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The Ultimate Sustainable Event Planning Checklist

Now more than ever, sustainability is top of mind for event planners. It doesn’t matter if you’re hosting…

Sep 28 2022 | 7 min read

INBOUND Workshop Recap: Building a Post-event Strategy To Drive Pipeline

Once your event wraps up, it can be tempting to want to relax and reward yourself for a job well…

Sep 26 2022 | 4 min read

9 LinkedIn Profile Tips For Event Professionals and Organizers

LinkedIn is where event professionals gather and share their experiences, deliver hot takes, build connections, and create lasting relationships with…

Sep 22 2022 | 7 min read

Infographic: The State of In-person Events

After a successful — albeit begrudging — era in which virtual events reigned supreme, event professionals are increasingly planning and executing in-person…

Sep 21 2022 | 2 min read

Event Marketing: 7 Ways To Help Participants Get Buy-in and Justify Conference Attendance

Though the world has mostly opened up in the wake of the pandemic, event attendance has yet to recover.  According…

Sep 19 2022 | 6 min read

12 Priceless Tools and Software For Hosting Virtual Events

Virtual events are here to stay. In a recent survey, we found that 68% of organizers plan to have a virtual…

Sep 12 2022 | 6 min read

5 Tips for Crushing Your Next Sales Kickoff 

To bring sales teams together, increase employee engagement, and ensure team members are aligned on upcoming goals and messaging, innovative…

Sep 06 2022 | 4 min read

Diversity and Inclusion: The Ultimate DE&I Event Planning Checklist

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) is a top need in the events industry, with organizers and planners increasingly…

Aug 29 2022 | 6 min read

17 Outstanding Event Marketing Examples

Inspire your event strategy with these event marketing examples from leading brands including Apple, Glassdoor, and SpaceX. Events are more…

Aug 24 2022 | 10 min read

8 Ways To Repurpose Event Content and Level Up Your Content Strategy

In-person and online events are great engagement and networking opportunities. But are attendees soaking in as much information as you…

Aug 22 2022 | 8 min read

19 Brand Activation Ideas To Connect With Your Target Audience

Want to grow awareness for your company and reach more of the consumers who matter? These brand activation ideas will…

Aug 17 2022 | 9 min read

How To Host Unforgettable Webinars People Can’t Help But Love

Webinars are one of the most affordable and impactful event marketing vehicles. Still, they require careful orchestration to execute properly. …

Aug 15 2022 | 8 min read

18 Dallas Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

From aerial performance spaces to the world-famous AT&T Stadium, there are plenty of Dallas event venues to choose…

Aug 10 2022 | 9 min read

The Ultimate Guide To Event Marketing Attribution and Measuring Event ROI

Event ROI is anything but simple. But the more complicated the ROI picture gets, the more accurate event attribution becomes…

Aug 08 2022 | 13 min read

19 Salt Lake City Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Hosting an event in The Crossroads of the West? Founded in 1847, the Salt Lake City metro area boasts 1,192,000 residents and…

Aug 03 2022 | 10 min read

The 8 Most Popular Use Cases for Webinars

More and more event professionals and marketing teams are turning to webinars to engage prospects, customers, and even employees in…

Aug 01 2022 | 8 min read

23 Minneapolis Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Searching for event venues in the Mini Apple? Look at this list of 23 next-level event venues in Minnesota’s Twin…

Jul 27 2022 | 8 min read

Virtual Event and Webinar Speaker Management and Prep: 7 Tips For Building Better Relationships

You’ve built an all-star lineup of virtual speakers for your next event. Now what? It’s time to tackle speaker…

Jul 25 2022 | 12 min read

Hybrid: The Guide to In-person Events With a Virtual Audience

In-person and hybrid events have increased twofold over the last three months compared to the three months prior, according to…

Jul 20 2022 | 7 min read

The Top 55 Event Experience Leaders of 2022: Meet the Influencers

Event professionals are among the most innovative and forward-thinking folks in the world. Even among this talented community, some individuals…

Jul 18 2022 | 25 min read

The Events Industry’s Top Marketing Statistics, Trends, and Data

If you’re looking for the most comprehensive list of event marketing, event management, and event planning statistics, you’ve come…

Jul 12 2022 | 14 min read

In-person Events: What To Look for in an Onsite Event Software Partner

After two years of virtual experiences, many people are eager to attend in-person events again. But in-person events can be…

Jul 11 2022 | 8 min read

Designing With Empathy: The Key to Event Personalization

When Event Experience Leaders consider individual needs and preferences, attendees have a better time, and the event sticks with them…

Jul 05 2022 | 4 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Internal Training Events

Helping your employees reach their full potential requires ongoing learning and development. As companies develop new products, invest in new…

Jul 01 2022 | 5 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Recruiting Events

It’s no secret that organizations are struggling to attract and retain talent. In fact, according to a recent report…

Jun 29 2022 | 5 min read

Event Risk Management: How To Plan for the Next Crisis

If the last few years have taught us anything, it’s that anything can happen. The go-to buzzword is “pivot,”…

Jun 27 2022 | 5 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Event Personalization

Welcome to your guide on event personalization. Discover best practices for collecting event data, how to personalize the event experience,…

Jun 24 2022 | 13 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Multi-department and Multi-site Meetings

The most productive teams can make the most of meetings when they stick to Jeff Bezos’s two-pizza rule. Unfamiliar?…

Jun 22 2022 | 5 min read

Virtual Event Pricing Strategies: To Charge or Not To Charge? 

Virtual events are still new. Without a deep history to draw from, it can be hard to know what attendees,…

Jun 20 2022 | 5 min read

Event Types: A Guide to User Conferences

You’ve spent years growing your company and making your product a cornerstone in more and more people’s lives….

Jun 15 2022 | 5 min read

Event Contingency Planning: How To Build a More Resilient Event Strategy

If event professionals have learned anything over the last two years, it’s that things can change drastically at any…

Jun 13 2022 | 4 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Webinars

Over the past three decades, webinars have evolved from a novelty to a bona fide cornerstone of many marketing strategies….

Jun 08 2022 | 5 min read

Inclusive Event Planning: How To Build Content Journeys for Neurodiversity

Want to reach more people in more meaningful ways? It’s time to embrace intentional and inclusive event planning and…

Jun 06 2022 | 4 min read

23 Important KPIs for Measuring Event Success

Event KPIs (key performance indicators) are the best way to track and measure your event’s success. In this article, we’ll…

Jun 03 2022 | 11 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Sales Kickoffs (SKOs)

To motivate sales teams and ensure everyone is on the same page, companies of all sizes — from newly minted startups…

Jun 01 2022 | 5 min read

Professional Development: Level Up From Event Manager to Event Experience Leader

Navigating the ever-changing pandemic has pushed event managers to evolve, adapt, and grow, leading many to a new role: Event…

May 31 2022 | 4 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Private Events

Although event professionals put most in-person meetups on hold during the pandemic, today more people are becoming comfortable with the…

May 25 2022 | 5 min read

Event Leadership: 4 Key Takeaways from the Event Experience Summit

On May 17 and 18, 2022, thousands of event professionals gathered for the flagship Event Experience Summit. In this article, we’ll explore…

May 23 2022 | 8 min read

10 Motivational Quotes To Inspire Event Planners

Event planning is hard, but these quotes for event planners should help you feel inspired, motivated, and confident as you…

May 20 2022 | 4 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Field Marketing Events

Although many companies poured significant resources into digital marketing efforts in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, in-person events — like…

May 18 2022 | 6 min read

Satellite Events: How Localized Gatherings Can Help Scale Your Event Strategy

You’ve mastered the art of event evolution — from in-person to virtual to hybrid (where in-person meets virtual). But have…

May 16 2022 | 6 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Trade Shows & Expos

It can be difficult for companies to make their products stand out in a world filled with tens of millions…

May 11 2022 | 4 min read

Virtual Event Engagement: How To Make Room for Creativity at Your Next Event

No matter the event format or type, event attendees need to be able to turn off the “go, go, go”…

May 09 2022 | 6 min read

7 Tips for Planning a Great Corporate or Customer Training Session

Struggling to grab — and keep — participant attention during training sessions? These tips will help you create a corporate or customer…

May 06 2022 | 6 min read

Event Types: A Guide to Industry Conferences

When attendees and organizers think about professional events, their minds usually go straight to industry conferences. These large-scale events often…

May 04 2022 | 4 min read

Hybrid, Virtual, or In-Person: The Top 10 Event Types for Your Strategy

Slice and dice the data however you like — the events industry is on fire. But what event types are Event…

May 02 2022 | 9 min read

How To Plan More Sustainable, Future-Proof Events

As we prepare for the next wave of in-person and hybrid events, event professionals need to remember that attendees are…

Apr 27 2022 | 6 min read

Event Networking: 5 Hacks To Keep Virtual Attendees Engaged

Why do people attend events? One of the biggest reasons is to network — whether meeting with like-minded folks, creating connections…

Apr 25 2022 | 6 min read

20+ Questions To Ask When Choosing the Best Event Management Software

Are you on the hunt for the best event management software? Event software isn’t created equally. These 20+ questions will…

Apr 20 2022 | 9 min read

Tech Conferences: The Best Tech Events Guide for 2022

Searching for the top tech events to attend in 2022? We’ve done all the work for you! This carefully curated conference…

Apr 15 2022 | 80 min read

Directory of LGBTQ+ Events, Conferences, Parades, and More

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core components of a highly engaged and innovative organization. That’s why driving change, making…

Apr 14 2022 | 3 min read

Marketing Conferences: The #1 Marketing Events Guide in 2022

Attending conferences is one of the best ways to stay ahead in the ever-changing marketing industry. Learn from thought leaders…

Apr 14 2022 | 33 min read

Blockchain and Finance Events: The #1 Guide to Blockchain Conferences in 2022

Discover blockchain events and conferences happening throughout the world in 2022. This comprehensive list includes Bitcoin events, Ethereum events, Altcoin events,…

Apr 14 2022 | 26 min read

Event Management Software: What’s the Difference Between Apps and Integrations?

Event software plays a critical role in the management of your event and the ultimate impact of your strategy. But…

Apr 13 2022 | 4 min read

The Metaverse: What Does It Mean for the Events Industry?

It’s no secret the events industry has experienced a rapid transformation over the last few years. Now, the events…

Apr 11 2022 | 10 min read

Creative Strategies for Event Sponsorship in the Modern Events Era 

Event sponsorship can take events to the next level when the right mix of vendors is involved — benefiting event organizers…

Apr 04 2022 | 5 min read

Virtual Events: The #1 List of Virtual Conferences in 2022

Virtual events are nothing new but — as we discuss in our comprehensive guide to coronavirus and events — we’re seeing many…

Apr 01 2022 | 27 min read

The Ultimate Directory of Top UK Event Agencies in 2022

Looking for an event or experiential marketing agency? We’ve compiled the most comprehensive list of UK event agencies for 2022.

