Branding the Brand: How World-Class Content Creation Differentiates Your Event

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Hosting a world-class event can’t happen without tying your brand to the event intimately. The first task is creating a successful event is to define the goals and objectives of the program itself.  We will work backwards with your branding to ensure we have all items covered. Of course, you will be creating outstanding content […]

Giveaways: 10 Meaningful & Clever Audience Gifts that Leave a Lasting Impression

Branding the brand

Branded Giveaways are the Gifts that Give Back Who says you can’t buy love?  In fact, branded giveaways that customers value is one of the best ways for organizers to enhance the customer experience, promote their brands, and create a lasting buzz about their event.  Maybe even make some customers fall in love! Whether it’s […]

How to Produce a Successful Event in Another Country

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An event organizer is well-versed with juggling a wide range of roles simultaneously- from project manager to quality inspector. But add in the international dynamic- visa requirements, language barriers, and cultural differences, to name a few- and the role takes on a whole new level of complexity.  But like all challenging endeavors, with the right […]

Experience Event Planning Post COVID

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The global events industry was valued at over $1.1 billion, expected to reach $2.3 billion by 2026. In the U.S. alone, live meeting events supported 2.5 million jobs and generated an additional $1.60 for the economy for every dollar spent. But That Was Before the COVID-19 Pandemic Hit… Despite the devastation it has had on […]

Hosting Your Virtual Silent Auction: The Ultimate Guide

Virtual Silent Auction

With the nonprofit sector facing more challenges now than ever, finding new and creative ways to raise funds and engage donors online can feel overwhelming at best.  But nonprofits of all shapes and sizes are discovering how fruitful virtual silent auctions can be for raising awareness, fueling their mission, and inspiring donors to up their […]

How To Acquire the Best Talent for Your Panelists and Keynote Speakers

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The keynote speaker and panelists line-up is one of, if not the most important part of a successful event, impacting everything from registration and attendance rates to sponsorships and ROI. But if event organizers don’t have a savvy sourcing strategy in place, the result can be awkward at best, or worse case, a complete bust. […]

The Ultimate Guide to Planning Your Virtual Trade Show for Success

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One thing that has become clear over the past year- almost any event can go virtual, and often, with even better results. Virtual trade shows are proof, enhancing all the areas that make live trade shows so effective: networking, product education, and lead generation.  Ready to learn how to thrive in the virtual trade show […]

Virtual Meeting Fatigue and How to Combat It

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Remember the days when we all used to dream about how nice it would be to work from home? Now we are experiencing a collective phenomenon- tired from too much of a “good thing.” This new phenomenon, known as zoom fatigue, is wrecking home workers’ work-life balance, as well as inducing even more stress and […]

AV vs. Production: Know the Difference and Take Your Events to the Next Level

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With more virtual and hybrid events happening than ever before, online audiences are raising the bar for what they expect out of their digital experience. But how do event organizers stay on top of the latest trends and technology to optimize audio-visual components, user-optimization, and audience engagement?  Do they need professional help, or can they […]