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A Legend Who Doesn’t Sit Idle – Billy Idol

Sometimes when we hear or read certain words we instantly associate them with an image in our head. If you hear the word “cake” your mind may associate it with “birthday.” Someone may associate the word “wedding” with “cake” as well. We’re all different so it makes sense we would think of different associations. However, […]

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Kick-Start Your Conference With an Energizing Opening General Session

Starting your general session with an impressive opener is key for creating an experience that attendees will remember. If planned well, this beginning segment of your conference or meeting has the potential to grab attention, establish engagement, and energize attendees for many weeks following the event. By working with Innovative Entertainment our clients get first seat access to our best tips, tricks and ideas for creating unforgettable opening general sessions.  Today […]

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MPI and San Diego State University Develop Meeting & Event Management Graduate Program

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) and the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced in December 2017 that they will collaborate to create the first graduate-level degree program offered in the United States focused on meeting and event management for mid and senior-level professionals. In addition, they plan to […]

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The Three Hottest Live Event Trends of 2017

Feeling retrospective, we’ve pulled together a list of our top 3 favorite live event trends for 2017. Each one is something that made events memorable, forward-thinking and/or interactive. As we race towards a New Year, we think that elements from each of these trends will carry into 2018…what do you think? 1. Pop-Up Shows Ever feel a chill down your spine when you hear something announced, […]

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3 Stellar Event Planning Facebook Groups to Join + Why

Looking for new ideas or have a 2018 goal to connect with other event planners? Simply log on to Facebook, the megalith of social media sites, type in “event planners” in the search bar, and click the spy glass to find a list of groups who share the same professional passion. At the top of the list, […]

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Innovative Entertainment Is Coming To The Special Event 2018, New Orleans

TSE, also known as The Special Event conference, will be held from January 30th to February 1st, 2018 – held this year at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. Geared towards special event businesses and event professionals, TSE provides opportunity for people in all areas of the live events industry to come together, learn […]

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The 2018 Grammy Nominations Are Announced

On January 28, 2018 the 60th annual Grammy Awards will be handed out from Madison Square Garden. Artists the likes of Jay-Z, Kendrick Lemar and Bruno Mars lead the pack when it comes to sheer numbers of nominations this year. A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), is an award presented by The Recording Academy […]

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New York City Welcomes the National Retail Federation Expo

From January 14-16th, 2018, New York City will host one of the most important events for retailers. The National Retail Federation Expo (NRF Expo) brings together all parties involved in retail for an incredible time of learning, networking, and innovation. From Amazon.com Inc. to Bed Bath & Beyond, Inc. to Louis Vuitton North America, Inc., […]

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Holiday Hipsters Bring Cool To Christmas: A New Twist On An Old Fashioned Tradition

December is finally here which means that holiday festivities can begin! We love that December activities often focus on events with family, friends, and co-workers celebrating the season. During these special times, you definitely want to make your gathering one that guests will never forget. What better way to do that than by having the Holiday Hipsters bring ‘all the feels’ to your event with a holiday performance and […]

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What Is A Keynote Speaker And How Do I Choose One?

It’s true that the keynote speaker can make or break your event. Attendees will remember the impression the speaker made – they may post about it on their various social media. They may even decide whether or not to attend your event based on the speaker. You will need to choose carefully, so start by considering […]

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