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Retailers: Hoteliers of the Future

Smart Meetings

The hospitality industry is booming, and retailers are taking notice. Several retailers have picked up on this, pushing them to take a dip (for others, a dive) in the hospitality industry, where experience is everything. The Swedish retailer opened its doors in Almhult, Sweden, where IKEA was founded (and where you can also visit the IKEA museum and IKEA outlet store). That’s just the retail industry.

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Retail Apocalypse and the Rise of Event Experiences

EventMB

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]. Events however, are conversely getting traction. Why, in the face of recession, do events seem to have remained unscathed over the years? Hundreds of mall-based stores are closing down, in what is fast becoming one of the biggest waves of […].

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

ForeSee

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.

6 Ways to Inject Retail Therapy in Your Next Meeting

SmartMeetings

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. Meeting Planning clothing exciting expensive fancy food fun gaming groups luxe luxurious mall malls planet hollywood restaurants retail shopping shops team-building theme unique venue

Outdoor Retailer Shortens Its Shows to Three Days for 2019

PCMA Convene

Bicycle Retailer. Outdoor Retailer said that all three of its shows in 2019 — Snow, Summer, and Winter — will be three days long in an effort to evolve and enhance the shows. Bicycle Retailer ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

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. I was reminded of this during IBTM Latin America when organizers included a tour of luxury retail center El Palacio de Los Palacios in the pre-show tour of Mexico City for hosted buyers. Here are some ideas for incorporating retail therapy into meetings, conferences and events.

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 […]. The post drp increases footfall at SPAR Retail Show by 100% appeared first on Event Industry News. Blakemore. Hosted at The International Centre in Telford, Wednesday 5th October, the event was attended by a record-breaking 1122 visitors.

Grand Hyatt New York Will Give Way to a New Hotel and Retail Space

PCMA Convene

Developers plan to replace the existing building with a 2-million-square-foot tower that includes office and retail space as well as a new Hyatt hotel. Bloomberg. Bloomberg ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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. The post Hammerson reappoints retail experience experts Mayninteen as event agency appeared first on Event Industry News.

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 […]. The post drp increases footfall at SPAR Retail Show by 100% appeared first on Event Industry News. Blakemore. Hosted at The International Centre in Telford, Wednesday 5th October, the event was attended by a record-breaking 1122 visitors.

Retail fail – C-Suite believe Finance and FMCG are better at mobile-shaped experiences

Event Industry News

Significantly, only 37% of respondents name retail as a sector making effective use of mobile in marketing, despite respondents saying it is the third largest sector opportunity. This suggests there is a real chance for retailers to use mobile more effectively to meet consumer expectations about experience. New research from George P. Johnson reveals growing investment in mobile and the impact it is having on brand experience.

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. Called TFWA DIGITAL VILLAGE, the exhibition will showcase creative digital solutions and services to the 12,000 duty-free and travel retail professionals attending TFWA World […].

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

Aventri

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. Event Marketing News featured

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. Currently at the Intu Trafford Centre until the 7th November, the tour moves on to Westfield Stratford City, followed by the Bull Ring, Birmingham through November and into early December. Jack […].

Outdoor Retailer Snow Show Hitting Its Stride in Second Year in Denver

PCMA Convene

The Denver Post. The estimations for the 2019 show, which was one day shorter than the 2018 event, put attendance around 25,000 people with about 950 exhibiting brands. Denver Post ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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. The post Vista appointed to deliver MINI CLUBMAN retail roadshow appeared first on Event Industry News.

AIF launches campaign to stop major retailers advertising ‘single-use tents’ for festivals #TakeYourTentHome

Event Industry News

In its recently-launched, consumer-facing campaign, the AIF has called on retailers such as Argos and Tesco to do more in a new bid to reduce single-use plastic. Major retailers have a history of selling cheap tents marketed specifically for festival-use.”. AIF CEO, Paul Reed said: “We call upon major retailers to stop marketing and selling tents, and other camping items, as essentially single-use, and profiting from disposable culture.”.

Initial Indications of an Overall Optimistic 2017 Holiday Fulfillment Period

BizBash

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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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

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

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Lead Generations Ideas :: 4 Proven Techniques to Successfully Obtain Qualified Leads!

Tigris Events

Blog Brand Ambassadors Event Staffing Retail & Sales Promotions Sales Staff Social Media Temporary Staffing Event Planning Marketing[…]. The post Lead Generations Ideas :: 4 Proven Techniques to Successfully Obtain Qualified Leads! appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing & Experiential Marketing.

