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Taking your contingency plans to the next step

Taking your contingency plans to the next step | Events Management | Scoop.it

Imagine you’re planning an annual event. Everything has been ordered and confirmed. The event is only a few days away. Then, Hurricane Matthew hits and your supplier can’t deliver as various components of your order were in a building that now has six feet of water in it. 


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Bien Venue:- A year in review - Bien Venue

Bien Venue:- A year in review - Bien Venue | Events Management | Scoop.it
Now that Christmas is all wrapped up and the snow is falling all around us. It’s time to put on our fluffy socks, take the mulled wine off the stove, sit in front of the fire and reminisce the most fantastic year we’ve had. We like to say it’s not what’s under the tree, but … Continued
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From our clients, to our partners, to our hard working staff, we couldn’t have done it without you!
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18 Mobile Food & Drink Options For Event Catering

18 Mobile Food & Drink Options For Event Catering | Events Management | Scoop.it
Food and drinks on the go can suit a variety of event formats so here’s how you can keep mobile catering sophisticated and classy.
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Six Effective Tips To Improve Audience Engagement

Six Effective Tips To Improve Audience Engagement | Events Management | Scoop.it

Have you ever been to one of those events that bore you out of your mind? The speaker drones on, reading from their notecards or plain white powerpoint slides. It takes ages for the microphone to be passed from audience member to audience member while everyone waits in awkward silence for the next question. The room is cold, the chairs uncomfortable and you start to wish you were somewhere else.


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2018 Art Event Trends You May Not Have Considered Yet - Eventbrite UK Blog

2018 Art Event Trends You May Not Have Considered Yet - Eventbrite UK Blog | Events Management | Scoop.it
We asked EventProfs for a list of smart ways to make your art events bigger, better and more on trend than ever in 2018. Here are the top art event trends.
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18 Trends to Watch in 2018

18 Trends to Watch in 2018 | Events Management | Scoop.it

As we welcome in 2018, new trends will shape the events and meetings industry. The good news is all signs point to another banner year. While societal movements and technology advancements may raise some concerns, this people-first industry remains at the forefront of where marketing, wellness and hospitality are going.


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The 25 best icebreaker questions for team-building at work

The 25 best icebreaker questions for team-building at work | Events Management | Scoop.it
If you winced at the word, “icebreaker,” I don’t blame you. Get-to-know-you questions and games tend to feel cheesy. We’ve all been victim to a terribly trite icebreaker with coworkers that made us…
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Indoor vs Outdoor Events - Network/Telecoms/Wi-Fi - Event Industry News

Indoor vs Outdoor Events - Network/Telecoms/Wi-Fi - Event Industry News | Events Management | Scoop.it
There are different challenges for producing stable and fast Wi-Fi connections for either indoor or outdoor events. From simple things like penetrating a brick wall or just a marquee canvas, to how the users are going to be using it. Indoor events tend to have people sat working on Wi-Fi between meetings and then picking …
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21 Design Ideas For Making Cavernous Spaces Feel More Intimate

21 Design Ideas For Making Cavernous Spaces Feel More Intimate | Events Management | Scoop.it
Here are some clever ideas to help you create a more intimate and cosy space and completely transform the look and feel of the event environment.
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How to improve your meeting outcomes

How to improve your meeting outcomes | Events Management | Scoop.it

Meetings are an important tool in any business, but they can often go awry. With poorly defined agendas, individuals speaking up for self-validation and poor leadership, catch-ups can easily overrun, breaking up the flow of the day and reducing productivity. Poorly planned meetings can cause more harm than good. So how can you improve meeting outcomes and what is the best way to get the most out of your team? 


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16 Short Centerpieces For Event Tables

16 Short Centerpieces For Event Tables | Events Management | Scoop.it
For minimalistic tables or when you don’t want to inhibit good conversations, shorter centerpieces can be a wise option.
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Top 10 tips for refreshing your meeting breaks

Top 10 tips for refreshing your meeting breaks | Events Management | Scoop.it


How many meetings have you been to where the refreshment breaks provide the usual coffee, tea and pre-packaged biscuits? Why not consider more creative

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The Rise of the Bleisure Event Attendee

The Rise of the Bleisure Event Attendee | Events Management | Scoop.it
Are you seeing more extended stays after your events? If so, you may be experiencing a slow developing trend – the rise of the bleisure traveler.
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9 Ways to Ensure Your Office Party Isn’t the Same as Last Year

