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

Attendease

We are pleased to announce that Attendease has been shortlisted for five categories under the Event Tech Awards 2020. 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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Looking Back At 2020 In Events

Endless Events

And what better way to kickstart one of your favorite podcasts than to look back at 2020 in events? So without further delay, here’s Event Tech Podcast, in all its former glory, with a look back at 2020 in events. 2020 In Events: A Time For Evolution.

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The Top 25 San Francisco Venues for Events in 2020

EventMB

Discover the top 25 San Francisco venues for events in 2020. Consider the best options for corporate events, private parties, music venues, and more. The city is always changing, and with it, event venues are growing and adapting.

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Live Music Fans, Venues and Festivals Need Your Direct Support

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If you live for live music, then you know that right now, because of coronavirus (COVID-19), your favorite music venues need your help. Music Music Fans Music Venues

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7 Tips to Supercharge Your Venue Management Processes in 2020

Planning Pod

This year has been extremely difficult for any industry, but the looming pandemic and ongoing social distancing continues to be particularly challenging for the event management industry and the event venues whose business is all about getting people together.

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SWITCH 2020: Playing the Digital Field

GEVME

SWITCH 2020 featured a unique hybrid format that combined a 24-hours/5-days online platform with satellite events around the world. Credits SWITCH 2020. Caption: Credits SWITCH 2020 Q&A with speakers from Gojek, Grab, Expedia, Facebook on Product Management.

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SWITCH 2020: Playing the Digital Field

GEVME

SWITCH 2020 featured a unique hybrid format that combined a 24-hours/5-days online platform with satellite events around the world. Credits SWITCH 2020. Credits SWITCH 2020 Q&A with speakers from Gojek, Grab, Expedia, Facebook on Product Management. Credits SWITCH 2020.

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How a Retired Teacher Built a Virtual Music Venue During Quarantine

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2020 has been a challenge, but some people have found success in the midst of a global pandemic. Here, we profile creators who’ve created a successful business during quarantine. Spend a few minutes talking to Vito Rinaldo and his passion for music comes through loud and clear.

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9 Ways to Support Event Venues and Organizers through COVID-19

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With gatherings across the country canceled due to COVID-19, event venues and organizers have been some of the businesses hit hardest by this pandemic.

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The Rise of Virtual Event Venues

EventMB

AV companies are joining the ranks of event tech suppliers supporting the pivot to virtual with studio and production venues that enhance virtual engagement through higher production value and consulting support.

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Outdoor Venues, Social Distancing, and COVID-19 Compliance Plans: One Producer’s Tips for Hosting Safe In-Person Food & Drink Events

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Late this summer, Kate Levenstien was accomplishing something most food and drinks event planners couldn’t imagine happening in 2020: watching a live event she’d planned happen safely.

How Music Venues and Concert Promoters Can Pivot to Drive-Ins, Streaming, and Other Formats

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As music venues across the country temporarily shuttered in March, Vito Rinaldo, an avid live music goer and retired teacher, wanted to do something to keep the music going — and get artists paid.

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Wedding venue management software: How we saved Hidden Barn Venue from spreadsheet paralysis and saved them 62 hours a month

Planning Pod

It’s fairly common for new wedding venues to use free software like Google Docs, Excel spreadsheets, e-calendars and email plus cost-saving tools like whiteboards, paper printouts and folders while landing their first bookings and gaining a foothold in the event industry.

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Virtual Venues are Helping Creators Approximate In-Person Events Online

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At this point in 2020, online events are bread and butter. After nine months of puzzling through how to host a safe event, many creators and producers are building virtual venues that take the online game to the next level, helping […].

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How to Use Eventbrite’s Venue Map Feature for Seated, Socially Distanced Events

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Whether you’re building your own social-distance-friendly event space or modifying a traditional venue for healthy practices, Eventbrite’s customizable venue map is perfect for creating a ticketed floor plan for COVID-era events.

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How Venues Are Preparing With Social Distancing Measures

EventMB

One avenue some venues are taking to return to normalcy is to implement social distancing-friendly infrastructure and policies to try to create safety around in-person events. The post How Venues Are Preparing With Social Distancing Measures by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

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Event Venues Turned Hospitals: How the Industry Is Helping

EventMB

Amid widespread coronavirus-related event cancellations, empty venues and hotels are stepping up to support health care efforts. The post Event Venues Turned Hospitals: How the Industry Is Helping by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

Case Study – UAKON 2020

e2m.live

e2m OnAir turned UAKON 2020, their 34th annual conference into a virtual event. The streaming was done with the help of cameras connected to the main system at the event’s physical venue. The post Case Study – UAKON 2020 appeared first on e2m.live blog. The Challenge.

