July, 2020

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


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.

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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.

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Shelly and Pete’s Sweet Wedding at Malaparte


Blending Chinese cultural tradition with timeless romance, Shelly and Pete’s gorgeous big day hits all the right sweet notes.

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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


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.

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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.

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A Year Like No Other

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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.

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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


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


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.

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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.

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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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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

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.

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


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.

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Future-Proof Your Events


If you’re like most of the event management professionals we work with, odds are that your plan for 2020 has been completely derailed by the pandemic. Over the past few months, everyone’s had to scramble to turn a calendar of in-person events into a series of virtual programs.

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


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.

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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.

What Are Some Super Creative Ways to Promote Social Distancing?


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

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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.

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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.

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The Right Way to Set Up Your Live Stream Event


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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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.

6 Things You Need to Know About Hybrid Event Design

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2020 is all about innovative solutions to unprecedented problems. We've seen the events industry adapt to COVID-19, lockdown, the ban on gatherings and travel restrictions. One of the most prominent trends to come out of this crisis is hybrid events.

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


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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Virtual Event Guide: An All-In-One Free Ebook!

Endless Events

It’s finally here – the only virtual event guide you’ll ever need! But why? Well, i n early 2020, the world as we knew it took an unexpected turn.

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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.

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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.

Ticket to Vote: Eventbrite + HeadCount Partner to Help the U.S. Exercise its Right to Vote

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We all have a civic responsibility to participate in Election Day to take action and make our voices heard. Every vote matters, no matter what you believe or who you support, yet only 56% of the U.S. voting-age population cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election.

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


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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7 Must-know Virtual Event Benchmarks


We analyzed proprietary data from over 210 virtual events and 799 sessions that occurred between March and June 2020. Here’s what we learned. In response to COVID-19, thousands of event organizers and brands have turned to virtual events to build communities and drive business goals.

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