2016 marks the inaugural year of the GEVME Xchange – an annual event where we connect event management and event marketing professionals.
Looking for inspiration on how to improve your sponsorship packages?
You’re here looking for refreshing ideas, hoping that it won’t be the same concepts that have been used repeatedly in events. Well, you’re in luck. Sort of anyway.
Here are 4 new ideas for you to consider when creating your next package.
What is the first thing you think about when it comes to events?
Is it the experience? Could it be the picturesque view that comes with the venue? Maybe it’s the food. Maybe it’s the way it resonates with you.
Think about the last time you’ve been to an event that appealed to you so much that you almost felt like it ‘spoke’ to you. Have that thought in your head? Good. Let’s proceed. Don’t worry if you can’t recall an event that fits.
We’ll explore the reasons why you should create a persona for your event that ‘talks’. Learn also why you should do so on a platform that has become an extension of our daily lives – social media.
I got a chance to visit the MICE Asia Pacific Exhibition 2015 held in Singapore last week – my first time. They had a stunning range of companies providing state-of-the-art technologies, event solutions and venues. Without ‘hazy’ skies to boot, I’d say it was quite the event experience.
Sometimes there are cases where you might want to add a fee or additional charge on top of the order which the participant is placing, e.g. it could be an admin fee, a booking fee, or a fee based on the payment method selected by the participant. With the new Fees feature, you can now do that.
People, people as far as the eye can see.
I wouldn’t mind having such a turn out at my next event. Who would?
For some of us, we have had the great experience of a full turnout. 100%.
For the rest of us, getting even 50% of our registered attendees to show up at the event can be difficult at times! Talk about event management.
Here are 3 tips on increasing attendance at your next event.
Scavenger hunts at your event sound crazy?
Will they help attendees interact with all aspects of your event?
Definitely – if you want them to.
What if you could do these on digital platforms without the hassle of logistics?
Start engaging your audience with gamification apps. Let them experience all that your events have to offer.
One of the ways to drive attendance to your events is ensuring that registration is easy. You could lose potential attendees by having a complicated registration process.
Here are 3 steps from our AREA framework to make the registration experience frictionless.