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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.

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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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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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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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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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.

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 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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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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

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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How to Create a Sense of Community at Your Online Event


All events share a common objective, they bring people together. But as we’re discovering with online events, how these people are brought together is very different from how we once knew it. Event Marketing

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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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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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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 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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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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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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