Apr 01 2022 | 30 min read

DE&I Conferences: The #1 Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Events Guide for 2022

Discover the top events that champion diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I), and learn how you can support and…

Mar 30 2022 | 6 min read

How Event Data Can Help Build Better Event Experiences

Over the past decade, big data has exploded. Organizations are using data to make all kinds of decisions, such as…

Mar 28 2022 | 8 min read

Boost Event ROI: Modern, Immersive Examples of Experiential Marketing

Connect with your audience in a more meaningful and fun way with experiential marketing, which brings your brand to life…

Mar 25 2022 | 10 min read

Combating Burnout: 7 Things Event Planners Lose Sleep Over (But Don’t Have To)

Believe it or not, event professionals have one of the most stressful jobs. In fact, one recent study found that…

Mar 23 2022 | 6 min read

Event Success Book Preview: How the Financial Times Used Virtual Events to Build Community

Community building is essential for any event strategy, but the COVID-19 pandemic changed the game. Against all odds, the Financial…

Mar 21 2022 | 4 min read

51 Event Survey Questions You Need To Ask For the Best Insights

Get inside the minds of your attendees and other stakeholders with these 51 must-ask event survey questions for virtual, in-person, and…

Mar 18 2022 | 17 min read

What is Event Management? The Ultimate Guide

Event management is a massive undertaking that requires the expertise of an event manager with exceptional attention to detail, precise…

Mar 16 2022 | 5 min read

What Is Event Experience? Everything You Need To Know

Giving every attendee a memorable, meaningful event experience is one of the best ways to engage — and delight — any prospect,…

Mar 14 2022 | 7 min read

14 Powerful Product Launch Ideas for Your Next Event

Give your products the launch they deserve. Discover product launch event examples from leading brands like Google, Moz, Apple, and…

Mar 11 2022 | 11 min read

How To Build a Diverse Speaker Lineup for Your Event

Although progress continues to be made toward event diversity, lining up a group of diverse event speakers is still a…

Mar 09 2022 | 7 min read

Event Success Book Preview: SAP and the Power of Event Data

Are you using events to generate pipeline? If so, event data can tell you everything you need to know to…

Mar 07 2022 | 6 min read

Education Conferences: The #1 Education Events Guide in 2022

Explore dozens of must-attend education events taking place in 2022, covering a range of fields, including higher education, education administration, education…

Mar 02 2022 | 23 min read

Event Planning Glossary: 85+ Industry Terms To Know

Gearing up for your next virtual, in-person, or hybrid event? No matter your event planning experience level, this event planning…

Mar 02 2022 | 17 min read

Women-in-Tech Conferences: The Best Events for 2022

Ready for the most authoritative list of 2022 women in tech events on the internet? Read on to find an event…

Mar 01 2022 | 13 min read

9 Ways To Successfully Scale Your Event Strategy 

Events are never one-offs. The value of an event — whether an in-person conference, webinar, or hybrid event — comes from the…

Feb 28 2022 | 6 min read

17 Essential Productivity Tools for Every Event Planner

Being productive and avoiding stress is easy when you have the right tools in your arsenal. Our event team has…

Feb 25 2022 | 6 min read

Event Marketing: 7 Tips for Boosting Virtual and Hybrid Event Registrations

As we move deeper into 2022, event marketers have their work cut out for them. Businesses are increasingly focused on a…

Feb 23 2022 | 5 min read

Event Marketing: 11 Event Invitation Email Examples Proven To Work

Looking for promotional inspiration? This list features event invitation email examples that show what goes into turning invites into attendees.

Feb 18 2022 | 7 min read

How To Safely Return To In-Person and Hybrid Events

After years of virtual events, the return of in-person events is just around the corner. We can feel it; can…

Feb 16 2022 | 15 min read

How To Write an RFP for Hybrid Events

If there’s one thing the events industry has learned over the past few years, it’s this: Hybrid events…

Feb 14 2022 | 6 min read

The Best Virtual and Hybrid Event Planning Certificates and Certifications 

Wondering how to level up as an event planner? To succeed in the era of virtual and hybrid events, you…

Feb 09 2022 | 5 min read

Guide To Planning the Best Hybrid and Virtual Corporate Events

When the pandemic first hit and companies were forced to either let people go or rapidly transition to remote work,…

Feb 07 2022 | 6 min read

FinTech Conferences: The Best FinTech Events Guide for 2022

Ready to attend a fintech conference in 2022? These are the biggest and best events this year in the financial technology…

Feb 03 2022 | 11 min read

4 Types of Hybrid Events and How They Work

As we enter a new year full of potential for planning exciting and meaningful events, event success is attainable by…

Jan 31 2022 | 6 min read

PCMA 2022: What We Learned About the State of the Events Industry

From January 9-12, 2022, members of the Bizzabo events team hit Las Vegas for PCMA Convening Leaders, a flagship event focused…

Jan 26 2022 | 6 min read

7 Ways To Ensure Your Event Champions Diversity and Inclusion

Events are among the most powerful experiences for professionals and businesses alike, allowing for connection, exploration, and education. But events…

Jan 24 2022 | 6 min read

Virtual Conferences: The Ultimate Guide to Event Success

Discover best practices for launching a virtual conference, engaging your audience, and more in this ultimate guide to virtual conferences.

Jan 20 2022 | 18 min read

How To Choose the Best Video Tools and Strategy for Your Virtual or Hybrid Event

If you’re struggling to deliver TV-quality video content at your virtual and hybrid events, we’ve got you covered…

Jan 18 2022 | 7 min read

7 Beautifully Designed Event Websites for 2022 and Beyond

More often than not, the first time an attendee experiences your event marketing is on your event website. Need inspiration…

Jan 11 2022 | 5 min read

The Top Event Planning Skills You Need to Succeed in 2022

As more variants crop up and event planners around the world wait for a return to in-person events, one thing…

Jan 10 2022 | 6 min read

4 Event Industry Trends and Predictions for 2022

For the past two years, the events industry has faced incredible uncertainty. Even as unpredictability reigns supreme as we enter 2022,…

Jan 03 2022 | 5 min read

19 Austin Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Planning an event in Austin? Check out these top 20 event venues in iconic Austin, TX, and be prepared to wow…

Dec 27 2021 | 11 min read

40+ Must-Attend Conferences for Event Planners in 2022

Want to grow as an event planner in 2022? Check out these 40 conferences for event planners that are dedicated to event…

Dec 22 2021 | 10 min read

What We’ve Learned About Hybrid Events and What It Means for 2022

As we close out the year, it’s time to look at the state of hybrid events, see what we…

Dec 20 2021 | 5 min read

A Guide for How To Evaluate Your Event Strategy

The event landscape continues to change, and you can’t rely on last year’s event strategy — even if it…

Dec 13 2021 | 6 min read

How Bizzabo Avoided the AWS Outage To Ensure Seamless Event Performance

The past two years have been filled with virtual transformation and experimentation. Like everyone, we’ve had our share of…

Dec 09 2021 | 4 min read

How To Achieve Data and Legal Compliance in the Events Industry

In the hybrid era, more information is changing hands than ever before. That’s why data security and legal compliance…

Dec 06 2021 | 7 min read

How To Ensure Virtual or Hybrid Sales Kickoff Success in 2023

Did last year’s sales kickoff not get the attention it deserved? It’s time to look forward to 2023 and…

Dec 02 2021 | 9 min read

6 Key Takeaways From The Future of Event Experience

From overcoming distraction to dialing into your creativity, we’re sharing six key takeaways from Nir Eyal’s and Natalie…

Nov 24 2021 | 9 min read

The State of the Event Industry: 7 Predictions for the Next 5 years

What will the event industry look like in five years? How can event leaders adapt to be successful in 2022 and…

Nov 08 2021 | 9 min read

The Ultimate Guide to Event Sponsorship in 2022

Event sponsorship can make or break an event. This article shares best practices for finding and securing the right partnerships…

Nov 08 2021 | 19 min read

3 Questions To Ask When Hiring an Event Experience Manager

The right hire in this key role will bring your events to new heights. But how do you find the…

Nov 04 2021 | 4 min read

Hybrid Event Trends Defining the Future of Event Experience

We’re looking back on 2021 to identify the major trends that will continue to define the future of hybrid event…

Nov 02 2021 | 5 min read

The Top US and Canadian Event Management Agencies for 2022

Looking for an event or experiential marketing agency in 2022? Check out this comprehensive list of more than 200 of the best…

Nov 02 2021 | 53 min read

Soft Skills Every Event Experience Manager Should Have

With expertise in social and relational skills, you can take your events to the next level.

Oct 28 2021 | 5 min read

How to Bridge the Event Impact Gap™

Here’s how to solve the Event Impact Gap™, the distance between what event leaders aim to achieve and what they…

Oct 25 2021 | 9 min read

10 Tips for Building Your 2023 Event Budget

Event budgets and the rules that govern them are changing. Stay ahead of the curve for 2023 with these tips.

Oct 21 2021 | 6 min read

How to Build a Business Model for Your Event Program in the Hybrid Era

As the event industry has shifted towards hybrid, so have the business models that support it. Here’s how to keep…

Oct 20 2021 | 7 min read

3 Tips for Extending the Value of Events in the Hybrid Era

We posed a simple question to a roundtable of leading event marketers: How can you extend the value of events…

Oct 19 2021 | 4 min read

3 Ways Software Integrations Drive Event Marketing Insights

On September 21st, I had the chance to host an insightful webinar: Unlocking the Open Event Platform. Here are 3 things…

Oct 14 2021 | 5 min read

The Rise of the Event Experience Leader

There’s a new breed of event professionals emerging as Event Experience Leaders. This is the story of how we got…

Oct 13 2021 | 6 min read

Creating an Event Contingency Plan: 6 Tips to Beat the COVID Variants

There’s a lot of uncertainty regarding COVID variants and in response, event organizers are creating event contingency plans to…

Aug 25 2021 | 7 min read

How To Cancel Your Event: 8 Event Cancellation Email Examples from Leading Brands

Curious about how to craft an event cancellation email to your attendees? Check out these eight examples, including some from…

Aug 20 2021 | 12 min read

The Comprehensive Guide to Coronavirus for Events and Conferences

Planning a virtual event during COVID-19 and the Delta variant? Here’s your go-to guide to confidently communicate with attendees,…

Aug 19 2021 | 17 min read

How to Build Your Event With an Experience-First Design

A human-centered approach to creating events that are more memorable and successful.

Aug 12 2021 | 6 min read

30 Corporate Team Building Event Ideas

Need inspiration for an engaging and fun company event as you bring your workforce back together? These team bonding ideas…

Aug 02 2021 | 17 min read

6 Key Considerations for Surfacing Impactful Event Marketing Data

Events can be a data goldmine for event marketers. But the trick is knowing how to surface the right insights….

Jul 30 2021 | 8 min read

22 Fresh Internal Meeting Ideas

Are too many internal meetings bringing your team down? Whether your team is remote or back in the office, see…

Jul 28 2021 | 12 min read

Top 12 Event Planning Certifications You Need To Propel Your Career

Ever wonder how the alphabet soup of CMP, CSEP, CPCE, and CGMP can prepare you for a successful career in…

Jul 23 2021 | 11 min read

27 Unforgettable Corporate Event Themes

Q: What do dishwashers, outer space, and giant fish have in common? A: They can provide attendees with a one-of-a-kind…

Jul 21 2021 | 11 min read

8 Key Takeaways From Agents of Hybrid 2021

Thousands of event professionals from around the globe joined us IRL, virtually, and via robots and balloons, for the industry’…

Jul 20 2021 | 11 min read

The Event Lifecycle: Your Guide to Using the Right Tech at Every Step

In this post we’ll take a look at how technology can help you drive success at every stage of…

Jul 13 2021 | 12 min read

How To Promote An Event On Facebook: An Epic Guide

More than ever, people are eager for events to begin. And the best way to gather your brand’s fans…

Jul 12 2021 | 9 min read

20 Creative Fundraising Event Ideas

Needing to raise more funds for your nonprofit? Engaging events—whether in-person or online—are the perfect way to energize…

Jul 09 2021 | 9 min read

19 High-Impact Workshop Event Ideas

Workshops have long been a great way to communicate ideas, bring people together, or get closer to accomplishing business goals….

