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Should Brands Be Storytelling or Story Making?

In a article for AdAge, creative agency MRY's chief marketing officer David Berkowiz argues marketers shouldn't be telling stories, but empowering their audiences to create their own stories, using Coca-Cola's "Share a...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

Climate Change March to Hit New York

Ahead of Tuesday's United Nations summit on climate change, the People's Climate March is expected to bring more than 100,000 participants, including, according to Mashable, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon. "'I will...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

C.E.S. Founder Dies

Jack Wayman, the man who organized the first show for the consumer electronics industry, died. The New York Times: "Mr. Wayman’s title when he founded the group was senior vice president for...

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When V.I.P. Guests Cancel

For publicists, event marketers, meeting planners, and anyone who relies on big-name guests to attract press attention at face-to-face gatherings, no-shows can be stressful, but not all organizers panic. At least, the...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

3 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Las Vegas

Here's a look at what's new this season in Las Vegas.

The Scout Posted yesterday

Big Changes Ahead for New York Fashion Week

In an interview, IMG Fashion’s Catherine Bennett, who oversees New York Fashion Week, confirmed plans to move out of Lincoln Center for September 2015 shows and discussed interest in producing events in...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

Coachella Creators Take Over New Festival

Coachella creators Goldenvoice announced plans to produce the Firefly Music Festival, which sold 80,000 tickets at this year’s event. Red Frog Events founded the festival in 2012. Billboard: “The joint venture with...

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BeautyCon Expands From Signature Conferences

After finding success with its fashion and beauty events, BeautyCon is raising money to market brands through YouTube. TechCrunch: “We are doing media builds with brands and we have fans that are...

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3 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Atlanta

Here's a look at what's new this season in Atlanta.

The Scout Posted 2 days ago

The Crazy Numbers Behind a Tribute to the National Anthem

The Star-Spangled Spectacular was expected to be the largest event in Maryland's history.

Event Report Posted 2 days ago

Ikea Turns Billboard Into Rock-Climbing Apartment

To celebrate the opening of its 30th store in France, the Swedish retailer invited the public to scale a wall decorated with furniture and accessories.

Event Report Posted 2 days ago

N.F.L. Gets Warnings From Sponsors

Major sponsors of the N.F.L. such as beer giant Anheuser-Busch, McDonald's, Visa, and Campbell Soup Company are criticizing the league’s handling of of domestic violence and corporal punishment cases involving its players...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

Ticket Prices Set for Rio Olympics

Ticketed events at the Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics in 2016 will start at $20 and run to $2,000 for the opening ceremony, organizers announced. Some events held on the beach will...

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How London Fashion Week Embraces Tech

With more than 90 percent of the shows at London Fashion Week streamed live, the event has a reputation as embracing digital technology. Here’s what some of the brands are doing. Advertising...

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Why a Pool Party Put Electronics in Water

Kobo used synchronized swimmers to celebrate the launch of its waterproof e-reader.

Event Snapshot Posted 3 days ago

6 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Miami/South Florida

Here's a look at what's new this season in Miami/South Florida.

The Scout Posted 3 days ago

Have Fashion Week Sponsors Reached the Tipping Point?

There’s the New York Fashion Week happening on the runways inside the tents at Lincoln Center, and then there’s the Fashion Week of sponsored spaces and events—of which there are many. Adweek:...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

The Quirky Way Miss America Enlivened Its Broadcast

As the popularity of the country’s preeminent beauty pageant fades, producers continue to tweak the broadcast. During the talent portion of Sunday’s show, viewers saw an odd assortment of pop-up facts about...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Popular Toronto Food Event to End

The trailblazing food event Toronto Underground Market will end—a casualty of the now-crowded roster of food events—but organizers are saying they could bring it back in a new incarnation. Toronto Life: “When...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

What You Can Learn From Apple’s Botched Live Stream

Experts weigh in on the problems during last week’s live announcement and how planners can avoid similar issues at their events.

