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How to Get Event App Buy-in from Your Executive Team


If you’re reading this blog post then you’re already familiar with the benefits of incorporating an event app into your event experience.

10 Guerrilla Marketing Ideas for Event Organizers in 2019

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Looking for guerrilla marketing ideas? This is how you can obtain maximum exposure with could-be attendees for a whole lot less. The post 10 Guerrilla Marketing Ideas for Event Organizers in 2019 appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Three differences between genuine and phony experiential conferences

Conferences that Work

“Experiential” is the new hot adjective used to describe events. “No more listening to speakers; you’re going to have experiences !” ” Sadly, many of these so-called experiential events are phony. The promoters slap a novel environment (e.g.,

101+ Fundraising (Event) Ideas


Fundraising is essential to many events, but it can feel daunting to find new ways to raise money. After all, originality is the key to participation. Here are the most original ideas and 60 apps to raise more money for your event.

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.

How to Get Executive Buy-in for an Event App


The goal of this blog post is to help you create a compelling business case that will get you buy-in and approval for using an event app. At this point, you should already be familiar with the benefits of incorporating an event app into your event.

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Channeling Coachella: Design Inspiration for Bohemian-Style Events


Here's how to incorporate colorful florals, vintage patterns, and handcrafted touches into your events this spring

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How to Test New Ideas at Your Next Event – Part 1

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). How to Test New Ideas at Your Next Event – Part 1. Spring has sprung! We hope you’re as excited as we are! For many, spring brings on the desire for change and an out-with-the-old-in-with-the-new mentality.

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The Future of 5G at Events – Event Tech Podcast

Endless Events

5G is the next mobile leap in technology. It will reshape how we use our mobile devices and 5G at events is going to be a huge deal. Do you remember when we all had flip phones with green and black screens? If you downloaded anything (and there wasn’t much to download!) it would take forever.

14 Brand Activation Ideas Attendees Will Love

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Most people attend an event with certain expectations. But that doesn’t mean they’re don’t want to be surprised.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

10 Charity Event Ideas That Could Change Your Fundraising

Social Tables

Think fundraising is losing its effectiveness? Think again. According to the latest research, overall charitable fundraising in the United States grew 4.2% in the last calendar year alone. Those and other nonprofit fundraising statistics point to an upward trend in giving for 2019 and beyond. In order to host a successful charity event, planners need to keep honing their business practices.

Cvent: An Intuitive Tool for Event Management and Site Design [Review]


Cvent Registration and Event Management Software has undergone a complete redesign that has transformed it into a new event CMS and site builder. Here is our review. Cvent Event Management Platform and Site Builder – What Is It?

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Real Reasons Convention Attendees Aren’t Booking in the Block

PCMA Convene

Study stakeholders discuss highlights of the “Room Block of the Future” research.

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The Ultimate Guide to Event Branding

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What makes an event “must attend”? Is there a well-kept secret to persuading your attendees to keep coming back — preferably with a friend or colleague in tow?

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Welcome to the AV Audit

Endless Events

Welcome to the AV Audit where we dissect AV proposals every single month! We will break them down live on air showing you the good, the bad and the ugly.

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Boring Flooring or Photo-Flooring?

Event Industry News

Your Guide to ‘Photo-Flooring’ your competition, in the battle for show-visitor attention. Exhibition venues are busy and bustling – there are 100s of exhibitors in one room all trying to attract the attention of every potential client within a one-hundred metre radius.

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Insights from Meetings and Event Technology Expert: QnA with Corbin Ball

Hubilo Blog

Working in the events industry, building contacts with event influencers becomes one of the priorities for us. Knowing the formula of success, pros, cons, how far have we come in the industry for years; all these questions circulate in our minds!

5 Mantras Event Planners Should Live By

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Event planning is a mix of fast-paced excitement and mind-boggling stress. You know it’s worth it when you see the smiles on your attendees’ faces — but sometimes it’s hard to remember that feeling during a last-minute crisis.

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Meetings Mean Business: Lobbying for Recognition – #EventIcons Episode 156

Endless Events

Today is all about Meetings Mean Business. How do you prove the real worth of your multi-million industry to your local newspaper? How can you make a small community understand that your ventures in the event business aren’t a colossal waste of money, but rather a contribution to the economy?

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ETL Replay: Apps that add value without losing the human touch

Event Industry News

Delivering a speech about utilising free apps to help manage and organise different events, the CEO and founder of Shocklogic, John Martinez, addressed the audience of Event Tech Live 2018.

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Massive Trade Shows Struggle With Engagement

PCMA Convene

Bigger means better, right? Not necessarily when it comes to trade shows. The Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) analyzed attendee data from 21 exhibition organizers to gauge the differences in attendee objectives and satisfaction levels at small and large events.

6 Advanced Facebook Live Strategies and Tools for Events

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67% of viewers are more likely to buy a ticket to an event after watching a livestream of the event or a similar event. But if you already use Facebook Live to promote your events and engage followers, you’re well aware of its advantages.

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How to Plan a Brand Event that Drives Measurable Business Results


Event Marketing

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Exciting times ahead at the Protec Group: More successes. More investments. More opportunities.

Event Industry News

The Protec group ramped up its expansion in early 2018 and has certainly put its foot on the throttle since. Its growth into Saudi Arabia and across the Middle East region has been especially successful.

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Improving the tech event experience for marginalised people

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

This post starts with a caveat: there is no one-size-fits-all solution to making your tech event more inclusive to all marginalised people. Announcements

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5 Ways to Reach Your Niche Event Attendees on Social Media

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Reaching new attendees is a struggle for most event creators — but for niche marketers, it’s twice as hard. Even if you’ve successfully planned one or two events with the support of your personal network, you can’t rely on their enthusiasm to turn your side hustle into a thriving business.

Event Marketing: This is How it Will Work for Your Brand


Event Marketing

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15 Events That Provide a Great Attendee Experience


If your goal is to create incredible events that dazzle attendees, look no further. This list of 15 real life events from leading brands like MozCon, Adobe, and SXSW are all prime examples of how to plan a great attendee experience.

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4 Reasons Why You Need An Event Management Platform


Organizing one event is no minor feat, but what if you're managing multiple events? To ensure each event is executed smoothly, you need an event management platform to simplify everything from scheduling and marketing to registration and measuring attendee experience.

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Build Your Independent Live Music Brand To Stand Out From The Pack

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Independents may lack the clout (and the deep pockets) of their corporate competitors, but they’ve got something money can’t buy: Their brand. The post Build Your Independent Live Music Brand To Stand Out From The Pack appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Music Branding Music Marketing

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7 Critical Tips for Contract Clauses


Writing contracts and negotiating terms with suppliers can be tricky. How do planners protect themselves and their attendees from cancellations? Are attorney fees included?

Word-of-Mouth Marketing: 6 Event Creators Tell Us Their Strategy


(Cover photo credit: Street Feast) “I went to this great event – you’d love it!” – if a friend told you this, how likely would you be to check out the event for yourself?

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Podcast: Drinks With a DJ: A Conversation About Audio, Lighting, and More (Episode 139)


Florida-based DJ Jacob Towe talks event lighting, how to create "wow" moments, what colors should be avoided, why lighting and audio should be planned simultaneously, and more

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