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.

2021 83

Designing conferences to solve participants’ problems

Conferences that Work

For each domain, I’ll include examples of meeting processes you can use to satisfy participants’ problem solving wants and needs. For more information on how to do this, see my book Event Crowdsourcing: Creating Meetings People Actually Want and Need.).

2021 203

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

10 Virtual Conference Best Practices to Elevate Your Production Quality


10 Virtual Meetings Best Practices for TV-Level Production. Are you running a one-off stakeholder’s meeting with someone in the background taking minutes? If 2020 has one silver lining, it’s that the industry now recognizes the advantages of online virtual events.

2021 195

How to Start an Event Venue Business: Two Experts Share 20 Secrets for Opening an Event Space

Planning Pod

Then, be prepared to meet those needs as you put together your business plan and buildout plan.”. Clients don’t want to book events in empty, spare looking ballrooms or meeting rooms.

2021 124

Taking Meetings and Exhibitions on the Road

PCMA Convene

The Italian Society of Anaesthesia, Analgesia, Intensive Care, and Resuscitation (SIAARTI) turned its annual meeting into a traveling event that included educational content and meetings with experts, health managers, local administrators, and sponsors in socially distanced settings.

2021 92

4 Major Trends for the Event Industry in 2021

Event Industry News

It’s hard to predict what exactly will happen with events in 2021, but we do know that some trends created in 2020 to enhance safety and prevent the spread of the coronavirus will continue into the new year. Here’s a look at the top four trends for the events industry in 2021: Catering.

2021 93

11 Rules to Host a Successful Hybrid Event


As we now move into 2021, fewer restrictions exist, but with no immediate cure for COVID-19, some people are still reluctant to expose themselves to large gatherings. You may have heard somewhere or from someone that it will be a while until large live events could be a thing again.

2021 156

Tech Mergers Could Simplify Virtual Meeting Management


Cisco’s announcement in November that it was buying the virtual interaction company Slido may have been a foreshadowing of event tech mergers to come in 2021 according to event tech experts. That could be good news for meeting professionals looking for new features and end-to-end solutions.

2021 75

6 steps for less stress when planning your next virtual event.

Expo Pass

Preparing for meetings. Taking meetings. Even for a pro, there’s always a few hiccups in event planning. Maybe there’s a moment where you wonder if people will like the food. Or even the dreaded question: ‘Will anyone show up?’

2021 90

Events Industry Council announces 2021 Board of Directors

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Council (EIC), the global voice of the business events industry on advocacy, research, professional recognition and standards, is pleased to announce today the election of officers and directors to its 2021 Board of Directors. 2021 Officers: Chair: Mark Cooper, CEO ­ IACC.

2021 60

The Day Of: Things to Do to Prepare for Your Virtual Event


This bullish outlook underscore an increasing reliance on digital meetings, and it is a trend that is likely to continue as organisations worldwide look to reconvene online. Virtual events are part of today’s new normal.

2021 85

6 Career Fairs That Went Virtual… And what they did to help attendees connect — and get hired.

Expo Pass

Preparing for meetings. Taking meetings. The KC Tech Council organized a virtual career fair for local tech companies to meet top-tier candidates that are enthusiastic about tech in Kansas City. Preparing for meetings. Taking meetings. (3 Minute Read).

2021 85

Call to Arms "Ignites the Light"

Special Events

Catersource + The Special Event took its first major step toward this summer’s event on January 13 when catering and event pros came together virtually for the annual “Call to Arms” meeting, which outlined plans for showcasing events for the 2021 show

2021 85

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

Planning Pod

Electronic signature capabilities simplify collecting signatures on important documents (no appointments or meetings needed). Hotel sales, banquet and private event managers know what it’s like to work under pressure.

2021 78

4 Corporate Volunteer Program Benefits


This serves as a proxy to show whether you are staffed adequately to meet your goals. Corporate volunteering is the pursuit of employees taking part in a sponsored or company-organized program dedicated to positively engaging in wildlife, ethical community, and environmental initiatives.

2021 68

Hubilo + Mmhmm, The Perfect Combo To Infuse Your Virtual Events With Magic!

Hubilo Blog

We are all eventually shifting to virtual realities, and online meet-ups and webinars form a crucial part of this space. Host your virtual event and simulate in-person meetings by staying on screen (big or small) while you talk over your slides.

2021 65

Meeting vs. Virtual Event vs. Webinar – Why All Online Interactions Are Not the Same


Top-trending words come and go. What’s “cool” today may have been “groovy,” “crackerjack” or the “bee’s knees” ages ago. According to Merriam Webster, the Word of the Year is “pandemic,” grabbing the most lookups in 2020. Look around, and you’ll see other words shared the limelight.

2021 52

Portugal: Festival plan to be presented to government

Event Industry News

A source from the Ministry of Culture confirmed to Lusa that the meeting is scheduled for 12pm on Wednesday, the 13th. Originally published by theportugalnews.com on 10th January 2021 SOURCE.

2021 84

The Hidden Benefits of Virtual Events You Haven’t Thought Of Yet


The year 2020 turned the meetings and events industry on its head, with lingering changes here to stay. It’s no surprise that the pandemic catapulted virtual events into the stratosphere.

2021 58

Government-backed cancellation insurance “critical” for UK festival comeback

Event Industry News

Uncertainty prevailed at a Live Music Festivals Committee meeting this morning, with industry representatives calling for a clear message about when, and if, it will be safe to reopen; to start selling tickets for outdoor events in 2021.

