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Event Heroes: How The World's Largest Content Marketing Conference Builds An Engaged Community


Each month we interview an events professional that is doing something amazing. This month we spoke with Cathy McPhillips, VP of Marketing for Content Marketing Institute, about growing an annual conference, making data-driven decision, building an engaged community and more.

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Event Innovation Lab™: The Revolution Has Started.


Our first immersive event planning seminar took place in Los Angeles. Here is what happened, how planners reacted, and how you can get involved. I never wanted to start a blog about event planning. I always wanted to change the way we do events.

Event Technology Upgrades You’ll Need in 2018


Recent technology trends have completely changed the face of the MICE industry. By adopting these latest event technology upgrades, event organizers can deliver exceptional events and stand out from the crowd. Here are the top trends you should watch out for in 2018: 1.

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Evolution Dome partners with Events in the Sky

Event Industry News

Image: Ravenswood wines invited bold wine lovers to take part in the UK’s first ever extreme wine tasting event – at an exclusive table suspended 200ft in the sky above London’s Jubilee Park. Picture credit: David Parry/ PA.

25 Ingenious Offline Marketing Examples


Inspire your marketing strategy with this list of 25 creative offline marketing examples. Featuring examples from Facebook, Starbucks, Nissan and more. In the 1990s, online marketing—the practice of driving actions on the internet—exploded.

16 Tantalizing Ways to Display Event Catering


Catering is a necessity for most events. It can, however, take up a lot of space or seemingly be pushed away from the buzz of the event to avoid detracting from the décor or flow. But, your guests need food. It’s not an option to remove the catering from your event (attendees will definitely protest!), […]. The post 16 Tantalizing Ways to Display Event Catering by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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Habits of A Bad Catering Manager


A successful company depends on the success of its managers. Being a successful manager is a trickle effect to all the employees within a business. It's not enough to have a solid product or services, you have to have the right bodies behind it to make it successful. A good way to tell if there.

How to Engage While You’re Onstage With a Mobile Event App


Have you ever heard of “nomophobia” before? Nomophobia is the fear of being without one’s phone. Whether or not you’ve heard the word before, you’re probably very familiar with the fear. People are emotionally connected to their phones. They feel anxious if they miss a text.

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Event Promotion: The 2018 Guide


Looking for ideas to boost your event promotion strategy? Check out this guide on how to promote your event in effective and creative ways. Event promotion can seem rather overwhelming if you’re trying to tackle it all at once.

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Tips for Increasing Audience Engagement at Events

Endless Events

Increasing audience engagement can be a challenge even for the best #eventprofs. The good news is that your attendees crave engagement more than ever. So if you have the right message and content to deliver, you’re golden.

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Beating Burnout

PCMA Convene

Photo credit: Adobe Stock. Feeling burned out at work? It happens to the best of us. You don’t have to look far for reasons why — according to Convene’s upcoming 2018 Salary Survey, to be published in June, nearly one-quarter of respondents spend more than 50 hours per week on the clock.

EventCity unveils its vision for the future as TraffordCity sees major investment

Event Industry News

EventCity, the north’s largest, fully flexible blank canvas exhibition and conference space, has today revealed its vision for the future and what its surroundings will look like following major transport and infrastructure upgrades.

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25 Innovative B2B Event Marketing Ideas


Discover how you can take your events strategy to new heights with these 25 innovative B2B event marketing ideas.

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ICA Ultimate Catering Workshop

All Seated

The International Caterers Association announced a new series of Ultimate Catering Workshops. The inaugural workshop was held on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri at Lon Lane’s Inspired Occasions. A member of the AllSeated team (Dina!)

Event Websites 101: Tips for a Great Site


Building a website used to be impossible if you didn’t know how to code. Today, things are much easier. Even if you have no knowledge of HTML, you can build a great website. Which is great news because nowadays, everyone expects there to be a website for everything.

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Grand Designs Live builds on eco-living for 2018

Event Industry News

Grand Designs Live, proudly sponsored by Anglian Home Improvements, closed its doors on Sunday on the 14 th edition of the show.

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11 Tips to Choose the Best Event Management Software

Hubilo Blog

The technological storm has taken a grip over all the prevailing business sectors. Name it and people will somehow bring up the use of technology in their corporations.

News Release: Keeping Your Event Secure


Tips for ensuring your event attendees’ safety and security For many, summertime means events season. Whether you’re into music, literature or cheese rolling, you’re sure to find an event or festival to match. Along with the more established events, more and more people are organising their own festivals, some of which have become hugely popular […]. Event Industry Events

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