[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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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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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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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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Does Your Conference Need an Emcee?

Velvet Chainsaw

An emcee ensures that an event flows seamlessly with all of its threads – content, speakers, audience and suppliers – woven together into a cohesive narrative. The right content weaver can contribute to the meeting’s design and help prepare speakers and formulate agendas.

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50 Virtual Event Ideas for 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

Here are the 50 best virtual event ideas for 2021. Use this opportunity to create buzz around the schedule, introduce your speakers or get your community acquainted with the virtual platform by showing them how to use it. Invest in a keynote speaker and watch your audience grow.

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50 Awesome Virtual Event Ideas for 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

Here are the 50 best virtual event ideas for 2021. Use this opportunity to create buzz around the schedule, introduce your speakers or get your community acquainted with the virtual platform by showing them how to use it. Invest in a keynote speaker and watch your audience grow.

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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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8 Audience Engagement Strategies for More Meaningful Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

Resources and Tools Attendees Event Design Ideas Speakers and PanelistsDon’t let your event become a series of boring slideshow presentations. Here’s how to motivate audience participation at events (without risking any awkward moments).

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Your 2021 Virtual Event Budget Checklist!

Endless Events

So don’t waste another minute and get a head start on your 2021 virtual event budget by downloading a free copy today! Creative Services: Talent management, storyboarding, speaker coaching. Equipment: Speakers, cameras, microphones, staging.

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Diversity In Events 2021 With William S. Matthews

Endless Events

Today, it’s time for something different, but just as relevant: we will talk about diversity in events as of 2021. And we found just the speaker to talk about it! Diversity In Events 2021: More Than Just A Trend. Diversity In Events 2021: A Shining Example.

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Level UP report a full operational month in March 2021

Prestige Events Magazine

For the largest group, Level UP produced the main sessions with a cast of celebrity speakers as well as a full week of private meals and parties. In spite of ongoing restrictions on international travel and events, UAE-based DMC Level UP is celebrating after a full operational month in March.

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7 of the Top Event Planning Conferences in 2021

Social Tables

While 2021 may still look a little different than normal, expect to see many conferences back and ready to help industry professionals navigate the massive changes in the way they do business. Read on to learn more about some of the top event planning conferences that 2021 has to offer.

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9 Fun Ideas to Spice Up Your Workshop and Engage Your Audience

Picatic by Eventbrite

Start with these 9 fun workshop ideas: Resources and Tools Agendas Event Design Event Surveys Ideas Speakers and PanelistsReady to set aside those snore-inducing lectures, and make your events fun and interactive?

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3 Foundational Hybrid Event Models for 2021

Bizzabo

Think of the energy and intimacy of a company-wide all-hands or sales kick-off: some people in the room, so the speaker has someone to play off, and virtual interaction between remote employees.

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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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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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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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How to Manage Virtual Event Time Zones for Global Audiences

Eventmobi

One of the major benefits of virtual events is their ability to reach audiences all over the world. The challenge, however, is ensuring your international attendees have the best possible experience at your event.

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Event Leaders Live 2021 Summit: Call for Speakers

Event Leadership Institute

For more information about the 2021 Summit, sign-up to stay up-to-date with the latest announcements and follow us across social media @eventleaders.

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Audience Engagement: The 2021 Guide

Bizzabo

Read on to learn the ins and outs of audience engagement in 2021 and beyond. For example, consider the following registration flow criteria: Should there be different registrations/tickets for attendees, sponsors, and speakers? Session Engagement/Speaker Interest/ Speaker Ratings.

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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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6 Successful Strategies That’ll Convince Event Speakers to Work With You

Eventbrite

No matter what kind of event you’re hosting, having the right guest speakers can add value and attract more attendees. But how do you go about booking a speaker for an event? Event Planning March event speakers Speakers Speakers and Panelists

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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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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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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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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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Hubilo’s Virtual Event Platform Feature Update: 29th April 2021

Hubilo Blog

The post Hubilo’s Virtual Event Platform Feature Update: 29th April 2021 appeared first on Hubilo Blog.

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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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UK’s first live meditech event of 2021 opens in Liverpool on May 17

Event Industry News

European Health-Tech Innovation Week, 17-21 May 2021, kicks off next week with a big live event in Liverpool, at the ACC Liverpool venue, and then continues with a series of live and virtual events in Berlin, Paris, Barcelona and Stockholm.

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The Best Virtual Conference Session Types for Engagement

Eventmobi

Even when you do opt for a simulive format, however, it’s best practice to have a moderator or speaker do a live intro and outro. Using the EventMobi platform, two speakers present at a virtual conference using the simulive format. The Keynote Speaker Session.

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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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Hybrid Events: Planning, Management and More in 2021

Pathable

Hopefully, the 2021 events season will see people gather again in person with minimal disruptions. This new event experience and in-person gathering limitations will lead to a surge in hybrid events in 2021. Prepare speakers ahead of time for the hybrid experience.

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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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Introducing to you the Next Generation of Virtual Events

GEVME

Hosted by Keerat Singh, Digital Events Evangelist – GEVME, who interviewed our two speakers of the event, Mr. Alexis Lhoyer, Co-Founder, CHAB Events and CHAB LAB, and Mr. Andrew Chia, Business Lead and Digital Activation Team, PICO.

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

Attendease

Commons Speaker Anthony Rota pronounced the event as a relative success, before admitting that there were some technical hiccups. In particular, it'll let the moderators and speakers get comfortable not only with one another, but also with the tech at their disposal.

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7 Hybrid Event Benefits Essential for your 2021 Event Strategy

Nunify

Most events on Nunify have speakers, exhibitors, sponsors & attendees log in from all parts of the world, 24×7. 2 days, 50 speakers, parallel tracks with attendees rushing in and out of sessions – This no longer needs to be the case with Hybrid events.

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5 Ideas to Make Your Next Virtual Event More Engaging

Attendease

Think about offering opportunities for socializing that are not based around drinking, or trying to talk over one another after a long day of listening to speakers and breakout sessions. The COVID-19 pandemic has led to major shifts in the events industry.

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Hubilo’s Virtual Event Platform Feature Update: 31st March 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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