10 LinkedIn Groups for Event Professionals

Hubilo Blog

One of the best ways to do that is to expand their overall professional network and make the most out of the event tech tools that now dominate the market. LinkedIn groups are communities of people that share similar interests or belong to a particular industry or profession.

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3 Tips for Encouraging Group Discussions Through an Event App


Following our webinar on event communities , we’ve received a lot of interest from event planners wanting strategies to use Group Discussions through an event app. For your benefit, we’ve compiled our favorite ideas to get your Group Discussions rolling! What are Group Discussions?

2019 Women In Tech Conferences: Empowering Events


Ready for the most authoritative list of 2019 women in tech events on the internet? The number of women in tech events have been increasing year over year, further highlighting the importance of a more inclusive culture in tech. January Women in Tech 2019 Conferences.

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Craft The Perfect Event Proposal, Market Via Facebook Groups, and More

Endless Events

That includes knowing what event tech to use, how to properly check-in attendees and marketing your event so it stands out. Translating Emerging Tech To Live Events. Not Yet Sold on Event Tech? But is that a legitimate reason to skimp on event tech?

5 Ways Tech Will Save Your Event

All Seated

Planners can get the pulse of audiences through: Social Media – Keep abreast of important careabouts or trending topics simply by joining and participating in several social media groups your audiences are members of. What are your MUST-HAVE tech tools?

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Using Event Tech to Create Impactful and Engaging Attendee Experiences

Event Farm

This is a guest post by Courtney Spero , a Marketing Communication Specialist at the Creative Group. While convenience is important, there’s more room now to get creative with tech offerings that will leave lasting impressions and engage audiences. Event Tech Event Marketing

New Movement Aims to Boost Women Tech Leaders

Smart Meetings

Marking a major boost to professional women in the meetings industry, two event-technology entrepreneurs have launched a new movement to support women as they trail-blaze new products and services in event tech.

New Management Systems Lead the Charge for Industry Tech  

Smart Meetings

Event Tech Tribe –group marketing of cloud-based event tech products, including an appointment management system and a venue sourcing site. The continued Tech Watch Awards are just a small part of shining a spotlight on the new possibilities for planners.

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Participatory voting at events: Part 2—Low-tech versus high-tech solutions

Conferences that Work

There is no shortage of high-tech systems that can poll an audience. Here are three reasons why high-tech ARSs may not be the best choice for participatory voting: ARSs necessitate expense and/or time to set up for a group.

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Live From IMEX 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 135

Endless Events

Suzanne Medcalf of IMEX Group ( @IMEXSuzanne ). Aaron Kaufman of Fifth Element Group ( @AKthe5th ). Carina Bauer of IMEX Group ( @IMEXCarina ). Gerrit Heijkoop of IMEX Group ( @gheijkoop ). IMEX Group. Fifth Element Group.

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PCMA Spark/s Conversation for Tech-Savvy Event Planners


But regardless, Philipchuk concluded his statement by saying, “I’d like eventprofs to come away from the panel with a better understanding of how the event app process impacts their events process, and with some ways to find the information they need to make informed decisions about their tech.”. Ask questions, participate in group activities, and share your best practice with others. The post PCMA Spark/s Conversation for Tech-Savvy Event Planners appeared first on QuickMobile.

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Egora Investment Group invests €1m in Headbox

Event Industry News

in funding lead by tech investment company Egora Holding which has invested €1M. Egora is a Munich-based German-American tech investment group formed by active entrepreneurs who support other entrepreneurs to build […].

Group Dynamics becomes The NEC Group’s Preferred Event Tech Supplier

Event Industry News

Event technology specialists Group Dynamics Ltd has been named as a ‘Preferred Supplier’ to the NEC Group. They will be helping the Group’s clients to enhance event experiences through effective communication utilising a range of creative solutions and smart technology. The NEC Group is one of the world’s top venue management companies boasting the National […].

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Feedback Frames—a low-tech tool for anonymous voting

Conferences that Work

Unlike high-tech audience response systems, Feedback Frames are refreshingly low-tech (no computers, clickers, smartphones, power, or technical support required). Jason created an even lower-tech (free!)

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4 Predictions for Event Tech in 2019

PCMA Convene

What if an organizer has the ability to tailor a sponsor’s message to certain groups of attendees instead of a one-size-fits-all approach? Sync, Freeman’s proprietary second-screen technology, aims to give attendees the ability to tap into knowledge from everyone in the room. Freeman).

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Tech and AV Design Tips For The Best Audience Experience

Endless Events

That’s why this time around, we’re sharing a few tech and AV design tips as well as a few other event industry tricks. What tech and AV design are you using in your next events? Every eye-popping event is backed by a superb AV team, without exception.

