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How the Trend of Festivalization Is Changing Events


This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Conferences are undergoing a change brought on by the audience’s desire to be immersed in days of excitement.

Top 11 Event Types for Achieving Business Goals


Learn about the most popular event types for achieving business goals. Featuring examples from leading brands like Apple, BizX, GlassDoor, Jetblue and more. All B2B event types are usually centered around a concerted effort to achieve common business goals.

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Automation—the Next Big Step for Meetings Management?

Smart Meetings

Meeting automation is potentially positioning itself as the next technology to shake up the planning game. While apps and meeting management systems have been grabbing headline and topping lists of “tech to watch,” more complete meeting automation could take those principles another step forward.

5 Simple Ways to Differentiate Your Next Conference

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Great conferences aren’t created overnight. Wildly successful events like SXSW or Wisdom 2.0 take a year or more to plan their remarkable experiences — and decades to build their reputation.

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.

Today’s schoolrooms can teach adults the power of positive sharing

Conferences that Work

For years I’ve been reading to 3rd & 4th grade students at the Marlboro Elementary School , my amazing local public school. It’s a tiny school that currently serves around 100 pre-kindergarten – 8th grade children (4 – 13 years old).

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A few thoughts about events for the event industry

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November is always a busy month for event organisers in the event industry.

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Spontaneous Americans Are Happier — And That’s Good News for Your Event

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There’s nothing more stressful than a last-minute rush to sell out your tickets. Yet for many event creators, that’s the way it usually goes. You start off your early bird strong, watch as momentum dwindles, then see a spike in sales as interest ramps up right before the big day. So what gives?

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How to Get Approval for your Event App in 2019


As an event planner, you already know the benefits when it comes to incorporating event technology into your events*. Increasing attendee engagement, reducing printing costs, increasing event revenue through sponsorships, and collecting attendee feedback are just a few examples of how it can help your team achieve your goals. But there may be a number of key stakeholders in your company who still need to be convinced.

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Best Hosting Platforms for Event Website


If you want to share your event organisation knowledge with a wide audience and monetise your efforts, the best way to do this is online.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

4 New Event Products You Need to Know About


From VR invitations to a Milk Bar cookbook, here are some of the latest products from around the event industry.

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The Definitive List of KPIs for Event Management

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63% of event creators today base their decision to participate in future events on past performance. But if you’re only measuring total revenue or ticket sales, you don’t have clear visibility into your marketing and event performance.

Creating an Event App Business Case to Improve Your Event Experience


As an event planner, you already know the benefits when it comes to incorporating event technology into your events*. Increasing attendee engagement, reducing printing costs, increasing event revenue through sponsorships, and collecting attendee feedback are just a few examples of how it can help your team achieve your goals. But there may be a number of key stakeholders in your company who still need to be convinced.

TOP 25 women in technology events to attend in 2019


Events dedicated to women of the technology industry are blooming in the event calendar for the next year. This is why I’m coming to you with the list of TOP 25 women in technology events for 2019! Read more and update your calendar!

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19 Fetching Ideas from These Dog-Friendly Events


Sorry, cats, but dogs have been the event industry’s favorite pet project lately. From “barkery” treats to a tattoo "paw-lor,"

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The 10 Step Guide to Raising Money at Nonprofit Events

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The last two months of the year are hectic enough for most event creators. Add “nonprofit” to your title, and you’ve got an extra layer of stress. Now is the time for your organization to take stock of its fundraising goals and how best to meet them if falling short.

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131 Stage Design Ideas for 2019


Solid stage production design enhances guest experience and wows your audience even before they see the main entertainment or presenter. It sets the tone, it intensifies audience response, and it often doesn’t come cheap.

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MICE industry’s top athletes revealed at first Calisthetics Games

Event Industry News

Event profs battled it out to be crowned the greatest athletes in the industry at the first-ever Calisthetics Games: The MICE Edition, hosted by micebook at Factory 45 in London last week.

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6 Corporate Holiday Gifts That Any Recipient Will Love


As you check off your Cyber Monday shopping list, don't forget to order a gift for clients, colleagues, and co-workers

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How to Get Your Fitness Bootcamp in Shape

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As much as you know about helping people work up a sweat, marketing and growing your fitness bootcamp requires exercising a whole different type of muscle. Keep on reading for five moves that will help get your fitness bootcamp in shape.

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Smart Conference Rooms Push Meetings to the Cutting Edge

Smart Meetings

Fairmont, The Queen Elizabeth, Lobby Level Agora. With the announcement of The Ideation Studio at Park MGM, Senior Vice-President and Chief Sales Officer Mike Dominguez notably said, “We’re not just building space; we’re building the right space.”

What Do the Top 100 Events of 2018 Tell Us? Plenty for Your Event Design

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Don Neal. Each year, BizBash publishes a list of the Top 100 Events in the U.S., as determined by attendance, buzz, innovation, economic impact, and the event’s importance on the market it serves and represents.

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This Beauty Pop-Up Is More Than Just an Instagram-Friendly Space


The world of consumer beauty events is no stranger to the concept of so-called “Instagram Museums,” with big brands such

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7 reasons why you should use a cashless payments solution for events


I am a huge fan of the cashless payments solution, there’s no secret here. Today I would like to list 7 of the most important benefits of using one for your events. The cashless payments solution increases your revenue.

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2019’s Top U.S. Meetings Hotels, Venues and Attractions

Smart Meetings

From coast to coast, U.S. cities are doing makeovers to be more engaging for those who visit. From ballrooms with windows galore in Sin City to a sky-high observation deck in Manhattan, there are hotels and attractions around the country to scratch the new year’s traveling itch.

How to Ensure Accessibility

PCMA Convene

New research offers planners ideas to consider when choosing destinations and venues. . By Boardroom editors. Accessibility is a concept buzzing around the business events industry, but what do planners need to know when it comes to ensuring awareness at congresses?

Seriously Sustainable: Hotels and Restaurants Making Real Commitments to Eco-Friendly Design and Operations


Designer Linda Bergroth relied completely on eco-friendly materials when she created the space-within-a-space for Zero Waste Bistro, a pop-up installation

4 Ways to Use Push Notifications at Your Events


Maintaining a mobile presence for your event has become a necessity for today's event managers. 91% of event organizers have turned to dedicated apps with interactive features to ensure a smooth attendee experience and enhanced business outcomes.

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Half of Gen Z Wants to Work in Hospitality

Smart Meetings

Generation Z is entering the workforce, and its eyes are on the hospitality industry, according to a new study by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation.

How to create a must-share event

Event Industry News

Social media is now an intrinsic part of life, whether you’re a marketing manager, an online influencer or just a consumer of other people’s channels. In fact, when it comes to measuring the success of any event, online engagement has become a key metric.

10 Festive New Venues for 2018 Holiday Parties in Toronto


With planning for corporate and office holiday parties under way, these new and recently renovated Toronto venues provide suitable options

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How to hold a job fair? A bulletproof recruitment event planning timeline


A recruitment process is often a time-consuming experience. To increase the chances of hiring more eager candidates who want to work for your company – organize a recruitment event.

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4 Ways to Spice Up Your LinkedIn Profile

Smart Meetings

It’s important to have social media pages for your business. A $20 ad can bring in hundreds of likes and sharing photos—and hash-tagging correctly—can guide Instagram users to your photo to see what you’re all about. But an under-utilized, yet very necessary, social media network is LinkedIn.

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