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.

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Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020

Velvet Chainsaw

The sponsor and partner activations were a key feature and a hub for the meeting. The post Key Takeaways from PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2020 appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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Schedule breaks during online meetings!

Conferences that Work

Providing downtime during any meeting is important , but it’s especially important to schedule breaks during online meetings. What happens if you don’t schedule breaks during online meetings. Hopefully they explained that at the start of the meeting.)

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Please don’t call them virtual meetings

Conferences that Work

I’ve been noticing a strange trend, ever since COVID-19 caused just about all bread and butter meetings to vanish. Suddenly, people are calling the meetings we’re holding these days virtual meetings. Why the rise of the phrase “virtual” meetings?

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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.

The meeting industry coronavirus silver lining

Conferences that Work

Despite the terrible impacts of the coronavirus on the meeting industry, there’s a silver lining. The meeting industry is reeling under a wave of cancellations, postponements, and uncertainty. 1—Virtual meetings will replace many broadcast-style meeting sessions.

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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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Top 2020 Event Conferences

Attendease

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. Needless to say, 2020 is set to be another bar-raising year for event management professionals.

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Who goes next — protocols for online meetings

Conferences that Work

“Free discussions” at meetings frequently suffer from the same phenomenon. If you want to support everyone’s right to share at a meeting, you’ll need to facilitate what happens via defining and agreeing on who can speak, and when, and for how long.

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Event Technology Awards 2020 Meet the Judges: Karen Bhavnani

Event Industry News

The judging panel for the awards is a stellar line-up of experts and we’d like to introduce them to you in our Meet the Judges series, this week we present Karen Bhavnani, Innovation Manager at MCI group. The last in-person event in 2020 was EAHAD in February 2020.

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Event Technology Awards 2020 Meet the Judges: Scott Cullather

Event Industry News

The judging panel for the awards is a stellar line-up of experts and we’d like to introduce them to you in our Meet the Judges series, this week we present Scott Cullather, Co-Founder and CEO, INVNT.

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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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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. Confex is so much more than buyers meeting sellers.

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If You Build It, Will They Come? How Two Large Fall Shows Are Forging Ahead

Velvet Chainsaw

Debra Rosencrance, CMP, CAE, Vice President Meetings & Exhibits, American Academy of Ophthalmology. Hybrid & Virtual cancellation COVID-19 hybrid pivot transform virtual meetings

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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? In 2020, we’ll see another kind of evolution in the catering world with some new — non-human — faces in the kitchen.

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How to Manage Big Events Online: A Step by Step Guide for 2020

GEVME

A large online event is in actuality a large online virtual event where people interact in a virtual environment on the web instead of meeting and interacting in a physical location. The data will surely help you to ensure that your future online events meet the satisfaction of the audience.

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Event Techonology Awards 2020 Meet the Judges: Jonathan Boyne

Event Industry News

The judging panel for the awards is a stellar line-up of experts and we’d like to introduce them to you in our Meet the Judges series, this week we present Jonathan Boyne, Communication Director at Smyle.

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7 Tips to Supercharge Your Venue Management Processes in 2020

Planning Pod

and are still booking up venue spaces for late 2020 and beyond. The post 7 Tips to Supercharge Your Venue Management Processes in 2020 appeared first on Planning Pod Blog.

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Event Techonology Awards 2020 Meet the Judges: Aleksandra Panyukhina

Event Industry News

The judging panel for the awards is a stellar line-up of experts and we’d like to introduce them to you in our Meet the Judges series, this week we present Aleksandra Panyukhina, head of event marketing at Userlane. Meeting all the industry IN-PERSON!

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The Best Online Event Management Tools for 2020

GEVME

And when it comes to organizing online events in 2020, apart from event planning skills, it requires the knowledge of online event management tools and technology. What is Event Management Software in 2020? Choose From the TOP Online Event Management Tools in 2020.

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5 Tips to Guarantee Engagement at Your Virtual Event

Velvet Chainsaw

COVID-19 digital engagement digital events engagement hybrid meetings virtual events webinars

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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. . We WILL meet again and, like you, we can’t wait for that moment to come.

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Who goes first — protocols for online meetings

Conferences that Work

” at meetings. When everyone shares at a meeting, someone has to start! Face-to-face and online meetings have different signaling options, which I described in detail last week. Last week I shared protocols for “ who goes next ?”

