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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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7 Experiences to Discover at Go West 2019


The largest gathering of event planners in western Canada is set to take place in one of Cvent's Top 10

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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.

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.

Stage Right: How Brands Use Immersive Theater Experiences


The cryptic event invitation reads, “Uncover a dreamlike world that exists just behind the familiar facade of Manhattan.” ” Other than

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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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Case Study: How EventMobi’s Event App Made Our Corporate Retreat The Best Experience Ever


For us at EventMobi, team bonding and work-life balance are the reasons why we love the culture here.

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New York City Wine & Food Festival 2018: 29 Culinary Highlights From Sponsors and Parties


The 11th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One delivered

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.

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.

Why the Four Seasons Launched an Event Series Outside its Hotels


Canadians don’t “pop over,” they “pop down.” ” That local idiom helped inspire Toronto-based Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts’ latest event

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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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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.

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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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Video: See This Projection Mapping Respond to Music in Real Time


The Los Angeles Philharmonic kicked off its 100th anniversary season on September 30 in a big way. The orchestra started

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.

Event Tech for Marketing Lesson 3: Measure Performance and Manage Data


In our final lesson in the Mobile Event Apps for Marketing series, we'll explore how you can glean insight from your event performance data. Event apps are powerful marketing channels embedded with discussion threads, personalized content, and networking features. Event Strategy

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!

Here's Why (and How) You Should Be Using Event Personalization


Personalization has swept through our lives: entertainment, news, dating, food options—it's all endlessly customizable. And your event is no different. Attendees

Smart Meetings Heads to IMEX America

Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings’ Director of Marketing Jennifer Harrington (left) and founder and CEO Marin Bright (right), with Cheryl Rogers (middle), corporate events manager at Solara Medical Supplies, are on the ground at IMEX America.

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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Should You Add Another Event?

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). Should You Add Another Event? That’s a wrap! You’ve just run an awesome meeting and killed it. It went so great that attendees and exhibitors alike are already asking if you’ll host another one soon. What do you do? Should you plan a “sequel”?

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10 New Venues in New York for Fall 2018 Meetings and Events


Here's a look at new New York eateries, drinking spots, hotels, conference areas, private rooms, and other spaces available for

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2019 ASAE Preview: 8 Ways to Enjoy Columbus, Ohio

Smart Meetings

Columbus Skyline photo by Andy Spessard. It’s not even Halloween yet, but it’s never too early to plan ahead for next year’s ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition in Columbus, Ohio. The organization announced this first-time host city all the way back in July 2016, for cryin’ out loud!

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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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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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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.