July, 2020

How to Create an Engaging Virtual or Hybrid Event With The EventMobi Platform

Eventmobi

The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably caught the Global Business Events Industry off guard, and planners around the world are having to make difficult decisions about upcoming events.

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Ticket to Vote: Add Free Voter Registration to Your Events With HeadCount

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What do Beyoncé, Billie Eilish, and David Byrne all have in common, besides music? They each teamed up with HeadCount to register voters at their events, empowering fans to exercise their fundamental right to vote. Now, US event creators can do the same thanks to Eventbrite’s partnership with HeadCount, a non-partisan organization that registers people […]. Product News and Tips

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Template: Gain Valuable Insights Through Surveys to Send to Your Event Attendees

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We can learn a lot from our attendees. Taking their thoughts, feelings, and comfort levels into account is vital to ensuring the success of your event and business. Make it a priority to check in from time to time with your attendees, especially when so much is at stake in the current global climate. Below, […]. Resources and Tools Event Planning Template

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Shelly and Pete’s Sweet Wedding at Malaparte

EventSource

Blending Chinese cultural tradition with timeless romance, Shelly and Pete’s gorgeous big day hits all the right sweet notes. The fabulous planner Rebecca Chan Weddings & Events was able to make the couple’s wedding dreams come true with pretty hues, sophisticated details and personal touches at the stunning Malaparte. Captured by the talented lens of Elizabeth in Love , get ready for some serious love and style with this gallery!

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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.

Virtual Event Platform Comparison: The Best for 2020

EventMB

Finding the best virtual event platform is the most common problem event planners have today. We looked at the 94 best virtual event platforms in 2020 to bring you a comparison of how they stack up.

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10 Questions About Hybrid Events, Answered

Endless Events

It’s finally time to discuss the hot topic of hybrid events. Over the past few months, we’ve been focused on providing all the educational content we possibly could about virtual events. But now that restrictions slowly begin to lift, mentalities need to shift.

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Template: How to Communicate the COVID-19 Safety Steps You’ve Taken to Attendees in Your Event Listing

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Safety is at the top of attendees’ minds right now, so it’s more important than ever to clearly communicate the safety steps you’ve taken before holding an event. A good place to share this information is in your event listing. After you read and complete the exercises in Eventbrite’s COVID-19 Safety Playbook for Events, you’ll […]. Eventbrite

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How Event Creators Like You Are Navigating the Return to In-Person Events

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It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has turned the events industry upside down. But as parts of the world begin to reopen, event creators are getting creative and finding inventive ways to safely gather in-person again. On July 22, Eventbrite hosted a webinar with two event creators who have adapted to the times by […]. Eventbrite

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A Year Like No Other

Event Industry News

Caboose & Co, the pop-up accommodation experts , believe that although the last few months have proved undeniably testing for everyone within the live events sector, the future of our beloved industry will not be in jeopardy for long. Tales of camaraderie, collective resilience and creative versatility have shone through – with the first post-lockdown, socially distanced events being prepped for as we currently put ‘pen to paper’.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

6 Stylish Tabletop Looks to Inspire Your Small Dinner Parties

BizBash

Going small doesn't mean you have to sacrifice style, as a Beverly Hills-based event firm proved for a recent photo shoot

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How to Keep Your Virtual Event Secure From Cyber Threats

EventMB

As we embark on the steep learning curve required by our current safest course of action, virtual events, it's more important than ever that we all gain the training we need to protect our attendees and other stakeholders from breaches in our data. At this point, we've all heard the stories of Zoom webinars being […]. The post How to Keep Your Virtual Event Secure From Cyber Threats by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

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Three criteria for working with others for change and action

Conferences that Work

How can we successfully work with others for change and action? During the last eight months, I’ve been striving to save a tiny liberal arts school , Marlboro College , from closure.

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Conference Innovation While Traveling at Warp Speed

Velvet Chainsaw

Navigating change during a crisis is not for the faint of heart. During my career leading association event teams, I regularly recalibrated and redefined team member roles in order to drive innovation and improve our meeting experiences. Not every effort was a rousing success but attempting to inject new conference elements made us more nimble, creative and smarter as a team. We are in the middle, I hope, of an extraordinary time in the meetings industry.

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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.

