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The Future of Experience Design: What Event Planners Need to Know


This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Just a few years ago, event experiences were the cure-all solution that event planners were looking for.

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How to evaluate the success of enterprise corporate event? Would you rather know or guess?


“Do you guess or know what are the customer needs?” ” it’s a question very often asked in sales departments. The aim is to verify whether the seller understands the needs of his client. We would like to ask a similar question in the context of internal corporate event evaluation. Do you guess or know that your event was valuable for employees and the whole company? Where does the idea to ask this question come from?

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Pass the Popcorn: Planners Watch the Fyre Festival Documentaries

PCMA Convene

Attendees arrive at the Fyre Festival only to discover that it has been canceled in this scene from the Netflix documentary “FYRE: The Greatest Party that Never Happened.” ” (Netflix).

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Your 1-Week Plan to Promote Paint Parties and Classes

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Not everyone is an artist. But almost everyone enjoys pretending they’re an artist for a night — especially if friends and wine are involved. Enter paint parties.

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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.

More Conference Physics: Inertia

Velvet Chainsaw

I bet you’ve heard this before: “An object at rest, tends to stay at rest.”. Oh, yeah, it’s Newton’s first law of motion : any object will stay at rest or in motion unless acted on by an external force. It’s also referred to the law of inertia. Yes, an object at rest, tends to stay at rest.

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8 Technologies That Will Make Events Stand Out in 2019


Back in 2015, I introduced five trends I expected would have a major impact on making events stand out.

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5 Tips for Selling Out Your First (or Hundredth) Run or Walk Event

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Getting people outside and on their feet is what gets you up in the morning. But you know that’s not how everyone feels about some good old-fashioned exercise. So how do you get people to join you and sign up for your running or walking event?

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TOP 25 best marketing conferences in Europe to attend in 2019


2019 is here with its event calendar full of the best marketing conferences waiting for you to attend them. What to choose in the mass of promising industry gatherings? Let’s check what Europe has to offer in the TOP 25 list. The marketing industry changes at a very fast pace.

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StorySalon New York in Action


Last week our team brought our signature StorySalon event to NYC. The room was full of bright minds from companies such as PepsiCo, AIG, Mastercard, Aetna, KPMG, Merrill Lynch, AT&T, Morgan Stanley, IBM, and Verizon.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Top Event & Experiential Marketing Trends for 2019


Despite January coming to a close, trends are still top of mind for today's meeting and event planners and marketers.

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What Are You Doing Wrong With Your Free Facebook Event?

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Facebook is a free way to advertise events, and with millions of users actively engaging with Facebook Events each month, it’s an opportunity you shouldn’t miss. But yours isn’t the only event showing up in users’ feeds — you have competition.

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30 Team-Building Event Ideas


Use these creative team-building events as inspiration for your own engaging and fun company event ideas. Team-building events are an essential part of a company’s overall health. Taking care to entertain, educate, and strengthen relationships within your business has a lot of benefits.

3 Tips for Shifting to an Architectural Model for Meeting Design

Smart Meetings

One person isn’t responsible for coming up with the look of a house, ordering the wood, laying the foundation and selling the home. That wouldn’t be practical. Experts in each of those areas play a role and then pass the job off to the next person.

Making Events Universally Accessible

PCMA Convene

Brydie Colquhoun and Rodney Bell perform “HariHari,” by Movement of the Human, at the festival. Courtesy True Colours Festival).

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How a LEGO Hobby Transformed Into a Record-Breaking Events Business

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What do you do when your family’s LEGO hobby leads to you creating an event for 24,000 people? If you’re Chad Collins, Learn With Bricks founder and Brick Fest Live creator, you build a business off of it.

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The Future of Event Marketing [Free Report]


A lot has changed since we published the first edition of The Future of Event Marketing. Events have become the most popular marketing strategy for 2019, with a surge in event experiences and fall in event marketing through organic social media.

How to Successfully Market Your Next Event

Smart Meetings

Creative event marketing is the easiest way to increase the number of people who eventually attend your meeting—directly contributing to the bottom line.

