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How Best to Avoid Covid Risk Getting To and From Events


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


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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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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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.

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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Introducing the EventMB Black Event Business Directory


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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Beyond the 800-pound Zoom


Zoom boxes may be ubiquitous, but they are not the only choice. With more hundreds of platforms out there and more being launched every week, planners are finding that they can mix and match to meet their specific event goals. See also : Virtually Engaged with Robin Farmanfarmaian.

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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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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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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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


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


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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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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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.

Nine Ideas for Your Virtual Event Swag Store


Who doesn’t love swag?

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Virtually Engaged with Robin Farmanfarmaian


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

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Is Microlearning the Solution for Training Your Volunteers?


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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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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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!

4 Ways to Make Your Sponsors Part of the Event


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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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


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

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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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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.

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


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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Event Organizers’ Big Leap Forward

PCMA Convene

Haute Dokimazo created the brand new Age of Conversation Summit as a digital event. More than half the event professionals responding to a recent Convene survey said they are planning new digital events that weren’t previously in-person events.

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Monetisation insights- new normal, new revenue

Event Industry News

Chaired by Mykyta Fastovets from technology company ExpoPlatform, this wonderfully European panel on Day Two of Event Tech Live featured Stephan Forseilles of Easyfairs, Stuart Ledden marketing director at Tarsus and Matthias Tesi Baur, MBB-Consulting Group’s CEO.

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

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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5 Best Content Marketing Practices to Revamp Your Virtual Events


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

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Power User Series (#6) - Monetization


Opportunities for Monetization with Hybrid and Virtual Events. When we are thinking of the monetary value or avenues for event ROI, there are three main areas of consideration: Event Planning Thought Leadership Power User Series

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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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How to Pull Off a Memorable & Still Fabulous Virtual Wedding


A virtual wedding may not be what you have dreamed of. Declaring and committing your love to one another without being surrounded by your closest family and friends may not be what you envisioned.

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