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What Congress’ New COVID-19 Relief Bill Means for Venues and Event Creators

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After months of lobbying from the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and a grassroots social media campaign, pandemic relief is coming for eligible independent venues and event creators.

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How Venues and Event Planners Are Collaborating to Find New Ways Forward From Covid-19

EventMB

The extremely trying first half of 2020 has tested the relationships between event organizers and their venue partners. The post How Venues and Event Planners Are Collaborating to Find New Ways Forward From Covid-19 by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

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Best Venue Management Software of 2021: Reviews of the Top 4 Solutions

Planning Pod

As a provider of venue management software ourselves, we often get asked how we compare with our competitors and what sets us apart. Then we will look at the key features and benefits of our venue software peers to which we most frequently get compared: Tripleseat, Event Temple and EventPro.

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What you need to know about Hybrid Events in 2020

GEVME

There’s no doubt that people will eventually return to venues for events, but technology will always be interlinked with it in a major way. The post What you need to know about Hybrid Events in 2020 appeared first on GEVME Blog.

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Conference Buyer’s Guide 2020

Event Industry News

Welcome to the 2020 edition of the Conference Buyer’s Guide. This edition profiles suppliers, venues and regions with a response to the COVID-19 crisis. It’s safe to say this year has been a tough one for #eventprofs but there is light at the end of the tunnel.

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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. The 2020 gathering will feature top speakers and networking opportunities. International Confex 2020. The Special Event 2020. Experiential Marketing Summit 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. Academic Venue Pavilion. Northern Venue Pavilion.

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Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020)

GEVME

We see venues, organisers and suppliers going at length to strive to reduce the carbon footprint of events. The post Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020) appeared first on GEVME Blog. Business Events 2020 business event trends 2020 top event trends 2020

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Virtual Conferences and Events: The 2020 Guide

Bizzabo

Welcome to your guide on virtual events in 2020 and beyond. Roundtables are a great venue for providing exclusive in-person experiences to a small group of attendees. A post shared by Bizzabo (@bizzabo) on Apr 8, 2020 at 9:10am PDT.

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Key Takeaways from the Rethinking the Future of Events session, BestCities Global Alliance Forum 2020

GEVME

We recently witnessed BestCities Global Alliance Forum 2020 with their partners, BestCities Global Alliance and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) and GEVME which was held virtually and broadcasted internationally from the GEVME Live platform. .

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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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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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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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2020 Fall/Winter Event Décor Trends for Venues

All Seated

As we make our way through this unpredictable year, it feels like the first half of 2020 has flown by — likely because we don’t have weekends upon weekends of events to look back on. The post 2020 Fall/Winter Event Décor Trends for Venues appeared first on AllSeated.

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Case Study – UAKON 2020

e2m.live

e2m OnAir turned UAKON 2020, their 34th annual conference into a virtual event. The streaming was done with the help of cameras connected to the main system at the event’s physical venue. The post Case Study – UAKON 2020 appeared first on e2m.live blog. The Challenge.

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How to Price Your Event: Guide to Strategies for 2020

GEVME

So you are organizing a large scale conference and have planned everything — right from the number of guests attending the event, to the venue and operations. Keep a nominal fee for people to attend your event and collect it when they are present at the venue. .

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4 Common Mistakes You’re Probably Making While Producing Streaming Virtual Events

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A global pandemic has made 2020 a rough year for live performance, but not an impossible one. Venues, performers, and fans have collectively come up with a socially distant solution: streaming everything under the sun, including punk concerts, Shakespeare, and drag shows.

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Tobacco Dock unveils 2020 vision

Event Industry News

On 23 rd January, Tobacco Dock welcomed 120 guests from the UK’s leading event agencies, exhibition organisers and venue finders, as well as over 100 corporate clients, to showcase its exciting plans for 2020.

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Introducing ePly Virtual Venue!

ePly

And that’s why we’re so excited to announce ePly Virtual Venue , a complete technology platform for virtual, in-person, and hybrid events. Planning events, whether in-person, virtual, or a combination of the two, is hard enough as is.

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When Venues Reopen, How to Know They’re Safe

SmartMeetings

As COVID-19 wanes and people begin meeting again, what should planners know about precautions venues must take to ensure clean, safe spaces? He offered insight into how venues can make sure their spaces are ready for meetings.

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Event Food Trends for 2020: Accommodating Everyone

EventUp

One of the key trends in guest expectations for 2020 and beyond is food inclusivity at venues and catered events– this means accommodating allergies and other dietary restrictions as often as possible.

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