This Week In The Event Industry: 4th November
Event profs – happy Friday! To finish off the week, we’ve once again compiled our list of favourite event industry news and inspiration pieces from across the internet. This week we’ve got software reviews, news of new experiential café openings, and how to banish that attack of pre-event stress. Enjoy!
A Review: Software to Take Control of Event Costs
All of us working in events know the struggles that come with trying to keep track of your event spend. Event Manager Blog reviews a new piece of software that enables teams to keep track of event costs in real time.
Check out the full review here.
Heisenburg Goes to Dubai
The Breaking Bad inspired coffee shop brand ‘Walter’s Coffee Roastery’ will be opening in Dubai next month, having already opened in Istanbul and New York. Offering a truly immersive experience for customers, you can drink coffee out of beakers and all the staff wear yellow hazmat suits! Red the full article on Event Magazine.
— Time Out Dubai (@TimeOutDubai) October 19, 2016
Green For Events in Vancouver
Vancouver is renowned for its ability to cater to green events and sustainable meetings on an unparalleled level – it has the smallest carbon footprint of any other major North American city and draws more than 90% of its electricity from renewable sources. Read more about Vancouver’s incredible capacity for green events over on Conference and Meetings World.
Pre-Event Stress Getting You Down?
We love this article from Eventbrite listing 10 ways to relax before an event, there’s no denying that some of them are a bit weird - flotation tank session anyone? - but who are we to judge! Read the list here.
Montreal's Underwater Party
As part of the month long Red Bull Music Academy program, Parc Olympique's Olympic Pool in Montreal was transformed into an underwater listening party where a custom built sound system played music under the water, on the surface of the pool and in dedicated dancing space. Incredibly innovative, you can read more about this unique event on Bizbash.