Jun 28 2021 | 11 min read

10 Swag Bag Ideas Sure To Delight Event Goers

As you gear up for in-person events, you might be wondering what modern swag bag ideas will still work.

Jun 14 2021 | 6 min read

How to Find Event Sponsors: Bizzabo’s 9 Step Guide [2021 Update]

Event sponsorships are a vital part to any event marketing campaign, but one of the hardest parts of securing the…

Jun 11 2021 | 10 min read

19 Time-Saving Event Planning Tips

Save time, work more efficiently, own your events. While event hacks might be a stretch, these time-saving event tips will…

Jun 08 2021 | 11 min read

25 Must-Have Event Management Software Features

Looking to invest in event management software? Here are the 25 features every platform should have. Featuring insightful examples and visuals,…

Jun 04 2021 | 13 min read

Is Your Organization Maximizing the Impact of Events?

Discover a framework for creatively driving different business outcomes with events. 

Jun 04 2021 | 7 min read

12 Exceptional Networking Event Examples

Networking is (almost, not quite) as old as time. But today, networking events are being redefined.

Jun 03 2021 | 11 min read

35 Bold Examples of Guerrilla Marketing

What do brands like Samsung, Spotify, and Tesla have in common? They kill it with guerrilla marketing. In this roundup,…

Jun 02 2021 | 19 min read

11 Outstanding Recruiting Event Examples

With the growing popularity of online job boards such as Indeed, Monster, and GlassDoor, both virtual and in-person recruiting events…

Jun 02 2021 | 12 min read

10 Steps for Creating a Great Event Marketing Plan 

If an event doesn’t have a marketing strategy, does it even make a sound? In this blog post we’ll explore…

Jun 01 2021 | 8 min read

21 Creative Corporate Event Entertainment Ideas

As companies gear up to bring employees back in person (at least for a little fun), pressure is high to…

May 31 2021 | 11 min read

20 Unique Virtual Event Ideas To Inspire Your Next Event

Stand out from the crowd with the 20 best virtual event ideas, including some from brands like Forbes, Adobe, and The…

May 28 2021 | 11 min read

9 Essential Virtual Event Email Templates

Capture your audience’s attention and drive registrations with these virtual event emails. These templates will help engage your attendees at…

May 26 2021 | 9 min read

How to Host a Hybrid Event in 2021

Hybrid events can seem like an overwhelming topic. So we’ve taken this big idea and distilled it into meaningful insights…

May 18 2021 | 18 min read

10 Key Considerations for Planning Hybrid Events

Hybrid event considerations are top of mind for event professionals in 2021. Here are some key areas to review when planning…

May 17 2021 | 5 min read

What to Look for in a Hybrid Event Platform

The right event platforms can make or break your hybrid event. Learn what experts consider key for hybrid event platforms…

May 11 2021 | 8 min read

9 Tips for Preparing Virtual Event Speakers

Setting up your speakers for success will further your partnership and ensure you host a high-value virtual event. Here are…

May 05 2021 | 11 min read

3 Experimental Hybrid Event Models for 2021

From the network model to the single site, discover three hybrid event models for bringing your hybrid event programs to…

Apr 27 2021 | 6 min read

Hybrid Event Budgeting: What You Can Expect

The unknowns around hybrid events can make budgeting feel like a challenge. Here’s how event professionals are approaching hybrid event…

Apr 23 2021 | 7 min read

How to Build a Hybrid Events Team

Building the right team is essential to producing successful hybrid events. See who might be missing from your roster according…

Apr 20 2021 | 7 min read

Why Agencies Should Invest in Event Tech

Choosing an event tech partner saves your agency time, money, and stress when it comes to planning successful virtual and…

Apr 15 2021 | 5 min read

Monetizing Your Virtual Event: 5 Proven Tips

Since in-person gatherings moved online, experts have been determining the best way to monetize virtual events. Apply advice from four…

Apr 05 2021 | 6 min read

The AV Production Guide for Virtual Events

Discover best practices for virtual event AV production, uncover why you want AV support, and learn how to align with…

Apr 01 2021 | 9 min read

The 6 Best Hybrid Event Examples of 2021 (So far)

Hybrid means more than an in-person event with streaming. Discover what events will look like in the hybrid era and…

Mar 30 2021 | 6 min read

The Ultimate Glossary of Virtual Event Production Terms

Navigating virtual event production can feel like learning a whole new language. Here’s your cheat sheet on all of the…

Mar 25 2021 | 8 min read

How Event Professionals Can Draw Inspiration From the Famous 2020 NBA Bubble

The NBA’s Joey Graziano joined us at Reimagine Experience 2021 to share how the NBA completely redesigned the attendee experience…

Mar 24 2021 | 8 min read

18 Virtual Gift Ideas Your Attendees and Partners Will Love

There are endless ways to surprise and delight your event attendees, speakers, and sponsors in a digital world. If you’re…

Feb 25 2021 | 10 min read

6 Virtual Event Attendee Personas for Designing a Better Experience

Using attendee personas can help you understand why people attend your event and provide value. Today we are looking at…

Feb 24 2021 | 8 min read

How to Drive Value for Sponsors at Virtual and Hybrid Events

There are countless ways to drive sponsorship value for virtual and hybrid events. Here’s some ideas to help as you…

Feb 11 2021 | 9 min read

20 Surefire Ways to Maximize Event Engagement

Event engagement is a critical component of a successful event. Keeping attendees participating has always been a challenge, but this…

Feb 05 2021 | 13 min read

The Events Industry’s Complete Guide to Audience Engagement

Audience engagement took on an entirely new meaning when virtual and hybrid events arrived. The question is: How do you…

Jan 28 2021 | 17 min read

Your 2021 Guide to Successful Event Promotion

Event promotion will help you drive awareness, registrations, and meet your event goals. Read on to learn how to effectively…

Jan 26 2021 | 19 min read

Emerging Event Trends That Will Shape the Industry in 2021

2020 forever changed the way we plan events. As we welcome the new year, there is still much uncertainty ahead. However,…

Jan 22 2021 | 13 min read

Event Technology: The 2021 Guide

Welcome to the 2021 event technology guide. Here you’ll learn how to choose the right event technology for your next…

Jan 15 2021 | 14 min read

How to Choose the Best Virtual Event Platform for You

These are the key elements to consider when evaluating virtual event platforms so you can find the right solution for…

Jan 13 2021 | 7 min read

7 Expert Predictions That Will Shape Hybrid Events in 2021

Almost 6,000 event marketers registered for (Almost) HYBRID to discuss the future of events. Here’s what we took away from our…

Dec 30 2020 | 13 min read

10 Virtual Event Benchmarks to Know for 2021

Bizzabo’s Virtual Event Solution powered thousands of events this year. Here are the virtual event benchmarks we found from…

Dec 18 2020 | 7 min read

Event Budgeting: The 2021 Guide for Event Marketers

Is your event budget setting you up for success? In this guide, we’ll look at tips, best practices, and examples…

Dec 08 2020 | 24 min read

Virtual Events: The 2021 Guide

Everything you need to know about hosting high-quality virtual events in 2020 and 2021. Featuring examples, stats, best practices, and insider tips.

Nov 23 2020 | 22 min read

How to Write an Effective Virtual Event Sponsorship Proposal

Looking to secure sponsors for your next virtual event? Writing an effective sponsorship proposal is the key to standing out…

Nov 18 2020 | 7 min read

4 Stats That Point to How Events Will Evolve in 2020 and 2021

What will events look like next year? Can we expect in-person events to return? Our recent industry report reveals the…

Oct 29 2020 | 4 min read

7 Ideas for Driving Engagement at Virtual Events with Gamification

Discover how gamification can help you drive engagement at your next event.

Oct 26 2020 | 5 min read

5 Virtual Event Tech Options for Immersing Your Attendees

From live streaming to virtual audio—perspectives on the virtual event tech options available to event organizers from the CTO…

Oct 12 2020 | 8 min read

8 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas

From sponsored sessions to virtual booths, discover the most popular virtual event sponsorship ideas for engaging virtual attendees and driving…

Sep 17 2020 | 5 min read

The 7 Most Popular Virtual Event Use Cases

Leadings brands are engaging audiences, magnetizing new leads, and creating valuable experiences with these popular virtual event types. 

Sep 10 2020 | 8 min read

10 Well-Executed Virtual Events From Tech Companies

From Microsoft to HPE, Gainsight, and more, leading tech brands are going virtual. 

Aug 29 2020 | 8 min read

Top 11 Virtual Event Resources for Event and Marketing Professionals

Ready to launch your virtual or hybrid events strategy? Discover our top 11 virtual event resources to hit the ground running.

Jul 30 2020 | 5 min read

8 Well-Executed Virtual Events from Publishers

Learn about this year’s best virtual events hosted by leading publishers like the New York Times and The Atlantic to…

Jul 23 2020 | 9 min read

Top 10 COVID-19 Resources for Event Marketers

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed event marketing as we know it. Here are 10 COVID-19 resources that can help.

Jul 17 2020 | 6 min read

12 Black-Owned Experiential Agencies You Should Know About

Black-owned experiential agencies with extensive B2B and B2C portfolios. Featuring Beyond 8, Andrew Roby Events, W.P. Miller Special…

Jun 12 2020 | 6 min read

10 Steps for Launching a Slack Community for Your Virtual Event

Looking to add another layer of engagement to your virtual event? Learn how to build a Slack community that keeps…

Jun 02 2020 | 7 min read

4 Stats That Point to the Future of Events After COVID-19

The events industry is rapidly changing with the ongoing health crisis. Learn how COVID-19 has impacted the events industry with…

May 21 2020 | 2 min read

Beyond Virtual Happy Hours: 10 Remote Team-Bonding Ideas

COVID-19 has changed the way we interact with colleagues. Learn 10 impactful ways to bond with your team while maintaining social…

May 07 2020 | 9 min read

How To Make Your Virtual Event Stand Out From The Crowd

Looking to move your in-person events to a virtual format? Discover how to make your virtual event stand out from…

May 04 2020 | 11 min read

The Top 7 Event Technology Trends of 2020

Check out these top 7 event technology trends to look for in 2020 and beyond as event planners continue to navigate a…

Apr 28 2020 | 10 min read

12 Imaginative Events and Activations from Rakuten

Learn how to host diverse gatherings from Japanese business leader, Rakuten, with real examples from the brand.

Apr 21 2020 | 9 min read

Pivoting to Virtual Events: 10 Examples from Leading Brands

Learn how to pivot from an in-person gathering to a virtual event. Featuring examples from Adobe, Salesforce, and the New…

Apr 16 2020 | 8 min read

12 Imaginative Events and Activations from Vice

Looking to improve your company’s event strategy? Take a look at these 12 events and activations from VICE to learn how.

Apr 07 2020 | 9 min read

12 Imaginative Events and Activations from Netflix

Learn how to host a must-attend event like industry titan, Netflix.

Mar 31 2020 | 10 min read

Advice from 11 Top Event Marketers on Leading with Resilience

We spoke with event leaders from Sprint, SXSW, SAP, and other top brands about their approach to overcoming unexpected challenges….

