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

Velvet Chainsaw

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

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The Best Virtual Event Platform for 2021: Introducing the New EventMobi Virtual Space

Eventmobi

Many fell flat as they were simply webinars or long Zoom meetings where speakers with poor connections tried to present hour long sessions. The post The Best Virtual Event Platform for 2021: Introducing the New EventMobi Virtual Space appeared first on EventMobi.

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Your Seminar Planning Checklist: 16 Steps to Success

Picatic by Eventbrite

Resources and Tools Agendas Event Budgets Event Websites Facebook Retargeting Ads Speakers and Panelists Ticketing or Registration VenuesPlanning a seminar? Use this list of 16 seminar planning tips to reduce stress, put on a successful event, and make sure no detail is forgotten!

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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? Speaker Training: Bigger & Better.

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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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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. Hybrid events were designed around the in-person experience, with live streams of speaker presentations tacked on as a bonus feature.

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Virtual Speaker Gear: The Backdrop Edit!

Endless Events

The Event Tech Podcast is back with its third and final installment on the best virtual speaker gear. One of the main takeaways from the 2021 Event Trends is that expectations towards virtual presenters are slowly, but surely rising. Virtual Speaker Gear: Watch Your Back!

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

Velvet Chainsaw

Applause to PCMA for engaging the global business events community and for the diversity of speakers and formats offered during CL. The main-stage speakers were diverse, challenged conventional wisdom and for the most part very engaging.

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Best Virtual Speaker Kits: The Video & Lighting Edit!

Endless Events

A couple of weeks ago, we began our mini-series on the best virtual speaker kits. What are the best microphones speakers can use to deliver top-notch presentations? As mentioned in our 2021 event trends guide , attendee expectations will be on the rise.

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Why people continue to speak for free at meeting industry conferences

Conferences that Work

My post Why don’t meeting conferences pay speakers? In addition, we’ve all had to sit through “speakers” who blatantly promote themselves and their companies on our dime and time. A review of meeting industry conference programs over the last five years confirms a significant trend to supplier-employed speakers, plus a few folks from the meeting industry association itself. When you pack your program with free speakers, it’s your attendees who suffer.

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Hubilo’s Virtual Event Platform Feature Update: 23rd February 2021

Hubilo Blog

Keep your speakers and host within the virtual event platform and avoid the hassle of connecting with an external vendor for streaming sessions. Also, give full control to the host to manage speakers and session streaming. Here’s how: Speaker Perspective – .

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2021 Wedding Trends You Need to Know

All Seated

Here are the key trends to be mindful of when planning events in 2021. Eddie Zaratsian of Eddie Zaratsian Lifestyle & Design agrees, adding, “Outdoor, more intimate celebrations will still be the essence of 2021 events.

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10 Virtual Conference Best Practices to Elevate Your Production Quality

Eventmobi

A virtual event on Zoom that consists of two poorly lit speakers in their living rooms talking to each other may as well be a podcast — at least then you can walk the dog. Are you delivering sponsored content with a variety of speakers that will live on as gated content after the event?

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Speaker applications now open for Event Tech Live USA & Canada

Event Industry News

The first Event Tech Live USA & Canada – a content rich virtual show – opens on Tuesday June 8th and organiser Event Industry News is calling for speakers to join an already illustrious line-up. Speakers applications are open now and close March the 31 st.

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Emerging Event Trends That Will Shape the Industry in 2021

Bizzabo

97% of event professionals believe we will see more hybrid events in 2021. It’s hard to predict but here are some ways hybrid events could emerge in 2021. This is why professional broadcasting will become much more prominent in 2021. Source: Convening Leaders 2021.

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Behind the Digital Curtain at Convening Leaders 2021

PCMA Convene

Caitlin O’Malley and Tonya Almond from PCMA, Hanna Foley from digital event platform JUNO, and Kyle Short of the digital storytelling company, Wisdom Capture, discuss the creation of the hybrid Convening Leaders 2021. “I

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Experts Predict What Weddings Will Be Like in 2021

All Seated

The preferred size of 2021 weddings. As we begin to plan weddings for 2021, our wedding sizes are based upon local restrictions and guest confidence. But, destination weddings as a whole will be staying domestic in 2021, because it’s easier to control and plan.

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Virtual School Events – How to go about hosting your own?

GEVME

You can engage keynote speakers at a very less price compared to their presence physically at the event. Virtual events are the fad. Or are they? Well, they are not here just because of a trend. Virtual events are here to stay forever.

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Hybrid Events: What you Need to Know to Organize one

GEVME

You will need a crew of people to help in the event’s success, from marketing to conducting and managing the event, taking care of the speakers, making sure that everything is going as per what is planned in the schedule, etc. The vital part of any event is your speakers.

