November 2015 Event Industry Blog Post Roundup

Want to learn how to keep your attendees to the very end? Perhaps you need ideas and inspiration from the industry’s seasoned vets? Or would you fancy no-nonsense tips for creating more sustainable events? Our November round-up of the best blog posts from the event industry has all of those – plus more!

 

Stick-Around Strategies: How To Keep Meetings Attendees To The Very End

You spent a lot of time, effort, and money to get attendees to your event – only to see your sold-out event’s attendance cut in half when your closing keynote speaker gets to the stage. Avoid disappointment! Learn how to keep your attendees to the very end of your event even if they’re busy with these stick-around strategies from MeetingsNet contributors.

 

4 Reasons You Need Content Marketing

You can promote and market your event in many ways: you can promote through paid ads (Adwords, FB ads, etc.), email blasts to your list, collaborate with influencers in the industry, and then there’s content marketing. Using important pieces of content like how-to articles, videos, white papers, and more, is one of the most influential forms of marketing available to event professionals.

 

Creative Secrets From Ritz-Carlton Event Pros

Event professionals rely on industry best practices and a well of creativity to plan and design successful conferences, tradeshows, meetings, etc. And if you want to keep your well of creativity full of event ideas, this article by Alison Hall is a must-read. Whether you’re looking for better ways to build trust with your client, brainstorm creative ideas with your team, or how to stay on budget using nontraditional touches that have a lot of impact, these tips from The Ritz-Carlton event pros will keep those creative juices flowing.

 

Holiday Gift Guide: 9 Ideas to Inspire Event Pros

Running out of gift ideas for the Holiday season? No problem! This post from BizBash got you covered with 9 ideas that will keep event professionals clear-headed, motivated, and ready to meet the challenges of the upcoming year: from mind-calming adult coloring books, a coffee pot to get that healthy dose of caffeine, to a Wi-Fi enabled luggage that reduces mental clutter and more.

 

Sustainable practices for #eventprofs – Takeaways from Sustainable Brands

The 3-day Sustainable Brands London at The Beaumont Estate in Windsor wasn’t designed for event planners. Nevertheless, Irina from The MICE Blog attended the event, picking up excellent sustainability tips the event industry can use – and they’re all here in this post. Discover how you can run more sustainable events today!

 

6 Google Tips & Tricks Every Event Planner Should Know

Planners spend a lot of time in online research looking for the best suppliers, centerpiece inspiration, event marketing ideas, food and entertainment trends, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! But while thorough online research is essential for running a sold-out event, you want to spend less time researching and more time planning your conference or meeting to perfection. Vanna Bailey, EventSage’s new marketing director, brings you 6 Google tips and tricks that will cut your research time significantly.

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On November 30th, 2015, posted in: Best Event Industry Posts, News by