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elliottyoung awarded Recommended Agency Status

elliottyoung awarded Recommended Agency Status | Events Edition | Scoop.it
We’re over the moon to announce that elliottyoung has officially been awarded Recommended Supplier Status by the Recommended Agencies Register (RAR) following a rigorous review by RAR and our clients.
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Mobile Technology: Are Associations Behind the Curve?

Mobile Technology: Are Associations Behind the Curve? | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Despite widespread adoption of mobile devices, associations aren’t yet focusing on mobile strategy, say tech execs at the ASAE Technology Conference & Expo. (Mobile Technology: Are Associations Behind the Curve?
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EN: Breaking news and analysis for the exhibition industry | Exhibition News

Exhibition News: Front page news for the exhibition industry (#eventprofs have you checked out the Brainstorming article in January's Exh News http://t.co/W4eQGupm)...
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Coca-Cola champions ISO20121 at Sustainable Events Summit

Coca-Cola champions ISO20121 at Sustainable Events Summit | Events Edition | Scoop.it
The UK events team at Coca-Cola Enterprises is committed to getting ISO20121 certified within the next 12 months, according to Olivia Knight-Adams, sustainability projects co-ordinator for the global brand.
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National Glass Centre gets £2.25m refurb

National Glass Centre gets £2.25m refurb | Events Edition | Scoop.it
The National Glass Centre (NGC), part of UniSpace Sunderland, will undergo a £2.25m refurbishment to double the size of the exhibitions and events space at the centre.
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Fire Performers at Kensington Palace | Sternberg Clarke

Fire Performers at Kensington Palace | Sternberg Clarke | Events Edition | Scoop.it
As the weather outside becomes increasingly frightful so too does the prospect of fire become exponentially more delightful.
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Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Social Business Credibility | The Marketing Nut

Social Trust Factor: 10 Tips to Establish Social Business Credibility | The Marketing Nut | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Do you lack the trust factor? There could be many different reasons why your communities are reluctant to engage with you. One of the most common reasons is that they don't trust you.
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Lessons for Event Professionals on How the Over-Reliance of Tech Failed the Romney Campaign by @nicoletteLV for @busyevent

Lessons for Event Professionals on How the Over-Reliance of Tech Failed the Romney Campaign by @nicoletteLV for @busyevent | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Please note that this is NOT a political ranting on the recently completed presidential election in the United States.  We’ve all had more than enough of that.  Instead, this is an observation on the lessons we can learn about the Romney campaign’s...
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10 Event Trends for 2013

10 Event Trends for 2013 | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Every year Event Manager Blog publishes an overview of the most significant trends affecting events. Here is your report for 2013.
It is that time of the year.
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Marshall to take over as chair of ESSA from Jan 1

Marshall to take over as chair of ESSA from Jan 1 | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Nick Marshall, chief executive officer of Melville GES,  will take over officially as chair of ESSA from January 1, 2013, after outgoing chair, Aztec’s John Robson handed over the reigns of the association at the last ESSA Board Meeting of 2012 on...
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2013 forecast: More emphasis on local meetings, security, social media

2013 forecast: More emphasis on local meetings, security, social media | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Companies in 2013 plan to keep booking meetings despite rising costs and decreasing budgets, according to the recently released American Express Meetings & Events Forecast. The phrase “doing more with less” is here to stay, it seems.
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My Big Fat Predictions for 2013 by @KristiCasey

My Big Fat Predictions for 2013 by @KristiCasey | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Yesterday, I was catching up with a friend who plans international events and she asked me, “What are you excited about right now? What do you think the big trends will be?
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Do We Need An #Eventprofs TV Channel?

