Wed.Apr 14, 2021

Risk, Revenue Recognition and Recovery

Velvet Chainsaw

For well over a year, we’ve consulted with dozens of associations on their go/no-go event strategies. One of our early — and still applicable — recommendations was for conference organizers to communicate and publish the date when they expect to make the decision for their in-person conference.

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BOMB Magazine’s Biggest Takeaways After Pivoting to Online Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

The Brooklyn-based cultural magazine BOMB Magazine is well-known for featuring interviews with prominent figures from the theater, the visual arts, and the music scene.

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Events Restart in Spain Despite Rising Cases: Can That Last?


With Barcelona’s 5,000-person concert and Madrid’s HIP Expo, Spain has been revving up its event sector alongside its tourism industry. But even if events continue to receive regulatory approval, the country’s rising case count could derail plans.

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How to beat Zoom fatigue at your virtual and hybrid events.

Expo Pass

We’ve all been in a Zoom meeting or virtual event where, at some point, looking at the screen becomes just plain exhausting. This is the Zoom fatigue.

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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.

Event Branding 101: How to Create a Memorable Brand


What separates a good event from the best event of the summer? Some people will say the food; others will say entertainment. When you think about it, it's all about providing an exceptional experience to everyone involved and standing out from the crowd.

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Eventory’s integration with CRM systems: how to use data from events to grow sales and marketing?


Events play a crucial role in companies’ business strategy as they facilitate building relationships with their audience. They are an opportunity to learn more about the attendees, their needs and create better products or offers based on that knowledge and thus run an efficient sales process.

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Online Events Communities – Why Now?


Ironically, event professionals are an industry that is changing and an industry that never seems to change. Like many black swan events, there are often long-term changes to the way businesses operate and consumers act.

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The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers


Analytics company Hotjar uses NextRetreat to book its annual gatherings. NextRetreat Skift Take: The methods for booking a suitable corporate retreat these days still feel very experimental, with so many nuances to consider. But the rewards will be there for the platforms that get it right.

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Jessica and Anthony’s Luxurious Wedding at Chateau Le Parc


With a breathtaking venue and elegant, modern touches, Jessica and Anthony’s wedding at Chateau Le Parc has our hearts beating with delight at very gorgeous detail. The high school sweethearts enlisted the genius of coordinator Blush Events to help make their wedding day dreams come true.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Eventbrite Further Deepens Integration with Zoom


– Prepares for continued role of online and hybrid events in experience economy of the future – Builds on success of more than 1.4

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Design Thinking Supports Large-Scale Global Hybrid Event

Maritz Global Events

With the sudden lockdown of the world due to Covid-19 in 2020, we needed to quickly develop a new plan for the upcoming International Congress and Convention Association (ICCA) 59th Annual Congress later that year — a virtual + F2F experience that would enable us to bring people together all across the globe. Meeting Planning Event Experience Design

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Here’s How Waitrose Has Finessed Online Events


The magic of retail is in creating captivating experiences, so it’s no wonder retailers used to love holding in-person events to strengthen their relationship with customers. But, due to COVID-19, many brands have barely been able to open their doors to customers since early 2020.

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getting social safely


getting social safely. with outdoor eventing being the first thing to open, and just time in time for summer, we have rounded up our top picks for alfresco summer fun, to get your team back together for some well-needed good times. the big london bake!

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

Four Paths Into the Future of Virtual Events

Opus Agency

As brands continue to go deeper into digital-first event strategies, explore emerging hybrid architectures, and embrace brand communities, the trails blazed in 2020 are opening new ways forward into 2022.

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7 Hybrid Event Benefits Essential for your 2021 Event Strategy


‘ Everyone has a plan until they get punched ’. Long before Mike Tyson made this quote mainstream, event professionals like us have been living it everyday – If everything went according to plan at our events, then it would be an easy business.

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Day in the Life of a Wedding & Event Planner with Zupenda Davis-Shine

The Planner's Lounge

Welcome to our “Day in the Life” series! We feature wedding and event planners from around the world with many different levels of experience. If you would like to be featured, download our questionnaire here and email your responses and photos to

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Who's News in Special Events for April 15, 2021

Special Events

Special events business news

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

The MeetingPlay Hybrid Experience

Event Industry News

Connect and empower your audience with MeetingPlay’s award-winning hybrid event platform backed with legendary technology and service. Powered by our mobile event app and virtual event platform, we’ll bridge your in-person and virtual audience for a cohesive experience that’s uniquely yours.

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Virtual Event Etiquette Tips for Event Planners and Attendees

All Seated

Even before the pandemic began, virtual events and meetings were on the rise. But the last year has brought them to an entirely new level: Zoom had over 300 million meeting participants per day in 2020. Google Meet had over 100 million daily meeting participants in 2020.

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60 U.S. music venues are getting ‘Turnkey Livestreaming’ abilities

Event Industry News

Live Nation and Veeps are outfitting 60 Live Nation-operated music venues across the U.S. with audio and visual tech to optimize livestreams, the concert giant and livestreaming startup announced on Wednesday.

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Simplify Virtual Experiences With Eventbrite’s Faster Zoom Integration


In 2020, event creators like you hosted more than one million online events on Eventbrite. When we surveyed a subset of those creators in March 2021, the vast majority (94%) said they opt to use Zoom for their virtual experiences on Eventbrite. To make it even easier to connect Eventbrite and Zoom, we’re rolling out […]. The post Simplify Virtual Experiences With Eventbrite’s Faster Zoom Integration appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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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

Virtual experiences customised for your audience

Event Industry News

Beehive is a virtual event environment created by event professionals for event professionals. Developed by the team at event agency, Live Union , it’s grounded in a clear understanding of what audiences really value when meeting virtually.

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Take a sneak peak at our upcoming Promotion Centre Updates


If you’ve missed all the updates we’ve sent out so far on our new Promotion Centre, we’ve summarised this for you all in one place so make sure you give this a read before you check out what’s coming soon. Coming soon. Ticket downloads blocked 24 hours before event.

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Who's News in Special Events for April 14, 2021

Special Events

Special events business news

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Ready reduce your carbon footprint? It could be time to move your Shareholder meeting online

Lumi Global

Climate action is on the minds of businesses worldwide, as many professionals and industries look for innovative ways to lower their carbon footprint.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Events Restart in Spain Despite Rising Cases: Can That Last?


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

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Creating Virtual Engagement:

Event Industry News

Your virtual event is alive and buzzing with animated conversations, electric presentations and smart social media sharing. How do you keep the momentum going? The truth is, the excitement must start well before the virtual event opens. And it has to continue long after the event closes.

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