08 | Feb
The most promising event startups you should be following in 2016

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 […]

04 | Feb
The Best #eventtech Tweets from January 2016

Virtual reality beaches, upmarket event transport services and live event streaming apps: Here’s a quick roundup of January’s most interesting #eventtech Tweets.

28 | Jan
Unique Event Formats: CityDash

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 […]

25 | Jan
High-tech prototypes: futuristic event design projects guaranteed to make you feel old

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.

21 | Jan
The 5 Most Terrifying Experiential Marketing Vehicles of All Time

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 […]

18 | Jan
Get it in gear, event people: the 2016 SEGD Design Awards submission deadline is Jan 31

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 […]

14 | Jan
SuperBowl 50 like a boss: Decibel’s still got last-minute premium packages

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 […]

11 | Jan
Cooooool: Panasonic Unveils World’s First High-Speed Projection Mapping System at CES 2016

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 […]

07 | Jan
15 Must-Follow Pinterest Boards for Event Producers

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)?

04 | Jan
Tips for Forming Event Production Partnerships in 2016

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.

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