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Mental Health Event Ideas and Best Practices that Inspire Action


May is Mental Health Awareness Month, the perfect time to consider the importance of mental health to our overall well-being. It’s a chance to raise awareness about the symptoms of depression, anxiety, and other mental stresses in order to encourage optimal health and happiness.

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6 Post-Pandemic Tips From the Planner of the TED Conference


The annual TED Conference is an invitation-only affair that draws more than 2,000 experts, visionaries, and influencers from all over the world. TED head of conferences Monique Ruff-Bell, a 23-year veteran of the events industry, shares her takeaways.

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13 Branding Elements for your next hybrid event in 2022


Branding elements for a successful event can vary greatly depending on the event design and what it is meant to represent. For example, the event venue will impact the event branding ideas.

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Tips on building a Corsi-Rosenthal Box for an airborne pandemic

Conferences that Work

I just built a Corsi-Rosenthal Box. You might be thinking “ what? ” Well, it’s a simple and inexpensive DIY air filtering device that helps remove airborne viruses, wildfire pollution, pollen, dust, etc. from indoor air.

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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!

What Event Planning Best Practices Are Here to Stay?

Smart Meetings

No one really knows what events will look like in a post Covid-19 world and it’s difficult to see how things will pan out over the coming year.

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Live From Las Vegas: Inside the 20th Annual Experiential Marketing Summit

Event Marketer

EMS first-timers met up during Happy Hours for snacks and networking at The Hub.

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How Event Technology Will Benefit Your Events

Endless Events

Event technology has finally become an integral part of our event strategies. It’s taken us many years, even though many event profs have been preaching about numerous benefits of event technology for ages. The pandemic sped up the adoption of technology and software solutions in the events industry.

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Leading and Learning From the Next Generation of Meeting Profs

Smart Meetings

“We understand the importance of connection; we understand the importance of culture,” said David Peckinpaugh, Maritz president and CEO, reflecting on meetings’ return to F2F (face-to-face) amid dawning young talent during our Smart Chat Live!

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Virtual Event Tech Insiders Offer Their Insights


Event tech thought leaders share insights on partnering with tech providers to create personalized, immersive event experiences that deliver meaningful engagement.

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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.

Your Guide To Performing Arts Fundraising

Eventbrite UK

Are you planning a performing arts event but aren’t sure where that all-important finance is going to come from?

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Event Notifications: How To Best Notify Attendees?

Endless Events

There are many ways to send out event notifications: via email, SMS, private messaging apps, and event platforms. And as we embrace event technology as the base of our events , they’re becoming increasingly more important.

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Epic Lessons from an Only-in-Miami Experience

Smart Meetings

When in Miami, the best course of action is to make a splash. Smart Meetings 3-Day National Experience at Kimpton EPIC Hotel leveraged the best of the sunny, water-adjacent location to bring everyone together memorably.

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New Tech to Help Events Reach Net Zero


It is no easy feat for an event to become net zero, but event professionals can now track their progress in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions using industry-dedicated tools.

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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.

The evolution of the RFP

Prestige Events Magazine

Michael Begley, CEO of The past couple of years have been a game changer for the business events industry as planners had to learn how best to adapt to an ever-evolving business climate during the pandemic.

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3 Trends and Events: Rewilding Spaces, Foraged Cocktails, and Metawork

Convene by PCMA

The flexible Pavilion indoor event space at the Javits Center in New York City opens onto an outdoor terrace. Courtesy of Javits Center). Throughout the pandemic, many of our lifestyles, priorities, and ways of working have dramatically changed.

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Non-stop London Events: All Roads Lead to ExCel

Smart Meetings

Across the pond, the U.K. events industry is picking up the pace. ExCel London exhibition center, at London’s Royal Docks, detailed the rapid regrowth it’s seeing as an events industry hub and the creation of an “events superhighway”—the Elizabeth line—in two of its recent press releases.

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When State Laws Challenge an Event’s Values


As the U.S. becomes more politically divided and companies and associations more engaged, a state has a greater chance to enact a law that may challenge an event’s ethics.

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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.

What Are The New Event Monetization Possibilities?

Event Age by Swapcard

"Monetization doesn’t have to happen once a year. You can build new sponsorship arrangements and programs that last throughout the year.". Daniel Glickman, VP of Marketing at Swapcard. Monetizing Events

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Top Corporate Incentive Destinations in the Caribbean

The Castle Group

The Caribbean is a cultural melting pot that offers a wide range of options for corporate incentive events of every size, budget, and length of stay.

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Top 10 Cities for Curating Efflorescent Events in 2022

Smart Meetings

There’s good reason floral motifs have withstood the test of time. In every era, flowers remain a timeless feature of event decor that refuses to fall out of style. It’s hard to deny the draw of freshly cut flowers.

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Recovery of In-Person Meetings Proves Double-Edged Sword for Planners


What were meeting planners discussing at the first in-person Global DMC Partners conference since 2019? Just like the conference itself, their events are moving back to in-person — but rapidly rising demand also means growing pressures.

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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.

Your Onsite Technology Checklist for Live Events


At last, live events are returning, but they look different post-pandemic. After two years of rapid-fire digital innovation, attendees and stakeholders have high expectations. Attendees want onsite event tech that personalizes and engages more than ever.

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Eventtia vs. Eventmakers: What’s the difference?


Both Eventtia and Eventmaker are considered two of the best solutions when it comes to planning and managing an in-person (physical) event.

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Innovation and Tradition: our first impressions of events and hospitality in the UAE


We were fortunate enough to visit the United Arab Emirates (UAE) last month for a business development and team-building trip. The country seems to have well and truly bounced back from Covid, which has further increased its popularity as a destination for both business and pleasure.

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Podcast: Influencing Destination Selection


This episode of the Event Manager Podcast features Irina Graf, founder of The MICE Blog and Event Planners Talk, in a conversation about Destination and Event Marketing. Irina began her career by studying tourism and hospitality before switching her degree focus to events.

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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.

Oveit announces partnership with deep-tech company


The partnership is the next step forward, as part of the company’s strategy to move towards Web 3.0 and the Metaverse by incorporating […]. The post Oveit announces partnership with deep-tech company appeared first on Oveit. Event registration AI experiences metaverse web3

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Eventtia vs. Digivents: What’s The Difference


Both Eventtia and Digivents are leading all-in-one event management solutions designed for event organizers to facilitate streamlined, safe, and easy planning and management of any events: in-person, virtual, and hybrid.

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Survey Shows Vaccination Requirements Fading from Events


The latest planner sentiments gathered by AV and production firm Encore also reveal that they expect to host smaller in-person audiences with smaller budgets versus 2019, while focusing more on attendee engagement and networking.

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