Wed.Mar 25, 2020

The Event Industry Will Remember

EventMB

While communities are rallying together to defeat the COVID-19 outbreak, there are also a number of companies enforcing unjustified layoffs, charging crazy cancellation fees, and not processing refunds for unused products. The event industry will remember. I was checking my social media stream over the weekend, as all of us are from the solitude […]. The post The Event Industry Will Remember by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link].

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Event Gift Cards Are the Ticket to Future Events

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The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has put the live, in-person events economy on hold. With social distancing mandates and subsequent live event cancelations and postponements, some event creators are struggling to see a light at the end of the tunnel. While many events are moving online, not all creators have the resources to […]. Product News and Tips Event Apps Eventbrite

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What the Olympics Postponement Means for the Events Industry

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In a big move yesterday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially postponed this year's Olympic Games. Here's what happened and what it means for an events industry still struggling to manage the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. The fate of the 2020 Summer Olympics, set to take place in Tokyo starting on July 24th, […]. The post What the Olympics Postponement Means for the Events Industry by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

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Rise in Live Streaming Events Amidst Coronavirus Outbreak

Event Industry News

As businesses are told to work from home due to a nationwide lockdown, more and more time looks to be spent communicating via online conferencing, video calling and online comms. For some businesses, cancelling events is not an option. Many businesses are opting for the solution of live streaming events or conferences which simply cannot be missed. .

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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!

Your Ultimate Virtual Event Planning Checklist!

Endless Events

Virtual event planning is taking the stage as the next big thing in the industry. Ponder this – in a world where technology develops and improves at an impressive speed, it’s our job as events profs to keep up with the motions. So why not be the one who takes the first step into more engaging, sustainable events that can connect thousands of people from around the world at lower costs and increased flexibility? And we realize that this might be extremely new to you.

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Advice from 11 Top Event Marketers on Leading with Resilience

Bizzabo

We spoke with event leaders from Sprint, SWSX, SAP, and other top brands about their approach to overcoming unexpected challenges. Here's what they said. Last year we launched the IN-PERSON Podcast to tell the stories behind the world's greatest events and the people who make them happen.

2020 52

How Leaders Ensure the Show Goes On

SmartMeetings

What if I told you a brand-new event, created less than two weeks ago, just hosted over 150,000 attendees? You might think I’m imagining things or living inside The Matrix, but I assure you I took the red pill and this is the real world, Neo. Status Report.

2020 52

Amazing Aventrians: Arizona State University Launches ASU For You

Aventri

While the coronavirus outbreak is a time filled with anxiety and uncertainty, many are finding silver linings in the people and organizations who are doing what they can to help each other during such a difficult time. Event Technology featured

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Red Bull enlists Evolution Dome structures at Crankworx Festival

Event Industry News

Evolution Dome, and its New Zealand-based partner, Air Space Structures, worked with energy drink giant Red Bull as part of a brand activation for one of the world’s largest mountain biking festivals earlier this month. Crankworx Festival took place at Skyline Rotorua in New Zealand from March 1-8, bringing together the best mountain bike athletes to compete in elite-level competitions in a variety of disciplines.

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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.

6 Steps to Successful Virtual Event Planning

ePly

When planning a major event or conference, it’s best to investigate all of your available options in order to maximize your event’s success. Many people and organizations have heard of a virtual event, but have no idea how to pull one off. If you count yourself among them, then these 6 Steps to Successful Virtual Event Planning are sure to set you on the right course to maximizing the success of your event! event planning and promotion

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Dynamic approach to business creates new partnerships

Event Industry News

Finding alternative ways to deliver your business to customers is proving a lifeline to many during the coronavirus situation. The dynamic approach of businesses capitalising on existing technologies, or discovering new ones, is allowing companies who were traditionally event suppliers to support new industries as well.

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How Kaspersky reduced event setup from 5 days to 3 hours

Eventtia

Keeping the World Safe. Case Studies

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New NHS Nightingale Hospital to open at ExCeL London to fight Coronavirus

Event Industry News

A new hospital will open to provide support for thousands of more patients with coronavirus, NHS England has announced. The NHS Nightingale Hospital, London, will be ready for use from next week. The hospital, based at ExCeL London, in East London, will initially provide up to 500 beds equipped with ventilators and oxygen. The capacity will then continue to increase, potentially up to several thousand beds, should it be required.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

7 Ways Eventbrite Creators are Inspiring Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Eventbrite

We’re living in unprecedented times. With the government imposing social distancing, event organisers are being forced to postpone or cancel events. At Eventbrite, we’ve been lucky enough to see some of the creative ways our customers are tackling the crisis. If you’re not sure how to keep your event in the hearts and minds of […]. The post 7 Ways Eventbrite Creators are Inspiring Others During the COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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EventWell appoints its new Chair and Vice Chair for new Board of Trustees

Event Industry News

EventWell Ltd, the charitable social enterprise, educating and campaigning for better mental health and wellbeing in the events industry, is delighted to announce the appointment of Chair and Vice-Chair to its new Board of Trustees. The new board will be led by Mark Maher, Director of Boulevard Events as incoming Chair and, Leigh Cowlishaw, Managing Partner; Balancing Edges and HBAA Board Member as incoming Vice-Chair.

