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Hot off the press: Swapcard Acquires Avolio, Inc. and Integrates Registration Into Event Platform

Event Age by Swapcard

We at Swapcard are thrilled to announce our acquisition of Avolio, Inc. , a registration platform headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and its event management software, IPReg.

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We stand in support of safe gathering

Picatic by Eventbrite

As a platform built for the purpose of bringing people together, Eventbrite firmly believes in the power of assembly. We ticket millions of events each year and work hard to support the ability for people to safely gather. Our Community Guidelines prohibit events, content, or creators that share or promote violence, illegal activity, and/or misinformation […]. Eventbrite

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Swapcard's Catapult To The Top: From 0% to 400% Growth in 6 Months

Event Age by Swapcard

Darwin said, "It's not the strongest of species that survives, but the one most adaptable to change.". They say that nothing changes if nothing changes

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Virtual Event Rehearsals: They Matter!

Endless Events

A few months ago – you know, when the craziness was at its highest – we wrote about virtual event mistakes. If you’re an avid reader of Endless, you might recall that one of those mistakes was foregoing rehearsals.

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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.

4 Corporate Volunteer Program Benefits


Corporate volunteering is the pursuit of employees taking part in a sponsored or company-organized program dedicated to positively engaging in wildlife, ethical community, and environmental initiatives.

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Power User Series (#11) - Designing for Audiences


Connecting with Your Audience. In order to better engage your audience, presenters need to emphasize that they are with their attendees, both virtually and in spirit. The best way to do this is to use a conferencing or live-streaming platform and setting it as the default view in Glisser.

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Call to Arms "Ignites the Light"

Special Events

Catersource + The Special Event took its first major step toward this summer’s event on January 13 when catering and event pros came together virtually for the annual “Call to Arms” meeting, which outlined plans for showcasing events for the 2021 show

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Swapcard acquires Avolio, Inc. and integrates registration into event platform

Event Industry News

Swapcard , the Paris-based leading AI-powered engagement and matchmaking platform for premium virtual and hybrid events, announced this week its acquisition of Avolio, Inc., a registration platform headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and its event management software, IPReg.

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The Hidden Benefits of Virtual Events You Haven’t Thought Of Yet


The year 2020 turned the meetings and events industry on its head, with lingering changes here to stay. It’s no surprise that the pandemic catapulted virtual events into the stratosphere.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Job Opportunity: Content Manager

Event Industry News

EventsCase ?we we are looking for a Content Manager to handle the overall management of content for marketing, communication and PR perspectives.

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Brittany and Michael’s Beautiful Hotel X Wedding in Toronto


When it comes to modern elegance, Brittany and Michael’s wedding at Hotel X Toronto beautifully fits the bill.

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Build your free event with Canapii

Event Industry News

By Rita Chaher, Co-Founder at Canapii. Set-up your event now, for free. Free basic service for up to 75 attendees, starting today. Canapii has the best feature set in the event management industry, combined with intuitive usability.

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Top 5 Virtual Event Kits

Coterie Spark

Whether you’re organizing a virtual meeting for ten or a digital conference for thousands, event boxes or “kits” are a great way to create a sensory experience for your attendees.

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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

Feeling Zoomed out? Want to choose who you talk to when networking, like in real life?


If you’re like most professionals online now, we’re all feeling a bit “zoomed out” after six months. Sure, breakout rooms are great. They were novel and are a cool way to be with a few other people, in a smaller, more manageable setting. But you have no control over them, really.

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Industry veterans launch new live music promotion company – LUMINESCENT

Event Industry News

Veteran music venue programmers and promoters Ben Taylor and Ade Dovey have combined forces to launch a new live music promotion company, LUMINESCENT. Taylor and Dovey combine over 30 years of live music experience as venue programmers, promoters, touring and artist management.

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Virtual Conferences – the New Reality is Working


I had my first experience presenting at a Virtual Conference and it was a success, as far as I’m concerned. If this is the new reality going forward, I believe we’ll be fine.

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Top Event Planning Skills You Need in a Post Covid-19 World


Change in our industry is nothing new. It’s something event planners have been dealing with in every aspect of their job. But 2020, we saw some truly significant changes due to the dramatic impact of the Covid-19.

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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.

22 Positive Predictions for 2021, part 2

Special Events

Ready to kick 2020 to the curb? So are we! Let’s start by sending some good karma into the new year with these heartfelt stories from your peers about how they learned from the hardships of this year and plan to make next year their best one yet

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Events Industry Council announces 2021 Board of Directors

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Council (EIC), the global voice of the business events industry on advocacy, research, professional recognition and standards, is pleased to announce today the election of officers and directors to its 2021 Board of Directors.

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Hot off the press: Swapcard Acquires Avolio, Inc. and Integrates Registration Into Event Platform


We at Swapcard are thrilled to announce our acquisition of Avolio, Inc. , a registration platform headquartered in Atlanta, GA, and its event management software, IPReg.

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PCMA releases updated Business Events Compass 3.0

Event Industry News

PCMA today released an executive summary of the December 2020 update to Business Events Compass , an actionable framework of insights and strategies for business event professionals and their business partners for the pandemic and beyond.

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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!

IMEX CEO on What Show’s Cancellation for Second Time Means for Event Industry Recovery


Read the Complete Story On Skift. Meetings & Events events imex

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Attending The 59th Presidential Inauguration From Space, Courtesy Of Spelfie

Event Industry News

The attendance records at the most recent Presidential inaugurations remain a source of great debate and contention. 44th President Barack Obama’s bustling inauguration in 2009 compared to 45th President Donald Trump’s sparce crowd in 2017 was most vividly portrayed with satellite imagery from space.

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