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How to start online meetings on time

Conferences that Work

Is it possible to routinely start online meetings on time? But first…. Think about the last three meetings you attended. Raise your hand if all of them started on time. Anyone? Anyone? Why don’t scheduled meetings start on time? The reason that almost no scheduled meetings (in-person or online ) start on time is that we provide one single time for meetings to both open and start.

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Introducing Our New and Improved Online Events Tools

Picatic by Eventbrite

Online events aren’t just a temporary way to gather — our research shows they’re here to stay. In a survey, 71% of participants said they would continue to attend online events, even when COVID-19-related restrictions are lifted. Event creators have even been able to expand their audiences with online events, reaching more people globally. Because […]. Eventbrite

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What Event Planners Need to Know About Health & Safety Certifications


More and more venues are advertising their new health and safety certifications, but event planners may be surprised to learn that many operate on the honor system. Without verification or enforcement, what do these really have to offer? At this stage in the pandemic, one thing we can certainly count on is an abundance of […]. The post What Event Planners Need to Know About Health & Safety Certifications by Angela Tupper appeared first on [link].

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How to Create a Buzzworthy Virtual DNC Experience


With a $420 million expansion approved and the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on the horizon, 2020 was off to a strong start for the Wisconsin Center District (WCD). Milwaukee and the WCD were poised to be featured on national and international stages—it was a big opportunity.

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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.

8 Things to Make Time for the Morning of Your Wedding


When you wake up the morning of your wedding, you will be full of excitement – and with good reason! You’re getting married today – wahoo! But before you jump into your dress, be sure to take some time to slow down.

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Eventbrite CEO Outlines Her Plan for Recovery


Eventbrite has been one of the most successful event tech brands for years, but has recently experienced deep losses due to the pandemic. We spoke to CEO Julia Hartz about Eventbrite’s experience and what is on the horizon for the tech giant. Credit: Stefan Wieland Eventbrite’s most recent earnings indicated a significant decrease in year-over-year […]. The post Eventbrite CEO Outlines Her Plan for Recovery by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link].

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Venues and crew make a show of ‘red alert’ for live music and theatre

Event Industry News

Music venues, theatres and their workforces are taking part in a day of action around the UK to highlight the crisis facing the live events scene. Out-of-work music industry crew were among those who took part in a march through Manchester on Tuesday. More than 300 venues including London’s National Theatre and Royal Festival Hall will turn their lights red later as part of the Red Alert campaign. Peter Gabriel, Imogen Heap and The Cure have voiced support for the initiative.

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How Events Go Digital


Going digital with your next event might seem like a daunting task. The idea alone of having to plan your event online already looks like a longshot. For example, where do you start? How do you replace offline events? And what is online event planning software? Luckily for you, modern technology has the answers to these questions and more. Digital event planning requires almost the same processes, effort, and energy as planning an in-person event.

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The Future of Events is Hybrid, and Eventbrite is Here for It

Picatic by Eventbrite

Throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic, creators on Eventbrite’s platform have demonstrated great ingenuity as they adapt their events and develop online or hybrid experiences people can enjoy while social distancing, turning Eventbrite into one of the go-to platforms for online events within the span of just a few weeks. Event creators pivoted in March to […]. Eventbrite

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

The Future of the Event Industry [Free Report]


The industry is at a turning point. The sense of solidarity and unity that begat inspiring stories of our community rallying to support the fight against the coronavirus has given way to a sense of uncertainty and distress. We need a plan, and The Future of the Event Industry is the first step. Are you […]. The post The Future of the Event Industry [Free Report] by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Event Management

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What Goes Into Producing Virtual + Hybrid Events? We’ll Show You

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: What It Takes: Hybrid & Virtual Event Production: Elevating The Experience. More Events Going Virtual: CES 2021 Is Going Virtual! Now What? ? Curious about the future of virtual events? Watch our webinar about the top 2020 Virtual Event Trends!

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Crowdfunding opens for One Industry, One Voice awareness campaign

Event Industry News

A crowdfunding drive has launched for smaller events businesses, sole traders and freelancers who may now contribute to the wider One Industry, One Voice awareness campaign. The industry-wide awareness campaign has already raised £32,000 from mid- and large-size events businesses.

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Adventures in Livestreaming: An app comparison

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Back in March we began working on a new platform called Vito , for hosting events and communities online. Each event or community gets its own hub.

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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.

How to Meet Live During a Pandemic for a Good Cause


Someone had to be first. While everyone else is talking about the pros and cons of different virtual meeting streaming platforms, Imagine, Create & Celebrate (MC&A) Destination Management Company hosted a social spacing soiree July 8 for 75 guests to honor the Hawaiian island of Maui ’s first responders.

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What Skills Do You Need? Depends on Where You Are

PCMA Convene

Survey answers varied more between respondents from the APAC region and the mostly North American region when it came to what new skills they think will help them complete the puzzle of COVD-19 recovery efforts.

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Showcase Live Streaming hybrid events at St. Ermin’s Hotel

Event Industry News

Showcase avi’s new Live Streaming department understand’s that even in the current climate people want and need a live event experience. Social distancing, limited capacities and lack of travel now means, in traditional terms, a large live event is just not possible.

