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New Vaccine Optimism Boosts the Event Industry


The massacred event industry has been in need of some good news for a while. The news came this morning with the announcement of a 90% effective vaccine. Eventprofs are convinced that only a vaccine can bring them back to business.

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Outdoor Advertising Ideas: Campaigns to Consider

Tigris Events

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How To Avoid Burnout In Stressful Times

Endless Events

Event professionals are no strangers to burnout. As a matter of fact, event planner is consistently high up on the list of most stressful jobs.

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The Hidden Costs Of Using The Wrong Event Technology (Or None At All)


No one likes change. When you’re used to doing things a certain way, the thought of trying something different can be scary - even if what you’re currently doing isn’t really working for you. We’ve talked to a lot of corporate event planners who’ve gotten stuck using clunky, outdated software.

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.

Free Templates for Planning, Organizing, and Hosting Your Event

Picatic by Eventbrite

Hosting an event is hard enough, so we’ve created free templates to help you handle the minutiae before, during, and after your event.

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Contrasting examples of unlearning from Apple

Conferences that Work

Unlearning is crucial for change , both personal and organizational. Here are two examples of unlearning from the Apple ecosystem: one successful, and one not. #1 1 The Apple Watch Workouts app. In 2017, I purchased an Apple Watch. It has improved my life in many ways.

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Best Venue Management Software of 2021: Reviews of the Top 4 Solutions

Planning Pod

As a provider of venue management software ourselves, we often get asked how we compare with our competitors and what sets us apart.

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Hybrid Events: Unravelling New Opportunities


As the industry prepares to come back stronger than ever, there is a need to rethink event formats in a post-COVID world. The recent pivot towards virtual events is certainly a good stopgap, but undeniable are the merits of the good old, physical conferences, meetings and exhibitions.

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How to Network, Schmooze, and Happy Hour at Events and Stay Safe


A recent study out of Germany demonstrated that dedicated, physically distanced seating during food and beverage consumption is an effective way to limit the spread of Covid at events. Why are people still hobnobbing on their feet with their wine in hand?

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

7 virtual event examples — and everything they did to make sure it was awesome!

Expo Pass

(4 Minute Read). Taking your conference virtual can sometimes feel like you are just taking it to your living room, literally. But going virtual also allows organizers to try a whole bunch of stuff that could never be done live.

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Virtual Event Platform Features: What To Look For?

Endless Events

Plenty of things about planning a virtual event cause stress and confusion. But perhaps none other brings as many questions as the infamous choice of platform. In a matter of months, this particular industry segment witnessed an extraordinary boom.

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Virtual Events: 4 Ways to Raise the Bar

PCMA Convene

In 2021, virtual event planners will have go beyond plugging their old face-to-face meeting agendas into a virtual platform. Attendees will demand improved experiences.

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Tambourine Meetings Amplifier [Review]


Meetings Amplifier by Tambourine is a 360-degree hotel digital marketing solution designed to increase meetings and group RFPs. Meetings Amplifier by Tambourine: What Is It?

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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.

Why Your Virtual Event is Failing


Even as we all attend events regularly that simply wouldn’t happen were it not for the virtual world, virtual events are not loved. Tolerated, yes, but loved? Definitely not.

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Features You Need To Watch Out For When Choosing A Platform

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Event Tech: Virtual Event Platform Features: What To Look For? Virtual Content: Live Sessions vs Pre-Recorded: Which Way To Go? ? Check out our new Virtual Event Request for Purchase Template! 2020 isn’t slowing down!

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Do You Need a Ring Light? Maybe, and Other Tips From a TV Producer

PCMA Convene

Rings lights are helpful for a self broadcast, but desk lamps arranged on a stack of books near your computer can work wonders, too. When in-person events were first moved online, audiences were more tolerant of a less-than-professional production.

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How to Get an Event Planning Internship


Understand Your Options. Growing up, whenever I pictured a professional in the events industry, I thought of Jennifer Lopez, scurrying around, trying to bring Matthew McConaughey’s wedding to life (without falling in love first!). Because the events world is made up of wedding planners, right?

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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.

6 Steps to Successful Virtual Event Planning


When planning a major event or conference, it’s best to investigate all of the ways you can maximize your event’s success. Many people and organizations have heard of a virtual event, but have no idea how to pull one off.

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The Approach To Virtual: Not All Tech Is Created Equal

Endless Events

It’s time for another incredible episode of #EventIcons! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been focusing on bringing to the limelight the incredible stories of event profs who fought the pandemic and came out stronger on the other side.

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The Essential Guide to Avoiding Virtual Event Disasters


By now, you’ve likely heard some of the virtual event horror stories floating around the events industry. Live streams going down and no one knows what to do. Platforms crashing. Keynote presenters freezing up and botching their presentations.

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Free Templates for Planning, Organising, and Hosting Your Event


Hosting an event is hard enough, so we’ve created free templates to help you handle the minutiae before, during, and after your event.

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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.

Musical Acts in the GTA That Are Perfect for Your Intimate Event


The show must go on! As we continue to see celebrations happening on a smaller scale, it becomes increasingly important never to overlook the entertainment of your guests – a celebration just isn’t the same without some fantastic music!

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9 Steps to Build Your Virtual Event Social Media Strategy


What goes into a social media strategy for virtual events? It’s really composed of three core pillars, which are your owned strategy, earned strategy and paid strategy.

How the events industry can maximise technology to survive COVID-19

Event Industry News

Philip Mayling, Co-Founder of events management solution, VenuIQ. 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for the events industry, with COVID-19 having prevented any form of exhibition, conference or corporate event from taking place since mid-March.

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Digital Event Strategist Spotlight: Melissa Patruno, DES, Independent Event Producer

PCMA Convene

With a vision and passion to embrace digital experience, Melissa Patruno became certified as a Digital Event Strategist in August. Upon completing the certification course, Patruno immediately implemented what she learned and produced a successful digital event.

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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.

Yilin and Alson’s Summer Nuptials Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic


Our hearts are absolutely melting over Yilin and Alson’s vintage-inspired garden wedding at Graydon Hall Manor. With the help of their expert planner Designed Dream Wedding Planning , the couple were able to create their dream day amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 98

Bizzabo Wins Two Prestigious Awards at the Oscars of Event Technology


The Bizzabo team is floored to share that we've won two Event Technology Awards this year—Best Conference Technology and the People's Choice Award. The Event Technology Awards are hosted by Event Industry News as a part of their annual conference.

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Fans could be required to prove COVID-19 vaccination for live events

Event Industry News

An earlier version of this article stated that Ticketmaster would require vaccine confirmations to permit fan entry to events.

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