Warm-Up

Prepare for Your Event Like a Professional Athlete: The Warm Up

A professional athlete’s job revolves around ensuring that their body is prepared for the big event by sticking to their training schedule and maintaining proper nutrition and hydration. Although you may not be a professional athlete, you can relate to the time, dedication, and effort that an athlete puts into their training. After all, it’s the


New eBook for Download: Gain More Power Over Your Live Events

Event planners and marketers have a common nemesis: the digital divide between live events and the analytics that prove their worth. It can feel as great as a leap from the tallest of buildings. The inability to capture event attendees’ activities and digitally analyze their data has plagued event insights and ROI for decades. Why


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What Event Planners Can Learn From The Holiday Shopping Revolution

As the end of 2017 approaches, the annual Holiday shopping spree is drawing to a close. For years now, online shopping has increased in popularity due to convenience and lack of jostling crowds. This switch from traditional shopping methods has been great for online retailers, such as Amazon and Jet!, but has made it difficult for brick-and-mortar


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2017 Event Tech Trends: Where Are They Now? (Mobile)

Welcome back to our final installment of Where Are They Now?, a look back on our 2017 event tech trend predictions. If you missed last week’s installment, you can check it out here. As a reminder, here are the trends we found last year and what we’ve already covered: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect


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Last Minute Suggestions for a Small Holiday Party

Holiday parties range in size and shape, but despite the wide variety most offices have them. Whether to thank clients, celebrate internal success, or for pure fun someone has to plan them. Some companies have a dedicated planner, outsource, or give the daunting task to one individual on staff. If you’re that lucky person in


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5 Ways To Make Your Events More Festive This Holiday Season

The winter months are some of my favorites, and no, it isn’t because of the lovely weather. Holiday decorations, twinkle lights, and the general cheer that fills the air makes this time of year magical. Whether your event happens to take place around the holidays or you’re organizing a merry soiree, make sure to include some of these fun


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Get Ahead of Stress This Holiday

The holidays should be a time filled with joy and laughter, but, more often than not, the days or weeks off for break can lead to greater stress. When you work in the events industry, that stress can be monumental. After all, event planner consistently ranks as one of the top ten most stressful jobs


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2017 Event Tech Trends – Where Are They Now? (Live Streaming)

Welcome back to our series of event tech trends to watch in 2017. As a reminder, here’s a peek at all of the top trends we were keeping a close eye on for 2017: Virtual Sourcing: virtually find the perfect event venue, from the comfort of your desk Google Cardboard: transport attendees anywhere in the world


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Build Excitement Before Your Event Starts with a Mobile Event App

A mobile event app is a great tool to add to your event toolkit and it isn’t just for when attendees are onsite. Apps have many pre-event features that can help to build hype and increase attendee engagement. How does one do this, you ask? It’s actually pretty easy! Read on to discover how you can