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

Eventmobi

Virtual speakers totally differ from in-person speakers. In-person speakers tend to be more personable and more engaging with the audience. If there is a technology glitch, most in-person speakers can transition to another topic while keeping the audience engaged.

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Invest in Your Speakers to Grow Your Value Proposition

Velvet Chainsaw

Keynote speakers and main-room experiences are pivotal for bringing the community together and sharing key messaging, but attendees expect—and deserve—transformational learning (change in ideas, attitudes and behaviors) from curated, relevant and problem-centric educational sessions. Why do we often leave this most critical and valuable aspect of the conference experience in the hands of speakers who are not prepared to deliver an engaging learning experience?

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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How to Set Virtual Event Speakers Up for Success

EventMB

Planners aren’t the only eventprofs getting used to virtual events — speakers also have a steep learning curve. Here’s how speakers and planners can work to deliver it. The post How to Set Virtual Event Speakers Up for Success by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

Virtual Speaker Management Guide

Hubb

While speakers scramble to ready their bios, headshots and presentation drafts, you pull out your hair trying to get your speakers to deliver great content on time. virtual events Speaker Management Tips

New Research Finds that Event Speaker Panels Are Still Not Diverse

EventMB

While 2020 has seen a major shift in priorities, the issue of systemic racism is front and center. The event industry must do better, and speaker selection is an easy but essential first step. We looked at 150 events to determine how diverse our speaker panels really are.

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Virtual Events: The 2020 Guide

Bizzabo

Everything you need to know about hosting high-quality virtual events in 2020 and 2021. Virtual events have exploded in popularity due to the circumstances of 2020 — and we don't see this trend changing anytime soon. The average price for a paid virtual event in June 2020 was $254 USD.

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How to Book Your Dream Speaker Team

SmartMeetings

Ask 4 nonobvious questions to find your dream speaker for a virtual, hybrid or F2F lineup. In the same way that this question generates your overall event design, it’s also helpful when selecting a speaker. Our featured speaker(s) just completed the session(s).

Conference and Event Speaker Collateral: 5 Things to Ask For

ePly

Speakers are a BIG part of many events — especially conferences. That said, you want to leverage your speakers to the best of your ability in order to attract your audience and drive registration rates. To do that, it’s important to ask your speakers for a few key marketing materials.

How To Find The Perfect Speaker for Your Event

Attendease

Speakers can easily make or break an event. Conversely, if you have a speaker who has a compelling topic and knows how to deliver it with clear takeaways, you’ll have a happy crowd who will leave positive reviews for your event, and tell others. While big-name keynote speakers tend to attract registrants and attendees, sometimes it’s the lesser-known subject matter experts or people who have personal stories to share that deliver the most memorable presentations.

Are Your Speakers Speaking to Speakers?

Velvet Chainsaw

We refer to these conferences as meetings of speakers speaking to speakers. If your conference has the “speakers speaking to speakers” model, the primary avenue for growth has been to make room for more speaking slots or add to the poster-board footprint. The post Are Your Speakers Speaking to Speakers? I wonder about the future of peer review for conference abstracts.

3 Keys to Speaker Success at a Virtual Event

PCMA Convene

The founder of a speakers bureau recently shared with Convene what event organizers need to keep in mind when working with presenters at online events. At an in-person event, you can feel the energy in the room when a speaker on stage is commanding the attention of the entire audience.

How to Make the Last 3 Months of 2020 a Victory for Event Pros

SmartMeetings

What if three months from now you could look back and know that you didn’t just survive 2020—you finished it on a high note and came out stronger than ever? If 2020 is a story, then make right now a turning point where you get the treasure and find out the hard lessons led you to pure gold.

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What are some of the most effective and creative ways you’ve seen or implemented yourself to ramp up attendee engagement in virtual & hybrid events?

Eventmobi

Speakers have a unique opportunity online to have an intimate experience with guests since they are right up close and personal in an attendees office, living room, etc. Speakers need to be able to interact with the audience to add more energy, and fun, into the presentation or discussion.

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3 Ways Speakers Can Connect Better With Virtual Audiences

PCMA Convene

Presenting in a virtual environment can be inherently awkward for speakers and an equally awkward experience for participants. When that feedback is taken away, like it often is in a virtual environment, speakers can get anxious wondering if anyone is listening.

