Sat.Mar 07, 2020 - Fri.Mar 13, 2020

Go Forward, Cancel, Postpone, Wash Your Hands, Rinse … and Repeat

Velvet Chainsaw

The disruption to the live events industry due to the Pandemic COVID-19 is unprecedented and impossible to escape. With the mixed messages coming at us from so many different perspectives, it is difficult to gain clarity.

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CDC Recommendations That Could Impact Your Event


COVID-19 has gained a firm foothold in the US, and planners are navigating the treacherous waters between outbreaks and Trump’s European travel ban. Meanwhile, the CDC has released an interim guide to help event professionals get their events ready. Here are the highlights.

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The Show Must Go On: Rethinking Event Risk Assessment


In an unprecedented display of unity, event associations are working together to offer planners support and resources to handle the ramifications of the coronavirus outbreak. But can the show really go on? It’s hard to say yes.

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Pricing Transparency & Its Importance In The Events Industry

Endless Events

Pricing transparency is one of those hot topics in the events industry. And while everyone knows its importance, not everyone is willing to talk about it. Or to acknowledge that there are plenty of underlying issues related to it.

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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.

8 Benefits of Using Mobile Member & Event Management

EventBank Insights

When you have an organization that runs events and/or has members to take care of, it can be tough to handle everything when you’re likely on-the-go or running around an event floor hours before an event begins.

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Working Smarter With Knowledge

Conferences that Work

A shoutout to Harold Jarche for his continuing explorations and advice about working smarter with knowledge. He’s just made available , under a Creative Commons license, his free downloadable field guide for the networked knowledge worker: Working Smarter Field Guide 2020.

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Grow Your Event Sponsor Opportunities with 8 Activation Ideas


Offering functional experiences for sponsorship is one of the most straightforward ways to ensure high brand exposure that really stands out from the sea of logos while providing real value for both attendees and corporate sponsors alike. Global corporate sponsorship reached $65.8

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Need to take your event online NOW?

Gallus Events

We know that there has been a trend for event organisers to take their events online.

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We’re working together to support our Nashville community

Picatic by Eventbrite

Nashville is home to around 1,000 Eventbrite and Postmates employees, making it an important city not just for the two companies, but for the many customers they serve.

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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.

Events Of The Future: How To Plan A Virtual Event

Endless Events

This week we’re diving into the dozy topic of how to plan a virtual event. And we’re not strangers to futuristic events here at Endless! We’ve covered topics such as how to plan an event without visiting the venue , how Virtual Reality can impact the events industry , and much more.

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Switching to a Virtual Event? Here’s What You Should Know

Event Age by Swapcard

The events industry has found itself facing a unique challenge. Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), many global events have been canceled, postponed or have decided to go virtual.

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Insurance Companies Limit Event Coverage for Coronavirus


If you’re thinking about adding coronavirus coverage to your next event’s insurance policy, you’re already too late.

7 Events for Green Color Scheme Inspiration


As an ode to St. Patrick's Day, try your luck at tackling a green color scheme with ideas from these vibrant events

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Virtual Events Will Be Key in 2020  – Here’s How to Transition Yours 


In recent days we’ve seen some of the largest conferences and summits in the world decide to move to virtual events. Microsoft, Google, and even presidential candidates are switching formats in light of COVID-19. Thinking about converting your upcoming event into a virtual format? Great idea!

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Coronavirus: How Events Organizers Can Combat the Crisis

Event Age by Swapcard

What is COVID-19? Event Community

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How Innovative Wellness Events are Marketing in 2020

Picatic by Eventbrite

Tiffany Wright calls Oakland, California, a “social impact space.” So what better place to launch an event for black women to come together and have meaningful discussions in a nurturing environment? The “Black and Beautiful Women’s Brunch” was the first event thrown by Wright’s social enterprise, Coco Coalition. The organization has now gone on to […]. Resources and Tools Instagram Marketing Wellness Events

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Postponing Your Event: 5 Examples from Leading Brands


How to communicate a COVID-19 related event postponement to your attendees. Featuring examples from Qualtrics, SaaStr, and Coachella. Last week, we published an in-depth guide on what event organizers need to know about COVID-19.

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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.

Join TOGETHER and be STRONG – Let us be a contingency network in times of uncertainty

Event Industry News

IELA passionately believes in the considerable social and economic power of face-to-face exhibitions and events and remains committed to the industry.

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We pledge our tech against Coronavirus: 8 ways to fight the disease


More and more people are being reported as infected with the COVID-19 virus which causes the Coronavirus Disease. As many communities all across […]. The post We pledge our tech against Coronavirus: 8 ways to fight the disease appeared first on

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Venues, Organizers Donate Food From Canceled Meetings

PCMA Convene

Chefs serve victims of and first responders to the Nashville tornadoes in early March. Food service provider Levy partnered with the non-profit Food Rescue US to donate and deliver the food leftover from the canceled Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio.

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Why You Need More Than a Mentor in Your Events Career


Doing hard work is no longer enough. In this article, Monique Ruff-Bell (Event Director, Money 20/20 and VP of Events at Ascential plc) shares how finding a professional sponsor can lead to success in your career. I think I’ve done every job under the sun within the events profession.

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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.

DBpixelhouse calls for more support for the event industry amid coronavirus

Event Industry News

Event production company, DBpixelhouse, is lobbying the UK government to offer more economic support to businesses and individuals in the event industry. It has been met with praise from the industry so far, gaining 11,500 signatures within 15 hours of going live. It now has over 25,000 signatures.

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A different way to connect festival sponsors with attendees


During a festival, sponsors contribute to the attendee experience and entertainment. It’s very unlikely to attend a large festival without noticing heavy signs […]. The post A different way to connect festival sponsors with attendees appeared first on

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Get Creative: How To Use Heat Maps For Events & Conferences!

Endless Events

It’s time to tackle one of the hottest trends of the year, heat maps for events! So, you already know that here at Endless we love discussing event trends.

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Managing the impact of COVID-19 on your events and conferences – a free webinar


COVID-19 is impacting the event and meeting planning industry. The virus has meeting and event planners very nervous. Some say the effect may surpass the damages to the hospitality and meeting industry resulting from the September 11 attacks.

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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!

Vividink PR wins 3-year contract with East of England Arena & Events Centre

Event Industry News

Vividink PR & Social Media has announced that it has agreed a three-year deal with East of England Arena & Events Centre to provide a complete PR and social media service. In addition, its sister company, Vividfish, will be providing inbound marketing and lead generation services.

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Organizing events with millennials in mind


Millennials or Generation Y as others like to call them, were born between 1982 and 2000. In the US, millennials represent half of […]. The post Organizing events with millennials in mind appeared first on

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PSAV Is Now Encore: What Does It Mean For The Industry?

Endless Events

We have some major news on the event tech front – PSAV is now Encore! The events industry is in constant mutation and news of acquisitions and mergers are not rare. And this time around, the Event Tech Podcast is here with the freshest update to reach our ears.

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