Wed.Oct 21, 2020

6 Strategies to Market Hybrid Events to Virtual and Live Attendees


Hybrid events require planners to attract in-person attendees without alienating virtual attendees, and to compete for the attention of a virtual audience in a saturated market. How can planners market their events to stand out and appeal to both groups?

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The New Look of Virtual and Hybrid Multimedia Events


The world looks different after months of quarantining and social distancing, and it’s not just because we’re staring at the same couch cushions all day. All of us are interacting with brands differently than we did at the start of the year.

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Product Update: Mobile Dashboards Phase 1

Event Genius

The post Product Update: Mobile Dashboards Phase 1 appeared first on Event Genius. New Features

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5 Tips for Taking Your Internal Events Virtual


When we talk about events, it sometimes seems meeting professionals are talking mostly about those their clients or companies host for customers or sales partners, rather than internal meetings for employees —which can be just as important, if not more so.

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Payment Optimization & PCI Solutions: Combining Offense and Defense With a Single Provider

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security and Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars

In this webinar, our esteemed panelists will discuss using Zero Data as the defense and payment optimization as the offense. A startup will have a well-rounded security approach that enables them to get to market sooner, grow their business faster, and minimize costs for both security and compliance.

Leading Virtual Event Platform, Hubilo gets shortlisted for Event Tech Awards 2020

Event Industry News

Team Hubilo is more than elated to announce their entry in the Event Tech Awards 2020 got shortlisted. The honor they hold is to be nominated for the ‘Best Pivot from Physical to Virtual’ category.

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4 Essential Educational Tracks You NEED for Your Next Conference


When you begin thinking about how you want to organize your next conference, it’s important to consider how you are going to attract a variety of attendee demographics. One easy way to start is by curating varying educational tracks that could interest a range of professionals to your event.

Getting Personal in a Digital Crowd

PCMA Convene

The event-technology platform Gatherly uses “spatial video chat” to foster one-on-one and small-group connections in digital meetings.

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End-to-End Event Management Starts with Socio Registration

Socio Events

Events are one of the most powerful marketing channels, and the lack of measurable data has always surprised me. Collectively, the events industry is worth more than $500 billion annually, yet we’ve only realized a fraction of its potential due to the lack of measurability.

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PCMA Refresh Session: Free From Stress

PCMA Convene

Join global wellness expert Angela Gaffney for a quick refresh break in your day. The goal of these sessions is to inspire, ignite momentum and provide a quick refresh break to focus on your health, resilience and happiness.

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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.

Virtual Speaker Management Guide


You’ve heard about the love-hate relationship between presenters and conference managers. You need each other, yet you drive each other crazy like Lucy and Ricky Ricardo. And with events moving online to the virtual world, anxiety levels can blow up faster than you can say “sit-com.”

PCMA Releases Updated Business Events Compass Report

Event Industry News

PCMA today released an update to Business Events Compass , an actionable framework of insights and strategies for business event professionals and their business partners during the pandemic and beyond.

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Who's News in Special Events for October 22, 2020

Special Events

Special events business news

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Webinar: Cyber Threat Evolution: Hacking the Hacker’s Mindset

PCMA Convene

The cybercrime landscape has shifted radically. Rapid growth in remote workforces, cloud jacking, smart devices, cyber blackmail and disinformation have altered the way we must defend our data, privacy and profits. Increasingly, cybercriminals leverage crisis and news headlines to fuel and fund social engineering scams, financial fraud and geo-political influence. Hackers don’t just adapt to change; they bank on it. Has your mindset evolved?

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.

YAY The networking app – that breaks down those awkward barriers and gets you networking

Event Industry News

A common problem during a conference or event is people naturally feel shy and the idea of moving around and meeting people is pretty daunting. So we created YAY, a simple networking app that allows people to break down these barriers and help build relationships.

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HeySummit Raises $1 Million to power the next generation of Virtual Events for the Passion Economy

Event Industry News

HeySummit, the summit platform used by everyone from SaaStr to children’s Face-Painters, announced a new $1 million round in seed funding.

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HBAA launches ‘Meet Safe, Meet Smart 30’ campaign after survey reveals a lack of confidence and confusion over guidelines

Event Industry News

HBAA is spearheading a new campaign with a supporting member action group to rectify misperceptions of government rules and build confidence to kick-start the meetings and events sector.