03 | Sep
Decibel Exclusive: early bird access to Super Bowl 50 “Bucket List” packages

You know it and we know it: Super Bowl 50 is gonna be madness. Wall-to-wall, sold-out, jam-packed, tailgate-of-a-lifetime madness. And if you want an amazing ride on the pigskin boat, you’ll need to book your experience early. Way early. We got our hands on a couple of lux, customizable package deals for Super Bowl fun, […]

31 | Aug
Think Like an Interior Designer: Five Tips to Make Small Event Space Look Bigger

Not everyone can afford the event space of their dreams, but with a few simple tricks based in the science of depth and size perception, you can make the most of an undersized room.

27 | Aug
Private Beta Alert: Blokks Plans to Make Festival Timetables Pretty & Embeddable

A quick Thursday morning heads-up for event tech nerds: keep your eye on new micro-feature startup Blokks, which aims to tackle the event timetable.

24 | Aug
Crowd Dynamics: How to Prevent (and Survive) a Human Stampede or Crowd Crush

Human stampedes are tragically common in certain parts of the world, namely India, where heavy population density and a high tolerance for crowded spaces create gnarly conditions that can easily turn deadly. But stampedes and crowd crushes are by no means limited to the Third World, as shown by last year’s New Year’s Eve stampede […]

20 | Aug
Throwback Thursday: Five Early Event-Industry Patents from the Wayback

Event production doesn’t exist in a bubble, but rather skates the edges of many different fields: stage design, audio-visual, marketing, catering, and a dozen other things, and its advancement has been dependent on the evolution of technology in its sister industries. This #tbt, we take a peek into a couple event industry patents from days […]

17 | Aug
Event Theme Design Inspiration: Stained Glass

This week, we’re inspired by the incorporation of stained glass into spacial and event designs. The design world went pretty single-color for a while there, but we’re seeing (and loving) a lean back towards more vibrant, daring palettes. We’ve collected a little mood board of beautiful images with inspiring prismatic decor. Monumenta 2012 One of […]

13 | Aug
Tips & Tricks: How to Rent a Public JumboTron

The word “JumboTron” is actually a trademarked brand name owned by Sony, though one that has become synonymous with all mega-sized televisions, particularly those mounted in stadiums and public squares. But you knew that already. What you didn’t know is how to get your marriage proposal, event announcement, or congratulatory message up there. Who do […]

10 | Aug
Three of the Most Unique Expos Happening in Vegas This Fall

Click your heels and say it with us: “there’s no place like Vegas”, a playground of shwag bags and call girls that plays host to some of the most hilariously specific events in the world. The Las Vegas Souvenir & Resort Gift Show These people are avant garde event planning geniuses. This event is like, […]

06 | Aug
Four Moments of Zen All Event Production Pros Have Experienced

There’s more than one kind of zen, grasshopper. And in an industry with such a strong penchant for tossing up curve balls and all-nighters, where there are such extreme alternating periods of high-energy intensity and then low-energy, we glimpse those moments of nirvana perhaps more often than most.

03 | Aug
The 10 Best #eventtech Tweets from July 2015

The #eventtech trend is anything but over, with event professionals turning increasing attention to integrating apps, wearables, and other hot-button technology into their event experiences. Most notably, this month saw the launch of the Paper.li #EventTech Daily site, cataloging the best #eventtech news from Twitter and around the web, and the venue and shortlist announced […]

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