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      Meghan Welborn is Director of Marketing and Sales at VDA Productions. Meghan is responsible for all aspects of client interaction, marketing and public relations. Over the past fifteen years, she has held senior marketing and sales roles in several global design companies.

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      1. Common Business Event Planning Mistakes | Money For Lunch

        Explore moneyforlunch.com (9 hours, 21 min ago)

        Holding a successful business event take months of planning and persistence. Your diligence in helping this process go off without a hitch doesn't stop.

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      2. Gamification and Marketing

        Explore Branding Magazine (11 hours, 38 min ago)

        Gamification and Marketing

        Top down communication and „interuptive and intrusive“ advertising models are getting less and less efficient. In order to reach their customers and retain them better, communications agencies are developing new ways to interact which are better suited to modern interactive media. Advertisement and communication are changing shape and taking on new forms. ’Gamification’ has emerged […]

        The post Gamification and Marketing appeared first on Branding Magazine.

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      3. Cut Costs and Still Deliver an Awesome Event Experience? Yeah Right!

        Explore Event Manager Blog (15 hours, 13 min ago)

        Cut Costs and Still Deliver an Awesome Event Experience? Yeah Right!

        Look at any B2B event operations management job ad and you will see words such as ‘budgets’, ‘P&L’ and ‘growth’ regularly crop up in the specification.

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      4. Special Events Business News for July 30, 2014

        Explore Special Events Magazine (Jul 30 2014)

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        A new promotion at AlliedPRA Orlando and a big honor for Global Infusion Group
        A new promotion at AlliedPRA Orlando and a big honor for Global Infusion Group
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      5. Freeman Partners With I.A.T.S.E. To Develop Customer Service Training

        Explore Market News, Real (Jul 30 2014)

        Freeman Partners With I.A.T.S.E. To Develop Customer Service Training

        DALLAS, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Freeman, the leading global partner for integrated marketing solutions for live engagements, has partnered with The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (I.A.T.S.E.) to develop and deliver customer service training to their members nationwide. I.A.T.S.E. members – who are involved in the production, equipment and construction of trade show ...

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      6. Relevant, engaging experiences

        Explore Plan Your Meetings (Jul 30 2014)

        The most effective meeting planners take time to strategically design their events before they settle on logistics.

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      7. Share the Wealth: 7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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      8. Venues for Large Meetings: The Top New Places in New York for Big Sales Meetings, Conferences, and Conventions

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      9. You Cannot be Serious! Why Events are the Perfect Adult Playground

        Explore Event Manager Blog (Jul 30 2014)

        You Cannot be Serious! Why Events are the Perfect Adult Playground

        There are certain types of events such as sports, music festivals and comedy shows which are designed for people to come together and play. However, there are other types of events, such as conferences and trade shows, that we don’t usually think of as play.

        If you liked this post you are going to love our free ebooks The Event App Bible and The Good Event Registration Guide - free download, no email required. (Read Full Article)

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      10. Public meeting on Fresno's draft plan poses questions about water, bike lanes - Fresno Bee

        Explore fresnobee.com (Jul 30 2014)

        Public meeting on Fresno's draft plan poses questions about water, bike lanes - Fresno Bee

        Tuesday's meeting was hosted by Fresno Metro Ministry and the Relational Culture Institute. Fresno Metro Ministry executive director Keith Bergthold was moderator. Most of the first hour was filled by city Planning Manager Arnoldo Rodriguez's summary ...

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      11. 6 Must-Have Gadgets for Meetings

        Explore Meetings Net (Jul 29 2014)

        6 Must-Have Gadgets for Meetings

        Smart gadgets can make you a smarter meeting-goer.

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      12. 26 Steps to Mobile App Adoption Success

        Explore Meetings Net (Jul 29 2014)

        How to promote your meeting’s mobile app

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      13. Special Events Opens Tabletop Gallery 2015 Competition - Special Events

        Explore Special Events Magazine (Jul 29 2014)

        Are you tops at tabletop design ? Then it's time to show off your talent. Special Events magazine will showcase the best tabletop designs in two budget categories at The Special Event 2015, Jan. 7-8 in Anaheim, Calif. The Tabletop Competition--a ...

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      14. Special Events Opens Tabletop Gallery 2015 Competition

        Explore Special Events Magazine (Jul 29 2014)

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        Show off your tabletop chops for fun, fame and prizes at The Special Event 2015
        Show off your tabletop design chops for fun, fame and prizes at The Special Event 2015 in Anaheim, Calif.
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      15. GBTA Kicks off With a Star-Studded Opening Day in Los Angeles

        Explore Meetings Net (Jul 29 2014)

        A renewed vitality in the business travel industry—and the star power of Los Angeles—are driving excitement at the Global Business Travel Association's annual convention.

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