Sunshine works with national retail chain

Event Industry News

Preston based entertainment company, Sunshine Events has won a series of new contracts in the last month, including projects with Arnold Clark and retail chain Boots. The post Sunshine works with national retail chain appeared first on Event Industry News.

Retail Apocalypse and the Rise of Event Experiences


Big brand retailers are rapidly announcing closures and liquidations as physical retail space is failing. The post Retail Apocalypse and the Rise of Event Experiences by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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Retail therapy: A fresh experience for meetings and conferences

Plan Your Meetings

According to Psychology Today , retail therapy involves shopping with the aim of improving the mood of the buyer. The main benefits of retail therapy include escape, relaxation and rejuvenation. Here are some ideas for incorporating retail therapy into meetings, conferences and events.

6 Ways to Inject Retail Therapy in Your Next Meeting

Smart Meetings

Event planners can take advantage of the unique landscapes offered by stores large and small to bring people together and add a dash of retail therapy. The post 6 Ways to Inject Retail Therapy in Your Next Meeting appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Hammerson reappoints retail experience experts Mayninteen as event agency

Event Industry News

Maynineteen, Hammerson plc’s incumbent Manchester-based agency, has won a three-way competitive pitch to deliver experiential events and activations across Hammerson’s full retail portfolio of shopping centres, retail parks, and premium outlets for the next three years.

Holiday shopping trends show why customer experience is vital for retailers | Customer Think

Smart Meetings

Here’s a common holiday dilemma: You’ve avoided retail crowd pandemonium by shopping online. The post Holiday shopping trends show why customer experience is vital for retailers | Customer Think appeared first on ForeSee. Insights Retail bylines Customer Think holiday season Holiday Shopping SeasonThe following article written by ForeSee VP of Marketing Eric Feinberg was first published on Customer Think.

drp increases footfall at SPAR Retail Show by 100%

Event Industry News

drp and its exhibition arm drpexhibition has significantly increased footfall at the annual SPAR Retail Show for retail giants A. Since drp won the SPAR retail contract in 2015, footfall has increased by a […].

Connect Weekly: This Year's Top Events, Retailers' Use of Events & More


Welcome to another edition of our Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know. We aim to cover everything from the worlds of events, technology, business, marketing, social media, travel, hospitality and beyond.

New international travel retail digital exhibition to be launched

Event Industry News

Duty-free and travel retail industry association Tax Free World Association (TFWA) is set to launch a new digital exhibition at the TFWA World Exhibition & Conference in Cannes in October 2017.

Vista appointed to deliver MINI CLUBMAN retail roadshow

Event Industry News

Award-winning creative communications consultancy and event specialists, Vista, have been appointed to deliver the MINI CLUBMAN Retail Roadshow and have now delivered numerous marketing and experiential campaigns for the leading automotive group.

Jack Morton Worldwide partners with Oculus to create experiential retail campaign

Event Industry News

Oculus this week kicks off ‘Rift and Touch’ – the brand’s retail brand experience, which will take place at shopping centres across the UK. The post Jack Morton Worldwide partners with Oculus to create experiential retail campaign appeared first on Event Industry News.

LACOSTE present new global retail concept and heritage exhibition at Westfield London

Event Industry News

As it launches its new global retail concept, that […]. The post LACOSTE present new global retail concept and heritage exhibition at Westfield London appeared first on Event Industry News.

August 16, 2018: Emmys to Forego Seated Dinner and Introduce New Theme for Governors Ball, Instagrammable Pop-Up Museums Might Be the Future of Retail, Why More Brands Are Getting Into the Hospitality Business


EMMYS TO FOREGO SEATED DINNER, INTRODUCE NEW THEME FOR GOVERNORS BALL: The Television Academy’s annual Governors Ball, which will

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Trend-Setting Events Connect Buyers & Suppliers Effectively

a2z Innovation Insider

Outdoor Retailer Summer 2018. Outdoor Retailer is the world’s largest business-to-business outdoor sports show where industry brands, retailers, reps, suppliers, and leaders gather.

