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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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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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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.

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 157

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.

2020 288

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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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.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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Ticketing Strategies for Online Events: A Guide to Free, Donation, and Tiered Ticketing

Picatic by Eventbrite

Online events offer an opportunity for event organizers to try out new things. Take June’s annual global Pride festivities, which quickly shifted online so people could still come together to celebrate, connect, and fight for change in the queer community — even in the face of COVID-19. Unsurprisingly, many Eventbrite creators have used this moment […]. Eventbrite

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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 […].

2020 161

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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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.

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.

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Networking and Gamification at Virtual Events

PCMA Convene

One event professional recently shared her thoughts on engaging a virtual audience through networking and gamification with the PCMA Catalyst Community. 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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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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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.

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.

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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How to Staff a Virtual Event

Event Rebels

Like their face-to-face counterparts, the foundation of a successful virtual event is its staff. While virtual environments may require far less staff than an in-person event, there is still a need for careful planning to make sure that everything runs smoothly. Identifying Staff Roles.

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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.

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Read This Before Planning A Hybrid Event!

Endless Events

So you’re thinking about planning a hybrid event, huh? Well, we commend you! Because now that things slowly begin to open back up and small gatherings of people are allowed, they will become the norm. Just like a few months ago, virtual events were the next big trend.

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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.

Free Registration for This Virtual Event Was a ‘Game Changer’

PCMA Convene

Complimentary registration for the American Society for Nutrition’s first virtual event contributed to its explosive attendee levels — which society thinks will reap dividends for its future events.

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The evolution of money: from barter to digital currencies

Oveit

Money, as we use it today, is the result of a long process. Its physical characteristics are worthless without the value that people […]. The post The evolution of money: from barter to digital currencies appeared first on Oveit.com.

2020 76

Top 10 COVID-19 Resources for Event Marketers

Bizzabo

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed event marketing as we know it. Here are 10 COVID-19 resources that can help. As the months press on, it's become clear that COVID-19 is not going anywhere any time soon.

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