Why Building an Event Community is a Hot Trend for 2021

Eventmobi

More than any other marketing channel, face-to-face experiences solidify a sense of community and help sustain them in the long run. The post Why Building an Event Community is a Hot Trend for 2021 appeared first on EventMobi.

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CES 2021: What Does It Mean For The Events Industry?

Endless Events

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the biggest and most exciting events in the world of tech. As proper tech nerds, our hosts Will and Brandt always check out what the year’s biggest innovations and trends are. CES 2021: The Pros And Cons Of Going Virtual.

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Top 10 Sustainable Event Suppliers

Event Industry News

Sustainability should now be top of the agenda when planning events and experiences. On 25 th January, EY announced its ambition to be carbon negative in 2021, setting targets to significantly reduce its absolute emissions, and removing and offsetting more carbon than it emits.

Are You Prepared for IMEX 2021? A Checklist

Smart Meetings

The tech area has significantly increased with companies we hadn’t even heard of two years ago,” said Bauer. and accessibility; Innovation and tech; Business recovery, Contract negotiations, Personal branding and Sustainability.?. The post Are You Prepared for IMEX 2021?

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Event Tech Live 2021 starts Monday…

Event Industry News

Hybrid Event Tech Live, home to the very best in the business, opens on Monday 1st November with two virtual days in front of the show’s physical return on Wednesday 3rd and 4th. . Look out too for brand experience specialist Dahlia+Agency’s boutique, almost mindful, Tech Therapy Pavilion.

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Why are we still trying to replicate the onsite experience at virtual events?

Event Age by Swapcard

Event Tech Virtual Events Sustainable Events Expert Opinions Event Networking Audience EngagementI'm Mia Masson, Head of Content at Swapcard. You’ve probably seen me way too often on this blog, but I’m back here doing an opinion piece, anyway.

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Promoting Equitable Access to Tech

Convene by PCMA

In November, LACC partnered with Human-I-T on a tech donation drive, collecting unwanted devices that will be refurbished and given to underserved communities. Collection bins for the tech drive were placed in employee breakrooms for five days in mid-November.

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Sustainable Manufacturing: Do the Opportunities Outweigh the Challenges?

Management Events

Supply chain resilience is the top business priority for manufacturing companies in 2021. This finding is no surprise as investors have been putting more effort into implementing sustainability programs. It is possible to build a business based on longevity and sustainability.

Show of strength – perfect start for Event Tech Live 2021

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live 2021 (ETL21) landed with a massive splash today. Parry highlighted the power and reach of ETL21’s virtual arms, which bring another level at least to the speed networking and roundtables that punctuate the sessions with sustainable input from right across the world.

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Year in Review: The Top 10 Stories of 2021, Plus Our 2022 Futurecast

Event Marketer

Indeed, as we rang in 2021, uncertainty loomed. How Salesforce is Embracing Safety, Tech to Elevate its Dreamforce Event. How Six Sponsors Served up Fan Experiences at the 2021 US Open. Lollapalooza 2021: Good Vibes and Music Lovers Kick Off an In-person Festival Season.

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IBTM World smashes meeting results for 2021

Event Industry News

IBTM World 2021 is taking place from 30 November to 2 December at Fira Barcelona. IBTM World has announced the results of its bespoke appointment matching process, achieving the same average number of appointments per Hosted Buyer and exhibitor as in 2019.

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How Six Sponsors are Serving up Fan Experiences at the 2021 US Open

Event Marketer

Fans and brands have made a triumphant return to the 2021 US Open Tennis Championships after spectators were banned from last year’s event due to COVID. The big draw for 2021 were the first-ever American Express Courts at Pier 76 in New York City.

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Konduko champions more data and better sustainability with ETL deal

Event Industry News

Konduko , global event technology supplier and creator of the Intelligent Trade Shows TM concept, has announced a three-year sponsorship deal with Event Tech Live’s (ETL) shows in London and Las Vegas.

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What the Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2021 Mean for Events

PCMA Convene

based market research firm, has just published its Top 10 Global Consumer Trends for 2021 , which provides insights for the business events industry. Resilience and adaptability are the driving forces behind these top global and consumer trends in 2021.

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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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Magdalena Gerger, CEO of Systembolaget: Why Brands Must Make Sustainability a Higher Purpose

Management Events

Therefore, the demand for sustainable products is higher than ever before, resulting in growing market opportunities for retail organizations across the globe. Magdalena Gerger , CEO of Systembolaget, helps us understand how the focus on sustainability has affected the retail industry in terms of operations, leadership, customer experience and more. Why is there a growing urgency for sustainability in the retail industry? Fundamentally, sustainability was there before.

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

InitLive

Offer the most sustainable festival experience possible. 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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Actavo Events puts Sustainability centre stage

Event Industry News

The project management team is also supported by: an in-house design team providing full technical support including CAD design and support for site survey and inspection; a SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment & Quality) Team; and a newly formed Tech & Innovation team.

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How Salesforce is Embracing Safety, Tech to Elevate its Dreamforce Event

Event Marketer

The brand also invited attendees to customize their event experience by industry and topic (such as sustainability) to enjoy a more personalized, Netflix-like experience. 12 Takeaways from the Virtual Editions of EMS 2021.

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DRPG INVEST AND DOUBLE TECH CAPACITY

Prestige Events Magazine

” The company recently launched their CSR Review 2021, an annual progress report based on their continued commitment to sustainability and building a greener and more conscious business that can also help clients achieve their own sustainability goals.

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IET London: Savoy Place, Your tech-friendly venue solution

Event Industry News

Event Tech Spotlights Featured Features News Spotlights UK and Europe Venue Spotlights Event Industry News IET London IET London: Savoy Place Tech Friendly VenueWhether in-person, hybrid or virtual, the digital aptitude for hosting events with IET London: Savoy Place is second to none.

