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How Personal Well-Being Leads to Event Success

PCMA Convene

Andrew Sykes presents at a 2018 business event in San Diego. Sykes believes the 11th habit of high performance companies and individuals need to adopt is self-care. Courtesy Habits at Work).

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The Pros and Cons of Crowdfunding Your Next Event

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There’s no getting around it — events can be expensive affairs to put on. Especially if your main revenue is ticket sales, it can be difficult to get money in time to pay vendor and venue contracts.

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3 Event Registration Email Best Practices


When done right, email marketing is an effective yet affordable way to get the word out regarding your event, attract the right type of people, and then get them to attend. Event Experience

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Bringing people together across divides

Conferences that Work

How can we bring people together across divides? In April 2017, I posted the following to the NCDD-DISCUSSION list. (

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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.

What happens after a hackathon

Gallus Events

I’ve had a few event organisers get in touch with me following the post last year about how an organisation can make the most of a hackathon. One of the questions I was asked was “what happens after a hackathon as it seems very different from other types of events?”

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7 Ways to Increase Turnout at Your Free Event

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Who wouldn’t want to come to a free event? Lots of people, it turns out. You build, they RSVP — but they don’t come. Even the most successful events have no-shows. Things come up; people can’t make it. But for free events, there’s no financial consequence to skipping the event.

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The Lucky 7 Guide to Choosing Event Speakers: Part 1


When your prospective corporate event guests are evaluating which events to attend, the destination and quality of networking certainly matter. But the single most important factor is the value of the education, the content you will deliver. Industry Observations What Goes on at an Event

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How to Measure Event Marketing Performance and ROI


Events are often one of the biggest marketing expenses. If this is the case, why do so few of us measure the real impact of these initiatives? According to Event MB , 85% of event planners use event registration software, 61% use event marketing tools, and 54% use survey tools.

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Event Budgeting: The 2019 Guide to Master Your Event Budget

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Event budgeting can be tough, especially if you hate working with numbers. The good news is you don’t need to be a math whiz to succeed. Here’s how to master your event budget in 2018. The post Event Budgeting: The 2019 Guide to Master Your Event Budget appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Best Project Management Tools for Event Planners

Endless Events

Forget the pen and paper. Today’s event planners rely on technology to get the job done. No matter if you’re managing multiple tasks related to an event, keeping your team in order, or communicating with clients, you’ll likely use a digital project management tool.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Innovation Lab™: New Dates Announced


In 2018, we announced a series of advanced training programs for event professionals from around the world: the Event Innovation Lab™ We are glad to release a new schedule of events for 2019.

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How Face-to-Face Events Boost Trust

PCMA Convene

Research and articles abound on the benefits of face-to-face events, including how they provide truly authentic experiences. But have they become even more valuable in the “fake news” era?

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7 Tips for Hassle-Free Community Event Planning

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Community event planning is a complex challenge. You’re juggling multiple events, all with a limited budget and a small team. But it’s hard not to love a job with so many returns — not only for you, but for your community as a whole.

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*?#! AV People Say – Whiteboard Wednesday

Endless Events

This Whiteboard Wednesday is all about the *?#! AV people say. If you’ve happened to catch our #EventIcons S**t Event Planners Say, then you know you are in for a treat!

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Engagement Gold Rush: How to Set Your Wedding Business Up for Success

All Seated

While now can be considered the best time of year to book leads and grow your wedding business, it can also be the busiest time of year. If you’re located in warmer climates like I am, you likely have to balance engagement season with peak wedding season as well. .

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High Value Events. How They All Add Up.


The bar keeps getting raised for enterprise event planners, as does the multi-faceted pressure placed on them (contrary to popular misconceptions , event marketing professionals do a lot more than "party planning" and picking out place settings): Industry Observations

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3 Reasons Independent Promoters Will Help Your Venue Reach New Fans

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Here are three reasons working with an independent promoter is essential to keep your venue’s programming fresh and exciting — and to earn new fans. The post 3 Reasons Independent Promoters Will Help Your Venue Reach New Fans appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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International Tourism Decline: Spillover Effect on Meetings?

PCMA Convene

The State of the Union address may have reinforced the “America First” agenda for the Trump Administration, but the state of the travel industry seems to be putting the country closer to last place for visitors from outside the U.S.