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Business as Unusual: Shifting Live Events to Digital and Hybrid Experiences 

GEVME

Keep the schedule ready and strong beforehand, with exhibitors, speakers and other event attendees. It’s challenging times now, something which humanity never predicted. A lot of industries have been affected due to lockdowns, restrictions and containment zones by governments across the world.

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Business as Unusual: Shifting Live Events to Digital and Hybrid Experiences 

GEVME

Keep the schedule ready and strong beforehand, with exhibitors, speakers and other event attendees. . It’s challenging times now, something which humanity never predicted. A lot of industries have been affected due to lockdowns, restrictions and containment zones by governments across the world. The event management industry is one of them, in fact, one of the most affected ones. . Why has this transformation occurred?

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Consumers Demand Hybrid Experiences

GEVME

A small venue can be booked and set up with equipment, lighting, and sufficient space to accommodate the speakers, and the event can then be streamed online for the live audience. At a hybrid event, what is more, important is your speaker.

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Consumers Demand Hybrid Experiences

GEVME

A small venue can be booked and set up with equipment, lighting, and sufficient space to accommodate the speakers, and the event can then be streamed online for the live audience. At a hybrid event, what is more, important is your speaker.

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How to run digital conferences

GEVME

A pre-coordinated list of the Speakers, the content they will speak upon and the time scheduled for them, allows the audience to get in control of the content they need. Content curation and its scheduling is essential to keep the audience and the speakers on board with the other.

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How to run digital conferences

GEVME

A pre-coordinated list of the Speakers, the content they will speak upon and the time scheduled for them, allows the audience to get in control of the content they need. Content curation and its scheduling is essential to keep the audience and the speakers on board with the other.

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Hybrid Technologies: A Stepping Stone to the Future

GEVME

We have now just entered into 2021, and despite all that most of the companies in this industry have been through the last year, we would still consider the year 2020 to be wholesome.

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Hybrid Technologies: A Stepping Stone to the Future

GEVME

We have now just entered into 2021, and despite all that most of the companies in this industry have been through the last year, we would still consider the year 2020 to be wholesome.

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11 Rules to Host a Successful Hybrid Event

GEVME

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. What are the expectations of your sponsors, exhibitors, presenters, speakers, and organization?

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11 Rules to Host a Successful Hybrid Event

GEVME

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. What are the expectations of your sponsors, exhibitors, presenters, speakers, and organization?

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10 Requirements for an Interactive Hybrid Event

SmartMeetings

Joe Schwinger. While the last year has drastically shifted the way we do everything from socializing and traveling to hosting meetings and events, the meetings industry is currently experiencing another change—the shift from fully virtual to hybrid meetings and events.

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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. The remote audience can have dedicated content from a speaker in a studio, rather than from the same stage as the on-site audience.

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How to spark real conversation at your next virtual or hybrid event.

Expo Pass

The 2021 Sundance Film Festival New Frontier Gallery is turning movie goers into 3D avatars and movie theaters into entirely virtual worlds.

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

Planning Pod

Some tactics she has used before include using dark nights or unbooked days to let speakers host engagements for free or offering her facilities or meeting rooms as a monthly meeting space for local nonprofit groups.

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18 Virtual Gift Ideas Your Attendees and Partners Will Love

Bizzabo

There are endless ways to surprise and delight your event attendees, speakers, and sponsors in a digital world. Which raises an important question: what gifts should you give attendees, speakers, and sponsors when you can't give them the physical offerings you were planning to?

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Mixed Reality For Virtual Events With Touchcast!

Endless Events

The people attending in terms of speakers don’t need to learn anything new. On this week’s episode of #EventIcons, we’re happy to introduce one of our amazing partners.

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5 Tips to Write an Effective Script for Virtual Event

SmartMeetings

Speakers who use this tone risk losing attendee interest in minutes. The audience can tell if a speaker is reading, which is not a good way to impress them. Referring to the script is totally fine, but only until it makes a speaker lose eye contact with the viewers.

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The Business Events Industry Recovery: Two Different Views

PCMA Convene

Last month, Daniel Levine , executive director of the Avant-Guide Institute , editor of the trends website WikiTrends , and a regular conference speaker, sent Convene a guest contribution for consideration. But other speakers I know are reporting similar successes.

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Crafting Great Content For Virtual Events

Endless Events

So yeah everything we’re doing in 2021 is going to somehow be online. “We are organizers of events, but as you’re talking to your speakers, you’re looking for speakers who understand this principle that you, as the speaker are not the guru.

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Slam dunk virtual sales kick off (SKO) ideas

Expo Pass

There’s usually an overarching theme or mantra baked into the event, keynote speakers, awards, team building exercises, dining, drinks, and enough in-person networking so that everyone can hit the ground running the very next day. Think BIG for SKO speakers or cameos.

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Taking Meetings and Exhibitions on the Road

PCMA Convene

In all, more than 800 people were involved in creating the tour, including doctors, speakers, and individuals at participating institutions, she added.

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