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Event Planners, Get More Out of Your Paid Speakers in 3 Easy Steps

By |October 5, 2017|

This is the first part of a three-part series by Shane Brethowr, founder of Overflow Story Lab, about how to make the most of your event speakers before, during and after the event. External speakers are expensive. In fact, they can be one of the most costly elements of an event, typically ranging from $5,000 [...]

The Venue Series: Austin, Texas

By |September 7, 2017|

  This is the fourth post in our "Venue Series," where we share our favorite event venues in cities across the U.S. and explain why we love them. It's no secret that Austin, Texas is an economic powerhouse. According to The Milken Institute, a non-partisan think tank, Austin ranks second on its 2016 list of “Best Performing [...]

3 Event Strategies B2B Can Learn from Consumer Brands

By |August 17, 2017|

  A Red-Bull Flugtag event is very different than an SAP user conference. A Michael Kors fashion show is very different than a Salesforce roadshow. While all of these companies are trying to bring customers and prospects closer to their brand, the way B2B and B2C companies approach their marketing and events strategy is quite different. And [...]

The Venue Series: Chicago

By |August 10, 2017|

This is the third post in our new "Venue Series," where we share our favorite event venues in cities across the U.S. and explain why we love them. Nestled on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan, Chicago's rich culture, diverse neighborhoods and plentiful green spaces provide ample opportunities to host a one-of-a-kind event. Not familiar [...]

Battling Event Fatigue: 5 Curveball Ideas To Enliven Your Next Event

By |August 3, 2017|

For modern event marketers, pulling off a great event takes more than selecting a great venue, good food and an impressive speaker lineup. Production and logistics details also play a major role in an event's success.The challenge for any event prof is coming up with ideas to keep events exciting and engaging. Fresh out of ideas [...]

The Venue Series: New York City

By |July 6, 2017|

This is the second post of our new "Venue Series," where we share our favorite event venues in cities across the U.S. and why we love them. The sheer number of event venues in Manhattan is mind-boggling. When you expand that to Brooklyn, your head just might explode trying to find a perfect spot for [...]

5 Easy Steps to Make Your Events More Accessible

By |June 22, 2017|

We often like to stress the importance of choosing a unique venue for your events, but the more your stray from the traditional hotel-type venue the more you need to think about accessibility. Hotels are often already set-up to accommodate people with accessibility needs, but other venues may not be. On top of that, there [...]

Ask the Experts: How to Craft the Perfect Post Event Survey

By |June 13, 2017|

  For data-driven event marketers, post-event surveys have the power to produce some of the most valuable data to evaluate the success of your event and to help you create better events in the future. But creating the right level of insight goes far beyond plugging questions into an online form and hitting send—there's a [...]

The Venue Series: San Francisco

By |June 8, 2017|

  Your event venue is one of the most defining aspects of your event. It sets the mood, starts the conversation and gets people excited for the day ahead. So finding one that you and your attendees absolutely love is critical. That's why we are kicking off The Venue Series, where we share our favorite [...]

A Marketing Outsider Takes a Stab at #Events – A Tale of Persistence

There are a lot of things I love about DoubleDutch. The product, the people, the stocked fridges... for a girl from the deep south, it’s more than I ever imagined when it comes to a job. During my two years here, I’ve grown in ways I never thought possible. I’ve been forever changed for the [...]