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7 Advantages of Hosting Virtual Events

Aventri

As Aventri’s CEO Jim Sharpe says , “we know nothing beats the value of face-to-face meetings,” however, what happens when in-person meetings and events are restricted because of events like the coronavirus ? Should meeting and event professionals just cancel their events altogether? The answer for many will be no, thanks to technology, like virtual event platforms. Event Technology featured

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Performing Artistes

Event Industry News

Performing Artistes is the division of f4 group that supplies speakers, hosts and presenters for a whole range of activities. Many of the people we supply are celebrities, but not always – particularly for conferences – when clients don’t necessarily need a well known name, just a solid professional.

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What the Olympics Postponement Means for the Events Industry

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Eventful joins Cheerful Twentyfirst to strengthen Group’s offering

Event Industry News

Aeorema Communications plc, the owner of creative agency Cheerful Twentyfirst, has announced the acquisition of London-based boutique events agency Eventful Ltd. . The group’s decision to continue with the procurement of Eventful is made in full confidence, despite the challenging global situation unfolding due to COVID 19. The deal notably marks Aeorema’s conviction in the future and recovery of the events and MICE industry.

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Event Venues Turned Hospitals: How the Industry Is Helping

Skift

Read the Complete Story On Skift. Coronavirus and Hospitality Meetings & Events Travel Services coronavirus meetings and conventions

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Charity Film Awards to Host Virtual Gala

Event Industry News

This year’s Charity Film Awards is to be a digital only event. The 2020 Awards campaign saw 400 charity films enter and has already seen nearly 100,000 members of the public vote, will switch to a virtual format in response to coronavirus. The gala event, where this year’s winners are announced, will be live streamed on the evening of April 21 with screening of the winning films and engaging opportunities for audience interaction through social media.

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Boosting Your Event Organization During The COVID-19 Crisis

VBO Tickets

We want to extend our thoughts to all who have been affected by the COVID-19 crisis. We know how difficult this pandemic has been on all of us. As your ticketing provider, we believe that even in this time of crisis, there are still ways to help lessen the effects this situation may have had on your operations. Here are 7 ideas that may help you. Drive Donations. In a time of crisis, when sales are down, asking your community for support is one of the greatest factors to staying afloat.

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NOEA Asks for ‘Urgent Clarity’ on Freelance Support

Event Industry News

The National Outdoor Events Association is seeking urgent clarity from government regarding the support available to freelancers and small businesses, specifically those working from home or non-rateable premises. In a letter sent to leading officials within government, NOEA has asked for clarification around rate relief given to small businesses and requested this is extended to those without a fixed business address, such as mobile caterers and freelancers.

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5 Tips to Help You Get Selected for Top Brand Ambassador Jobs

Tigris Events

[…]. The post 5 Tips to Help You Get Selected for Top Brand Ambassador Jobs appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing & Experiential Marketing. Blog Brand Ambassador Event Jobs Event Planning Event Staff Event Staffing

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Bongo’s Bingo Live From The Bungalow leaps from 3.5k viewers to over 100k in just three streams on Twitch

Event Industry News

In the last few weeks, the world has changed in many strange and surreal ways. With going out coming to a sudden halt – indeed, all aspects of life have abruptly changed – it feels like many familiar patterns and rhythms are now far away. As everyone knows, it’s in Bongo’s Bingo’s DNA to bring people together, be immersed in pure escapism and have a bloody good laugh with friends, family and loved ones – no matter what is happening around the world.

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Dealing with the Effects of Coronavirus on Your Event Business

Special Events

Business consultant and financial strategist Michelle Loretta offers tips to help event companies hold on through the coronavirus crisis

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The Colour Project, the digital display specialists!

Event Industry News

Projection mapping is the art of transforming both static and dynamic objects into extraordinary display surfaces through advanced visual imaging. Mapping is a truly breath-taking medium which can be enjoyed across a broad spectrum of events from private celebrations to major public occasions. This striking and highly visual medium provides a unique, far-reaching and lasting alternative to traditional forms of audience engagement and is growing ever more popular at events across the globe.

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Olympics Crisis and Hotels’ Pain Provide Event Contract Lessons

MeetingsNet

Understanding things like event-insurance fine print and which areas of operation hotels get group revenue from will help planners become better at contracting and negotiating. With the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo postponed to 2021 , some of the biggest insurance firms in the world are breathing an enormous sigh of relief.