Sat.Oct 20, 2018 - Fri.Oct 26, 2018

5 Simple Things You Can Implement Now to Get More Volunteers Later

InitLive

Having enough volunteers can mean the difference between a nice event and a wildly successful one. Though, they're not always easy to find and the last thing you want to do is rush around recruiting at the last minute.

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How to Calculate Event Venue Capacity

GEVME

Choosing a venue for an event is one of the key decisions when planning an event. The main thing is to have a variety of venues to choose from.

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3 Best Ways of Using Online Marketing to Attract Event-Goers

Meeting Application

High attendance is considered an indicator of an event’s success but gathering an audience may pose a challenge. You can face it with strong marketing and solid promotion, making the venue full of enthusiastic and engaged attendees.

Why This New Pumpkin Festival Is Getting a Ton of Social-Media Buzz

BizBash

Intricately carved pumpkins may be nothing new, but an inaugural festival in Calabasas has a distinctly Los Angeles twist—more than

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.

The Future of Event Sponsorship

Event Planning BluePrint

Today’s event sponsorship is not passive. It’s active, engaging and succeeds because of human interaction. Ask yourself: what booth or company would you choose to visit at an event? The one who just hangs a banner or the one you can interact with? Most likely you’ll go for the latter.

Experiential Marketing: 100 Inspiring Examples (2019 Edition)

EventMB

It’s all about the experience these days: attendee experience, speaker experience, user experience, and especially experiential marketing. Experiences create connections and connections bring people back, making your event super successful.

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IMEX America 2018: 4 Things Shaping Today's Meeting Industry

BizBash

The eighth incarnation of the IMEX America meeting industry convention took place October 16 to 18 at the Sands Expo

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How Airbnb is Moving into the Meeting Space

Aventri

Considering that it has dramatically affected the worlds of transportation and travel, the shared economy is something today's meeting and event planners should be paying attention to, especially with Airbnb's recent push into the meeting space. Meetings Management featured

Best 5 Event & Conference Registration Desk Ideas

GEVME

There are dozens of nuances to consider when planning an event. Too often, event organizers forget about online pre-registration or setting up their desk. An effective event registration table is the very first point of contact to welcome and interact with the recently arrived attendees, which is why these tables require outstanding organization. What is an event registration desk? The registration desk or an event registration table is the heart of all conference-related issues.

Mag-nificent: The Alternative to Photo Booths for Events [Review]

EventMB

Mag-nificent is a tool for attendees to create branded event photos via an app and take away a magnet or printed photo as a souvenir. Here is our review. Mag-nificent: What Is It? Mag-nificent is an app-based alternative to photo booths at events.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Design Inspiration: This Gala Took Guests to a Glamorous Dog Park

BizBash

Red carpets normally aren’t found at a park, which is why one recent gala in Toronto instead installed an AstroTurf

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Stop Attending With Your Feet. Try a Webinar.

G2Planet

A few toplines on webinars from our upcoming Whitepaper

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Show Me The Money! Saving $ for Your Next Event

ePly

When it comes to event planning, who doesn’t love saving a little money for your budget? However, that can be easier said than done when it comes to actually figuring out realistic ways to limit your spending.

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Networking Games: 8 Effective—and Fun—Networking Activities for Your Next Event

Endless Events

Events are all about creating connections—connections between attendees, connections between an organization and its members, connections between a brand and its audience. No matter the industry, networking games are one of the best ways to connect a community.

Holiday Party Ideas 2018: 3 Non-Traditional Themes for Corporate Events

BizBash

While traditional corporate holiday parties filled with decadent food and free-flowing booze will never go out of style, more and

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Grub Stub: The Event Catering Management Solution [Review]

EventMB

Grub Stub is the web-based meal management system to manage catering more efficiently at your event. Here is our review. Grub Stub: What Is It? Grub Stub is an automated meal management system that will save time and money and reduce food waste for events and festivals of all sizes.

The Unlikely Lads: The story behind Burberry’s “Dirty Great Scaffold”

Event Industry News

Featured Image: Matt and Graham, 2018. This September, in the centre of Burberry’s flagship London store a “dirty great scaffold” has been unveiled, built to showcase designer Riccardo Tisci’s new Autumn collection.

