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How to Monetise Virtual Events


In the last two years, people have gotten comfortable with the idea of attending a virtual event from home. However, what is the chance that we will transition permanently to the online medium?

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Solving the Tesla Powerwall frequency problem

Conferences that Work

TLDR: Useful if Tesla Powerwall frequency shifting during outages is affecting appliances like clocks, furnaces, uninterruptible power sources (UPS), etc. Want to skip right to fixing the Tesla Powerwall frequency problem? Click here. In February 2018, we installed a Tesla Powerwall 2.0 on our Vermont home.

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Event Professionals Share New Year’s Resolutions


Twenty event professionals share their New Year’s resolutions. Seven common themes paint a clear picture of what event professionals want to be and see in 2022. They also offer a good recipe for how to tackle the year ahead.

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Must Know Virtual Event Statistics For Your Event Marketing strategy


Since 2020 the event industry has aggressively adopted virtual events. What started off as an alternative to live events during the 2020 pandemic, has now become a must have format for event professionals in the future.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

Seven Fun Activities for Bringing Teams Back Together Post-COVID

Best Corporate Events

As vaccination rates rise and COVID cases fall , live business events and meetings are coming back in a big way.

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CES Opens In-Person Despite Calls to Cancel


CES is being held in person for the first time in two years, but the move is proving divisive. Critics have called for its cancelation while major exhibitors have pulled out — yet 40,000 to 60,000 visitors and over 2,200 exhibitors are voting yes with their feet.

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How HBO Max’s Immersive Townhouse Let Fans Live as a ‘Gossip Girl’

Event Marketer

The program kicked off with a VIP screening event for media and influencers. HBO Max’s “Gossip Girl” reboot follows the original’s premise, in that it takes viewers inside the luxe and complicated world of privileged New York City teens and their families.

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Taking A Break As An Event Professional: A Little Goes A Long Way

Endless Events

The Event Brew is back after a well-deserved holiday break! Inspired by their time off, the Brew Crew will talk about taking a break as an event professional. Will, Dustin, and Thuy know all about staying productive all year round and have all experienced event-industry-related burnout in the past.

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The Downside of the Metaverse for Events

Skift Meetings

The metaverse opens up a world of possibilities and opportunities for event professionals. But what are the downsides of the metaverse, and how can we protect ourselves and our attendees?

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

MeetingPlay and Aventri Merge to Form Event Tech Powerhouse


Established event players MeetingPlay and Aventri will merge, helped by an undisclosed investment from two private equity firms, the companies announced Thursday. The deal marks the latest in a wave of consolidation driven by the demand for hybrid and virtual event capabilities.

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3 best practices for engaging association members in 2022

Hubilo Blog

Engaging members has always been a key priority for association executives. 50% of them report that members are most likely not to renew because of lack of engagement. Year-round member engagement is a challenging task. More so in an increasingly virtual and distracting world.

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MeetingPlay and Aventri Merge as First Big Event Tech Deal of 2022

Smart Meetings

Event platform MeetingPlay and meeting management SaaS provider Aventri announced today that they will merge to create a full-service event software company.

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What We’ve Learnt From Omicron: Inaction Is Not An Option


As I sit here in London witnessing another raft of postponed or cancelled events in the European region, whilst also hearing of US events resting on the all too familiar ‘should we/shouldn’t we?’ knife edge, I am feeling confused that this is happening.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

Strategies to Boost Engagement with Scott Gould on the Podcast

Event Age by Swapcard

“I think that events are actually one of the main driving forces of engagement.” Scott Gould, Keynote speaker. Expert Opinions Audience Engagement

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How to make your workshops and training more valuable with CPE Credits & Certificates

Hubilo Blog

Continuous learning is a must for today’s professionals. Staying relevant requires that you continue to learn and update your skills. Most professionals look for learning programs that keep them updated with the latest trends.

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Courtyard Rolling Out Millennial-Friendly Exteriors

Smart Meetings

That dependable shelter on the road, Courtyard by Marriott, may look a little different when your Uber arrives for your next business trip. More than 375 Courtyards that were part of the brand’s initial footprint in the 1980s and ‘90s are modernizing their exteriors with a streamlined, fresher look.

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Change of dates announced for IMEX in Frankfurt’s 20th anniversary edition

Event Industry News

The IMEX Group has today confirmed that it has secured new dates for IMEX in Frankfurt 2022.

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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.

virtual energising activities


with many clients still looking to host their events virtually for the first part of next year, we have some great activities to help energise your audience. this unique haka activity is a high energy 45-minute class. lead by one of our organisers, guests will learn the iconic tribal dance.

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In a Difficult Moment, Meetings-Industry Event Set to Go Forward


With demand for its in-person experience holding strong despite a new wave of Covid infections, Professional Convention Management Association gathers in Las Vegas early next week using several logistical changes.

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IMEX Joins Omicron Shuffle; Moves Frankfurt to May

Smart Meetings

IMEX Frankfurt , the European sister of IMEX America announced today that they will move the 20th anniversary show from April 26-28 to May 31-June 2, 2022.

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AFO CONFERENCE – “Getting Back To Our Best”

Event Industry News

After the success of last year’s virtual AFO Conference and with Covid 19 still raging through the country, AFO will present the annual Conference “virtually” on Saturday 5 February from 10am to 6pm.

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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.

Sitting Pretty in 2022

Special Events

When designing events in 2022, it will be all about comfort and hominess

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7 Steps to Start an Effective Employee Volunteering Program


Today, corporate volunteerism is becoming more and more popular as businesses seek to improve their societal impact. Plus, these programs offer plenty of internal benefits for companies as well.

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Noble House Partners with Way Tech, Drives Business Back to Locals

Smart Meetings

It really doesn’t get easier than candlelit slow yoga with your group. Unless, of course, you could book it in a few clicks through your hotel’s website.

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The ultimate guide to QR codes for events


Well, what a comeback! Hadn’t we all believed the era of the small, square-shaped, scannable barcodes would pass by as quickly as they first appeared?

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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.

Calling All DMCs!

Special Events

Special Events is currently seeking submissions for its annual Top 25 DMCs list

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Talking shop with The Party Goddess

Event Industry News

Verbose, in the best Los Angeles tradition, Marley Majcher is CEO of The Party Goddess, an A-list full-service event planning and catering company in LA, and author of acclaimed business guide for entrepreneurs, But Are You Making Any Money?

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Hamilton Event Agency Awarded for “Pivot” to Help Save Lives

Smart Meetings

Feature photo by Courtney Cantor at Hamilton Exhibits. The global event marketing agency Hamilton has been recognized with an EDDIE award for an exceptionally smart move in February. The company transitioned from immersive brand events to vaccination events.

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