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How to Keep Attendees Engaged During Virtual Events

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It’s tough enough getting people to engage with your event in person. Shift the experience to online, and all of a sudden you’re competing with tabs of distractions. Busy inboxes, social news feeds, online shopping, and pressing to-do lists are all just one click away. Does that mean you have to settle for low engagement […]. Career and Lifestyle Event Planning Online Events Virtual Events

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Force Majeure: Will it Really Help Cancelled Events?


Force majeure is the legal clause on everyone’s lips. On almost every event contract, it seems like the COVID-19 pandemic would be the obvious case it was designed for, but that’s not how insurance companies see it. What recourse is there for event organizers? Any event planned to occur in the next six to […]. The post Force Majeure: Will it Really Help Cancelled Events? by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Event Management EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement

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Update on Efforts to Support our Global Community During COVID-19

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Our mission at Eventbrite is to bring the world together through live experiences. In more than a decade of business, never before has that mission been so tested. The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 and its direct impact on the live events industry is unprecedented. We are dedicated to supporting the live events community and […]. Eventbrite

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Anita and Corey’s Classic White Wedding at Toronto’s Hotel X


Classic elegance meets urban luxe in Anita and Corey’s wedding. Set at the stylish Hotel X Toronto , their big celebration was as glam as big city gets. Executed by the visionaries at All That Jaz Weddings , the couple’s special day is truly something memorable, and not to mention totally swoon-worthy. Luckily the talented lens of photographer Scott Wilson was there to capture each stunning moment. Vendors Featured in this Article. 2 Reviews. Hotel X Toronto. Venue. 39 Reviews.

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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 to Keep Your Event Tech Safe


The event industry has been dramatically transformed by continued advancements in modern technology. While that tech has made events better able to improve engagement and connectivity, it has also left them exposed to the dangers of cybercrime. Malicious intent by hackers can have a drastic and negative effect on those that are targeted, which means it is up to the event organizers to ensure that their own technologies are kept as safe and protected as possible.

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How Big Tech Successfully Moved Massive Events to Virtual


There’s no question that the meeting and events industry continues to be rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic. Events large and small are being forced to cancel or switch from live to virtual, with no end in sight. Guides for planning virtual events have taken over the web in a matter of weeks. But when it comes to virtual event planning, how much does size matter? It turns out, it matters a lot. There’s a vast difference between a true virtual event and a webinar.

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Converting In-Person Events To Virtual: How DMP Did It!

Endless Events

The talk of the town in the events industry is converting in-person events to virtual. But where to even begin? Should you choose a platform first? And how do you even figure out pricing? Because this is relatively new, planners everywhere are scrambling to make it work. And we just so happen to have been lucky enough to sit down with Mark Hillenburg. Mark is the VP of Marketing of Digital Monitoring Products (DMP). And boy, does he have some things to teach us!

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Stress Matters Launches Event Industry Support Line

Event Industry News

A free, dedicated support line for the events industry has been launched today by Stress Matters to give everyone access to trained Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA) and offer practical support, information and signposting to other services. The Stress Matters Support Line will be open from 8am to 8pm and can be accessed by texting 07481 362111 and a trained MHFA will respond and call back.

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Press Release: Eventtia Partners with Video Meeting Software Whereby


Eventtia is delighted to announce that it has completed its integration with leading Video Meeting solution, Whereby. Responding to customer demand and the need to provide solutions to organizations affected by COVID-19, Eventtia’s new offering provides customers and event organizers the option to host virtual networking events through its platform. Eventtia News

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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.

Managing a new home-based workforce

Event Industry News

As the nation’s workforce picks up its laptop and heads home to work for the foreseeable future, are you as an employer prepared for how to manage this new situation? It’s a new challenge faced by managers and teams across the country: how to keep staff productive, happy, and focused while ensuring safety and good mental health conditions. Alan Tungate, safety consultant at A.C.T.

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7 Tips When Hosting Webinars & Virtual Events

EventBank Insights

Ever since the explosive spread of the COVID 19 (Coronavirus) virus, practically the whole working world has been working from their homes and transforming their work so that it can rely solely on digital engagement both internally and externally. That means more conference calls, more video chats, more online demos, and of course, transforming events so that they’re hosted online in webinars.

