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Choosing an Event Tech Vendor? Look for Transparency

Attendify

True story: In the midst of my career as an event planner, I needed an event management solution that would satisfy the fanatical data security requirements of my employer at the time. But the tool also needed to be intuitive enough for non tech-focused types (i.e., me) to use. After a multi-month search, we signed with a software company that promised its application would check all the boxes. It didn’t.

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6 Budget-Saving Tips for 2019: Maximize Your Event Budget, Not Your Spend

Eventmobi

Whether you’re a B2B or B2C brand, there’s no doubt that events offer a bounty of benefits. In fact, 77 percent of marketers use experiences and events as a core part of their marketing strategy. But, as any marketer will tell you, events come with a price tag.

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How To Promote Your Event To Increase Attendees

Caterease

So, what are we doing tonight? If you’ve ever traveled somewhere new or even attempted to plan an evening that. The post How To Promote Your Event To Increase Attendees appeared first on Caterease.

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Two free easy ways to create graphics for blog posts and presentations

Conferences that Work

Here are what I think are the two best free easy ways to create graphics for blog posts and presentations if you’re not a graphics wonk. Note: I am not a graphics wonk.) I’ve written over five hundred posts on this blog over the last ten years.

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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.

Lyft on What the Rise of Ridesharing Means for Your Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

In their everyday lives, attendees have a new normal for getting places. They push a few buttons on their smartphone, and — voila! — a car arrives. The rise of ridesharing has made a profound impact on our collective car-driving habits.

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The Best Conferences and Trade Shows for Event Organizers

Event Age by Swapcard

You spend your days planning events—it only makes sense to check some out for yourself! Event Experiences Event Community

30 Ideas for Conference Bags People Won’t Throw Away

EventMB

Conference bags must breed in the dark: everyone seems to have at least a dozen stuffed in the back of their closet. A conference event swag bag should be more than a hole with handles. Conference gifts and corporate goodie bags account for more than $20 billion worth of business worldwide.

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25 VIP Event Ideas That Will Really Impress Attendees

Picatic by Eventbrite

Good news: Some of your attendees are willing to spend more than you charge for your event. Especially if you offer them an enhanced experience in return. VIP and tiered ticket programs let you offer attendees the exact experience they’re looking for — at the exact price they’re willing to pay.

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7 Social Media Wall Platforms for Your Next Event

GEVME

Creating and maintaining a high level of interest at your events can be challenging, maybe even daunting for some event marketers. Selecting the best social media tools to engage your attendees may not be easy, and can get a little frustrating. Wall platforms could help put your mind at ease.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Facial Recognition And Events

Endless Events

Knock knock – it’s facial recognition for events! You already know that the Event Tech Podcast is all about the latest and greatest technologies. And of course, the ones you can use to make your event go from good to outstanding!

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30 St. Louis Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Bizzabo

Planning your event in St. Louis? From a blues museum to waterfront views to 19th-century monuments, you’ll find it here in our top 30 event spots in St. The race to the frontier solidified St. Louis’ identity as the gateway to the west.

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20 Ideas for Hosting a More Memorable Award Ceremony

Picatic by Eventbrite

As Sally Fields famously said in her Oscar acceptance speech, “You like me, you really like me!” That sentiment is at the heart of all awards ceremonies: Receiving recognition for your hard work and contributions in a room full of your peers is not only emotional, but truly gratifying.

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Templates & Examples of Event Planning Timelines

GEVME

The correct timing of events can play a vital role through the whole event organisation process. Without a properly considered timetable, you risk missing significant due dates that are critical to your event’s success.

Aventri Expert Q&A: Top Tips for Event Website Design

Aventri

The event website is vital to an event's overall success. It's where attendees find all the information they need about your event and, most importantly, it helps drive them to actually register.

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10 Publishers with Visionary Event Strategies

Bizzabo

Here's an in-depth look at publishers who have grown beyond the newspaper, magazine, and digital article businesses they started with. They now host these top 10 must-attend live events and have a lot to teach planners about publisher event strategies.

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What Attendees Look for On Your Event Website

Picatic by Eventbrite

When a curious event-goer lands on your website, you’ve only got 10 seconds to capture their attention. Will your event website grab someone’s attention in such a short amount of time? If it’s not, that might be because event websites are very different from every other website.

