Dave Beachnau Is Detroit’s Good Sport

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Dave Beachnau is the Detroit Metro CVB’s new vice president of sales, marketing and sports. Most recently, he spent 15 years as executive director of the Detroit Sports Commission—a position he handed off to Kris Smith to facilitate the CVB’s transition.

Sports anyone? 5 ways to build excitement at corporate events

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Sporting events are a huge draw. Yet, corporate event and conference planners rarely incorporate sports into their events. Sporting events may be off the radar for some of them. The important thing to remember is that the appeal of sports is wider than one might think.

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10 Ideas for Viewing Parties for Sports Events

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Sports events provide a natural draw for corporate entertaining or consumer-driven events. From creative venues and games to unique decor

Virgin Takes Cues from Coachella, SXSW, and TED to Create New Sports Festivals

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How To Boost Event Engagement For Millenials: E-Sports Arenas, Live Videos, Instagram Stories

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Create an offline presence out of a digital one just like how Las Vegas is creating an e-sports arena. How E-Sports Arenas Are Catering to the Gaming Generation. Imagine everything you see in a sports arena: from stands to screens to stages.

U.S. Open Honey Deuce & 4 Other Signature Sports Cocktails

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Several of the world’s annual major sporting events are known for more than just heroic feats of athleticism, but also for their signature sports cocktails. Open Honey Deuce & 4 Other Signature Sports Cocktails appeared first on Smart Meetings. 21 and over? Next time you head to the stadium or racetrack, make sure to bring your ID.

Sporting Venues Special Feature

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The UK is fortunate enough to contain a rich selection of iconic sporting venues. The post Sporting Venues Special Feature appeared first on Event Industry News. From Wembley Stadium to Lords Cricket Ground, Twickenham to Old Trafford, the list is long and varied.

2017 NFL Draft Boosts Philly’s CVB

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We are thrilled that not only did it generate substantial economic activity for Philadelphia, but we were also successful in showing the world that this city is a premier destination for sports , big events and tourism in general.”. Are you ready for some football ?

Don Staley Takes Charge at Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports

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Don Staley, new CEO and president at Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports , thought he’d be a soccer coach forever. Now back with the Tuscaloosa CVB, Staley will concentrate on more than sports in the home of the Alabama Crimson Tide.

The 9 Most Expensive Event Tickets In The World (And What You Get For Them)

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Trends & Event Ideas conferences event tickets global events events sporting events real world ticket prices industry expertsIf you are looking to spend big, these are the tickets to do it.

Exclusive: Event Professionals Comment on the Olympics Opening Ceremony

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Event Trends event management olympics opening ceremony rio2016 sporting eventsOne of the most discussed opening ceremony of the history of the Olympics just happened. What do event professionals have to say? How would you rate it? Who doesn’t love the Olympics? The biggest event.

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Eurosport and StubHub join forces to give fans access to the world’s greatest sporting events

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StubHub, an eBay company and the world’s largest ticket marketplace, has teamed up with Eurosport – the number one destination for sports fans in Europe – to become the company’s online ticketing partner.

Game Changers: Sporting Incentive Trips

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Anyone who has attended a Super Bowl party or a pregame tailgate gathering knows that sporting events have a way of bringing people together. These spectacles of sport don’t appeal only to super-fans. The post Game Changers: Sporting Incentive Trips appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Bournemouth 7s celebrate best year to-date after moving to Eventbrite

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Case Study Festival Owner September Sports bournemouth 7s Case study festival increase sales sporting events sportsBournemouth 7s have gone from strength to strength and experienced their best year to date after moving to Eventbrite. Find out why in this case study. The post Bournemouth 7s celebrate best year to-date after moving to Eventbrite appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

WMP Sports delivers UK’s newest closed road cycling event

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Ten thousand riders took on Pedal for Scotland this year which, for the first time in its 18-year history, was on fully closed roads and organised by events and creative agency WMP Sports. The post WMP Sports delivers UK’s newest closed road cycling event appeared first on Event Industry News.

Rio 2016: Sustainability Success or Fail?

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Sustainability Brazil event sustainability green events green sports ISO 20121 olympics Rio Rio 2016 Summer Olympics sustainability sustainable eventsIt’s difficult to imagine that the Olympic Games could ever be sustainable in their present form.

7 Ideas for Events Sports Planning

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There is nothing like a good sporting event to promote sportsmanship and friendly competition. If you’re planning your first sporting event, there may be some questions running through your mind over what is required in terms of logistics and venue layout.

Women’s Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards debuts at Troxy

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The event brought together elite athletes, journalists, grassroots sports clubs, individual competitors and national governing bodies under one art deco roof. The post Women’s Sports Trust #BeAGameChanger Awards debuts at Troxy appeared first on Event Industry News.

Protec provides HQ Creative with the biggest show yet for NAS Sports Tournament Opening Ceremony

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The main multi-purpose indoor arena at the Nad Al Sheba Sports Complex was the venue once again for the Opening Ceremony of the annual NAS Sports Tournament.

5 Ideas & Tactics for Using Data to Increase Fan Engagement

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Event Technology Featured October sports events data fan engagement sporting events sportsFan engagement is key to creating loyal, valuable supporters. Follow these 5 expert tips to unlock their full value with a smart approach to data. The post 5 Ideas & Tactics for Using Data to Increase Fan Engagement appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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The Trends that are Redefining the Match Day Experience

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With sports fans changing behaviour, and the increased use of event technology, Stadia Solutions reveal the trends redefining the match day experience. Event Technology Featured July sports events Event technology football rugby Social media sportThe post The Trends that are Redefining the Match Day Experience appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Showsec’s new ventures with Music Plus Sport

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Image: Jess Glynne, Sandown Park courtesy of Music Plus Sport The increasing popularity of large-scale concerts bringing music and sport together has presented an exciting new opportunity for Showsec. The crowd management and event security specialists will be working with Music Plus Sport, an innovative music promoter, on five major events this summer featuring performances […].

