August, 2022

The Future of AR for Events in 2022

Endless Events

Augmented Reality (AR) has the potential to revolutionize how we live our lives, but are we there yet? Will and Brandt are excited to see just how revolutionary AR will be for events. In today’s episode, Will Curran and Brandt Krueger discuss AR for Events.

Event design ideas inspired by my visit to Art Basel 2022

The MICE Blog

In recent years I’ve developed an interest in art, architecture and design. My interest deepened in large part from working with MICE (Meeting, Incentive Travel, Conferences and Exhibitions) destinations and venues that focused on these topics.

Event Chatbots and the Community Model in 2022

Endless Events

Event chatbots are becoming increasingly common in the event industry. While chatbots are helpful when engaging communities during events, they can also be an excellent tool if you want to implement the community model and engage your attendees all year. .

Stop Searching for the Pot of Gold. Start Celebrating the Rainbows.

The Abbi Agency

Last month The Abbi Agency once again had the honor of attending and sponsoring Northern Nevada Pride 2022 !

Evolution of the DMC:Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency & Understanding

The evolution of the DMC industry requires that it embark upon a renewed relationship with clients that is built upon transparency, trust, and understanding.

techsy Bytes: Liz riffs on Giving Attendee Lists to Sponsors

Techsytalk

ENOUGH with the attendee list sharing! In this short episode, Liz talks through why sharing your attendee list with sponsors […]. The Event Hustler Show

How Use Team Building and Virtual Training to Equip Teams for Remote and Hybrid Work Environments

Best Corporate Events

Although COVID-19 is (hopefully) behind us, the pandemic will have long-term impacts on the working world. Having grown accustomed to, and comfortable with, working remotely, many employees are resisting a return to the office.

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The 10 Fastest-Growing Cities in Texas

Redfin

Also known as “The Lone Star State,” Texas is home to a number of well-known cities such as Austin , Dallas , and Houston. However, you may be curious about what cities in the state are growing the fastest.

How to Execute Events on a Reduced Team

Endless Events

In April, we talked about a recession on the horizon. As the horizon approaches, Will and Nick find that many event professionals are running on fumes. Today, the discussion is all about executing events on a reduced team. .

A Journey to the Frontier of Sustainable Tourism (Reservations May Be Required)

The Abbi Agency

The Abbi Agency leads Yosemite’s reservation campaign as the iconic national park tackles sustainable tourism and destination management head on. Working on an advertising campaign for Yosemite is a creative’s wildest dream come true.

Episode 55: Community Building Tips with Krysta Eigelberger

Techsytalk

In another dive into the brains of the techsytalk team, we’re chatting with Krysta Eigelberger who works with us to […]. The Event Hustler Show Uncategorized

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All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

How to Get Your Employees to Attend Company Events

Eventtia

“I’m already spending so much time in the office … why should I attend after-hour company events?”. “It’s It’s not mandatory, plus with me or without me, nothing will change.”. Will I get extra pay if I go?”.

45 Resident Event Ideas That Actually Work

Social Tables

Planning and hosting fun events is a wonderful way for property managers to connect with residents. In addition to brightening the atmosphere of resident life, events can show the property’s appreciation and improve communication between residents and building owners.

Home Buying Checklist: A Survival Guide for Buyers

Redfin

Owning a beautiful home you can call your own is a dream come true. Homeownership offers stability and a sense of security and safety, but the process of making the biggest purchase of your life can seem overwhelming.

The 14 Most Important KPIs for Event Audience Engagement

Endless Events

So, you’re planning a big event for your company — kudos to you! Event planning isn’t for the faint of heart; you certainly have a lot on your plate. Not only do you need to host a fantastic event , but you also need to prove that your event will get results.

COVID-19 Travel Consumer Sentiment Study

TravelBoom and sister agency, The Brandon Agency, release new consumer sentiment study on travel amidst the COVID-19 second wave

A Journey to the Frontier of Sustainable Tourism (Reservations May Be Required)

The Abbi Agency

The Abbi Agency leads Yosemite’s reservation campaign as the iconic national park tackles sustainable tourism and destination management head on. Working on an advertising campaign for Yosemite is a creative’s wildest dream come true.

Episode 54: Creating Meaningful Event Experiences with Phil Mershon, Director of Experiences at Social Media Examiner

Techsytalk

In this special episode, we’ll chat with Phil Mershon about some of the most memorable event experiences he’s ever had, […]. The Event Hustler Show

Global Citizens: Why More Businesspeople Are Seeking Dual Passports and Citizenship

Business Traveler USA

Some call it global citizenship. Others speak of personal hedging or location fluidity. Whatever the term, it comes down to having the choice at any given moment between two or more “home” nations, often many thousands of miles from each other.