Mar 25 2020 | 4 min read

18 Hybrid Events Ideas

Learn how to host a hybrid event that combines the best of virtual & in-person experiences. Featuring examples from brands…

Mar 19 2020 | 12 min read

Postponing Your Event: 5 Examples From Leading Brands During the Pandemic

Wondering how to communicate a COVID-19-related event postponement to your attendees? We’ve got examples from Qualtrics, SaaStr, and Coachella.

Mar 13 2020 | 7 min read

12 Imaginative Events and Activations from The Wall Street Journal

Looking to give your event management skills a boost? Learn how to host top-notch events just like storied American publisher…

Mar 13 2020 | 9 min read

2020 Event Marketing Benchmarks and Trends

Learn what almost 500 marketing leaders have to say about the events industry in this landmark report. Featuring insights on event…

Mar 10 2020 | 3 min read

Why You Need More Than a Mentor in Your Events Career

Doing hard work is no longer enough. In this article, Monique Ruff-Bell (Event Director, Money 20/20 and VP of Events at…

Mar 09 2020 | 6 min read

Top 30 Conferences for Women in 2020

From tech to finance to media—here’s a look at 30 of the best conferences for women in 2020.

Mar 06 2020 | 14 min read

20 Des Moines, Iowa Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Planning an event in Des Moines? Then you’ll definitely want to check out these top-ranking event venues!

Mar 03 2020 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events and Activations from Disney

Learn how the Walt Disney Company produces top-notch events and marketing activations in various cities around the world.

Feb 28 2020 | 10 min read

20 Baltimore Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Planning to host a business conference, fundraiser gala, or personal get-together in Baltimore? Take a look at the top 20 venues…

Feb 26 2020 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events and Activations from Bon Appetit

Learn all about Bon Appetit’s unique approach to event marketing and how you can adopt their philosophies to improve your…

Feb 12 2020 | 9 min read

What 13 Event Leaders Love About Events

We spoke with event leaders from Yext, Intel, Forbes, and other top brands about what inspires them. Here’s what they…

Feb 12 2020 | 4 min read

20 Rome Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

When it comes to Rome event venues, it doesn’t get better than the 20 unique spaces we list in this article….

Feb 06 2020 | 11 min read

41 Must-Attend Customer Success Conferences in 2020

Looking for the top-rated customer success conferences to attend in 2020? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled the most…

Jan 28 2020 | 21 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Twilio

Learn the secrets behind Twilio’s most creative events with these 12 real-life examples and actionable takeaways.

Jan 25 2020 | 9 min read

25 Must-Attend SaaS Conferences in 2020

There are a TON of SaaS conferences out there. Which ones will you attend in 2020? This list of top 25 SaaS…

Jan 23 2020 | 15 min read

20 Albuquerque Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Planning an event in The Duke City? Take a look at the top 20 event venues in the area!

Jan 17 2020 | 11 min read

Event Registration: The 2020 Guide

Event registration is the cornerstone of any successful event. Learn how to plan, segment, measure and increase event registrations in 2020…

Jan 13 2020 | 17 min read

12 Imaginative Events and Activations from USA Today

USA Today knows a thing or two about hosting successful events. Learn the top tricks and best practices they use…

Jan 10 2020 | 9 min read

Corporate Event Management Best Practices: 2020 Guide

Looking to build a corporate event management plan but not sure where to begin? Check out this article to learn…

Jan 09 2020 | 13 min read

12 Imaginative Events from QUALCOMM

Learn how tech giant Qualcomm hosts such amazing events and marketing initiatives.

Jan 08 2020 | 10 min read

Event Marketing Automation: The 2020 Guide

Learn how to increase your productivity and get more out of your events in this guide to event marketing automation…

Dec 27 2019 | 10 min read

22 Must-Attend Machine Learning Conferences in 2020

Looking to attend a Machine Learning event or two this year? We’ve listed 22 of the top conferences happening in 2020.

Dec 23 2019 | 12 min read

20+ Cannabis Events That Are Shaping A New Industry

Discover must-attend cannabis events that are shaping a fast-developing industry. The 20+ conferences, seminars, and festivals listed below will help keep…

Dec 20 2019 | 13 min read

28 Can’t-Miss VR and AR Events in 2020

Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are no longer figments of our imaginations – they’ve come to life! We’…

Dec 19 2019 | 12 min read

New Study: Almost Two-Thirds of Professional Event Speakers Are Male

We analyzed event data from thousands of events over the past seven years and discovered that events still have a…

Dec 18 2019 | 3 min read

20 Can’t-Miss AI Events in 2020

  Artificial Intelligence (AI) is progressing at an amazing rate. As new developments are made, top-notch conferences are founded to…

Dec 17 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Adweek

Learn how Adweek, creator of one of the most popular advertising trade publications in the world, uses events to supercharge…

Dec 12 2019 | 9 min read

Mobile Event and Conference Apps: The 2020 Guide

Mobile event and conference apps have now become a pillar of the event experience. In this guide, we will explore…

Dec 10 2019 | 14 min read

12 Imaginative Events from PTC

Learn how the PTC events team implements its winning event strategy through these top 12 conferences, trainings, and experiential marketing initiatives.

Dec 06 2019 | 9 min read

20 Pittsburgh Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Discover the top 20 event venues in Pittsburgh! No matter what kind of event you plan to host, one of the…

Nov 28 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Twitter

Twitter hosts a number of unique events and experiential marketing initiatives every year. Read on to learn the secrets behind…

Nov 28 2019 | 10 min read

The 15 Best Podcasts For Event Planners

Event planners and professionals are turning to podcasts to keep a pulse on thought leadership, event technology, and best practices….

Nov 25 2019 | 6 min read

The #1 Media and Publisher Events Guide for 2020

Your guide to media events and publisher events in 2020. Check out these great digital media, print media, television and broadcasting…

Nov 20 2019 | 12 min read

Event Roadshow Planning: The 2020 Guide

Looking to take your event on the road? This guide is full of examples, case studies and best practices for…

Nov 18 2019 | 20 min read

12 Imaginative Events from The New York Times

Learn how the New York Times hosts amazing events that always keep audiences coming back for more!

Nov 13 2019 | 10 min read

Event Branding: The 2020 Guide

Learn how to craft a solid and consistent event brand that will wow sponsors, attendees and partners in 2020. Features event…

Nov 12 2019 | 15 min read

Event Strategy: The 2020 Guide

Event organizing ain’t easy. In this guide you’ll find what you need to know about event strategy in 2020—…

Nov 12 2019 | 24 min read

Event Marketing: The 2020 Guide

Welcome to your guide to event marketing in 2020 and beyond. Discover best practices for selling out your event, leveraging event…

Nov 08 2019 | 31 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Baidu

Learn how the Chinese tech giant, Baidu, uses different event types and experiential marketing campaigns to promote its web-based products…

Nov 07 2019 | 9 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Intel

Intel is a highly creative company with a great event strategy. Learn how your organization can host similarly imaginative events…

Oct 24 2019 | 10 min read

20 Boise Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Planning an event in the City of Trees? Then take a look at these 20 amazing Boise event venues.

Oct 17 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events from SAP

SAP has mastered experiential marketing and creative event production. Read on to learn the company’s top tactics and strategies alongside…

Oct 10 2019 | 9 min read

20 New Orleans Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Ready to host an event in the Big Easy? Here are the top 20 event venues you should add to your…

Oct 03 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Intuit

Learn about Intuit’s event strategy and how you can improve your company’s in-person and digital gatherings through these great…

Sep 26 2019 | 10 min read

20 Dublin Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Learn about the top event venues in Dublin, Ireland that will make your next conference, private party, or wedding ceremony…

Sep 19 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Oracle

Oracle hosts many creative and engaging events each year. In this article, we look at 12 of them and tease out…

Sep 12 2019 | 10 min read

What Are the Writing Skills Needed for Event Planners and Event Coordinators?

Do you have what it takes to communicate clearly and effectively as an event planner? In today’s competitive climate, writing…

Sep 10 2019 | 7 min read

13 Event Promo Code Ideas for Driving Event Attendance

Discover how to increase event registrations with creative promo code ideas. From seasonal deals, flash sales, and #fridayfeeling Twitter campaigns—…

Sep 05 2019 | 9 min read

20 Charleston, South Carolina Event Venues That Attendees Will Love

Ready to host an event in Charleston, South Carolina? Here are the 20 best venues the city has to offer!

Sep 04 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Forbes

Did you know that Forbes, the respected publishing company, hosts many stellar events? In this article, we look at 12 of…

Aug 30 2019 | 10 min read

30 Columbus, Ohio Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

These are the 30 best event venues that the beautiful city of Columbus, Ohio has to offer.

Aug 23 2019 | 16 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Cisco

Cisco is a leader in the event space. Check out 12 of their best event examples and learn how to host…

Aug 16 2019 | 10 min read

20 Jacksonville, Florida Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Discover the top 20 event venues for public and corporate events in Jacksonville, Florida!

Aug 09 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events from IBM

There’s a lot to learn from these 12 highly influential IBM events! Featuring jeopardy, dance parties, and one of the biggest…

Aug 01 2019 | 9 min read

5 Tactics for Planning Introvert-inclusive Networking Events

The networking experts at e180 share tips for producing events that even introverts will want to return to year after…

Jul 29 2019 | 7 min read

20 Zürich Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Host your next business or personal event at one of these 20 amazing Zurich event venues!

Jul 25 2019 | 11 min read

10 Customer Training Event Ideas

Take a look at these 10 real life event ideas that will help you strategize your next customer training events.

Jul 19 2019 | 10 min read

42 New York City Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Hosting your event in the city that never sleeps? Discover stunning New York City venues, including TheTimesCenter, Angelika Film Center,…

Jul 16 2019 | 13 min read

20 Lisbon Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Ready to host an event in Lisbon? These 20 venues are the best the city has to offer!

Jul 12 2019 | 11 min read

How to Optimize Your Marketing Funnel with Events

Looking for ways to optimize your marketing funnel? Check out how events can play a leading role in your conversion…

Jul 05 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Salesforce

Salesforce and its subsidiaries are known for producing incredible events. Take a look at these 12 examples and learn how you…

Jul 03 2019 | 10 min read

Event Heroes: How ShowPad is Driving Sales Enablement with Events

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Elina Jutelyté—the…

Jul 03 2019 | 10 min read

10 Imaginative Events from Apple

Want to host amazing and imaginative events like Apple? Each of these 10 corporate event ideas listed in the article will…

Jun 19 2019 | 10 min read

30 St. Louis Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Planning your event in St. Louis? From a blues museum to waterfront views to 19th-century monuments, you’ll find it…

Jun 13 2019 | 16 min read

30 Berlin Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Ready to host a stellar event in Berlin? It all starts with the perfect venue. Here are the 30 best options…

May 31 2019 | 15 min read

25 San Antonio Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

San Antonio is a great city with a lot of quality event venues. Here are the 25 best locations for your…

May 23 2019 | 13 min read

12 Imaginative Events from Atlassian

Ready to host more engaging and creative conferences? Take a look at this list of 12 imaginative events from Atlassian to…

May 22 2019 | 9 min read

30 Las Vegas Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Interested in hosting a Las Vegas area event? The 30 venues listed here are the best the city has to offer —…

May 17 2019 | 15 min read

30 Trade Show Ideas for Attracting Visitors

Have you considered exhibiting at a trade show? This list of 30 trade show ideas from brands like GE, Amazon, and…

May 15 2019 | 15 min read

12 Imaginative Events and Conferences from Amazon

Amazon is a leader in e-commerce and tech, but did you know that they also have a winning event strategy?…

May 08 2019 | 9 min read

10 Visionary Event Roadshow Examples

Looking to take your conference to multiple territories this year? Check out these 10 incredible event roadshow ideas with real examples…

May 02 2019 | 10 min read

20 Palo Alto Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Interested in planning an event in the San Francisco Bay Area? This diverse list of 20 Palo Alto event spaces will…

Apr 30 2019 | 11 min read

Event Heroes: What We Learn From Teaching Children

In this Event Heroes Spotlight, we speak to Amy Herman—Sr. Program Manager at ServiceTitan—about structuring effective customer training…

Apr 24 2019 | 11 min read

21 Detroit Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Planning an event in the Motor City? Check out this list of 21 incredible Detroit event venues.

