9 Breathtaking Beach Hotels from U.S. News’ Best Hotels List

Smart Meetings

Inn by the Sea, Cape Elizabeth, Maine. Beach resorts are the perfect business getaway that doesn’t sacrifice any pleasure. After being indoors, it’s refreshing to head out for a reception and catch a breath of fresh, salty air.

The Planner’s Oscar-Nominee Travel Guide

Smart Meetings

It is also one of the main venues used for the Toronto International Film Festival; stop by for a captivating show. The Oscars are just around the corner, and for most people that means judging who wore it best.

Events Rated Mission-Critical in New Survey

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5 Smart Moves at Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe, Choice Hotels and More

Smart Meetings

Nancy White is returning to Cliff House Maine full-time as general manager to oversee the second phase of renovations. She previously served as interim general manager and director of sales and marketing at the Cape Neddick, Maine, property in 2015 when the project began. Appointments & Promotions Meeting Planning atrium hospitality bruce siegel choice hotels cliff house maine lake tahoe mai johnson nancy white obed h. Bruce Siegel.

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

helloendless

Attendee engagement is our main focus this year and part of that is interacting with them way before the event starts. Here are the five main components of engagement, which is best remembered through the five vowels AEIOU: Ask, Expression, Incentive, Offer, and Utility.

Why This Gala Wasn't All About Raising Money

BizBash

Typically, the main goal of a gala or benefit is to raise money. At the inaugural Medair New York gala

Content Marketing Tips: Marketing to Millennials, FTC Influencer Rules and More

helloendless

This is especially true if your main audience online are based in Europe. This week, we’ve selected a few content marketing tip. These will help you navigate the fast-paced world of digital marketing. To start, you’ll need to get intimately familiar with the new GDPR rule.

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Go Green: How To Jump on Sustainable Event Trend

helloendless

If that is not a possibility organizing a shuttle service from 2 or 3 main pickup points can greatly reduce the use of cars too. Sustainability isn’t going anywhere. We are always looking for ways to go green and learn about how we can do our part to impact the environment.

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

helloendless

The main thing we are looking, when increasing the member base, is experience. Ever feel like event professional associations are all the same? Just pay your fee and boom you are in without any vetting.

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Top 40 Event Designers 2017: Javier Velarde

BizBash

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

33 Ways to Increase Dopamine to Boost Your Productivity

helloendless

It’s the main reason why we can focus and achieve great things even if the payout isn’t immediate or obvious. Psst, hey you. Want some dope? What do you mean you don’t do drugs? Hey hold on, don’t call the cops on me! Okay, I see the confusion.

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Email Responses

EventMB

Emails are the main type of communication for many of us but if you’re having trouble getting people to respond to your emails, it might not be the recipient’s schedule.

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33 Ways to Increase Dopamine to Boost Your Productivity

helloendless

It’s the main reason why we can focus and achieve great things even if the payout isn’t immediate or obvious. Psst, hey you. Want some dope? What do you mean you don’t do drugs? Hey hold on, don’t call the cops on me! Okay, I see the confusion.

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Unveiling the Dark Curtain: A Journey to Learning Event Production

helloendless

I was working as the on-site coordinator trying to get the main room ready for the General Session. Raise your hand if you willingly volunteered to be in this industry. Okay, now raise your hand if you accidentally fell into this crazy world of events and wouldn’t have it any other way?

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17 Event Signage Ideas

EventMB

The main purpose of event signage is to make the attendee journey around your event easier. Event signage is necessary, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring! Get inspired by these beautiful examples of event signage to spice things up a bit.

Evenium ConnexMe: Taking Event Engagement to the Next Level [Review]

EventMB

Engagement is a top priority for 91% of event planners and 75% list attendee engagement as the main reason for using a mobile event app. Evenium ConnexMe have added new features for engagement, brainstorming and collaboration to their event app. Here is our review.

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How To Win In 2018: Make It Personal

EventMB

One of the main […]. If you’re struggling with attendance and ticket buying for your event, the problem may lie in a lack of personalization. Here are some ideas that can help you reach your intended audience and ensure they hear you over all the noise.

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Speaking at the EuBea Festival 2016

Gallus Events

Over the past several years we have identified the main internal and external barriers which stymie innovation, creativity and change. “In every day life being different is difficult, but in the world of events being different is exceptionally challenging.

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Halifax Convention Centre: World Class Hospitality in a Shiny New Venue [Venue Review]

EventMB

In our recent state of the industry survey, when corporate event planners were asked to list the things they care about most when planning an event, venue was ranked second most important, with 64% listing it as one of their main concerns.

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Creative Event Ideas

Gallus Events

However, my main objective was, just for 20 minutes, to support the #eventprofs in the audience to believe they are creative. Here’s some more information, background and links to the second of the two sessions I delivered at IBTM in December. Creative Event Ideas.

