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How to Increase Your Conversion Rate with Events


Events are great for building and connecting with an audience. Whether you want to promote your brand or engage with your community, running an event is the most straightforward way to achieve your goals. But what if your intention is to attract more lead

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The Top 9 Meeting & Event Technology Trends for 2020


The end of the year is here! And as planners look forward to next year and start planning their meetings and events, it’s important to incorporate the biggest industry technology trends into their plans. We spoke with some of Aventri’s leaders, Mike Burns, Aventri’s Chief Revenue Officer, Shane Edmonds, Aventri’s chief technology officer, and Ivan Lazarev, Aventri’s Group Head of Experiential Solution, to hear what the trending, must-have technology for planners in 2020. Check it out.

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7 Instagram Stories Ideas for Your Next Event


In a world of diminishing social media returns, Instagram is a breath of fresh air for event marketers. Not only is it the second-most downloaded free app in the Apple app store, 1 billion people use Instagram every month, with 80% of users following at least one business.

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Physical Data – The Oil Spill at Business Events


If data is the new oil, then there’s a category of data that we are simply wasting at business events. And that’s called Physical Data. In fact, when we talk about data at business events, we’re almost always talking about Digital Data. We can actually classify data into two categories: .

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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.

Sponsor Activations: What Not to Do


Whether you’re trying to get sponsors for your event, or sponsoring yourself, there are some key questions to ask before confirming that activation. And yes, this goes way beyond just putting your logo on every surface of the designated booth space or interaction.

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How to Make Sure Your Events Don’t Go Out of Style

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You had an innovative event idea, and you went with it. Your gut was right. You sold out every ticket. So you did it again. And again. And again. Somewhere along the line, your flare for innovation flagged. And here we are: new year, same event.

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How To Keep Your Attendees Waiting in Line Happy


Waiting in lines. We all know that if the line is moving at a slow pace, it’s probably a painful experience for your attendees. Sometimes, lines are just inevitable and therefore, not a thrilling experience. What if we said you could help make it an enjoyable one? conference event app event planner

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Why Managing Your Events Data Requires More Than Just a Spreadsheet


Events have been going on for a very long time, so long in fact that they completely eclipsed the software that has been built for them. This is why so many event planners and marketing departments as a whole continue to use an array of different tools to manage their events data.

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7 Tips to Stop Attendee Churn in its Tracks


Post authored by De-de Mulligan, President & Chief Content Strategist, Mulligan Management Group. Merely knowing what attendee churn is and why it happens isn’t enough. You need to be able to stop it from killing your event’s future.

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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.

The Event Planner’s Ultimate Wind-Down Playlist

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There are two things most event planners have in common: They are stressed. Music helps them relax. Actually, the latter is true for most people. In particular, the more rhythmic the music, the more relaxing it is. There’s plenty of data to support this.

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Why you should hire curious people

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Why should you hire curious people? Because the future of work belongs to the neo-generalist. And neo-generalists are intensely curious. Here’s Harold Jarche, explaining the importance of generalists: Wicked problems need neo-generalists. Neo-generalists defy common understanding.

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How sustainable was COP 25 Madrid

Gallus Events

The UN Climate Conference took place in Madrid in Dec 2019. I decided to travel down from Barcelona to find out how sustainable was COP 25? . It is no surprise that yet again, we have another climate gathering that we can list as a missed opportunity.

Swapcard 2019 Skyrocketing Year In Review

Event Age by Swapcard

It’s been an exciting year for our team at Swapcard. Event Tech

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Properly Scale Your Community Event with Ambassadors

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Word has spread about your event. People outside your community are beginning to ask if you could bring it to them — and you’re starting to think that maybe it’s not such a crazy idea. After all, you have a successful blueprint for coordinating local events. So why not expand?

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10 Blue Event Decor Ideas Inspired by Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2020


Here’s how to incorporate Classic Blue into your events in the new year

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Business Events Still Produce Lots of Paper Waste


Sustainability is a key trend at business events these days. We see venues, organisers and suppliers going at length to reduce the carbon footprint of events. . Venues are implementing adequate waste management policy and recycling different waste streams.

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2020 Event Marketing Trends: What Will The New Year Bring?

Endless Events

It’s time to dive deep into the world of 2020 event marketing trends! Because it’s December, the next episodes of #EventIcons will focus on what’s to come. And, of course, what these trends mean for our industry.

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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.

How to Organize a Memorable Hackathon

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A technology hackathon is a live event where technical programmers congregate over one or a few days to work on a project or solve a particular challenge. Typically teams complete to create a solution in the fastest and most efficient way, with the winners enjoying a prize and bragging rights.

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Certain Platform for Event Management [Review]


Certain Platform provides automated capabilities for planners and marketers during all stages of the event planning process, including registration, room block management, check-in, and reporting. Here is our review. Certain Platform: What Is It?

Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020)


Veemal Gungadin, the co-founder and CEO of GEVME, shares his thoughts and insights on the state of business events. Read more on where we are at right now, what challenges we can expect in the upcoming year, and what will always remain true even for the years ahead. .

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20+ Cannabis Events That Are Shaping A New Industry


Discover must-attend cannabis events that are shaping a fast-developing industry. The 20 conferences, seminars, and festivals listed below will help keep you informed and up to date on the all the latest trends, news, and laws.

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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.

For The Music Industry, Year-End List Season Is Here. Is It Over Yet?

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In the music industry, December is Year-End List Time. For some, it's a cherished ritual, and for others, an obnoxious burden they would rather avoid altogether. Where do you stand? Music Music Data Music Trends

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Vanessa and Matthew’s Elegant Chateau Le Parc Wedding


When it comes to grand elegance mixed with moody organic vibes, the gorgeous wedding of Vanessa and Matthew definitely fits the bill. Set at the stunning Chateau Le Parc , everything about their special day was timeless and stunning, from the lush florals to the earthy glam palette.

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Business events format have not changed much over the past decades


If we look at trade shows (trade fairs or exhibitions, if you prefer) over the past decades, the reality is that not much has changed. Take a look at the following picture of a trade fair back in 1979: National Tire Dealers and Retreaders Association Conference & Trade Show 1979.

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New Study: Almost Two-Thirds of Professional Event Speakers Are Male


We analyzed event data from thousands of events over the past seven years and discovered that events still have a long way to go when it comes to gender diversity. We recently released the results of our annual “Gender Diversity & Inclusion in Events Report.”

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 Music’s Ask The Industry Episode 3: “Calling It For 2020”

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In this episode of 'Ask The Industry,' music insiders analyze trends sweeping the industry in 2019 and predict which will take root in 2020. Music Eventbrite Music Industry Insights Music Trends

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2 Top Tips for Hosting a Memorable Company Event


Whether you choose to host a conference, a seminar, or even a customer appreciation evening, you should seek to ensure that your next company event lives long in the memory of all those that attend it.

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Physical Business Events are Still The Future


Is it fair to say that physical events are going through an existential crisis? . Here’s what some people are saying: “ Trade shows are a waste of money.”. “We We are now at the end of the conference era.” .

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