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Your Guide to Marketing Online Events

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In the wake of COVID-19, creators are rethinking how they connect with their audience. In-person events have been forced into the digital realm — and it’s led to a level of resourcefulness and creativity that we couldn’t have imagined even a few months ago. But the events themselves aren’t the only things changing. The way […]. Resources and Tools

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10 Benefits of Intimate Weddings You May Not Have Thought of


As restrictions ease and our social bubbles start to expand, we will once again be able to get excited about weddings! If you’re planning on getting married ASAP, you may still need to limit the amount of people that are invited to the event – and while at first that may seem disappointing, there are some unexpected perks to an intimate wedding that you may not have thought of! Pick and choose your elements Lose the bouquet toss but keep the cake?

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10 Reasons Marketers Are Loving Virtual Events and 6 Solutions They Use

Marketo Events

Remember when “events” was synonymous with “in-person events”? Us too. Marketing has changed a great deal in a short period of time. Now, virtual events are number one on event marketers’ radar. And, despite our nostalgia for travel and seeing people in person, they’re working out surprisingly well and only getting better. In fact, virtual events are shattering attendance records.

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Hybrid Events: A Short-Term Solution or Long-Term Strategy?


Are hybrid events a short-term solution to current conditions or a long-term shift in the events space? We asked Event Planners if they are planning to incorporate a hybrid strategy for events going forward, and if yes, to share their insights into how that will work.

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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.

Free workshop — Experience The Three Questions, Friday, June 26

Conferences that Work

I’m leading a free online workshop on Friday, June 26, 12 – 2 pm EDT, that will give you a unique opportunity to experience The Three Questions : in my opinion, the best way to open a conference designed for active learning, connection, and engagement. The workshop is limited to sixty people, and you must register to attend. Full details about the event are available here.

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Governments’ Indecision Leaves Event Industry Screaming for Help


The event industry is surviving the fourth month of total shutdown. Immediate action is needed from local governments before irreparable damage is caused. Events have been shut for a while now. While a part of the industry is trying to embrace the virtual event revolution, many are struggling. When we asked over 1,000 event […]. The post Governments’ Indecision Leaves Event Industry Screaming for Help by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link].

How to Create the Best Online Event Invitations


Are you looking for an online invitations maker ? Whatever online event you plan to have, you need an original way to invite your attendees to the event. And, today, creative online event invitations have become as popular as hand-made invitation cards. You can find several websites to make invitations online. Some websites are free to use, while others include a price but come along with more features.

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Two tools for online conference socials: Gatherly versus YoTribe review

Conferences that Work

If you can’t hang out with people in person, how can you best meet up with your tribe online? That’s the selling proposition for a host of new platforms that have sprung up over the last few months: creating a compelling online incarnation of the traditional conference socials we all know and love (or hate). Last week I got to try out a couple of these new platforms, so I thought I’d write a Gatherly versus YoTribe review.

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Identify, Measure, and Reduce COVID-19 Risk at Your Event With These Easy Steps

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Hosting in-person events during a pandemic poses inherent risks for Eventbrite’s creators. It’s crucial that creators recognize the threat COVID-19 poses and take appropriate action based on the level of risk of transmission at your event. All creators have a responsibility for the wellbeing of their staff and attendees at their event. There will be […]. Event Safety

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

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14 Covid-19 Safety Features of Post-Lockdown Events


We’re all eager to get back to live face-to-face events, but the risk of creating a superspreading event looms. Planners will need to bring their A-game to combat risk on a number of fronts. To help you rise to the occasion, we’ve compiled a list of safety features you’ll likely need to consider. With lockdowns […]. The post 14 Covid-19 Safety Features of Post-Lockdown Events by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Coronavirus EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement coronavirus

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Beyond Pride Month: 16 LGBTQ Events to Check Out in 2020 and 2021


For Pride Month and the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, we’re coming together to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. This list provides a comprehensive view of LGBTQ events to attend throughout the year. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core components to a highly engaged and innovative organization. That’s why driving change, making the world more inclusive, and amplifying LGBTQ+ voices is more important than ever in our communities and our workplaces.

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The Ultimate Hacks For Successful Virtual Event Speakers

Endless Events

?? The Best of the Best: Engaging Your Audience: Virtual Event Speakers – The Ultimate Hacks For Success. Anatomy Of Virtual Events: Virtual Breakout Rooms: Different Types & How They Work. ? Worried you might be missing something while planning your virtual event? We’ve got you covered with our Free Virtual Event Planning Checklist! Virtual events are using their platforms to speak out against injustice ?. Plus some Father’s Day content too!).

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Drive-in Events Boom as U.S. Starts to Emerge from Lockdown

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Throughout the COVID-19 global pandemic, event creators of all types have demonstrated incredible ingenuity and creativity to rebuild their businesses, develop new experiences and connect with their audiences. There have been online-only experiences, hybrid offline/online events and as we head into the summer months, a new trend is emerging: drive-in events. New Eventbrite data reveals […]. 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.

What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic?


A growing number of countries are reauthorizing large professional events including trade shows, conferences, exhibitions, and congresses. Here is a list of events moving forward in the third and fourth quarter of 2020, and early 2021. Countries and states are reopening and some areas, recognizing the importance of large professional events to the global […]. The post What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic? by Veronique Colombani appeared first on [link].

