November, 2022

What is Event-Led Growth?

Endless Events

The events industry is on the cusp of change. As we exit the pandemic era, companies are looking to understand how they can drive event-led growth and how events can, in turn, drive growth for their business; that’s why we’ve brought on a special guest for this episode of #EventIcons , Mark Kilens.

Sustainable Travel and Content Creators: Lessons From the 2022 Outdoor Media Summit

The Abbi Agency

The Outdoor Media Summit showed content creators and brands how to promote responsible tourism. By Alli Williams. Earlier this month, The Abbi Agency had the opportunity to attend the Outdoor Media Summit in North Lake Tahoe, Nevada.

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Rethinking Event Accessibility

Skift Meetings

Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings. Diversity and Inclusion Event Management Podcast accessibility destinations diversity inclusion venues

Tech Conferences: The Best Tech Events Guide for 2023

Bizzaboo

Searching for the top tech events to attend in 2023? We’ve done all the work for you! This carefully curated conference directory features more than 100 tech conferences happening worldwide in 2023.

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.

Event Management Versus Event Production: What’s the Difference?

Endless Events

You’re gearing up to plan your next event, but you already feel overwhelmed between finding a venue, planning your A/V, and picking the perfect caterer. You need a little help, and that’s a smart move.

Case study: SAP Sapphire 2022 (10 locations)

The MICE Blog

When I was invited to be part of the jury at the International Corporate Events (ICE) Awards , I jumped at the opportunity.

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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.

10 Client Appreciation Event Ideas Customers Love

Social Tables

Whether you’re a part of a Fortune 500 company or are running a boutique hair salon out of your home, your business wouldn’t exist without clients.

Aloha! Meet your Hawaii Specialty Team

Fox World Travel

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The Future of Events and Event Industry Trends: What’s Next?

Endless Events

According to Forbes , in-person events increased by 255% from the 4th quarter of 2021 to the second quarter of 2022. Still, as we move into 2023, more and more companies announce layoffs, spending freezes, and low metrics. And these are just a few of several trends in events to keep your eye on.

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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.

Looking Forward — and Planning for More Uncertainty in Business Events

Convene by PCMA

Organizers of PTTOW! events try to up the wow factor for the members-only community of influencers — a challenging goal during uncertain times. Several times a year, members of PTTOW! —

10 Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Before Moving Into a New House

Redfin

Congratulations on your new home! We all know that moving into a new house is stressful, and the last thing you probably want to do is add more things to your to-do list. However, it’s actually best to tackle some home improvement projects before all your moving boxes and furniture get in the way.

ASM Global promotes Alex Merchán to Chief Marketing Officer

Travel Daily News

Alex Merchán will spearhead the company’s branding and positioning across key areas including global partnerships, digital and CRM strategy, business development, and advisory and investing efforts across the U.S. and internationally

A City Within a City to Launch in SoCal

Smart Meetings

Although historically shadowed by its famous neighbor city of Los Angeles or seen only as the home of Disneyland, Anaheim is making literal and metaphorical groundbreaking moves to establish itself as a presence in Southern California. Construction begins in January 2023 to build ocV!BE.

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

Post-Pandemic Hotel Contracting Considerations

BCD Meetings & Events

The hotel industry has turned a corner, with most venues steaming ahead, eager to leave COVID behind.

15 KPIs for Event Strategy

Endless Events

Events are an investment, and you need a strategy to get results. Your event strategy is the game plan for how you will get a return on this event. Whether it’s more leads or a boost in sales, the right event strategy will help you get what you need. .

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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21 DIY Kitchen Renovation Tips for a Makeover On a Budget

Redfin

Kitchen renovations are one of the most popular home improvement projects – and one of the most daunting. There are many things to consider during a renovation, from appliances and cabinets to flooring and countertops. They can also be expensive and time-consuming.

A mega week for tourism investment in Nairobi

Travel Daily News

Bringing Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF) and AviaDev Africa together into the same week will enable the exploration of synergies between the aviation and hospitality industries and government

How to Build a Risk Assessment Checklist

Smart Meetings

The definition of “risk” has grown beyond the traditional definitions of financial, operational, reputational and security issues meeting professionals checked off their list as they prepared to bring people together in days of old.

Are Airport Hotels Still Popular for Meetings? 

Skift Meetings

Skift Take: Despite the current chaos surrounding air travel, airport hotels are recovering from low pandemic occupancies at a faster pace than urban hotels.

13 Reasons To Use Event Platforms for In-Person Events

Endless Events

As an event planner, you know virtual and in-person events require a completely different setup. But before you get too entrenched in booking speakers or drawing up venue contracts, it’s best to think about how you’ll get results from an in-person event. How can you track attendee metrics?

Check Out Arlington: A Convention Campus and Town Full of Fun

Convene by PCMA

The Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau approaches every event with the same mindset: If you can dream it, they can do it. That client-first approach lets them help you create meaningful gatherings that make a fantastic and lasting impression, even for the most seasoned of travelers.

19 Must-Read Storage Hacks for a Cluttered Home

Redfin

It’s common for people to accumulate a lot of stuff. Whether the belongings are sentimental, for a job, or for kids, they can quickly become unmanageable. If your home is full of clutter, it may be hard to relax, spend time with family, or entertain guests.

IAPCO launches a global wellbeing and connection survey

Travel Daily News

The research team is backed by academics at Manchester Metropolitan University in the UK and expert social scientists from across the globe

How Top Meeting Profs Give Thanks

Smart Meetings

This is the season for counting our blessings and giving thanks. The hospitality industry has so much to be grateful for as we return to doing what we love, working with partners to welcome guests and create memorable experiences.

Can You Take A Dog On A Work Trip? Yes!

Hotel Engine

No matter how comfortable a hotel may be, it’s tough to make it feel like home when you’re missing something important: your furry best friend. The cost of boarding a pet and the heartache of leaving them are among the most impactful issues surrounding travel.

Here’s Why Your Event Budget Needs to Increase in 2023

Endless Events

After a nearly two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the events industry returned in all its glory this year. But just when we thought we had overcome the most difficult hurdles both as humans and as an industry, new external pressures waited around the corner.

Envisioning Change Through ‘Uncomfortable Conversations’

Convene by PCMA

Uncomfortable Conversations participants found wearing the eye masks compelled them to listen to what the presenters — and their table mates — were saying.

11 Cheapest Ways to Heat a House This Winter

Redfin

While winter brings the holidays, sweaters and scarves, and cozy nights curled up by the fire, this blustery season also brings higher heating costs. Want to know the cheapest way to heat a house and how to make it as energy-efficient as possible? .

2023 UFI Awards open for entries

Travel Daily News

UFI launches its annual UFI Awards celebrating best practices in the global exhibition industry. Deadline for all award submissions is 15 March 2023

Walt Disney World® Returning to a World of Magic?

Fox World Travel

It’s time to celebrate! Join Disney® for The World’s Most Magical Celebration and plan an unforgettable vacation during the 50th anniversary celebration of Walt Disney World® Resort. Click on the image below for an interactive guide through what’s new and what to know before you go!

Venues From National Geographic’s List of Most Breathtaking Places in the World 

Smart Meetings

As the pandemic moves into a more manageable phase for most travelers, the event planning space is poised for a massive return in 2023.

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.