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New Vaccine Optimism Boosts the Event Industry


The massacred event industry has been in need of some good news for a while. The news came this morning with the announcement of a 90% effective vaccine. Eventprofs are convinced that only a vaccine can bring them back to business.

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Outdoor Advertising Ideas: Campaigns to Consider

Tigris Events

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How To Avoid Burnout In Stressful Times

Endless Events

Event professionals are no strangers to burnout. As a matter of fact, event planner is consistently high up on the list of most stressful jobs.

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Free Templates for Planning, Organizing, and Hosting Your Event

Picatic by Eventbrite

Hosting an event is hard enough, so we’ve created free templates to help you handle the minutiae before, during, and after your event.

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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.

Contrasting examples of unlearning from Apple

Conferences that Work

Unlearning is crucial for change , both personal and organizational. Here are two examples of unlearning from the Apple ecosystem: one successful, and one not. #1 1 The Apple Watch Workouts app. In 2017, I purchased an Apple Watch. It has improved my life in many ways.

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Hybrid Events: Unravelling New Opportunities


As the industry prepares to come back stronger than ever, there is a need to rethink event formats in a post-COVID world. The recent pivot towards virtual events is certainly a good stopgap, but undeniable are the merits of the good old, physical conferences, meetings and exhibitions.

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7 virtual event examples — and everything they did to make sure it was awesome!

Expo Pass

(4 Minute Read). Taking your conference virtual can sometimes feel like you are just taking it to your living room, literally. But going virtual also allows organizers to try a whole bunch of stuff that could never be done live.

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Do You Need a Ring Light? Maybe, and Other Tips From a TV Producer

PCMA Convene

Rings lights are helpful for a self broadcast, but desk lamps arranged on a stack of books near your computer can work wonders, too. When in-person events were first moved online, audiences were more tolerant of a less-than-professional production.

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How to Network, Schmooze, and Happy Hour at Events and Stay Safe


A recent study out of Germany demonstrated that dedicated, physically distanced seating during food and beverage consumption is an effective way to limit the spread of Covid at events. Why are people still hobnobbing on their feet with their wine in hand?

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Hidden Costs Of Using The Wrong Event Technology (Or None At All)


No one likes change. When you’re used to doing things a certain way, the thought of trying something different can be scary - even if what you’re currently doing isn’t really working for you. We’ve talked to a lot of corporate event planners who’ve gotten stuck using clunky, outdated software.

Best Venue Management Software of 2021: Reviews of the Top 4 Solutions

Planning Pod

As a provider of venue management software ourselves, we often get asked how we compare with our competitors and what sets us apart.

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Virtual Event Platform Features: What To Look For?

Endless Events

Plenty of things about planning a virtual event cause stress and confusion. But perhaps none other brings as many questions as the infamous choice of platform. In a matter of months, this particular industry segment witnessed an extraordinary boom.

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Tambourine Meetings Amplifier [Review]


Meetings Amplifier by Tambourine is a 360-degree hotel digital marketing solution designed to increase meetings and group RFPs. Meetings Amplifier by Tambourine: What Is It?

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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.

Virtual Events: 4 Ways to Raise the Bar

PCMA Convene

In 2021, virtual event planners will have go beyond plugging their old face-to-face meeting agendas into a virtual platform. Attendees will demand improved experiences.

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Why Your Virtual Event is Failing


Even as we all attend events regularly that simply wouldn’t happen were it not for the virtual world, virtual events are not loved. Tolerated, yes, but loved? Definitely not.

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Features You Need To Watch Out For When Choosing A Platform

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Event Tech: Virtual Event Platform Features: What To Look For? Virtual Content: Live Sessions vs Pre-Recorded: Which Way To Go? ? Check out our new Virtual Event Request for Purchase Template! 2020 isn’t slowing down!

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How to Get an Event Planning Internship


Understand Your Options. Growing up, whenever I pictured a professional in the events industry, I thought of Jennifer Lopez, scurrying around, trying to bring Matthew McConaughey’s wedding to life (without falling in love first!). Because the events world is made up of wedding planners, right?

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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!

Musical Acts in the GTA That Are Perfect for Your Intimate Event


The show must go on! As we continue to see celebrations happening on a smaller scale, it becomes increasingly important never to overlook the entertainment of your guests – a celebration just isn’t the same without some fantastic music!

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9 Steps to Build Your Virtual Event Social Media Strategy


What goes into a social media strategy for virtual events? It’s really composed of three core pillars, which are your owned strategy, earned strategy and paid strategy.

The Approach To Virtual: Not All Tech Is Created Equal

Endless Events

It’s time for another incredible episode of #EventIcons! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been focusing on bringing to the limelight the incredible stories of event profs who fought the pandemic and came out stronger on the other side.

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The Essential Guide to Avoiding Virtual Event Disasters


By now, you’ve likely heard some of the virtual event horror stories floating around the events industry. Live streams going down and no one knows what to do. Platforms crashing. Keynote presenters freezing up and botching their presentations.

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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.

Fans could be required to prove COVID-19 vaccination for live events

Event Industry News

An earlier version of this article stated that Ticketmaster would require vaccine confirmations to permit fan entry to events.

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Bizzabo Wins Two Prestigious Awards at the Oscars of Event Technology


The Bizzabo team is floored to share that we've won two Event Technology Awards this year—Best Conference Technology and the People's Choice Award. The Event Technology Awards are hosted by Event Industry News as a part of their annual conference.

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Yilin and Alson’s Summer Nuptials Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic


Our hearts are absolutely melting over Yilin and Alson’s vintage-inspired garden wedding at Graydon Hall Manor. With the help of their expert planner Designed Dream Wedding Planning , the couple were able to create their dream day amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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How to Ensure Legal Compliance When Gathering Event Participant Data


For any given event, collecting data is integral. It helps you know how successful an event was, giving you a clear idea of the turnout, as well as the earned return on investment; after all, events aren’t free. Event Management

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Hope for return of Leeds Festival and other outdoor live music events in 2021

Event Industry News

There’s yet more optimism Leeds Festival 2021 will take place next year – this time from a major ticket agent. Following on from the major news that there’s been progress with a coronavirus vaccine we have an update on the return of big events next year.

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6 Steps to Successful Virtual Event Planning


When planning a major event or conference, it’s best to investigate all of the ways you can maximize your event’s success. Many people and organizations have heard of a virtual event, but have no idea how to pull one off.

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Laura and Mike’s Exquisite Wedding at Earth to Table Farm


When it comes to rustic chic design, Laura and Mike’s wedding had it in spades! The couple, together with the creative team at Laura Olsen Events , created the most exquisite wedding day filled with pretty pastels and dainty details.

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Get to Know: Explore St. Louis

PCMA Convene

Join Kitty Ratcliffe, President of Explore St. Louis for a virtual tour of the burgeoning and dynamic St. Louis convention package including a preview of the $175 million expansion and enhancement of the America’s Center Convention Complex. Attendees will learn about many of the new additions to St.

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