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5 Tips For Becoming An Successful Virtual Event Planner

Event Smart

Virtual events are increasingly replacing physical events due to global restrictions, but also because of certain advantages. By virtualizing events, organizations can grow their reach and do more with smaller budgets.

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When trio share works better than pair share

Conferences that Work

One of the best and simplest ways to build active learning and connection into any meeting is to regularly use pair share. See Chapter 38 of The Power of Participation , or Chapter 27 of Event Crowdsourcing for full details.)

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What Will We Call Face-to-Face Meetings Next?


By Michelle Bruno. The third-party, face-to-face meetings industry has, by design, placed itself in a silo. For whatever reason—lethargy, existing infrastructure or the lack of a compelling impetus for change—it has developed a superiority complex.

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Our 2020 Inside Look Report

Picatic by Eventbrite

In 2020, virtual events took off in a big way. As the world went into quarantine and our ability to gather in person stalled, event creators and attendees found new ways to connect on Eventbrite.

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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.

Smaller Destinations Make the Perfect Backdrop for Hybrid Events


Covid restrictions on crowds mean lower attendance numbers, but these necessities can lead to new possibilities for smaller destinations and venues. Small-scale options often offer more character in the form of an interesting event narrative. Credits: VISIT FLORIDA, Peter W.

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Vibe Interactive Whiteboard: Your New Ally For Amazing Events!

Endless Events

Here at Endless, we’re always looking for cool and innovative ways to improve events. Our team just loves all things technology! And as a state of the art production company, we make a point to stay up to date with the latest trends. So today, we have something new to introduce to you.

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Light-Inspired Holiday Events Give Rudolph a Run for His Money

Picatic by Eventbrite

This year has been anything but normal, and the holiday season is no exception. Although everything feels like it has changed since the 2019 holidays, one thing remains constant: people are hungry for connection.

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How to Reinvent the Office Holiday Party This Year

PCMA Convene

Happy Box offers themed, customizable gift boxes with experiences that groups can share in, virtually — like making hot toddies. The Hot Toddy gift box includes cocktail syrup, garnish, honey, and a stemless glass.

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Spotlight: The Present & Future of Events with Tahira Endean


As the world of events continues to pivot, we see a rush of technology solutions popping with the promise of seamless virtual events. But most of the conversation is being driven by marketers who have an agenda, not actual event experts.

2020 84

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Do We Even Need In-Person Events? Let’s Discuss!

Endless Events

Yes, we’re finally asking the million-dollar question: do we even need in-person events anymore? And no, the Brew Crew isn’t trying to trigger anyone here. But rather, they’re interested in starting up a conversation about the challenges we are facing as an industry.

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BFM 89.9MHz – Interview with Veemal Gungadin, CEO, GEVME


Virtual events have found dominance in the time of COVID-19, but how does a digital event run smoothly – and how do you measure the success of a digital event? Veemal Gungadin, CEO of, discusses that and how the GEVME Live digital events platform works with Christine Wong from BFM as the presenter.

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What Can We Expect for Meetings and Events Next Year?

PCMA Convene

American Express’s 10th annual Global Meetings and Events Forecast offers insights into what the industry can expect in 2021. Courtesy AMEX).

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How Do You Know if You are Doing Virtual Right?


What to ask for when evaluating your virtual meeting’s effectiveness.

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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

Best Speaker Kits: The Audio Edit!

Endless Events

You asked and the Event Tech Podcast delivered – it’s time to talk about the best speaker kits! Because now that we’re several months into the pandemic and, consequently, the world of virtual events, there can’t be any more excuses. We had the time to learn.

Virtual Conferences: The 2021 Guide


Welcome to your guide for virtual conferences in 2021. Discover best practices for launching a virtual conference, engaging your audience, and more. As a result of the Coronavirus Pandemic in 2020, many event professionals found themselves in a place they never imagined.

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6 Ways to Boost Registration for Virtual Events

PCMA Convene

Need ideas on how to boost registration at your virtual event? Try these tips on for size.

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How to Set Your Website for Success in the New Year

Special Events

Of all the places your brand is online, your website is the one you own and have full control over.

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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.

Eventbrite’s Inside Look Report: Online Events Are Here to Stay


In 2020, virtual events took off. As societies around the world went into quarantine, and we couldn’t get together in person anymore, event creators and attendees found new ways to connect on Eventbrite.

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Are You Responsible for Mask Policing at Events?


If the meetings industry gets back to business before vaccines are distributed, COVID-19-protocols— masks , distancing and sanitation—will still be required. But whose responsibility is it to ensure everyone follows the rules? responsible.

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Doctors Share Pros and Cons of Virtual Medical Conferences

PCMA Convene

The digital annual meeting of the Scoliosis Research Society, held over four days, proved more engaging than the group’s International Meeting on Advanced Spinal Techniques, which tool place on weekends over several months. Courtesy SRS Twitter).

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One Industry One Voice – #WeCreateExperiences B2B campaign successfully launches

Event Industry News

One Industry One Voice’s #WeCreateExperiences B2B campaign kicked off on the 7 th December with the key messages of education, inspiration and reassurance shared far and wide.

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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 Improve Your Online Event with Digital Experience Rooms


Remember how live events used to be packed full of experiential activities? Well, so too can online events. Event Management

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Forming an Event Partnership: 4 Questions to Consider


Have you thought about joining forces with another company for your next event? There’s a lot to gain from an event partnership, like having access to more staff and more funds as well as reaching a larger audience.

2020 62

Cleaning up Event Sludge

PCMA Convene

Eliminating event sludge, also called red tape — anything that prevents your attendees from achieving their goals — will make their journey more seamless and fulfilling. Kimberly Hardcastle-Geddes.

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Power User Series (#10) - Gamification


Gamification. Gamification gives you the chance to engage your audience and have them interact with your session. Gamification revolves around 3 Cs - Competition, Collection, Chance. Request a Demo to Gamify your Presentation. Competition Who doesn't love winning?

2020 60

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.

Podcast: Shindig platform spurs spontaneity at online events

Event Industry News

Steve Gottlieb, founder of TVT Records, the independent label that gave a big leg-up to the likes of Nine Inch Nails, Ja Rule, Lil Jon, Pitbull, Sevendust, Brian Jonestown Massacre and KMFDM, launched online events platform Shindig in 2010.

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MeetingPlay's Newest Virtual Features


Our virtual platform continues to bring the most advanced technology, backed with AI, to the forefront of the event industry with capabilities that suit the needs of events, big and small.

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Sarah and Andrew’s Enchanting Wedding at the King Edward Hotel


Sarah and Andrew’s New Year’s Eve wedding at the stunning The King Edward Hotel is the perfect combination of modern style and a classic, timeless feel.

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