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8 Enticing Virtual Date Ideas for a Socially Distanced Valentine’s Day

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Let’s face it: holidays haven’t been the same since March 2020, but that doesn’t mean you should let lockdown restrictions cancel your Valentine’s Day.

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How to go hybrid: Fun and engaging ideas for your next hybrid event.

Expo Pass

There’s still a lot of mystery surrounding hybrid events. How much should be virtual? How much should be in person? Is it actually going to be more fun than planning, hosting, or watching a virtual event all from the couch?

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COVID-19 Vaccines & The Events Industry

Endless Events

This week’s conversation on Event Brew is particularly interesting. It all started with an article that informed readers of the NFL’s project to fill up a stadium with vaccinated healthcare workers.

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PCMA’s First Omnichannel Convening Leaders: The Great, the Good and the Not So…

Velvet Chainsaw

I was excited to attend PCMA’s Omnichannel Convening Leaders event last week. Having attended more than 20 of PCMA’s Annual Meetings over the years (both in person and virtually), I expected high energy, experimental delivery and great content.

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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.

8 Enticing Virtual Date Ideas for a Socially Distanced Valentine’s Day

Picatic by Eventbrite

Let’s face it: holidays haven’t been the same since March 2020, but that doesn’t mean you should let lockdown restrictions cancel your Valentine’s Day.

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 Hybrid Events: Preparing for a Virtual Future

GEVME

2020 has been crazy, even more for event organizers and attendees because it was painful to see their favourite events get cancelled one after the other. But technology has always helped us adapt to situations and figure out an alternative without losing much on the original.

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12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

Attendease

A trend is a passing fancy, like the Pantone Color of the Year. In the last five years Pantone has made this interesting, including ‘ultraviolet’ and ‘greenery’ and for the complexities of 2021 they have addressed it with two colors.

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Crafting Great Content For Virtual Events

Endless Events

How many times have you heard the expression “content is king”? Probably enough that you roll your eyes every time someone utters it. But that’s the thing about clichés – they exist for a reason.

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Sensory Space: Montreal’s OASIS Immersion

PCMA Convene

Laurent Duvarney-Tardif is filmed in the Oasis Immersion space at the Palais de congrès de Montréal. When “ OASIS immersion ” opened in December on the ground floor of the Palais des congrès de Montréal, it redefined the meaning of “flexible space” at a convention center.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

 Hybrid Events: Preparing for a Virtual Future

GEVME

2020 has been crazy, even more for event organizers and attendees because it was painful to see their favourite events get cancelled one after the other. But technology has always helped us adapt to situations and figure out an alternative without losing much on the original.

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Q&A Jason Dunn, CTA: Chin Up

SmartMeetings

Title : Group Vice President of Diversity Sales and Inclusion, Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau and Chairman of National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals (NCBMP). Graduate : University of Cincinnati, Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science.

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LED Walls: How Digital Backdrops Are Making A Huge Comeback

Endless Events

One of the biggest trends event profs can expect for 2021 pertains to expectations. While attendees were a lot more forgiving last year, as we all learned the ropes of virtual events, the same can’t be expected today.

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Overwhelmed by Digital Event Tech Options? There’s a Resource for That.

PCMA Convene

Tycoon Events launched the Virtual Event Resource in June, which spells out important information about emerging digital event platforms.

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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

How to run digital conferences

GEVME

Virtual living is now a reality. With a global pandemic in our midst, our way of living, of interacting, of communicating have all seen a change so unprecedented, that it could hamper everything we did.

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Lessons from Leaders: The Season Finale

SmartMeetings

Do you wish you could sit down with the heads of hospitality companies and industry associations and ask them how they got where they are and what advice they might have for blazing a trail in hotels and travel? lessons from leaders. Michael J.

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Emerging Event Trends That Will Shape the Industry in 2021

Bizzabo

2020 forever changed the way we plan events. As we welcome the new year, there is still much uncertainty ahead. However, a few things are for sure; virtual events are here to stay, and the future is hybrid.

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The Hybrid Inauguration

PCMA Convene

The president-elect and vice president-elect, their spouses, and others attend the Jan. 19 COVID Memorial Service at the National Mall. The service was one of the events tied to the President Inauguration that are being streamed online. In Washington, D.C.,

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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.

How to run digital conferences

GEVME

Virtual living is now a reality. With a global pandemic in our midst, our way of living, of interacting, of communicating have all seen a change so unprecedented, that it could hamper everything we did.

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8 Floral Trends You Need to Know About for Intimate Weddings in 2021

EventSource

Although restrictions on gatherings will continue into 2021, that doesn’t mean love is cancelled or that love isn’t worth celebrating.

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Support Teams are the Foundations of Virtual Events

Hubb

A skilled technical support team is just as important as the technology itself to a successful virtual event. For most attendees, virtual events are a new experience. And unlike convention centers and hotel ballrooms that all function the same, no two virtual events are exactly alike.

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Measuring Meetings Accurately Could Prove Crucial Value of F2F

SmartMeetings

Meeting professionals know in their gut that people get more out of in-person, F2F meetings, but how do we prove it to the decision makers in our companies and in our attendee’s home offices?

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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!

Behind the Digital Curtain at Convening Leaders 2021

PCMA Convene

Caitlin O’Malley and Tonya Almond from PCMA, Hanna Foley from digital event platform JUNO, and Kyle Short of the digital storytelling company, Wisdom Capture, discuss the creation of the hybrid Convening Leaders 2021. “I

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Virtual events – what about the venues?

Event Industry News

By Niki McKay & Jason Fitzgerald at Blue Danube Productions. As of March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the event industry to all but shut down the traditional way in which it has done business.

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Virtual Event Staff: How to Utilize Them to Elevate Your Next Event

Tigris Events

[…]. The post Virtual Event Staff: How to Utilize Them to Elevate Your Next Event appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing & Experiential Marketing. Blog Brand Ambassadors Event Staffing virtual event Virtual event staff Virtual Events

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We Know You’re Busy, But Could You Work Smarter?

SmartMeetings

After these many months, do you still feel unsettled working from home ? Maybe not feeling as productive as you should be?

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9 Ways to Empower Your Virtual Event Sponsors

MeetingPlay

Do your sponsors and exhibitors know how to utilize the features available to them in your virtual event platform? If your answer is no, you’re not alone. Event Planning event tech virtual event

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TRNSMT boss “very optimistic” about festival returning in 2021

Event Industry News

TRNSMT boss Geoff Ellis has vowed to bring the festival back this summer despite continued uncertainty around live events due to COVID-19. The Glasgow three-day event was cancelled in 2020 and is currently set to return in July with the Courteeners, Liam Gallagher and Lewis Capaldi topping the bill.

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Postponed World’s Fair Expo 2020 Back on for October in Dubai

Skift

Expo 2020, postponed because of coronavirus, is back on for October, say organizers. Rula Rouhana / Reuters Skift Take: Is this a proxy and show of confidence for the rest of the events industry? Or will it be a cautionary tale of pushing ahead too fast? — Tom Lowry Read the Complete Story On Skift.

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Will Constant Mask Wearing Save the Meetings Industry?

SmartMeetings

Remember conferences and events before COVID-19, mask wearing and social distancing? Let’s take a stroll down memory lane, shall we? You would fly into the city and arrive at the event just in time for the opening reception.

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