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Podcasts Cross to Mainstream: 5 Reasons Why Event Marketers Need Them


Post authored by Donna Kastner, Founder of Retirepreneur. There’s big news for event marketers from Edison Research in their latest Infinite Dial study: Podcasts have now achieved 50 percent reach.

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Save Money and Trees: How to Run Sustainable Events


Events can be a great way to expand brand awareness, educate an audience on a given topic or even form important connections within your industry. But if you aren’t careful when planning your event, it can also lead to unanticipated environmental harm.

Getting To Know You: 5 Essentials For Your Volunteer Handbook


Even with our busy, digitally-driven lives, we still find the time to volunteer, according to The Corporation for National Community Service : more than a quarter of Americans, nearly 63 million people, give their time to a cause.

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Ask An Eventbrite Expert: Your Essential Event Questions Answered

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Being an event organizer is a constant juggling act. Pricing, promotions, performers… the list goes on. At this moment, you probably have hundreds on unanswered questions in your inbox and uncompleted tasks on your notepad.

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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.

Sustainability at events is more than reducing paper and plastics

Gallus Events

In April I spoke in Gothenburg at the Association World Congress. The subject was social justice issue and specifically sustainable events. My subject: Sustainability at events, is more than reducing plastics and paper use. Gothenburg was the perfect city to speak about sustainable events.

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Why I love conference facilitation and design

Conferences that Work

Here’s an example of why I love conference facilitation and design. After setting up a Personal Introspective this morning (25 minutes) I turned over what happens to the small groups. Watch the listening and involvement of every person as I weave my phone through the circles of chairs.

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The Event Marketing Lifecycle: When You Can Sell the Most Tickets

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It would be great if you could plan your event advertising strategy based on what you wish would happen with your ticket sales — but you know that wishes don’t mean much in this industry. Instead, base your strategy on real results from events like yours.

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Guest Blog: The top event technology trends for 2019 — According to 27 event experts

Event Industry News

By Tom Pick of G2Planet. When you ask more than two dozen top events industry professionals for their insights on technology trends, the answers (no surprise) are fascinating.

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How Offsite Venues Can Take Your Event to the Next Level


This is a sponsored post by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The most fundamental rule of real estate can be just as important for events: location, location, location. An event’s host city can play a pivotal role in attracting attendees.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Face-to-Face Meetings: An Antidote for Loneliness

PCMA Convene

Face-to-face meetings are helping reverse the worldwide problem of loneliness. Illustration by Ping Zhu). It’s been almost two decades since political scientist Robert Putnam used bowling alone as a metaphor to illustrate the unraveling of social ties in the United States.

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How Nonprofits Can Use Facebook Live to Raise Awareness — and Funds

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When appealing to folks’ charitable hearts, live events matter more than ever. In fact, nearly three quarters of adults ages 23-38 consider live events central to their identity. And nearly half will use social media to show others what they’re interested in.

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The Event Planner’s Guide to Frankfurt – IMEX Addition


Home to IMEX since 2003, Frankfurt is an ideal city to host any meeting or event. Not only is Frankfurt Europe’s leading business centers for trading and research, but the city also offers visitors diverse traditions, shopping, site-seeing, and so much more.

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[Free Report] Event Storytelling Playbook


We are happy to release a new report to help event professionals harness the power of storytelling to create better events.

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The Festival Buyer’s Guide 2019

Event Industry News

In this year’s edition of Festival Buyer’s Guide, we delve into the complex topics of sustainability, ticketing and technology, and what sways the decisions all festival organisers have to make in order to achieve the best results.

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All You Need to Know to Host a Stellar Canada Day Celebration

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Americans may think they wear the national pride crown because of the Fourth of July — but here in Canada, we take it a step further.

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CreativeMornings: A Global Community Built on Connection

PCMA Convene

In St. Petersburg, Florida, CreativeMornings chapter events typically attract about 200 people. The breakfast lectures started in New York City but now are global. Stephen Zane).

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Eventtia Tips. Set Up a Strong Tech-Powered Infrastructure for Your Next Event


Still wondering why an event infrastructure is crucial for your event(s)? Not even sure what this means? Or maybe you only have a vague idea of how to build an efficient tech infrastructure for your next event? Well, in this case, this article is for you. Event Planning

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March Madness: On The Road With StorySalon


The last few months have been incredibly productive for our the StorySalon team here at DoubleDutch.

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Delight Families at Your Princess Party With These 3 Expert Tips

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Children meeting their heroes is normally reserved for theme parks and Halloween run-ins. But what if that experience could be available locally, year-round? That’s the goal of princess parties, a new family events trend spearheaded by Jodi Polasky, the creator of Pretty Princess Parties.

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4 Top Tips for Picking a Safe, Secure Hotel Site


As we watch news on TV or online, our brains hear things that scare us. If it’s not the upcoming weather forecast or flood warning, then it’s the scare of contaminated food, causing illnesses.

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Brandt Krueger & Will Curran’s Favorite Event Apps

Endless Events

Event apps have opened some fantastic doors for everyone in the industry. In general, technology has been a top-notch ally to put together world-class events! And because Event Tech Podcast is all about, well, tech, today’s episode is a very special one.

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3 Steps to Get Your Manager to Buy-In to Event Lead Management


Event marketing is a team sport, and a team can’t win if its players are not aligned.

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Let’s kick off this interview with some words about inVOYAGE. Could you tell us, please, what’s your mission and what type of events do you plan? inVOYAGE is a forum for specialists in the MICE sector, which is the meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions industry.

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Connect Weekly: Looking Outside City Centers, Why Booze-Free Events are Trending & More


Welcome to another edition of Aventri's Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know.

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Improving Your Attendee Experience: Design Thinking For Events – #EventIcons Episode 162

Endless Events

This week’s episode of #EventIcons will tackle the amazing world of design thinking for events. Your favorite podcast will have a few episodes dedicated to design, and how it impacts the world of events coming up.

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March Madness: On The Road With StorySalon


The last few months have been incredibly productive for our the StorySalon team here at DoubleDutch.

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How to Plan a Results-Driven Seminar for Your Sales Teams


In this article, we’ll be looking at the steps you’ll want to take to coordinate the work of your sales teams and run efficient seminars that will positively impact your sales. Event Planning

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EE brings 5G coverage to Glastonbury 2019 in unprecedented trial

Event Industry News

EE, the popular mobile network provider, is testing a 5G-powered WiFi at Glastonbury this summer. It will be the first time this technology is used at a UK festival and comes ahead of it being rolled out to other cities and events later this year. Five temporary masts will be placed around the 1,100-acre site in Somerset, allowing festival-goers access to 3G, 4G and, for the first time, 5G networks.

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Tech Tuesday: The Value of Big Data


Events are not only expensive, but they are time-consuming both for planners and attendees. While event technologies, like event management software , have been created to optimize your budget and time, they also provide you with valuable big data.

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How to Promote an Event Venue


Do you have a space that you’d like to rent out as an event venue? Whether it’s a spare meeting room in your office, an empty barn on your farm or a corner of your cafe, renting can be a great way to generate extra revenue. The rise of non-traditional venues means all sorts of […].

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Carol Henderson on Modern Train Travel with Brightline

Connect Your Meetings

Carol Henderson is the vice president of business development for Brightline, the only privately owned and operated intercity passenger rail service in the United States, which launched last year with service between Miami, Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach.

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The Unpopular Opinion Part 3: Blockchain will be prolific within the events industry

Event Industry News

Part three of our Unpopular Opinion series suggests that we are on the verge of something big when it comes to Blockchain technology. What is your opinion, and do you have your own unpopular view on a certain aspect of the industry?

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