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Panorama 2016: See How the Inaugural Music Festival Brought Its Tech-Art Theme to Life

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Toronto's Top 100 Events 2016

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Podcast: How Snapchat Can Help Your Event Gain a Global Presence

How a Women's E-Commerce Site Pulled Off a High-Profile Hamptons Activation

Women's e-commerce site Revolve hosted a series of four weekend events at a Hamptons mansion in July, and managed to reach millions of shoppers on social media when it nabbed high-profile party...

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SXSW Expands Attendee Access

Next year’s South By Southwest will expand the access attendees get with badges by allowing them to attend events in all three of its programs—interactive, music, and film—even if they’re in Austin...

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Music Industry Seeks to Embrace Virtual Reality

An interactive virtual reality game involving a Deadmau5 concert is being released today, and is just one of many VR experiences making an impact on the music industry. The New York Times:...

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10 New Toronto Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted about 2 hours ago

10 New Chicago Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted about 3 hours ago

10 New Boston Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted about 3 hours ago

How Hotels Are Using Events to Attract Local Clientele

The last place one would consider a local hangout is a hotel, but lately, many locals are heading to hotels after work because of new group activities and events. The hotels sponsoring...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

Twitter Expects Live Event Coverage to Increase Growth

Twitter has recently made numerous partnerships to stream live events such as both political conventions, Wimbledon, and Thursday-night N.F.L. games, all new ventures that the social app hopes will help with growth...

Call Sheet Posted yesterday

U.K. Music Festival Offers a First in Drug Testing

This past weekend, Secret Garden Party, an independent musical festival in the U.K., became the first festival to offer attendees the chance to test their illegal drugs. Aimed at promoting safer drug...

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10 New Miami/South Florida Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted yesterday

10 New Washington Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted yesterday

Olympic Village Issues Lead to Extensive Repairs

Leaking pipes and blocked toilets were just some of the concerns made public by Australia’s Olympic team about the Olympic Village in Rio de Janeiro. The team refused to move into the...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

Comic-Con Offers Fans Diversity and Eased Security

Comic-Con International, which wrapped Sunday, gave fans its usual pop culture panels, brand new trailers, and interactive experiences. But two notable takeaways from this year’s convention were studios stepping up their diversity...

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Airbnb Conflict Heads to D.N.C.

Both pro- and anti-Airbnb campaigns will make their way to the Democratic National Convention this week, with attention-grabbing ads targeted toward Democratic delegates and Hillary Clinton. New York Daily News: “ShareBetter, a...

Call Sheet Posted 2 days ago

How to Design an Event That’s "Futuristic But Not Cheesy"

Projection mapping, an animated photo booth, and a forward-thinking speaker helped Century 21 show agents what the future holds for the real estate industry.

Event Report Posted 2 days ago

See How This Sorority Staged the World's Largest Plated Dinner

More than 22,000 guests filled the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta as part of Alpha Kappa Alpha's biennial conference.

Event Snapshot Posted 2 days ago

10 New Venues in New York for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 2 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 fall.

Location Scout Posted 2 days ago

Look Who's Speaking at Elevate D.C. 2016

The one-day conference for event and meeting professionals on August 3 offers a full lineup of educational sessions from dynamic speakers.

From the Editors Posted 2 days ago

How Music Festivals Are Minimizing Food Waste

A notable perk of music festivals is the array of food options, which naturally leads to a massive amount of uneaten food. To prevent food from ending up in landfills, attendees, community...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

N.B.A. Pulls All-Star Game From Charlotte Because of Anti-L.G.B.T. Laws

The N.B.A. has decided to move the 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte because of North Carolina legislators’ lack of action to change the state’s laws targeted toward the L.G.B.T. community. The...

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Why Major Studios Are Skipping Comic-Con

Major studios use Comic-Con International, taking place in San Diego this weekend, to promote upcoming films and television shows. But lately, many are skipping the pop culture convention, as Marvel and Warner...

