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January 2016 – 5 Top Event Management Blog Posts

by Damien

Venue Transformations: An Expert’s Guide

Anita Engebretsen, EMC3

We have all attended events in the past and been left feeling massively underwhelmed by the experience. One way to ensure that your event has the wow factor is by transforming your venue. A successful transformation can transport guests to somewhere incredibly special and really elevates attendee experience.


5 Ways to Be an AMAZING Event Planner!

Holly Barker, Event Manager Blog

It’s important to nail down what your goals and objectives are to be an amazing event planner, not only for the near future, but for your extended career. Here are 5 ways to do just that!


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What happened to ‘Going Green’ in events?

Rachel Kirkpatrick, Event Marketer

Seven years ago we published a comprehensive report on the State of Green meetings and events. We talked recycling, composting, paper-free events, refillable water bottles and innovations in solar and kinetic energy to power experiences. Then, gradually, the green pitches stopped rolling in. That spin, it seemed, spun out. And we wondered as we looked back at that issue: what happened to green events?


Top 5 Conference Best Practices

Ekaterina Makulova, Semrush

The digital marketing industry can sometimes give the false impression that online communication is all that matters. Of course there is no way to reach out your users and customers all around the world without digital technologies, but what about building personal connections for the sake of your business?


Strategies for coordinating airlift for meetings and events

Rob Carey, Smart Meetings

In an era where meeting and event planners have seen the cost of almost every component of events steadily rise, there is one bright spot: According to American Express Global Business Travel Forecast 2016 and other recent travel research, airfares within North America and to many international destinations—particularly in Asia and Latin America—will remain flat or even drop slightly throughout this year.


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