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The Unintended Benefit of Post-experience Buzz | Event Industry News event magazine

The Unintended Benefit of Post-experience Buzz | Event Industry News event magazine | Event and Conference Management | Scoop.it
Research shows, our research actually, that there is an unintended benefit of post-experience buzz.
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ABPCO Vice Chair to address delegates at Tech Fest | Conference News

ABPCO Vice Chair to address delegates at Tech Fest | Conference News | Event and Conference Management | Scoop.it
The Association of British Professional Conference Organisers is supporting next month’s Tech Fest, and ABPCO Vice Chair Jennifer Jenkins will address delegates as part of a panel debate.
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Wake Up Event Marketers! It's a Brand New Social World

Wake Up Event Marketers! It's a Brand New Social World | Event and Conference Management | Scoop.it
Social Media is a highly effective platform for companies and consumers to engage with each other. It also provides an excellent way to increase viewership and drive huge business.
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Mayor drives London into world’s top-10 of international convention destinations | The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre

New figures published today show that London has propelled up the rankings to become one of the world’s most popular destinations for international conventions and conferences.

 

Thanks to a concerted effort by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson and his international promotional organisation London & Partners, over the last four years London has jumped from 19th to 7th in the league table of top convention destinations, in rankings published by the International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA).

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Matching Twitter Strategy to Attendees

@TrevorRoald on matching Twitter strategy to attendees http://t.co/VHfT9euB #eventprofs #pcma...
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RFID Has Potential to Make More and Save More for Festivals, says Expert | Event Industry News event magazine

RFID Has Potential to Make More and Save More for Festivals, says Expert | Event Industry News event magazine | Event and Conference Management | Scoop.it
We’ve all heard about RFID technology.  Some of you undoubtedly know a bit more than others, but in general most event professionals will understand the...
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What is the job of a “Social Media Manager” for events?

What is the job of a “Social Media Manager” for events? | Event and Conference Management | Scoop.it

Social Media is increasingly important to market conferences and trade shows. Obviously, email and print are not dead and belong in each marketing plan, but social media are here to stay! ...

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25 Content Ideas for Your Event Blog

To build relationships with attendees and/or brand ambassadors for your event, it's important that you share information that is relevant, interesting and useful to them. Blogging is one of the best ways to do this while at the same time showcasing your event.

 

"But what do I write about?" is what most people ask. It may be hard to believe now, but once you start to write on a regular basis, you will find there are an infinite number of event blog topics and the more you write, the easier they will be to find.

 

Here are 25 ideas to get you started on your event blog...

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Top Tips for a Successful Career in Event Management

Top Tips for a Successful Career in Event Management | Event and Conference Management | Scoop.it

The current exam period got me thinking about what advice I would give to anyone interested in Event Management.  You may be considering studying an Event Management degree and/or want...

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SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED: Conferences Deserve New Ideas - 6 Ways To Put A Spark Into Your Next Event

SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED: Conferences Deserve New Ideas - 6 Ways To Put A Spark Into Your Next Event | Event and Conference Management | Scoop.it

Conferences matter. Since the beginning of time man has congregated to celebrate, learn, share ideas and socialize. The advent of social media does not replace the human desire to be part of a community. Even the recent years of recession could not stop the most desirable conferences from growing (SXSW exploded from 2009 to 2012). People want to come together, and when a meeting has impact.... they come back year after year (and bring their friends!).

 

Some have argued that traditional live meetings are "old school" and have outlived their usefulness, but I disagree. Boring live meetings that are not challenging the experience of attendees are the problem. In a recent conversation with an association executive in charge of a large convention, she said "While our numbers are dropping, our board is not ready to try anything new this year". If not now, when?

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