Food for Thought: 6 Exclusive Room Drop Ideas

From experience as an attendee, I can tell you that I love room drops. What’s better than a surprise gift delivered to your room? Quite possibly nothing. 

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3 Ways to Effectively Prepare for a New Year

It’s the start of a new year and resolutions are officially underway! If you’re anything like me, you’re probably taking a long look at how your 2019 panned out. Was it an accomplished year? Did you fall a little behind?

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How To Keep Your Attendees Waiting in Line Happy

Waiting in lines. We all know that if the line is moving at a slow pace, it’s probably a painful experience for your attendees. Sometimes, lines are just inevitable and therefore, not a thrilling experience. What if we said you could help make it an enjoyable one?

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Spice Up the Workplace with These 8 Holiday Event Ideas

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. 🎶 The cheer is spreading, the laughter is getting louder, and the decorations are getting...BRIGHTER! 

To spread extra holiday cheer in the workplace (and spice things up — maybe with some cider?), consider hosting any of these 8 ideas:

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4 Unique Swag Items for 2020 Events

If you’re in the event space, you’ve probably come across or heard the term “swag”. And if you’re the one providing the swag, you probably ask yourself these two questions when planning: “Will the attendees use it?” “Is it budget-friendly?”

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What Do Event Planners ACTUALLY Want From Vendors?

Are you a vendor that works with Event Planners day-in and day-out? Curious to know what Event Planners are actually interested in when working with you, as the vendor?

Event Planners are strategic. They are knowledgeable. They crave excellence. So, how can you be a better vendor that caters to Event Planner’s needs? Check it out:

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How To Execute an Influencer Marketing Campaign

If you’re a part of the social media realm, you know that social media influencers have shifted the way sales and ROI operate in 2019 and going forward in 2020 - whether it’s events, products, or services. Influencers are the “TasteMakers” in the industry, and therefore influencing the way buyers...well, buy. 

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Unlock Why Attendees No-Show: 7 Questions for Post-Event Surveys

This post was originally published on 5/2/18, but updated on 11/13/19 for added value.

When working in the event space, you come to realize that you will almost always have no-shows. It's frustrating! We get it. You'll get a lot of reasons as to why they decided not to come but usually it just comes down to lack of time, money, or even interest.

So, how should you follow up with the folks who RSVP’d but never came? Check out our list of seven questions to include in your next post-event survey (for no-shows) that should clarify how to reduce no-shows for your next event.

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Event Management Software: Key Purchasing Points to Consider

When it comes to selecting an event management software, it can be overwhelming with the amount of options you have to select from: ePly, Cvent, EventBrite, RegPack, Hubb, Eventable, etc. So, where do you start?

Our biggest suggestion would be to do your research to see which software is the best fit for your event needs. All event management software systems offer different features, so it’s important you do some digging and experience demos before committing to an event software. Dive into the software, ask the hard questions, experience it for yourself. You want to make sure your event goes off without a hitch, and online event management software is the first place to start. Here’s a few features to look for when considering a platform: 

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4 Ways to Build Event Brand Awareness

Simply put, brand awareness is the level of consumer consciousness of a company. Which, in short, means it’s highly important when it comes to planning an event! You want people to know about your event, after all! 

To boost brand awareness, there are specific ways to be efficient and get your event in front of your target audience. But how do you do it? Check out these 4 strategies that will ultimately get your attendees out from behind their desks and at your event:

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