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How To Audit Your AV Budget

Endless Events

Do you audit your AV budget? If not you might be overpaying, or not really getting the equipment best suited for your event. While auditing your AV budget sounds overwhelming, you need to do it! This will allow you to make sure you are getting exactly what you need and the most bang for your budget.

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6 Tips to Write an Awesome Event Description

Hubilo Blog

A good event description is crucial to getting people out to your event. You need to give them a good reason why they should spend their money and time with you. It starts with getting their attention with a catchy title. You also need to know what your audience is interested in.

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Using social media to promote your events. Cheat Sheet for visual content.


Visual content is very appreciated and the mix between it and social media is irresistible, but not all event planners have the time to deal with the numerous social platforms that are available today.

Being Present in the Age of the Mind Outside the Brain

Conferences that Work

The other day, Celia and I were walking in Boston’s beautiful Arnold Arboretum when she asked me who’d responded to an email I’d sent. When I pulled out my phone to answer her question, she said she felt she was walking with a third person, a stranger.

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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.

Burn Conference Traditions Immune From Criticism

Velvet Chainsaw

People don’t trust institutions today say sociologist Dr. Josh Packard. We don’t think institutions have our best interests in mind he says. We believe they serve the interests of the professionals who created and run them, and they serve the interests of perpetuating their own existence.

The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision


This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. From unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work/life balance, the future of event planning in 2020 looks bright.

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Guest Blog: Low wage does not mean low skilled

Event Industry News

By Juliet Price, Executive Director at HBAA. Many thousands of highly trained and skilled workers such as those in the hospitality and events sector are continually undervalued by being classified as low or unskilled in reports and discussions in the media. There is gathering concern about this from all corners of the hospitality industry including the one I represent, hospitality and events.

How to Wow with Your Seminar Space


How can you create a seminar space that wows when every attendee is an event planner? CORT Events broke down barriers in seminar space design to answer this question.

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The Future of Event Planning: The 2020 Vision


This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. From unbelievable event technology to a revitalized focus on personalized learning environments and attendees’ work/life balance, the future of event planning in 2020 looks bright.

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How to Succeed in a Networking Event


Networking events are very important for business because finding yourself in communication with someone who has the capacity to improve your ability to be productive is a major benefit of talking to many different people at networking events.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

80 per cent of hospitality and events professionals call for an industry standard on venue’s Wi-Fi service and pricing

Event Industry News

More than three quarters (80 per cent) of hospitality and events professionals want a transparent industry standard that is clear on service levels for Wi-Fi. Nearly all (90%) believe that the industry would benefit from standardised pricing for Wi-Fi that offers a fair market.

40 Outstanding Event Industry Blogs to Follow

Endless Events

Quick question: What’s one of the best ways to stay on top of industry trends and ideas? That’s right – by reading insights shared by industry experts on their blogs, of course!

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The Power of Events [Free Report]


Not all events are created equal. Some events leave a long-lasting legacy. This report explores 29 events that made a difference. Events have the power to change the world.

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Live Events Check Right Boxes for CMOs


Today’s marketing world may be dominated by social media, mobile apps and digital, but live events still hold considerable sway for CMOs, according to a recent survey of European CMOs by the CMO Club and compiled by Cvent.

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WomenPresent to reverse speaker gender disparity

Event Industry News

Inspired by the lack of female voices at industry events and conferences, WomenPresent , a new tech platform, has launched to connect public and private event organisers with the wealth of talented female speakers that exists.

Selling Event Sponsorships: A Checklist for Success


Thinking about reevaluating your event sponsorship program to spruce it up? Sponsors can add some amazing resources to your events that can take them to the next level (think more funds, advertising, and manpower). However, convincing companies to become sponsors can be another story.

Event Apps: 14 Ways to Make Money in 2019


This is a sponsored post written by Lori Esposito, Chief Marketing Officer, MeetingPlay. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Your event app is an engagement engine, creating all kinds of new interactions between attendees.

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The Events Expert Interview Series #23: Sue Pelletier

G2 Planet

Hopefully you've been following along as we interview expert event professionals in our industry, sharing their insights, advice, and unique experiences.

