Sat.Jan 25, 2020 - Fri.Jan 31, 2020

This Event Community Wants to Talk About F*!#ups

PCMA Convene

The team behind F*ckup Nights picks venues “with personality” for their events, like this rooftop is Sofia, Bulgaria.

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7 Tactics Event Planners Can Borrow from Project Managers


A great event is the result of smart planning and a thoughtful, creative, and organized approach. Let’s face it: event planning is an extremely demanding job that’s not for everyone.

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10 Questions to Consider When Registration Numbers are Down

Coterie Spark

Behind every successful conference or event people pay to attend, there is a market for what they provide and a target audience they appeal to. From day 1 a planning team is establishing an estimated number of attendees, followed up with scheduled registration goals.

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How to Increase Event Attendance by Identifying New Sources


Post authored by Rachel Stephan, Event Marketing Strategist, sensov/ event marketing. For many associations, events are key strategies for member outreach and growth. To increase event attendance, yearly conferences must consistently achieve their goals for growth and evolution.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

5 Steps to Building the Perfect Attendee Badge for Your Event


In the ever-changing, tech-filled world of meetings and events, the attendee badge has been a constant, consistent presence in the industry. In fact when most people picture the classic attendee badge, three things probably come to mind: a lanyard, paper and a plastic badge holder.

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Marketer to Marketer: 3 Event Lead Attributes I Can’t Live Without


If you’re using atEvent, there are two important actions taking place during your lead qualification. The first is on the surface when your reps are interacting face-to-face with leads and asking qualifying questions that help determine their lead quality. The other, involves hidden fields.

2020 95

5 Steps for Planning Your First B2B Event


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How to Avoid Long Queues at Your Events


It’s never a good experience for attendees to arrive at an event and be welcomed with long queues. Last week, organisers of RuPaul’s first-ever DragCon UK had to apologise to fans who were unable to get into the venue – despite being ticket holders and waiting for hours outside.

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Coronavirus: 4 Strategic Considerations for Event Professionals

PCMA Convene

When developments like the coronavirus outbreak occur, MCI makes business decisions and recommendations by considering four areas—including the impact of a reduced number of attendees or adding a virtual element to the event. Jacob Slaton Photography).

2020 74

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.

Unlearning is crucial for change

Conferences that Work

Unlearning is crucial for change. We often think of change as additive. We become wiser by “learning something new”. What we often overlook is that changing our beliefs, attitudes, and assumptions involves unlearning as well as learning.

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PPC for Events. Questions Asked and Answered.


By Michelle Bruno. Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is a key digital marketing tactic for many exhibition and event marketers. It is transparent, attributable, and very effective. With the appropriate attention, PPC can help organizers increase attendance and secure leads, sponsors and more. PPC also allows organizers to understand their potential prospects better by gathering essential online behavioral and demographic metrics.

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Event Industry’s Outcry as Evian Partners with Fyre Festival Planner


Andy King, an event producers of the infamous Fyre Festival, recently partnered with Evian to create limited-edition water bottles.

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How to Plan a Sustainable Event


Events and gatherings happen in all sizes, at all kinds of social and commercial environments — whether it is a Christmas party, a large scale conference or a business event.

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Microphones For Events: How Many Do You Need?

Endless Events

How often do you sit around thinking about microphones for events? Probably not all that often. But that doesn’t mean you should disregard this part of your event! Because this is quite as much of a black and white question as you might think.

2020 103

Finding the right venue with Evolution Dome

Event Industry News

For our January feature, we have been looking into how organisers can find the best venue for their next event. Suitable event spaces can be found in a multitude of places including repurposed structures, listed buildings or purpose-built suites.

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Cannabis at Events: Is your Event Liable?


The legalization of cannabis in Canada and many US states has created a mainstream potential for business events. However, there are still some limitations and pitfalls to be aware of when incorporating it into events. Here's what you need to know.

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Sustainability in the Events Sector: What Can We Expect in 2020?


With 2020 now in full swing, businesses around the world will be planning their events calendars for the year ahead – and what better time to start thinking about what we can expect to see in terms of changes to the events landscape in the next 12 months?

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

Lisa and Jason’s Citrus Infused Wedding at Spencer’s at the Waterfront


Lisa and Jason celebrated their love in style by transforming the stunning Spencer’s at the Waterfront into a bright, modern oasis with a bright citrus palette and sleek, modern touches.

2020 95

Guest blog: Ensure your events deliver for everyone

Event Industry News

By Judith Sloane, deputy manager, Meet Cambridge. Events deliver on so many levels, people enjoy meeting face-to-face, they like and want experiences but, as an organiser, how can you ensure that your event is going to deliver for everyone involved?

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The Role of Events in Growing Association Membership [Free Report]


Growing membership is a major concern for a majority of associations, many of which are facing new competition and growing challenges in 2020. Events can be important membership drivers. This report offers an overview of some of the biggest challenges and how to cope with them.

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4 Event-Marketing Trends to Try Now

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Is your event-marketing campaign generating enough ROI? Photo Credit Adobe Stock/SFIO CRACHO). Are you feeling like your event-marketing campaign isn’t generating the same kind of spark — or ROI — it once did? Maybe it’s time to freshen up your attendee-acquisition strategies and tactics.

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CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

The Very First Wedding Open House at The Broadview Hotel


The Broadview Hotel opened their doors for their first ever wedding open house over the weekend!

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Cvent calls for events industry to embrace technology innovation

Event Industry News

A new decade has arrived and with technology advancing exponentially, event professionals across the globe need to be taking stock and be prepared to leverage all the benefits technology can bring to their business. This is the advice from Patrick Smith, CMO of Cvent.

2020 91

Surface Pro X Review: An Event Professional’s Perspective

Endless Events

It’s time for a juicy Surface Pro X review! So, you already know that here at the Event Tech Podcast, we love teaching you about hardware. A few weeks ago, we even had the Samsung Galaxy Fold review , courtesy of proud owner Will Curran.

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32 Impressive Brand Experiences You Could See Only at CES 2020


Whether you’re interested in the latest gadgets or not, attending the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) can be an extraordinary experience

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

The Third Annual Wedding Open House at Twist Gallery


This past weekend, Twist Gallery opened up its doors to host its third annual wedding open house. This New York-style loft gave us all the Queen Street artsy vibes and we loved every inch of it! With 5,000 square feet and an open concept layout, how could you go wrong?

2020 73

Guest blog: How to evaluate exhibitions’ success?

Event Industry News

By Lee Ali, MD, Expo Stars. For years, badge scanning has been a common way to measure success at trade events and exhibitions. It seems like a quick and efficient way for exhibitors to log and collect data on attendees.

2020 84

How Event Planners Are Finally Embracing Green Practices: New Report


Attendees at an event for the Association of Theatre in Higher Education. A new report from Eventbrite shows that planners are increasingly concerned with sustainability.

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