GCB Newsletter | February 2018
 


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GCB Newsletter 02 | 2018

Escape the Madness & Read What's Relevant


It’s only February and you are already feeling stressed? If your new year’s resolutions of being relaxed and calm are already out the venue window you are not alone! While our industry is exciting and fun, event professionals handle intense and stressful situations on the regular. This can be exhilarating to master, nevertheless, too much of a good thing can turn into a bad thing – burnout. Hence, we provide you with ways to fight the stress.
Additionally, we want to bring an exceptionally awesome convention that took place in Frankfurt closer to you as well as update you on what the European Alliance of Convention Bureaux is up to. Not to forget, we will also test how brave you are and what kind of experiences really matter.

So take some time to unwind and enjoy the read!

P.S. Are you a European Planner? We have a trip to Bremen and Hamburg coming up for you!

 

 

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5 Steps to Avoid Burnout as an Event Manager


There's no doubt about it: planning events is incredibly stressful. So stressful, in fact, that "event coordinator" was named the fifth most stressful job of 2017 by Forbes Magazin. Therefore, in corporation with Eventbrite, we provide you with 5 steps to avoid burnout.

Find what you can do to prevent burnout

 

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Are You as Brave as Linda Nuss?


A New York City-based regional manager at the German Convention Bureau shares what research being conducted by the bureau revealed about her own meeting-attendee style, and how she used it to tweak her behavior. (You can take the survey, too.) As first seen on pcmaconvene. org.

Click here to find out if you are

 

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Take our survey and reveal your meeting personality


One size fits all was yesterday! Find out what kind of meeting participant you are. Simply take our Future Meeting Space Survey and learn more about yourself as well as your meeting participants.

Click here to reveal your meeting personality

 

 

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SXSW and Mercedes-Benz Inspire at "me Convention" in Frankfurt


For 3 days in September Frankfurt hosted 2,700 attendees from over 35 countries for the first ever me Convention, a joint effort between Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest (SXSW) focused on creating out-of-the-box thinking and dialogue about the future.

See what out-of-the-box thinking looks like here

 

 

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Creating “IAATE,” Millennial-Style


Just what remains at the end of the day for meetings and incentives attendees? Linda Nuss, GCB Regional Manager North America, shares her knowledge why "It's All About The Experience". As first seen on prevuemeetings. com.

Learn more about the importance of IAATE

 

New Members in the GCB


The GCB welcomes its newest member and partner:
 
VILA VITA Marburg
Holy AG

 

 

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Alliance of National European Convention Bureaux kicks off 2018 in Tallinn


At its 10th meeting, the Strategic Alliance of the National Convention Bureaux of Europe not only finetuned the network’s future membership structure but also decided on joint activities of the member countries.

Learn more and find the workshop report here

 

 

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SAVE THE DATE! EDUCATIONAL TRIP FOR EUROPEAN PLANNERS | July 25-28, 2018


Discover Bremen and Hamburg – two historical and vibrant cities where you find plenty of options as well as industry expertise for your successful event.
Inspiration all around in three days packed full of networking, site inspections, education and, of course, lots of fun!
 
Be ready to apply in our next newsletter!

 
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