News Posted 4 days ago

Top 100 Events in Canada 2014

The festivals, industry conferences, and other gatherings in Canada that make the most impact year after year.

Top 100 Posted 5 days ago

Top 100 Events in the United States 2014

The festivals, industry conferences, and other gatherings in the United States that make the most impact year after year.

Top 100 Posted 5 days ago

What You Missed at Fashion Week

From holographic images projected on water to a play that doubled as a show, the September 2014 run of Fashion Week saw plenty of interesting concepts from designers take place in venues throughout New York.

Event Report Posted 5 days ago

NPR Looks to Live Events to Raise Money

NPR is creating a series of ticketed events with corporate sponsors as a new revenue strategy, with shows planned nationwide. The New York Times: “Audiences have ‘a real desire for coming face...

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How Event Technology Can Reshape Meeting Layouts

Thoughtfully looking at the ways adults learn can influence the look and style of meetings to better help attendees retain information, argues Midori Connolly of AVGirl Productions. AV Network: “Start with the...

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Event Planning Lessons From Burning Man

The Nevada festival Burning Man, with its distinct language and culture, nonetheless has valuable lessons for event planners. Shannon Gilcrease of FreemanXP shares her takeaways, which include rethinking how people enter events:...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

7 Ideas for Fall Entertaining in Chicago

Here's a look at what's new this season in Chicago.

The Scout Posted 5 days ago

10 New Los Angeles Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

New conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 5 days ago

TIFF 2014: See Photos From Premiere Parties, Brand Activations, and More

Here's a peek inside the parties and events during this year's Toronto International Film Festival.

Event Report Posted 5 days ago

10 Green Ideas From Fox's Fall Eco-Casino Party

From venue choice to strategic decor, the network continued to use sustainable strategies at its annual event in as many ways as possible.

Event Report Posted 8 days ago

Brands Criticized for 9/11 Tweets

Marketers for brands such as Applebee's, Dunkin’ Donuts, and White Castle used the occasion of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks to send out tweets commemorating the day—and were pilloried for it....

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

CBS Drops Rihanna From N.F.L. Pregame Show

In a case of terrible timing, a pregame show for the Baltimore Ravens—whose former star Ray Rice was shown in a video punching his then-fiancée—football game was to feature a song with...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

The Most Exclusive Club in Manhattan

Only five people are allowed into a club-within-a club open during New York Fashion Week. New York Post: “Night life impresario André Saraiva took exclusivity to absurd levels as part of his...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: Giant Cracker Jacks, Produce Centerpieces, An Airborne Fashion Show

Here's a look at 10 steal-worthy ideas we spotted this week.

News Posted 8 days ago

Under Cover: New Craftsman-Style Tents for Rent

Aztec Tents' new collection offers a stylish and easy-to-install option for events.

The Scout Posted 8 days ago

Do You Know Your Value as an Event Professional?

Why digital credentials are a big step towards proving the benefits—and worth—of trained event and meeting professionals.

From the Event Leadership Institute Posted 9 days ago

Why Macy's Glamorama Teamed Up With Fashion Rocks

For its 32nd annual fund-raiser, the retailer focused on a new party-centric format in collaboration with the return of New York's televised music and fashion show Fashion Rocks.

Event Report Posted 9 days ago

Changes for Today’s 9/11 Events

For the first time, the World Trade Center site will be open to the public on the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The area opens at 6 p.m. following...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

Fashion Rocks Returns to Fashion Week

After a five-year break the music-meets-fashion spectacle Fashion Rocks returned Tuesday, bringing the show to Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. Crowd favorite Jennifer Lopez along with Usher, Miranda Lambert, and other performers entertained the...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

Golf Clubs Decline Visit From President Obama

Several Westchester, New York, golf clubs declined to give President Obama a tee time over Memorial Day weekend when he was in town for fund-raising events and a wedding. NBC 4 New...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

10 New Orlando Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

New conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 9 days ago

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