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21 of the Most Influential Women in Events


March 8th is International Women's Day , a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It's a day of celebration, awareness and gratitude, and also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

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Tips for Hosting a Successful Virtual Fair

Picatic by Eventbrite

For a long time, in-person fairs have brought people together from different companies, locations, and even industries to allow them to network and explore career opportunities. Lately, COVID-19 restrictions on in-person gatherings have required these events to go virtual.

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Booking Meeting Venues Site Unseen

PCMA Convene

The virtual site tour for Excel London features a series of videos for different venues within the complex. Watch a video combining several of those further down in the story.

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No, I do not hate in-person meetings

Conferences that Work

I’d like to be clear that I don’t hate in-person meetings , despite what some have been posting recently on a Facebook group for meeting professionals: “Often wondered why so many on this feed hate live events.”

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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.

The Impact Of VR On Virtual Events & Digital Experiences

Endless Events

Sometimes, one has to look on the bright side of things. From the ashes of the destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, new opportunities emerged. The world learned how to stay connected when being isolated was a requirement.

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8 Strategies for Writing A Compelling Virtual Event Description


You have planned a big online event. Now you need to market it and entice people to come to your event. A killer virtual event description is necessary to convince people to attend your event. Without this, no one will know your event is taking place.

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Entire Hotels Are Starting to Get Booked for a New Round of Company Retreats


JW Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa. JW Marriott Skift Take: The pent-up demand is real, but over time traditional notions of the corporate retreat may change. Matthew Parsons Read the Complete Story On Skift.

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Innovation – The Reason the Events Industry Still Stands


The world has a funny w ay of surprising us and showing us who we are, sometimes. The events industry is a perfect example of this. Events – something that seems completely evergreen, untouchable, classic – was arguably one of the first global industries to be impacted by COVID-19.

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10 Ways Live Music Creators Have Elevated Virtual Concerts

Picatic by Eventbrite

Creators across industries have had to rethink what their in-person events look like because of the challenges of COVID-19. One of the greatest pivots has been in the music industry.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to Prove the Business Value of Meetings and Events


Note : Jack J. Phillips, Ph.D., chairman of ROI Institute, penned this primer on measuring meaningful outcomes along with Joe Fijol, DMCP, founder of ETHOS Event Collective.

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Some States Lifting Restrictions: Is It Too Soon For The Events Industry?

Endless Events

By now, you must have heard the big news: a lot of states have started lifting COVID restrictions. Things are going back to normal at last! Or are they? The Brew Crew is wary.

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Cybersecurity: How to Protect Your Virtual Events from Cyberattacks


Event planners bear the responsibility to protect the private information entrusted to them by their attendees and stakeholders by ensuring it doesn’t fall into the wrong hands.

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What’s Trending: TikTok for Business Marketing Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

The short video based social media phenomenon, TikTok, has grown exponentially over the last year. It boasts 100 million active users in the U.S. and hundreds of millions more across the globe, and businesses are waking up to its potential.

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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.

Retail Marketing Reimagined: COVID-Safe Strategies for your Next Campaign

Tigris Events

[…]. The post Retail Marketing Reimagined: COVID-Safe Strategies for your Next Campaign appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing & Experiential Marketing. Blog engagement Event Marketing retail marketing

Monetization & Engagement Strategies For Virtual Events With Liz King Caruso

Endless Events

Virtual events were all the rage last year, whether we liked it or not. While some adapted fast and organized extraordinary virtual events in 2020 , many are still grappling with the new reality.

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11 Couples Share Why They Were Happy to Have a Planner Amidst Planning During the Pandemic


I believe it was Socrates who once said: “If there was ever a time to hire a wedding planner, this would be it!” ” As you’re about to read, for these 11 couples, wiser words have never been spoken.

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Barcelona to hold rock concert for 5,000 after COVID-free trial

Event Industry News

One of Barcelona’s top music venues will hold a concert for 5,000 people later this month after no COVID-19 cases were reported at a pilot project using same-day testing.

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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.

Beat the Burnout: 3 Tips For Staying Motivated One Year Into Virtual Work


It’s March again, which means it’s officially been one year since COVID arose and changed life as we knew it. That’s right, it’s been twelve whole months of social distancing and staying home — twelve months! We’ll be the first to say this past year has felt like a blur.

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Resources Event Creators Need to Prepare for the Return to Live Events


A year after the pandemic brought in-person events to a halt, things are finally looking up. The question is: when can live events safely return? How will you know when it happens? And what should you do to catch the high demand for in-person events? Eventbrite is already seeing the demand for in-person events manifest […]. The post Resources Event Creators Need to Prepare for the Return to Live Events appeared first on Eventbrite UK.

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Julia and William “Leap into Love” at Chateau Le Parc


Julia and William’s beautiful big day was unique in all sorts of ways.

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The Art of Nonverbal Communication (Or, If You Think You’ve Got This Zoom Thing Down, Think Again!)


You’ve been doing virtual meetings , Zoom meetings and other video chats for months now, and you might think you, and most attendees, have them figured out by now. nonverbal. Susan Ibitz challenges that notion. Susan Ibitz.

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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

Online Event Producers Can Take Cues From This Recent Tennis Tournament

PCMA Convene

Organizers of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament at Rotterdam Ahoy made changes to enhance the experience of fans watching on TV.

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How Nonprofits Can Respond to COVID-19 with the Help of a Virtual Event Provider


It is safe to say the global pandemic that struck the world in 2020 ruined almost everyone’s plans. Organizers had no other choice but to cancel events they planned for months, even years, to comply with the health and safety protocols.

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Jessie and Jess’ Intimate Ceremony at LaSalle Banquet Centre


If you’re looking how to do simple-yet-sophisticated right, look no further than Jessie and Jess’ intimate ceremony. The couple, who met at a mutual friend’s birthday back in the summer of 2013, got engaged in March 2019.

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Venues see nearly 300% increase in enquiries post-roadmap announcement

Event Industry News

Digital marketing agency Patch has revealed that its clients have seen an average 294% increase in enquiries in the week following the Prime Minister’s announcement on 22 nd February.

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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.

525,600 Minutes – How Do You Measure, Measure A Year?

Event Leadership Institute

Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes Five hundred twenty five thousand moments so dear Five hundred twenty five thousand six hundred minutes How do you measure? Measure a year?

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How Houston Is Preparing for a Busy Year of Meetings and Events


Skift Take: Covid-19 has shaken up the meetings and events industry. But with preparation and quick action — and safety top of mind — Houston First Corporation has set up the city for a bumper calendar of events in 2021 as the country looks toward recovery from the pandemic.

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Bizzabo Recognized as a Leader in the Forrester Wave™: B2B Marketing Event Management Solutions


The Bizzabo team is excited to announce that we’ve been named a leader in B2B marketing event management solutions in the Forrester Wave ™ report.

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