Presidents Club an event industry response

Gallus Events

Rarely, if ever, had an event like this had such a huge amplification across the main stream media. The Main Event Magazine, Stand Out Magazine and Event Industry News made no note whatsoever of the story.

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How to make an empty conference room look full

Gallus Events

Remove some chairs, or even some rows of chairs from the main room. So while that is happening I would have a few staff (venue staff preferably) rearranging the chairs slightly in the main room.

Speaking at EVENTIT, Glasgow, 2017

Gallus Events

The main reason this idea of a “creative” event organiser sits uncomfortably is that others in our organisations do not view us as the “creative” or the “innovative types”, however, if you want something done… then speak to the events person.

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How to Measure Event ROI and Map the Value You Create

Eventtia

The vast majority of articles you’ll find online focus mainly on assessing social media engagement, satisfaction surveys, or app data insights. There’s no universal formula on how to measure event ROI.

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En Route For Next-Gen Conference Audiences

Velvet Chainsaw

Don’t schedule committee, board, or invitation-only events during your main program. As you reimagine your conference program for future audiences, there are four main areas you need to consider: Engagement and Community Strategy. Will Millennials be joiners and conveners?

Google Chrome Tips and Tricks for Event and Association Professionals

Planner WIre

The main reason is integration. Around here at Camp Plannerwire, Google Chrome is the browser of choice. We are in the Google Ecosystem and use GSuite (or GoogleDrive,… Continue. Event Technology Web Tools

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GDPR Quiz – Test your knowledge about EU GDPR

Hubilo Blog

What are the main goals of GDPR? EU GDPR is the “Talk of the Town” presently and it is a big step towards giving EU people the right to their personal data. The European government has taken this measure to ensure security measures in today’s digitalized era.

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Five Easy Ways To Freshen Up Your Annual Conference

Gallus Events

But to be honest, the main objectives were to allow the attendees (especially the 25 attendees from outside the UK) to see a bit more of our host city and to network.

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How Victoria’s Secret Reinvented the Fashion Show

EventMB

We analyse how they reinvented one of their main events to make their luxury products appeal to everyday people. There are very few fashion shows that are accessible to the masses but Victoria’s Secret have done just that.

Homeless Hackathon Glasgow

Gallus Events

The main reason I’ve jumped into a hackathon as a format, is because, if you really want to generate something meaningful from an event, there is no better option than running a hackathon. . In November, we will run a “Homeless Hackathon” in Glasgow.

Grenadine Event Management Software: Manage Large Events More Effectively

EventMB

It has 4 main components: ticketing […]. Grenadine is an Event Management Software and mobile app built to handle large conferences and conventions with complex schedules and large numbers of participants. Here is our review. Grenadine Event Management Software: What Is It?

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Getting More Value from Conference Keynote Speakers

Velvet Chainsaw

Be sure to allow a minimum of 45 minutes for the main speaker. To realize the highest ROI, challenge these professionals to add value beyond the main stage. Not long ago, becoming a professional speaker was a third step in a thought leaders career path.

Meeting Room WIN!

Gallus Events

A few months ago I posted a view from a hotel bedroom and compared it to the view from a main meeting room in the same hotel. The bedroom view was brilliant, the meeting room view was terrible. Not uncommon is it?

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My session at EVENTIT

Gallus Events

One of the main reasons we don’t see as much innovation and creativity in most events is down to the “production line” approach we are forced to take (slide 7) If only our managers and stakeholders were happy with us running better events rather than more events!

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Event Farm Hits the Road: Tour D'States 2016

Event Farm

Los Angeles : Tuesday, October 25th, 3-6pm, at Event Farm HQ, 2403 Main Street, Santa Monica We're excited to see you on the road and learn what you think about the future of the event and experiential industry. Good morning from Chicago!

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Event sponsorship strategy

Gallus Events

The environment in which we operate, when we sell the main elements of our events, is exceptionally dynamic, and our tried and tested processes and now being tested.

20 Ways to Modernize an Annual Meeting – Part 1

Velvet Chainsaw

It’s OK to have a handful of these, just don’t publish them as part of the main program or sessions at a glance. Most annual meetings have used the same template agenda for decades. They just replace the filling each year.

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Speaking at the EuBea Festival 2016

Gallus Events

Over the past several years we have identified the main internal and external barriers which stymie innovation, creativity and change. “In every day life being different is difficult, but in the world of events being different is exceptionally challenging.

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How to be a great delegate

Gallus Events

The main room is laid out in natural clusters allowing you to feel quite cosy with a smaller group of attendees. After lunch, why not sit back in the main room in another cluster. Whenever we attend events let’s be “great” delegates. How hard can this be?

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6 Effective Ways to Promote Your Event on LinkedIn by @dancarthy2

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Follow up with a link to the main events page. Nevertheless, the company page still serves as a nice main hub for sending out updates. Use the platform mainly for educational content, only briefly mentioning your event in passing so as not to come off as being too promotional.

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