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Pepsi Introduces First 'Like' Vending Machine at an Event
It is a familiar scenario, you're standing in front of a full vending machine with an empty wallet. Enter TBWA, an advertising agency, has devised a vending machine that will serve up a nice fresh can of Pepsi in exchange for a like.
How To Get a Free Upgrade From the Cabin Crew
A survey among cabin crew reveals the 10 best ways to boost your chances of getting a free upgrade to business class on an airplane.
The Ultimate 15-step Social Media Roadmap to Events
I regularly have the privilege of getting up on stage to inspire event planners about the use of Social Media with regard to events. However, the time is often too short to be of practical use. That's why I am attempting to elaborate on it here.
Tips: Interpreters at Your Conference
If you are organising an international conference, you will more than likely want to make use of the services of interpreters. But how to go about this?
'Beer Drones': Beer from The Sky at Events
It sounds heavenly: beer falling from the sky like manna from heaven. This summer, festival-goers to the Oppikoppi music festival in South Africa, will be able to experience this novelty firsthand. Free test flights will be undertaken by 'beer drones’.
MPI Names Paul Van Deventer, President and CEO
After a comprehensive search, the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Board of Directors has appointed Paul Van Deventer MPI president and chief executive officer.
Column: 5 Benefits of Free Wireless Internet
What is this? You can't afford to offer free internet at your event? WARNING: 'Forget about locations without free internet for the moment!'
4 Original Ways to Make Meetings Shorter
The people of vacature.com have published a list with four original ways to shorten meetings. After all, there is nothing worse than a never-ending meeting, especially if it is boring and not very productive.
Event Manager in the TOP 10 Most Stressing Jobs
Every employee deals with stress at some or other time, but some jobs are more stressful than others. According to the career website CareerCast.com Event Managers are in any case in the top 10.
Send Your Press Releases to Our Editorial Staff
Want to submit a press release? Of course you can! How our editorial staff selects press releases is shown below. After all, submitting does not guarantee placement.
Face to Face Meetings Are More Effective
Want to generate creative ideas? Organize a face to face gathering. This is considerably more effective than a video conference or a telephone meeting.
How Do You Create the Perfect Tweet for Your Event?
Whether your tweet will or will not be a hit cannot be predicted. Nevertheless, there are various tips to bring you one step closer to the 'perfect' tweet, as well as a handy infograph for the ideal structure of your tweet.
Spread the Word: How Can Social Media Increase the Reach of My Event?
Many event planners search for new ideas to reach more attendees. Social Media can help you to extend your reach beyond the boundaries of the physical event, meeting, trade show or conference.
'No More Exhibitions in Ten Years'
If it were up to Generation X and Y exhibition are death. How can you best tune your event to their needs? You discover it in this trend report.
Behind The Scenes Look At Small Business Events
More than 40% of small businesses are hosting events, but only 3% hires an external event planner. These are some of the remarquable results of the Constant Contact Attitudinal Survey.
Crowd Surfing SpongeBob Ruins Party
Kill Paris, a DJ from Los Angeles, will more than likely think twice next time before chucking a giant, inflatable SpongeBob into an audience to crowd surf.
Stunning Presentations with Prezi
Five reasons to use Prezi on your next presentation rather than PowerPoint. Prezi versus PowerPoint: 5-0.
International TV Channel for Event Planners Launched
Announcing a world first: the first international online TV channel for event organizers has become a reality.
Speaking to a Crowd? These 10 Tips Will Keep You Calm
Although for some, it seems like the most natural thing in the world to do, others get extremely nervous when they have to speak in front of an audience. Their face turns red, the heart rate goes up, or they get dizzy or forget what they want to say. These symptoms sound familiar? Then we have a few good tips for you.
Facebook Adds Weather Forecast to Event Pages
Facebook has a new feature for your event pages. Recently the social networking site has added a weather forecast to event pages, which is specific to the event location.