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Bodrum, Turkey - A Surprising Location for Your Next Event
On a regular basis our editorial team travels around the world searching for interesting - not obvious – locations for your next event. This time we stranded in the Saint-Tropez of Turkey: Bodrum.
Event Planner Ranks Among TOP 5 Fastest-Growing US Jobs
The Events industry is booming in the US, it seems, according to recent research that CareerBuilder released. The job site compiled a list of the TOP 10 fastest-growing jobs of 2013 where the most demand is.
Party Ends in Drama After Nitrogen Stunt
A pool party organized by Jägermeister in Mexico turned into a drama when the organizers tried to create a special effect by pouring liquid nitrogen in the water. The result: a young man ended up in a coma.
Best to meet around a rectangular or round table?
King Arthur was right. People who are seated at a round table are less inclined to come up with arguments to oppose the statements of others. They also tend to feel more included as 'part of the group'.
Funny: Photoshop Live
We are always on the lookout for new ideas to make your events even more attractive. Well, 'Live Photoshop' may just be the ticket!
Will 3D-printing Change the Future of Events?
3D printing is firmly on the rise and is used in more and more sectors to print out solid objects such as jewelry, gadgets etc. Also for events the technology holds a lot of opportunities.
Through Which Wedia Do You Reach Your Festival Visitors?
Which media messages are seen by visitors at dance festivals? This infographic shows exactly how you can reach your target audience!
Hashtags Now on Facebook too
Good news for event organisers! Facebook is launching #hashtags. Hashtags, which have long been popularized by Twitter, make it possible to hoard together every message about your event into a single thread. That in itself holds mountains of potential.
Start-Up: Peecho Simple Print Service
Looking for an original way to offer a bonus to event goers? And what about making a nice profit from it too? Using Peecho's Simple Print Service, you'll have an easy way on hand to convert digital photos and documents into valuable print products for your participants.
Is this Advanced Signpost the Future of Events?
Some people can orientate themselves perfectly, while others are constantly lost. Fortunately, there are signposts and signage to show the way. But what if the information that you need is not available? Well, here's the solution: Points - 'the most advanced directional signpost for events'.
Ticketscript Hires Ex Live Nation director
Ricketscript, provider of online ticketing solutions, has today announced the appointment of Jenni Young as Group Marketing Director.
How Do You Choose a Good Hashtag for Your Event? 5 Principles
"What is actually the difference between a '@' and a '#' on Twitter?" It may seem like a silly question, but a lot of people still secretly seem to struggle with this question.
eventplanner.tv is in search of columnists with a smooth, critical writing style and a nose for new trends in the events industry.
Rate the Speakers at Your Event With Start-Up Speakerscore
Speakerscore is an online tool that enables you to evaluate the speakers at your conference or event. It gives you the advantage of being able to evaluate and compare speakers across different events.
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.