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See How Gucci, Chanel, and Louis Vuitton Do Pop-Ups

BizBash

The luxury fashion brands spoke to shoppers' decreased attention spans with limited-time retail experiences

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]. Food and beverage costs are increasingly taking a bigger slice of the meeting budget.

How to Plan an Awesome Annual Kick-Off Meeting

SmartMeetings

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. You know, the one where sales and sales enablement leaders—who strategically use resources to improve a team’s productivity and increase revenue—are planning annual kick-off meetings. And it’s no small task.

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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 whatBoulder, Colorado and Denver may be the “New West.” But there’s still a lot of the Old West, there, too, and a lot of places where you can pick up some real Western duds, pardner. Here are some particularly good ones.

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This Austin Event Used Roller Skating to Bring a Community Together

BizBash

Domain Northside, a mixed-use retail and residential property in Austin, hosts events each month, but this fall they wanted something

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

SmartMeetings

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 tradeClose your eyes and imagine you are in charge of your organization’s annual meeting. It’s going to be a big affair. You’ve decided to get an outside speaker or two, and you want to make sure you get the right speakers for your meeting, at the right price.

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 Wholesale baking makes up most of that particular market, but we also brought in the retail-baking segments—tortillas, biscuits and crackers, snack foods, pizza.

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How the Food Community is Coming Up With Innovative New Ideas Online

Picatic by Eventbrite

Despite our current worldwide pandemic, the last two months have been some of the busiest for Bow Market, a retail and food space in Sommerville, MA. “We We have tons of different kinds of shoppers coming through,” says Leah Pringle, the venue’s event coordinator. “We’re We’re seeing new faces and so many people who have never even […]. Food & Beverage Online Events

Trend-Setting Events Connect Buyers & Suppliers Effectively

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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. a2z Client Success Connect Infographic Cosmoprof infographic matchmaking networking Outdoor Retailer PBA

How One Trade Show Fixed an Outdated Registration Process

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This nightmare was a reality for the Western Retail Lumber Association (WRLA), […]. If you host a trade show, you’d probably be horrified to learn that attendees find your check-in process so cumbersome that they created their own. And that their check-in process is simply saving their badges from previous years to bypass your registration table. The post How One Trade Show Fixed an Outdated Registration Process appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

Unified Tourism Voice: US is Open for Business

SmartMeetings

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 . The United States is lagging behind in international visitors, and a new group vows to change that.

Make More Sales with Pop-up Events

Attendease

Pop-up retail events - commonly known as flash retailing - are an emerging marketing tool used by brands to boost their sales. The appeal of flash retail grants a sense of adventure to your shopping trip, aligning with changing trends in how consumers spend their money - looking more for experiences than products. They can be held in hotels, resorts, parking lots, unused retail offices, shopping malls or even in empty buildings.

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Make More Sales with Pop-up Events

Attendease

Pop-up retail events - commonly known as flash retailing - are an emerging marketing tool used by brands to boost their sales. The appeal of flash retail grants a sense of adventure to your shopping trip, aligning with changing trends in how consumers spend their money - looking more for experiences than products. They can be held in hotels, resorts, parking lots, unused retail offices, shopping malls or even in empty buildings.

Guide: How to Plan a Successful Product Launch Event

Attendease

Launch the product on retail stores simultaneously: Don’t limit where a product is launched. Training sessions at specific retail locations. Whether you have a physical product or an online one, you want to make sure you create enough buzz to generate interest and increase your sales.

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TRO launches Huawei’s first experience store

Event Industry News

Leading technology manufacturer Huawei just opened the doors to its inaugural retail experience in Warsaw. The global experiential shop was appointed to design Huawei’s new generation of retail stores across Europe, following a competitive pitch process. Mr Wang Yanmin, President of the CEE & Nordic Region, Huawei Consumer Business Group said: “The notion is simple: the future of retail is rooted in experience.

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

EventMB

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? How can smart event marketers […]. The post Distributed Commerce: The Future of Event Marketing? Webinar] by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

Raccoon Events Launches The National Snow Show – the new home for snow

Event Industry News

Set to take place at the NEC in Birmingham 23-24 October 2021, the event will be a mecca for winter sports enthusiasts providing a comprehensive retail experience, a first-class speaker line-up and a plethora of impressive interactive features under one roof.

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. Caitlin brings all sorts of people together under the umbrella of Shopify's inclusive tech scene.