Apr 19 2019 | 11 min read

How to use video to promote, host, and recap your next event

Interested in learning how to make awesome videos that promote, host, and recap events? Here are 5 real-world examples from industry…

Apr 17 2019 | 5 min read

Event Promo Codes: How to Boost Event Registrations

Event promo codes are an incredibly useful tool in any event marketer’s tool belt. Keep reading to learn how and…

Apr 12 2019 | 11 min read

12 Imaginative Event Marketing Examples from Microsoft

By any definition of the word, the Microsoft brand is an innovator. If you’re looking to be inspired by…

Apr 11 2019 | 9 min read

30 Phoenix Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Looking for an event venue in The Valley of the Sun? Then you’ll love this list of 30 amazing Phoenix…

Apr 05 2019 | 13 min read

10 Events That Generate Huge ROI

Maybe you’re wondering, “Can events really generate positive ROI for my company?” The answer is a resounding YES! Take a…

Apr 05 2019 | 10 min read

30 Philadelphia Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Looking to plan an event in the City of Brotherly Love? Check out this list of 30 phenomenal Philadelphia event venues.

Mar 28 2019 | 10 min read

30 Amsterdam Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Looking to plan an event in Venice of the North? Check out this list of 30 incredible Amsterdam event spaces.

Mar 21 2019 | 13 min read

15 Events That Provide a Great Attendee Experience

If your goal is to create incredible events that dazzle attendees, look no further. This list of 15 real life events…

Mar 21 2019 | 13 min read

32 Must-Read Event Industry Blogs [2021 Update]

Use this guide to go deep with valuable events industry resources. We’ve combed the internet for the best event marketing…

Mar 15 2019 | 8 min read

30 San Jose Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

San Jose is a beautiful city full of amazing event venues. But which location is right for your next gathering?…

Mar 15 2019 | 14 min read

12 Imaginative Event Marketing Examples from Adobe

Adobe has long been thought of as a creative and innovative brand. The examples of their imaginative event marketing that…

Mar 14 2019 | 10 min read

Event Heroes: How InsightSquared Is Scaling Their Event Brand

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Maddie Vesey—the…

Mar 12 2019 | 13 min read

ABM and Event Marketing Webinar: Recap

Your event campaigns are about to get a lot more precise. See how marketing leaders from InsightSquared and Bizzabo…

Mar 05 2019 | 5 min read

Online Event Registration: Tips for 2019

How do you optimize for online event registration? What are some tips you can use to improve your event registration…

Feb 27 2019 | 10 min read

How to Build the Perfect Event Registration Landing Page in 2019

Master the principles of landing page copywriting and design to build the perfect event registration landing page that will help…

Feb 21 2019 | 10 min read

Meet Five Speakers from EMPOWER NYC

This International Women’s Day, we’re hosting EMPOWER, an invite-only event celebrating women in business, marketing, and leadership. Here’…

Feb 19 2019 | 5 min read

Top 23 Event Marketing Tools in 2019

Spread the word and drive registrations with these 23 powerful marketing tools for your event marketing campaigns. Featuring examples, tips, and…

Feb 14 2019 | 15 min read

25 Sydney Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Looking to plan an event in Australia’s Harbour City? Check out this list of 25 amazing Sydney event venues.

Feb 14 2019 | 9 min read

21 Tampa Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Looking to plan an event in the Big Guava? Check out this list of 21 incredible event venues in Tampa—from…

Feb 12 2019 | 9 min read

2019 Event Trends Webinar: Recap

Discover what leading marketers from INBOUND and SEMrush are planning and predicting for 2019. Watch the video preview and check out…

Feb 11 2019 | 8 min read

20 Powerful Thought Leadership Event Ideas

Build your brand, showcase potential, and engage your community with these thought leadership event ideas. Featuring examples from industry leaders…

Feb 07 2019 | 12 min read

How MozCon Creates an Active and Engaged Community

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Danielle Launders—Community…

Feb 05 2019 | 10 min read

80% Of Attendees At Crypto-Focused Events Are Male

We analyzed speakers and registrants at 100 cryptocurrency events across 15 countries. The findings show that crypto events have a long road…

Jan 28 2019 | 2 min read

20 Kansas City Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Discover the 20 best event venues in Kansas City. Whether you’re planning a corporate function or private party, the locations below…

Jan 15 2019 | 11 min read

2019 Event Trends: Predictions from 23 Event Experts

Learn about the biggest event trends that will dominate the space in 2019 from experienced industry professionals. Featuring experts from General…

Jan 15 2019 | 12 min read

21 Nashville Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Planning to host a Nashville area event? This list of 21 event venues represents the best locations Music City has to…

Jan 11 2019 | 10 min read

Event Heroes: How SEMrush is Building a Global Events Brand

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Aleksandra Panyukhina—Head…

Jan 07 2019 | 9 min read

20 Impressive VIP Event Ideas

Learn how to impress customers, prospects and other stakeholders with these impressive VIP event ideas. Featuring examples from American Express,…

Jan 03 2019 | 12 min read

20 Can’t Miss Cybersecurity Events for 2020

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a hot topic, and has been for some time. One of the larger sectors of AI…

Dec 31 2018 | 10 min read

20 Charlotte Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

When it comes to Charlotte event venues, there’s plenty of options. Keep reading to discover the 20 best locations for your…

Dec 18 2018 | 9 min read

2019 Event Marketing Benchmarks and Trends

Learn what 1000+ marketers have to say about the events industry in this landmark report. Featuring insights on event marketing budgets,…

Dec 12 2018 | 2 min read

20 Outstanding Awards Ceremony Ideas

Take your next awards show or gala to the next level with these ideas from leading brands. Featuring examples from…

Dec 07 2018 | 11 min read

Event Heroes: How One Journalist Is Uniting the European Tech Scene

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Mike Butcher—Founder…

Dec 03 2018 | 9 min read

20 Sales Acceleration Event Ideas

Nurture leads, generate pipeline and close deals with these sales acceleration event ideas. Featuring examples from leading brands like SAP,…

Nov 29 2018 | 10 min read

25 Creative Hackathon Ideas

Inspire your next hackathon with these 25 creative hackathon ideas. Featuring examples from TechCrunch, IBM and other leading brands.

Nov 23 2018 | 12 min read

10 Corporate Event Marketing Ideas

  Get inspired by these 10 corporate event marketing ideas that go beyond the typical trade show booth. Featuring cross-country caravans,…

Nov 13 2018 | 9 min read

Event Diversity: 6 Ways to Make Your Events More Inclusive

How should event organizers create more diverse events? Here are 6 tips to keep in mind, compiled with the help of…

Nov 04 2018 | 5 min read

New Study: Almost 70% of Professional Event Speakers are Male

  We analyzed event data from thousands of events over the past five years and discovered that events still have…

Nov 01 2018 | 3 min read

30 Denver Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Interested in planning an event in the Mile High City? Check out this list of 30 awesome Denver event spaces. Among…

Oct 30 2018 | 11 min read

8 of the Biggest Event Marketing Mistakes That Brands Have Made

  Making mistakes is a normal and expected part of life, but what happens when marketers make event mistakes that…

Oct 26 2018 | 6 min read

10 Event Ticket Types to Sell Out Your Next Conference

  Learn how to drive registrations and attract the right kind of people to your conference with this guide to…

Oct 23 2018 | 7 min read

20 Portland Event Venues Your Attendees will Love

  Portland, known as the City of Roses, is a place unlike any other. From 1911 parking garages to floating dance…

Oct 19 2018 | 9 min read

25 Creative Event Promotion Ideas

Inspire your event strategy with these 25 creative event promotion ideas. Featuring competitions, retargeting, celebrity ambushes and more.

Oct 17 2018 | 11 min read

Top 31 Websites for Event Planners

Find amazing event venues, create dazzling event swag, better manage and market your event strategy, and more with theses these 31…

Oct 12 2018 | 10 min read

10 Game-changing Online Event Registration Tools

What is an event registration tool? Which tools should you use to drive event registration? Find out in this round-up…

Oct 10 2018 | 8 min read

100 Tips for Selling Out Your Next Event

Looking to drive more attendance at your next event? Welcome to the most comprehensive guide to increasing event ticket sales…

Oct 08 2018 | 61 min read

The 31 Best San Francisco Venues for Your Next Conference or Meetup

San Francisco is an amazing city with a ton of exciting and unique venues to choose from. We’ve compiled a…

Oct 08 2018 | 11 min read

12 Registration Pages for Events That Convert

Inspire your event registration and ticket sales strategy with this list of 12 landing page examples. From INBOUND’s pricing design to…

Oct 03 2018 | 8 min read

13 Tips for Driving Event Attendance with Email Marketing

When it comes to promoting an event, few channels deliver results like email marketing. Learn how to drive event awareness…

Oct 01 2018 | 10 min read

20 Tips for Selling Tickets and Event Registrations Online

Selling out an event is no small task. In this guide you’ll learn partnerships, different marketing channels and key…

Sep 28 2018 | 16 min read

20 Orlando Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Orlando, known as “Theme Park Capital of the World,” is a venue haven for large events. And yes, in case…

Sep 26 2018 | 7 min read

How to Find the Perfect Location for Your Next Conference

Knowing how to find the right event venue is critical to any event marketing campaign. One of the most challenging…

Sep 21 2018 | 12 min read

Event Heroes: How One Tech Company Is Mastering Event Marketing

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Britta Schellenberg, VP…

Sep 17 2018 | 12 min read

20 Vancouver Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Looking to plan an event in the Hollywood of the North? Check out this list of 20 excellent event venues in…

Sep 14 2018 | 8 min read

10 Essential Event Promotion Strategies

Discover how to boost registrations for your events through social media, email marketing, SEO, video and more in this comprehensive…

Sep 11 2018 | 14 min read

10 Innovative Fundraising Event Examples

Inspire your donor engagement strategy with these 10 innovative fundraising event examples. Featuring puppies, haircuts and human-powered cars.

Sep 06 2018 | 10 min read

20 Houston Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Looking to plan an event in Bayou City? Check out this list of 20 amazing Houston event venues.

Sep 05 2018 | 8 min read

21 San Diego Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

If San Diego is the destination for your next event, first of all, lucky you. Second of all, let us…

Aug 31 2018 | 10 min read

Event Heroes: How to Create a Blockbuster Conference

Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Stephanie Hannah, the…

Aug 30 2018 | 8 min read

4 Effective Examples of Twitter Event Promotion

Using social media to promote your next live event? Of course you are. In this blog post we highlight the…

Aug 23 2018 | 6 min read

4 Tools For Finding Event Venues and Spaces

Having trouble finding the right space for your event? Looking to impress clients and fast track engagement? Here are 4 incredibly…

Aug 22 2018 | 5 min read

55+ Event Planning Resources From Event Experts

If you’re responsible for event organizing or marketing, you are probably over-stressed, constantly busy and lacking the resources you need…

Aug 22 2018 | 36 min read

10 Tips for Choosing The Perfect Conference Venue

Whether you are running a conference for customers, partners or a larger conference, the right space makes all the difference….

