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July 28, 2015

How Women in Event Marketing Stay Cool and Confident

Women in event marketing are a pretty confident lot, however, even the most self-assured can occasionally feel a twinge of panic before speaking at a conference or addressing the executive board. Following are six shareworthy tips from Event Marketer’s 2015 Class of Women in Event Marketing. (You can read our special report in the August...

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July 15, 2015

Q&A: My Black is Beautiful at Essence Festival

Event Marketer was in New Orleans where the weather was hot but the sponsor activations were totally cool at Essence Festival, a celebration of African-American culture that took place July 2-5. The Essence magazine extravaganza drew 500,000 men and women to the Big Easy for fun and frolic, music and dancing, but there was a...

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July 9, 2015

Crocs’ Funway Runway Digital Configurator Makes A Splash

Crocs on June 23 held a press event in New York City to promote its Funway Runway configurator, a social experience built on Twitter that allows fans of the brand to make a personalized fashion video and then share it with friends on social media. Consumers use the configurator to choose a model, their outfit,...

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July 8, 2015

How to Handle the B-to-B Event Venue Shortage

The big squeeze: booming economy + increased experiential spending It’s a problem most industries would love to have—so much business that there aren’t enough places to put it in. For b-to-b event marketers, that means convention centers in major cities are already booked up five, 10, as much as 15 years in advance. Key dates are...

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July 8, 2015

12 Tips For Locking Down An Event Space

Experts weigh in: How to navigate a tight venue market and secure a space for your events 1. Brace for sticker shock, especially the hotel rates. “Not only is the event industry strong, but transient business demand is very high in most major cities, too,” says Michael Hughes, managing director-research and consulting at the Event...

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