Who Are the Most Popular Speakers and Why?

PCMA Convene

Research professor and author Brené Brown is one of the most-searched TED Talk speakers of all time, according to VBQ Speakers. One way of determining the speakers who have the broadest and most enduring appeal comes from a U.K.-based

Introducing Bizzabo’s Speakers & Partners Management Solutions?

Bizzabo

From streamlining event operations to delivering a branded and easy-to-use experience, collaborating with your partners and speakers just got a whole lot better. A few months ago we announced the Bizzabo's Speakers Management and Partners Management Solutions in a closed beta.

Normal is Over(rated) – For Now

Velvet Chainsaw

It will also limit your ability to imagine things differently — the root cause of organizational failure cited by a thousand motivational speakers during “normal” times. “We’ll We are making educated guesses, based on the cards we can see, about what will come up next in the 2020 deck.

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Speaker Engage Event Management Platform [Review]

EventMB

Speaker Engage consolidates event planning tasks, speaker and sponsor curation, and communications in one place. Speaker Engage: What Is It? Speaker Engage is a cloud-based event platform that aims to minimize manual tasks and automate workflows throughout the event planning process, particularly around engaging speakers and event talent. The post Speaker Engage Event Management Platform [Review] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

Top 2020 Event Conferences

Attendease

Needless to say, 2020 is set to be another bar-raising year for event management professionals. Here’s a complete round-up of the ten best event tech conferences that you should be excited for in 2020. Scheduled for October 13th-15th, 2020 in New York City, this is a must-not-miss for every event professional on the East coast. In the past, noted speakers like Barbara Corcoran and Gary Vaynerchuck have graced this event. C2 Montréal 2020.

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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! And once you’re done, feel free to press play and join us on this 2020 event tech trends focused conversation! Lindsay immediately asks our guests about the two biggest trends for event profs will be in 2020. ” 2020 Event Tech Trends: 5G.

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How Speakers are Preparing for the Future of Meetings and Events

SmartMeetings

So, how are speakers preparing for the future of meetings and events ? Then, I wondered, what my speaker friends were doing in quarantine. Those companies know that speakers are their most precious resource to help make a meeting or an event a success.

Top Tips for Preparing Your Presenters

Velvet Chainsaw

Make the Most of Your Speaker Prep Calls. Let’s focus on the third bullet point above, speaker prep. Other than one-on-one coaching (which we’ll delve into in an upcoming blog), session-planning calls can be the most effective way to prepare speakers. Many organizers treat these as tactical calls: The education staff communicates speaker deadlines/requirements, venue, room setup, AV equipment, audience overview, registration details and onsite speaker resources.

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Top 99 keynote speakers every event planner must know about

Hubilo Blog

Why have a keynote speaker at your event? This where you need keynote speakers at your event or conference. Often event planners find it difficult to find an easy reference list of keynote speakers or guest speakers for various industry segments. To assist event profs with smooth event management we have curated a list with 97 best industry keynote speakers by industry. Keynote speakers in Marketing and Sales. Keynote speakers on Big Data.

Top 98 keynote speakers every event planner must know about

Hubilo Blog

Why have a keynote speaker at your event? This where you need keynote speakers at your event or conference. Often event planners find it difficult to find an easy reference list of keynote speakers or guest speakers for various industry segments. To assist event profs with smooth event management we have curated a list with 97 best industry keynote speakers by industry. Keynote speakers in Marketing and Sales. Keynote speakers on Big Data.

Case Study – How e2m OnAir helped Greenwood High International School to drive engagement at Millennium 2020

e2m.live

A recipient of prestigious awards like the Parents Choice Award 2019 , India School Merit Awards 2017 and more, the school recently hosted Millenium 2020 – an intra-school virtual event was targeted to students, parents, and teachers. Background & Challenge.

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Virtual Event Speakers: The Ultimate Hacks For Success

Endless Events

You’re either a planner eager to learn how you can set your virtual speaker up for success, or you’re a speaker looking to be trained in the art of virtual presentations. You might also just be a curious person, but for the sake of purpose, let’s assume you’re either a planner or a speaker. Keep reading to find out the ultimate hacks for virtual event speakers and planners who are looking to support them. For The Speakers. #1

The Ultimate Hacks For Successful Virtual Event Speakers

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Engaging Your Audience: Virtual Event Speakers – The Ultimate Hacks For Success. One of the posts that I am sharing today is about speakers and the critical role that they play during events. It got me thinking about what exactly makes a great speaker compared to a mediocre one. Yes, how the speaker/host/presenter delivers the message is important. Then, the first speaker takes the stage, and… they suck.

