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Do-it-yourself Online Event Management and Digital Marketing Tips to Help Your Organization Succeed

Email Marketing Reigns Supreme – Long Live the King!

A 2014 marketing survey of over 2,000 digital marketing organizations showed unwavering support for email as a major marketing channel.  In fact, many organizations planned on increasing spending and growing their email marketing programs in 2015. 88% of digital marketing organizations currently use email marketing 68% of marketers believe email is core to their business 58% […]

Herding Cats With Event Management Software

Event management can sometimes be like herding cats. Getting that stampede of attendees into one location and registered into the right program and event  slot  takes true grit, talent and planning.  With so many event add-ons like lunch and dinner selections, tee-shirt sizes and end of day mixer schedules – it can be a major […]

5 Quick Tips: Event planning

Holding a marketing event is a great way to showcase your product or service to a captive audience who are attending because they are already interested in your wares. Follow these 5 Quick Tips to create an event that will get potential customers to convert and clients to become brand evangelists. 5. Find your audience […]

Uncle Kage explains Furries, Furrydom and Fursuits

Since 2006, Anthrocon has been held in Pittsburgh. A yearly event with attendance that is steadily increasing, Anthrocon is the world’s largest Furry convention, which saw over 5,500 attendees in 2013. So what’s a “Furry”? “One does not ‘become’ a Furry,” said Uncle Kage. “One is born with a fascination with animal characters; it is […]

Event Cancellations: Have a refund process in place

Q: How do I handle event cancelations? If a person pays with a credit card through Ennect Event’s built-in portal, can I credit the refund to their card? A: The best way to handle cancelations is to prevent them from happening! Obviously that’s a bit unrealistic, so it’s important your event site clearly states that […]

From Good to Great: Tips for Successful Events

  Many people use online event management tools. They save time and they project an air of professionalism. But is that all it takes to make the actual live event a success? Ah, if only life was that easy! Here are tips to make your next event as pleasant and productive as possible for both […]

Event Marketers Rejoice: Events Are Officially Back

Two recent reports from the trade show and convention industry give event marketing professionals reason to celebrate. The March 14th issue of B to B Magazine reported on the 4.1% growth in 2010 over the previous year of the CEIR Index which aggregates four event industry metrics: number of exhibiting companies participating, revenue, attendance, and […]

MBA Roundtable Uses Its Annual Event to Build Long-term Membership

The MBA Roundtable is a unique organization whose members comprise business schools from all over the world.  Established in 1995, the Roundtable helps MBA (master of business administration) faculty and program directors drive curricular change within their organizations by delivering events, publications, and research that enable members to openly share ideas with one another and […]

Event Planners Find Premium-rated Properties Around Pittsburgh

If you’re an event planner who’s looking for top-rated venues in or near Pittsburgh where you can host your special guests, you might consider the ones below.  On the 2010 AAA (American Automobile Association) list of highly-coveted Four and Five Diamond Award recipients, many of these venues are repeat winners. The AAA rating system is the only […]

Event Supports Student Entrepreneurs in Ohio

The 9th Annual E CITY Awareness Breakfast is coming soon:  Tuesday, April 13th, at 7AM. This is a cool organization and if you’re a fan of entrepreneurship and live in Northeastern Ohio (or maybe even western PA) and want to support a good cause, check it out here: http://ennect.com/e1060. E CITY is a non-profit organization that teaches students entrepreneurial, […]

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