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Top Trends for Your Event’s Social Influencer Campaign

Velvet Chainsaw

The great resignation, coupled by increases in unsubscribes, have made it more difficult than ever to reach the inbox of potential attendees and conference participants.

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How To Deliver High-Impact Immersive Event Experiences


Creating immersive event experiences that foster excitement and offer value has better scope for building impactful relationships with an audience. Not many could have predicted a few years back that they could sit within the comfort of their home and watch an event live on a screen.

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Is a Recession Looming? What Does This Mean for the Event Industry?


In wake of the Covid pandemic, the event industry is being challenged by higher costs, supply chain disruptions and labor shortages. A recession may also be up ahead. Is a recession on the way? Analysts from Deutsche Bank, J.P.

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Don’t Let Event Registration Pitfalls Ruin the Attendee Experience


We all recognize the importance of first impressions. Event registration is usually the first touchpoint for attendees, so it’s important to create a positive experience from the start.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

Working with suppliers and practitioners at meetings

Conferences that Work

Over the years I’ve designed and facilitated hundreds of meetings. One of the most common issues I address that is rarely acknowledged openly is the tension between the wants and needs of suppliers and practitioners at meetings.

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Return to In-Person Events Highlights Accessibility Challenges


The return of in-person events has sparked a great deal of excitement, but not for all. New data suggests that virtual events have accessibility and inclusion benefits that cannot be ignored.

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5 Reasons for Embracing Hybrid Experiences

Smart Meetings

Have you returned to planning live events? You might not want to throw out the tools we used to get through the last two years virtually so fast.

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Coke Adds Flavor to its Long-Running Houston Rodeo Sponsorship with a Texas-Style Ice House

Event Marketer

The Ice House activation was designed to be shareable, sustainable and flexible.

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Oscars 2022: What Would You Do If Your Speakers Were Assaulted?

Endless Events

The Academy Awards have been the talk of the town recently. While the strictly in-person Oscars 2021 felt too exclusive, the Oscars 2022 served us some truly out-of-place drama. And where there is controversy brewing, the Brew Crew comes to discuss.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Event Tech Plug and Play Is No Longer a Mirage


VSef, a not-for-profit developer of a universal data format for hybrid and virtual events, recently announced the release of version 2.0 of its data standards and introduced Stephen Knowles as the new CEO.

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Cvent Connect Lays Out Event Tech Roadmap to Meet Growing Hybrid Demand

Smart Meetings

When is a user conference more than an outsized demo? When more than 2,000 meeting professionals gather in person in Las Vegas and 10,000 register to stream Cvent Connect to both learn about new products and experience the platform for themselves.

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HBO Max Pops Up a Provocative ‘Pleasure Garden’ in L.A. for its ‘Minx’ Series

Event Marketer

Attendees could work one-on-one with adult toy business Crave at a build-a-vibe station. HBO Max presented a “provocative” two-day pop-up installation in Los Angeles for the March 17 premiere of its new comedy series, “ Minx.”

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6 Attendee Retention Tips: Keep Your Audience Coming Back

Endless Events

Attendee retention rate is one of the most important event KPIs. When event planners measure how many attendees have attended their events before, they are getting insights into attendee loyalty.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Global Meetings Day Puts Spotlight on Power of Face-to-Face


The event industry was celebrated across the globe through events that focused on connection and collaboration. Advocacy, research and a new relief funding legislation were top of the agenda.

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Business Travel Strikes Back, A New Company Culture Dawns

Smart Meetings

Speculations circled overhead at the pandemic’s genesis that the business travel industry ought to fear an irreparable nosedive.

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De Vere Cotswold Water Park unveils grand transformation of event spaces

Prestige Events Magazine

De Vere Cotswold Water Park , part of the De Vere collection of historic mansion house estates and distinctive contemporary hotels and event destinations, has unveiled the results of a £700,000 refurbishment to its Kingfisher and Drake event suites.

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PCMA EduCon Speaker Andrew Davis on Innovating for the Future of Events

Convene by PCMA

Before Andrew Davis started speaking to audiences around the world, the author built and sold a successful marketing agency, produced for the “TODAY Show,” and even worked for The Muppets.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Events Industry Confronts Yet Another Wave of Covid


The new Omicron subvariant BA.2 is on the radar of event planners as the number of worldwide cases ticks up. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this new variant is even more contagious than the last strain of Omicron. “BA:2,

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10 Safest Places to Travel in 2022

Smart Meetings

In today’s events climate, safety is a top-of-the-list issue for planners, especially those who regularly organize international gatherings.

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Post-COVID: Return to Association Events and Travel


In a matter of only a few weeks, we have seen travel and in-person events start up in the blink of an eye. Welcome to the next ‘new normal’ for associations; the next reality in the ongoing pandemic world. How will the association world continue to change?

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How to Take Minutes for a Meeting (and why they’re important)


Meeting minutes give structure to your meeting. Taking minutes records all the proceedings in a meeting, including key discussion points and decisions, and it helps all stakeholders understand the purpose and outcomes of a conference. What are meeting minutes?

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Smart Tech: The 20% Difference


Event Tech for Medical and Financial Meetings. I’ve often said that when it comes to event apps (and lately I’ve expanded it to include online and virtual event platforms), 80% of their functionality is the same.

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TWT: Don’t Throw Away That Mask

Smart Meetings

Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. CDC Extends Transportation Mask Mandate to May.

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Survey: Job Stress Pushing Planners to the Breaking Point


The latest MeetingsNet research finds that 42.3 percent of respondents have considered leaving the planning profession entirely since 2020. If stress has been a constant weight on your shoulders through two years of pandemic, you’ve got lots of company.

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Demonstration Marketing: A Creative, Yet Effective Way to Boost Your Business!

Tigris Events

[…]. The post Demonstration Marketing: A Creative, Yet Effective Way to Boost Your Business! appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing, Event Planning & Experiential Marketing. Blog demonstration marketing product demo Sampling Events sampling methods

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

How to Produce a High-End Event on a Budget


From five-star hotels and exquisite service to designer clothing and fancy cars, luxury experiences tend to come with a high price tag. As in-person events resume post-pandemic, event planners want to design events that look and feel luxurious, but they may not have the plush budgets to match.

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Reinventing Business Models for Events

Smart Meetings

Predictions are that 40% of 2022 events are projected to happen online, there will be a 37% increase in companies’ virtual event spending, and 20% of trade shows will remain virtual. Organizers would expect that all of this translates into more opportunities for revenue.

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venue spotlight: callow hall


located in a beautiful victorian country house, callow hall, the first wildhive hotel is nestled in 35 acres of gardens, wild meadow and woodland. this stunning country retreat is situated at the gateway to the peak district, with some of the country’s top attractions right on its doorstep.

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