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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 247

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.

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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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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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 234

Event App Integrations—Basic Info, Examples and Answers To Commonly Asked Questions

Eventmobi

Event software and event app integrations can help event planners improve their workflow and save lots of time when it comes to managing their technology. But understanding the technical side of setting up an integration can be intimidating for an event planner.

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.

2018 156

3 Ways to Use Wearables at Your Events

BizBash

Content is what your meetings and events are centered around, whether you are hosting an internal training session or a

2018 167

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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.

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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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

How Bombay Sapphire Is Getting Consumers to Unleash Their Cocktail Creativity

BizBash

Liquor brands are constantly experimenting with new ways to engage consumers through events. For Bombay Sapphire’s newest pop-up series, the

2018 167

New York Hotel Aims to Give Big Lift to Meetings Industry

Smart Meetings

Photo credit: Chautauqua Harbor Hotel.

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.

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

Must Have Apps & On-The-Go Resources Event Pros Should Be Using

BizBash

With all the mechanics that go into planning, designing, and executing a successful event, it is no wonder why the

2018 164

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.

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.

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

Take the 'Work' Out of Worksgiving with These Creative Catering Ideas

BizBash

You’re probably familiar with the concept of Friendsgiving (celebrating Thanksgiving with a group of friends either before or on the

2018 132

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.

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.

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.

Emotional State: This New Tech Can Read Faces in a Crowd

BizBash

Developed in France, Datakalab is an A.I. facial recognition technology that analyzes attendees’ expressions and emotions during an event via

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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.

2019 98

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.

Why Networking is Dead & Braindates are The Future – #EventIcons Episode 138

Endless Events

If you have not heard the term braindate yet, we need to talk! We believe braindates are the future of networking and you are going to want to incorporate them into your next event.

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

G2Planet

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.

2018 85

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.

Maximizing Attendee Engagement — Learnings from MIA Conference 2018

Hubilo Blog

For this huge business community to stay in touch event conferences must happen once every year or annually to discuss the demands of the market, how successful the year went and what problems are faced on a regular basis.

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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.

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.

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.