Welcome to the weekly Eventelligence Report! Ungerboeck is always on the hunt for industry insights, facts, stats, quotes and whatever else we come across that might be useful, and it would be such a waste for us to keep it all to ourselves! Here’s our pick of what’s hot this week. Enjoy!
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Direct mail recipients are more receptive to messages from organizations they’ve previously done business with. United States Postal Service
Nearly 40% of children under 2 have access to a mobile device. Common Sense Media
“It takes a village to raise a mega event.” –Amanda Altaras, National Sales Manager, Visit Phoenix
“Visionary leaders embrace trends and use them as launch points for imagining a new future for their organization” –Scott D. Wiley, CEO, Ohio Society of CPAs - Secretary-Treasurer, ASAE
Great reads for event organizers
Three Tips On Increasing Donor Engagement
By Katie Bascuas, Associations Now
Anybody can luck into their own version of the Ice Bucket Challenge, but sustained donor relationships are another thing entirely! Check out what the implications of a new study on donor motivations might be able to teach you about keeping the spark alive!
Understanding Diversity’s Role in Meetings
By Marc Boisclair, Collaborate
It’s pretty tough to learn something new from a group of people who are exactly like you. Find out what you can do to encourage more diversity at your next event and how it can enrich the experience for all involved.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Event Photographer
By Becki Cross, Event Manager Blog
Images are the single most powerful type of content across all social media channels – for a few, there’s even the basis! Don’t miss out on your opportunity to capture that value with these expert tips.
4 Takeaway Tools For Attendees
By Traci Browne, Ungerboeck Software International
You put so much work into creating a worthwhile event, chock-full of valuable information and networking opportunities for attendees. But do they have what they need from you to really act on it once they get back to the office? Find out how to keep the magic alive from event marketing expert, Traci Browne!
Great reads for venue managers
Creating a Better Line Waiting Experience
By Jason Hansel, IAVM
What can you learn from freeskiing and paintball that will help you convince people that waiting in line isn’t all that different than laying on the beach? A lot more than you’d think!
Best Practice Exchange: Programming Magic
By Marlon Rodrigues, Ungerboeck Software International
Interested in a simple (and budget-friendly) trick that can help you create an engaging, interactive website that clients will notice? Thought so! Ungerboeck’s own, Marlon Rodrigues, shares one of his favorite tools to make it happen.
5 Ways to Attract Millennials to Your Arts Venue
By Jason Hansel, IAVM
Dress codes are out. Snacks and booze are in! Find out what else you need to know to attract a younger crowd.
Trade Show News Network Launches TSNN Venue News E-newsletter
A new, quality source for venue industry news and views? YES, please!