Sat.Sep 28, 2019 - Fri.Oct 04, 2019

Building Excitement for an Event with Email Marketing

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This is a guest post from River Cartie from Constant Contact. In the time that passes between your event’s invitation and the event itself, momentum gets lost, initial excitement can fade, and people forget. That’s why building and maintaining excitement is key to a successful event.

Questions for a Successful Event Debrief

GEVME

Regardless of the nature of the event being organized, its planning should always begin with a thorough conversation with the person in charge. It is impossible to host a successful event without preliminary elaboration of many details, including event debrief questions. What is an event debrief.

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Sustainability In Events: Recognising The Social & Human Impact Of The Industry

Endless Events

We’re feeling a bit green today, and it’s all thanks to the topic of sustainability in events! That’s right, the third edition of our bite-sized pieces of wisdom is here. Our partnership with MPI at IMEX America is the gift that keeps on giving.

Mastering the Art of Event Strategy

eventplanner

Let me ask you a quick question: How much time do you spend on strategizing versus planning an event? If you’re like the majority

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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.

The Top 18 Certifications for Event Professionals

G2Planet

Although event planning is not among the professions that require a license , earning one or more recognized certifications is still important for event professionals

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Facilitating change: The power of sharing our experience

Conferences that Work

Sharing our experience of others directly with them can be incredibly powerful. Let me tell you a story…. Not long ago, I was working at a multi-day workshop with a 6-person group that included someone I’ll call D.

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5 Common Festival Event Fails and How to Avoid Them

InitLive

The disaster of Fyre Festival is still fresh on everyone's mind. There's value in learning from the failures of others. That said, proper event planning and management can make your's a hit and the talk of the town for all the right reasons—not the wrong ones.

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5 Cute Ways to Celebrate Your First Wedding Anniversary

EventSource

Many people say that the first year of marriage is the hardest – and while you may not believe that, your first anniversary is a big deal, and should be celebrated accordingly. Here are some fun and cute ways to commemorate year one of forever.

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Why Effective Marketing Means Engaging Your Customers on Mobile

Guidebook

Marketers are constantly fighting the uphill battle to win their customer’s attention. In a world where information is available in an instant, sustaining attention from any audience is no easy feat.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

In Live Music, Small Acts of Change Add Up to a Big Difference

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Small acts of change can add up to a big difference — and live events provide an ideal platform to bring people together to enact change. Music Charity Music Festivals

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5 Questions to Ask Your Client Before Selecting Event Entertainment

Event Leadership Institute

Smarticle. READ TIME: 3 minutes. In this week’s Smarticle, we’re taking a closer look at event entertainment and how you can make sure you choose the best type of entertainment for your events.

Tricks and Treats: 28 Spooky Ideas to Inspire Your Next Halloween Event

BizBash

Glam up your Halloween parties with these creative ideas for decor, catering, activities, and rentals

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Email tips for your next event invite

MeetingPlay

How many emails do you breeze past each morning? Tons, right? Such is the case for your potential event goers. This is why your event email invitation must grab and hold their attention.

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6 Social Media Marketing Strategies to Help Grow Your Following

SmartMeetings

Social media continues to be one of the greatest marketing tools. From your company to yourself, social media allows not only for promotional materials, but the ability to track how well that promo is performing.

Deliver Superior Conference Education Value

Velvet Chainsaw

Here’s what hasn’t changed: Education continues to be essential to a participant’s experience.

5 Gift Ideas for Your Sponsors, Vendors, and Talent

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Coming up with unique thank you gift ideas can be daunting, but if you make the effort, it’ll leave your supporters feeling greatly appreciated. And if they remember their event experience fondly, they’re more likely to tell colleagues, fans, and other influencers how much they love working with you.

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What You Might Have Missed from the 2019 Summer Benefit Season

BizBash

Here's a look back at the stand-out ideas for decor, catering, and more from summertime fund-raising events around North America

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GEVME Product Updates August

GEVME

It has been a pretty intense and fruitful period, and we’ve managed to make a lot of useful improvements. Let’s check them out so you can start using them! How to change and customise your template. We’ve completely transformed the process of customising your templates.

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A Mobier’s Experience Providing Customer Onsite Support

Eventmobi

As part of the Customer Support team at EventMobi, I have the privilege of getting to travel to customer events and help them with their onsite event app experience. It really says a lot about a customer’s trust in us when they want us to be an integrated part of their event experience. For this particular event, I went onsite to support the event planners with a few different tasks – app assistance, data upload, and live polling management.

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What *Not* to Get an Event Planner for the Holidays

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With the holidays coming up, you may have started to imagine the special things you’d like to gift your family and social circle.

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The Top Event Technology Tools and Trends for 2020 [Free Report]

EventMB

We are pleased to share the most comprehensive look at event technology to date. We have asked 1445 event professionals to share their top tools for 2020 and the results will surprise you. For the first time, we also offer insight into which tools are gaining or losing popularity from 2018.

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Best Event Management Podcasts

GEVME

How are you expected to find out about the latest technological trends when you never seem to have any free time? Event management podcasts can certainly come in handy. Organisers can listen to them when they’re cooking, playing sports, or driving home from work.

Events Are Personal. Tech Is Not. How the Two Are Reconciling

Skift

Event attendees meet with one another. IMEX America 2019, Sands Expo, Las Vegas. Isaac Carey / Skift Skift Take: Events are held for a reason: Companies know that face-to-face interactions and in-person experiences are vital for business.

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Reflections on the 2019 Music Festival Season: What’s Coming Next Year?

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Here are three takeaways from a conversation about which trends in music festivals took center stage in 2019, ripe for pondering into 2020. Music Festival Experience Music Festivals

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A Stunning Wedding Open House at W Event Boutique

EventSource

From the moment I entered this beautifully designed building, I knew the open house at W Event Boutique would be unlike any other. This incredible evening engaged many prominent vendors in the industry, each with an opportunity to showcase their talents for guests to enjoy.

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GEVME Product Updates August

GEVME

It has been a pretty intense and fruitful period, and we’ve managed to make a lot of useful improvements. Let’s check them out so you can start using them! How to change and customise your template. We’ve completely transformed the process of customising your templates.

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Bespoke brand activation celebrates the arrival of eve

Event Industry News

Specially invited event professionals got much more than they were expecting last night (October 2) as they gathered at London’s OXO2 to celebrate the arrival of eve, a unique, full-service venue and events solution that promises to shake up the venue sector.

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Why Being Independent Matters in Live Music

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Here are some reflections on the importance of relationships, community, and culture in the independent music business. Music Music Trends Music Venues

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A Culinary Showcase That Is No Small Feast

EventSource

As the sun settles into the crisp September evening air, my husband and I rushed through the back-to-school, back-to-work, back-to-reality crowds of rush hour commuters with purpose. We were especially excited for a very special evening in the heart of the city.

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Mass Shootings In The Events Industry: Propelling The Safety Conversation Forward – Event Brew #004

Endless Events

On today’s Event Brew, we’re tackling the issue of mass shootings in the event industry. Far from being the lightest topic we could bring to the table, but it’s a necessary one.

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Hosting an Important Event on a Budget

Eventinterface

Hosting a major event is stressful enough in any kind of context – from a personal to a professional setting. And things can get even messier if you have to deal with the idea of having a very limited budget.

Ticketfly is Moving On Up to Eventbrite

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Your favorite Ticketfly shows, plus even more concerts, festivals, and music events are now on Eventbrite. Ticketfly events have moved to Eventbrite.

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