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Groupize Expands Software to Manage Increasingly Complex Meetings Schedules

Groupize Expands Software to Manage Increasingly Complex Meetings Schedules

Lauren Ward, Skift

Companies looking to track events of all sizes in a single platform may have found a solution in the Groupize 3.0 platform. Rules can be a good thing — especially when it comes to automating employee permissions and budgets.

4 weeks ago

Large Middle East Travel Fair Postponed Until Late June

Large Middle East Travel Fair Postponed Until Late June

Reuters

Unlike ITB Berlin, Arabian Travel Market is at least giving attendees enough time to make alternative arrangements.

4 weeks ago

New Jersey May Make It Legal to Bet on Esports Events in Bid for Tourism Dollars

New Jersey May Make It Legal to Bet on Esports Events in Bid for Tourism Dollars

Wayne Parry, Associated Press

About a billion people worldwide will watch someone else play a video game this year, either online or in person. It makes sense for New Jersey and other destinations to try to cash in on the action.

4 weeks ago

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New Skift Report: Weddings in a Digitally Native World – What Hotels and Special Event Venues Need to Know

New Skift Report: Weddings in a Digitally Native World – What Hotels and Special Event Venues Need to Know

Cvent Wedding Spot + Skift

The way that soon-to-be brides and grooms plan their weddings has undergone a digital transformation. Thanks to the emergence of search and the online availability of information, venues must engage with new tools to best express the essential part they can play in a couple’s special day — and maintain a competitive edge in this shifting industry.

4 weeks ago

Potential Coronavirus Links Lead to Cancellation of Golf, Cycling Events

Potential Coronavirus Links Lead to Cancellation of Golf, Cycling Events

The Guardian

Exchanges of fist bumps and kisses are being discouraged among athletes in various sporting events. No word yet on traditional pats on the butt, however.

4 weeks ago

Eventbrite Projections Falter Amid Coronavirus Impact on Events

Eventbrite Projections Falter Amid Coronavirus Impact on Events

Lauren Ward, Skift

Eventbrite reels in 2020 forecasts in light of event cancellations due to coronavirus. Despite performing better than expected in 2019's fourth quarter, the company's recent stock performance indicates a lack of confidence from investors.

1 month ago

Coronavirus Concerns Overshadow Eventbrite’s Strong Year-End Finish

Coronavirus Concerns Overshadow Eventbrite’s Strong Year-End Finish

Lauren Ward, Skift

Eventbrite closed 2019 stronger than expected, but the company's stock still stumbled after last week's earnings call. The events industry is clearly at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.

1 month ago

Puerto Rico Pushes Through Recent Setbacks to Win Over Event Planners

Puerto Rico Pushes Through Recent Setbacks to Win Over Event Planners

Lauren Ward, Skift

Puerto Rico is positioning itself as a global events destination, despite January’s seismic activity. With a new marketing campaign and multiple initiatives aimed at attracting planners and attendees, the island’s efforts are starting to pay off.

1 month ago

Cultural Experiences Add Competitive Edge to Co-Working: CEO Interview

Cultural Experiences Add Competitive Edge to Co-Working: CEO Interview

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

NeueHouse is set to grow and bring its intricate form of hospitality around the world. It turns out creating a truly customized experience for members is a lot of work.

1 month ago

Event Rentals Projected to Rise in 2020 But Coronavirus Cancellations May Add Uncertainty

Event Rentals Projected to Rise in 2020 But Coronavirus Cancellations May Add Uncertainty

Lauren Ward, Skift

Events are growing across the world, and rental companies are set to reap the benefits, particularly compared to their construction equipment and tool rental counterparts. Will fallout from the coronavirus outbreak dampen this momentum?

1 month ago

Fast-Growing Event Rentals Is Still a Very Fragmented Business: Is That a Bad Thing for Planners?

Fast-Growing Event Rentals Is Still a Very Fragmented Business: Is That a Bad Thing for Planners?

Lauren Ward, Skift

Event rentals are poised to grow throughout 2020, suggesting that event planners want no part of seeing this sector consolidate. Planners still prefer traditional procurement methods, with as many choices as possible.

2 months ago

Mobile World Congress Cancellation Over Coronavirus Is Foreboding Sign for Events

Mobile World Congress Cancellation Over Coronavirus Is Foreboding Sign for Events

Julius Solaris, Skift

The cancellation of a major event outside of China is a serious warning for meeting planners to take action to preempt concerns over the coronavirus.

2 months ago