2022 Conference Registration Pacing

Velvet Chainsaw

On average, associations are anticipating 2022 registration and revenue will be about 20 percent below pre-pandemic levels. The post 2022 Conference Registration Pacing appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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7 Design Considerations for Your Conference Hub

Velvet Chainsaw

The Promenade, a hub experience at PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2022, in Las Vegas. High-tech user conferences like Dreamforce and Microsoft Ignite have been designing innovative hub spaces to engage and nurture their top customers for years.

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Seeking a Hybrid Conference Steady State? Here’s a Framework

Velvet Chainsaw

With live conferences’ comeback, event organizers need to make complex decisions about how to incorporate digital product extensions into their business model. Conference organizers need to invest significantly in bandwidth, video cameras, lighting, and labor.

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Five Tips for Conference Sponsorship Pricing

Velvet Chainsaw

In my experience, most large conferences this year are realizing about 80 percent of their 2019 revenue performance. C) Investors help activate the sponsorship through their pre- and post-conference marketing.

Free online Participate Lab — May 11, 2022

Conferences that Work

Online on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 — 12:00 – 1:00 pm PDT • 1:00 – 2:00 pm MDT • 2:00 – 3:00 pm CDT • 3:00 – 4:00 pm EDT • 8:00 – 9:00 pm BST • 9:00 – 10:00 pm CEST. The Conference Arc: Building connection while uncovering wants, needs, and resources.

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10 ways to improve your conference with event technology 2022

Event Age by Swapcard

2022 has been a rollercoaster so far. With the events industry working to regain its footing after two years of being almost fully virtual, a lot of trial and error is happening in order to find the best way forward. Event Tech Monetizing Events Audience Engagement

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The real job of leadership

Conferences that Work

Kevin Kelly provides this suggestion in this April 2022 post: “When you lead, your real job is to create more leaders, not more followers.” Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post The real job of leadership appeared first on Conferences That Work.

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14 Must-Attend Hospitality Conferences for Industry Professionals in 2022

Social Tables

Many hospitality conferences and conventions were virtual or hybrid events , while others were forced to cancel altogether. As a result, many industry professionals are wondering what to expect from the top hospitality conferences of 2022. HD Expo + Conference.

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Stop networking at meetings

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Stop networking at meetings appeared first on Conferences That Work. It’s time to stop networking at meetings. No, I’m not saying we should only listen to lectures at meetings.

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How to attract great consulting clients

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post How to attract great consulting clients appeared first on Conferences That Work. These days I am blessed with clients who are a joy to work with. But that wasn’t always true.

Tackling In-person Events as a Team at nSight 2022

Smart Meetings

The ninth nSight conference was held in Raleigh, North Carolina, an up-and-coming technology hub between three major universities. Marisa Roberge, nCino’s associate director of global conferences & events, had prior experience with TSEC in her previous job.

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Case Study: CLHIA Amps up Attendee & Sponsor Engagement at Virtual Conference

Eventmobi

CLHIA’s November 2020 Virtual Wealth and Retirement Conference focused on providing those managing wealth portfolios for Canadian life and health insurers with up-to-date and actionable information about important trends and issues shaping the industry. About CLHIA.

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Scratching the surface

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Scratching the surface appeared first on Conferences That Work. Sometimes, it’s only at the end that we realize we’re just scratching the surface.

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Improve meeting session learning with this simple tip!

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Improve meeting session learning with this simple tip! appeared first on Conferences That Work. Want a simple way to improve meeting session learning?

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COVID, duty of care, and the meeting industry

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post COVID, duty of care, and the meeting industry appeared first on Conferences That Work. Event professionals: it’s time to talk about COVID, duty of care, and the meeting industry.

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Brandt & Will’s Event Technology Trends 2022

Endless Events

Rather than having a regular conversation about event technology, Will and Brandt are sharing the contents of a session they led at the FICP Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona back in November 2021. Introducing Event Technology Trends 2022.

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How Planners Are Celebrating GMID 2022

Smart Meetings

followed by a presentation on group travel recovery in the first half of 2022 by Heath Dillard, director of insights for Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority, and a live global broadcast at NASCAR Hall of Fame to finish off the day.

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Two novel hybrid meeting formats

Conferences that Work

The second is a design I’ll be using in a conference I’ve designed and will be facilitating in June 2022. Collaborative Tools Workshop ” designed by Joel Backon at the 2010 annual edACCESS conference.

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The Business of Events publishes 2022 International Planner Sentiment Report

Event Industry News

Following the launch of its 2022 programme, The Business of Events has today published the first of its market sector reports.

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Conference Compass: Top Tech for 2022

Event Industry News

Conference Compass has developed Mobile and Virtual Event Platforms that enable any organization or client to create an event that achieves participant engagement and the establishment of an active community. The virtual and hybrid event format will likely dominate the upcoming year of 2022.

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The words we use for meetings matter

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post The words we use for meetings matter appeared first on Conferences That Work. Event design connection in-person networking online peer conference unconferenceThe words we use for meetings matter.

