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12 Event Planning Tips to Minimize Stress & Increase Productivity

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Event planning is incredibly stressful and time-consuming — we get it. Use these 12 event planning tips to get your head on straight, and make sure your next event goes off without a hitch.

How Do You Handle Special-Meal Requests?

PCMA Convene

F or the last 12 of his 19 years as a chef, Andrew Strader has worked as executive chef for Sodexo at the Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering in Irvine, California.

4 Reasons Why Events Are the Best Marketing Investment


This is a sponsored post by Jifflenow. More information about the Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Events, conferences, and trade shows are huge investments for businesses that can have a significant impact on business opportunities and revenue growth.

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The workshop that wasn’t

Conferences that Work

Last week, my friend Traci Browne wrote to me about a workshop that wasn’t. “You’ll love this…I went to a 4 hour morning workshop at this digital conference. The speaker said, this will be interactive because no one wants to listen to me talk for four hours.

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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.

5 Nightmares Every Event Planner Has Experienced

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Stress dreams. Everyone knows them. Everyone gets them. But for event planners, stress dreams get to a whole new level.

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How Suite It Is: Why Event Pros Are Turning to Luxury Hotel Penthouses and Suites


All-inclusive amenities, over-the-top decor, and ultimate privacy have turned hotel penthouses and V.I.P. suites into ideal event venues

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Guide on How to RSVP via Email to an Event


In the era of text messaging and social media, traditional customs such as RSVPing to an event may seem old-fashioned. However, regardless of whether you receive a paper event invitation or a GEVME invitation via your favorite social media site, asking for and providing an RSVP response is normal.

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15 Social Media Ad Copy Templates to Sell Out Your Event

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To stand out in an event-goer’s Facebook or Instagram feed, your event ads need to be concise and compelling. You need to build the story of your event — all in one snappy sentence and an eye-catching image. When you’re hosting multiple events a month, you don’t have time to start from scratch.

5 Tactics for Planning Introvert-inclusive Networking Events


The networking experts at e180 share tips for producing events that even introverts will want to return to year after year. We know that networking is one of the main drivers for event attendance worldwide.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Checklist: 7 Guest Comfort Areas That Every Event Should Cover


Show attendees their well-being is important

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How To Build A Show Flow – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

Everybody say show flow! Okay, can you tell we’re excited? Because it’s been a while since we brought you a brand new Whiteboard Wednesday. And today we’re going to fix that, with a topic that is more than just a little relevant.

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How to Predict Event Success with a SWOT Analysis

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“Just winging it” works for some events, but it’s a risky and cavalier approach. Sooner or later, unforeseen circumstances will derail your best intentions. Owners of successful event businesses are both visionary and realistic.

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12 Imaginative Events from IBM


There's a lot to learn from these 12 highly influential IBM events! IBM (short for International Business Machines) is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. For more than a century, it has been on the cutting edge of technology. But did you know it's also an events powerhouse? It's true!

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Cactus Chic: 12 Event Design Ideas That Use Real and Faux Cacti


Steal these event ideas that incorporate actual cacti and on-theme imagery inspired by the prickly plant

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How To Make The Most Out Of Your Catchbox

Endless Events

Is this Catchbox loud enough? Then perfect, because it’s time for another edition of Event Tech Podcast! We often talk about inclusion and interaction for events. With the advent of technology, we have new tools coming up each day that have a lot of potential.

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How to Build the Perfect Event Landing Page

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Your event landing page has 10 seconds to capture a visitor’s interest. That’s not a lot of time to spark an event-goer’s imagination and hold their attention.

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Five Innovative Meeting Formats

PCMA Convene

Experiential learning involves hand-on activities to get your attendees moving — and engaged. Attendees who want more from their meetings don’t want to sit and listen passively to a formal presentation. They have expectations of involvement.

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Event Ticket Sales Statistics: When Do People Buy Event Tickets?


When do people buy event tickets? It's important to know the answer if you want to maximise your ticket sales and promotional plan. So we found out for you. The post Event Ticket Sales Statistics: When Do People Buy Event Tickets? appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Star Live is born

Event Industry News

An exciting new name has joined the live marketing and event world. It was announced today that four of the industry’s most respected and innovative businesses have merged to become Star Live, a full-service live event and brand experience partner. .

Sell More Tickets in 1 Month: Your Week 1 Plan

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Vendor negotiations. Last-minute cancellations. Meetings that cut through lunch. Sometimes your schedule just doesn’t allow for the aggressive marketing plan of your dreams. Even so, you don’t need to blow major budget dollars or stare at a screen for hours a day to sell more tickets to your event.

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Event Swag: What's Worth Bringing?


Who doesn’t love getting some free swag at events?? We know we do! Handing out company swag is a great way to promote your company, especially at events like trade shows that have an expo hall. The question is however… how much swag is TOO much swag? What items are even worth bringing?

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Why Michael Dominguez Left MGM for ALHI

Connect Your Meetings

Earlier this month , industry veteran Michael Dominguez stepped down from his role as senior vice president and chief sales officer at MGM Resorts International to become president and CEO at Associated Luxury Hotels International , a global sales organization dedicated to the MICE market.

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New venue announced for the London Christmas Party Show 2020

Event Industry News

Story Events has announced, that the 7 th edition of the London Christmas Party Show (12 th -13 th May 2020) will be taking place at Haberdashers Hall in the city of London. After a successful two years at Plaisterers’ Hall, the move is due to a need for increased space.

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On Finding the Words to Promote an Event

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Logistics tend to take all the energy in event planning. Of course they are an important element, but not when they take all the focus. The copy you use for your events, and your choice of words to promote an event, are just as important.

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4 Ways to Promote Your Conference Event on LinkedIn


In 2019, LinkedIn has 630 million users , with 303 million monthly active users. In the USA alone, there are 177 million LinkedIn users. When it comes to channel B2B marketing, LinkedIn is the number 1 platform for content distribution.

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Panama City, Panama, Celebrates its Quincentennial

Connect Your Meetings

Panama City is a metropolitan melting pot of the East and West, making it a central hub for international business.

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Why Did We Raise $6 Million? To Empower Event Organizers

Socio Events

Today, we announced a completed round of $6 million in Series A funding. It’s the first major raise for Socio, and we did it for the same reason we chose to bootstrap until now. Because it put us in the best position to serve our customers. How Socio Got Started.

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Podcast: Martijn Timmermans reviews storyboarding for planning events

Event Industry News

This week, Event Industry News’ journalist, James Dickson, welcomed first-time guest, Martijn Timmermans, to join our weekly podcast. Martijn is the co-founder and creative director at the Amsterdam-based, event experience design agency, The Red Line Project.

The Future is Here: Introducing AI for Better Networking


A few months ago, we started to run a series of interviews with our clients. We decided to do that because we wanted to share their best practices for planning events and B2B meetings with the world.

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Event Ideas To Keep It Weird and Make It Awesome! – #EventIcons 175

Endless Events

Let’s get those event ideas muscles working, shall we? To all the nay-sayers, and all the non-believers out there, take note! Because today’s episode of #EventIcons is all about keeping it weird and making it awesome in the process.

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How to Coordinate a Successful Fly-In

Connect Your Meetings

One of the best ways to move the needle on your association’s legislative priorities is to host a fly-in with your most well-versed, effective and persuasive members serving as your advocates on Capitol Hill.

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Learn How Indy Premier Soccer Club Tournament Saved 88% of Time Managing Volunteers With InitLive


If you're an event planner, you know how important it is to keep in direct contact with your volunteers -- and how much time you lose when you don't.