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12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

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A trend is a passing fancy, like the Pantone Color of the Year. 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.

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Top 10 Resources Every Meeting & Event Planner Needs in 2021

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2020 has been a challenging year, but it was also a time to learn and experiment. As we approach the new year, what are the learnings we will apply to improve the way we manage events during a time of uncertainty?

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5 Ideas to Make Your Next Virtual Event More Engaging

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The COVID-19 pandemic has led to major shifts in the events industry. Event planners everywhere had to get creative to switch events to online affairs. At first, the novelty of attending a conference from your living room couch excited people enough to pay attention for hours on end.

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

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Virtual events are part of today’s new normal. In fact, the virtual event platform market is predicted to skyrocket, with Travel News Daily reporting how enterprises are now pivoting towards hosting virtual events instead of in-person ones to adapt to the changes brought about by the pandemic.

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A Practical Guide to Measuring Event Success

Can you measure event ROI? 3 in 5 marketers can't. Learn how with this free ROI model.

Attendease is Nominated in 5 Categories for the Event Tech Awards 2020

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We are pleased to announce that Attendease has been shortlisted for five categories under the Event Tech Awards 2020.

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6 Event Management Shortcuts Every Corporate Event Planner Should Know

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A corporate event marketer’s purview often includes a wide spectrum of events across the enterprise, with assorted attendee profiles, scale and objectives.

Spotlight: The Present & Future of Events with Tahira Endean

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As the world of events continues to pivot, we see a rush of technology solutions popping with the promise of seamless virtual events. But most of the conversation is being driven by marketers who have an agenda, not actual event experts.

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Event Organizers Day: Mental Wellness Resources and Giveaway

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On October 23rd we celebrate Event Organizers Day, and we, at Attendease, would like to do more than just say thank you for all your efforts. 2020 has proven to be a challenging year, and our team wants to share something that is meaningful and genuine.

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Promoting Events with Social Media in 2020

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In order to increase awareness of your events and boost ticket sales, it’s important to invest time and effort into social media marketing. But with so many social media channels available (and new ones appearing), how should you take advantage of each of them while being relevant?

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How To Find The Perfect Speaker for Your Event

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Speakers can easily make or break an event. If you have a presenter who doesn’t understand who they’re talking to, or who can’t keep the audience’s attention, you’re wasting everyone’s time (and possibly their money).

What you need to know before building an app for your event

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Event apps have become extremely popular: more and more organizations are investing in these apps because they create a better event experience by making it easier to manage event updates and communication for attendees.

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Guide: How to Plan a Successful Product Launch Event

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Whether you have a physical product or an online one, you want to make sure you create enough buzz to generate interest and increase your sales.

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5 Ways to Make Your Online Events Memorable

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The shift from in-person road shows and trade shows to online programming has presented several challenges for event management professionals: Finding the right technology to support digital event management. Translating the physical experience to an online environment.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

How to Secure Event Sponsorship

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Sponsorships are the lifeline that keeps the events industry sustainable. An important aspect of event management is finding the right sponsors who can provide the right financial assistance needed to pull off a big event, in exchange for brand exposure.

Zoom Alternatives for Your Online Event

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With the sudden change in the event industry forcing events to be canceled, postponed, or brought into an online format, Zoom quickly became the go-to platform for web conferencing world-wide.

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How Four Major Global Events Pivoted from In-Person to Virtual

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The novel coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on the events industry, from venues and vendors to speakers and sponsors. As Roland Swenson, SXSW CEO & Co-Founder put it, “Today we find ourselves contending with what it’s like to adjust to a new normal that is anything but.

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5 Strategies to Improve Your Online Event Experience

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With the boom of online events in 2020, most companies have increased their portfolio of virtual events. By now, we are all mostly well-versed in the online space, but there are ways to take your next virtual event a step further in order to provide an even better event experience. Brand Consistency.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

Deliver Sales Quality Event Leads with These 5 Pre-Event Tips

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According to a survey of B2B marketers, 83% of event marketers prioritize lead quality over quantity - which has been an increasing trend every year. So it comes as no surprise that more than 57% of B2B companies identify “converting qualified leads into paying customers” as a top funnel priority.

