The Impact of Coronavirus on Global Events

Attendease

With many global events being canceled due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, event managers are looking for solutions like Attendease as an alternative to bring in-person events online. Are you thinking about bringing your events online?

Global Events: Translation, Interpretation & Captioning

Endless Events

As event planners were thrust into the throes of virtual events in early 2020, confusion and fear were the first things to settle in. And now that it seems as if the worst of the pandemic is behind us, everything shifts radically once more for the events industry.

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How Four Major Global Events Pivoted from In-Person to Virtual

Attendease

The novel coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on the events industry, from venues and vendors to speakers and sponsors. We feel great sympathy for all affected by COVID-19 and the ripple effects this global pandemic has caused.”.

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DES Spotlight: Berenice Lai, CMP, DES, Global Events Manager, SurveyMonkey 

PCMA Convene

A lifelong learner, Berenice Lai decided to pursue Digital Event Strategist (DES) certification since COVID-19 forced her and her organization pivot to virtual in March 2020. I run global events for SurveyMonkey. Your title is Global Events Manager.

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SWITCH 2020: Playing the Digital Field

GEVME

Singapore Week of Innovation and TeCHnology (SWITCH) kicked off earlier this month, providing an innovative yet functional space for the global innovation and business communities around the world to connect, collaborate and network. . Credits SWITCH 2020. Credits SWITCH 2020.

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35 Must Attend Events For Event Planners in 2020

Bizzabo

We encourage every event planner to mark their calendars for the following 35 events and conferences in 2020. We know how hard it can be to find great events to attend, so we’ve made it easier for you. Event Name. International Confex 2020. PCMA EduCon 2020.

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How Global Event Planners Need to Think About China’s Secondary Cities

Skift

Marriott International Skift Take: China has become a hot spot for global business travel and its secondary cities are evolving to accommodate larger conferences and conventions. What should event planners know? Asia Meetings & Events destinations meetings meetingsiq pacific world

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What Meeting Trends We’ll Be Watching in 2020

PCMA Convene

The editors of Convene looked back over 2019, asking this question: What’s one meeting and event trend on my radar in 2020? Consider the fact that the global events industry was officially added, as of last fall, as a partner in the United Nations’ drive to reach SDGs by 2030.

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

Event Industry News

As first-time exhibitors, 52eight3 is seizing the opportunity to challenge event organisers at this year’s International Confex with a thought-provoking educational seminar – Back to Basics: Is your event PR-worthy?

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CEO of Global Events Group IMEX on Leading Through Crisis

Skift

Meetings & Events coronavirus events imexRead the Complete Story On Skift.

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The 2020 CMI 25 in Pictures

MeetingsNet

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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Virtually Engaged with Robin Farmanfarmaian

SmartMeetings

Editor’s Note : Following is an excerpt from Robin Farmanfarmanian’s new book, Facilitating Virtual Events: Driving Participant Engagement & Interaction. Creating useful content is a given for any event. In a virtual Q&A model, events can tap the audience’s knowledge wealth.

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IMEX America announce cancellation of 2020 event

Event Industry News

It is with great regret and disappointment that today we are announcing that we have made the difficult decision to cancel IMEX America 2020, due to take place at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas from September 15-17. . Message from Ray and Carina.

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Hybrid Events: A Short-Term Solution or Long-Term Strategy?

Eventmobi

Are hybrid events a short-term solution to current conditions or a long-term shift in the events space? We asked Event Planners if they are planning to incorporate a hybrid strategy for events going forward, and if yes, to share their insights into how that will work.

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How to Achieve Perfect Vision in the Year of the Pandemic

SmartMeetings

After all, this is the year 2020, the same numbers used to benchmark ideal eyesight. I was on a call recently where an educator suggested there will be more opportunities in the event space in 2022 than there were in 2019, but they will have different job titles.

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ELI Virtual Event Profile: CloudBees DevOps 2020

Event Leadership Institute

For the last several years, CloudBees has hosted DevOps World – a combo industry, user conference, and open source community event. In 2019, a total of 3,000 IT executives, software developers, and community contributors attended the events. Developing the Event Plan.

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IBTM World 2020 transitions to a virtual event.

Event Industry News

IBTM Events today announces that IBTM World 2020 will transition to being a virtual event this year. We remain committed and supportive partners of IBTM World and together we very much look forward to hosting the global events industry in Barcelona next year.”.

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Promote Your GoFundMe Fundraiser With Paid Social Ads (powered by ToneDen)

Picatic by Eventbrite

Since the beginning of worldwide shelter in place orders due to coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve admired the global event marketing community’s heart and ingenuity. The invisible army of industry professionals that make your favorite concerts and events […].

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Globex update: Global exhibitions market to contract by c.70% in 2020

Event Industry News

The global exhibitions market is set to contract by c.70% in 2020, according to the latest Globex updated 2020 forecast released today by strategy consultancy, AMR International. Globex 2020 is available to pre-order up until 1 November.

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This Show Is Open! SISO & UFI collaborate to support global event industry during coronavirus outbreak

Event Industry News

Paris-based UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and Atlanta-based SISO, The Society of Independent Show Organizers, today launch a new campaign, called ‘This Show Is Open’. Exhibitions and events are essential to millions of businesses around the world.

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Will Germany Deeming Trade Shows Essential Travel Fuel Copycats or Backlash?

