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Videos: Nokia at Social Media Week 2012 | SymbianTweet

Videos: Nokia at Social Media Week 2012 | SymbianTweet | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

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Being one of the sponsors of Social Media Week 2012, Nokia adds little fun with their 'Amazing Everyday' activities to attendees across the globe.

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How to Use Social Media & Event Technology in Trade Shows, Events and Meetings
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Why an Exhibitor Product Showcase Gallery is an Indispensable Part of Your Event Website | techcorner.tsnn.com

Is your event website failing to generate enough repeat visits and continued engagement from your website visitors? If the answer is yes, chances are that the website is not providing them with the compelling interactive content and engaging experience that would give them a reason to stick around and keep coming back periodically to check what’s new.
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The Dos and Don’ts of Hosting a Successful Virtual Event

The Dos and Don’ts of Hosting a Successful Virtual Event | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

As consumers and attendees increasingly rely on smartphones and digital tools, marketers look to bridge the online and physical worlds to maximize engagement and create unique moments. Virtual and hybrid events offer the perfect solution by combining the best of brand experience with the digital engagement people crave. According to Market Research Media, virtual events will grow from $14 billion in 2018 to $18 billion in 2023, with a steady increase of five percent annually. Beyond effective marketing, going virtual is an excellent way to further monetize an event and efficiently reach a global audience. 


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Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage

Cybersecurity Takes Center Stage | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Cybersecurity is more important than ever for meetings and events .Security has always been a concern in planning meetings. But in an increasingly complex world, few would argue that the need to keep information secure is taking on new levels of importance, especially when it comes to online interactions.


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Virtual Reality’s Real Operational Opportunity

Virtual Reality’s Real Operational Opportunity | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Everybody is talking about how virtual reality will change the events industry. While the opportunity is exhilarating, it’s also important to know how to best approach VR from a strategic standpoint and how to put the right people in place to ensure success.


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3 Steps for Building an Event Website That Sells Tickets

3 Steps for Building an Event Website That Sells Tickets | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Your event website is key to your ticket sales. Here are three steps for using your website to turn your event website visitors into attendees.

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"An excellent overview of website management and using online adds to generate website traffic in order to market events."

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How to Stop Repeating the Same Old Event Mistakes

How to Stop Repeating the Same Old Event Mistakes | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Every February 2nd the famous groundhog Punxsutawney Phil looks for his shadow, letting us know if spring will come early — or if we’re doomed to six more weeks of winter. But you may also associate Groundhog Day with the popular 1993 film. In it, Bill Murray’s character finds himself stuck repeating the same terrible day until he finally learns a life lesson.


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3 Trends That Will Disrupt the Meetings and Events Industry in 2017


The primary shift in the meetings and events industry in 2017 is going to revolve around delivering business events that engage attendees in more multidisciplinary ways.


For the last five years, the industry has been focused on two trends impacting meeting design strategy above all else: the rise of event technology and the emergence of the Millennial generation. There was growing consensus in 2016, however, that it's time for the meetings industry to move beyond its preoccupation with those themes.



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Old Google Plus Is Dead - New Google Plus Brings Back Events

Old Google Plus Is Dead - New Google Plus Brings Back Events | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Google has been tweaking its social network, Google Plus again. Among other things, Events are coming back. We look into what's new.
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3 Event Planning Tips to Keep Your Participants Engaged

3 Event Planning Tips to Keep Your Participants Engaged | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Discover the three crucial ways you need to engage attendees to keep them coming back, and find out how to put these 3 event planning tips into action.
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Event Technology to Look Out For in 2016

Event Technology to Look Out For in 2016 | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
We’re half past 2016, which has been an exciting year thus far in technological developments.
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5 Need-to-Know Excel Tips for Event Managers

5 Need-to-Know Excel Tips for Event Managers | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
By mastering a few simple formulas, Excel can be a powerful source of intelligence for event managers. Here's how to get the most out of it.
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5 Benefits to Marketing at Tradeshows with Eco-Friendly Reusable Bags

5 Benefits to Marketing at Tradeshows with Eco-Friendly Reusable Bags | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
June 15, 2016 Shane Shirley Shane Shirley is CMO for SBS Brands, which is a 90 year old global brand leader focused on creating digital and print business solutions to save you...
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How to Use Retargeting to Promote Your Next Event

How to Use Retargeting to Promote Your Next Event | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Learn the what, the how, and the why for retargeting to promote your events. Start raising your event attendee numbers through stronger event marketing efforts.
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Event Marketing Wisdom from 12 Social Media Experts

Event Marketing Wisdom from 12 Social Media Experts | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
We recently asked 11 social media experts for their advice on making noise for live events on social media. The result is a comprehensive event marketing guide.

