Global Events Snapshot: South Africa


How has South Africa experienced and adapted to the pandemic from an event industry perspective? In our first global snapshot, we discuss all relevant regulations currently in place and provide a brief overview of the state of the local event industry. Global Snapshot

How Global Event Creators Are Adapting With COVID-19 Friendly Activities

Picatic by Eventbrite

COVID-19 has upended the event world, and creators have had to adapt to deliver events in new and interesting ways. Still, even the most imaginative events professionals continue to face challenges as they work to design in-person and virtual events that attract attendees.

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Global Events: Translation, Interpretation & Captioning

Endless Events

As event planners were thrust into the throes of virtual events in early 2020, confusion and fear were the first things to settle in. And now that it seems as if the worst of the pandemic is behind us, everything shifts radically once more for the events industry.

Introducing the 2021 Event Planning Playbook

Event Farm

As pandemic conditions continue to change, do you feel that you must wade through wave after wave of information to seek answers and solutions to plan safe live events? Our two previous events focused on event safety best practices from a public health perspective and a legal perspective.

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GES launches interactive Global Event Tracker

Event Industry News

GES is excited to announce an interactive Global Event Tracker covering key trade show cities and event attendance for the past 90 days. The tracking tool displays event information in an at-a-glance format where tradeshows and events are happening and is updated twice a month.

Global Event Planning: How It Differs From Your Run of the Mill Event

SpotMe Blog

One of the trends to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic is the increased popularity and prevalence of global events. Virtual events became the norm when people were no longer able to meet in person for conferences, trade shows, and other events.

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Events UnPaused - A Maritz Global Events Podcast

Maritz Global Events

As we look at events in a post-pandemic world, we still see a fair amount of uncertainty, but we also see opportunity and exciting change on the horizon. This foresight has inspired us to create a community of industry experts and event professionals that we call “NEXT.”.

How Global Event Creators Are Adapting With Pandemic-Friendly Events

Eventbrite UK

COVID-19 has upended the events world, and creators have had to adapt to deliver events in new and interesting ways. Still, even the most imaginative events professionals continue to face challenges as they work to design in-person and virtual events that attract attendees.

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Feast It raises €5m to continue disruption of €900bn global events industry

Event Industry News

Feast It, a marketplace enabling people to discover and book the dream suppliers for their events, has raised €5m in an oversubscribed venture-led round to continue its modernisation of the €900bn global events industry.

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EMS 2021: Get a Sneak Preview of Cisco’s Keynote

Event Marketer

For the first time in nearly two years, event professionals will have the opportunity to raise a glass with their peers in the flesh at the 19th annual Experiential Marketing Summit. More From Cisco’s Event Leadership: Q&A: Cisco on ‘Starting from Scratch’ in Virtual Event Planning.

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5 Lessons for Marketers from InVision's Head of Global Events


Lisa Day knows what it takes to build meaningful campaigns that resonate. After a long year of of pivoting, planning and cross-functional collaboration, Lisa and her team at InVision mapped out a recording-breaking year of campaigns. 207 to be exact. Advice Engagement Marketing Strategy

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Positive Impact ignites 1,400 Ambassador community to support global event sustainability

Event Industry News

Positive Impact Events is empowering its 1,400 strong community of Ambassadors to raise funds that will support the creation of a science-based carbon target and reduction framework, a requirement to ensure future generations can still attend events. million event professionals.

IMEX 2021 cancellation

Event Industry News

Statement from IMEX website: It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of IMEX in Frankfurt 2021, due to take place at Messe Frankfurt from 25 – 27 May. We know the timing of our announcement comes as a blow so early in 2021.

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Intrado acquires Hubb, transforming the future of global events

Event Industry News

Intrado Corporation (“Intrado”), a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced on Friday that it has acquired Hubb, a leader in hybrid event management technology. It will also accelerate the development of Intrado’s self-service virtual event offering.”.

