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Hybrid Event Examples You’ll Want to Copy This Year (And How to Take Virtual Events Hybrid)

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With the world heading back to some sense of normalcy, many companies are anxious to include in-person components to their virtual events again, and vice versa, to create a hybrid event experience.

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SpotMe Partners with Veeva to Support Large-Scale Life Sciences Events

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SpotMe Anywhere integrates with Veeva CRM Events Management to deliver personalized interactions and ensure efficient compliance.

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Introducing your new Eventspace

SpotMe Blog

This summer we are releasing a new version of our Eventspace app that has been re-engineered from the ground up for hybrid events. With built-in networking, personalization, content and analytics features, SpotMe now offers the most comprehensive hybrid event experience for you and your audience.

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7 Signs You Chose the Right Event Platform with Pierre Boesinger

SpotMe Blog

Meet Pierre Boesinger, Head of Sales at SpotMe as he talks all things hybrid. Experienced Business Development and Sales Management professional with an FT Top 100 MBA degree and a strong attraction to event innovations changing the world while making people’s lives better.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

The Key Difference Between Event Management and Event Planning Software (Plus 12 Rockstar Tools You Should Be Using)

SpotMe Blog

Successful events are backed by a ton of moving pieces. Fortunately, we have sophisticated software available today that helps us manage and plan events seamlessly, with each tool serving its own unique purpose.

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Event Sponsorship in 2021: What It Looks Like and How to Capitalize On It

SpotMe Blog

Event planning is no easy feat. It requires skill, preparation, a strategic team of experts, not to mention ample amounts of funding. The best events bring together thought leaders who can provide unique value to guests.

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Your Ultimate Guide to Tech Events in 2021

SpotMe Blog

As the world is managing the list of interruptions incurred since the 2020 pandemic, large events are continuing to run online. This year, as global conferences and tech events must go on, we’ve put together some of the coolest digital conventions to attend within the tech space. Tech Events in 2021.

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SpotMe launches Express, a new solution for webinars

SpotMe Blog

SpotMe is pleased to announce their new solution for webinars, completing their end-to-end B2B event marketing platform. SpotMe customers can now host unlimited webinars powered by SpotMe’s Studio technology.

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7 Event Planning Tips the Pros Are Leaning on in 2021

SpotMe Blog

Let’s face it, planning an event is never as easy as 1, 2, 3. It’s not a “one size fits all” kind of process, as each occasion presents its own set of challenges and opportunities to be addressed, managed and executed.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Why Virtual Event Rehearsals Matter [+ a Checklist to Do Them Right]

SpotMe Blog

Your virtual conference or hybrid event is right around the corner. What can you do to ensure everything runs smoothly on the event day? Run a virtual event rehearsal. . A rehearsal session makes a huge difference in your guests’ experience.

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Global Event Planning: How It Differs From Your Run of the Mill Event

SpotMe Blog

One of the trends to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic is the increased popularity and prevalence of global events. Virtual events became the norm when people were no longer able to meet in person for conferences, trade shows, and other events.

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Introducing SpotMe for Marketo Engage

SpotMe Blog

SpotMe joins Adobe Exchange Partner Program to enable B2B Marketers to enrich their post-event campaigns and activities with event data. LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug. 20 2021 — SpotMe, a leading B2B event marketing platform, today announced it has joined the Adobe Exchange Partner Program.

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7 Surefire Ways to Maximize Your Webinar ROI [+ Key Metrics to Evaluate]

SpotMe Blog

You already know that webinars are among the greatest ways to reach and educate your target audience. From anywhere in the world, you have the power to gain interest in your product, gather valuable feedback from participants, and generate massive amounts of highly qualified leads.

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Why Experiential Marketing Reigns Supreme in a Hybrid Event Driven World

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Hybrid events are the way to go, but they still bring a unique challenge to planners: How do we ensure both in-person and virtual guests get the same, amazing event experience they signed up for? That’s where experiential marketing comes in.

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How Events Will ALWAYS Generate B2B Leads (+ 10 Effective Lead Generation Strategies for Your Next Event)

SpotMe Blog

Lead generation is the engine that fuels and drives your company’s revenue. Without leads, your company wouldn’t be able to expand or reach its sales quotas.

