The energy of the event professionals was at a peak in the last month as it was full of drama, global annual events and numerous launches in the event industry.
It was undoubtedly an eventful month. From Experiential Marketing Summit awards 2019 to IMEX 2019, May seemed to be super busy month for event influencers, planners, organizers worldwide. This is the time of the year when #eventprofs travel and interact with one another and have a wonderful time and get to catch up on the industry news after so long.
Also observed were zestful efforts of event planners and organizers in need to implement sustainable events, to educate people and to make them aware of the importance of wellbeing at events!
Let’s have a look at what were the best news and blogs in the month of May:
1.Velvet Chainsaw — Leveraging Team Learning at Conferences
A thought and a measure to restructure the team learning at conferences is what this blog speaks about. Research has found that only 10% of organizations have managed to create a learning culture, with just 20% of employees demonstrating effective learning behaviors at work. To know more about redesigning the learning pattern at events, click here.
2. CIT Magazine — In pictures: IMEX 2019
Sometimes, the picture speaks more than words. Here’s an interesting insight and look into the IMEX Frankfurt 2019 event in the form of a photo reel. The annual event took place from 21st-23rd may in Messe Frankfurt in Germany. Have a glimpse of what IMEX was this year here.
3. North Star Meetings Group — 10 Stealth Meetings Destinations to Put on Your Radar: Meetings & Conventions
Destination meetings are the major revenue generating source for the MICE industry. Event planners though must keep in mind to choose a venue which is both appropriate for the kind of meeting/event planned and in-budget for the attendees. Here’s a list of 10 stealth meeting destination that you must check out for planning any future destination meetings.
4. Associations Now — Up Your Badge Game
Designing an attendee badge for your next exhibition? You are definitely on the right page. The blog walks you through the 3 vital elements that you must keep in mind while bade designing. To know in detail about the 3 elements, click here.
5. Event Industry News — What event planners need to know about AV
How important and essential is AV to any event? The blog explains why of the questions and what all can be taken care of with choosing correctly an AV vendor. They take care of all the audio, sound effects and visuals for your event. To know more what and how many events planners must know about AV, click here.
6. The Mice Blog — More, More And More: How The Events Industry Got it All Wrong
If you are a part of the event industry or in any way related to the event industry, this blog is for sure a must –read. Wrote by Julius Solaris from Event Manager Blog, he explains the significance of choices made in this line of industry and why less is actually more. To read the full article, click here.
7. Hello Endless — IMEX Frankfurt Greatest Hits: #EventIcons Episode
Will Curran and Brandt Krueger — Hosts of EventIcons podcast attended IMEX Frankfurt and recorded a live podcast with the event influencers present there. The international exhibition allowed us to sit down with people from the event industry and gave an opportunity to learn from them. To watch the full video podcast, click here.
8. EventPlanner Net — 29 Brand Experiences that Will Inspire You
Brand Experiences that attendees experience at events gives them an insight into your company’s value and helps in building trust. This will eventually convert some customers aka attendees into potential leads. This blog provides ideas and examples of various brand experiences which inspired the people globally. Check it out here.
9. Meetings Net — 6 Ways to Support Team Attendance at Your Conferences
A blog centered around how to manage attendance at conferences and to support multiple attendees. For various events, team conference participation is considered a useful asset which could be nurtured further. To read on a few ideas to maintain these assets, click here.
10. Event Marketer — The 2019 EX AWARDS: Inside The Best Experiential Marketing Campaigns Of The Year
Experiential Marketing Awards 2019 was one of the most awaited events for this year. This blog explicitly talks about the Grand Ex Campaign 2019 with its full coverage. The 17th Annual Experiential Marketing Summit Ex Awards Gala were held on May 14 in Las Vegas wherein the entries exceeded 1000. To read about the full awards campaign and winners, click here.
Stay tuned with us to read about the latest developments in the events industry! If you got any recent news or a blog you want us to include in our roundup, connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.