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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Event Contract Essentials in the Covid Era

SmartMeetings

event contract. Foster, CHME, an attorney with Foster, Jensen & Gulley , for an exclusive Q&A on event contract essentials in the Covid era. Listen to “Event Contract Essentials in the Covid Era” on demand.

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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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Event Contract Considerations for 2021

SmartMeetings

Over the months, Sheaks noticed more hotels and venues using liability waivers, along with enhancing safety protocols, revising contracts , signage and training. The post Event Contract Considerations for 2021 appeared first on Smart Meetings.

Event Contract Considerations for 2021

SmartMeetings

Has this year strengthened your relationship with the event contract? Over the months, Sheaks noticed more hotels and venues using liability waivers, along with enhancing safety protocols, revising contracts , signage and training.

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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How Will Hybrid Meetings Hit 2021 Budgets?

SmartMeetings

But how will it affect 2021 budgets? Contracting for the bare minimum level of technical support is a bad idea. 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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Third-Party Planners Are Taking Charge to Protect Their Contracts — Will it Last?

EventMB

The sweeping cancellations and pandemic-related uncertainties have exposed vulnerabilities in the way third-party planners get paid, which is pushing some to redefine their contracts in order to protect their interests.

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How to Market Yourself as a Contracted Event Planner

ePly

If you’re a contracted event planner, whether it's for colleges, weddings, or a corporate setting, you know that marketing yourself is half the job. We put together three go-to strategies for driving interest, establishing relationships, and ultimately securing dream event contracts.

How to Host a Hybrid Event in 2021

Bizzabo

According to expert predictions on hybrid , hybrid events truly are the future and a critical strategy for organizers to adopt in 2021. Here’s a glimpse at what the hybrid events team will look like in 2021. Contracts. Hybrid events can seem like an overwhelming topic.

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The Essential Virtual Event RFP Guide: 2021 edition

SpotMe Blog

For example, for a shorter-term project, you might have fewer people involved than say a longer-term contract process. The post The Essential Virtual Event RFP Guide: 2021 edition appeared first on SpotMe. In a hurry with your RFP for virtual events?

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The Complete Step-by-Step Festival Planning Guide for 2021

InitLive

Once you have found that perfect venue, you need to set a date, sign a contract, stay within budget, and make payments. In 2021, there are so many marketing channels to choose from and it's up to you to determine what channels are best to reach your target demographics.

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Showcase wins new contract with Local Government Association

Event Industry News

We are proud to announce that we are back working with the LGA , who are the national voice of local government, working with councils to support, promote and improve.

Events Industry Council partners with The Code to support efforts to end child trafficking

Event Industry News

The Code is supported by ECPAT, a worldwide network of organisations working to end the sexual exploitation of children around the world, with events taking place on 30 July 2021 to mark World Day against Trafficking in Persons 2021.

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Top 9 Legal Questions About Event Safety and Liability

Event Farm

Your venue and vendor contracts should include an indemnification clause that requires them to abide by the code of conduct and any local or state rules, regulations, and laws pertaining to COVID.

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Hybrid Event Best Practices: A Virtual-First Approach

Eventmobi

After a year of adapting to virtual-only formats, many within the events industry are eagerly predicting that 2021 will be the year of hybrid events. Planning Hybrid Events in 2021. Hybrid Event Best Practices for 2021: The Key Takeaways.

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Contract Negotiation: Post-Pandemic Clauses You Need to Know

Smart Meetings

The answer will always be ‘it depends,’” Ty Sheaks, attorney, author and faculty legal advisor to International Association of Venue Managers, began the latest Smart Meetings webinar, Post-Pandemic Contract Clauses You Need to Know. Editor’s Note: The following is not legal advice.

Event Tech Awards 2021: Meet the Judges – Heidi Legein

Event Industry News

All too many are stuck staring at a specific software or tool they’ve been forced to contract for a period of time and in the end you get a series of copy paste events. A confirmed project is never confirmed until the signed contract is delivered.

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4 Questions that may save your hybrid event

Attendease

Because hybrid formats will likely be more costly to produce than a straight-up virtual event, it creates yet another barrier for event professionals to solve when hosting meetings and events in 2021 and beyond.

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Event Tech Awards 2021: Meet the Judges – Sophie Ahmed

Event Industry News

Sophie has 20+ years of experience in media and events; including exhibitions, conferences, awards and training across multiple industry sectors. She has launched and led successful global industry-leading events.

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How Many Meetings Hotels Won’t Make It Through 2021?

MeetingsNet

It’s our forecast that 2021 will be a year of two distinct halves,” says Jan Freitag, senior vice president, lodging insights for STR. And if a group’s contracted property suspends operations during that time, “trying to find another hotel to use could be pretty tough

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Lineup Ninja wins contract for “largest construction trade show in the western hemisphere”

Event Industry News

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers has appointed Leeds-based firm Lineup Ninja to provide speaker management software to Conexpo-Con/Agg in March 2023. The event takes place in Las Vegas every three years and attracts over 130,000 visitors and 2,000 exhibitors.

