Julius Solaris is the editor of Event Manager Blog. Started in 2007, Event Manager Blog is the number one blog worldwide for event professionals. He is the founder of the Event Innovation Lab an immersive training program for Fortune 500 companies and high growth event teams.
He has been named one of 25 most influential individuals in the Meeting Industry by Successful Meetings Magazine.
He is the author of over 10 books on event technology and innovation (The Eventtech Bible, Meeting Design, The Future of Event Marketing, The art of venue negotiation, Annual Event Trends Report, Social Media for Events, The Event App Bible , The Good Event Registration Guide, Engaging Events, The Venue of the Future).
Over 200,000 event professionals downloaded his books. In 2008 he started the Event Planning and Management LinkedIn Group. A few years later, with over 370,000 members a team of 12 moderators, it became the de-facto largest gathering of event professionals online.
Julius is a sought-after keynote speaker. He has presented in five continents engaging audiences of all backgrounds. 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.
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.