The all-new ACTIVE RegOnline™ is live!

The all-new ACTIVE RegOnline™ is live! Whether you are planning your first event, or you are an expert with several events under your belt, this solution makes it quick and easy to plan, promote and manage any event.

The all new ACTIVE RegOnline has a completely redesigned, intuitive user interface and navigation structure that makes it easy set up your event, find a venue, compare RFP responses, send invitations, promote the event, and engage with attendees via a free mobile app. The solution provides access to ACTIVE Network’s global supplier marketplace which includes tens of thousands of hotels and venues worldwide. It includes an electronic RFP wizard that makes it easy to create and submit RFPs. For planners who would like assistance during the process, free specialist support is available.

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We’re back from the Global Business Travel Association Conference in San Diego

BoothWe’re back recharged and inspired after the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) conference in San Diego!

This year at GBTA, we were all about Strategic Meetings Management (SMM), and how it can help companies save money, and create more meaningful meetings and events that drive efficiency, engagement, and growth for their business.

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MPI WEC 2013: Elevating the Profession and the Professional

We made it back from Vegas and Meeting Professional International’s World Education Conference!

Meeting Professionals International's World Education Conference 2013

This year’s WEC was all about elevating the meetings profession, and the professional.
The General Sessions challenged us all to think outside the box to create the best events possible and realize our potential as planners. TED Sr. Fellow and Urban Space Artist & Designer Candy Chang inspired us to think in new ways in order to revitalize our meetings. Alexis M. Herman challenged us to raise the bar in order to all to realize our full potential as planners, while DJ Splyce and Marvelless Mark reminded us of the power of music and entertainment for creating meaningful, and memorable, events.

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10 Questions You Need to Ask Around Event Management Technology

Event Trends Report 2013Did you know that organizations spend billions of dollars on meetings and events each year, yet determining the ROI of those programs is pretty darn hard?

Choosing smart event management software can not only help organizations increase efficiency and attendee engagement, but also extract the intelligence needed to grow their business.

Today, we published a buyer’s guide on the top ten questions smart companies need to ask when purchasing event management software, including:

1.  How will event tech help me do my job better?
2.  How will event tech help me prove ROI?
3.  How will event tech help me grow my business?
4.  How will event tech help me demonstrate cost savings?
5.  How will event tech make my attendees happy?
6.  How will event tech improve my relationship with attendees?
7.  How will event tech improve my relationship with exhibitors?
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Want to learn more? Download the free report, here.

6 Steps to Manage a Successful Event

Do you organize events for your community? From a 5K fun run to a conference, some events get tricky when it comes to the details. For those events where you need to gather customized information about each attendee, an online event management system makes life easy for the organizer. Our proven technology has been used by thousands of organizations and we’re now offering it to parks and recreation, campus recreation, non-profit, and community organizations.

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