2019

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 362

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 277

Automate Your Event Management Workflow with Zapier

Picatic by Eventbrite

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

2019 352

How to Develop an Event Budget for Your Meeting

Eventmobi

Developing an event budget is a crucial element when planning your meeting or event. It’s the next step after setting your overall event objectives. To begin building your budget, it’s best to determine what financial success means for your event and how you want to measure it.

2019 227

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).

2019 224

What to Do When Your Event’s Gone Wrong

GEVME

We like the event industry because you’re unlikely to find two identical events, and there is always something new to discover. But sometimes this “new” becomes a real challenge when event planning goes wrong. No one, not even the most experienced organiser, can predict that.

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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

2019 226

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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Top 14 Audio Visual Trends for Events for 2019

EventMB

This is a case study sponsored by Aria AV. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. When it comes to technology, the landscape is always shifting. Today’s hot gadget can be tomorrow’s e-waste, and if you’re not paying attention, things can pass you by.

2019 188

2019 Event Trends: Predictions from 23 Event Experts

Bizzabo

Learn about the biggest event trends that will dominate the space in 2019 from experienced industry professionals. Featuring experts from General Mills, SEMrush, OpenX and other leading brands.

2019 129

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Physics Of Conference Entropy

Velvet Chainsaw

In physics, the second law of thermodynamics says all things—bodies, businesses, conferences, energy, organizations, relationships—move toward chaos and disorder. This is also known as the state of maximum entropy. In one sense, entropy is a measure of uncertainty or randomness.

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Handling a meeting question that isn’t

Conferences that Work

We’ve all experienced the meeting question that isn’t. A session presenter or moderator asks for questions and someone stands up and starts spouting their own opinions. A concluding question (if they even have one) is little more than an excuse for their own speech.

2019 225

5 Creative Facebook Live Ideas for Your Event

Picatic by Eventbrite

Live video tells rich, intimate stories, making event-goers feel like they’re part of the action — which is why Facebook Live has become a standout format for reaching all types of attendees.

2019 341

How to Maximize and Build Event Success with Video Marketing

Eventmobi

One of the biggest benefits of event marketing comes down to the here and now of an event day; it’s all about the meet and greets, networking, and face-to-face interactions.

2019 212

Celebrate your next event

Gallus Events

The need to celebrate your next event is something that goes way beyond the opportunity to show the world how good you are. I remember asking the Chairman not to say thanks to me or my team for organising the event.

2019 160

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.

2019 170

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 128

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

2019 221

Your Event App is Like March Madness Basketball

Core-apps

Your Event App is Like March Madness Basketball. Here’s a game-plan of how to win big with your audience! With March Madness right around the corner, we couldn’t help but think about how the teams that get to The Big Dance, have just the right mix of game winning strategies.

2019 121

Blockchain for Ticketing: A Complete Guide

EventMB

Blockchain ticketing is set to change the way event professionals sell tickets works for good. Yet the meaning of blockchain for the event industry is still obscure. The buzzword around it and poor coverage from industry media is making event professionals even more confused. So what is blockchain?

2019 171

TOP 25 best marketing conferences in Europe to attend in 2019

Eventory

2019 is here with its event calendar full of the best marketing conferences waiting for you to attend them. What to choose in the mass of promising industry gatherings? Let’s check what Europe has to offer in the TOP 25 list. The marketing industry changes at a very fast pace.

2019 119

Conference Reform Requires Cultivating Leaders With Moral Purpose To Make A Difference

Velvet Chainsaw

Many conferences are stuck in the rut of legacy routines, age-old rituals and cloned programming. Conference organizers and its advisors replicate the past maintaining the traditions and well-established procedures of yesteryear.

2019 341

Leadership for meetings

Conferences that Work

What might leadership for meetings look like? Let’s turn to Harold Jarche for inspiration: “Those doing the work are often the only ones who really understand the context. Leadership is helping build the structure and then protecting the space to do meaningful work.

2019 205

The Facebook Live Team’s Top 6 Tips for Event Creators

Picatic by Eventbrite

You’re backstage before the show when you see your headlining band horsing around. This is a Facebook Live moment,” you think. You whip out your iPhone, queue up your Facebook app, and hit “Go Live.” But things quickly go wrong.

2019 329

EventMobi Best Practices: How to Get the Most Out of the Agenda Feature in Your Event App

Eventmobi

Your agenda is arguably one of the most important areas of your event app because it allows you to share critical details about event sessions and activities.

2019 195

My review of PCMA Convening Leaders 2019

Gallus Events

I’d heard a lot about PCMA Convening Leaders. It is widely regarded as the best event in the event industry. It’s certainly the biggest, with almost 5000 event planners attending this years event in Pittsburgh. Now, that’s MASSIVE!

2019 173

Creating an Agenda for Event Speakers

GEVME

To run an event successfully, you need to prepare a good event program and an event speaker’s agenda—a schedule or protocol for speakers about what they will say and how they will act on the stage, etc.

Best Project Management Tools for Event Planners

Endless Events

Forget the pen and paper. Today’s event planners rely on technology to get the job done. No matter if you’re managing multiple tasks related to an event, keeping your team in order, or communicating with clients, you’ll likely use a digital project management tool.

2019 116

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

2019 212

25 Creative Spring Themes for Parties & Events

Social Tables

Learn how to delight friends, colleagues, and customers with impressive spring themes for parties and events. Featuring real examples from innovative brands, foundations, and celebrities, these event ideas for spring theme ideas and event names will help you kick off your own event planning in style. Here’s how to pick the perfect spring event name What’s in a name? A lot, actually.

2019 113

The 7 Best Free Event Ticketing and Registration Tools For Conferences

Event Age by Swapcard

Set the tone for your event with a strong first impression. These are the best free event registration tools to get things started on a positive note. Event Tech

2019 116

8 Must Read Reports for Eventprofs

EventMB

The event industry never stands still and top event planners strive for continuous development to keep them at the top of their game.

2019 167

Free-Agent, Lisa Block, Joins Velvet Chainsaw

Velvet Chainsaw

While many have been focused this winter on who is going to land free agents like Bryce Harper or Manny Machado, Lisa Block inked a deal to join the Velvet Chainsaw Consulting team!

2019 318

Three differences between genuine and phony experiential conferences

Conferences that Work

“Experiential” is the new hot adjective used to describe events. “No more listening to speakers; you’re going to have experiences !” ” Sadly, many of these so-called experiential events are phony. The promoters slap a novel environment (e.g.,

2019 179

The 6 Best Free Ideas and Tools for Event Promotion

Picatic by Eventbrite

You’ve organized a can’t-miss event. You’ve settled on a venue, enlisted performers or speakers, and dialed in on details. And you’ve set up your ticketing options. Now, you’re faced with the most daunting challenge: getting people to attend.

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