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Brazil Foils Alleged Olympics Terrorist Plot

Federal police in Brazil arrested a group of Brazilian nationals possibly linked to the Islamic State who were allegedly planning terrorist attacks at the Summer Olympics in Rio next month. Bloomberg: "Concerns...

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10 Best Ideas of the Week: Cotton Candy Glow Sticks, an Emoji Step-and-Repeat, Uber Beach Balls

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

News Posted 5 days ago

Media Companies Are Using Virtual Reality to Attract Comic-Con Fans

The 46th annual Comic-Con International kicked off last night at the San Diego Convention Center and throughout the weekend, media companies are using virtual reality as a way to promote film and...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

How Planners Make Disney Weddings a Reality

Disney is taking advantage of the increase in popularity of destination weddings with a package that lets couples get married at its parks. Through Fairy Tale Weddings, couples are making their weddings...

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Olympic Ticket Prices May Decrease for Non-Brazilians

In a late effort to boost Olympic ticket sales, Rio organizers have made Brazil's local ticket website available to the people outside of the country. This move will allow non-locals to purchase...

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11 Cool Ideas & Products From BizBash Live: The Expo Los Angeles

From colorful new seating options to oversize balloon animals, here's a look at the latest products, rental items, and catering ideas from this year's exhibit hall.

The Scout Posted 6 days ago

What the Pokémon Go Craze Means for Venues and Events

Venues and existing events are already taking advantage of the popular augmented-reality game.

News Posted 6 days ago

7 Tips to Extend the Value of Teambuilding Activities

Experts weigh in on how to keep the collaboration and communication going long after the event ends.

Event Intelligence Posted 6 days ago

One Millennial Group Plans to Watch Olympics on Actual Television

There will be a variety of streaming options to view the upcoming Summer Olympics in Rio and, aside from the opening ceremonies, NBC plans to air primetime events live on television. Despite...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Twitter Scores Original Programming Deal With N.B.A

Twitter has made headlines lately for announcements that it will stream a variety of sporting events. Now, the social platform has signed a deal with the N.B.A. to stream two new original...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Panorama Promoter Discusses Festival’s Ticket Sales and Tech Appeal

First-year festival Panorama makes its debut in New York this weekend, bringing acts such as Kendrick Lamar and LCD Soundsystem to Randall’s Island Park. The festival isn’t expected to sell out, but...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

E.L.I. Launches Hands-On Learning Labs for Technical Production

The learning labs for event professionals will take place across North America.

From the Event Leadership Institute Posted 7 days ago

Miami Swim Week Mixes Lifestyle and Wellness With Fashion

Along with runway shows and presentations, swimwear brands offered pampering and other activities for guests.

Event Report Posted 7 days ago

Pitchfork Music Festival: 15 Ideas for Throwback-Style Brand Activations

At the independent music festival in Chicago, brands engaged fans with whimsical, low-tech attractions.

Event Report Posted 7 days ago

12 New Ideas for Serving Grown-Up Versions of Kids' Desserts

These sophisticated twists on milk and cookies, s'mores, cotton candy, and more are sure to please crowds of all ages.

Idea File Posted 7 days ago

Russia to Face Possible Olympic Ban After Reports Confirm Doping Program

Anti-doping officials have called for Russia to be banned from the upcoming Summer Olympics after reports confirmed a Russian whistle-blower's claim of a state-run doping scheme for the 2014 Winter Olympics in...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Anchors Say Social Sharing Won't Undermine Political Convention Coverage

While this year's Republican and Democratic National Conventions are slated to be the most live streamed conventions in history, news anchors aren't worried about the multitude of social coverage lessening the impact...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

Parties Overshadowed Runway Shows at Miami Swim Week

The focus of Miami Swim Week is to showcase new swimwear lines, but the fashion industry event's parties and dinners proved more popular than the actual runway shows. Observer: "At show after...

Call Sheet Posted 8 days ago

What’s Your Dream Event Venue?

From the Palace of Versailles to the largest indoor rainforest, planners share their dream locations for events.

Readers' Forum Posted 8 days ago

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