Sat.Mar 21, 2020 - Fri.Mar 27, 2020

Pivot to virtual, cancel or postpone the event?

Gallus Events

Many event organisers from every type of event business face the same choice with their next event: pivot to virtual, cancel or postpone the event? So exactly how do you decide on the right option for your event? Well, the first thing to say is that some organisers simply don’t have a choice.

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How to Keep Attendees Engaged During Virtual Events

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It’s tough enough getting people to engage with your event in person. Shift the experience to online, and all of a sudden you’re competing with tabs of distractions. Busy inboxes, social news feeds, online shopping, and pressing to-do lists are all just one click away. Does that mean you have to settle for low engagement […]. Career and Lifestyle Event Planning Online Events Virtual Events

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Force Majeure: Will it Really Help Cancelled Events?


Force majeure is the legal clause on everyone’s lips. On almost every event contract, it seems like the COVID-19 pandemic would be the obvious case it was designed for, but that’s not how insurance companies see it. What recourse is there for event organizers? Any event planned to occur in the next six to […]. The post Force Majeure: Will it Really Help Cancelled Events? by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Event Management EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement

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Eventprofs Happy Hour — Feelings Edition

Conferences that Work

Because we are struggling in a covid-19 world, I’m hosting a special Feelings Edition of the Eventprofs Happy Hour this coming Friday, March 27, 12:00 – 14:00 EDT. From 2011 – 2017 I hosted a weekly online Eventprofs Happy Hour, first on Twitter and then Google Plus.

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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!

10 events that have pivoted to virtual

Gallus Events

Ten events that have pivoted to digital! With so much going on at such an unbelievably quick pace in the world of events, it will prove to be very useful to see how others are managing. So in this post, I have highlighted 10 great events that have pivoted to digital.

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Event Venues Turned Hospitals: How the Industry Is Helping


Amid widespread coronavirus-related event cancellations, empty venues and hotels are stepping up to support health care efforts. Here's how the industry is pitching in.

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Event Industry News

The UK turned into a beacon of blue at 20:00 on Thursday 26 March 2020 when over 100 major sporting and entertainment venues, national landmarks and historic buildings across the country were illuminated as a salute to the NHS and those risking their own health to help others.

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Stronger Together: How Event Pros Can Support Each Other Right Now

Endless Events

The events industry, just like many other industries right now, is suffering. And no one knows exactly what the effects of this will be in the long-run. Because this is such an unprecedented situation, fear is settling in.

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Creating Sponsorship Revenue for Virtual Events

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This is a guest post by Larry Weil, nationally recognized sponsorship expert and founder of The Sponsorship Guy, a sponsorship marketing agency. In wake of the pandemic, many event brands are taking the steps to move online.

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.

The Event Industry Will Remember


While communities are rallying together to defeat the COVID-19 outbreak, there are also a number of companies enforcing unjustified layoffs, charging crazy cancellation fees, and not processing refunds for unused products. The event industry will remember. I was checking my social media stream over the weekend, as all of us are from the solitude […]. The post The Event Industry Will Remember by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link].

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Courtney and Aaron’s Glam Wedding at the Globe and Mail Centre


Courtney and Aaron’s wedding mixed some urban flair with some very elegant sensibilities.

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Audio Augmented Reality For Events

Endless Events

Yes, you read that right – we’re discussing audio augmented reality for events today! And yes, we’ve discussed the topic of augmented reality before. We touched upon it on the Event Tech Podcast. And we even dedicated a couple of # EventIcons episodes to it.

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Event Gift Cards Are the Ticket to Future Events

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The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has put the live, in-person events economy on hold. With social distancing mandates and subsequent live event cancelations and postponements, some event creators are struggling to see a light at the end of the tunnel. While many events are moving online, not all creators have the resources to […]. Product News and Tips Event Apps Eventbrite

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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.

What the Olympics Postponement Means for the Events Industry


In a big move yesterday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially postponed this year's Olympic Games. Here's what happened and what it means for an events industry still struggling to manage the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak. The fate of the 2020 Summer Olympics, set to take place in Tokyo starting on July 24th, […]. The post What the Olympics Postponement Means for the Events Industry by Victoria Copans appeared first on [link].

