Tue.Apr 27, 2021

22 Hybrid Event Ideas For Engagement, Monetization and Marketing

Event Age by Swapcard

What you need is a step-by-step checklist that you can refer to throughout the process of planning your hybrid event. We've made that checklist for you, to ensure you have everything in one place.

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CDC guidelines for COVID surface transmission explained.

Expo Pass

Newly released guidelines for surface transmission tell us that it’s probably time to cut back on all the Clorox wipes.

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Destinations International Rising Stars Share Their Covid Lessons

Smart Meetings

Smart Meetings loves recognizing talented hospitality professionals who will help the industry evolve as we get back to meeting, so when we heard that Destinations International had announced their 2021 30 Under 30 class from convention and visitors bureaus and tourism boards around the world, we wanted to get to know them better.

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3 Foundational Hybrid Event Models for 2021


From the network model to the single site, discover three hybrid event models for bringing your hybrid event programs to life.

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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 Shortcuts to Keep Your Audience from Zoning Out

Smart Meetings

Here’s a harsh truth. People aren’t paying attention to your presentation. I know, I know — we’ve been talking about engagement numbers dropping through the floor over the course of our pandemic-mandated virtual meetingverse.

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New CDC Guidelines: Still No Large Gatherings, But No Masks Outdoor If Vaxed

Smart Meetings

Some restrictions have been lifted for those who have been vaccinated, according to new guidance announced today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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How LG’s Clothing Swap and Wash Center are Scrubbing Away Textile Waste

Event Marketer

An LG WashTower unit serves as the donation vessel where attendees can drop their goods while getting a feel for the appliance’s capabilities. There’s a hidden skeleton in your closet: that pile of unwanted clothing.

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3 Questions For a Global Meetings Veteran on the Future of Workplaces


A tenant Lounge at Ease's property on Sixth Avenue, New York City. Ease Hospitality Skift Take: Many office workers will be thinking they’ve never had it so good, working at home with all the comforts that come with it.

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These Trials Could Be Key to the Reopening of the UK Event Industry


COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the events industry over the last year, with festivals, sports events, exhibitions, and concerts cancelled. However, it looks as if there might be light at the end of the tunnel.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Account Based Marketing: Reevaluating Event Marketing Through an ABM Lens


If there is one thing that event professionals today know to be true, it is making meaningful connections with prospects and accounts is a powerful thing. But for several reasons, it is not always easy or achievable to bring everyone together in the same space.

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creating memorable experiences


the weather is getting better, and we’re allowed to meet with more people outside, and whilst we can’t travel abroad there are so many ways to get together with teams and clients and create experiences that will be both fun and memorable not that far from home.

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When Does it Make Sense to Work for Free as a Wedding Planner?

The Planner's Lounge

As a professional wedding and event planner, we are often asked to do work for free. How do we decide when it’s worth it? Here are 4 scenarios when working for free makes sense: 1) You are brand new to event planning.

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Hybrid How-To: A Guide to Hosting Successful Hybrids

Smart Meetings

Going hybrid is an experiential process. You try, try and try again until you find the formula for that perfect in-person-virtual concoction.

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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.

Wi-Fi voted most influential invention in events over the past 150 years

Prestige Events Magazine

Wi-Fi has been voted as the top technological invention to influence events in the past 150 years, followed by electric lights and the aeroplane, according to a recent survey by IET Venues.

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Toronto Caterers Offering Mother’s Day Special Menus


When it comes to celebrating Mother’s Day, it’s gonna take a whole lot more than a pandemic to rain on that parade! Gatherings are tough still, so the city’s top caterers have you covered, curating some of the finest and tastiest gourmet menus for moms this Mother’s Day.

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Prestige Events Magazine

After a year of zoom meetings, this summer calls for something a little more spectacular when it comes to socialising.

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BIME expands to South America and sets 2021 dates for Bilbao

Event Industry News

The 9th edition of Spanish music industry conference BIME PRO will be held in Bilbao from the 27-29 October 2021. BIME expands to South America, with the inaugural edition taking place in April 2022 in Bogota, Columbia.

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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.

Considering joining a Professional Event Planning Association?


In a rapidly changing professional landscape, one of the largest obstacles our clients report facing is simply keeping up.

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University of Westminster Students launch international remote working digital interns scheme

Event Industry News

With the many challenges of the past year and with more remote working, the University of Westminster’s event management students are here to help event organisers and suppliers again in 2021.

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More than 200 Exhibiting Companies Commit to Vision Expo East 2021

Exhibitor Magazine

Alexandria, VA  The Vision Council and Reed Exhibitions, co-organizers of Vision Expo, today announce that more than 200 exhibiting companies have co. Shows and Events

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Demand adds third day to Event Tech Live USA & Canada

Event Industry News

Organisers of the inaugural Event Tech Live (ETL) USA & Canada, which opens on June 8, will use an extra day to accommodate the weight of quality content that’s been submitted from companies and individuals right across the world.

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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

Hotel Industry and Union Join to Urge Congress for Aid

Exhibitor Magazine

WASHINGTON  The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) and UNITE HERE, the largest hospitality workers union in North America, today joined forc. Associations/Press

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Live Group, ready to help you with your next hybrid, virtual and in-person event

Event Industry News

Live Group are a team of leading experts in the events industry and have been a trusted events partner for over 45 years. We create powerful communication strategies designed to bring you closer to your audiences, whoever and wherever they are.

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CTA Announces Return to Las Vegas for CES 2022

Exhibitor Magazine

Arlington, VA  The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) today announced CES 2022, the world's most influential technology event, will return to L. Shows and Events

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Three 5K runs are part of pilot mass events to try to move out of lockdown

Event Industry News

A set of 5K runs will be among the tests aimed at building plans for the safe return of mass participation sport and events. Scientific data will be drawn from participants, spectators and staff taking part in the three-race Reunion 5K at Kempton Park, Surrey, on May 15.

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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.

CTS EVENTIM launches resale platform fanSALE in Scandinavia

Event Industry News

CTS EVENTIM, one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment, has launched its resale platform fanSALE in Norway, Sweden and Denmark, allowing ticket buyers to safely buy and resell tickets for concerts, festivals and sporting events.

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