4 Incredibly Easy Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Events

4 Incredibly Easy Ways to Use Social Media to Boost Events

With the right strategy and tools in place, event organisers can harness social media to attract more attendees, cultivate engagement and extend the lifetime value of their events.

Start-Up: Panel Feedback

Start-Up: Panel Feedback

Panel Feedback is launching a fantastic idea to generate more turnover from an existing event: by selling the feedback from your panelists.

Smart Hotel Bookings Can Save Hundreds of Euros

Smart Hotel Bookings Can Save Hundreds of Euros

You can easily save hundreds of euros on hotel bookings - according to research done by the ANWB.

TOP 20 International Congress Destinations

TOP 20 International Congress Destinations

ICCA released it's yearly TOP 20 rankings for countries and cities as destinations for congresses. Paris is the new number one for association events.

Why You Should Remove your Facebook Business Page

Why You Should Remove your Facebook Business Page

Are you under the impression that, as a small business owner, you need to have a business page on Facebook? Think again.

Make Your Welcome Desk Love at First Sight

Make Your Welcome Desk Love at First Sight

You had me at hello. That is what you hope to hear your attendees say the moment they walk away from your welcome desk. It isn't just about getting one person to say it either; you want all of your attendees to have that phrase slip off their tongue.

Mind-Numbing Meetings

Mind-Numbing Meetings

Most meetings and presentations at the office are uninspiring or unproductive.

The Most Important Thing You Need to Know about Event Check-In

The Most Important Thing You Need to Know about Event Check-In

Every event planner wishes that, on game day, they could be everywhere at once, but unless the laws of physics have changed recently, its not going to happen.

Web based simultaneous interpretation

Web based simultaneous interpretation

Until now all delegates, interpreters and presenters had to travel to the same location for a conference. Well not any longer. Whales On Waves launches a new web based simultaneous interpretation service.

Crackdown on Unsafe LED Screens in the Event Industry - EMC standards

Crackdown on Unsafe LED Screens in the Event Industry - EMC standards

The Italian Finance Guard (Guardia di Finanza) has had it with cheap LED walls that do not meet European EMC standards, and a crackdown has been launched in Italian stadiums.

6 Tips to Make Your Online Participants Feel Welcome in a Hybrid Event

6 Tips to Make Your Online Participants Feel Welcome in a Hybrid Event

The web is full of blog posts and articles about hybrid events. And they have one aspect in common, which I, personally, find really disturbing: they draw a sharp red line between 'live' attendees and 'virtual' attendees.

Flawless Planning with Event Software

Flawless Planning with Event Software

A 7% margin of error. This is what you should keep in mind when organizing an event. That is to say, unless you can rely on specialized event planning software.

Survey Reveals Event Organisers' Ticketing Preferences Across Europe

Survey Reveals Event Organisers' Ticketing Preferences Across Europe

In an extensive survey of over 600 event organisers, ticketscript, has found that event organisers' priorities and focus when choosing a ticketing provider have fundamentally changed.

Stop Using Twitter for Your Event

Stop Using Twitter for Your Event

Twitter is becoming increasingly popular. But the more people use the social network, the more it loses its original power.

10 Ways to Gain Time

10 Ways to Gain Time

Ten successful entrepreneurs all give their two cents on gaining time and increasing your productivity. These are absolute musts for event planners who have one of the most stressful jobs in the world.

Event Website, Am I the Prettiest of Them All?

Event Website, Am I the Prettiest of Them All?

Your event website is meant to be a mirror image of your event and a reflection of the look, feel and important aspects. Besides the website being a reflection of your event, it also needs to be a reflection of your attendees.

60 million for Eventbrite

60 million for Eventbrite

Ticketing and registration platform Eventbrite raises $60 million in growth capital.

App Transforms Smartphone into Microphone for Participants

App Transforms Smartphone into Microphone for Participants

The new Crowd Mics app patches smartphones through to a venue's PA system, allowing participants at conventions, meetings or events to use their smartphones as microphones to ask questions, etc.

Lightwave Measures Audience's Physiological Responses at Events

Lightwave Measures Audience's Physiological Responses at Events

Perhaps you already work out with 'wearables' or portable sensors attached to your body. Lightwave uses this portable technology during live events to gather data on how audiences react.

Column: 4 Barriers to Overcome to Boost use of Social Media

Column: 4 Barriers to Overcome to Boost use of Social Media

Everybody wants it. Everybody talks about it. Yet so few actually get it. Of course I am talking about 'the Buzz'. Participants of your next event which go wild on Social Media.

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