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Risk, Revenue Recognition and Recovery

Velvet Chainsaw

For well over a year, we’ve consulted with dozens of associations on their go/no-go event strategies. One of our early — and still applicable — recommendations was for conference organizers to communicate and publish the date when they expect to make the decision for their in-person conference.

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On our different responses to adversity

Conferences that Work

We all have different responses to adversity, and none of them are “wrong” I write this post a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, sparked by the personal experience of an old friend, psychotherapist and author Nancy Leach. She shared the following: This was the journey.

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WTF is Hybrid

Event Age by Swapcard

I lead global sales at Swapcard and have been working in event technology for 7 years. I've dealt with some of the largest and most sophisticated event organizers across many exhibition and corporate clients. I have heard a lot of discussion around hybrid events and what that means (or doesn't mean).

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Top 9 Legal Questions About Event Safety and Liability

Event Farm

The questions raised by participants during the first session of our virtual event series, Pandemic Compliance and Safety at Live Events , prompted us to bring a fresh group of panelists, including a lawyer, for the second session we hosted in March on event safety compliance and legal liability.

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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.

Simplify Virtual Experiences With Eventbrite’s Faster Zoom Integration

Picatic by Eventbrite

In 2020, event creators like you hosted more than one million online events on Eventbrite. When we surveyed a subset of those creators in March 2021, the vast majority (94%) said they opt to use Zoom for their virtual experiences on Eventbrite.

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How to Plan an Outdoor Event in 10 Steps

Social Tables

Skip to content Menu Solutions Interactive Floor Plans Collaborative event sales software that increases qualified leads and drives direct revenue. Event Diagramming Collaborative event management software that saves time, boosts revenue and drives loyalty.

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Has Virtual Event Data Raised the Bar for Proving In-Person Event Return on Investment?

EventMB

Prior to the pandemic, the folding of events into marketing departments added pressure to prove event success with the hard data that marketing teams were accustomed to seeing. The recent explosion in virtual events will undoubtedly amplify this trend.

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The Event Creator’s Glossary of Event Safety Requirements

Picatic by Eventbrite

Few industries have undergone the kind of upheaval that the event industry has recently. COVID-19 has prompted the need to establish completely new safety requirements for events, and understanding the terminology and regulations can be overwhelming.

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Top 50 Virtual Event Ideas for your Next Online Event

GEVME

After experiencing a virtual event’s advantages during the lockdown, the demand for these events increased. While physical events are not going anywhere, virtual events have begun making room for themselves in the events industry.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How to beat Zoom fatigue at your virtual and hybrid events.

Expo Pass

We’ve all been in a Zoom meeting or virtual event where, at some point, looking at the screen becomes just plain exhausting. This is the Zoom fatigue.

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Is the Event Industry Facing a Brain Drain?

EventMB

The lack of support for event planners over the past 13 months has left many in the lurch over Covid, forcing planners to retool, reskill, and in some cases, restart in other careers. What will this mean for the industry as events begin to resume?

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Event Attendees Are Cashing In on Crypto-Related Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

Cryptocurrencies seem to be having one of their biggest moments so far. Coinbase became the first major cryptocurrency company to make its stock market debut this week, valued at more than $85 billion.

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Event Branding 101: How to Create a Memorable Brand

InitLive

What separates a good event from the best event of the summer? Some people will say the food; others will say entertainment. When you think about it, it's all about providing an exceptional experience to everyone involved and standing out from the crowd.

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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.

Smart Tech: The One-year Anniversary of When I Almost Left the Industry

SmartMeetings

I remember it like it was yesterday. It was about mid-March when I came up from my basement office, found my wife in the living room and said, “You know, I think this could be bad.”. The virus?”. Brandt Krueger. Yes, but specifically for events. I mean really bad.”

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Events Restart in Spain Despite Rising Cases: Can That Last?

EventMB

With Barcelona’s 5,000-person concert and Madrid’s HIP Expo, Spain has been revving up its event sector alongside its tourism industry. But even if events continue to receive regulatory approval, the country’s rising case count could derail plans.

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Use Eventbrite Academy to Create Better Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

Building a successful event is a multi-faceted process that requires selecting the right theme, building connections with sponsors, generating buzz, and ultimately selling tickets.

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Eventory’s integration with CRM systems: how to use data from events to grow sales and marketing?

Eventory

Events play a crucial role in companies’ business strategy as they facilitate building relationships with their audience. They are an opportunity to learn more about the attendees, their needs and create better products or offers based on that knowledge and thus run an efficient sales process.

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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.

14 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas To Maximize ROI

Event Age by Swapcard

The truth is, virtual events offer businesses incomparable access to qualified leads and a much higher potential for closing business. All event planners have to do is show the value of virtual event platforms to their sponsors. Event Experiences Event Community Event Tech

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Multilingual Video Platform KUDO Raises $21 Million to Help Interpret at Events

EventMB

Multilingual video conferencing platform KUDO recently raised $21 million. But as many platforms build automatic captions and translation into their services, where is that investor confidence coming from?

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BOMB Magazine’s Biggest Takeaways After Pivoting to Online Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

The Brooklyn-based cultural magazine BOMB Magazine is well-known for featuring interviews with prominent figures from the theater, the visual arts, and the music scene.

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Exhibitors In Virtual Events: What Can Drive Their Value?

Endless Events

Remember the times when we could visit exhibitions and see countless of exhibition booths in person? The hosts of Event Tech Podcast, Brandt Krueger and Will Curran, certainly do. Back in the day, they flew all the way to IMEX Frankfurt to see what the exhibitors had to offer.

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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

Hybrid Meetings: One Size Does Not Fit All, Survey Respondents Say

PCMA Convene

Just like Cinderella’s glass slipper, not all hybrid meeting formats fit every event. In the latest Business Events Industry Dashboard survey , conducted March 22-25, we asked meeting organizers to share how they plan to design their upcoming hybrid events.

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Online Events Communities – Why Now?

ePly

Ironically, event professionals are an industry that is changing and an industry that never seems to change. Like many black swan events, there are often long-term changes to the way businesses operate and consumers act.

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Eventbrite Prepares for the Future of the Experience Economy with Retooled Zoom Integration

Picatic by Eventbrite

Throughout the global pandemic, event creators on Eventbrite brought communities together in inventive ways, from virtual experiences to drive-in concerts and hybrid events.

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The New Art of Booking Travel to Bring Together Remote Workers

Skift

Analytics company Hotjar uses NextRetreat to book its annual gatherings. NextRetreat Skift Take: The methods for booking a suitable corporate retreat these days still feel very experimental, with so many nuances to consider. But the rewards will be there for the platforms that get it right.

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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.

Two Perspectives on the Same GMID Event

PCMA Convene

Eva Saha (upper left) virtually moderates the Meet Safe Hybrid Meetings panel during a GMID hybrid event. All but one of the panelists (Koleen Roach, middle left) were on stage at the Conrad New York Downtown.

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When Is the Right Time to Host Your Event Live?

SmartMeetings

When planning an event, we’ve always had to weigh factors, such as holidays and seasons, that helped determine the best time to host it.

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Jessica and Anthony’s Luxurious Wedding at Chateau Le Parc

EventSource

With a breathtaking venue and elegant, modern touches, Jessica and Anthony’s wedding at Chateau Le Parc has our hearts beating with delight at very gorgeous detail. The high school sweethearts enlisted the genius of coordinator Blush Events to help make their wedding day dreams come true.

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