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Using Big Data to Improve Your Event

Posted by Kate Dodd

Aug 7, 2017 4:05:34 PM

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Big Data is a big deal these days, but what does it have to do with event planning?  As a show organizer, you can leverage your event’s big data -  everything from attendee demographics to session attendance behavior – to glean valuable insights than can help you market more intelligently, create a better experience for attendees, and ultimately, improve your event business.  So what is your event’s “big data” and where can you find it?

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Topics: Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Management, Session Tracking, RFID, On-Site Registration, Assocation Conference, Conference Reception, Big Data, Attendee Tracking, Beacon, NFC, Improve Event, Event Data

Offer a ride with UberEVENTS

Posted by Kate Dodd

Aug 4, 2017 7:01:06 AM

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People travel from all over the country, and even the world, to attend your event. This can leave them with just one or two modes of transportation after they arrive. This limited transportation can be a reason attendees miss out on VIP events or after hours activities.

Uber has found a solution to this transportation dilemma with UberEVENTS.

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Topics: Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Management, On-Site Registration, Assocation Conference, Uber, Transportation, Event Transportation, Conference Reception, UberEVENTS

AIRBNB 'PREMIUM' TO COMPETE WITH HOTELS

Posted by Kate Dodd

Jul 24, 2017 2:37:37 PM

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Airbnb began as a simple idea between roommates to make some extra money. Today, that simple idea has grown to over 3 million lodging listings with more than 160 million guests.

Not resting on its laurels, Airbnb is now looking to compete with hotels by adding a new program which will offer exclusive listings that have met Airbnb’s premium standards.

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Topics: Event Registration, Expo Logic, Online Event Registration, Event Management, On-Site Registration, Assocation Conference, Airbnb, Hotels, Housing

5 Easy WAYS TO Stay Within Your Association’s Conference Budget

Posted by Kate Dodd

Jul 17, 2017 10:03:53 AM

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Budgeting is a pretty normal part of our lives. We have budgets for just about everything: Saving for a house, grocery shopping, planning a vacation, wedding planning, and the list goes on!

If you’re an event planner, then you know how important it is to plan a budget and to stay within it. At the same time, you want to plan a conference or annual meeting that will be memorable in the years to come. So how do you do that and still remain within the constraints of your budget?

Here are 5 easy tips to follow if you want to stay within your conference budget while hosting an event that your members won’t forget anytime soon.

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Topics: Conference Planning Tips, Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Management, Online Registration, Conference Marketing, On-Site Registration, Event Success, Successful Event, Event Goals, Expo Planning, Assocation Event, Assocation Conference

Using Drones at Your Event

Posted by Kate Dodd

Jul 5, 2017 1:45:51 PM

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Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), more commonly known as drones, can be used for just about everything these days. From military operations to Amazon deliveries, and now even sold for entertainment use in your backyard, drones are showing up in the air in places you may not have expected.  Drones can even provide an added benefit to your event or tradeshow by bringing a new element of technology and excitement.

How do you know if drones would be a good addition at your show? Consider these ideas when determining if drones are right for your event.

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Topics: Conference Planning Tips, Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Management, Online Registration, Conference Marketing, On-Site Registration, Event Success, Successful Event, Event Goals, Expo Planning, Drones, Event Drones

“One of the best things about Expo Logic is their customer service”

Posted by Kate Dodd

Jul 5, 2017 10:15:54 AM

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Case Study: Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company (NMLI)

Holding 9 major meetings a year ranging in size from 150-15,000 attendees, NMLI had an ongoing staff burden to manage registration and print badges in-house.

“We were spending hours pre-printing name badges and stuffing them into packets. Our staff was becoming overwhelmed with changes and corrections to name badges alone prior to each meeting,” says Stephanie Armbrust, Meetings Registration Coordinator for Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance.

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Topics: Conference Planning Tips, Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Management, Online Registration, Conference Marketing, On-Site Registration, Event Success, Successful Event, Event Goals, Expo Planning, Case Study, Success Story

How to Catalyze Your Entire Association to Impact Event Revenue

Posted by Kate Dodd

Jul 3, 2017 12:54:42 PM

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Is your association getting ready for a big event right now? Head on over to your event team’s desks. I’ll wait.

You there? Ok – see the crazed look in their eyes? The un-brushed hair and seven o’clock (yes, seven) shadows? That is, if you can get to them through the piles of event décor, signage and collateral. How are their thumbs? Their voice? Texting, emailing and calling so many vendors and partners and speakers in a day does take its toll…

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Topics: Conference Planning Tips, Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Marketing, Event Management, Increase Attendance, Online Registration, Conference Marketing, On-Site Registration, Increase Event Revenue, Event Success, Successful Event, Event Goals, Association Event

Getting Personal: 6 Ways to Incorporate Attendee Personalization

Posted by Kate Dodd

Jun 30, 2017 10:46:54 AM

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Good friends know you by name. They know your favorite color and how you take your coffee. It’s a personal relationship that’s special and meaningful – and one that savvy event professionals are working to cultivate with their attendees. 

Attendee personalization is one of the top trends in event planning today.  Why should your next event include some degree of attendee personalization?

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Topics: Conference Planning Tips, Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Management, Online Registration, Conference Marketing, On-Site Registration, Event Success, Successful Event, Event Goals, Expo Planning

Measuring Up: 9 Metrics to Track Event Success

Posted by Kate Dodd

Jun 26, 2017 2:29:35 PM

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Measuring event success is an important step which shouldn't be overlooked. Measuring success ensures you’re delivering on expectations for all of your key stakeholders: attendees, exhibitors, speakers and more.

Regardless of your event goals (increasing brand awareness, driving revenue, improving attendee satisfaction or others), here are 9 important KPIs to consider when measuring event ROI:

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Topics: Conference Planning Tips, Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Management, Online Registration, Conference Marketing, On-Site Registration, Event Success, Successful Event, Event Goals, Expo Planning

"Expo Logic Revolutionized Our Event Registration Process and Made it Better"

Posted by Kate Dodd

Jun 22, 2017 11:26:22 AM

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Case Study: The Association of American Law Schools (AALS)

Each year, between 2,500 and 3,500 individuals attend the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) Annual Meeting and badges must be provided for each attendee. Prior to using Expo Logic’s badge[on]demand™ services, AALS would go through the painful process of pre-printing badges before each event and handing them out to attendees on-site.

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Topics: Conference Planning Tips, Event Registration, Expo Logic, Event Planning, Online Event Registration, Event Management, Online Registration, Conference Marketing, On-Site Registration, Event Success, Successful Event, Event Goals, Expo Planning

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