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It’s not an entrance it’s a layer

Conferences that Work

At a Marlboro Music Festival rehearsal last week, I heard the words entrance and layer used in a single sentence. And it made me think about meeting design. Marcy Rosen, right, leads a rehearsal. The rehearsal. On August 8, my wife and I attended a rehearsal of Beethoven’s String Quartet, Op.

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What Creatives Can Teach Us About Virtual Events


Following the first wave of virtual events that emerged the past year, event organisers are starting to witness attendance fatigue, with many businesses struggling with monetization.

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Debunking Hybrid Event Myths


We’re not going back, we’re moving forward. It’s one of those things that happens without you really realizing it: “Back in the day…” becomes something that you use to describe things that happened to you in your life, rather than something that happened before you were around.

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6 Ways to Build an Online Community with an Event Platform


If the last year has shown anything, it’s that event technology can help attendees to stay connected, even when meeting in person isn’t possible. But is there a way to keep that momentum going, so that your attendees become part of a year-round community?

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How Much Has Covid Affected the World of Virtual Conferences?

Velvet Chainsaw

Leading learning firm Tagoras has launched another round of its virtual conferences survey , the results of which will be compared to its last round, conducted near the beginning of the pandemic. The use of online events, by all types of organizations, has grown by leaps and bounds.

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Need a virtual event backup plan? We got you covered!

Expo Pass

So you’re ready to get back to in-person events. You have a health and safety strategy that you know will work. Attendees are excited and you’re feeling good, but maybe you would feel even better with a virtual or hybrid backup plan in your back pocket, just in case. We hear you!

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7 Proven Ways to Monetize Your Hybrid Event

Event Age by Swapcard

The opportunity to learn anytime & anywhere, network with peers and having fun wherever we are is now a standard in the events industry. That’s why, when it comes to selling an exceptional event experience, you have to ensure that it is engaging and authentic, regardless of the event format

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Amazon Prime Video Touts ‘The Tomorrow War’ with Stunts, Screenings and Takeovers

Event Marketer

Live cargo transportation stunts brought the White Spikes to life in California, Chile and Japan. The year 2020 was one without summer blockbusters but Amazon Prime Video made up for lost time in July with the debut of its original movie, “The Tomorrow War.”

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Do You Need an Event Technologist?


The case for working with an event technologist has been building for quite some time, but with the proliferation of hybrid events and the added complexity that comes with them, the need for professional expertise and support is only getting stronger.

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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.

Stay Safe & Sound With COVID-Compliant Events!

Endless Events

On March 11th, 2020, the events industry changed forever. Yes, you read that right: the industry didn’t just change during the last year, and it won’t bounce back after we let some time pass. The impact is forever.

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Is your work impacting the local community?


A few days ago I saw some news that reminded me of just how important events are. Not just for those directly involved, […]. The post Is your work impacting the local community? appeared first on Oveit. Event registration

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Top 5 Bars in St. Pete Beach


Whatever the vibe you’re looking for, there is a great nightlife spot in St. Pete Beach for you! With so many cool bars and parts of the beach to explore, we recommend setting up a weekend trip with your friends or family and checking in to one of the local hotels. Lost on which beach bar to visit?

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Q&A: Panasonic’s VP of Marketing on Pandemic-era Pivots for B-to-B Marketers

Event Marketer

Most are familiar with the consumer side of Panasonic’s business, but not necessarily its thriving B2B enterprise in the manufacturing, retail, entertainment and mobility sectors.

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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.

What To Do When Your Event Goes Wrong

Endless Events

When you are hosting an event, we know you want everything to go perfectly. However, events have a lot of variables and with Murphy’s law, you can bet something can always go wrong.

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How to Move a 2,000-Person Expo to an MLB Stadium in 3 Months

Smart Meetings

Editor’s Note: Meeting professionals are still pivoting on the regular and can learn a lot from the experiences of their peers.

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Introducing SpotMe for Marketo Engage

SpotMe Blog

SpotMe joins Adobe Exchange Partner Program to enable B2B Marketers to enrich their post-event campaigns and activities with event data. LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug. 20 2021 — SpotMe, a leading B2B event marketing platform, today announced it has joined the Adobe Exchange Partner Program.

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Southwest Airlines Marks its 50th Anniversary with a Hybrid Employee Event

Event Marketer

Southwest Airlines’ birthday week festivities are always a big to-do for employees, but as the brand approached the big 5-0 this year, grander celebrations were in order.

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.

Roll Up to the Best Sushi Places in Orlando


Have your chopsticks at the ready! For fans of the classic California or those looking for a spicy Volcano special, roll up with an empty stomach and a side of soy sauce to the best sushi places in Orlando. Jimotti's Restaurant. Jimotti’s Restaurant. Happy Hour isn’t just for cocktails!

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West Coast DMOs Rollout Alliance

Smart Meetings

The pandemic has been a very rough time for the nation’s destination marketing organizations , as it has for the hospitality and meetings industry as a whole. On the West Coast, at least, their response has been unprecedented: working together.

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How The Future Of Work Will Look Like With Virtual Platforms


2020 introduced several of us to the ‘work from home,’ setup. From connecting physically and travelling for corporate meetings, we shifted to virtual networking. This paradigm shift caused brands to go digital. The concept in itself isn’t new.

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How to Plan and Host a Profitable Event With Certainty in Uncertain Times

Convene by PCMA

To create successful events in the future, event professionals have to understand some level of the pandemic may be a permanent reality and plan accordingly. ‘It’s It’s time to get started modernizing the events, tools, and technology that will position us for long-term reinvention.’ —Don Don Neal.

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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.

What’s Next in ATX: Pizza, Margs and So Much More


Hey you! Are you here to see what’s new in the 512? Well, we’ve got the 411 on everything that is new in Austin and what’s coming next to town.

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How a Simple Reflection Exercise Can Supercharge the Value of Your Meeting

Smart Meetings

In a world where experience costs and attendee expectations are rising, smart meeting planners will consider how to make the most of their content investment. Enter “Reflection Activities,” often described as “the connection between theory and action.” ” Catalyze your Content.

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6 ways corporations can use virtual events to engage with employees and customers

Hubilo Blog

Corporate events, much like all other types of events, have been confined to the laptop screens since the pandemic struck. There is no getting away from the office for a weekend retreat or the annual sales kickoff anymore.

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How Event Marketers Can Catalyze the Fourth Era of Brand Communities

Opus Agency

A hot new marketing strategy is creating opportunities for a brand’s events and experiential marketing. Every two-to-three years, the marketing industry finds a new hot strategy (and buzzword) to rally around.

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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

The Best Bachelorette Weekend in Austin


Austin is one of the best cities to have your bachelorette weekend in with all your favorite people. With so many fun activities to try, incredible restaurants to eat and drink at, and backgrounds to take pictures in front of, you’re all set for a memorable, celebratory weekend!

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7 Biggest Livestreaming Challenges (and the Best Solutions!)

Smart Meetings

One of the positives that came out of the last 18 months is the ability to reach a broader audience through livestreaming. Even as events are coming back and in-person audiences are gathering around the world, a virtual component will forever be a way to add value to your event and to your attendees.

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8 reasons virtual events are perfect for customer engagement in 2021

Hubilo Blog

Tomorrowland – a Belgian EDM festival and every music lover’s dream destination is a perfect example of customer engagement via virtual events. Until 2019, Tomorrowland was an in-person festival, with 400,000 visitors attending the 2019 edition.

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