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Your Event App is Like March Madness Basketball


Your Event App is Like March Madness Basketball. Here’s a game-plan of how to win big with your audience! With March Madness right around the corner, we couldn’t help but think about how the teams that get to The Big Dance, have just the right mix of game winning strategies.

The Biggest Influencers On The Largest Trends. (First in a series).


When you ask more than two dozen top events industry professionals for their insights on technology trends, the answers (no surprise) are fascinating. Featured

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Find Your Next Great Conference Theme With These Brainstorming Steps and Ideas

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Bringing exhibitors and attendees together for a successful event starts with a great conference theme. Here are some strategies for choosing one that goes hand in hand with your brand.

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Free-Agent, Lisa Block, Joins Velvet Chainsaw

Velvet Chainsaw

While many have been focused this winter on who is going to land free agents like Bryce Harper or Manny Machado, Lisa Block inked a deal to join the Velvet Chainsaw Consulting team!

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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.

Dinner seating — a study

Conferences that Work

Study this 1839 dinner seating layout. What’s wrong with this picture? Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Dinner seating — a study appeared first on Conferences That Work. No related posts. Event design dinner men only round tables rounds seating seating design

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Write an Event Description That Will Sell Out Your One-of-a-Kind Experience

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Your event is unique. So unique, in fact, that it seems impossible to briefly describe everything awesome about it in your event description. Yet this is a skill you need to effectively market your niche event online.

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Top 15 Event Blogging Tips


Although we do our best to provide up-to-date event management news, we also look for fresh event industry insights on other blogs and web services to improve our professional activity.

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The Key to Event ROI: Keep Attendees Engaged Post-Event


You’ve spent months planning your event. The day arrives, and everything goes as planned. Better yet, your attendees genuinely seemed to enjoy themselves and you added a bunch of new leads to your funnel. Don’t let the momentum stop there.

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Best Practices for Event App Design


A well-designed and intuitive event app is what every planner needs. It’s not enough for an app to just look attractive. What good is a nice-looking event app if your attendees don’t know how to use it?

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

10 Killer Swag Bag Ideas for the Innovative Race Director

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Finishing a race is big achievement. All those early-morning runs and sore muscles are finally worth it, because there’s no feeling like crossing the finish line. It’s a celebration in itself — but you want your race participants to feel a little extra love.

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Best Event Marketing Tools


Promotional tools for event marketing are powerful assistance for your event marketing. They help to save time and efforts during the event promotion. You are welcome to look them through and pick the most effective apps for your marketing needs from our top 12 marketing tools list.

9 Tech Tools Professional Speakers Should Master


This is a sponsored post by Evenium. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Standing out as a professional speaker is about more than just presenting good info. These technology tools can help you become a more effective, engaging and dynamic presenter.

How to Maximize and Build Event Success with Video Marketing (Part 2)


*This is the second part of a video marketing series written by guest blogger, Kristen McCabe, from G2 Crowd. G2 Crowd is the leading website for online business software and service reviews, where EventMobi ranks as a High Performer on the Summer 2018 Mobile Event Apps Report.

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Checklist: How to Host the Ultimate Wine and Spirit Tasting Party

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Wine and spirit tastings let people kick back and unwind while they learn a thing or two about their favorite libations. But there’s more to hosting a successful tasting event than tasty beverages.

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28th Annual Meetings Market Survey: Slower Growth Ahead

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10 Top Literary Oases for Groups—in Hotels!

Smart Meetings

Four Seasons Hotel Houston Lobby. Featuring everything from bedtime storybooks to digital books and new titles, library rooms are popping up at high-end properties.

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Online Event Registration: Tips for 2019


How do you optimize for online event registration? What are some tips you can use to improve your event registration numbers this year? Find out how to supercharge all areas of your online marketing plan and boost registrations in this practical event registration guide.

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New Benchmarks for the 5 Most Common Post-Event Survey Questions

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Want to find out what attendees thought of your event? That’s what surveys are for. The old adage “there are no bad questions” doesn’t apply to surveys. In fact, the data you collect is only as good as the event survey questions you ask.

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How to Interject Moments of Joy in Your Event Venues

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Ingrid Fetell Lee thinks there’s an important place for joy in event design because of its ability “to create a sense of cohesion in groups.” Olivia Rae James photo).

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3 Creative Brainstorming Techniques to Improve Your Meetings

Smart Meetings

Businesses today are constantly striving to work out how they can achieve more, improve and work more economically, often through meetings and brainstorming sessions. Brainstorms provide a valuable platform for sharing ideas and planning creative ways to tackle challenges as a business.

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Attract the Event Clients You Want

Event Planning BluePrint

If you don’t know what to say to prospective event clients, then you’ll meet people who might be interested in working with you, but they’re not going to be drawn to you. They’re not going to know what the next step is. They’re not going to know how to interact with you.

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How Early Bird Registration Attracts More Event Attendees

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After months of weak sales, attendees who waited until the last minute finally start registering for your event. Don’t you wish there was a way to drive sales earlier in your on-sale? With other ticket types like early bird registrations, you can.

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7 Fears Event Marketers Need to Overcome

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How to Create a Perfect Event Recap

Smart Meetings

Smart Meeting East National. A post-event recap provides useful information to your stakeholders and community on key takeaways from the event. But sometimes this important step is forgotten or postponed in the flurry of activity.

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StorySalon London: Our Best One Yet


When we were planning our event schedule, the team knew we wanted to debut a StorySalon event in Europe, and there was no better place to start than London, UK. So, how did it go? In one word – BRILLIANT! Company and Product News

Integrating Salesforce for a Perfect Marketing-Sales Handoff After an Event

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According to a recent MarketingCharts study, 80% of marketing leaders believe events are crucial to their business’s success. But only 60% of marketers say they’re satisfied with their event ROI. That gap shows that something just isn’t working. But the problem usually isn’t with the event itself.

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Buildings Designed for Comfort, Joy, Human Performance

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Employees take advantage of cafe booths at the Hyatt Headquarters in Chicago. Called the Hyatt Hub, the building currently is the largest WELL-certified interior space in the United States. Photos courtesy Hyatt).

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Hilton Execs Reflect on 100 Years of Hospitality Trends

Smart Meetings

A lot has changed since Conrad Hilton’s parents turned their general store into a hotel for traveling salespeople in San Antonio, New Mexico, in 1919. His mother cooked homemade meals for guests and his father managed the front desk. Hilton and his brother, Carl, manned the store.

ETL Replay: 10 things we hear about going cashless

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live is Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology. Boasting a packed educational programme across five sector-specific stages, here you can catch up with content that you may have missed from 2018’s event. From the Festival & Futures Stage at Event Tech Live 2018.

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How a Teacher’s Side Hustle Grew Into a Goat Yoga Phenomenon

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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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Hilton Introduces Signia Hilton, a Meetings & Events Focused Hotel Brand

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An artist’s rendering of the Signia Hilton Indianapolis, seen from the Georgia St. entrance. Hilton). Hilton has unveiled Signia Hilton, a new hotel brand that focuses on meetings and events, and announced the first three destinations where the brand will launch: Indianapolis, Atlanta, and Orlando.

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Can I Negotiate Venue AV Charges? – Whiteboard Wednesdays

Endless Events

You’ve probably noticed a lot of fees when you are looking at venues. The venue AV charges really seem to pile up. I’m sure you have seen them before in the form of wifi fees, third-party AV fees, power fees, and the list goes on.