20 Questions Facing The Event Industry in 2021

EventMB

The post 20 Questions Facing The Event Industry in 2021 by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. What we know about the Covid-19 crisis is that we don’t know much.

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CES 2021 Is Going Virtual! Now What?

Endless Events

Because it’s recently been announced that CES 2021 will be entirely virtual, keeping up with the latest trend. And now that CES 2021 will officially be a digital experience, events industry professionals are forced to face the facts.

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Holiday Cocktail Recipe: Spark 2021

Coterie Spark

The post Holiday Cocktail Recipe: Spark 2021 appeared first on Coterie Spark Raise your holiday spirits with our spark-tacular cocktail recipe. Ingredients.

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A Hybrid Event Playbook for 2021

PCMA Convene

Event strategists should think about designing their 2021 events based on four different “domains:” live hub, Live remote, virtual, and digital, or social media. However, there is a better way to plan for 2021 than to just try to blend in-person and virtual.

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Event Tech Buyer’s Guide 2021

Event Industry News

Thick with original thought, new systems and solutions, the 2021 edition of the Event Tech Buyer’s Guide is product of extraordinary times. The Event Tech Buyer’s Guide 2021 looks into and around all corners of #EventTech, exploring the trails and the trends for businesses of all sizes.

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The Rebirth of the Wedding Industry in 2021

Special Events

With all of the uncertainty surrounding the pandemic and its much-anticipated resolution, it’s natural to question what the industry will look like in 2021—and where your business fits into that landscape.

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When Can You Invoke Force Majeure for 2021 Meetings?

PCMA Convene

Members of PCMA’s Catalyst community discuss when they might be able to invoke the force majeure clause in contracts for 2021 meetings. PCMA’s Catalyst community offers members a platform to ask each other questions, share ideas, or, as the website says, “communicate and collaborate.”

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CHS Birmingham Postponed to Spring 2021

Event Industry News

The organisers of CHS Birmingham have announced that the show will be moved to spring 2021, following discussions with exhibitors, stakeholders, the event’s venue and its Advisory Board.

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

Planning Pod

Four Best Venue Management Software Solutions of 2021. #1 The post Best Venue Management Software of 2021: Reviews of the Top 4 Solutions appeared first on Planning Pod Blog.

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Hope for return of Leeds Festival and other outdoor live music events in 2021

Event Industry News

There’s yet more optimism Leeds Festival 2021 will take place next year – this time from a major ticket agent. Following on from the major news that there’s been progress with a coronavirus vaccine we have an update on the return of big events next year.

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4 Things Event Marketers Need to Know When Planning Hybrid Events for 2021 and Beyond

SmartMeetings

Here are the four things event marketers need to consider when planning hybrid events for 2021 and beyond. The post 4 Things Event Marketers Need to Know When Planning Hybrid Events for 2021 and Beyond appeared first on Smart Meetings.

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Plan now for 2021 – Venuedirectory MD urges planners to be cautious but confident

Event Industry News

‘I have confidence’ – Plan now for 2021. We’ve now reached the halfway point of our current lockdown period and I would encourage event planners to build on the confidence of the UK Government and use this time to look at life after lockdown, 2021 and beyond.

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4 Stats That Point to How Events Will Evolve in 2020 and 2021

Bizzabo

To get the full scoop on what event marketers anticipate for the rest of 2020 and 2021, download the Evolution of Events Report. The Majority of marketers (63%) plan to resume in-person meetings in 2021. While there is some uncertainty about how long it might take, it’s clear that most organizers have already begun to plan their in-person events for 2021. As we near the end of the year, we should expect hybrid will be a major focus of event strategy in 2021.

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IMEX Will Move to Mandalay Bay in 2021

SmartMeetings

With the annual IMEX America show less than a month away, organizers of the massive incentive travel, meetings and events exhibition announced on September 13 that in 2019 and 2020, it will be moving the event to September dates, and in 2021, the Las Vegas show will shift from its traditional home at Sands Expo & Convention Center to Mandalay Bay Convention Center. However, we were not able to lock in space from 2021 onward. 2021 Nov.

