DoubleDutch Blog

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  • How to Keep Your VIP Attendees Happy—and Returning to Your Events

    How to Keep Your VIP Attendees Happy—and Returning to Your Events

    VIPs drive revenue for your events. Whether they’re frequent attendees or people who’ve paid extra for workshops or exclusive networking opportunities, you’ll want to make a lasting impression...

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  • How to Choose the Perfect Event Menu

    How to Choose the Perfect Event Menu

    Food may not leap to mind as a top priority when planning an event, but guests are just as likely to remember a bad meal as they are a good speaker. Hidden costs and unforeseen allergies are only...

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  • Event Planners: Here’s How to Prepare Your Internal Speakers for the Big Event

    Event Planners: Here’s How to Prepare Your Internal Speakers for the Big Event

    This is the second part of a three-part series by Shane Brethowr, founder of Overflow Story Lab, about how to make the most of your event speakers before, during and after the event.   Let me...

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  • How IMEX Keeps Thousands of Attendees Engaged and Informed

    How IMEX Keeps Thousands of Attendees Engaged and Informed

        With 12,000 people roaming the vast expanse of the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, the IMEX 2017 organizers needed tools to make the experience easy for attendees to...

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  • 3 Experts’ Top Tips for Livestreaming Your Events

    3 Experts’ Top Tips for Livestreaming Your Events

    Video livestream is a great way to expand your event reach beyond the four walls of your venue. Not only does it increase your virtual attendance, a Digitell Survey found that up to 30 percent of...

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  • These Event Tech Tools Will Make Any Event Prof’s Life Easier

    These Event Tech Tools Will Make Any Event Prof’s Life Easier

    Modern event profs have an exciting variety of new tools to help pull off the perfect event, whether it’s the all-important annual user conference or a more intimate conversion event. You now have...

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  • Important Apple Update Regarding White Label Apps

    Important Apple Update Regarding White Label Apps

      *** UPDATE – 10/6/2017 *** There has been a significant development in Apple’s position on white label event apps that should benefit DoubleDutch customers. Specifically, Apple has indicated...

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  • Event Planners, Get More Out of Your Paid Speakers in 3 Easy Steps

    Event Planners, Get More Out of Your Paid Speakers in 3 Easy Steps

    This is the first part of a three-part series by Shane Brethowr, founder of Overflow Story Lab, about how to make the most of your event speakers before, during and after the event. External...

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  • A Day in the Life Series – Meet Ryan Finn

    A Day in the Life Series – Meet Ryan Finn

      Meet Ryan Finn Title: Enterprise Account Manager Location: Phoenix DoubleDutch Tenure: ~1 year TL;DR I came to DoubleDutch in December 2016. The Phoenix startup scene is hot right now and I was...

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  • Why We Bought Eventgrid

    Why We Bought Eventgrid

    It’s no secret that event registration and event apps go together.   Just about every event that DoubleDutch has powered over the last six years has had some sort of registration system behind it...

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  • 3 Tips to Pull Off the Perfect Conversion Event

    3 Tips to Pull Off the Perfect Conversion Event

    It might seem like an inordinate amount of your time goes to pulling off a signature event every year. It’s The Big One. There are intimate customer dinners, workshops for prospects and keynotes...

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  • A Day in the Life – Director of Sales

    A Day in the Life – Director of Sales

    As I thought about writing this post about my average day, I was reminded of something my manager told me when I started my first sales job as a college graduate. “It’s the people man, I love the...

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  • Learn From My Mistakes: 5 Event Planners Share Their Biggest Event Flop Ever

    Learn From My Mistakes: 5 Event Planners Share Their Biggest Event Flop Ever

    When’s the last time you made a mistake while planning or throwing an event? It probably didn’t feel very good, but mistakes often have a silver lining. Why? Because it is usually from these...

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  • The Venue Series: Austin, Texas

    The Venue Series: Austin, Texas

      This is the fourth post in our “Venue Series,” where we share our favorite event venues in cities across the U.S. and explain why we love them. It’s no secret that Austin, Texas is an economic...

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  • Connect Your Events to Strategic Business Goals: Lessons From the ‘World’s Greatest Event Marketer’

    Connect Your Events to Strategic Business Goals: Lessons From the ‘World’s Greatest Event Marketer’

    Last month, I released my eBook (“Meet Charlie: The World’s Greatest Event Marketer“) about my decade-long journey from inexperienced event coordinator to a seasoned, data-driven event marketer. I...

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  • A Day in The Life – Analytics and Operations

    A Day in The Life – Analytics and Operations

    Shout out to Grace Low for kicking off the ‘Day in The Life’ blog series with an awesome piece on her passion for solving customer’s problems, we couldn’t do it without you! This week’s blog comes...

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  • Avoid the Dreaded ‘Manel’: It’s Time to Diversify Your Speaker Panel

    Avoid the Dreaded ‘Manel’: It’s Time to Diversify Your Speaker Panel

    This may sound familiar: You’re at a panel discussion and as you scan the speaker bios you realize that even though they are all more than qualified to speak, the panel will most likely not have...

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  • 3 Event Strategies B2B Can Learn from Consumer Brands

    3 Event Strategies B2B Can Learn from Consumer Brands

      A Red-Bull Flugtag event is very different than an SAP user conference. A Michael Kors fashion show is very different than a Salesforce roadshow. While all of these companies are trying to bring...

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  • A Day in the Life Series – Meet Grace Low

    A Day in the Life Series – Meet Grace Low

    Ever wondered what it’s like to work in the fast paced world of tech? You’re in luck. Over the next few months, we will be introducing you to members of the DoubleDutch team around the world....

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  • The Venue Series: Chicago

    The Venue Series: Chicago

    This is the third post in our new “Venue Series,” where we share our favorite event venues in cities across the U.S. and explain why we love them. Nestled on the southwestern shore of Lake...

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