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The stressful job of an event professional

Gallus Events

I was asked my GEVME a great event marketing and management platform to contribute to an article about relieving stress before an event. The advice from the experienced planners is very useful in removing pre event stress from the stressful job of an event professional.

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Why I Loved Being an Event Planner


“ Event planner ” can be such an all-encompassing title that can be applied to so many sectors, leaving a person with countless opportunities to fall in love with the job.

The Good News About Procrastination

PCMA Convene

If you keep beating yourself up about putting off an important project, Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of “Give and Take, Originals,” and with Sheryl Sandberg, “Option B,” suggests you ease up. Here’s what he has to say: Photo Credit Adobe Stock. Tell me if anything was ever done.”

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How to Create a User Conference that Increases Attendee Networking


As an event technology consultant for EventMobi, I speak to hundreds of event planners every month who need guidance on how to create a User Conference.

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.

Common Misconceptions about GDPR in Event Planning


If you’re in the events industry, you’ve likely heard many myths and facts surrounding one of the buzziest data protection regulations, GDPR. When the news about GDPR shook the world in 2016, most businesses were in the dark about how to handle it.

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15 Social Media Tactics To Increase Your Event Marketing Exposure

Picatic by Eventbrite

Event marketing and planning is incredibly rewarding when done successfully, but it takes a lot of time and effort to get to that point. A big aspect of creating a successful conference or event is to generate buzz around it.

Tips for Using Event Gamification to Boost Attendee Learning & Engagement


The desire to educate or inform attendees is a common event goal for many event planners.

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Onsite Check-in Capabilities for Corporate Events


Whether it’s a conference or a trade fair, most types of corporate events rely on technologies that help reduce wait times and eliminate hardware errors on the ground. As one of the principal stages of an event lifecycle, onsite check-in has the power to shape the mood of the event’s attendees.

15 Fresh Ideas for Flower Walls


Floral backdrops have become almost ubiquitous at events. The intricate, eye-catching designs can offer colorful backdrops for step-and-repeats and photo

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Using the Power of Storytelling and Communication to Create Successful Events


The time is ripe to disrupt not an industry but a discipline. That discipline is communication. The disruptor is really good storytelling.

8 Expert Proven Tips for Organizing a Successful Event


A successful event is as much an art as it is a science. Art - it requires your expressive and visionary aspect to attract the present audience. Science - it needs a calculative and keen eye to pull things off on budget, yet keeping the success formula intact.

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Facial Recognition and Events: A Comprehensive Guide (2018)


Facial recognition is a powerful technology and can be used to improve events in many ways, from speeding up check-in to enhancing security, and personalizing the experience. This complete guide explains everything event professionals need to know about facial recognition technology and events.

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9 Shareable "Surprise-and-Delight" Ideas From Events and Promotions


In the age of tying a Twitter or Instagram hashtag to a certain event or promotion, brands have found that

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Are You Designing for Goosebumps?

PCMA Convene

Allie Mahler and Scott Weiss, partners at consulting firm Community by Design, spend a lot of time thinking about the marriage of design thinking with community design, designing for movements, and experience design, Weiss said.

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Tech and AV Design Tips For The Best Audience Experience

Endless Events

Every eye-popping event is backed by a superb AV team, without exception. That’s why this time around, we’re sharing a few tech and AV design tips as well as a few other event industry tricks. We also dive into different event types events and how to manage them.

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17 Meeting Ideas to Encourage Learning Retention


Meetings are a necessity in terms of everyday working life and also creating smaller gatherings or workshops as part of a larger business event can be fruitful if done right.

Using the Power of Storytelling and Communication to Create Successful Events


The time is ripe to disrupt not an industry but a discipline. That discipline is communication. The disruptor is really good storytelling.

How To Make Your Event Proposal Stand Out

Event Planning BluePrint

Every event planner knows the importance of writing a good proposal. Putting your ideas down on paper and presenting your vision and budget to the client are a necessary part of earning new business.

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Best Online Resources for Caterers


The internet is buzzing these days with all kinds of content. Things are constantly changing in the hospitality industry and it can be hard finding the right resources to help your business.

16 Illuminating Neon Event Ideas


Thought neon was left in the 80s? Turns out it’s making a comeback, and not just on the clubbing scene. The neon theme is being incorporated into various events, from corporate to kids parties so it’s time to get on board.

Design Thinking: An Event Strategists’ Toolkit

PCMA Convene

Allie Mahler, founder of Community by Design, leading a workshop in New York City.

Hubilo awarded with 2018 Great User Experience and Rising Star for Event Management Software by FinancesOnline

Hubilo Blog

Hubilo is proud to announce that FinancesOnline — a top software listing and review platform has awarded us with the Great User Experience and Rising Star award. Finances Online has listed Hubilo in the online event management system category.

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Creating Memorable Event Branding And Assets


A key part of having a strong, successful event is having memorable brand assets. The first part, of course, is getting branding down for your event. Everything else you do, from designs to tickets, to value propositions, flows from your brand.

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eventcore Brings Advanced Registration to Your Event [Review]


eventcore is a solid event registration tool for corporate events. Here is our review. Let’s start this review by saying that eventcore has been around for 34 years. It is a company that you may know of if you’ve worked on very demanding events that require sophisticated registration tools.

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How Singaporean Students Are Leading the Business-Events Industry

PCMA Convene

Students took to the stage at Convening Leaders. Most associations have a student delegation at their conferences.

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Event Registration: The 2018 Guide


Event registrations are the foundation of all event KPIs. Learn everything you need to know about event registrations in this comprehensive guide. The objective of all events, no matter the topic nor the industry, is to bring people together.

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Unlock Why Attendees No-Show: 6 Questions for Post-Event Surveys


When working in the event space, you come to realize that not every event is going to be a smash with attendance. You’ll hear a lot of reasons to explain no-show absences but usually it just comes down to a lack of time, money, or even interest. event planning event registration conference

2018 68

Meeting Destination Selection: 10 Questions To Ask Your CVB


This is a sponsored post by Meetings + Conventions Calgary. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Convention and Visitors Bureaus (CVBs) can be incredibly helpful in site selection and support in making your event happen in their destination.

Why A Popular Tech Gathering Might be Heading to Canada Soon

PCMA Convene

Paddy Cosgrave, Founder & CEO of Collision and Web Summit, on Centre Stage at Collision 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo by Stephen McCarthy / Collision / Sportsfile.

Inbox Zero: How To Manage Your Inbox as An Event Prof – #EventIcons Episode 111

Endless Events

Inbox zero seems like a dream right? It doesn’t have to be. With the right processes in place, you can have an organized and manageable inbox! Today we will discuss how to manage your inbox as an event prof. In this weeks episode, our host Audrey Gallien of Catalyst Inc.

Five Appetizer Ideas to Elevate Your Event


At Floktu, we could talk about food all day long, so we were thrilled to get the chance to research some beautiful, convenient, and tasty appetizer ideas to inspire your next event. Don’t let you guests go home hungry! Edible Centerpieces.

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A tip of the cap to QuickMobile Following Cvent’s Pending Acquisition


The news hit the wire yesterday that Cvent has announced its intent to acquire QuickMobile, one of the original pioneers of the event tech category. The deal is expected to close as early as this month. Company and Product News