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Fresh formats for conferences

Gallus Events

I spoke at IBTM in Barcelona ( you can read the “review” here ) at the end of November on one of my favourite topics, Meeting Design or fresh formats for conferences.

Everything You Need To Know to Simplify Your Event Creation Experience

Picatic by Eventbrite

Your time is a scarce resource — and that’s an understatement. Whether you oversee one event a year or are responsible for several events each month, event managers are always one step away from burnout.

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3 Years of #EventIcons – #EventIcons Episode 142

Endless Events

Three years ago Will Curran wanted to find a way to stand out in a crowded space, doing what he loves best – talking to people. Just as important to Will was thinking about how to develop and deliver meaningful content for event professionals, by event professionals in an engaging format.

Why People Flake on Events — And How to Get Them to Come

Picatic by Eventbrite

Four out of five people will consider flaking on an event they’ve already bought tickets to. In fact, 47% of people flaked on an event in the last month, according to new research from Eventbrite and OnePoll. What’s going on here? Are people just jerks?

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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.

What Networking Science is and How to Apply it to Your Events


When running events, networking comes as a by-default element of the attendee experience. networking B2B matchmaking B2B meeting

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Are you ready for 2019? How to sell more tickets in 2019

Event Industry News

According to recent studies , the total revenue from online event tickets in the UK is set to hit 4.2 billion US dollars before 2020. This is a rapidly growing and constantly evolving market.

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Jack Morton launches global innovation practice: Genuine X

Event Industry News

Global brand experience agency, Jack Morton, today announces the launch of Genuine X, the agency’s innovation practice, The initiative is designed to support clients’ business needs at a time of increasingly rapid change, often driven by technology. Genuine X will fuel innovation and creativity, pushing the boundaries of brand experience to help clients meet evolving consumer expectations andmaintain competitive advantage. .

15 epic ideas to bring Xmas magic to your office party


Christmas is coming. You can almost hear Santa’s bells just around the corner, so it’s a high time to bring some Xmas magic to your office. Learn how to do it and get excited for this jolly season of the year! Here come Santa Claus and the most awaited season of the year.

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Planning Knowledge-Centric Corporate Events- Learning from TecHeart 2018

Hubilo Blog

Corporate events are on the rise with every event having its own agenda and purpose. Some events are meant purely for client acquisition and marketing purposes while others are meant to help professionals belonging to the same industry network and enable knowledge sharing among them.

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Dealing with Risks and Threats

PCMA Convene

What steps should event strategists take to make sure they are prepared for a crisis? By Boardroom editors. Steff Berger. Steff Berger is managing director of VOBE — Inspires People GmbH , which organises events of up to 20,000 people for mainly European associations.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to Avoid Getting Sick at Events


It’s that time of year. Coughs and sneezes ring out throughout the office like Handel’s Hallelujah Chorus. Coworkers are dropping like flies left and right, passing sickness around like a hot potato. During flu and cold season, there is no one you can trust besides yourself.

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Business Events Trends for 2019

PCMA Convene

What do experts see on the business events horizon? By Boardroom editors. The new year is less than a month away, and experts are already predicting an increased interest in Europe from the meetings industry.

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Ricoh Arena to make a splash with real-life mermaid at GO Diving

Event Industry News

GO Diving is making its show debut in Ricoh Arena’s Ericsson Indoor Arena on Saturday 23 February and Sunday 24 February 2019. The show will be making a splash with a range of diving experiences for visitors as part of efforts to bring through the next wave of divers. This includes eight virtual reality stands where people can experience swimming with sharks, seals and exploring caves and shipwrecks.

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Heather Seasholtz’s Unconventional Path to Personal, Professional Fulfillment

PCMA Convene

Heather Seasholtz. The events industry talks a lot about legacies — the lasting imprint that meetings and conferences leave behind in host destinations.

Diversified Communications UK enjoys another record year of growth

Event Industry News

Diversified Communications UK announced another record year at its annual Company Strategy Day, which took place in Brighton last week. Revenue during the year ending 31 December is set to be up by over 18%, compared with 2017.

PCMA at DI and Holiday Showcase

PCMA Convene

Sherrif Karamat, PCMA president and CEO, will present the opening keynote address on Dec. 9 at Destinations International Convention Sales & Services in New Orleans. The 9:30 a.m. presentation will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Royal Sonesta New Orleans.

Elevate mentoring programme season three launches with new applications open until January 18th

Event Industry News

The team behind the Elevate mentoring programme have announced the launch of its third season and intake for new mentees and mentors, which is now live. Registrations will remain open until January 18 th with all partnerships announced by the first week in February. Elevate has run for two seasons and created over 120 mentoring pairs with people from across the events industry.

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How to Lessen the Pain of Waiting in Line

PCMA Convene

Event Marketer. Three creative ways to make time fly for attendees waiting in line at events. Event Marketer ). Read More. Event Experience

Freeman acquires event marketing agency mdg

Event Industry News

As part of an overarching strategy to serve its clients more holistically and streamline the customer journey, Freeman, the world’s leading brand experience company, has acquired mdg, a full-service event marketing and public relations agency. The acquisition enhances the Freeman spectrum of services from pre-event marketing and on-site user experience to post-show communications based on data-informed insights.

6 Steps to Creating Event Merchandise Attendees Will Want

PCMA Convene

Social Tables. How to make sure your event merchandising plan makes, not loses, money. Social Tables ). Read More. event marketing

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8 Engaging Interactive Event Ideas Worth Trying


According to our Eventbrite Survey, Millennials will account for 75% of the UK workforce in a decade and spend over £419,556,233 each month on attending live events. But while this is good news for event creators, the demand for live experiences also means more competition.

Busiest U.S. Airports, Worst Hubs for Holiday Travel

PCMA Convene

forbes.com. What 10 years of Department of Transportation flight data reveals about travel delays during the last 10 days of the year. forbes.com ). Read More. Logistics

More Brands Are Taking Stands. Should You?

PCMA Convene

pcma.org. Corporate leaders believe that activism resonates positively with customers, potentially impacting their bottom line. pcma.org ). Read More

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