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      1. 40 Simple Web Tools for Associations and Event Planners

        Explore PlannerWire (8 hours, 55 min ago)

        40 Simple Web Tools for Associations and Event Planners

        A really awesome reader, who works for an association whose members do life saving work (really, they are that cool), sent me an email and asked a simple question. Rather than paraphrase and get it... Read the rest at PlannerWire

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      2. Special Events Business News for Aug. 27, 2014

        Explore Special Events Magazine (9 hours, 28 min ago)

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        News this week includes a new wedding coordinator at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park and an exciting new role for event pro Mary Tribble
        News this week includes a new wedding coordinator at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park and an exciting new role for event pro Mary Tribble
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      3. Emmy Awards 2014 Spotlight: Inside the Week's Top Events

        Explore BizBash Media (13 hours, 44 min ago)

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      4. TIFF Preview: 2014's Biggest Parties and Brand Activations

        Explore BizBash Media (13 hours, 59 min ago)

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      5. What You're Reading: Top Special Events Articles for August 2014

        Explore Special Events Magazine (Aug 26 2014)

        What You're Reading: Top Special Events Articles for August 2014
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        From desi weddings to the best in corporate branding, here are the top stories on Specialevents.com for August 2014
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        Comment Mentions:   Sequoia Productions

      6. Date Change Announced For The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show Of New York; Event Will Be Held March 8-10, 2015

        Explore eventsmagazine.com (Aug 26 2014)

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

        DATE CHANGE ANNOUNCED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL RESTAURANT & FOODSERVICE SHOW OF NEW YORK; EVENT WILL BE HELD MARCH 8-10, 2015

        NEW YORK, NY, August 26, 2014 -The International Restaurant & Foodservice Show of New York has just announced that they have new dates for the 2015 event.

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      7. Nespresso Events Serve Up Coffee And Consumer Engagement

        Explore Event Marketer (Aug 26 2014)

        Nespresso Events Serve Up Coffee And Consumer Engagement

        To drive awareness of its new VertuoLine single-serve machines, the first in its line-up to brew traditional American-style as well as its original espresso, and give consumers a taste of its premium coffees, Nespresso in February activated the 108 Day Invasion tour. Over the course of 108 days, the brand traveled to 21 locations within 17 markets and served up 354,097 tasty cups o’ joe.

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      8. CEA Announces Exhibitors for CES Unveiled Paris

        Explore Yahoo! Finance (Aug 26 2014)

        CEA Announces Exhibitors for CES Unveiled Paris

        The Consumer Electronics Association ® today announced a list of exhibitors for its second annual CES Unveiled Paris, an industry event for credentialed members of the press, consumer electronics industry analysts, the investor community and tech industry influencers.

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      9. 11 Fresh Ideas From Back-to-School Events

        Explore BizBash Media (Aug 26 2014)

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      10. Put Cvent's Social Media Savvy on Your Desktop

        Explore Meetings Net (Aug 25 2014)

        Register now and download one, two, three, or all four all-new eBooks!

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      11. Am history conferees celebrate ‘togetherness’

        Explore Inquirer Global Nation (Aug 25 2014)

        SAN DIEGO, California--Some 500 Filipino American history buffs, activists and academics convened July 31 to August 2 at the Kona Kai Hotel and Resort in Shelter Island for the Filipino American National Historical Society's 2014 conference. Of special attention was the Wednesday evening memorial tribute to FANHS co-founder "Uncle" Fred Cordova who passed away peacefully at 82 on December 21 ...

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      12. Why Don't We Take All of Our Paid Vacation Time?

        Explore Meetings Net (Aug 25 2014)

        We know that taking time off to rest and recharge is not only good for us, but also will help us do our jobs better. And yet we can't seem to pry ourselves away. What's up with that?
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      13. 10 Terrific Event Startups To Explore For Your Next Event

        Explore Event Manager Blog (Aug 25 2014)

        10 Terrific Event Startups To Explore For Your Next Event

        Here is a collection of the most promising startups providing technology solutions for events. Be inspired by these helpful tools.

        The Event Tech scene is in turmoil. It’s just news of last week that DoubleDutch closed another successful round of investment at $19.9M. Earlier in August Social Tables finalised another $8M investment.

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      14. Trade Show Exhibit Booth Visitors - Reading Body Language for Greater Results

        Explore Trade Show Success Strategies (Aug 25 2014)

        Trade Show Exhibit Booth Visitors - Reading Body Language for Greater Results

        The ability to read body language among trade show exhibit booth visitors put you at an advantage from a sales perspective. Subliminal signals can be strong indicators of...

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      15. How To Be A Top Notch Event Speaker

        Explore Event Checklist (Aug 25 2014)

        How To Be A Top Notch Event Speaker

        Being a top notch event speaker is not an easy job, it’s not just about talking in front of many people, and it’s not just about sharing your experiences or knowledge. Being a good speaker requires... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

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