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How to Organise Event Check-in Process

GEVME

There are several ways to check tickets for an event (offline & online) that we can recommend. For different events, depending on the format and number of participants, the event check-in process may come in different forms.

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How to Build “The Dream Event Planning Team”

Endless Events

The phrase “two heads are better than one” first appeared in the year 1546 and has stuck around for more than 500 years. In more modern terms, we might say that “teamwork makes the dream work” or any other number of cheesy team-building catchphrases.

MPI Report: Meetings Becoming Shorter, More Frequent

Smart Meetings

The meetings industry is changing, and this is good news. The Fall 2018 Meetings Outlook by Meeting Professionals International (MPI) confirms that the industry is alive, well and thriving.

When association leadership loses its way

Conferences that Work

Is it OK for a U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit association to make large profits, pay its four top executives well over $1M per year, and yet do little for its members?

2018 246

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.

Award Show Ideas and Tips to Steal in 2019

EventMB

Everyone loves a great award show. But what makes an awards ceremony really stand out? Best practices, as well as tips from the pros are all here for you to create a memorable and glittering occasion.

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GEVME Event Innovation at AMEM–SIEW 2018

GEVME

As a trusted, innovative event technology vendor, GEVME was recently honored with the opportunity to power an international platform for energy technologies. Our team took responsibility for the entire cycle—from online registration to the onsite processes at AMEM–SIEW 2018.

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When association leadership loses its way

Conferences that Work

Is it OK for a U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit association to make large profits, pay its four top executives well over $1M per year, and yet do little for its members?

2018 233

How This Event Improved Communications With 2,000 Staff & Volunteers [Case Study]

EventMB

This is a case study from Michael Walker, Marketing Manager, Blerter. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

How to Organise Event Check-in Process

GEVME

There are several ways to check tickets for an event (offline & online) that we can recommend. For different events, depending on the format and number of participants, the event check-in process may come in different forms.

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide

Bizzabo

The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. Period. Searching for top technology events to attend in 2019? Or looking to wrap up 2018 with an exceptional conference? Scouring the internet for event information could be an overwhelming task.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

New York Hotel Aims to Give Big Lift to Meetings Industry

Smart Meetings

Photo credit: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel.

21 Factors For Evaluating Event Management Software

Eventmobi

According to 2018 research , there are now over 245 event technologies for event planners— a 70%+ jump since 2014. And w hile all of this choice is good, it also (unfortunately) makes it harder for event planners to wade through all the options and select the right event management software needed for their business.

GEVME Event Innovation at AMEM–SIEW 2018

GEVME

As a trusted, innovative event technology vendor, GEVME was recently honored with the opportunity to power an international platform for energy technologies. Our team took responsibility for the entire cycle—from online registration to the onsite processes at AMEM–SIEW 2018.

2018 156

10 Corporate Event Marketing Ideas

Bizzabo

Get inspired by these 10 corporate event marketing ideas that go beyond the typical trade show booth. Featuring cross-country caravans, zen spaces, branded escape rooms and more. It’s no secret that live events are valuable marketing channels.

Together Women Achieve: Harnessing the Power of Sharpie and Sticky with a Crowdsourced Agenda

Smart Meetings

The first-ever Together Women Achieve meeting started with a hug.

7 Things Attendees Complain About Most

Cvent

If you’ve ever been an attendee or hosted attendees, then you understand you can never fully satisfy everyone. There’s always something that could’ve been better, but you can do your best to avoid these common complaints.

Networking Opportunities for Attendees

GEVME

When planning a networking event format and events for the year, you likely know what results you want to achieve: gaining credibility in the market segment, expanding the audience of the brand, impressing key customers of the company, etc.

2018 156

Eventbase wins two ‘Best Event App’ titles in 2018

Eventbase

Event technology awards season is upon us and we are thrilled to be crowned winners of ‘Best Event App’ at the Event Technology Live awards in London, UK (pictured above) and silver winners at the Experience & Design Awards at EVENTtech in Las Vegas, USA.

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7 Ways to Make Your Next Event More Eco-Friendly

Smart Meetings

When it comes to environmental impact, there is no getting around the rather large footprint the meetings industry has left behind in the past.

