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 11 Practices to Keep Ahead of the Competition as an Event Planner

All Seated

Myspace. Blackberry. Nokia. . What do they all have in common? All three were dominant market players. Then, within a short time, they lost their top-dog status to up-and-comers who disrupted the status quo. .

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Why Is Wi-Fi at Events Still So Bad?


Attendees use their laptops in the dining area of an event. O'Reilly Conferences / Flickr Skift Take: A lot of the same issues that plagued conference Wi-Fi 10 years ago are still around today, even as good internet becomes more and more of a necessity.

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The Smallest Details Can Bring Out the True Flavor of Your Event


Johnny Cupcake’s recipe for success breaks the mold, but it’s a great case study for events searching for new ways to “surprise and delight” their guests. Johnny Earle (his actual last name), isn’t an event strategist. And even though his name may suggest so, he’s not even a baker.

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Successful Event Registration Confirmation Email: Examples


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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.

Live Streaming Events: the 2020 Guide


We surveyed 1,500 event professionals and the majority agree that engaging Attendees is the most crucial element of planning experiences. Event professionals do often a good job at engaging attendees live but what about the army of online attendees?

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Best Examples of a Successful Event Invitation Email for Corporate Events


The event begins with an invitation. It is the invitation that will come into the hands of a potential visitor to the event, and this will be the first personal point of contact.

Event chatbots: Maximize ROI and enhance attendee experience


AI-powered personal assistants are having a moment in the spotlight. Google Home, Siri, and Amazon Alexa have made it normal to expect personalized information in an instant—indeed, a manual Google search feels increasingly archaic.

How to Add A Seasonal Twist to A Regular Event


You already run a regular event and have established a formula that works, but what if you want to introduce some Christmas cheer to the proceedings? We take a look at established event organisers across the country and their plans for festive fun.

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Tips for Small Businesses to Plan, Manage, and Launch Successful Events

Event Smart

Successful events require a lot of planning, management, and promotion. Whether you’re organizing a business conference, charity events, or training classes, it’s important to pay close attention to the details.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Don’t Drop the Ball This New Year’s Eve

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Don't drop the ball this New Years Eve. Here are our suggestions on how to make this year's celebration the best one yet. Event Planning & Promotion Event Management Event Tips Holiday Events New Year's Eve NYE

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Sound City Ipswich organisers highlight demand for more music events

Event Industry News

The organisers of a brand-new multi-venue music festival in Ipswich have said there is a need for more small- to medium-sized venues in the town. Liverpool Sound City partnered with the Smokehouse in Ipswich to demonstrate the town’s live music capabilities.

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How The Weather Can Ruin Your Event

Gallus Events

While it can obviously be difficult to predict the weather months in advance, there are several steps you can take to avoid it being as big a problem. How the weather can ruin your event……… Let’s set the scene. You’ve spent months on end planning for your event.

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2019 Fall Catering Trends from 10 of Toronto’s Top Catering Companies


While we’re sad to bid adieu to our long daylight hours and warm, sunny temperatures, we’re still pretty stoked for the changing colours, crunchy leaves, and crisp breeze that comes along with Fall.

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A Day in the Life: Music Festival Director

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What’s it like to organize a festival? Whether you’re looking to scale your existing one, or just want to know what to expect, we have outlined a day in the life of a festival director from sunrise to sunset. A day in the life of a festival director – from sunrise to sunset.Click To Tweet […].

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Officially the best Christmas parties in London at Tobacco Dock!

Event Industry News

Tobacco Dock battled tough competition to take home the gong for Best Christmas Party Venue in the London Venue Awards 2019.

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Wi-Fi’s Frustrating Lack of Progress at Events


An event attendee works on her laptop. Wi-Fi issues remain a challenge at large events, even as the need for a strong, consistent connection increasingly grows.

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Meagan and Matthew’s Lush, Garden-Inspired Wedding at Graydon Hall Manor


The elegance of Graydon Hall Manor was on full display in Meagan and Matthew’s stunning, garden-inspired wedding.