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10 Social Media Wall Platforms for Your Next Event

GEVME

Creating and maintaining a high level of interest at your events can be challenging, maybe even daunting for some event marketers. Selecting the best social media tools to engage your attendees may not be easy, and can get a little frustrating. Wall platforms could help put your mind at ease.

The AV Audit 2.0: Breaking Down AV Quotes

Endless Events

Welcome to the second edition of the AV Audi today we are back at it and breaking down AV quotest! As you know, analyzing AV quotes can be a pretty stressful job. So here at Endless, we want to help you make this task as seamless as possible.

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Passion to Project: How Women in the Food Industry Created a Culinary Community

Eventbrite

When the UK’s restaurant industry experienced its #MeToo moment earlier this year, friends Mex Ibrahim and Janie Ash responded by launching an initiative aimed at supporting and celebrating women in food.

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How Ariel Waldman’s Science Hack Day Grew to 7 Continents

Picatic by Eventbrite

The best events don’t always start with a business plan. Often, they start with a spark. Someone has a passion they want to share, and a great idea about how to share it. They’re moved to bring people together around a vision, so they make it happen — even with no event planning experience.

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Calgary TELUS Convention Centre: Reimagining Meeting Space [Venue Review]

EventMB

Designing a great event experience starts with finding a venue that serves your event goals in a city that appeals to your attendees. For event planners, it’s a delicate balance between finding a functional space and finding a place that will excite their audience.

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Does My Event REALLY Need Its Own Website? (Spoiler Alert: Yes!!)

ePly

The thought has probably crossed your mind a few times.“Does Does my event really need its own website, separate from my organization’s??”. The short answer is yes, absolutely! We get it, though: With everything else you’re managing, adding a website to that list can feel overwhelming.

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12 Expert Tips on How to Throw an Epic Party

Eventbrite

Whatever the occasion, some of the best in the business share their expertise on how to successfully throw an epic party. The post 12 Expert Tips on How to Throw an Epic Party appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Why Colleges & Universities Need Event Management Software

Aventri

From creating a rich campus life for students to engaging alumni post-graduation, events are crucial to the world of higher ed.

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Is Event Gamification Dead? Reasons Why it May Still Be Alive

Eventtia

In this article, we look at whether the popular trend of gamification through mobile apps is dead or alive. Event Planning

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4 Reasons Why Collecting Availability From Your Volunteers Is Crucial

InitLive

Any organizer knows how important it is to keep volunteer availabilities updated. Because of the role the volunteer workforce plays in calculating a business's ROI, it's essential to keep up with schedules and other important volunteer information every step of the way.

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4 of Your Most Costly Event Expenses (and How to Reduce Them)

Eventbrite

Dreaming of a bigger budget? You’re not alone. The 2019 Eventbrite Pulse Report found that the second key concern for event organisers is insufficient budgets.

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Luxury Experiences & Events – #EventIcons Episode 168

Endless Events

Today we’re tackling luxury experiences and events all the way from…a luxury location! This week’s #EventIcons looks even better than usual, coming directly from The Resort at Pelican Hill. This wonderful place is the epitome of the word lavish.

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How to Stay Sane When Dealing with Event Information Overload

Eventtia

Time is one of the most important assets for those who plan events. But it’s not nearly as important as energy and mental stamina. Even if you have plenty of work hours ahead to finish the planning or logistic assignments, if you’re too tired, you won’t do much. Event Planning

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Create, Capture, & Amplify with sharingbox (Sponsored)

BizBash

sharingbox is the international leader in video, photo, and GIF activations. Our stunning hardware—backed by powerful proprietary software—can create any kind of output: 360-degree videos, green-screen setups, custom video stitching, beauty filters

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8 Types of Event Sponsorships that Attendees Love

EventBank Insights

[link] Event sponsorship continues to be the backbone of many event organizations and is currently the fastest growing form of marketing in the United States.

Event Essentials: Online Registration

Aventri

Registration is at the heart of meetings and events. It’s is how planners secure attendees and thus how you secure potential revenue. In addition, pre-event registration acts as the first impression your attendees will have about your meeting or event and may impact their event satisfaction.

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