DB's take on event industry trends

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Top event trends to watch in 2017

20 Dec 2016

As we bid goodbye to the past 12 months, we’re turning our crystal ball towards the coming year in an effort to predict the top event...

Fact: Successful events have good Wi-Fi

30 Sep 2016

If I had a magic formula to predict the success of an event, I would probably be very rich. The fact is, there are multiple elements at work and...

Using Apps and Interactive Menus to Make The Most of Your content

30 Sep 2016

We’ve been making apps for customers for over 10 years – from simple solutions that pull together designated content into an...

Virtual reality: On every event planner’s radar in 2016

26 Sep 2016

This time last year, it wasn’t obvious what virtual reality’s (VR) entry point into the events industry would be. What a difference...

How to use social media to boost event marketing

12 Sep 2016

The world of event planning may well be a challenging one at times but the buzz of successfully organising a memorable event is one which keeps...

B2B marketers still favour face-to-face meetings at trade shows

05 Sep 2016

There’s no denying the giant leaps that technology has afforded the event industry over the years, nor the many more exciting advancements...

Time to add event tech to exhibitor manuals?

03 Aug 2016

Exhibitor manuals are packed with vital information - from detailed build and breakdown timings or traffic schedules, to order forms for...

Event technology takes the spotlight at London Tech Week

16 Jun 2016

In a landmark moment for the events industry, this year marks the first time event technology has been officially recognised by the organisers...

Technology's role in the events industry

13 Apr 2016

EventManagerBlog.com recently asked: ‘Will technology replace the event planner role?’ It’s a big question, and one that...

Major events enjoy 50% growth on 2015

04 Apr 2016

March saw the return of the Event Production Show (EPS) and International Confex at Olympia London - two major shows that feature in the diaries...

Experiential impacting UK events sector

07 Mar 2016

We’ve been working in experiential marketing for a while and are pretty at-home with what it entails - namely creating a strategy built...