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A novel way to assess consensus

Conferences that Work

Chapter 44 of my book The Power of Participation explains how facilitators use participatory voting to provide public information about viewpoints in the room, and pave the way for further discussion. In particular, we often use participatory voting to assess consensus.

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Oscars 2021: No Zoom Allowed!

Endless Events

Oscars 2021 are just around the corner and the producers of the show have announced that attending virtually won’t be a possibility this year. Hoping for the event to be inspirational and aspirational, they asked the attendees to come dressed to the nines and leave their casual attires at home.

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58 of the Most Influential People in Virtual Events

Glisser

The events industry has had a tough year to say the least, but these challenging times have also inspired some huge achievements and innovations in virtual events.

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Checklist: Planning a Grand Reopening Event After COVID-19

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Hosting any kind of event requires planning and organization to ensure it goes off without a hitch. Following an event planning checklist can make this process less intimidating — but your old checklist might be out of date.

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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.

How to Plan a Concert in 10 Steps

Social Tables

Skip to content Menu Solutions Interactive Floor Plans Collaborative event sales software that increases qualified leads and drives direct revenue. Event Diagramming Collaborative event management software that saves time, boosts revenue and drives loyalty.

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Understanding Hybrid Event Models: An Endless Events Guide

Endless Events

At first glance, it might seem like a hybrid event is pretty straightforward. You take virtual, you take in-person, and bada bing bada boom, you got yourself a hybrid experience! Well, sort of.

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8 Audience Engagement Strategies for More Meaningful Events

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Don’t let your event become a series of boring slideshow presentations. Here’s how to motivate audience participation at events (without risking any awkward moments). Resources and Tools Attendees Event Design Ideas Speakers and Panelists

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How to Prepare for the Next Crisis: Event Insurance Tips

SmartMeetings

When you are planning for an inspiring event, you probably don’t want to imagine the possibility of your hard work going to waste, but the pandemic illustrated why it’s important to prepare for the chance that your meeting may need to be canceled due to circumstances completely outside your control.

What Texas’ Reopening Can Teach the Event Industry About Mask Mandates

EventMB

Texas made headlines last month when it lifted all restrictions including its state-wide mask mandate, but industry sources say most businesses are still upholding safety rules that go beyond government requirements — and so far, consumer demand seems to be onside.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Post Event Follow-up: How to Nurture Virtual Event Leads

Aventri

Hosting a successful virtual event takes a lot of effort, but when it comes to maximizing your return on investment, it is what you do next that matters most.

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Concerts Revisited: Planning Music Events in 2021 and Beyond

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For creators in the music industry, 2020 was all about agility and adaptability. In the face of canceled or postponed live events, attendees were more hungry for entertainment than ever.

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The Partnership That Spurred Virtual Event Innovation

b2match

Key Facts. Use Case

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365 Community Engagement: What Could It Actually Look Like for Events?

EventMB

Ongoing ‘365 engagement’ is on the horizon, according to event tech providers, but they have yet to form a clear picture of just what it will look like. Community building through virtual events will be key, but how should you fold that into ongoing engagement?

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

How to Build a Hybrid Events Team

Bizzabo

Building the right team is essential to producing successful hybrid events. See who might be missing from your roster according to event thought leaders.

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A Deep Dive into Eventbrite for Event Organizers

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Eventbrite allows you to create an event, promote it, and sell tickets — all on one convenient platform.

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The Case For Event Video Storage

Endless Events

Event planners are often too busy with the actual event to even worry about what will happen next. And we don’t blame you! Be it virtual, hybrid, or live, event planning is exhausting. But coming up with a post-event strategy is something we highly encourage you to do.

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The Evia Platform [Review]

EventMB

Evia Virtual Event Platform is a configurable event platform that focuses on content delivery and offers production services to assist planners in designing and executing their events. Here is our review. The Evia Platform: What Is It?

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

Hybrid Event Budgeting: What You Can Expect

Bizzabo

The unknowns around hybrid events can make budgeting feel like a challenge. Here's how event professionals are approaching hybrid event budgeting in 2021. Budgeting for events is always a tricky task, but budgeting for a new event model is even more challenging.

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Introducing RECONVENE: The Event for Event Creators

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As the world reopens and people start to gather again, Eventbrite wants to celebrate, amplify, and support you, the resilient makers and doers of the event community.

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Your 8-Tip Guide to Creating Successful Hybrid Events

Eventtus

Virtual events are growing in number and capabilities but many businesses are still looking for better opportunities or rather alternatives. One such alternative is: hybrid events.

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Virtual and Hybrid Events: Attendee Networking 

Guidebook

If you pivoted into virtual events over this past year, you know that creating an engaging virtual environment for your audience isn’t as straightforward as with in-person events.

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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

The Human-Centric Future Of Events With Megan Henshall

Endless Events

In today’s episode of #EventIcons, we fix our eyes on the future and talk about post-COVID events. But let’s not leap headlong into how things used to be. After all, we’ve all grown, learned, and changed so much in the past year.

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Everything You Need to Know About Virtual & Hybrid Event Production Timelines

MeetingPlay

Editor's Note: This is a guest post contribution from Jeff Starr, a Senior Producer at TRADEMARK. Author bylines and information are found at the end of the post. How much time do you need to produce a virtual or hybrid event? Congratulations!

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Ticker: Regular Updates on Events Taking Place in Person

Event Marketer

4.29.21. CES: Jan. 5-8, 2022, Las Vegas. After announcing, then detracting, plans for a physical show in 2021, CES organizers say the event is back in action for 2022 with a hybrid format.

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Shannon and Mike’s Romantic Nuptials at Evergreen Brick Works

EventSource

The beautiful and romantic details are endless for Shannon and Mike’s special day. The couple bridged the gap between all-out-glam and rustic charm with their wedding at the Evergreen Brick Works , and the result was priceless!

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

Encore designs a divine food and wine experience under the vines

EncoreAPAC

The creative team at Encore in Adelaide developed a stunning food and wine experience at St Hugo in the Barossa Valley. The brief from McGrath Real Estate was to provide a styling and audio visual solution for the opening dinner of their multi-day Leadership Conference and Team Building getaway.

Case Study: CHG Incentive Shift Celebrate Flexibility

SmartMeetings

Editor’s Note : The pivot to digital events over the last year revealed that a lot of value delivered at face-to-face meetings can effectively be online. One of the big exceptions, however, was incentive programs.

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Temporary Fix or Permanent Change? An AV Perspective on the Evolution of Trade Shows

PCMA Convene

Sean Wargo, AVIXA’S senior director of market intelligence, says of events: “We need to move away from this idea that there’s this calendared moment … it doesn’t make any sense. It should just exist as content that has long tail.”

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