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New Study: Almost 70% of Professional Event Speakers are Male


We analyzed event data from thousands of events over the past five years and discovered that events still have a long way to go when it comes to gender diversity. We recently released the results of our first ever “Gender Diversity & Inclusion in Events Report.”

Event Data: How to Scale Your Event Using Smart Analyses


This is a sponsored post written by Nishita Jain, Sr. Digital Marketing Director, a2z. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. B2B event planning is an extremely demanding role.

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5 Reasons Event Planners Should Use Real Time Response Technology


It’s time to up the ante and make your events even better and more valuable than ever. A great way to do this is by adding real-time response technology to your events.

How to Get a Celebrity to Come to an Event


Getting a celebrity to come to an event is now more popular than ever. By inviting a popular artist, you will not only add originality to any event but also create a special and festive atmosphere. There are some good reasons why you may want to get a celebrity to come to your event or even host it.

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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.

Aim to serve rather than please

Conferences that Work

Although I’m simultaneously overwhelmed and underwhelmed by the thousands of books and videos about “leadership” pumped out every year, a recent quote struck a chord: “You’ll do more good if you aim to serve more than you aim to please.” ” — S.

122 Event Entertainment Ideas for 2019


The quality of your event entertainment can make or break your event. From the main act to smaller elements and interactions, it is important to get it right. Whatever your event budget, here are 122 event entertainment ideas to inspire you. Main event entertainment is the grand show.

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How to Come Up With Event Names


Organizing an event is not an easy task, especially when you have to come up with a name as well. Choosing an event name is important. To give a good name to your event, t here are six key points to keep in mind for the best name for the event. Best ways to name your event.

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Guest blog: The Reality of Creativity

Event Industry News

If a traditional creative agency’s Creative Director comes up with an incredible idea of a new TV ad, poster or digital campaign he or she has technology to ensure the idea is deliverable. However, in experiential marketing, everything changes.

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Building vs. Buying an Event App


Nowadays, it’s become second nature for people to use mobile apps when accessing information and conducting daily life activities (e.g. online banking, purchasing groceries, watching movies, etc.).

Your Complete Guide to Breaking Into the Event Planning Business


You love meeting new people, are calm under pressure and brilliant at prioritising tasks. But is the event planning business right for you?

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Data: How to Scale Your Event Using Smart Analyses


This is a sponsored post written by Nishita Jain, Sr. Digital Marketing Director, a2z. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. B2B event planning is an extremely demanding role.

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2 Experiences to Avoid a "Fail."

G2 Planet

Experiential marketing is white hot. If you follow the buzz, you'll hear people wondering out loud if “event marketing” has become passe’ with all the activities surrounding experiential technologies. In case you are new to all the hype (or have been spending time on Mars) here's 2 key things to watch out for with 2 of the most widely used experiences. Customer Success Stories What Goes on at an Event

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10 Trends Poised to Disrupt the Meetings Industry


The role of the corporate event planner today is more important than ever?—?shifting shifting from a focus on procurement, planning, and logistics to becoming a key orchestrator of unique and memorable experiences.

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Offsite Meetings: What Are the Benefits? - No matter how big or small your business, offsite meetings lead to incredible results


Could this meeting have been an email? Today, more often than not, the answer is yes. Any meeting, no matter the length, should do one of four things: solve a problem, make a decision, develop a plan, or answer a question.

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3 simple ways to measure B2B lead generation efficiency during the event


Business to business lead generation brings many marketing benefits. Events are one of the best tools for acquiring new prospects and leads. However, in order to do it efficiently, you must, for sure, learn ways to measure the effectiveness of lead generation activities.

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Building Live Event Programs that Drive Value


Live event programs offer event marketers a unique opportunity to create valuable and personalized experiences to further company business objectives.

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Event Strategy: How to Get More Leads and Better Sales [Webinar]


Join us for this free webinar for Event Strategy: How to Get More Leads and Better Sales. Reduction of hotels commission, increase competition, commoditization, top 5 most stressing job, many independent planners feel alone and are concerned about their future.

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Rubik’s Cube for Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro

Event Industry News

Vantage were asked by creative technology experts Kerve to build a giant Rubik’s Cube made from Layher scaffold, to promote Huawei’s latest phone, the Mate Pro 20, which boasts 24-megapixel pictures and clever artificial intelligence features and phone to phone wireless charging. .

