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Top 5 features to look for in event management software

Attendease

With so many changes happening to the meetings and events space, you might be on the hunt for event management software to help you adapt to new demands while you create and manage a large number of events. .

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Hub and spoke meetings

Conferences that Work

Ever since my first encounter with the hybrid hub and spoke meeting topology at Event Camp Twin Cities in 2011, I’ve been a big fan of the format. Yesterday [see below], I realized that hub and spoke is a great format for purely online meetings too. But first….

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The Story of How a Classic Theatrical Play Went Virtual

GEVME

Yeoh Siew Hoon, Founder of WiT, events and media platform, once again returned to Virtual Experience Makers , this time to interview Hossan Leong and Derrick Chew of the famous theatrical, The Curious Case of the Missing Peranakan Treasure. Virtual and hybrid events have been the new normal.

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Hopin Hybrid Event Platform [Review]

EventMB

Hopin is an all-in-one event management platform that helps users create customizable virtual, hybrid and in-person events, from worldwide summits to team meetings. Here is our review. What Is It?

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SpotMe Trial

SpotMe Trial

3 Effective Ways to Maximize Sponsor ROI at Hybrid Events

Event Age by Swapcard

Having worked in the events industry for over 16 years , I’ve done everything from planning events and organizing logistics for hundreds of exhibitors at trade shows to coordinating and planning details as an exhibitor at global shows.

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FX’s Pop-up Night Bites Bakery Ushers in ‘American Horror Summer’

Event Marketer

Walking up to the storefront in New York City’s meatpacking district, there were a few indications this wasn’t a typical bakery. An ominous black door and red neon lighting announcing the “Night Bites Bakery” greeted passers-by. Then there were the hours—opening nightly at 7 p.m.

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Cvent Going Public in $5 Billion Deal

EventMB

Cvent has agreed to go public through a merger with a special-purpose acquisition company. The deal values Cvent at more than $5 billion, including debt, and means Cvent will once again be a public company.

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How to Choose the Best Virtual Event Software

GEVME

Virtual events have become common, and almost all types of events that were referred to earlier as physical-only, are now being transformed into stunning online events. Almost every event imaginable can be conducted virtually including trade shows, conferences, career expos, corporate events, etc.

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AV Everything: Navigating AV Quotes Like A Pro

Endless Events

The world of AV quotes can be a complete jungle. And even for the seasoned event planners of the industry, AV, in particular, can get quite overwhelming. How are you supposed to know who to hire? Should you take a crash-course to get familiar with the lingo?

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

10 Brilliant Social Media Content Ideas for Nonprofits

InitLive

Having a strategic social media communications plan in place is a must for nonprofits. With 3.78 billion social media users in 2021 - an increase of five percent from a year ago - it’s a valuable communication channel that should be part of your mix.

Do 3D Virtual Event Booths Work?

EventMB

Most event planners (57 percent) feel that virtual 3D booths make no sense according to a recent poll on LinkedIn. What do eventprofs really think about 3D environments as they’re used in events today?

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How to Choose the Best Virtual Event Software

GEVME

Virtual events have become common, and almost all types of events that were referred to earlier as physical-only, are now being transformed into stunning online events. Almost every event imaginable can be conducted virtually including trade shows, conferences, career expos, corporate events, etc.

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How Event Planners and Sponsors Can Get the Most Out of Their Partnership

Eventtia

Whether you’re planning an in-person or virtual program, gaining sponsors is crucial to any successful event. And for virtual event-planning in particular, you need additional tools to connect online attendees from your business to those sponsors. Event Marketing

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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.

Your Event App Doesn’t Have AI, It Has Predictive Analytics!

Endless Events

Brandt and Will are on a futuristic roll! In the last Event Tech Podcast episode, they talked about face recognition technology in events. And since nothing gets tech nerds riled up more than AI, they’ll be talking about AI in event apps today.

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We’re Sharing Our Favorite Speakeasies In Orlando You Have To Check Out This Weekend

UNATION

Shh… can you keep a secret? We’re sharing our favorite speakeasies in Orlando you have to check out this weekend! Orlando has so many cool bars and restaurants, but we’ve found some of the most secretive and hidden spots around town so you don’t have to!

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The Story of How a Classic Theatrical Play Went Virtual

GEVME

Yeoh Siew Hoon, Founder of WiT, events and media platform, once again returned to Virtual Experience Makers , this time to interview Hossan Leong and Derrick Chew of the famous theatrical, The Curious Case of the Missing Peranakan Treasure. Virtual and hybrid events have been the new normal.

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It’s Gogh Time: Immersive Van Gogh Experience Invites Consumers to Step Inside the Artist’s Works

Event Marketer

On the way to check-in, attendees meet Van Gogh-style sunflowers and large replicas of the artist’s self-portraits.

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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.

Cvent Going Public with $5.3 Billion Valuation, Big Bet on Omnichannel Future

Smart Meetings

Meeting technology provider Cvent announced today that it is going public with a valuation of $5.3 billion and the ticker symbol CVT for Cvent Holding Corp. The merger with special purpose acquisition corporation Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp.

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Tampa Bay Comic Con is Back!

UNATION

Break out your best cosplay outfit because Tampa’s largest, true comic convention is back! Tampa Bay Comic Con features a wide-spectrum of interests including comic books, pop-culture, games, anime, artwork, and more.

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Getting Event Agencies to be Virtual and Hybrid Ready

GEVME

The event industry has traditionally been slow to adopt new technology. COVID-19 changed it all. The pandemic forced event agencies to move events online and they had no option but to take the leap.

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5 Ways to Overcome Technology Fatigue

Hubb

Engagement, engagement, engagement. It has plagued us since the dawn of events and remains the biggest challenge for planners. One of the main barriers to engagement is attendee fatigue. And with digital and hybrid events, there’s a new type of fatigue – technology fatigue.

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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.

Olympic Venues: Abandonment, Decay and Renewed Life

Smart Meetings

The pandemic-postponed 2020 Tokyo Olympic games are just a few days away and perhaps you’re thinking, “How will these venues be used post-event?”.

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The Absolute Best Chicken Wings in Jacksonville

UNATION

It’s Super Bowl Sunday every day when you’re gnawing on some savory wings, lovingly dipped in dressing. I’ve noticed foods that pair well with sports correlate with messiness.

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Getting Event Agencies to be Virtual and Hybrid Ready

GEVME

The event industry has traditionally been slow to adopt new technology. COVID-19 changed it all. The pandemic forced event agencies to move events online and they had no option but to take the leap.

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Tailgate Trade Show Goes Off Without a Hitch

Convene by PCMA

Planners and exhibitors connect during the PCMA’s Greater Philadelphia chapter’s “Trunk and Meet” Tailgate Trade Show, held in a parking lot in June. All photos by Mario Oliveto Photography).

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

6 Super Simple Ways That Online Events Can Boost Your Event Income

Eventbrite UK

After reckoning with the obstacles of a global pandemic, many event creators will be looking for easy and effective ways to increase their revenue without breaking the bank on event costs.

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Top 5 Chicken Wings Spots In Austin You Need To Check Out

UNATION

Ain’t no thang but a chicken wang, it’s true! We sure do love taking a big bite out of a “comes right of the bone” wing, and luckily we also know all the places you can do the same! No this isn’t a list of all the chain restaurants where you can get some bar grub.

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A Guide To Choosing The Best Webinar Platform for Your Small Business

Nunify

Webinars have taken a front seat post-pandemic. They have now become an integral part of business marketing strategies for many organizations. When leveraged with the right brand partner, webinars can prove to be very effective. They have become a common part of everyone’s lives.

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