20 Event Professionals To Follow
We’ve rounded up twenty of the best meeting and event influencers out there who provide inspiration, education, and foster connections on a daily basis. Follow them today for all new tech trends, ideas on virtual, hybrid, and in-person events in a changing world, and more.
A Guide to Virtual Trade Shows and Digital Booths
A virtual trade show is still a trade show. The time and attention you’d bring to an in-person exhibition must be brought virtually. That means thinking about the tools to be successful. Get some tips!
What is a Webinar: The Ultimate Guide
It’s time to rethink your strategy and tools to meet the heightened expectations attendees have for virtual engagement. This ultimate guide to webinars will help you break down webinar basics as well as offer tips to improve your current webinar programs.
Events Are Not Dead, But They Need to Change
Skift CEO Rafat Ali published a piece last week on how the event industry is facing its Napster moment. Is the industry really doomed in favor of virtual events? Not really, but change is required.
12 Ways to Make Your Wedding Venue Stand Out
No matter what, a wedding venue can always try new things to boost profits and stand out amongst the competition. From visiting your website to booking your space, the way you interact with customers — both couples and planners alike — makes all the difference between the average wedding venue experience and a truly great one. Explore these 12 ideas to learn how to make your wedding venue stand out and maximize profits in exciting new ways.
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12 Wedding Venue Website Design Ideas and Tips
What’s one of the first things most couples do after getting engaged? They start browsing the internet for wedding ideas. Whether it’s through Pinterest, Instagram, or via a search engine like Google, couples interested in your venue will likely check out your website before anything else. Needless to say, this presents a huge opportunity to showcase your property and your skills at hosting unforgettable weddings.
Room Diagramming: The Future of Meetings and Events
COVID-19 has undoubtedly changed the way we work, travel, and live. But it has also transformed the way we meet. Attendance is capped, room setups are more spread out to accommodate social distancing, and F&B options are different and limited. Hybrid events are also taking center stage, with a smaller number of in-person attendees and a virtual component broadcasted to a virtual audience.
Small and Simple Meetings: Revealing the Hidden Complexity in Your Event Program
How small meetings can mean big financial risks? What is the complexity of attendee safety and security? How set your organization up for success in 2021? Get all the answers here!
How to Come up With Wedding Venue Name Ideas in 5 Steps
Naming your wedding venue is a key part of launching your business. Your name is who you are. It determines your branding, how you’re perceived by prospective couples, and if your business is memorable or not. It also affects the kinds of couples you’ll attract, and what will come to mind when they think of your venue. Here are a few tips and tricks for how to develop wedding venue name ideas that resonate — and how to choose which one is right for you.
Everything Venues Need to Know About Hybrid Weddings
When it comes to getting married during times of social distancing, travel restrictions, and limits on gatherings, couples are looking for alternative options. Some are choosing a simple elopement, going to the courthouse, or postponing their wedding to a time when large gatherings might once again be possible. Other couples who don’t want to wait have embraced a new option: hybrid weddings.
11 Wedding Venue Marketing Tips to Increase Bookings
The average couple spends about half their wedding budget on their venue — and with good reason. The venue is the setting for the big day, and couples want it to be perfect. With stiff competition from dozens of types of venues, all of which have something unique to offer, wedding venue marketing is a crucial component of any location's business plan.