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8 Event Website Optimization Tips to Increase Registrations


Event websites are an extremely powerful marketing tool for promoting your upcoming events. They provide potential attendees with detailed information about the event while educating and entertaining them along the way.

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Event Industry Sustainability Gap – Good Intentions Versus Action


The events industry joined together last year in a commitment to fight climate change as part of a Net Zero Carbon Events pledge signed at the UN Climate Change Conference , COP26, in Glasgow.

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5 Tips for Creating a Successful Hybrid Event

Special Events

Here are 5 tips to help planners create great hybrid events

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11 Secrets for Successful Association Sponsorships in 2022


Sponsorship brings revenue opportunities to associations worldwide, but navigating today’s challenges around successful events is complicated. Read on to explore the secrets of sponsorships that resonate — and the upsides of putting people before programming.

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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!

Nervous excitement is back!

Conferences that Work

After two years of only designing and facilitating online meetings, I’m suddenly immersed in preparing for in-person meetings again. And that strange emotion nervous excitement is coming back! Two multi-day events, 2,000 miles apart, in the space of a week.

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Touchless Activations at Tradeshows Here to Stay


Covid pushed society a decade ahead in terms of digitization, and many technologies are here to stay in the events and trade show industries, said Corbin Ball, a meetings technology expert, and owner of Corbin Ball & Co.

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10 Factors to Consider When Planning an Outdoor Event


When we talk about the lasting impact of the pandemic on the events industry, we often think about the initial pivot to virtual and subsequent shift to hybrid events as health restrictions eased.

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TWT: Monkeypox May Be a Red Herring, Bleisure Booms

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. Monkeypox Takes the Front Page But Are Covid Rates the Real Story?

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Event Profs Should Embrace Metaverse Events, And Here’s Why

Endless Events

While the metaverse is not a fully-fledged event trend just yet, there is no denying that metaverse events will become increasingly more popular in the years to come.

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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.

Creating Space for Diversity in Events


Experience design intentionally maps events to align with attendee personas, needs, and preferences. An aspect of this process is diversity, equity, and inclusion, otherwise known as DEI. Event professionals often think DEI relates only to doing something different.

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Could you be crowned Eventbrite’s Hobby Hero? Enter here for your chance to win!

Eventbrite UK

We’re launching a brand new competition to find the UK’s Hobby Hero, and the winner will receive £5,000 worth of prizes! You can enter yourself or on behalf of someone you know. Enter via the quick form below to be in with a chance of winning.

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From Planners to Producers: Tech Tips for Virtual Event Success

Smart Meetings

We’ve all made the shift to virtual meetings—because we had to. We were riding the bike while building it, and despite some early stumbles, most of us have mastered the basics. Now we’re onto the next challenge: making the virtual event a great online experience.

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The Importance of Team Building 

Prestige Events Magazine

Team building is one of the most important investments you can make in your team, and even more so now that colleagues are able to reconnect after spending such a long time apart during the pandemic.

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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.

Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2022


In this extensive guide to trade show booths, we provide ten creative examples in each of the following categories: 1 Trade show booth ideas for small budgets. Trade show booth ideas that attract visitors. Creative trade show booth ideas. Trade show booth ideas: 10×10.

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Hotel Room Layout: The Ultimate Guide

Social Tables

Your hotel room layout doesn’t just determine where you place the furniture. In fact, it’s much more in-depth than that, and it has the power to make or break a guest’s experience. . A hotel room should make guests feel like they can go about their activities just like they would at home.

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2022 Cheapest Airfare in the United States  

Smart Meetings

Four of the top 10 airports where you can fly on the cheapest airfare are in Florida, according to data from the U.S. Department of Transportation. Say what you will about the alligators, humid weather and hurricanes, but the state must be doing something right.

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Overcoming anxiety when public speaking at your next event

Event Industry News

Public speaking is something most people are scared of. Whether it’s the fear of messing up in front of an audience or the paralyzing fear of speaking situations altogether, public speaking is something many people want to avoid.

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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.

Podcast: The Rollercoaster Ride of Virtual Event Tech


Tony is currently the CEO of meetyoo conferencing GmbH, which he founded in 1999. He first studied business administration Frankfurt/Main and during this time went on to found his first IT company.

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10 Tips for Returning to In-Person Events

Skift Meetings

Returning to face-to-face meetings after two years of canceled conferences and way too many Zoom calls? Getting back to normal, or at least moving ahead with the new normal, may be a relief, but the world of meetings and events is far from business as usual.

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Champion Planners Met in Texas for 1-Day Training

Smart Meetings

Where better than the home of the five-time NFL Champion Dallas Cowboys—AT&T Stadium—to meet for an intense day of education, inspiration and fun? Smart Meetings one-day Regional Experience took the personalized meetings to Arlington, Texas, for VIP access to a venue full of special spaces.

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How to Organize an Awards Ceremony


Whether you are planning an award ceremony to thank your employees for their hard work or you are looking to recognize professionals in your industry for their success, these festivities are a great opportunity to gather everyone together to say thanks.

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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.

Event Tech Investment Tracker


All relevant deals are listed below in chronological order with the latest on top. For details on financing terms, refer to our Skift Financing Cheat Sheet. JUNO Raises $10M in Series A Funding. May 26, 2022.

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SEC to plant trees for meetings at IMEX

Event Industry News

The Scottish Event Campus has pledged to plant a tree for every meeting the company hosts at IMEX next week.

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Asheville Meet Where Community is Strong and Creative Spirit Abundant

Smart Meetings

Plan with Confidence. Asheville, on the western stretch of North Carolina, is well known for its ability to attract leisure groups and families, with its abundance of outdoor activities and attractions built around creativity and art.

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Event Staff: Are They Adding Value to Your Event?

Tigris Events

[…]. The post Event Staff: Are They Adding Value to Your Event? appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing, Event Planning & Experiential Marketing.

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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.

Conference Destinations Compete With Academic Firepower


The second edition of the Leveraging Intellectual Capital report was released this week by convention industry consulting firm, GainingEdge. This annual report ranks convention destinations on the number of intellectual leaders that are part of governing bodies of international associations.

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A Futuristic Pop Up Chapel at The Symes


The Symes played host to the latest round of The Pop-Up Chapel Co. initiative, marrying eight lucky couples all while raising money toward a great cause! This Chapel was inspired by an intergalactic love story, transforming the art-deco building into a futuristic ceremony and reception space.

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Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide 2022 launch

Event Industry News

BMA House , home to the British Medical Association since 1925, was the perfect setting to introduce Event Industry News’ (EIN) latest Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide.

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