Aug 13 2018 | 4 min read

The Modern Marketer’s Pre-Trade Show Checklist

Planning on attending an upcoming trade show? Not sure where to begin? We’ve come up with a eight-step checklist…

Aug 10 2018 | 7 min read

5 Successful Tips for Twitter Event Promotion

Why should you promote your events on Twitter? How can you craft the perfect hashtag, and how can your event…

Aug 09 2018 | 6 min read

10 Powerful Social Media Tools For Events in 2018

Organizing your next event? Looking to increase social media traction and engagement? Here are 10 powerful social media tools for events…

Aug 03 2018 | 8 min read

Event Heroes: How to Build a Successful Event Brand from Scratch

Each month we interview an events professional that is doing something amazing. This month we spoke with Vasil Azarov, Co-founder…

Jul 30 2018 | 11 min read

26 Atlanta Event Venues that Your Attendees Will Love

Looking to plan an event in the Hollywood of the South? Check out this list of 26 amazing Atlanta event venues.

Jul 27 2018 | 10 min read

3 Effective Strategies for Keeping Donors Engaged at Your Next Event

Hosting an event fundraiser or stewardship event? Check out these tried and true tactics for keeping your sponsors engaged. 

Jul 25 2018 | 7 min read

5 Reasons to Send Your Staff to Industry Events

On the fence about sending your staff to an event? In this post we’ll explore why it just might…

Jul 20 2018 | 4 min read

How to Evaluate Your Event Technology Stack

Are you using the right tools to achieve event success? We’ll review how you can evaluate your event technology…

Jul 16 2018 | 4 min read

20 Tips for Encouraging Event Attendees to Network and Have Fun

Need more ways to have people mix and mingle at your event? Check out these 20 tips on how to encouraging…

Jul 13 2018 | 12 min read

11 Lessons Learned From Organizing a Global Conference Tour

GetResponse has hosted global conferences across the world. In this post, the GetResponse events team shares some of their biggest…

Jul 11 2018 | 7 min read

How to Massively Boost Event Registrations with Event Retargeting

In this post, you’ll discover how to leverage retargeting to boost your event marketing strategy through tips, examples and case…

Jul 03 2018 | 8 min read

10 KPIs for Measuring Attendee Satisfaction

We all know attendee satisfaction is key to event success, but how do we measure it? Learn which KPIs are…

Jun 27 2018 | 8 min read

The Largest Event in B2B Tech Is Taking Over the World

Each month we interview an events professional that is doing something remarkable. This month we spoke with Dayna Rothman, former…

Jun 20 2018 | 10 min read

7 Tips for Nailing Venue Management

These venue management tips will help venue managers exceed at their roles and event professionals understand venue management more.

Jun 08 2018 | 8 min read

How to Plan a Crypto or Blockchain Conference: The Ultimate Guide

Looking to host a crypto or blockchain conference? Check out these tips on planning a crypto conference as well as…

Jun 07 2018 | 9 min read

What Is The Best Event Management Software?

Event organizers now have the luxury of choosing from a variety of event software solutions. The question is: which is…

Jun 04 2018 | 7 min read

How Events Fit Into a Multi-touch Marketing Strategy

Trying to grab the attention of your potential customers? Learn how to use events as a part of your multi-touch…

May 31 2018 | 9 min read

Enterprise Event Marketing: The Definitive Guide

As businesses scale, their needs do as well. In this guide, we will review how enterprise organizations can approach event…

May 25 2018 | 8 min read

What is B2B Event Marketing?

Looking to create an event strategy but not sure where to start? Read this guide to learn how to best…

May 23 2018 | 6 min read

25 Ingenious Offline Marketing Examples

Inspire your marketing strategy with this list of 25 creative offline marketing examples. Featuring examples from Facebook, Starbucks, Nissan and more.

May 17 2018 | 14 min read

25 Innovative B2B Event Marketing Ideas

Discover how you can take your events strategy to new heights with these 25 innovative B2B event marketing ideas.

May 14 2018 | 11 min read

40+ London Event Venues Your Attendees Will Love

Last updated on 6 November 2018. So you’ve decided to host an event in the capital of England? We’ve put…

Apr 27 2018 | 15 min read

Event Check-In: 10 Tips To Make Your Events Run More Smoothly

A stellar check-in process sets the tone for the rest of your event. Follow these tips to ensure a smooth…

Apr 26 2018 | 7 min read

Event Heroes: How to Curate a VIP Event Experience

Each month we interview an events professional that is doing something amazing. This month we interviewed David Campbell of Stableview…

Apr 23 2018 | 6 min read

How to Plan A User Conference: Tips From Event Experts

What goes into planning a user conference? Gain tips from event experts who’ve successfully launched and scaled their own…

Apr 18 2018 | 6 min read

20 Event Registration Websites That Drive Conversions

Learn how to drive conversion through your event registration website in this list of website examples from leading brands. Get…

Apr 04 2018 | 13 min read

20+ Washington DC Event Venues That Your Attendees Will Love

Last Updated 12 July 2018. So you’ve decided to host an event in the historic capital of the USA? We’ve…

Mar 16 2018 | 9 min read

12 Tips for Building a Conference Agenda

As an event organizer, how do you build the perfect agenda? Read these tips on how to build a conference…

Mar 12 2018 | 7 min read

Why You Need Event Management Software

What is event management software? What is the best way to use it? And generally speaking, why do you need…

Mar 01 2018 | 8 min read

How to Find the Best On-site Management Software

We interviewed Boomset—a leading event software—to discuss what you should look for when searching for the best event…

Feb 23 2018 | 41 min read

How to Build the Ultimate Event Marketing Stack

The most successful organizations are leveraging event marketing stacks—comprised of event management software, marketing automation software and other technologies—…

Feb 07 2018 | 4 min read

Virtual and Augmented Reality: What Event Organizers Must Know

Virtual and augmented reality are changing the way that organizers, sponsors and vendors engage with attendees at events. Here’s the…

Feb 02 2018 | 10 min read

20 Boston Event Venues Attendees Will Love

  Looking for an amazing event venue in Boston? We researched 20 of the most popular and best reviewed venues to…

Jan 24 2018 | 5 min read

10 Surprising Social Media Tips For Promoting Events

How can you get more out of your social media event promotion strategy? Check out these tips for Facebook, LinkedIn,…

Jan 18 2018 | 9 min read

Event Data Security: The 2018 Guide for Event Marketers

Event data security is one of the biggest event trends for 2018, and rightly so. In this guide event marketers will…

Jan 15 2018 | 14 min read

[Infographic] How to Make Your Event Successful

What do the most successful event strategies share in common? How can event marketers make their events just as successful? 

Jan 09 2018 | 2 min read

How To Generate Pre-Event Hype with Content Marketing

Building anticipation is a key event success factor. Learn the ins and outs of pre-event content marketing to create sustainable…

Jan 04 2018 | 6 min read

2018 Event Trends: Predictions from 21 Event Experts

Event wisdom comes in many forms. Learn about the trends that will dominate the event space in 2018 from experienced industry…

Jan 03 2018 | 11 min read

How to Measure Audience Engagement at Professional Events

How can you measure the impact of an event on your audience? Is it even possible? Read on to unlock…

Dec 27 2017 | 6 min read

The Biggest Event Trends of 2018

What will 2018 have in store for the events industry? Check out our latest ebook on the biggest event trends of 2018…

Dec 22 2017 | 6 min read

Event Tools: The #1 Guide for Event Professionals

Welcome to the most comprehensive ungated list of event tools on the internet. Whether you are an event planner or…

Dec 19 2017 | 17 min read

How to Enhance Audience Engagement at Your Next Event

How do you ensure your audience stays engaged? Read this post to learn how to enhance audience engagement and take…

Dec 19 2017 | 8 min read

How to Grow Your Startup Event Marketing Strategy

No matter how large your company is, there’s room for events. Read on to discover the secret to growing a…

Dec 06 2017 | 8 min read

Increasing Event App Adoption: The Complete Guide

Your event app is a critical component of your event. In this guide you will learn how to increase mobile…

Nov 23 2017 | 11 min read

Email Marketing Automation: How to Sell Out Your Next Event

Email marketing automation makes event promotion easy. Learn how to get the most out of it in this quick guide.

Nov 20 2017 | 6 min read

20 Ways to Effectively Segment Your Event Email Marketing Data

So you’ve invested in an event marketing software for your upcoming event, allowing for a much smoother and efficient…

Nov 10 2017 | 7 min read

How to Find and Pick Amazing Event Vendors

When it comes to choosing show-stopping event vendors and suppliers, it can be difficult to know where to start. But…

Nov 06 2017 | 6 min read

20 Exceptional Event Email Marketing Examples

What makes an email exceptional? More specifically, what makes an event registration email stand out from the rest? This list…

Nov 03 2017 | 14 min read

10 Imaginative Event Marketing Examples From Google

When it comes to engaging with consumers, Google is a thought leader. The following examples demonstrate how the tech giant…

Nov 02 2017 | 8 min read

10 Stress-reducing Email Management Tips for Event Planners

Us event planners can easily get bogged down in email. Whether it’s from a co-worker, current client, or prospective…

Oct 31 2017 | 5 min read

20 Halloween Experiential Marketing Campaigns That Will Haunt You

When it comes to holidays, arguably none is better suited for experiential marketing campaigns than Halloween. After you check out…

Oct 26 2017 | 9 min read

How to Growth Hack Your Event with No Budget

How do you successfully growth hack an event with a shoe-string budget? In this interview, marketing guru Lloyed Lobo shares…

Oct 23 2017 | 14 min read

20 Wickedly Creative Corporate Event Ideas

Whether you are trying to create a stunning user conferences, galas or pop-ups—how can you make organization stand out…

Oct 11 2017 | 7 min read

15 Email Marketing Tips for Event Marketers

According to the Event Marketing 2018 report, email marketing is the single-most effective channel for promoting events. Are you emailing effectively?

