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The loneliness of the long distance facilitator

Conferences that Work

Right now, I am a long distance facilitator. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, I only facilitate meetings of people who are not the same room. Often, they are thousands of miles away.

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A Must-Follow Guide for Running Corporate Events

GEVME

More and more companies have been shifting to virtual events due to the pandemic, and the transition is providing a lot of benefits too. For instance, there are lesser overheads now, which earlier came in the form of booking an event venue, arranging food and beverages, etc.

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Make Your Events More Inclusive With These Tips from a DEI Strategist

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Eventbrite hosted the first-ever RECONVENE summit in May. The virtual networking and skillsharing event featured more than 20 talks and workshops from some of the most dynamic thinkers in the event world. We’re recapping the two-day event’s key takeaways on the blog.

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What to Do When Online Infrastructure Goes Down

EventMB

Last week’s internet outages were a reminder of just how frail key online infrastructure can be. Eventprofs will need to ensure that they have solid contingency plans in place for when service outages pose challenges for online events.

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Payment Optimization & PCI Solutions: Combining Offense and Defense With a Single Provider

Speaker: P. Andrew Sjogren, Sr. Product Marketing Manager at Very Good Security and Matt Doka, Co-Founder and CTO of Fivestars

In this webinar, our esteemed panelists will discuss using Zero Data as the defense and payment optimization as the offense. A startup will have a well-rounded security approach that enables them to get to market sooner, grow their business faster, and minimize costs for both security and compliance.

6+ Totally American Things to Do for the 4th of July in Jacksonville

UNATION

Nobody celebrates America’s Independence Day like Jacksonville! When the weather is hot and the grills are hotter, we like to pull out all the bells and whistles to make sure the fourth blasts off.

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A Roundup of COVID-19 Guidelines to Safely Navigate the Return to Live Events

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With venues re-opening and restrictions on gatherings slowly being loosened, communities — and event creators — are eager to get back to live, in-person events.

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Event Tech Providers Brace for Hybrid Impact by Offering AV and Production Services

EventMB

When events went virtual, event tech providers had to upskill to meet the demand for virtual production support. Now, as in-person events start to trickle back, providers are once again extending their end-to-end service offerings, but this time to onsite production.

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Things to Do in Atlanta This Weekend

UNATION

Outdoor activities are back in Atlanta and we are here for it! Check out a special night at the aquarium, full of pride, or try getting your fitness & health to a new level with the World Sports Expo. Whatever you decide, we’ve got you covered on the best activities this weekend.

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A Fundamental Guide for Running Virtual Corporate Events

GEVME

More and more companies have been shifting to virtual events due to the pandemic, and the transition is providing a lot of benefits too. For instance, there are lesser overheads now, which earlier came in the form of booking an event venue, arranging food and beverages, etc.

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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.

COVID-19 Safety Playbook: FAQs About Safety Precautions

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Event creators around the US are celebrating the reopening of venues and communities nationwide. But in this new climate, creators aren’t just on the hook for planning great events — they’re also responsible for the safety of attendees.

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MeetingPlay Raises $75 Million in Contrarian Strategy to Stay Invisible to Event Attendees

EventMB

Event technology company MeetingPlay raised $75 million from growth-oriented private equity firm Sunstone Partners. The investment is being used to support a white-label approach that essentially makes MeetingPlay invisible to attendees.

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Best Pizza in Jacksonville Voted by Our Facebook Group!

UNATION

Grab a slice of some of the best pizza in Jacksonville by checking out our list of pizzerias! We asked our Facebook group for recommendations on the best pizza in Jax, and we’ve got their answers below! Discover tasty pizza pies, unique topping selections, and more!

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AWS X GEVME: GEVME’s Transformation Through Robust Technology Infrastructure

GEVME

GEVME has been breaking the boundaries of the virtual event experience through its virtual event builder. It is fully customizable, secure, and scalable according to the requirement.

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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.

