Melissa Lang

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16 Illuminating Neon Event Ideas

Thought neon was left in the 80s? Turns out it’s making a comeback, and not just on the clubbing scene. The neon theme is being incorporated into …

18 Drinks to Create a Stir

Drinks are drinks, right? How much effort do you really need to put in? You’d be surprised how much of an impact these smaller details can make to …

Game of Thrones

100 Event Statistics (2018 edition)

Do you know all the key statistics that will affect the way you create events? Here is a comprehensive collection of 100 key statistics for the event …

Solaris

Attend IMEX America with EventMB

EventMB will bring a group of forward-thinking event professionals to IMEX. Attend special events, meet the most eventprof-friendly exhibitors. …

Top 4 Ways To Get More From Brand Activations At Your Next Event

This is a sponsored post by Ryan Keddy, Senior Brand & Design Specialist, Halifax Convention Centre. More information about Event Manager Blog’s …

ACCESS Destination Services President Jennifer Miller talks about the biggest trends impacting meetings and events in 2014.

Event Production<p>The Top 10 Meeting and Event Trends for 2014<p><i>Unconventional spaces, says Miller, are great spaces for meetings and events. // © ACCESS</i> …

Steal Microsoft's Customer Service Strategy for Your Next Conference

ATLANTA When Scott Schenker took over as Microsoft’s general manager of worldwide events last year, he began exploring the concept of offering …

A Travel App That Practically Packs Your Bags For You

All of us want to pack light for a trip, to save the $25 of checking a bag by sausaging a week’s worth of clothing into a plane’s overhead compartment. But if you’re as indecisive as I am, you can never quite decide what you should pack, so you simultaneously under- and overpack, with jackets for …

What's In Your Event Emergency Kit?

“Knitting needles, pre-threaded needles, eyeglass cleaner, Evian face spray, tools, WD-40, snacks, and so much more.”<i><br>Shannon Lemp, wedding planner,</i> …

Celebrity Wedding Planner Sharon Sacks's 8 Rules for Events

<i>Sharon Sacks is the president and founder of Los Angeles-based Sacks Productions, where, over the past 25 years, she has produced events for clients</i> …

8 Tips for Using Color to Communicate an Event's Message

“Colors and color combinations create moods and feelings, consciously and unconsciously,” says Kate Smith, president and chief color expert at …

Why Your Event's Color Scheme Matters More Than You Think

Have you ever walked into an event and felt instantly transported? It’s the music, it’s the lighting, it’s the <i>color</i>. More than just decor, the color …

Creative Meeting Room Setups

11 ways you can make an ordinary meeting extraordinary<p>If you want to have a successful meeting where people are inspired, participative and engaged …

Creative Event Sponsorship Ideas

Smaller businesses, much like their regional and national counterparts, are aware that supporting community organizations should be a key part of …

Down by the Seashore: 709 Beach Creates a Wedding Showcase

Inspired by The Special Event in January, Regina Paolella, catering director at 709 in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., creates a wedding showcase that …

Wedding News & Tips – Loverly

Weddings

62 Ice Breaker Ideas for a More Engaged Event

Ice breakers do a lot more than help your crowd get to know one another. While they are an effective part of the networking process, they can also …

Event Marketing: 200 Tips, Strategies, Templates and Tactics for 2018

You create great events. But marketing them is a tough challenge. After pouring your heart and soul into planning an event it can be heartbreaking to …

How To Plan A User Conference: The Event Organizers’ Guide To Successfully Launching A User Conference That Will Make Waves

Want to give your customers the type of attention that strengthens relationships and increases loyalty? What about improving word of mouth marketing? …

5 Ways to Elevate Your Event to an Experience

You never want an attendee to feel like just another face in a sea of people. The most impactful meetings and events take thoughtful action to …

Indianapolis Is Ready To Make WEC (And Your Event) Amazing

I spent some time in Indianapolis, one of the largest convention cities in the USA. I was genuinely surprised by how this city has evolved through …

Motorsport

Eventzilla: The All-in-one Event Management Platform Taking Ticketing by Storm [Review]

Eventzilla is a feature-rich event registration and event management platform. Free events are free and paid events offer fast payouts and capped …

Event Planning

The Event Metrics You Need To Wow Your Boss

This is a sponsored post by Omnience. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. You walk into your Monday meeting to kick off …

Event Integrity: Get Connected to Event Planners and Vendors You Can Trust

Event Integrity is a free marketplace to find reliable and pre-screened event planners and vendors, approved to a professional standard. Here is our …

The Event App Bible 2018

INTRODUCING The Event App Bible 2018<p>The most popular report for event planners about understanding, choosing and implementing mobile apps for …

Design Thinking for the 21st Century Event

WASHINGTON, D.C. Fred Dust believes event and meeting professionals shouldn't be looking to the next social media craze or technology trend to engage …

The Beginner’s Guide to Event Communication: Strategy, Plan Tools

The Beginner’s Guide to Event Communication: Strategy, Plan & Tools<p>by Whova | Last updated: August 27th, 2017<p>Have you ever considered integrating …

Social Media

Here are the latest trends in social media use for meetings, according to our latest research.

Social Media

Generational Preferences Among Meeting Planners

A new survey released by the International Association of Conference Centres takes a look at what meeting planners of all ages prefer and how that …

How to Create Brand Activation that Fosters Engagement

The debut of interactive soda machines that enable you to create virtually any flavor of drink you desire by pushing different buttons represents …