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NEC Group events donate to local causes

Event Industry News

In partnership with NEC Group venues, the NEC and the ICC, two event organisers have donated their event food to good causes. Tropic Skincare donated all fresh food, due to be consumed at their bi-annual event at the NEC, to Real Junk Food Project Birmingham, whilst BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT donated 250 lunches, due to be provided to delegates of their Skills for a Digital World 2020 event at the ICC, to Lozells Methodist Community Centre.

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How to Prepare for an Event that’s Six Months Away


The coronavirus pandemic has severely disrupted event planners’ way of life. But as we set our minds on social distancing and self-isolating, it’s important to remember that the situation will eventually improve and that this also gives you more time to put together a marketing strategy for events kicking off in autumn and beyond. Start […]. The post How to Prepare for an Event that’s Six Months Away appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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4 Tips for Staying Cybersecure in a Remote Workplace


With armies of employees and businesses transitioning quickly to a remote workforce due to coronavirus containment measures, data protection and management has become an increasing priority for meeting professionals. Cyber-attacks were among the TOP 5 risks to global stability in 2019, with over 2,012 confirmed data breaches just last year. In the app age, meeting professionals manage an abundance of data that is vulnerable to cybertheft, a costly crime that has become regular headline news.

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Pivot To Virtual (Event Notes Pt. 4)


Part 4: Using Apps for Online Event Engagement. Event Planning Thought Leadership

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Eventprofs Book Club Boosts Connection and Education, Virtually


Event professionals looking to advance their careers while sheltering in place due to coronavirus (COVID-19) concerns have a place to go to share ideas—and learn something along the way.

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Virtual events: Best tips for enhancing attendee experience


Event marketers are entering the world of digital events as physical events are either cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19. Event strategies are pivoting to be fully digital events and organizers are looking for new ways to engage attendees. With a virtual event, organizers should continue to look at the entire event journey. The journey begins when an attendee finds out about your event — not on day one of the event.

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Tips & Tricks for Presenting Online

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If you’re used to presenting for an in-person audience, we know jumping into the world of online events can feel daunting. Don’t fear! Over the years, we’ve prepped hundreds of presenters and event planners like you on how to keep their virtual presentations engaging, professional, and seamless. Here are a few of our top tips. Preparing for Your Presentation. Think about your content in the virtual world. Your slides are likely going to be a key point of focus.

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Cancellation Insurance Fallout: The Cost of Doing the Right Thing With Your Event


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Event Industry COVID-19 Resource Guide


We know that during times like these you need to gather as much information as possible in order to stay informed and make the right decisions for your organization and in relation to your events. We've put together this page as a helpful resource to guide you to the relevant information on COVID-19 and the events industry. virtual events

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How to Improve Your Test Environment Management?


Test environment management is one of the most ignored areas in software development. In this article, we’ll look at the basic requirements of the test environment management and explain the benefits this activity provides. Despite spending 95% of their time in a non-production IT environment, most IT projects still appear to be confused and neglect the art of “Test Environment Management” (TEM).

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4 Tools That Enhance the Virtual Event Experience


Hosting virtual or online events has become an increasing popular option for planners. Not only is it a way to go on with the show during unexpected disruptions (such as a virus outbreak or a natural diaster), but virtual events have also been touted as a way to promote inclusivity and expand your audience reach. Event Technology featured

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How to Choose Event Venues, Part 2: Better Practices


In part 1 of this series, we asked a group of top professionals how event planners most commonly go about selecting venues today. They shared their observations about current practices. Industry Events Event Team Event Marketers Event Tech Event Technology Event Professionals

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In It for the Long Haul


Industry veteran Jennifer Glynn explains why her event-client relationships are like a marriage, “for better or for worse,” and why she’s taken up piano during the pandemic. Jennifer Glynn, CIS, CITP, is a managing partner at Meeting Encore Ltd., and the new president of the Society for Incentive Travel Excellence. Last year she was honored as a MeetingsNet Changemaker for the creation and rollout of SITE’s new Certified Incentive Travel Professional designation.

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Coronavirus – How to Manage Your Delegate Expectations


The coronavirus has severely impacted event planners across the globe in a number of ways. Whilst the crisis continues, your delegates will want to know what you are doing. And it’s critical that you manage their expectations well – now more than ever. You want to be doing everything you can to protect your delegates. You want to make things easier for them, continue educating them, whilst minimising their disruption and anxiety.

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