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Top event tech for virtual engagement and interaction

Event Industry News

Tech has fostered new levels of engagement – far beyond even the best foresight from virtual/hybrid events pioneers pre-2020 – changing the exhibition/conference/meeting map forever in the process. Top Virtual Tech for Engagement & Interaction: EventHive-VX.

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Catering Trends for 2021

Floktu

After an unprecedented year, 2021 events are all about finding the right balance. In 2021, the number of staff per event will likely rise, to ensure the experience is best for every guest. Although the forecast is for a small setback in green practices with the return of disposable individual packaging and bottled beverages, there is space for brands and companies to develop greener alternatives and keep events on a sustainable path. Tech integration.

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Understanding The Tech Challenges of Retail Giants

Management Events

With more and more people embracing digital and smart shopping experiences , the retail market is scrambling to adopt new retail technology to remain viable and sustain growth in a rapidly changing landscape.

Building Year-Round Engagement With Audiences

Convene by PCMA

In many ways, 2021 felt like a series of false starts. Not only does it open up access to those unable to travel to in-person events, it can also serve as a home base for attendees to connect before, during, and after events, which is crucial for sustained engagement.

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The Road to IMEX: 3 Months to Go, and an Outpouring of Interest

Smart Meetings

Instructors include Janet Sperstad, faculty director at Madison College, and Guy Bigwood, managing director of the Global Destination Sustainability Movement , who together will discuss the regenerative revolution.

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DRPG invest and double tech capacity

Event Industry News

” The company recently launched their CSR Review 2021, an annual progress report based on their continued commitment to sustainability and building a greener and more conscious business that can also help clients achieve their own sustainability goals.

Not Your Mother’s Incentives… Or Even Last Year’s

SmartMeetings

Sustainability is no longer just nice to have: It’s now a necessity in program design. That incentive travel in 2021 and beyond has taken on new roles makes perfect sense. It’s like sustainability. Reward, of course, is the name of the game in incentives.

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Jori Fabricius: How Kemira Utilized Digitalization to Build a Resilient Supply Chain

Management Events

Supply chain leaders have realized that digitalization and sustainability efforts need to be prioritized to provide flexibility to respond to unforeseen challenges. What tech adoptions have been the most effective in mitigating the disruptions presented by the outbreak?

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Virtual Conferences: The 2021 Guide

Bizzabo

Welcome to your guide for virtual conferences in 2021. More Sustainable. This makes them a much more sustainable event compared to their in-person counterparts. Leanne Pittsford, founder at Lesbians Who Tech.

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Top Virtual Tech for Engagement & Interaction: EventHive-VX

Event Industry News

Developed from forty years of experience in events, 2Heads digital toolkit EventHive is fast becoming the go to solution for event organisers as they continue digital marcomm strategies and plan for a hybrid 2021 and 2022.

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

SmartMeetings

Almost three out of four (72 percent) had produced at least one in-person meeting between March 2020 and August 2021. Meeting professionals are finding they need a cordless adjustable driver with laser light and all-day battery pack to tackle the variety of scenarios in a typical 2021 day.

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Our Picks for the Business Event Trends of 2021

PCMA Convene

As the business events industry — and everyone else — says good riddance to 2020, the editors at <i>Convene</i> consider the business events industry trends they’ll be watching in 2021. But, as our reliance on technology has grown and tech innovation has accelerated, A.I.

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Mikko Tepponen: CDOs are Catalysts for Change

Management Events

The two statements clearly show that successful digital transformation consists of three factors — digital maturity, tech investments and strong leadership. Mikko Tepponen shares why he’s excited to be FLSmidth’s CDO and walks us through the company’s digitalization and sustainability efforts.

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Getting Event Agencies to be Virtual and Hybrid Ready

GEVME

Due to the pandemic, some large event agencies (with over a billion USD in revenue) have closed down, while some smaller tech-focused agencies have grown significantly. Event tech companies have grown in prominence, becoming unicorns (with over a billion USD valuation).

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Getting Event Agencies to be Virtual and Hybrid Ready

GEVME

Due to the pandemic, some large event agencies (with over a billion USD in revenue) have closed down, while some smaller tech-focused agencies have grown significantly. Event tech companies have grown in prominence, becoming unicorns (with over a billion USD valuation). .

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The Retail Landscape in 2022: What’s in Store?

Management Events

The adoption of retail tech has also increased among brands to not only survive but thrive during these uncertain times. Keep up with the latest retail trends: Sign up for upcoming 90Minutes Retail Insights episodes, Retail Strategies: Reorienting and Reboosting for Profitability ; Retail Stockouts & Bottlenecks: Managing Supply Chain Delays, Product Availability and Delivery Issues ; and Tech X Retail: Unleashing the Power of Emerging Technologies to Meet the Next-Gen Customer.

EventDecision offers brand new solutions for event planners

Prestige Events Magazine

Two new services are on offer from EventDecision, giving Brand, Agency and Venue planners intelligence-led tools to ensure sustainability is both measured and reported; and that venue WiFi is up to speed. Event Decision offers tools to support planners in both connectivity and sustainability.

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VR: What Is It Good For?

SmartMeetings

Expo and trade show equipment demos: In another sustainability move, many exhibitors are reducing the amount of product and equipment needed on the show floor by presenting it in VR. How 3D technology could bring more people to the meeting room.

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How Automotive Experiences are Catering to Shifting Consumer Trends

Event Marketer

And Motor City’s famed North American International Auto Show, which had been held every January for 30 years, in June 2021 moved outdoors as a festival-like experience rebranded as Motor Bella at the M1 Concourse in Pontiac, MI.