The New VIP Event Transportation Experience: Ridesharing

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The post The New VIP Event Transportation Experience: Ridesharing appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Transportation Lyft Ridesharing VIPA crowded, sweaty subway ride or a hair-raising fight through traffic don’t exactly create stellar memories for your VIP guests. And let’s face it: The VIP event experience starts the moment attendees head to your venue. With so many events to choose from today, yours has to be superior from start to finish.

Everything You Need to Know About Event Transportation – #EventIcons Episode 132

Endless Events

Event Transportation is the key to the success of your event. Event transportation often is overlooked, strategy and logistics go on behind the scenes but is a must to execute well when planning. There is so much to consider when planning event transportation from how many people you will have, where they are coming from, the venue you are going to, the city. To make transportation a success you need to be proactive in the planning.

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Making Events Green Starts First With Transportation

Skift

Choosing cities with good public transportation is one of the easiest ways for event planners to make their events more sustainable. Meetings & Events event transportation meetings meetingsiq public transportation sustainabilityA tram in Helsinki, Finland. Benjamin Horn / Flickr Skift Take: Getting rid of plastic straws is nice, but the biggest positive impact will come from cutting back on plane trips and the use of gas-powered cars.

3D Technology Helps Transport Event Attendees Elsewhere

PCMA Convene

They relied on drone footage taken over Chicago, which was used with an animation that transported Uber Freight CEO Lior Ron to the front steps of the Old Post Office, she said. Uber Freight CEO Lior Ron stands in front of Chicago’s Old Post Office, or does he?

Transporting your exhibition into a digital marketplace

Event Industry News

Digital marketplaces can do more than mitigate the vulnerability of the physical event, they can redefine and grow our proposition to the communities we serve. If we learned anything from our experience of 2020-21, it’s that placing all our eggs in one basket comes with a high degree of risk.

4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

Eventinterface

While some destinations handle event transportation logistics around major events better than others, there are times when there is nothing anyone can do to avoid congestion. Your meeting or event does not need to suffer because of a transportation issue. Here are 4 ways to combat event transportation challenges: 1. Plan alternate routes and make sure the transportation provider is proficient with the latest traffic apps. Transportation that enhances an amazing event.

4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

Eventinterface

While some destinations handle event transportation logistics around major events better than others, there are times when there is nothing anyone can do to avoid congestion. Your meeting or event does not need to suffer because of a transportation issue. Here are 4 ways to combat event transportation challenges: 1. Plan alternate routes and make sure the transportation provider is proficient with the latest traffic apps. Transportation that enhances an amazing event.

4 Plus Ways to Combat Event Transportation Challenges

Eventinterface

While some destinations handle event transportation logistics around major events better than others, there are times when there is nothing anyone can do to avoid congestion. Your meeting or event does not need to suffer because of a transportation issue. Here are 4 ways to combat event transportation challenges: 1. Plan alternate routes and make sure the transportation provider is proficient with the latest traffic apps. Transportation that enhances an amazing event.

Transportation of the Future: What You Need to Know about Hyperloop

Smart Meetings

It could be possible with hyperloop technology, and recent headlines have caused us to wonder if it really will be the high-speed, eco-friendly transportation answer for the future. When Musk released his first hyperloop designs to the academic and business community, he requested an open-source process, asking for feedback and collaboration on what he saw as a new, fifth mode of transportation—beyond rail, road, water and air. louis technology transportation virgin hyperloop one

The Impact Of Transportation On Events & 4 Ways To Make It Better

Boomset

It started with their mismanaged and poor form of transportation. Looking back on our own personal experiences struggling with morning traffic on our daily commute or those days we are running tight on time and make a wrong turn, we can begin to put faith in the notion that poor transportation has the power to adversely affect the outcome of what our day holds for us. Look closely at the added value your ground transport partner can provide.

First Look Inside Elon Musk's Underground Transportation System Beneath the Las Vegas Convention Center

Exhibitor Magazine

LAS VEGAS - The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) provided a first look inside Elon Musk's innovative underground transportation sys. Venues and Destinations

U.S. Department of Transportation Bans Samsung Galaxy Note7 from Airplanes

SmartMeetings

Department of Transportation (DOT), with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), announced an emergency order to ban the smartphone device. Passengers may not transport the Galaxy Note7 on their person, on carry-on or checked baggage on flights to, from or within the U.S. PHMSA has issued a special permit to Samsung to facilitate commercial shipment of the recalled devices by ground transportation.

