The Complete Guide to Early Bird Registration for Events

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Successfully marketing an event relies on creating and capturing demand throughout the entire event registration process. Breaking down event marketing into stages allows event planners to appeal to different audiences at different times throughout the registration process.

Registration: How does it work and what does it cost?

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How Does Registration work? Conference registration can be a very time-consuming process, and if you’ve never done it before, it can be difficult to know where to start. Some registration systems might be too involved for your conference.

PCMA Launches Registration for Convening Leaders 2022, Requiring Proof of Vaccination

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Registration opened yesterday for PCMA Convening Leaders 2022 (CL22), to be held in person Jan. As part of the registration launch, PCMA President & CEO Sherrif Karamat announced that for in-person attendance, PCMA will require proof of vaccination.

UFI opens Global Congress 2021 registrations

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The 88th UFI Global Congress will take place in person, from 3-6 November 2021, in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. It will bring together hundreds of delegates from the global exhibition industry, face-to-face

Registration Loyalty: What Keeps People Coming Back

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First on the list was this: What correlations are there between how a guest (or registrant) behaves and how they’re retained? To answer these questions, researchers behind the IDEA Report looked at the data points across four key areas: Registration timing. You might think that having your registration site up and running well in advance of your show would make a major difference in your registration. Finally, by one week out, registration spikes to 85 percent.

NEVER Publish Your Registration and Housing Sites and Run [Podcast]

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In this edition of the VIP Lounge Podcast, we discuss the pitfalls of simply launching your registration and housing sites without applying experience design principles. While it can be easy to create your event’s registration and housing sites and move on , it’s important to spend more time on these gateways to your event. Throughout the podcast, we discuss the upcoming webinar “Your Registration and Housing Website is Live… Now What!?”

Great Event Experiences Start With Your Registration & Housing Site

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When was the last time you added your event registration or housing site to your experience design checklist? Your event’s registration and housing websites are usually one of the FIRST touchpoints you have with attendees. We put ourselves in the shoes of the registrant, wanting to fully understand what they’re experiencing and why. In the realm of registration and housing, we want to clearly understand user behavior—in real-time—and make decisions based upon that data.

Google Forms for Event Registrations: What Are You Doing Wrong?

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But collecting your event registrations with a general tool like Google Forms can quickly turn into […]. The post Google Forms for Event Registrations: What Are You Doing Wrong? When you’re just getting started managing events, you choose the tech you know.At

Event Management Software versus Registration Platforms: How to Make the Right Decision

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La entrada Event Management Software versus Registration Platforms: How to Make the Right Decision aparece primero en Eventtia | Event management software. You’d think that one of the hardest experiences in life would be to train as a Navy SEAL. That’s probably true, but there are a lot of other equally challenging experiences out there. Being event management software developers for more than five years, we’ve discovered a struggle only a few can survive. The rest would […].

Online Registration: 8 Quick Tips to Register Your Attendees with Ease

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If you can’t give your attendees a positive online registration experience, your event has failed before it’s even started. Only few will endure a bumpy registration procedure. La entrada Online Registration: 8 Quick Tips to Register Your Attendees with Ease aparece primero en Eventtia | Event management software. Here’s the deal: People want their internet experiences to be quick and effortless (everything from reading an article to watching a video or shopping).

Online Registration: 8 Quick Tips to Register Your Attendees with Ease

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If you can’t give your attendees a positive online registration experience, your event has failed before it’s even started. Only few will endure a bumpy registration procedure. La entrada Online Registration: 8 Quick Tips to Register Your Attendees with Ease aparece primero en Eventtia | Event management software Here’s the deal: People want their internet experiences to be quick and effortless (everything from reading an article to watching a video or shopping).

21 Questions to Ask Online Registration and Ticketing Providers

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Brought to you by: The importance of registration and ticketing cannot be overstated. A cohesive and user-friendly ticketing/registration interface plays a vital role in the success of your event. Conversion is key, support will make sure your ticket offerings and registration questions are clearly stated. If it is a free or registration-only event, there should never be fees or costs. Do registrants or ticket buyers have to create an account?

How an Effective Email Marketing Campaign Can Drive Registration

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About a fifth, however, said they don’t actively grow their lists—but you likely don’t want to be in that group if you also want to grow your event registrations. Ways to collect email addresses include: • Require an email address on the registration form for your events, e-newsletters, and websites. • Yes, free registration, including an email address, is required. . .

