Sat.Jul 20, 2019 - Fri.Jul 26, 2019

Why Event Planners Fail at Networking

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Darrah Brustein is a Forbes writer and founder of Network Under 40, a series of networking events for professionals in Atlanta, Nashville, and Baltimore.

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The Role of Future Event Planners


This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. As long as there are events, planners will be around to ensure they run smoothly.

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Six Rules to Ensure a Lasting Event Legacy


Organizations can leverage the total benefit their events bring to destinations, building stronger brand recognition and reputation for themselves. Corporate and association meetings often leave a positive impact across a destination that goes beyond simple financial benefit.

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26 Floral Designers You Should Be Following on Instagram


These colorful photo feeds from florists around the country are chock-full of creative inspiration and ideas for your next event

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

What I remember from high school — and why

Conferences that Work

High school feels like a dream. Fifty years later, few distinct memories remain. I’ve only stayed in touch with one friend from those days, so there’s almost no reinforcement from reviewing and remembering the past. And yet there are some experiences that still retain power.

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The 30 Best Event Survey Questions to Steal Now


54% of event planners cited surveys as a tool they use to gauge attendee satisfaction and overall event success, but how do you know what questions to ask and when? Achieving a good response rate and obtaining useful survey data is a matter of asking the right questions at the right times.

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Where to start with online events

Gallus Events

There is no getting away from it. If you have an events business you simply must start looking at online / digital elements of your event. But where to start with online events? One of the busiest areas for our consultancy this year has been around online events.

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16 Steal-Worthy Tips & Ideas for Summer Entertaining


Top event pros from around the country share their best ideas, tricks, and advice for summer parties

Make a Splash Using Event Tech With Inspiration from Fitter & Faster

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Improving on excellence is part of Fitter & Faster’s mission. The company provides swim clinics and camps for competitive swimmers all around the United States, as well as in Canada and the Bahamas. Their students are already good — but they come to the camps to be great.

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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.

New (Free) Report Unveils Venues’ Lack of Transparency


We are pleased to share the most comprehensive look at innovative venues to date, featuring a review of 400 venues and the 22 most impactful innovations in sustainability, accessibility, inclusivity, and experience design.

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Tips To Successfully Plan Your Next Conference Event


Conferences are some of the best places to meet like-minded colleagues within the same industry or creative individuals who share similar interests. In an increasingly interconnected world where relationship is key for business, conferences are a must-have for proper networking.

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Trade Show & Exhibition Planning Guide


Do you know how to plan a trade show? Want to find out? GEVME will give you some actionable pieces of advice. Use our guide to trade show planning and achieve memorable exhibitions that are organised in a highly successful way. About trade shows & exhibitions.

How to Start a Party Planning Business with Little to No Money

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You envision a Gatsby-worthy celebration, a bash guests will be talking (and Instagramming) about for weeks. There will be plenty of cocktails, mocktails, sequins, and glitter. But there’s one little problem. You don’t have the money to pull off the party you picture.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

10 Best Tips to Make the Most of Your Event WiFi

Endless Events

Bad event WiFi can ruin your event. If you have bad WiFi your attendees might forget about all the great parts of your event and only remember the WiFi sucked. Attendees expect great (and free!) WiFi when they come to your event.

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Best Event Management Software of 2019

Planning Pod

Summary: Learn about what event management software tools to look for. Evaluate features and read reviews of the top event planning apps.

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How VidCon Attracts "the Most Media-Savvy Audience in the World"


The 10th edition of the online video conference targeted Gen Z with colorful, interactive booths and lounges that encouraged creativity

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4 Places Event Creators Have Been Caught Sleeping On the Job

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The stress of being an event creator can occasionally inspire some odd thoughts. Sometimes you catch yourself staring with jealousy at your pets, wishing you had the luxury to snooze for hours on end, interrupted by nothing more than a call for dinner you didn’t have to lift a finger to make.

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

How A Technical Producer Will Take Your Event To The Next Level

Endless Events

If you work in the event industry, then you’ve heard of a technical producer. But how much thought have you paid to this role? And how much credit do you give to a technical producer? Well, you know that here at Endless we’ve covered the topic of labor several times.

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Forecasting the future of event technology by Cvent’s Tim Sutter

Event Industry News

Tim Sutter, Cvent’s regional business development manager, made his predictions on the future of event technology while reflecting on past equipment and services during Confex North.

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Finance Conferences & Events: 7 Options for 2019

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

The world of finance is a dizzying world of change, and never more so than in 2019. One great opportunity for staying up to date with the ever-shifting regulations, innovations, and opportunities is by attending finance conferences and events.

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Why You Should Make Live Experiences Your Go-to Form of Self-Care

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Mobile devices are making us feel lonelier–at least according to one-third (33%) of Americans who reported feeling that way in a recent survey of 2,020 U.S. adults (conducted by the Harris Poll* on behalf of Eventbrite). Even major tech companies are aware of the negative side effects of constant screen time and are building features […]. The post Why You Should Make Live Experiences Your Go-to Form of Self-Care appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Eventbrite

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CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

How to Host a Safe Event: Advice from Emergency Management Experts


Hope for the best but plan for the worst. We hope that everything goes to plan at all your events but sometimes it doesn’t. A glitchy AV system or a sick keynote speaker may seem like disasters on event day, but are you ready if a real emergency hits?

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ETL replay: Where will the next decade take event technology?

Event Industry News

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Getting Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Tito has grown from four to ten people in the last couple of years which is something I’m very proud of and humbled by. But when you look at our About page something that is immediately obvious is that we lack any sort of racial diversity in the team. This has been increasingly uncomfortable for me as the months and years have gone on. And this is the story of how we are addressing what I see as a serious issue for us going forward.

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Focus on Inclusivity and Design an Event that Welcomes Everyone


We’re all talking about logistics, planning, and attendee experience, yet we tend to forget about one of the most important challenges when running an event. Inclusivity is neither a trend nor a fad.

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

2019 ACM Awards Weekend: How to Make a Polished Volunteer Management Program


We've all heard of the Academy of Country Music Awards Weekend -- but not everyone knows that it's run primarily by volunteers.

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Who is eating your logo?

Event Industry News

Promotional merchandise is an important tool for getting your brand and message out there to your customers, prospects and even your own employees. Eat My Logo provides a really fun and tasty alternative way of doing this.

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How to Organise an Event: 10 Essential Steps for Every Event Planner


You’ve got a great idea but how do you translate that passion into a full-blown event? Look no further, our handy event planning guide includes a step-by-step approach to help you become an event organising pro! When it comes to arranging a successful event, preparation is key.

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