How The Caverns Kept Live Music Alive During the Pandemic

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Eventbrite hosted the first-ever RECONVENE summit in May. The virtual networking and skillsharing event featured more than 20 talks and workshops from some of the most dynamic thinkers in the event world. We’re recapping the two-day event’s key takeaways on the blog.

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Aventri Virtual & Hybrid Event Solution [Review]

EventMB

Aventri’s Virtual & Hybrid Event Solution is designed for enterprise organizations and event planners who require fully branded, interactive events. Here is our review What Is It?

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Stuff to Do in Houston’s Guide to Planning the Ultimate Summer Soiree

UNATION

Sweet Summertime is here! It’s time for fun in the pool, tan lines, family vacations, and of course backyard BBQs. That’s why UNATION’s Stuff to Do in Houston Team is here to help you plan the Ultimate Summer Soiree to make this summer in Houston amazing!

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Three Platforms Worth Exploring in the Booming Social Audio Space

Event Marketer

Social audio just may be the next frontier for social media. Consumers with Zoom fatigue were first drawn to the audio-only concept while stuck at home during the pandemic, and the market for it has been booming ever since.

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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.

Music Festival Spotlight: Come & Tube It

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When Ronnie Brown, singer and songwriter for the Texas-based reggae-rock band Audic Empire, decided to blend his love of music with his enthusiasm for the San Marcos River, what emerged is the Come & Tube It 2021 Music Festival.

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How attendees can get the most out of events in 2021.

Expo Pass

We all have a lot of “eventing” to make up for this summer. There are old friends to catch up with, new friends to meet, sessions to see, projects to pitch, deals to lock down, and maybe even some vacationing to do, if we’re lucky.

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6 Must-Visit Breweries in Clearwater

UNATION

Clearwater is known for their famously soft, white sand beaches, but did you know they have an incredible brewery scene as well? For the days when you’re not feeling the beach vibe, the breweries in Clearwater are here to give you the beer buzz you need at the most hoppin’ places.

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Case study – cooperation with Ringier Axel Springer Polska

Eventory

Ringier Axel Springer Polska is a leading media – technology company in Poland and a part of an international Ringier Axel Springer Media AG group in the CEE region.

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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.

Hybrid Events: 100 Free Resources to Guarantee Success

Event Age by Swapcard

With 100 resources on hybrid events, this page has all you need to prepare for and execute a successful hybrid event. Event Experiences Event Tech Hybrid events

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Our top tips for creating successful event presentations.

Expo Pass

Presenters all over the world are getting ready to inspire audiences on stage and in-person again. So we’re back to normal, right? Not exactly. With the addition of hybrid technology and current safety guidelines, presenting will look a little different this year.

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Taking Flight: Food and Drink Samplers Go Beyond Beer in Jacksonville

UNATION

Since the onslaught of the craft beer wave, beer flights have been a common way to get customers to try new brews and sample creative offerings at breweries.

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Eight Cause Marketing Activations That Reflect Consumers’ Shifting Priorities

Event Marketer

Brands have leveraged cause marketing tactics to earn consumer loyalty for years, recognizing that younger generations in particular make purchase decisions based on a company’s ethos and whether its values align with their own.

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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

July 7th & 8th Evolve Community Event: Arianna Huffington Headlines A Diverse Lineup of Experts

Event Age by Swapcard

Swapcard has announced the launch of upcoming virtual event, Evolve Homecoming: The Big Industry Comeback. Event Experiences Event Community Virtual Events Hybrid events In-person events

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The New Live Event Etiquette: All Your Burning Attendee Questions, Answered

MeetingPlay

The country is once again open for business, live events are resuming, and summer is upon us. It’s safe to say things are looking way up from this same time last year.

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Best 4th of July Events in Dallas

UNATION

Hi Dallas! It’s time to put on your Red, White, and Blue to get ready for the best things to do in Dallas for the 4th of July! There are so many fun celebrations and more exciting things to do in Dallas. We can’t wait to share it with you!

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