2019

Fostering a Winning Conference Culture

Velvet Chainsaw

I have been struck by the disparity in how an association’s organizational culture translates (or doesn’t translate) to the on-site implementation or planning of its live events. There are many associations that tout their open and supportive cultures.

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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6 Tips for Increasing User Engagement on Your Event App

Eventmobi

The success of an event when it comes to attendee satisfaction is mostly based on people’s opinion of it. Hence, increasing user engagement on your event app is vitally important for the event to be truly successful. The event app industry is on the rise, both in terms of revenue and significance.

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12 Event Planning Tips to Minimize Stress & Increase Productivity

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Event planning is incredibly stressful and time-consuming — we get it. Use these 12 event planning tips to get your head on straight, and make sure your next event goes off without a hitch.

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.

Podcast: The New Rules for Creating "Buzzworthy" Events (Episode 158)

BizBash

Alison Slight, co-owner of event firm Candice & Alison, discusses her event work in Toronto and Dubai

2019 208

More Trending

Event technology how things haven’t really changed

Gallus Events

(This post and the slides are taken from my session at the UK Association Congress which took place in London in December and covered event technology. I’ve amended it to make it more general and this post relates to every type of events business).

6 Tips for Choosing Your Event App Provider

Event Age by Swapcard

Looking for an event app and not sure where to start? You're not alone. We often hear from event organizers that choosing the right provider is a challenge. Event Tech

2019 154

18 Creative Summer Event Theme Ideas for Parties & Beyond

Social Tables

Is there anything sweeter than summer? The sun’s shining, the birds are chirping, and event planners have more options at their disposal than arguably any other season.

2019 148

Event Trends for 2019–2020

GEVME

Even if your 2018 events made an incredible impression, in 2019–2020, you should learn how to make these experiences even more memorable and impressive. The most important goal remains to consider everything—absolutely all modern tips and tactics to improve your event with our current event trends.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event marketing explained: The complete guide on how to promote events

Planning Pod

Summary: Learn how to market events of all kinds, from market research, branding and pricing to event websites , content marketing, social media and post-event followup. What is event marketing?

2019 135

Has Your Leadership Evolved For The New Normal?

Velvet Chainsaw

Change is hard. Foresight—looking forward—is hard. Because we prefer certainty and concreteness to ambiguity and abstraction. Becoming a new normal leader requires shifting your perspective.

2019 361

Dinner seating — a study

Conferences that Work

Study this 1839 dinner seating layout. What’s wrong with this picture? Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Dinner seating — a study appeared first on Conferences That Work. No related posts. Event design dinner men only round tables rounds seating seating design

2019 288

5 Ways EventMobi’s Professional Services Help You Design and Execute the Best Event App

Eventmobi

Planning and managing an event is no easy task, even for the most veteran planner. The combination of a million small and large tasks (both predictable and unpredictable) all building up to a hard deadline would be chaotic for anyone.

2019 293

5 Nightmares Every Event Planner Has Experienced

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Stress dreams. Everyone knows them. Everyone gets them. But for event planners, stress dreams get to a whole new level.

2019 353

Ask BizBash: Should I Stop Using Balloons as Event Decor?

BizBash

An increasing number of venues and planners are doing away with balloons for environmental reasons. Here’s how to use the event favorite responsibly

2019 202

4 Signs Your Experiential Marketing Lacks Purpose

Marketo

From interactive philanthropic experiences to augmented reality, experiential marketing is on the rise, with more brands looking to create memorable experiences for consumers in order to drive sales.

Sustainability at events is more than reducing paper and plastics

Gallus Events

In April I spoke in Gothenburg at the Association World Congress. The subject was social justice issue and specifically sustainable events. My subject: Sustainability at events, is more than reducing plastics and paper use. Gothenburg was the perfect city to speak about sustainable events.

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

2019 152

Do You Know The Best Ways to Increase Event Attendance?

Social Tables

Events are a time for individuals to come together and learn something new. They’re a time for event planners to provide guests with an experience they’ll remember.

2019 149

Best Event Management Conferences 2019

GEVME

When you’re in the events industry, you should know the main event management conferences for 2019 so you can visit them to improve your knowledge and share your own experiences of working long hours while trying to pull off amazing corporate events for your clients.

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4 Reasons Why Events Are the Best Marketing Investment

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Jifflenow. More information about the Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Events, conferences, and trade shows are huge investments for businesses that can have a significant impact on business opportunities and revenue growth.

2019 195

What True Learning Is at Participant-Centered Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

Putting the participant at the center of your conference programming by becoming more learner-centric, that is planning and offering education sessions that go beyond surface learning, is one of the biggest challenges facing conference organizers today.

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Q&A with Adrian Segar on Crowdsourcing

Conferences that Work

This (slightly edited) interview by JT Long appeared in the March 2019 issue of Smart Meetings Magazine. What led to writing the book, Conferences that Work ?

2019 271

Evaluating Event Success: What to Measure And When

Eventmobi

Evaluating event success is the first step to take towards planning your next event. The planning process of this years’ event is where the evaluation process begins.

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Automate Your Event Management Workflow with Zapier

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Ever found yourself wishing for an extra staff member to handle tedious event planning workflows? Try turning to technology instead.

How Suite It Is: Why Event Pros Are Turning to Luxury Hotel Penthouses and Suites

BizBash

All-inclusive amenities, over-the-top decor, and ultimate privacy have turned hotel penthouses and V.I.P. suites into ideal event venues

2019 207

Event Marketers Are Ignoring the Power of Video—Here’s How to Catch Up

Marketo

Video ads are one of the most potent tools in a marketing arsenal. So why do so many event marketers ignore it? According to a 2018 Animoto report on social video trends, 93% of business score new customers from video marketing on social media.

2019 171

Thinking about ditching your early bird rate for your event? Think again

Gallus Events

The “early bird” rate has been with us as long as we’ve had paid for events. And the reason they are still with us? Well, it is because they are so useful. In this post I want to make sure you are making the most of your early rates.

2019 183

20 Virtual Event Ideas

Bizzabo

Interested in hosting a virtual event? Keep reading to discover what virtual events are, why they're valuable, and 20 ideas to help you plan the best virtual event possible. Virtual events are on the rise.

How to Monetize Your Event App with Swapcard

Event Age by Swapcard

Host a smarter event and make money from your event app — it’s a win-win. Here, we show you how to monetize your event app with Swapcard. Event Tech

2019 136

Gift Ideas and Gadgets for Event Planners

GEVME

Americans call it event swag. This is slang for “freebie” and includes creative gifts for event planners , which may actually become a principle of successful event gift technology. It is all about handouts, souvenirs, and gifts for event planners. Occasions for gifts.

2019 184

60+ Tactics to Drive More Attendees to Exhibition Booths

EventMB

Everyone wants more booth traffic, and the task of attracting an audience of qualified prospects falls on both event organizers and exhibitors. If you’re an event planner, you want to ensure your exhibitors’ success. Successful booths mean high ROI, and high ROI means happy exhibitors.

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