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. In this week’s episode of Event Brew, our amazing hosts will be discussing the CES 2021 situation. Event Brew Virtual Events ces ces 2021 event brew event brew podcast virtual events

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A Hybrid Event Playbook for 2021

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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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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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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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Dates to Avoid Hosting Your Wedding in 2020 & 2021

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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.

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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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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. It is one of many big events in Yorkshire and Leeds which have been unable to go ahead because of Covid-19. This year’s festival was due to be headlined by Stormzy, Liam Gallagher and Rage Against The Machine.

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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. And with the news of no events until 2021, the data becomes even more baffling.

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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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Biggest Tech Trade Show 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

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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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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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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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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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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!

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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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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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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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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.

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

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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. We aim to cover everything from the worlds of events, technology, business, marketing, social media, travel, hospitality and beyond. Check out the top stories from the week of July 27, 2020. Travel & Hospitality News featured

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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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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.

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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

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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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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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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. an hour more by 2021.

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The ‘Smart’ Hotel Room Race Is On

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By 2021, the percentage is expected to more than double. Hotel Tech Technology 2021 alexa amazon app artwork brand chain competition connected control customer echo function future futuristic guest high-tech hotel ideal in-room iot lighting loyalty marriott model new newbuild News race room service smart smartphone Tech technologyPhoto credit: Marriott International. Hotel guests are saying they want to personalize their stays.

Event Planners Expect a 4th Quarter Comeback — Is It Realistic?

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As countries slowly reopen and, for some, allow large live events again, a majority of event planners foresee going back to business in the fourth quarter 2020 or early 2021. Is this a realistic approach? Right now, two conflicting forces are in effect: the push to reopen economies worldwide and the fear of a resurgence […]. The post Event Planners Expect a 4th Quarter Comeback — Is It Realistic? by Veronique Colombani appeared first on [link].

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What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic?

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Here is a list of events moving forward in the third and fourth quarter of 2020, and early 2021. A growing number of countries are reauthorizing large professional events including trade shows, conferences, exhibitions, and congresses. Countries and states are reopening and some areas, recognizing the importance of large professional events to the global […]. The post What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic? by Veronique Colombani appeared first on [link].

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Hong Kong secures multiple first-ever MICE events amidst COVID-19 challenges

Event Industry News

The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) announced that Hong Kong has been chosen as the host for four international MICE events, including the city’s first-ever events of high strategic value, and two repeated events amidst the COVID-19 challenges.

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Wyoming’s Largest Convention Center Coming to Cheyenne

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facility is slated to open in 2021 and will include an events center, hotel, restaurant, and entertainment complex. Casper Star. The 70,000-sq.-ft. Star-Tribune ). Read More. News Junkie Places & Spaces

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How to set or update your VAT

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This cut in the VAT rate from the standard rate of 20% will have effect from 15 July 2020 to 12 January 2021. […]. On 8 July 2020, the government announced that it would introduce a temporary 5% reduced rate of VAT for certain supplies relating to: hospitality hotel and holiday accommodation admissions to certain attractions. The post How to set or update your VAT appeared first on Eventbrite UK. Covid-19 Reopening Uncategorised Event Safety event support funding reopening

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James Beard Awards to Stay in Chicago Through 2027

PCMA Convene

Chicago will host the James Beard Foundation Awards ceremony through 2027, a six-year extension from the originally planned hosting period through 2021. Chicago Tribune. Chicago Tribune ). Read More. Places & Spaces News Junkie

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Co-op reaffirms its commitent to live music industry with new festival partnership

Event Industry News

Kendal Calling’s pop-up store will stock all the festival essentials, fresh food, beer and drink to keep revellers topped up throughout the weekend in 2021. Standby for more exciting updates on Kendal Calling 2021 coming soon!”

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Neptunus provides social distancing facilities for Lancing College pupils

Event Industry News

The facilities will be in place for six months until February 2021. The temporary structures are winter proof and will be in place until February 2021, but can be extended by Lancing College for any longer period if desired. .

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MICEOFFERS Secures World Exclusive partnership with Sandals Resorts

Event Industry News

The partnership represents the first of a series of announcements from MICEOFFERS as more and more event organisers look to gain the best value for their 2020 and 2021 event programme.

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IBTM postpones IBTM Asia Pacific 2020

Event Industry News

Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced that it has postponed the inaugural edition of IBTM Asia Pacific in Singapore to 13-14 April 2021. We look forward to extending a warm welcome to all attendees and exhibitors in 2021.”.

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Don’t Miss Out On Generating Leads During Your Hybrid/Virtual Event!

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So much so that I purchased festival tickets to Outside Lands 2021 the day they came out. OSL’s production team, Another Planet Entertainment, perfectly selected a lineup that included performers that will be on the 2021 roster to get people looking forward to next year’s event.

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PCMA announces 2020 board officers & trustees

Event Industry News

Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. Term: 2020–2021. The following individuals are currently serving terms as Directors: Neil Brownlee Head of Business Events VisitScotland Term: 2018-2020 Robert Heard, MBA, CAE Associate Executive Director American College of Emergency Physicians Term: 2019–2021 Derrick M. PCMA has announced 2020 board officers and trustees.

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Events Industry Welcomes Guidance For Restarting

Event Industry News

We hope this will just the first step on the road to recovery which will allow the outdoor event industry to return at full blast in 2021.”.

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