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The VIP Lounge: A Podcast to Catch Event Ideas Anytime, Anywhere

Event professionals have always been on-the-go types, but in today’s fast-paced world, many are moving even faster, as they navigate through a myriad of details to orchestrate remarkable events. That’s why we launched The VIP Lounge, a podcast designed to … Continue reading

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Real-Time Attendee Behavioral Data is a Game Changer

Tracking the behavioral data of attendees is not a new concept. It’s been an industry topic for quite some time. However, bringing that idea into the next phase and actually giving planners the ability to make impactful decisions while the … Continue reading

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EDUCAUSE Harnesses Event Data to Deliver Sensational Experiences

Post authored by Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist. Every time I have a conversation with Thad Lurie, I get smarter. Thad’s one savvy association executive who recognizes the perils of complacency and “status quo” thinking, especially in today’s rapidly changing business … Continue reading

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Hackathons: Where Discovery & Networking Blend Beautifully

Post authored by Jamie Murdock, VP, Sales Per Wikipedia, a “hackathon” is a “sprint-like event in which programmers, designers and others… collaborate intensively to advance projects.” To make one thing clear, I don’t typically cite Wikipedia for professional references; however, … Continue reading

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Year In Review: Top Five Posts of 2016

Post authored by Mitch Cooper, Marketing Specialist As the year that was 2016 comes to a close, many of us will spend a few moments reflecting on the past 365 days. We will think about the good things that happened, … Continue reading

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IAEE Session Debrief: Do You Know What You Don’t Know?

Post authored by Jeff Fugate, SVP Sales & Marketing Once again, IAEE’s Expo!Expo! surpassed expectations with an endless stream of great ideas for trade show organizers to explore. One standout experience for me was hosting a “guru gathering,” Trade Show Smarts: … Continue reading

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Trade Show 2021: The Experience Economy Roars Louder

Post authored by Brian Strickland, Director of Sales, Sports & Enthusiast Trade show guest expectations are escalating, yet the biggest challenges for event organizers still lie ahead. At IMEX America 2016, I had the privilege of leading an Inspiration Hub … Continue reading

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“Show Me” Marketing Strategies to Boost Attendance and Loyalty

Post authored by Harby Tran, Director of Marketing Last week, we explored why “Show Me” Outperforms “Tell Me.” If you missed this post, give it a read, as it provides more context for today’s deeper dive. Images are powerful “Show … Continue reading

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Smart Marketing: Why “Show Me” Outperforms “Tell Me”

Post authored by Harby Tran, Director of Marketing “Show, Don’t Tell” is a maxim successful copywriters have long embraced. This concept of showing, rather than telling holds great promise for trade show marketers, too.

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Is Your Event Mobile App Wired for Tribalization?

Marriott International partnered with the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) to study the future of meetings. With event disruptions multiplying, they gathered a team of experts to identify emerging trends, as well as actions event organizers could take to capitalize … Continue reading

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