Mon.Jan 11, 2021

Designing conferences to solve participants’ problems

Conferences that Work

What makes attending conferences worthwhile? As I described in Conferences That Work , the two most common reasons for attending conferences are to learn useful things and make useful connections. But there are numerous other ways that conferences provide value to stakeholders.

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[Webinar] Rethink, Restart, Refresh Your Panels: Advice for 2021

Velvet Chainsaw

Ring in the New Year with advice from two renowned experts on speaker coaching and panel improvement, Kristin Arnold and Sarah Michel. The shift to virtual events has magnified the need to add spice and spunk to your conference’s panel discussions so that you leave the audience begging for more.

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FAQs for Creating COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments on Eventbrite

Picatic by Eventbrite

Eventbrite is the leading platform for free registration and ticketing. Its flexible registration allows for many different uses, including for scheduling and managing time slots for COVID-19 vaccine or testing appointments.

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Brandt Krueger Presents: A Live Stream Horror Story!

Endless Events

When you work in production , you come across your own particular brand of horror stories. And now that our professions have been irrevocably changed, these happen quite often.

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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.

Entertaining to a Screen: How Live Entertainers Navigate a Pandemic


What do live entertainers do when there are no live people in front of them to entertain? They adapt. Much like meeting professionals, live entertainers have been hit hard by the pandemic.

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Making the Most Out of Their ‘Pandemic Pivot’

PCMA Convene

The Vendry founder Daphne Hoppenot tells the story of how her company pivoted during the pandemic in her on-demand Convening Leaders session. A few years ago, Daphne Hoppenot noticed a serious gap in the events space.

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IMEX 2021 cancellation

Event Industry News

Statement from IMEX website: It is with regret that we announce the cancellation of IMEX in Frankfurt 2021, due to take place at Messe Frankfurt from 25 – 27 May. We know the timing of our announcement comes as a blow so early in 2021.

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An Exercise in Expanding the Life of Event Content

PCMA Convene

Caryn Mambro and Kristin Waters offer several “thought starters” to amplify engagement in their presentation, “Using Events to Amplify Engagement & Your Marketing Campaigns.”. The life of event content can stretch beyond the boundaries of specific meeting dates.

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Portugal: Festival plan to be presented to government

Event Industry News

The associations and promoters of shows will present, on the 13th, to the Government, proposals to make feasible the holding of festivals and music events in the context of covid-19.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Dos and Don’ts of Proposing in Public


Once you have decided to propose to your partner, you then also have to plan how you will pop the question! Some take a ‘go big or go home’ approach when it comes to proposing and they want as many people there as possible.

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Top software platforms for events

Event Industry News

Introduction. Event organisers have had to work very hard for data bounty they have captured through pivoting live conferences/exhibitions/festivals online since spring 2020.

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State of the Industry 2021 Forecast, part 3

Special Events

Part 3 in the State of the Industry 2021 forecast

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The show must go on for events firm

Event Industry News

Leeds based AYRE Event Solutions is reacting to the ongoing challenges posed to the events industry by the pandemic with the support of the Culture Recovery Fund, which has been distributed through Arts Council England.

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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

4 Wedding Tech Trends on the Radar This Year

All Seated

Technology has been on a steady incline over the past decade, but 2020 has really showed us how valuable it can be when times are tough. From Zoom meetings to wedding livestreams, we’ve seen virtual apps and programs provide a channel for meaningful connection between people.

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Priava – Top Software Platform for Events

Event Industry News

Priava is the World’s leading venue management software company. They specialise in delivering cloud-based solutions using the SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) business model to cater to the venue and events sector.

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