Sat.Jul 11, 2020 - Fri.Jul 17, 2020

6 Scenarios Necessary to Safely Return to Live Events

EventMB

As we slowly start to see a light at the end of this dark pandemic tunnel, and with the business world in turmoil, it’s clear that events will not be the same for the foreseeable future. In fact, they may never be the same. After nine years managing IMEX's social media and offering up his […].

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Future-Proof Your Events

Attendease

If you’re like most of the event management professionals we work with, odds are that your plan for 2020 has been completely derailed by the pandemic. Over the past few months, everyone’s had to scramble to turn a calendar of in-person events into a series of virtual programs.

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How to Boost Your Wedding Day Confidence

EventSource

If ever there was a day where you want to feel, and look your best – it’s your wedding day. A day where you are going to be the center of attention, and you likely want to feel as confident as possible. Here are some tips to help you feel your best and boost that wedding day confidence!

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How to entwine content and connection during an online conference

Conferences that Work

How can we entwine content and connection during an online conference? During a MeetingsCommunity (MeCo) discussion thread “ Networking at conferences ” last week, Sharon Fisher posted this. Sharon’s post.

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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.

Keeping Attendees Engaged Is the Biggest Challenge for Virtual Events

EventMB

Virtual events have not yet matured into the solution they have the potential to be — according to EventMB research, 40 percent of planners have been unable to organize a successful virtual event this year. The biggest roadblock? Engagement.

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What Are Some Super Creative Ways to Promote Social Distancing?

BizBash

You’ve got questions; we’ve got editors to hunt down the answers. Send questions to editorial@bizbash.com

2020 135

Interactive Gaming Experiences For Hybrid & Virtual Events!

Endless Events

Another week, another episode of #EventIcons! And since hybrid is one everyone’s mind lately, we thought we’d bring you something exciting. This week, we’ll be talking about interactive gaming experiences for hybrid and virtual events.

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4 Ways to Leverage Virtual Event Design to Increase Engagement

EventMB

High production value — including quality event design — is incredibly important when it comes to matching live engagement online, which almost half of eventprofs struggle with when sourcing virtual tech. Here are 4 design ideas from recent online events to enhance the virtual experience.

2020 140

Template: Gain Valuable Insights Through Surveys to Send to Your Event Attendees

Picatic by Eventbrite

We can learn a lot from our attendees. Taking their thoughts, feelings, and comfort levels into account is vital to ensuring the success of your event and business. Make it a priority to check in from time to time with your attendees, especially when so much is at stake in the current global climate.

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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.

Shari and Antonio’s Luxe Wedding at York Mills Gallery

EventSource

Talk about meant to be! Shari and Antonio first met at a mutual friend’s wedding: Shari knew the bride, and Antonio knew the groom and as fate would have it, the pair ended up sitting next to each other during the ceremony.

2020 98

Event Companies Share Their Visions of Live Events in the COVID-19 Era

PCMA Convene

Business event professionals have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by pivoting to virtual events, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t thinking about a time when face-to-face meetings will be possible.

2020 97

New Research Reveals Covid-19 Impact Across Exhibition Industry

EventMB

UFI’s Global Barometer provides much-needed clarity for the exhibitions industry in a Covid-era defined by uncertainty. Which areas have been hit the hardest, and how badly? Here are the highlights.

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The Attendee Experience: How People Are Attending Events Online

Picatic by Eventbrite

For many creators, the sudden shift to online events after COVID-19 was a leap into the unknown. “I I had never even been to an online event before all of this,” says Radha Agrawal, CEO and co-founder of global morning dance community Daybreaker.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Anna and Paul’s Luxurious Wedding at the Globe and Mail Centre

EventSource

All your rose gold dreams come true in Anna and Paul’s modern wedding at the stunning The Globe and Mail Centre !

2020 96

What’s your virtual events strategy?

Event Industry News

By Chris Powell, Director at The Event Expert: Online Event Management Courses and Event Planning Webinars. The truth is: Events appeal to our primal universal instinct, to gather together to learn, be entertained, celebrate and communicate with each other face to face…it’s in our DNA.

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What Tech Needs to Provide to Make Virtual Events a Success

EventMB

Virtual events have been in the wings for a while, and some projected that the coronavirus was going to finally give them the lift-off they deserved. But are they really the saving grace that some are making them out to be? The results so far say no. In fact, 40 percent of respondents to a […].

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Prioritizing Safety and Communication Are Key to Resuming In-Person Events

Picatic by Eventbrite

As a physician who was once responsible for pandemic planning at the US Department of Homeland Security, Dr. Jeff Runge knows the challenges of bringing people together in the middle of a global pandemic.

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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.

Lessons for The Great Interruption from Destinations International

SmartMeetings

Destinations International ’s 2020 Virtual Annual Conference streamed over two days vividly illustrated the challenges and upside of the state of what the organization dubbed The Great Interruption—a pandemic , civil unrest , massive unemployment , a recession and a giant cloud of sand from the Sahara.

2020 91

The Future Is Now: Networking For Hybrid Events

Endless Events

As event planners learn how to transition into the hybrid model , they must acknowledge it comes with its own set of challenges. And one of the most complex pertains to networking for hybrid events. Because this time around, you don’t have to worry about just one audience.

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New Hirehop rental software attracts technical event production specialists

Event Industry News

Sparq ?,? part of the? ? Saville Group ?, are technical event production specialists who create stunning live and online experiences at every scale through their unique 360 service, making them market leaders in the global events arena.

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Top 10 Party Planners to Follow

EventUp

Life’s special moments are meant to be celebrated. From baby showers, to bar mitzvahs, holiday parties, weddings, and everything in between - these incredible planners are experts at making them memorable. The go-to for many celebrity clients, check them out for some great event inspiration!

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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.

How to Do Diversity Differently

SmartMeetings

When it comes to diversity , there is no them; there is only us—all of us, was the message delivered by Risha Grant , a woman on a “no-BS” mission.

2020 87

Taking a Multi-Platform Approach to a Virtual Event

PCMA Convene

Andrea Faflíková, director of PR, communications and events/REEMEA for the LEGO Group, stands in a custom-made 3D virtual studio during a LEGO digital event.

2020 81

Conference Networking with Conference Compass

Event Industry News

Live events are all about bringing people together. Whether it’s to get inspired, to share knowledge, or to do business, the human connection is the number one reason to attend events. At virtual events, by their very nature, this connection is much harder to achieve.

Event Tech Podcast: A Klik Review

Endless Events

Here at the Event Tech Podcast, we’re always trying to bring you the latest news on all things related to technology. And obviously, technology pertaining to the events industry. While we’ve done reviews in the past, this time around we wanted to go further – hence, the Klik review.

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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!

Creating Next-Level Video Content at Home

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

With many events and communities moving online in response to the global pandemic, organisers and participants have suddenly found themselves having to learn a host of new technical skills around video production.

2020 78

Everything That Can Go Wrong in a Meeting (and How to Prevent It)

SmartMeetings

Whether in-person or online , meetings can go right—or they can go wrong. How do you prevent such problems? Let’s look at an example. Jenny had been promoted to events manager at her job. That meant she would now be hosting meetings, instead of just attending them.

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55% of event and promo staffing agencies have 6 months left to survive

Event Industry News

The True Impact of Covid-19 on the Event and Promo Staffing Industry. Revealing the truth behind the impact of Covid-19 in their benchmark report, Liveforce gives a voice to the event and promo staffing industry.

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