Event Heroes: How MozCon Creates an Active and Engaged Community


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Danielle Launders—Community Events Manager at Moz—about building an engaged event community, setting event goals, event hacks, Spain and more.

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Brand Lift vs. Net Promoter Score. "Rules" vs. "Schools."


Brand lift (or change in brand opinion) and Net Promoter Score (NPS) (from survey data): compare your brand perceptions among attendees before and after the event to determine NPS, the change or “lift” provided by the engagement

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The Power of Sponsorships in 2019 – #EventIcons Episode 150

Endless Events

Are you thinking beyond the surface of event sponsorship? Sure almost every event requires sponsorship but long gone are the days that it is enough to just plaster up a few banners from your sponsors and call it good.

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This Hotel Room Can Be Free — If You Don’t Look at Social Media

PCMA Convene

Tablets, smartphones, and laptops — no matter where we turn, one of our screens is waiting for us, and each of those glowing devices is just a click or swipe away from the world of social media. However, all that “social” activity can make us less social with other non-screen humans around us.

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ID&C launches eco-friendly wristbands made out of recycled plastic water bottles!

Event Industry News

ID&C, the UK’s leading provider of wristbands and lanyards, is now selling eco-friendly wristbands in response to an increase in demand from customers. The bands are made out of recycled plastic bottles, which offer a greener alternative to standard wristbands.

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Make Your Event Website Stand Out

Smart Meetings

You’ve set up the Facebook event page, you’re regularly tweeting and you’re posting about your event on Instagram. You might think you’ve covered all your bases. But you’re missing an important piece: an event website.

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18 Time-saving Event Planning Tips


Save time, work more efficiently, own your events. While event hacks might be a stretch, these time-saving event tips will help cut out the noise and focus on your main objectives. Let's be honest, event planning is a stressful job.

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How do you Measure Impact?


There is an increasing focus for marketing teams on generating ROI from events—not just return on investment, but also return on impact. Industry Observations

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2 Advanced Pricing Strategies Event Planners Need in 2019

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Ticket sales are the biggest source of revenue for 70 percent of event professionals. But if you’re not pricing those tickets well, you could jeopardize your event’s success Price your event too high, and it could prevent you from selling enough tickets to fill your venue. Price it too low, and potential attendees might not […]. The post 2 Advanced Pricing Strategies Event Planners Need in 2019 appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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New Facility Operators Merger Will Impact Planners

Smart Meetings

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20 Thought Leadership Event Ideas


Build your brand, showcase potential, and engage your community with these thought leadership event ideas. Featuring examples from industry leaders like Wibbitz, HubSpot and many more.

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Why pop-ups are so popular with event marketers


The post Why pop-ups are so popular with event marketers appeared first on Czarnowski. Insights

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Putting Attendees at the Heart of an Event

PCMA Convene

Agency George P. Johnson (GPJ) partners on marketing campaigns and flagship events for IBM, including its Think conference. After taking Think to the Australia and New Zealand market in 2016 and 2017, GPJ wanted to kick things up a notch for 2018.

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PRA Orlando, Destinos India Among Winners of 2018 SITE Crystal Awards

Smart Meetings

Winners of the prestigious 2018 Crystal Awards were honored at the SITE 2019 Global Conference in Bangkok in January. SITE Crystal Awards are awarded to impactful and memorable incentive programs around the world.

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6 Team Building Activities That Event Planners Love

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When it comes to team building activities, it takes an open mind to really get the most out of the exercises. But event planners like you often go all in. Love ’em or hate ’em, team building activities are a required part of corporate life. Luckily, as an events guru, you likely love them with […]. The post 6 Team Building Activities That Event Planners Love appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event planner Event Planning Team Building

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How International Event Planning Companies Can Successfully Grow in 2019

All Seated

What is the value of face-to-face meetings? Try more than $1.03 trillion. That’s the worldwide direct spend of the meeting and event industry, according to the 2018 Global Economic Significance of Business Events report from the Events Industry Council (EIC), conducted by Oxford Economics.

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Hubilo’s Monthly Event Industry Blog Roundup: January

Hubilo Blog

Starting off with another year, entering a new phase of event industry and meetings industry, event professionals await the new trends and tech integrations that will transform the event industry. Witnessing the ongoing trends, there are ample articles on what to look forward in 2019?

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