2020

Episode 16: Diversity in the Events Industry with Leslie Short from The Cavu Group

Techsytalk

Let's talk about the elephant in the room - the lack of diversity in the events industry! I'm excited to be joined by LESLIE Short to talk about this topic and see how we can help make our industry more inclusive and diverse!

Now is the time to rethink and restart the events industry: Interview with Angeles Moreno, Managing Partner at the Creative Dots

The MICE Blog

Angeles Moreno is the founder of the Creative Dots , a company that helps corporations design their customer journey and create a culture of customer-centricity. Angeles has been in the events industry for over 30 years and possesses international experience with a large network.

Will Covid-19 kill Incentive Travel?

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE Will Covid-19 kill Incentive travel? Part of me loves the speculation, the permutations and combinations. The “if this, then that” logic that we indulge in on a daily basis.

Cision Recognizes The Abbi Agency’s Digital-First PR Approach for Visit Carmel

The Abbi Agency

We’ve shared how The Abbi Agency uses a performance-driven public relations approach for our clients. It starts with a strong strategy to help gain visibility through targeted, optimized PR.

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.

Top 10 Employee Recognition Software Tools

Viktor

Is employee recognition software good for your business? Unquestionably, but you have to ask yourself the following questions first: In the last two months, how often did you need to give your employees useful recognition? Do you recognize many employees?

Presenters & Attendees: Creating A Smooth Virtual Experience

Endless Events

Virtual events might not be something completely new at this point. But people everywhere are still learning how to navigate all the tech aspects that go into it.

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Airline Reporting Corporation and IATA Billing and Settlement Plan: How they Work

AltexSoft Travel

BSP and ARC are two abbreviations that people coming to a travel agency business stumble across early on.

How to Create Attractive Sponsorship Packages for Your Online Events

Eventtia

Just when you thought you’d cracked sponsorship for your events, the pandemic comes and suddenly, it’s time to rethink how to move this over to a virtual setting. Event Planning

Presenter Tips and Tricks for Your Best Virtual Event

MeetingPlay

Do you want to learn how to be a successful presenter at a virtual event? Or, maybe, you are an event planner and you’d like to know how to train your virtual presenters to create the best virtual experience?

How to Set Virtual Event Speakers Up for Success

Event Manager Blog

Planners aren’t the only eventprofs getting used to virtual events — speakers also have a steep learning curve. One of the most important factors in keeping an audience’s attention is production value. Here’s how speakers and planners can work to deliver it.

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

Eventex Connect announces Liz King Caruso one of the Top 50 Virtual Meetings & Events Innovators

Techsytalk

Eventex Connect, the online trade show for virtual meetings and events, announced Liz King Caruso one of the Top 50 Virtual Meetings & Events Innovators in the industry today.

The ultimate incentive experience A–Z: interview with Heidi Legein, Managing Director at The MICE Guru

The MICE Blog

Back in July, I hosted a week-long Instagram Live series with Heidi Legein, Managing Director at The MICE Guru , a destination management company (DMC) based in Norway.

Prognosis on recovery for Incentive Travel: it’s a cruciate injury, it’ll take time

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Chief Marketing Officer, SITE & Managing Partner, SoolNua Prognosis for recovery of Incentive Travel Maybe it’s a lame analogy but here goes anyway. Today’s incentive travel industry is like an elite athlete who has just done her cruciate ligament.

Re-igniting the Travel Bug with One10 Travel and Events

One10 Marketing

While the pandemic drones on, some brave individual travelers have decided to remove the cobwebs from their passport and take to the skies.

Guide for a Great July 4th Weekend

Viktor

The upcoming holiday is typically a time of great fun with family and friends, and it’s especially nice when it falls over the weekend. Things may be a little different this year, but we have a few tips for making July 4 th festive despite closures and social distancing restrictions.

Events Of The Future: How To Plan A Virtual Event

Endless Events

This week we’re diving into the dozy topic of how to plan a virtual event. And we’re not strangers to futuristic events here at Endless! We’ve covered topics such as how to plan an event without visiting the venue , how Virtual Reality can impact the events industry , and much more.

Mentoring Mentality

CSI DMC

Debi Kinney is an award winning business strategist and hospitality industry expert. She serves as General Manager and Director of Sales for CSI DMC, Las Vegas.

