12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

Attendease

In the last five years Pantone has made this interesting, including ‘ultraviolet’ and ‘greenery’ and for the complexities of 2021 they have addressed it with two colors. This eloquently sums up what 2021 will need as we return to live events.

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Introducing the 2021 Event Planning Playbook

Event Farm

So we set out to compile all the knowledge we’ve gathered so far this year to create the 2021 Event Planning Playbook and provide the answers you seek to give your traditional playbook a massive upgrade. The post Introducing the 2021 Event Planning Playbook appeared first on Event Farm.

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Oscars 2021: No Zoom Allowed!

Endless Events

Oscars 2021 are just around the corner and the producers of the show have announced that attending virtually won’t be a possibility this year. Oscars 2021: The Exclusivity Of It All. The first one to share his thoughts about Oscars 2021 is Nick.

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Why It Still Pays to Host Virtual Events in 2021

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In 2021, people who are growing weary of […]. In 2020, virtual events became a necessity. COVID-19 resulted in lockdowns, closures, and strict social distancing requirements, quickly halting all in-person events.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

[Webinar] Rethink, Restart, Refresh Your Panels: Advice for 2021

Velvet Chainsaw

The post [Webinar] Rethink, Restart, Refresh Your Panels: Advice for 2021 appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw. Ring in the New Year with advice from two renowned experts on speaker coaching and panel improvement, Kristin Arnold and Sarah Michel.

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State of the Event Industry Report: Q1 2021

EventMB

In our efforts to keep track of the state of the event industry, we surveyed EventMB readers in February/March 2021 on a number of different questions related to their experience and how they see the industry developing.

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2021 Oscars BINGO Card

Decibel Management

Though we’re starting to see the light at the end of the COVID tunnel, most of us are still planning to tune in to the 2021 Oscars at home, and we’ve got the perfect free Oscars BINGO card to help you do just that. Click here to print your 2021 Oscar Awards BINGO Card.

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Concerts Revisited: Planning Music Events in 2021 and Beyond

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For creators in the music industry, 2020 was all about agility and adaptability. In the face of canceled or postponed live events, attendees were more hungry for entertainment than ever.

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2021 Event Design Trends With Nick Borelli!

Endless Events

That’s right, Endless Events is back at it with the best content to help you navigate the 2021 landscape. And while there’s a lot to cover, we figured that there’s no best way to start January than by outlining the 2021 event design trends that will define the industry.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

Discover All the Reasons to Attend Adobe Summit 2021

Marketo Events

And as we kick off Summit 2021 in the shadow of one of the most unexpected and challenging years of our lives, it’s safe to say we’ve realized the full value of this quality, as well as our our community. Event Marketing adobe summit adobe summit 2021

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Virtual Event Platforms: The 2021 Guide

Event Age by Swapcard

Event Experiences Event Tech

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How Will Hybrid Meetings Hit 2021 Budgets?

SmartMeetings

But how will it affect 2021 budgets? The post How Will Hybrid Meetings Hit 2021 Budgets? Who could have predicted a year ago that Zoom would be a major disruptive influence in the meetings industry?

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2021 Virtual-Conference Big Ideas

Velvet Chainsaw

In 2020, attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors were more forgiving of our virtual conferences than they will be in 2021. So the big question to ponder for 2021 and beyond is: Will those — especially global and non-members — who’ve attended virtual events this year return?

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

50 Virtual Event Ideas for 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

Here are the 50 best virtual event ideas for 2021. Table of Contents. First Impressions At Your Event Virtual Networking & Engagement Ideas Immersive Virtual Experience Ideas Virtual Exhibitor & Sponsor Ideas.

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50 Awesome Virtual Event Ideas for 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

Here are the 50 best virtual event ideas for 2021. Table of Contents. First Impressions At Your Event Virtual Networking & Engagement Ideas Immersive Virtual Experience Ideas Virtual Exhibitor & Sponsor Ideas.

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2021 Event Trends: The Only Guide You’ll Need!

Endless Events

We’ve been teasing it for a while, but the time has come to introduce our 2021 event trends guide! And how will the COVID-19 pandemic continuously impact us in 2021? What’s Included In The 2021 Event Trends Guide? This 2021 event trends guide was a labor of love.

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5 Event Trends to watch in 2021

Oveit

5 Event Trends to watch in 2021 was initially published in our Newsletter on February 11th, 2021. The post 5 Event Trends to watch in 2021 appeared first on Oveit. Hello,quick question: How will the future […].

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

My Turbulent Love Affair With Digital-Event Networking

Velvet Chainsaw

As 2021 dawned, the reality of Zoom fatigue set in. I have been a loyal and passionate disciple of networking for all of my adult life. I have spent decades learning, speaking and writing about it.