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Coronavirus and why fan engagement is more important now than ever

Event Industry News

Luis Sousa (Marketing Director, Festicket). As the coronavirus outbreak continues to gather pace, each day represents a step further into the unknown for the global population.

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11 Ideas for Virtual Events


Do the words “online event” make you think of lengthy webinars or livestreaming business conferences? You’re in the majority. But 2020 is changing the game when it comes to hosting events virtually – especially now that COVID-19 is forcing many of us to stay home.

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Update on Efforts to Support our Global Community During COVID-19

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Our mission at Eventbrite is to bring the world together through live experiences. In more than a decade of business, never before has that mission been so tested. The global pandemic caused by COVID-19 and its direct impact on the live events industry is unprecedented. We are dedicated to supporting the live events community and […]. Eventbrite

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How To Convert Your In-Person Event Into A Virtual One

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Convert to Virtual: How to Turn Your In-Person Event into a Virtual Event. Virtual Event Tech: Virtual Event Platforms – Why An “All-In-One” Solution Just Won’t Cut It. ? Curious on how to navigate virtual events?

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5 Totally Awesome Date Nights to Have While in Quarantine


We are living in strange times and as social distancing and self-isolation go on for longer, many couples are finding themselves spending a lot of time together.

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UK venues reveal the scale of COVID-19 impact – but share their positive tips

Event Industry News

As the COVID-19 crisis deepens, UK venues and hotels have been revealing the true cost to their businesses – and sharing their best tips for survival. A survey this week on behalf of NFS Technology Group found that 90% of venues are seeing meetings and events move to July onwards.

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Oveit partners with to enable crypto payments for events and venues


We are announcing our partnership with, the pioneering payments and cryptocurrency platform. For the past months we have been working closely with […]. The post Oveit partners with to enable crypto payments for events and venues appeared first on

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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.

5 Tips for Presenting During a Virtual Event


How effective a presenter is at hosting their session, particularly for a virtual event, can make or break an attendee’s experience.

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Planning Tips for the Covid-19 Age


Event planners have been sidetracked by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, wondering about the best route to take. Cancel? Postpone? Claim force majeure ? It seems that many of them are doing a combination of all three.

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Converting In-Person Events To Virtual: How DMP Did It!

Endless Events

The talk of the town in the events industry is converting in-person events to virtual. But where to even begin? Should you choose a platform first? And how do you even figure out pricing? Because this is relatively new, planners everywhere are scrambling to make it work. And we just so happen to have been lucky enough to sit down with Mark Hillenburg. Mark is the VP of Marketing of Digital Monitoring Products (DMP). And boy, does he have some things to teach us!

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6 marketing opportunities for event companies and locations (post-corona)


The corona storm will eventually blow over and, as a sector, we will return to doing what we are good at: giving people extraordinary experiences at events. But don't get discouraged and prepare for the post-corona era

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HBAA launches Mental Health webinars in response to COVID-19

Event Industry News

As the first practical initiative to support HBAA members within the travel, event and hospitality industry at this time, on Wednesday 25 March the trade association will host the first of a series of webinars to help event and hospitality professionals protect their mental health and wellbeing during the coronavirus crisis and beyond.

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7 Ways Meeting Professionals are Uniquely Suited to Help During Coronavirus Pandemic


In a matter of weeks, the world flipped upside down and daily life changed for meeting planners. With hotels closed, events postponed and financial strains increasing anxiety levels, a little bit of time from list-making pros can go a long way toward helping a community cope.

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Your Ultimate Virtual Event Planning Checklist!

Endless Events

Virtual event planning is taking the stage as the next big thing in the industry. Ponder this – in a world where technology develops and improves at an impressive speed, it’s our job as events profs to keep up with the motions. So why not be the one who takes the first step into more engaging, sustainable events that can connect thousands of people from around the world at lower costs and increased flexibility? And we realize that this might be extremely new to you.

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7 Advantages of Hosting Virtual Events


As Aventri’s CEO Jim Sharpe says , “we know nothing beats the value of face-to-face meetings,” however, what happens when in-person meetings and events are restricted because of events like the coronavirus ? Should meeting and event professionals just cancel their events altogether? The answer for many will be no, thanks to technology, like virtual event platforms. Event Technology featured

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