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3 Companies Score Big at IBTM World’s Tech Watch Awards

Smart Meetings

Tech companies Zenus, Fielddrive and Kubify each recently won a 2018 IBTM World Tech Watch Award , the longest-running industry prize of its kind. This year’s award certainly points out significant event technology trends for our industry,” said Corbin Ball, chair of the IBTM World Tech Award. Zenus integrates security facial recognition for easy and efficient event registration, while Fielddrive employs on-site tech assistance at events. “We’re

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Telegraph Media Group launches Telegraph Future Of Fintech

Event Industry News

Conference will address the future of FinTech post-Brexit Telegraph Media Group (TMG) has today launched a brand new conference – Telegraph Future of FinTech. The one day conference will unite senior influencers from UK, European and global markets, as well as tech […].

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IBTM World announces winners of 2018 Tech Watch Awards

Event Industry News

IBTM World today announced Zenus and Fielddrive as joint winners of its prestigious Tech Watch Award (pictured above) and Kubify as the new ‘Tech Watch People’s Choice Award’ winner during the event at Fira Barcelona.

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How One Journalist Is Uniting the European Tech Scene


Spotify, Soundcloud, Fanduel, Zendesk—these are but a handful of the tech companies that were first launched into headlines by The Europas. Part-conference, part-awards show, The Europas is a gathering of over 500 key players and experts from the European tech scene and beyond.

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Event-Tech at the Winter Olympic Games 2018: Part-1

Hubilo Blog

A country known to be a technology hub, the home of revolutionary tech-giants such as Samsung , Hyundai and LG Electronics , South Korea is playing host to one of the most tech-forward events recorded in history, the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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How to Avoid Tech Wreck

Smart Meetings

Tech wreck. When it comes to smartphones, some 75 percent of Americans think the devices don’t affect their ability to pay attention in a group setting, according to Pew Research Center. Here are work-arounds experts are suggesting for the physical and mental toll of tech wreck. The post How to Avoid Tech Wreck appeared first on Smart Meetings. Work-arounds for the toll of living online. Otherwise known as online addiction. Can we agree it’s a problem?

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Our Favorite Events From 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 137

Endless Events

This is one of our favorite episodes of the year! If you follow #EventIcons you know our hosts travel the world and see so many epic events. Today our hosts are sharing their favorite events from 2018 with us.

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How to Avoid Tech Wreck

Smart Meetings

Tech wreck. When it comes to smartphones, some 75 percent of Americans think the devices don’t affect their ability to pay attention in a group setting, according to Pew Research Center. Here are work-arounds experts are suggesting for the physical and mental toll of tech wreck. The post How to Avoid Tech Wreck appeared first on Smart Meetings. Work-arounds for the toll of living online. Otherwise known as online addiction. Can we agree it’s a problem?

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What Meeting Groups Can Learn From Pokemon Go

Smart Meetings

Groups are playing the game together, visiting various points of interest, such as churches and other landmarks that appear as key stops within the game. People of all age groups and backgrounds are catching on to the craze. Even meeting groups can join in on the fun.

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How to Design Meetings All Age Groups Will Love


The tech-savvy, experience-hungry, and social media-sharing generation now coming into the workforce is not ready to settle for the same old meeting model. Baby boomers used to be content to go along with the group norms, even if they personally weren’t thrilled with some of them.

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Seven Fabulous Tech Finds Every Planner Needs

Canadian Special Events

These devices are awesome as a back-up to mobile AV and an impressive way to present something on the fly to a group of people at meeting or networking event. the chic wireless speaker from Jawbone, the mobile-lifestyle tech gurus. Event Tech bluetooth pens canadianspecialevents.

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Eventinterface selected an ibtm 2017 Tech Watch Awards Finalist


Eventinterface has been selected as one of the finalist for the renowned Tech Watch Awards by ibtm, the leading exhibition for the meetings industry.

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Christmas event décor ideas using new tech

Plan Your Meetings

As we discovered in a previous story, YPO Edge, powered by Mobileye, demonstrated that it is now possible to have a large group participate in a shared VR experience. The post Christmas event décor ideas using new tech appeared first on Plan Your Meetings @ Meeting Professionals International.

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Digital Innovation At Events – #EventIcons Episode 106

Endless Events

In this episode of #EventIcons we are joined by the iconic Charles Truong of PixMob/klik and Victor Bohnert of Innovatis Group. Victor Bohnert of Innovatis Group ( @innovatisgroup ). Innovatis Group. In the in events industry data is the new gold.