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How To Create The Ultimate Event Layout Attendees Will Fall In Love With

Endless Events

It’s time for another episode of Whiteboard Wednesday, and this time we’re building the ultimate event layout! Just like many other parts of your event, layout is something to think about. A messy layout can quickly become the downfall of the entire meeting or convention.

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4 Strategies to Boost Fundraising at Your Non-Profit Event


If you have ever organized a fundraiser for a non-profit organization or even participated in one as a volunteer, you will then be well aware of the actual struggles of raising money.

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12 Stories of Events Gone Wrong and Lessons Learned


From bombs to unwelcome gatecrashers, unreliable weather to angry crowds, 12 experienced organisers share their 'horror stories' of events gone wrong. The post 12 Stories of Events Gone Wrong and Lessons Learned appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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Courtney and Lucas’ Gorgeous Farm Wedding at Northbrook Farm


Courtney and Lucas’ farm wedding is perfect in every way. Set at the picturesque Northbrook Farm Weddings , and planned by the creative team over at The Event Design Co. , the couple incorporated a dreamy baby blue palette along with romantic details, and the results were simply divine.

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How to Convince Your Boss That it’s Time to Upgrade Your Event Management System


We know how hard it is to get budget approved for new software, but it’s equally difficult to get buy in to switch into a completely different platform.

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Guest blog: The event industry gets serious about sustainability

Event Industry News

By Chris Farrell, MD, Impact Reporting. Social value is an umbrella term used to describe any initiative that makes a positive contribution to society and the environment such as smart resource usage, working with suppliers that are social enterprises, providing good working conditions and environmental sustainability. Demonstrating a commitment to social value, welfare and sustainability is now an integral part of succeeding in the UK event sector.

How To Strike The Best Deal On Your Hotel Contract Negotiations

Endless Events

You might want to put your best suit on because today we’re talking about hotel contract negotiations! There are many things that can make or break an event.

6 Tips on How to Keep Your Wedding Gifts Safe


While it’s not something that we want to think about, there is always a possibility of theft at weddings. Whether it is wedding crashers, disgruntled staff or even a guest – it happens.

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How to Use ABM Tactics to Execute Best-in-Class Events


If your end goal for your event is to drive more qualified leads to sales—and it should be—then account-based marketing (ABM) is the way to go.

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Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Sam Chance

Event Industry News

Sam Chance is the Portfolio Marketing Manager at Fresh Montgomery overseeing shows including Hotel, Restaurant & Catering, ScotHot, Independent Hotel Show, PUB and The Foodservice Show.

The Latest And Greatest Of Cybersecurity In Events: Black Hat and DEF CON 2019

Endless Events

Considering how much we love talking about cybersecurity in events , you’d think we’re all hackers. And our lovely hosts may sometimes wish life was a Mr. Robot episode. But fortunately for our industry, they prefer lending their skills to events.

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Influencer Marketing: The Best Event Strategy You Are Not Using

Connect Your Meetings

Register for Webinar. Research has shown that traditional marketing tactics aren’t working, so people aren’t listening to you. What they ARE listening to is what the leaders of their tribe, the Influencers, have to say.

The 12 Different Types of Events Venues


So, you're planning an event, but you don't know where to start. The best place is by picking a venue, which can help you along with the rest of the steps. Since events can range widely in what they offer, it's smart to consider each of the available categories and go from there.

Evolving Event Design with David Ball from Brandfuel

Event Industry News

The second lecture in the University of Westminster’s autumn Event Design Lecture Series takes place on Monday 14th October. Brandfuel, the award-winning London based creative agency produces major experiences for Google and other global brands year on year. This includes designing the internationally acclaimed Zeitgeist event in the UK for the last 14 years.

Education vs Experience: Do You Need A Degree To Make It In The Events Industry?

Endless Events

It’s the oldest dilemma in history – education vs experience. And when it comes to the events industry, it’s more than normal to ponder for a bit. In an industry where experience oftentimes seems to overtake education, which one has more weight?