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Hybrid Event Agenda Design with Mahoganey Jones


We have recently concluded our first 3X30 Live Talks Series with event expert guests. In our last conversation, we discussed hybrid event agenda design with guest Mahoganey Jones, CEO & Founder at Event Specialists.

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[Webinar]The Future Is Not as Simple as Just Going Hybrid

Velvet Chainsaw

Since the pandemic moved our event cheese, industry experts have been quick to proclaim that meetings are forever changed and hybrid is here to stay. If only it was that easy! Event organizers are quickly realizing that hybrid isn’t cheap and it requires a lot more work.

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Conferences that Work

I do not have a magnetic personality. I would never have been cast as the lead in the classic ad series “ When E.F. Hutton talks, people listen “ Yes, I’m a recovering academic, so I love to talk. But that doesn’t mean that people always hear me.

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7 Big Reasons Not to Miss IMEX This Year


Meeting and event planners will be converging on Las Vegas for IMEX America in less than a week, and EventMB will be there. As IMEX’s official tech media partner, we’re here to give you the scoop on what not to miss.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

COP 26 Glasgow fails to punch above its weight

Gallus Events

COP 26 Glasgow fails to punch above its weight. From creaking infrastructure to meat feast sandwiches Glasgow’s hosting of COP 26 tells us a lot about the long journey ahead of us as we move to a more diverse, resilient, sustainable world. Glasgow is Scotland’s biggest city.

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Our top tips for hosting a Kick A$s SKO in 2022.

Expo Pass

Sales teams have worked wonders this year. They leaned into virtual, hybrid, and anything they could to close the deal. But rewarding all that ingenuity with an in-person sales kickoff (SKO) hasn’t been in the cards lately. . That all changes in 2022.

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Why Event Planners Can’t Afford to Overlook Hybrid Attendees


The term “hybrid” is now commonly used to describe event formats that combine in-person and virtual experiences. While the concept of a hybrid event may be familiar, it raises an important question: Is there such a thing as a hybrid attendee?

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Why All Event Planners Need An Entrepreneurial Spirit

Endless Events

Do you consider yourself an entrepreneur? Today’s iconic guest, Deanna Nwosu , thinks that all event and meeting planners should nurture an entrepreneurial spirit.

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How to Choose the Best Lawyer for your Event Planning Business

Event Certificate

How do you choose the best lawyer for your event planning business? Starting a business comes with many risks and as a responsible business owner, it is your duty to seek legal advice before you need it. In this post, I’m sharing the best way to determine what you need […].

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Holiday Events and Cyber Sales for Company Celebrations, Gifting

Smart Meetings

When snowfall starts to look a lot like magic in the dusk sky, the holidays have indelibly arrived. Even if it settles around others of us as light rain and winter-bitten cheeks after coming in from the chill air.)

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Get more out of your virtual events with Salesforce


Salesforce CRM is a powerful tool for managing customer insights and streamlining sales and marketing efforts. Meanwhile, your virtual events can offer up rich data about customer behaviors, interests, and preferences.

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The Great Resignation: Labor Shortages In Hospitality & Events

Endless Events

As the pandemic hit in early 2020, people all over the world were forced to slow down for a while. For some, it was the first time in forever that they got to stop and re-evaluate their lives. And it turns out that many of them had realized just how burnt out, overworked, and undervalued they felt.

NBC Sports is Inviting Fans to Paint the Path to the Super Bowl with its Season-long canVS Campaign

Event Marketer

Above, one of 20 artists selected by NBC live-paints a mural depicting the matchup between the 49ers and the Colts.

Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

How the Event Industry Is Meeting a Growing Mental Health Crisis

Event Manager Blog

Meeting planning has always been a pressure-cooker of a job, but the challenges of the pandemic may be creating a mental health crisis for many event professionals. Getting mental health support is crucial, but where and how can event professionals get it?

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How to Plan, Promote, and Run a Hybrid Meeting

Eventbrite UK

Technology continues to transform the way we conduct our lives, and one result is the rise of hybrid meetings — that is, meetings that include people attending both in-person and remotely.

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Urban Venues Seeing Return of Group Business

Smart Meetings

Planning your return to in-person? You might want to take a second look at big city venues, where the access is convenient, amenities are abundant and hotel partners are eager to welcome you back.

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How Pinterest’s ‘Havens: Invest in Rest’ Program Is Inspiring Wellness

Event Marketer

A partnership with Chance the Rapper helped Pinterest amplify its messaging and enabled the artist to scale his charitable work in Chicago.

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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.

20 Volunteer Statistics Every Nonprofit Should Know


Volunteers play a crucial role in enabling nonprofits to deliver valuable programs and services and achieve their goals. Staying up-to-date and understanding volunteering trends can help you build and improve your current volunteer program based on best practices and volunteer preferences.

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Behind the Scenes of a Virtual Event

The Castle Group

Although COVID-19 vaccination rates continue to increase, hybrid events are here to stay. One question that our team continues to get asked is: “what exactly goes on behind the scenes of a virtual event?”.

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New SEARCH Board Pledges to Continue Helping Meeting Profs

Smart Meetings

The word “crisis” was not invented in 2020. Emergencies have hit meeting and catering professionals since the first ballroom was constructed.

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Meetings and Your Brain: How Nature Gives Your Attention a Break

Convene by PCMA

A 50,000-square-foot garden — with 6,500 trees and plants — defines the Los Angeles co-working and meeting space called Second Home. Iwan Baan photos).

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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.

Halloween Roundup: Nine Experiences That Delivered Scary-good Engagement Tactics

Event Marketer

There’s something about Halloween that inspires scary-good experiential programs, and this year was no exception.

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MeetingPlay Earns Great Place to Work Certification


“Teamwork” and “family” are two words you’ll find in MeetingPlay’s word cloud, built from the staff’s anonymous report submitted to Great Place To Work’s Trust Index survey in October of 2021.

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Michelin-starred Dining in…Orlando?

Smart Meetings

Holy Mickey Pretzel and Jumbo Turkey Legs! Even Walt Disney himself probably didn’t see this one coming. Michelin-starred dining is coming to Orlando. And Miami. And Tampa.

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Lessons Learned From a Second Digital Event

Convene by PCMA

The two-part CEMA webinar series, “Planning an Annual Conference in 2021, The Before & After,” reviewed what worked and what didn’t at Workiva’s Amplify virtual events. Are you a fan of those “before” and “after” makeover photos in decorating magazines?

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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.

How HBO Max’s Date Night Connected Black-Owned Businesses

Event Marketer

Themed placemats and customized F&B were inspired by the series and its characters. Whether out on the town, or cozy at home, HBO Max believes in date night.

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5 Ways to Organize More Events Without a Bigger Event Budget


Many event planners believe that going big in the budget is the key to managing a large event. On the contrary, you can use a small budget and still have a more impactful event. Meetings and Events Virtual Events Hybrid Events Event Technology Hybrid Event Technology

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New and Renovated: With Love, From the Latin World

Smart Meetings

ME Cabo , Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. This 170-room property has reopened after a top-to-bottom renovation and the addition of four new restaurants.

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