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Tribeca Film Festival Founder Starts New Event

Tribeca Film Festival founder Craig Hatkoff has launched the “Anti-Summit,” a gathering focused on taking action at the event rather than just talking about it. The event, which begins Thursday in New...

Call Sheet Posted about 19 hours ago

Why Composting Programs Have Taken Off at Sports Venues

More sports arenas are asking fans to compost food waste, reducing the amount of food waste and taking advantage of lower prices for compostable forks, plates, cups, and other serviceware. The New...

Call Sheet Posted about 19 hours ago

YouTube Networks Make Big Push at NewFronts

Several YouTube networks, also known as multichannel networks, are hosting their first NewFront presentations this year in a bit to introduce the online stars they represent to media buyers. Advertising Age: “These...

Call Sheet Posted about 19 hours ago

10 New Green Venues in Las Vegas for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted about 20 hours ago

N.H.L. Bans New Live-Streaming Tech From Games

The live-streaming tools Meerkat and Periscope are not welcome at National Hockey League games. The league banned fans from using the apps to broadcast footage before, during, or after games. Mashable: “The...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

Red Carpet Stunt Overshadows Time 100 Gala

Time magazine's annual gala honored the 100 celebrities, academics, and and others it deems the most influential on Tuesday, but coverage of the event largely centered on a prank on the red...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

Nickelodeon Plans Second Kids' Choice Sports Awards

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will host the second Kids' Choice Sports Awards from Nickelodeon, which air live on July 16 from Los Angeles. Wilson, whose team won the Super Bowl in...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

10 New Green Venues in Toronto for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 2 days ago

10 New Green Venues in Orlando for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 2 days ago

Cecily Strong Brings New Perspective to White House Correspondents’ Gig

Saturday Night Live star Cecily Strong will deliver the closing monologue at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner on Saturday in Washington—and she's only the second female comedian in the role in...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

SHE Summit Founder Shares Her Inspiration

Claudia Chan, founder of the women’s leadership conference SHE Summit, said the event fills a niche other events were ignoring. Huffington Post: “‘Just a few years ago I looked at Fortune's Most...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

Beacon Technology Expands to Sports Clubs

Bridgestone Arena, home to the N.H.L.’s Nashville Predators, will debut beacon technology on Thursday, offering fans deals and technology. Press release: “At each event, certain beacons will be set to deliver exclusive...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

What to Expect at BizBash Live: The Expo South Florida 2015

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From the Editors Posted 3 days ago

10 New Green Venues in Miami/South Florida for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 3 days ago

10 New Green Venues in Chicago for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 3 days ago

Investors to Buy Cirque du Soleil

A group of private investors announced plans to purchase Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil with plans to expand the entertainment company to China. The New York Times: “Investors and companies around the globe...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

HBO Shuts Down Bar’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Watch Party

HBO sent a cease-and-desist letter to a Brooklyn bar that has hosted viewing parties for Game of Thrones for the past two years. New York Post: “Videology shot to the top of...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

ACM Awards Win Top Ratings

The Academy of Country Music Awards, which took place in Sunday in Dallas, scored top ratings for broadcast partner CBS. The Wrap: “Its 50th annual Academy of Country Music Awards on Sunday...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Pop Art Inspiration: 12 Design Ideas Borrowed From Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and More

Here's a look inside events that have borrowed visual cues from the Pop Art movement.

Idea File Posted 4 days ago

10 New Green Venues in Washington for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 4 days ago

10 New Green Venues in New York for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 4 days ago

Boston Marathon Marketing Walks Sensitive Line

Much thought has gone into the marketing of the Boston Marathon, which takes place today, to honor the victims of the 2013 bombing but also celebrate the runners and host city. Among...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Hits and Misses at Major Earth Day Event

The first Global Citizen 2015 Earth Day, which took place this weekend on the National Mall, drew A-list performers and an enthusiastic crowd but failed to balance the music with the message....

