Crazy and Fulfilling: The Life of a Meeting and Event Manager

meeting and event managerIt’s no secret that the life of a meeting and event manager is stressful and challenging. But for all the frustration and aggravation it can cause, it can also be one of the most rewarding career paths you could imagine.

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Discover VidCon’s Success Formula for a Thriving Event

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In just a few short years, VidCon has become a wildly popular event. But how did they create such a successful strategy? Continue reading

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Top Event Moments of 2018 & Predictions for 2019

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As 2018 ends and 2019 begins, we thought it might be fun to share thoughts from the Experient team – as they look back at favorite event moments in 2018 and look ahead at predictions for 2019.

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Exploring Event Experience Design with David Peckinpaugh – The VIP Lounge

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In this edition of The VIP Lounge podcast, we’re thrilled to showcase an interview with David Peckinpaugh, President of Maritz Global Events.

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3 Initial Thoughts From a Trade Show Rookie

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Like many event, meeting and trade show professionals around the industry, I just returned from IAEE Expo! Expo! 2018 in New Orleans. Unlike many of them, however, this was my first rodeo on the show floor.

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Event Technology That Helps You Understand Guests Like Never Before

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Designing a better attendee experience is critical to the health of your show and with the latest innovations in event technology, the process is much simpler.

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The Most Valuable Events Know What Guests Want

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It might sound like a basic concept, but sometimes the simple answer is the best one: the most valuable events are the ones that know who their attendees are and what they want  most.

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Giving Back: How Your Event Can Make a Difference

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Pouring back into the community that hosts your event should never be an obligation; it should be a display of gratitude and goodwill to those who have welcomed you and your attendees.

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5 Smart Tips to Show Gratitude to Your Event Team Year-Round

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By Donna Kastner, Event Marketing Specialist

In our fast-paced and sometimes frantic world, we might occasionally forget to say “thanks” to those around us. Or we do so in such a fast and fleeting way, it fails to register with our event team.

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Invaluable Lessons From One of the Year’s Biggest Events

imex americaIt’s been nearly a month since dust of IMEX America has settled, yet still we find ourselves thinking about some of the incredible connections and insights we experienced.

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