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The Association for Women in Events, a nonprofit supporting gender equality and diversity in the meetings industry that goes by AWE, is launching a Hall of Fame recognition program. Hosted by the AWE awards committee, the program will honor leaders in five categories: Disruptor, Coach, Woman of Influence, Emerging Leader, and Organizational Leadership.(Read Full Article)
Pricing Workshop for Independent Meeting Planners Reveals Dramatic Range of Bids for Same RFPs - Meetings & Conventions
The two-hour session was led by Flavia St. Clair, principle of PCM & Associates, a Toronto-area meeting planning company. Using the PollEverywhere platform via their cell phones, the 45 planner participants anonymously answered a range of questions ...(Read Full Article)
2017 is a pivotal year for event apps. Grab your free copy of the Event App Bible now and find out how new event apps and chatbots are innovating the event planning space. The 5th edition of the Event App Bible has a lot to cover. 2017 is the year that will be remembered in the […]
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Many of Southern California’s buzziest annual events take place amid the glitter of Hollywood, such as the Academy Awards telecast. But the region is also home to more unexpectedly significant events, spread across a huge geographic area as well as a variety of sectors. Technology-related events are gaining momentum in Southern California, with the century-old L.A. Auto Show growing its connected car component and the Code Conference continuing its high-level buzz.(Read Full Article)
The modern community is made up of people who are eager for real connection. Event planners are often responsible for facilitating that connection, and though the methods are many, it is never easy. The use of digital technology tools at social functions is becoming increasingly popular, but there should be an equal emphasis on the us of design and furniture to create an emotionally engaging experience and stimulate participation.(Read Full Article)
The latest SXSW is a wrap, and though big brands are not treating the festival as the free-for-all, big-budget marketing bonanza they have in years' past (which many feel is a good thing) the event is still considered by many to be “the best business ...(Read Full Article)
Business people don't have to communicate with extraterrestrials (yet), but they can still learn a few things from the sci-fi thriller Arrival. The blockbuster film put a language professional in the leading role. Hollywood star Amy Adams plays Dr. Louise Banks, a linguistics professor asked by U.S. Army Intelligence to help communicate with an alien species that has arrived on Earth.(Read Full Article)
Where traditional marketing plays on the wants and needs of potential consumers, the face-to-face nature of experiential marketing gives brands an opportunity to switch things up and challenge the thinking of an audience. The days of simply selling product based on its benefits are over. In an age where we’re bombarded by advertising, consumers have […]
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“Why do we get goosebumps? Why do we get butterflies in our stomach? Why are some of these experiences and events more memorable than others?” asked Michael Blatter, founder and C.E.O. of New York-based agency Mirrorball. Blatter’s team has delved into the research on emotions, psychology, and memory, finding that there are ways to effect the neurochemistry of guests at events.(Read Full Article)
Event Management Software Market Analysis, Opportunities, Price, Growth, Trends and market forecast up to the year ... - Ein News (press release)
The Global Event Management Software Market has experienced remarkable growth from past few years and it is expected to grow at same level in forecasted period. With rise in population there is increase in demand for Event planning, venue and catering ...(Read Full Article)
In this new video, we talk about the dark side of working in the event industry. No job is below a great event planner, and if you want to have a successful career in the event industry, these are the harsh realities that you need to know. What is it Really Like Being an Event Planner? Unfortunately, it […]
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Ever wish you had a magic ability to convince people to buy tickets to your event? If only everything you said or created could immediately win hearts and minds and get your potential attendee to drop everything and sign up? With neuromarketing, you can begin moving that needle. Here’s how. Grigori Rasputin was one of […]
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The cold winter months can lead to a lot of small business owners feeling particularly uninspired about their day-to-day operations. But attending educational events can help entrepreneurs get out of those slumps and start feeling inspired again. There ...(Read Full Article)
Panel discussions are a popular part of many conferences but there are lots of things to consider to ensure a successful session. Break away from the norm and shake up your panel using these pro tips and by taking inspiration for interesting layouts and furniture options from pictures of real life events. For a panel […]
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Who’s your customer?
That’s the one thing you need to know for sure. While meeting professionals may not think of themselves in terms of selling, we all provide some kind of product or service. Instead of customers, you may have clients, participants, attendees, or respondents. Understanding who they are, what they need, and how your product or service meets that need, is the key to being successful. Who are you working for?(Read Full Article)
Hundreds of people attended the sold-out Events & Tents workshop at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The all-day workshop on Feb. 25 provided party and event rental professionals the opportunity to learn about the latest trends ...(Read Full Article)
At the recent UK red carpet premier of the highly anticipated film in London's Leicester Square, Limited Edition Event Design added to the glitz and glamour of the proceedings with a 36 meter long video wall supplied by Image Production Services. The ...(Read Full Article)
The pops of color we've seen on the design landscape for years are now used in more subtle ways. For example, where you might have used white lounge furniture with brightly colored pillows, today the neutrals are a warmer shade of cream and the pops of ...(Read Full Article)
Are you trying to figure out how to incorporate more event technology on a small budget? We have some ideas to help. Everybody loves tech, right? You may hate learning how it runs or setting it up, it but most event attendees love a tech-laden experience for the oohs and ahhs factor. But tech doesn’t […]
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Event Management Software Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends, and Forecasts 2016–2024
To manage all kinds of events such as academic and professional conferences, trade exhibitions, and others a wide range of software products are utilized; this extensive range of software products in general term is known as event management software.(Read Full Article)
Attendees who return to annual events expect new ideas and inspiration year after year, and planners have to deliver. But where do you begin? In this session, Amanda Matuk, executive producer of the I/O developer conference at Google, shared how her team reinvented the conference in the style of a music festival, changing everything from the venue, the programming, the design, and the catering.(Read Full Article)
Every nonprofit hopes to set fund-raising records at their annual galas. On Friday evening the Prevent Cancer Foundation did just that with its 23rd annual Spring Gala at the National Building Museum, raising more than $1.58 million and hosting more than 1,000 guests. The organization's keys to success: leveraging its partnerships, targeting new industries for sponsorships, and tweaking its silent auction.(Read Full Article)
If you’ve been dismissing experiential marketing as a passing trend or as too expensive, think again. Better yet, feel again. Because experiential marketing is all about emotions—in fact, most purchases occur for reasons that are rarely rational. And while playing your prospects’ heartstrings might sound a little touchy-feely, it really works.(Read Full Article)
This is a case study from Grant Morgan, Senior Marketing Manager at Poken. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. All event planners dream of finding an event technology solution which can help them to realize their vision through a single platform. This case study looks at how ibtm Arabia achieved their specific objectives […]
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