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iBeacons, the New Revolution for Events
iBeacon is making stealthy inroads in the world of events. This technology provides your participants with an even more intense experience.
ICF International Acquires Belgian Event- & Marketing Agency Mostra
ICF International announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to purchase Mostra, a communications and event firm based in Brussels, with annual revenues of $40 million.
Ticketmaster Launches in Belgium by the Acquisition of Ticketnet
Live Nation Entertainment has taken over the Belgian Ticketnet and is renaming the ticketing company to Ticketmaster Belgium.
Tips to Not Mess Up the Registration Process
Everyone knows that planning events can be stressful. In order to make the process easier, you need to plan ahead and use event management software like etouches.
Column: Is the event industry made up of fools!?
"A recent study shows that being an 'event manager' is one of the top 5 most stressful jobs." Seriously. I saw it in black and white in an article. But we're in good company!
Counting down to Eventex Conference
Looking for a conference to keep you updated on the trends and innovations in the events industry? Then the Eventex Conference may worth attending.
Column: 5 Social Media Do's & Don'ts - Rise Above Advertising
Whether or not social media is being used is purely determined by your audience. And simply tweeting about how good your event is makes no sense at all. So what is it about then?
Getting Event Registration Right
Julius Solaris has posted an inspiring new presentation on SlideShare. This time Julius focuses on the registration process at events. After all, this is all too often a nightmare.
Pixar's 22 Rules to Phenomenal Storytelling
Pixar conquered the world with animated films such as Toy Story, Finding Nemo, ... Pixar's secret? The art of storytelling. As a speaker and/or event planner you can learn a lot from that!
Event Manager in TOP 5 Most Stressing Jobs 2014
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 this year in the top 5.
Safety First on your Event Checklist
Obviously you should always be concerned about the safety of your guests at your event. If you make use of an accredited security firm - which is recommended - then discuss the following 7 points quite thoroughly with them.
Fireworks go Seriously Wrong
"You are an idiot if you play around with fireworks", was once the slogan in a government campaign against the use of fireworks. And we're inclined to agree after watching this movie.
TOP Visual Design Trends for 2014
Women of all shapes, beards, hands-on fathers, ... these are just some of the design trends for 2014. And say goodbye to vampires. From now on witches are in.
8 Things NOT to do at the Office Party
There are some things you should not do at the office party. Here are 8 sensible don'ts.
Lack of Connectivity Concern among Event Bookers
Research conducted amongst event planners underlines a demand for event venues to clarify internet connectivity.
10 Event Trends for 2014
Every year blogger Julius Solaris from Event Manager Blog publishes an overview of the most significant trends affecting events. Here is his prediction for 2014.
5 Tips for a Low-Budget Wedding
Planning on taking that big step to tie the knot, yet are afraid it will cost an arm and a leg for a beautiful wedding? No worries. Getting married doesn't need to break the bank.
Final shortlists for European Festival Awards revealed
More than 360 festivals from 34 different countries applied to take part in this year’s European Festival Awards. With over 620,000 votes cast from festival fans all over the world and the judges' votes in, the organisation can now reveal the finalists.
Yahoo acquires Evntlive
Yahoo has acquired Evntlive, an online video platform for live concerts. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Anatomy of An Effective Event Website
How does the perfect event website look like? Blogger Julius Solaris made an infograph with handy tips to design and build effective even websites.