[Webinar] INFLUENCE 2020, National Speakers Association Virtual Experience

Velvet Chainsaw

Meet the brains behind the design of the highly successful National Speakers Association’s INFLUENCE 2020 Virtual in August. The post [Webinar] INFLUENCE 2020, National Speakers Association Virtual Experience appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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Top 2020 Event Conferences


The events industry has been behind some of the most innovative tech conferences in the past decade. Opening the doors for new business prospects, these conferences are places where the top professionals meet and showcase their innovative concepts and bold theories for the future.

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Conference Innovation While Traveling at Warp Speed

Velvet Chainsaw

Not every effort was a rousing success but attempting to inject new conference elements made us more nimble, creative and smarter as a team. What should we expect for hybrid or virtual conference attendance? How much time can we expect an engaged attendee to participate in a multi-day virtual conference? The post Conference Innovation While Traveling at Warp Speed appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw. Navigating change during a crisis is not for the faint of heart.

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Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020

Velvet Chainsaw

The post Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020 appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw. Conference Networking central hub central zone Convening Leaders finding your tribe networking PCMA Professional Convention Management Association

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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.

Brighton Music Conference 2020 announces switch to virtual only conference

Event Industry News

Brighton Music Conference (BMC), the UK’s foremost electronic music and networking event will still be going ahead on 1st and 2nd of October but as a virtual only event, streamed live and on-demand.

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Stop treating adults like children at your conferences

Conferences that Work

Please stop treating adults like children at your conferences. So, please stop treating adults like children at conferences. Though I remember a few conferences I attended where such activities would have made a distinct improvement.

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2020 Virtual Event Trends

Endless Events

Who would have known that 2020 would go down as one of the most influential years- if not the most influential year- for virtual events in history? We surveyed hundreds of #Eventprofs to weigh in on the hottest virtual event trends for 2020. Some of these trends match up nicely to our overall 2020 event trends we predicted , so you should see some cross over for how you can also apply these to your hybrid and in-person events as well.

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A free guide to creating peer conferences

Conferences that Work

The Association for Software Testing (AST) has just issued a free guide to creating peer conferences. I believe the software testing community adopted my term “peer conference” for their get-togethers after a conversation I had with pioneer software tester James Bach in 2004.

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Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free

Velvet Chainsaw

The dynamics that we’re seeing impact conferences and their business models are very similar to the Freemium movement we experienced way back in 2009. Go ahead and read Seth’s post and then come back for the linkage to conference monetization. To best compete: Premium conferences must choose quality over quantity. They’re playing the long-game and offering free or significantly discounted conference offerings.

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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.

3 Corporate Event and Conference Trends You Need to Know in 2020

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Taken from a survey of over 800 event professionals, these three trends are shaping the competitive landscape of conferences and corporate events. Data and Insights Email Event Design Mailchimp

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Attendease is Nominated in 5 Categories for the Event Tech Awards 2020


We are pleased to announce that Attendease has been shortlisted for five categories under the Event Tech Awards 2020. Best Conference Technology. This year's event will be hybrid, so attendees from around the globe can attend the virtual event that happens from November 2nd - 5th 2020.

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Shortlist for Event Technology Awards 2020 announced

Event Industry News

Brand & Agencies Concert & Touring Conference News Event Technology Exhibition News Featured Festival & Outdoors News UK and Europe US and Canada ETA ETA20 Event Tech Event Tech Awards Event Technology Awards

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Top 30 Conferences for Women in 2020


From tech to finance to media—here's a look at 30 of the best conferences for women in 2020. Many conferences have appeared in the last few years to help provide women with opportunities to build networks, share experiences, and learn in ways that traditional conferences can't quite match. These conferences span a diverse array of industries—from finance to media to tech. Here's a look at 30 of the best conferences for women in 2020. WECode 2020.

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Virtual Events 2020: The #1 List of Virtual Events and Conferences


The most authoritative list of 2020 virtual events and conferences on the internet. Virtual Events & Conferences in 2020. MARCH 2020 VIRTUAL EVENTS. March 4, 2020. DocuSign Momentum 2020. March, 4 2020. March 10, 2020. March 24, 2020.

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Webinar: Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free

Velvet Chainsaw

Webinar description: Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free. Discuss and evaluate emerging pricing models to consider for your Fall 2020 event. Lisa Block, Executive Vice President, Conference Strategy & Design, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. The post Webinar: Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw. COVID-19 Uncategorized digital event monetize pivot from live to virtual virtual conference

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What you need to know about Hybrid Events in 2020


Some examples of external hybrid events are public conferences, trade fairs, customer meetings and product demonstrations. The post What you need to know about Hybrid Events in 2020 appeared first on GEVME Blog.

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Conference Compass Virtual Event Platform [Review]


Conference Compass is an all-in-one platform that includes mobile and web apps and offers features for virtual, hybrid, and live events. Conference Compass Virtual Event Platform: What Is It?

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2020 Event Tech Trends That Will Shape The Year

Endless Events

Welcome to another episode of #EventIcons, and this time around we’re talking 2020 event tech trends! So now it’s time for the 2020 event tech trends to shine! Lindsay immediately asks our guests about the two biggest trends for event profs will be in 2020.

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Steps You Should Be Taking Now for Your Fall Conference

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past couple weeks, conversations with our clients have shifted from crisis decision-making for conferences occurring in the near-term (reactive) to scenario planning for the fall (proactive). What advice would you add for organizers with fall conferences or shows?

