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New Audiovisual Tech Boosts Meetings

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Cruise passengers aboard Royal Caribbean’s Oasis of the Seas ship participate in a viewing (Photo courtesy of Royal Caribbean International) Great tools are available for planners on a strict budget Event professionals need to be mindful of a client’s budget, so they’re often tasked with making every dollar go a long way. When cutting corners,…

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New Petya Ransomware Attack Reminds Event Professionals to be Careful Out There

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A new computer virus threat is sending event professionals scrambling to secure documents as breaches are being reported by organizations large and small across the world. The ransomware, being called NotPetya because of the computer code used, takes a similar approach to the WannaCry attacks in May that locked documents on as many as 75,000…

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Glastonbury Music Festival Display Screens Powered by Pee

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This year’s Glastonbury Music Festival in Pilton, England, is using urine to power display screens throughout the event. Yes, you heard that right—power from pee. Bristol Bioenergy Centre (BBiC) at University of West England has developed a technology that can use human urine and convert it into energy. This is not the first time Glastonbury…

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Google Adds Event Search Tool

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Between juggling open tabs on Eventbrite and endlessly scrolling through Yelp events, many have come to view searching for an event as a cumbersome time drain. On the other side of the coin, planners are often concerned about not getting proper exposure and budgeting for overpriced ad space on social media networks. Google’s new event…

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Etouches Acquired by Equity Firm

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Cloud event management software provider Etouches has been acquired by HGGC, a private equity firm. Etouches’ cloud platform makes event planning easier by bringing together all of the many aspects of organizing an event, including  venue sourcing, marketing, registration, logistics. Etouches also allows planners to analyze their event’s performance with data-driven features that provide real-time…

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