Diversity Is an Important Part of Event Planners’ Destination Choices?

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Diversity, equity, and inclusion are strategic business imperatives event planners look at when choosing the site of their next gathering. Demographics and the political climate are also important facets of a destination being considered for an event.

Make Your Home Stand Out with These Budget-Friendly Curb Appeal Ideas

Redfin

We all want visitors and families to feel welcome when they come to our homes. You also want your home’s exterior to look its best when you’re ready to sell.

What The Great Resignation Means for the Events Industry

Endless Events

The great resignation has made waves across corporate America as people leave their jobs at unprecedented rates. Low pay, lack of opportunity for advancement, disrespect, and lack of flexibility are just a few reasons why employees leave, according to Pew Research.

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6 Reasons The Abbi Agency will Raise your Internship Expectations

The Abbi Agency

My first day at The Abbi Agency I was introduced to a team of public relations and marketing professionals from all different backgrounds and experiences and was quickly immersed in the tight-knit and fierce company culture.

Episode 53: A Macro Perspective On Event Industry Challenges From Miguel Neves Of SKIFT Meetings

Techsytalk

From his seat as Editor-In-Chief at Skift Meetings, Miguel joins us to talk about some of the most pressing issues […]. The Event Hustler Show

How to Maximize Team Cohesion with Different Personalities and Work Styles

Best Corporate Events

When it comes to the performance of work teams, “our diversity is our strength” isn’t just a slogan. Dozens of research studies over time have shown that diverse teams are smarter , increase financial returns to the organization, and perform 30% better than homogeneous teams.

Apprenticeships Seeing a Renaissance Amidst Event Industry Jobs Crisis

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Staffing shortages continue to hurt the event industry, and employers across the globe are scrambling to fill jobs. In the U.S. alone, there are around 10.7 million vacancies. Can apprenticeships help the event industry find the staff it needs?

How to Spend an Extra Day in Baltimore

Business Traveler USA

Baltimore dates to 1729, but the city—the country’s second-best for minority-owned businesses, according to Forbes —is a long way from feeling old and stuffy. Evidence of the past is everywhere—such as Edgar Allan Poe’s grave site downtown—and pop history offers additional fodder for fun.

Las Vegas Loop Continues to Expand

Smart Meetings

The electric-powered train keeps moving in Las Vegas.

The 10 Sunniest Cities in the U.S. That You Should Move To

Redfin

Are you craving some vitamin D or looking for a change of scenery? Well, you’re not alone. More and more people are looking to move to sunnier cities throughout the country.

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Making the Business Case for Attending Events

Convene by PCMA

Event organizers can help potential participants get approval to attend their event by creating an education program that aligns with their companies’ business priorities. Jacob Slaton Photography).

Travel Scotland launches to champion national tourism

Travel Daily News

TravelScotland.com amalgamates information, inspiration, booking facilities and visitor reviews all in one place and the team is inviting businesses in the travel and hospitality industries the opportunity to partner up with them by selling and promoting services on the website and associated social media channels.

Event Planners Manage Clients Wanting More for Less

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Clients want as much value for their event spend as possible. That has always been the case, but global economic uncertainty adds greater pressure on planners. It may be hard to turn work away, but when does enough become too much? Paul Cook Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

What is Hospitality Management?

EHL Insights

Hospitality. An industry as diverse as the culinary delights that grace its establishments’ tables. A customer-oriented mindset is the guiding principle of the industry. Then there is management that stands for leadership and responsibility. Put the two together, and you get “hospitality management”.

Five Ways to Create an Unforgettable Event

Smart Meetings

Meeting profs are driven by a desire to create a memorable experience for their attendees. Whether that be fantastic decorations, exceptional live entertainment or even introducing an eclectic menu, planners are creative thinkers who design events with the intent of appealing to attendees.

Beat the Heat: Unique Outdoor and Indoor Things to Do in Phoenix

Redfin

Whether you’ve just moved from Seattle to an apartment in downtown Phoenix , or you’ve recently bought a home in Scottsdale , it’s no secret that summers in Arizona can be scorching hot.

Across the Aviation Industry, Meatless Menus Are Taking Off

Business Traveler USA

Economy passengers have heard “beef, chicken or pasta” for decades, while business- and first-class passengers might have been offered “slow-roasted short rib, chicken supreme or baked tortellini.” But for how much longer?