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Introducing RECONVENE: The Event for Event Creators

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As the world reopens and people start to gather again, Eventbrite wants to celebrate, amplify, and support you, the resilient makers and doers of the event community.

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A novel way to assess consensus

Conferences that Work

Chapter 44 of my book The Power of Participation explains how facilitators use participatory voting to provide public information about viewpoints in the room, and pave the way for further discussion. In particular, we often use participatory voting to assess consensus.

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Risk, Revenue Recognition and Recovery

Velvet Chainsaw

For well over a year, we’ve consulted with dozens of associations on their go/no-go event strategies. One of our early — and still applicable — recommendations was for conference organizers to communicate and publish the date when they expect to make the decision for their in-person conference.

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Simplify Virtual Experiences With Eventbrite’s Faster Zoom Integration

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In 2020, event creators like you hosted more than one million online events on Eventbrite. When we surveyed a subset of those creators in March 2021, the vast majority (94%) said they opt to use Zoom for their virtual experiences on Eventbrite.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

58 of the Most Influential People in Virtual Events


The events industry has had a tough year to say the least, but these challenging times have also inspired some huge achievements and innovations in virtual events.

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The Human-Centric Future Of Events With Megan Henshall

Endless Events

In today’s episode of #EventIcons, we fix our eyes on the future and talk about post-COVID events. But let’s not leap headlong into how things used to be. After all, we’ve all grown, learned, and changed so much in the past year.

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Smart Tech: The One-year Anniversary of When I Almost Left the Industry


I remember it like it was yesterday. It was about mid-March when I came up from my basement office, found my wife in the living room and said, “You know, I think this could be bad.”. The virus?”. Brandt Krueger. Yes, but specifically for events. I mean really bad.”

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Event Branding 101: How to Create a Memorable Brand


What separates a good event from the best event of the summer? Some people will say the food; others will say entertainment. When you think about it, it's all about providing an exceptional experience to everyone involved and standing out from the crowd.

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WTF is Hybrid

Event Age by Swapcard

I lead global sales at Swapcard and have been working in event technology for 7 years. I've dealt with some of the largest and most sophisticated event organizers across many exhibition and corporate clients. I have heard a lot of discussion around hybrid events and what that means (or doesn't mean).

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Understanding Hybrid Event Models: An Endless Events Guide

Endless Events

At first glance, it might seem like a hybrid event is pretty straightforward. You take virtual, you take in-person, and bada bing bada boom, you got yourself a hybrid experience! Well, sort of.

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How to Build a Hybrid Events Team


Building the right team is essential to producing successful hybrid events. See who might be missing from your roster according to event thought leaders.

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The Event Creator’s Glossary of Event Safety Requirements

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Few industries have undergone the kind of upheaval that the event industry has recently. COVID-19 has prompted the need to establish completely new safety requirements for events, and understanding the terminology and regulations can be overwhelming.

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Eventory’s integration with CRM systems: how to use data from events to grow sales and marketing?


Events play a crucial role in companies’ business strategy as they facilitate building relationships with their audience. They are an opportunity to learn more about the attendees, their needs and create better products or offers based on that knowledge and thus run an efficient sales process.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

How to Prepare for the Next Crisis: Event Insurance Tips


When you are planning for an inspiring event, you probably don’t want to imagine the possibility of your hard work going to waste, but the pandemic illustrated why it’s important to prepare for the chance that your meeting may need to be canceled due to circumstances completely outside your control.

14 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas To Maximize ROI

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The truth is, virtual events offer businesses incomparable access to qualified leads and a much higher potential for closing business. All event planners have to do is show the value of virtual event platforms to their sponsors. Event Experiences Event Community Event Tech

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Julie and Ben’s Romantic Nuptials at the Berkeley Church


If you’ve ever dreamed of a lavish, romantic affair for your special day, look no further than Julie and Ben’s stunning wedding at Berkeley Church & Field House.

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Event Attendees Are Cashing In on Crypto-Related Events

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Cryptocurrencies seem to be having one of their biggest moments so far. Coinbase became the first major cryptocurrency company to make its stock market debut this week, valued at more than $85 billion.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

Online Events Communities – Why Now?


Ironically, event professionals are an industry that is changing and an industry that never seems to change. Like many black swan events, there are often long-term changes to the way businesses operate and consumers act.

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Level-Up Virtual Event Production: MeetingPlay Studio Update


The rise of innovation with v irtual events brings an interesting side effect: It ha s reset audience expectations of what online event programming should be. Gone are the days where a simply produced Zoom webinar will fly with attendees.

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Press Release: Glisser launches Glisser Stream to create seamless hybrid events


Event Planning Featured Product Updates UI/UX

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The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers


Analytics company Hotjar uses NextRetreat to book its annual gatherings. NextRetreat Skift Take: The methods for booking a suitable corporate retreat these days still feel very experimental, with so many nuances to consider. But the rewards will be there for the platforms that get it right.

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

Use Eventbrite Academy to Create Better Events

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Building a successful event is a multi-faceted process that requires selecting the right theme, building connections with sponsors, generating buzz, and ultimately selling tickets.

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Hybrid Meetings: One Size Does Not Fit All, Survey Respondents Say

PCMA Convene

Just like Cinderella’s glass slipper, not all hybrid meeting formats fit every event. In the latest Business Events Industry Dashboard survey , conducted March 22-25, we asked meeting organizers to share how they plan to design their upcoming hybrid events.

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Jessica and Anthony’s Luxurious Wedding at Chateau Le Parc


With a breathtaking venue and elegant, modern touches, Jessica and Anthony’s wedding at Chateau Le Parc has our hearts beating with delight at very gorgeous detail. The high school sweethearts enlisted the genius of coordinator Blush Events to help make their wedding day dreams come true.

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Food and Beverage: Eat, Drink, Sip and Savor


2021 F&B Trends. For planners and chefs alike, last year seemed like the end of the world as we know. But, what do the experts say about F&B in 2021? Read on for trending flavors, practices and more. Essential F&B: Embrace the Alternative.

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Maximize Your Margins Masterclass

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. It takes a lot of perspective and a ton of experience to optimize your net profit from within, so that's where we come in. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Socio Video Rooms Enable Real-Time Video Networking for Virtual and Hybrid Events

Socio Events

Some aspects of in-person events often prove difficult to replicate in a virtual event setting — most notably, the ability to offer meaningful connection and networking opportunities.

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BOMB Magazine’s Biggest Takeaways After Pivoting to Online Events

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The Brooklyn-based cultural magazine BOMB Magazine is well-known for featuring interviews with prominent figures from the theater, the visual arts, and the music scene.

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Temporary Fix or Permanent Change? An AV Perspective on the Evolution of Trade Shows

PCMA Convene

Sean Wargo, AVIXA’S senior director of market intelligence, says of events: “We need to move away from this idea that there’s this calendared moment … it doesn’t make any sense. It should just exist as content that has long tail.”

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