22 Crazy Global Events

EventMB

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.

Leading global event management platform, etouches, is acquired by HGGC

Event Industry News

The post Leading global event management platform, etouches, is acquired by HGGC appeared first on Event Industry News. Editor's Choice Event Technology News

The Oval Office wins three Silver Global Event Awards

Event Industry News

During the Award Ceremony of the 7th edition of the Eventex Global Event Awards, live communication agency The Oval Office was awarded three Silver Awards. The post The Oval Office wins three Silver Global Event Awards appeared first on Event Industry News.

A UK-Based Global Events Company Ponders the Brexit

PCMA Convene

We’ve talked about the Brexit from the perspective of a global events company headquartered in Geneva , but how about one based in the UK? From our point of view, we are a global business. But again, we’re a global business. Everything is global.

Transforming a Biennial Congress Into an Annual Global Event

PCMA Convene

The nearly 50-year-old organization recently announced that it will alter the format and timing of its meetings, moving from an every-other-year Congress to an annual Global Congress , starting in 2019. The Global Congress will continue to take place in convention centers because of its size.

ILEA take on millennial & centennial mindsets, creativity and global event tech

Event Industry News

ILEA UK Chapter has outlined its educational strategy and key themes for the next 12 months, once again looking to start a conversation about the future of the events industry and the role of experience. The main themes are Millennial and Centennial Mindsets, Creative Play and Global Event Technology Trends. The post ILEA take on millennial & centennial mindsets, creativity and global event tech appeared first on Event Industry News.

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[CTRL] + [ALT] + [DEL] : A Collaborative Global Event Reboot

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The Coming Together of Event Minds. This conference was posed to be the ultimate brain date with the best minds and personalities in the live event industry that continue to disrupt and help shape the future of events and experiences. Andrea Michaels – Extraordinary Events.

World Class Events and A.C.T (National) announce partnership to improve global event safety

Event Industry News

Event management consultancy World Class Events (WCE) and the UK’s leading event safety consultancy A.C.T The post World Class Events and A.C.T National) announce partnership to improve global event safety appeared first on Event Industry News.

The 8th Global Event Awards – Reimagined and Now Open for Entries

Event Industry News

For the 8th year running, Eventex Awards will highlight the top achievements by event professionals, meeting planners, promoters, and live communication professionals in producing cutting-edge event experiences.

The 9 Most Expensive Event Tickets In The World (And What You Get For Them)

EventMB

Here are some of the hottest and most expensive event tickets in the world, and what you actually get for the price tag. The post The 9 Most Expensive Event Tickets In The World (And What You Get For Them) by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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The Most Unusual Event Trends Around the World

Eventbrite

As we settle into 2018, we have compiled a list of current event trends across the globe. The post The Most Unusual Event Trends Around the World appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Arts, Culture & Entertainment Class, Training or Workshop Consumer Event Planning Event Trends Family Festival Food & Drink Leadership / Management March Marketing Operations / Logistics Owner Promoter event trends eventbrite event trends global event trends

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20 Global Meeting FAQs

MeetingsNet

Association Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events

Airline Food: An Around-the-World Comparison

MeetingsNet

Check out these meals served by 15 global airlines on their 2016 flights. Food & Beverage Global EventsBest bet: The dessert from Qantas! read more.

Event spotlight: Mind the Product

Oveit

Mind the Product started in 2010 in London and now consists of more than 50 000 members and the event traveled the world, being hosted in more than 100 cities. What makes the events and community so vibrant? What do visitors love most about the Mind The Product events?

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Event Marketing: C-Suite Strategy Talks

PCMA Convene

They’re looking for something very personal, they’re looking for individual connections, they’re looking for a curated experience,” Neal says, “and we like to think of designing, instead of a 2,000-person event, an event for 2,000 different individuals.”.

Do Meeting Planners Provide a False Sense of Security?

MeetingsNet

Two presenters at the recent Global Business Travel Association Convention say the same focus has not been turned on meeting attendees. Financial/Insurance Meetings Risk Management Global Events Medical MeetingsDuty of care practices are well established for individual employees traveling the world for their companies. read more.

United CEO Charms GBTA Audience

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Site Selection/RFPs Corporate Meetings Event Planning Global Events Medical MeetingsOscar Munoz understands that by the time you step on board an airplane, “you’re frankly pissed.” He’s determined to make it better.

Commentary: Don’t Cancel Your Overseas Travel

MeetingsNet

Financial/Insurance Meetings Risk Management Corporate Meetings Global EventsThe only way to know what it's like on the ground in your destination is to be on the ground. Don't let attendees' perceptions keep you from giving them the opportunity to enrich their lives through international travel. read more.

London Zoo goes with the flow for 2016’s #OneLess campaign

Event Industry News

When London Zoo took the decision to cease the sale of single-use plastic water bottles at the end of May this year, as part of this year’s #OneLess campaign, they appointed WET Global Events to manufacture and install two bespoke water fountains.

