Mon.Jun 29, 2020

Please don’t call them virtual meetings

Conferences that Work

I’ve been noticing a strange trend, ever since COVID-19 caused just about all bread and butter meetings to vanish. Suddenly, people are calling the meetings we’re holding these days virtual meetings. In the immortal words of Bob Newhart. Stop it! Virtual.

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Summer Party Ideas: 7 Safe and Festive Ways to Host a Small, Outdoor Gathering


Want to host a small gathering this summer? Follow these best practices to keep your guests safe and socially distanced

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Event Planners Expect a 4th Quarter Comeback — Is It Realistic?


As countries slowly reopen and, for some, allow large live events again, a majority of event planners foresee going back to business in the fourth quarter 2020 or early 2021. Is this a realistic approach?

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#LightItInRed – UK lighting direct action event announced

Event Industry News

#LightItInRed is a UK based direct action lighting protest that is scheduled to take place on the night of Monday 6 th July 2020 … to draw attention to the critical condition of the UK live event and entertainment industry and its need for special government support to see it through to re-starting.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

How to Create a COVID-era Event Marketing Plan


As event professionals know, even the best-planned gathering can fall flat without the right marketing.

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Post-Pandemic Events: The Contactless Way

Endless Events

Post-pandemic events: what will they look like? Well, amidst the backdrop of COVID-19 fears and the spread of it, mega-events such as the 2020 Olympics, F8 for Facebook, Ceraweek, Zoom, and Zendesk have canceled their events.

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Trending in 2020: Everything You Need to Know About Micro-Weddings


Even before the pandemic shrank our social circles, couples were starting to opt for smaller weddings, even going as far to adopt what is being called a micro-wedding.

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[#EventTalks] Episode #4: How to Get Started with B2B Influencer Marketing for Virtual Events

Hubilo Blog

Influencers are the pillars of success for several brands and products we see out in the market. B2B Influencer marketing has been a buzzword, we’ve listened for a while now. Some of you might still be wondering what exactly is influencer marketing?

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Shaping the Future of the Industry with Hybrid Events

Event Age by Swapcard

A discussion on hybrid events with Jacquelyn Wells, Vice President of MDG and Walid Bengeloune, Regional Manager, Swapcard Canada

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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.

Hull’s Polar Bear set for Live Music Return

Event Industry News

‘Live From The Polar Bear’ heralds a welcome return to live music from Covid-19 lockdown, with VMS Live supporting the Polar Bear and Sesh, presenting a twelve week series of gigs, starting 30 th , June,2020. Doors will open, lights turned on and faders go up in Hull, for Live From The Polar Bear, beginning on Tuesday 30 th June, streaming live from at 8.00pm, featuring The Hubbards and Alice Simmons.

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Get to Know… Rebecca Chan of Rebecca Chan Wedding & Events


Photo Courtesy of Rhythm Photography The Basics Name: Rebecca Chan Company: Rebecca Chan Weddings & Events Years in Business: 11 Let’s get down to Biz So how’d you get into the biz?

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Event Industry News

Spearheaded by the IELA Standards & Customs Working Group, these guidelines have been drawn up as a practical tool for all parties involved in on-site work specifically in the exhibitions industry.

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Restaurants Open For Dine-In In Rhode Island


Post-coronavirus, restaurants are slowly reopening in various stages — which started with takeout and delivery and has evolved into partial capacity for dine-in— in order to ensure a safe experience until the days of everyone operating at full capacity.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Reed Exhibitions announces new general counsel

Event Industry News

Today, Reed Exhibition announces that Alexandra Smyth has been named General Counsel, effective 1st July 2020 and will join the Reed Exhibitions Executive Leadership Team on that date. She replaces Julie Goldweitz, who after 27 years with RELX and Reed Exhibitions, retires on June 30th.

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9 Fun Ideas to Spice Up Your Online Workshop and Engage Your Audience


Teaching is an art form. It doesn’t matter if you’re teaching online or in person. Great teachers hold our attention, make us laugh, help us understand the subject matter, and, most of all, inspire us. Achieving engagement from your students, especially online, takes practice and experience.

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The Ultimate Webinar Sponsorship Guide

EventBank Insights

With the COVID-19 pandemic severely limiting events and opportunities to host large scale events, many companies are now shifting their gears to hosting online webinars and other virtual events.

Coronavirus: Setting the New Standard of Event Safety

Special Events

This experiential agency now offers its GDXtra standard for event safety

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

Allseated Breaking Event Tech Boundaries Again With Launch of Allseated Connect Video Conferencing

All Seated

SAN FRANCISCO JUNE 29, 2020. Allseated is officially launching today the Allseated Connect Video Conferencing tool – a first of its kind communication suite that enables remote selling and planning of venue spaces and events virtually and collaboratively.

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Event Planners Expect a 4th Quarter Comeback — Is It Realistic?


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

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SMSgiving in 4 Easy Steps

Click & Pledge

Texting is a thing, right? 23 billion. That’s how many text messages are sent around the world every single day. According to researcher Dscout, most of us touch our smartphones 2,617 times a day. And that was pre-COVID days!

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