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Event Technology: The Ultimate Guide for 2023

Bizzaboo

Welcome to the 2023 event technology guide! Not sure you need event technology? According to Gartner’s 2022 Technology Marketing Benchmark Survey , tech and service providers allocate 26.9% of their marketing program budget to hosted and sponsored events. .

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The 10 Best Holiday Office Party Games & How to Play Them

Social Tables

Planning an office party for the holidays is no easy feat. The event planner or planning team is in charge of organizing an event that is fun, festive, and affordable. You’re responsible for planning a party your coworkers will want to attend and, even more importantly, a party they’ll enjoy.

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How To Increase Event Platform Adoption Rates

Endless Events

Your brand went through the time and expense to set up a unique event platform; Whether it’s a web-based platform or an app, you have tons of fun features, tools, and resources in the platform for your attendees. But when it’s time to host your event, attendees aren’t using the platform.

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Biggest Economic Impact? Event Planners Weigh in

Convene by PCMA

Many planners responding to the October Dashboard survey said rising F&B and AV costs represented their biggest budgeting challenge for in-person meetings. Two Dudes Photo).

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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.

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Meetings Recovery Continues Upward Trajectory, According to New Report

Smart Meetings

Two-thirds of meeting professionals have reported the recovery of the hospitality industry to more than half of 2019 levels and one-third reported having reached beyond recovery to 80% of 2019 levels, according to new research by IACC’s new report, Meeting Room of the Future Barometer Late—November 2022.

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How has Social Media Changed the Tourism Industry?

Solimar International

The tourism industry looked very different merely 10 years ago. At that time, widespread internet usage had already wildly changed the landscape of the industry, increasing customer autonomy from the days of travel agency appointments and packages.

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Top Social Media Channels for Event Organizers

Convene by PCMA

As part of our Events Industry Forecast , Convene asked Sara Fellows, director of social media at mdg, to pick which social-media channels she thinks are best for promoting events. Here’s what she had to say. User statistics came from Sprout Social.). Instagram. 2 billion monthly global active users.

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A Unique Meetings Consolidation Model Grows

Smart Meetings

Predictions of a mass consolidation of the meetings industry have been swirling since the World Health Organization started advising lockdowns in early 2020 to “smooth the curve” of what was then known as novel coronavirus.

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Aloha! Meet your Hawaii Specialty Team

Fox World Travel

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6 Tips for Writing Perfect Live Event Script

InEvent

Do you have an important event coming up for which you need to prepare carefully? Don’t worry, it’s not as difficult as it looks. We suggest that you follow just six tips to easily and professionally create your perfect and exclusive script.

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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.

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Allyson Felix: Standing up for What You Believe in

Convene by PCMA

Allyson Felix, who won 11 medals over five Olympic Games, is the most decorated Olympic track and field athlete ever. For a runner, Allyson Felix was a late bloomer. She didn’t discover that she had a gift until she joined her high-school track team, Felix wrote in a column in Magnolia magazine.

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TWT: Delta Gets Red Rope on SkyClub, IATA Says Fliers Are (Mostly) Happy

Smart Meetings

Editor’s note : This Week in Travel (TWT) is your essential guide to smoothing the road from here to there for your attendees and yourself. Delta Air Lines Tightens Restrictions on SkyClub, Raises Fees.

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Marketing Conferences: The #1 Marketing Events Guide in 2023

Bizzaboo

Attending conferences is one of the best ways to stay ahead in the ever-changing marketing industry. Learn from thought leaders at successful brands, discover new tools, and get to know your colleagues at these 2023 marketing events.

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The Magic of Winter Weddings

Special Events

Inspiration for creating heartwarming events during the chilly season

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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

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Live Shopping Events: 5 Keys to Getting Started With Success

Eventtia

On November 24, 2022, we were delighted to host a new Get Together Live session , with Mauricio Palacio, CEO at Eventtia, Marc Sorli, Head of Live Commerce at Multiplica and Laurent Dunys, CEO and cofounder at Shoply.

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Smart Moves in Laguna Beach, Dubai and More

Smart Meetings

Wagner Muhly. Muhly is director of sales, events and marketing for Hyatt Regency Portland at the Oregon Convention Center. Most recently, Muhly was director of group sales for Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego.

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Preparatory actions for Data Space for Tourism launched to harness full potential of EU tourism

ETC Corporate

The European Travel Commission (ETC), Modul University, the City Destinations Alliance (CityDNA), and ForwardKeys have joined forces to set the foundation for the development of a secure and trusted Data Space for Tourism (DSFT).