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Live From IMEX 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 135

Endless Events

In this special episode of #EventIcons, we are coming to you live from IMEX 2018. PACKED with 23 #EventIcons (yes, you read that right 23 industry heavyweights!). If you aren’t familiar with IMEX it is THE place to connect as an event prof.

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Holiday Party Ideas 2018: 10 Ideas for a Merry (and Mindful) Event

BizBash

From guided meditation sessions to food donations to paper straws, here are some ways to help others and help save the

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Leverage Event Surveys to make Your Next Event a Big Hit

Hubilo Blog

Conducting a business event is your ultimate opportunity to assess various aspects of your company, interact with your target audience, enhance your presence in the industry, hook in potential customers, evaluate current market trends, and formulate new strategies to better your performance.

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2018 Platinum Choice Winners Announced

Smart Meetings

Distinguished hospitality partners earn coveted Smart Meetings honor. After much voting and decision-making, the 15th annual Platinum Choice Award winners have been selected by the Smart Meetings magazine judges.

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52 Keys to Event Planning. In case you missed it.

G2Planet

Featured Customer Success Stories What Goes on at an Event Running your Event Marketing Department

3 Ways Event Tech Helps Create Positive First Impressions

BizBash

Every event producer is familiar with the quest to charm and enamor guests from the very first moments of an

The Impact of TCS Tax Policy on Event Ticketing in India

Hubilo Blog

As per Statista , event ticketing in India brings about a revenue amounting roughly to US$1,223m in 2018. Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2018–2023) of 17.8%, resulting in a market volume of US$2,779m by 2023.

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Economic Impact of Meetings Industry Tops $1 Trillion

Smart Meetings

The business events and meetings industry drives $1.03 trillion of direct spending into the global economy each year, according to the preliminary findings of a new report from Oxford Economics released at IMEX America in Las Vegas.

20 Outstanding Event Marketing Examples

Bizzabo

Inspire your event strategy with these 20 event marketing examples from leading brands. Featuring examples from leading brands like Apple, Glassdoor, Marketo, Space X and more. Events are more than just stuffy meetings and crowded exhibition halls.

Holiday Party Ideas 2018: 9 Ideas for a Wellness-Focused Gathering

BizBash

Instead of hosting an end-of-the-year blowout party, kick off the new year with an event that's filled with light bites

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How to Save on Hotel WIFI – Whiteboard Wednesday Episode 4

Endless Events

We are seeing a common and alarming trend that hotels are charging exorbitant amounts to use their WIFI for your events. Sometimes this number can be well into the thousands, but you have options and you don’t always need to layout $30k just to have event WIFI.

8 New Year’s Eve Drinks to Replace Champagne

Smart Meetings

Champagne has been the drink of royalty going back to the 1800s. In fact, Winston Churchill once said of World War II, “Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s Champagne.”. It is the go-to beverage for toasting the new year.

Venues in Western Canada

Unique Venues

Nature’s bounty is alive and well in Western Canada.

How Jägermeister Is Using Snapchat’s New AR Features

BizBash

Just in time for Halloween, Jägermeister is conjuring up magic—via augmented reality. Called "Divine the Darke," the experience from the German

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Events Have Just Reached the Moon

G2Planet

It's hard to imagine anything that is more futuristic looking in events these days than 3-D Projection Mapping. This technology adds a dimension you must see to believe. Customer Success Stories Industry Observations What Goes on at an Event

AMEX: Meetings Will Grow in 2019

Smart Meetings

Planners in the United States expect all types of meetings to grow in attendance in 2019, noting an anticipated 1.24 percent increase in internal meetings. The smallest growth (more than 0.7 percent) is expected for conferences, trade shows, senior leadership meetings and board meetings.

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10 Event Ticket Types to Sell Out Your Next Conference

Bizzabo

Learn how to drive registrations and attract the right kind of people to your conference with this guide to event ticket types. Every conference organizer strives to achieve sold-out status on their event.

Why This Pop-Up Invited People to Smash Teacups

BizBash

For the launch of Tetley’s new product line, the brand recently invited Torontonians to sample the new teas—and smash teacups

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