Events are one of the hot-button categories for new apps and startups this year, and some of the concepts in the earlier stages of development have us excited. We’re taking a look at some businesses that are recently charging out of the gate and into the public sphere, so some of these apps aren’t yet […]
This is part of Decibel’s series on Unique Event Formats, where we feature off-the-beaten-track approaches to event organization, and some of the more interesting ways event producers are bringing people together. Everyone has super agent fantasies, man. Don’t tell us you’ve never wanted to hand someone a manila envelope under a Viennese bridge. Or back-handspring […]
As the maker revolution revs into high-gear, the future of spatial and experiential design is being built by small studios and labs experimenting with a medley of digital and IRL technologies. The results are pretty inspiring.
No, man. Promotional vehicles are not whimsical client engagement tools. They’re harbingers of fiery doom. They’re existential crises imbued with motive force. Behold: The Wienermobile Look, hot dogs are delicious, OK? No one around here’s saying otherwise. But there’s a certain amount of willful ignorance involved. Every time you wrap your lips around an over-processed […]
It’s that time, brothers and sisters. There are two weeks left to submit your best experiential project for consideration at the SEGD awards. If you’ve never heard of SEGD, allow us to enlighten you: the Society for Experiential Graphic Design describes themselves as “the global, multidisciplinary community of professionals who plan, design, and build experiences […]
We know how it is. You were busy. End of the hear holiday hustle and all. Happens to the best of us. Sometime back in October you heard someone mumbling about sporting events, but you were knee-deep in candy corn all, “SuperBowl? Ain’t nobody got time for that.” How quickly the seasons roll on. Now […]
CES, king of consumer electronics trade shows, wrapped up this weekend in Vegas, naturally breaking all kinds of attendance records. Running for nearly half a century, the CES 2016 edition drew 170,000 attendees, with 3,800 exhibitors covering almost 2.5 million square feet of floor space. Hot diggety. Obviously, there was was some sweet gadgetry on […]
It’s time for your Social Media winter refresh, and that means checking out some new feed this year. So which Pinterest accounts are on the event professionals’ must-see list (besides ours, that is)?
In their annual end-of-the-year survey, Special Events Magazine identified the key business improvements measures event professionals are planning to adopt in 2016. Top of the list? 51% of respondants said they’d primarily be looking to form partnerships with copacetic service providers.