Event Manager Blog is the first blog for event professionals.
It was started on April 2007 by Julius Solaris, international speaker, author and former social media consultant for global brands.
It quickly became the most talked about blog about Event Technology Trends, Innovative Event Concepts and Social Media applied to the Event Industry. Thousands of event professionals from around the globe read EMBLog daily. The blog is also a reference for the event startup community, giving space to initiatives to support innovation in the event industry.
In 2010 the annual report ’10 Event Trends’ was born. For the next 4 years this was set to become the most viewed presentation ever to be created for the event industry. You can see the 2014 version here.
In March 2012 Event Manager Shop was born, an independent store dedicated to premium WordPress Themes designed for event professionals.
In May 2013 Event Manager Blog launched The Event App Bible, the most comprehensive analysis of event mobile apps. A strategic report featuring comparison tables and advice for those evaluating the purchase of a mobile app for their event. The report is free to download, no email required.
That was followed by the release in November 2013 of The Good Event Registration Guide, a free ebook with a compendium of 123 apps and an unprecedented analysis of their pricing.
Later in March 2014 the Event App Bible was updated with version 2.
The three ebooks have been downloaded as of May 2014 more than 30,000 times.
The blog has been widely referenced. It tops all the rankings in its category and it has become a point of reference for the event industry when it gets to innovation, inspiration and innovative technology.
The blog has been the heart of the Event Planning & Management Group a 200,000 professional community on LinkedIn that Julius Solaris founded in 2008.
Julius Solaris is the founder and editor of the Event Manager Blog. He is an international speakerand author on event event technology trends and innovation.
Following a list of current contributors of the blog:
Dr Cathy Key has been working in the event technology industry since 2002. She is now an independent consultant and writer for Online Registration Review.
Shawna McKinley is a sustainability specialist who believes in the power of events to make the world a better place. You can catch more about her adventures in event sustainability on her blog, Eventcellany.
Andy Johnston is president and creative director of The Idea Group and is a sought-after industry expert in developing ingenious ways to engage and motivate audiences.
Kelvin Newman organises BrightonSEO and a series of other digital marketing conferences which are among the fastest growing and most popular in the UK
Amy Capron is an event entertainment specialist who works for Scarlett Entertainment and has a passion for all things events! Find her on twitter
Ricardo Molina is Director of BrightBull. He has been working in the events industry for over 15 years now and his personal mission is to shake up the B2B and Events environment through inbound and content marketing.
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