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

Aventri

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

MeetingPlay

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

Eventsforce

Want the lowdown on all things event tech? In your inbox, every week. Sign up here.

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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.

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

Eventtia

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

CadmiumCD

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

InitLive

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.

2019 76

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.

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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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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EventMB is now part of Skift!

EventMB

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

BizBash

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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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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.

2019 114

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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A Year of Inspiration in one Free Report

EventMB

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?

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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.

[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.

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

BizBash

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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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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Planning Tip: How To Create a Killer Wedding Hashtag

EventSource

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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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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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.

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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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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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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How are Organizers Using Technology in Events?

SmartMeetings

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.

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!

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

EventSource

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.

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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London hotel industry set for record year in 2020

Event Industry News

London’s MICE offering has received a further boost with the news that 7,995 hotel rooms across 65 new hotels will open next year, adding to 158,956 existing hotel rooms and marking the largest number of openings London has ever seen in one year1.

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