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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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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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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.

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?

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5 Reasons Why Hosting Events Is Good For Your Brand

Picatic by Eventbrite

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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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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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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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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Indianapolis Is Ready To Make WEC (And Your Event) Amazing


I spent some time in Indianapolis, one of the largest convention cities in the USA. I was genuinely surprised by how this city has evolved through events and anticipate an incredible MPI World Education Congress for those attending. This is a sponsored post by Visit Indy.

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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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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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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.

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.

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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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

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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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.

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.

Craft The Perfect Event Proposal, Market Via Facebook Groups, and More

Endless Events

Before you plan for an event, you first need to get stakeholders on board. That means you need to craft an (almost) perfect event proposal if you want approval. Luckily, we’ve got a guide to help you do just that.

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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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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.

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.

GDPR and SaaS Companies: Four Thoughts


At DoubleDutch, we’ve had the good fortune of diving deep with GDPR requirements very early in the process. Within our customer base are many European-based corporations and multinationals that care deeply about GDPR compliance, and who have thought hard about the impact of GDPR as it relates to working with SaaS companies. Event Customization

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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.

Sponsorship Revenue Ideas for Healthcare Events


Sponsorships are critical to the success of association events, especially within healthcare. But according to The State of Event Sponsorship in 2018 , a majority of event planners are struggling to secure sponsors. And unfortunately, for a small group, retention rate is decreasing. But it doesn’t have to be all doom and gloom when it comes to new ideas for unlocking event revenue. If anything, these findings point to tons of opportunities for savvy organizers.

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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