Sat.May 16, 2020 - Fri.May 22, 2020

The Ultimate Student Start Up: Volunteering In College

InitLive

For many high school graduates, the years spend at college or university are meaningful beyond Greek life, roommate drama, class choices, and football games. An increasing number of collegiate students enhance their lives with volunteer work on and off-campus; 25.7%

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Event Pricing: Attendees Paying What They Choose

Endless Events

What are the odds you’ve been thinking hard about event pricing? With all that is happening in the industry right now, we’re guessing they’re high. Because virtual events are now the norm. And figuring out how much you should charge your attendees is a challenge.

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20+ Important KPIs for Measuring Event Success

Bizzabo

Get ready to discover KPIs that will help you both achieve event success and justify your event strategy. See the list.

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How have you adjusted your business to be ready when events begin to open back up?

Eventmobi

As different regions begin to relax “stay at home” policies, businesses have begun the process of reopening. We asked event professionals from all over the map how they have modified their businesses to accommodate the new considerations brought on by the pandemic.

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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.

How to implement participant-driven breakouts in Zoom — Part 2

Conferences that Work

Part 1 of this series of posts gave an overview of what’s involved in implementing participant-driven breakouts in Zoom. Read it before diving into this post!

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BREAKING: Cvent Layoffs Underway

EventMB

Cvent, one of the largest event technology companies, is reportedly laying off some of its workforce. Cvent began laying off an undetermined number of workers on Thursday, multiple sources told EventMB.

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How EventMobi’s Virtual Event Platform Enables Engaging Online Events

Eventmobi

So, You’ve Decided To Take Your Event Online… After weeks of sheltering in place, event professionals around the world have seen firsthand how challenging it can be to stay engaged online in the face of video conferencing and webinar fatigue.

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Expert advice for a safe return to work

Event Industry News

A.C.T. National, which provides health and safety strategies to the likes of Ride London, Jeddah World Fest, the Virgin Money London Marathon and Royal Windsor Horse Show, is offering free advice to event companies as they make provision for returning workers. For the last nearly 25 years A.C.T

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Safely Navigate the Return of Live Events: Eventbrite?s COVID-19 Safety Playbook

Picatic by Eventbrite

In the coming weeks, Eventbrite will launch a resource to help event organizers determine how to relaunch their in-person events, while making safety a priority.

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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.

Event Industry Split on Restarting Business

EventMB

As the uncertainty continues, the event industry is discussing the path forward. Some event professionals want a comeback as fast as possible, others feel the risk for attendees and staff. Should events open or wait?

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Why Your Digital Event Shouldn’t Be Free

PCMA Convene

Worried about charging virtual event registration fees? A recent PCMA Catalyst conversation explores the costs — and value — of virtual events. 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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Nana and Douglas’ Lovely Wedding at Liberty Grand Entertainment Complex

EventSource

While originally from opposite ends of the world — Nana was born in Taipei and Douglas was born in Toronto — these two found their way to each other when Douglas met Nana at the Christmas party of the gym that he used to go to for obstacle race training. The rest, as they say, is history.

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The Magic Beanstalk: A Jam Band Will Turn a Drive-in Movie Theater Into a Socially Distanced Music Festival

Picatic by Eventbrite

Scott Hachey, guitarist for the Denver-based jam band The Magic Beans, has played in scenic festival fields full of dancing fans, sweaty clubs at max capacity, and, more recently, his living room for a virtual audience he couldn’t see. But there’s one venue that his band has yet to use as a stage: a drive-in […]. Music Stories and Interviews

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How Likely Are Attendees to Travel to Your Next Event?

EventMB

Events being given the green light is only part of the puzzle when it comes to the recovery of the industry — the other part is getting attendees to show up. When you are finally able to plan an event, will people be willing to travel to it? Germany and China were the first […].

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Hay Festival goes ahead online with ?350k donations

Event Industry News

Organisers “absolutely” feared the Hay Festival might not go ahead due to coronavirus, its director has said. The 33rd edition of the literary event, usually held in Powys, will be free and broadcast online from Monday to 31 May.

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4 Misconceptions About Virtual Events — and 4 New Habits to Develop Now

PCMA Convene

E-180 hosted a daylong event on an all-virtual platform on April 2.

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Podcasting As A New Revenue Stream For Events: Learn How!

Endless Events

The events industry has been hit hard. Events need to consider new business models and revenue streams to keep themselves diversified and stable. Virtual events are one solution to the problem, but sponsors are rarely willing to pay the same rates for virtual events as they do for in-person events.

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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.

Virtual Tours Give Destinations a Path to Post-Covid Events

EventMB

Destination marketing organizations (DMOs) have been hard-hit as events and travel plans around the world continue to be canceled. Some are now pivoting to reinvent themselves and convey their USPs to planners in a different way: virtually.

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Presenter Tips and Tricks for Your Best Virtual Event

MeetingPlay

Do you want to learn how to be a successful presenter at a virtual event? Or, maybe, you are an event planner and you’d like to know how to train your virtual presenters to create the best virtual experience?

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6 Great Virtual Meeting Icebreakers

SmartMeetings

Whether it’s a short introductory icebreaker or a team-building activity, icebreakers, bonding breakouts and trust exercises have become commonplace at meetings and events. Yet these kinds of activities are often missing in virtual meetings.

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2020 Virtual Event Trends

Endless Events

Who would have known that 2020 would go down as one of the most influential years- if not the most influential year- for virtual events in history? Even as the highest-ranked event trends predictor in the industry, even we couldn’t guess this.

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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 Price Your Virtual Events

EventMB

Virtual events and event components are here to stay, and learning how to monetize them is essential for the survival and recovery of the industry. How should you price access to these events? What strategies work best? Answering this question is more complicated than it might at first seem.

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How to LEAD the Way Through COVID-19 and Beyond

Bizzabo

Last week, Bizzabo launched (Almost) IN-PERSON. We’ve taken insights from our community and created the LEAD framework to help the industry flourish during uncertain times. Here’s the scoop.

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Andrea and Andrew’s Rustic-yet-Luxe Wedding at Tralee Wedding Facility

EventSource

Andrea and Andrew’s big day elegantly combines old Hollywood glamour with modern rustic details. The result? Simply stunning.

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The Future of Events (Post COVID-19)

Attendease

COVID-19 has definitely changed the event's industry in an unprecedented way, but changes will stick way longer than post-quarantine and social isolation times. A few regions are slowly opening their doors again, with more relaxed "stay home" rules and commerce slowly starting to reopen.

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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!

Smart Meetings Virtual Experience: Best Options for Working, Learning and Meeting in a Virtual World

SmartMeetings

Meeting professionals, just like everyone else, learn best by doing. On Tuesday, some 80 meeting experts learned first-hand that while virtual meetings may not be exactly the same as toasting signature cocktails in person, business, learning and fun can still get done.

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Virtual Event Platform vs Virtual Event Production Company

Endless Events

Understandably, the advent of virtual events came to shake the very core of the industry. With countries shutting down and social distancing measures put in place, virtual experiences are the only choice planners have to stay afloat.

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Adapting your event to virtual or planning a virtual or hybrid event Conference Compass has you covered

Event Industry News

Conference Compass develops powerful association and event apps that serve events building and engaging their community. Whether you are adapting your event to virtual or planning a virtual or hybrid event from scratch, at Conference Compass you will find the solution that suits you best.

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