Blogs are a great way to keep up with the latest trends and best practices in event management and event technology. However, finding the blogs that do more than promise cliché things like "the latest trends and best practices" can be a chore.
So how do you stay up to date with the developments in the industry? With the demise of Google Reader, curating quality content now requires a bit of work.
Luckily for us, several bloggers and tools are out there to help us be the smart and savvy event planners we always tell everyone we are.
Note: We've created an updated version of this post! Click here to see our 11 Essential Blogs for Event Professionals
#1 – The Heart of Innovation
The first is one of our favorites: Liz King Events is a New York company that works with entrepreneurs, corporations, and tradeshow professionals to create innovative, effective events and meetings. In addition to being an event logistics genius, Liz, one of our 11 Essential #eventprofs to Follow on Twitter, also scours community to find the newest and best event technology solutions.We're extremely honored to be mentioned along with the great event tech companies like Event Tech of the Week!
In fact, her team is so amazing that they are currently featuring Hubb as their Event Tech of the Week! We're extremely honored to be mentioned along with the great event tech companies like Attendify and eTech Events.
There are some great things in store for Liz King Events, and her new TechsyTalk brand is about take off in a big way. We can't wait to see what she's got in the pipeline!
#2 – Event Tech Trends and Innovative Event Concepts
The Event Manager Blog is another great resource for event professionals and the event startup community. Started by Julius Solaris in 2007, this site is the source of several respected reports, including the 10 Event Trends report and The Event App Bible. They also created the best Linkedin Group for event professionals.
As a point of reference for the event industry on the subjects of innovation, inspiration, and innovative technology, the Event Manager Blog consistently delivers quality content.
#3 – Bringing People Together to Learn, Share, and Create
With blog entries on topics like education, philanthropy, and technology, Attendly is doing more than bringing people together to learn, share, and create. They're helping us learn how to be better at doing work we enjoy. Bravo, Attendly!
What Are YOUR Favorites?
This is a sample of event industry blogs that inspire us to make event technology people love. But we want to know: what are YOUR favorites?
We're just getting started here on the Hubb Event Tech blog. Our goal is to tackle some of the technical topics that can save serious money for event planners, or cost big-time dollars if they're overlooked. Let us know what you think in the comments!
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