Oct 09 2017 | 8 min read

Event Marketing 2018: Benchmarks and Trends

We recently surveyed over 400 mid- to senior-level event marketers about the future of the industry. The result is Event Marketing 2018:…

Sep 26 2017 | 2 min read

8 Proven Event Management Tips for Corporate Event Venues

B2B event marketers live and breathe the events world. From planning private parties and team away days to meetings…

Sep 19 2017 | 7 min read

How the She Leads Conference Increased Revenue by 212%

“The purpose of this conference is to empower women and provide them with the skills and confidence to self-identify as…

Sep 18 2017 | 4 min read

How HubSpot Uses Live Events

Learn how HubSpot leverages events to solidify their position as one of the top inbound marketing software companies in the…

Sep 05 2017 | 3 min read

How The Drum Saved +100 Hours Of Event Marketing Labor

The Drum has a simple mission: inspire marketers to change the world. However, it can be difficult to make that…

Aug 31 2017 | 4 min read

White Label Event Apps: What You Need to Know

Event apps have become integral to event marketing strategies. Yet a recent update to the Apple App Store has caused…

Aug 29 2017 | 2 min read

10 Salesforce Tips For Event Marketers

I’ve always wondered if cleaning a tiled floor with a single toothbrush was actually possible. Well, I’m sure…

Aug 22 2017 | 7 min read

The Top Event Marketers to Watch in 2018

There are thousands of people working to reshape professional events and how they factor into both B2B and B2…

Aug 08 2017 | 26 min read

The CMO’s Guide to Account-Based Event Marketing

Account-based event marketing empowers businesses to be more efficient in sales acceleration and ultimately in closing deals. In The CMO’s…

Aug 02 2017 | 3 min read

B2B Lead Generation Strategies for Events: Cari Goodrich

We recently spoke with Cari Goodrich, the Senior Director of Global Marketing Programs at Looker. Looker is a business intelligence…

Jul 21 2017 | 19 min read

Account-Based Event Marketing: 15 Powerful Tips

As a child, I absolutely loved the toy store. It took a lot of self-control to not throw every single…

Jul 06 2017 | 9 min read

Live Event Lead Generation Guide: Advice from Marketing Gurus

One of the most thrilling aspects of attending live events is getting to speak face-to-face with people who are equally…

Jun 28 2017 | 7 min read

15 Awesome Event Software Integrations for Event Marketers

You are in the middle of organizing the most incredible event the digital marketing community has ever seen. Your speakers…

Jun 26 2017 | 11 min read

20 Tips for Creating an Effective Partner Marketing Event Strategy

Certain marketing initiatives take a lot more resources and capital than a single company can afford. This is especially the…

Jun 19 2017 | 11 min read

Event Software Buyer’s Guide: How to Compare Event Platforms

If you’re searching for event technology, there are a few things to keep in mind in order to select…

May 22 2017 | 8 min read

Why Event Gamification Is Not What You Think It Is

Along with live video and chatbots, gamification is one of the most talked about event trends at the moment. Even…

Apr 21 2017 | 8 min read

30 Seattle Event Venues Attendees Will Love

We have venue directories for Chicago, Los Angeles, New York City, and Boston (among others). We’re glad to finally cover…

Apr 19 2017 | 9 min read

3 Reasons Why Marketers Need to Be Creating Live Video at Events

When it comes to maximizing event promotions with social media, event marketers are facing new challenges in their roles. Ever-changing…

Apr 11 2017 | 4 min read

30 Chicago Event Venues That Attendees Will Love

From music, to sports, to politics, Chicago is one of America’s most vibrant and exciting cities. Overflowing with diversity…

Mar 30 2017 | 9 min read

15 Event Planning Job Boards to Find Top Talent

Looking to hire an event marketer for your company? Maybe you need a set of extra hands to manage your…

Mar 29 2017 | 6 min read

Event Data: Advice from Hubspot, Wistia, Zapier and CMI

Pop Quiz! If you could magically transfer relevant data from your event platform to your sales platform without relying on …

Mar 01 2017 | 5 min read

How LABOV Designs Amazing Training Events

LABOV is a marketing, communications and training agency and Bizzabo customer. We’re pleased to share their advice on creating…

Feb 14 2017 | 9 min read

Why In-Person Events Embody The Fundamentals Of Marketing

In a world saturated with digital messaging, it’s no surprise that many consumers enjoy in-person interactions. According to one…

Feb 07 2017 | 4 min read

The Marketing Leader’s Roadmap To Live Events

When it comes to marketing, all roads lead to live events.

Feb 01 2017 | 5 min read

Facebook Live for Event Marketers: The Complete Guide

Whether you work at a marketing agencies or are simply in the business of marketing events, Facebook Live is a…

Jan 30 2017 | 10 min read

10 Prioritization Tips for Event Planners

When in planning mode, event managers have a million and one things to worry about. Time management and prioritization are…

Jan 20 2017 | 4 min read

How to Hire And Train Your First Event Marketer

Last Updated January 13, 2017.  Despite what Simon and Garfunkel may sing, no person is an island in the world of events…

Jan 11 2017 | 7 min read

Become An Event Planning Ninja: The Organizer’s Guide to Event Data

Today, more data has been created in the last few years, than in all other periods of human history combined….

Jan 04 2017 | 1 min read

The Title Change Event Planners Have Been Waiting For?

As the event industry evolves, shouldn’t the titles that are associated with them do so, as well? That’s…

Dec 12 2016 | 4 min read

How To Build Vibrant Online and Offline Event Communities

Of the average Chief Marketing Officer’s total B2B marketing budget, live events account for 24% of annual spend. That…

Dec 09 2016 | 7 min read

How Event Chatbots Could Forever Change The Industry

Allow me to introduce you to ELIZA. ELIZA is my therapist. Given that she was designed in 1966, it’s understandable…

Dec 08 2016 | 7 min read

How Gig Economy Services Can Improve Event Experience

Just last year 33% of Americans participated in some form of independent work and the number of participants in what’s…

Dec 07 2016 | 5 min read

Put The Phone Down: How To Get Attendees To Engage At An Event

Admit it, you’re glued to your smartphone. You use it to reply to work emails when you’re spending time with…

Nov 23 2016 | 3 min read

Event Website SEO: How To Optimize An Event Website For Search

Each month the Bizzabo hosts a webinar aimed at helping event organinzers better market and manage events. A recent webinar …

Nov 16 2016 | 5 min read

5 Brands That Used Event Email Design To Drive Registrations

In a recent study of professional event organizers, the majority of respondents indicated that email marketing was the primary channel …

Oct 27 2016 | 4 min read

How To Use Excel: 6 Formulas, Tips And Tricks For Event Planners

Excel is the bane of many professional’s existence and it is a godsend for many others. For event organizers who…

Oct 26 2016 | 5 min read

6 Event Project Management Tools To Help You Work Smarter

Post-Its, paper checklists and spreadsheets aren’t the ideal event project management tools for the modern event organizer. With distributed…

Oct 21 2016 | 6 min read

3 Tips For Event Planners To Communicate Well With Stakeholders

Picture this, you’re walking around office when a senior executive stops you and asks for a status update about…

Oct 19 2016 | 4 min read

Three Methods To Engage Attendees Before An Event

A great deal of “ink” has been spilled educating event marketers about how they can engage attendees during an event….

Oct 06 2016 | 4 min read

Why To Start Generating Videos To Promote Events

Event marketing. Such a huge challenge right? If there’s one thing we learned from The Event Professionals Survey it’…

Sep 02 2016 | 3 min read

How To Email Potential Event Sponsors That Will Get A Reply

Event sponsors can mean the difference between organizing a profitable event, or not. Sponsors can add uniquely valuable experiences to…

Sep 01 2016 | 3 min read

25 Uniquely Stunning Los Angeles Event Venues

The entertainment capital of the world, Los Angeles, boasts an eclectic set of attractions from the Hollywood walk of fame,…

Aug 29 2016 | 7 min read

How To Build Engaging Event Communities With Slack

For those who may not know, Slack is a messaging app that allows for friendly collaboration through instant messages. The…

Aug 25 2016 | 6 min read

10 Metrics Event Planners Should Track for Event Success

How do you know what ticket type resonated best with event attendees? How well does your event website resonate with…

Aug 10 2016 | 5 min read

The Event Planner’s Survival Toolkit: 24 Great Event Planning Tools

Event tech tools have become an integral part of any savvy event planner’s  survival kit. They help to manage events…

Aug 09 2016 | 7 min read

30 Stunning Miami Event Venues Perfect For Your Next Event

Miami is a bustling city rich with cultural heritage, an international hotspot where people work hard but play harder. With…

Aug 08 2016 | 7 min read

Five Psychological Principles to Increase Registrations

Event marketers aren’t psychologists, but having a deep understanding of marketing psychology can persuade consumers to register for an event.  …

Aug 05 2016 | 4 min read

28 Paris Event Venues Perfect For Your Next Event

Paris, the city of light and love is home to 2.5 million people, world-class food, and incomparable history. Home to historical…

Jul 29 2016 | 7 min read

31 Toronto Event Venues That Attendees Will Love

Canada’s largest city and North America’s fifth most populated municipality, Toronto, also called GTA (the Greater Toronto Area), is home…

Jul 25 2016 | 8 min read

Five Examples Of Outstanding Event Sponsorship Web Pages

Organizers can attest to the harsh financial realities of planning conferences and events. From choosing the perfect venue to hiring…

Jul 14 2016 | 5 min read

Top Media Conferences To Attend This Year: Featuring Over 60 Media Events

In an ever-changing world, media remains a constant influence. Though forms of media change, its impact on our daily lives…

Jul 13 2016 | 9 min read

60 Most Influential Event Professionals To Follow Backed By Science

There are thousands of people working to educate and revolutionize the way people think about the events industry. We have…

Jul 08 2016 | 17 min read

3 SEO Principles To Boost Event Website Traffic

SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization. It often is the difference between an event website receiving thousands of qualified visitors…

Jul 05 2016 | 4 min read

30 Best Slack Integrations For Event Planners

Slack is one of the fastest growing technology companies in history, and for good reason. They make an instant messaging…

Jun 29 2016 | 7 min read

5 Examples Of Event Sponsorship Packages That Landed Big Brands

Sponsorships have become a financial cornerstone for most events. This is largely due to a discrepancy between the high costs…

Jun 16 2016 | 5 min read

5 Examples Of Winning “Convince Your Boss” Event Templates

We all know why attending at least one annual conference is a great idea. An opportunity to network, learn, share,…

May 26 2016 | 4 min read

How Top Marketing Agencies Create Memorable Experiences

Experiential marketing is all about bringing event attendees closer to the brand you are promoting. By juggling all the necessary…

Apr 27 2016 | 5 min read

What Every Event Planner Can Learn From The Ecommerce Industry

Most event planners have a unique desire to continually learn about their chosen profession and to consistently improve as a…

Apr 21 2016 | 6 min read

Ten Event Planning Associations Organizers Should Know

As an event planner, you are part of a multi-billion dollar industry that is constantly changing, innovating, and expanding. Keeping…

Apr 14 2016 | 9 min read

Four Examples Of Event Sponsorship Promotion Done Right

Since a significant amount of an event’s revenue is attributed to its sponsors, sponsorship can often make or break…

Apr 13 2016 | 6 min read

Nine Examples Of Outstanding User Conferences

Last Updated: July 26, 2017 Many of the most successful tech companies understand that a user conference can have a hugely positive…

Apr 06 2016 | 7 min read

Four Data-Supported Email Productivity Hacks For Planners

Once upon a time, I was responsible for a conference’s communications and event registration. For nine months, I badgered…

Mar 30 2016 | 8 min read

Three Proven Ways Organizers Can Improve Event Registration Rates

As an event organizer, you have quite a few responsibilities on your plate. From managing what is often a tight…

Mar 28 2016 | 6 min read

Event Metrics Data-Driven Organizers Need To Know

Most business decisions today are made after a careful review of quality data. The research organization, SINTEF reports that more…

Mar 24 2016 | 10 min read

Presentation Tips Organizers Should Share With Speakers

Whoever the guest speaker is, that person needs to have a certain amount of swagger in order to keep an…

Mar 18 2016 | 4 min read

Instagram For Events: How Event Planners Can Engage Millennials

Social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram can be a great way to promote events and engage attendees. It’…

Feb 25 2016 | 6 min read

2016: The Best Events For Event Planners

Note: This list is continuously updated. Last updated on June, 27th, 2016. As an event professional, you already know that it…

Feb 22 2016 | 13 min read

Creative Event Sponsorship Promotion Ideas For Event Planners

Sponsorships have become a financial cornerstone for most events. This is largely due to a discrepancy between the high costs…

Feb 17 2016 | 6 min read

Four Essential Tips To Find The Perfect Event Venue

Finding the right event venue can be challenging, even for the most seasoned event organizers. In a recent report on…

