How Do Virtual Events Help Sales & Marketing?

Hubilo Blog

2020 has marked a space in history as THE year of virtual. The world today has finally seen the value in hosting events online. But how can they be truly leveraged from a sales and marketing perspective? The life of salespeople in the pandemic-free world was very different to what it is now.

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5 Ideas to Make Your Next Virtual Event More Engaging


If you’re hosting a virtual trade show, it might make sense to give points for interacting with different sponsors. Arranging a virtual book club, or TV show club, or movie club, for example, gives people a chance to get to know one another without being so mundane.

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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.

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Future of Trade Shows and Exhibitions post pandemic

Hubilo Blog

However, here are a few things you can do to prepare for future trade shows and exhibitions. Many 2020 trade shows and exhibitions have been postponed to 2021. Having a contingency plan is a must for post-pandemic trade shows and events.

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

Planning Pod

The Hotel Salem in Salem, MA, offers four flexible event spaces for hosting weddings and receptions, corporate retreats, conferences, small trade shows and social gatherings. Being unable to retrieve basic event details quickly and in real-time can also show poorly to clients.

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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.

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Top Apps for Events

Event Industry News

The cornerstones – focus, intuition, response time and ease of use – are as crucial as ever but, inside them, there is more reach, more capacity to make a difference for people on either side of the doors, in the run up to the show, during and afterwards.

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Nick Borelli Joins Allseated! 

All Seated

He has worked in hospitality, venues, audio/visual, and event entertainment as well as been a part of planning teams for major conferences and trade shows internationally.

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How to Monetize Engagement for Virtual Sponsors and Booths

All Seated

Creating a valuable sponsorship package – and successfully showing monetization – has long been a challenge for both organizers and sponsors. For example, a TV show or movie, creative media, and animations in the virtual world draw ample attention.

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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. Winds of Change.

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How Trade Shows Can Use Beacon to Woo Attendees


From designing the best custom or modular exhibition stands to offering the most exciting or innovative exhibition services, event organisers and marketing professionals focus a lot of their energy on trying to impress trade show attendees. According to statistics and research compiled by , the overall beacon market is expected to reach 500 million units by 2021, while beacons are also available at approximately one-fifth the cost of competing real-time location systems.

Biggest Tech Trade Show CES will go Virtual in 2021


It's official: CES, the largest technology exhibition in the world, will present the latest digital gadgets in 2021 virtually. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), which is organizing the event, has announced that the in-person event will be cancele

Your Guide to Events This Year: 12 Ways to Get Your Conferences and Trade Shows Right


To help you get the most out of 2021, we put together a PDF calendar to help you keep your year in order. This year will be a big one and we’re so excited to see what you do with your events in 2021. Don’t Start 2021 without This Toolkit.

Achieving success with hybrid events in 2021 and beyond


Event Apps Blog event management Events Trade Shows Virtual Events hybrid event in-person events virtual corporate events virtual eventIt is an understatement to say that the year 2020 has been unpredictable.

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CES 2021 Is Going Virtual! Now What?

Endless Events

The annual trade show organized by the Consumer Technology Association known as CES has long been considered the digital stage for innovation. And yet again, the people behind the show seem to be at the forefront of change.

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What to Expect from Event Safety in 2021


He continued: “Another tool would be people-counting technology within access points of meeting spaces for larger events and trade shows to assist in monitoring occupant loads and giving attendees options to visit less crowded areas during specific times.

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Virtual Events 2021: The #1 List of Virtual Events and Conferences


The most authoritative list of 2021 virtual events and conferences on the internet. Planners have already made their intentions clear, with 93% of event marketers already planning to incorporate virtual events into their strategy in 2021 and beyond. JANUARY 2021 VIRTUAL EVENTS.

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Best Venue Management Software of 2021: Reviews of the Top 4 Solutions

Planning Pod

In this article, we will cover the strengths and capabilities of our platform Planning Pod to show you what you can expect in a full-featured venue event management solution. Four Best Venue Management Software Solutions of 2021. #1

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Best Practices for Hybrid Events

Expo Logic

As we wrap up the year and look ahead to 2021, organizers and planners are hopeful to return to in-person events in the new year.

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First details released of IBTM Asia Pacific 2021

Event Industry News

Global meetings and events industry trade show organiser, IBTM has announced first details of its rescheduled IBTM Asia Pacific, which will take place from 13 – 14 April 2021 in Singapore, at the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention Centre. The 2021 event will be themed, ‘inventing the future’ and will provide the platform and tools to reshape and rebuild our industry.

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The Showman’s Show will not go ahead in 2020 as Covid-19 continues to impact events

Event Industry News

As the Covid-19 pandemic continues to have a huge impact on the entire events industry, organiser of The Showman’s Show, Lance Show & Publications Limited, has announced that the 35 th edition of the event will not go ahead as planned this October. The Showman’s Show will return to Newbury Showground in 2021 on 20-21 st October. We also intend to mark the two days when the show would have been held, 21 st -22 nd October, with a host of online activity.

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Prolight + Sound 2020: event has been cancelled

Event Industry News

had already pulled out of exhibiting at the show. Prolight+Sound is the busiest and most important European trade show for us in terms of the rental and staging sectors, and an important showcase for new and emerging technology. “We We look forward to being back in 2021 to enjoy the dynamic mix and positive energy once again!”. The next Prolight + Sound will be held from 13 th to 16 th April 2021. Prolight + Sound will not be held in 2020.

