Events Rated Mission-Critical in New Survey

Smart Meetings

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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.

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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.

4 Tech Tools for Digital Fund-Raising


Fund-raising is a top priority for nonprofits and one of the main goals behind events that they host. Nowadays, planners

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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


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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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?

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The Ultimate Guide to Getting Email Responses


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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Preventing Event Check-In Aggravation


It is key that you have a clearly marked area for walk-up attendees and issue event registrations to the side of the main registration area. We have all been there. You arrive at your conference and check-in lines seem to go on forever.

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The Goal of Your Event Should Not be Lead Generation: Here's Why

Event Farm

Even worse, most marketers aren’t even setting a revenue-driven objective as their main goal in hosting events.

Back to School for Trade Show Organizers: Build In More Ways to Learn and Connect

Velvet Chainsaw

To most CEUs are the cherry on top of the main value proposition. This is the second in a series of posts on the findings of reports published by the Center for Exhibition Industry Research (CEIR) based on research recently conducted on attendee retention strategies.

networking at conferences structuring connections

Gallus Events

At the start of the conference we placed round tables and chairs in the main refreshment area. Networking at conferences is always one of the top three reasons that attendees give for attending a conference.

5 Top Tips To Help You Organize A Conference in Singapore


Singapore has 4 main nationalities namely Chinese, Malay, Indian and Eurasian, thus it is has multiple religions and varied customs. Location and venue play an important part in the site selection process for a conference or event.

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.

How to Measure Event ROI and Map the Value You Create


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.

Your Trade Show Attendees: What Do They Really, Really Want?

Velvet Chainsaw

In this column, we’ll focus on the preferences influencing shopping—which 98% of respondents deemed as a main objective for returning.

Make the Most of Industry Conferences: Host Microevents

Event Farm

Think of these events as a sideshow to the main attraction. Even in today’s world dominated by social media and online interaction, many organizations still recognize the benefits of attending in-person industry conferences and tradeshows.

The future of exhibition technology

Event Industry News

A panel of four, chaired by exhibition marketing veteran Saul Leese, took to the Main Stage at Event Tech Live this morning to look at current trends and what’s around the technology corner.

What's the Right ROI for Your Sales Event Spend? VPs of Sales Chime In

Event Farm

Emmanuelle Skala, VP Sales & Customer Success, DigitalOcean Like other sales execs, Emmanuelle believes there are three main reasons to host an event—to generate awareness, generate leads, or accelerate deal— and defines the success of each type of event differently. “If

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Podcast: 5 habits of highly successful event managers

Event Industry News

For the first time, the podcast also welcomed a main sponsor, event registration supplier N200|GES.

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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.

Thousands evacuated after huge fire breaks out at festival

Event Industry News

Around 22,000 people have been evacuated from the Tomorrowland Unite festival in Barcelona after a fire broke out on the main stage. No injuries have been reported, according to Spanish newspaper El Pais. The blaze apparently broke out after a pyrotechnic element malfunctioned went wrong.

New Star Events’ Orbit cements Concrete & Grass 2017

Event Industry News

Star Events introduced a 22m Orbit and two V-towers to the Chinese market in September, providing the Main Stage and support structures at Concrete & Grass, a two-day music festival in Shanghai. Star has supplied the event, at Shanghai Rugby Club, for the last three years from its depot in the city and organiser Split […]. The post New Star Events’ Orbit cements Concrete & Grass 2017 appeared first on Event Industry News. Festival & Outdoor News

Swoogo announces release of Swoogo Mobile

Event Industry News

Designed as a seamless integration with Swoogo’s desktop application, Swoogo Mobile takes the same ease-of-use approach as the company’s main product, allowing users to create their unique […].

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EFS Europe Ltd manufactures 7000m2 of specifically designed translucent Temp-A-Path for the British Transplant Games

Event Industry News

One of the main facilities being […].

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Going Vegetarian at Events

Gallus Events

We had two great main meals. One of my favourite columnists is the environmentalist George Monibot. He’s a rather opinionated fella (kind of helpful if you are going to write your opinions I guess) and I was particularly struck by one of his articles a few months back.

Engagement, Interaction, Retention… It’s a cycle!

Arlo Training & Events Software

One of the main goals for teachers in any sphere of education is retention. Training requires valuable resource to increase the chance that learners will retain and utilize the information presented.

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Sadler’s Wells hosts TEDxLondon 2017

Event Industry News

TEDxLondon 2017 took to the main stage of the 1,500-capacity theatre with a mission to shine new light on the extraordinary capacity of individuals to survive and thrive, celebrate […]. Sadler’s Wells played host for the first time to TEDxLondon 2017 on Sunday 4th June.

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Finding a creative venue and what to look for

Gallus Events

The spaces used for breakout sessions should offer a different environment and feel from the main space. Clients often ask me, what should they look for in a venue that will support a creative conference?

Event Farm Launches Email Masking

Event Farm

Your organization name to be the of top focus, and the main detail that guests really remember throughout the event outreach process. Here at. Event Farm , we’re actively enhancing our product based on direct customer feedback.

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3 Ways to Streamline Your Live Event Venue Management


To get your event venue management right, you must know your venue’s main challenges. We examine the steps you can take to combat those common challenges. The post 3 Ways to Streamline Your Live Event Venue Management appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. eBook Event Management Event Planning January Leadership / Management Operations / Logistics Owner event management event venue venue management

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The five keys to great conference content

Gallus Events

At the end of February we supported Practically Perfect PA to run their second “Assist Conference” They reached their target of 100 PAs just a few days before the date of the conference, and everyone was delighted to have sold out the event. And the key to 100s PAs and one sell out event?

All Aboard for the Co-operative

Event Industry News

It’s not often you bump into Jimi Hendrix in a former Victorian main railway terminus, but then the Co-op is no ordinary organisation. How it chooses to celebrate the reinforcement of Co-operative values by its employees through the Pioneer Awards is a reflection of its unique character.

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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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The best and worst trends in the event industry


Planners need to be as focused on these side meals as they are the main meal, or they may have some disgruntled attendees.” We asked meeting and event planners to share their thoughts on the best new trends, and the worst trends of the year.

Evolve into a Caretaker of Content

Velvet Chainsaw

Content created onsite, through thought-provoking and inspirational speakers on the main stage, and through interactive workshops and concurrent break-outs, is just as important, if not more important, than sessions planned months out.

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Email templates for event planers: Acquiring Sponsors

Meeting Application

This email should be as short as possible, its main goal is raise curiosity and to show your potential sponsor the benefits of supporting your event.