See How This Whiskey Brand Transported Consumers to Scotland—Without a Passport

BizBash

Scottish spirits brand the Macallan is no stranger to launching tech-focused marketing strategies to connect with consumers. Last year, the

S1Concepts Launches as Full-Service Experience Agency Built Upon 20-Year History of Transportation and Logistics

Exhibitor Magazine

TROY, MI - At a time when many in the event-based marketing and training world were in a state of forced hibernation, Mobile X Events invested, added. Company News

Event TALK: Top Tips For Managing Group Transportation For Your Conference

Eventinterface

She shares best practices for Meeting Planners on managing group transportation for conferences and meetings. Listen to show host Al Wynant and guest Tara Thain discuss the following: Key pieces of information that need to be provided by Meeting Planners to prepare an accurate transportation proposal. How to evaluate a transportation company. On-site support needed to insure flawless execution of the transportation plan. Tara N.

dmg events to launch new transport event in Mozambique

Event Industry News

The burgeoning transport sector is the latest to see a new launch from the company, with Mozambique Ports and Rail Evolution Forum 2019 set to take place in Maputo in May this year. The forum joins two existing transport events already taking place in Africa, as dmg events’ grows its portfolio in the sector. Mozambique Ports and Rail Evolution Forum 2019 to run in Maputo 13 – 14 May.

Reed Exhibitions announces acquisition of the Inteligent Transportation Society of America exhibitions

Event Industry News

Reed Exhibitions, a world leading event organizer, today announces the acquisition of two signature Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) events – the North American-based ITS World Congress and Annual Meetings.

Airbnb Hires Aviation Veteran to Focus on Transportation Opportunities

PCMA Convene

CNN.com. Airbnb doesn’t plan to build an airline, but it just hired a major aviation veteran to help the company move beyond its core rental business. ( CNN ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

Jack Morton partners with MAN to showcase future of transport solutions at IAA 2018

Event Industry News

This week, MAN launched its vision for “simplifying business” at IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018, one of the world’s leading transportation trade fairs. The week-long Hannover based trade fair, starting on September 19 th , takes place every two years and brings together experts in the transport, logistics and mobility community. The press conference culminated with the introduction of the CitE , a revolutionary new concept electric transportation vehicle.

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New Portal Provides Partnerships for Event Transportation, Staffing

MeetingsNet

Uber for Business vouchers are now available on Aventri’s web-based tool so that attendees can arrange transportation at their convenience instead of depending on planners or group transportation. Aventri is working with pre-screened partners to provide additional tools for meeting planners. Aventri, formerly eTouches, has announced a new partnership that can help meeting planners take one critical thing off their to-do lists.

Controlling Ground Transportation Costs: 4 Things to Look for When Searching for a Provider

Aventri

Yet, when it comes to ground transportation there can be a great deal of uncertainty. Even with the best intentions, there are several things that can drive up transportation costs quickly if it’s not managed properly: Travel & Hospitality featuredMost planners have a pretty good grip on their event budget. They know which areas they have wiggle room and what to negotiate down to stay on budget.

Event Ground Transportation: Cvent and miMeetings Team Together

Cvent

Ground transportation accounts for just five percent of a meeting planner’s budget, but it represents 30 percent of the aggravation they experience in planning and managing an event. Event ground pain points include time spent sourcing ground transportation providers, managing numerous changes, staying current on flight manifests, and navigating complex invoicing processes. miMeetings provides event planners with savings on ground transportation costs for their meetings and events.

Connect Weekly: Green Transportation for Events, The Top People in Events, & More

Aventri

Welcome to another edition of Aventri's Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know. We aim to cover everything from the worlds of events, technology, business, marketing, social media, travel, hospitality and beyond. Check out the top stories from the week of October 14, 2019. Travel & Hospitality featured

13 Ideas for Better Attendee Transportation

MeetingsNet

How to get attendees to register their travel information, keep them happy during long transfers, and more. read more. Financial/Insurance Meetings Event Planning

ETS Reminds PCMA Attendees that Transportation is Technology Too – #PCMACL

Event Industry News

Today, Event Transportation Systems (ETS), shuttle transportation management company for corporate and association meetings, conferences, and conventions, released the latest web-based versions of the ETS-Next-Shuttle app and ETS-Shuttle-Tracker transportation management software at the Professional Convention Managers Association’s annual conference, Convening Leaders (#PCMACL).

How to use Uber or Lyft for Event Transportation

Planner WIre

They are clean, quick, and easy on the transportation line-item. The best part is that for the planner, setting this in motion takes all of about 10 minutes and you can bypass the whole transportation RFP rigamarole. Using Uber and Lyft for Event Transportation. There are lots of ways to get attendees from Point A to Point B. Buses are amazing.

How to use Uber or Lyft for Event Transportation

Planner WIre

They are clean, quick, and easy on the transportation line-item. The best part is that for the planner, setting this in motion takes all of about 10 minutes and you can bypass the whole transportation RFP rigamarole. Using Uber and Lyft for Event Transportation. There are lots of ways to get attendees from Point A to Point B. Buses are amazing.

