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Wellington council still owed $50k from failed fashion week

The Wellington City Council is $50,000 out of pocket after a grant for an event that was cancelled has still not been paid back.<p>The council gave …

10 Best Ideas of the Week: Glowing Cocktail Pouches, a Neon Basketball Court, Hunter Rainwear's Experiential Greenhouse

This week's roundup includes glowing cocktail pouches at American Eagle's 40th-anniversary celebration in New York, a neon basketball court at the …

8 Bulletproof Tactics to Boost Ticket Sales on Facebook

Oh our beloved Facebook! Like it or Unlike it, the omnipresent social network impacts on the decisions of millions of event goers. In this post …

Marketing

15 Event Promotional Opportunities

The right event promotion attracts the demographic and attendees you want to your event. Here are some of the best opportunities you have for drawing …

Markets

How to Start an Event Planning Service

Put your party experience to good use by planning, designing and throwing events for private and corporate clients.<p>Editor's note: This article was excerpted from <i>Start Your Own Event Planning Business</i> (Entrepreneur Press, 2015).<p>The special events industry has grown enormously in the past decade. …

An Event-Tech Stack For An Event Stacked With Tech

Two years ago, Tahira Endean joined a team tasked with a formidable challenge. The Government of British Columbia (BC), Canada in partnership with …

Innovation

Nationally significant collection of paintings hits Expressions

A striking collection of paintings, some never been seen before, by New Zealand painter Nigel Brown are on display at Expressions.

New Zealand

The Best 360 Degree Cameras to Capture Your Event

One of the latest event tech opportunities that should not be missed is the 360 degree camera. In this post we introduce you to what they can do, …

Markets

The Price Is Right: Turning a Profit in the Event Planning Business

<i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In Start Your Own Event Planning Business, the Staff of Entrepreneur Media Inc. and writer Cheryl Kimball explain how you can get started in the event</i> …

Toronto's Top 100 Events 2017

TORONTO Ottawa isn’t the only place to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday this year. Plenty of Toronto-based events are getting in on the …

67 Event Marketing Tricks for Event Professionals

Want to market your event like a marketing pro, bringing in your largest crowd yet? With social media, you can amplify your voice but don’t forget …

Marketing

Event ROI: How to Calculate Return on Investment for Exhibitors, Clients and Attendees

Are you struggling with event ROI? If so, it’s probably because there’s a lot that goes into the calculation of a successful event and most of it …

Marketing

Cafe Chat: Wellington on a Plate reveals a massive line-up

Wellington is set to celebrate 17 days of Kiwi culture, creativity and cuisine when Wellington on a Plate returns, from Friday, August 11 until …

Creativity

Event Planners: The Leaders of The Experience Economy [Video]

In this new video, we talk about what experience actually means and how you can elevate your events to be memorable. ##abovethefold## How To Make …

Customer Experience

More than 3000 in the door, and 15,000 expected as Beervana 2017 kicks off

Annual Wellington craft beer festival, Beervana, has kicked off with a bang with more than 3000 people turning up for the first session on Friday …

New Zealand

The Client is Not Always Right: Confessions from an Event Planning Agency

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

Event Planning

Eat, Play, Love: The Latest (& Greatest) Teambuilding Trends

Once considered a bit of a boondoggle or an “extra,” teambuilding outings and activities are now widely recognized as essential to the health and …

Event Planning

10 Events that Take Security Seriously

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

Cybersecurity

How mega-gatherings like South by Southwest are rewriting the rules for conferences by making them citywide extravaganzas.

Features<p>The 'Festivalization' of Events<p>How mega-gatherings have transformed cities and redefined the conference model<p>The 2017 SXSW (pictured), held …

10 Essential Music Festival Tech Gadgets

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 …

Gear & Gadgets

Team NZ's capital welcome: 'The whole country has a passion for it'

Hometown hero Josh Junior stole the show as his Team New Zealand crewmates brought the America's Cup to Wellington.<p>Team NZ helmsman Peter Burling …

Sailing

25 Eye Catching Conference Stage Sets and Backdrops

Looking for inspiration for your next stage set? Here are a selection of conference sets and backdrops, to suit all event budgets. If your conference …

Inspiration

Programme 2017

The 2017 programme promises to be innovative, challenging and developmental. We like to bring new ideas and trends to keep the industry up to date …

Using Event Tech to Collect Actionable Data & Engage Prospects

Engaging with prospects in-person is increasingly important, but how do you track your event channel the same way you track online marketing efforts?

crowdfunding an event - a case study

In June 2017 we managed to successfully crowdfund a business to business event. In this post I want to cover, the reasons we recommended this …

Event sponsorship strategy

The environment in which we operate, when we sell the main elements of our events, is exceptionally dynamic, and our tried and tested processes and …

Trend Spotted: Neon Logos Are Having a Moment

While neon details have decked events for decades, the bold look is experiencing a particularly strong moment right now. Neon branding in the form of …

The Latest Trend For Big Events: 5k Runs

Organising a 5km run to compliment your meeting or exhibition is a popular trend we are seeing more and more. Here are some reasons you should …

Consciousness

Does Your Event Need a Digital Security Chief?

Digital security is a hot topic in business and an ever growing concern for event professionals. We explore the current threats and what can be done …

Security

5 Ways to Make Press Feel Welcome at Your Next Event

You did it. The press are coming to your event. Now what? Believe it or not, you can make their jobs easier and make a big impression with just a few …