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Introducing Our New and Improved Online Events Tools

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Online events aren’t just a temporary way to gather — our research shows they’re here to stay. In a survey, 71% of participants said they would continue to attend online events, even when COVID-19-related restrictions are lifted. Event creators have even been able to expand their audiences with online events, reaching more people globally. Because […]. Eventbrite

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How Events Go Digital

GEVME

Going digital with your next event might seem like a daunting task. The idea alone of having to plan your event online already looks like a longshot. For example, where do you start? How do you replace offline events? And what is online event planning software? Luckily for you, modern technology has the answers to these questions and more. Digital event planning requires almost the same processes, effort, and energy as planning an in-person event.

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How to Choose the Right Video Hosting Platform for Your Online Events

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In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many creators are turning to virtual events to reach their audience. But as creators begin to plan and set up their virtual events, a common question arises: Which video hosting platform should I use? The answer to where you should host your virtual events depends on the type […]. Eventbrite

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How to Meet Live During a Pandemic for a Good Cause

SmartMeetings

Someone had to be first. While everyone else is talking about the pros and cons of different virtual meeting streaming platforms, Imagine, Create & Celebrate (MC&A) Destination Management Company hosted a social spacing soiree July 8 for 75 guests to honor the Hawaiian island of Maui ’s first responders.

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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.

The Future of Events is Hybrid, and Eventbrite is Here for It

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Throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic, creators on Eventbrite’s platform have demonstrated great ingenuity as they adapt their events and develop online or hybrid experiences people can enjoy while social distancing, turning Eventbrite into one of the go-to platforms for online events within the span of just a few weeks. Event creators pivoted in March to […]. Eventbrite

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5 Strategies to Improve Your Online Event Experience

Attendease

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. Most organizations need to rely on third-party technology to host their virtual events, whether it's a web-conferencing system or a registration tool to collect RSVP's.

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[hed] Keeping a Fully Planned In-Person Program Intact Online

PCMA Convene

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology had fun with the marketing campaign for its first virtual event, but the group was serious about keeping planned content from the live meeting intact when it shifted to online. When COVID-19 forced the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) to cancel its annual conference in Austin, Texas, shortly before it was scheduled to take place April 22–25, organizers wondered what to do with its fully planned program.

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Straight from the Pros: 5 Event Planning Tips

ePly

There’s a lot to juggle with event planning and sometimes, you just need a refresher. So we have asked a few fellow event planners — what are some of your MUST-KNOW tips and hacks for planning events? Check them out: event planning event planner

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9 Most Common Mistakes with Virtual Events

Eventsforce

Want the lowdown on current trends and virtual events? In your inbox, every week. . The global lockdown demonstrated with crystal clarity that event planners need to adapt quickly to the new normal and shift their events online. And this sudden shift created all sorts of new challenges for organisers – from dealing with new technology and having a production mindset to understanding how to create the kind of virtual events that keep people engaged.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Glisser Platform Update: 12 Aug 2020

Glisser

This note details the new functionality included in release 1.0.321, released on Tuesday 11 August 2020. There are several new features included in this release, plus several bug fixes: Product Updates

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How to Choose the Right Video Hosting Platform for Your Online Events

Eventbrite

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, many creators are turning to virtual events to reach their audience. But as creators begin to plan and set up their virtual events, a common question arises: Which video hosting platform should I use? The answer to where you should host your virtual events depends on the type […]. The post How to Choose the Right Video Hosting Platform for Your Online Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK. Eventbrite

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Lively hires Alysha Parker to meet demand for virtual and hybrid brand experiences

Event Industry News

Lively, the live marketing agency, is boosting its global team with the appointment of Alysha Parker as Creative Producer. New York-based Parker joins Lively from event software platform Bizzabo as the agency’s first hire in New York, allowing the agency to develop its growing reputation in the US/as part of Lively’s US and global rollout.

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3 Strategies for Managing Client Expectations

All Seated

When a client is planning an event, they don’t always see industry professionals as creatives; some just view vendors as order-fillers, which can leave them with some unrealistic expectations. The truth of the matter is that we’re the ones who have navigated the industry and have a strong understanding of what will work — and what will not.

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

Marc Geiger confirmed for Interactive Festival Forum 2020 Keynote

Event Industry News

Marc Geiger, former head of music at WME, has been announced as this year’s IFF Keynote, in conversation with Goldman Sachs’ Lisa Yang. News of the conversation, which unites two visionary thinkers of the business, comes as a host of leading figures line up to speak, and leading booking agencies Paradigm, Primary Talent International and Solo Agency host dedicated livestream showcases of rising stars.

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Designing Unique Hybrid Meetings and Events

Special Events

Kevin Dana of CORT Events shares practical tips for designing successful hybrid meetings and special events

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