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Drag, Dancing, and DJs: What to Expect From Eventbrite’s Virtual All-Day Pre-Pride Festival

Picatic by Eventbrite

The first Pride was a riot, led by trans women of color like Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera.

2020 311
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7 Steps to Creating an Inclusive Digital Event

PCMA Convene

Some of the same in-person meeting strategies can be applied to creating diverse and inclusive digital events. Jacob Slaton Photography).

2020 86
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The Rise of Virtual Event Venues

EventMB

AV companies are joining the ranks of event tech suppliers supporting the pivot to virtual with studio and production venues that enhance virtual engagement through higher production value and consulting support.

2020 184
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Black-Owned Toronto Wedding Vendors You Should Be Following

EventSource

As Toronto & GTA’s go-to platform for weddings and special events, it is incumbent on us that we work toward building a site that does a better job of representing all the POC that make up our fantastic city – particularly black couples who are underrepresented on our site.

2020 96
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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!

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Back To The Basics: Storytelling For Virtual Events

Endless Events

We wanted to do something different today, hence the topic of storytelling for virtual events. If you’re already familiar with Endless, you know that we’ve been putting a lot of emphasis on virtual events. Because much like for everyone else in the industry, this is our new normal.

2020 87

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What Does A Virtual Event Team Look Like?

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: The Squad: Virtual Event Production Team – What Does It Look Like? Virtual Engagement: Virtual Happy Hour Ideas: Entertain Attendees & Get The Party Rolling! ? Worried that you’re forgetting something while planning your virtual event?

2020 78
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7 Tips to Master Your Online Event Landing Page [Guest Post]

Eventtia

Online events are virtual events that people from around the world can attend. They can be anything from webinars to virtual conferences and Q&A sessions with industry experts. Event Marketing

2020 62
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How To Disinfect The Pharmaceutical Equipment by using a UV light sanitizer wand?

InCharged

It’s not deniable that the cleaning of pharmaceutical equipment is not challenging. Chemists and pharmacists are a vital source of the health care team and more than a retail store.

2020 52
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Unique & Exciting Virtual Trade Show Ideas

Endless Events

There are all kinds of questions going through event planners’ heads right now. How do I keep a virtual audience engaged ? How do I create my virtual event budget ? And what are some virtual trade show ideas I can use?

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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.

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BREAKING: CDC Issues New Guidelines for Events

EventMB

The CDC has updated its guidelines for gatherings such as conferences, concerts, festivals and weddings. Here is what you need to know. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has released a new set of guidelines to take into consideration for those planning events.

2020 200
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How to implement participant-driven breakouts in Zoom — Part 4

Conferences that Work

Part 1 of this series of posts gave an overview of what’s involved in implementing participant-driven breakouts in Zoom. Part 2 explains how to prepare for The Three Questions , and Part 3 explains how to run them using Zoom breakout rooms. Read them before diving into this post!

2020 184
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Planning for a Return to Live Events? Focus on Psychological Safety

SmartMeetings

In my conversations with meeting planners, many of the concerns I hear around planning live meetings in this new normal are logistical: how will we practice social distancing ? Will I need more space for the same size event? How can we handle food and beverages ? Defining Safety.

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Mindfulness In Events: Shaping The Leaders of The Industry

Endless Events

Mindfulness in events. These three words might seem foreign to many. And to others, they can actually be scary. But what does mindless in events even mean? How does it help professionals in the industry? And most importantly, should we practice it? Well, the short answer to the last questions is yes.

2020 115
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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.

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Are Virtual Events Killing FOMO?

EventMB

Virtual events are slowly killing the biggest event marketing tactic for the past few years. We are entering a seismic shift in the industry. A very risky and rewarding one. Remember that time you used to check your social media feed and you spotted that event you really wanted to attend?

2020 164
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What’s a Digital Business Card and How Do I Get One?

EventBank Insights

Digital business cards are a new concept that’s been slowly advancing toward day-to-day use by leveraging smartphones that sit in every professional’s pocket these days. Its user adoption has been slow, but subtle hints at its emergence in 2020 are becoming more and more apparent.

2020 78
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BLM Action Items for Meeting Planners

SmartMeetings

Do the widespread Black Lives Matter (BLM) protests calling for an end to racial bias in all its forms leave you wondering how meeting planners can join the struggle against the long history of discrimination?

2020 90
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How Virtual Events Can Be Better Than Face To Face

Endless Events

Let’s talk about how virtual events can be better than face to face. Because there are a lot of misconceptions flying around in regards to virtual experiences. On the one hand, event planners everywhere are adopting this format.

2020 94
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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.

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PheedLoop Virtual & Hybrid Event Management Platform [Review]

EventMB

PheedLoop is an all-in-one event management software that offers solutions for live, hybrid, and virtual events. Here is our review. PheedLoop: What Is It?

2020 116
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Virtual Events Logistics: The Complete Checklist

Eventtia

Even a minor lapse in logistics can ruin a virtual event. From the moment that your event is launched you’re in the firing line, and any detail (however small) can be quickly noticed, scrutinized, and shared across social media. Event Planning

2020 73
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Thermal Imaging Tech: Is it Right for Your Event?

SmartMeetings

As planners navigate the ‘ new normal’ of a post-COVID-19 world, we are seeing innovative technologies emerge that promise to help keep event attendees safe. One of these is thermal imaging , used to detect fevers, a common symptom of COVID-19.

2020 80
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Entertainment For Virtual Events: Bring On The Fun!

Endless Events

Last week, we offered some pretty good ideas within the scope of entertainment for virtual events. And today, we’re diving even deeper! While virtual happy hours allow you to get extremely creative, they’re not the only way you can get attendees to have fun.

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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.

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12 Black-Owned Experiential Agencies You Should Know About

Bizzabo

Black-owned experiential agencies with extensive B2B and B2C portfolios. Featuring Beyond 8, Andrew Roby Events, W.P. Miller Special Events, and other leading firms. We already have extensive lists covering US experiential agencies and UK event agencies.

2020 68
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Virtual Events Logisitcs: The Complete Checklist

Eventtia

Even a minor lapse in logistics can ruin a virtual event. From the moment that your event is launched you’re in the firing line, and any detail (however small) can be quickly noticed, scrutinized, and shared across social media. Event Planning

2020 68
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Promoting Your First Virtual Event: Where to Begin

Showclix

You’ve got the lineup, scheduling, branding, and marketing language ready for your first virtual event, and now it’s time to actively begin promoting it. But where to begin?

2020 67
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The Essential Guide to Creating Safer In-Person Events

MeetingPlay

No matter where you are in the world, over the past few months you have felt the effects of COVID-19. As areas start to lift their restrictions, restaurants begin to open, and people start to head back into work, you may be wondering what this means for your upcoming events.

2020 65
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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.

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Meeting Profs Demonstrate Community and Resiliency on #MeetingsChat

SmartMeetings

In a Twitter chat hosted jointly by Financial and Insurance Conference Professionals ( FICP ) and Smart Meetings on Tuesday, participants highlighted the resiliency of meeting professionals and shared how the community is coming together during these tough times.

2020 64
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The Ins and Outs of Micro Weddings

All Seated

Micro weddings are a hot topic right now, and for good reason. There’s been a surplus of postponed and canceled weddings since the beginnings of the COVID crisis, which has led many couples to reconsider the scale of their celebration.

2020 64
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5 Conference Pricing Strategies

MeetingsNet

Setting conference fees is tricky. Now that your event is virtual, the puzzle is more complex.

2020 91