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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7 Tips to Supercharge Your Venue Management Processes in 2020

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


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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What you need to know about Hybrid Events in 2020


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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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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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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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. In this guide you will find some of the best venues and suppliers who are ready to make your next conference or meeting the best and safest yet! 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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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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AEV publishes revised eGuide for 2020

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has, today, published the latest version of its eGuide with major revisions to the catering section and updates to the disability section, all downloadable from the AEV website.

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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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12,000 visitors attended a Covid-19 secure Truckfest 2020

Event Industry News

Together our teams were able to meet the latest Covid 19 regulations, as well as working with the local authority and Public Health England resulting in a highly successful Truckfest 2020.”.

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The Top 25 San Francisco Venues for Events in 2020


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. The post The Top 25 San Francisco Venues for Events in 2020 by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Event Venues venues #eventprof eventmanagement even venues

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


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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2020 Fall/Winter Event Décor Trends for Venues

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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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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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The Rise of Virtual Event Venues


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. The post The Rise of Virtual Event Venues by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

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Brighton Music Conference 2020 announces switch to virtual only conference

Event Industry News

BMC is committed to uniting the electronic music industry to collaborate, inspire and find solutions to support businesses during the pandemic with all content being live-streamed from the prestigious British Airways i360 venue on Brighton’s beachfront for its seventh edition. “To

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35 Must Attend Events For Event Planners in 2020


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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Conference Eastbourne at International Confex 2020

Event Industry News

Supporting this operational offer are the renovated facilities within the Devonshire Park Theatre, International Lawn Tennis Centre and newly built Locker Room Venue. Conference Eastborne will be exhibiting at International Confex 2020 Stand C34C.

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Some Thoughts on the State of Business Events (2020)


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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Tobacco Dock joins the Association of Event Venues

Event Industry News

London event venue, Tobacco Dock, has today become the latest event venue to become a member of the Association of Event Venues (AEV). The aim being to bring everyone together – whether in-person at one of the 11 venue hubs or online.

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How Venues Are Preparing With Social Distancing Measures


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]. Here's what that may look like and when we might expect the first attempts. As the peak of coronavirus infections starts to level off in many countries — […].

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COVID-19, in-person meetings, and wishful thinking

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Let’s set aside the significant issues of whether attendees can: safely travel to and from events; be housed safely; move around an event venue while safely maintaining social distancing; and. This is not an easy post to write.

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Event Venues Turned Hospitals: How the Industry Is Helping


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]. Here's how the industry is pitching in. The events and hospitality industries are reeling from the worldwide novel coronavirus outbreak and the resulting travel bans and restrictions that have led to sweeping event cancellations.

AEV announces venue and date for 2020 conference

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Venues (AEV) has announced that its next annual conference will be held at the QEII Centre, London, on Thursday July 9, 2020. Conference News Featured News AEV Association of Event Venues conference

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How to Price Your Event: Guide to Strategies for 2020


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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Level Up Your Online Engagement


Events that once took place in venues with people physically attending have been shifted to digital platforms; like GEVME’s secure digital events platform, GEVME Live. Even when events move back to venues, the latest technology is going to play an even bigger role in years to come.

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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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How to Achieve Perfect Vision in the Year of the Pandemic


After all, this is the year 2020, the same numbers used to benchmark ideal eyesight. The same elevated expectations apply to destinations and venues. I know the meetings industry looks dark right now and the future is unclear. COVID-19 is real and it is devastating.

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EventSource’s Mega List of 2020 GTA Wedding Shows and Open Houses


As always, for your convenience, we’ve compiled a full list of the 2020 wedding shows and open houses that you’ll find in the coming months throughout the GTA. Date : January 10, 11 & 12 2020. Venue : Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Date : January 11, 2020.

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Mississauga Convention Center Winter 2020 Wedding Fair Open House


The Mississauga Convention Centre once again opened their doors to hundreds of newly engaged couples over the weekend for their winter 2020 wedding fair open house to imagine their wedding day within the walls of the venue’s six luxurious ballrooms.

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Westminster Venue Collection appoints three new board members

Event Industry News

Westminster Venue Collection, featuring 33 venues in the iconic borough of Westminster, has appointed three new board members to its panel of industry experts. News Recruitment News Event venues London venue recruitment Venue news Westminster Venue Collection

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1:1 Video Meetings: Foster Real Conversations, Connections & Networking at Online Events


This is something many planners find challenging as they can’t rely on the intimacy of a physical venue.

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Virtual Conferences and Events: The 2020 Guide


Welcome to your guide on virtual events in 2020 and beyond. In the wake of the global coronavirus pandemic of 2020, many event professionals have shifted from leading events to navigating a crisis —including creating contingency plans to protect the health and safety of their attendees, sponsors, customers, and teams, finding new opportunities to repurpose event content, and taking courageous steps to see what the next era of events will look like.

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When Venues Reopen, How to Know They’re Safe


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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The Best Online Event Management Tools for 2020


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. As a sales and event management web application, Tripleseat generates sales and streamlines the planning process for restaurants, hotels, and individual venues.

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Venues positively adopt new hygiene standards

Event Industry News

Venues are keen to demonstrate their commitment to offering a safe environment when business meetings and events return, says the Meetings Industry Association (mia). The mia will shortly be revealing a further benefit for securing AIM Secure that helps ensure venues remain compliant.

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Venue and date announced for the ESSA Forum and AGM 2020

Event Industry News

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) has announced the venue and date for the ESSA Forum and AGM 2020, which will be held on Thursday 30 th April, at Pergola Olympia, London.

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Finding the right venue with Evolution Dome

Event Industry News

For our January feature, we have been looking into how organisers can find the best venue for their next event. Traditional event venues are limited to location, size and shape and are unable to offer the flexibility inflatable structures can.

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Event Food Trends for 2020: Accommodating Everyone


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. It will be up to your venue as to whether there’s enough demand to stock something like this, but it’s an excellent substitution for vegetarian and vegan eaters that don’t require you to create a completely alternative meal.

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