Julius Solaris is the editor of Event Manager Blog. Started in 2007, Event Manager Blog is the number one blog worldwide for event professionals, covering topics such as event planning, social media for events, event technology, event trends, event inspiration but also destination management marketing, meeting planning
He has been named one of 25 most influential individuals in the Meeting Industry in 2015 by Successful Meetings Magazine.
He is the author of the Annual Event Trends Report, Social Media for Events, The Event App Bible , The Good Event Registration Guide, Engaging Events, The Venue of the Future. These books presented the results of unprecedented research efforts about social media, event mobile apps and event registration and ticketing providers. Over 150,000 readers have downloaded his books.
In 2008 he started the Event Planning and Management LinkedIn Group. A few years later, with over 330,000 members a team of 12 moderators, it became the de-facto largest gathering of event professionals online.
Speaking and Presenting
Julius loves creating engaging presentations. His annual presentation “10 Event Trends” has been a Slideshare popular presentation of the month for 4 years in a row collecting over 500,000 contacts. Here is Julius’ Slideshare Channel. Julius is a speaker on event technology trends and social media for events. Read more about his speaking engagements here.
Social Media Experience
Before becoming a 100% dedicated editor and speaker, he has been working as Social Media Consultant for FTSE250 companies in the UK. His last campaign with RS Components won Econsultancy’s The Digitals for Best Multichannel Marketing Campaign.