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6 Revenue-Boosting Ideas for Your Next Fundraising Event

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Providing an experience for donors and funding for nonprofits, fundraising events have benefits for all. However, just because they’re tried-and-true, that doesn’t mean the event fundraising process can’t be improved.

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Top 2020 Event Conferences

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The events industry has been behind some of the most innovative tech conferences in the past decade. Opening the doors for new business prospects, these conferences are places where the top professionals meet and showcase their innovative concepts and bold theories for the future.

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8 Event Website Tips to Increase Registrations

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Event websites continue to be an extremely powerful marketing tool for promoting your upcoming events. They provide potential attendees with detailed information about the event, educating and entertaining them on the way. More importantly, they get attendees to sign up for events.

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

Implementation Guide for Online Events

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On our latest blog post, we shared the benefits of running online events and why you should considere turning your in-person conference into a virtual summit.

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Future-Proof Your Events

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If you’re like most of the event management professionals we work with, odds are that your plan for 2020 has been completely derailed by the pandemic. Over the past few months, everyone’s had to scramble to turn a calendar of in-person events into a series of virtual programs.

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Five New Event Planning Trends to Watch in 2019

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The new year is well under way, and all of us in the event space are watching out for the new trends that’ll continue to influence our work throughout 2019. So what’s changed, and what can we expect to see going forward? At all ends of the spectrum – from shrinking budgets to investment in advanced technology – there are several trends you should add to your watch list. Here are the five I’m paying attention to this year: 1. Shrinking Budgets.

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A Message from our CEO

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A message from Attendease CEO Todd Heintz on behalf of the Attendease team. As a Canadian Company with the vast number of our customers in the United States, we are deeply saddened by the recent murder of George Floyd and by the social unrest currently besieging America.

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Maximize Your Margins Masterclass

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. It takes a lot of perspective and a ton of experience to optimize your net profit from within, so that's where we come in. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

The Future of Events (Post COVID-19)

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COVID-19 has definitely changed the event's industry in an unprecedented way, but changes will stick way longer than post-quarantine and social isolation times. A few regions are slowly opening their doors again, with more relaxed "stay home" rules and commerce slowly starting to reopen.

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The Impact of Coronavirus on Global Events

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With many global events being canceled due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, event managers are looking for solutions like Attendease as an alternative to bring in-person events online.

5 Event Planning Productivity Tips

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Event management has gotten a lot more complicated in the past few years. With new technologies coming up regularly, it can be overwhelming to stay on top of the fast changes in the industry.

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Webinar: Pivot to Virtual [COVID-19 Update]

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With the disruption of the events' industry due to COVID-19, many event managers are now pivoting their in-person events into online meetings.

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CMOs Pivot to Virtual Engagements to Drive Business in the COVID Economy

Speaker: Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads

Business as we know it is never going to be the same. Working from home has become the norm, conferences and meetings are going online, marketing budgets are being shifted, reduced or put on hold – it's time to adapt. Join this insightful and informative webinar with Mike Damphousse, Managing Partner of Category Design Advisors and Founder of Green Leads, who will discuss how businesses can be resilient during these challenging times.

6 Reasons to Turn Your In-Person Conference into a Virtual Summit

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Most corporate events that are held in-person can also be held online, given the great flexibility of online technologies we have available today.

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Webinar: Running Events Online [COVID-19 Update]

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While the number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 is increasing by the day, event producers around the globe are faced with the tough decision whether or not to proceed with their in-person events, to cancel it, or to shift the event into an online or virtual event.

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8 Technologies That Will Make Events Stand Out in 2019

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Back in 2015, I introduced five trends I expected would have a major impact on making events stand out. But since four years is practically a generation in the world of technology, I wanted to revisit the initial predictions I made, as well as introduce the new trends I’m looking forward to as event management technology has continued to evolve. Did mobile event apps, iBeacons, event analytics, interactivity, or gamification have the impact I’d predicted they would?

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9 Event Trends You Need to Know for 2020

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What does 2020 hold for the events industry? A lot in fact! With rapid innovation and global sharing of ideas entrenched in technology – event managers are not any more afraid of applying new methods in order to find their perfect blueprint for an event.

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!