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38 VR and AI Trendsetters Eventprofs Should Follow in 2019 for Insights and Inspiration

    The event tech world is constantly evolving, with innovations in virtual reality (VR) and artificial intelligence (AI) providing much of today’s fuel. With the dizzying pace of change, it’s hard to keep up-to-date on what all the changes mean – especially for #eventprofs and #meetingprofs. VR, AR and AI are all changing every aspect of events – from the way they’re planned, visualized and even booked, to the way organizers, sponsors an... Continue reading »

3 Things to Digitize To Streamline The Busy Event Season

In the throes of peak event season, it can feel like the world is spinning faster than usual. Between prospective client meetings and event-filled weekends, every minute becomes invaluable. If you can shave some precious time off your regular day-to-day operations, you’ll find yourself with less stress and increased productivity.  Fortunately, technology has grown to the point where it can assist us in the event planning and production processes to help u... Continue reading »

Why Innovative Event Tech Needs to Be Part of Your 2020 Marketing Budget

    In just a few short years, the event tech landscape has grown exponentially. Now up to nearly 450 providers, the still expanding landscape covers a full spectrum of event technologies that includes everything from event planning and event marketing to attendee tracking, data integration and management, to audience engagement and more.  As illustrated by the event tech landscape graphic, the evolution of event technology shows no signs ... Continue reading »

Synergy Between Event Design and Technology with Jennifer Gould

  Join us next week for this exclusive special guest webinar with Jennifer Gould! As of one New York City’s top event designers, join Jennifer Gould in this exclusive webinar for an inside look at how she uses event technology to bring events to life. Through visual examples, learn how Jen designs an event, works with vendors, and transforms spaces using digital design technology. Register now to secure your spot! Click here to stay up with the ... Continue reading »

4 Unexpected Inspiration Sources for Your Event Design

  “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” --Maya Angelou Wise words from the famed poet. But as any #eventprofs or #meetingprofs knows, creativity doesn’t always come easy—especially when the bar is raised with each event, and every client wants a new idea that hasn’t been done before! If you’re stuck in a rut or need a little fresh inspo, we’ve put together a list of four unexpected sources for your event design. Beyond ... Continue reading »

VR Event Inspiration: A Roundup of the Coolest Oculus Quest Content

  After launching the event industry’s first virtual reality floorplan visualization tool last year, we still get a little giddy anytime there is big VR industry news. As rumors swirled about the Oculus Quest – the company’s first stand-alone VR headset offering six degrees of freedom, room-scale movement, and casting abilities – we couldn’t wait to see if the device would live up to the hype. Even though it’s been just a short time since the lat... Continue reading »

3 Ways to Use Event Design to Create Engaging Experiences

  Creating an engaging experience is more than just what happens during an event -- it begins with the overall event design and includes everything from the event communications, room setup, the food and décor, and much more. At Convening Leaders 2019 in Pittsburgh, the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) initiated a research project to learn insights about attendees’ reactions and feedback to the overall event design – not only ... Continue reading »

3 Ways to Build FOMO in Event Marketing

You know that feeling when you’re scrolling through social feeds and see pics and videos from friends having an ah-mazing time at parties and events you didn’t attend, and you suddenly feel a bit blue that everyone is having more fun than you are? That’s #FOMO—the fear of missing out. The fear of missing out (FOMO) is a real psychological trigger all of us can’t help but respond to. According to a study, FOMO is “a pervasive apprehension that others migh... Continue reading »

July Special Guest Webinars

We are very excited about the two July special guest webinars we have on the calendar! Importance Of Vendor Collaboration On July 11 at 12:00 PM EST, join Mandy Diaz of AFR Furniture Rental and Heather Rouffe of Atlas Event Rental as they discuss the importance of vendor collaboration. Vendor collaboration within the event industry is essential not only for the success of an event but for building strong relationships. In this candid conversation between Ma... Continue reading »

8 Takeaways from the 2019 IACC Meeting Room of the Future Report

  What does it take for venues to succeed, now and in the future? That’s a tough question to answer, especially as event technology continues to evolve and the demand for experiences rises within the industry. Thankfully, there are numerous valuable findings in the 2019 IACC Meeting Room of the Future™ report, a comprehensive study of how venues are or should be staying on top of trends in meeting space design, technology, food service a... Continue reading »

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