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Olivia and Colin’s Breathtaking Wedding at the Picturesque Madsen’s Banquet Hall


With the breathtaking beauty of nature, overflowing greenery, and elegant details, Olivia and Colin’s stunning garden wedding is something out of a storybook — or your Pinterest board. Set at the picturesque Madsen’s Banquet Hall , the couple’s big day is a lesson in creating a wedding that is both enchanting and organic, and all around stylish.

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8 Marketing Lessons Learned From Taking Events Online

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When marketing your digital event, focus on initiatives that set it apart from others, like innovative virtual trainings, breakout discussions, or happy hours. For the past several months, event organizers — skilled in producing trade shows and conferences in physical environments — have been navigating the uncharted terrain of digital events, many for the first time.

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How to organize safe events during a global pandemic?


Being an event planner during a global pandemic might be the worst nightmare that you can ever think of. However, these are things […]. The post How to organize safe events during a global pandemic? appeared first on Access management Event management Event professionals Event spotlight Event tech Events Oveit Features Technology Uncategorized coronavirus data collection global pandemic hybrid events safe events safety measures

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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.

How to Screen Event Attendees for Covid-19 On-Site


As in-person events resume, many options for screening attendees for possible infection are emerging. Each has its pros and cons, and sorting out which is right for your event presents its own challenges. Here, we offer a breakdown of the different methods in terms of cost, accuracy, and scalability. Thermal cameras have already been […]. The post How to Screen Event Attendees for Covid-19 On-Site by Angela Tupper appeared first on [link].

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3 Essential Event Seating Chart Ideas for Weddings and Galas

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When it comes to planning a wedding or gala, deciding how and where to seat your guests can be one of the hardest tasks, but it can also play a big role in how much fun you and your guests have. Playing with event seating chart options, mixing personality types, avoiding obvious feuds and accounting for special needs can all keep your guests surprised, comfortable and ready to mix and mingle with some new friends. . Have a strategy when arranging guests.

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Using behavioural science to improve your event

Event Industry News

Just before we were introduced to the world of social distancing and lockdown, Exposure Analytics held their third Data and Dining event. The final speaker on the day was Patrick Fagan, or Pat, which research shows means people will like him more. He gave a fascinating presentation including insights into the differences in perception of someone who uses their given name versus a nickname.

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Post-COVID Wedding? Here’s How to Keep Your Guests Safe


As more and more restrictions are being lifted every day, we are beginning to wonder when we will be able to hangout in groups of more than ten. It is likely that even after restrictions have been completely lifted that there will be guidelines we need to follow when hosting a large gathering or event until further notice.

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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!

Event Tech Aventri Will Deploy New Funding to Drive Innovations in Virtual Events


Aventri closes a successful round of strategic fundraising to expand its virtual and hybrid event offering, proving that even event tech giants are nimble enough to pivot in response to Covid-19. In an industry still nursing the deep cuts of Covid-19’s disastrous economic impact, event professionals have turned to technology as the sole risk-free recourse […].

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How to Be a Successful Event Planner in the Age of Coronavirus

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Event planners’ jobs are all about bringing people together and creating a connection. But how do you do that in an environment that is focused on isolation and distancing? While the world is slowly and cautiously starting to reopen, many people are speculating on what our world will look like post-pandemic. And for event organizers, we can expect to see lots of changes in how we plan, organize and execute events.

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How going virtual can multiply sponsorship opportunities

Event Industry News

by Gaia Santoro, Head of the Sponsorship Unit, AIM Group International. The rapid move to virtual events has opened new ways to communicate and interact with target audiences and sponsors. Here are our six virtual tips. The transition to digital & hybrid events has been accomplished and accelerated by the recent social distancing recommendations and travel restrictions. Most stakeholders have decided to embrace new experiences and have embarked on thepath to virtual e-meetings.

5 Tips for Designing Engaging Virtual Meetings


Virtual meetings require careful design to keep attendees engaged and deliver value for the hosts. But how do you translate the energy and insights from a face-to-face meeting through a computer screen? Marteen Vannest, senior consultant at Meeting Design Institute , which produces a free masterclass and certified training on producing online meetings , suggests starting with the “why” of the meeting. Quality Eats Quantity for Lunch.

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.

Andrea and Erik’s Elegant Wedding at King’s Riding Golf Club


It was love at first sight for Andrea and Erik. The two met at a York Muay Thai club several years ago when Andrea was a receptionist and Erik was a member. While Andrea wasn’t technically allowed to date members, that went out the window when she spotted Erik for the first time. After a few weeks of playing it cool, he finally asked her out and they’ve been together since.

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28 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas!

Endless Events

Finding a virtual event sponsorship idea that suits you can seem hard at first. And many people might even think it’s absolutely impossible to make it happen! But as we discussed previously on the blo g, there are plenty of steps you can take. We even dived deep into some exciting examples you can choose from. Where certain topics are concerned, however, we believe that you can’t have too much of a good thing.

10 Reasons Marketers Are Loving Virtual Events and 6 Solutions They Use

Marketo Events

Remember when “events” was synonymous with “in-person events”? Us too. Marketing has changed a great deal in a short period of time. Now, virtual events are number one on event marketers’ radar. And, despite our nostalgia for travel and seeing people in person, they’re working out surprisingly well and only getting better. In fact, virtual events are shattering attendance records.

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