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What you need to know about Hybrid Events in 2020


The manner in which events are being conceptualized in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is vastly different from what it once used to be. While all forms of in-house events have virtually stopped, live events have spiked like never before.

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[Template] How to Write a Professional Event Planner Bio


Event planners represent their event and their organization — to vendors, their audience, sponsors, etc. — so whether you’re a beginner or seasoned, in-house or agency, professional development should still be top of mind. One thing that all event planners should have on hand is a quick bio.

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How to Scale Your Event with These 5 Steps


When running a recurring event, you may discover that scaling is needed. Thanks to increased brand awareness and public interest, you’ll need to expand and grow your event. That’s good news, right

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How do you find speakers that are a great match for your virtual event?


There’s nothing like being in someone’s physical presence to ask questions and feel their vibe. Contessa Walker-Jackson, Exclusively By Tess. Virtual speakers totally differ from in-person speakers.

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.

Review of online social platform Rally

Conferences that Work

Adding to my reports on new platforms providing online incarnations of traditional conference socials , here’s a review of online social platform Rally. Two points before we start.

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New Research Finds that Event Speaker Panels Are Still Not Diverse


While 2020 has seen a major shift in priorities, the issue of systemic racism is front and center. The event industry must do better, and speaker selection is an easy but essential first step. We looked at 150 events to determine how diverse our speaker panels really are.

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Five Perks of Having Your Wedding on a Weekday


When you get engaged, one of the first questions people will ask is “have you set a date yet?” ” followed quickly by “oh, well you better book soon, or all the good dates will be gone!”

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‘Meet Out to Help Out’ scheme to support business events sector gains momentum

Event Industry News

Meet Out to Help Out, the sales incentive scheme for the business events industry proposed by is gaining momentum.

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Eventbrite Wants You To Do Well

Picatic by Eventbrite

Taking care of ourselves – and each other – has always been important, but perhaps not as top-of-mind or impactful to our overall well being as this year.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Even Smaller Events Will Have Crowd Management Guidelines


The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) just released crowd management guidelines, but what do these add when event occupancy numbers are at an all-time low? Event Safety Alliance VP Steven Adelman insists they’re as necessary as ever.

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How an Incentive Group Met Safely in Aruba This Month

PCMA Convene

The Fields Group worked with the Ritz-Carlton Aruba on a recent incentive trip that brought 38 participants, who enjoyed two dinners set up for social distancing on the beach. Incentive, meeting, and event planning company The Fields Group Inc.

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Toronto Videographers Offering Live Streaming Services For COVID-19 Events


With capacities capped for weddings and special events throughout the pandemic, you bet that you can count on the ingenuity of small business owners to find all sorts of ways to keep the magic alive!

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Set up an Event With Multiple Dates

Picatic by Eventbrite

If you have an event with multiple dates or time slots, you need to choose the setup that best fits your event needs before getting started. There are two ways to set up multi-date events. This article will help you decide which setup is best for your event. Multiple dates and times with different details […]. Resources and Tools

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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.

4 Ways Covid-19 Has Changed Event Sustainability


Event sustainability enjoyed a surge of support in 2019, featuring both in EventMB’s Megatrends and as a theme in IMEX America 2019. While the pandemic has undeniably shuffled the priorities, it has created a promising chance to do better as well.

Doncaster Racecourse told to stop spectators attending St Leger meeting

Event Industry News

Doncaster Racecourse has been told by local health officials to stop spectators attending its St Leger meeting after Wednesday’s opening day.

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Sarah and Damian’s European Style Wedding at Magna Golf Club


With a sophisticated outdoor ceremony and an indoor reception that beautifully balances rustic charm with timeless style, Sarah and Damian’s wedding at Magna Golf Club has subtle provincial charm with off-the-charts elegance!

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Q&A Session with Tamsyn Barker


The ongoing Pandemic has adversely affected the events industry. Most event organisers have had to rethink their ways, overnight. This sudden halt in the way business happens, as usual, has left event professionals and conference organisers nervous and unequipped to face the new normal. Digital events have become the most central point of communication between brands and consumers. Conferences that once took place in large auditoriums and exhibition spaces have moved to digital platforms.

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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.

Cadence Event Experience Platform [Review]


Cadence’s event experience platform is an all-in-one event management software that aims to facilitate connections between attendees. Most recently, they've pivoted to focus on the virtual environment. Here is our review. Cadence Virtual Event Experience Platform: What Is It?

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Neptunus provides social distancing facilities for Lancing College pupils

Event Industry News

Lancing College, an independent boarding and day school in southern England, appointed Neptunus to provide two temporary facilities which are being used as a canteen and an additional classroom to comply with the rules of social distancing.

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Chocó to Dance: Learn How to Dance (for Real) and Support Youth Education


I’ve been with Eventtia for more than four years, and during all that time, we’ve launched a series of exciting initiatives. Many thanks to the co-founders for putting up with all of my crazy marketing ideas!

Prepare Your Presenters to Give Their Best Performances at Online Events

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

There’s no one way to host an event, whether that be in-person or in cyberspace. As such, there’s no one way to deliver a talk anymore, especially if it’s geared towards a virtual audience. Thankfully, we’ve had some time now to learn about the options that are out there.

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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!

How to Create a Stunning Wedding Floor Plan & Seating Chart

Planning Pod

Wedding planning is a mixture of fun, excitement and stress, with an extra dose of stress thrown in when it comes time to do the wedding floor plan. Figuring out where and how to sit your chatty cousin, the feuding aunts and never-satisfied in-laws can be overwhelming.

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8 KPI’s to Measure the Success of Your Virtual Event

Hubilo Blog

In the era of virtual events and event technology now shifted to virtual technology with virtual event platform in place, event success still acts as the centrifugal force. How do you measure the success of a virtual event then?

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CHS Birmingham Postponed to Spring 2021

Event Industry News

The organisers of CHS Birmingham have announced that the show will be moved to spring 2021, following discussions with exhibitors, stakeholders, the event’s venue and its Advisory Board.

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Jenna and Trevor’s Gorgeous Backyard Wedding


Jenna and Trevor’s stunning tented backyard wedding is unlike any you’ve ever seen before. Mainly because it’s drop dead gorgeous and resembles more of a luxe outdoor oasis than a backyard.

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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 Speakers are Preparing for the Future of Meetings and Events


There is no crystal ball to see into the future. If there was, we all would have been prepared for COVID-19. Instead, in a matter of weeks, the global landscape has forever changed. So, how are speakers preparing for the future of meetings and events ?

How the National Speakers Association Made Key Decisions Leading to a Successful Virtual ‘Experience’

PCMA Convene

Facilitator Sarah Michel (upper left) speaks during a Velvet Chainsaw webinar. NSA President & CEO Mary Lue Peck (clockwise from top right), NSA Board of Directors President Anna Liotta, and Sylvie di Guisto, who served as co-chair of NSA’s conference program for INFLUENCE 2020, participated.

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5 Tips To Make Your Transition To A New Volunteer Management System Easy


Switching to a new volunteer management system doesn't need to be a daunting administrative task. Volunteer management solutions are built to help make volunteer data management simple, which means that the transition to a new system should be pretty straightforward.

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