How-To: Write a Payment Invoice Email

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8 Questions You Must Ask An Event Venue Before Signing

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Endurance Event Type Festival Food & Drink Music Other Sport / Race Trade Show event venues Venue bookingFinding the perfect venue for your event goes beyond the size and location. Ask the right questions so you're covered when it comes time to signing. The post 8 Questions You Must Ask An Event Venue Before Signing appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

The Mysterious Barkley Marathons and Other Bizarre Events

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Trends & Event Ideas sporting events running ultra runners ultra marathons Barkley marathons Tennessee running runners ultra marathon sport eventsGrowing in popularity, with mysterious planning and organisation, the Barkley ultramarathon race defies event planning logic.

Top 3 Global Trends for the Future of Race Events

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Endurance Event Trends Featured July Sport / Race race race organisers sportIn the third post of this series, we look forward to what the future will hold for race events, and what their lasting impact will be. The post Top 3 Global Trends for the Future of Race Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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Defeat of Bathroom Bill Saved $7.4 Billion Tourism Economy, Says VisitDallas CEO

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Concerts, sporting events and meetings were canceled as part of a national boycott. More than 26.7 million people visited Dallas in 2016, adding an estimated $7.4 billion to the city’s economy.

7 Signs You Were Born To Work In Events

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Arts & Crafts Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Content / Production Customer Service Design Endurance Event Management Event Planning Event Type Festival Freelance Human Resources IT / Technology Job Role Leadership / Management March Marketing Operations / Logistics Other Owner Sales Sport / Race Student Trade Show Careers event management event-planningDo you ever wonder, ‘Am I suited to events?'

10 Simple Things EventProfs Still Get Wrong

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment August Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Content / Production Customer Service Design Endurance Event Planning Event Promotion Event Type Featured Festival Food & Drink Freelance Growth IT / Technology Job Role Leadership / Management Marketing Music Operations / Logistics Other Owner Post Event Sales Social Media Sport / Race Ticket Sales Trade Show #eventprofs best practices Event Design event-planning Fails Mistakes

5 Interesting Ways to Use RFID at Your Event

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At the Event August Conference Event Technology Event Trends Featured Festival IT / Technology Music Owner Promoter Sports Event Tech Event technology NFC rfidHeard of RFID but unsure what it actually is?

83 Event Ideas and Formats to Inspire Your Next Great Event

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Arts & Crafts Charity Class, Training or Workshop Conference Consumer Endurance Event Planning Event Promotion Event Type Featured Festival Food & Drink Free Resources Job Role June Music Post Event Small Business Social Media Sport / Race Trade Show event ideas Formats themesCheck out these 83 event ideas, themes and formats then mix and match them to create a fresh, unique attendee experience for your next event!

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

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Camp events conferences registration software nonprofit church volunteer courses tours sports league Best registration practices TechnologyWith the state of the economy these days it’s no wonder people both personally and in business want to find the best deal.

How to Collect More On-Time Registration Payments

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The Football and Rugby Match Day Report: Challenges & Opportunities

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Britepaper Featured Free Resources Leadership / Management Marketing November Owner Sport / Race sports events Ticket Sales exclusive data football match day rugbyAn exclusive new report on the commercial opportunities available to football and rugby clubs at all levels, based on fans' buying behaviour. The post The Football and Rugby Match Day Report: Challenges & Opportunities appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

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How To Use Video For Event Marketing: Before, During, and After

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment Consumer Content / Production Event Marketing Event Promotion Event Technology Event Trends Featured Festival Food & Drink July Marketing Music Sports Webinar Event promotion Event video promotional videoWith video predicted to account for 79% of global internet traffic by 2020, it's a form of media that event organisers need to use to promote events.

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5 Tips to Increase Event Survey Response Rates

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment Class, Training or Workshop Comedy Conference Consumer Family Featured Festival Food & Drink Human Resources July Operations / Logistics Owner Post Event Sports Trade Show event survey Post-event survey SurveyMonkeyGathering feedback from your attendee's via event surveys is an extremely effective way to improve future events. Now, how do I get them to respond?

Essential Guide: Social Media for Events

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Arts, Culture & Entertainment Comedy Conference Consumer eBook Event Management Event Promotion Event Technology Event Trends Featured Festival Food & Drink July Marketing Music Social Media Sports Ticket Sales Event promotion Social media25% of traffic to ticketing and registration pages comes from social media so it's essential your strategy is on point to convert traffic into ticket sales. The post Essential Guide: Social Media for Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

A Guide to Choosing a Email Marketing Service

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Camp events conferences registration software nonprofit church volunteer courses tours sports league Best registration practices Client CommunicationBulk emailing sucks! Yes, we said it, it does. Personalized bulk emailing (as much as it sounds like an oxymoron) rocks.

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6 Event Planning Lessons We Can Take From Wimbledon

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Event Management Featured July Sport / Race WimbeldonLong queues, Pimms, suspect weather: It must be Wimbledon! But what can we event organisers learn from the things that make Wimbledon the success it is? The post 6 Event Planning Lessons We Can Take From Wimbledon appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog.

Online Form Builder: Asking the Right Questions On Your Application

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Camp events conferences registration software nonprofit church volunteer courses tours sports league Best registration practicesYour online application and online registration software serve many important functions for your business.