20 Powerful Product Launch Event Ideas


Give your products the launch they deserve. Discover product launch event examples from leading brands like Google, Moz, and Magento and more. New product on the way? Congratulations, this is an exciting time for your company.

4 Steps to Compromising With Co-Planners


Every event planner knows that the job title entails working with a variety of people. This can be an amazing thing when the people you work with have the same ideas that you do and everything goes smoothly. Unfortunately, this is not often the case.

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The Events Expert Interview Series #25: James Morgan

G2 Planet

This week we interviewed James Morgan, an event producer and marketer for nearly thirty years.

The Calisthetics Games. MICE Edition: Calling all #EventProfs!!

Event Industry News

Health and wellness will be the theme of the next Micebook event, tackling fitness, stress and mindfulness. Aimed at corporate, agency and freelance planners, The Calisthetics Games – Mice Edition is set to be an all-round sports competition.

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Hubilo’s Monthly Event Industry Blog Roundup: October

Hubilo Blog

October has been a blooming month for the event industry with diverse blogs being posted across all the platforms. One of the major events IMEX America was also held in the month of October which was a huge success.

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A Complete Guide for Planning a Nonprofit Event- #EventIcons Episode 136

Endless Events

Planning a nonprofit event is no easy feat, it takes a great strategy and above all a big heart. These events require a commitment to the cause, an understanding of how to leverage the power of events to share a message and raise funds.

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5 Promotion Secrets to a Packed Holiday Event

Brown Paper Tickets

Tick(et) tock. The holidays are coming up and so is your event. Holiday events require special love because there is a lot of competition (we’re looking at you Nutcracker ), but you can use the season to your advantage.

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First Sight Media reaches finals of Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

We’re rather proud to announce that we are a finalist in the Event Technology Awards for Best Hybrid Event or Live Streaming Solution. The winner will be announced at the Event Technology Awards ceremony on 7th November.

5 Ways Tech Will Save Your Event

All Seated

There are some combos just meant to be together: peanut butter and jelly, mac and cheese, cookies and milk…and events and technology? OK, so maybe events and technology aren’t the first things that come to mind when talking about fab duos.

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How AV Unions Work – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

Working with AV unions can be really tricky. AV unions often have strict rules and restrictions, and sometimes they are hard to understand. It’s best to be educated and prepared when working with an AV Union to prevent being caught off guard.

Halloween 3.0? Random Thoughts.

G2 Planet

Tonight is Halloween and this has us thinking about the future. For some companies that becomes a scary proposition, but not to G2Blog. Especially not when you step back and think about how the web is proceeding from web 2.0 to 3.0--and and what that means for event marketers.

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Event Tech Awards appoints new caterer for 2018 edition

Event Industry News

In the business for 30 years, Boulevard Events will bring its unique style and substance to Troxy on November 7. “I I like it when people mention how long we’ve been a part of the industry. You don’t tend to last very long unless you’re selling something that’s worth buying,” Event Director, Mark Maher, says.

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8 Uncommon Fundraising Event Ideas


You’ve been tasked to plan a fundraising event but you’re stuck with the same ideas – cocktails, ambient jazz music, and long speeches that end with asking the audience to donate. While these activities are common, they may not deliver the kind of engagement an audience wants.

13 Spooky Ways to Scare Off Event Attendees


Want to hear something that will give you a real scare today? How about the idea that you may unknowingly be causing your attendees to avoid attending your next event - the horror!

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Tips to Keep Women Secure on the Road

Smart Meetings

Inspired by Her. Photo credit: M Gallery. Better safe than… Generally, women feel more vulnerable than men while traveling solo and are wary of certain destinations, sexual harassment, assault and kidnapping, according to a study by Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) and WWStay. “It

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prio – linking the analogue and digital world of events!

Event Industry News

prio combines the benefits of a full-service agency with digital and technical expertise and offers its services to corporate clients with a global reach.

Colleges & Universities to Meet in the Northeast

Unique Venues

No matter if you’re planning a meeting for attendees beyond graduation age or if your client is a youth group with active students, there’s nothing quite like gathering on a campus.