Thu.Nov 19, 2020

Why Destination Partners Are Crucial for the Return to Live Events


Event planners have more to worry about than ever, but destinations can be an essential ally in the safe path to recovery: Their connection to the local community can translate to added layers of convenience, safety, and reliability.

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Events Industry Report: Reopening Updates, Restrictions, and Creative Safety Measures

Picatic by Eventbrite

As the COVID-19 pandemic lingers, in-person events — at least as we once knew them — remain at a standstill throughout much of the US. Some states saw a brief reprieve and relaxed restrictions in the summer, only to be followed by more stringent regulations as cases have continued to surge this fall. Making sense […]. Event News

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Wedding venue management software: How we saved Hidden Barn Venue from spreadsheet paralysis and saved them 62 hours a month

Planning Pod

It’s fairly common for new wedding venues to use free software like Google Docs, Excel spreadsheets, e-calendars and email plus cost-saving tools like whiteboards, paper printouts and folders while landing their first bookings and gaining a foothold in the event industry.

5 Ways Exhibitors Can Increase Leads During Virtual Events

Event Age by Swapcard

Right now, there's only one option if you don't want to get left behind in the events industry: going virtual. The mistake many exhibitors and organizers have been making as of late is believing that going virtual is a temporary cure, rather than a permanent change to their business models.

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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.

COVID-19 Lessons: What We Learned

Endless Events

Back in March of this year, the world came crashing down on all of us. Faced with a global pandemic that is still sweeping the world and reaching across continents, the events industry was suddenly facing total collapse. And even the most resilient amongst us had to take a minute to let it sink in.

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What Meetingprofs Can Do in the Next 18 Months to Prepare for Post-COVID Future


Much has been written about the devastation COVID-19 has had on our industry. I would like to share an event and hospitality leader’s perspective on how those at all career levels and roles can emerge stronger than ever. The actions taken now will prepare you for success in the new events world.

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How to Connect with Your Leads at Virtual Events (Best Practices for Your Sales Team)


For all the things that online events are credited for, be it larger audiences, more content, or more in-depth analytics, there’s one thing that’s not so well mentioned and that’s lead generation. Event Marketing

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upstage engages with the virtual future

Event Industry News

Leading global engagement agency, upstage , has completed its transformation into a virtual engagement specialist.

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Christina and Dan’s Glam-Meets-City Chic Wedding at the Symes


If you’re looking for a vintage glam-meets-city chic wedding that hits all the right notes, look no further than Christina and Dan’s gorgeous big day.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How Sansar is Transforming Online Events Into Immersive Experiences


When lockdown was announced back in March, event creators across the world had to react quickly. For most, this meant pivoting to an online model.

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Budget-Friendly Party Planning Tips in the Time of COVID


Each year we look forward to planning and celebrating special occasions. From weddings and graduations to birthdays and holidays, these bring people together and form memories that we’re able to cherish forever. Although this year, the pandemic has put a damper on many party plans.

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All Party Parliamentary Group for Events re-established

Event Industry News

The All Party Parliamentary Group for Events (APPG) has now been re-established as an official APPG in Parliament following the appointment of a new Chair and Vice Chair. The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP, Member of Parliament for Chipping Barnet (pictured), will be the new Chair of the APPG.

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Lead Magnet Ideas for Wedding and Event Clients

Special Events

A lead magnet or freebie is a valuable piece of content that you give away for free in exchange for your ideal customer’s email address.

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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.

VII Events

Event Industry News

VII Events is a SaaS 3D virtual events platform that revolutionizes the way companies use events to generate business.

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#TwitterPoster Sessions Go Viral

PCMA Convene

Graduate students at the University College Dublin School of Psychology organized the “Rolling Twitter Conference” in which participants were encouraged to convert their research into Twitter threads with GIFs as their posters.

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New Globex projections – the global exhibitions market to rebound to 78% of its 2019 size by 2022

Event Industry News

The 12th edition of Globex – the global exhibition organising market: assessment and outlook to 2022 – released today by AMR International, details the devastating impact of COVID-19 on 2020 and looks ahead at the likely fallout of the crisis over the coming years.

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