Ridesharing Trends & Statistics: Why Millennials Love Lyft for Events

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Every generation had its signature mode of transportation. Today, transportation has gotten even more efficient. Event Planning & Promotion Event Transportation Lyft RidesharingIn the ’70s, hitchhiking symbolized freedom. The ’80s heralded conspicuous status in the form of Porsches and Beamers. And in the early aughts, the first wave of hybrid vehicles arrived, as the focus shifted to environmental awareness. Millennials, officially the […].

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How to use Uber or Lyft for Event Transportation

Planner WIre

There are lots of ways to get attendees from Point A to Point B. Buses are amazing. They move a ton of people quickly and can be really comfy but they can be limiting for smaller groups,… Continue. Event Planning Event Technology

How Will Automated Transport Impact the Meetings Industry?

PCMA Convene

Although it’s in the early stages, automated public transportation has the potential to revolutionize both travel to and from meetings — as well as reduce the environmental impact of business events. . SMRT, a transportation company that runs trains, buses, and taxis in Singapore, has partnered with Netherlands-based startup 2getthere to design and deploy group rapid transit (GRT) automated vehicles in Singapore by the end of 2016.

The Secret to Stop People from Flaking on Your Events

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Event Planning & Promotion Event Transportation Lyft RidesharingYou sold 200 tickets — enough to pack the room with excited event-goers. But when the day arrived, only about half showed up. The energy in the room was lackluster, and your own disappointment palpable. What happened? As much as they love the promise of a fun event, people have no problem bailing last minute if […]. The post The Secret to Stop People from Flaking on Your Events appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Connect Weekly: Events that Provide Free Transportation, Changes for CES 2020 & More

Aventri

Welcome to another edition of Aventri's Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know. We aim to cover everything from the worlds of events, technology, business, marketing, social media, travel, hospitality and beyond. Check out the top stories from the week of July 15-19, 2019. Event Marketing featured

Lyft on What the Rise of Ridesharing Means for Your Events

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Event Planning & Promotion Event Transportation Lyft RidesharingIn their everyday lives, attendees have a new normal for getting places. They push a few buttons on their smartphone, and — voila! — a car arrives. The rise of ridesharing has made a profound impact on our collective car-driving habits. An astounding 58% of people who recently discarded a vehicle did so because they can […].

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Connect Weekly: Changes in NYC Transportation, Chilly Brand Activations and More

Aventri

Welcome to another edition of our Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today's meeting and events planners should know. We aim to cover everything from the worlds of events, technology, business, marketing, social media, travel, hospitality and beyond. Event Technology News featured

Uber Ban In Cities, Event Attendees Are Not Going To Be Happy

EventMB

News struck this morning about the London transport authority banning Uber. sharing economy Uber Transportation uber ban ground transportWhile the use of sharing economy services is still controversial, attendees won’t be happy for sure. We have proof. The news is out today and it is disruptive for sharing economy services, a favourite choice for attendees at large events. abovethefold## What Happened? TfL […].

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Self-driving Cars: Will They Change The World For Eventprofs?

EventMB

Long before this transportation revolution became a […]. Event Technology #eventtech event technology technology Transportation self-driving cars ground transportationCars that can drive without a human in the driver’s seat have been in development for almost a century. With automakers pledging to have fully autonomous cars on the road by 2020, increasing productivity and limiting the number of accidents – what could this mean for event planners?

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Icelandair Jumps Into a Void and 9 Other Top Travel Stories This Week

Skift

Airlines Booking Sites Digital Hotels Meetings & Events Transport expedia group google google travel icelandair luxury hotels RVs travel show united airlinesIcelandair is resuming direct flights between Iceland and Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.

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How to Win at Negotiating AV Prices for Events

Endless Events

Keeping transportation costs in mind. In a way, looking at the transportation component of your AV quotes is much like the labor component. Transportation costs depend on circumstances and the market. Your AV vendor should be able to clearly explain the reasons for transportations costs within the quote. They have probably been pulled from the warehouse and transported to site, maybe even rented for the occasion. Have AV quotes bamboozled you before?

Were Thousands of Vegas Memorial Weekend Visitors a Dry Run for Conventions?

Smart Meetings

Las Vegas felt almost pre-Covid over the long holiday weekend as pandemic restrictions eased in Nevada and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidance on domestic travel to low risk for the fully vaccinated.

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20 Things Event Planners Say and What They Really Mean

EventMB

Lifestyle communication education event management Transportation Venue volunteersAs an event professional here are 20 things you have probably said many times over and what you actually really mean. Being an event planner comes along with many highs and lows. During the crazy busy days and long hours spent planning we have been known to say some interesting things when really we mean […].

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