Wed.Sep 16, 2020

What’s Next for Virtual Event Technology?

EventMB

Virtual event technology has accelerated more in the past six months than in the past six years. What can you expect to see in virtual events in the near future? At our latest event, I argued with a few of our speakers.

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How Eventbrite Creators are Using the Platform for Social Action

Picatic by Eventbrite

Since June, a visit to the Eventbrite homepage reveals a striking image: A jet-black map of the United States lit up with a constellation of yellow pins, each one marking a different march in support of racial equality.

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The Hybrid Event Mistakes You Want To Avoid!

Endless Events

It’s been quite an interesting year for the events industry, to say the least. With a pandemic sweeping the world and in-person events canceled, it seemed like all was lost. But if there’s one thing event professionals are known for it’s being flexible.

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Attendease is Nominated in 5 Categories for the Event Tech Awards 2020

Attendease

We are pleased to announce that Attendease has been shortlisted for five categories under the Event Tech Awards 2020.

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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.

Shortlist for Event Technology Awards 2020 announced

Event Industry News

Revealed today, the shortlist for Event Technology Awards (ETA)’s eighth edition highlights the role technology has played in helping to adapt the industry to serve new demands post-Covid-19.

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The events industry in Romania, ready to go back to normal

Event Industry News

The Romanian Concerts Organizers’ Association (AROC) is optimistic regarding the restarting of the live medium and big events.

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Top 8 Nonprofit Trends For 2020

InitLive

This year has thrown a lot of curveballs at the nonprofit industry. Still, organizations continue to invest in their nonprofit operations in order to continue to increase their positive impact despite all the new challenges they face.

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Guest View: Image Audiovisuals Pivots During COVID-19 by Dave Mueller, President and Founder

Event Industry News

By Dave Mueller, President and Founder of Image Audiovisuals. Many industries have suffered at the hands of COVID-19; few have had to suffer the drastic and continuing impact as the live events industry.

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How to Safely and Effectively Return to Meetings and Events Post COVID-19

SmartMeetings

Providing peace of mind to help attendees feel confident and safe during these times is the ultimate business goal for many right now. There are many tips to keep in mind to safely return to in-person meetings and events.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

mia welcomes landmark business interruption insurance ruling

Event Industry News

The Meetings Industry Association has welcomed today’s high court ruling on business interruption insurance polices, which suggests COVID-19 claims should be paid in most cases if policies had pandemic or notifiable disease clauses.

15 Event Ideas for Young Professionals

ePly

Engaging young professionals can be tough, especially when it comes to events. Throw the word ‘networking’ out there, and people seem to run for the hills. But you know what makes networking a lot less intimidating and a lot more appealing? When there’s an activity to break the ice.

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Hong Kong Tourism Board resumes market promotions to attract visitors

Event Industry News

In response to recent positive progress in the Hong Kong SAR Government’s discussions with other destinations on forming travel bubbles, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) is gradually resuming promotions in the local and source markets, reviving tourism through a combination of short-term and long-term strategies.

3 Questions to Guide Your Digital Event Design

PCMA Convene

One of Phi Theta Kappa’s primary goals is to provide leadership opportunities for student members, so retaining student participation — which included hearing from the 2019-20 international student officers — was a priority for its virtual event.

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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.

Brighton Music Conference 2020 announces switch to virtual only conference

Event Industry News

Brighton Music Conference (BMC), the UK’s foremost electronic music and networking event will still be going ahead on 1st and 2nd of October but as a virtual only event, streamed live and on-demand.

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Case Study – How e2m OnAir helped Greenwood High International School to drive engagement at Millennium 2020

e2m.live

Background & Challenge. Greenwood High International School is the only international school in Bangalore, India.

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Designed for the creative and the curious – ‘Monday Funday’ launches new PlanetIMEX

Event Industry News

A trip to PlanetIMEX is certainly not a typical day out, particularly when it’s called Monday Funday. Taking place on 12 October, Monday Funday launches a five day run of creative, insightful, community-minded and educational content on PlanetIMEX, IMEX’s virtual experience.

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How to Choose the Right Virtual Event Platform

Eventsforce

Need tips on running successful virtual events? In your inbox, every week. . For many event planners, running virtual events or events with some virtual element to them (hybrid) is something they’ve being doing for years. But for many others, it is completely uncharted territory.

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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.

DRPG launch first ever communications virtual theme park for annual thought leadership event

Event Industry News

Virtual events have quickly become the new norm as companies take their conferences, product launches, AGMs and all otherwise live experiences online. In a world gone virtual it can be hard to make an event stand out from the crowd.

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Who's News in Special Events for Sept. 17, 2020

Special Events

Special events business news this week includes two retirements and a new website

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Impending collapse of the night-time economy set to add hundreds of thousands of job losses to ONS total, warns Night-Time Industries Association

Event Industry News

New figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show a sharp drop in employment of 695,000 jobs since March 2020, but the Night-Time Industries Association (NTIA) warns over 700,000 more jobs in the sector could be lost within weeks without urgent government intervention.

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How Technology Makes Destination Weddings Easier

All Seated

Thanks to advancements in technology, planning a destination wedding is now easier and more accessible than ever before.

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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!

Mesmerise launches Gatherings VR, a ground-breaking new Virtual Reality Experience providing the “best seat in the house” for the Morningstar Investment Conference 2020

Event Industry News

While some companies describe their online conferences as “virtual”, innovative technology company Mesmerise is helping Morningstar Inc., a leading provider of independent investment research, deliver a first: a truly virtual reality experience for the two-day Morningstar Investment Conference (MIC).

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