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9 Social Media Engagement Tips for Event Planners

Most event planners are using social media in conjunction with events. What is your strategy? What resources do you have at your disposal? e.g.: Company Twitter, Instagram and Facebook accounts. Here are some thoughts on using social media before, during … Continue reading

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SMRP 2015 Annual Conference

Technology seems to be at the forefront of everything we do. It helps us conduct business on a daily basis, as well as helps us communicate. We are on our smartphones and laptops sending and receiving information every second of … Continue reading

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Successful Trade Show Secrets

Any company that has ever tried to move any sort of product can tell you one thing: marketing is key! Just about every company out there can agree that marketing is one of the most, if not the most, essential … Continue reading

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The Importance of Carefully Vetting Your Event Speakers

Julius Solaris, founder of The Event Manager Blog, made a great start with getting rid of all-male panels, by pledging not to become a part of panels that don’t allow women but meeting professionals also need to keep an eye … Continue reading

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Colorado Convention Center to Host NACDS Total Store Expo 2015!

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo takes the best parts of a tradeshow and the best parts of a great conference and then blends them together to create this unique appointment based show. The show … Continue reading

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BIO International Convention 2015 At A Glance

If you are a part of or are interested in the biotechnology industry, then you probably know about the upcoming Bio International Convention. It is the world’s largest global event for the entire industry, and attracts some of the biggest … Continue reading

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Give Out Some Spring Swag At Your Next Event!

Let’s talk about swag. No, I don’t mean that nonsense millennials keep saying they “have” (thanks Justin Bieber…) I’m talking about the original swag… convention, conference and event swag… the Stuff We All Get. This swag is stuff that convention … Continue reading

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Bridge The Gap Between You & The Consumer At Your Next Event!

The days of advertising events via posters and radio commercials are far gone. We no longer rely on such primitive methods to keep people in the loop. Our technology has advanced far enough to the point that now, we announce … Continue reading

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Oracle’s OpenWorld Convention Sees Former CEO Ellison Taking Center Stage Once Again

Oracle Corp’s annual conference in San Francisco was held on Tuesday with the main attraction being the company’s former CEO Larry Ellison. Ellison spoke to tens of thousands of technology professionals at the conference, joking about losing his name after … Continue reading

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California Remains A Leader For Conventions Despite Drop In Popularity For L.A.

Los Angeles is one of the most popular cities in the entire world. It is home to numerous professional sports teams and is also the film and television center of the world. With all the things L.A. can claim to … Continue reading

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