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Event Industry News: Billboard Music Awards, Event Tech, QSR trends, Tumblr

May 20, 2013

Bruno Mars opens with newest hit “Treasure” (photo taken from Billboard) Billboard Music Awards: The 2013 Billboard Music Awards was full of fun: confetti, balloons floating through the air, laughs, falls and flashing lights. With Tracy Morgan as host and a smooth flow of performances and award presentations, the night was an overall success. Selena…

Event Industry News: Eventstagram, CicLAvia, Stagecoach and the Lemon Festival

April 29, 2013

…And we’re live: Eventstagram, a live Instagram feed for events (think Tweetdeck for Instagram) has officially been adopted into the Wayra family. What does this mean for the rest of the event world? It means that Evenstagram (less than a year old) could soon be the answer to engaging event guests and aggregating live visual…

Event Industry News: Heightened event security measures take shape after Boston bombings

April 22, 2013

Photo taken from http://blog.seattlepi.com Boston: The tragedies that struck the Boston Marathon exactly a week ago has made a significant impact in the event industry, specifically in regards to security. In Los Angeles alone, police were out in full force at large events including the Toyota Grand Prix, Dodgers, Lakers and Kings games and an…

Event Industry News: Coachella parties and Facebook Home

April 8, 2013

Photo taken from Phoenix NewTimes Coachella: The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is kicking off this weekend. While fans are setting up camp in the desert sands, brands like H&M, Lacoste, Harper Bazaar’s ShopBizarre and others are prepping for pool parties, a carnival (Armani Exchange) and other festivities.  BizBash has all the details on…

Event Industry News: Facebook gets a facelift, SXSW, pop-up virtual stores

March 11, 2013

Photo taken from Mashable SXSW: The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festival kicked off on Friday and continues to go strong this week (March 8-17). SXSW focuses on creative and professional growth, offering the unique convergence of original music, films and emerging technologies. A new addition to the conference? Pop-up hotels made from…