Small Meetings: F&B Insights from a Supplier

Smart Meetings

Concessions, meaning discounting to secure the business, are often seen in contractual percentages off F&B retail pricing or hosted events, but retail pricing has to fluctuate in order for the operators to meet their food/beverage cost targets [margin].

Initial Indications of an Overall Optimistic 2017 Holiday Fulfillment Period


Initial indications point to the 2017 holiday fulfillment period looking to be a rather good year for the retail industry and its supplier and services stakeholders. Consumer Goods Focused Supply Chain Online Customer Fulfillment Retail Supply Chain Sales and Operations Planning Transportation and Logistics 2017 holiday fulfillment period trends Supply chain Matters blog

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Return from Colorado in Some Western Duds

Smart Meetings

Destinations activity boot barn boots boulder cavender's clothes colorado colorado springs country cowboy cowgirl denver do fun group high horse horseback meeting new old outdoor outfit ranch red wing shoes retail shoes shop shopping things to tough luck west western what

How to Plan an Awesome Annual Kick-Off Meeting

Smart Meetings

Research retail centers in the location of your kick-off. How To Tips & Tools annual building client customer field guest ideas inspiration kick kickoff meeting mindset off perform retail sales stores tactics team workIt’s getting to be that time of year again.

6 Tips for Getting the Best Speaker Possible at the Best Price

Smart Meetings

Back-of-the-Room Retail. Planner Tips & Tools attracting bleasure camera charity entertainment finding ideas incentives keynote new nonprofit opportunities payment publicity retail sales speaker Tips trade

Unified Tourism Voice: US is Open for Business

Smart Meetings

Fewer visitors means fewer hotel stays, fewer meals eaten in our restaurants, fewer goods purchased in our retail stores, and fewer visits to our national attractions. Photo credit: U.S. Travel Association .

How the International Baking Industry Expo Keeps from Getting Stale

PCMA Convene

IBIE is sponsored by the American Bakers Association (ABA), Bakery Equipment Manufacturers and Allieds (BEMA), and Retail Bakers of America (RBA), and run by a volunteer committee made up of ABA and BEMA members, representing attendees and exhibitors, respectively. “We

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Why Meetups Are Important | 5 Questions with Caitlin Teed

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

it's an e-commerce platform for retailers. If you don't know what Shopify is (!) And it's very popular. Caitlin Teed is Shopify's partner community manager, meaning she's responsible for multiple events and other community building and engagement activities.

Distributed Commerce: The Future of Event Marketing? [Webinar]


Savvy retailers have been leveraging distributed commerce for a few years now. Join us for this free webinar to learn more about distributed commerce and why it is important to the future of event marketing. What is it, and how will it become a major component of event marketing in the future?

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The Power of Proximity: Using Beacons at Your Event


The retail market was the first to embrace beacon technology and shape the concept of proximity marketing. The events and meetings industry can learn (and profit) from the retail industry’s proximity marketing foundations by bringing location technology into attendee experience.

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Could Amazon Take Ticketmaster’s Crown in Event Ticketing?


Online retail giant Amazon is in talks with US venues in an attempt to take on the world of event ticketing. Amazon wants a slice of the event ticketing market and there’s only one firm standing in the way. Here we look at how that will affect the event industry.

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GES wins prestigious UK Furniture Shows contract in multi-year deal

Event Industry News

The shows are widely recognised as one of Europe’s premier furniture exhibitions, boasting major international brands and attracting more than 20,000 trade buyers from the worlds of retail, hospitality and interior […].

Dunelm Film Festival brings Ricoh Arena national recognition

Event Industry News

Live events agency Meet & Potato transformed the Coventry venue’s 6,000 square metre Ericsson Exhibition Hall into a film festival for home furnishings retailer Dunelm’s annual Conference, hosting over 500 people.

