Event Trend: Unique Outdoor Venues


If you are an event planner, you know that outdoor events and festivals have been, and continue to be increasingly popular venues choices. This is why we included unique outdoor venues in our 2018 event trends. How do you ensure the venue suits the personality of your event?

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2018 Event Marketing Trends


2018 event marketing trends point to video becoming this year’s content marketing juggernaut. Speaking of traction, Facebook’s revamp of their newsfeed has got many event marketers reeling (including us here). Three Event Trends to Boom This 2018.

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Learn About Event Live Streaming, Event Influencers to Follow, and More


Event live streaming really got a great boost when all the major players created tools for live video. There is no question event live streaming is here to stay. We have one where you can learn how to live stream your event the right way. How do you use event live streaming?

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Learn About Event Safety and Cybersecurity, Event Labor Costing, and More


One thing that’s been on the minds of many people lately is event safety and cybersecurity. Can we trust event organizers with the data we provide them? Webinar] The Best Way To Ensure Cybersecurity in Your Events. Online event security needs to be on your radar.

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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

Go Green: How To Jump on Sustainable Event Trend


It would only make sense that this effort spills into the event industry. Sustainable events are one of our top choices for 2018 Event Trends.The sustainable event trend is continuing to grow with no signs of stopping so it’s time to get on board! Event Production.

How To Create Family-Friendly Events – #EventIcons Episode 107


Family-friendly events can be a challenge for event planners. Often times planning events with kids feels out of our realm or at least out of our comfort zone. Family-friendly events are unknown territory that sometimes we just don’t know how to navigate.

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Boost Event Engagement Through AV Design, and Event Tech


Event AV design isn’t just about adding color and music to your events. That’s what one Grammy pre-event party just did using event AV design, as you can read below. Remember how we’re always telling you about attendee engagement during your events?

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Six Effective Tips To Improve Audience Engagement At Live Events


Turn your event attendees into event participants. Try these six audience engagement techniques at your next event. Have you ever been to one of those events that bore you out of your mind? Why they’re attending the event? Why else we work in event planning?

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9 Simple Steps to Master Social Media for Events

The Definitive Guide to Social Media Event Marketing

Digital Innovation At Events – #EventIcons Episode 106


In the in events industry data is the new gold. Wouldn’t you love to get inside your attendees minds to better your event? With digital innovation at events now you can. They will discuss digital innovations in events and how to use technology to enhance engagement.

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Must-Have Event Tech: Event Registration App, Indoor Mapping and More


Not only do you need an event registration app, you also need a pre-event marketing app and event management software. But despite all the tech hype, don’t veer away from the true focus of your event: the attendees. By creating exciting events!

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How Do You Improve Your Events Audience Engagement and Interaction?


Are you focusing on your events audience engagement this year? Of course, at the core of the event was a set of relevant and directly-usable content that the attendees could take home. Here’s How to Make Your Event Unforgettable. Integrating Interaction into Events.

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The Evolution of Event Tech – #EventIcons Episode 102


The evolution of event tech and the evolution of event planners go hand in hand. Technology has completely changed the role of an event planner. In today’s world, you need to be a great event planner. Will Curran of Endless Events ( @itswillcurran ).

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Tips for Choosing the Right Event Management System, Event Partners and More


Whether it’s picking out the right event management system or marketing partners for promotion, we face a dozen important decisions about our events each day. So with that in mind, we set out to give you a few tips for making the right choices for your events.

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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)

The need for early detection of targeted attacks and data breaches is driving the expansion of new and existing SIEM deployments

Event Planner Networking: 4 Creative Ways to Connect Attendees


Networking is often listed as the number one reason people attend conferences and events. Unfortunately, event planner networking often falls to the bottom of event planners’ priorities. It’s a key part of ensuring your event is a success.

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How to Engage your Audience on Social Media and Other Event Tips


Attendee engagement is our main focus this year and part of that is interacting with them way before the event starts. Below we have a few tips for engaging with people at all stages of your event. Up-And-Coming Rules for Event Marketing. Improve Your Event through Gamification.

Free Event Planning Tools To Make Work Easier


Who doesn’t love a free event planning tool? One of the best free event planning tools an #eventprof can use are templates. You can avoid missing crucial event details, reduce the stress of recreating something from scratch, and hit the ground running from day one.

Looking Forward – 2018 Event Industry Trends- #EventIcons Episode 95


This week we are celebrating the new year and looking forward to 2018 event industry trends. In this episode, our hosts – Brandt Krueger, Alex Plaxen, Tahira Endean & Audrey Gallien are here to talk about what is trending in the event industry in 2018. Diversity in Events.

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Try New Event Ideas For 2018: Create a Roadshow, Book Underrated Venues, Create a Unique Event Experience


As we kick off 2018, we’re excited to discover a lot of new event ideas for 2018 to energize our event planning. On top of that, we encourage event professionals to really use data to make their events better this year. Grab These 7 Free Event Reports Today.