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16 Event Email Templates to Drive Attendance & Increase Engagement in 2021

SpotMe Blog

The power of event email marketing remains strong. While many marketers are moving toward social media to connect with their chosen audience, email remains a hefty portion of their efforts. Why email? For starters, there are 3.9

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Event Production for Hybrid Events: Why It Matters and How to Turn Up the Heat in 2021

SpotMe Blog

By now a growing portion of your virtual audience is more interested and willing to attend some version of in-person events again. But there’s still a large share of your virtual audience that appreciates the flexibility and ease of attending online events.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

Use This Deminar Formula to Double Your Sales Conversations and 3X Your Win Rate

SpotMe Blog

When it comes to lead generation and sales, webinars can be your greatest ally. Webinars are most commonly used for hosting virtual seminars, presentations, lectures, and workshops. But now a new kind of webinar is emerging — the deminar.

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The Essential Virtual Event RFP Guide: 2021 edition

SpotMe Blog

In a hurry with your RFP for virtual events? Jump directly to the RFP template for virtual events here: Download RFP Template now. Are you running an RFP for virtual events?

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How to Get Broadcast Quality Virtual Event Production

SpotMe Blog

With more virtual events being put on than ever before, your event’s production quality will need to be at an all-time high to keep up with your competition and impress guests. .

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The 2021 Guide To Virtual Conferences (And Why You Might Want to go Hybrid)

SpotMe Blog

Virtual conferences aren’t a groundbreaking idea anymore, but event planners are continually learning how to use them in groundbreaking ways. What grew out of necessity is quickly turning into a benefit, with new ways to connect and explore with people around the globe.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

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. 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.

20 Interactive Conference Ideas To Increase Engagement With a Virtual or Hybrid Audience

SpotMe Blog

The key to event success? Keeping your audience engaged. A fact most understand, but is sometimes harder to implement. It’s more important than ever to get innovative with audience engagement, using both virtual and in-person tactics to interest your audience and gather important data.

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Post-Event Engagement: Everything You Need to Do to Maximize Success

SpotMe Blog

You spent countless hours pre-planning, preparing, and hosting your event to attract the right audience. . Your event may have wrapped, but you are absolutely not done!

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The 23 Best B2B Event Marketing and Lead Generation Ideas [+ Tips to Take Your Strategy Hybrid]

SpotMe Blog

What takes a B2B event to next-level greatness? What elements make it a truly memorable experience that stays in people’s minds long after it’s over? While brainstorming your B2B event marketing ideas, these types of questions should be at the top of your mind.

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We Could Not Be More Proud!

Velvet Chainsaw

Dear Friends, We are so excited to announce that Dave Lutz, our illustrious managing director, has been named an inductee to the 2021 Events Industry Council Hall of Leaders. It is the event industry’s most prestigious award, which acknowledges a lifetime of pioneering and meaningful work!

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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.

Why Building an Event Community is a Hot Trend for 2021

Eventmobi

If the last year has shown anything, it’s that event technology can help attendees stay connected, even when meeting in person isn’t possible. But is there a way to keep that momentum going with year-round engagement? People are craving connection more than ever before.

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An affordable air quality tool for meeting planners

Conferences that Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the in-person meeting industry.

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[WEBINAR]: Should You Move Ahead with Fall In-person Events? 9.29.21

Velvet Chainsaw

Register Now for our next VCC Webinar, Wednesday September 29, 2021, 12:00-1:00 PM EDT. Space is Limited. Organizations are making tough decisions about how to–or even whether to–move forward with their upcoming conferences and expos.

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Conference Organizers: What Is Your Duty of Care?

Velvet Chainsaw

Just when we thought we were turning the corner on a rise in Covid cases, we are hearing about short-term cancellations of conventions once again as the Delta variant causes cases to rise.

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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.

5 Key Takeaways from Anthony Vade on Event Pricing Design

Attendease

With COVID-19 and the event industry pivoting from in-person to virtual formats, we saw a big shift from a pricing standpoint.

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Are in-person events COVID safe?

Conferences that Work

September 2021 — Are in-person events COVID safe?

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Crafting the Event Experience: Designing the Event Brand

Event Farm

The event experience for an attendee begins not at check-in or registration, but when they encounter your event for the first time, perhaps in an email or on your website. This first impression either lingers with them or leaves no trace.

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These aren’t the unconferences you’re looking for

Conferences that Work

I’m noticing that event promoters are increasingly using the word “ unconference ” to describe traditional conferences. <Sigh> <Sigh> Please stop doing this! There’s a big difference between unconferences and traditional 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