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18 Virtual Event Engagement Ideas That Actually Work

As event planners worldwide shifted strategies to meet the ever-changing needs caused by COVID-19, virtual and hybrid events skyrocketed. Even as in-person events return, many businesses and event planners plan to keep the virtual event trend alive. With virtual and hybrid events becoming a standard part of industry operations, event planners and organizers are on…

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13 Catering Trends to Keep on Your Radar

Food and beverage is perhaps one of the most anticipated elements of any event. With in-person events slowly returning, event planners and caterers alike would be wise to try and make the attendee F&B experience better than ever. Being so, we’ve put together this list of catering trends to help you hone in on what…

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5 of the Top Event Planning Conferences in 2022

The event industry has had to adapt even more than usual over the past couple of years. In 2021, many national conferences and conventions became hybrid affairs, offering both virtual attendance options in addition to (or sometimes in place of) in-person attendance. Event industry professionals all over the globe have seen incredible changes shape their…

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14 Must-Attend Hospitality Conferences for Industry Professionals in 2022

Hospitality professionals saw the industry undergo tremendous changes in 2021. Many hospitality conferences and conventions were virtual or hybrid events, while others were forced to cancel altogether. 2021 also brought about many exciting developments in hospitality technology, digital marketing, hotel services, and changes in travel trends. As a result, many industry professionals are wondering what…

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How to Promote an Event on Twitter: 21 Tips for Success

In an increasingly technological world, event promotion isn’t just about pounding the pavement anymore. Whether you’re attempting to drive ticket sales to a corporate convention, wellness retreat, music festival, or monthly farmer’s market, advertising on social media could help increase attendance at your event. With over 211 million Twitter users reported last quarter, learning how to…

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How to Promote an Event on Facebook in 21 Different Ways

Social media has long been an important part of event marketing and promotion. Facebook can be used to promote all kinds of events — from conferences and conventions to birthday parties and retirement celebrations. Whether you’re interested in learning how to promote an event on Facebook or simply looking to brush up on your Facebook…

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Unique Event Signage Ideas That Actually Work

Signs are an important part of our day-to-day life, whether we think about it or not. They tell us when to stop in traffic, direct us how to get to where we want to go, tell us what to look at, and so on. With so many signs surrounding us all the time, choosing ones…

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What Is a Keynote Speaker and How Do You Find One?

With the power to influence, energize, ignite, and even empower an audience, an impactful keynote speech has the potential to make or break an event’s success. But what is a keynote speaker, exactly, and how do you go about finding the right one? Let’s find out.  In this post, we take a deep dive into…

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14 College Event Ideas Students Will Actually Attend

Wondering how to throw events that college students will actually want to attend? It’s time to shift your perspective. Whether you’re an event planner, a professor or faculty member, or anyone else involved in collegiate affairs, these 14 simple yet effective college event ideas are just what you need to boost attendance and engagement. Whether…

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