How Trade Shows Can Use Beacon to Woo Attendees


This allows event organisers or exhibiting companies to target attendees with information at the point where it is most relevant to them in much the same way that beacon technology is being used in retail settings.

NFL returns to Twickenham Stadium for a second year

Event Industry News

New retail catering concepts have been designed this year to bring […].

Welcome to the Farm! Meet Ryan Speaker and Steph Shuff

Event Farm

I'm a futurist nerd at heart and spent the past seven years in technology hardware development and retail. I'm also fascinated by how event technology can disrupt the retail space.

Thinking the Unthinkable: How to Stop a Bullet at Your Next Event

Smart Meetings

But be aware the basic model retails for $995, and the shield with “rifle plate” sells for $1,639. This week marks a year since the horrific mass shooting in Las Vegas , which reminded meeting planners and the hospitality world in the worst possible way of the need to prepare for the possibility of a live shooter situation as part of every pre-event planning.

How to Turn Your Empty Space into an Event Venue

Brown Paper Tickets

If you have a retail space, a pop-up sale or meet and greet with a designer could be fun. Your perfect event venue awaits … but you might have to use your imagination to see it.

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The Top 2017 Sea Otter Products We Loved!


Currently not available in the market yet, this tire will retail for $85. This shoes retail for $199. These Retail for $22. . Retails for $8000. These Retail for $11.95. Retails for $499.95. Retail Price Starts at $3499.99. Retail Light Start at $50.

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How to Increase Visitor Satisfaction – Lessons from Star Wars Celebration event

Event Industry News

There will be two stellar sessions for attendees at Event Tech Live 2016 The first will allow attendees to discover how retail and brand marketers create great customer experiences.

Media 10 officially announces Ideal Home Show entry to China

Event Industry News

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Troxy turns red for the Comic Relief Gala Ball

Event Industry News

Theo Paphitis is a director of Comic Relief and the Theo Paphitis Retail Group (TPRG) […].

The Top 2017 Sea Otter Products We Loved! Part 2


These helmets with retail at $49, $69 and $99. Retails for $5499.00. This helmet will be available in September and will retail for $239. Retail Starts at $18. Retails $ 800-$1000. This Crank Retails for $500. Groupset Retail Starts at $1800.

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Boxpark appoints Full Fat to handle the PR for new Croydon site

Event Industry News

With a unique, and extensive, combination of experience within food, drink and live entertainment, Full Fat has been appointed by retail revolutionaries Boxpark to develop the launch PR campaign for Boxpark Croydon.

Anna Valley acquires Matrix UK Solutions

Event Industry News

Anna Valley, the leading provider of AV rental services and fixed installations to the event, retail, corporate and entertainment sectors has acquired live event specialists, Matrix UK Solutions. The purchase follows a long professional relationship and will strengthen Anna Valley’s position in the AV rental market with the addition of Matrix’s experienced staff and client base. The post Anna Valley acquires Matrix UK Solutions appeared first on Event Industry News.

Bleep UK PLC

Event Industry News

Bleep UK PLC is an award winning designer and manufacturer of Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) systems and Payment solutions for retail, hospitality and events, with over 30 years experience servicing these industries.

4 Cool Beacon Use Cases to Inspire Your Next Event

Meeting Application

Since then, they’ve proved to be useful in a variety of contexts, including retail, events, restaurants, museums and galleries, healthcare, logistics, and many others.

N2O named FMBE Brand Experience Agency of the Year

Event Industry News

Castrol Car Safety was also recognised with a Bronze award for ‘Most Effective Retail Sales Experience/Sales Event’. Experiential Marketing agency N2O has been named FMBE’s Brand Experience Agency of the Year. N2O was chosen from a shortlist of seven agencies at the FMBE Awards 2018, held on 11 October at the Troxy, London.

B2B Buyers Have Changed, Expos Haven’t

Velvet Chainsaw

Much like a Macy’s closing in a mall, the retail industry is healthy, but brick and mortar is on the decline. The way B2B professionals buy has dramatically changed, but our dependency on expo revenue hasn’t.

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