This Week In The Event Industry: 18th November
Happy Friday event profs, here is our weekly event industry roundup with the best picks of the bunch. We’ve chosen an eclectic range of event news stories and articles of interest – from the dog that everyone is talking about (Buster the Bulldog), to deciphering how best to get to communicate with your event venue!
What Your Venue Really Means
When booking events there always seems to be some areas of miscommunication between event planners and their venues – but Event Manager Blog have come up with your guide to what venues really mean when they say that the WiFi is a ‘bit spotty’ and ‘early access is no problem…’.
You can read the full article here.
Audi Taiwan launched its new Audi Sport brand to a VIP group 190 guests (plus 210 media personnel) in Taipei back in May. CEI Asia has just published their lowdown on the event…
Buster the Bulldog
The Christmas adverts have been bursting onto our screens this week, but as is the nature of marketing and events in the 21st Century they no longer remain on our screens. To accompany the launch of it’s TV advert, John Lewis hosted a VR experience in Oxford Street at their flagship store and a 360-degree video for customers that wanted a ‘lighter touch’ experience.
— John Lewis (@johnlewisretail) November 17, 2016
Get Your Party Started Early
This year you can get your festive party started with the invitation! Spotify launch Playlist Potluck, which means your party playlist can be created ahead of the event and incorporating it into the invitation process.
Find out more about the possibilities here.
IoT and The Event Industry
Conference & Meetings World give their predictions on how the development of the IoT could impact on the events industry from intelligent booths and badges to greater onsite data transfer.