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BREAKING: WHO Issues New Guidelines for Mass Gatherings


The World Health Organization issued new guidelines for outdoor events and mass gatherings. Here is what you need to know. Countries are approaching mass gatherings in very different ways.

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Leadership, Events, Shackleton, Survival, and Hope

Conferences that Work

If you missed David Adler ‘s & my closing keynote Leadership, Events, Shackleton, Survival, and Hope at Untethered2020 , you can watch it at the end of this post.

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The Future of Face-to-Face is Cloudy

Velvet Chainsaw

I am getting a little overwhelmed by the many predictions that so-called experts are sharing about the future of face-to-face meetings. The range of opinions–from wild optimism to frightening pessimism–is exhausting to wade through.

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Eventbrite Partners with Global Queer Icons to Host We’re Still Here: The All-Day Queer Event Celebration

Picatic by Eventbrite

Eventbrite Kicks Off Pride Month with NYC Pride, SF Pride and other Global Icons The modern LGBTQIA+ rights movement, from Pride celebrations to the very narrative of coming out, is built on leaving isolation behind to find community and togetherness.

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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 Monetize Your Virtual or Hybrid Event


Image via Instapage. Monetizing your virtual or hybrid event is easier than you think – there are many ways you can help your sponsors, partners, and exhibitors extend their reach and create valuable connections with your attendees in an online event format.

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Epidemiologist Says the Future of Events Will Be Small and Local


We spoke to Dr. Brian Labus, epidemiologist and health sciences expert at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, to prepare event professionals for the challenges of the next few months. The future looks daunting, but there are safe ways to go back to business.

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Finding Togetherness During Pride Amidst a Global Pandemic

Picatic by Eventbrite

“The first Pride was a riot” is heard so often that it’s become a cliche.

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Not So Close! New Distancing Tool Eases Transition to F2F Meetings

Event Industry News

What should ballrooms look like when we are all back to meeting again? Meeting planners no longer have to worry about figuring that out.

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How Not to Get Sued If Someone Gets Sick When You Get Back to Planning


Editor’s note : The lawyers quoted in this article are not providing legal advice. If you are seeking legal advice, consult with a professional. When you begin planning in-person meetings again, the last thing you want is for an attendee to suddenly become ill and blame you for it.

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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.

#ThrowbackThursday: Get Inspired by These Vibrant Summer Soirees


As Memorial Day Weekend marked the unofficial start of sweet, sweet summertime, we're taking a look back at last year's envy-worthy events

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Virtual Events: How to Take Advantage of Higher Attendance Rates


Virtual events have been taking off during the coronavirus pandemic, bringing with them a mix of relief and trepidation. If there’s one silver lining, it’s that attendance rates for virtual events have been multiples higher than their live counterparts.

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Caroline and JP’s Modern and Trendy Hotel X Wedding


Caroline and JP’s big day at the stunning Hotel X Toronto is a perfect blend of city glam and classic elegance. The couple, who met in March 2015, were set up by their grandmothers – can you say Grandmas know best?

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When Canceling Doesn’t Feel Like the Right Thing to Do

PCMA Convene

Velvet Chainsaw Consulting’s Sarah Michel, upper left, talked with Colleen Creighton, executive director of the American Academy of Suicidology (AAS), and bottom, Jonathan Singer, the AAS board president about the association’s successful digital meeting.

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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.

5 Expert Tips for Reassuring Attendees


How will attendees know it is safe to attend meetings again? More to the point, how can you as a meeting planner help people feel confident about gathering? Hosts Global brought together industry experts to share best practices for doing just that through their #MeetWithConfidence talk Series.

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15 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas: Get Creative!

Endless Events

Last week, we explained how to deal and package your virtual event sponsorships. And today, we continue, with a second article about virtual event sponsorship ideas. Yes, convincing sponsors to be a part of your virtual event might seem like too daunting of a task.

How Venues and Event Planners Are Collaborating to Find New Ways Forward From Covid-19


The extremely trying first half of 2020 has tested the relationships between event organizers and their venue partners. Here's a look at how they've been handling the flood of cancellations and what changes may result from the pandemic.

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3 Totally Valid Emotions You May be Feeling if Your Wedding Has Been Postponed (and how to deal with them)


Planning a wedding can take over your life, especially as the date draws nearer. If you, like many other couples, were in the home stretch before COVID-19 hit, and your wedding has been postponed, you are likely feeling a lot of different emotions right now.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Event Tech Live set for five-day bonanza

Event Industry News

Like the industry it represents, Event Tech Live (ETL) can’t sit still. This year’s show will marry five Coronavirus-proof virtual days to the traditional two physical, the latter incorporating COVID-19 surety steps overseen by A.C.T. National) health & safety consultants.

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Digital Event Design: 4 Realities of the ‘Wild West of the Speaker World’

PCMA Convene

TED is one of the many formerly face-to-face events lining up speakers, such as Susan David, for their digital programming.

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The Differences Between Virtual Event Platforms and Virtual Production Companies That You Should Know

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Know The Difference: Virtual Event Platform vs Virtual Event Production Company. Trends… But Make It Virtual: 2020 Virtual Event Trends. ? Want to dive deeper into these trends? Will is hosting a webinar LIVE this Friday all about the virtual event trends of 2020.

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What Crisis? Virtual Event Tech Platforms See Incredible Boost


Whereas household names such as Eventbrite and Cvent took significant hits in the past few months, virtual event technology companies are thriving. Many report that they can't keep up with demand and others are securing massive rounds of investment.

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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.

14 Unique Venues You Haven’t Thought Of (And How to Find Your Own)

Planning Pod

Everyone loves a good party, especially when that party is full of unexpected surprises.

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ETA People’s Choice – enter now

Event Industry News

Voted for, as the name suggests, by EIN readers, ETL visitors, and the public at large, the Event Technology Awards (ETA) People’s Choice opens for nominations today, Monday June 1, through to June 30.

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Announcing: Glisser x Wordly.AI


With the inclusion of the new powerful and innovative translation of Wordly.AI , the robust Glisser platform can now deliver real time translation with both audio and text in up to sixteen languages, including Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese and Spanish.

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Embracing the Digital Opportunity

PCMA Convene

The COVID-19 pandemic forced business event planners to swiftly move canceled face-to-face events online, changing the digital event landscape forever. Illustrations by Celyn Brazier).

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A Guide To Virtual Event Sponsorships Part I: Deals & Packages

Endless Events

So, let’s talk about virtual event sponsorships, shall we? As we all know, sponsorships have been the industry’s holy grail of revenue for years.

Jenny and David’s “Old Shanghai” Themed Wedding at the St. Regis


Jenny and David’s wedding is a love letter to not only their own love story, but also to Shanghai, the bride’s hometown where she spent her childhood with her parents and grandparents.

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How to Choose the Right Virtual Event Formats


You know the're in the thick of planning an upcoming event and are trying to figure out what new engagement formats to use to excite your guests. But a wrench has been thrown into the mix: this event is virtual.

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18 Outdoor Dining Experiences Your Guests Won't Forget


Enjoying a lovely meal outside can be a delightful experience. Your attendees will never forget how it felt to eat at a beautiful table with simple and nature-inspired decorations and be surrounded by enchanting views

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