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Why Your Digital Marketing Team Should Be an Event Planner's Best Friend


Marketing your event has always been critically important for event planners. It is how planners spread the word about their event, increase event attendance, and establish ROI. But in this digital age, a new set of tools have become available to planners to help them market their event.

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The Top 10 Event Planning Challenges and How to Overcome Them


As an event planner, you’re a natural problem solver. But when you’re knee-deep in the planning process, problem on top of problem is just plain unpleasant.

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The Power of Multi-Hub Meetings: Maarten Vanneste

Endless Events

Care to join us for some stimulating conversation about multi-hub meetings? Well, then you are in luck! Because this week’s episode of Event Tech Podcast is all about this up and coming, exciting topic. Everyone who works in the event industry knows the power of meetings.

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How Airbnb Is Transforming Corporate Travel + 5 Other Tech Stories Event Planners Should Read


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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.

Corporate Event Management Best Practices

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Taken from a survey of over 800 event professionals, these three trends are shaping the competitive landscape of conferences and corporate events. The post Corporate Event Management Best Practices appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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How to Profile Your Attendee Personas for Better Results


Knowing your audience is the main prerequisite for a thriving business. Buyer personas, ideal customers, and target groups are only few of the frameworks a company uses to profile potential prospects.

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I am crazy… but I’m not alone!

Conferences that Work

“I am crazy but I’m not alone.” ” —participant evaluation comment. Someone wrote “I am crazy but I’m not alone” on the paper evaluation form for the first edACCESS peer conference in 1992.

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Elevating Your Event Website: The Quick and Easy Guide


Written by Jake Fabbri, VP of Marketing at Fonteva. Want to boost attendance at your next conference or event and get guests excited about all your association has to offer? Follow this event website guide!

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The Complete Guide- How to Recruit Volunteers for an Event


Great volunteers are the secret to a successful event. They give first and last impressions, so they make or break the event for which you've been planning all this time. So there's nothing's more important than a well-managed recruitment process.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Five-Step Framework for Effective Collaborative Design

Velvet Chainsaw

Your conference strategy should include a plan to inject fresh content or experiences each year as part of an ongoing improvement process. There are a million ways to make these improvement plans. Some work and many don’t.

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Use These 3 Event Invitation Templates to Drive Attendance

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Email marketing is a major component of any event marketing strategy. But if you’re sending the same generic email invitation to your entire list, you’ll want to rethink your approach.

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Emmys 2019 Preview: See This Year's Colorful 'Brilliance in Motion' Theme


The Television Academy's official after-party will have a dramatic ceiling installation, a menu of small plates, and a new philanthropic mission

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EventMB is now part of Skift!


Today is a great day. I am very happy to announce that EventMB has been acquired by Skift. I started EventMB in 2007 from a desk in my apartment in Southern Italy. I was very excited from day one, but I would be lying if I said that I always knew it was going […].

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Why You Don’t Need a Website for an Event


Why should you create a separate landing page for events? What are the main mistakes made by most organisers when creating pages? Discover the best event website tips to answer the most vital event planning questions like these. Key reasons why an event website is necessary. So why should you create a website for your event? To begin with, there should be an event website. If not, it’s high time you upgrade your event.

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Do More With Your Event Budget at Your Next Meeting

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This is a guest post by Marin Bright, the founder and CEO of Smart Meetings, a community of event professionals obsessed with inspiring brilliant experiences. Event professionals have a lot on their plate already, so budgeting for meetings is no easy feat.

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See a Black-Tie Gala Inspired by Megawatt Performer Jennifer Hudson


Ravinia, the Chicago music institution, featured the hometown performer at its gala for the first time, and planned an evening that put her on center stage in more ways than one

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A Year of Inspiration in one Free Report


We are very excited to once again release research that will inspire event professionals for the next year. Just for you: 50+ actionable tips from a 350-event research report on sustainability, collaboration, transformation, and inclusion. What if you could change your event forever?

Announcing Our Newest Acquisition: EventMB Is Now Part of the Skift Family


The leading online resource in the events industry, EventMB, is now part of Skift's growing family of travel media platforms.

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Plan and Market a Killer Bar Crawl in 4 Steps

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Bar crawls are a nightlife staple. People love a night out on the town complete with tasty drinks. What they love even more is when they don’t have to plan out the details (especially after a few microbrews).

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How to Create Attendee Personas

Endless Events

Everybody say attendee personas! And everybody say Whiteboard Wednesday! That’s right, it’s time for a brand new episode, and this time around, we’re tackling a very exciting topic.

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Planning Tip: How To Create a Killer Wedding Hashtag


Ah, wedding hashtags… low key the most fun part of a wedding to plan! Wedding hashtags are awesome because it allows you to find all your guests photos in one convenient place on social media.

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Wellness for Business Travel Is an Uphill Slog


Hilton Singapore introduced wellness options for meetings and events. Hilton Skift Take: It only makes sense that business travel — including meetings and conventions — would incorporate more aspects of the wellness movement.

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How to Build Your Event’s Brand on Eventbrite

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Event-goers come to Eventbrite’s event discovery site every day to find things to do. They search by date, price range, place, and category to drill down to experiences just right for them. If your event matches what they’re looking for, it will appear in their search results.

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What is Event Brew? – Event Brew #000

Endless Events

Who’s ready for some event brew? Yes, that’s right, Endless Events is proud to present a brand new podcast. And Event Brew is something like you’ve never seen – or heard – before.

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Southbank Centre announces new list of approved suppliers for venue hire

Event Industry News

Southbank Centre’s venue hire team has updated their list of approved suppliers for Catering and Production. . The UK’s largest arts centre offers a range of spaces for events and has a carefully selected list of suppliers to work across all three buildings on a 17-acre central London site.

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Meeting Planners See Beyond Just Optics on Environment and Overtourism


Attendees sit outside during an event at a former agricultural college in Devon, England. Increasingly, meeting planners are choosing sustainable locations and organizing activities focused on the environment.

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Introducing a Redesigned Event Creation Experience

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We’re excited to welcome you to Eventbrite’s new product updates blog series where you’ll learn about a number of improvements and new launches we’re introducing based on your feedback and unique needs – all designed to create a more intuitive event creation, promotion, and management platform.

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How Catering Companies in the GTA are Reducing Their Carbon Footprint and Giving Back to Our Community


It’s no secret that climate change is one of the greatest challenges that we face today and as awareness about this important issue grows, it’s no wonder more and more of us are looking to reduce our carbon footprint.

7 Ways to Boost Attendance at Free Events

Brown Paper Tickets

If you’ve ever planned a free public event, this will sound familiar. You promoted your event, got over 60 “yes’s” and the total attendance ends up to be about 5, including yourself and your dog.

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Guest blog: Using technology to create more sustainable events

Event Industry News

By Toby Heelis, CEO, Eventopedia. With the rise of the climate protection movement, the event industry is forced to take a look at certain practices and become more sustainable.

How are Organizers Using Technology in Events?


On November 19, IBTM World , one of the world’s largest international events, will host a three-day networking extravaganza, filled with updates on the latest in events, meetings, conferences and technology.

Kaitlyn and John’s Romantic Enoch Turner School House Wedding


This is a wedding that was truly written in the stars. Kaitlyn and John first met in California at a spiritual retreat. They had each traveled alone with different plans but they believed the universe had drawn them together and after those four days, they knew it was something special.

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