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How to Gracefully Cancel an Event 

How to Gracefully Cancel an Event  | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

We all know that unforeseen circumstances can get in the way of an event. Maybe your venue cancels on you at the last minute, or bad weather puts your attendees’ safety at risk.

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5 Steps to Navigate a Social Media Crisis at your Event

5 Steps to Navigate a Social Media Crisis at your Event | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Here's how to navigate the tone and direction of your social media communications for your audience.

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Attendee Data Collection: Weighing the Risks & Rewards

Attendee Data Collection: Weighing the Risks & Rewards | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Everyone’s talking about “big data” these days, but exactly what does that involve?

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How to Cancel an Event and Not Damage Your Reputation

How to Cancel an Event and Not Damage Your Reputation | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

We all know that our best-laid plans can be knocked off course and not come to fruition. When it comes to events, you might feel you’ve done everything right, from understanding your target audience through to a brilliant marketing campaign, but still you’ve not sold enough tickets.

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Sweet Tweets are made of this – how to respond to Twitter queries

Sweet Tweets are made of this – how to respond to Twitter queries | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
We recently published the first wave of results from Twystery (our new technique using mystery shopping to assess how brands respond to consumer tweets). We sent 900 tweets to 30 brands across six product sectors, asking a range of questions. We evaluated them on several measures, including the response rate, the speed of response and the quality of response.
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We Like Eggs Poached, Not Room Blocks: 5 Ways to Stop Poaching

We Like Eggs Poached, Not Room Blocks: 5 Ways to Stop Poaching | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Room block poaching is a nuisance that just doesn’t want to go away. Unauthorized companies pop up and seize opportunities to solicit attendees and exhibitors with hotel rooms and services, only to vanish when it’s check-in time.

What can be done? I recently joined the Convention Industry Council’s (CIC) APEX Room Block Poaching Workgroup which was formed to conduct research and develop resources to combat poaching. While poachers don’t appear to be going away, here are five steps that event organizers can take to keep them at bay.

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10 Do's and Don'ts on how to turn event issues and complaints into victories

10 Do's and Don'ts on how to turn event issues and complaints into victories | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

Very few events happen in which there are no issues or problems encountered, mainly because there are so many moving parts when planning and staging an event. Frankly, any event that goes off without even a minor snag should be considered a miracle.

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Show Up! 15 Tips to Avoid No-Shows at Events

Show Up! 15 Tips to Avoid No-Shows at Events | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it

No one in the event industry likes no-shows. Yet this awful plague affects all types of events, small or big, free or paid, popular or fairly new. Here is your definitive guide to avoid no-shows at events.

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The New Rules Of Event Photography

The New Rules Of Event Photography | Inspiration Hub | Scoop.it
Now that most attendees have the ability to snap and share photos instantly, the rules to event photography are changing. Here's what you need to know to protect attendees’ privacy, aggregate crowdsourced content, and secure the rights to your multimedia. 
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Worldwide exhibitions for incentive travel, meetings and events - taking place in Frankfurt & Las Vegas.