Feb 10 2016 | 5 min read

10 Things To Know About Weed Conferences

Marijuana legalization has been a controversy for decades, whether for recreational or medical purposes. As research with the plant progresses,…

Feb 08 2016 | 4 min read

Women’s Events Of 2016: Discover Over 50 Incredible Events

Over the last few years, women’s only business events have becoming increasingly popular. This comes as no surprises as…

Feb 03 2016 | 15 min read

How To Set Event Planning Goals To Achieve Success

If you’re reading this, you might think you already have event planning goals in mind. But the truth is,…

Feb 01 2016 | 4 min read

Breakout Sessions: How To Create Memorable Experiences

Most sizeable conferences provide opportunities for breakout sessions – that’s when participants are broken up into smaller groups after a…

Jan 28 2016 | 5 min read

How To Build An Event Registration Page That Attendees Enjoy

The event registration page is an often overlooked part of the attendee experience. In many instances, event registration pages are…

Jan 15 2016 | 4 min read

San Francisco Venues Attendees Will Love

San Francisco has a lot going for it. Not only is it a hub for technical innovation and creativity; it…

Jan 13 2016 | 14 min read

How to Plan a Corporate Event

What is the most valuable resource for any company? The employees. People are what separates a successful company, from ones…

Jan 12 2016 | 5 min read

Essential Event Sponsorship Emailing Tips

For some event organizers, the revenue generated through event sponsorship makes up about 80% of total revenue. That’s a lot…

Jan 12 2016 | 6 min read

Securing Event Sponsorships: How To Get Sponsors For An Event

Last Updated: October 25, 2017 Event organizers have a problem. In order to attract attendees to a paid event, ticket prices must…

Jan 07 2016 | 4 min read

Essential Tips To Plan An Event Or Conference Series

Whether your event series is spaced out throughout the country or scheduled on back-to-back dates, running it can be a…

Jan 05 2016 | 6 min read

How To Know When It’s Time For A User Conference

If you’re in the marketing department for a medium sized tech company, you’ve inevitably had discussions about the…

Dec 18 2015 | 6 min read

Event Registration Software: Everything Organizers Should Know

Last Updated: February 17, 2016. Professional event planners have a unique position of power that they have never before had. Today, as…

Nov 10 2015 | 11 min read

10 Tips to Be a Better Event Planning Consultant

For you, events are like works of art: each starts as a vision. From this vision, you carefully lay out…

Nov 04 2015 | 8 min read

Lessons From History’s Greatest Event Organizers

We often look to history to learn from others’ successes and mistakes. In fact, some of the best pieces of…

Oct 29 2015 | 5 min read

How To Develop An Effective Content Strategy For Events

Developing a content strategy for your events can help bring value to your customers so they keep coming back. The…

Oct 13 2015 | 7 min read

Event Pricing Strategy: 5 Tips Sell Out Your Event

Pricing your event is an important component of your event planning process. Setting the right ticket prices can actually increase…

Oct 09 2015 | 4 min read

Event Ticketing 101: 5 Tips For Event Organizers To Sell More Tickets

Achieving a sold-out event is the goal of any event planner. Ticket sales is a main revenue stream for many…

Sep 29 2015 | 5 min read

How to Use Marketing Personas To Increase Ticket Sales  

Marketing personas (sometimes referred to as buyer personas) are fictional representations of ideal customers from various demographic groups. Personas can…

Sep 18 2015 | 5 min read

4 Tips To Write A Stand Out Follow Up Email

It’s probably obvious, but most people aren’t going to respond to the first email we send them.  So…

Sep 03 2015 | 4 min read

10 Unique Event Venues in Canada

Coast to coast, Canada has some of the most inspiring event locations in the world. Equipped for small gatherings or…

Aug 20 2015 | 3 min read

10 Email Hacks to Increase Event Ticket Sales

Although our world is advancing in many areas of technology, email still remains a constant in our lives. It has…

Aug 11 2015 | 8 min read

The 30 Best Event Venues in Australia

Australia is the country that nearly everyone wants to visit. While the country is traditionally known for it’s sunshine,…

Aug 05 2015 | 9 min read

100 Must Know Tools For Event Planners: The Ultimate Toolbox

Last updated April 17, 2017. We’ve all been there: searching Google for the magic tool, app, platform, piece of software that…

Jul 08 2015 | 1 min read

5 Facts You Must Know About Event Attendees

In order to create a truly successful event, conference, or meetup you must understand your event attendees. When a company…

Jul 03 2015 | 4 min read

7 Ways To Be A More Creative Event Organizer

Creativity allows us to invent, innovate and inspire. It’s a quality that every person inherently possesses and yet many…

Jul 02 2015 | 5 min read

8 Event Registration Principles To Delight Attendees

There are many important elements to consider when planning an event. From deciding on the venue to finalizing speakers and…

Jun 28 2015 | 5 min read

15 Gorgeous European Event Venues Planners Should Know

From hotels to ski resorts to indoor rainforests, here is a list of some of the best and most unique…

Jun 24 2015 | 4 min read

38+ Amazing Corporate Event Venues in North America

Whether you’re planning a large-scale conference, a mid-level event, or just a small meeting, we know that choosing the perfect…

Jun 19 2015 | 9 min read

How Event Organizers Can Use Freelancers To Boost Productivity

Hosting the perfect event involves hours upon hours of planning. From responsibilities such as contacting venues and caterers, or even…

Jun 17 2015 | 8 min read

15 Empowering Women’s Conferences In 2015

The events in this list are awesome, but for a more recent list, check out our Ultimate Directory for Women…

May 26 2015 | 6 min read

10 Event Planning Tips From Quora Experts

Quora is an online community where people ask questions and experts answer them. Unlike other question and answer platforms like…

May 22 2015 | 5 min read

40 Incredible Tools To Maximize Event Photos

According to a study by MDG Advertising, content with visuals attracts 94% more views than content without visuals (Click to Tweet)….

May 20 2015 | 10 min read

30 Conference Presentation Tools To Help Speakers Wow Attendees

Get ready to explore 30+ tools to designed to help event organizers, and speakers create and manage engaging conference presentations. 

May 06 2015 | 9 min read

20 Must Attend Conferences And Events In Dallas

As they say, “everything is bigger in Texas.” That goes for business conferences and events as well. In order to…

Apr 27 2015 | 4 min read

Increase Event Ticket Sales With 10+ Marketing Tips

You can’t have an event without people. Boost your attendance with these these 10 effective and proven tactics for increasing ticket…

Apr 17 2015 | 11 min read

9 Principles For Building A Beautiful Event Website

You know when you see a good event website. It’s attractive, easy to navigate and displays properly across all…

Apr 13 2015 | 5 min read

Event Marketing: 7 Innovative Services To Create An Event Logo

A company’s logo is synonymous with its signature. Golden arches? McDonalds. Green mermaid? Starbucks. Bright blue bird? Twitter. A…

Apr 01 2015 | 3 min read

6 Keys To Respond To Negative Attendee Feedback

“The event ran late.” “Your speakers weren’t engaging.” “I will not be returning.” These kinds of comments can kill…

Mar 27 2015 | 4 min read

5 Reasons Why Your Event Website Needs A Blog

If you’re an event planner reading this, perhaps you already realize that blogging can be an incredibly useful tool…

Feb 27 2015 | 4 min read

The Complete Guide To Event Management Terms

The events industry is so big and diverse that it can be hard to keep track of all the event…

Feb 20 2015 | 1 min read

7 GIFs Only #EventProfs Will Understand

Take a break from reading about best practices and learning about the latest app that will save you time. Today,…

Feb 13 2015 | 2 min read

8 Great Free Image Resources For Your Event Website

Whether you’re building your event website, or promoting an event on social media, you need high-quality images as part of…

Feb 03 2015 | 2 min read

10 Amazing Ski Resorts For Your Corporate Event

Looking for the perfect off-site meeting location that will also give attendees access to some winter fun? Well, look no…

Jan 29 2015 | 4 min read

Using Canva To Make Your Events Look Better

Event planners already know that social media promotion plays a key role in gathering attendees for an event. Creating beautiful…

Jan 22 2015 | 5 min read

6 Tools To Collect Post-Event Media

After an event, a great way to evaluate its success is by seeing what attendees had to say. There are…

Jan 14 2015 | 4 min read

The Guide to Essential Event Planning Terms – Part III

Welcome to the third installment of our ongoing series of essential terms for event professionals. This time, we’re focusing…

Oct 22 2014 | 5 min read

The Guide to Essential Event Planning Terms – Part II

Based on our experience gained from working with over 4,000 events, we know all you event planners out there have a…

Aug 12 2014 | 3 min read

17 Awesome Events We Wish to Attend

Working in the events industry, we know a thing or two about up-and-coming events. We asked the modest, hardworking, passionate,…

Aug 07 2014 | 6 min read

The Guide To Essential Event Tech Terms – Part I

When I started familiarizing myself with the events industry, one thing made itself very clear: the event industry is a…

Jul 22 2014 | 3 min read

The Top 10 Event and Conference Venues in the UK

Here in the UK we are lucky to have a variety of truly unique event and conference venues, each offering…

Jul 15 2014 | 3 min read

The Top 21 British Speakers Rocking It On A Global Stage

Eventbrite thinks globally, and that’s no different here in the UK.  That’s why we’re always proud…

Jun 18 2014 | 2 min read

13 Empowering Conferences No Woman Should Miss

After writing The 100 Most-Wanted Speakers at Tech Conferences, it brought to light some very relevant issues not only in the…

May 22 2014 | 4 min read

Using LinkedIn to Promote Your Next Conference

As the #1 business networking platform, LinkedIn is a powerful resource to promote your conference or event. It’s an ideal…

May 20 2014 | 3 min read

Top 25 Most Engaging Speakers at HR Conferences

Human Resources related conferences have some of the most engaging and interesting speakers, because, lets face it, nothing is more…

Apr 29 2014 | 2 min read

Top 25 Jaw-Dropping Marketing Speakers

April showers may bring May flowers, and with spring right around the corner, it also brings event season. As part…

Apr 21 2014 | 2 min read

The 100 Speakers Who Should Be at Tech Conferences

A list of 100 speakers who we hope to see more often at tech conferences. 

Mar 21 2014 | 4 min read

8 Tips to Minimize Your Conference Planning Costs

No matter how big or small your budget, conference planners are always trying to save some dough. There are simple…

Feb 12 2014 | 3 min read

The 25 Must-Follow #Eventprofs

www.thenextweb.com Here at Bizzabo, we strongly believe in quality over quantity. On Twitter, it is much more valuable…

Jan 24 2014 | 5 min read

The Networking “Unicorns”: How to Find the Super Connectors

We’ve read about them in tons of fairytales. They’re mystical, they’re glamorous, they’re freakin’ unicorns!  But…

Jan 17 2014 | 2 min read

10 Event Apps Every Event Planner Needs

Event planning can be stressful. While you’re wading through endless checklists and last-minute mishaps, it can be hard to make…

Dec 16 2013 | 3 min read

The 5 Types of Media Members You Meet at Events

Based on 3,000+ conferences and hundreds of thousands of event goers, who have made almost a million social interactions, the Bizzabo…

Dec 02 2013 | 1 min read

The Importance of Face to Face Meetings [Infographic]

Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social networks have revolutionized the way we interact with one another, deconstructed physical barriers and…

Jan 08 2013 | 1 min read

Networking as a College Student – Dispelling the Common Myths

When you’re a college kid, people are constantly giving you advice. You expect to figure out what you want…

Nov 22 2012 | 2 min read

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