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Distracting ourselves from what matters

Conferences that Work

We spend too much time distracting ourselves from what matters. Distraction is fine, up to a point. But when we spend two trillion dollars annually on entertainment, I’d say we are well beyond that point. As Seth Godin puts it: Marvel spent $400,000,000 to make Avengers: Endgame.

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Your Pandemic Planning Checklist: 5 Ways to Deal with Constantly Changing COVID-19 Measures

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If the past year of lockdowns has taught us one thing, it’s to not take anything for granted. That’s especially true when it comes to making plans for the future, and more so if you’re an event creator.

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A Word from Women in Events - Women’s History Month


Women’s history in the United States has made groundbreaking strides in the last 200 years. From Sojouner Truth’s “ Ain’t I a Woman” speech in 1851 to the 2020 election where Kamala Harris was voted in as the first woman Vice President.

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How to run a virtual fundraising event


Have you ever planned a fundraising event? Or are you planning to organize a virtual fundraiser now? In the book, The Richest Man in Babylon, George Clayson speaks about giving one-tenth of your income back to the people.

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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.

Swapcard Partners with IMEX Group to Drive New Digital Experience

Event Age by Swapcard

Event Community Press Release

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Virtual Events are Here to Stay, and They’re Getting Better by the Day


Occasionally, major unexpected developments force entire industries to rapidly change their business model overnight or face the very real prospect of extinction.

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Our Top 5 Tips For Delivering The Best Virtual Content

Endless Events

It’s a content-driven world out there. As a matter of fact, there are very few facets of our lives that are not somehow tied to the ever-lasting art of storytelling. Yes, everyone wants to create great content – marketers, writers, astronauts, and, of course, event planners.

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Honeybook vs Dubsado vs Planning Pod vs 17hats – Event Business Management Software Competitors, Alternatives & Pricing

Planning Pod

When people are considering using our software, we often get questions about how Planning Pod compares to our competitors Honeybook, Dubsado and 17hats.

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Virtual Travel: Explore the Wonders of the World from the Comfort of Your Couch

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When the COVID-19 global pandemic hit, in-person events were paused and the world was told to stay home and apart. Yet, Eventbrite brought the world together through virtual events.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to Budget Realistically for Hybrid Meetings


When the world began staging hybrid and virtual events at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, it did so out of necessity. In making the shift, many organizations found new, powerful platforms for engaging with their current audience and reaching new ones.

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The Ultimate Glossary of Virtual Event Production Terms


Navigating virtual event production can feel like learning a whole new language. Here's your cheat sheet on all of the technical terms you need to know. It’s no secret that virtual events are here to stay. And as event marketers, being competent in virtual production is now a part of the job.

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Are Virtual Events Really More Inclusive & Accessible?

Endless Events

It’s Thursday, which means it’s time to get your favorite brew and join the Event Brew crew as they talk about yet another subject of debate in the exciting new world of virtual events.

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Hosting a Series of Events? Create a Recurring Event Program and Make it Easy

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Hosting an event that’s going to be held more than once in the year? Let us introduce you to the recurring event feature, which will soon become the go-to tool in your event creator’s tool kit.

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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.

Event Contract Essentials in the Covid Era


Editor’s note : The following is not legal advice but is for general educational purposes. If you have a specific question, you should contact an attorney. event contract. The good news is that vaccines are here.

COVID Testing Part of the Fabric of an In-Person Fashion Industry Show

PCMA Convene

Three independent show organizers collaborated for the first time — Informa Markets’ MAGIC Pop Up Orlando, Clarion Events’ WWIN, and Tarsus Group’s OFFPRICE — on an in-person trade show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Event: MAGIC, WWIN, and OFFPRICE Co-Located Trade Show.

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Diversity In Events 2021 With William S. Matthews

Endless Events

It’s Tuesday, which means it’s time for #EventIcons! For weeks, we have been discussing virtual and hybrid events, engagement strategies, and all kinds of other pandemic-related issues.

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12 Outdoor Wedding Venues with Gorgeous Views


With gathering limits being significantly higher outdoors vs. indoors, you may be on the hunt for an outdoor wedding venue for your intimate, 2021 nuptials. But how about an outdoor venue that also boasts a stunning view to serve as your backdrop?

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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.

The Antidote for Zoom Fatigue


Tips for improving remote presenter AV. It continues to blow my mind that this deep into the pandemic we’re still seeing such incredibly bad “remote shots” on live television.

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Teambuilding for Remote Staff

PCMA Convene

Employers are offering virtual activities to remote staff members to help create a stronger work culture. Avital Food Tours’ virtual mixology experiences can include ingredients kits shipped directly to participants and engraved cocktail shakers.

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The 100 Virtual Work Startups Disrupting And Substituting Business Travel


An empty business class section of a Lufthansa jet. Skift Skift Take: Virtual work startups are expecting a decline in travel for work across direct impact categories. But how can software be used as complementary to business travel instead of as a replacement?

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Five Perks of a Hosting a Spring Wedding


Yes, summer is known as ‘wedding season’, and there are a few reasons for that, however, there is a new trend popping up of getting married in the Spring. The slightly cooler, less busy time of year that will allow you your pick of vendors, and some gorgeous natural backgrounds. Still undecided?

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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

The Legal Implications of Assessing Attendees’ Covid Status


Can meeting hosts ask about vaccinations or require negative Covid tests? Yes, but there’s a lot to understand before you do. Rewind to January 2020.

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How Event Professionals Can Draw Inspiration From the Famous 2020 NBA Bubble


The NBA’s Joey Graziano joined us at Reimagine Experience 2021 to share how the NBA completely redesigned the attendee experience in response to COVID-19. On March 11, 2020, an NBA player from the Utah Jazz tested positive for COVID-19.

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Top Tips and Best Practices for Launching Virtual Events


Many elements of virtual events are here to stay. From luminary tech giants like Google to innovative startups like OLIO and Eastnine , virtual events are allowing different enterprises to stay connected with their audiences. Event Planning Featured Thought Leadership

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Nadia and Tushar’s Stunning and Bold Celebration at Liberty Grand


With lush florals, a bold and bright colour palette, elegant touches, and a fusion of wedding traditions, Nadia and Tushar’s wedding celebration is a stunner!

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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.

Virtual Event Tips: How to Overcome the 8 Biggest Challenges of Virtual Events


Virtual events have worked wonders for helping businesses keep in touch with their audiences throughout the pandemic, but it has not always been an easy ride. Problems faced by event organizers include difficulties engaging their attendees to make a lasting impact.

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Exploring Capacity Limits for In-Person Events

PCMA Convene

Do capacity limits for indoor meetings include event staff? A handful of event professionals recently shared their knowledge on PCMA’s Catalyst forum. PCMA’s Catalyst community offers members a platform to ask each other questions, share ideas, or, as the website says, “communicate and collaborate.”

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Social Impact Recipients Bring Heart to the EIC Global Awards


4 excerpts from the Social Impact Award winners’ acceptance speeches that doubled down on the event theme: A Moment of Hope and Reflection.

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