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CCPA for the Events Industry - Everything you need to know

Attendease

It doesn’t seem long ago when marketers were scrambling all over the place trying to learn how to be compliant to one of the most significant privacy and compliance changes in the past twenty years. If you are thinking GDPR, you are right.

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3 Opportunities for Sponsorships at Your Events

Aventri

How do you attract sponsors to your events? Is it through unique sponsorship opportunities ? Having similar audiences? Connections? Attracting sponsors to your event has to do with not only sharing brand values and purposes, but also creating unique opportunities for sponsors that enhance the attendee experience. To help meeting and event planners fully understand how to create unique opportunities for sponsorships at your events, we interviewed Will Curran from Endless Events.

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Event Layouts and Room Setups – A Comprehensive Guide

Planning Pod

Say you are preparing for a meeting, or a conference, or a class, or a banquet, or a wedding, and you want to optimize the venue or space you are using so that the seating and tables are set up for the best attendee experience. What type of layout or setup would you choose?

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The Event Technologist:  The Role You Need Right Now

Hubb

You’re probably asking, "What’s an Event Technologist?" Before we answer that, let’s consider the Event Planner. The poor, beleaguered Event Planner. No doubt this person is overworked with everything on their plate, from setting strategy, to sourcing venues, to coordinating just about every detail from food to functions. On top of all that, the event planner is often responsible for the technology used at and for the event. Really, it’s too much to ask of one person.

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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.

Easy Ways to Measure the Success of Your Event

eventplanner

Let’s start by saying that event success measurement is not the same for everyone. What might be crucial for you may be irrelevant for someone else. This in part has to do with the goals you’re trying to achieve with your event

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How 15 Minutes a Week Can Revolutionize Your Event Marketing Strategy

Maritz Global Events

Post authored by Jeff Fugate, CASE, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. As an event manager, you work with a lot of moving pieces and parts as you bring your event marketing strategy to life. At any given moment, you can be working with a dozen partners and vendors to help pull off your event, and that’s just your marketing efforts. Trying to keep it all together can be impossible, and positively maddening.

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5 Tips to Make Your Meeting and Event Venue More Sustainable 

All Seated

Wondering how to make your meeting and event venues more sustainable? In this article, we dive into the topic and share 5 tips for making your meeting and event venue more sustainable. Sustainability.

How to Work with Your Conference Speakers Effectively

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Conference speakers are the backbone of every event. They provide the content, their names provide intrigue, and their profiles can help boost your event’s visibility. In this post, some of our customers at Tito have shared how they work with speakers to help you learn some new ways to involve them for their benefit and for the benefit of your events. Andy Croll from Brighton Ruby. You might know Andy Croll if you’ve ever been to a Ruby event or, in fact, his Ruby event, Brighton Ruby.

Improve Networking at Your Event: 6 New Methods

Picatic by Eventbrite

Think about how difficult it once was for two people attending a conference to arrange a meeting. First, you had to figure out who was going to be there by browsing a printed directory. Then, you would look up the email address (or phone number!) of the person you wanted to meet and contact them […]. Business & Professional Networking Pathable

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Make More Sales with Pop-up Events

Attendease

Pop-up retail events - commonly known as flash retailing - are an emerging marketing tool used by brands to boost their sales. At these pop-up events, a brand will set up their products and services at a temporary location, and through event marketing, will hype these events as the ultimate place to be at. These temporary spaces have the potential to become a major brand-boosting tool for weeks when planned and executed properly.

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What Growing Bidder Interest in WeWork’s Meetup Means for the Event Industry

EventMB

Sources tell EventMB that bidding is happening for Meetup.com. What does that mean for the event industry? The recent departure of WeWork’s CEO and subsequent management reshuffle has made public the company’s intention to sell Meetup. News is that bidding is underway. Sources tell EventMB that WeWork is fielding several bids for Meetup, the […]. The post What Growing Bidder Interest in WeWork’s Meetup Means for the Event Industry by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

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3 Tips for Successful Virtual Events

SmartMeetings

Did you multitask in your meetings yesterday? Yeah, I figured as much. Imagine what your virtual event attendees are doing. If you’re standing in front of an audience, chances are you know some tricks to keep them engaged.

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What Event Creators Need to Know About Instagram Analytics

Picatic by Eventbrite

Overwhelmed by analytics? Here’s your cheat sheet for which Instagram analytics metrics matter most for event brands. Event Planning & Promotion Event data Instagram Social media

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Make More Sales with Pop-up Events

Attendease

Pop-up retail events - commonly known as flash retailing - are an emerging marketing tool used by brands to boost their sales. At these pop-up events, a brand will set up their products and services at a temporary location, and through event marketing, will hype these events as the ultimate place to be at. These temporary spaces have the potential to become a major brand-boosting tool for weeks when planned and executed properly.

