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How Bar Crawl Unlimited Sold 10k Tickets in 2 Months

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It’s every event creator’s vision: put together an event plan so irresistible you sell zillions of tickets right off the bat. Unfortunately, that fantasy does not often play out in reality. A lot of events start with a slow burn, and they may or may not eventually reach critical mass.

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4 Ways IMEX America Designs an Event Experience to Attract More Exhibitors


This year’s IMEX America was held at Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, from Sept. 10th-12th. As the cornerstone event for this industry, it drew an estimated 14,000 attendees and generated an economic impact of more than $20 million, according to show officials.

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Driving team building and networking through interactive event technology

Event Industry News

Creating human connections. During all our years designing and deploying event technology for events, one thread remains a constant – that technology adds the most value when it succeeds in actively facilitating human connection and communication.

A Great Wedding Planning Debate: Open Bar vs. Cash Bar


A crucial aspect of planning your wedding is deciding whether to have an open bar or a cash bar. Many wedding experts will tell you that, asking guests to pay for their drinks is a massive faux pas, however, depending on your circumstances, a cash bar can be a good solution. Open Bar.

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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.

5 Different Ways to Describe Your Event

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After putting pen to paper (or cursor to Google Doc) and crafting a stellar event description, you’re in a strong place to kick off promotions for your event. Now comes the fun part: versioning out your copy to suit each channel you’ll be using to advertise your event.

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Emmys 2019: Design and Production Highlights From the Week's Most Glamorous Parties


In a year of transition, HBO, Amazon, Disney, Netflix, the Television Academy, and other heavy-hitters continued to host design-heavy bashes surrounding the award show. Here's a peek inside

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15 Outdoor Activities Your Guests Will Enjoy


It’s summertime, and keeping your attendees enclosed in the venue spaces all day long may not be such a good idea. People want to enjoy the sun, fresh air, and green grass. Let’s face it: Nobody likes sitting in an artificially lit room all day, whether y

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Fear Is Healthier Than Ego: The Right Steps To Ensure Event Safety

Endless Events

It’s time for round two of our partnership with MPI , and this time around, it’s all about event safety! As you already know, in the upcoming weeks, we’ll be putting some extra content out there. Endless Events got together with MPI at IMEX America 2019.

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How Hotel Concessions Increase Your Event Value


Are you cashing in on these savings opportunities for your event? If you’re booking an event that includes 10 room nights or more, be sure to include a few concessions to drive additional value to the experience. What are concessions?

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.

Seven Telltale Signs That a Conference is a Scam

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While the subjective nature of scientific quality makes it difficult to label a low-quality event predatory, there are some telltale warning signs. Photo Credit Adobe Stock). If some conferences pure scams, why can’t their organizers be prosecuted or sued?

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The skills needed to be an event manager in 2020 and beyond!

Gallus Events

The Event Manager role continues to be one of the most stressful and one of the most dynamic roles in the world. So what skills should event managers across the globe be focusing on as we get set to move into a new decade? The skills needed to be an event manager in 2020 and beyond!

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The 15 Biggest Fintech Conferences


The sphere of fintech technologies is developing at a surprisingly rapid pace. Every year, a huge number of international professional conferences are held throughout the world, where very important issues are discussed. Let’s check out the top fintech events for the upcoming year!

Are You Leveraging the Most Powerful—and Overlooked—Resources in Events?


5 tips on tapping CVBs for the assist from Destinations International CEO Don Welsh.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

When Conferences Lie

PCMA Convene

Is there a solution for putting an end to fake and predatory conferences? Cover Illustration by Ollanski). Be a speaker. Serve on the organizing committee. Present your abstract. Sounds like traditional association conferences’ calls for subject matter experts.

How to Organize an Awards Ceremony


Whether you are planning an award ceremony to thank your employees for their hard work or you are looking to recognize professionals in your industry for their success, these festivities are a great opportunity to gather everyone together to say thanks.

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5 Steps to Secure Sponsorship for Your Next Event


One of the most crucial aspects of planning a major event is securing sponsorship. Sponsors collaborate with you, spread awareness of your event through their own social reach, help raise money, and get your message out there.

20 Useful Resources for Building Accessible Events

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Going to events isn’t as easy for some people as it is for others.

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[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.

4 Reasons Why Your Event Description Is Hurting Attendance

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When you’ve spent hours crafting an event description, it sucks when your words don’t attract the ticket sales you hoped they would. And with so many other promotional and planning tasks piling up on your plate, finding time to go back and edit what you wrote can be hard.

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Event Planners’ Struggle Grows to Balance Tight Security With a Welcoming Environment


Attendees clapping at a TED conference in 2015. TED Conference / Flickr Skift Take: Preparing for risks can be overwhelming — but it shouldn't feel that way for an attendee. Isaac Carey Read the Complete Story On Skift. Meetings & Events bcd travel climate change event security pinkerton

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6 Ways to Boost Brand Awareness for your Event


This is a sponsored post from Blip. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. If you own or operate as a business, you are already aware of the importance of your brand. You might have even spent hours agonizing over the perfect logo, tagline or color palette.

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A healthy organization contains active cultures

Conferences that Work

“ Contains active cultures.” ” How often have you read this on the sides of yogurt containers? Well, healthy organizations contain active cultures too. Active cultures — not just for yogurt any more.

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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.

Introducing Add-Ons: A New Way to Make More on your Events

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Put yourself in your attendees’ shoes. It’s Thursday night and you’re looking for something to do this weekend. You find a local food festival that looks interesting, but you know parking might be challenging and the drink lines at these events can be way too long.

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5 Awesome [and budget friendly] Honeymoon Locations in Canada


Let’s face it– weddings are expensive, and to top it off, you then have to pay for a honeymoon! Many couples often feel pressured to spend a crazy amount on their honeymoon and because of this, end up not enjoying it nearly half as much as they should.

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Cvent Social Tables [Review]


Cvent Social Tables is a tool that allows planners to create and edit digital diagrams of their event floor plans, with the option to incorporate attendee details into seating plans. Here is our review. What Is It?

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10 Customer Training Event Ideas


Business and marketing trainers often give small and medium-sized business owners one recommendation: In order to attract new customers, you need to educate them and offer them something free, something they find difficult to refuse.

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!

Eventbrite + YouTube partnership hits first international stop with expansion into Canada

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Since launching in the U.S. in October last year, Eventbrite’s integration with YouTube has, quite literally, brought artists and fans together at shows created by our awesome independent venue, promoter and festival clients all around the country.

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How to Manage Venue and Catering Leads for Better Business Results

Planning Pod

Whether you’re looking to grow your funnel for catering leads or event venue leads, the secret to finding the prospects your business needs — and consistently turning them into delighted repeat customers — is a matter of following six simple steps.

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What Did We Think of IMEX America 2019? – Event Brew #003

Endless Events

Because it was an event with so much to unpack, today we’re bringing you the IMEX America 2019 highlights! But this time around, we’re doing it Event Brew style. You already know this is the best podcast in the industry to learn what event professionals talk about behind closed doors.

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