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The Next Generation of Meeting Planners: A Profile

MeetingsNet

In his mid-twenties, Tomell Harbison of Talley Management Group taps into the mindset of fellow young professionals to create association events that appeal to everyone.

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How To Make Marketing Automation Work For Your Virtual Event

Eventtia

Online resources like ebooks, videos, and articles have been popular for a while; however, they don’t replace human interaction. Virtual events erupted in 2020 as they filled the void for in-person events, and they seem to be here to stay.

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A Veteran Planner’s Advice for Coping with Post-pandemic Uncertainty

Smart Meetings

It’s no surprise that Covid-19 rocked the global economy. Many industries were severely impacted by the pandemic, including the event industry. As a result, what once was common in the world of corporate and social events, may no longer be.

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How to Turn Your Next Event into an Award-Winner

Special Events

Tips for creating an award-winning event

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Hotels Chase the Money, Leave Groups in the Lurch

MeetingsNet

Does your hotel contract make it easy for a hotel to relocate your business? Are you ready to respond aggressively if it does? If your hotel contract was written before or during the Covid pandemic, you’d better watch your back.

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What is a Mortgage Buydown? Lower Interest Rates with this Strategy

Redfin

When you decide to buy a house , you’re not only committing to paying for the purchase price of the home but also the interest rate on your mortgage loan – the cost of borrowing money from your mortgage lender. .

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WalletHub’s Top Vegan-friendly Cities for Meeting Makers

Smart Meetings

Sustainability and accessibility are now essential ingredients for a meeting menu. Roughly 2% of Americans identify as following a vegan diet free of animal by-products—that is 6.6 million people who require healthy, tasty meat-alternative options for dining at events.

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Artificial Intelligence, data analytics and augmented reality for transforming tourism

Travel Daily Media

The post Artificial Intelligence, data analytics and augmented reality for transforming tourism appeared first on TD (Travel Daily Media) Travel Daily. Tourism Innovation Summit 2022 has once again hosted the Touristech Startup Fest entrepreneurship competition.

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5 Ways to Practice Gratitude at Your Events

MeetingsNet

The meeting experience is often more about how attendees feel rather than what they think. One way to generate positive feelings is to design experiences that encourage gratitude.

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Branding 101 for Tourism Businesses

Tourism eSchool

Branding 101 for Tourism Businesses. By Paige Rowett. Published on December 1, 2022. Your brand is the most powerful marketing weapon your tourism business has at it's disposal. Your brand represents your Reputation and your Promise to potential customers.

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Calgary: Where Creativity Comes to Life

Convene by PCMA

Calgary offers event organizers and their groups an unbeatable portfolio of event venues and attractions. As a natural resource hub and an emerging leader in wind, solar, and renewables, Calgary has a well-earned reputation as a global energy capital.

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OIC Group and Federcongressi&eventi with the prestigious IAPCO ‘Collaboration Award’

Travel Daily News

The Progetto Mentore initiative began in 2010 from the Federcongressi&eventi Learning Center and was supported for the third consecutive year by OIC Group, it fully reflects the strategic objectives which focus on professional development, training and mentoring of young talents that are taking their first steps in the meeting industry.

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N.Y. Passes New Hospitality Laws Aimed at Human Trafficking

MeetingsNet

All customer-facing employees at hotels must now be trained to recognize signs of trafficking, while information helpful to victims must be posted in public. One planning veteran says the new laws could help the meetings industry push for similar action nationwide.

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Kayla Leska Promoted to Vice President, Tourism Public Relations

DCI

Development Counsellors International (DCI) is pleased to announce that Kayla Leska has been promoted to vice president of public relations within its Tourism Practice. During the last decade, Kayla has crafted strategic communications plans and implemented tactical programs for U.S.

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How to Conduct a Situation Analysis to Develop a Tourism Strategy?

Solimar International

What is A Situation Analysis? A successful tourism destination requires situation analysis. Traveling to a destination can feel like an individual journey.

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Over 100,000 connections made at IBTM World 2022

Travel Daily News

Over 2,200 exhibiting companies from 150 countries around the world were in attendance, including the CVBs of Spain, Ireland, Brussels, Croatia, The Czech Republic, Canada, Malaysia, Jordan, Bahrain, Canada, Miami, Las Vegas and Boston, as well as Meliá Hotels and Barceló Hotels

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5 Effective Ways to Track Event Marketing Performance

InEvent

With over 33 thousand conferences, business meetings, and tradeshows held annually, the United States is the world’s most competitive ground for offline events.