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What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic?


A growing number of countries are reauthorizing large professional events including trade shows, conferences, exhibitions, and congresses. Here is a list of events moving forward in the third and fourth quarter of 2020, and early 2021. Countries and states are reopening and some areas, recognizing the importance of large professional events to the global […]. The post What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic? by Veronique Colombani appeared first on [link].

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Expos Don’t Work Well in a Virtual Environment

Velvet Chainsaw

Nearly every conference and trade show professional is searching for that perfect virtual platform or pricing model for replacing lost expo revenue. In the virtual world, we ask exhibitors to build out a custom booth on the platform the show organizer selects.

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Back Light: How to Engage With or Without a Physical Event


With 49 percent of trade show attendees attending with the goal of buying new products or services according to, they represent the perfect opportunity to get valuable time with potential customers.

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SHOT Show Aims for Hybrid Event in January in Las Vegas

PCMA Convene

NSSF—The Firearm Industry Trade Association, which owns and sponsors SHOT Show, will decide by Dec. 1 whether the trade show will go on in January as planned. But it’s still a big “if” on whether the state will allow an event the size of SHOT Show.

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Why Expos Don’t Convert Well to Virtual

PCMA Convene

Despite lively faux convention-center environments, virtual solutions don’t quite meet the standards or ROI of in-person trade shows. Most virtual shows are actualizing paid exhibitor participation in the 25-percent range.

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Events sector trade body says Chancellor’s job support scheme fails to address existential threat sector faces

Event Industry News

Given that no UK events are permitted to take place until March 2021 at the earliest, a wage subsidy is of little use to events businesses that are not able to trade at all and the sector is facing an existential threat to its viability.

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Mortgage Group Brokers Deal for Face-to-Face Convention

PCMA Convene

Because of travel restrictions, Freedom Mortgage set up an unstaffed booth at the FAMP State Show. Attendees could interact with Freedom account executives on one screen via Zoom while another monitor showed pre-loaded video content. Postpone to 2021 with the same contract terms.”.

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Planning for Virtual Participation and Revenues

PCMA Convene

I wonder if anyone can share their experience going from an in-person conference and trade show to a virtual version, and how your attendance, number of exhibitors, and [number] of sessions changed from one format to another?”

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What Goes Into Producing Virtual + Hybrid Events? We’ll Show You

Endless Events

More Events Going Virtual: CES 2021 Is Going Virtual! We were so excited to write this article so we can show you what happens behind the scenes at one of these events! I mentioned in my newsletter last week that the Consumer Electronics Show is going completely virtual in 2021!

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Clean Bill of Health

PCMA Convene

Those who completed the contactless screening process and received a valid green check mark moved quickly through doors by showing their phones. CattleCon 2021 is scheduled for Feb.

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#WeCreateExperiences 7 December launch: survey reveals value of events to businesses

Event Industry News

The results show an increase in appetite from brands for events and experiences, and as such the campaign’s organisers are calling on the entire events and experience industry to engage with #WeCreateExperiences socially to maximise the reach and noise ahead of the 7 December launch date.

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6,000 event and hospitality professionals already registered for Cvent CONNECT Europe Virtual on 10-11 November

Event Industry News

In the session: The 2020 Challenge – The 2021 Opportunitythey will discuss the common challenges faced by venues and event organisers and how collaboration between industry and tech partners can fuel recovery and help plan for safer meetings and events in 2021.

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US News: Live event workers devastated by COVID rally in Philadelphia

Event Industry News

With all large public events in Philadelphia cancelled through February 2021, thousands of gig workers, independent contractors, and businesses who make up the live events industry are likely to be the last to return to work. “We

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Hybrid Events: A Short-Term Solution or Long-Term Strategy?


Not only are you able to get your message out to more people, but your trade show exhibitors will also have more exposure and revenues can increase because of a larger audience being able to be reached. Not only are you able to get your message out to more people, but your trade show exhibitors will also have more exposure and revenues can increase because of a larger audience being able to be reached.

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Hybrid Events: Unravelling New Opportunities


What to expect in 2021 and beyond? This set-up makes it possible for event organizers to broadcast, in TV-show-like production quality, to e-attendees without need for too much technical support. The new-age event manager needs to be, as the dictum goes, ‘a jack of all trades’.

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Grant applications process opened-up to organisers of visitor events

Event Industry News

Funds are raised by the Lakes Hospitality Trade Show, which celebrates its 45th anniversary in 2020 and takes place at the J36 Auction Mart on 25-26 March. Attracting hundreds of hospitality professionals to Cumbria every year, exhibitors at the show represent everything from décor and furniture to insurance and eco-friendly products. Events must take place between September 2020 and August 2021.

Virtual/Hybrid Exhibitor Experiences Don’t Have To Suck!

Endless Events

Twitch is utilizing its newfound virtual event knowledge to put together a revolutionary awards show that will allow different streamers to engage with their audiences. Unique & Exciting Virtual Trade Show Ideas. ?? Latest shows and podcasts.

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Event safety during a pandemic

Event Industry News

Most are looking ahead to spring 2021 for business to return to normal. From 1 August, the same applies for exhibition and conference centres wishing to show small groups around their facilities in order to plan future events.

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