Lineup Ninja wins top event tech start-up competition

Event Industry News

Lineup Ninja has won the Launchpad competition at Event Tech Live 2018, the annual showcase of the best and brightest new technology for the events industry, which took place last week at the Old Truman Brewery, London. The competition, which is part of the Launchpad offering at Event Tech Live, was created as a platform for the next-generation of event tech companies, offering start-ups the opportunity to get in front of industry buyers and investors.

Networking Opportunities for Attendees

GEVME

When planning a networking event format and events for the year, you likely know what results you want to achieve: gaining credibility in the market segment, expanding the audience of the brand, impressing key customers of the company, etc.

2018 156

Connect Weekly: Events Affected by California Wildfires, MTV Expands Events Business & More

Aventri

Welcome to another edition of our Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know. We aim to cover everything from the worlds of events, technology, business, marketing, social media, travel, hospitality and beyond.

Hyatt Confirms Commission Cut

Smart Meetings

Hyatt Corporation today confirmed to Smart Meetings that stories flying through the meeting planner world are true—the company will reduce commissions to third-party planners early next year. The following was received from a Hyatt spokesperson.

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Woo Your Event Attendees On-Site: 5 Tips

ePly

Looking to go the extra mile to appeal to your event attendees on-site? It can be tricky to know exactly what’s going to resonate with ALL of your attendees across the board, especially with all of the varying reasons and expectations of attending any event.

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10 Social Media Management Tools for Events

Hubilo Blog

Nowadays, events are much more than mere gatherings. Instead, they are a place where you can promote your brand to spread your business ideas. In many situations, you can meet like-minded people and form valuable relationships.

The Events Expert Interview Series #27: Samuel J. Smith

G2 Planet

We have been interviewing expert event professionals in our industry, and sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences. With a dynamic and diverse professional experience, Samuel J.

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7 Smart Moves at Four Seasons, Visit Music City and More

Smart Meetings

Sandra Olivia Four Seasons Hotel at The Surf Club in Surfside, Florida, announces Oliva as director of marketing. She’s been with the company since 2011, most recently as director of sales and marketing at Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat, A Four Seasons Hotel on the French Riviera.

The Power of Proximity: Using Beacons at Your Event

Cvent

2013 marked the year that event planners gained access to a new instrument in their technology stack. That was the year Apple first introduced iBeacon technology into mobile devices, making location technology easily (and pervasively) accessible.

User-Document- The Ultimate Event App Feature to Personalize Your App

Hubilo Blog

Event apps have a range of purposes from attendee management to attendee engagement. The ROI that an event app provides when done right, is worth the investment.

Two day Event Tech Live smashes the numbers

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live 2018 (ETL) had the courage of its convictions, ramping up to two days and introducing more new elements, a 1-2-1 Meeting Zone and the New Experience Zone among them. And numbers were up an astonishing 35 per cent on last year as a result.

Update: How California Fires are Affecting Events

Smart Meetings

In what has become a far too familiar cycle , California is again dealing with a rash of wildfires, now officially declared federal disasters. Starting Thursday, November 8, a wildfire known as the Camp Fire has burned in the hills and communities of Butte County, 80 miles north of Sacramento.

Event Tech Better - Issue #4: Tips, Tricks and New Tech

Aventri

At Aventri, it’s important to us that everyone, from our customers and beyond, learns not only about our new updates and features, but how to fully utilize them in their event planning.

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Arenas and Stadiums for Winning Meetings & Events

Unique Venues

Stadiums and arenas can be for more than just game day matchups. In fact, for meeting planners that want to create memorable conferences, events, and tradeshows, it’s game on to utilize these championship venues in a new way.

Design effectiveness = Data effectiveness.

Event Industry News

My agency proudly won its very first design effectiveness award back in 1997, courtesy of the Design Business Association (DBA). In the intervening years, there’s been huge change across the creative landscape: the rise of digital, the fall of publishing and the introduction of ‘experiential’ as a marketing discipline. Back in the 90s, the evidence/data to support claims of effectiveness was largely qualitative and anecdotal: surveys, quotes from attendees and client/staff feedback.

7 Smart Moves at Hilton, Visit Omaha and More

Smart Meetings

Danny Hughes Hilton Hotels and Resorts promoted Hughes to executive vice president and president, Americas. He oversees the brand’s interests throughout North, Central and South America.