Event Pro Update

Tips and Resources

Planning an Event? How to Garner an A-List Guest List

Planning an Event? How to Garner an A-List Guest List

Whether you are planning a networking event, a team building session or even a celebratory occasion, attendees can make or break an event. When it comes to making sure that your event is memorable, for all the right reasons, it’s essential to keep a close eye on your A-list guest...

Why Design Matters When Creating an Event

Why Design Matters When Creating an Event

A well-designed event or conference will be more memorable than one that has been thrown together at short notice. It is important to understand how the various aspects of the event can be crafted to maximize the effectiveness and staying power of your message.

5 Cost-Effective Ways to Boost Your Event Profile

5 Cost-Effective Ways to Boost Your Event Profile

When working in the events industry, it is vital that you keep a close eye on your costs. This is the best way to ensure that you don’t go over budget. This is especially important when you are in the early stages of planning an event or conference. If you...

Interviews with Planners

Interviews with Planners - Lisé Puckorius

Interviews with Planners - Lisé Puckorius

Remember the fundamentals. What is the purpose of your event or meeting? Understand your organization’s objectives, and what you are trying to achieve. Keep a focus on those goals and make sure you are planning the event or meeting from your audience’s perspective.

Interviews with Planners - Tracy Bardugon

Interviews with Planners - Tracy Bardugon

Top tips to be a successful event planner shared by Tracy Bardugon in our latest Interview with Planners.

Interviews with Planners – Selena Browning

Interviews with Planners – Selena Browning

As event planners, we tend to have every detail ironed out and it can become overwhelming when things do not go exactly as planned. Remaining calm and levelheaded not only allows for your brain to take a moment and think of alternatives to better the current situation, but it also...

Event TALK

How to Hire an AV Company for Your Event

How to Hire an AV Company for Your Event

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Will Thompson, Business Development Manager at Atema Partners. Our discussion focuses on best practices and tips for event planners in hiring and working with AV companies.

The Meeting Planning Industry Needs a Lasting Strategy

The Meeting Planning Industry Needs a Lasting Strategy

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with Christy Lamagna, Founder and Chief Strategist of Strategic Meetings and Events. Our discussion focuses on the need for the planning industry, and meeting professionals to be more strategic to insure long-term success.

Working in Non-Traditional Event Venues

Working in Non-Traditional Event Venues

On this episode of Event TALK we are speaking with PS Ives, Co-Founder of Space in the Raw. We will learn what non-traditional event venues can offer planners, and how meeting and event planners should prepare for and manage an event in a non-traditional venue.

Destinations and Venues

Large Event Venue Opening in Midtown Manhattan

Large Event Venue Opening in Midtown Manhattan

Scheduled to open October 1, 2017, the Ziegfeld Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan will seat up to 1,200 guests in a stunning ballroom inspired by the 1930’s luxury cruise liner SS Normandie.

Le Méridien Denver opening September 14, 2017

Le Méridien Denver opening September 14, 2017

Located in the heart of downtown Denver, the 272- room Starwood Le Méridien opens later this summer, offering12,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space.

Oceanfront Resort Emerges in Style Following $100 Million Transformation

Oceanfront Resort Emerges in Style Following $100 Million Transformation

With more than 200,000 square feet of meeting space, 1,000 guest rooms, and a recently finished renovation, this resort offers a sophisticated oceanfront destination suited for large conferences and events.

News

Event Technology Companies Join Forces to Empower Events

Event Technology Companies Join Forces to Empower Events

Four world-class technology companies collaborate to make event planning more efficient, grow attendee engagement, and increase revenue opportunities from events.

Eventinterface selected an ibtm 2017 Tech Watch Awards Finalist

Eventinterface selected an ibtm 2017 Tech Watch Awards Finalist

Eventinterface has been selected as one of the finalist for the renowned Tech Watch Awards by ibtm, the leading exhibition for the meetings industry. The winner will be announced at ibtm world 2017, hosted in Barcelona, Spain, November 28 to 30.

How facial recognition is shaping the future of conferences

How facial recognition is shaping the future of conferences

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, your face may be your ticket to your next event. Thanks to improvements in facial recognition technology, meeting and event planners have access to a whole slew of tools to make their conferences and events more interactive, engaging and secure.