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With more and more conference and event organizers competing to attract participants, it is important to use every strategy available to “get the word out”. Conference and event speakers are a largely untapped resource.
Many keynote speakers and breakout session facilitators have extensive and active networks both on and off-line.
Determining your budget, finalising dates, securing a venue space — you’re managing a lot. On Eventbrite’s customer experience team, we’ve helped a lot of people with their events…so we know that there are countless logistical details you need to work through to get up and running.
With the holiday season over, we are all likely experiencing some stress while we try to ramp up for the new year, and manage our backlog of work and our endless stream of emails. This might be a good time to think about what we can do to reduce employee stress.
EventMobi was onsite in Austin, Texas, for the Professional Convention Management Association’s (PCMA) annual conference Convening Leaders January 8-11th, along with more than 4,000 event professionals.
This annual conference is a mainstay for most industry professionals, earning a reputation for offering some of the best education, most interesting and inspiring keynote speakers, and heralded each year for the risks they take with their space and programming design.
Boring booths are bad for business. To make your trade show exhibits more exciting and attention-getting, add one or more of these 11 elements to get more attention, booth traffic, and ultimately, leads.
Meetings catalyze change. They influence participants’ thoughts and behaviors. Meetings enable business exchanges and establish bonds that strengthen alliances and form lifelong friendships. They generate new ideas and facilitate learning. They’re essential both to prevent and respond to crisis.
When in planning mode, event managers have a million and one things to worry about. Time management and prioritization are not just skills, they become a lifestyle. Even the most seasoned event planners can stand to add a few more things to their toolbox. Here are 10 prioritization tips to help you keep calm under pressure and execute on an incredible event.
This is the final installment in our series on room block management, where we’ve pulled back the curtain to reveal how hotels work to manage your room block and their occupancy. Here are the prior two posts about blind cutsandattrition.
When it comes down to negotiating your hotel contract, few clauses have as much impact to the overall success of your event than your reservations clause and cut-off date.
Across every industry – meeting and event planners are some of the hardest working people out there. They’re expert coordinators and communicators, and ultimately they’re responsible for creating an event experience that brings the client’s vision to life. As a modern meeting planner, how do you compare to your peers in the field?
As the holiday season ends, we thought it would be fun AND helpful to do a countdown with the 12 Days of Sustainability. Starting on December 25th we posted to our Facebook and Twitter accounts a useful sustainable event tip you could use during the holidays and year round! In case you missed them, here is the full list: Give a plant as a gift that will keep on giving all throughout the year!
Hiring the right keynote speaker for your corporate event or conference isn’t getting any easier. There seems to be more speakers than ever, on just about any topic. If you Google the term “keynote speaker,” there are over 19.2 million results. So what are some tips that will help you find the best possible speakers for your events?
“It’s important to know how each element on your event website communicates the event experience, helps the attendee decide it’s worth attending, and ultimately rationalizes their decision,” says Jason Bayly, Senior User Experience Architect at Eventbrite.
Accommodating your meeting attendees’ food allergies and food preferences can seem daunting. Here are some quick switches that you and the executive chef can make to create easy meals and snack breaks that avoid common food allergens.
What do event industry leaders think about the future of events? We have asked seven inspiring women about the future of the event industry. The event industry is an incredible environment made of exceptional individuals. A very, very large portion of them happen to be women. Without getting into the diversity talk, which is not the matter of this post and that we have covered many times, we’ve decided to ask some leaders in events to discuss the future of our industry and guess what, they are all women.
C&IT's Incentive Travel Report 2017, featuring exclusive research, best practice case studies and a forecast on the future of the sector, provides key stats from surveys of 300 UK event planners across the last quarter of 2016.
It’s six am on Tuesday and instead of reaching for the coffee mug, you are adjusting your neon-light up wristband. A loud beat is pumping through the speakers and hundreds of other people are bouncing to the rhythm. Crazy outfits, wide smiles, and magical energy fill this space.
Associations may target or cater to specific groups - for example, public educators - but within those groups, there are several sub-groups (e.g. science teachers, high school teachers, special education teachers, etc.) that could all use a little attention.
Event planners love a list. What is the secret power of to-do lists, why they are so beneficial and how can you get the most out of them? Are to-do lists obsolete, or essential? Loved, loathed or misunderstood?
The word ‘meeting’ likely conjures up an uninspiring image for you — talking through an agenda (if there is one) point-by-point, some people dominating, others zoning out. The typical format is so easy, it’s almost automatic, without really thinking whether it’s what we really need to make progress. We’re getting of tired meetings.
Travel brands in 2017 have more tools than they did a year ago to give travelers a preview of what to expect. While most travelers haven’t tried 360-degree or virtual reality videos, many say they have an open mind about their being useful in the trip-planning process. That’s according to a survey from digital advertising …
CES is always the place to find the greatest in the latest wave of gadgets, goggles and gear, and 2017 was no exception. With new TV streaming services, sup’d-up, wafer-thin TVs, and more do-it-all smart assistants, the show floor was full of new solutions for the digital age. And for business travelers in particular, CES delivered a number of technologies to lust after for the next journey from here to there. Read on for our top five standouts of the show.
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