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Planners know that Wi-Fi is a key component to a successful program these days. But how can they get the best bang for their buck? What may at first blush sound like the best deal—an offer of free or comped Wi-Fi on the part of the host facility—may be good for the bottom line, but not so good for attendee experience.(Read Full Article)
The Facebook events page allows you to link in co-hosts to help you do that promoting, invite targeted guests or groups or share the event publicly and even create an ad to promote it. The social media feature allows you to add photographs or videos to ...(Read Full Article)
Do you want to innovate and grow as an event professional? Do you want to plan better events? If so, it’s time to get uncomfortable. The magic begins where your comfort zone ends. Growth never occurs within your comfort zone. Have you seen these quotes making their way on the internet as inspirational image memes? […]
The post Want to Plan Better Events? Make Yourself Uncomfortable by Christina Green appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com(Read Full Article)
If your event business is new or struggling, the easiest and least expensive way to grow it is through referral marketing, but how do you get happy clients and attendees to talk about you? Try these tips. It’s understandable that people would be willing to hire an event planner that a good friend referred them […]
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Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, held an exclusive dinner and awards ceremony ...(Read Full Article)
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In 2016, an important threshold was crossed in the American business-travel segment: The Millennial generation became the largest group of business travelers. One hallmark of this under-35 segment of the workforce is that they’re the first to be “digital natives” who grew up knowing only a world that’s connected by electronic devices and the Internet. However, what this generation’s tech-focused upbringing has instilled in them is a hunger for live experiences.(Read Full Article)
Like most nonprofits, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation plans events near its home in Annapolis, Maryland. But in an effort to tap a new donor base, it expanded its footprint with a new event in Washington. Now in its second year, the DC on the Half Shell cocktail party expanded the foundation’s network of donors to the nearby Washington area, about an hour’s drive away.(Read Full Article)
Boston’s event scene just got a new addition: two new meeting and event spaces in the 114-room Ames Boston Hotel. The rooms and prefunction space, designed for both elegance and functionality, add 1,700 square feet of modern meeting amenities to the hotel, which was constructed in 1893. Able to accommodate groups of up to 125, the Ames and Oliver & Oakes rooms can be configured for banquet, conference, lounge, classroom, and theater-style meetings, events, and presentation.(Read Full Article)
Longer, sunnier days; alfresco dining; vibrant blooms; and finally-in-season fare mean one thing: spring is almost here! As events make their way back outdoors to the long-awaited mild weather (or carefully crafted designs bring that familiar feeling indoors), spring is the perfect time to reinvent your event style and incorporate furniture. Here are some ways that perfect furniture pieces can elevate your spring event. 1. Get the conversation started!(Read Full Article)
Exhibitor Media Group, the award-winning leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced the winners of its EXHIBITORLIV...(Read Full Article)
The GameBuzz system—a customizable, multiplayer platform for making event booths more effective lead generators—debuted yesterday to large, boisterous...(Read Full Article)
Enclave, a $15 million high-tech corporate and social event venue located a mile from McCarran International Airport, has officially opened a year after breaking ground . The 75,000 square-foot multi-purpose venue has 22 rooms of various sizes and function including ballrooms, conference rooms, dressing and bridal room. The Enclave will offers services such as event production, beverage, cuisine and branding aimed at corporate events, product launches, trade shows and weddings.(Read Full Article)
Event professionals need to stay on top of current trends. Not doing so can place their client list in jeopardy. Are you doing any of these 10 things? If so, it’s time to let them go. A former boss of mine came of age in the late 70s and early 80s. You know the years […]
The post 10 Old Event Tactics It’s Time to Ditch by Christina Green appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com(Read Full Article)
Learning to negotiate Wi-Fi with an event venue requires planners to almost learn a new language so both sides can come to an understanding of how the technology can best help you meet your meeting’s goals. In a recent MeetingsNet webinar, Tim LaFleur, CMP, director, mobile strategy and solutions, Meetings & Incentives Worldwide; and Matt Harvey, vice president, client network services, PSAV, explained the three most important terms for things you need to know about how networks function.(Read Full Article)
BizBash will celebrate veteran event and meeting professionals in Southern California by inducting them into the BizBash Hall of Fame. The honorees are Cheryl Cecchetto, Steve Goodling, Edward Perotti, Sharon Sacks, and the Los Angeles Times’ events team, represented by Scott Dallavo and Hillary Manning. The ceremony, to be held Thursday at the 1220 Event Space at Universal Studios Lot, will also recognize two rising stars in the industry: Caroline Lett and Justin Tribe.(Read Full Article)
LinkedIn, Twitter, and, to a lesser extent, Facebook, have had thriving communities for meeting and event industry professionals. Event professionals who are active on these platforms have made great connections and engaged in some interesting peer-to-peer interactions over the years.
So is there room for another platform? While beBee seems to be a well-kept secret among eventprofs, it’s picking up steam in other industries.(Read Full Article)
Do you wish you could bring more creative approaches to your events with greater consistency? Stop thinking that creativity is a mystical beast and start seeing it everywhere with these tips. Creativity is the lifeblood of any event planners’ career. Without it, your events fall flat, your attendees are uninspired, and clients will go elsewhere. […]
The post 10 Unlikely Places to Derive Creative Inspiration for Your Events by EventMB Team appeared first on http://www.EventManagerBlog.com(Read Full Article)
MultiTaction displays are just one fun trend we are seeing more and more at events and in exhibits. Take a look inside our 2017 Trend Tracker guide to learn about additional trends intended to attract, engage and excite your attendee. ]]>Download your ...(Read Full Article)
The Imex Group has also entered into a three-year agreement with EventCanvas.org Foundation, which allows Imex to offer Event Design Certification to selected participants. The certification training will be offered free of charge and provides planners ...(Read Full Article)
EXHIBITOR Magazine is proud to announce the following winners in its 2017 EuroShop Awards. Sponsored by Access TCA Inc., one of the largest indepe...(Read Full Article)
There are plenty of things that are changing about the event industry this year. Today, we’re going to talk about one of the biggest – and why it matters.
2016 was a big year for event management – but 2017 is slated to be even bigger. After all, change is in the air. As always, everyone’s all abuzz about the various trends that are prevalent in the industry.(Read Full Article)
“Wi-Fi strikes fear into many planners’ hearts,” said Tim LaFleur, director, mobile strategy and solutions, with Meetings and Incentives Worldwide during a recent MeetingsNet webinar. Even the most seasoned professionals, those who have no problem with 5,000 people rushing into lunch after a general session, can break into a cold sweat when it comes time to negotiate Wi-Fi, he added.
So what is it that makes connectivity such a fearsome topic to tackle? LaFleur identified three main reasons.(Read Full Article)
Top 7 Vendors in the Global Event Management Software Market from 2017-2021: Technavio - Yahoo Finance
Eventbrite is an online ticketing and event planning company. It manages events of all types, such as event academies, conferences, classes and workshops, endurance events, food and wine events, fundraising events, music festivals, performing arts ...(Read Full Article)
From the creators of EventTech, the industry’s largest learning lab on event technology and live events, we bring you EventTech 411, our periodic roundup of new and cutting-edge event technologies. In this installation, we take a look at the burgeoning smart badge market.(Read Full Article)