We are biased against truly creative event design

Conferences that Work

A “creative” event design is one with a novel venue and/or decor and lighting and/or food and beverage. Consequently, planners restrict the entire focus of creative event design to novel visual and sensory elements. We are biased against creativity.

Event design in 2019

Event Industry News

As technology maintains its seemingly unstoppable march and the millennial generation officially becomes the largest demographic at work, 2019 promises to deliver a year of transformation for event design, but also of opportunity. Event Sommeliers.

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The creative event design tool that all #eventprofs should use

Conferences that Work

Here’s a powerful tool you can use to generate creative event designs. You can use this tool for every aspect of event design. Stylists working on the look and feel of an event often use it to stimulate fresh thinking about the venue, the décor, the lighting, the food and beverage, entertainment, and so on. Rarely, however, is this tool used to design events that creatively incorporate, illuminate, and support core desires and outcomes for the meeting.

The 2018 Design Issue: Event Design Rebels

BizBash

Event design can be staid and safe, with the same tropes repeated over and over again. Or it can be

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2019 Event Design Trends – #EventIcons Episode 143

Endless Events

As event profs it’s critical we stay on top of trends. From design and pop culture to global trends we are expected to know them all. These trends influence the events industry. In todays episode we will be discussing all about event design trends.

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Event design is not just visuals and logistics

Conferences that Work

The following year, David was kind enough to honor me in his flagship publication BizBash as one of the most innovative event professionals. However, one recurring theme in David’s magazine irritates me, because it perpetuates a common misconception in the events industry.

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Caesars’ New Event Design Partner Emphasizes Personal Engagement

Smart Meetings

Sure, Caesars Entertainment was drawn to Event Design Collective ’s expertise and worldwide success in establishing a partnership that will offer a free certificate program to 1,000 meeting professionals and Caesar’s team members. Now, their task is to design a real-life event.

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Are Participants Expecting More From Event Design?

PCMA Convene

Five things to keep in mind about participants’ expectations when designing events. ( Meeting or Event Design News JunkieMCI Live. MCI Live ). Read More.

Event Design is how it works

Conferences that Work

Design is how it works” is the favorite thing Apple software engineer Ken Kocienda heard Steve Jobs say. Here’s Steve: “Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it [a product] looks like. ” That’s not what we think design is.

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Event Design Inspiration: The Energy of Orlando

BizBash

There is a thin line between staying both on brand and on trend without losing sight of one or the

The 7 Elements of Beautiful Event Design

Eventbrite

The look and feel of your event can have a big impact on the experience of your attendees. Discover the seven core elements of beautiful event design. The post The 7 Elements of Beautiful Event Design appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Design Event Management Event Planning October design Event Design

Event Design Rebels 2018: Fritz Williams

BizBash

From a small personal collection of vintage furniture, Fritz Williams started FormDecor (@formdecor), growing it into a go-to rental company

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

PCMA Convene

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. Notice how these events intentionally create relevance for their audience?

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Tony Schubert

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Bentley Meeker

BizBash

Contemporary artist and lighting designer Bentley Meeker (@bentleymeeker) founded New York-based Bentley Meeker Lighting & Staging Inc. in 1990, creating

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Bring More Creativity to Your Event Design

MeetingsNet

During a session titled "Managing a Creative Environment," Morgan emphasized that planners must support the development and analysis of ideas not only from people within the events department, but also from others in the organization who have different backgrounds and business experiences.

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Marc Hall

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Edgardo Zamora

BizBash

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Bryan Rafanelli

BizBash

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Event Design – Open Lecture Series

Event Industry News

Event design and its intersection with event technologies is an often discussed topic amongst event professionals. Those professionals wanting to know more about event design and technology have the opportunity to attend a series of free lectures at the University of Westminster this autumn. The lecture series sees eight experts exploring various design and technical approaches to creating immersive live experiences.

Event Design Inspiration: 17 Modern Ways to Interpret a Nature Theme

BizBash

While nature-inspired themes are by no means new, event designers are finding increasingly innovative ways Enchanted forest. Under the sea.

10 Tips to Get Started With Event Design

EventMB

Join us for this free webinar to learn more about event design and why it matters for your events. More and more people in the event industry are talking about the importance of event design. Meeting Design Webinar Event Design meeting design

Q&A: Catching Up With Event Designer Edward Perotti

BizBash

Edward Perotti has 27 years of experience in event production and design, from weddings and galas to corporate meetings and

16 Event Design Ideas From South by Southwest

BizBash

South by Southwest is abundant with activations, parties, film premieres, and other events, which means marketers and event producers have

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Annie Senatore

BizBash

A British designer with a background in international fashion, Senatore founded event design and production company A Vista Events in

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Roland Rom Colthoff

BizBash

Principal Roland Rom Colthoff founded RAW (@rawdesignto) in late 2007 “to have a working culture that matched my personal and

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Adam Sober

BizBash

In 2010, Square Design (@squaredesigninc) began in a garage in Bedford–Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. The group of designers, led by creative director

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Bruce Mau

BizBash

Bruce Mau recently was tapped to lead the design transformation at New York-based brand experience agency Freeman XP (@fxp), introducing

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Ellen Robin

BizBash

Flower installation artist and set designer Ellen Robin (@flowerculttt), whose first New York gig was as the assistant to an

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Ira Levy

BizBash

Ira Levy, president of New York-based Levy NYC Design & Production (@levynyc), combines artistic lighting designs with seamless installation and cutting-edge

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Bob Spiegel

BizBash

Known for his innovative approach to plating, Bob Spiegel caters high-end New York events for the Whitney Museum, the New

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Liza Jernow

BizBash

New York-based Liza Jernow (@lizajernow) started her food styling career at Martha Stewart Living, and from there amassed a roster of

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Event Design Rebels 2018: Bree McAlister

BizBash

Bree McAlister met executive producer Susan Schroeder while they were both working on a Victoria's Secret fashion show. From that

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Tom Kehoe

BizBash

Founded 17 years ago, Chicago-based event design and decor company Kehoe Designs provides captivating atmospheres for social and corporate events

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Javier Velarde

BizBash

After studying marketing, Velarde founded Miami-based event design and production agency Triton Productions in 2000. Focusing mainly on corporate and

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: André Wells

BizBash

Once a fashion buyer for women’s sportswear, Wells launched his Washington-based event design and production firm, Events by André Wells

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Edgardo Zamora

BizBash

Argentinian-born and Los Angeles-based designer Zamora of Revelry Event Designers draws inspiration from his travels for social and corporate events

Fashion Event Design: What We Learned from New York Fashion Week 2016

Social Tables

When it comes Fashion Event Design creativity is everything. We wanted to dive into this gargantuan fashion event from an event planner’s perspective. What are the Challenges of Putting on Runway Events? . Most fashion events last for only 15 – 20 minutes.

Top 40 Event Designers 2017: David Stark

BizBash

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: DeJuan Stroud

BizBash

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Ron Wendt

BizBash

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Bompas & Parr kick off Event Design Open Lectures

Event Industry News

Ioana Iliesiu, Design Director at the Bompas and Parr Studio, London will be kicking off the Series with her lecture: The B & P Laws of Experiential Design. Event design and its intersection with event technologies is an often discussed topic amongst event professionals. Industry professionals wanting to know more about event design and technology have the opportunity to attend a series of free lectures at the University of Westminster this autumn.

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Lewis Miller

BizBash

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