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How Planners Can Successfully Leverage Virtual Event Studios


To facilitate virtual and hybrid events during the pandemic, convention centers around the world have begun to build out full-fledged virtual event studios — but planners still need to consider the skills necessary to use them.

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Gatherly, Rally, and Wonder comparative review

Conferences that Work

Earlier this year I reviewed ( 1 , 2 ) three online conference social platforms: Gatherly , Rally , and Wonder ( the new name for Yotribe since September). Since then, the Gatherly and Rally developers have been hard at work!

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Gather Around the Virtual Table: Celebrating Thanksgiving During COVID-19

Picatic by Eventbrite

Thanksgiving will look a bit different this year, but the desire to connect and give thanks is still strong in the United States.

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Going Virtual: All About Hybrid Events


Hybrid Events have slowly begun to gain hype after the event industry faced a huge downfall. The event managers were forced to think out of the box and come up with creative ideas with the resources at hand and make the best use.

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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.

Virtual Attendee Engagement: 8 Unique & Creative Strategies

Endless Events

As a production company, we get a lot of questions about virtual attendee engagement. Arguably one of the biggest pain points for planners, driving engagement isn’t quite as hard as one might think. And while we’ve discussed this topic before, we wanted to tackle it again.

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Are Virtual Events Effective?


While virtual events have been around for years, their popularity has gone up exponentially in 2020. From concerts and festivals to conferences and courses – we’ve seen a wide range of physical events go virtual.

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4 Zoom Alternatives to Give Virtual Attendees the Freedom They Crave


What is the most-asked question on all those virtual happy hour calls after “Can you hear me now?” When discussing how a streaming event went, it’s almost always: “What platform did you use?” With so many Zoom alternatives out there, how do you choose?

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Current Events Bring Guarded Optimism for Industry Recovery

PCMA Convene

Socially distanced attendees listen during a session at the AI Everything conference in July at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

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Virtual Events: The 2020 Guide


Everything you need to know about hosting high-quality virtual events in 2020 and 2021. Featuring examples, stats, best practices, and insider tips. Virtual events have exploded in popularity due to the circumstances of 2020 — and we don't see this trend changing anytime soon.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Who Are the Most Popular Speakers and Why?

PCMA Convene

Research professor and author Brené Brown is one of the most-searched TED Talk speakers of all time, according to VBQ Speakers. Randal Ford photo). One way of determining the speakers who have the broadest and most enduring appeal comes from a U.K.-based

Does data governance and security still matter in 2020?


Every single touch point with a virtual event involves some sort of data creation: registration, time of sign in, IP logging, questions asked, polls answered, content viewed, logout time and so on and so on. And that brief list is not even the tip of the iceberg….

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The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Events

The nature of a human being is dynamic. We are constantly adapting to changes in and around our environment. At the beginning of this year, numerous organizations and individuals had ambitious projects aimed at transforming their future. With the ongoing pandemic, most have become still like a lake.

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Directory of female musicians could end gender imbalance at festivals

Event Industry News

When festivals finally resume in 2021, the line-ups could be more gender balanced than ever before, thanks to a new database of female artists. The F-list provides details of more than 4,500 musicians in all genres of music, and is free to use.

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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

How a Virtual Vaccinology Conference Catalyzed the Scientific Community Around COVID

PCMA Convene

Editors from Nature, Frontiers, EMBO and JEM journals discuss the inaugural symposium “Vaccinology in the Age of Pandemics: Strategies Against COVID-19 & Other Global Threats.” Watch the video from Keystone Symposia at the bottom of the page.

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Combining Duplicate Accounts


The post Combining Duplicate Accounts appeared first on Caterease. Account Manager Tip of The Week

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Holiday Cocktail Recipe: Spark 2021

Coterie Spark

Raise your holiday spirits with our spark-tacular cocktail recipe. Ingredients. 2 ounces dry gin ¾ ounce lemon juice 2 ounce simple syrup Split of Champagne Lemon Twist Lemon Slices (Optional) Colorful Cocktail Sugar (Optional). Preparation. In a cocktail shaker, combine the first three ingredients.

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Plan now for 2021 – Venuedirectory MD urges planners to be cautious but confident

Event Industry News

‘I have confidence’ – Plan now for 2021. Venuedirectory MD urges planners to be cautious – but confident. “We’ve

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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.

"Independent restaurants (and caterers) shouldn’t be a casualty"

Special Events

Representative Earl Blumenauer, an Oregon Democrat, spoke to the RESTAURANTS Act during the Leading Caterers of America's virtual Executive Summit

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Festival expert swaps fields and flags to deliver vital AutoCAD training

Event Industry News

An experienced events professional who has specifically honed his skills in event and festival site design is (momentarily) stepping out of a field and into the virtual classroom to teach event management students at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). Rupert Bassadone, founder of ?Event

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Rental Pro Tips + Tricks for a Smooth Initial Consultation Meeting

Special Events

In most cases, consultations are the client's first contact with a representative of your rental company. The image we project and the client’s perception of our ability to provide for their event will be the key to closing the deal. So how can we make this first meeting work in our favor

#WeCreateExperiences confirms launch, #ProjectRecovery joins OIOV

Event Industry News

The #WeCreateExperiences B2B campaign is to kick-off on 7 December, and those behind it are calling on the industry’s support across social media to ensure the key messages of education, inspiration and reassurance are amplified.

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Game-Changers 911™: How to Change the Event Game in 2020

Speaker: John Storm, President, BrainStorm Network

In this webinar, we’ll use a sampling of case studies, tools, techniques, and strategic stories to help you identify game-changing opportunities within your company and the world of events, and then brainstorm ways to capitalize on these ideas. Get ready to change your game in 2020!

How Planners Can Successfully Leverage Virtual Event Studios


Read the Complete Story On Skift. Meetings & Events coronavirus events virtual events

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Event Tech pioneer Adam Jones joins Venn Media

Event Industry News

Leading event firm Venn Media has announced that event technology entrepreneur Adam Jones has joined the company as CEO.

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