New study shows business events inject more than one trillion dollars into the global economy

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Council (EIC) announced today preliminary results of an unprecedented worldwide study on the economic significance of face-to-face business events.

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25 Creative Event Promotion Ideas


Inspire your event strategy with these 25 creative event promotion ideas. Featuring competitions, retargeting, celebrity ambushes and more. Attendees are the whole reason for any event you put on.

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Blerter: The Communications Tool to Run Smoother Events [Review]


Blerter is a communications and operations tool to help you deliver smoother, slicker and safer events. Here is our review. Blerter: What Is It? Blerter takes a new approach to event operations management to improve event delivery during the event build, live event and breakdown.

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Uber Getting Into Events Staffing. Maybe.

G2 Planet

According to a variety of industry sources, Uber is testing an on-demand staffing business which they will call Uber Works. The company is apparently testing a variety of services to add value to their brand.

Big headliners for Festival and Future Stage at ETL

Event Industry News

Co-founder Adam Parry has revealed a perfect line-up for the Festival and Future Stage at Event Tech Live. Focused on solutions to organisers’ typical pinch points in the field, topics over ETL’s two days include: Using Tech To Manage Risk, The Future of Event Ticketing, How Does Your Festival Sound, the cashless conundrum, Detecting Drone Threats and the sought after Robust Internet for Outdoor Events.

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Join Us At The Dextra Global VR Summit!

All Seated

AllSeated is excited to announce that we will be participating in the Dextra Global VR Summit, October 27th-30th! The Dextra Global VR Summit is the world’s first summit on VR in VR.

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7 Ways the Local Area Can Make Your Meeting the Best Ever


This is a sponsored post by Visit Anaheim. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. When considering a venue or destination, it’s good practice to think of the entire local area.

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Women in Leadership: Karen Mangia


Did you know that women make up 72% of the meetings and events industry? It’s not surprising then, that at Cvent CONNECT Europe , our Women Leaders in the Events Industry panel was the 2 nd most attended session at the conference!

Guest Blog: Why you need to add live event data to your event to-do list

Event Industry News

By Alex Nuttall is VP of Digital Strategy at Kindle Communications. . Tracking the effectiveness of live events has historically lived in a gray area.

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Your SEO Tool Kit: 3 Free Tools To Improve Your Rankings

All Seated

Recently we covered the topic of What Google Really Wants From Event Professionals. Today we will be sharing a few favorite free SEO tools that are recommended for website strategy, optimization, and analysis. . Consider this article your free SEO tool kit! Tool for Strategy: KWFinder.

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How to run a hackathon – case of the record breaking HackYeah


It goes without saying that coordinating an event for thousands of people demands a great deal of determination and skills. The struggle of passing information immediately to all attendees is real. And the number of situations that has to be done effectively and quickly is even more real.

5 Tips for Picking Event Swag


Event swag is a great thing. Six months after your event, your attendee might reach into their bag and pull out a pen with your company logo on it and remember the experience they had at your event. Or, they could go to coffee with a friend who asks them about the logo on their PopSocket.

Decision-makers will debate the future of the DMC in London

Event Industry News

The next collaborative event between Event Planners and Future in 15 will take place on 31 October 2018 at Allianz Park in London.

Bring More Creativity to Your Event Design


An IMEX educational session outlines the steps to leveraging and nurturing all potential sources of good ideas.

TOP 15 halloween event ideas to bedazzle the whole office


Summer’s finally over, trees are losing their leaves – it’s high time to forget about holidays and prepare for the scariest night in the year! With the Halloween around the corner, take a look at 15 spooky Halloween office party ideas to spice your office up!

Defining Event Marketing Success


How do event marketers define success? According to a recent study by Cvent, the metrics for event marketing success encompass financial results, event attendance, lead generation, overall awareness and post-event analysis, all aligned with the company’s overall business goals.

David Walley announces acquisition of Beautiful Minds to create new event group

Event Industry News

Event industry expert and entrepreneur David Walley has acquired well regarded staffing agency Beautiful Minds Promotions, to operate alongside experiential and production agency, Mobile Promotions as part of a move to create an integrated event business for the European market.

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