National Bike Summit

Putting Attendees’ Voices to Work

Looking to make some memorable videos from your events? A five-minute video from the National Bike Summit is a strong example of a simple, low-budget approach.

Wales

A Global Events Push

Wales marked its patron saint day with events in the U.K. and U.S. aimed at promoting it as a business events destination.

Why Your Marketing Needs Nurturing

Stop selling. The first step to getting prospective attendees to care enough about you to register is to show that you care about them.

Seth Godin

Make Change Happen: Seth Godin Stresses Importance of Innovation

Do work that matters for people who care. Create change. That’s the role of business events professionals, according to marketing guru Seth Godin. Godin captivated the crowd Monday at Convening Leaders Main Stage presentation, “You Can’t Be Seen Until You Learn to See.”

digital marketing

What Beyoncé and Jay-Z Can Teach You About Digital Strategy

Instead of giving the online audience the full concert experience, the most famous couple in hip-hop offered a small glimpse of the stage at a recent performance in South Africa. Event organizers can take a cue from the FOMO-inducing approach.

event marketing

5 Event Marketing Strategies to Focus on in 2019

We asked a handful of mdg’s in-house experts for resolutions to inspire your event marketing campaigns in the coming year. From leverage more behavioral data to international relationships to writing for robots, here are fives strategies to put into action.

Craft Beverage Expo

Expert Advice on Launching New Events, Rethinking Existing Ones

Kellie Shevlin of Craft Beverage Expo, David Audrain of Exposition Development Company, Britton Jones and Sharon Enright of NXT Events Media Group offer their advice about event planning and marketing that all organizers can use to make sure their events stay fresh, regardless of how long they’ve been in existence.