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

The Radical Change One Successful Trade Show Is Considering

The High Point Market, the successful furniture trade show in North Carolina held twice a year, remains open only to furniture buyers. But organizers are being asked to consider opening it to...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

‘Price Is Right’ Holds Mass Wedding

The audience on Friday’s episode of The Price Is Right was full of engaged couples who played the pricing games—and then were all married in a mass wedding officiated by host Drew...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

4/20 Friendly: How This Chef Caters Cannabis Dinner Parties

At Jeff the 420 Chef’s private events, marijuana’s on the menu, along with roasted chicken, tuna casserole, mashed potatoes, and, of course, brownies.

News Posted 5 days ago

10 New Green Venues in Los Angeles for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 5 days ago

10 New Green Venues in San Francisco for Meetings and Events

Conference spaces, eateries, drinking spots, and more for eco-friendly events and entertaining this season.

Location Scout Posted 5 days ago

James Beard Awards to Stay in Chicago Through 2017

The James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony and gala reception will return to Chicago in 2016 and 2017. The 2015 awards, presented by Lexus, will take place in Chicago for the first time...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

How Brands Can Make the Most of Music Festivals

AC Entertainment, which manages more than 1,000 events a year including major festivals like Bonnaroo, tries to help sponsors come up with meaningful promotions to market to attendees, said Jeff Cuellar, the...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Clinton’s Campaign Affects Foundation’s Global Events

To mitigate conflicts of interest with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, the Bill, Hillary, and Chelsea Clinton Foundation is altering its fund-raising and event calendar and clarifying rules about foreign government officials attending...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

White House Promotes From Within for New Social Secretary

The White House has promoted Deesha Dyer to the role of social secretary. The Philadelphia native has held the role of deputy social secretary to Jeremy Bernard, who is resigning the post....

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Innovation Forum Preview: 10 Inspirational Design Ideas From Tony Conway

A behind-the-scenes look at some of Legendary Events owner Tony Conway's favorite event ideas over the years.

From the Editors Posted 8 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Coachella Kissing Booth, Coke's Drinkable Billboard, Interactive Projections

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

News Posted 8 days ago

Why Meetings Mean Business to Las Vegas—and North America

April 16 marked the first North American Meetings Industry day, an initiative designed to throw the spotlight on the importance and value of meetings, conferences, conventions, incentive travel, trade shows, and exhibitions.

Opinion Posted 8 days ago

Apple to Increase Conference Scholarships in Diversity Push

In an effort to increase diversity at its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple announced it would increase the scholarships it offers to attend the event to 350, up from 200. It also will...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

Unofficial Parties Boom at #NoChella

While tens of thousands of music fans were partying in the desert at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, a sizable number of partygoers and brands bypassed the grounds for unofficial...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

How Disneyland Will Celebrate Its 60th Anniversary

Disneyland Diamond Days, a celebration of the theme park’s 60th anniversary, kicks off May 22 with a 24-hour party and will continue with a sweepstakes that officials announced this week. Los Angeles...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

Brands Use Tax Day for Promotional Events

Brands such as Hard Rock Cafe, Pizza Hut, and Office Depot are offering giveaways tied to the deadline for filing taxes. Mashable: “In recent years, tax day has emerged as a new...

Call Sheet Posted 9 days ago

Crowdfunding Festival Shows Value of Face-to-Face Interaction

The six-day One Spark event saw a 20 percent increase in attendance and a 75 percent jump in contributions to creator projects.

Event Report Posted 9 days ago

This Virtual Fire Pit Heats Up Events Year-Round

A video projection of flicking flames offers an upgraded, event-friendly version of the traditional Yule log.

The Scout Posted 9 days ago

6 Group Activities for Wine Lovers

From painting in a vineyard to learning how to photograph wine, here are six ideas for entertaining oenophiles.

Idea File Posted 9 days ago

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