Sat.Oct 10, 2020 - Fri.Oct 16, 2020

Virtual Events Need a Better Business Model


The virtual event revolution is well underway, and it shows no signs of slowing down. Does it mean that they are viable revenue sources? We investigate.

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How to Approach Food & Beverage at Events During Covid


Food and beverage, like many other features of events, will need to be adapted moving forward to ensure compliance with current health and safety guidelines. What will this look like as live events start to resume?

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Sustainable Growth with Hybrid Events


Introduction. Due to the current pandemic, the demand for having hybrid events has increased exponentially. Hybrid events are now slowly gaining the hype as more people are becoming aware of it. And why shouldn’t it?

The meeting industry new normal

Conferences that Work

Many event professionals are hoping and waiting for a meeting industry new normal. The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated our businesses. We want to believe that, at some point, in-person meetings like the ones we’ve held for decades will return.

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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.

Expos Don’t Work Well in a Virtual Environment

Velvet Chainsaw

Virtual Expo Truths. Nearly every conference and trade show professional is searching for that perfect virtual platform or pricing model for replacing lost expo revenue. I’ve got bad news for you.

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Zoom Steps Into Professional Virtual Events with OnZoom


Zoom has launched OnZoom, a virtual event marketplace where events can be hosted. Who is it for and how does it compare to the current event tech market? Here is what you need to know. Zoom has become the go-to software for virtual events largely by accident.

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Not Another One! 6 Tips To Combat Webinar Fatigue

Endless Events

New year, new challenges. And boy, has 2020 proved itself to be quite a challenging year! While shifts in consumer behavior have been one of the biggest concerns for marketers over the past few years, never before did event profs have to pay so much attention to it.

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‘We Have Flown Away From Events and Landed Somewhere Else’

PCMA Convene

Heather Mason, the CEO of Caspian Agency, challenges the belief that that more interactivity in online events always equals more value. As part of PlanetIMEX Community Day, Oct.

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How a Retired Teacher Built a Virtual Music Venue During Quarantine

Picatic by Eventbrite

2020 has been a challenge, but some people have found success in the midst of a global pandemic. Here, we profile creators who’ve created a successful business during quarantine. Spend a few minutes talking to Vito Rinaldo and his passion for music comes through loud and clear.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How a Sports Medicine Practice Brought Their Business Online with Eventbrite + Zoom


With so many events moving online in the past few months, creators have had to be flexible. Being able to effectively organise and communicate your events is important, but so is choosing the right platform for hosting them.

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8 Extraordinary Virtual Event Examples That Will Inspire You

Endless Events

Some virtual event examples never hurt nobody! Because now more than ever, our eyes should be watching the biggest players in every industry. How are they adapting to the virtual world? And what do their events look like these days?

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3 Keys to Speaker Success at a Virtual Event

PCMA Convene

The founder of a speakers bureau recently shared with Convene what event organizers need to keep in mind when working with presenters at online events. At an in-person event, you can feel the energy in the room when a speaker on stage is commanding the attention of the entire audience.

How to Make Your Online Event Attendees Happy, According to Attendees Themselves

Picatic by Eventbrite

As COVID-19 has forced us into our homes and out of event spaces, we’ve gotten used to a new normal. Zoom and Facetime have replaced our dinner parties and yoga classes, and while we’ve all felt some growing pains while adjusting, it turns out that online events actually have some benefits.

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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.

This guy built an $130 billion business in a recession. You can too.


His first business started after he returned from World War I, in the post-war recession. It began in a small office in Kansas City overrun with mice. He didn’t find them all that troublesome. One of them was my particular friend” he said.

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Throwing It Back To In-Person: Are Platforms The New Venues?

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Comparison: Platforms Are The New Venues…But Is That Enough? Event Stories: Pivoting To Virtual Events: The Success Story of Kenes Group. ? Dive into platforms with our So Many Options, So Little Time: Choosing A Digital Events Platform webinar! On the road… again?

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What the Inaugural Future of Cities Festival Can Tell Us About the Future of Events

PCMA Convene

The WRLDCTY festival will broadcast 30 panels and discussions on three stages from venues in five host cities — New York City, London, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, and Toronto.

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What Events U.S. Consumers Searched for Last Week

Picatic by Eventbrite

Even though we’re living through a global pandemic, people are hungry to connect, and they’re taking to Eventbrite to search for and discover a variety of events each week. We’re always intrigued by what we find. Here’s a look at what consumers across the U.S.

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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!

Hotel sales software: How we solved data disarray for a Holiday Inn Express and saved them 80 hours/month

Planning Pod

The fact that hotels use a half dozen or more software systems to manage all their operations is commonly accepted as “business as usual”.

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Hybrid Event Planning: Four Elements Critical to Success


Successful events require more than just execution on the big day. To execute successfully, organizers prepare, plan, and coordinate countless moving pieces.

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How the American Psychological Association ‘Crushed’ its Virtual Event

PCMA Convene

Sarah Michel (left), Velvet Chainsaw’s vice president of professional connexity, moderates a webinar featuring Alicia Aebersold (right) and Jodi Ashcraft from the American Psychological Association. Webinar participants discussed the APA’s online convention.

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Retreats For Event Profs: Do We Need Them?

Endless Events

Let’s talk about retreats for event profs. So, who doesn’t love a good retreat? Whether it is within your company or you go all by yourself, these experiences can be life-changing. Because it’s no secret that, human beings, we all need to retreat from something at some point.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Riot of red lights hail Survival Tour’s Bristol stop

Event Industry News

A swathe of Bristol’s event industry, including representatives from Upfest, Richmond Event Management, St Pauls Carnival, Crosstown Concerts, Prestige Events and 24 Carrot Catering, gathered on Monday 12 October to welcome the #WeMakeEvents’ Survival Tour cycle team rode into the city.

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3 Elements Necessary to Execute a Successful Hybrid Event 


Successful events require more than just execution on the big day. To execute successfully, organizers prepare, plan, and coordinate countless moving pieces.

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What Do Health-Care Practitioners Want From Virtual Events?

PCMA Convene

According to results from a recent Kenes Group study, health-care professionals value high-quality speakers and discussions, but they also want a virtual platform that affords them flexibility, time, and opportunity to fully absorb them.

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5 Virtual Event Tech Options for Immersing Your Attendees


From live streaming to virtual audio—perspectives on the virtual event tech options available to event organizers from the CTO at a leading event agency. Editor's Note: This is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the views of Bizzabo.

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4 Tips for Planning a Successful Business Event


Being in charge of organizing a business event can be daunting. You will have to multitask various elements of event planning, while ensuring that you stick with your available budget. Luckily, there are many ways to reduce planning stress and ensure that you achieve your event objectives. Here are four tips for planning a successful business event. Create an event budget The first step to successful events management is to create a budget for your event.

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The Future of Livestream Ticketing in the Age of Coronavirus.

Python Events

How live entertainment has evolved and innovated against all odds. Humans are famously social creatures.

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2 Formats That Foster Connection at Virtual Events

PCMA Convene

During the Untethered event for events professionals, participants took part in an “idea jam” brainstorming session with NASA and Storycraft Lab. A video recap of the Untethered experience appears at the end of this story.

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Erica and Rob’s Rustically Elegant Wedding at Maple Meadow Farm


Erica and Rob’s big day is the picture of rustic elegance. Together with the help of the brilliant team at Sparkle and Twine Event Planning , Erica and Rob planned their barn wedding from where they currently live in Alberta.

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