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

Pathable

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.

2020 65

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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.

2020 52

How to Increase Event Attendance by Identifying New Sources

Experient

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.

2020 52

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.

5 Steps to Building the Perfect Attendee Badge for Your Event

Aventri

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.

2020 60

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

atEvent

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 85

5 Steps for Planning Your First B2B Event

Eventtia

Event Marketing Event Planning

2020 62

How to Avoid Long Queues at Your Events

Eventsforce

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.

2020 65

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 56

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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.

2020 170

Cannabis at Events: Is your Event Liable?

EventMB

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.

2020 117

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

GEVME

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?

2020 156

PPC for Events. Questions Asked and Answered.

EventTechBrief

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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The Very First Wedding Open House at The Broadview Hotel

EventSource

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

2020 82

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

EventMB

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.

2020 117

How to Plan a Sustainable Event

GEVME

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.

2020 156

Grassroots music venues hail announcement to cut business rates

Event Industry News

Over the last few years, the futures of small-medium sized venues have become increasingly uncertain with rising rents, building developments and business rates strangling the live music scene.

2020 79

The Third Annual Wedding Open House at Twist Gallery

EventSource

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 79

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

EventMB

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

2020 108

Don't be scared of Facial Recognition (at events)

MeetingPlay

There’s been a lot of noise lately around facial recognition, namely about how invasive it is. Last year, major festivals came together to ban it. There have also been stories around using facial recognition to surveil people.

2020 72

GL events extends Royal International Air Tattoo contract to 2024

Event Industry News

GL events UK has agreed a five-year partnership with Royal Air Force Charitable Trust Enterprises (RAFCTE). The extended contract will see the overlay specialist continuing to deliver bespoke temporary infrastructure across Royal International Air Tattoo (RIAT).

2020 76

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

EventSource

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 77

Virus Outbreak Hits Expanding List of Sports Events

Skift

Skift Take: The Wuhan coronavirus is already wrecking havoc on the preparation of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. For the Tokyo 2020 Olympics, the risks of contagion -- and disruption -- from the virus outbreak are clearly far greater. Xinyi Liang-Pholsena Read the Complete Story On Skift.

2020 68

Five Reasons to Embrace Local Resources for Your Event

MeetingPlay

Sourcing locally is a growing trend and one that will likely stick around. Our culture is on the upswing when it comes to caring for our health, environment and community, and embracing our nearby resources is one of the most effective ways to enhance all three.

2020 72

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 74

7 Tips for Volunteer Management at Colleges and Universities

InitLive

If you've ever planned an event at a college or university, you already know you'll be managing lots of younger volunteers. Their cooperation is crucial for the success of the event, so it's important to make the experience worthwhile.

2020 68

Controversial Speakers At Events: The Breakdown

Endless Events

The tea is hotter than ever today and all thanks to the topic of controversial speakers! So, you already know that the Event Brew dares to tackle topics without a filter. And the conversations you hear on this podcast are as candid as they get within the events industry.

2020 68

Event Planners Move Toward Green Ways: Eventbrite Report

Skift

The registration desk at an event for the League of Women Voters. League of Women Voters / Flickr Skift Take: Small things can make a big difference when it comes to event sustainability. The structural problems with wasteful venues and food sourcing, though, still need to be dealt with.

2020 66

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?

2020 72

Learn How Loud and Live Scaled Up Their Volunteer Program by 300%

InitLive

For years, Media, marketing, and entertainment company Loud and Live depended upon spreadsheets for managing volunteers.

2020 68

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 68

How Event Planners Are Finally Embracing Green Practices: New Report

Skift

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.

2020 65