Top 30 Conferences for Women in 2020

Bizzabo

From tech to finance to media—here's a look at 30 of the best conferences for women in 2020. Here's a look at 30 of the best conferences for women in 2020. While this 2020 gathering has already happened, we suggest attending next year. Speakers at the conference included Hilary Duff, Busy Philipps, and Leann Rimes. While the 2020 gathering has come and gone, we definitely recommend attending in the future. WECode 2020. 2020 Catalyst Awards Conference.

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10 Diversity and Inclusion Events to Know About in 2020

Bizzabo

Here are 10 diversity and inclusion virtual events to know about in 2020 and what you can learn from them. Event Date: June 22, 2020 - June, 26, 2020. Why Attend: The event featured big-name speakers, including U.S. Event Date: July 13, 2020 - July 16, 2020.

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How the National Speakers Association Made Key Decisions Leading to a Successful Virtual ‘Experience’

PCMA Convene

NSA President & CEO Mary Lue Peck (clockwise from top right), NSA Board of Directors President Anna Liotta, and Sylvie di Guisto, who served as co-chair of NSA’s conference program for INFLUENCE 2020, participated.

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ExpoPlatform at Event Tech Live 2020

Event Industry News

Visit ExpoPlatform’s virtual exhibitor stand at Event Tech Live to learn more about ExpoPlatform’s solutions, book a one-on-one discussion, and get a free consultation for your upcoming events: [link] Haven’t got time to meet the ExpoPlatform team at ETL 2020?

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How to Increase Attendee Engagement at Virtual and Hybrid Events

Eventmobi

Speakers have a unique opportunity online to have an intimate experience with guests since they are right up close and personal in an attendees office, living room, etc. Speakers need to be able to interact with the audience to add more energy, and fun, into the presentation or discussion.

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

Marketo Events

Do: Be an advocate for your speakers. Don’t let your speakers be the low man on the totem pole of priorities. Overcommunication with speakers is the number one rule. If things are still in flux, your speaker should know that. In addition, be the advocate your speakers need you to be. Don’t: Only have internal speakers. While internal speakers are great and should always have sessions, the customer speaker has the most powerful impact.

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Techsparks 2020 – India’s Most Influential Tech Entrepreneurship Event – Goes Virtual For The First Time on Hubilo

Hubilo Blog

The 11th Edition of Yourstory’s Annual Flagship Event , TechSparks 2020 , was conducted on Hubilo’s Virtual Event Platform from 26th-30th October, 2020. There were around 7-8 parallel sessions being conducted along with the sessions of the keynote speakers.

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

Bizzabo

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. The 2020 Developer Summit is now completely a virtual event. March 10-11, 2020. March 11-12, 2020. March 16-19, 2020. March 18-20, 2020. Zendesk Relater 2020. March 24, 2020.

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5 Ways to Navigate a Speaker Panel

SmartMeetings

But choosing the speakers, moderator and even the discussion topic can be challenging. Too vague and it won’t peak attendees’ interest, and speakers may meander too much. The speakers were balanced, the moderator wasn’t overpowering or boring, and the audience was engaged and included. The post 5 Ways to Navigate a Speaker Panel appeared first on Smart Meetings. Success is all about getting the audience engaged. Panel discussions are integral to many events.

2020 Event Trends – How Will the Industry Evolve?

Endless Events

Just like that, we blinked and it’s time to talk about the 2020 event trends. This year we stepped it up and surveyed hundreds of #Eventprofs to weigh in on the hottest trends for 2020. Instead, we’re bringing you a curated list of the top event trends for 2020. 2020 Event Trends: Personalization for Attendees. This will be one of the biggest trends of 2020. Using data will be at the forefront of planning events in 2020. 2020 Event Trends: Wearable Tech.

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Webinar: The Secret to Communication with Speakers and Attendees in a Virtual World

PCMA Convene

On this webinar, we’ll explore how to identify patterns of misunderstanding, follow the path of least resistance, and give speakers and attendees enough information to keep them satisfied while still in the planning stages.

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