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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.

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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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15 Social Media Tactics To Increase Your Event Marketing Exposure


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.

9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

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The creative event design tool that all #eventprofs should use

Conferences that Work

Here’s a powerful tool you can use to generate creative event designs. You can use this tool for every aspect of event design. Stylists working on the look and feel of an event often use it to stimulate fresh thinking about the venue, the décor, the lighting, the food and beverage, entertainment, and so on. Rarely, however, is this tool used to design events that creatively incorporate, illuminate, and support core desires and outcomes for the meeting.

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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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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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.

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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.

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.

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Design Thinking: An Event Strategists’ Toolkit

PCMA Convene

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

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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.

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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.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

The need for early detection of targeted attacks and data breaches is driving the expansion of new and existing SIEM deployments.

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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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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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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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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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

2018 68

Online Registration: 8 Quick Tips to Register Your Attendees with Ease


Here’s the deal: People want their internet experiences to be quick and effortless (everything from reading an article to watching a video or shopping). If you can’t give your attendees a positive online registration experience, your event has failed before it’s even started.

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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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Tips for Hosting A Royal Wedding Viewing Party

All Seated

The Royal Wedding excitement continues! Recently we spoke with Meghan Ely (a true Royal Wedding enthusiast) of OFD Consulting to share her Royal Wedding Predictions in terms of the details and decor. She is back today to offer us tips for hosting a Royal Wedding Viewing Party!

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Your Complete Guide to Event Appetizers

Brown Paper Tickets

Tasty, unique hors d’oeuvres set the right impression at the beginning of your event. But doing them well takes some work. From budget to staff to timing, here’s everything you need to know to create amazing hors d’oeuvres and appetizers. Budget.

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Online Registration: 8 Quick Tips to Register Your Attendees with Ease


Here’s the deal: People want their internet experiences to be quick and effortless (everything from reading an article to watching a video or shopping). If you can’t give your attendees a positive online registration experience, your event has failed before it’s even started.

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Does Your Meeting Really Need an App?

PCMA Convene

Several years ago, Cambridge Innovation Institute thought it was moving to the cutting-edge of event planning by adopting a conference app for its events.

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Are you using Instagram’s latest updates?


2018 brought some really exciting updates on Instagram, making the Facebook-owned platform one of the hottest places on the internet.

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Event Sustainability: How to Handle Food Waste at Events


Now more than ever before, event professionals are seeking out ways to make their events more sustainable. Beyond reducing or completely eliminating plastic at events , another concern is the amount of food that goes to waste after an event.

How to Convince Your Boss to Purchase an Event Management System


How hard can planning an event be? Find a venue, invite some speakers, and design a program. Then, promote the event and find some guests to attend. Sounds so simple, right? So how is it that some events turn into a real mess before you even start planning them?

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