Budget Financial Meetings: Doing More with Less


Meetings in the financial and insurance sector require outside-the-box thinking. The economy was humming along before the coronavirus hit, but even then the majority of meeting planners in the financial and insurance industries were keeping their budgets in neutral.

How to reach your financial goals through Gamification


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Financial Meeting Planners Face Special Challenges During Crises


When the going gets tough, the tough cut costs—at least in the financial and insurance conference sector, where budgets often are more likely to come under the scrutiny of regulators. More : Budget Financial Meetings: Doing More with Less.

Why should you start a Financial Coaching Business for millennials?


population in 2020, up from 50% in 2014 thus opening up a new market for financial advisors. Financial coaches view generation Y as the clients for the future as there is a huge […]. The post Why should you start a Financial Coaching Business for millennials?

How Blockchain Can Disrupt Financial Services


This table below highlights how blockchain can disrupt various aspects of the financial services industry. Compiling and maintaining these databases is expensive for financial services; this can lead to duplication of effort and can delay transactions. All financial services firms, payment card networks, regulators. Clearing & Settlement Centralized clearing and settlement for all financial instruments.

Why This Financial Summit Had Its Own Roller Coaster


A daylong conference about financial volatility doesn’t typically feel like a day at the beach. But that’s exactly the atmosphere

Emirates returns record financial results ahead of coronavirus impact

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million) for a First-Class County in its annual financial report for the year ending 31 December 2019. Clearly, these are now tough times as the Club navigates its way through the current COVID-19 pandemic, but these results at least help relieve that financial burden.

Creating a Financial Plan: 8 Tips for Your Association Event


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NEC Group strategy drives significant financial growth

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The NEC Group (“the group”), the Birmingham-based operator of five of the UK’s leading live events venues, has filed its second set of financial results since being acquired by LDC on 1 May 2015.

David Miles appointed as Chief Financial Officer at ExCeL London

Event Industry News

ExCeL London has announced the appointment of David Miles as Chief Financial Officer. His breadth of experience, as well as his solid financial accounting and audit experience, will support our plans to continue to grow, develop and create an even stronger business.

Having a Heart for Financially-Challenged, International Attendees

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For health-care professionals with limited financial resources, though, getting access to the latest research and insights can be challenging, so HRS decided to eliminate registration fees for self-paying attendees from countries that the World Bank classifies as lower- and lower-middle income.

Ashfield Meetings & Events announces 2016 financial results

Event Industry News

Ashfield Meetings & Events, a full-service global event management company that specialises in serving the healthcare sector and part of UDG Healthcare PLC, has announced its results for the financial year ending September 2016. The post Ashfield Meetings & Events announces 2016 financial results appeared first on Event Industry News.

How to Make Realistic Financial Projections for Your Event


For owners of new events it can be incredibly challenging to make realistic financial projections. The post How to Make Realistic Financial Projections for Your Event appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Here's how to get started. August Event Management Featured Growth Leadership / Management Owner Small Business Ticket Sales Event Budget Event finance Event growth event-planning

Organizers Created a Custom Space for a Growing Financial Summit—and Then Fully Transformed It


How to Verify Financial Need for Campers


Most camps these days offer some sort of scholarship or financial aid for campers who can’t afford your full fee to attend. What isn’t awesome, is the process you as the camp has to go through to verify financial need for campers.

The Leamington Assembly: yet another music venue closes due to financial concerns

Event Industry News

The Leamington Assembly has closed suddenly with bosses citing current rents and rates as the reason. This is yet another venue to add its name to the growing list of closures and follows reports: ‘ Are rising costs still strangling the UK music venue? ’ and ‘ Small venues struggle to survive amidst rising costs and building developments’. The owners, MJR Group, also stated that repairs and upkeep of the Grade-II listed building had made the venture unsustainable.

Building a transparent economy for people in need


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5 tips for presenting financial information to company executives

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And even more specifically, how to present at a financial meeting with executives. This one might go without saying,but going into a financial meeting with executives unprepared is a big no-no (regardless of how good you might be at speaking off the cuff).

Re-incorporating Sustainability into the Future of Meetings


While meetings professionals and the hospitality partners they work with have been understandably focused on the health and safety of event attendees since the appearance of the COVID-19 pandemic, both groups realize the continued importance of incorporating sustainability measures into those events, as well.

Lessons for The Great Interruption from Destinations International


Destinations International ’s 2020 Virtual Annual Conference streamed over two days vividly illustrated the challenges and upside of the state of what the organization dubbed The Great Interruption—a pandemic , civil unrest , massive unemployment , a recession and a giant cloud of sand from the Sahara.