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Your 2021 Virtual Event Budget Checklist!

Endless Events

So don’t waste another minute and get a head start on your 2021 virtual event budget by downloading a free copy today! 2021 Virtual Event Budget Checklist: Download Now! Are you ready to get started on your 2021 virtual event budget?

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40 Inspiring Virtual Trade Show Ideas for 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

We’ve put together a list that is full of practical tips and ideas to help you run a successful virtual trade show, regardless of your experience. Event Experiences Event Community Event Tech Virtual Events

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Diversity In Events 2021 With William S. Matthews

Endless Events

Today, it’s time for something different, but just as relevant: we will talk about diversity in events as of 2021. Diversity In Events 2021: More Than Just A Trend. Next up, it’s time to talk about the topic at hand: diversity in events in 2021.

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Breaking: SXSW 2021 Goes Virtual with Swapcard

Event Age by Swapcard

SXSW is taking its 2021 event virtual and has chosen Swapcard , the leading AI-powered engagement and matchmaking platform for premium events, as the official event platform

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7 of the Top Event Planning Conferences in 2021

Social Tables

While 2021 may still look a little different than normal, expect to see many conferences back and ready to help industry professionals navigate the massive changes in the way they do business. Read on to learn more about some of the top event planning conferences that 2021 has to offer.

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CES 2021: What Does It Mean For The Events Industry?

Endless Events

They have covered the CES 2019 in the past, and it’s high time they go over the CES 2021. Because of the unprecedented state the events industry finds itself in, the CES 2021 moved from Las Vegas into the virtual space. CES 2021: The Pros And Cons Of Going Virtual.

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Level UP report a full operational month in March 2021

Prestige Events Magazine

In spite of ongoing restrictions on international travel and events, UAE-based DMC Level UP is celebrating after a full operational month in March.

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The 6 Best Hybrid Event Examples of 2021 (So far)

Bizzabo

When Texas opened up in early 2021, event organizers around the world were watching. One conference after another switched over to virtual, postponing all physical events until at least 2021. Hybrid means more than an in-person event with streaming.

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Does Your Conference Need an Emcee?

Velvet Chainsaw

Having an emcee at your event was a nice-to-have prior to 2020. Now it’s a must-have. Talk to any meeting owner who has managed a large virtual event this past year using a skilled emcee and he or she will tell you it made all the difference.

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Risk, Revenue Recognition and Recovery

Velvet Chainsaw

For expo deposits paid in 2019 for 2020 events, it remains to be seen if those funds will return to budgets for 2021. For events that go all virtual for 2021, organizers are going to have a tougher time securing renewal for both exhibitor and attendee participation.

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3 Foundational Hybrid Event Models for 2021

Bizzabo

From the network model to the single site, discover three hybrid event models for bringing your hybrid event programs to life.

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Venue ventilation for COVID-19

Conferences that Work

Attention, meeting planners! Safe meeting venue ventilation for COVID-19 is critical. As we start thinking about returning to in-person events, it’s crucial to check that venues are upgrading their HVAC systems to handle potentially virus-infused air.

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How to Manage Virtual Event Time Zones for Global Audiences

Eventmobi

One of the major benefits of virtual events is their ability to reach audiences all over the world. The challenge, however, is ensuring your international attendees have the best possible experience at your event.

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Creamfields 2021 SOLD OUT

Event Industry News

Creamfields 2021, Daresbury, Cheshire, UK, 26th – 29th August Bank Holiday weekend. Creamfields, one of the world’s leading electronic music festivals is the first UK festival to announce sell out when it makes its return this Summer, becoming its fastest selling show to date.

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5 Minutes to Better Attendance: How to Promote Events on Facebook

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Scrolling through Facebook can be such an easy and fun way to keep in touch with family and friends that we might forget what a powerful tool it can be, especially when it comes time for event marketing.

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Streamlining a (Hopefully) Busy 2021

Special Events

With vaccine distribution hinting at a full return of events in 2021, it could very well end up being quite a busy season as the industry makes up for lost time

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Audience Engagement: The 2021 Guide

Bizzabo

Read on to learn the ins and outs of audience engagement in 2021 and beyond. In our 2021 Virtual Event Benchmarks , we pooled data from 1850 virtual events taking place from July 1, 2020 - October 31, 2020, and found that attendees watched 61% of a 60-minute session.

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Simplify Virtual Experiences With Eventbrite’s Faster Zoom Integration

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When we surveyed a subset of those creators in March 2021, the vast majority (94%) said they opt to use Zoom for their virtual experiences on Eventbrite. In 2020, event creators like you hosted more than one million online events on Eventbrite.

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