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The Meetings Show 2020 postponed to October

Event Industry News

The Meetings Show – due to take place on 24-25 June – is being postponed to the autumn as a result of the continuing situation with COVID-19. The UK’s leading exhibition for event and meetings professionals will now be held on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 October at Olympia London.

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Virtual Conferences and Events: The 2020 Guide

Bizzabo

Welcome to your guide on virtual events in 2020 and beyond. Demandbase chose to virtualize their keynote speech from The ABM Innovation Summit , which was moved to a virtual format in March 2020 given the public health crisis.

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Meetings Industry Association reveals the miaList will return for 2020

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has announced that its coveted miaList will continue to shine a spotlight on the industry’s greatest talent in 2020. Conference News News Meetings Industry Association mia

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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. Attending these conferences will allow you to learn more about the events industry and meet other event professionals. International Confex 2020. The Special Event 2020.

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Content Strategy for Virtual Events | 5 Lessons from Adobe Summit 2020

Marketo Events

If you’re sitting in planning meetings and you know something won’t be a great speaker experience – don’t hold back voicing that (but don’t forget your manners when doing so!). We all have those moments that stand out in our careers.

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How to implement participant-driven breakouts in Zoom

Conferences that Work

I’ve been designing and facilitating participant-driven and participation-rich in person meetings — aka peer conferences — for almost thirty years. Because participants love these meetings ! Now the covid-19 pandemic has forced meetings online. For a small meeting (e.g.,

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How Abu Dhabi is Approaching Meetings and Events in 2020

Skift

Skift Take: As event planners transition to experience designers, destination selection will be an asset to delivering better meetings and events in 2020. Meetings & Events abu dhabi abu dhabi convention bureau meetings and events megatrends megatrends 2020

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How to support a community online during covid-19

Conferences that Work

Over the last few weeks I’ve run numerous online Zoom meetings for support groups and local, social, and professional communities. In the process, I’ve learned a lot about what makes these meetings most useful for participants. They are easily adapted to online meetings.

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Event Techonology Awards 2020 Meet the Judges: Marco Giberti

Event Industry News

The judging panel for the awards is a stellar line-up of experts and we’d like to introduce them to you in our Meet the Judges series, this week we present Marco Giberti, Founder and CEO of Vesuvio Ventures. Improving quality and quantity on meetings onsite.

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Travel Megatrends 2020: Data’s Breakthrough for Events

Skift

An illustration of meeting attendees gathered around a giant holographic tablet. How these all-in-one tools evolve is starting to shape the future of the meetings industry. Meetings & Events meetings meetingsiq megatrends 2020

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

Eventmobi

By using Livestreaming tools and collaborating with Virtual Event Providers, we are able to host small to large scale events, meetings, and conferences including weddings. For the time being, we will adapt to the current situation, and one day we will be able to meet again!

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The Top 7 Event Technology Trends of 2020

Bizzabo

Check out these top 7 event technology trends to look for in 2020 and beyond as event planners continue to navigate a new world of virtual, hybrid, and in-person events. Event technology trends to look for in 2020.

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Live From PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 It’s #EventIcons!

Endless Events

This week’s edition of #EventIcons comes to you from PCMA Convening Leaders 2020 ! And they are here today to share all of their best experiences at PCMA Convening Leaders 2020, as well as their perspective on running events.

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Meeting Profs Demonstrate Community and Resiliency on #MeetingsChat

SmartMeetings

In a Twitter chat hosted jointly by Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals ( FICP ) and Smart Meetings on Tuesday, participants highlighted the resiliency of meeting professionals and shared how the community is coming together during these tough times.

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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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EventsAIR to showcase latest 6th Gen event management software at Confex 2020

Event Industry News

Don’t miss your chance to experience EventsAIR ’s 6 th Generation event management software at International Confex 2020 from 25 th -26 th February. Conference News Event Technology Exhibition News Featured News Confex Confex 2020 EventsAIR International Confex

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[Webinar] Mission Critical: How One Association Transformed its Live Event to Virtual in Record Time

Velvet Chainsaw

The American Association of Suicidology’s annual meeting had been growing steadily in recent years. Date: Thursday, May 7, 2020. Jonathan Singer , PhD, AAS Board President and 2020 Program Chair. This is not a typical story.

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