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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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.

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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.

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).

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More Trending

Is Your Marketing Data Missing Your Most Powerful Data Set?

Marketo

Interactions with prospects and customers before, during, and after an event don’t just offer a chance for engagement, but also a unique opportunity to further customize your follow-up, communications, and their next event experience, which in turn helps accelerate impact, velocity, and conversion.

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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

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From the Editors: What's the Most Memorable Event Idea You Saw in 2018?

BizBash

From a crowd-sourced mural and trees made of balloons to innovative uses of augmented reality and a truly immersive photo

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Five New Event Planning Trends to Watch in 2019

Attendease

The new year is well under way, and all of us in the event space are watching out for the new trends that’ll continue to influence our work throughout 2019. So what’s changed, and what can we expect to see going forward?

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Chatbot-First Event Management Software for Time- and IT-Starved Conference Organizers

EventTechBrief

By Michelle Bruno. Event management software (EMS), which automates the tasks associated with planning a conference, has been available for at least a quarter century. In the beginning, developers focused on core logistical tasks, such as agenda building, project management, speaker and content management and (for meetings with a trade show component) floorplan and booth sales. That’s changed. As the competition became more formidable, many EMS developers added new platform features.

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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.

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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

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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.

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72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event

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Not feeling creative? Here’s a laundry list of event theme ideas to adopt or alter for your next event. The post 72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Corporate Event Ideas Event Inspiration

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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.

Successful Email Subject Lines for Event Invitation Letters

GEVME

I want to share with you my personal story. I faced this event email subject lines prob lem 4 years ago when I just started my career in marketing.

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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.

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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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Event Technology: 25 Solutions for Your Virtual Tool Bag

BizBash

The brand experience agency Cramer’s 2018 Event Technology Landscape includes a whopping 245 event technology providers. Even more impressive is

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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.

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8 Technologies That Will Make Events Stand Out in 2019

Attendease

Back in 2015, I introduced five trends I expected would have a major impact on making events stand out.

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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 ?

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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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Event Discount and Promotion Codes: When and How to Use Them

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People love a good deal — especially when it’s on a unique experience like a live event. So it’s no surprise that discount codes are a powerful way to incentivize ticket purchases among your potential attendees.

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Dealing with protesters at an event

Gallus Events

How would you cope with protesters or demonstrators at your event? The world is watching our events. Our conferences, exhibitions and dinners can be magnets for protesters and demonstrators. How to respond to a situation like this is something most event organisers have never even considered.

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7 Social Media Wall Platforms for Your Next Event

GEVME

Creating and maintaining a high level of interest at your events can be challenging, maybe even daunting for some event marketers. Selecting the best social media tools to engage your attendees may not be easy, and can get a little frustrating. Wall platforms could help put your mind at ease.

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.

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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

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17 Fun, Interactive Ideas From Fall Benefits

BizBash

With the fall season officially wrapping up in December, we rewind and take a look back at the galas, benefits

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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.

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Event Branding: 5 Ways To Stay Fresh And Relevant

EventMB

This is a sponsored post by Maritz Global Events. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Years ago, event branding generally mirrored that of the hosting organization. Event ‘branding’ was reduced to easily recognizable stylistic elements – fonts and colors, a logo.

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