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Planning Conferences and Corporate Events in 2022: Trends and Challenges

Eventbrite UK

Take corporate event planning trends into account and capture what will make your next conference a huge success. The post Planning Conferences and Corporate Events in 2022: Trends and Challenges appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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Virtual Event Benefits You Need To Know in 2022

GEVME

Be it a graduation ceremony, career fair, exhibitions or a business conference, over the past two years, event planners have been switching from traditional physical venues to virtual venues. What is the best virtual event platform in 2022?

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AEO Conference 2022 heads back to Brighton

Event Industry News

The Association of Event Organisers (AEO) is pleased to announce the return of the AEO Conference, taking place between the 8-9th September at Hilton Brighton Metropole. Jason Stead, Executive Vice President of GES EMEA says: “GES is delighted to be sponsoring the AEO conference in September.

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Case Study: CSAE Achieves 90% Attendee Engagement Through Their Mobile Event App

Eventmobi

The CSAE Annual National Conference. CSAE holds their national conference in a different Canadian city every October. The conference is a mix of speaker sessions, networking, exhibitor booths, and evening social events. About CSAE.

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The IMEX Frankfurt Recap 2022

Endless Events

Fresh off the plane, Brandt Krueger returns to us from the IMEX Frankfurt 2022 event in Germany. In a global industry that’s still feeling the effects of the worldwide pandemic, Brandt focuses on the trends he saw at IMEX Frankfurt 2022.

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What meeting planners who support women’s rights can do

Conferences that Work

Here are two concrete suggestions for action: Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post What meeting planners who support women’s rights can do appeared first on Conferences That Work. The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned Roe v. 58% of U.S.

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Reimagining the Conference Experience: Four Areas to Pay Attention to Now

Event Farm

To ensure that your attendees return to your conference year after year delivering a memorable event experience is key. This is why “Reimagining the Conference” was the perfect topic for Part 4 of our virtual workshop series on Crafting the Event Experience.

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Top Tech for 2022

Event Industry News

In 2022, with this coronavirus ‘controlled’ to an extent at least, the hope is for events to be able to mix in much more flesh and blood traffic to the event model, backed up/enhanced by the best in contemporary thinking. Canapii: Top event trends we expect to see in 2022.

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Competent logistics are the new meeting minimum

Conferences that Work

And good event design is about how a conference works. Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Competent logistics are the new meeting minimum appeared first on Conferences That Work.

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Who has more power, a consultant or a janitor?

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Who has more power, a consultant or a janitor? appeared first on Conferences That Work.

7 Business Travel Trends Set to Shape 2022

Smart Meetings

“Scarcity will be a critical issue for car rentals in 2022. This is just one of the things anticipated to drive change in business travel in 2022 and beyond. Recovery momentum we saw in 2021 should continue in 2022, according to Nina Marcello, principal of global hotel practice.

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20 Proven Tips to Promote An Events in 2022

webMOBI

Looking to promote an event in 2022? From social media campaigns to hosting a conference, these tips will help you get the most out of your upcoming event. Here are 20 proven tips to help you get the word out there!

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New Year, New Ideas: Event Tech Predictions For 2022

Endless Events

It’s 2022! As the mastermind behind the top 22 event platforms to use in 2022 , he has a great grasp of where things are going in the ever-evolving world of event technology. Event Tech Predictions For 2022: A Note On The Pandemic. Can you believe it?

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SheMeansBusiness: #EventTech Founders Are Ready For 2022 

All Seated

While the last two years have been nearly impossible to predict, there is a sense of cautious optimism about what 2022 will bring. . For event technology companies, 2022 is the year to growth. “It’s Blog 2022 event predictions 2022 event trends 2022 event tech predictions

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Poll: Attendees want more engaging activities

Conferences that Work

Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Poll: Attendees want more engaging activities appeared first on Conferences That Work. I’m a longtime proponent of more engaging activities , participation , and connection around relevant content at events.

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9 Lessons Learnt From SXSW 2022

Skift Meetings

The 2022 edition of South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference & Festivals came to a close on Sunday. The post 9 Lessons Learnt From SXSW 2022 by Miguel Neves appeared first on [link].

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Trade Show Booths: 100 Best Ideas for 2022

EventMB

Why it works: giant iphones and ipads have the same interest-grabbing effect that ipads and devices had when people first started using them at conferences. This curved design at the San Francisco Wildcards Exhibition accompanying the ACADIA conference does just that.

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Face-to-Face Event Attendance in 2022

Convene by PCMA

Attendees listen to a session during PCMA EduCon 2022 in early June. Since January 2022, we’ve seen steady increases in attendance with a recent 10,000-person citywide breaking an attendance record in early March.

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Ask Adrian Anything — a free online participant-driven workshop on the future of events

Conferences that Work

Join me next Thursday, March 10th, 2022 at 12:00 pm EST for Ask Adrian Anything ( AAA ): an online participant-driven workshop on the future of events. Here’s a rare opportunity to ask me anything about meeting design and facilitation at a unique, free, online workshop.

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