2022

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How to Legally Live Stream Your Event

Eventmobi

Video live streaming of events is simple to set up, easy to use, entertaining to watch, and most importantly accessible by all. It’s also unedited, unplanned, and unprocessed content being broadcasted live. There’s lots of potential for using this technology to live stream in-person sessions to a remote audience at your event. However, with great power comes great legal implication.

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7 Design Considerations for Your Conference Hub

Velvet Chainsaw

The Promenade, a hub experience at PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2022, in Las Vegas. High-tech user conferences like Dreamforce and Microsoft Ignite have been designing innovative hub spaces to engage and nurture their top customers for years. While some of the elements in these areas can be costly to implement, they don’t have to break the budget.

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Seven Fun Activities for Bringing Teams Back Together Post-COVID

Best Corporate Events

As vaccination rates rise and COVID cases fall , live business events and meetings are coming back in a big way. The recent IMEX gathering in Las Vegas drew more than 3,300 meeting professionals for in-person education and networking, and Smart Meetings is reporting that urban venues are seeing the return of group business. Concerts are back. And according to AdWeek , while virtual and hybrid events are here to stay, “Few believe the limitless audience of a virtual event is worth the in-pe

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Stop networking at meetings

Conferences that Work

It’s time to stop networking at meetings. No, I’m not saying we should only listen to lectures at meetings. Rather, I’m going to explain why using the term “networking” for all occasions when attendees get to talk with one another subtly directs attention away from can be the most valuable outcome of well-designed meetings: connecting with others.

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Unlock the Secrets of Event Marketing Masters

The greats learn from the greats. Set yourself and your team up for success with tried and tested strategies and insights from event marketing geniuses at Vanta, Partnership Leaders, Quantum Metric, Rocketlane, and Explori.

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Event Marketing on TikTok: 8 Must-Try Ideas

Social Tables

Event promotion and social media have always been a match made in heaven. Event marketing on TikTok is no different. From event ticket sales to drumming up new event clients, event professionals can take advantage of this creative and far-reaching platform to capture the right audiences. Whether you’re just getting started on TikTok or are brushing up on TikTok event marketing techniques, we have ideas for every skill level.

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Why Customer Support Should Be Your #1 Event Tech Feature

Endless Events

When we talk about the most popular event platform features , we typically think of registration and ticketing , integrations, gamification, and analytics reporting, for example. But what good are any of those if event planners are not taught how to use them or if they stop working mid-event? Will and Brandt think that the #1 event tech feature should therefore be customer support.

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Using NFTs as payment tools

Oveit

It’s been 18 hours since I’ve boarded my first flight. Meanwhile I switched two times. We’ve finally landed. After passing through customs I […]. The post Using NFTs as payment tools appeared first on Oveit.

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Web3 Job Fair brings 2,000 of Web3’s brightest minds for two days of networking in the metaverse

Event Industry News

Hype , the Web3 super agency, announces today the launch of the first annual Web3 Job Fair — a digital rendezvous connecting the leading brands and brightest minds in Web3. The fair, which is set to take place in the virtual playground of Gather on February 16 and 17, 2023, will bring together 2,000 of the hottest prospects in Web3 for two days of networking in the metaverse.

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New Privacy Regulations for Event Data Coming in 2023

MeetingsNet

If the way you handle attendees’ information doesn’t meet the EU’s GDPR standards, it may not meet some U.S. state’s standards being enacted in 2023. It’s been about five years since the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR, went into effect, putting strict rules in place for collecting, storing, and processing data on EU citizens.

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How to Get Speakers, Exhibitors, and Attendees to Promote Your Event With Video

In this best practices guide, you’ll learn how to tap into the cost-efficiencies of advocacy and word-of-mouth marketing with video. Examples include speakers providing a preview of their upcoming sessions, exhibitors creating “please stop by” invitations and attendees creating “looking forward to seeing you” introduction videos. Learn about best practices and programs created by leading companies and associations including ASIS, AUVSI, SuperZoo, National Restaurant Association, World of Concret

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Audio-centric Activations: Five Strategies Worth a Listen

Event Marketer

Along with the recent social audio boom and an uptick in sonic branding tactics, audio-centric activations and events, both physical and virtual, are on the rise. Marketers are not only recognizing the power of sound to improve attendees’ wellbeing, but the importance of stimulating more than one sense to create longer-lasting, richer memories. And brands are serving up everything from wellness-based sound baths to content-driven sound art installations to make it happen.

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The Raw Story Behind Kate Patay’s Move to Join Terramar

Smart Meetings

Kate Patay, Smart Meetings Smart Style Ambassador and the woman behind the eponymous Patay Consulting for the last five years, recently announced that she is taking a role as director of engagement with Terramar US , a DMC Network Company. Here in her own words is the story behind the decision to shed the event boss mantle and join a team again. Talk about the decision to go back to working for a company.

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The Intersection of Event Tech and Design

SmartMeetings

Intention guides tools for effective hybrid engagement. It’s an extremely rare occasion when you can throw technology at a problem and immediately solve it. After all, what is “technology”? By most definitions, it’s the practical application of scientific knowledge, but in most cases, it presents itself in the form of a tool. The Internet started as a tool for exchanging information and ideas and has evolved into much, much more.

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Navigating Rising AV Costs for Events: ’It’s Not 2019 Anymore’

PCMA Convene

Event planners and providers are looking for ways to mitigate the ballooning costs go audiovisual services. (Jacob Slaton Photography). Inflation hit a four-decade high of 9.1 percent in June, putting continued pressure on consumer’s wallets nearly everywhere that people spend money. It is just one of many issues audiovisual suppliers — as well as event organizers working with tight budgets for their events — are facing right now, according to John Rissi, senior vice president, customer and indu

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Download Now: 2022 Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template - Enterprise Edition

Download 200+ new RFP questions for hybrid and virtual event technology success. After 10,000 downloads, the SpotMe Virtual + Hybrid Event Platform RFP Template is the ultimate procurement tool for event technology. This template is ideal for companies looking for a vendor to fulfill their specific virtual + hybrid event platform needs and requirements!

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The real job of leadership

Conferences that Work

What is the real job of leadership? Kevin Kelly provides this suggestion in this April 2022 post: “When you lead, your real job is to create more leaders, not more followers.” —Kevin Kelly, 103 Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known. (Kelly offers plenty of other great advice; check out the link!). The real job of leadership — create more leaders!

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Must Know Virtual Event Statistics For Your Event Marketing strategy

Nunify

Since 2020 the event industry has aggressively adopted virtual events. What started off as an alternative to live events during the 2020 pandemic, has now become a must have format for event professionals in the future. Virtual events continue to deliver better ROI, Higher lead generation and Better content. