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12 Secrets To Getting More Event Business From LinkedIn

All-Star Profile Before anything else, fully complete your account profile and get an all-star rating. LinkedIn prompts you to add relevant details. Reaching all-star shows you are serious about LinkedIn as a social platform and it’s not that difficult to do. In order to reach this status; Connect with 50+ ...
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10 Things You Need to Know When Booking a Speaker for Your Event

By Adam Gray | @AGSocialMedia How do you find the right speaker for your event? Here are 10 ideas that will help you find the right expert who can start a conversation from the stage – and on social. Start your search on YouTube (rather than Google). Watch speakers in ...
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Snapchat vs. Instagram: Which One Is Best for Your Event?

Instagram and Snapchat now look more alike than ever, thanks to Instagram’s aggressive cloning of Snapchat’s biggest features. So you might be wondering: Is there still a difference between these two photo-based social networks? And if so, which one you should use for your event? Use this breakdown of Instagram ...
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Event Ideas: How to throw a Star Wars themed party!

1. How to throw a Star Wars themed party 2. Thinking of planning a STAR WARS themed party? 3. We’ve got your back. 4. It is so versatile that it can be incorporated into any party! 5. Kids party? Graduation? A Star Wars movie marathon? For your Christmas party? 6 ...
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Case Study: How Can Planners Use Social Media to Leverage Events?

Looking to generate buzz for your next event? Social media livestreaming can help. Last month, Convene and event marketing agency Marketing Design Group (MDG) collaborated on an exclusive Periscope livestream at Transform USA ‘s inaugural event in Washington, D.C. Santana Innis, director of social and digital at MDG, took over ...
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Meeting Planners Sound Off on Their Biggest Challenges

The challenges being faced by meeting planners are as wildly divergent as the events they plan. To succeed, they need to be informed, nimble, and tough. Meeting planning has come a long way since the days of booking a room at the Hilton and putting out some coffee. Today’s professionals ...
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6 Ways to Improve Your Event Team

6 Tips on Creating an Event Team You Can Count On 1. Work on Yourself First As the leader of the team, you have the bulk of the work to do. Before you can begin working on the team and selecting its members, you need to identify the following things: ...
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Why 25 Event Profs, Speakers and Attendees Love Live Events

Objectively, events are proven to be a valuable marketing channel. Subjectively, they're magic. It's not just a matter of the face-to-face, offline experience (although that's very important). It's a matter of the lighting, the design, the presentations, the speakers, the connections made, the lessons learned, the activities and (lest we ...
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Why Your Next Live Event Should Go Digital

Subscribe to the blog to stay up to date on event technology at live events, or contact us to talk about how we can help you #GoDigital. The major selling point of a live event is that—well. It’s live. The fact that your attendees can be physically there on the ...
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Room with a POV: The Impact of Event Space on Your Meeting

How smart venues are focusing their design around how people want to interact at events. Association gatherings—from narrowly focused trainings or education events to the all-hands-on-deck annual conference—continue to be a big reason why individuals and organizations renew their membership each year. In its annual Circuit report, association management firm ...
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