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NCAA March Madness is coming back to virtual reality (VR) for Samsung Gear VR viewers and this time, it’s pay per view. If you’re a basketball fan and a Samsung Gear VR owner, the latest announcement from Oculus will feel like Christmas has come early. Building upon last year’s coverage, viewers will be able to […]
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Your attendees know the routine of the usual dinner event. They connect with the people they know at their table while they wait for things to get started. Then they head to the buffet line to fill their plate before settling in for the dinner presentation. Once that’s finished, they enjoy a little lighthearted conversation before the evening comes to a close.(Read Full Article)
This year's South by Southwest tech, music, and film festival had a calmer feel than previous years, with the absence of big-scale events such as Spotify House, Hype Hotel, and Samsung. Nevertheless, there were plenty of marketers, brands, and sponsors vying to attract the attention of festivalgoers over the span of the 10-day festival, which ran from March 10 to 19 in Austin, Texas. Activations, interactive events, and parties spotlighted never-before-seen technology, music, food, and more.(Read Full Article)
For enthusiastic B2B sales professionals, attending a conference represents an exciting opportunity. You'll have the opportunity to connect with hundreds of potential leads, be immersed in an environment where prospects are motivated to engage and ...(Read Full Article)
It doesn’t matter whether event attendees pre-registered, engaged before an event, or know exactly which sponsors or attendees they want to meet prior to an event, shortcomings still exist. iBeacon was created to fill in the gaps so that 2017 is truly the year for event growth, engagement, and excitement. Beacons are devices equipped with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) that constantly broadcast data to any device listening nearby.(Read Full Article)
In a world saturated with conferences, don't just slap a logo on your event . Instead, make it strategic and thoughtful. “It's always worth the effort,” says Kate Silva, design director at Freeman XP. A well-designed conference logo offers the first ...(Read Full Article)
Sam Thompson, founder of MetroConnections, a $16-million Minneapolis conference and event planning firm started in 1984, has launched Transitions In Business, an Edina, Minn.-based based mergers and acquisitions firm. Thompson sold his shares in ...(Read Full Article)
IMEX has partnered with a couple of German trade magazines to find out the benefits and challenges and just what it's like to be a woman in the meetings industry via a survey, which they would very much like you to take. Here’s the link.
I just took it, and it was an interesting exercise! The questions mainly hit on these areas:(Read Full Article)
According to Meeting Professionals International, about 1.8 million meetings and events occur in the U.S. each year. Surprising? Not at all. Events are one of the few marketing tactics that provide both tangible and intangible benefits for your organization. But why are some events filled with “cult followers” while others struggle for attendance?(Read Full Article)
Freshman Jordan Weinberg served as the Women's Center liaison for the conference . She said the center has been more involved with planning the conference than it has been in years past. “The WLC wanted someone to help guide that relationship and ...(Read Full Article)
Ever wish you didn’t have to put up with annoying phone call interruptions and making cold calls? It is possible. Here are some suggestions on how event planners can effectively minimize the distraction without impairing communication and sales. Every productivity guru will tell you to minimize distractions if you want to get things done. Often […]
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Rebecca Atkinson, online publications editor at the Museums Association, said: “This event will share new approaches on exhibition design . We have invited speakers from as far afield as Finland to reveal how they are breaking new ground in this area.(Read Full Article)
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)
CHICAGO- Q1 Productions, a leading event production company based in Chicago, has released the Executive Leadership Support Forum’s upcoming 2017 dates and locations throughout North America, targeting executive assistants of leading organizations. Following the success of the 2016 Executive Leadership Support Forum series, the 2017 series aims to elevate the role of the executive assistant to become a respected partner of the leadership team through effective and impactful communication strategies, creating a personal brand to take executive assistants’ career to the next level, while mastering time management and technology tools. The Executive Leadership Support Forum will be hosted on ...(Read Full Article)
EXHIBITOR magazine is proud to announce the following winners in its Fourth Annual Portable/Modular Awards, which honor design excellence in portable,...(Read Full Article)
Digivents is a registration, check-in and mobile app management platform for events. Here is our review. Digivents: What Is It? Digivents is a platform for the digital management of registration, check-in and mobile apps for events. As well as managing attendee check-in and registrations, Digivents gives the event manager control over other aspects of event […]
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In a world saturated with conferences, don’t just slap a logo on your event. Instead, make it strategic and thoughtful. “It’s always worth the effort,” says Kate Silva, design director at Freeman XP. A well-designed conference logo offers the first glimpse into what an attendee can expect from the live experience and helps maintain connections over time. It should be given the same consideration as every other touchpoint of your brand.(Read Full Article)
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By now, you’ve likely heard that the Trump administration has instituted a rule requiring airlines from eight Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa to ban passengers to the U.S. traveling with anything bigger than a cellphone in their carry-on luggage. Now laptops, tablets, e-readers, cameras, portable DVD players, and other electronic devices must be packed in checked baggage.(Read Full Article)
Steve Jobs and many other entrepreneurs have endorsed the benefits of failure. Failure when innovating spurs ideas. Failure in doing these things as an event planner… not so much. If you have ever watched reruns of American family shows like Leave it to Beaver, the Brady Bunch, or Eight is Enough, you probably caught an […]
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A stellar group of theatre, opera, and concert designers, a leading architectural lighting design firm, and a non-profit association are the winners of the 2017 Live Design Awards, to be presented in New York City on Monday, June 12, 2017.(Read Full Article)
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)
“The shift to mobile away from paper, changing from transactions to complete experiences and deeper engagement are just some of the main trends that will change the event /ticketing industries,” says Neetu Bhatia, CEO and founder of Kyazoonga, an online ...(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)