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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.

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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.,

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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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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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How to Find (and Win) Sponsors for Your Event

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Sponsors are key to hosting successful events, but they can be hard to find and even harder to convert. Here's how to find and get sponsors for your event. The post How to Find (and Win) Sponsors for Your Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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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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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.

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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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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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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to Plan a Brand Event that Drives Measurable Business Results


Event Marketing

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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.

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


Event Marketing

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Why corporate internal events matter? Internal employer branding best practices


Corporations across the world face the problem of intensified employees rotation. In times when professionals have the guts to take risks of changing job and possibilities to seek more attractive positions employer branding objectives start to play the lead. Can internal events help with the problem? Answers in the article. Today’s market is harsh when it comes to social conditions provided by the company.

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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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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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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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How 3 salespeople Closed $83,000 of business at industry events? Tips to close deals at conferences like a pro.


Many times events proved that the benefits companies get from participation are exceeding costs. Major industry events are all about entertainment, motivation, and connection, right? Well, sure. But they’re also great opportunities for salespeople to build relationships and generate revenue. With Dan Tyre, our friend from Hubspot, we’re taking a closer look at the matter and have some special tips for you. Dive in! Modern business faces much more challenges that it used to do before.

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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.



In honor of International Women’s Day, we hosted two events spotlighting women in business, leadership, and marketing. Here’s a look at some of our biggest takeaways.

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This Hotel Wants to Reward Guests Who Stole From Them

PCMA Convene

Hoteliers are getting creative in an effort to stand out in a crowded market.

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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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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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4 Tips to Attract Superfans to Your Next Event


In experiential marketing, there’s a big difference between getting participants to “just attend” a convention versus attracting superfans to flock to your events. Attendee Engagement featured

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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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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!

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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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23 Event Marketing Statistics You Need to Know


When it comes down to it, so much of event planning—and specifically event marketing —relies on crunching numbers.

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Putting Attendees’ Voices to Work

PCMA Convene

Brantley Tyndall of Richmond, Virginia, explains one of the most ridiculous reasons to oppose bike lanes in a video created for the National Bike Summit. Watch the full video below.

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Eventbase celebrates its 10 year anniversary


Reflecting on the past 10 years and looking forward to what’s next Ten years ago, as the City of Vancouver planned for the upcoming Winter Olympic Games, few predicted (or even thought about) how technology would transform the event experience for the organizers, attendees, and athletes.

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Yoga Marketing Plan: 5 Proven Advertising Ideas for Yoga Classes and Studios

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You got in the yoga business because your work helps people relax and live a happier life. But to make people happier, you first have to reach those people and draw them to your studio or classes. That’s where a yoga marketing plan comes into play.

4 Steps to Stretch Your F&B Budget


Hungry for more from your food & beverage (or F&B) spend? Most planners are. After all, what’s the main reason people go to meetings? To connect with others, of course. And where does a lot of the best networking happen? Over meals like catered breakfasts, lunches and dinners.

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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.

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