Tips for Increasing Audience Engagement at Events

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Next, make registration and check-in a breeze. Your Guide to Event Registrations. Registration is the first opportunity for attendees to form a concrete opinion about your event. Which is why it’s a must to make registration as smooth and impressive as possible. This guide gives you the lowdown on event registration. This includes learning what type of software to use, steps to increase registrants, and making a killer event registration website.

How to Write an AV RFP that Covers COVID-19 Variables

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You can easily shift your live audience to attend online by adding virtual registration codes so check that your registration company can accommodate both. You can double the registration income.

36 Ways to Bolster Your Covid Contingency Plan

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No wonder registrations soared off the charts. Conduct surveys, analyze behavioral data from past events, talk to registrants and read comments they post in chat. What if registrants are divided? You planned a spectacular event. The venue was perfect and the speakers top-notch.

China Cross-Border Tourism Exchange to be Launched in Haikou, And is Now Open for Registration

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Are you still striving for products of China tourist destinations and related tourism information? Are you still struggling to provide your clients a variety of high-standard China inbound tourism products that meet the market demand? China. Cross-Border Tourism. Haikou

8 Ways to Measure Virtual Event Performance and ROI

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Event Registration. With this information, you can also enhance your marketing strategies since you will know what day, time, content type and month led to maximum registrations and attendees. The past year has undoubtedly been the year of virtual events, thanks to Covid-19.

Cvent Going Public with $5.3 Billion Valuation, Big Bet on Omnichannel Future

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Must-Have Event Tech: Event Registration App, Indoor Mapping and More

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Not only do you need an event registration app, you also need a pre-event marketing app and event management software. Take Event Registration to the Next Level! Event registration is often stuck in the past, with tables with registration officers taking your name and details. Kiosks, for example, add an extremely easy and self-service twist to the registration process. Consumer technology is all but required in today’s app-driven worlds.

Mid-America Experience Boosts Meeting Profs Back into the F2F Saddle

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And for those on site, color-coded pins offered at registration allowed attendees to signal their caution levels. The trail back to meeting F2F has to start somewhere.

Creative Problem-Solving and Innovation: The Life of an Event Project Manager

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As an event project manager, Vince is responsible for operations of registration, housing and other services. Here he oversees the execution of registration, lead retrieval and housing onsite. This usually means working in the busiest registration desks during peak times, troubleshooting issues that arise with systems, supplies, staff, etc., If you described the role of an event project manager as “busy,” you may just win the award for Understatement of the Year.

Content Marketing Tips: Marketing to Millennials, FTC Influencer Rules and More

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Steal This: Top Converting Event Registration Websites. Let’s face it: every event website wants to get people to sign up, but only a select few succeed in raking in registrations each time. They clearly show what’s in it for the potential registrant, and they have strong call-to-action statements. Here’s a list of the registration top-performers, so you could steal their style and make your mark!

2020 Virtual Event Trends

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Event registration platforms and management software hold a goldmine of information for hackers. Who would have known that 2020 would go down as one of the most influential years- if not the most influential year- for virtual events in history?

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How To Be in 10 Places at Once and Manage My Conference Effectively

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Event Planning Meeting Planning Audio Visual - Live Virtual or Hybrid Brand Activation Event Design and Graphics Food and Beverage Local and Exclusive Experiences Registration TransportationOne of our favorite expressions is “Just because you can, doesn’t mean you should”.

Cvent Going Public with $5.3 Billion Valuation, Big Bet on Omnichannel Future

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Breaking Industry News Technology acquisitions cvent hybrid mergers omnichannel registration technology virtual meeting virtual platformMeeting technology provider Cvent announced today that it is going public with a valuation of $5.3 billion and the ticker symbol CVT for Cvent Holding Corp.

Improve Virtual Events, Event Planning Certification and More

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And keep in mind that you registration should go without a hitch so attendees start their connection with you on a positive note. Doing Online Registration Right. We know that online registration can be used to boost your event attendance, but it’s another matter getting it to work right. Without an emphasis on navigational ease, for example, many potential registrants could fall to the wayside. Not all events need to done in person.

Discover VidCon’s Success Formula for a Thriving Event

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Registration & Housing event design event marketing housing live events registration vidconIn just a few short years, VidCon has become a wildly popular event. But how did they create such a successful strategy? Community Festival, Creator Conference, and Industry Summit – all wrapped up into one amazing experience.”. That’s VidCon in a nutshell. Sounds like fun, don’t you think?

