[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.

The ultimate virtual event speaker brief

Gallus Events

So we have created the ultimate virtual event speaker brief. If you are an organiser who has never organised an online event before and you are worried about briefing your speakers then this article is for you! Our ultimate guide to briefing speakers to deliver virtual sessions.

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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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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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. C2 Montréal 2020. 120 conferences with speakers from leading brands.

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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 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.

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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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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.

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. The most important for me has been having a dynamic speaker that can evoke emotion through the audience, either with compassion or humor – humor being my favorite of course. For the presenters, we also encourage our clients to have production kits sent to the speakers to ensure the viewer has the best experience.

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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].

Podcast: Samuel Scott reveals best practices for keynote speakers

Event Industry News

Joining the podcast from Copenhagen, Denmark, was professional keynote speaker, Samuel Scott. Particularly if the speaker is not being paid, they will attempt to gain some benefits from the session by pitching their company or services.

The Meetings Show 2020 announces switch from hybrid to virtual

Event Industry News

Our brilliant live and on demand education programme that features a fantastic line up of speakers and many hours of content, will now be delivered entirely on our virtual platform, where all pre-qualified buyers will also be able to seamlessly meet exhibitors and network no matter where they are.

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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. March 10-11, 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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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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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

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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.

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.

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.

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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. Learn from top speakers and network with your peers. The 2020 gathering will feature top speakers and networking opportunities. International Confex 2020.

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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.

National Association of Realtors Tackles Virtual Event Speaker Challenges

PCMA Convene

The speakers that had been invited to the meeting “are heavyweights with the CARES Act,” she said, “and all of our members are entrepreneurs and independent contractors and small business owners.”. Speaker Contracts.

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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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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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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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What’s Next for Virtual Event Technology?

EventMB

At our latest event, I argued with a few of our speakers. Virtual event technology has accelerated more in the past six months than in the past six years. What can you expect to see in virtual events in the near future?

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Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020)

GEVME

He is also an investor in innovative startups and a public speaker on the topic of digital transformation in the business events industry. The post Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020) appeared first on GEVME Blog.

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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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Getting the best value from your keynote speaker

Event Industry News

Director of Performing Artistes, Lauralee Whyte, shares her experience of getting the most from a keynote speaker. Here are 4 key things to remember when working with your Speaker Consultant, so to ensure you get the most value from your speaker, and crucially, for your audience to experience the most engaging content possible. Keynote speakers will have their usual stock lectures and titles, and invariably one of these can be shoehorned into the overall theme.

On stage at Event Tech Live 2020

Event Industry News

The world’s leading event technology expo, Event Tech Live, will be back at the Old Truman Brewery for its seventh edition in November 2020. It’s great to be shaping ETL 2020.

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Event Summit 2020 – Free for event stakeholders!

Event Industry News

Originally scheduled for June 2020 as part of the Vivid Ideas program, the annual Event Summit was postponed as a result of measures introduced to control the spread of COVID-19. Recognising that the Summit is an important opportunity for the industry to come together, organisers have worked with their amazing partners to reschedule the 2020 Event Summit in October, to support the events community to bounce back from the crisis.

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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. I’ve been working with speakers at events for more than 20 years, and this almost feels like an entirely new job,” Tim Mathy, partner at Speak Inc.,

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Virtual Conferences and Events: The 2020 Guide

Bizzabo

Welcome to your guide on virtual events in 2020 and beyond. Virtual events allow event organizers, speakers, attendees, and sponsors to interact remotely through a virtual environment. Organizers created an engaging program of broadcasted virtual content that featured many elements of a traditional in-person event including live speakers, panelists, virtual consultation rooms, and live product demos. With multiple sessions, speakers, and sponsors participating.

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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? A conference rolled out plans for an all-women speaker lineup. That order gets even taller when it comes to reflecting diversity in a speaker lineup.

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Beyond Pride Month: 16 LGBTQ Events to Check Out in 2020 and 2021

Bizzabo

2020 marks the 51st anniversary of the Stonewall Riots, a key historical event for the LGBT rights movement in the US. Event Date: May 7, 2020 & 2021. Event Date: June 1 - 30, 2020 & 2021. This 30-day event celebrates the LGBTQ+ identity with over 40 events, 60 speakers, and a variety of sessions. Event Date: June 20, 2020. Event Date: June 20, 2020. Event Date: June 20 - 21, 2020. Event Date: June 22 - 26, 2020.

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

GEVME

A virtual event can enable real-time networking between users, organizers, speakers, and administrators. The post How to Manage Big Events Online: A Step by Step Guide for 2020 appeared first on GEVME Blog. The ongoing pandemic, the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), has severely affected companies, organizations, and businesses across the world.

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How to Prepare for a Hybrid Event Future 

SmartMeetings

This person assembles the necessary team to address any and all issues connected to the event: venue, F&B, content, speakers, entertainment, AV, registration, marketing, sponsorship and exhibiting, just to name a few. They troubleshoot for technical issues for both speakers and attendees. This person tests the visual and audio component of the session and works with platform specialist and speakers if there are issues.

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