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Mediate connection in the Age of Entanglement

Conferences that Work

What do we need to understand to mediate connection effectively today? Inventor and computer scientist Danny Hillis gives us some helpful context: “We humans are changing. We have become so intertwined with what we have created that we are no longer separate from it.

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What the U.S. Reopening to Global Travel Means for Events

EventMB

The US is easing its travel restrictions on international visitors as of November 8. The patchwork of country-by-country bans will no longer apply, but vaccine requirements will be more stringent. What will this mean for events?

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20 Pandemic-Related Changes to Make in the Attendee Journey

Event Farm

Event organizers are eager to bring people back together safely. To help attendees feel comfortable and confident about the event experience, put yourself in their shoes so you can understand the event journey from their point of view. Attendees naturally have different expectations now.

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Swapcard Scores at the World Football Summit

Event Age by Swapcard

The World Football Summit is where the football industry’s leading stakeholders meet to shape the future of the beautiful game. World Football Summit 2021. Event Tech Hybrid events Success Stories Audience Engagement

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

Scope Creep In The Events Industry: When Client-Pleasing Goes Too Far

Endless Events

Halloween is upon us, which means it’s time for the Event Tech Podcast to cover a truly spooky topic: scope creep. See, it even has the word ‘creep’ in it! So, what does it mean?

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Code Red! Your Fix-It Guide for Today’s Event Emergencies

SmartMeetings

Meeting professionals have always shouldered a hefty bag of tricks to fix the jagged edges that emerge at even the most meticulously polished events.

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10 Places to Cry in Jacksonville

UNATION

Breakups, work stress, bad days, or just feeling the need to let it all out – we encourage you let those floodgates open. From blubbering to the sniffles, we’ve got the best places in Jacksonville to be if you’re feeling a bit misty-eyed.

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9 Smart Moves in London, Dallas and More

Smart Meetings

Jeremy Heyes. Heyes is managing director of the London office of design firm WATG. He joined the company in 1992 and has held his position as senior vice president since 2009. He is also serving his third term on WATG’s board of directors.

Starting a Wedding Planning Business: 8 Things to Do

The Planner's Lounge

Thinking back to when I was started a wedding planning business in 2005, I can hardly believe I made it through 10 successful and profitable years with how little knowledge I had at the time. Of course, hindsight is always 20/20 and I’m so thankful for everything I have learned.

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Evvnt partners with Bandsintown to boost live events discovery worldwide

Evvnt

We are excited to announce our global partnership with Bandsintown, the market leader in concert discovery and tour promotion. Bandsintown’s global live events data is now on 2200+ Evvnt powered events calendars, reaching an audience of over 100 million consumers a month.

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Austin Barbershops to Get a Fresh Fade and Trim

UNATION

Whether you’re looking for a quick cut or something more artistic, Austin has no shortage of barbershops to choose from. Austin is home to some pretty eclectic hairstyles and many of them come from some of our top Austin barbershops.

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Visible Sets its Sights on Austin (and Taunts T-Mobile) with a Takeover, Local Partners

Event Marketer

The Austin-centric campaign features elements of Visible’s Red Rocks Unpaused and Pride programs.

Episode 43: Dissecting Virtual Events with Michael Michalowski

Techsytalk

As we get deeper into the world of virtual events, we're starting to learn best practices and places on the road to watch out for.… … The Event Hustler Show

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Evvnt and Bandsintown join forces to boost live events discovery worldwide

Evvnt

We are excited to announce our global partnership with Bandsintown, the market leader in concert discovery and tour promotion. Bandsintown’s global live events data is now on 2200+ Evvnt powered events calendars, reaching an audience of over 100 million consumers a month.

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Bon Appétit! 5 Pizza Spots in Jacksonville Beach

UNATION

Here’s to good pizza! Pizza is a traditional meal around the world and Jacksonville Beach has it’s own flavor. Whether it’s a huge party or small gathering, it’s usually a crowd pleaser.

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Five Compelling Activations from a Pared-down New York Comic Con

Event Marketer

Even with limited attendance and big-name sponsors like Marvel and DC Comics sitting this year out, New York Comic Con (NYCC) served as the largest indoor in-person event held in New York City since 2019. While some speculated that the pared-down show, this year Oct.

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How To Look Chic For a Wedding While Pregnant 

EventSource

Let’s be honest- when you’re pregnant, you’re most likely more concerned about surviving morning sickness than deciding on the perfect dress for a wedding. However, that doesn’t mean you don’t deserve to look and feel stylish. After all, you do have that natural glow going on!

Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

EventWell brings Quiet Room to The Meetings Show 2021

Event Industry News

The non-profit social enterprise, EventWell, brought its Quiet Room to The Meetings Show at ExCeL London, for the first time on September 30, 2021, offering a safe space for attendees, visitors, speakers, exhibitors and event crew to unwind and develop coping skills away from the noise.

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What Upcoming Concert in Florida Will You Be Attending This Season?

UNATION

From country to pop and holiday entertainment, what concert in Florida do you plan to attend this season? Not sure yet? Check out out list of upcoming concerts in Tampa , Jacksonville , and Orlando ! Get your tickets before it’s too late and start making your plans.

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The Labor Shortage: Hospitality Employers Get Creative to Fill Jobs Supporting Major Events and Conventions

Event Marketer

Signing bonuses, valet parking, all-time high wages and greater flexibility on scheduling. These are just some of the enticements for hospitality and other service workers in a labor market where demand is exceeding supply.

When You Should Outsource Your Marketing

Special Events

When you release control and learn to delegate, you can scale more effectively and spend more time doing what you love most.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Hawaii Hotel Taxes Set to Rise

MeetingsNet

Next week, Maui adds its own levy on top of state hotel taxes. Oahu has moved closer to doing so by early 2022, and Kauai, Lanai, Molokai, and the Big Island might do the same.

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8+ Best Study Spots at The University of Tampa On and Off-Campus

UNATION

Looking for somewhere to hit the books at UT? There are no lack of great study spots at the University of Tampa , accented by palm trees, riverside views, and likely many squirrels. The campus, in the heart of Tampa itself, is surrounded by great coffee shops, parks, and quiet nooks.

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Pepsi’s Permanent Installation at Hersheypark Turns Visitors into Pop Stars

Event Marketer

Consumers enter a solo pod, where they use their own gestures to power the Pepsi Pop Star experience. How do you lure amusement park fans away from the adrenaline-inducing thrill rides they seek?

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How to Get Your Attendees to Follow the New Rules at Your Event

eventplanner

Following the rules can be hard sometimes, especially if they require us to change our habits. However, considering the current health crisis, it’s crucial to not only set new rules in place for your future physical events, but also make sure that people

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

10+ Best Study Spots at USF On and Off-Campus

UNATION

There’s absolutely no doubt that the University of South Florida has a beautiful campus. With trees wrapping over the walkways, flowers blessing us with their beauty and squirrels greeting you at every corner, there’s always a spot to sit down and focus on your studies.

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Best Restaurants in Celebration

UNATION

With a name like Celebration, you know this cute little town is going to be packed with charm, character, and, of course, some fantastic places to sit, eat, and stay awhile. So let’s take a stroll down the sidewalks and tree-lined streets to the best restaurants in Celebration!

Let’s Get Spooky With 10+ Halloween Events in Pittsburgh

UNATION

We have officially reached SPOOKY SEASON Pittsburgh! Let’s creep it real, to make your spooky search a little easier, we put together a guide on all the wicked fun Halloween events in Pittsburgh.

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