Hybrid and virtual meetings are becoming commonplace, but both event planners and attending audiences are split on the issue of virtual attendance. In the fourth annual American Express Meetings and Events Report, “hybrid meeting technologies” – in other words, partial in-person attendance coupled with partial virtual audience attendance – were names as one of the […]
We know, we know, in 2015, most immersive brand experience are tech-driven – it’s hard to find one that isn’t – but these five feature cutting-edge experiential technology at their core.
We scoured the web for the best event invitation design around. Teepee Invitation Every element of this letterpress wedding invitation, designed by Device Creative, is killer: the copy, the idea, the whole thing. “Event planner Lisa Vorce wanted a custom invitation that would create conversation and excitement about her clients’ upcoming Native American-inspired wedding in […]
Good event managers do it all: they understand the principles of marketing, they can respond to crisis situations with relative equanimity, they can deal with people and wrangle details. It’s a career path that’s part tactics, part technical experience, part money management, part psychology, and part grit. That being the case, when we sat down […]
If you love the 1920’s as much as we do, you’ll recognize the intricate geometric patterns and glittery, high-contrast colors of the art deco style. After such a long period of single color, “flat design”, we find the ornate detailing refreshing. Lighting Chandelier by Hector Guimard This gorgeous piece is available via Westland London. Vintage […]
What flies at run-of-the-mill events doesn’t translate to the geek conference sphere. Here are four tips to help you stay away from the most common pitfalls.
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, […]
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.
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.
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 […]