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November 2016 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Max Scotford

How to Choose a Hashtag for Your Event #WhatYouNeedToKnow Dan McCarthy, Social Tables Not only does Social Media give us insight into what is being talked, or tweeted, about, but it gives its users access into a community within a global network, which is pretty powerful. When implemented properly and effectively, a hashtag can be […]

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4.0.1.14 Symphony Updates 27/10/2016

by Catriona Stephenson

Improvements – Extra fields added to contacts: (MarketingOptInDate, MarktingOptInpdatedByUserID, MarketingOptInUpdatedSource, Checkbox01, User01-User05, Analysis02-Analysis09, PAEmail) – Addition of new GetAttendee API call – It is now possible to schedule capacity and report emails so they are sent to non-Symphony users – If there are only inactive trigger emails set up against an event these will now […]

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September 2016 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Max Scotford

6 Trends in Cutting-Edge Event Websites Sean Burke, EventMB The basic human interactions that make events so wonderful may not have changed, but the ways in which we hear about events and how we access them have. If real-life events are revolutionized with Virtual Reality and Gamification, then you can bet that the sites that […]

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5 Tips for Developing a Top Events Team

by Max Scotford

Are you and your team ready to produce top-notch events? As an event manager, it’s your job to make sure the team is properly prepared. The five tips below are guidelines for ensuring a team of any size is set up to enjoy their work, while properly executing great events.   1. The Right People […]

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August 2016 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Max Scotford

How to Create Memorable Content for Attendees Katie Meitiner, Freeman XP We live in a world of instant gratification, where consumers want targeted information, and they want it fast. This trend permeates almost every aspect of our lives. Consider our social media accounts – Facebook displays ads in users’ news feeds based on their recent Google searches, […]

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4 Top Tips for Creating Effective Reminder Emails

by Max Scotford

When done right, reminder emails can be the perfect prompt to transform an invitee into a delegate. Easier said than done. The big obstacle isn’t convincing people to come, but making sure that the right people know your event exists. And with our world of busy schedules, a reminder email is not only helpful, but when […]

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July 2016 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Max Scotford

How to Keep your Conference Creative Adam Parry, Event Industry Creativity is a mindset. Everyone can be creative, and every event can be a creative one. But it doesn’t always happen. We’ve all been there. Half an hour after sitting down your mind is drifting and you’re shifting restlessly in your chair. The lure of […]

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3 Awesome Tools for #eventprofs to Manage Social Media 

by Max Scotford

  If you’re a frequent user of social media, you’ve probably realised how difficult it can be to monitor your various accounts and the activity surrounding them. We’ve picked out three handy tools that offer a mixture of benefits for event planners:   Crowdbooster If you’re wanting a monitoring tool that offers more interaction with […]

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June 2016 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Max Scotford

5 Tips How to Organise Conference Accommodation Across The Globe Frank Waechter, Congrex In order to book the proper conference accommodation in a foreign country that is appropriate for an upcoming conference, you will need to overcome a number of variables. Some of these will naturally include language barriers, currency exchange rates and even the […]

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