Experts Share the Equipment and Software You Need to Stream a High-Quality Concert

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Nothing can beat the feeling of the moment when the lights go down and the music starts at a sold-out concert in a packed club full of screaming fans. But with many music venues closed for the foreseeable future, or limiting capacities to safely adhere to physical distancing measures, the concert industry is adapting to […]. Music Resources and Tools Stories and Interviews

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Real-Time Interpretation At Your Next Multilingual Virtual Event With EventMobi & Kudo

Eventmobi

Now, speakers at your virtual event can present in their mother tongue while attendees listen in their preferred language. With the rise of virtual events, many planners have experienced firsthand how an online format offers an incredible opportunity to scale and extend their event’s reach. With travel and cost limitations removed, it is now possible to invite speakers and engage attendees from anywhere in the world. A significant barrier, however, remains: language.

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The Right Way to Set Up Your Live Stream Event

GEVME

Do you want to get the most out of your live stream events online ? Whether it’s a concert, conference, or an art exhibition, knowing how to live stream an event online is fundamental; however, insufficient.

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The Future of Events Is Definitely Hybrid: What Will They Look Like?

EventMB

There is one question on the minds of event professionals looking at getting back to live events, what will hybrid look like? Here is a potential scenario. 62% of event planners say that the future of events is hybrid.

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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.

The best way to hold a discussion online

Conferences that Work

What’s the best way to hold a discussion online? For years I’ve been successfully facilitating in-person group discussions at meetings, using the simple fishbowl and fishbowl sandwich processes. These techniques work because at any moment, only a small, clearly defined, (but constantly changing) group of people are involved in the discussion. As a result you can moderate an interesting, orderly discussion with hundreds of people, any of who have an equal opportunity to speak.

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Industry disruptor TourLife celebrates Five Year Anniversary

Event Industry News

Tour management company, TourLife, is celebrating its fifth year in business as it continues to disrupt the market with fresh ideas and its unique offering.

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Ticketing Strategies for Online Events: A Guide to Free, Donation, and Tiered Ticketing

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Online events offer an opportunity for event organizers to try out new things. Take June’s annual global Pride festivities, which quickly shifted online so people could still come together to celebrate, connect, and fight for change in the queer community — even in the face of COVID-19. Unsurprisingly, many Eventbrite creators have used this moment […]. Eventbrite

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#ThrowbackThursday: 10 Still Steal-Worthy Event Ideas From Summer 2019

BizBash

While COVID-19 may have thrown shade on this year's summer plans, we're breaking through the clouds to shine a spotlight on summer 2019's steal-worthy event ideas

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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!

Have You Created a Medical Contingency Plan for Your Event Yet?

SmartMeetings

How can you provide a safe and secure environment for your attendees in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic? It begins with confidence. Many meeting planners and are looking to someone else to tell them the right way to plan a successful and safe event.

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Why Are Live Events Still Moving Forward in Areas With a 99 Percent Risk of Infection?

EventMB

The live event industry is desperate to go back to business. Some events are willing to pursue a comeback at all costs, even if it means getting attendees sick. Who is right and who is wrong? The event industry is bleeding. Painting a nice picture is not helping anyone. If you know anyone who works […]. The post Why Are Live Events Still Moving Forward in Areas With a 99 Percent Risk of Infection? by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link].

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How to entwine content and connection during an online conference

Conferences that Work

How can we entwine content and connection during an online conference? During a MeetingsCommunity (MeCo) discussion thread “ Networking at conferences ” last week, Sharon Fisher posted this. Sharon’s post. Hi all, I am coming in very late to this conversation, but figured it’s never too late to share.

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Events Industry Welcomes Guidance For Restarting

Event Industry News

The Event Industry Forum (EIF) and the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) have today agreed guidance for restarting some elements of the UK’s £30.4 billion outdoor events industry.

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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.

Safety Considerations for Online Events

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COVID-19 has made online events more popular than ever — from a health perspective, it’s the safest way to gather while COVID-19 transmission remains a risk. But there are still risks associated with an online event that warrant consideration. Be aware of those risks and consider the following when planning your next online event: Control […]. Eventbrite

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What Are Some Super Creative Ways to Promote Social Distancing?

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You’ve got questions; we’ve got editors to hunt down the answers. Send questions to editorial@bizbash.com

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The New Corona Reality

SmartMeetings

Visions for how your hospitality journey could change, post-COVID-19. As we all return to airports, ballrooms and stages, they will not look exactly the same.