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L.A. Music Festival Under Scrutiny After Apparent Drug-Related Deaths

Two young women died this weekend following suspected drug overdoses at the Hard Summer music festival at the Los Angeles County fairgrounds. The two-day music festival attracted about 65,000 people a day....

Call Sheet Posted about 10 hours ago

How State Fairs Are Evolving With Technology

State fairs celebrate agriculture, education, and, lately, technology. At the Nebraska State Fair, a mobile app serves as an indispensable marketing tool and organizers improve the Wi-Fi access on the grounds each...

Call Sheet Posted about 10 hours ago

Seattle Debuts Successful Tech-Backed Art Fair

The first Seattle Art Fair, launched by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, drew lines of visitors and prominent collectors and galleries from across the country—as well as a slate of unofficial events that...

Call Sheet Posted about 10 hours ago

5 Top Tips for Sponsorship: Rising Above the Noise

At the Event Innovation Forum in Los Angeles, Laurie Kirby discussed how to deliver value to event sponsors in today's crowded landscape.

From the Editors Posted about 10 hours ago

10 New Atlanta Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted about 10 hours ago

10 New San Francisco Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted about 11 hours ago

Beijing to Host 2022 Olympics

After several other candidates dropped out of contention, the International Olympic Committee selected Beijing to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. Still, the choice is historic because Beijing will be the first city...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

Should Music Festivals Change Approach to Drug Use?

Music festival producers are being challenged to come up with more innovative ways to deal with drug use. Global News: “According to GRIP, a Montreal non-profit focused on reducing harm from drug...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

New Las Vegas Arena Seeking Taylor Swift and Katy Perry for Opening Night

Taylor Swift and Katy Perry are the top choices to headline the opening night of the $375 million MGM-AEG Arena set to open next spring, and observers are turning the negotiation into...

Call Sheet Posted 3 days ago

Tech Companies Asked to Commit to Gender Equity at Events

A new initiative asks tech event planners to commit to having equal male and female speakers at conferences and events. But the “50-50 pledge” effort is helping planners by providing a database...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Investigation Finds Contaminated Waters at Brazil’s Olympic Venues

Viruses and bacteria from raw sewage are contaminating Brazilian waters that are supposed to serve as venues for various water sports at the 2016 Olympic Games. Associated Press: “Brazilian authorities pledged that...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Could Facebook Spin Off Standalone Events App?

Facebook Events has amassed 450 million active users, the company announced in an earnings call, and as it continues to enhance the services the product might be ready to spin off as...

Call Sheet Posted 4 days ago

Scenes From the First New York Fashion Week: Men's

From Thom Browne's mirrored box and John Varvatos's umbrella-covered ceiling to Cadillac's pop-up photo studio, the Council of Fashion Designers of America's new event brought inspiring ideas to New York.

Event Report Posted 4 days ago

10 New Orlando/Central Florida Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 4 days ago

10 New Boston Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 4 days ago

What V.I.P Ticket Holders Get at Lollapalooza

From strawberry shortcake to spa treatments, here are the perks that the music festival's top ticket holders have access to.

News Posted 4 days ago

CBS to Live Stream Super Bowl Ads

Recognizing the growing importance of viewers who watch the Super Bowl on devices other than televisions, CBS announced it will live stream all commercials during Super Bowl 50. Variety: “The maneuver is...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Toronto Film Festival Lineup Shows New Strategy

The Toronto International Film Festival announced the first wave of its lineup—information that film geeks and Hollywood insiders parse for future Oscar contenders as well as for clues to which buzzed-about films...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

Ultra Marathon Takes Runners Through Death Valley

As much of the country suffers through a heat wave, a dedicated group of runners are racing in the Badwater Ultramarathon, a 135-mile race through California's Death Valley. It’s known as one...

Call Sheet Posted 5 days ago

The Staggering Numbers Behind the Special Olympics Events in Los Angeles

With 6,500 athletes from 165 countries, the year's largest sports and humanitarian event is underway amid large-scale logistics and production.

Event Report Posted 5 days ago

9 Ideas for Entertaining Summer Associates

Here are fun ideas for entertaining employees to steal from Groupon's annual outing.

Event Report Posted 5 days ago

10 New Las Vegas 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

10 New Toronto 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

What to Expect at Elevate D.C. 2015

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From the Editors Posted 5 days ago

Boston Drops Bid for Summer Olympics

Opponents of Boston’s bid for the 2024 Olympic Games won their battle Monday as the U.S. Olympic Committee dropped plans to pursue the global sporting event. Boston Globe: “In choosing Boston as...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

New York to Rebuild La Guardia Airport

One of America’s most unloved airports, La Guardia Airport in New York will be completely rebuilt in a $4 billion project estimated to finish in 2021. Vice President Joseph Biden and New...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

Getting to Know the New White House Social Secretary

Deesha Dyer, the new White House social secretary, took an unusual path to the office of the country’s chief event planner, taking a White House internship at age 30. She shares how...

Call Sheet Posted 6 days ago

See How a Farm Stand Showcased Designer Shoes

An Italian fashion designer used fruits and vegetables to showcase a shoe collection at a Hamptons luncheon.

Event Snapshot Posted 6 days ago

How Brands Are Using Live-Streaming Apps to Connect With Consumers

Find out how some brands are using Periscope and Meerkat to engage customers.

News Posted 6 days ago

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

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

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

10 New Washington Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

10 New Chicago Venues for Fall Meetings and Events

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

Location Scout Posted 6 days ago

Meet the Company Helping Brands Get More Data From Events

Anheuser-Busch InBev, Sundance, and the N.B.A. are among the clients of Splash, a new company that helps brands plan and market events—and mine the data that comes with them to turn guests...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Why Restaurants Are Essential to Casino Resorts

Reflecting the importance of bars and restaurants to casino resorts, the Global Gaming Expo will add a section dedicated to the “Integrated Resort Experience” at the event this fall, according to Venetian...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Why Oscars Probably Won’t Copy Emmys' Successful Nomination Change

Giving up on the crack-of-dawn Emmy announcements—planned to garner air time on the morning news shows on the East Coast—the television academy said it made a humane decision that generated as much...

Call Sheet Posted 7 days ago

Connections & Community: Inside the Millennial Mind

At the Event Innovation Forum in Los Angeles, Amanda Slavin discussed how industry professionals can better understand the millennial generation to create more effective events.

From the Editors Posted 7 days ago

Why Mercedes-Benz Sponsored the World's Largest Music Festival

How Rock in Rio enticed the luxury car brand to enter the popular music festival marketplace.

Event Intelligence Posted 7 days ago

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