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3 Strategies for Event Fundraising Success in 2019

Picatic by Eventbrite

Today, anyone can raise money online for a cause they care about. It’s empowering, but it also creates a lot of noise. Audiences are overwhelmed with opportunities to make donation choices.

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Any questions? Rethinking traditional Q&A

Conferences that Work

How often have you heard “Any questions?” ” at the end of a conference session? Hands rise, and the presenter picks an audience member who asks a question. The presenter answers the question and picks another questioner. The process continues for a few minutes. Simple enough.

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The Ultimate Site Inspection Checklist & Guide for Planners

Social Tables

Site inspections are more than just deciding whether or not you like the space. Successful site inspections — the ones chock full of thoughtful questions and specific requests — require a site inspection checklist to make the meeting as fruitful as possible.

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Artificial Intelligence is Changing the Event Industry — Here's How

Event Age by Swapcard

Talk about artificial intelligence is happening in every industry, including events — and with good reason. AI is not just a relevant topic; it’s a crucial one. Event Tech

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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.

Infographic: The Power of Yoga to Bring People Together

Picatic by Eventbrite

Yoga is an experience like no other. Yogis practice to connect with their bodies, with their environment — and with the people around them.

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Going Green: 5 Eco-Friendly Ideas for Your Next Event

Guidebook

The events industry is notoriously environmentally unsustainable – but as a greater focus is placed on reducing waste and shrinking carbon footprints, the industry is taking note and embracing green practices. Whether choosing a paper-free program or partnering with green vendors, take a look at a few of the top ways to host an eco-friendly event. What is a green event? Green events take a strategic approach to minimizing waste and reducing impact on the environment.

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How to Create a Long-Term Event Planning Timeline

Social Tables

When you start planning an event, one of the first things you should do is figure out your event planning timeline. It’s important to outline the months and weeks leading up to the big day.

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Top Designer Lynn Easton Shares Her All-Time Favorite Venues for Events

BizBash

The Virginia-based event designer and hospitality veteran discusses where she entertains out-of-town guests, finds her favorite meal, gets work done on the road, and more

Tech Tuesday: The Benefits of Real-Time Event Tracking Technology

Aventri

“How many attendees engaged with Booth X?”. What was the overall attendee sentiment?”. The conference generated how much networking opportunities?”. Event Technology featured

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[Infographic] 4 Steps to Take Your Event Strategy from Analog to Digital

atEvent

Check out this infographic to see how you harness the power of events to multiply sales. Start to capitalize on face-to-face meetings by taking your event strategy from analog to digital and get the most out of your events. Best Practices Account-Based Marketing

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

UKCMA supports calls for tougher security measures at major public venues

Event Industry News

Figen Murray, the mother of Martyn Hett who died in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing, has initiated a campaign to introduce “Martyn’s Law” to enhance security at all big public venues. The petition to make metal detectors and bag checks compulsory at major public venues has received more than 13,600 signatures. Eric Stuart, chairman of the UKCMA, commented: “We wholeheartedly support a fair and proportionate review of security at all major sporting and entertainment event venues.

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‘A Really Crazy, Big Idea’ — Taking on Plastics in the Events Industry

PCMA Convene

A global initiative to reduce the use of plastics in the events industry launches the week of April 22, which is Earth Day. A year ago, Fiona Pelham, CEO of the U.K.-based

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Shake on It: How to Be a Networking Boss

SmartMeetings

At their heart, event professionals are connectors. We bring people together so they can do business, share ideas and grow. That is our superpower. Why are so many so bad at networking, though?

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Experience Design and the Importance of Drinking Your ‘Own Champagne’

Experient

Talking about how experience design transforms events is one thing. Actually applying those principles to your own event is even more challenging, but also more rewarding. Let’s face it: the term experience design is thrown around a lot.

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HBAA to host non-profit industry event on 15 May to promote wellbeing and minding your mental health

Event Industry News

HBAA will be hosting a non-profit event, open to the industry on 15 May during National Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) as the latest initiative in the HBAA’s mental health campaign.

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Event Badge Technology: 3 Ways to Create a Sustainable Event

Aventri

In honor of Earth Day, we’re thinking about how planners can go green at their events.

Crowd Mics: Turning Phones Into Mics For Events

Endless Events

Another Monday, another Event Tech Podcast, today we are telling the story of Crowd Mics for events! Everyone can relate to the annoyances of sound during a live event. Whether it’s the speaker, the audience, or the AV company, these little glitches affect everyone.

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Planning 101: A Guide to A Zero-Waste Event

Connect Your Meetings

I want to take you to an event with me—It’s a dazzling fundraiser set up with 25 food and wine stations from the best chefs in the city. You and 800 other guests are circulating the event floor, moving from one delicious dish to the next. But there’s one revolutionary detail you might not notice until you look closer: Every trash bin at this event is virtually empty. How was this possible? By following these six steps to create a zero-waste event.

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Whova

Event Industry News

Whova provides all-in-one event management software , including the Whova event app. It saves you time handling tedious tasks such as online registration, website creation, agenda and content management, attendee check-in, name badge generation, etc.

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19 Attractive Trade Show Booths that Will Grab Everyone's Attention

eventplanner

Live experiences such as trade shows and fairs are powerful ignitors for business relationships and meaningful partnerships. Brands and leads meet face to face to explore the possibilities of a fruitful collaboration

Why your Beautiful Email may not be attractive everywhere

eventrebels

You just spent hours creating a beautiful Email with an important message. When you test sent the message to your Email client program, like Gmail or Microsoft Outlook, everything looks fantastic. Yet shortly after you send out the Email blast, people contact you complaining that it was hard to read. What happened? The key to understanding this problem is noting that the HTML that is behind your Email is not rendered the same on different Email clients.

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Virtual reality vs. augmented reality: A look into high-tech event technology

All Seated

Virtual Reality (VR) has arrived and it’s here to stay. This revolutionary event technology is set to enhance the conference industry with its immersive visualisation experiences. It’s not just VR that’s making waves in the meeting world either.

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40 conferences a year with Sara Vieira

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Sara Vieira is a developer advocate at YLD.io. As anyone who's hosted, attended, or spoken at conferences professionally will tell you, conference overload is a very real thing. Links

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How to Work Less When Planning Your Next Event

eventplanner

Whenever we think about planning an event, we can almost physically feel the heaviness of the tasks ahead and the pressure of the intricate logistics we must deal with. Theyearly statisticsjustify this feeling, showing us how stressful event management is

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7 Event Security Measures and How to Empower Your Event Team

All Seated

In an era of global natural disasters, political unrest and other alarming headlines, many event professionals are left wondering how to best prepare for the unknown. Your event team can play one of the biggest roles in event security – if they’re prepared.

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