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BPA Worldwide's iCompli Sustainability Division Becomes a Member of the Maritz Global Events Wellbeing Network

Exhibitor Magazine

Shelton, CT  Global assurance provider BPA Worldwide's iCompli Sustainability. division announced it has become an official member of the Maritz Glo. Company News

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Event technologist cohort announces new product delivering event data transparency and digital global events wallet

Event Industry News

Leading event technology innovators have today announced the launch of Twigged, a brand-new technology product which aims to enhance attendees’ experiences at events. . ” Twigged will be a game-changer in how attendees and organisers experience events.

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Are in-person events COVID safe?

Conferences that Work

September 2021 — Are in-person events COVID safe? I strongly desire to be able to safely return to facilitating and attending in-person events. You can watch Freeman’s 55-minute webinar, posted on August 25, 2021, below. ?. Are in-person events COVID safe?

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Glow Global Events Keeps the Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Glow Global Events

Though you’re probably used to finding Glow Global in your inbox, you may have also seen us on TV. We recently won a coveted commercial spot from Comcast and showcased our expertise, longevity, and impactful virtual events in a 30-second spot.

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8 reasons virtual events are perfect for customer engagement in 2021

Hubilo Blog

Tomorrowland – a Belgian EDM festival and every music lover’s dream destination is a perfect example of customer engagement via virtual events. Read that last line again to fully absorb the potential of virtual events. Virtual events are a blessing for your brand.

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PCMA’s First Omnichannel Convening Leaders: The Great, the Good and the Not So…

Velvet Chainsaw

I was excited to attend PCMA’s Omnichannel Convening Leaders event last week. The Great: Global Reach and Main-Stage Experiences. Applause to PCMA for engaging the global business events community and for the diversity of speakers and formats offered during CL.

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How to Host a Hybrid Event in 2021


Hybrid events can seem like an overwhelming topic. By now you’ve probably heard the term hybrid, it’s all the event industry has been talking about lately. But hybrid events are still a relatively new topic and there’s a lot of uncertainty around what it actually means to host one.

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Breaking Barriers: Translation & Captioning For Events

Endless Events

Just like with events, the main purpose of translation and captioning is to bring people together and break down the barriers between them. We learned a very valuable lesson the hard way: an event on the other side of the world can impact the entire globe.

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Konduko appoints new VP in marketing push for safe, contactless global event technology

Event Industry News

Swiss-based contactless event pioneer, Konduko, has today announced the appointment of Mathew James as new VP for marketing and communications. Contactless technology for events is here to stay.

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Kallman Worldwide Partners with Online Expos to Deliver the World's First Commercial Media Platform for the Global Events Industry

Exhibitor Magazine

WALDWICK, NEW JERSEY (USA)  Kallman Worldwide, Inc. announced today that it has partnered with Online Expos LLC to create a series of 'permanent' onl. Company News

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Event Relief 2021: 24hr Global Vodcast Marathon raising funds for #eventprofs

Event Industry News

Wednesday 3 rd March will see the very first Global Vodcast marathon, organised & hosted throughout by events & exhibitions professional, Dan Assor. Event Well currently have chapters in the United Kingdom, America, and Canada.

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Top 9 Legal Questions About Event Safety and Liability

Event Farm

The questions raised by participants during the first session of our virtual event series, Pandemic Compliance and Safety at Live Events , prompted us to bring a fresh group of panelists, including a lawyer, for the second session we hosted in March on event safety compliance and legal liability.

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Digitell, Inc. named finalist at the Event Tech Awards 2021

Event Industry News

has been named a finalist in two categories for the Event Technology Awards: Best Hybrid Event Platform or Production and the Best Live Streaming and Video Production. The Digitell Difference will make a world of difference to your next virtual or hybrid event. Digitell, Inc.

