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7 Apps You Need To Download Before Your Next Event

Walk into any conference, trade show, meeting, etc. today and you’ll probably see people on their phones. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, our smart phones help us stay connected with family and friends, and have greatly enhanced the event experience for attendees. In the age of digital, event attendees are relying more and more


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Event Feedback Basics–Part 1: Learning How to Listen

Despite working in a digital age that’s made it easier than ever to meet with people and conduct business virtually, face-to-face interactions win the day. For proof, just look at the growth and investment in the event marketing industry. And because of this growth,  it’s become increasingly critical for marketers, meeting and event planners, and business decision makers to


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Need Some Event Marketing Tips? Here are the Essentials

Live events are powerful.  And they don’t have to be budget drainers–they can actually be big money-makers for your organization. In fact, recent Forrester research shows that successful organizations allocate nearly 25% of their B2B budgets on events, noting that these in-person events are the second most effective marketing tactic. With all this money being earmarked, it makes sense for planners and marketers to


5 Things You Need to Know About Attendee Engagement

“Attendee Engagement.” It’s a term much bandied about in the meetings and events industry. Very often, it’s the catch-all benefit that event technology vendors will dangle in front of you. But what does “attendee engagement” really mean? How do you measure it? And how do you get more of it? Know what attendee engagement means


10 Things You Didn’t Know About Camelback Resort

SPLASH.  Camelbeach is PA’s LARGEST outdoor waterpark. Most waterparks are built on a vacant lot or look like they are in a warehouse.  But Camelbeach is located on 15 acres right at the base of beautiful Camelback Mountain.  Camelbeach is wetter, wilder and crazier than any other waterpark around.  With over 50 rides and attractions,



Orlando’s Meeting Hotels Continue to Impress

There’s a reason Orlando has been ranked by Cvent as the No. 1 meeting destination in the United States. While some top destinations may rest on their laurels, Orlando does just the opposite: the region’s business leaders are always innovating and investing. Therefore, no matter how many times you’ve been to The City Beautiful, there’s


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Sourcing Your Next Great Meeting or Event? Start Here

You have been tasked with planning your organization’s next big meeting, conference or convention, and the stakeholders in your company have asked you to consider unfamiliar destinations and hotels. They have asked you to “shake it up” and basically start the planning process from scratch. This document will help you do just that. Whether this


Top 5 Catering Mistakes and How to Avoid Them!

Catering is pretty simple… right? While the concept itself is basic, the actual process can get tricky. If you have ever had to deal with catering a meeting or event, you know it is not as easy as you might assume. Next time you order avoid these top mistakes. Not Adding Gratuity into Your Budget