Mon.Apr 19, 2021

A novel way to assess consensus

Conferences that Work

Chapter 44 of my book The Power of Participation explains how facilitators use participatory voting to provide public information about viewpoints in the room, and pave the way for further discussion. In particular, we often use participatory voting to assess consensus.

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58 of the Most Influential People in Virtual Events


The events industry has had a tough year to say the least, but these challenging times have also inspired some huge achievements and innovations in virtual events.

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365 Community Engagement: What Could It Actually Look Like for Events?


Ongoing ‘365 engagement’ is on the horizon, according to event tech providers, but they have yet to form a clear picture of just what it will look like. Community building through virtual events will be key, but how should you fold that into ongoing engagement?

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Understanding Hybrid Event Models: An Endless Events Guide

Endless Events

At first glance, it might seem like a hybrid event is pretty straightforward. You take virtual, you take in-person, and bada bing bada boom, you got yourself a hybrid experience! Well, sort of.

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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.

How to Prepare for the Next Crisis: Event Insurance Tips


When you are planning for an inspiring event, you probably don’t want to imagine the possibility of your hard work going to waste, but the pandemic illustrated why it’s important to prepare for the chance that your meeting may need to be canceled due to circumstances completely outside your control.

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Virtual and Hybrid Events: Attendee Networking 


If you pivoted into virtual events over this past year, you know that creating an engaging virtual environment for your audience isn’t as straightforward as with in-person events.

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Encore designs a divine food and wine experience under the vines


The creative team at Encore in Adelaide developed a stunning food and wine experience at St Hugo in the Barossa Valley. The brief from McGrath Real Estate was to provide a styling and audio visual solution for the opening dinner of their multi-day Leadership Conference and Team Building getaway.

Case Study: CHG Incentive Shift Celebrate Flexibility


Editor’s Note : The pivot to digital events over the last year revealed that a lot of value delivered at face-to-face meetings can effectively be online. One of the big exceptions, however, was incentive programs.

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Temporary Fix or Permanent Change? An AV Perspective on the Evolution of Trade Shows

PCMA Convene

Sean Wargo, AVIXA’S senior director of market intelligence, says of events: “We need to move away from this idea that there’s this calendared moment … it doesn’t make any sense. It should just exist as content that has long tail.”

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Grand Reopening Event Planning Checklist You Need to Bookmark


While most creators have a trusty event planning checklist that they consult in normal times, organising a post-lockdown event comes with a whole host of different factors to consider.

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Selling Event Tickets Online: Why One Country Show Creator Moved Away From Cash


Cashless and contactless events have become a firm part of our post-lockdown world – which means event creators need to adapt. If your event has always relied on cash, switching to online ticketing might sound like a daunting prospect. But it’s much simpler than you might think.

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How to Plan Your Stag and Doe in Ten Easy Steps


Let’s get real – planning a wedding can be expensive. Enter the Stag and Doe a.k.a the honeymoon fund generator! The reason that these parties are so great is that they are a chance for you to have a big blowout with your friends and family with the added bonus of raising money for your wedding!

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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.

Sharing Documents Through the Customer Portal


The post Sharing Documents Through the Customer Portal appeared first on Caterease. Event Manager

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How Can CIOs Implement Effective Change Management?

Management Events

Change management is inevitable in the era of digital transformation — at individual and enterprise levels. Over the past year, organizations across the globe experienced some form of change management out of necessity.

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Point of View: Kathryn Jones


Kathryn Jones. Events Officer at University of Central Lancashire. As part of our commitment to championing the industry, we are talking to people about their careers and what IEM means to them.

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Why It’s Crucial That You Nurture Your Relationships With Venues

Special Events

In addition to the benefits you stand to gain, a good venue-vendor relationship is also a win for clients

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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.

Truckfest confirms extravaganza for return to Peterborough

Event Industry News

Truckfest, Europe’s largest trucking festival since 1983, has confirmed it will be returning to the East of England Arena & Events Centre on August 28-30 with a full 3-day festival and all-new opening ceremony.

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4 Tips to Make Presenters More Effective for Any Audience


Communication-skills specialist Kerri Garbis explains how to prepare speakers to present effectively for both virtual and in-person attendees.

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Blossoms to headline ‘near-normal’ gig trial

Event Industry News

Music fans in Liverpool are to get the chance to enjoy a near-normal gig as part of a government pilot event. A crowd of 5,000 will see headline act Blossoms without having to social-distance or wear face coverings. But they will only get into the 2 May event by having a negative Covid test.

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365 Community Engagement: What Could It Actually Look Like for Events?


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

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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

Givergy launches subscription service – Givergy Unlimited (UK)

Event Industry News

Givergy announced today the launch of Givergy Unlimited – an innovative, cost-effective annual subscription service allowing clients unlimited use of Givergy’s award-winning fundraising platform. Givergy Unlimited was created to help organisations minimise costs whilst maximising fundraising returns.

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Explori and Evolio Join Forces in North America

Exhibitor Magazine

LONDON and NEW YORK  Event measurement experts Explori and Evolio Marketing are pleased to announce that they have entered into a North American stra. Company News

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Event Delivery Platform for COVID Recovery

Event Industry News

Bringing people together, or sending teams out, is even riskier than before. When it comes to event risk management during a pandemic, effective communication is as important as your plans and safety procedures.

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The Innofac Show to Debut in Las Vegas

Exhibitor Magazine

Amsterdam, Netherlands andmdash; The Innofac Show, a conference and expo for Facility Management in Hospitality and Entertainment, will launch its first. Shows and Events

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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.

Prior to Covid-19 Running live events was a full-time business

Event Industry News

Running events in the future seems even more difficult as we come out of lockdown; social distancing, cleaning, capacity limits, temperature checks, Coaching staff, resource planning, one 2 ones, and training plans need to be implemented, and not to mention your day to day tasks.

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Eagle Management Group Adds Reid Sherwood to Sales Team

Exhibitor Magazine

Eagle Management Group is proud to announce that Reid Sherwood has joined the team as an account executive based in the Grand Rapids, Michigan, area. People

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Turn in-person, virtual, and hybrid events into empowering experiences with Conference Compass

Event Industry News

Mobile event apps have come a long way in recent years. They have evolved into versatile tools for event planners, attendees, exhibitors, and all of the different stakeholders involved. Mobile event apps are now indispensable to the event industry, and it would be unthinkable not to make use of them.

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