Eventelligence Report: April 15, 2016

Eventelligence Report

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!


The size of furniture matters: increasing the size of lunch tables improved working performance by 10%. PCMA

72% of customers would rather attempt to solve a problem themselves than pick up the phone (so help them help themselves!) Kissmetrics


Eventelligence quotables


Science! Live Music Reduces Stress
By Michael Pinchera, Plan Your Meetings
Scientific study proves the positive biological response to live music. With all the recent talk of mindfulness at meetings, live music can be beneficial for ensuring that attendees are relaxed and more receptive to content.

Why Facebook’s Video Updates Matter for Event Pros
By Mitra Sorrells, BizBash
Facebook recently announced the ability to stream live video on events pages and we’re eager to see how event professionals incorporate this into their events.

BONUS: Facebook Will Soon Let Everyone Stream Live Video from Any Device
What does this mean? Envision your event page with live video directly from the attendee’s perspectives. Slap a GoPro on my forehead and anyone can be part of the experience!

How to Use Snapchat for Events
By Danna Schwerdt, TSNN
Snapchat is gaining speed (at a monumental rate) as a social media marketing tool. If you’re curious how Snapchat works and how it could benefit your events, check out this article!

The Event Managers Profession: Myths and Reality
By Valeria Paskaleva, Genioso Event Magazine
Event managers are more than wedding planners. Here’s an excellent look at what all #eventprofs do. Great article for those interested in joining the event professional’s world!


Two Cities Gearing Up for the National Conventions
By Jennifer Hansler, ABC News
Cleveland and Philadelphia will play host for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions in less than four months. One of the foremost concerns is for the safety of all involved. Here’s an in-depth look at some of the arrangements being made to ensure attendee well-being and a positive experience.

A Venue Connecting People With Their Pets
By Danna Schwerdt, Ungerboeck Software International
The Purina Event Center is a venue built with the sole purpose of connecting people with their pets.  The Purina Event Center plays host to canine and feline shows, competitions, fundraisers, and so much more. Learn more about how this venue has embraced their niche market!

Ticketmaster and Eventbrite to Sell Tickets via Facebook
By Jason Hensel, IAVM
The efforts to provide a more seamless purchase experience and sell more tickets will now occur on Facebook. This allows events to contain the experience to where audiences already are.

Inside Google’s Plan to Make VR Amazing for Absolutely Everyone
By David Pierce, Wired
We’ve touched on VR and how it could affect venues and although we don’t think it will ever replace the real thing, it’s good to know where this technology is headed (and embrace it!)

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