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The Inside Track: 5 Tips for Trying Event Tech Before You Buy It


Now more than ever, event professionals have a vast ecosystem of tech solutions at their disposal. And while this is a good thing (i.e., there are an array of tools that can help increase attendee engagement and planner productivity), it can also be a real head-scratcher (i.e.,

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How to Organise and Host A Speed Dating Event


Finding your perfect match isn’t always easy, even with the many dating apps that are out there. For singles looking to meet a special person without the help of social media, speed dating events could hold the answer. How do speed dating events work? It’s a bit like musical chairs. Attendees embark on a number […]. The post How to Organise and Host A Speed Dating Event appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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CES 2020: Westworld Activation & What We Can Learn As Event Profs

Endless Events

So, did you have the chance to be present at CES 2020? You know, the aptly considered “a global stage for innovation”? Well, whether you attended or not, chances are, you probably read some articles.

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3 Tips for Writing Event Reminder Emails & Texts That Engage Attendees

Socio Events

You booked that last speaker, wrapped your sponsor agreements, and finalized the exhibitor list. But as event day nears, that momentum isn’t translating into the sign-ups you expected, and your event has little social buzz. What happened?

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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 Maximize the Impact of Your Event When It's Over


Here you are, saying goodbye to your speakers and urging your team to pack up. You can’t wait until everyone is out of the venue so you can set up the last-minute details and then take the next day off

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Top Tips for Preparing Your Presenters

Velvet Chainsaw

Imagine how you might do your job differently if your performance and compensation were evaluated based on overall session attendance and industry presenter ratings at your annual conference.

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The Best Event Apps for Every Type of Event: 2020 Edition

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Mobile event apps are no longer a nice to have for big events — they’re expected by attendees. Here are the best event apps to go with. Resources and Tools Aloompa Entegy Event Apps Eventbrite Guidebook

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Flight shaming in the events industry

Gallus Events

A throw-away trend or something that will shape our events, how should we view flight shaming in the events industry? In December 2019 I travelled to Madrid to attend the Sustainable Innovation Summit, an official side event at the COP 26 UN Climate Change Conference.

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13 Event Design Ideas for a Roaring '20s Revival Theme


As we enter a new decade, here’s how you can take inspiration from that other '20s era

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Invest in Your Speakers to Grow Your Value Proposition

Velvet Chainsaw

The bread and butter of conferences is concurrent education sessions.

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Stay One Step Ahead With Bandsintown’s Emerging Artist Charts

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Bandsintown's new Emerging Artists charts will help talent buyers discover which artists listeners are excited about — in their own markets. Music Artists and Talent Music Data Music Technology

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5 Tech Trends from CES that Will Impact Events


CES just happened. 100,000 attendees ventured to the Las Vegas jungle to find out what’s new in technology. Event planners shouldn’t care about 95% of what is presented at CES. That remaining 5%, though, may have quite a big impact. Curious bunny? Read on.

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3 Tips for Designing an Event Website


If you want to attract people to your next big event, you simply must create a website to showcase it.

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Tina and Mike’s Oh-So Romantic Wedding at the Doctor’s House


If you’re looking for a wedding filled with romance and gorgeous florals, then look no further than Tina and Mike’s beautiful big day at the stunning Doctor’s House.

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Eventbrite Music’s Ask The Industry Episode 4: “Power In Numbers”

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The first season wraps with a discussion on what being independent in an increasingly consolidated music industry means — and why it matters. Music Eventbrite Music Industry Insights Music Trends

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10 Lessons from Twitter’s 4000-Employee Event


Twitter is hosting its internal employee event, #OneTeam. Attendees are tweeting every aspect of the event. And it’s a great one. Here are the top takeaways to inspire your next event. Diversity, sustainability, inclusion, collaboration. 2020 is the ‘Game On!’

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4 Volunteer Management Trends for 2020


The very nature of volunteerism has changed over the years. Decades ago, event coordinators would post hundreds of flyers to see how many people would show up. Then volunteers often stood around until they were needed.

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15 Intimate Wedding Venues in Toronto Perfect for 100 Guests or Less


Hosting a smaller, more intimate wedding comes with a lot of perks: a less frantic schedule, a more “curated” guest list, more budget to dedicate toward catering , decor and music , and perhaps best of all, an opportunity to consider some of Toronto’s super unique event spaces!

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What If Your Next Show Was Headlined By a Ghost?

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Could it be that the Tupac hologram at Coachella in 2012 was a glimpse at the future of the music business? Music Music Technology Music Trends Music Venues

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The Future of Events Banks on Commitment


Last week, I was at PCMA Convening Leaders, a gathering of 5300 event professionals. I spoke to a lot of industry leaders, attended sessions and experienced the event. My conclusion: only eventprofs willing to commit will succeed in 2020.

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Gift Ideas for Event Sponsors, Vendors and Talent


It takes a lot of teamwork for a successful event to come together and it wouldn’t be possible without your sponsors, vendors and talent. Giving a thoughtful thank you gift will leave your partners feeling appreciated.

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Legally Wed: Everything You Need to Get Married in Ontario


Deciding to get married is an exciting thing, and of course, the wedding is a lot of fun – but without taking care of the legal stuff, a wedding is just an expensive party. In Ontario there are a few things you need to have in order to make sure you are legally married. Marriage Licence.

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How Global Event Planners Need to Think About China’s Secondary Cities


The W Xi'an in northwest China is shown here. Marriott has a joint venture with Alibaba. Marriott International Skift Take: China has become a hot spot for global business travel and its secondary cities are evolving to accommodate larger conferences and conventions. What should event planners know?

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Six Cities We Can’t Wait To See In 2020

Coterie Spark

It’s 2020, the start of a new year, a new decade, and the year the Coterie Spark turns 8 ! We also have so many conferences and events to look forward to this year. Repeat clients, brand new clients, and some cities we can’t wait to see this year.

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6 Negative Reviews That Affect Your Event's Reputation -- And How To Prevent Them


Running a successful event means keeping an eye on your online and offline reputation. So it's important to address negative reviews before they hit today's multiple communication channels.

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5 Adorable Ways to Involve Your Pet in Your Proposal


Now a days, people are more obsessed than ever with their fur babies, which is why so many people include them in their weddings. Let’s be honest, our pets really are a part of the family and if you’ve already been living together, it might be time to make things official.

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What You Need to Know About Events in China in the Next 5 Years


Grand Hyatt Shanghai. The global chain is launching a new China hotel brand. Shanghai hosts the largest convention center in China. Hyatt Hotels Skift Take: China's event sector is poised to grow explosively over the next five years.

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ISE 2020 demonstrates the strategic importance of AV


There are considerable grounds for optimism when the pro AV industry converges once again on Amsterdam in February. Here is an overview of some of the technologies driving market growth

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Event Proelio App [Review]


Event Proelio is an event app that facilitates networking and engagement among attendees to provide stakeholders with actionable insights. Here is our review. Event Proelio App: What Is It?

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Google no longer welcome at San Francisco Pride

Event Industry News

Google has been shown the door as San Francisco Pride members have voted to ban the tech giant from sponsoring and participating in the event.

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20 Albuquerque Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love


Planning an event in The Duke City? Take a look at the top 20 event venues in the area! Albuquerque, often abbreviated to ABQ, is the largest city in New Mexico and the 32nd largest in the United States, by population.

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Live From PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 It’s #EventIcons!

Endless Events

This week’s edition of #EventIcons comes to you from PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 ! It all happened in San Francisco between the 5th and 8th of January. And it was the perfect melting pot of event professionals and industry leaders.

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