Sat.Aug 31, 2019 - Fri.Sep 06, 2019

Why your event MUST make a good first impression

Gallus Events

Our brain is wired to remember certain moments above others. This is why your event must make a good first impression. The start and the end of something, for some reason that goes back 100,000s of years, mean more to us than other parts of the same event.

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Event ROI: How Mighty Is Your Event Online Community?


Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder of Retirepreneur. The investment to design remarkable live event experiences is steep and getting steeper – not to mention the countless hours (and dollars) spent in hopes of acquiring new attendees.

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How to Plan a High-Impact Event on a Low Budget


Events are a necessity for many businesses. They help educate, promote, get work done and reward or celebrate the workplace. However, the cost for holding events is a huge concern.

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The Intersection of Augmented Reality, Social Media and Events is Finally Here


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 to Align Your Event with Your Business Goals


Event Planning

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Ask An Eventbrite Expert: 3 Strategies to Make More Revenue Upfront

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Growing your revenue is no easy feat. Beyond covering your basic expenses, if you plan to grow your event, you need to make sure that you are making enough to scale — without compromising quality and potentially losing future attendees.

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The Top Factors to Consider When Purchasing Event Management Software


To help event planners and industry professionals better understand the path to purchase for event management software, we conducted a survey this year asking about the common challenges faced during this process.

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18 Clever Ways to Render Logos at Events


Eye-catching logo displays are not just a good way to please sponsors and brand execs—they can also double as event decor and a creative photo op

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How TEDxMileHigh Increased Attendee Engagement with Mobile App


How the Denver-based TEDx organization sparked new levels of engagement while saving thousands on printing costs. The Denver-based TEDx organization, TEDxMileHigh, brings audiences together throughout the year to spread big ideas and elevate inspired citizenship in Colorado.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

30 Unique and Instagram-Worthy Party Theme Ideas

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Creating an event with a strong visual theme that will inspire attendees to whip out their camera phones is a surefire way to spread like wildfire on Instagram.

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5 Free B2B Events Listing Sites that you should know


Ever tasked to reach out to a much wider audience but not equipped with the necessary budget? Event listings is a great way to reach out to a much wider audience, without the associated costs, that is if you know where to look for such event listings sites.

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Meeting Planners Weigh In on Trump’s Idea to Hold the G7 Summit at His Miami Resort


The Trump National Doral resort in Miami. Trump has proposed the property as the venue for the upcoming Group of Seven Summit. Trump Hotels Skift Take: The property is definitely large enough, and is located near an international airport.

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Socio Event App [Review]


Socio is a multi-purpose event app that can be bundled with a supplementary Lead Retrieval app and Live Display platform. Here is our review. Socio: What Is It? Socio is an event app with both a container version and fully branded, white-label option.

5 Ways Event Managers Can Increase Event Registration

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Of all your responsibilities as an Event Manager, ensuring your event is well attended is top priority.

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7 Critical Keys to Effective Event Venue Marketing

Planning Pod

Summary: Understand the seven venue marketing strategies that are critical to successfully promoting your venue. Figuring out how to promote an event / function venue can be a challenge.

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George P. Johnson further strengthens leadership team with two more senior appointments

Event Industry News

Global Experience Marketing Agency George P. Johnson (GPJ) today announces the appointment of two senior hires – Kerstin Twachtmann as Director of Strategy & Planning and Matthew Rickard as Executive Producer. . Kerstin Twachtmann.

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Connect Marketplace 2019 – #EventIcons 180

Endless Events

Live from Connect Marketplace 2019, it’s #EventIcons! You already know that we love nothing more but keep you up to date will all the hottest trends in the industry. And what better way to do it than take you with us to one of the most interesting events in the country?

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5 Cool Decor Ideas to Brighten the Busy Event Planner’s Home

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To-do lists with their own to-do lists. Meetings that go overtime. Computer freezes from 50 open tabs. Arriving home from work in a state of frazzle is pretty standard for an event creator.

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3 Reasons to Meet Us at IMEX America (HINT: Free ????)

Socio Events

IMEX America is arguably the most exciting trade show for event professionals in North America. Just look at how many people the 2019 show expects to attract to the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas over September 10–12: 3,500 exhibitors from more than 150 countries.

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Hackney Town Hall – 8 decades of excellence

Event Industry News

Having recently celebrated its 80th birthday with the completion of a 12-year ?multi-million-pound multi-million-pound refurbishment, ?the the Hackney Venues team is thrilled that the enchanting ?Hackney Hackney Town Hall ?is is a finalist in the Best Wedding Venue? and Best New or Refurbished Venue?

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Politics and AV: Hot Mics, Teleprompters, and Power

Endless Events

Buckle up everybody, because today we’re tackling the exciting topic of politics and AV! As much as we sometimes wish we could, separating politics from our work is very tricky. And quite honestly, that tends to happen with politics and everything else.

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5 Free Online Event Invitation Ideas

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You’ve got a great subject line that’s getting plenty of opens, but people aren’t clicking through to your event website. So what gives? Chances are good it’s your email invitation copy.

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13 Event Promo Code Ideas for Driving Event Attendance


Discover how to increase event registrations with creative promo code ideas. From seasonal deals, flash sales, and #fridayfeeling Twitter campaigns—learn the best tricks to maximize event ROI. What Are Event Promo Codes? Deals, deals, deals—sometimes it’s just too hard to resist.

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Westminster academic celebrates fifth anniversary of Event Tech Lab.

Event Industry News

In July 2014, Dr James Morgan, Principal Lecturer at the University of Westminster set up the Event Tech Lab. The idea in setting up the virtual incubator, was to help and mentor start up event technology companies wanting to get into the event space, globally. Event Tech Lab will be celebrating its fifth anniversary next week.

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5 Reasons Why Connect 2019 Was Our Biggest and Best Event

Connect Your Meetings

All 4,000 of the attendees at Connect 2019 in Louisville, Kentucky, can attest that this year’s conference was our best. Engagement and activations were at an all-time high. It’s safe to say our partners—you!—really really came through for what was a thrilling three days.

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3 Ways Build a Strong Volunteer Management Program for Your Sports Tournament


Anyone who plans a sports tournament knows that the strengths and weaknesses of its volunteer staff can make or break the event. So investing in your volunteers' training and tools is key. We've taken some important tips from an interview with Ruth Nicholson, founder of GO!,

5 Accessibility and Inclusion Events in 2019 & 2020

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

1) #culturecake. Culture Cake is a non-profit conference due to take place on September 28th in Porto, Portugal.

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Stay ahead of the field with The Glamping Show

Event Industry News

The glorious world of glamping continues to grow at a rapid rate, so people who want their business to stay ahead of the field should visit The Glamping Show, which returns to NAEC Stoneleigh in September.

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Swapcard, France’s leading event app and matchmaking platform, secures a 3 year contract with Dubai World Trade Centre.

Event Age by Swapcard

Dubai - Press Release September 4, 2019. Press Release

7 Critical Keys to Effective Event Venue Marketing

Planning Pod

Summary: Understand the seven venue marketing strategies that are critical to successfully promoting your venue. Figuring out how to promote an event / function venue can be a challenge.

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Event Engagement: How to Get Attendees Excited About Complex Concepts

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

“Event engagement” is the holy grail two word sentiment for most organisers. However, it comes with a few complications. For one, it’s a bit ambiguous.

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Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Michael Shapiro

Event Industry News

Editor, Technology, Northstar Meetings Group. Michael has covered the transformative effects of technology on meetings and travel for more than a decade at Northstar.