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How to Provide a Seamless Virtual Event Experience


Virtual events continue to be crucial for organizations seeking to deliver a unified message across multiple locations at once.

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Our top 5 holiday party ideas for 2022.

Expo Pass

The corporate holiday party has the power to boost team collaboration and get your entire company pumped to do big things in the new year. After a little vacation, of course!).

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Sustainability in Action: Climate Tech Conference Reduces Its Own Carbon Footprint


Skift Take: A climate tech conference in Tel Aviv introduced the events industry to a versatile new bioplastic that’s climate-positive, fully recyclable, and cost-effective. Julie Moline Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Event innovation, Disney, and souvenirs

Conferences that Work

Event innovation has to be more than giving attendees souvenirs. Seth Godin , writing about extending brands , points out that to be successful you need to create something that’s both additive and new. For example, he compares Disney’s development of Disneyland from its movies, versus Leica announcing a watch.

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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!

13 corporate event trends that will make your events stand out in 2023

SpotMe Blog

Corporate event trends have changed rapidly in recent years. And with 2023 just around the corner, you need to be ready for what’s in store. There’s so much at stake when you host an event.

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Can Virtual Speakers Meet the Expectations of Meeting Planners? 


Skift Take: To assume a virtual speaking experience is the same as in-person is a mistake. However, including remote speakers does not make a meeting less successful. Paul Cook Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

Using NFTs as payment tools


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3 Formats for the Next Generation of Panel Sessions

Convene by PCMA

Industry panels can make a big impact at conferences — if they are presented in new and creative ways. For years I’ve been a fan of bringing in more outside voices to make mainstage sessions more valuable and deliver more impact.

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Vividink to host Upload Sessions at Event Tech Live

Event Industry News

Vividink, the event industry PR specialist will be exhibiting at Event Tech Live, ExCeL London, November 16-17, 2022, after a successful exhibition debut at the event last year.

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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.

Intuitive Event Tech


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New U.S. Privacy Laws Will Give More Power to Meeting Attendees

Smart Meetings

Beginning in early 2023, U.S. states Virginia, California, Colorado, Connecticut and Utah, will be introducing new data privacy laws.

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‘There’s no Obstacle Too Big’ to Derail Association’s Annual Event

Convene by PCMA

In 2021, the IASA Xchange conference, scheduled to take place in person in New Orleans, faced both a COVID-19 surge and Hurricane Ida, resulting in a move to an all-digital event. Courtesy IASA).

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Brand Experience can be Sustainable: 2Heads talk through the secrets to sustainable event design

Event Industry News

Your business is becoming more eco-conscious; the demand for green and sustainable brand experiences is growing. Your schedule of events needs to meet public consciousness and you want to make positive decisions in line with your CSR commitments.

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.

Hybrid Events: Taking Sustainable Steps Forward


Around 270 event industry operators have now signed the Net Zero Carbon Events Pledge , committing to publish before the end of 2023 their company’s pathway to achieve net zero by 2050, with an interim target to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions by 50% before 2030.

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TWT: ‘Ka-Ching’ Say Airline Earnings Calls, Sully Warns of Inexperienced Pilots

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. ‘It Pays to Travel,’ Say Airlines’ Third Quarter Earnings Calls. In October third-quarter earnings calls, four major U.S.

Thomas’ Digs into Sustainability as a Brand Partner on Trail Cleanup Events

Event Marketer

The Pacific Northwest is a nature lover’s paradise with ample parks, trails, forests and mountains to hike and explore.

Music Venue Trust initiative attracts widespread investment and endorsements from across the industry

Event Industry News

Music Venue Trust (MVT), the UK charity which represents hundreds of grassroots music venues, has attracted widespread investment, endorsements and support from across the music industry for its ‘Own Our Venues’ initiative.

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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.

5 Nightmare event scenarios (and how to sleep easy).

Expo Pass

This year is looking to be jam-packed with live events, all-new event technologies, and more ways to meet and connect than ever before. But all these changes can also create a whole host of problems keeping organizers up at night.

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Smart Moves in Florida, Virginia and More

Smart Meetings

Roland Duerr. Duerr is managing director for Rosewood Munich , scheduled to open in 2023. He has been with Rosewood for more than 10 years, currently working as managing director for Rosewood Abu Dhabi.

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Why Your Event Needs a Keynote Speaker (And How to Find the Right One)

Best Corporate Events

If you organize corporate or collegiate events, chances are you’ve hired keynote speakers and understand their importance. Keynote speakers kick-off events and are vital in setting the tone. A competent keynote speaker will bring energy, enthusiasm, and entertainment.

5 Key Event Marketing Strategies That Work

Event Planning BluePrint

As an event planner, you’re competing for business. So your event marketing strategies need to resonate with the right audience to effectively market your services to them. . Mastering event marketing is so important that, according to Harvard Business Review , 52 % of business owners claim that event marketing is THE marketing channel that drives the most ROI.

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.

Boost ROI With Better Event Branding

Endless Events

You’re in the throes of planning your biggest bash of the year. It’s easy to get excited about sourcing speakers, finding sponsors, and booking your venue, but you can’t overlook an often-forgotten component of event planning: event branding. .

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New ESPA Event Servicing Certification Debuts

Smart Meetings

Meeting professionals rely heavily on the event servicing teams behind the scenes to execute on the best-laid plans for effective meetings.

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How Four Brands are Celebrating Halloween with Metaverse Activations

Event Marketer

From the sweet taste of candy to heart-stopping jump scares, Halloween is often viewed as a sensorial occasion best celebrated in the flesh. But for brands interested in scaling the reach of their campaigns and budget dollars, and testing the waters of the metaverse, digital holiday activations present a viable option. Chipotle was the first to experiment in the space with last year’s “ Boorito ” experience on Roblox.

What beam would like Rishi Sunak and the Chancellor to do…

Event Industry News

On the appointment of Rishi Sunak as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Simon Richards, treasurer of beam and managing director of Convenus comments: “What beam would most like the new Prime Minister and Chancellor to do is to continue the energy price cap.

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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.

Event Size: Does It Matter?

Endless Events

The world is in transition, and event industry professionals are asking questions. Does event size matter? Many events are seeing the fall of pandemic safety regulations. Does this mean large events are back? In today’s episode, Thuy leads the Brew Crew in a conversation about event size.

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Caesars Debuted New Spaces and Faces at IMEX

Smart Meetings

The Caesars Entertainment booth at IMEX America was a bright white beacon of light in the middle of the show floor. The team shared news about new renovations at properties across the country, including an abundance of new star-led restaurants in Las Vegas.

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5 Key Event Marketing Strategies That Work

Event Planning BluePrint

As an event planner, you’re competing for business. So your event marketing strategies need to resonate with the right audience to effectively market your services to them. .