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10 Event Trends 2020 [Free Report]

EventMB

Well, it’s here. The most anticipated trend report of the year. The one downloaded by tens of thousands of event professionals. The one everybody talks about. This year it’s Game On! With 2,000 events analyzed, 3,000 eventprofs interviewed, and hundreds of eventtech tools reviewed, it is time to give you the top 10 trends that […]. The post 10 Event Trends 2020 [Free Report] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Event Trends EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement eventtrends

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Shoptalk’s All-Women Speaker Lineup Is Bold. Is It Fair?

PCMA Convene

Jill Ramsey, EVP and chief product and digital revenue officer at Macy’s, gives her keynote at the 2019 ShopTalk conference. ShopTalk made headlines when it announced its 2020 conference would feature an all-women lineup of speakers. Courtesy ShopTalk).

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Eventbrite Music’s Ask The Industry Episode 2: “Best and Worst Show”

Picatic by Eventbrite

In this episode, we learn which shows went well, which didn't go so well, and what advice industry folks might've had for their younger selves. Music Industry Insights Music Trends Music Venues

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

7 Indicators to Measure the Success of Your Event

InitLive

Planning and hosting an event requires a lot of hard work and dedication. Hence, it is very important to gauge the success of your event to understand what went right and what can be improved in future events.

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Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal on the Future of Event Technology

EventMB

We recently sat down with Cvent CEO and Founder Reggie Aggarwal to talk about his journey to success, the lessons he learned along the way, and the future of the industry. This year marks 20 years since Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal founded his startup with a mission to transform the meeting and events industry. […]. The post Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal on the Future of Event Technology by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. eventtech tips EventProfs eventplanning eventmanagement

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E-book: TOP 5 CMO’s Operational Problems (followed by solutions)

Eventory

Operational management at the CMO level is inextricably associated with numerous challenges. Their impact on business management is still being tested. So what are the most common challenges CMOs have to deal with nowadays? What are the possible solutions to ensure the good efficiency of the whole company? Dive into the latest e-book and find out TOP 5 CMO’s problems! Who are the modern CMOs? . First of all, it is worth considering who nowadays CMO is?

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4 Ways to Use Collaboration Technology to Host More Effective Meetings

SmartMeetings

Today, we are using technology nearly every hour of our daily lives. Every time we use our smartphone, tablet—even car dashboard—we are getting an instant interactive touch screen experience.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

5 Tips to Rock Your Family Portraits on Your Wedding Day

EventSource

In general, when people hear ‘family portraits’– they groan. Family portraits can be boring and can also be point of stress on your wedding day. Here are 5 tips for making sure your whole wedding day isn’t spent doing family portraits and you can get back to more important things… like cake!

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Cvent OnArrival Check-in Tool [Review]

EventMB

The Cvent OnArrival app is designed to support onsite check-in and provide session tracking for post-event reporting. Here is our review. Cvent OnArrival: What Is It? Cvent's OnArrival app allows planners to manage onsite check-in, print badges at events, and track attendee behavior to understand event performance. The tool aims to be self-serviceable to […]. The post Cvent OnArrival Check-in Tool [Review] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

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Event Cancellation- The Complete Guide

InitLive

Sometimes, even after the most extensive planning and preparation, events get canceled due to unavoidable circumstances. It can happen due to several reasons like a sudden natural calamity or the venue becoming unavailable at the last moment or the main performer bowing out with no time to find a replacement. Whatever the reason be, once it is decided that the event is canceled, there are certain things that you, as an organizer, can do to make the process graceful.

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Prepping Industry Speakers Using Video Conferencing

PCMA Convene

Author Ritu Bhasin presents a session at PCMA EduCon 2019. Bhasin and PCMA’s education team members did session development meetings via video conferencing. Jacob Slaton Photography).

A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

Production Manager Titles: Learn How To Get Them Right!

Endless Events

Everybody grab your pens, we’re getting down and dirty with production manager titles! So, we’re very much aware of how confusing job titles can be in our industry. And especially when we’re talking about technical roles. It seems like everywhere you turn, someone is doing something very specific. Something very specific that brings along a particular title, to the point where you almost need a cheat-sheet with all the terms you need to get right.

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Coldplay hits pause on tour over environmental concerns

Event Industry News

Lead singer of the British rock band, Chris Martin, has revealed that the band will not tour its new album due to the environmental impacts the concerts would have.

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Tips for Hosting an Event for Your Ecommerce Store

Eventinterface

An event can be a superb way to boost your ecommerce business. Many store owners do not think about hosting an event for their store because the operation is carried out online but it can be an excellent way to promote your store, engage with your target audience and raise awareness. If you are thinking about hosting an event for your ecommerce store then you need to carefully plan the event so that it is worthwhile and will help your brand to succeed.