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Jen and Corey’s Utterly Romantic Nuptials at Cambium Farms


With an outdoor ceremony on a scenic lawn and an indoor barn reception sparkling with romance, Jen and Corey’s wedding at Cambium Farms had rustic charm with off-the-charts elegance! The talented lens of photographer Whitney Heard Photography truly captured the lightness and joy of the day. You’ll definitely want to check out this gorgeous gallery! Vendors Featured in this Article 35 Reviews Cambium Farms Venue Whitney Heard Photog.

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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.

Can Your Virtual Event Platform Do This? [Top 10 List]

Coterie Spark

Finding the right event platform is like buying a car. You want a reliable vehicle and the most bang for your buck. Ask qualifying questions first, then determine what bells and whistles are included. . How many miles does the car have? >> How many events have been hosted on this platform?

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More Than Child’s Play: The Toy Association Launches Three Virtual Market Weeks

PCMA Convene

On May 7, The Toy Association announced Toy Fair Everywhere, a series of three digital market weeks to start in July, in a video message from Steve Pasierb, president and CEO of the association. While in-person events are on pause, The Toy Association hit the play button on a digital market week series to help toy manufacturers connect with specialty and mass retailers who are buying for the upcoming holiday season.

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A Ray of Hope for Event and Promo Staffing Agencies

Event Industry News

In July Liveforce published their Covid-19 Impact Report for the event and promo staffing industry. Revealing the truth behind the impact of Covid-19 in their benchmark report, Liveforce gave a voice to the event and promo staffing industry.

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Margaret and Adam’s Classic Wedding at York Mills Gallery


Margaret and Adam’s modern wedding at the gorgeous York Mills Gallery is a beautiful picture of elegance with a little dash of glam. Tons of sparkle mixed with lush florals will certainly give you all the feels and P-inspiration! The couple turned to the fabulous team at August In Bloom to make their wedding dreams come true and the results are stunning. Shot by the creative Rhythm Photography , you’ll definitely want to check out this gallery.

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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!

5 Hybrid Event Examples To Inspire Your Process

Endless Events

Lately, we’ve been diving deeper into the exciting world of hybrid events. Because by now, we’ve all realized that these will make up a significant chunk of our work as an industry. And since topics such as networking and production value have already been discussed, we figured it was time to bring some inspiration to the table. In the form of hybrid event examples you can learn from! Reading about things through abstract lenses is all fine and dandy, but what about real life?

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5 Strategies to Improve Your Online Event Experience


With the boom of online events in 2020, most companies have increased their portfolio of virtual events. By now, we are all mostly well-versed in the online space, but there are ways to take your next virtual event a step further in order to provide an even better event experience. Brand Consistency. Most organizations need to rely on third-party technology to host their virtual events, whether it's a web-conferencing system or a registration tool to collect RSVP's.

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Red Alert campaign: London venues lit up red in support of #WeMakeEvents

Event Industry News

More than 300 venues across the country turned their lights red to highlight the crisis facing the live events industry. Last night (August 11), London’s National Theatre, the Royal Festival Hall and the Royal Albert Hall were among the cultural landmarks to illuminate themselves as part of the #WeMakeEvents campaign. Tate Modern carried the slogan “throw us a line”. A million jobs are estimated to be at risk in the events industry, which does not have a date from Government to reopen.

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5 Reasons Why Virtual Events Will Not Replace Face-to-Face Events


While the world slowly but surely makes arrangements to return to normal, a common theme in conversation is that, from here on out, nothing will be the same. Countless businesses have had to make many changes in order to adapt and continue to operate. Within the events industry, pivoting to virtual has been crucial given the circumstance, and because of it, many event organizers have avoided the need to cancel.

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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.

Five Ways to Line Up Your Bridesmaids (Without Hurting Anyone’s Feelings)


As you get closer to the wedding, you will start to figure out the logistics of the ceremony, including how to line up your bridesmaids. Aside from your Maid of Honour who stands beside you, it can be tricky figuring out a way to arrange them that makes sense. Whether you have three bridesmaids or ten, you don’t want any of your friends to feel snubbed if they are the one on the end.

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It’s a Hybrid Life


Now is the time to master hybrid planning for virtual and in-person audiences. Editor’s Note : Welcome to the new Hybrid Meeting Genius, a regular feature that will help you navigate event tech like a pro. We are proud to welcome # EventIcons cohost and Event Leadership Institute instructor Brandt Krueger to the team to answer your burning questions. Send them to us and look for more hybrid meeting resources at I get it.

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Sam Fender starts Gosforth Park socially-distanced gigs

Event Industry News

The first in a series of socially-distanced gigs will take place in a Newcastle park this evening. Concert-goers at Gosforth Park will get their own viewing platforms and be able to order food and drinks to reduce the risk of the spread of coronavirus. The 500 mini enclosures, 2m (6.5ft) apart, each hold five people. Brit Awards winner Sam Fender, who is from North Tyneside, is headlining the first gig, with the 2,500 tickets selling out in minutes.

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