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May 23, 2017: Bombing at Ariana Grande Concert Kills 22, New Start-Up Offers Street-Food-Inspired Catering for Events, New York's Financial District Sees Influx of Movie Theaters


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The Future of Meetings Starts with Rebuilding Trust


Those steps, and others, will be necessary to both reduce risk and assure transient travelers and event groups that safety is everyone’s top priority, according to more than 300 participants in the first-ever virtual Financial & Insurance Professionals (FICP) Chats last week.

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The Future of Meetings Requires Flexibility and Collaboration


What this means, as discussed by more than 330 participants in last week’s Financial & Insurance Professionals (FICP) Chats, is that meetings professionals cannot solve for every potential scenario right now, and should not feel the undue stress associated with attempting to do so.

Many Questions Persist about the Future of Meetings


More than 400 participants in last week’s Financial & Insurance Professionals (FICP) Chats agreed this means that communication, flexibility and collaboration will remain the key to individuals, financial and insurance companies, and overall industry success.

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Your All-Encompassing, Need-to-Know Security Guide

Smart Meetings

From shielding yourself, your clients and your livelihood from data breaches and legal liability to protecting your attendees in case of an emergency, here are the apps, tips and checklists that will help keep you and everyone else safe and secure. -->.

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Incorporating Virtual Elements in Future of Meetings


More than 250 participants in the May 21 Financial & Insurance Professionals (FICP) Chats agreed mastering virtual meeting tools will require new skills, flexibility and creativity from everyone involved–presenters and participants–and this education is just beginning.

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Meeting Profs Demonstrate Community and Resiliency on #MeetingsChat


In a Twitter chat hosted jointly by Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals ( FICP ) and Smart Meetings on Tuesday, participants highlighted the resiliency of meeting professionals and shared how the community is coming together during these tough times.

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Quiz: Are You Ready to Add CMP to Your Name?

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Together Women Achieve: Harnessing the Power of Sharpie and Sticky with a Crowdsourced Agenda

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As attendees filed into The Village in the Financial District of San Francisco on Thursday, they were welcomed warmly and ushered to a swag buffet, where they picked their own gift bag items, just as they would soon be choosing their own agenda and action items.

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Do You Have A Second Act in You?


Think about your upcoming retirement age—whatever that is for you—and start to look at financial numbers, most importantly, do you still need to work because of money, or can you start to focus on something that brings you joy even if there is little or no income involved in it?

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Listen Up! Smart Meetings’ Top Webinars of 2018

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In Lisa Sommer Devlin’s webinar, “ Risk Management 101 ,” she lists tips and strategies for dealing with risks the industry may present, and how to deal with them, from financial and legal risks to unpredictable accidents and disasters.

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Don’t Blow Up the Budget: How to Spend Less for More


When searching for a venue, securing a property with in-house catering gives planners some elbow room—financially and in menu customization. How to spend less without sacrificing quality.

#FICP Just Pulled Off a Masterclass in Creating Meaningful Connections

Smart Meetings

When 50 first-time attendees showed up, the conference design team, chaired by Joe Scully, senior director of meeting and event management at John Hancock Financial Services, made sure they were given ribbons to alert others of their status.

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How to Give Back to the Community on a Budget


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Poaching: How You Can Prevent It

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When poaching occurs, event planners not only take a financial hit, but their reputation may also be negatively affected. The event planning industry has a poaching problem.

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Tips for Supporting Gender Equality in the Meetings Industry


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New & Renovated: Downtown Hotels

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Galleria Park Hotel, San Francisco Newly renovated Galleria Park Hotel is located smack dab in the heart of downtown San Francisco between Union Square and the Financial District. More: New & Renovated: Multimillion-Dollar Renovations.

Simple Expense Reporting with Integrations


Apps business Expenses Financial TravelIf you’re an events professional, you no doubt have a mountain of receipts and expenses to track. From large expenses like space rental and travel to smaller details like décor and linen, this quickly rises into an overwhelming mountain of numbers. Fortunately, there are several SaaS companies that have recognized the need for tools that […].

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5 Ways to Increase Your Advance Ticket Sales


Advance ticket sales mean financial security, so you can focus on creating a great experience for your attendees. Event Promotion Featured March Marketing Ticket Sales advance ticket sales financial security sales strategies sell moreHere's how to sell more tickets earlier. The post 5 Ways to Increase Your Advance Ticket Sales appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Preparation is the Key to Risk Management

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Financial Risks. A contract is an allocation of who assumes the financial risk of things happening,” she said. Risk management is a dedicated preparedness rather than simply a mental exercise, according to Lisa Sommer Devlin, the most recent Smart Meetings webinar host.