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The fairest rules for meetings

Conferences that Work

What are the fairest rules to use when running meetings? This might seem like an odd question. You might ask, “Fair to whom?” ” or, “What do you mean by fair?”

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Elevate Your Conference Education

Velvet Chainsaw

There’s never been a better time than right now to reimagine your education programming for your first in-person conference in some time, for many—in over two years. All those changes you’ve dreamed of trying can now become a reality.


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Is Interest in Hybrid Trade Shows Waning?


Despite visitors showing a lot of interest in attending hybrid events last year, there are some signs that attendee enthusiasm may have begun to wane. Does that mean the end of hybrid events?

Unique Event Signage Ideas That Actually Work

Social Tables

Signs are an important part of our day-to-day life, whether we think about it or not. They tell us when to stop in traffic, direct us how to get to where we want to go, tell us what to look at, and so on.

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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!

This is how to make your keynote stand out from all the rest.

Expo Pass

A lot has changed in keynote speaking. There’s tons of new technology, audiences are going hybrid, and businesses are working in totally different ways than a year ago. All this had us wondering: What really makes a presentation incredible these days? Do speakers need the latest greatest technology?

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Trade Show Booths Showcase Innovation at IMEX America


This year’s IMEX America represents the exhibition’s first return to an onsite event in two years. And that same span of time witnessed unprecedented innovation in event tech. How did exhibitors use this opportunity to provide a hands-on experience of their tech?

The Complete Guide to Festival Marketing


Have you ever attended a festival? If so, you probably have vibrant memories of the events that took place, the sights you saw, and of course, the delicious food you ate. Festivals are popular event types because they offer audience members a fun and engaging experience.

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IMEX America is Back!: Day 1 Highlights from the Return to Meeting

Smart Meetings

The opening day of IMEX America 2021 at Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas was humming with people just happy to be back together. Don’t miss out on these important industry highlights from the tradeshow floor!

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Event Staffing: Event AV Is NOT A One Person Job!

Endless Events

It’s Monday, which means it’s time for another episode of the Event Tech Podcast! Will is really excited to talk about event staffing today.

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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.

Where Culture and Conventions Meet


Calgary’s Culture & Entertainment District promises to provide event planners with a unique destination and venue that will create unforgettable experiences and meaningful connections for attendees.

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How Artist-Centric Music Experiences Are Amplifying Experiential Opportunities

Event Marketer

Since music streaming has overtaken album sales, big-name artists like Madonna are riding the pop-up wave to connect with fans, sell merchandise and raise excitement for tours. And artist estates are following suit. In celebration of English singer-songwriter David Bowie’s 75th birthday on Jan.

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8 Practical Steps on How to Host a Webinar

Event Smart

Webinars serve a wide range of purposes. Businesses use it to launch new products, increase sales, build expertise, expand their customer base, and even train remote teams.

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Your Guide To Event Registration & Ticketing!

Endless Events

When we think of events, our minds automatically go to entertainment, networking opportunities, the stage, and gamification, among many other things. But today, let’s take a few steps back and think about where do our events truly begin.

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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 Smart SMEs Save Time and Money in Travel Management


Often referred to as the backbone or foundation of economies worldwide, small and midsize enterprises (SMEs) will play a critical role in the economic recovery from the Covid pandemic due to their flexible and innovative nature.

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Choosing the Best Venue for Team Building: Considerations for the (Not So) Great Outdoors

Best Corporate Events

An effective team building program can accomplish several important business objectives: improving employee communication, engagement, collaboration, problem-solving, and leadership skills, among others. It requires an investment in time, resources, and taking employees away from their regular roles.

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Holiday Marketing Ideas to Make Your Event Stand Out

Eventbrite UK

Come December, consumers are overwhelmed with sales pitches. Make your event marketing stand out this holiday season with these creative ideas. The post Holiday Marketing Ideas to Make Your Event Stand Out appeared first on Eventbrite UK. November Resources and Tools Email Google HubSpot Twitter

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SEPHORiA 2021: How Sephora Transformed its Flagship Event into a Virtual Beauty Playground

Event Marketer

The Backyard Party didn’t start until halfway through the event, but promised an array of surprises, keeping the virtual audience hooked.

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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.

10 Steps to Plan a Nonprofit Fundraising Auction


From peer-to-peer fun runs to your run-of-the-mill bake sales, there’s no end to the types of fundraising events your nonprofit can throw. Hosting events is one of the best ways to raise money for your mission, and donors love participating in them.

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With Covid Waning, Where Are International Travelers Going?

Smart Meetings

As the holiday season nears, travel demand is on the rise. While leisure travel was the first to pick up steam and remains the driving force behind a new surge of tourism, business travel has been gaining momentum over the last quarter, too. So where is everyone going?

The Future of Company Meeting Programs


Company-wide ‘town hall’ meetings are the format most likely to remain virtual as in-person meetings and events return but employers retain more flexible working patterns.

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Stand Together Pop-Up Tour Opens Doors to Immigration Solutions

Event Marketer

Stand Together, a philanthropic organization focused on immigration awareness, is taking its “Common Ground” cause marketing installation on tour. The interactive experience is in Dallas this month at the George W.

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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.

The Corporate Holiday Party: Pulling It Off in Six Weeks

Decibel Management

The holidays last year looked a whole lot different than it usually looks. The frequent family gatherings were non-existent (or virtual). The mall Santas weren’t taking kids’ Christmas wish lists by the thousands.

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IMEX Came Back Big Time

Smart Meetings

After a one-year hiatus due to Covid, the largest meetings industry event returned to a new home at Mandalay Bay Casino Resort this week and the buzz at the 10th annual hosted buyer show was reminiscent of years past.

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6 Scheduling ideas to avoid a virtual event flop

Event Age by Swapcard

Virtual Events

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8 online sales training ideas beyond your traditional SKOs

Hubilo Blog

Workplaces have changed. Some companies are working in a hybrid fashion. Some are fully remote. With such a distributed team, do you really think hosting one annual SKO is enough? Can it really give your sales team all the information they need? And will they even retain what they heard?

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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.

Crowd Dynamics: How to Prevent Crowd Crush Through Proper Planning

Decibel Management

Typically when you notice an old blog post of yours trending, it’s a good thing. In this particular case it’s actually just devastating. Back in 2015, our team at Decibel posted a blog titled “ Crowd Dynamics: How to Prevent (and Survive) a Human Stampede or Crowd Crush.

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Top Hospitality Heroes Win Housekeepers Award

Smart Meetings

While professionals from every office, front desk, kitchen and corner of the hospitality industry worked tirelessly to keep our hotels open and running during the months of the pandemic, housekeepers have held it together with their tireless hands.

9 Tips for Designing In-Person Events

Event Manager Blog

As in-person meetings resume after many months of virtual-only events, how can planners ensure that live gatherings are engaging and relevant to current audiences? Event experts share tips on dealing with challenges in the current environment.

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