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Biggest tech tradeshow CES will go virtual in 2021

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It's official: CES, the largest technology exhibition in the world, will present the latest digital gadgets in 2021 virtually. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which is organizing the event, has announced that the in-person event will be cancele

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

Bizzabo

Event Date: May 7, 2020 & 2021. Event Date: June 1 - 30, 2020 & 2021. BTAC 2021 Conference. Event Date: April 26 - May 2, 2021. BTCA 2021 features speakers focused on critical issues such as access and parity. For Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we’re coming together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. This list provides a comprehensive view of LGBTQ events to attend throughout the year.

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Leeds Festival boss makes promise for 2021 event and how it will work

Event Industry News

Melvin Benn, Festival Republic boss, is confident Leeds Festival 2021 will happen. Leeds Festival boss Melvin Benn has given an update about next year’s event. As we all know, this year’s fun at Bramham Park couldn’t go ahead because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Biggest Tech Trade Show CES will go Virtual in 2021

eventplanner

It's official: CES, the largest technology exhibition in the world, will present the latest digital gadgets in 2021 virtually. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which is organizing the event, has announced that the in-person event will be cancele

East of England Arena to welcome Professor Brian Cox on his 2021 arena tour

Event Industry News

A 2021 Space Odyssey” arena tour takes audiences on a dazzling cinematic journey. The East of England Arena and Events Centre will welcome Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince back to the venue for a second time as the “Horizons.

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No Events Until 2021: The Case Of LA, New York & New Orleans

Endless Events

Late last week news broke that there will probably be no events until 2021. So, what will no events until 2021 mean for the industry? No Events Until 2021: Reactions & Thoughts. To say “Look, we’re going to ban until 2021” But let’s say we get to October, everything’s totally fine and everything’s great. And with the news of no events until 2021, the data becomes even more baffling.

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Event Buyers Live postponed until 2021

Event Industry News

Stand Out Multimedia, publisher of Stand Out magazine, has announced that Event Buyers Live 2020, the industry buyer meets supplier event, has been forced to reschedule and will now take place from November 29 – December 1, 2021. The decision to postpone the event until November 2021 ensures safety and will enable the team to deliver the respected industry event without compromise.

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Liverpool mass testing sparks fresh hope for Grand National and other major 2021 events

Event Industry News

The Grand National and other major events set to take place in Liverpool next year have been given fresh hope after the city took a crucial role at the centre of the UK’s first mass testing operation.

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Connect Weekly: She Will Rise, CES Goes Digital 2021, & More

Aventri

Welcome to another edition of Aventri’s Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today’s meeting and event planners should know.

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Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2020 & 2021

EventSource

With that in mind, here are a few dates in 2020 & 2021 you may wish to avoid. Super Bowl Sunday falls on February 2, 2020 and February 7, 2021. You may also wish to avoid Family Day, falling on February 17, 2020 and February 15, 2021. Bonus : Valentine’s Day falls on the weekend in both 2020 and 2021. Additional Holidays : Chinese New Year – February 12, 2021. Additional Religious Holidays : Palm Sunday – March 28, 2021.

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20 Questions Facing the Event Industry in 2021

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Read the Complete Story On Skift. Meetings & Events coronavirus events

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WeTrack becomes official supplier for Rugby League World Cup 2021

Event Industry News

The Rugby League World Cup (RLWC2021) 2021 has appointed WeTrack, a London-based event planning and project management platform, to assist in the project-planning and risk-management of the event. Stephen Brown, COO of Rugby League World Cup 2021 said: “After a lot of consideration and some recommendations from other major events such as Cricket World Cup, we selected WeTrack to provide our central project and risk management system.

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Headliners plus many more announced for the return of Reading and Leeds Festivals 2021

Event Industry News

Reading and Leeds Festivals have announced that a massive 6 headliners will perform in 2021 without any clashes as a second main stage is added to each site to accommodate an incredible line-up to mark the festival’s return.

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ICC Wales selected to host the Conservative Party Spring Conference in 2021

Event Industry News

Conservative Party Co-Chairman, Amanda Milling MP, has today announced the Conservative Party will host its Spring Conference at the International Convention Centre Wales (ICC Wales) in Newport in 2021.

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UK faces independent festival wasteland in 2021 without urgent Government action

Event Industry News

The Association of Independent Festivals (AIF) has warned that the UK could face an independent festival wasteland in 2021 and beyond if decisive Government action is not taken to support the sector. A recent member survey has also revealed that the sector could be facing redundancies of 59% on average and will lose over half of its workforce between September 2020 and February 2021 without support.

