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Eight Steps to Get Better Insights About Your Event


It used to be enough to get high satisfaction ratings from attendees and call an event successful. But as meetings have gotten more expensive, executives have higher expectations. They want to know how those satisfaction ratings translate into pipeline and return on investment.

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Sell More Tickets in 1 Month: Your Week 2 Plan

Picatic by Eventbrite

You don’t need to stare at a screen for hours a day to sell more tickets to your event. To help you reach your goals, we’ve put together a series of posts with the tips and tricks you need to upgrade your marketing — in just 15 minutes a day. This is post two of […].

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21 Survey Questions to Ask After Your Event


You’ve just wrapped up a major event. You’re exhausted, you’re happy — and you’re curious. What did your attendees think about your event? How about sponsors? Are they likely to support your event next year?

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Expo Decisions: Attendee Preferences over Exhibitors—Always

Velvet Chainsaw

For those of you who organize large annual conferences and trade shows, there undoubtedly is a chicken-vs.-egg egg debate.

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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.

How Your Attendee Experience Can be Enhanced With the EventMobi Attendee Dashboard


Events may happen for a variety of reasons, but the planning process is often heavily rooted in establishing an amazing attendee experience.

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The Top 6 Brand Activation Ideas


The busy event season is the time for all kinds of promotions, bright pop-ups, and othe r ideas to activate a brand. In this article, we share the best ideas for brand activation and brand integration for your future events. What is brand activation?

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Goodbye Quicken 2007 – Hello SEE Finance!

Conferences that Work

I have switched my personal finance software from Quicken 2007 to SEE Finance. For twelve years, I used the venerable Quicken 2007 to manage my personal finances; a lifetime for software these days.

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E-book: The Bumpy Road to Event Management Success


What do events and hitting the road have in common? It would seem that these are two completely separate activities. However, if you think about it properly, the whole process of organizing an event is not much different from organizing a trip. How so?

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Eventbrite adds music industry vets to its lineup

Picatic by Eventbrite

It’s been a very busy year for us on the music front and coming off of FlyCon — Eventbrite’s annual music client conference — our commitment to the independent live music industry is stronger than ever. On that note, we’ve got some exciting new hire news to share.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

This Is How To Do Event Tech On A Budget

Endless Events

Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to talk event tech on a budget! Obviously, if you got this far down the road, you already know what this podcast is all about. And if the Event Tech Podcast is your Bible on all things technology related to the industry, today we bring a brand new gospel.

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Universal Pixels delivers stunning video package for Spice Girls’ tour

Event Industry News

Universal Pixels supplied the video package and crew for the Spice Girls’ hotly anticipated comeback tour, which featured a video-rich show design.

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Tip Sheet for Eliminating Single-Use Plastics from a Conference

PCMA Convene

Delegates at the Australian Marine Sciences Association conference take a plastic-free coffee break. Alicia Sutton/AMSA).

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Passion to Project: The Cheese Bar Turns Dairy-Focused Events into an Education 


When Matthew Carver wanted to shine a light on British cheeses, he decided the best way to reach people was through their stomachs. So he set about creating the tastiest toasted cheese sandwich possible.

Curtain Call on Pipe and Drape

Connect Your Meetings

The first time I came face-to-face with pipe and drape was in a very old ballroom of Hotel Syracuse in 1970. It was the first month of what would become a 42-year career in the events and exhibition industry.

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The future is visual: Part 1

Event Industry News

In the first part of our ‘the future is visual’ series, Bogdan Maran, the founder and CEO of Visual Hive – a content data company – inspects how we consume visual data, how technological advancements have affected this and how we should be using this content for our events.

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Currency Research’s Event Team Faces Trial by Fire

PCMA Convene

Currency Research’s event team, including Shaun Ferrari, a managing director, hit the ground running with wildfires forced them to change the location of the Americas Cash Cycle Seminar in November 2018. Trouble started early — as in 4 a.m.

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The AV Audit 3.0: Breaking Down AV Quotes

Endless Events

Another month, another AV audit. Here at Endless, we’re all about helping you get better at event planning. So we’ve come up with the AV audit, where we dissect bids live, on air, and inspect every single aspect of each individual quote.

