How to Negotiate a Hotel Room Block

Whether you're organizing a week-long conference or a two-day company retreat, booking accommodations is a huge piece of the planning puzzle. You may dread the prospect of securing a hotel room block for your event, but finding a great deal doesn't have to take hours of research or frustrating negotiations. It's all about knowing what you want, what quest

A Revamped Event App Connects MongoDB With Its Customers

22 January, 2018
   MongoDB realized it had a problem: The company helps developers to build great applications, but attendees at its annual event weren't as engaged with MongoDB — or with fellow attendees — as the company had hoped.

SAP Teams Up With DoubleDutch to Power Global Events

16 January, 2018
    As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device — SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectiv[…]

How to Choose the Perfect Event Menu

9 November, 2017
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 two elements that can make choosing your event food an unnecessary source of stress if you're unprepared. Follow t[…]

How IMEX Keeps Thousands of Attendees Engaged and Informed

27 October, 2017
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 navigate—and to ensure that none of them felt like just another number. DoubleDutch is an exhibitor at the event, the largest ann[…]

3 Experts' Top Tips for Livestreaming Your Events

19 October, 2017
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 people attending the livestream of an event attended the actual event the following year. But in order to pull off[…]

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

5 October, 2017
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.