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[WEBINAR]: Should You Move Ahead with Fall In-person Events? 9.29.21

Velvet Chainsaw

Register Now for our next VCC Webinar, Wednesday September 29, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. Space is Limited. Organizations are making tough decisions about how to–or even whether to–move forward with their upcoming conferences and expos.

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Two ways for #eventprofs to meet up this week

Conferences that Work

There are two great ways for #eventprofs to meet up this week. I’ll be at both! 1 • techsytalk GLOBAL conference — Tuesday and Wednesday (September 28 & 29). On Tuesday and Wednesday (September. 28 & 29), join me at the techsytalk GLOBAL Conference.

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Event Live Streaming 101: The Ultimate Guide for Beginners


The last year has ushered in a new era of live streaming technology , and event organizers now have more tools than ever before. On the flip side, planners have never faced a steeper learning curve.

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Can Hopin Ride Its Virtual Success to a Shift to More Hybrid Events?


Hopin’s rise to unicorn status and its recent $7.75B valuation make it an undeniable force to be reckoned with in the virtual event world.

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Everything You Need To Know To Create Your Event Timeline

Endless Events

So, you want to plan an event. If your head is spinning, don’t worry: it’s all completely normal. Take the event planning process one step at a time. How about you start with creating an event timeline?

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10 Security Measures to Implement at Events as We Transition from Digital to Hybrid

SpotMe Blog

Since the onset of the pandemic, businesses have faced a huge risk. Companies that relied on in-person events had to quickly conquer the learning curve of facilitating online conferences and virtual events.

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Pre-event marketing, explained.

Expo Pass

Pre-event marketing is all about two things: boosting registration, and creating real, organic interest in the event. But in this ever changing event world, we find ourselves asking — What’s really the best way to do this? And do emails still work? What about promotions?

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A Reality Check for Obtaining Event Insurance in the Covid Pandemic


Event insurance is now top of mind for planners who are able to host in-person events despite the ongoing global pandemic. While coverage is available, there are plenty of challenges to overcome to get the right protection.

5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Event Income Right Now

Eventbrite UK

Selling tickets is an obvious stream to make money for your event. But are you capitalising on other revenue streams that can help put you in the green? The post 5 Simple Ways to Increase Your Event Income Right Now appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

10+ Brunch Spots in the Burgh


But first, Brunch! We cannot believe how many brunch spots in Pittsburgh there are but we are not complaining. Brunch, coffee, and mimosas make mornings worth waking up for.

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Event Sponsorship in 2021: What It Looks Like and How to Capitalize On It

SpotMe Blog

Event planning is no easy feat. It requires skill, preparation, a strategic team of experts, not to mention ample amounts of funding. The best events bring together thought leaders who can provide unique value to guests.

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This is how in-person and hybrid events are happening safely right now.

Expo Pass

We will be the first to say that we did a double-take when we saw some of those crowds with thousands of people at the Lollapalooza music festival this year. But in reality, there are proven ways for in-person and hybrid events to happen safely right now.

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Wonder Technologies Networking Platform [Review]


Wonder is a virtual venue that enables event organizers to host online networking sessions, small conferences, and other virtual events. Here is our review. Wonder: What Is It?

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.

Event Marketing in the "New Normal"

Event Age by Swapcard

The past 18 months have been a challenge for the events industry, but the ability to pivot and adapt to a "new normal" during these trying times is something the events world can be proud of. Event Experiences Event Community Virtual Events Hybrid events In-person events

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Snag the Coolest Finds at these Vintage Shops in Pittsburgh


There are so many vintage shops in Pittsburgh for you to explore… and they’re all amazing! Shop men’s and women’s clothing, one of a kind accessories, stunning jewelry, cool trinkets and more.

Your Ultimate Guide to Tech Events in 2021

SpotMe Blog

As the world is managing the list of interruptions incurred since the 2020 pandemic, large events are continuing to run online. This year, as global conferences and tech events must go on, we’ve put together some of the coolest digital conventions to attend within the tech space. Tech Events in 2021.

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Road to IMEX: Details Released

Smart Meetings

Editor’s Note: This is part of a monthly series on the planning process for producing IMEX America , the 10th anniversary of the landmark industry gathering scheduled for Nov. 9-11 at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas.

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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.

Meet Accelevents, The All-In-One Event Management Platform!

Endless Events

What better way to learn more about the exciting world of event technology than listening to an awesome product spotlight episode of the Event Tech Podcast?

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A Beginner’s Guide to Planning Hybrid Events

Event Age by Swapcard

Overnight, combining digital and in-person experiences became necessary - no longer just for tech enthusiasts or early adopters. In 2021, event attendees and sponsors expect a blend of in-person and digital experiences and resources.

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9 Unique Fall Date Ideas in Tampa Bay You Haven’t Thought Of


Fall more in love with this season (and your special someone) with our list of 9 unique fall date ideas in Tampa Bay ! Make use of the cozy sweater weather – yes, with the bayside breeze, it can get chilly – and fun autumn festivals to create a memorable date with your person.

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SpotMe launches Express, a new solution for webinars

SpotMe Blog

SpotMe is pleased to announce their new solution for webinars, completing their end-to-end B2B event marketing platform. SpotMe customers can now host unlimited webinars powered by SpotMe’s Studio technology.

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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.

U.S. to Open to International Travel in November

Smart Meetings

Citing increasing vaccination rates around the world, the United States announced yesterday that it will lift travel restrictions for vaccinated visitors from 33 countries, including China and much of Europe, starting in early November—possibly in time for IMEX America in Las Vegas.

Lessons for PR Agencies on taking live events viral

Decibel Management

We love seeing great art installations, and wanted to take the time to recommend the In America: Remember flags exhibit on the National Mall. Developed by Suzanne Firstenberg, this exhibit honors the 650,000 Americans that have died from COVID-19. .

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How to Make Networking in a Virtual Setting Actually Engaging


From inboxes and Slack channels to texts and DMs, it can feel like we’re in nearly constant communication with co-workers and colleagues. So many messages, so little time. Have you ever felt drained from simply responding all day, and realized you haven’t gotten that much work done?

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Our Top 7 Coffee Shops in St. Pete You Need to Visit


Pete is known for their dedication to supporting local fare, and that starts with supporting local coffee instead of large corporations. The coffee shops in St.

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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

6 ways to use event data and analytics to transform virtual events

Hubilo Blog

One of the best things about virtual events is that they generate a goldmine of data. Virtual event platforms have made the entire event ecosystem more robust. With minute and real-time tracking capabilities, they’ve helped transform events.

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Study Finds Grocery Shopping Riskier Than In-person Meetings

Smart Meetings

When did you last go grocery shopping? Do you remember passing all those people, in that uncontrolled environment, coming from and going to places of which you have no inkling?

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No Spectators: How Four Brands Altered Their Game Plans for the Tokyo Olympics

Event Marketer

Brands seeking to activate at the Summer Olympic Games seemed to encounter more hurdles than a 100-meter race. First, organizers delayed the games by a year in deference to the COVID-19 pandemic (yet kept the name Tokyo 2020). Then they announced a ban on nearly all spectators.

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