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Three great tools for blog post illustrations

Conferences that Work

For the last 13 years I’ve posted one or more blog posts each week. Every post includes at least one image — over 1,400 blog post illustrations to date. Some of them are my own photographs, screenshots, or public domain images. But the majority I create myself. I’ll never be a great graphic artist, but I enjoy visualizing and creating these visual reinforcements to my posts and am always looking for new tools that a novice like me can use successfully.

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The Psychology Behind Designing Your Event

EventMB

Skift Take: Science-backed tools can help planners create successful meetings. Victoria Matey, who specializes in event psychology, offers practical tips and applications that any event planner can use. Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Design Uncategorized

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CSR Events for Businesses: 5 Effective Programs + FAQs

Attendease

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) includes business-driven charitable activities that associate your brand with beloved nonprofits changing the world while getting your name out in the community!

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How to Plan a Product Launch Event

Eventbrite UK

Use these tips to plan a memorable product launch event and put your product on track for increased sales. Event Planning Event Promotion Event Technology Event Type Freelance Marketing Post Event Sales Small Business product launch event

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All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce.

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

Best Cities for Farm-to-table Dining

Smart Meetings

The farm-to-table culinary movement has been sweeping the nation and meeting professionals have been taking notice. With a mission to source produce locally, protein responsibly and a dedication to sustainability, farm-to-table focused menus are becoming increasingly popular.

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Five Tips for Using Social Media to Build a First-party Database

Event Marketer

Social media is fertile ground for collecting quality first-party data—owned insights to help brands navigate around cookies, reimagine integrated campaigns, personalize engagements, compete with e-commerce brands, and build actionable steps into the consumer journey along the path to purchase.

Our Learnings: Building an Event Community

Endless Events

Building an online community can take years of hard work. That’s why Endless Events’ very own Will Curran and Kyle Kosinski created the #EventProfs community.

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Lakefest appoints MetaFests to become first UK NFT-enabled festival

Event Industry News

Lakefest has partnered with MetaFests, to be the first UK festival to enhance the experience for all attendees with full scale NFT collectibles and technologies for 2023.

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Smart Woman Summit Launched Community of Support

Smart Meetings

When events women come together to celebrate each other, they do more than toast Veuve Clicquot (although there was plenty of that, too). They build networks.

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!

CSR Events for Businesses: 5 Effective Programs + FAQs

Attendease

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) includes business-driven charitable activities that associate your brand with beloved nonprofits changing the world while getting your name out in the community!

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Crafting the Event Experience: Driving Attendance

Event Farm

Times have changed, no doubt about it. People are sick of being sick; things are more expensive; there seem to be challenges around every corner.

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Event planning terms glossary: 150+ event terms to know

SpotMe Blog

Event planning terms are nothing new. But throw in event tech terms like ‘breakout rooms’, ‘RTMP’, and ‘VOD’ that are crucial to know for hybrid and virtual event planning. And suddenly, it can all become a bit confusing.

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The Evolution of Virtual Events

EventMB

Skift Take: This episode sees Merijn van Buuren, CEO at Event Mender, join to discuss the evolution of virtual events and online audiences. Skift Meetings Studio Team Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Event Design Podcast Technology

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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.

How to Convince Your Boss That it’s Time to Upgrade Your Event Management System

Attendease

We know how hard it is to get budget approved for new software, but it’s equally difficult to get buy in to switch into a completely different platform.

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The ROI of Building An Event Community

Endless Events

Community is the hot new buzzword in the events industry, and for a good reason. The ROI of building a community is staggeringly high. A thriving and engaged community can grow your revenue by hundreds of thousands of dollars.

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How to make events more sustainable – Dynamic Conferences & Events

Event Industry News

Public consciousness and accountability in corporate social responsibility fundamentally underpins the organisation of events. It’s not beginning to take precedence – we are already here. Therefore, event sustainability is one of the biggest concerns when it comes to the return of in-person events.

China Shutters Major Event 9 Hours Before Opening Due to Covid Outbreak?

EventMB

Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center Skift Take: TCT Asia, a major trade show, was shut down by Shenzhen authorities nine hours before it was set to open due to Covid numbers in the city creeping up to 24.

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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.

How To Monetize Your Events and Increase Your Revenue

Eventtia

Many organizations have been embracing events as an effective way to market their business and products/services. However, why let the opportunity of generating revenue from these events go to waste if we can do it while still effectively promoting our brand, product, service, or community?

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How to host your best SKO ever in 2023.

Expo Pass

There’s no denying it, the 2023 sales year is probably going to start off with a bit of a rocky economy. It’s up, it’s down – we’re all rolling with it and pushing forward. Nothing new there!

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Could Gig Workers Solve Hotel Staffing Shortage?

Smart Meetings

The travel and tourism industry lost an estimated 62 million jobs globally during the pandemic according to Statista.com. While demand for hotel and restaurant workers came back relatively quickly once people started traveling and meeting again, job-seekers were more reluctant.

China Shutters Major Event 9 Hours Before Opening Due to Covid Outbreak?

EventMB

Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center Skift Take: TCT Asia, a major trade show, was shut down by Shenzhen authorities nine hours before it was set to open due to Covid numbers in the city creeping up to 24.

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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 back in full swing as organisers see record rise in investment

Event Industry News

Brand appetite for events has well and truly returned, according to AEG Global Partnerships, which has seen a sizeable increase in partnership investment across its live events portfolio.

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Grow Your LinkedIn Marketing in Three Steps

Eventbrite UK

Home to more than 830 million professionals, LinkedIn is known as the “serious” social network. But it’s also become a serious player in social marketing. According to Sprout Social, LinkedIn marketing generates leads 277% more effectively than Facebook.

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California Passes Extensive Climate, Clean Energy Bill

Smart Meetings

On Wednesday, California lawmakers passed an extensive climate and clean energy bill with the goal of decarbonizing the state’s electrical grid, regulating projects to eliminate carbon from the atmosphere and eliminating new oil drilling near communities.

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The Difference Between Financial and Management Accounting, and Why Should an Association Leader Know This

StraussCA

Association management has two primary areas of accounting that are highly important: financial and managerial accounting. It is important that association leaders must be familiar with both.

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.

Giving Your Event Life after Live

Event Industry News

The cameras turn off, the audience disperses, the events team pops a bottle of champagne. Your live event was a success. But now what? If you’ve just finished a live event, you’ve put in months of work finding speakers and creating amazing content.

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‘Hybrid Events Are Here to Stay’

Convene by PCMA

The American Society of Hematology (ASH) is aiming to restore its pre-pandemic in-person participation at the same time it cultivates a larger online audience.

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Nonprofit Makes Meetings Work with Innovative Software  

Smart Meetings

Every day, Washington, D.C. hosts advocacy conferences and groups hoping to promote change right on the steps of Capitol Hill. From the Professional Women in Advocacy Summit to the ASACC National Student Advocacy Conference, hundreds of organizations are looking to get people engaged and motivated.

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