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8 tips for getting more publicity for your events
BizBash
Publicity pros stress the importance of creating exclusive content, targeting select press, and taking the long view when it comes to relationships.
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CREATIVE INSPIRATIONS


When an event becomes a legend: Inside SXSW
MeetingsNet
What started out as a music conference and festival in Austin, Texas, South by Southwest attracted 700 people in 1987. Since then, SXSW (known locally as "South by") has grown into a world-class event that drew some 47,000 creative personalities in music, film, technology, and a wide range of industries with an even wider range of job titles, to Austin.
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Biodegradable/Sustainable Serveware. Stylish and elegant. Can be used for off-premise catering, receptions, pool-side parties, airplane or boat service, picnic baskets and more. Attractive but not expensive.
 


Steal this: Forbes Star Awards
Catersource
Grab some star-powered inspiration from this swanky awards celebration, hosted by MGM Resorts Events.
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What would a Game of Thrones wedding look like?
The Knot
Watch any episode of Game of Thrones and you'll understand what we're talking about. Golden goblets and other regal details on the show are perfect majestic wedding elements – minus the whole Red Wedding thing.
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Butterflies and rainbows girly garden party
Hostess with the Mostess
What has hundreds of legs, a rainbow of colors and is buzzing with awesome ideas? This butterflies and rainbows girly garden party! Supriya of Horseshu Magic planted the seeds for this amazing party, leaving no flower pot unturned in creating all of the adorable sunny details!
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INDUSTRY TRENDS


17 ways to use Google Glass at events
BizBash
Google Glass is Google's entry into the wearable technology market. The headset puts a virtual high-resolution display over the wearers right eye, which according to Google looks like a 25-inch screen seen from eight feet away. The hands-free system is integrated with other Google products like Gmail, Calendar, Plus, and Hangouts, and it can be used for search, navigation, phone calls, voice text, photo and video recording, video conferencing, and more.
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The rustic revolution: The popular wedding style is undergoing changes
Special Events
The rustic look and its cousin, vintage, have ruled the wedding design roost for some time. And while the look continues to be a hit with bridal couples, top wedding planners see some changes coming.
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BEYOND BUSINESS


Must-take wedding photo checklist
Real Simple
A week or so before the ceremony, supply the photographer with a list of moments that are important to you. Pick and choose from these 79 photo ops, keeping in mind that each shot should take about four minutes.
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Event app survival guide: Dos and Don'ts
Event Manager Blog
Event apps are hot, very hot. There are lots of providers, with tons of features to choose from and everything seems possible. And while we await the upcoming edition, the amount of providers and features will probably only have added up.
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4 proven tricks to get Facebook likes on your business posts
By Emma Fitzpatrick
Getting likes on your business's Facebook posts may seem like throwing spaghetti against the wall. You know some sticks and performs really well, while others just flop. As far as the why, it's a mystery. Thanks to a recent study, part of the mystery has been cracked. Trust us, using these scientifically supported tips and tricks will help you get more bang for the same amount of time spent. Learn the top four data-proven tricks to help your posts on your business's Facebook page get more likes, comments and impressions below.
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How to drive sales from Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter
Small Business Trends
Social media may have been thought of as a fad even up to 2-3 years ago, but it is apparent now that networks like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter can be major sales drivers for small businesses. By targeting your messaging to your specific niche or local area, social media can be a great way to reach your market in a new way.
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Important deadline reminder: Scholarship applications due March 31!
NACE
Check out the new revitalized scholarship program! The Foundation of NACE is thrilled to announce a wonderful relationship with The International School of Hospitality (TISOH) for continuing education and additional scholarship opportunities including the renewed Richard Stuttman Fund to assist with taking the CPCE Exam. View all scholarship opportunities and deadlines at http://www.nace.net/scholarship.
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Registration is open for Jewish wedding trends webinar on April 2!
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Do you know the latest trends in Jewish & interfaith weddings? Get the knowledge you need to appeal to this niche market! From stunning décor to elaborate menus, Sheryl and Cigall have all of the hottest tips for the 2014 wedding season. Today's couples are incorporating their cultures and personal tastes into their weddings. Join the Business of Weddings webinar series "Jewish Wedding Ceremony and Reception Trends" featuring Sheryl Daboosh and Cigall Goldman, Mazelmoments.com on April 2 at 2pm ET/11am PT. Register by April 1 for early bird price.


 

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