Sat.Sep 19, 2020 - Fri.Sep 25, 2020

[WEBINAR] What a Difference Strategy Makes: Behind the Scenes of American Psychological Association’s 2020 Virtual

Velvet Chainsaw

A virtual experience successful beyond their wildest dreams? You bettcha. Hear from two key executives from the APA on how they strategically turned a challenge into an opportunity to bring their community together like never before.

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Best Tools and Solutions for Organizing Perfect Hybrid Events


The disruption of the event industry since the turn of the decade due to COVID19 has led to a spurt in virtual gatherings globally. As models continue to evolve, hybrid events have emerged as a viable alternative, combining the robustness of face-to-face interaction with a virtual online audience. .

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A standing invitation for event and hospitality teachers

Conferences that Work

? ? Here’s a standing invitation for event and hospitality teachers. I will meet online with your class for free. During the COVID-19 pandemic, much education has moved online. One small silver lining of this disruption?

What Hybrid Events Can Learn From the NBA’s ‘Virtual Fan Experience’


Over the past few months, the NBA has been resuming games from a controlled environment, with a virtual fan experience designed to engage audiences from home. Here are some of the main takeaways for events from its successful venture into the virtual space.

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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.

Get Registered for the Biggest Event in 2020

Picatic by Eventbrite

With the presidential election less than 50 days away, voting is top-of-mind for many Americans. Throughout history, voter turnout in the U.S. has often been low as a result of confusion about deadlines, logistics, and election procedures.

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How Long Should a Virtual Event Be?


Intro. Let’s say you want to host a successful virtual event. Among other questions, you will probably ask yourself, “ how long should a virtual event be ?”

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Uncertain European Travel Spells Trouble for Popular, Hosted-Buyer Trade Shows


With cases on the rise around the world, the ramifications of a second wave are threatening European hosted buyer events. The future of physical gatherings in the near future is uncertain, and with their reliance on in-person interactions, these trade shows are struggling to recover.

Why You Need A Virtual Event Strategy

Endless Events

It’s time to talk strategy – and virtual event strategy, at that! So here at Endless, we’ve been helping planners produce some very exciting digital experiences.

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Elope Now, Party Later: The COVID-19 Trend of Two-Part Weddings


This year, weddings have looked a little different. From Zoom weddings, to intimate elopements and sadly, some events being pushed off entirely– we have adapted to a new normal. But we have also seen rise of a COVID-19 trend for weddings that we are totally here for: the two-step wedding.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Bizzabo Shortlisted for Five out of Five Event Tech 'Oscars


The Bizzabo team is excited to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for five Event Technology Awards this year. Here's the full scoop. The Event Technology Awards are hosted by Event Industry News as a part of their annual conference.

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The Hybrid Event Revolution [Free Report]


As events begin to reemerge across the world, what will this next stage of the industry’s recovery look like? How can the lessons we’re learning in virtual engagement be leveraged to enhance in-person experiences, and secure a positive ROI for them?

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Protect and survive…

Event Industry News

Nobody wants to see the infection rate, and the death rate, going up but the government’s latest proposal to contain Covid-19 transmission is another huge hurdle for the industry. Does the ‘six months’ theory include beaching live events for that time period? Give us some clarity.

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This Socially Distanced Concert Series Hits the Right Notes

PCMA Convene

The Safe Sounds live music series in Charleston, South Carolina, helps support local businesses, from bartenders to food trucks to AV providers. Ellison White). Apart from international travel and events, one of the things I miss most about life PC (pre-covid) is live music.

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[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

Send Off Summer With Inspiration From This Outdoor Social Event


New York-based event designer David Stark soaked up the last moments of the season with an all-out summer-inspired theme for this private backyard birthday celebration

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Boho-Chic Meets Modern Elegance for Sofia and Joel’s Big Day


From the bride’s stunning lace dress to the glam blush accents to the rustic-modern vibe of the venue, we cannot say enough about Sofia and Joel’s gorgeous big day planned by Blush & Bowties.

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The events sector is currently operating at 1-5% of normal capacity.

Event Industry News

The Government have so far failed to engage with MP’s questions regarding the lack of support for companies, freelancers and staff from the events sector. As the industry appears to be ignored, the question is being taken direct to their door. The protest will be socially distanced and showcase the professionalism of the events industry. Registration, track & trace and masks are required.

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Lessons Learned After Hosting a 100-Person Face-to-Face Event

PCMA Convene

In August, the Georgia Society of Association Executives (GSAE) successfully held its annual meeting at the Hyatt Regency Savannah. “I I was very proud of the way everyone embraced and followed the rules,” said Wendy W. Kavanagh, CAE, president of GSAE. When Wendy W.

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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.

Amplifying Voices in a Pandemic: How Event Creators United the Black Community


When George Floyd died during an arrest in May, racial injustice became a chief discussion around the world. The issue of systemic racism was thrust into the spotlight once again with people across the globe committing to listen and learn.

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Rebecca and Daniel’s Lovely Wedding at Kurtz Orchards


Otherworldly elegance meets woodsy bohemian vibes in this unbelievably stunning wedding at Kurtz Orchards. For Rebecca and Daniel’s big day, the couple brought in the brilliant planners at Shaw Events to bring their vision to life.

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Guest Blog: How to create virtual experiences that don’t just answer a need for now

Event Industry News

Opinion piece from Thom Greybe, Digital Creative Director at Avantgarde. During the peak of lockdown, brands and agencies in the event industry had to pivot and create ideas suitable for the times we were living in.

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17 Guaranteed Ways to Engage Your Attendees Through a Virtual Event Platform

Hubilo Blog

The onset of the pandemic has made virtual events, the talk of the town. By now you know that they are a different ball-game altogether. The way a virtual audience thinks and behaves is very different from an audience present at in-person events.

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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!

Virtual Events are content. So let’s make some good internet!

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). Every second of every event is content. Content for organizers. For presenters. And even for the audience. We checked out a few recent events — Wizard World, The Virtual Ironman, and The NBA Bubble, and took some notes on how virtual events are making good internet.

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5 Questions You Need to Answer to Make Your Digital Event Accessible

PCMA Convene

For those with disabilities, accessibility during a digital event is just as much as a concern as accessibility at an in-person event. Here are considerations every event professional should keep in mind to ensure their digital event is inclusive.

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Intelligent lead capture from a new player with old timer experience

Event Industry News

Simply Intelligent have provided in-the-moment feedback, event management and lead capture solutions for over 15 years. Providing solutions before cloud and mobile technology were part of our day to day lives. Yet you may not have heard of them….

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Tackling the Elephant in the Zoom Room: Paid vs. Free Virtual Events


To pay or not to pay (for virtual events ), that is the question. And the answer? Well, the debate is ongoing. Event organizers and meeting planners are still exploring how they should monetize their virtual events.

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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.

Virtual or Hybrid: 5 Tips for Structuring Sponsorship

Event Age by Swapcard

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, the events industry was doing fine: chugging along but not thriving. When the health crisis went global and the subsequent ban on gatherings wreaked havoc on the industry, we were forced to make some changes

4 Alternative Nonprofit Fundraising Event Ideas During The COVID-19 Pandemic 


Nonprofit fundraising events are usually the largest generators of funds in the calendar year. However, with continuing restrictions on larger events and gatherings, nonprofits will have to try new ways to raise funds.

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Events sector trade body says Chancellor’s job support scheme fails to address existential threat sector faces

Event Industry News

Commenting on today’s statement by the Chancellor, Chris Skeith, CEO of the Association of Events Organisers, said: “The Chancellor’s proposals today fail to provide the support the UK events sector desperately needs.

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