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How to build floor plans for social distancing (and do the impossible)

Planning Pod

The coronavirus pandemic has been upon us for 2 months and unfortunately the end is nowhere in sight.

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Why Trade Shows Haven’t Had a Smooth Transition to Virtual


In the last few weeks, we've seen virtual events become more widespread as an alternative to live events, but trade shows and exhibitions haven't made a particularly smooth transition. Here's a look at why.

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How to Use Events to Promote Your E-commerce Business


Are you having a hard time attracting customers to your e-commerce site ? Does it feel like your business often gets lost in a sea of competition? Are you looking for that hook - the one factor that gets people’s attention and brings them to your site? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then it may be time to look into how events could, in fact, help to promote your e-commerce business.

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Schedule breaks during online meetings!

Conferences that Work

Providing downtime during any meeting is important , but it’s especially important to schedule breaks during online meetings. What happens if you don’t schedule breaks during online meetings.

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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.

Webinar: Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free

Velvet Chainsaw

PCMA is hosting a free webinar on Wednesday, May 13, at 2 pm ET , featuring Dave Lutz and Lisa Block of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Webinar description: Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free. Everyone and their brother is hosting webinars and virtual networking opportunities.

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Love in the Time of COVID: Speed Dating Goes Online

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It’s day 41 in quarantine and I’m doing something I wasn’t sure I would ever do again, let alone while still sheltering-in-place in my studio apartment. I’m putting on makeup. A month ago, I agreed to participate in a tantra speed dating workshop online.

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26 Huge Questions To Ask Before Planning a Virtual Event

Planning Pod

The growth of the Internet since the start of the 21st century has been immense, touching almost every part of our lives, from education to commerce to communications to entertainment.

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[Webinar] Mission Critical: How One Association Transformed its Live Event to Virtual in Record Time

Velvet Chainsaw

This is not a typical story. The American Association of Suicidology’s annual meeting had been growing steadily in recent years. When their reimagined conference couldn’t take place in Portland, Ore.,

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Is Virtual a Wake-Up Call For The Event Industry?


Virtual events are currently the only way to meet in groups larger than 10 across the world. While despised as the unlucky sibling of live events for over a decade, they are offering business continuity, substantial savings, and increasingly high revenue. And event owners are starting to notice.

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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.

How To Help Two Local Food Communities Impacted by COVID-19

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The beloved Bay Area non-profit La Cocina has spent 15 years building a community of female food entrepreneurs, incubating about 125 businesses owned by immigrants and people of color and helping to launch 33 brick-and-mortar locations.

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ESSA to whip up a storm for support for the industry during Covid-19

Event Industry News

The Event Supplier and Services Association (ESSA) is asking its members and all event industry businesses to join a twitterstorm, today Tuesday May 5th, 2020, in an effort to increase the pressure on the chancellor and PM to specifically intervene on the event industry’s behalf during this crisis.

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Innovative & Intimate Wedding Packages for the COVID-19 Pandemic


To say that the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a wrench in the plans for the many who were planning a big celebration is a dramatic understatement.

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10 Virtual Trade Show Platforms for Your Next Event


As virtual meetings and conferences become more common, we can only assume that online trade shows are next. Although they're more complicated to transition online, there is existing tech to assist. Here are ten tools for organizing virtual trade shows.

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

From CraftJam With Love: How One Business Got Creative With Kits for Their Online Events

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CraftJam founder and CEO Nora Abousteit knows all about the special satisfaction that comes from making something with your own two hands. When you’re crafting with all these different materials and using your fine motor skills, it sets something off in your brain,” says Abousteit. “It

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Events Industry Forum on making outdoor event gatherings happen again

Event Industry News

The Events Industry Forum, which brings together 26 trade and representative organisations from across the outdoor events industry, is keen to kick start public events as soon as it is considered safe to do so.

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What It Takes to Host a Face-to-Face Event During the Pandemic

PCMA Convene

What could in-person meetings during the time of COVID-19 — meaning there is no vaccine or effective treatment yet available — look like?

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Alexis and Aaron’s Romantic Evergreen Brick Works Wedding


When it comes to rustic chic design, Alexis and Aaron’s wedding at Evergreen Brick Works definitely has it and more! The couple, who are both doctors and met at med school, love the great outdoors so their venue was the perfect choice.

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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.

Joining Forces to Advocate for Event Creators through the COVID-19 Global Pandemic

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Eventbrite leads effort, along with Airbnb, Etsy, Thumbtack and Upwork to ask Washington for additional financial relief for small businesses, sole proprietors and the self-employed Eventbrite’s community of event creators bring people together, while simultaneously driving small business growth and adding immeasurable value to the social and cultural fabric of their communities. These are the […]. Eventbrite

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Event Integrity transitions to new ownership

Event Industry News

Today, Event Integrity®, a Denver, CO-based company with a mission to empower those staffing and organizing events with experienced, transparent, and trusted professionals, announces the purchase of the company’s assets.

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Webinar Fatigue: Learn Your Way Around It!

Endless Events

It’s time we talk about webinar fatigue. Because as the events industry makes its shift to virtual, this issue increases. Many people are home right now, and it’s not uncommon for some to attend several webinars a week. And some even go through several a day!

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Beyond Virtual Happy Hours: 10 Remote Team-Bonding Ideas


COVID-19 has changed the way we interact with colleagues. Learn 10 impactful ways to bond with your team while maintaining social distancing best practices.

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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.

Going Virtual: All About Hybrid Events


Events have long been a key strategy for businesses and organizations to build connections with their audiences. However, as social distancing extends, organizers are looking to technology for alternative ways to maintain those connections without the risks associated with large events.

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Spain to phase in live music events in May as part of lockdown exit plan

Event Industry News

Concerts could be back in action in Spain as early as May following the government’s recently announced lockdown exit plan amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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How To Create Your Virtual Event Budget: Calculator Included!

Endless Events

Creating your virtual event budget might feel like a complex task. Sure, you’re probably more than used to create budgets for in-person events. But how do you go about it in the scope of virtual events?

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The Future of Meetings Requires Flexibility and Collaboration


Attendee and employee comfort with risk will vary widely, as will the regulations for meetings in every destination and the sanitation protocols in each venue. The situation relative to COVID-19, while temporary, will also continue to evolve.

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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!

Townscript Exclusive: Avinash Baoker Journey From A Runner To A Successful Marathon Organizer


While we’re locked in our homes, let’s find some fitness inspiration through Avinash Baoker’s journey. Avinash is a fitness trainer and a marathon organizer, he trains amateur runners to help. Read More.

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The Association of Festival Organisers (AFO) looks forward to the 2021 season

Event Industry News

With over 200 members, 100+ of which are Festivals, the AFO has been supporting its membership to help them get through this most difficult year.

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How To Bring Broadcast Quality To Virtual Event

Endless Events

Today’s episode of Event Tech Podcast is all about how to bring broadcast quality to your virtual event. As of right now, everybody is busy doing a shift to remote work. And that means that event profs, in particular, are getting very acquainted with streaming and video calls.

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