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Event Tech Awards 2021: Meet the Judges – Heidi Legein

Event Industry News

Heidi Legein is the founder and Chief Executive Guru at The MICE Guru, a full-service destination management company consulting in – and producing all types of MICE events for global brands virtually or in destination; all over Norway. moments working in the events industry?

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Omicron Event Cancellations Abroad, Travel Bans and Returning Resident Restrictions

Smart Meetings

Is it time to “lift and shift” events again? Still, and perhaps partially a result, many travelers have found themselves stranded since the weekend, hundreds of flights are suspended, and some events are already being canceled.

Celebrating a Day for Doing Good

Convene by PCMA

Over the last decade, giving back has become foundational to many in the events industry, as event professionals have designed and executed digital and in-person programs that have raised millions for a variety of charitable and environmental causes.

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Rugby League World Cup 2021 organisers on schedule to deliver trailblazing tournament

Event Industry News

· RLWC2021 organisers have confirmed that they will deliver the biggest and best ever Rugby League World Cup in October and November 2021. · Featured Festival & Outdoors News UK and Europe Event Industry News Rugby League Rugby League World Cup sporting events

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Music Venue Trust announces ‘Hybrid’ Venues Day 2021

Event Industry News

EartH London to Host Main National Event on October 5 th with ‘Venues Day Online’ added on October 12 th. Music Venue Trust (MVT), which represents hundreds of grassroots music venues throughout the UK, has announced that its annual conference and networking event, which was postponed last year due to the pandemic, will now take place during October. International Partnerships Announced to Deliver Inaugural ‘Venues Day International’ on October 19 th.

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B2B marketers are putting their faith in sponsored virtual events in 2021: GDS research

Event Industry News

Sponsored virtual events are now the second most popular lead generation tactic for B2B marketers 73% of B2B marketing professionals cite virtual events as highly effective 79% of marketers plan to sponsor six or more virtual events in 2021 Access the report “The State of Marketing Acceleration”.

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Your Guide To Event Registration & Ticketing!

Endless Events

When we think of events, our minds automatically go to entertainment, networking opportunities, the stage, and gamification, among many other things. But today, let’s take a few steps back and think about where do our events truly begin. Event Registration Basics.

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The Future of Company Meeting Programs


Company-wide ‘town hall’ meetings are the format most likely to remain virtual as in-person meetings and events return but employers retain more flexible working patterns. Event Planning Featured Audience Participation Tips Opinion Thought Leadership

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Live from Chicago: Inside the 19th Annual Experiential Marketing Summit

Event Marketer

After nearly 18 months, the industry gathers in-person to gain insights into a new chapter of events. The show opened with a fireside chat between Soo Young Kim, head of global programs and experiences at YouTube, and Jessica Heasley, group editor and publisher at Event Marketer.

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NYP and GEVME Launch New Digital Event Management Course


Press Note: GEVME has announced the inaugural launch of a new Digital Event Management course, conducted in collaboration with Nanyang Polytechnic’s Center for Industry and Lifelong Learning. “As the events industry reinvents itself, the role of the event manager will evolve.

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Code Red! Your Fix-It Guide for Today’s Event Emergencies


Meeting professionals have always shouldered a hefty bag of tricks to fix the jagged edges that emerge at even the most meticulously polished events. Right now, those sorts of challenges are popping up at events all over the world. Snapshot from a People-first Event in Seattle.

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Redefining ‘Live’ Events in COVID Times

Convene by PCMA

For the Convene September/October issue cover story , we focus on how the pandemic has spurred the development and growth of different business models in the events industry. It’s changed the meaning of “must-attend” events, because it’s bigger than a physical location or moment in time.

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Producing In-person Events Post-COVID: Nine Resources for Event Marketers

Event Marketer

As the number of Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 increases and the country begins to reopen businesses, more marketers are beginning to consider producing live, in-person events again. 2) Event Planning Guide for COVID & Social Distancing. 5) Interactive Global Event Tracker.

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