Sat.May 18, 2019 - Fri.May 24, 2019

Ditch the Buffet for Shared Plates at Your Next Event

PCMA Convene

New research suggests that sharing plates of food leads to improved negotiations, an idea that business events professionals could use to enhance cooperation at events. Are you planning a team-building activity or brainstorming workshop at your next event?

The Golden Rules of Event Volunteer Retention


If your event relies on the help of volunteers, then you know how difficult recruiting them can be. A person’s time is valuable - and asking them to spend a chunk of it with you doing work, for no pay? Well, that’s tough.

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Digital Distraction: Is this a Problem at Events?


People are looking at their phones constantly. Whenever they walk, eat, go to bed, or attend events, the smartphone always seems to be in their hands. This keeps them from fully experiencing their immediate environment or engaging more with physical reality. Is this a problem for the events industry?

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Leveraging Team Learning at Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Traditionally teams from organizations attend a conference with a divide-and-conquer game plan, as they split up and attend as many different sessions as they can.

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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.

Getting Paid: 3 Things Event Professionals Need to Know About Payouts

Picatic by Eventbrite

Events are expensive. You have to cover the upfront costs — like paying vendors and securing a venue — out of pocket. But as tickets are being sold, you can have access to that money so you can pay with less stress. Payouts, which are how you get paid for tickets sold on event management […].

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More Trending

Events operate by stories

Conferences that Work

Events operate by stories. Our species doesn’t operate by reality. It operates by stories. Cities are a story. Money is a story. Space was a story, once. A king tells us a story about who we are and why we’re great, and that story is enough to make us go kill people who tell a different story. Or maybe the people kill the king because they don’t like his story and have begun to tell themselves a different one.”

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6 Tips for Choosing Your Event App Provider

Event Age by Swapcard

Looking for an event app and not sure where to start? You're not alone. We often hear from event organizers that choosing the right provider is a challenge. Event Tech

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The 2019 Guide to Event Marketing: Strategies, Ideas, and Examples

Picatic by Eventbrite

Whether you’re interested in coordinating smaller networking events or large corporate events like conferences, creating an event marketing strategy has serious benefits for your business.

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Eventbrite powers new ticketing functionality for Facebook events

Event Industry News

The new product enables small businesses and entrepreneurs to more easily create and sell tickets to events directly on Facebook.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

PCMA EduCon 2019: Can the Meetings Industry Hack Homelessness?

PCMA Convene

William Thomson (center) will take part in PCMA’s hackathon on homelessness in June during EduCon 2019.

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Event Wi-Fi Terms Every Event Planner Needs To Know

Endless Events

Learning about event Wi-Fi can feel like learning another language. Often when you try to research event Wi-Fi terms, best practices and more you are greeted with technical papers written by engineers. The articles feel like they are from another world, are very complex and hard to understand.

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Gen Z is for Zen

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There’s no question that health and wellness has become a priority for people as they seek out ways to live fuller lives. But are they truly adopting wellness as a lifestyle, or just another fad?

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Historic Bristol theatre launches new conference packages

Event Industry News

Following on from the multi-million-pound redevelopment, Bristol Old Vic theatre has launched it’s Day Delegate Rate packages for those looking to host conferences in the Grade 1 listed Coopers’ Hall, which sits as the star of the event spaces in the venue.

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11 Tips for Adding Child-Care Services to Your Events

PCMA Convene

Some hotels now offer complimentary daycare for conferences attendees staying at the hotels. The Kids for All Seasons program at Four Seasons Resort Orlando at Walt Disney World includes access to the Splash Zone (center) and The Hideout game room/play area (right). Don Riddle/Four Seasons).

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5 Fundamentals to Running A Successful Free Event


Running a free event? Learn how to tackle sponsorship, budgets, managing volunteers, minimise no–shows, venue sourcing and free event promotion ideas. The post 5 Fundamentals to Running A Successful Free Event appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

The Event Planner’s Top 8 Must-Watch Netflix Picks

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After a long day of event planning, your couch and Netflix is exactly what you need to decompress. Whether you’re looking for a feel-good comedy, an educational documentary, or a gripping thriller, some streaming therapy is sure to help you unwind.

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emc3 introduces new policy to improve mental health wellbeing in the workplace

Event Industry News

It has been widely circulated that employment in the events industry is demanding, and not without reason.

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Automatically Calculating Revenue On Prints


Automatically Calculating Revenue On Prints Caterease Version: 20 Category: Account Manager Date: 05/20/2019. The post Automatically Calculating Revenue On Prints appeared first on Caterease. Miscellaneous Tip of The Week

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How Online Donations Can Shape Your Fundraising Event Strategy


When a fire strikes an iconic building, images of the destruction spread rapidly through social media.

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Family Events: The 5 Questions Parents Need Answered Before Buying

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If you think face painting and balloons are all it takes to attract today’s parents to your events — think again. There are too many options to choose from,” says Scary Mommy and Today Show Parents Contributor Melanie Forstall Lemoine. “If

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The Meetings Show Preview: The Kia Oval

Event Industry News

The Kia Oval has become a hidden gem for organisers looking for the perfect spot for their conferences and events.

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Event Coordinator vs. Event Planner: What’s the Difference?

Master the Event

The post Event Coordinator vs. Event Planner: What’s the Difference? appeared first on event planning Events

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How to Make Your Event’s Social Media Photos Stand Out [With Examples]


Sub-par social media photos are no longer an option in today’s saturated social feeds. Quality visual storytelling is essential, and everyone from your local cafe to your favourite music festival has an Instagram.

Cynthia Kanai Appointed CEO of Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

Connect Your Meetings

After 25 years as a teacher, Cynthia Kanai has embarked on a new challenge: CEO of Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens, a property right next door to her previous workspace at Palm Beach Day Academy.

Award winning mentoring programme, Fast Forward 15, reveals latest intake

Event Industry News

Fast Forward 15, the award-winning mentoring programme for women in travel and events, has revealed its 2019/2020 intake.

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Insights and Tips from the King of AV?-?Q&A with Will Curran

Hubilo Blog

Event Industry has witnessed digital developments not just with the inception of event technology but the equipment like AV which is required in the venue to make the event better. We got a chance to interview one of the profound people in the event industry, Will Curran?—?found

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Behavioral Science In Event Design: #EventIcons Episode 165

Endless Events

We’re about to get down to the nitty and gritty of behavioral science in event design! This topic will probably send every event professional into overdrive. At the end of the day, events are all about people. Events are about changing behaviors.

Shared Meeting Spaces Suit Remote Workforce

Connect Your Meetings

As home-based and remote work increase in the United States, traditional business organizations are meeting a rising need for non-traditional workspaces.

Ripples and Chandon partner to launch world’s first global interactive cocktail experience

Event Industry News

Ripples, the revolutionary beverage-top (bev-top) media platform, today announced that it has partnered with sparkling wine producer, Chandon, part of Moët Hennessy Group, leader in luxury wines and spirits. .

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9 Standout Keynote Speakers to Watch


Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder of Retirepreneur. Booking keynote speakers is a high-impact event decision that’s loaded with risk. Hire a superstar and attendees will be raving for months to come. Hire a dud and some may never come back.

How to Use LinkedIn to Market Your Events


Social media has become a popular tool for marketing events. It’s completely transformed the event marketing industry. This blog post will highlight how to use LinkedIn to market your events. Event Planning

State of the Cities report: What’s on America’s Mayors’ Minds

PCMA Convene

At the National League of Cities (NLC) Conference , held May 23 in Washington, D.C., mayors from across the U.S. gathered for the release of NLC’s latest State of the Cities report.