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How to Prepare for the Next Crisis: Event Insurance Tips

SmartMeetings

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Is the pandemic the shake-up the events industry desperately needed?

Attendease

This could be a good opportunity to provide internship opportunities, offer contract work, or hire entry-level planners that can help you as required. 5 trends that are transforming events in a pandemic world.

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Research: 15 Data Points on the State of Experiential and Where It’s Headed

Event Marketer

The following insights were derived from the Event Marketer x Mosaic EventTrack 2021 industry forecast, AnyRoad’s Experiential Trends 2021 report, Northstar Meetings Group’s May 2021 Pulse Survey and Bizzabo’s Q2 2021 Virtual Events Benchmark Report. Q3 2021 (31.25%).

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The Event Vax Debate Uncovers Legal, Health and Moral Questions

Smart Meetings

Do you think masks/no masks, vaccines/non-vaxed will or should be an addendum on contracts with venues? Do you think masks/no masks, vaccines/non-vaxxed will or should be an addendum on contracts with venues? — Jennifer Cox (@jicox) June 1, 2021.

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Harness the Power of Negotiation for Post-Covid Success

Smart Meetings

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10 Signs You are Ready to Host an In-Person Event

Event Farm

61% of respondents indicated they are hosting an in-person event in 2021 and 27% said they are trying a hybrid approach first. You have carefully reviewed your vendors’ contracts and understand your liability. Since March 2020, this whole pandemic period has been a waiting game.

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Third-Party Event Planners Are Taking Charge to Protect Their Contracts — Will It Last?

Skift

Read the Complete Story On Skift. Meetings & Events event planners events

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Apple Rock Earns GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) MAS Contract

Exhibitor Magazine

Greensboro, NC  Officials at Apple Rock Advertising and Promotion, Inc. have announced that they have earned a GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) MAS co. Company News

Third venue contracted to government as etc.venues’ Marble Arch venue becomes Vaccination Centre

Event Industry News

Prospero House has been operating as a Court since August 2020 and Maple House opened on 3 March 2021. etc.venues has worked with NHS England to transform its venue at Garfield House, Marble Arch, London into a Covid Vaccination Centre, opening on 8 March.

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AV Everything: Navigating AV Quotes Like A Pro

Endless Events

In every contract, an Audio Visual (AV) quote is the piece of a vendor agreement that has the dollars attached to it that breaks apart the projected cost of different materials. Union rules may also apply – be aware of that when looking at venue contracts.

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The Road Ahead: What’s In Store for the Event Industry In 2021 & Beyond – Part Two In-Person Events

Event Leadership Institute

To forecast the landscape for in-person events in 2021 is to indulge in paradox, perfectly encapsulated in the events of the last several days. With demand for in-person event venues and vendors at historically low levels, expect supply to contract.

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The Road Ahead: What’s In Store for the Event Industry In 2021 & Beyond – Part Three Virtual Events

Event Leadership Institute

In Part Two of this series where I focused on in-person events, I talked about the difficult—but necessary—contraction on the supply side (at venues, hotels, and other suppliers) to deal with the dramatic drop in demand. 2021: The Year of the UX.

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Five Ways the Sports Sponsorship Landscape Will Evolve for Brands—and Fans—This Year

Event Marketer

Corona took a direct approach to its 2021 Indiana Pacers sponsorship with elaborate mobile locker room fan activations.

Nonprofit E-Learning: Key Strategies for Training Volunteers

InitLive

Amy started with Artisan as a contract writer/instructional designer. Volunteers are the lifeblood of many nonprofits. They come with energy, passion, and they want to make a difference. And without good training during the onboarding process , they may decide volunteering isn’t for them.

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The 10 Minute Fix to Avoid Losing Your Wedding Planning Business

The Planner's Lounge

What would you do if your laptop (containing all planning files, business notes, financial records, contracts, design files, etc.) Scenario: Your computer crashes, gets lost, or is stolen.

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Bobby Lee Joins CSI Worldwide as President, General Service Contracting Division

Exhibitor Magazine

CSI Worldwide, a leader in the tradeshow services space for nearly half a century, has hired industry veteran Bobby Lee to run their General Service C. People

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Digital Transformation – How to Choose The Right Virtual Event Platform?

GEVME

Also, as mentioned earlier, you tend to get discounts if you engage with a platform on a multi-year contract.

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Hotel event management software: How we helped Hotel Salem boost lead response time, get paid faster and save 62+ hours/ month

Planning Pod

Whether they’re responding to new prospects, following up with them for contract signatures or chasing down clients for payments or vital input for their event, there is rarely any free time in their schedule. Challenge: Chasing contract signatures and invoice payments wastes valuable time.

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