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How to Create a Winning Volunteer Program

Applications to volunteer at the Collision tech conference doubled this year over 2015.

Event Intelligence Posted about 20 hours ago

How to Use Slack to Facilitate Networking at Conferences and Events

Find out how Social Media Marketing World used the messaging platform to help attendees find others with similar interests and issues.

Event Intelligence Posted 3 days ago

Disrupting Trade and Consumer Shows in the Digital Era: a Generational Discussion

Three generations of trade show C.E.O.s got cocktails with David Adler and talked about the future of big shows.

GatherGeeks Posted 3 days ago

Checklist: 6 Questions to Ask Your Tent Provider

Mitigate risk by asking your tent provider key questions before the event.

Event Intelligence Posted 4 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Fashion Show for Dogs, Casino-Theme Salads, an Illy Coffee Arcade Machine

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

News Posted 7 days ago

What Disruptive Marketing Means for the Way Brands and Planners Communicate

Microsoft’s Geoffrey Colon says planners and brands need to adapt to this new world driven by changes in technology and user behavior.

News Posted 8 days ago

A City-by-City Guide to Donating Food After Events

Find out about organizations that can help distribute excess food from events to organizations that serve the needy.

Event Intelligence Posted 10 days ago

Next-Generation Green Events and Meetings: Who Cares Now? Who Leads Now?

Green planning in 2016, and where the trend is headed next.

GatherGeeks Posted 10 days ago

10 Best Ideas of the Week: Shoelace Curtains, a Giant Gift Box Photo Op, Suspended Slinkys

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

News Posted April 22, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

What to Expect at Elevate New York 2016

Have you registered yet?

From the Editors Posted April 21, 2016, 8:00 AM EDT

Why Marriott Is Hosting a National Competition to Launch a New Bourbon Program

See how the hotel brand and others are tapping into the popularity of food-contest-style events.

Event Intelligence Posted April 21, 2016, 7:45 AM EDT

SXSW, the Morning After: Lessons, Ideas, Pitfalls, and Wins That Work for Any Event

A look into this year’s South by Southwest 2016 music, film, and interactive festivals.

GatherGeeks Posted April 19, 2016, 7:30 AM EDT

10 Best Ideas of the Week: Soda-Can Centerpieces, Edible Escort Cards, Popcorn Signage

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

News Posted April 15, 2016, 7:30 AM EDT

Quiz: Are You an Event-Planning Pro?

Are you a pro planner, or do you still have a lot to learn? Take the Event Leadership Institute’s quiz to see where you stand.

From the Event Leadership Institute Posted April 14, 2016, 7:30 AM EDT

First Global Meetings Industry Day Unites Event Pros Worldwide

Activities taking place around the globe today are intended to raise awareness of the value of face-to-face meetings and events.

News Posted April 14, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

What Wedding Trend Is Driving You Crazy?

From bacon overload to unused lawn games, here are the wedding trends planners want to see go.

Readers' Forum Posted April 13, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

Why Facebook’s Video Updates Matter for Event Pros

Facebook is making a big push into video streaming with significant updates to its Live service.

News Posted April 12, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

What Are Your Favorite Movies About Event Planners?

As the Tribeca Film Festival gears up to open with a documentary on event planning, planners share their favorite industry films, which include Father of the Bride, The Wedding Planner, and Miracle on 34th Street.

Readers' Forum Posted April 8, 2016, 7:15 AM EDT

10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Neon Photo Booth, D.C.-Theme Cookies, an Immersive Final Four Experience

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

News Posted April 8, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

Why This Food Festival Started a Live Stream

Pebble Beach Food & Wine let guests attend a popular panel remotely this year—and has plans to expand globally via live stream in the years to come.

Event Intelligence Posted April 7, 2016, 7:15 AM EDT

Coachella 2016 Party Preview: Brands Keep Focus on Wellness Events

Soho House is out and Racked is in during the festival's first weekend, where parties double down on health-mindedness and pampering.

News Posted April 6, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

Submit Now for the 2016 BizBash Event Style Awards

Submissions are now open for the annual BizBash Event Style Awards.

From the Editors Posted April 4, 2016, 7:15 AM EDT

10 Best Ideas of the Week: Fiery Twinkies, Illuminated Cherry Blossoms, a Paintbrush Bar Back

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

News Posted April 1, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

What Google’s Micro-Moments Research Means for Marketing

Find out how to stand out in a mobile-first world built on instant gratification.

Event Intelligence Posted March 31, 2016, 7:15 AM EDT

Is Your Event App Secure?

Consider these issues to catch any vulnerabilities before problems arise.

Event Intelligence Posted March 30, 2016, 7:30 AM EDT

Look Who's Speaking at Elevate New York 2016

The one-day conference for event and meeting professionals will be held on April 27, offering a full lineup of educational sessions.

From the Editors Posted March 30, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

E.L.I. Survey: Are You Charging the Right Price for Your Services?

The Event Leadership Institute has teamed up with the International Special Events Society to study the pricing of event and meeting services.

From the Event Leadership Institute Posted March 28, 2016, 7:45 AM EDT

10 Best Ideas of the Week: a Giant Easter Egg, a 'Game of Thrones' Dragon Crash Site, Edible Wall Installations

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

News Posted March 25, 2016, 7:00 AM EDT

Are Cameras the Next Trend for Attendee Tracking at Events?

Find out why one of the nation’s busiest convention centers is now offering tiny cameras for exhibitors and planners to watch attendees in real time.

News Posted March 24, 2016, 7:15 AM EDT

5 Tips for Boosting Corporate Sponsorship

Special Olympics Chicago engaged eight new corporate sponsors for its annual Polar Plunge. Here's a look at how planners pulled it off.

Event Intelligence Posted March 23, 2016, 7:30 AM EDT

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