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How to Write the Perfect Event Sponsorship Email

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Working your way to the decision maker at your target sponsor starts with a simple, well-worded email. Resources and Tools Event Sponsorships LinkedIn

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Work on *what* to change, not just managing change

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It’s tempting and understandable to concentrate on trying to manage change. After all, we are constantly experiencing change, and attempting to manage it is often unavoidable. But never lose sight of the importance of working on what to change.

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Hollywood’s Version of a Hybrid Event

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Co-hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler spoke from two different locations side-by-side — with the help of a split screen. Courtesy NBC). The 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards aired on Feb. 28, kicking off an awards season that was delayed due to COVID-19.

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Deep Dive: 3 Events In 2020 That Proved Virtual Is Glorious

Endless Events

After what seemed like a decade, 2020 is finally behind us. Saying that it was a tough time is an understatement. And we’re willing to bet you’re sick and tired of hearing just how much it sucked. Yup, COVID. Oh yeah, that sure ruined a lot of stuff!

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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.

Why It Still Pays to Host Virtual Events in 2021

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In 2020, virtual events became a necessity. COVID-19 resulted in lockdowns, closures, and strict social distancing requirements, quickly halting all in-person events. Event organizers had to adapt quickly to reimagine their events in a safe virtual space.

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Getting Closer to Face-to-Face

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A year after the COVID-19 swept across the globe, the business events industry is seeing signs of recovery, but with extra costs such as rapid testing and other safety measures at in-person events.

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12 Toronto Venues Offering Micro Wedding Packages


When the pandemic first arrived at the beginning of 2020, it opened up the door to the beginnings of a rudimentary micro wedding trend : at the time, essentially, a no-frills wedding ceremony for 10-25 of your nearest and dearest (think city hall but without the city hall).

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9 Fun Ideas to Spice Up Your Workshop and Engage Your Audience

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Ready to set aside those snore-inducing lectures, and make your events fun and interactive? Start with these 9 fun workshop ideas: Resources and Tools Agendas Event Design Event Surveys Ideas Speakers and Panelists

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The Great Unbundling of Events


An empty event space at an Accor Hotel. Skift Skift Take: Events played a critical role in both building community and generating revenue.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

CES 2021: What Does It Mean For The Events Industry?

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Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is one of the biggest and most exciting events in the world of tech. As proper tech nerds, our hosts Will and Brandt always check out what the year’s biggest innovations and trends are.

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Why You Need a Fully Integrated Event Management Platform


Whether the goal is to boost employee engagement, seek out lucrative business partnerships, or demonstrate your latest innovations, events can play a central role in any business.

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St. Patrick’s Day History: How One Irish Celebration Took Over the World

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Did you know that St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated in more countries than any other national festival in the world? Across the United States, Canada, Argentina, and New Zealand, among many others, people come together to embrace what it means to be Irish.

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Conference Planning: A Step-by-Step Checklist for Success


Conferences are an important part of professional development and business networking for all industries. Bringing people together from all around the world in the same industry to learn and share is essential for innovation.

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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.

Data Driven: Best Practices and Questions to Capture Virtual Event Feedback


While it feels as if we should all be well-versed in virtual events by now, the reality is, if you were mostly hosting in-person events pre-COVID, switching to virtual can be a challenge. We'll be the first to say it: It's a big adjustment!

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How Aventri Helped HLB Achieve their Event Goals with Virtual Events


The year 2020 was like no other year. It completely changed how businesses carry out their operations. Susanna Spada, the Operations Project Manager at HLB, had spent several weeks planning one of HLB’s most important events for 2020, the Annual Tax and Advisory Conference.

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How Global Event Creators Are Adapting With COVID-19 Friendly Activities

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COVID-19 has upended the event world, and creators have had to adapt to deliver events in new and interesting ways. Still, even the most imaginative events professionals continue to face challenges as they work to design in-person and virtual events that attract attendees.

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Yellow Fish announce new ownership

Event Industry News

After 18 years at the helm, Founder Maria Valentine has sold marketing and events agency, Yellow Fish, to newly-appointed MD – Laura Pace.

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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.

First Look: The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Event Engagement


Four out of five MeetingPlay clients report engagement as a top challenge for virtual events — but that’s only because they haven’t yet read our new guide to virtual event engagement.

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Tina and Kevin’s Intimate Winter Wedding at the Estates of Sunnybrook


Tina and Kevin’s wedding at the Estates of Sunnybrook – a venue which has since been closed – is as sophisticated as could be!

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Enrich Your Community With Online Cultural Events

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Online events are increasingly popular, but many event creators are still figuring out where to start. If you’re used to planning in-person cultural events for your organization, you may wonder if you can cultivate the same connection online.

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Case Study – UAKON 2020

The Challenge. Urological Association of Kerala (UAK) was formed in 1983 to promote high standards in the practice and education of Urology in Kerala. The association is also known for organizing various charitable activities.

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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

Cancelled Events: How to Announce Them & Keep Your Attendees Interested


How you handle an event cancellation could have a long-term impact on your reputation and success as an organiser. Get it right with these tips. The post Cancelled Events: How to Announce Them & Keep Your Attendees Interested appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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Hybrid Boot Camp


Exercises to build your omnichannel production muscles. Focus on the features that align with the event goals and try not to get distracted by things that look cool but have less of a meaningful purpose for your event.”–Coach Coach Harvey.

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How Haymarket Books Sparked Conversation with Black History Month Events

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Chicago’s Haymarket Books is a radical, independent, nonprofit book publisher that works to highlight the struggle for social and economic justice. Their books focus on important topics like Black politics, prison abolition, Black Lives Matter, and police brutality.

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Five Ways to Prep for Your Snowy Wedding Day


Are you getting married between the months of November and April? If so, there is the potential that your big day could be accompanied by a big snowfall! This shouldn’t be a surprise, we do live in the Great White North after all.

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Maximize Your Margins Masterclass

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. It takes a lot of perspective and a ton of experience to optimize your net profit from within, so that's where we come in. 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.

How To Manage Your Virtual Event With Dashboards


Having a complete picture of what's going on during your event can be difficult, especially when you do not have centralized information. This can lead to a bumpy road and your event could suffer costly consequences if action is not taken in a timely manner. Event Planning

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Collecting Text Donations: Everything You Need To Know


Given that phones have become an integral part of our lives, it's no surprise that mobile giving increased by 205% in 2018.

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Isle Of Wight Festival moves to September 2021

Event Industry News

Organisers have confirmed that the festival is now taking place from 16-19 September 2021.

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