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Event Manager Blog is the first blog for event professionals. It offers education, innovation and inspiration through daily articles.



Event Manager Blog releases industry reports and intelligence about event technology, social media and engagement at events. Hundreds of thousands of event professionals have downloaded the reports eventmanagerblog.com has produced.



Founded in 2007 it has pioneered content about event technology, event startups and the use of social media at events.



Event Manager Blog has been widely referenced as the go to resource for innovative event professionals willing to learn more about trends in the event planning industry.

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 •  November 24

11 Proven Ways to Find Your Ideal Event Planner Clients If you’re a supplier looking to work with more event planners, here are a few proven strategies to help you break into the industry. Narrow Your Search. It may seem counterintuitive but if you want good event planning partners it’s not about ‘getting your name out there.’ It’s about getting...

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 •  November 23

Savvy event planners know they have to stay on top of social media, but which tools are worth the time and energy to invest in? Which ones are worth the effort and truly the MUST HAVES for any event planner? This video is brought to you by EventMB, the number one blog for event professionals. Video Transcript Hey my name is KiKi. Welcome to...

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 •  November 23

Questions to Ask Before Hosting a User’s Conference There are a few things you need to map out prior to hosting a user’s conference. Most user’s conferences will require an investment/fee from your customers to attend. That’s why it’s critical to your success to answer a few questions before hosting one. A user’s conference is not something you...

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 •  November 22

Tell attendees where to sit in style with these 17 examples of stunning name cards to create the perfect place setting for your event. Place cards are designed primarily to denote assigned seating at the table at an event. Escort cards are also sometimes used to inform guests of which table they should be looking for, to guide them from the...

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 •  November 22

Tracking ROI Before you reach for your calculator, you need to establish exactly what you’re looking for in ROI. People in search of engagement and those looking for event name awareness are going to measure different metrics. Decide what you’re trying to track, and ultimately change, and plot a course of discovery for that aspect. We have...

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 •  November 22

The Binge Phenomenon With the rise of video on demand platforms like Netflix, music services like Spotify and timeline based social media platforms, people are used to getting what they want, when they want and they are consuming it in bulk. Why watch one episode of Game of Thrones when you can watch an entire series in one go? Why settle for what...

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 •  November 21

Mobile Addiction Is Becoming The Norm The Deloitte survey polled 2,000 internet users in the U.S. ages 18 to 75 and found that most people check their device approximately 47 times per day. Younger users take this to another level by checking their devices up to 86 times a day. With statistics like that, it’s a wonder anyone has time to do anything...

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 •  November 21

How to Best Use a PR Firm for Your Event Like most client-service companies, there is a host of services that a PR firm can provide for your event. Some are basic like writing and circulating press releases, while others have embraced experiential marketing. Here are several PR activities you may not have thought of. Before hiring a PR firm, make...

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 •  November 21

Food/Refreshments Trade shows and exhibitions are tiring, especially if attendees are aiming to stay all day so food and drinks are always popular (especially if the only other options at the venue have premium pricing!) Some favorite foodie ideas include: Popcorn Machines – Hire a machine and offer cups to attendees that visit your booth. Make it...

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 •  November 20

3 Basics of Project Management Event Planners Should Never Use Many business consultants suggest using practices from other industries to help solve problems. But when it comes to event planning, using these tactics from project management will only cause you frustration and lost time. 1. Weekly Status Meetings There’s a funny meme circulating the...