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Help Your Event Attendees Make a Plan to Vote With HeadCount

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Make a plan to vote through HeadCount here. With the US presidential election just two weeks away, it’s time to make sure that every eligible US citizen has a plan to ensure their voice is heard.

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Six Attributes of Successful Women’s Conferences

Velvet Chainsaw

This article was originally written for the April issue of PCMA’s Convene magazine. The timing was right before the lockdown and a couple months before the 2020 social justice movement eclipsed.

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The meeting industry new normal — Part 2

Conferences that Work

The meeting industry old normal is over, and many event professionals are hoping and waiting for a new normal. See Part 1 of this post for an introduction to this point of view.]. What will the meeting industry new normal look like?

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Events in 2020: Stories of Struggle and Success


The event industry has had a tough go of it this year. Event professionals have all been affected in one way or another by the pandemic, and have experienced different paths to acceptance and recovery. Here, three eventprofs share their stories of struggle and success in 2020.

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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.

In Service of Love Contest Winners Youn Sun and Arnell Say “I Do”


This summer, Steam Whistle Brewery and the Toronto Wedding Collective ran an In Service of Love contest where couples who work in hospitality could enter for a chance to win their dream wedding valued at $60K.

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Anthropologie Is Finding Success With Online and In-Person Events — Here’s How

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Throughout the pandemic, event creators have worked hard to adapt to changing circumstances and develop unique content that engages people while keeping them safe. Brands have leveraged Eventbrite to organize and communicate their events while experimenting with new strategies.

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SHOT Show Aims for Hybrid Event in January in Las Vegas

PCMA Convene

NSSF—The Firearm Industry Trade Association, which owns and sponsors SHOT Show, will decide by Dec. 1 whether the trade show will go on in January as planned. Photos courtesy NSSF). While many major U.S.

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6 Strategies to Market Hybrid Events to Virtual and Live Attendees


Hybrid events require planners to attract in-person attendees without alienating virtual attendees, and to compete for the attention of a virtual audience in a saturated market. How can planners market their events to stand out and appeal to both groups?

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Anthropologie Is Finding Success With Online and In-Person Events – Here’s How


Throughout the pandemic, event creators have worked hard to adapt to changing circumstances and develop unique content that engages people while keeping them safe. Brands have leveraged Eventbrite to organise and communicate their events while experimenting with new strategies.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Leading Virtual Event Platform, Hubilo gets shortlisted for Event Tech Awards 2020

Event Industry News

Team Hubilo is more than elated to announce their entry in the Event Tech Awards 2020 got shortlisted. The honor they hold is to be nominated for the ‘Best Pivot from Physical to Virtual’ category.

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We Have Some Virtual Event Success Stories To Share!

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Virtual Inspiration: 8 Extraordinary Virtual Event Examples That Will Inspire You. Webinars Suck: Not Another One! 6 Tips To Combat Webinar Fatigue. Wellness: Retreats For Event Profs: Do We Need Them? ? Learn about every aspect of virtual in our Virtual Events Handbook!

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5 Wedding Planning Arguments You Might Have With Your Parents (and how to handle them)


When you first start planning your wedding, you have an idea of what you want your big day to look like – unfortunately, your parents might have a different idea of what you should want… 1. Budget. When it comes to money, everyone has an opinion about how you should spend it.

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Boomset Virtual Event Platform [Review]


Boomset's Virtual Event Platform is an all-in-one solution for live, virtual and hybrid events that includes registration, native streaming, exhibitor management, and engagement features. It lets planners manage every aspect of their event and allows for extensive customization. Here is our review.

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

Why Every Tech Investor on the Planet Wants to Invest in Virtual Events


Artists perform in front of screens showing audience via the Zoom application during the first six-hour online music festival at a studio in Bangkok, Thailand. Skift Skift Take: Welcome to 0.1 version of the gold rush in the events sector, with dream specs for every tech investor on the planet.

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Swapcard & CEIR Publish Survey Findings About Event Matchmaking During the Pandemic

Event Age by Swapcard

Swapcard , the leading AI-powered engagement and matchmaking platform for premium events, joined forces with CEIR (Center for Exhibition Industry Research) to conduct research on matchmaking in the events industry. The results showed some interesting trends

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Event Tech Live 2020 to host best podcasts series

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live (ETL) will host five of the industry’s most popular podcasts across its virtual week in November organisers have confirmed. The show has shifted from its hybrid incarnation this year but ETL’s extraordinary commitment to hosting quality content is unaffected by any Covid-19 clampdown.

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Cindy and Giacomo’s Rustically Romantic Wedding at Ovest


After having their first date at Ovest so many years ago, and ultimately falling in love, Cindy and Giacomo’s wedding at Ovest makes it even that much more special.

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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.

How Some Events Are Making More Profit Virtually Than In-Person


The learning curve for still-new virtual events is steep, and many eventprofs have struggled to profitably shift their events online. However, there are events that have not only succeeded, but exceeded their live event profits — here's how.

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Streamlining Your Social Media Strategy during the Holiday Season

Special Events

You don’t need to spend hours curating your social media feed to stay present and engaged online throughout the holiday season

Event Tech for Safer Events


We’ve entered unprecedented times for corporate event planning. Although much remains to be seen, there are promising opportunities for event technology to help planners put “safety-first” in the driver’s seat for all events.

Socio event platform shortlisted for Event Technology Awards 2020

Event Industry News

Socio’s event platform powers virtual, hybrid, and live events from a single, end-to-end solution. Built for events — not meetings, Socio pairs registration, streaming, engagement, and networking for a seamless event experience.

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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!

5 Ways to Include your Pet in Your Wedding (without actually having them there)


You love your pets, but let’s be honest, having them there on your wedding day might not make sense – especially if you’re having an out of town wedding.

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12 Tips to Answer the “How Clean is Your Seat?” Question


I am willing to bet that before COVID-19, you never thought about how clean that chair was before you sat down to listen to a speaker at a live conference. Times have certainly changed.

Hybrid Event Plan: 7 Steps for Delivering a Successful Event [Guest Post]


Creating a hybrid event plan in 2020 is an essential process—the way events are delivered now has changed dramatically, and companies need to adapt. Event Management

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Here’s the Quote That Will Shake the Multi-Billion Dollar Corp Travel Market Out of Its Stupor


Skift Take: That whooshing sound in the corporate travel sector's ear. Rafat Ali Read the Complete Story On Skift. Corporate Travel Meetings & Events Travel Services business travel coronavirus

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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.

2Heads Present VX at Event Tech Live

Event Industry News

Creating Meaningful Experiences, virtually anywhere. 2Heads , the UK’s leading independent experiential agency presents EventHive, an intuitive, digital suite of tools designed by event professionals for event professionals.

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How to Get Started With Automating Your Marketing Funnel

Special Events

Once you've established your funnel steps, you can automate many of the lead generation strategies to nurture prospects and guide them towards a sale.

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4 Essential Educational Tracks You NEED for Your Next Conference


When you begin thinking about how you want to organize your next conference, it’s important to consider how you are going to attract a variety of attendee demographics. One easy way to start is by curating varying educational tracks that could interest a range of professionals to your event.