Do We Need An #Eventprofs TV Channel? | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Kevin Van Der Straeten is the founder of eventplanner.tv. A TV dedicated to event professionals. Here is why we need to support it.
Kevin launched eventplanner.tv as a spin off of his popular website in Belgium and The Netherlands.
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LIWF organiser, Brintex, appoint Carter as exhibition director

LIWF organiser, Brintex, appoint Carter as exhibition director | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Ross Carter has been appointed exhibition director of the London International Wine Fair (LIWF), replacing James Murray who left Brintex last week following his resignation after 10 years in the role.
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Live Experience seminar programme announced

Live Experience seminar programme announced | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Speakers from London 2012, Sense, RPM and Mission will be educating and informing visitors at UBM’s Live Experience when they take to the floor in an education programme designed to share insight and practical advice.
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How to make the most of your exhibition leads and maximise your return on investment / Posts / Blog / SO Group

How to make the most of your exhibition leads and maximise your return on investment / Posts / Blog / SO Group | Events Edition | Scoop.it
How to maximise ROI on your event #eventprofs #exhibitors - a little Friday reading for you! #eventmarketing #tech
http://t.co/LqbWZBzK
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Kudos wins catering contract at Liverpool Town Hall & St Georges Hall | Conference News

Kudos wins catering contract at Liverpool Town Hall & St Georges Hall | Conference News | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Event caterers Kudos, part of the Crown Group, has secured a contract worth £1m to be the nominated caterer at Liverpool Town Hall and St Georges Hall.
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Event Planning Challenges & Solutions: Hybrid Meetings

Event Planning Challenges & Solutions: Hybrid Meetings | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Virtual and hybrid meetings are here to stay. While they are uncharted territory for many meeting and event planners, these tips will ensure smooth execution.
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Copenhagen wins 56 international conventions in 2012

Copenhagen wins 56 international conventions in 2012 | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Conference & Meetings World: EUROPE - Copenhagen is celebrating a record year for convention wins in 2012, according to the city's convention bureau, Wonderful Copenhagen.
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Conventional conference venues driving unconventional prices - Exhibition Industry News

Conventional conference venues driving unconventional prices - Exhibition Industry News | Events Edition | Scoop.it
RT @exponewsblog: Conventional conference venues driving unconventional prices - http://t.co/mfRimcni #eventprofs
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Twitter becoming key ingredient in culinary strategy

Twitter becoming key ingredient in culinary strategy | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Centerplate, the contract catering company, had a staff person dedicated to following this trade show’s Twitter hashtag in real time, so if someone tweeted a viable comment or complaint, managers could fix it right away.
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Do you Have the X-Factor When it Comes to Finding Event Leads? by @penthouseLord

Do you Have the X-Factor When it Comes to Finding Event Leads? by @penthouseLord | Events Edition | Scoop.it
It is a fact of life for most new sales people whether in events or insurance ; they get the dream sales job with unlimited earning potential and expect to earn so much money that they can now enjoy the fruits of their coming wealth.
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Outlook co-founder and Event Umbrella launch Horizon Festival

Outlook co-founder and Event Umbrella launch Horizon Festival | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Jack Robinson, director of Vagabonds and one of the co-founders of Outlook and Dimensions festivals, has teamed up with The Event Umbrella to launch Horizon Festival in Bulgaria in March 2013.
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You Can’t Afford To Suck at Public Speaking

You Can’t Afford To Suck at Public Speaking | Events Edition | Scoop.it
YoCan’t Afford To Suck at Public Speaking My friends laugh at me  all the time because I am now speaking at events all over the place – from local networking events to larger conferences, I’m lucky to have the opportunity to share what I know and...
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Covering events and investigative journalism melts together | Kaas & Mulvad

Covering events and investigative journalism melts together | Kaas & Mulvad | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Gathering and archiving information from social media, fact-checking, crowdsourcing, using big datasets and interactive graphics are all methods to be shared and developed both in the coverage of events and investigative journalism.
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2 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs NEED Events

2 Reasons Why Entrepreneurs NEED Events | Events Edition | Scoop.it
Here at Liz King Events, we get the opportunity to work with some really accomplished entrepreneurs who are pursuing their passions and changing the world – one new business at a time. Our role is to help them create amazing events.
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