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18 Event Trends Poised to Shake Up Hospitality & Group Business in 2018

Social Tables

If you’re planning for an edgy tech startup, you might want to work with hip emerging brands like Moxy or Hyatt Centric. Partner with tech-savvy properties that own and deploy their own rideables, and you’ll make the lives of attendees easier — especially in large venues.

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Sh*t Event Planners Say, Part III – #EventIcons Episode 125

Endless Events

Our hosts – Will, Brandt, and Audrey – will be joined by Aaron Kaufman, the President of Fifth Element Group. Follow our iconic guests on Twitter: Aaron Kaufman of Fifth Element Group ( @AKthe5th ). Tanya Scagnol of Fifth Element Group ( tskags ). Fifth Element Group.

IMEX America Finished Strong

Smart Meetings

Association for Women in Events hosted five 2018 Women in Events Hall of Fame inductees on the trip and honored them with the help of IMEX Group CEO Carina Bauer at a Women in Events Happy Hour. IMEX18 #meetsmart @IMEX_Group @MPI #legacy #meetingprofs #eventprofs pic.twitter.com/9J5GmrA0iA.

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How diversity will shape the future of tech events


As the world began to shift to make space for women's voices, many of us in the events community took notice of the lack of diversity within event speaker lineups, particularly in male-dominated industries like tech. Are there groups that are being underrepresented?

Eventinterface Selected an ibtm 2017 Tech Watch Award Finalist


Eventinterface has been selected as one of the finalist for the renowned Tech Watch Awards by ibtm, the leading exhibition for the meetings industry. From the nine finalists, judges will now vote for a winner in each category, one of which will be named Tech Watch Award 2017 winner on 29 November at ibtm world in Barcelona. Kerry Prince, Portfolio Director, ibtm events, commented: “We are delighted to have had such a strong field of entries for this year’s Tech Watch Award.

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Tech Tool to Know: Facebook Canvas

Connect Your Meetings

Facebook is aiming to make ad building a little easier—and a lot more engaging—for businesses and groups with the launch of its new Canvas platform, which gives companies the opportunity to create interactive brand experiences optimized for mobile. Turn followers into attendees.

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After Marriott Commission Cut, Event Tech Exec Urges Planners to Make Lemonade Out of Lemons

Smart Meetings

However, rather than the angry reaction that has led Senior Planners Industry Network to start a petition for commission parity and Meeting Planners Unite to launch a social media group, Tenholder sees an opportunity for independent planners. Leveraging Tech Tools.

Groups Get Fresh Inspiration at Marriott’s Newly Renovated Hotels & Resorts in California

Smart Meetings

Nearly $200 million later, Marriott is rolling out the red carpet for groups at its premier properties in California. From San Diego to San Francisco to the heart of the Silicon Valley, Marriott is inspiring groups at nine newly enhanced hotels and resorts in picture-perfect destinations.

Growth in technology exhibitors and hands-on tech opportunities to be highpoint of IMEX in Frankfurt 2017


“So many of the benefits that technology can bring to our industry are still untapped potential; we want to help event planners to see and understand what technology can do for them,” says Carina Bauer, CEO of the IMEX Group. Event Industry Apps event tech IMEX Laura Welsh Tara Thomas tech The Meeting Pool

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Technological innovators invited to exhibit at new Tech Zone in IMEX America


Source: IMEX Group As part of its aim to be a testing ground for new event technology, the IMEX Group is introducing the Tech Zone at IMEX America. New and innovative technology will be tried and tested by attendees in this new area of the show which takes place October 16 – 18 at the […]. Event Industry

Q&A With the Founders of Event Tech Tribe

Connect Your Meetings

The opportunity to launch Event Tech Tribe and Women in Event Tech was no stroke of dumb luck for founders Leonora Valvo and Marie-Claire Andrews. In their opinion, it takes a village to provide the right sort of tech support to events. Event Tech Tribe prides itself on finding the right matches through its conglomeration of partners—a veritable “super channel” of technology vendors. How did each of you get your start in event tech?

IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

Smart Meetings

New this year will be an expanded Technology Pavilion to facilitate Tech Tours.

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The Evolution of Airbnb

Smart Meetings

The brand has also rolled out the first phase of Airbnb Collections, offering a home for specific occasions—work, weddings, honeymoons, group getaways and dinner parties. Apps Hotel Tech Technology Airbnb airbnb plus beyond airbnb changes cities dinner dinner parties entertain group getaway group getaways homes honeymoons hotel Hotels house houses private private room private rooms room rooms stay Travel travel stay travelers weddings work