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First details released of IBTM Asia Pacific 2021

Event Industry News

Global meetings and events industry trade show organiser, IBTM has announced first details of its rescheduled IBTM Asia Pacific, which will take place from 13 – 14 April 2021 in Singapore, at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. The 2021 event will be themed, ‘inventing the future’ and will provide the platform and tools to reshape and rebuild our industry.

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UK and European hospitality industry must focus on safety protocalls and technology deployment to capitalise on return to in-person events in 2021

Event Industry News

Nearly six in ten event planners (58%) across the UK and Europe are struggling to reschedule in-person events in 2021 because of insufficient health and safety protocols at venues, according to Cvent’s 2020 Planner Sentiment and Sourcing Report: Europe Edition published today.

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The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) looks forward to the 2021 season

Event Industry News

With the news mostly a bit bleak on the festival scene The Association’s team, based in Matlock, decided to start early in promoting its member festivals for what is hoped to be a bumper season in 2021. of AFO, “with 87% of our member festivals cancelling and moving over to their 2021 dates”. For now, please support what is left of the current season and plan now by booking tickets for 2021.

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

Bizzabo

Event Date: May 7, 2020 & 2021. Event Date: June 1 - 30, 2020 & 2021. BTAC 2021 Conference. Event Date: April 26 - May 2, 2021. BTCA 2021 features speakers focused on critical issues such as access and parity. For Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we’re coming together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. This list provides a comprehensive view of LGBTQ events to attend throughout the year.

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Cisco Live! Europe in RAI Amsterdam from 2021

Event Industry News

Smart City Amsterdam will host this event – expected to attract more than 18,000 visitors from around the world – over three years starting in January 2021. Cisco anticipates that more than 40% of the visitors to the 2021 Cisco Live! Furthermore, RAI Amsterdam will offer advanced digital possibilities in 2021 which will place new, advanced services and facilities at the service of visitors to high-tech events such as Cisco Live!

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Brexit: EU artists will need visas to perform in UK from 2021

Event Industry News

From January 2021, EU and non-EU performers will be required to apply for a Tier 5 visa (a short-term work visa) and prove they have nearly £1,000 in savings at least 90 days before applying. The Home Office has confirmed that once the Brexit transition period is over, EU artists and sports players will be required to apply and pay for a visa if they wish to perform in the UK. Currently, freedom of movement allows artists and their crews to travel freely between the EU and the UK.

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Warwick Conferences celebrates Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 status

Event Industry News

Warwick Conferences is celebrating a significant win for its home city of Coventry after the city was named ‘UK City of Culture 2021’. The post Warwick Conferences celebrates Coventry’s City of Culture 2021 status appeared first on Event Industry News. Warwick Conferences is the conference, meetings and events venue based at the University of Warwick, a principal partner of Coventry’s bid. Martin Reeves, Chief Executive of Coventry City Council, said: “Coventry’s UK […].

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Music Biz Conference to Remain in Nashville Through 2021

PCMA Convene

Billboard. Conference officials say that since moving the event from Los Angeles to Nashville in 2015, the attendance numbers have grown from 1,300 to 2,200 in 2018. Billboard ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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Plans approved for new & bespoke EventCity set to open spring 2021

Event Industry News

With the doors to the new venue set to open in Spring 2021, the current EventCity will remain in operation until then. Plans submitted by EventCity to build a brand new, state-of-the-art venue in TraffordCity have today been approved. The application, submitted in September 2019, proposed the creation of a bespoke events venue which would allow the business to be even more flexible when hosting conferences, exhibitions, gala dinners and meetings.

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Mickey Mouse Gets a Pay Hike

Smart Meetings

Cast members at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, overwhelmingly voted to accept a new five-year labor contract that will pay a starting wage of $15 an hour by 2021. Starting pay for hourly, nontipped Disney workers will increase to $11 an hour in December, and will increase by an additional $1 per year until October 2021, when it reaches $15 an hour. an hour more by 2021.

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Global exhibitions market forecast to grow 4% to 2021 with Southeast Asia high on the radar for international organisers

Event Industry News

Released today: the ninth edition of Globex – the global exhibition organising market: assessment and forecast to 2021 The global exhibitions market will continue growing at approximately 4% CAGR¹ through to 2021, and international organisers seeking new growth opportunities should consider Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Macau and the Philippines.

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