10 Event Industry Newsletters You Should be Subscribing To
For any newcomer to the entertainment and events industry the shear wealth of industry knowledge and experience available, both online and offline can be overwhelming. There are so many fantastic blogs and websites created by event professionals offering up inspiration and ideas, updates on the latest events and meetings, and wider industry developments, but not many of us have enough hours in the day to browse them all.
We have a solution. We’ve collated 10 of our favourite event industry email newsletters that will deliver all the news and inspiration you could want right to your inbox in easily digestible snippets. Though all overlapping in some way or another, each e-newsletter that we’ve chosen has its individual niche that should help you start building that all important foundation of industry knowledge in your given sector.
Based in New York, Bizbash focuses primarily on the event industry in North American making it particularly useful if you’re based in America or working mainly within the American events market. It also offers plenty of inspiration and creative ideas for planning your next event.
Available as daily news updates or a weekly digest, Bizbash is definitely one to subscribed to for top tips, news and ideas and event coverage in North America.
For the Techies!
Boomset offers a digital platform that allows you to effectively manage your guest list, design name badges and collate attendance stats, as well as offering mobile app check-ins and much more.
A company at the forefront of event tech, with Boomset’s email newsletter you’ll be the first to receive exclusive event management case studies, event planning ideas and the best ways to use event tech to its fullest.
Great for Networking Opportunities
3) Smart Meetings
Offering the latest meetings, travel and hospitality news, Smart Meetings offers informative reports across a number of different e-newsletters tailored to specific audiences. Their main weekly newsletter won them ‘Best Niche eNewsletter 2015’ and the 2015 Digital Niche Awards’.
When you join you get so much more than an email newsletter, you’ll also received access to educational webinars, networking events and their free monthly magazine.
4) Event Industry News
Organisers of Event Tech Live and the Event Technology Awards, Event Industry News have their fingers on the pulse of what’s going on in terms of not just event tech, but also events happening NOW. Also covering festivals and outdoor events, as well as meetings, conferences, exhibitions and brand marketing, their e-news is a great all rounder. It also comes with insightful guest blogs from some of the event industry’s top names.
5) C&IT Magazine
C&IT’s news bulletins are great as you can subscribe to specific e-newsletters relevant to your specific sector, ensuring you only receive the content you are most relevant to your interests. Whether you want to receive new venues and spotlight destinations, updates on global meetings or the association events sector, C&IT specific articles or a daily roundup of event industry news from around the world there is a newsletter for you.
For The Latest Trends
6) Event Magazine
One of our favourites, subscribing to Event Magazine's e-news is a must if you’re especially interested in experiential marketing news and the latest brand news and experiences. Offering a wealth of real life case studies, as well as innovative event ideas and inspiration, Event Magazine is fantastic for staying up-to-date, not just with wider industry news, but the latest trends in experiential and brand innovation.
Specialists in the international events industry this fantastic newsletter published by CAT publications really gets to the nitty gritty when it comes to international industry news and gossip, including opinion pieces and topical discussions.
Also behind Meetings & Incentive Travel, these guys really know what they are talking about!
The MICE Calendar
8) Conference & Meetings World
Owned by Mash Media, a media company dedicated to driving our industry forward through information, Conference & Meetings World is just one of their publications.
Conference & Meetings World has a fantastic international events calendar, which is reflected in their e-newsletter ensuring you are kept in the loop with landmark MICE events the world over. They also have some fantastic opinion pieces provided by some of the best minds in the industry.
Short But Sweet
9) Genioso Magazine
Genioso is a great one to subscribe to because they take great care to cleverly curate their content to bring you only the most topical and insightful pieces in their short but sweet e-newsletters.
Sticking to the saying ‘less is more’, Genioso’s e-news only brings you one or two news stories to give offering you insight in a snapshot. Covering the latest wider world developments affecting our industry and ‘how to’s’ from their event academy, we love their simple e-shot.
Are You Entertained?
10) Scarlett Entertainment
Of course we couldn’t have a list about the best event industry newsletters without including ours, so we’ve saved the best until last. We are the destination entertainment and event specialists. Our e-shot is packed full of all the latest news about our exclusive acts and entertainment options, our pick of insightful articles, topical points of interest in the event world and much more.
Subscribe on our homepage to find out what you’re missing out on.