EventMB

This is a significant development for the global events industry that may help kick-start international travel for events around the world — if it lasts. Germany has largely been at the forefront of the events indsutry's recovery from the pandemic, starting […].

Real-Time Interpretation At Your Next Multilingual Virtual Event With EventMobi & Kudo

Eventmobi

Now, speakers at your virtual event can present in their mother tongue while attendees listen in their preferred language. With the rise of virtual events, many planners have experienced firsthand how an online format offers an incredible opportunity to scale and extend their event’s reach.

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DCE Agency scoops 3 awards at Exhibition Stand Awards 2020

Event Industry News

DCE Agency are a multi-award winning experiential agency, designing creative experiences for clients globally. Having a reusable stand means that the design will easily reconfigure to fit an entirely different stand space at various shows and events.

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International AGF Awards 2020 announce shortlist of Worlds Greenest Festivals

Event Industry News

Awards are given across 10 important sustainability categories, including the top accolade of the International Greener Festival Award 2020. Tickets are now sold out for Green Events & Innovations Conference.

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Konduko appoints new VP in marketing push for safe, contactless global event technology

Event Industry News

Swiss-based contactless event pioneer, Konduko, has today announced the appointment of Mathew James as new VP for marketing and communications. Contactless technology for events is here to stay.

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Boomset wins for People’s Choice Technology - and more - at 2020 Eventex Awards

Boomset

Every year Eventex Awards , the biggest global event competition, spotlight the best events, experiences, and suppliers in the industry worldwide. “I’d

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Event Techonology Awards 2020 Meet the Judges: Aleksandra Panyukhina

Event Industry News

The Event Technology Awards celebrate the successful development and implimentation of technology in the events industry. Aleksandra brings more than 10 years of experience in events, with a strong focus on events in the tech industry over the past 5 years.

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Full Fat launches new 2020 trends report

Event Industry News

The report sets out the must do’s for any experience provider during the 2020s whilst providing a framework for the next generation of events.”. The experience industry will very likely change to incorporate more purpose-driven events that attract the ‘woke’ generation.

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Switching to a Virtual Event? Here’s What You Should Know

Event Age by Swapcard

The events industry has found itself facing a unique challenge. Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), many global events have been canceled, postponed or have decided to go virtual. Event Community Event Tech

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2020 is Officially the Year of the Virtual Event

Event Industry News

The Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) has seriously impacted the global events industry and it looks like its effects will be felt for many months to come. What is a Virtual Event? In its simplest form, a virtual event is an event that is completely hosted online.

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Coronavirus: What You Need to Know About Cancelling an Event and Liability Risks

EventMB

Growing rapidly, the number of reported COVID-19 cases has now reached over 75,000 worldwide — and event planners have even more cause for concern than the general public. With the recent cancellation of Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress (MWC) along with a host of other global events, planners have plenty of reason to feel uneasy […].

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Beyond the 800-pound Zoom

SmartMeetings

With more hundreds of platforms out there and more being launched every week, planners are finding that they can mix and match to meet their specific event goals. Event Titans : Management tools include a website builder, live polls, session management, raffles, match scoring and video chat.

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How Long Should a Virtual Event Be?

GEVME

Let’s say you want to host a successful virtual event. Among other questions, you will probably ask yourself, “ how long should a virtual event be ?” A virtual event timeline is fundamental to attendance engagement and your overall success. . Intro.

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How to Incentive During a Pandemic

SmartMeetings

David Stevens, director, Global Events , San Francisco Bay Area-based data company Alation , adopted a wait and see approach in March about his incentive planned for the end of May. Think back to February, when the life of a meeting prof was relatively predictable.

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What NOT to Do When Planning Your Next Virtual Event

SmartMeetings

Fasten your seatbelts, it may be a bumpy ride: Meeting professionals who have been forced to deliver their award-winning programs digitally are getting a crash course in the right and wrong ways to design a virtual event. Three weeks later, they hit start on their first virtual event.

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The fresh group appoints new CEO for 2020

Event Industry News

Driving this global events and communications agency forward in 2020 will be investor and business transformation expert Lee Harris. The fresh group is based in Manchester, operating on a global scale and has a strong client portfolio across retail, automotive, tech and financial industries. Starting the new year with a bang, the fresh group has appointed a new CEO as part of its growth strategy and continued development.

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Here’s Some Hybrid Event Inspiration For You!

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Hybrid Inspo: 5 Hybrid Event Examples To Inspire Your Process. ? With everything going virtual, make sure you’re up to date with all the information you need to plan a virtual event by downloading our Virtual Events Handbook!

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Events Industry Experts Weigh in on the Coronavirus

PCMA Convene

The Events Industry Council (EIC) held a webinar on Feb. That means that it’s prudent for event organizers to do everything they can to minimize the spread of germs, making sure that hand sanitizers are readily available and working with venues to step up sanitation efforts.

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Why You Need More Than a Mentor in Your Events Career

Bizzabo

In this article, Monique Ruff-Bell (Event Director, Money 20/20 and VP of Events at Ascential plc) shares how finding a professional sponsor can lead to success in your career. I think I’ve done every job under the sun within the events profession. Business Event Management

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How Bad Was 2020? EIC Plans to Find Out

MeetingsNet

The Events Industry Council is gearing up for a global economic-impact study that will quantify losses from the pandemic. The study will use 2019 as a benchmark and quantify event-related economic losses in 2020 due to the pandemic.

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