2020 Event Trends – How Will the Industry Evolve?

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Event registration platforms and management software hold a goldmine of information for hackers. Make sure your event data is encrypted, you are using a password manager (hint: don’t leave event registration software passwords on a sticky note on the laptop at check-in), use 2-factor authentification for logins and more. Just like that, we blinked and it’s time to talk about the 2020 event trends. You might be asking yourself, what will be shaking up the industry this year?

Creative Methods to Generate More Revenue for Your Event

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By offering refund insurance at a nominal rate, you can give each person peace of mind that they’ll receive their registration fee back in the case of an emergency. Meeting Planning Registration & Housing budget event design event planning exhibitors food & Beverage generate revenue marketing registration revenue sustainability trade showPost authored by De-de Mulligan, President and Chief Content Strategist for Mulligan Management Group.

2021: Moving Forward and Meeting Safely

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Temperature check stations; no-touch registration; plated meals or pre-portioned servings for all events serving food and beverage; masks and hand sanitizer made available; encourage social distancing and incorporate it into at all event set-ups ; etc.

Top 3 Things You Should Be Working On Now For Your 2022 Incentive

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5 Killer Ways to Keep First-Time Guests From Coming Back

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Greet each participant at various touchpoints – from the registration table to the beginning of each session. . Event Design Marketing attendee building event marketing networking planning registration returning guests

2021 Conference Agenda Announced!

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Inside the Incentive. A Focus on Scottsdale, Arizona

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Incentive Trips Meeting Planning Attrition Entertainment Hotel Sourcing Local and Exclusive Experiences Registration Site Selection and Negotiation TransportationScottsdale is one of our favorite locations for group incentives and meetings.

How to Measure Event Marketing Success

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Using registration metrics. Shortly, we’ll be explaining how registration metrics and event ROI use quantitative means to determine if your event has been a success. For example, setting the number of new registrations you want to achieve from a particular email campaign. Use registration metrics to determine if your targeted message was received well. Registration is the most important metric to consider as the precursor to overall event marketing success.

Top Nine Places for Incentive Trips in 2022

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Event Planning Incentive Trips Meeting Planning Attrition Audio Visual - Live Virtual or Hybrid Food and Beverage Hotel Sourcing Local and Exclusive Experiences Registration Site Selection and Negotiation TransportationAre you ready to start planning for 2022?

7 Tips to Stop Attendee Churn in its Tracks

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Continuously simplify and personalize the registration process. Provide a “one-stop shopping” registration form for each attendee. Marketing Meeting Planning ASAE Annual Meeting attendee churn communication event design meeting planning registration retention

What Could Possibly Go Wrong When Planning an Event? 5 Things You Need to Watch Out For

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However, when you open registration, you just sit there and wait…and wait…and wait. Event Planning event calendar events events budget holdiays registration securityPlanners today have to be on top of every detail to ensure an event is flawless. However, any event planner can tell you, that in reality, that’s no easy task.

Let’s Talk Finances: Event Sales Tax, Event Budgeting and More

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Do you accept registrations online? This is highlighted in the recent announcement by the American Society of Association Executives that all early-bird registrants in its October event would pay nothing beforehand. Then, you might fall into this new event sales tax ruling recently handed down by the Supreme Court. It’s thankfully not yet in full effect and not all states are affected.

The Basics of Dealing With Event Data

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Tech Apps Event Planning Mobile App Registration TechnologyIt should come as no surprise to anyone with even a passing familiarity with event planning that events are all about data. Between budgets, time management, F&B, and marketing – there aren’t a lot of places where an event planner can hide from the numbers and metrics that can make or break their meeting, conference, […].

Make Event Networking Better For Your Attendees

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This is why it’s important to eliminate all possible check-in pain points, such as long lines at the registration and the lack of guidance about how the whole process will go. You can start marketing virtual tickets to those who did not complete the event registration but have been roused by the event’s buzz. What tips and tricks can you share to improve registration for events? Event networking can be both a fun and confusing experience.

AMEX M&E Meetings Marketplace Expands

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Event professionals engaging AMEX M&E will have access to venue sourcing from Cvent and Lanyon, online registration from Cvent and Splash, and mobile app software from DoubleDutch, Attendify, GoEngage and EventsMobileApp—plus experts who can help choose the right solutions and integrate the flow of information. . American Express Meetings & Events ’ suite of technology solutions for event professionals is now even more robust with the addition of Attendify and Splash as partners.