2021 94

Virtual Conferences – the New Reality is Working


Business Event Industry Events Tech business Event Marketing Event Planning Meeting Planning MeetingsI had my first experience presenting at a Virtual Conference and it was a success, as far as I’m concerned. If this is the new reality going forward, I believe we’ll be fine.

2021 52

An Exercise in Expanding the Life of Event Content

PCMA Convene

The life of event content can stretch beyond the boundaries of specific meeting dates. Caryn Mambro and Kristin Waters offer several “thought starters” to amplify engagement in their presentation, “Using Events to Amplify Engagement & Your Marketing Campaigns.”.

2021 58

Lift off for the South Coast Events Forum

Event Industry News

Members will benefit from monthly networking meetings, regular communication and a conference scheduled for Autumn 2021. From every challenge comes opportunity.

2021 91

88 per cent of event planners say they value face-to-face meetings more at the end of 2020, up from 77 per cent in May

Event Industry News

88 per cent of planners see irreplaceable quality of face-to-face meetings. The irreplaceable quality of face-to-face meetings was revealed when 88 per cent of event planners say they value face-to-face meetings more at the end of 2020, up from 77 per cent in May.

2021 70

Megatrends 2025: How Abu Dhabi is Adapting Its Events Strategy


Meetings & Events Skift abu dhabi convention bureau covid-19 meetings and events megatrends 2025 travel recovery

2021 74

4 Tips for Better Internal Virtual Events


When we talk about events, it sometimes seems meeting professionals are mostly referring to events their clients or companies host for customers or sales partners, rather than meetings for employees —which can be just as important, if not more so.

2021 62

Swapcard acquires Avolio, Inc. and integrates registration into event platform

Event Industry News

With this acquisition, Swapcard can now meet organizers’ needs for one technology platform for their events, no matter the region, now that Swapcard has offices in Paris, London, Seattle, Montreal, Dubai, Singapore, and New Delhi.

2021 73

Build your free event with Canapii

Event Industry News

So, starting today, a self-service event can be arranged on Canapii, featuring a live main stage, unlimited on-demand sessions, interactive meetings, workshops, chats, emoticons, polls and so much more. By Rita Chaher, Co-Founder at Canapii. Set-up your event now, for free.

2021 73

Top Apps for Events

Event Industry News

Here we profile some of the best apps to take your 2021 events to the next level…. The eventScribe App works for your educational meetings, trade shows, and conferences. Meet Socio, an end-to-end event management solution powering virtual, hybrid, and in-person events.

2021 89

Entertaining to a Screen: How Live Entertainers Navigate a Pandemic


Much like meeting professionals, live entertainers have been hit hard by the pandemic. More : How to “Unlame” Your Virtual Meeting by Adding Visual Artists. Since then, Max has hosted dozens of corporate meetings, his last one for accounting firm Ernst & Young.

2021 56

Virtual Events Take Center Stage in the New Normal

Hubilo Blog

One of the collective shared experiences of 2020 was watching numerous events get cancelled; from corporate meetings, workshops, and local events to global annual trade shows, conferences, job fairs and the like. Lounge Meetings Data. Meetings Report for Team Members.

2021 60

How Do Virtual Events Help Sales & Marketing?

Hubilo Blog

Moreover, they can multitask all the event activities like a pro; be it being a part of the virtual booth, engaging with leads via chat, viewing business cards, scheduling meetings or giving online demos. 2020 has marked a space in history as THE year of virtual.

2021 52

Nick Borelli Joins Allseated! 

All Seated

He contributed to Event Manager Blog, MeetingsNet, Midwest Meetings Magazine, Smart Meetings Magazine, and multitude of print and digital industry outlets.

2021 61

Postponed World’s Fair Expo 2020 Back on for October in Dubai


Meetings & Events coronavirus dubai Expo2020Expo 2020, postponed because of coronavirus, is back on for October, say organizers. Rula Rouhana / Reuters Skift Take: Is this a proxy and show of confidence for the rest of the events industry?

2021 56

Top software platforms for events

Event Industry News

Built to withstand the rigors of delivering large, security-focussed events the platform includes several features that are being harnessed to help organisers plan events in 2021. Book a meeting with their event tech consultants now ! Introduction.

2021 73

Attendees at This Virtual Event Wanted All Work and No Play

PCMA Convene

Knowing that they were on the frontline, we wanted to give them plenty of time,” said Pam Bruggeman, CMP, meetings and events manager for IAFN.

2021 58

mia urges government to provide clarity

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association (mia) has called upon government to provide clarity in response to today’s announcement from the Chancellor of the Exchequer. Conference News Featured News UK and Europe lockdown Meetings Industry Association mia UK Governement advice

2021 72

Unlocking the Potential of Virtual Events for Exhibitors [E-book]

Hubilo Blog

Shifting the event venue from physical to virtual may appear daunting at first, but with strategic planning that is backed by data and analytics, virtual events can surely help you and your exhibitors meet many of the same event goals.

2021 58

How To Do A Styled Shoot


An initial meeting upon arrival will help to alleviate this. You may be wondering… “what is a styled shoot?”. Well, here is everything you need to know about styled shoots! Let’s start with the basics. A styled shoot is a micro event setting.

2021 52

20/20 – A Positive Year In Review

Coterie Spark

We expanded our minds and our services to meet the needs of our clients. As we look ahead, 2021 is sure to be a monumental year in its own right. While many are quick to dismiss 2020 as a total dumpster fire, we wanted to take a moment to reflect on five positives from last year.

2021 52