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

Smart Meetings

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4 Tech Tools for Digital Fund-Raising

BizBash

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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17 Event Signage Ideas

Event Manager

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.

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.

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.

Preventing Event Check-In Aggravation

Eventinterface

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.

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.

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.

5 Top Tips To Help You Organize A Conference in Singapore

Eventinterface

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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The Top 11 Free Event Management Software

Capterra Event Management

RSVPify may be geared towards weddings, as advertised on the main page, however it is easily adaptable to any type of event. Update 5/22/2017: This piece has been updated to reflect comments and new software options discovered since the article first went live.

Price vs. Cost of an Online Registration Software: 5 Factors to Consider

Regpack

This is pretty simple to understand and its simplicity is the main reason most people refer to that as “the cost”. My goal in this post was to focus on the initial setup costs for an online registration software that include mainly integration, creating of the system and future alterations.

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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?

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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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.

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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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.

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.

The best and worst trends in the event industry

Eventinterface

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.

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.

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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?

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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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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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.

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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Client Spotlight: St. Helen Parish Community and Church Membership Management Software

Regpack

Flexibility and customization of the questions we ask is the main reason why we chose Regpack. Today’s client spotlight post is shining the light on the parish community of St. Helen in Westfield, New Jersey. Regpack works with St.

Conference Programme Template

Gallus Events

Breaking out again in the afternoon, perhaps after one or two main sessions is likely to be a good idea too. There is no such thing as the “perfect” conference programme.

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

Arlo

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. Without the learning, retention and application, teaching loses its value and does not achieve its purpose. Retention begins with engagement…. Retention can only be achieved by firstly engaging with the learner.

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Where To Meet In The 20 Most Expensive U.S. Beach Towns

Smart Meetings

Kennebunkport, Maine Name: Colony Hotel. York Beach, Maine Name: Union Bluff Hotel. Bar Harbor, Maine Name: Harborside Hotel, Spa & Marina. When it comes to the most expensive beach towns in the United States, it’s probably not where you’d expect it to be.

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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6 Killer Secrets to Building Relationships with Sponsors by @dancarthy2

techsytalk

You can do this by hosting a smaller get-together event in the days leading up to the main conference. This will be mainly for the attendees to get to know the sponsor and their products.

EventIT 2017 Review

Gallus Events

And the main reason, is that shows of this size work. EVENTIT is part of an interesting and growing trend in the exhibition world in the UK. Event companies within smaller geographical areas are creating smaller versions of the larger London based trade shows.

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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?

3 Actionable Ways Events Can Influence Your Marketing Strategy

Event Farm

If lead gen is your main event marketing goal, you can also invest in technologies like predictive marketing to expand on your ICP and identify companies that seem to match your target market.

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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?

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

Event Manager

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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