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

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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 Following an event planning checklist can make this process less intimidating — but your old checklist might be out of date.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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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

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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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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Concerts Revisited: Planning Music Events in 2021 and Beyond

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For creators in the music industry, 2020 was all about agility and adaptability. In the face of canceled or postponed live events, attendees were more hungry for entertainment than ever.

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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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The Evia Platform [Review]

EventMB

Evia Virtual Event Platform is a configurable event platform that focuses on content delivery and offers production services to assist planners in designing and executing their events. Here is our review. The Evia Platform: What Is It?

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

22 Hybrid Event Ideas For Engagement, Monetization and Marketing

Event Age by Swapcard

What you need is a step-by-step checklist that you can refer to throughout the process of planning your hybrid event. We've made that checklist for you, to ensure you have everything in one place.

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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 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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Hybrid Event Technology to Put You a Step Ahead

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As restrictions on in-person events are being lifted in certain communities, live events are becoming a possibility again — but not everyone will be ready to return to in-person gatherings just yet.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

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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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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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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A Guide To Choosing A Hybrid Event Venue

Endless Events

Choosing a hybrid event venue presents its own set of challenges. While pre-COVID considerations also play into the decision-making process, the event landscape of 2021 brings more complexity to the table. It’s no longer just about the experience taking place on-site.

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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.

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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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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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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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.

Three Experts Weigh in on Designing Events for Social Distancing

Event Marketer

Five insights on COVID-proofing your indoor events. Among the countless aspects of events that marketers have had to rethink in the wake of the pandemic is how social distancing impacts experience design.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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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Producing In-person Events Post-COVID: Nine Resources for Event Marketers

Event Marketer

As the number of Americans vaccinated for COVID-19 increases and the country begins to reopen businesses, more marketers are beginning to consider producing live, in-person events again.

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