Enriching the event experience
EventInterface continues to revolutionize the planning experience for meeting planners and their attendees. Our newest tool, the EventInterface iPhone App enhances the attendee’s experience by placing all event data, communication tools and event social media at their fingertips. “The App was designed to seamlessly fit in with our online management tool.” said Rod Bridges, company CTO and App...
OK, perhaps calling this the ultimate schwag is a bit deceiving, it is however just a tad bit extravagant (OK, insanely extravagant) but fun knowing about. A trend seems to be emerging of planners and hosts using Butler services at events. And we’re not talking personal events, but full-fledged corporate meetings and conferences. Florida-based White Glove Services does just that via their Butlers...
An invitation hard to resist
This summer, Seattle celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair. We thought this would offer us a great opportunity to take a fresh new look at the city, and boy, we are not disappointed. Seattle is a vibrant city with fabulous venues, amazing new exhibitions, an exciting food scene, and attractions galore. With so many unique options to attract attendees and entertain them...
Welcoming our newest Advisory Board Member- Dave...
EventInterface.com is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Saunders to the Company Advisory Board. Dave brings more than 20 years of experience and success in driving profit improvement, leading business growth, establishing and scaling operations and building operationally-focused teams. He has served a variety of industries including technology products and services, manufacturing,...
The third installment in our coaching series on how to manage an event from start to finish. This time we’re talking event logistics: http://ping.fm/OGdA2
Beaux Arts Elegance, Distinguished Service
If you are looking for an intimate event or meeting venue offering distinguished service, do we have a place for you! Located in a 1903 landmark Beaux Arts building at the crest of Beacon Hill in Boston, the XV Beacon (call it the “Fifteen”) is a place you must consider. Read the full story here: http://www.eventinterface.com/blog-article?id=40
It has been a few weeks since we posted anything in the Schwag section of our blog. Sadly we haven’t come across any fun or cool new items to be featured. I did however discover a recipe for homemade dog biscuits our K-9 companions actually love. A bit off topic but fun to share, so instead of a great gift for speakers and attendees, here’s a gift you can make for your own four-legged friends....
Forget 5 diamonds, this resort wows with a 5...
With over 10,000 square feet of meeting space; room for groups of up to 250, 149 sleeping rooms, three spectacular penthouse suites, and unparalleled service, this resort should be on everyone’s list looking at hosting a meeting in British Columbia, Canada. Read all about this fabulous property in the EventInterface Resource Blog at http://www.eventinterface.com/blog-article?id=25
Not down and certainly not out in Paris: tales...
Behind me a guitar was being tuned. The tuner then addressed the crowd and launched into the Rod Stewart version of “Sailing”. He was truly terrible and gave the lie to Tanenbaum’s thesis that music on the underground leads to a decrease in crime. I, for one, harboured dark violent thoughts and stared fixedly at my iphone screen as he sought compensation, sticking a to-go cup in my face. I was...
Social media and events. This week’s tips by Al...
MY TOP 5 SOCIAL MEDIA TIPS: 1. Know your audience! Are they Facebook and Twitter users? Are they using social media more on a professional level, using LinkedIn may be a better solution? Use the solution favored by your audience. 2. Develop meaningful content and give followers a reason to come back and read your posts, even repost your messages to their networks. 3. Actively recruit people to...
Hero or Villain? The true identity of the DMC! →
Understanding what Destination Management Companies do. Read all about it at the link above.
Europe's Best Kept Secret →
The inhabitants of this city have always been aware of it, and now the rest of the world is discovering this bustling city. It ranked third on the list of National Geographic Traveler Magazine’s 109 most authentic destinations worldwide. We think this city should be considered by any meeting planner wanting to host a meeting or conference in Europe. Read all about it in the EventInterface Resource...
Social Media and Events - Maria Lago →
We just posted the next submission in our Resource Blog Series on how planners around the world use and evaluate their social media campaigns. This submission is by Maria Lago, President of Three/Events & PR in Westchester, NY.
Free “Plan and Manage Events like a Pro” online...
Learn how to plan and manage events like a pro by participating in this complimentary series of workshops, hosted February 7 through March 13, 2012, and brought to you by EventInterface. Click below for more information and to register. Limited availability per workshop! Each interactive online workshop will last for one-and-a-half hours. You will learn from examples, receive helpful hints and...
500 bags helping a great cause →
More than 500 old bags supporting a great cause. Read all about this fabulous event at: http://www.eventinterface.com/blog-article?id=15. Pictures and story courtesy of AZRedBook.com.
Social Media and Events - Cas McCullough →
We have asked planners around the world to share their top social media advice, and how they evaluate the success of their campaigns. This EventInterface Resource Blog series will highlight their answers. Read the first submission by Cas McCullough by following the link above.
Want to engage your event committee? →
If you are looking to engage your event committee, involve them in the creative process, you should consider this activity. Read all about it on the EventInterface Resource Blog by clicking on the link above. .
Fire, snow and explosions galore. →
Looking for a truly unique team building experience? Ever wondered how movie special effects work? How do you combine both? Boy, do we have a place for you!
Hotel Negotiations 101
HOTEL NEGOTIATIONS 101 On many occasions volunteers are given the responsibility to plan a meeting or event. They have little or no experience, no hotel relationships or negotiation experience, and no budget to hire a professional planner. Unfortunately this can cost an agency dearly. Volunteer planners sign contracts not fully understanding the repercussions to the organization they represent....
CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY, ECO-FRIENDLY AND CLASSIC...
Do you want an awesome combination of cutting-edge technology, eco-friendly amenities, and classic design? The Bently Reserve Conference Center in San Francisco boasts a truly versatile collection of spaces that can accommodate almost any meeting. Combined with the world-famous Banking Hall, it’s a stunning venue for both conferences and private gatherings. The conference center offers...
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Manage your events better! →
Want less stress? Plan your events better? Save time managing? Join us for an online demo and see how EventInterface can help you plan better in 2012.
UWPIAA Tucson Reception →
Please join Arizona UWP alumni for a reception on Friday, January 20 in Tucson, AZ. Blanton and Betty Belk will be on hand, along with members of the Up with People International Alumni Association Board of Governors to discuss the University of Arizona Up with People Archive project, including a special gala dinner taking place on March 16th, 2012.
AFP January Educational Luncheon →
Hear the inspirational and moving story of Ben’s Bells and learn: • Why it is difficult to be kind • How we can practice kindness with our donors and ourselves • How choosing kindness can affect each relationship along your journey in life
UWPIAA Scottsdale Reception →
Please join Arizona UWP alumni for a reception on Saturday, January 21 in Scottsdale, AZ. Blanton and Betty Belk will be on hand, along with members of the Up with People International Alumni Association Board of Governors to discuss the University of Arizona Up with People Archive project, including a special gala dinner taking place on March 16th, 2012.
Stylish New Year's Eve Party →
Wonderful tips for hosting a stylish New Year’s Eve Dinner Party. Story by Ina Manaster reported on AZRedBook.com.
EventInterface Google+ Page →
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