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17 Refreshing Event Bars and Drink Service Areas

<b>Trailer Bar</b><p>This mobile bar can be hooked up and dropped off at the venue for a quick and easy bar choice that is stocked full of the favourites. This …

Food

Will Millennials Kill The Event Industry?

How Millennials Are Really Like<p>Before you wipe out millennials as a generation completely, or plan your next event around us, here’s a few things we …

Millennials

Cities You Probably Didn't Realize Are Amazing for Events

We selected them based on transportation, affordability, venue options, and best of all… their relative anonymity in the event planning business.<p><b>U.S.</b> …

Salt Lake City

Confessions of a Government Special Events Coordinator

<b>Tightrope Walking</b><p>Sometimes it feels as if we had a public stock that everyone bought into and now, as business partners, everyone has a different …

Networking

6 Rookie Mistakes To Avoid With Event Radio

<b>1.</b> <b>Which Button Do I Press?</b><p>One of the big attractions of two way radio is that it is pretty simple to use – just push a button and talk, basically. …

GPS Tracking

Conventions And Exhibitions: The Launch Pad For New Movies

Events: A Launch Pad For Movies<p>Traditionally, launching a new movie to the public might start with a humble press release and a few interviews. The …

Walt Disney Company

3 Ways to Create an Afterlife for Your Conference

<b>Benefits of Post-Event Content Sharing</b><p><b>Increase Learning Retention To Increase Attendee Retention</b><p>According to the research behind the Forgetting …

Digital Marketing

7 Wrong Reasons for Becoming an Event Planner

7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Become an Event Planner<p>If you’re considering a career in event planning, don’t do it for these reasons.<p><b>To Hobnob with Kylie</b> …

Event Planning

How to React When Your Event Is Spinning Out of Control

Types of Issues That Are Most Likely to Spin Out of Control<p>Recognizing the types of issues that can cause an event to go south in a hurry is a good …

Customer Service

Are Events Ready For Live VR Streaming?

<b>Oculus Rift users can now broadcast their VR experience straight to Facebook Live. Could live VR streaming be the catalyst for mass VR adoption?</b><p>VR …

Virtual Reality

Try This Productivity Craze to Improve Your Event

<b>What is a Bullet Journal?</b><p>A Bullet Journal, or BuJo for short, is essentially a notebook, however when paired with the coded system technique from …

Productivity

23 More Delectable Finger Foods And Canapés

<b>Crab Rolls</b><p>These beautifully presented crab rolls are a treat and definitely worthy of sophisticated evening events. The herb breadcrumbs add texture …

Foodies

How Many of These 1990s Tech Gadgets Do You Recognize

Quizzes

9 Essential Elements of Onsite Engagement

<b>Set the Groundwork</b><p><b>WiFi</b><p>Technology and strong internet connections go hand in hand. Don’t rely on a venue’s WiFi network alone and consider investing …

Mobile Apps

The Dark Side of the Events Industry

Ripping Off Content<p>Blog posts, presentations, catchphrases, reports, research stats, infographics – as soon as something (anything!) is in the public …

Networking

Your Attendees Are Livestreaming - What Are You Doing About It?

<b>Over half of the United States is watching livestreamed video on a regular basis. Now is the time for eventprofs to take back TV.</b><p>If you’re not …

Now Is the Time

Poken: Making Tradeshows Smarter [Review]

Poken Smart Tradeshow: What Is It?<p>Poken’s event technology platform aims to make tradeshows smarter by offering a suite of tools to improve lead …

Analytics

9 Ways You Should Never Announce Your Event

With Just the Acronym on Social Media<p>If your event is part of an association or other organization with a widely-used acronym name or abbreviation, …

Dave Grohl

12 Tips to Help Exhibitors Get More Conversions

<b>Getting traffic to the exhibit floor is only part of the success necessary for your vendors and sponsors. Help them get more sales once attendees are</b> …

Marketing

10 Essential Music Festival Tech Gadgets

<b>Here we look at 10 essential music festival tech gadgets festival goers are relying on to create a better experience and highlight the benefits for</b> …

Festivals

5 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Conference Speakers

How To Maximize Your Conference Speaker Investment<p>Here are the 5 most effective tactics and strategies to correctly manage speakers at events.<p>If you …

Solaris

Why Event Planners Should Doodle More

<b>Improved Memory</b><p>With a lot to remember doodles can be a useful tool to help event planners to recall and retain the information they need. The act of …

Creativity

100 Pinterest Boards Every Eventprof Should Follow

<b>Event Marketing Pinterest Boards</b><p><b>Stress-Free Events: Event Marketing</b><p>Plenty of content and a LOT of followers, this board by Constant Contact aims to …

Digital Marketing

10 Events that Take Security Seriously

<b>Event security is serious business these days. Here are ten events that make it a top priority.</b><p>Today’s event planners need to think about safety on …

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

How Will iPhone 8 3D Face Scanning Change Events?

<b>Apple is bringing 3D face scanning and dedicated AI processing to the iPhone 8. Here we look at how that could affect the event industry.</b><p>A recent …

IPhone 8

4 Ways to Bounce Back when Event Tech Fails You

<i>This is a sponsored post written by Grace Cheung, Marketing Assistant at</i> <i>QuickMobile</i>. <i>More information about Event Manager Blog’s</i> <i>sponsored</b> …

Networking

Confessions of an Event Volunteer

<b>In this series we present real-life confessions from people working in the event industry. These uncensored, frank insights tell it “like it really</b> …

Networking

LINEAPP CAST: Shaking Up Live Translations and Event Audio Streaming [Review]

<b>LINEAPP CAST</b> <b>is an audio broadcasting solution with multiple uses for events, including live translations, providing accessible content for the</b> …

Translations

Fyre: A Chronology Of The Worst Festival In History

<b>A music festival should be a memorable experience. For Fyre festival, it was memorable for all the wrong reasons.</b><p>A music festival in the Bahamas, …

Fyre Festival

Why Event Planners and Venues Drive Each Other Insane

<b>In this new video, we’re talking about the way that venues and event planners treat each other, and the things that drive the other insane.</b><p>We’re …

New Video