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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

Picatic by Eventbrite

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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Are science conferences stuck in the Dark Ages?

Conferences that Work

A recent Wired article argues that “ Science Conferences Are Stuck in the Dark Ages “ Unsurprisingly, I agree — but there’s some light in the darkness! Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Are science conferences stuck in the Dark Ages?

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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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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.

13 Pop-Ups Providing Over-the-Top Holiday Event Inspiration

BizBash

Buzzy brands (think Target, Netflix, Buzzfeed, and more) and holiday haunts took festive activations to the next level with innovative-meets-Instagrammable pop-ups

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5 Tech Trends from CES that Will Impact Events

EventMB

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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18 Toronto Photographers Share Their Best of Wedding Photography from 2019

EventSource

Over the last decade, our world has seen its fair share of changes and the wedding industry is no different! Millennials are now firmly in the driver’s seat when it comes to weddings with Gen Z-ers closely behind.

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3 Tips for Designing an Event Website

Eventinterface

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

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Why Collaborative Learning is the Future of Event-Networking

Endless Events

We’ve all come across iterations of the classic headline, Networking Tips for People Who Hate Networkin g , like this article in Business Insider , or this podcast episode on TED’s WorkLife with Adam Grant. For event industry professionals, networking is of particular importance.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Clubbing With the Kids: How Big Fish Little Fish Invented the Family Rave

Eventbrite

Basement Jaxx, Tom Middleton, Aphrodite, Alex Paterson, Slipmatt. They are already some of the most well-regarded DJs in the world. And now, having performed at Big Fish Little Fish events, they’ve reached a whole new generation – tiny dancers under eight years old. “All

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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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Top Tips for Planning Memorable Breakout Sessions

Picatic by Eventbrite

Breakout sessions are one of the few times during a conference or event where guests get to interact with one another in a more structured way.

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Gift Ideas for Event Sponsors, Vendors and Talent

MeetingPlay

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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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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Golden Globes 2020: Event Design Ideas From the Weekend's Biggest Bashes

BizBash

Here's how Netflix, Amazon Studios, HBO, Disney, and more kicked off award season

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4 Volunteer Management Trends for 2020

InitLive

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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Third-party Planner Commission Cuts: Where Are We Now?

EventMB

Many big hotel chains made headlines in 2018 when they decided to suddenly cut their group commission rates, affecting both event planners and their clients. Wild furor followed. Industry-wide fanfares of war. Then what happened? Silence.

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Here’s Why You Should Absolutely Go to Wedding Shows and Open Houses

EventSource

Planning a wedding is a big job, and one that requires a lot of thought and research. You definitely want to have the best time possible which is why you should always chat with multiple vendors and make sure you ask all the important questions.

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How to Protect Your Data

Eventinterface

Whether you’re running a multimillion-dollar multinational corporation or a small local business, or are planning a large-scale conference or event, a breach of your data could be catastrophic.

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Social Media In Events: How It Impacts Us & The Industry

Endless Events

We’re opening the new year of Event Brew with the topic of social media. The past decade saw an insane increase in the widespread use of social media. And what that meant for brands, companies, and businesses alike was a complete shift in paradigm.

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Universal Live inspires the next generation with Eureka! Spark Gallery

Event Industry News

Universal Live was appointed the technical partner to Eureka! The National Children’s Museum in Halifax for its most recent installations in the Spark Gallery. The interactive projects are the result of a collaboration between Universal Live, Eureka!

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What Meeting Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020

PCMA Convene

Technology trends — both artificial intelligence and the use of robots — have captured the attention of some Convene editors. The editors of Convene looked back over 2019, asking this question: What’s one meeting and event trend on my radar in 2020? Why I Have My Eye on AI.

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Stay One Step Ahead With Bandsintown’s Emerging Artist Charts

Picatic by Eventbrite

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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December Highlights from Around the Web

MeetingPlay

We're sure you have a great list of event industry influencers that you follow on social media. But getting through all the tweets and posts that come your way can become overwhelming, Tips Industry Updates

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

Skift

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

BizBash

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

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12 Imaginative Events from QUALCOMM

Bizzabo

Learn how tech giant Qualcomm hosts such amazing events and marketing initiatives. Qualcomm is a multinational telecommunications company that was founded in San Diego, CA in 1985.

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10 Lessons from Twitter’s 4000-Employee Event

EventMB

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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EventSource’s Mega List of 2020 GTA Wedding Shows and Open Houses

EventSource

Here we are again! The top of the new year always comes with a slew of wedding shows and open houses. There are some great ones coming up in the GTA that those of you who are just starting to plan won’t want to miss!

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[Webinar Recap] A Digital Marketer's Guide to Navigating CCPA

atEvent

Our last webinar, A Digital Marketer’s Guide to Navigating CCPA , provided companies with actionable advice and steps toward becoming CCPA compliant. What came as a shock, was how unprepared the vast majority of our attendees were for the privacy law. Best Practices Event Marketing

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Marketing Predictions for 2020: Here’s What the Experts Say

EventBank Insights

Reinventing through digital transformation. Enhancing customer experience. Next-level personalization. Increasing data and privacy regulations. That’s just some of the marketing challenges we’ve encountered over the past year. But to succeed in marketing, you always need to be forward-thinking.

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Catering Trends We’re Expecting to See In 2020

Caterease

Happy 2020 everyone! A new year, let alone a new decade, means a whole new batch of trends to watch. The post Catering Trends We’re Expecting to See In 2020 appeared first on Caterease.

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