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The Live Events Industry Is Suffering. It’s Time to Act.

Picatic by Eventbrite

Independent events are a crucial element to our society. They foster connection and community. They shape the direction of culture and the landscape of cities.

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Eventprofs Happy Hour — Feelings Edition

Conferences that Work

Because we are struggling in a covid-19 world, I’m hosting a special Feelings Edition of the Eventprofs Happy Hour this coming Friday, March 27, 12:00 – 14:00 EDT. From 2011 – 2017 I hosted a weekly online Eventprofs Happy Hour, first on Twitter and then Google Plus.

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Event Venues Turned Hospitals: How the Industry Is Helping


Amid widespread coronavirus-related event cancellations, empty venues and hotels are stepping up to support health care efforts. Here's how the industry is pitching in.

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10 events that have pivoted to virtual

Gallus Events

Ten events that have pivoted to digital! With so much going on at such an unbelievably quick pace in the world of events, it will prove to be very useful to see how others are managing. So in this post, I have highlighted 10 great events that have pivoted to digital.

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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!

Oveit partners with to enable crypto payments for events and venues


We are announcing our partnership with, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform. For the past months we have been working closely with […]. The post Oveit partners with to enable crypto payments for events and venues appeared first on

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Audio Augmented Reality For Events

Endless Events

Yes, you read that right – we’re discussing audio augmented reality for events today! And yes, we’ve discussed the topic of augmented reality before. We touched upon it on the Event Tech Podcast. And we even dedicated a couple of # EventIcons episodes to it.

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HBAA launches Mental Health webinars in response to COVID-19

Event Industry News

As the first practical initiative to support HBAA members within the travel, event and hospitality industry at this time, on Wednesday 25 March the trade association will host the first of a series of webinars to help event and hospitality professionals protect their mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.

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Smart wristbands used within famous Ibiza establishments


Well-known establishments, part of the famous Ibiza island are stepping up their game in terms of adopting unique technologies to enhance guest experiences. […]. The post Smart wristbands used within famous Ibiza establishments appeared first on

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Coronavirus and why fan engagement is more important now than ever

Event Industry News

Luis Sousa (Marketing Director, Festicket). As the coronavirus outbreak continues to gather pace, each day represents a step further into the unknown for the global population.

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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.

5 Tips for Presenting During a Virtual Event


How effective a presenter is at hosting their session, particularly for a virtual event, can make or break an attendee’s experience.

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Tracking Employees By Position And Availability


The post Tracking Employees By Position And Availability appeared first on Caterease. Employee Manager Tip of The Week

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Virtual Audience Engagement Platform – webMOBI


webMOBI releases Virtual Audience Engagement platform – Engage efficiently via online events during coronavirus outbreak webMOBI is a new generation AI-powered all-in-one engagement platform and [.]. The post Virtual Audience Engagement Platform – webMOBI appeared first on webMOBI.

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Pivot To Virtual (Event Notes Pt. 2&3)


Part 2: Managing the Online Event Experience. Event Planning Thought Leadership

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

4 Tips for MeetingProfs Filing 2019 Taxes in the Year of Coronavirus


The good news is that United States Secretary of the Treasury postponed the deadline for filing 2019 federal tax returns to July 15, 2020 with no penalties or interest due to disruptions connected to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The bad news is that not all states have adopted three-month postponement ( you can look up the specifics for your state here ) and if all goes well, meeting professionals will be clipboard-deep in rescheduled events by mid-summer.

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Anxiety is anxious times

Plan Your Meetings

I turned 50 years old last year. Leading up to the milestone birthday, I found myself getting angrier and angrier by the day. Just about everything made me mad. To rescue me from divorce, I agreed with my spouse to see a therapist. Turns out I was anxious. Very anxious.

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Q&A: A Driving Force for Event Marketers


Name : Kimberly Gishler. Title : President and CEO. Organization : CEMAce. Why was Corporate Event Marketing Association (CEMA) created? CEMA was created in 1990 by a group of senior event marketers—representing mostly tech brands and agencies—to create a diverse and intimate professional community for event-marketing leaders who could offer unparalleled expertise, unique experiences and comprehensive resources.

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Leaning on Your Event Associations During Tough Times

Special Events

There's strength in numbers--your event industry associations can help in many ways in challenging times

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Events Industry Carries On Together Through COVID-19

Special Events

This catering pro shares how the industry has triumphed in the past and shares tips on overcoming today's challenges

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