Blogs are becoming key resources for meeting and event professionals in terms of trends, event planning, emerging technologies, inspiration, and connecting with fellow professionals.
To make sure you informed and inspired- we thought we would list our picks for the Top 16 Meeting, Event, and Technology blogs you should follow.
Adrian Segar’s blog is for the corporate meeting professional; creating “relevant, memorable conferences.” The site acts as a resource for conference design and facilitation with tips, Q&As, and great examples.
For a special events planner, particularly wedding planners this is the site for you! Mindy has over 20 years’ experience in party planning and offers Pinterest worthy inspiration and helpful checklists to ensure your next event is picturesque!
This blog covers everything in the events world. Julius brings innovative insights, social media tips, and honest reviews to the events industry in a fun, easy to read way.
Liz King [check out our Podcast interview with her, coming soon:), is the event guru! Her sharable, witty content always offers reader friendly tech tips and fresh event ideas. She’s like your smart best friend- she has all the right answers!
It only makes sense that one of the top industry associations also has one of the top industry blogs! Convene gets insight into the creme de las crème of education events and offers valuable information to bring your planning to the next level. For a planner looking to further their education, this blog is a great foundation.
This blog is to help you be more innovative and dynamic in planning. From best practices to motivating event showcases, there is endless inspiration can be found on this site. Shout out to Will.
The company hosts events for meeting profs and industry professionals, but more so its blog features everything an event pro needs to know from reviews to trends to tech explanations- Successful Meetings provides all the answers for, success.
Another TME Podcast guest, coming Soon:), Corbin Ball’s blog has all the answers when it comes to incorporating technology into your next event or trade show.
Mike McAllen is the host of Meetings Podcast and shares all the need to know information on interactive meeting technology- engagement tools to AV- this podcast and blog covers it all.
For corporate event planners this site is more than a blog, it’s a planning resource. Featuring an awesome Venue Finder Tool and vendor and idea showcases the site offers all the tools a corporate planner needs to pull off a successful event.
This Silicon Valley tech geek introduces readers to gadgets and startups that challenge ideas and makes waves.
Melanie is a planner/cheerleader that provides the Event Planning Toolkit to help planners find the tools and idea necessary for fantastic events. As a planner, she knows the highlights and struggles of being an event planner, and provides resources to make every event a victory.
Keith Johnson is an event marketing and technology guru. A speaker at industry events, this expert has all the answers.
For content creation and event technology integration this blog is a how to guide for beginners, and we love it.
Events are all about bringing people together and Attendly does just that. The company focuses on people with tips and infographics on event planning, content marketing, technology, and more with blueprints and reference lists for organizing your next event.
There you have it, the best of the best blogs to help you bring technology, event planning, and innovative ideas to your events this year.
Do you have a must read industry blog? Share them with us on twitter @themodernevent! Who knows, your suggestion might be our next TME Show guest launching this month.
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