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Conferences Don’t Offer Child Support and That’s a Problem


The frequent lack of child support at events has barred many parents from attending due to high child care costs, though there are signs that the industry is waking up to the issue. So, what's the state of child care at events, and what steps still need to be taken?

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How to Run Events for Different Stages of the Buyer’s Journey


Event Marketing

2020 62

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How To Use WiFi As An Event Sponsorship Asset

Endless Events

Everybody gather ’round because we’re about to teach you how to use WiFi as an event sponsorship asset! And the reason why we decided to bring you this topic comes down to dollar sign. So, anyone who works in the events industry knows that the price of WiFi has risen exponentially.

4 Forces Shaping Event Marketing in 2020


According to a recent survey we conducted with Demand Gen Report, 54% of companies are increasing their budget for in-person events this year. But with bigger investments comes the need for smarter marketing.

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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.

As Coronavirus Spreads, Should Your Event be Prepared?


With hundreds of confirmed infections in China and the first US case reported this week, what can you do to prepare? By now you’ve probably heard about the so-called “Novel Coronavirus” that originated in Wuhan, China.

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Top 2020 Event Conferences


The events industry has been behind some of the most innovative tech conferences in the past decade. Opening the doors for new business prospects, these conferences are places where the top professionals meet and showcase their innovative concepts and bold theories for the future.

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How to Convert Your Attendees into Prospects


Event marketing is results-driven ?? and truly efficient, but only when done correctly. ??. Running events and expecting new prospects or clients to drop into the pipeline is merely wishful thinking. ????. Event Marketing

2020 79

180 Ideas for Your Next Meeting or Event


Looking for fun event ideas? Corporate social event ideas? Conference or tradeshow ideas? We know that as a planner or business professional, it can be difficult to consistently surprise your attendees with creative and unique meetings and events.

2020 61

3 Simple Steps to Ensure Your Event is Eco-Friendly in 2020

Hubilo Blog

Regardless of its size, the unavoidable truth is that your event is likely to create a lot of unnecessary waste and pollution. As a result, beginning to implement eco-friendly practices in an effort to improve the sustainability of your events is always a good idea?—?and

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.

3 Content Marketing Tips for Event Professionals


To promote an event successfully, you’ll need to create the right kind of buzz. And one of the easiest ways of doing this is using content that engages audiences – right from the start.

2020 92

Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020

Velvet Chainsaw

The Professional Convention Management Association’s Convening Leaders in San Francisco In early January served as an engaging and energizing way to kick off a new year and a new decade.

2020 306

Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay

Gallus Events

Something exceptional is happening in Edinburgh and the whole events industry is on trial. Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay events have put the industry under the spot light, and the light has reached some very dark places. There is an old tradition in Scotland called first footing.

2020 275

A free guide to creating peer conferences

Conferences that Work

The Association for Software Testing (AST) has just issued a free guide to creating peer conferences. I believe the software testing community adopted my term “peer conference” for their get-togethers after a conversation I had with pioneer software tester James Bach in 2004.

2020 215

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

New Data on 2020’s #1 Event Trend: Sustainability

Picatic by Eventbrite

Sustainability is more than a trend. In fact, a growing number of guests and event hosts have made going green a top priority in recent years. For instance, just 6% of respondents felt environmental responsibility significantly impacted their events in 2019, compared to 59% in 2020.

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Sustainability in Events: Is This a State of Emergency?


With a strong scientific consensus that we are in a full-blown climate crisis, sustainability is a pressing concern. Events haven’t escaped widespread scrutiny for their environmental impact, forcing the industry to seek innovation and alignment.

See the SAG Awards' Cherry Blossom-Filled After-Party


Event Eleven's Tony Schubert created a lush cherry blossom forest for the award show's A-list after-party

2020 148

Want Diversity in Events? Hire Diverse Job Candidates Faster.


By Michelle Bruno. The event industry values diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). It presents frequent panel discussions on the topic at industry meetings and openly expresses disdain for non-gender diverse speaker panels. Many industry leaders rank the creation of diverse and inclusive events and organizations as not only a priority but a moral imperative. However, hiring for diversity remains a challenge. New technology may provide a solution.

2020 122

[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.

What to Know Before Using Airbnb For Your Next Event Space

Picatic by Eventbrite

Using Airbnb is convenient for hosting events. It makes it easy to browse through the options online and allows you to filter based on the amenities and features you need in your event space. But since Airbnb is mostly residential, you may need to take additional measures to make sure a cool listing can transform […]. Event Planning & Promotion airbnb Event Planning event space

2020 215

The Importance of Site Visits for Meeting and Incentive Planners


Most planners travel a lot. They are productive people, making it happen from California to Paris and everywhere in between. Traditionally, sourcing venues starts when a meeting or event is presented (or assigned), we seek out the right venue and then book the perfect space.

2020 113

GEVME Reader’s Choice Best of 2019


We are in the first month of the new year, in fact, the new decade. In this blog, we have collected the top GEVME blogs of 2019, which were all voted by the readers and brought the most number of views. Read on to have a glance at each one of them. .

2020 156

A Beautiful 2020 Winter Open House at the Estates of Sunnybrook


On a brisk, snowy weekend, the Estates of Sunnybrook team invited couples to their much anticipated annual Wedding Open House. Despite the weather, it was a full house event!

2020 104

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.

World’s 3rd largest ticket sales venue, SEC, improves online inclusion with Recite Me

Event Industry News

Scottish Event Campus has added assistive technology called Recite Me to its websites to allow everyone to discover events and book tickets online with ease.

2020 101

How to Optimize Your Event Wi-Fi


You have planned every last detail of your event and you expect your client to love it. From the top-notch speakers to the world-class food, it appears that everything is going to be great—until one of your attendees confusedly asks, “What happened to the Wi-Fi?”.

2020 110

Reader’s Choice. Best of 2019


We are in the first month of the new year, in fact, the new decade. In this blog, we have collected the top GEVME blogs of 2019, which were all voted by the readers and brought the most number of views. Read on to have a glance at each one of them. .

2020 156

Doing the Math on Exhibitor/Attendee Ratios

PCMA Convene

Participants at Convening Leaders 2020 check out exhibitors at Moscone South in San Francisco. Figuring out the correct ratio of exhibitors to attendees can be a puzzle, members of the PCMA Catalyst group say. Chuck Cotterman/PCMA).

2020 96

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!

Event Planners: 5 reasons you need a business answering service

Event Industry News

Clients rely on event planners to be organised, efficient and reliable. They look to event personnel to provide calm in their chaos; to create a professional, streamlined occasion that aligns with the brief specified without the need for constant input.

2020 96

MCs For Events: How They Can Make It Or Break It

Endless Events

Welcome to today’s exciting conversation about MCs for events! And more precisely, how they can make or break your event. Before you join us on this wild ride, make sure you check out one of our previous episodes.

2020 94

EventSource’s Guide to Booking Hotel Room Blocks for Your Wedding


When your guests are going through the logistics of attending your wedding, hotel costs are definitely something they consider. No matter where you book your venue, there will always be guests from ‘out of town’, and those guests will need a place to stay.

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