June 2015 Event Industry Blog Roundup

Event professionals have lots of stuff on their plate.

They need to keep attendees engaged, pick the right dates for client’s events, control crowds during a gathering, stay within budget…and of course, they also want to take their career to the next level.

This month’s round-up tackles those pressing topics that event professionals must get to grips with. Read on and learn!

 

6 Unorthodox Approaches To Engaging Attendees

How do you ensure that your meeting isn’t boring and that attendees are actually listening? Chris Ballman recommends hitting them with something unexpected, something unorthodox! This post from MeetingsNet shows you 6 unusual approaches for engaging attendees and turning your meeting into a must-attend event.

 

Selecting Summer Dates For Corporate Events

The warm weather and sunshine during summer means people are more likely to spend their days out in the sun having fun than attend a corporate gathering. Wondering how to pick dates to ensure the best possible turnout for your event? If you answered yes to that, this post on Cvent is a must read.

 

3 Ways To Control Crowds At Events

We want massive crowds to turn out at our conferences or seminars. That’s nice, but have you thought about how to keep the crowd in order? This post on BizBash looks at the Anime Expo – the most populated convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center – and the 3 crowd control solutions they implement.

 

5 Tips For Trade Show Exhibiting On A Budget

Trade shows allow businesses to demonstrate their latest products and services. And you don’t have to be a Fortune 500 company to take advantage – it’s a valuable tool for businesses of every size and industry. Here are 5 tips for running a trade show exhibit even if you don’t have a massive budget.

 

6 Essential Event Marketing Questions

Want to be an event gladiator who can take on anything that gets thrown your way? If you do, there are tough questions you need to answer. This article looks at the tough event marketing questions you must answer if you want to take your event planning career to the next level.

 

Entertainment 2.0 – What Does It Look Like?

What’s a party without any entertainment!? Every party needs entertainment – but creating that “wow” factor that leaves a lasting impression on attendees requires a good bit of planning. This detailed guide from Special Events looks at Entertainment 2.0 – the process of creating it along with some catchy ideas to get you started.

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On July 2nd, 2015, posted in: Best Event Industry Posts, News by