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How to Manage Virtual Event Time Zones for Global Audiences


One of the major benefits of virtual events is their ability to reach audiences all over the world. The challenge, however, is ensuring your international attendees have the best possible experience at your event.

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4 Reasons to Keep Hosting Hybrid and Live Virtual Events this Summer

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With many event venues beginning to reopen across the country and some restrictions on public gatherings being loosened, you may think it’s time to return to only in-person events and leave the streaming tech behind once and for all.

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5 Minutes to Better Attendance: How to Promote Events on Facebook

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Scrolling through Facebook can be such an easy and fun way to keep in touch with family and friends that we might forget what a powerful tool it can be, especially when it comes time for event marketing.

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Successful change requires integration and practice

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I find Virginia Satir’s change model to be the most useful of the many models of change. There’s a crucial fifth stage in Satir’s model that people often neglect: the integration and practice phase. The hero’s journey shortchanges change.

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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.

Introducing the 2021 Event Planning Playbook

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As pandemic conditions continue to change, do you feel that you must wade through wave after wave of information to seek answers and solutions to plan safe live events? We do!

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7 of the Best Underwater Hotels in the World

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If you’re intrigued by unique locations or have an affinity for ocean life, this list of the world’s best underwater hotels is for you. Underwater hotels offer unforgettable experiences and once-in-a-lifetime views.

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How to Gamify Networking & Skyrocket Attendee Experience

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Just because "Zoom fatigue" is a thing, doesn't mean virtual events can't be a success. Some planners hit it out of the park by pushing the boundaries with creative, original ideas. We're celebrating those event planners in our Success Story series. Don't play it safe; be creative!

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Get people excited about going back to live events.

Expo Pass

We all want to get back to a life of packed convention centers and noisy lobby bars. But for obvious reasons, we’re not quite there yet. The good news is, even without the crowds, in-person events are still very much something to look forward to.

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How to Make Money on Virtual Events Without Charging Ticket Fees


EventMB’s Q1 2021 State of the Event Industry survey revealed two areas for improvement at virtual events: engagement and monetization. But there is no better way to deter online engagement than to charge for it. How can these goals be reconciled?

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Brain Drain: From In-Person Events To Tech Industry

Endless Events

In this past year, the events industry has been through quite a shakeup. New trends emerged: we embraced hybrid events , put safety first, and saw an incredible surge in event app platforms.

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Introducing Eventbrite Boost, Your Event Marketing Superpower

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Reach more people, sell more tickets, build your brand. Events are coming back – now’s the time to stand out. Take your events to the next level with Eventbrite Boost — the all-in-one event marketing platform built to save you time and handle all your marketing challenges.

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Tips for Preparing Virtual Event Speakers


Setting up your speakers for success will further your partnership and ensure you host a high-value virtual event. Here are our tips for preparing them. Preparation is the key to putting on a successful, well-run event. The same rule applies to virtual events.

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Study: Online Attendees are Having Less Fun

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So, how are you feeling about virtual event networking about now? Not so good, according to Virtual Attendee Experience Report from event software company Bizzabo.

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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.

Europe’s Test Events Push the Boundaries of Safety. What Can They Teach Us?


Test events are popping up across Europe to gauge the safety of meeting in person as many developed countries move closer to herd immunity status. What have these real-world experiments taught us about the risks?

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Starlink In Events: New Possibilities For Remote Venues

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In today’s episode of Event Tech Podcast, Will Curran and Brandt Krueger talk about one of the most exciting new technologies in the world, or shall we say universe: Starlink.

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The Guide to Growing on Instagram

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Do Instagram Stories help you get more Instagram followers? They also help you build your brand, too. Creators today understand that growing on Instagram is the best way to expand your audience.

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Mobile World Congress Hires a Travel Agency to Help Steady Nerves for Returning Event


Mobile World Congress is scheduled to take places June 28 to July 1, 2021, after cancelling it at the last minute last year.

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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.

Swapcard Chosen to Power IAEE's New 365 MarketHub

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State of the Event Industry Report: Q1 2021


In our efforts to keep track of the state of the event industry, we surveyed EventMB readers in February/March 2021 on a number of different questions related to their experience and how they see the industry developing.

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What to Look for in a Hybrid Event Platform


The right event platforms can make or break your hybrid event. Learn what experts consider key for hybrid event platforms so you can choose the right fit.

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How Uncorked Chicago Wine Festival Got Over 5,000 Facebook RSVPs

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The power of social influence can’t be overstated, and today’s best event marketers know it. Hype, publicity, buzz?—?whatever whatever you call it, the build-up preceding a concert or a festival definitely drives ticket sales.

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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

5 Program Design Changes to Add Value to Your Conference

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Hallway conversations are going to be even more highly valued in future conferences, Dave Lutz says, so planners should consider chopping 15 minutes off of concurrent sessions to create longer breaks. Jacob Slaton Photography).

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How Informa Is Hosting 30,000-Strong In-Person Events With Hayley Haggarty

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How do you keep 30,000 people safe at an in-person event post-COVID? Event Experiences Event Community In-person events Podcast

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Third-Party Planners Are Taking Charge to Protect Their Contracts — Will it Last?


The sweeping cancellations and pandemic-related uncertainties have exposed vulnerabilities in the way third-party planners get paid, which is pushing some to redefine their contracts in order to protect their interests. Is this sustainable?

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Next-Level Screening: Attendees Watch Freeform’s ‘Cruel Summer’ Premiere From Their Hotel Balconies

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A 70-foot screen and ’90s nostalgia transport guests at the socially distant viewing event. The hottest event space is no longer the ballroom, it’s the balcony.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

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. 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.

How to Promote Your Event Pages with Facebook Ads

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Elliot Goodwin’s American Outdoor School hosts events in the great outdoors. But before attendees even set foot in the wilderness on one of American Outdoor School’s foraging or plant identifying classes, they have a sense of what the experience will be like.

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Eight Ways to Convince your Boss on the Benefits of Hybrid Events


Throughout the past year, as planners have grown in confidence having up-skilled themselves in virtual event practices, they’ve been able to take a step back and assess which parts of their in-person events program would succeed, either partially or fully online for the future.

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Why you need to rehearse a hybrid event


The importance of rehearsing for Hybrid Events: How, Why & Watch-Outs! The secret to a seamless hybrid event is rehearsing! Encore shares top tips for event planners on how to have an effective rehearsal to get the best results. .

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