Revenue Integrity in Airlines: How to Solve Revenue Leakage Problems

AltexSoft Travel

During these times, when the number of flights has drastically dropped, every penny counts. Even before the pandemic, the industry was going through a crisis, so airlines fought hard to track down and close every loophole. There are, unfortunately, a lot of them, one being the revenue leakage.

7 Ways Businesses Can Approach Hybrid Events [Guest Post]

Eventtia

Hybrid events are here to stay—especially with the current state of the world. Event Planning

Summer Party Ideas: 7 Safe and Festive Ways to Host a Small, Outdoor Gathering

BizBash

Want to host a small gathering this summer? Follow these best practices to keep your guests safe and socially distanced

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Virtual Event Tech Playbook 2020 Free Report

Event Manager Blog

A complex and evolving landscape of virtual event tech has left event professionals with a lot of questions. How long will virtual events last? How much should I charge for them? How do I fight Zoom fatigue and keep my virtual audience from feeling like an afterthought? What do I need?

Episode 17- Lessons Learned as an Event Professional During #Covid-19

Techsytalk

The Event Hustlers Show is my opportunity to talk about hot industry topics, share what I'm learning, and encourage our industry to be better 1% at a time. Business Event Planning Podcast

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#RotterdamExperiment 1 – How global transformation in technology, organisations and values will impact the future of events

The MICE Blog

Meetings & Events after Covid-19 – Looking in to the Crystal Ball

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE Who knew? Covid-19? Nobody saw this one coming. Not our cleverest crystal ball gazers. Not our sharpest soothsayers.

What to Expect When Traveling During COVID-19

Brownwell Incentive Travel

New Business Development Executive Dawn Bridges shares what to expect when traveling during COVID-19.

Setting Up an Employee of the Month Program

Viktor

Businesses face high levels of employment competition both locally and globally. For long-term success, business leaders must foster a team environment that regularly inspires peak performance levels. Otherwise, star talent will leave for greener pastures.

Virtual Attendee Engagement: 8 Unique & Creative Strategies

Endless Events

As a production company, we get a lot of questions about virtual attendee engagement. Arguably one of the biggest pain points for planners, driving engagement isn’t quite as hard as one might think. And while we’ve discussed this topic before, we wanted to tackle it again.

27 Ways to Avoid Burnout for Event Professionals

Maritz Global Events

In such a demanding industry, it’s important for meeting and event professionals to find new ways to destress and avoid burnout. It’s not a secret: event planning is a hard career.

How to Get IATA Accreditation for Travel Business: Options and Steps to Take

AltexSoft Travel

Every industry has its own regulator – an authority that sets standards and improves the cooperation inside. The air travel industry is no exception. IATA stands for International Air Transport Association.

How to Get Your Speakers to Say Yes to Your Online Event

Eventtia

Running an online event comes with a set of challenges. Apart from deciding the structure of your online event and the way you’ll organize the online sessions, you also have to “sell” the idea to your potential speakers. Event Planning

Creative Event Themes | A Night with Alice in Wonderland

Just Right Destination Management

Creative Event Themes | A Night with Alice in Wonderland. Down the Rabbit Hole” may not initially sound like one of the most creative event themes, but there are so many ways to make it one! The Just Right!

How We Engaged 70,000 Tech Professionals at a Virtual User Conference - Case Study

MeetingPlay

How do you make 70,000+ data professionals at a virtual user conference feel like they are face to face ? To make it happen, a data and AI technology company partnered with MeetingPlay to host their 2020 user conference on our virtual event platform.

Episode 18: Virtual Events and Tech with Brian Monahan with Prestige AV

Techsytalk

We are recording another episode of the event hustler show live and this week we are talking to Brian Monahan from Prestige A.V. We will check in with him and see how they are doing in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis and also learn about his interesting perspective on the “new normal“.

Hybrid events at Pentahotel Leipzig: Stay Local Go Global

The MICE Blog

At the beginning of October, I visited Pentahotel Leipzig. The hotel is part of the Penta Group , which has 27 hotels in Europe and Asia (Germany, Belgium, France, Austria, Czech Republic, United Kingdom and Russia), with further expansions planned in the next 2–3 years.

Today I’m grateful for Freddie White

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE Reasons to be grateful Today I’m grateful for Freddie White. As part of my new social distancing routine, I’m trying to identify, each day, something that I’m grateful for.