8 Mistakes Planners Make When Booking Bands
From bizbash: "Planners and producers weigh in on how everything from placing too much importance on a big headliner to choosing the wrong venue can negatively impact entertainment at an event." Read the whole story
So you think your event website is working?
Your next webinar: "Find out during an exclusive webinar from MeetingsNet. Submit your event website URL during registration, and we’ll review the sites of three lucky planners live during the session!
You know how hard it is to grab your audience’s attention and get them to your site in the first place. But even then the job isn’t over! They still need to start (and complete) their registration. The only thing pushing them through to register—or standing in the way—is your event website."
Social Media & Events Report 2014 available
"Today Xing Events, expert for attendee management and event marketing, publishes its fourth Social Media & Events Report."
Read the whole story: cimunity.com
Top Ten Tips for International Meetings
Your next webinar: "While international meetings and domestic meetings have the same general components, there are many more factors to consider when taking a meeting abroad. Without understanding the basics of international meetings, planners can find themselves in situations which can become costly and problematic. This session will introduce planners to the presenter’s top 10 tips that need to be taken into account when planning a meeting outside of their home country. Participants will see that going abroad may actually be the key to a successful meeting."
How to Turn Your Fundraiser Attendees Into Evangelists For Your Cause
Your next webinar: "The majority of attendees at a fundraising event may be aware of your cause, but they're not emotionally invested in it. They're there because they do business with an honoree, are friends with committee member, or are filling out a corporate table. Smart non-profits focus on ways to emotionally connect with those people so that they really "get" what the organization is about, and become passionate evangelists for the cause."