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Excellent article with great info!!!  A must read!
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How To Decide on the Best Event Technology for You

How To Decide on the Best Event Technology for You | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

It seems like every day there is a shiny new piece of event technology touted as “the next best thing” for managing event details, increasing productivity, collecting registrations and RSVPs, connecting attendees, and so on.

But with more and more event tech solutions available, the anxiety over which option to choose increases. And when you do make a decision, sometimes you are left with the feeling that there was probably a better solution than the one you ended up choosing.


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Many forget their objectives and go for "the shiny"...put some thought into your "strategy WHY".
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Your Burning Wi-Fi Questions, Answered

Your Burning Wi-Fi Questions, Answered | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
How many connections can an access point handle? Will the day come when we don’t have to worry about Wi-Fi because all attendees have unlimited cellular data plans? Do hotels really block data signals to force planners to buy Wi-Fi?

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One of the few articles that actually tackles the real questions! great content!
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Guiding Your Attendee’s Experience Through the Use of Beacons

Guiding Your Attendee’s Experience Through the Use of Beacons | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Event organizers are always on the lookout for technology that can help them improve the experience of those in attendance. While the addition of interactive content stations, digital smart walls, and QR-codes are still highly desirable features, those planning for the events of tomorrow know they need to branch out.


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Essential Collaboration Tech for Today’s Meetings and Conferences

Essential Collaboration Tech for Today’s Meetings and Conferences | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Most meetings and conferences today go beyond the traditional style of lecture-hall sessions with podium-based presentations and rows of listeners.  In fact, in a survey of meeting planners and conference industry experts, IACC found that over 77% thought access to collaborative communication tools will become the most important element of meeting venue selection in the next five years.


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33 Best Practices for Boosting Online Event Registration [Infographic]

33 Best Practices for Boosting Online Event Registration [Infographic] | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Most revenue-generating events rely on registration and ticket sales to generate anywhere from 50% to 100% of total event revenues. And online event registration is an already large and still growing source of sales for most events. Case in point … in 2014, Google said 71% of all ticket buying happens online, and online registration has only grown since then.


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More Major Events Are Turning To Twitter For Live Streaming

More Major Events Are Turning To Twitter For Live Streaming | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Meeting professionals are always looking for opportunities to increase their face-to-face audiences, but in today’s digital age, they’re also recognizing the importance of widening their reaches online. While there has been plenty of news surrounding Facebook Live in recent months, Twitter’s live streaming platform can engage with audiences in a way that is more active than other mediums, with tools like live polls to gauge reactions, dedicated hashtags to encourage comments and Periscope’s new 360-degree video feature, which launched in December. 


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Intelligent Phones Will Change The Event Industry

Intelligent Phones Will Change The Event Industry | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

At CES (Consumer Electronics Show, Las Vegas) this year, one of the most interesting things for us wasn’t the technology being displayed in the myriad shiny stands but what is just a few years down the road. In particular, what we’re talking about here is the “intelligent phone” concept described by Huawei’s CEO, Richard Yu.


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How to run successful marketing and event campaigns

How to run successful marketing and event campaigns | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it

Monday’s #EventPlannersTalk Twitter chat was about marketing and event campaigns. We often read in industry press that x company is launching a campaign, and y company winning an award for a campaign.


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Catch Attendee Engagement: How to Create a Pokémon Go-Inspired Digital Integration for Events

Catch Attendee Engagement: How to Create a Pokémon Go-Inspired Digital Integration for Events | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
Three simple steps to increase the fun factor and attendee engagement at your next brand experience

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20 Online Marketing Tips for Events

20 Online Marketing Tips for Events | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
20 online marketing tips for events to help you find your ideal audience and convert them to paying customers in no time.
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Event Technology to Look Out For in 2016

Event Technology to Look Out For in 2016 | Event Social Media & Technology | Scoop.it
We’re half past 2016, which has been an exciting year thus far in technological developments.
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