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Adventure is Out There: The Life of a Strategic Account Management Director


When most people find a job they love, working alongside people they truly care about, they feel settled and they’re not going anywhere. For Karla Bauman, however, that means it’s time to find a new, exciting challenge.

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Redwood successfully delivers safety and crowd management for St Pauls Carnival, Bristol

Event Industry News

This year, organisers of St Pauls Carnival brought in Redwood Event Solutions as their chosen crowd management and safety specialist to work and support the team through all phases of the event from design, pre planning to onsite delivery.

Climate Debate: Caring for the Planet vs. Flying to Conferences

PCMA Convene

Condé Nast contributing editor Mark Ellwood tells attendees at the Destinations International Annual Convention that $1.1 trillion is earmarked for airport construction worldwide. The doesn’t excite climate activists. Nathan Weber).

How to Add Value and Enhance the Event Attendee Experience


Have you ever left a conference or trade show feeling like you didn’t get the best bang for your buck? You spent hundreds of dollars traveling across the country to attend an event and left feeling underwhelmed by the experience. Event Planning

Planning Sustainable Events: How We Can Solve Global Issues – #EventIcons 176

Endless Events

Here at Endless, we figured it was more than time we talked about planning sustainable events. As an industry, it’s extremely important that we are involved in the discussion of topics that matter for the world.

Science Museum London shortlisted in 2 categories for the London Venue Awards

Event Industry News

Illuminate is a new two-level space boasting unrivalled panoramic views across London, situated on levels four and five of the Science Museum in South Kensington.

Not Your Average Survey: The UN Wants to Hear from Meetings Industry

PCMA Convene

The United Nations want to know how it can help the meetings industry better reach its 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Courtesy UN).

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What You Can Learn From the World’s Largest Trade Shows


Looking to turn your small-industry trade show into a world-renowned event? In this article, we explore learnings and best practices from some of the world’s largest trade shows on how to organize a successful large-scale event. Event Planning

Marc Simon Sets the Standard for the PGA Merchandise Show

Connect Your Meetings

To help remind his team of the high expectations he has for the planning and execution of the annual U.S. PGA Merchandise Show, Marc Simon draws a parallel between the show and professional golf’s four signature major events.

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Event Tech Lab celebrates 5th anniversary with annual BBQ

Event Industry News

Event professionals from agencies, the corporate sector and a variety of technology companies will be treated to an open-air BBQ at Tresham House Gardens, Red Lion Square in Holborn, on Wednesday 11 th September 2019. Last year, the lab hosted over 100 event professionals to celebrate all things ‘techy’. This year – again with major sponsorship from Event Tech Live, the Event Technology Awards and Evolution Dome – the BBQ promises to be bigger and better.

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Changing Regulations Affect Independent Planners

PCMA Convene

(Photo Credit Adobe Stock). There have been several new regulations for U.S. contractors in the past couple of years, including New York State’s “Freelance Isn’t Free Act,” established in 2017 to enhance protections for freelance workers. And in the landmark 2018 Dynamex Operations v.

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9 Cvent Alternatives & Competitors for Your Next Event


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What is a DSM? – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

It’s Wednesday, so you know what this means – it’s time to talk DSM! Well, actually, it’s time for another episode of Whiteboard Wednesday. And today, we just so happen to be tackling DSM or Downstage Monitors.

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Top 10 Academic Venues: Imperial Venues

Event Industry News

Event Industry News’ Top 10 Academic Venues series inspects the UK’s very best academic event spaces. These locations not only offer state-of-the-art facilities, but also unique settings, exceptional services and unparalleled venue spaces. We will feature one venue each week over the next 10 weeks.

20 Jacksonville, Florida Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love


Discover the top 20 event venues for public and corporate events in Jacksonville, Florida! Here's a surprising stat for you: Jacksonville, Florida is the most populous city in the Southeastern United States. Not Miami, or Atlanta, or Washington D.C. but Jacksonville.