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21 Great Examples of Venue Websites

EventMB

Websites are a fantastic opportunity for an event venue to show off its true potential. Here are 21 top global event venue websites. As an event planner venue websites can often be a let down. Venues event venues venue website venues web-design

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Female Leaders of the Event Industry: Leigh Jagger

Eventbrite

Renowned in the industry for her leadership, we ask Leigh Jagger how she came to be CEO of global events company Banks Sadler. The post Female Leaders of the Event Industry: Leigh Jagger appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. All Entrepreneurship May Female Leaders

LiveBuzz registration creates Buzz for Centaur Media’s Festival of Marketing Event

Event Industry News

LiveBuzz, award winning event registration, website and staffing provider delivered event registration for Centaur’s flagship marketing event, Festival of Marketing which took place from 5th & 6th October at Tobacco Dock. Event Technology

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The new AMR Top 20 exhibition organisers by revenue

Event Industry News

The post The new AMR Top 20 exhibition organisers by revenue appeared first on Event Industry News.

7 Reasons to Use Multilingual Event Tools

Quickmobile

Subscribe to the blog to stay up to date on event tech trends and best practices, or contact us to see how your next event app can be suited to any variety of attendees. When you’re planning on hosting global events, there’s one key element that you simply cannot overlook: not everyone speaks the same language. To address this challenge , your technology tools, including mobile event apps , play an important role in bringing people together.

Eventex Awards 2017: Last Call for Entries

Event Industry News

The deadline for entering the 7th edition of the Global Event Awards is approaching fast. Entries are accepted online from around the globe in more than 20categories, ranging from various types of events to event technology and services. […].

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Public Voting for the 7th Edition of Eventex Awards announced

Event Industry News

With Eventex 2017 just around the corner, entry submission for the 7th edition of global event awards Eventex Awards is now closed. Every year the People’s Choice Event award is decided by public voting.

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Arena Group acquires RIM Scaffolding

Event Industry News

Arena Group has acquired the event equipment, management and operational teams of Leeds-based RIM Scaffolding, extending its global event infrastructure offering to a wealth of sporting and live event clients, October 2016.

NOEA announce convention keynote speaker from ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2017

Event Industry News

The National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) has confirmed Paul Smith, Director of City & Spectator Experience from the Global Events team at the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB), as the keynote speaker for its annual Convention, 22nd November 17.

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Tag Digital, winner of ‘Best Use of Technology to Market an Event’ at the 2017 Event Tech Awards

Event Industry News

Tag Digital was delighted to be crowned the winner of ‘Best Use of Technology to Market an Event’ at the 2017 Event Tech Awards Tag Digital specialises in PPC within in the global events sector, running campaigns in 46 countries, multiple languages and various time zones.

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Terrapinn and GES agree new two-year deal

Event Industry News

Terrapinn, a leading global events organiser, has appointed GES as the official service provider for six of its Middle East event brands – including Seamless, The Mining Show, and Telecoms World Middle East – in a deal that extends to 2019.

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Arena Group acquires Hong Kong based Ironmonger Marquees

Event Industry News

Global event supplier, Arena Group, has bought Hong Kong-based event production company Ironmonger Marquees, to create Arena Hong Kong, extending its Asian capabilities with a new office and hub in Northern Asia.

Event tech startup Hubb partners with Microsoft to build cross-platform event app

Event Industry News

Event content management technology startup Hubb partnered with Microsoft’s product engineering team to build a cross-platform mobile app for Microsoft’s annual Business Support University, a global event that brings together the company’s business administrators to share best practices.

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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.

Tour D'States East Coast Preview: DC, NYC & Boston

Event Farm

We’ve got a busy week at Event Farm! Tomorrow we’re kicking off our Tour D’States roadshow on the east coast, hosting our first event on our home turf in Washington, DC, before we head to NYC and Boston. Rebecca Linder, CEO and founder, Linder Global Events.

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Top 5 Event Planners: Orlando

Social Tables

Just Events! This team has been planning and implementing award winning events for over 20 years. With separate teams for weddings, corporate meetings and special events, Just Events will make sure you have the expert for your specialized needs. E-Events.

How GDPR impacts your event attendees and what to do (part 1)

Eventbase

Professional event marketers, organizers and event technologists will already have May 25th, 2018 marked down in their calendars. Global 500 companies will spend a combined $7.8 Just because your event isn’t occurring in the EU doesn’t mean you are exempt.

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Bring Your Event Management into the 21st Century [Webinar]

Certain

While I am awed by how rapidly digital transformation is progressing and how much it is impacting B2B marketing, I can’t help but think that there is still one marketing program that hasn’t yet caught up—in-person events. Demand Generation Digital Marketing Event Automation Event Management

It’s Within Your Power to Help Stop Human Trafficking

PCMA Convene

The commitment is about building awareness,” David Peckinpaugh, CEO of Maritz Global Events, told Convene Podcast host Ashley Milne-Tyte (you can hear their conversation here.) “A lot of people are concerned about, what am I committing to?

Giant iTab agrees partnership with Cvent

Event Industry News

Giant iTab has agreed a strategic partnership with Cvent that will see the two businesses combine to demonstrate best practice in app development, presentation, and mobile usage within the events industry. Giant iTab will also support Cvent’s CrowdCompass applications within the events industry and through the company’s own extensive marketing channels. The post Giant iTab agrees partnership with Cvent appeared first on Event Industry News. Event Technology News

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10 plus books every meeting planner needs to read

Eventinterface

As we speak with meeting and event professionals for our Interviews with Planners series, we continue to be amazed by the variety of books that help these talented professionals in their jobs as planners. There are several books on Greg Jenkins’ with Bravo Events shelves.