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Guide: How to Design the Perfect Event Registration Landing Page

Attendease

So you are planning an event and you need to build a website. Now what?

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How to stay on time at online meetings

Conferences that Work

Tired of meetings that don’t end on time? Who isn’t? Things were bad enough when we held our meetings in person. Now so many meetings are online, it’s easy to saddle remote workers with back-to-back meetings. When one overruns, you’re late to the next one. Hey presto, your tardiness snowballs! And, no, you can’t be on two Zooms at once without going through tortuous hacks.) Sure, sometimes you’re at the mercy of others.

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Building Year-Round Engagement With Audiences

Convene by PCMA

In many ways, 2021 felt like a series of false starts. After a promising but brief return to in-person-only events in the spring, the Delta and Omicron variants forced many event organizers to renavigate a hybrid event landscape to engage both digital and physical audiences.

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New and Renovated: New Additions, New Places to Meet

Smart Meetings

Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa , California. The outdoor Fireside Garden has been added to this property’s now 88,000 sq. of meeting space; great for small events, the space can accommodate up to 40 people.

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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!

These Cause Marketing Activations Were Built to Align with Consumers’ Evolving Priorities

Event Marketer

Between climate change, widespread racial injustice, deeply divided political lines and, oh yeah, that pesky global pandemic we’ve been battling, it’s more critical than ever for brands to prove that they support causes that are bigger than business.

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Getting Back to Face-to-Face Events

Convene by PCMA

The World Pet Association’s open, honest, and empathetic communication leading up to SuperZoo 2021 led to a high-energy event — even for the pets. Courtesy WPA). SuperZoo. Produced by?World World Pet Association (WPA). 17–19, Las Vegas.

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CES Leans into Hybrid Meeting Format in Uncertain Times

Smart Meetings

As of Monday, CES is planning to go forward in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8, 2022.

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Year in Review: The Top 10 Stories of 2021, Plus Our 2022 Futurecast

Event Marketer

Picture last year at this time: the ambiguity around the rollout of the vaccine, the experiential programs easing into singular markets, the longing for personal connection beyond a Zoom call. Indeed, as we rang in 2021, uncertainty loomed.

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25 Positive Predictions for 2022, Part 1

Special Events

Let’s start off the new year with some positivity—here are 25 ways your special events colleagues are positioning 2022 for a healthy, prosperous, and fabulous fiscal year

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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.

How Long Beach, CVB Came Together to Help Migrant Children

Convene by PCMA

Long Beach’s Museum of Latin American Art displayed an exhibit of artwork made by migrant children living temporarily at a shelter in the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center.

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Something for Every Month: 2022 Events to Keep Meeting Professionals Busy and Bright

Smart Meetings

Event planners are already preparing to bring the best to 2022.

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How to Increase Employee Engagement in a Hybrid World | SUBMERGE by HUBILO

The MICE Blog

The Great Resignation is a trend caused by the pandemic where employees are voluntarily leaving their employers. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, four million Americans quit their jobs in July 2021.

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Year in Review: 15 Most Read Articles of 2021

eventplanner

Funny, sexy, controversial, sensational, that is normally the summary of our annual overview. In 2021 disbelief, sadness, but also hope, pride, togetherness dominate

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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.

Get Excited About 2022! (End of Year Note from Sandy Hammer)

All Seated

I’m not going to focus this message on 2021 but instead, get excited about 2022 – and talk about the future! As a technology company, people tend to ask what we think will be coming in 2022.

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A Year in Recovery: Best Pandemic Travel Tips, Takeaways of 2021

Smart Meetings

“Post-pandemic” is proving a fickle term. The Omicron variant reaching San Francisco this week serves as a reminder of how crucial it is to take proper safety and health measures when on business travel.

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7 Wedding Day Must-Haves

The Planner's Lounge

There are many lists online that engaged couples will read with “MUST HAVE” wedding day items. These are usually little things to help with minor problems like a loose thread or a wine spill.

The Early Bird Pricing Ends Today!

Special Events

Late-delivery option must be received/paid for by January 15, 2022, by 6 p.m. Central Time/4 p.m. Pacific Time

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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.

21 Trending Wedding Bar Ideas for 2022

Milestone Events Group

Whether you’re looking for a traditional beverage bar, a food bar, or dessert bar- we’ve got 21 wedding bar ideas to choose from. We’re ready to give you all the inspiration you need for your 2022 wedding and we’re just as excited as you.

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Are your Conferences Boring? Here’s the Cure

Smart Meetings

What do you do to incentivize attendees to visit a city? Are there exceptional experiences? Is there a goal toward a common good? Are they just there for a good time? What if there were a way to check all the boxes on the same trip?

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How to Effectively Source Your Wedding Vendors

The Planner's Lounge

An important part of being a wedding planner is learning how to effectively source your wedding vendor team. It’s a very important part of the wedding planning process and over the years I have learned a lot in this area.

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Announcing Keynote Christina Matteucci

Special Events

Wednesday, May 4, 2022 , 9:00 am - 10:00 am

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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.

The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Invitations: What to Include

Milestone Events Group

When you’re overwhelmed with planning your wedding it may be easy to forget what to include in wedding invitations. Lucky for you, we’ve got the ultimate guide to get you started and get mailing! Who’s Hosting? . Traditionally, whoever is paying for the wedding will be considered the “host”.

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Best of 2021: Meetingprof Videos to Binge

Smart Meetings

Grab your popcorn! From IMEX highlights to a captivating television show for meeting planners, we’ve rounded up the best of our 2021 videos for you to binge this week. Enjoy. The Adventures of James Caspian. James Caspian is a world traveler.

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Sponsorship Dos and Don’ts for Hybrid Events

Hubb

Sales Tactics Are Out; Participation Tactics Are In. Engage, and the sales will follow. It used to be that we’d look at sponsors with cartoon dollar signs in our eyes. And they didn’t necessarily mind the objectification.

Missing Live Events? Here is a Look Back at Six That Went off in 2021

Decibel Management

Remember 2019? Back when there were large-scale events held. Maybe one that you had attended previously, maybe one that you hadn’t ever attended before but you felt it was time to check it out. So, you’d make plans to attend. You’d buy tickets. You’d make travel arrangements. You’d book childcare.

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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.

Reimagine Virtual Events in 2022 with nunify

Nunify

You might be in the process of searching for a virtual event platform. There are several platform options for virtual or hybrid events, but nunify is the most advanced and experienced, starting as far back as 2014. The nunify platform already integrated hybrid events long before the pandemic.

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Smart Moves in LA, Encinitas and More

Smart Meetings

Nina Dela Fuente. Dela Fuente rejoined The Hollywood Roosevelt as director of sales and marketing. Between 2012 and 2015, Fuente moved from senior sales manager to director of entertainment group sales. She was most recently director of sales and marketing at Kimpton Everly Hotel in Hollywood.

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How Do You Create an Inclusive Environment at Your Event?

Hubb

Remember the Platinum Rule. True inclusivity is all about we , not me. Sing along with us: one of these things is not like the other… And when it comes to audiences, no one is the same as another.

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