9 Ways to Ensure Your Office Party Isn’t the Same as Last Year | Events Management | Scoop.it
With budgets being cut and the approval process what it is, how can you plan an office party that truly stands out?
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Making Wise Food Choices

Making Wise Food Choices | Events Management | Scoop.it

It’s January and everyone is trying to make wise food choices for themselves and those they care about. Events are no exception. If you are responsible for selecting the food for your event guests, you know how complex it can be in today’s world. Allergies, dietary preferences, local experiences, budgets and current trends all impact your decisions. Do you know your food choices also affect your event’s environmental impact?


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Event Experience Design: The New Way to Craft Winning Attendee Experiences in 2018

Event Experience Design: The New Way to Craft Winning Attendee Experiences in 2018 | Events Management | Scoop.it
Experience design helps create a common vision to guide event design and execution, and carry the event narrative through the phases of the attendee experience.
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The modern conference

The modern conference | Events Management | Scoop.it
By Jonathan Read, commercial director at Tobacco Dock

Conferences are changing. Gone are the stuffy, suited events featuring endless cups of coffee and Power Point presentations. Instead they’re becoming exciting and creatively curated hubs of opportunity
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Hanging Walls of Bacon, Mocktails, and Spontaneous Vegetarians

Hanging Walls of Bacon, Mocktails, and Spontaneous Vegetarians | Events Management | Scoop.it

One of the most popular sessions at the 2018 Professional Convention Management Association Convening Leaders conference this week in Nashville, Tenn., was a panel discussion on F&B issues and trends that meeting planners can expect to see in the year ahead.


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HBAA foresees bigger spend on meeting content and trend toward ‘snapchatagenic’ food

HBAA foresees bigger spend on meeting content and trend toward ‘snapchatagenic’ food | Events Management | Scoop.it

Trade association for the booking agency, venue and apartment community, HBAA, is predicting increased spend on meeting content and event production in 2018. 

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5 Ways to Prepare for Your Event — A Year Early - Eventbrite UK Blog

5 Ways to Prepare for Your Event — A Year Early - Eventbrite UK Blog | Events Management | Scoop.it
There are tricks to make your event preparation effective (and achievable) as the event approaches. Here are 5 ways you can prepare — a year early.
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5 unique event spaces that opened in 2017

5 unique event spaces that opened in 2017 | Events Management | Scoop.it
Read 5 unique event spaces that opened in 2017 and the latest events news, destinations & venues on C&IT - Conference & Incentive Travel
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Fab venues for 2018
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Top 6 ways to promote events online and on a budget

Top 6 ways to promote events online and on a budget | Events Management | Scoop.it
You have all of the event details expertly organised and planned, so how do you get people to attend? Event marketing is an aspect of event planning that can be overlooked. Budgeting for event promotion
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5 Trends We'll Be Watching in 2018

5 Trends We'll Be Watching in 2018 | Events Management | Scoop.it

Read on to find out why we expect more diversity in business-event speakers, why we think relationships will be key to improved event security, and why we are following the rise of artificial intelligence and cognitive-enhancing drugs. And finally, will the wellness trend translate to a more relaxed and personal standard for dress at events? 


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Do You Connect or Disconnect in the Air?

Do You Connect or Disconnect in the Air? | Events Management | Scoop.it

Love it or not, for many event professionals, being a road warrior is part of the job description. Convene launched a short survey this week about business travel, with questions about why and when you travel, how you feel about it, and more. If you regularly travel for business, we’d love to hear from you. The results will appear in a future issue of Convene. Meanwhile, we asked three PCMA staff members to share this one travel habit:


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Productive time or down time? How do you spend your flight time?
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22 Christmas Event Ideas

22 Christmas Event Ideas | Events Management | Scoop.it
Throw the perfect festive party this season using some of these Christmas event ideas to bring holiday cheer to all your attendees.
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Christmas Party Season for an Event Organiser - Eventbrite UK Blog

Christmas Party Season for an Event Organiser - Eventbrite UK Blog | Events Management | Scoop.it
Christmas party season is the ideal opportunity for event inspiration. We look at what event organisers should take note of as they enjoy the festivities.
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Work just never stops for party people!
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