July, 2019

72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event

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Not feeling creative? Here’s a laundry list of event theme ideas to adopt or alter for your next event. The post 72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Corporate Event Ideas Event Inspiration

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Event design changes society

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Event design may be more important than you think. I’m going to argue that event design changes society. And I’ve got legendary communications theorist Marshall McLuhan and computer scientist Alan Kay on my side!

How to Select an Event Data Management System


Introduction. Meeting and event planners manage significant amounts of data, from vendor and supplier information and budgets to registrant details and post-event surveys. It is of paramount importance that you are organized about how you collect, store and refer to the data you collect.

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Dealing with protesters at an event

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How would you cope with protesters or demonstrators at your event? The world is watching our events. Our conferences, exhibitions and dinners can be magnets for protesters and demonstrators. How to respond to a situation like this is something most event organisers have never even considered.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

How to Write an Event Description That Drives Attendance


Your event may be brilliant, but no one else will know that unless you tell them about it first. That’s what a strong and clear description of an event is for. What is an event description?

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20 Ways to Advertise Your Event to Attract More Attendees

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There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to event advertising. But there are essential channels and tactics that each event creator should experiment with. Here are five you should try. The post 20 Ways to Advertise Your Event to Attract More Attendees appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

Squaring the circle: creating room sets for connection

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Meeting planners typically default to squaring the circle when specifying room sets. They persist in seating attendees in long straight lines whenever possible, ignoring the benefits of curved and circular seating at their events. See Paul Radde’s Seating Matters: State of the Art Seating Arrangements for more information.) The architecture of assembly where curved theatre seating dominates, teaches us otherwise.

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New Deep Integration and Partnership Between EventMobi and Swoogo Simplifies Event Management Tech Stack


The post New Deep Integration and Partnership Between EventMobi and Swoogo Simplifies Event Management Tech Stack appeared first on EventMobi

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15 tips for negotiating a venue

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The venue you use is likely to be one of, if not the biggest, expense on your event budget. So any tips to help you secure a better rate are going to useful. So what about 15 tips for negotiating with a venue? . The venue is so important. I love creative spaces!

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to Market Your Venue to Aim at Corporate Event Planners


Every event planner should know how to market an event venue to make it a success. Corporate event planners are a separate industry segment that seeks out top-notch enterprise venue solutions. . Key reasons to market your event venue.

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New on Attendease: Image Gallery & Carousel Content Blocks


Using compelling images on your event website is a simple, effective way to make a statement. When people consider whether or not to attend an event they are thinking about the experience. What will I learn? Who will I meet? How will I benefit?

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10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share

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If you’re in charge of campus programming, the pressure is on to create events college students will not just love but share on social media. Here are some innovative ideas. The post 10 Clever Event Ideas College Students Will Love and Share appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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What I remember from high school — and why

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High school feels like a dream. Fifty years later, few distinct memories remain. I’ve only stayed in touch with one friend from those days, so there’s almost no reinforcement from reviewing and remembering the past. And yet there are some experiences that still retain power.

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How to Identify Event App Security Breaches and Other Threats


Introduction. Data is an integral component of your event. As a planner, you collect information about everything, from venue specifics and budgets to registrant details and vendor contracts. You preside over all kinds of private, personal and sensitive data from attendees, including email addresses, phone numbers, credit card numbers, etc.

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Episode Three of the Re:Event Podcast

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I had a brilliant chat with Ruud Janssen about designing meetings as part of the Re:Event Podcast. We looked at the Event Canvas, a design tool, that he co-created a few years ago.

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10 Creative Charity Fundraising Event Ideas


The fastest way to earn money for charity is to organise a charity event. However, the professional organisation of a charity fundraising campaign is a long process that requires a lot of detailed preparation. Let’s find out more about charity fundraising events. A bout charity fundraising events.

Guest blog: Is post-event feedback dead?

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By Jose Bort, CEO and co-founder, EventsCase. Feedback surveys have enjoyed something of an easy ride.

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Why Event Planners Fail at Networking

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Darrah Brustein is a Forbes writer and founder of Network Under 40, a series of networking events for professionals in Atlanta, Nashville, and Baltimore.

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Becoming Brave

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The past It’s been a long journey becoming brave. Fifty years ago, I was a teenager who, after a single embarrassing moment, gave up dancing in public. For forty years.

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The 30 Best Event Survey Questions to Steal Now


54% of event planners cited surveys as a tool they use to gauge attendee satisfaction and overall event success, but how do you know what questions to ask and when? Achieving a good response rate and obtaining useful survey data is a matter of asking the right questions at the right times.

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#eventprofs need to use more event tools like the event canvas

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To be recognised as true professionals #eventprofs have to adopt more tools: we have to act and be seen to be more professional. Looking at the Event Canvas is a great place to start. . Many professions are defined by the tools they use.

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Ways to Reach More People for Niche Events


A niche market is the subset of a market towards which a specific product is focused. It is also traditionally a small market segment. Thus, a niche events meaning is related to a narrow circle of events targeted at a single event segment at a time (meetings, weddings, corporate, tourism, etc.). Niche events meaning.

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Study reveals top tips for creating a network-friendly space

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A new study by Loughborough University and Imago Venues has revealed the most and least effective ways to network at meetings and conferences.

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21 Survey Questions To Ask After Your Event

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You’ve just wrapped a major event. You’re exhausted, you’re happy — and you’re curious. What did your attendees think about your event? How about sponsors? Are they likely to support your event next year?

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Technology And Events: Are We Falling Behind?

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Over the course of this podcast, we’ve obviously focused immensely on technology and events. Everything from automation to facial recognition , and machine learning. You name it, we have done an episode on it.

Top 10 Event Planning Podcasts

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We think podcasts are awesome because you can easily stream them from home or in the office or download them to your smartphone.

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PCMA EduCon Los Angeles 2019

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PCMA EduCon took place in Los Angeles in June 2019 and I was lucky enough to be asked to mentor the attendees of PCMA’s Homeless Hackathon and to present a session on online events. . What a packed few days.

7 Often Overlooked Event Planning Details


When it comes down to it, event planning is a details game. That’s because there are SO many to keep track of. Between your multiple audiences (vendors, volunteers, attendees, sponsors, staff) and their various needs and wants.it’s s enough to make even the most veteran event planner’s head spin!

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The View from The Shard launches breakfast meetings 300m above London.

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Event bookers can now take over levels 68, 69 & 72 of The View from The Shard exclusively for breakfast meetings, morning networking events and briefings. .

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5 Non-Work Events That Event Managers Get Stuck Planning

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Event planning never seems to go away — even on your days off. You might shut off your work email, but somehow you always get roped into planning in your free time. The school bake sale, your friend’s baby shower, or the community walk-a-thon — you name it, you’ve (begrudgingly) planned it.

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How WiFi 6 Will Change the Event Internet

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When it comes to event internet, we always want the absolute best. You can actually scrap the event part of things. We just want the best internet always, period. However, Endless cares about making your events better at every turn, so let’s leave in it for now.

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How to Create Personalized Experiences Before, During and After an Event


Amazon was an early pioneer. Now brands like Netflix, Stitch Fix, Spotify, Pandora, Coca-Cola, Starbucks and many others have embraced the idea to great success.

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