April, 2021

Risk, Revenue Recognition and Recovery

Velvet Chainsaw

For well over a year, we’ve consulted with dozens of associations on their go/no-go event strategies. One of our early — and still applicable — recommendations was for conference organizers to communicate and publish the date when they expect to make the decision for their in-person conference.

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Checklist: Planning a Grand Reopening Event After COVID-19

Picatic by Eventbrite

Hosting any kind of event requires planning and organization to ensure it goes off without a hitch. Following an event planning checklist can make this process less intimidating — but your old checklist might be out of date.

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Trust, safety, and learning at meetings

Conferences that Work

If people come to meetings to learn, how can we create the best environment for them to do so? It turns out that trust and safety are prerequisites for optimum learning at meetings. Let’s explore why. How we learn at meetings.

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Top 9 Legal Questions About Event Safety and Liability

Event Farm

The questions raised by participants during the first session of our virtual event series, Pandemic Compliance and Safety at Live Events , prompted us to bring a fresh group of panelists, including a lawyer, for the second session we hosted in March on event safety compliance and legal liability.

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Payment Optimization & PCI Solutions: Combining Offense and Defense With a Single Provider

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security and Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars

In this webinar, our esteemed panelists will discuss using Zero Data as the defense and payment optimization as the offense. A startup will have a well-rounded security approach that enables them to get to market sooner, grow their business faster, and minimize costs for both security and compliance.

4 Questions that may save your hybrid event

Attendease

Hybrid events are not new – if you think about it, you have likely participated in many hybrid events in the past.

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How to Plan an Outdoor Event in 10 Steps

Social Tables

Skip to content Menu Solutions Interactive Floor Plans Collaborative event sales software that increases qualified leads and drives direct revenue. Event Diagramming Collaborative event management software that saves time, boosts revenue and drives loyalty.

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Simplify Virtual Experiences With Eventbrite’s Faster Zoom Integration

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In 2020, event creators like you hosted more than one million online events on Eventbrite. When we surveyed a subset of those creators in March 2021, the vast majority (94%) said they opt to use Zoom for their virtual experiences on Eventbrite.

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Venue ventilation for COVID-19

Conferences that Work

Attention, meeting planners! Safe meeting venue ventilation for COVID-19 is critical. As we start thinking about returning to in-person events, it’s crucial to check that venues are upgrading their HVAC systems to handle potentially virus-infused air.

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Is the Event Industry Facing a Brain Drain?

EventMB

The lack of support for event planners over the past 13 months has left many in the lurch over Covid, forcing planners to retool, reskill, and in some cases, restart in other careers. What will this mean for the industry as events begin to resume?

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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.

6 Public Health Safety Factors to Consider When Hosting In-Person Events

Event Farm

We want to help bring in-person events back safely – hence why we’ve been initiating conversations with experts, bringing ideas and recommendations to the events community, and exploring technology’s role in helping planners host safer events.

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How to beat Zoom fatigue at your virtual and hybrid events.

Expo Pass

We’ve all been in a Zoom meeting or virtual event where, at some point, looking at the screen becomes just plain exhausting. This is the Zoom fatigue.

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How to Plan a Concert in 10 Steps

Social Tables

Skip to content Menu Solutions Interactive Floor Plans Collaborative event sales software that increases qualified leads and drives direct revenue. Event Diagramming Collaborative event management software that saves time, boosts revenue and drives loyalty.

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Event Attendees Are Cashing In on Crypto-Related Events

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Cryptocurrencies seem to be having one of their biggest moments so far. Coinbase became the first major cryptocurrency company to make its stock market debut this week, valued at more than $85 billion.

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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.

On our different responses to adversity

Conferences that Work

We all have different responses to adversity, and none of them are “wrong” I write this post a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, sparked by the personal experience of an old friend, psychotherapist and author Nancy Leach. She shared the following: This was the journey.

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Events Restart in Spain Despite Rising Cases: Can That Last?

EventMB

With Barcelona’s 5,000-person concert and Madrid’s HIP Expo, Spain has been revving up its event sector alongside its tourism industry. But even if events continue to receive regulatory approval, the country’s rising case count could derail plans.

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58 of the Most Influential People in Virtual Events

Glisser

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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Virtual Experience Makers: Helping You Find Creative Ideas For Your Events

GEVME

Due to COVID-19, event organisers have been pushed to look beyond the traditional and find ways to make virtual experiences engaging.

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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.

How to Write an Event Planning Mission Statement: The Ultimate Guide

Social Tables

Skip to content Menu Solutions Interactive Floor Plans Collaborative event sales software that increases qualified leads and drives direct revenue. Event Diagramming Collaborative event management software that saves time, boosts revenue and drives loyalty.

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How to Set Up Eventbrite’s Mailchimp Integration in 8 Simple Steps

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Creating meaningful relationships with your community can help to boost attendance for your event and improve the overall experience for your guests. The good news is that you can now easily do this with Eventbrite’s Mailchimp integration.

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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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What Role Will Event Apps Play in Keeping Events Safe?

EventMB

Mobile technology is sure to play a critical role in our much-desired return to in-person events, yet event apps are currently not top of mind. Will they be used to help ensure a covid-safe environment? If so, can planners force all attendees to use them?

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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.

Your 2021 Virtual Event Budget Checklist!

Endless Events

After more than a year of helping planners navigate the complex world of virtual events, we learned a thing or two about pain points. Over the course of these challenging months, many event profs came to us with a series of different problems and doubts.

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10 Tips That Will help You Host A Successful Digital Event in 2021

GEVME

We exist in an age where it is now officially a task to keep people hooked onto their devices when hosting digital events 2021. People spend most of their day watching one device or another because there is something there that has attention. This keeps them hooked onto their device for hours on end.

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The Complete Guide to Event Planner Logos: Ideas, Tips, Examples

Social Tables

Want to make your event planning company stand out? Event planner logos are a great way to do exactly that. Whether you’re part of a team or flying solo, just getting started or an industry veteran, great marketing begins with a proper logo.

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8 Audience Engagement Strategies for More Meaningful Events

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Don’t let your event become a series of boring slideshow presentations. Here’s how to motivate audience participation at events (without risking any awkward moments). Resources and Tools Attendees Event Design Ideas Speakers and Panelists

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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

WTF is Hybrid

Event Age by Swapcard

I lead global sales at Swapcard and have been working in event technology for 7 years. I've dealt with some of the largest and most sophisticated event organizers across many exhibition and corporate clients. I have heard a lot of discussion around hybrid events and what that means (or doesn't mean).

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Has Virtual Event Data Raised the Bar for Proving In-Person Event Return on Investment?

EventMB

Prior to the pandemic, the folding of events into marketing departments added pressure to prove event success with the hard data that marketing teams were accustomed to seeing. The recent explosion in virtual events will undoubtedly amplify this trend.

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Exhibitors In Virtual Events: What Can Drive Their Value?

Endless Events

Remember the times when we could visit exhibitions and see countless of exhibition booths in person? The hosts of Event Tech Podcast, Brandt Krueger and Will Curran, certainly do. Back in the day, they flew all the way to IMEX Frankfurt to see what the exhibitors had to offer.

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