Author Archives: Julius Solaris

About Julius Solaris

Julius Solaris is the editor of EventManagerBlog.com, he is an international speaker and author of The Good Event Registration Guide and Event App Bible.

The Best Posts of August 2014 on @EventMB

Time for our monthly roundup of the hottest articles on your favourite event blog. Whoever said that August was quite a low intensity month was dead wrong. Here at EventMB we got our good dose of controversy, innovation, inspiration and education, If you were busy planning your next… Read more

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10 Terrific Event Startups To Explore For Your Next Event

Here is a collection of the most promising startups providing technology solutions for events. Be inspired by these helpful tools. The Event Tech scene is in turmoil. It’s just news of last week that DoubleDutch closed another successful round of investment at $19.9M. Earlier in August… Read more

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20 Attendee Retention Tactics to Keep Them Coming Back

How do you make sure that attendees will come back next year? This post shares some astute tactics to keep your guests loyal for life. While wandering on Twitter, I spotted an interesting tweet by an @EventMB follower: “Less than 10% of attendees came back from last year at our annual… Read more

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10 Signs You Are Hiring an Awesome Conference Speaker

Hiring conference speakers ain’t no walk in the park. In the socially-techy world we live in, requirements for hiring speakers changed dramatically. Here is what you should look for when hiring conference speakers. Do you remember when selecting speakers was super easy? Most of the traits of… Read more

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The Best Posts of July 2014 on @EventMB

Time for our monthly roundup of the hottest articles on your favourite event blog. July was full with tips and tricks, inspiration and creativity to innovate your next event. In case you were busy planning your next event, here is a roundup of… The Best Posts in July 2014 1. 5 Feelings… Read more

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5 Feelings That Make the Event Magic Happen

What makes people gather, enjoy and talk about events? Here are five universal feelings that make normal events become outstanding. Have you ever attended an event that was great, so great that you keep telling your colleagues or friends through the year? Probably you have. Yet is highly… Read more

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Social Media and Events: We Need Your Opinion

Social Media are changing the way events are marketed and experienced. We would like to ask for your help and fill in a quick questionnaire. The good news is that we are working on a new project about social media and events. The even better news is that we want you to be at the center of… Read more

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5 Cool #EventTech Tools Waiting For Adoption

Not all event technology was created equal. This post looks at revolutionary technology that is yet to make an impact in the event industry. Do you recall that moment when you looked at a brand new, mind-blowing tool or software? Do you remember thinking how the event industry was going to… Read more

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6 Fresh Event Startups To Watch This Summer

Event professionals love technology and startups love the event industry. Here are six apps you may not know of that will help you run smoother events. A study from the Convention Industry Council calculated that the contribution of the meetings industry to the worldwide economy is in the… Read more

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The Best Posts of June 2014 on @EventMB

Time for our monthly roundup of the hottest articles on your favourite event blog. June was packed on great tips on Social Media, Productivity, Sustainability and Event Planning. In case you were busy planning your next event, here is a roundup of… The Best Posts in June 2014 1. 10 Things… Read more

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