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Why EventMobi + Zoom is the Winning Combination for Virtual Conferences

Eventmobi

Zoom has seen a huge rise in popularity during 2020, to the point where its name has become synonymous with video conferencing. So for many event planners looking for the right tool to host a virtual conference, Zoom is the first thing that comes to mind.

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Gatherly, Rally, and Wonder comparative review

Conferences that Work

Earlier this year I reviewed ( 1 , 2 ) three online conference social platforms: Gatherly , Rally , and Wonder ( the new name for Yotribe since September). Since then, the Gatherly and Rally developers have been hard at work!

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How Planners Can Successfully Leverage Virtual Event Studios

EventMB

To facilitate virtual and hybrid events during the pandemic, convention centers around the world have begun to build out full-fledged virtual event studios — but planners still need to consider the skills necessary to use them.

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Creative Ways to Safely Address COVID-19 Restrictions at Your In-Person Event

Picatic by Eventbrite

COVID-19 has certainly changed the usual top-of-mind considerations for event planners. Instead of buffet tables and banquette seating, it’s social distancing circles and hand sanitizer. And yes, event safety is the most important thing to consider during the pandemic.

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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.

Key Takeaways from the Rethinking the Future of Events session, BestCities Global Alliance Forum 2020

GEVME

We recently witnessed BestCities Global Alliance Forum 2020 with their partners, BestCities Global Alliance and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and GEVME which was held virtually and broadcasted internationally from the GEVME Live platform. .

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EventHack Hybrid Games: A New Playbook for Hybrid Meetings

SmartMeetings

If producing hybrid events were an Olympic sport , most meeting professionals would have no trouble qualifying as amateurs. By experimenting with their own events, they are inventing what the future of meetings will look like.

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How Planners Can Remain Competitive in a Changing Post-Covid Job Market

EventMB

The event landscape keeps shifting as the pandemic continues to spread around the world. Eventprofs will need to adapt to a new job market as virtual and hybrid events become the norm for the foreseeable future.

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Gather Around the Virtual Table: Celebrating Thanksgiving During COVID-19

Picatic by Eventbrite

Thanksgiving will look a bit different this year, but the desire to connect and give thanks is still strong in the United States.

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Going Virtual: All About Hybrid Events

GEVME

Hybrid Events have slowly begun to gain hype after the event industry faced a huge downfall. The event managers were forced to think out of the box and come up with creative ideas with the resources at hand and make the best use.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

6 fun things to do in a virtual meeting…that are actually real and tangible and only a click away.

Expo Pass

(2 Minute Read). We’ve been doing this work from home thing for a little while now. And we feel like we’ve got a pretty good handle on getting stuff done on Zoom and all that.

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How Virtual Platform Second Life Kept This Small Baltimore Museum Going

Skift

The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture, which originally opened in 1814, has been rebuilt in virtual world Second Life. The Peale Skift Take: Plenty of takeaways for businesses from this ambitious project, including the risks when you embrace the digital lifestyle a little too much.

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Diana and Jarel’s Pastel Wedding at Eglinton West Gallery

EventSource

It doesn’t get more romantic or glam than Diana and Jarel’s pastel wedding at the stunning EWG - Eglinton West Gallery !

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How to Use Eventbrite’s Venue Map Feature for Seated, Socially Distanced Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

For event creators planning in-person events, health and safety is top-of-mind during COVID-19.

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CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

Virtual Attendee Engagement: 8 Unique & Creative Strategies

Endless Events

As a production company, we get a lot of questions about virtual attendee engagement. Arguably one of the biggest pain points for planners, driving engagement isn’t quite as hard as one might think. And while we’ve discussed this topic before, we wanted to tackle it again.

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Who Are the Most Popular Speakers and Why?

PCMA Convene

Research professor and author Brené Brown is one of the most-searched TED Talk speakers of all time, according to VBQ Speakers. Randal Ford photo). One way of determining the speakers who have the broadest and most enduring appeal comes from a U.K.-based

7 Steps to Eliminating Online Event Registration Form Issues

ePly

Your online event registration form is an important piece of your overall event marketing. Getting your potential attendees to the form is one thing, but they have to complete it in order to secure their ticket. That’s why it’s important to ensure they have a seamless experience.

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Michelle and Jorge’s Super Sweet Fall Micro-Wedding

EventSource

In the age of socially distanced gatherings, there’s no better way to tie the knot than with a small, yet totally elegant event — and Michelle and Jorge’s fall micro-wedding fits the bill.

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

How to Use Discount Coupons for Your Online Event

Eventtia

With the right strategy, coupons provide a fantastic way to entice attendees, drive ticket sales, and boost brand awareness. That's why to help you unlock all these benefits, we’ve drawn up a short but comprehensive guide on how to manage the discount coupons for your online events. Event Marketing

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Crafting Entertainment For Virtual & Hybrid Events

Endless Events

Just yesterday, we once again tackled the topic of virtual audience engagement. And one of the points we stressed was the importance of entertainment. The world is always starving for entertainment, and remote attendees are not an exception to this rule!

Current Events Bring Guarded Optimism for Industry Recovery

PCMA Convene

Socially distanced attendees listen during a session at the AI Everything conference in July at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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GEI launches it’s 13th edition – And this time it’s virtual!

Event Industry News

Registration is now open for the Green Events & Innovations Conference 2021, and this time it’s virtual. The 13th edition of the essential conference for sustainability in events will take place online on Tuesday 2 March 2021.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Virtual Events: The 2020 Guide

Bizzabo

Everything you need to know about hosting high-quality virtual events in 2020 and 2021. Featuring examples, stats, best practices, and insider tips. Virtual events have exploded in popularity due to the circumstances of 2020 — and we don't see this trend changing anytime soon.

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Toronto Wedding Photographers Share Their Best Fall Photos from this Season

EventSource

While 2020 has been a long, bumpy ride for couples, the splendor and colours of fall remind us that there’s still so much beauty to be found. Crisp autumn leaves, a gentle breeze, pumpkin spice lattes – what’s not to love?

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Does data governance and security still matter in 2020?

Glisser

Every single touch point with a virtual event involves some sort of data creation: registration, time of sign in, IP logging, questions asked, polls answered, content viewed, logout time and so on and so on. And that brief list is not even the tip of the iceberg….

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How a Virtual Vaccinology Conference Catalyzed the Scientific Community Around COVID

PCMA Convene

Editors from Nature, Frontiers, EMBO and JEM journals discuss the inaugural symposium “Vaccinology in the Age of Pandemics: Strategies Against COVID-19 & Other Global Threats.” Watch the video from Keystone Symposia at the bottom of the page.

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Directory of female musicians could end gender imbalance at festivals

Event Industry News

When festivals finally resume in 2021, the line-ups could be more gender balanced than ever before, thanks to a new database of female artists. The F-list provides details of more than 4,500 musicians in all genres of music, and is free to use.

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14 Reasons Why We’re Giving Thanks for Virtual Events

All Seated

Now is a good time to take a light-hearted look at all the reasons why we’re giving thanks for virtual events this year. I think we all agree on what this year has felt like: And while the initial cancelation of events and moving plans to virtual might made us all feel a little like this….

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Hubb's Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Hubb

So normally when you head on over to our blog, you're looking for some great advice and insights into planning events. And that makes sense, as we're a bunch of event veterans and tech wizards with a passion for incredible events. But did you know that we are also passionate about food?

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Smart Buzz: Pandemic Resources Edition

SmartMeetings

Meeting professionals need all the help they can get right now. Several industry groups have stepped up to give these essential producers information they need to be effective. Following are pandemic resources you might want to bookmark. CDC Travel Guidelines.

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