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A Summer of Love in the COVID-19 Era

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Although it seems as if people around the world would have put their love lives on pause while social distancing, we’ve found just the opposite on Eventbrite.

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The International Day of Yoga 2020: COVID-19 Triggers 50x Growth of Online Yoga Events


This Sunday, June 21, is The International Day of Yoga, also known as International Yoga Day or World Yoga Day. No better time, then, to take a look at the global number of yoga events through our Eventbrite data lens.

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How to Shake Up Tradition With Innovative Event Design

Planning Pod

As an experienced event planner, you know that good gatherings and parties don’t just “come together.” Creating quality and wow-evoking conferences, corporate meetings, marketing events, product launches, premieres and more all require careful planning, meticulous detail and innovative event design.

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If You Build It, Will They Come? How Two Large Fall Shows Are Forging Ahead

Velvet Chainsaw

As many associations wrestle with decisions for their fall conferences and shows, the question on everyone’s mind is, if you build it, will they come?

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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.

Your Guide to Reopening Events by States and Countries


Events are trying to reopen among the resurgence of cases especially in North America. Planners around the world are dealing with a systematic mess of different approaches, sizes and restrictions. Here is a summary of how the top countries impacted by the Coronavirus are reopening events.

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How to implement participant-driven breakouts in Zoom — Part 5

Conferences that Work

Part 1 of this series of posts gave an overview of what’s involved in implementing participant-driven breakouts in Zoom, and Part 2 explained how to prepare for The Three Questions.

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How a large-scale virtual event was born due to lockdown. Interview with Ed Nedin


In our first episode of Digital Event Series , we discussed how to start running a virtual event with Ed Nedin, the founder of , where Ed shared his first ever experience of organizing an event. Interesting, that Ed had never organized events before.

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New Coronavirus Fears Risk Delaying Event Industry Comeback


While the event industry is busy with its reopening plans, a resurgence in hospitalizations is once again casting serious doubts about the safety for attendees. As a result, we have updated our coronavirus Outlook and Recovery Timeline. Ron Rich was a volunteer at the National LGBTQ Task Force event.

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How Junzi Continued to Provide Memorable Dining Experiences During the COVID-19 Crisis

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Started by a group of Yale grads in 2015, Junzi is all about bringing diners thoughtfully prepared Chinese food in a fast casual setting. With a winning concept and a scrappy startup mentality, Junzi now has three popular locations spread across Manhattan.

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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.

Open letter to the Live events industry

Event Industry News

Following recent discussions with a few of my industry peers, I would like to propose an informal offer to the smaller and more vulnerable agencies/businesses/venues in our industry that need some urgent, free and informed support/advice on how they adapt and plan to get through the next stage of this widespread hit to our live events industry.

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Virtual Event Speakers: The Ultimate Hacks For Success

Endless Events

If you’re currently reading this, chances are you fit into one of two categories. You’re either a planner eager to learn how you can set your virtual speaker up for success, or you’re a speaker looking to be trained in the art of virtual presentations.

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Eventbrite CEO: Don’t Discount the Revenue You Can Generate From Virtual Events


Julia Hartz, CEO of Eventbrite, recently held a Q&A session as part of the Extra Crunch Live event series. She discussed the future of events and the impact Covid-19 has had on the tech giant.

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Use this Email Template to Communicate the COVID-19 Safety Steps You’ve Taken to Attendees

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As states continue to reopen in phases and in-person events resume across America, we know event creators are eager to start bringing people together again through live experiences. Before holding an event, it’s imperative that creators effectively communicate the safety measures they’ve taken — using Eventbrite’s COVID-19 Safety Playbook for Events — to attendees. Here’s […]. Eventbrite

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

A Guide on How to Organize an Online Event


Today virtual events, otherwise known as online events, continue to grow in popularity around the world. Technology is now at a level where companies, individuals, or organizations can organize virtual events that even rival actual events.

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Nikki and Leonard’s Stunning Wedding at Arlington Estate


If you’re a fan of all things glam and vintage, then you’ll love Nikki and Leonard’s beautiful wedding.

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Is Profit Possible for Live Events With Social Distancing?


New social distancing requirements for live events inevitably generate higher costs while impairing revenue. Will the first live events even be financially viable? Planners will need to find ways to mitigate the costs, maximize the reach, and boost revenue.

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The International Day of Yoga 2020

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Eventbrite Helps Power Surge in Online Yoga Events, Sees a 50x Growth of Online Yoga Events This Sunday, June 21, is The International Day of Yoga, also known as International Yoga Day or World Yoga Day. No better time, then, to take a look at the number of yoga events through our Eventbrite data lens. […]. Eventbrite

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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.

Post webinar QA section with Zoltan Tudnik


Mastering the science of running digital conferences, Zoltan Tudnik, Co-Founder and Head of Business at Hipther agency, TEDx speaker and our guest speaker at the third episode of Digital Event Series , believes that the event industry will be back to normal with face-to-face meetings.

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Booking Group Business in the Future of Meetings


Editor’s Note: This is part of a series reporting on FICP Chats about the future of meetings. You can read previous reports here , here, here and here. group business.

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Before, During and After: Planning Live Events in a Pandemic


With states and countries starting to open back up, it's time to start thinking about the future of in-person events and what those will look like. This guide will help you begin that process and start organizing physical events post-lockdown.

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Safe Event Scheme, the standard for safe & responsible events

Event Industry News

Following the launch of the Safe Event Scheme two weeks ago, Cube International and its key partners, A.C.T. National and OnePlan, are delighted to launch the Safe Event Scheme website and event planning studio app.

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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.

National Coalition of Black Meeting Professionals’ Virtual Event Uplifts Spirits During Pandemic

PCMA Convene

Donald Lassere, president and CEO of the Muhammad Ali Center (left), and Marlinda A. Henry, president of NCBMP, speak during a session of NCBMP’s Be Inspired Speaker Series: A Night at the Museum.

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The AV Production Guide for Virtual Events


Welcome to your virtual event production guide for 2020 and beyond. Discover what AV production looks like for a virtual event, why you might want AV support, and how to align with your AV team. What Is Virtual Event AV Production?

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Your Post-COVID Planner Contract Questions Answered


Editor’s note : The lawyer quoted in this article is not providing legal advice. If you are seeking legal advice, consult with a professional. Addendums, amendments, mutual cancellation clauses, “frustration of purpose”—what do they all mean? And when should each be applied?

Fay Sharpe (Fast Forward 15) announces new BAME initiative

Event Industry News

Fay Sharpe, founder of mentoring programme Fast Forward 15 today announces a new initiative to encourage, support and inspire BAME women to join the FF15 community. She has invited three women that know the FF15 programme from experience, to become a BAME Ambassador.

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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!

Virtual Pride Events Will Focus on Black Lives Matter

PCMA Convene

Supporters march June 14 in the “Drag March for Change” in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. Like many upcoming virtual Pride events, the rally focused on police violence and other issues surrounding the black community in the city and in the nation. Nick Tann photo).

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Connect With Your Inner Storyteller When Planning Virtual Events!

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Telling Stories: Back To The Basics – Storytelling For Virtual Events. Spice It Up: Unique & Exciting Virtual Trade Show Ideas. ? Speaking of virtual trade shows. A lot of people are diving into platforms that help with this specific issue.

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Sarah and Ryan’s Romantic Elora Mill Wedding


If we had to describe Sarah and Ryan’s big day at Elora Mill Hotel & Spa in four words, we would use: laidback, chic and effortlessly elegant. Set against a timeless backdrop of old world glamour and beautiful Mother Nature herself, their wedding hits all the right notes.

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