Alon is the Co-Founder, CMO & BizDev of Bizzabo, the world's first all-in-one event success platform. At Bizzabo, Alon manages the U.S. operations and devises all aspects of marketing, business development, strategy and sales. Launched in July 2012, Bizzabo helps organizers create successful events by empowering them to build amazing websites, sell tickets, grow communities, go mobile and maximize event experiences - using a beautiful, user friendly platform. Bizzabo is used by thousands of conference organizers from around the globe and is often named as one of the most promising of Israel's startups. In 2013 Alon was named one of the meetings industry's "40 under 40 young leaders", as well as one of the top 10 Israeli CMOs. In 2014 he was selected to the exclusive NYC Venture Fellows Program. Prior to founding Bizzabo, Alon was a senior startups analyst at Plenum and was COO at AYADR Investments. Alon graduated with honors from the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, where he was selected to participate in the prestigious Zell Entrepreneurship program. Alon is a scuba diver, snowboarder, aspiring poker player and a natural networker, fulfilling his passions for connecting people, technology and adventures ;-)
THE BIGGEST EVENT TRENDS OF 2017:
Are you ready for the future of events? In this presentation we'll take a look at three of our favorite event trends of 2017: Live Video, Innovative Networking Experiences, and the Gig Economy. With each of these trends we'll discuss why they matter, what they look like in action, and how you can put them into practice yourself. Flying cars, not included.
KNOW YOUR CONSUMER - THE PSYCHOLOGY BEHIND TICKET SALES:
We all know that our reason for purchase goes way beyond the price tag. Human beings' decision-making is often influenced by preconceived ideas and psychological cues. This presentation delves into contextual factors that drive consumers' decisions and how event planners can take advantage of such opportunities to increase registration and revenue.