Tweet Roundup: #Eventprofs on Twitter
Welcome to our weekly quick round-up of the world of #EventProfs on Twitter. This week’s highlights include LED trees, fish you can rent, the UK’s biggest gaming festival and indoor cycling using Google Street View.
One of the top stories of the week is that of a hotel at the airport in Belgium offering guests the option to rent a goldfish for the night. For €3.50 lonely guests can have a little fish friend for the night. With a Tweet of this going viral, this has resulted in a promotion for the hotel on a whole new scale.
— Mice Magazine (@Micemagazinecom) September 7, 2017
Tree installation with 138,000 LED lights
The tree of ténéré is an incredible installation that just took place at Burning Man festival. The man made, realistic tree is made up of 138,000 LED lights that were programmed to react to movement, voice and biorhythms of festival attendees.
— Ryan Peddigrew (@ryan_peddigrew) September 7, 2017
Using VR and AR to Transform Your Event
VR and AR are fast becoming the must have tech at events all over the world. With this technology constantly developing have you considered using it?
— Dave Bradfield (@dbradfield2) September 8, 2017
UK’s biggest Gaming Festival
Insomnia61 had its highest ever attendance at the Birmingham NEC. “We have been growing the Insomnia gaming festival over the years, introducing new and exciting features to attract new audiences, and these incredible audience figures are testament to the hard work of the Multiplay Events team.“
— Event Industry News (@EventNewsBlog) September 8, 2017
Maximise Your LinkedIn Profile
We would all like to make the most out LinkedIn. Here are 29 really useful tips that you may or may not know.
— Grapevine Event Mgmt (@GrapevineEvents) September 8, 2017
A Lot of Hot Air for Fundraising
Hot air balloons filled the London skyline over the weekend as part of the Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon Regatta. The event was aimed at fundraising this year supports campaigns promoting education and music in the community.
— Venue FYI (@VenueFYI) September 10, 2017
This guy has invented cycleVR and concept that uses a VR headset and Google Street View which means you can explore the world without even leaving your house but still get fit whilst doing it.
This man traveled almost 10,000 miles without leaving his living room pic.twitter.com/zjLcZzdEJM
— Business Insider (@businessinsider) September 11, 2017