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16 Health Conscious Event Ideas


Many attendees are becoming more and more health conscious and event planners are keen to offer healthy ideas and alternatives that appeal to them. The post 16 Health Conscious Event Ideas by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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20 Comfortable Event Lounges For Attendee Networking


Network in style and comfort at your next event with these lounge upgrade ideas for any event format. Event lounges are becoming increasingly popular as they offer a respite for many events and show you have thought of attendee comfort.

State of Event Sponsorship in 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 97


Event Sponsorship is most essential part of every event. Organization can build a brand by making sponsor in live event which is engaging and driving business results. But how can an event prof make sure the sponsor aligns with the needs of the event?

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Keeping Event Housing Profitable – #EventIcons Episode 100


With the shakeups in event housing recently you may be scrambling to figuring out how to keep event housing profitable. Brandt Krueger of Event Technology Consulting ( @BrandtKrueger ).

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Creating a Epic Team Building Event – #EventIcons Episode 98


A team building event can give you a chance to get to know your team better. This is your one-stop for everything you need to know about creating an epic team building event! They will be discussing their best tips for creating team building events.

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Diversity at Events – Best Tips For Event Profs – #EventIcons Episode 101


Diversity at events is a crucial part of any successful event. There is more pressure than ever on event organizes to make their events diverse and inclusive. While it may feel overwhelming to do so, we can assure you diversity at events is a great thing.

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Event Theming Masterclass: 5 Special Event Planners Share Their Learnings


Coming up with a successful event theme is no easy feat, we help you navigate the dos and don’ts of event theming and also look to the experts for their tips and advice.

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Healthy Tips For Event Profs – #EventIcons Episode 96


Whether there is an event or not, event profs always face lack of sleep, long days and late nights of work! How can you stay healthy as an event prof when you feel like you are constantly running down the clock? Meetings & Events ( @tstuckrath ). Event Profs RUN.

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Event Marketing Plan Tips: Align Goals, Use Free Stuff and More


Creating event marketing plan can often be an overwhelming experience. How can we sell event marketing to management? We do this every week so if you want to stay ahead and informed about the latest event marketing news, subscribe to our blog ! How about a No-Tech Event?

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100 Event Theme Ideas


From conferences and trade shows to baby showers and weddings, here are 100 innovative ideas to select your perfect event theme and to show you how it’s done. Many event planners find that a theme can help add structure to the décor and activities as well as tie it all neatly together.

Everything You Need To Know About Creative Event Team – #EventIcons Episode 103


Ever feel like event professional associations are all the same? Look no further than Creative Event Team. Currently consisting of only 12 (by choice) of the top leaders in the events industry this is a group you want to strive to be a part of! Event Heroes Inc.

100 Virtually Free Event Planning Ideas


We have all worked on events with a great vision but no budget to match. Here are 100 ideas to help you create an amazing event that cost next to nothing when funds are limited. The post 100 Virtually Free Event Planning Ideas by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

101 Event Planning Ideas For Under $100


For limited budgets here are a variety of event planning ideas that you can accommodate for under $100. When the budget is running out, or you don’t have that much to begin with, low-cost ideas can be just what you need to ensure your event is a success or add some special touches.

Meeting Planner Tips for Boosting Audience Engagement, Faster Check-ins and More


So we have compiled our favorite meeting planner tips and few tricks to help you manage your time by using some classic event management shortcuts. Here’s another event helper that you’ll certainly need: our free event planning checklist. What Makes A Great Event?

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25 Corporate Event Ideas To Steal


Business environments need to be navigated differently so here’s some ideas for planning your next corporate event. A successful corporate event consists of several elements but it often has a strong underlying message or purpose which it is important to convey in a professional manner.

Data-driven Tips for Using Email Marketing to Promote Events


If you’re looking for a powerhouse way to engage your customers, generate leads, and build your brand, then hosting a series of killer events is the way to go. It’s with good reason that 31% of marketers believe event marketing is the most effective marketing channel.

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22 Crazy Global Events


Jump into the bizarre and see what crazy events are going on around the world. Whether it is tradition, culture, fun or revelry, we kid you not, these curious events are real! Events are a great way to celebrate life and create unforgettable memories and experiences.

Advanced Corporate Event Planning Guide (2018 edition): Ideas, Checklists and Tips to Plan Successful Corporate Events


Would you agree that planning corporate events is not an easy beast to tame? Seriously, how can you get advice on planning events for the most demanding audiences out there? Yet the world is not perfect and attendees, especially corporate event attendees, get bored very easily.

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Top 5 Qualities of a Successful Event Manager (Updated 2018)


Do you have what it takes to make it in the event industry? If you answered “yes” based solely on your event organizing skills, you might be surprised to know that our international group of experts didn’t rank that quality as number one in terms of importance.

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