INTRODUCING 10 Event Trends for 2017

The most popular outlook for the event industry for 2017

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OVERVIEW What you need to know to stay ahead in event design, technology, marketing and venue selection.

The hottest event trends for 2017 and beyond.

  • Learn About New Developments in the Event Industry

    Identify the most important updates all successful event planners should be aware of.

  • Be Inspired by Revolutionary Examples

    Real life event examples sharing best practice.

  • Discover the Tools For More Effective Events

    Find out what matters when it comes to running more successful and effective events.

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CHAPTER DETAILS What You'll Find Inside

  • Stay Ahead of the Competition

    How to achieve the wow factor with wise venue choices, strong digital and social presence, solid meeting design and forward thinking tech selection.

  • Event Technology

    Eventtech remains an integral and exciting part of the event mix. Learn about the top trends and hottest startups around.

  • Event Design

    A journey of exploration and discovery into where strong event design is heading in 2017.

  • Destination and Venue Selection

    Discover the mega trends emerging in venues and destinations during these dynamic, complex and ever changing times.

  • Event Social Media and Digital Marketing

    10 of the most powerful digital marketing strategies being used by the most progressive events today.

  • The Original Trends Report

    Often imitated but never surpassed; make sure you access the original and most comprehensive trends report in the event industry.


MEET THE AUTHOR Julius Solaris

Julius Solaris is the editor of Started in 2007, is a popular blog worldwide for event professionals, covering topics such as event planning, social media and events, event technology, event trends.

He has been named one of 25 most influential individuals in the Meeting Industry in 2015 by Successful Meetings Magazine.


Becki Cross

Becki Cross is MD of UK based event management company Events Northern Ltd, established in 2004.

Organising conferences and corporate events is Becki’s passion and she enjoys incorporating event technologies and social media into the mix.

Becki is the Deputy Editor and Contributor to EventMB, her dream job alongside event planning!

Ruud Janssen

Switzerland based Entrepreneur Ruud Janssen, CMM, DES (1970) has been an innovator and game changer in the Hospitality and Meetings & Events Industry since 1994. Ruud is the founder of The New Objective Collective; a creative collective of visual thinkers, moderators and specialists at the intersection of communication, technology and strategy.

Pádraic Gilligan

Pádraic is currently Managing Partner at SoolNua, a boutique marketing consultancy helping destinations, hotels and venues with marketing, strategy and training for the MICE marketplace. Prior to founding SoolNua, Gilligan was Vice President of Ovation, MCI’s global DMC network and Vice President of Industry Relations at MCI. He has written and spoken all over the world on many aspects of meetings and events.

Nick Borelli

Nick Borelli, President and Strategist of Borelli Strategies, has been in the event industry since he was 14 years old. He specializes in digital marketing strategies through consulting, coaching, and brand communication management for events and event companies.

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