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Why More Marketing Agencies are Finding Value in Events

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). Why More Marketing Agencies are Finding Value in Events. More and more marketing agencies are seeing the benefit of managing events for their clients.

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The Secret to Hosting 1,500 Performances a Year: Passion (and Some Whiskey)

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The best events don’t always start with a business plan. Often, they start with spark. Someone has a passion they want to share, and a great idea about how to share it. They’re moved to bring people together around a vision, so they make it happen — even with no event planning experience.

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Sweet Things San Diego: Come for Yogurt, Stay for Hugs

PCMA Convene

Owner Nancy Scornavacco’s creative vision has made Sweet Things Frozen Yogurt in San Diego a happy, vibrant place. Sweet Things). Frozen yogurt joints come a dime a dozen, but there’s something undeniably irresistible about Sweet Things Frozen Yogurt in San Diego.

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How the Meetings Industry Can Be More Accessible and Inclusive to People of Color

Smart Meetings

Editor’s Note: Smart Meetings invited a group that come together at MPI’s Thought Leadership Summit on Diversity to tackle the issue of how planners could be part of the solution for creating a more inclusive world. How are you making strides toward a diverse world that makes everyone feel welcome?

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Creating Custom Reports with Grid Layouts


Creating Custom Reports with Grid Layouts Caterease Version: 18 Category: Reports & Queries Date: 01/28/2018. The post Creating Custom Reports with Grid Layouts appeared first on Caterease. Reports & Queries Setup

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5 Creative Concessions That Will Drive Your Music Venue’s Bar Sales

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Whether you’re a promoter, a talent buyer, or the owner of a venue, you know the score: The real measure of a show’s success is measured in bar sales. The post 5 Creative Concessions That Will Drive Your Music Venue’s Bar Sales appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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New: Engage an Audience with Live Scoring!


Ever wish that you could show a speaker some love in real time as they are sharing a story or giving a talk? Meet DoubleDutch’s newest mobile app feature: Live Scoring. Company and Product News

Veni, Vidi, Vinci: Caesars Forum Hits Another Milestone

Smart Meetings

Rome wasn’t built in a day, but Caesars Forum in Las Vegas is making exciting progress.

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Only in Japan: 3 Unique Experiences to Inspire Attendees

PCMA Convene

Elevate your next international gathering with one of these team-building Japanese traditions. Sometimes the best way to cultivate new ideas is to step outside the meeting room.

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2019 Event Trends. What to keep an eye out for


Based on my personal experience and the know-how of our event planning partners, I’ve put together a list on what we at Oveit expect to be the 2019 event trends. This is far from being exhaustive, but I hope it will help you prepare for the year that lays ahead.

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Saving Time With Automated Event Tech


If there's anything meeting and event planners need more of, it's time. And a common challenge that attributes to not having enough hours in the day are manual and disjointed processes throughout the planning cycle.

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Retailers: Hoteliers of the Future

Smart Meetings

The hospitality industry is booming, and retailers are taking notice. Brands known for being luxury watchmakers, specialists in home decor and pushers of simple apparel are all trying their hand in the hospitality industry.

London Leads Europe’s Tech Scene 

PCMA Convene

The inaugural AI Congress took place September 2018 at the O2 arena in London. By Lane Nieset. Last year, the U.K. and London attracted more venture capital investment (and had more tech IPOs) than anyone else in Europe.

Live from #GoWest19 – #EventIcons Episode 149

Endless Events

On this episode of #EventIcons we are live from GO WEST! GO WEST is the largest gathering of event professionals in Western Canada. The event focuses on education, innovation, and networking. Getting everyone connected and building relationships is one of the events main goals.

9 Steps to Build Your Brand with Event Management

Hubilo Blog

We can promote our brands in all kinds of different ways, though some strategies seem to never disappoint. Event management or event branding , call it as you please, represents one of the most effective yet challenging ways to improve your brand’s reputation.

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