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How Best to Avoid Covid Risk Getting To and From Events

EventMB

Travel shut down as quickly as events were cancelled, but October 18 marked the first day since mid-March when the TSA recorded more than a million passengers in transit. What can event professionals do to help manage travel risks for attendees?

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3 Ways Speakers Can Connect Better With Virtual Audiences

PCMA Convene

To become a confidant virtual presenter, remember that even if you can’t see the audience, they are there. Have a conversation with them. Presenting in a virtual environment can be inherently awkward for speakers and an equally awkward experience for participants.

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Questioning Whether the Future of Events Is Really Hybrid

EventMB

The event industry seems to agree that the future is a hybrid of in-person and virtual experiences. Is this what attendees want? The second wave of the pandemic has hit, virtual events keep gaining traction. The environment is uncertain. The signs of polarization we covered a while ago have worsened.

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4 Common Mistakes You’re Probably Making While Producing Streaming Virtual Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

A global pandemic has made 2020 a rough year for live performance, but not an impossible one. Venues, performers, and fans have collectively come up with a socially distant solution: streaming everything under the sun, including punk concerts, Shakespeare, and drag shows.

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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.

Some models of change are better than others

Conferences that Work

How can we work on facilitating change in our lives? If we want to facilitate change in our lives, having a model of how change happens can be very helpful. But which model ?

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Introducing the EventMB Black Event Business Directory

EventMB

Diversifying event partnerships is one way to join the world-wide call to action to support the Black community in the fight to end systemic racism. Here is a curated list of 50 Black-owned businesses to diversify your partner and supplier portfolio.

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Virtual New Year’s Eve Event Ideas

Picatic by Eventbrite

It’s hard to imagine New Year’s Eve without glitter confetti falling over a packed, champagne-soaked party, but like the rest of 2020, this December 31 will be a little different.

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“Aight Imma head out.” And other ways to get people moving during your virtual event.

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). Virtual events may just look like a bunch of people sitting around on their webcams. And there definitely is some of that.

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Virtually Engaged with Robin Farmanfarmaian

SmartMeetings

Editor’s Note : Following is an excerpt from Robin Farmanfarmanian’s new book, Facilitating Virtual Events: Driving Participant Engagement & Interaction.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Looking Back At 2020 In Events

Endless Events

First things first – the Event Tech Podcast is back! And what better way to kickstart one of your favorite podcasts than to look back at 2020 in events? Obviously, both of our amazing hosts have been extremely busy.

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Eventbrite Sees Hope as Ticket Sales to Live Events Outside U.S. Show Some Signs of Recovery

EventMB

Event companies have been struggling to stay afloat since the beginning of the pandemic. In particular, event tech giant Eventbrite has experienced sharp earnings declines throughout 2020, which continued in the third quarter — but there is hope for recovery. Eventbrite announced another drop in revenue compared to the same period last year in its […]. The post Eventbrite Sees Hope as Ticket Sales to Live Events Outside U.S.

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How This Virtual Series ‘Mimics That Live Experience That We All Love’

PCMA Convene

Project Management Institute has been hosting monthly, half-day events that bring the sense of being together in person to the screen. Like many organizations, Project Management Institute (PMI) was forced to rethink how to deliver content during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Back Light: An Event Business Owner’s Guide to Surviving the Pandemic

SmartMeetings

Editor’s Note : As part of Back Light, a series of articles sharing illuminating insider observations, we asked CEO of the Event Leadership Institute, the engine behind Smart U , to share his observations of how industry leaders are managing during epic COVID disruption. Howard Givner.

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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.

Swapcard Chosen As Official Event Platform For techsytalk GLOBAL

Event Age by Swapcard

techsytalk GLOBAL is taking its 2020 event virtual and has chosen Swapcard , the leading AI-powered engagement and matchmaking platform for premium events, as the official event platform

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Brew Crew Talks: What’s New In The Industry & The World?

Endless Events

This week, our episode of the Event Brew is a little bit different. Because what we all love the most about the podcast is listening to the Crew chat candidly, it’s a great one. But why is it different, you might ask? Well, because there’s no specific topic to dive into.

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Techsparks 2020 – India’s Most Influential Tech Entrepreneurship Event – Goes Virtual For The First Time on Hubilo

Hubilo Blog

The 11th Edition of Yourstory’s Annual Flagship Event , TechSparks 2020 , was conducted on Hubilo’s Virtual Event Platform from 26th-30th October, 2020.

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5 Ways To Get The Most Out of Your Volunteer Scheduling Tool

InitLive

Many nonprofit organizations do as much good in the community as possible given their current resources.

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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.

How to Create and Implement A Perfect Virtual Sales Kick-off?

e2m.live

In the middle of the world-wide pandemic and stay-at-home orders, several organizations are facing the challenge of organizing their sales kick-offs at the moment. If you are also planning a sales kick-off event, some questions may come to your mind.

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Nine Ideas for Your Virtual Event Swag Store

MeetingPlay

Who doesn’t love swag?

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Live Sessions vs Pre-Recorded: Which Way To Go?

Endless Events

With the virtual world taking over the industry, several technical questions tend to pop up. For instance, which platform should you choose? And what techniques and strategies can you employ to engage attendees? What level of production is expected from a virtual event? These are pretty common questions. But one of the most frequent doubts that come our way pertains to sessions. Obviously, content is king now more than ever. And speaker sessions are the biggest component here.

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Is Microlearning the Solution for Training Your Volunteers?

InitLive

If you’re looking to improve your e-learning volunteer training, you may have come across the term “microlearning.” While incredibly popular in the e-learning industry, is it the right method for your volunteers?

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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

6 advantages of hosting a virtual fundraiser

e2m.live

Virtual platforms were in their baby stage just a few years ago. In a very short time, their growth has been tremendously high. Initially, the utilization of a virtual platform was introduced as a temporary fix but it surprisingly turned out to be a more efficient solution in more ways than one.

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4 Ways to Make Your Sponsors Part of the Event

ePly

Generating sponsorship money is an important part of any event — now more than ever. But it doesn’t stop at signing the agreement. As investors in your event, sponsors should be treated as partners.

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Virtual New Year’s Eve Event Ideas

Eventbrite

It’s hard to imagine New Year’s Eve without glitter confetti falling over a packed, champagne-soaked party, but like the rest of 2020, this December 31 will be a little different. With COVID-19 still an ever-present threat around most of the world, it’s safe to say that virtual events are here to stay. With good reason: […]. The post Virtual New Year’s Eve Event Ideas appeared first on Eventbrite UK. Event Planning & Promotion

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Event Tech Buyer’s Guide 2021

Event Industry News

Thick with original thought, new systems and solutions, the 2021 edition of the Event Tech Buyer’s Guide is product of extraordinary times. Technology has been the difference between yes and no for live events since lockdown.

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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.

Willa and Z say “I Do” in a Stunning Backyard Wedding

EventSource

Willa and Z’s wedding proves that saying “I do” can be stylish and romantic no matter the setting. Due to COVID-19, the couple’s original wedding plans were changed but they still aimed to have something simple and intimate on their original wedding date. The solution?

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Hubilo’s Virtual Event Platform Feature Update: 2nd November

Hubilo Blog

As a company, we take pride in our responsiveness to client feedback. We want you to create a memorable experience for your attendees, exhibitors and sponsors and we are ready to go to any length to address your virtual event needs.

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5 Best Content Marketing Practices to Revamp Your Virtual Events

Eventtia

Over the last year, virtual events have become a prominent aspect of business growth. Event Marketing

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