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Our Picks for the Business Event Trends of 2021

PCMA Convene

As the business events industry — and everyone else — says good riddance to 2020, the editors at <i>Convene</i> consider the business events industry trends they’ll be watching in 2021.

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Moderating Online Panels — Ideas and Resources

Conferences that Work

Last week I immensely enjoyed participating in a two-hour Zoom brain trust on moderating online panels. So good, it should be shared with a wider audience. So here’s a treasury of good ideas and resources we uncovered.

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Automated Social Distancing For Assigned Seating Venues

VBO Tickets

As events re-open, and assigned seats can be purchased once again, it’s crucial to have ticket buying features that help patrons feel safe in your venue. Our new social distancing feature for seat maps delivers the solution that matter most, especially in this time of need.

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Get Conference Inspiration from Trusted Peer Connections

Velvet Chainsaw

So many in our industry have been pushed to their limits in 2020.

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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.

What Congress’ New COVID-19 Relief Bill Means for Venues and Event Creators

Picatic by Eventbrite

After months of lobbying from the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) and a grassroots social media campaign, pandemic relief is coming for eligible independent venues and event creators.

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How to Manage Events Industry PTSD

SmartMeetings

“Do you think my friends have PTSD?”

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How One Chef Turned a Passion for Food into a Cooking Empire

Eventbrite

With 16 cookbooks, numerous awards, and a successful cookery school under her belt, it’s fair to say that Monisha Bharadwaj has turned her passion for Indian food into an empire. But for Bharadwaj, founder of Cooking with Monisha, success didn’t happen overnight.

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Vaccines Give Events Industry a Shot in the Arm

PCMA Convene

News of COVID-19 vaccinations has the events industry a little more hopeful for recovery in 2021. Photo courtesy of Calgary TELUS Convention Centre).

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Virtual Events 2021: The #1 List of Virtual Events and Conferences

Bizzabo

The most authoritative list of 2021 virtual events and conferences on the internet. Virtual events are nothing new but—as we discuss in our comprehensive guide to coronavirus and events —we're seeing many organizers pivot from in-person to digital.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

6 amazingly awesome virtual fundraisers…and everything they did that made us want to give.

Expo Pass

(2 Minute Read). There’s a lot of reasons to fundraise…maybe it’s for charity, business, a local school, or even an art project you’ve been wanting to make.

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Back Light: 7 Critical Virtual Meeting Considerations

SmartMeetings

Editor’s Note : As part of Back Light , a series of articles sharing illuminating insider observations, we asked Shameka Jennings, director of meetings and partnership development with National Coalition of STD Directors, to share her experiences planning meetings during a pandemic.

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The Self-Care Tips That Will Motivate You for 2021

Special Events

Self-care is an essential priority for all working professionals, but it’s particularly crucial for event pros that are accustomed to long hours and never-ending to-do lists.

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Peter Hinssen Wants You to Embrace the ‘Never Normal’

PCMA Convene

“Most of us passed the 2020 Digital Stress Test, but not everybody got an A+,” said entrepreneur, advisor, business author, and thought leader on radical innovation Peter Hinssen, who speaks at Convening Leaders Jan.

2020 69

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

Currently Among The Leaders In Top Virtual Event Platforms, Hubilo Gets Featured in the G2 2021 Winter Report

Hubilo Blog

We are thrilled to announce that we have been featured in G2’s ‘ 2021 Report for Top Virtual Event Platforms’! . About G2: G2 is the world’s leading business solution review platform that leverages 1M+ user reviews to drive better purchasing decisions.

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What to Expect from Event Safety in 2021

SmartMeetings

Among the enduring effects of coronavirus, even after it subsides, will be greater emphasis on not only health, but also security. Of the many things this year has taught us, one is that you can never be too prepared. And being prepared is right up Mark Cartotto’s alley.

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How to Run B2B Networking Sessions at Your Online Events

Eventtia

Replacing in-person interaction for online interaction was always going to make it more difficult for attendees to meet and interact with each other. But at the same time, it’s also where some serious value can be added to the attendee experience. B2B Matchmaking

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Happy Holidays From the ePly Team

ePly

First, we want to wish all of our blog subscribers a very merry everything. It’s been a challenging year, to say the least. (We We know, we’re talking to event planners here!) And, after months of solving problems, developing new strategies, and learning new platforms, you deserve a break.

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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.

Shining a Light on Pantone’s 2021 Colors of the Year: Ultimate Gray + Illuminating 

Special Events

With 2020 in the rearview mirror, the unofficial color authorities at Pantone have announced their Colors of the Year: soft, steady Ultimate Gray and cheerful, sunny Illuminating.

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How to Welcome 2021 by Embracing 2020 Lessons

SmartMeetings

Most of us, when asked to reflect on 2020, will quickly respond with “good riddance!” And there’s no doubt it has been the meetings industry’s most devastating year of our lifetimes. The economic losses , not to mention the personal ones, have been epic.

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Marketing Campaigns: 5 COVID-Friendly Options to Consider This Spring

Tigris Events

[…]. The post Marketing Campaigns: 5 COVID-Friendly Options to Consider This Spring appeared first on Leading the Canadian Industry in Dynamic Event Staffing & Experiential Marketing. Blog Event Management Event Marketing Event Marketing Agencies Marketing Campaign Marketing Events

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How AI Is Changing Our World

PCMA Convene

“I think that the whole point of using artificial intelligence to drive growth is not just to drive growth for its own sake, but to make a company much more customer centric,” said Ayesha Khanna, who will precent a keynote address at Convening Leaders 2021. Ayesha Khanna, Ph.D.,

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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!

50+ Unique Event Themes to Capture Audiences Both Near and Far

Eventbrite

More people than ever are looking for unique events to enjoy, giving a new lease of life to the event space. Innovation, quick-thinking, and adaptability are key in coming up with social event ideas that capture your audience’s attention.

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Champions in the House: Hospitality Tackles Homelessness

SmartMeetings

Hospitality professionals are modeling ways to help people struggling with homelessness. Don’t wait for someone to organize something.”–Jamie Jamie Murdock. In Maslow’s famous pyramid of the hierarchy of human needs, the most basic is food, shelter and clothing.

Hubilo’s Virtual Event Platform Feature Update: 22nd December

Hubilo Blog

2020 has been a rollercoaster ride, dominated by change and uncertainties. But for us at Hubilo, it’s been an important year, especially from a product standpoint.

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Don’t Neglect Those ‘Vomit-Bag Moments’

PCMA Convene

BrandTwist founder and CEO Julie Cottineau delivers her keynote at the all-digital Exhibition & Convention Executives Forum in November.

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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.

Virtual Venues Help Event Creators Build an Online Community

Eventbrite

At this point in 2020, online events are bread and butter. Concerts, standup shows, family holidays – pick your streaming service and buy your tickets.

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Back Light: Top 5 Talent Tips for Virtual and Hybrid Events

SmartMeetings

Editor’s Note : As part of Back Light , a series of articles sharing insider observations, we asked Tracy Judge, founder & CEO of Soundings Connect, for strategies meeting professionals can use to remain employable in the coming years. virtual and hybrid. Tracy Judge.

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Maserati Awarded World’s Best Event in 2020

eventplanner

An event unprecedented for the automotive sector and worthy of the highest international recognition: Maserati wins the Grand Prix Best Event Awards World 2020