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Conference Eastbourne at International Confex 2020

Event Industry News

The Conference Eastbourne team invite you to explore Eastbourne’s excellent Conference opportunities within its stunning South Coast and Sussex Downs environment. Conference Eastborne will be exhibiting at International Confex 2020 Stand C34C.

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Virtual Events Guide: How To Take Your Conference Online


To help you understand how you can adapt your meeting, conference or trade show to an online format, we’ve outlined the most common event types we’re helping to go virtual, and listed the tools and professional services being used to create an engaging virtual event experiences.

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Virtual Conferences and Events: The 2020 Guide


Welcome to your guide on virtual events in 2020 and beyond. Discover best practices for launching a virtual conference, aligning with your organization, identifying key metrics and more. The transition to virtual conferences. We predict that in the near future, event marketers will be leaning into virtual conferences as part of a larger hybrid event strategy—that combines both in-person and digital experiences. Conference.

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Conference Go/No-Go Decisions in a Pandemic

Velvet Chainsaw

The Conference Board has the best we’ve come across so far: May Reboot – quick recovery. In the beginning of this crisis, organizers of major conferences and trade shows were canceling with very little lead time. This aligns with March 15, 2020 CDC guidelines for postponing or canceling mass gatherings (250 + participants). The post Conference Go/No-Go Decisions in a Pandemic appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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Tomorrowland 2020: The Virtual Event of The Year?

Endless Events

Tomorrowland 2020 happened recently , and the result is something no one was expecting. What can event professionals take away from Tomorrowland 2020? Learning From Tomorrowland 2020. And Tomorrowland 2020 is a fantastic example of that.

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Gadgets And Tech In 2020: The Best Of CES

Endless Events

We’re starting off the week with the topic of gadgets and tech in 2020! And there is no better place to discuss gadgets and tech in 2020 than in the Event Tech Podcast. “Because, for example, I’m looking down the 2020 innovation awards.

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How to entwine content and connection during an online conference

Conferences that Work

How can we entwine content and connection during an online conference? During a MeetingsCommunity (MeCo) discussion thread “ Networking at conferences ” last week, Sharon Fisher posted this. As it happened, I’d just completed facilitating an online conference that I think did entwine content and connection. We made it available at every break in the conference program. Post event, the main conference sponsor wrote.

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International Confex 2020 Preview

Event Industry News

The 37th edition of International Confex will take place on 25 – 26 February 2020 at ExCeL London, bringing together thousands of event professionals for two jam-packed days of learning, networking and inspiration.

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Mesmerise launches Gatherings VR, a ground-breaking new Virtual Reality Experience providing the “best seat in the house” for the Morningstar Investment Conference 2020

Event Industry News

While some companies describe their online conferences as “virtual”, innovative technology company Mesmerise is helping Morningstar Inc., Attendees can use Mesmerise’s new Gatherings VR platform to power their VR experience and access on-demand content for a month after the Conference.

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The Meetings Show 2020 announces switch from hybrid to virtual

Event Industry News

The Meetings Show has announced the UK’s leading exhibition for event, meeting and conference professionals will now be a fully virtual event this October.

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AEV publishes revised eGuide for 2020

Event Industry News

I’m delighted that we’ve managed to complete a thorough review of the eGuide for the 2020 release, despite the challenges our industry is facing this year.

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Are science conferences stuck in the Dark Ages?

Conferences that Work

A recent Wired article argues that “ Science Conferences Are Stuck in the Dark Ages “ Unsurprisingly, I agree — but there’s some light in the darkness! Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Are science conferences stuck in the Dark Ages?

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Conference Networking with Conference Compass

Event Industry News

At conferences and other knowledge-driven events, sessions and presentations are always great conversation starters. Contact Conference Compass to find out more. Conference News Event Technology Featured Features News UK and Europe US and Canada Conference Compass conferences event networkingLive events are all about bringing people together.

Why Online Events Will Be The Next Big Thing In 2020

Hubilo Blog

What is the next big thing in 2020? . The biggest thing that can happen in the world in 2020 is Virtual Conferences – Online Events. Let’s understand various reasons in detail why virtual conferences – online events will be the next big thing in 2020.

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How do you find speakers that are a great match for your virtual event?


I am working on a conference right now where my contact is the rep at the speaker’s bureaus who represent the speakers. The ones I have been working with this week to prepare for a large conference are all very tech-savvy and have embraced the virtual platforms.

#EventIcons 2020 Sneak Peek: New Year, New Content!

Endless Events

It’s time for an exciting #EventIcons 2020 sneak peek! And they are ready to give you an #EventIcons 2020 sneak peek to make sure we get your appetite running for what we have in store this new year. Our Event Industry Conference Attendee Strategies – Event Brew #001.

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35 Must Attend Events For Event Planners in 2020


We encourage every event planner to mark their calendars for the following 35 events and conferences in 2020. In this post, you’ll find a comprehensive list of the most important event industry conferences that every event professional should attend this year. PCMA EduCon 2020.

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The 2020 CMI 25 in Pictures


A sampling of how the leading independent planning companies execute every sort of event, from user conferences to exotic incentives. The 2020 CMI 25 list is out, with profiles of the 25 largest independent meeting planning companies serving the corporate market in North America.

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52eight3 asks “Is your event PR-worthy?” at International Confex 2020

Event Industry News

In addition to exhibiting and speaking, 52eight3 will also be hosting the first UK edition of Women In Event Tech Meet Up 2020 on Tuesday 25 th February in partnership with the Event Technology Awards.

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