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The meeting industry coronavirus silver lining

Conferences that Work

Despite the terrible impacts of the coronavirus on the meeting industry, there’s a silver lining. Hear me out! There’s no question times are hard. The coronavirus pandemic has already devastated lives and businesses globally, and we don’t know how much worse things will get.

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Taking your first event online – what you need to consider

Gallus Events

Many organisations are scrambling to get their next event online. For some their ‘next’ event will also be there first online event. So what do you need to consider if you are taking your event online for the first time?

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How to Stay Connected in a Virtual Climate

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With social distancing being the temporary new norm, a growing number of people are finding themselves cut off from their communities, family, and friends. Yet it’s precisely times like these when people need human connection the most — to uplift their spirits and alleviate stress.

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Will Work for Goodwill

Velvet Chainsaw

Living in Orlando (not the happiest place in the world today) provides a close-up view of the horrific impact the pandemic is having on people and businesses in the live-event, hospitality and travel industries.

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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!

Falling Stocks and Forbidden Gatherings Signal the Coronavirus’ Steep Economic Impact on Events


Adaptability has always been at the center of every event planner’s job, but the global spread of the coronavirus is testing this exponentially. The strain on the industry is just coming to light as we see the first signs of the economic impact revealed.

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Live Music Fans, Venues and Festivals Need Your Direct Support

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If you live for live music, then you know that right now, because of coronavirus (COVID-19), your favorite music venues need your help. Music Music Fans Music Venues

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Product Announcement: Introducing Bizzabo’s Virtual Experience Solution


Bizzabo’s new Virtual Experience Solution allows you to reach the full potential of audience engagement anywhere, at any scale, with powerful broadcasting and on-demand capabilities. Check out the full story.

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Should You Still Be Planning Events for This Summer?


Governments across the world are implementing varying degrees of restrictions on both travel and daily life, with many later to the game than others. What should planners expect as we look towards the coronavirus event horizon?

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Your Virtual Event Sucks: Here’s How To Make It Better

Endless Events

It’s time to take some notes and learn how to plan better virtual events! So as we all know, the events industry is witnessing a major shift. And many planners are looking to turn their in-person events into virtual events.

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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.

SBA Loans: Resources and Information for Event Creators Affected by COVID-19

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is disrupting the live event industry. Many event creators, promoters, and venue owners like yourself are concerned about the future. Which is why we wanted those of you in the United States to know that there may be some much-needed assistance. The U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) Economic Injury Disaster Loan assistance offers […]. Resources and Tools Coronavirus COVID-19 Small business Stimulus

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No, It’s Not Fine to Keep Hosting Live Events


Until coronavirus passes, meetings and events must pivot to virtual. denisismagilov / Adobe Skift Take: Mixed messages are still coming from the industry about the safety of meetings and traveling despite travel bans and national emergencies that have led to lockdowns.

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Cancellation Insurance Fallout: The Cost of Doing the Right Thing With Your Event


In the age of COVID-19, you're penalized if you cancel preemptively, and you're penalized if you don't act as early as you can to mitigate damages — not to mention the lawsuit potential for putting people at risk.

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Webinar: Running Events Online [COVID-19 Update]


While the number of confirmed cases of the COVID-19 is increasing by the day, event producers around the globe are faced with the tough decision whether or not to proceed with their in-person events, to cancel it, or to shift the event into an online or virtual event.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

11 Ideas for Virtual Events

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Do the words “online event” make you think of lengthy webinars or live streaming business conferences? You’re in the majority. But 2020 is changing the game when it comes to hosting events virtually.

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Virtual Event Platforms: Why An “All-In-One” Solution Just Won’t Cut It

Endless Events

There’s no running away from virtual events. As both the world and our industry shift consistently, it’s our job as event planners to keep up! And you’re probably very much aware of this already. Chances are you’re already gearing up to put together your first virtual event.

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What Is Going to Happen to All Postponed Events?


The event industry is living one of the most difficult times of its existence. The Coronavirus outbreak has forced an incredible amount of events to be postponed. But postponed until when? And what will happen in Q4 2020?

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How to Communicate Last Minute Changes for Your Upcoming Event


Anyone who has planned a wedding will tell you that it won’t all go according to plan. In fact, you are almost guaranteed to have something go wrong. Some things are minor, like forgetting your bridal undies, but some things create a much bigger disturbance during your day.

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Advanced Payouts Changes Related to COVID-19

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Along with event creators all over the world, we’ve been monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it evolves. It’s a very complex and emotional process and our priority remains the health and well- being of you, your staff and your attendees.

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A Look Back at Event Design Ideas From Winter Benefits


Get inspired by these ideas for decor, activities, and more from fund-raising events that took place this past season around North America

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Cancellation Insurance Fallout: The Cost of Doing the Right Thing With Your Event


In the age of COVID-19, you're penalized if you cancel preemptively, and you're penalized if you don't act as early as you can to mitigate damages — not to mention the lawsuit potential for putting people at risk.

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What to Do in the Event of an Event Hiatus


Right now might be the best time to move some of your backburner tasks to the front. Best Practices Event Marketing

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Making the Decision to Postpone Your Event

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The global pandemic of the Coronavirus is impacting the live events industry. This temporary disruption is something that many event creators worldwide are navigating. Our goal is to share best practices from around the world as our community faces this unprecedented time. Instead of canceling an event, more and more creators are taking the opportunity […]. Resources and Tools

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See the Futuristic Premiere Party for 'Westworld' Season 3


HBO kicked off the sci-fi drama's new season with a design-forward bash in Los Angeles

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CHS Leeds: Going Ahead, But with a New Date

Event Industry News

In light of the government’s advice about mass gatherings, CHS Group has moved the date of CHS Leeds to the 7 th. July 2020.

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Imagination And Events: Immersive Events Through Storytelling

Endless Events

When it comes to putting together unforgettable moments, imagination and events must go hand in hand. And consistently coming up with ideas can get quite exhausting. But at the end of the day, it’s what makes an event special.

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Where to Donate Unused Event Materials After Cancellations

PCMA Convene

The nonprofit Good360 will take certain unused items from events recently cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak and resulting restrictions. Courtesy Good360).

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Postponing An Event - A Quick Guide


As the world braces for the impact of a global pandemic, the events industry has been dramatically impacted. So in a time of government-sanctioned restrictions on public gathers, how can you best handle postponing your event to a later date? This is a question facing thousand of events globally.

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NOEA ‘Fighting’ for Event Suppliers

Event Industry News

The National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA) has petitioned government on behalf of suppliers to the events industry, asking for both more clarification, and support, for companies that support major events.

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How to Turn Your In-Person Event into a Virtual Event

Endless Events

The industry is shifting faster than ever before. With the threat of COVID-19 planners are facing mandates and calls to cancel events globally. This was a blow to the industry we never saw coming.

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Your event is cancelled due to Coronavirus. What now?


Whether you were planning a business event, conference, trade show, or wedding, in most parts of the world, governments are prohibiting events to stop the virus from spreading. What do you do now

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18 Hybrid Events Ideas


Learn how to host a hybrid event that combines the best of virtual & in-person experiences. Featuring examples from brands like Adobe, HubSpot, and Apple. Have you ever considered hosting a hybrid event?

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