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

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


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


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.

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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.

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.

Organically Grown Event Tech Live Challenged The Critics and Won


By Allie Gardner. A little more than six years ago, Adam Parry, a self-proclaimed “tech guy,” noticed a void in his industry. While technology was completely transforming other industries in the UK, the events industry seemed mostly to be living in the dark ages. Recognizing that event technology could be a new area of exploration for Event Industry News, Parry’s online magazine, he began writing articles on the subject.

How Airbnb is Moving into the Meeting Space


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

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Best 5 Event & Conference Registration Desk Ideas


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.

Show Me The Money! Saving $ for Your Next Event


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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Experiential Marketing: 100 Inspiring Examples (2019 Edition)


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


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

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to blow Millennials’ minds with experiential marketing


The generation of Millennials is contributing to the changes of approach to many fields of everyday life. The same applies to the marketing industry.

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


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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10 Event Ticket Types to Sell Out Your Next Conference


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.

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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.

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


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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20 Outstanding Event Marketing Examples


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.

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.

The Psychology of Event Check-Ins (And How You Can Capitalize On Them)


Smartphone technology has opened the doors to a lot of previously undiscovered, sometimes bizarre human behaviors. Checking in, which is the process of announcing and recording your physical location using a smartphone app, is one of them.

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


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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Case Study: GetWellNetwork Scores at Cost Savings & Attendee Engagement


Event budgets are constantly getting squeezed. This means that event planners are under constant pressure to deliver exceptional results but on shoestring budgets. Printing, in particular, can take a huge bite out of the event budget, as well as use up lots of valuable time and resources.

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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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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How Jägermeister Is Using Snapchat’s New AR Features


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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8 of the Biggest Event Marketing Mistakes That Brands Have Made


Making mistakes is a normal and expected part of life, but what happens when marketers make event mistakes that go viral for all the wrong reasons? From lackluster product reveals to hefty legal fines, check out our list of 10 event marketing offenders.

Orange County Convention Center Adding More Than 280,000 Sq. Ft. of Meeting Space

Smart Meetings

The meeting space at Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) in Orlando keeps multiplying like the Minions. Another $605 million is being invested to add more than 280,000 sq. of meeting space and a brand-new concourse.

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Introducing Code of Conduct


Your event app is an important asset for attendee engagement and networking. But, what if it could also create a safer environment for your attendees? That’s what our new feature, Code of Conduct , is all about.

Why This Pop-Up Invited People to Smash Teacups


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


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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GDPR Redefines Industry Privacy Practices on a Global Scale

Smart Meetings

Since taking effect in May, the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has altered data management practices throughout the meetings industry, not just in Europe, according to 2019 Global Meetings and Events Forecast report.

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What to Do When Your Event Becomes Too Successful

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). What to Do When Your Event Becomes Too Successful. Until this point, the uphill battle has been crafting a perfect event. From ideation, to marketing, to sponsorship, to on-site logistics, you’ve been hustling to create a standout attendee experience.

3 Ways Event Tech Helps Create Positive First Impressions


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

Is it possible to run data-driven venue search?


A paramount element of organizing an event is a venue search. It should result in finding the most suitable and appropriate venue regarding the requirements of the particular event you are organizing. Have you ever wondered how you can use data for the venue search ?

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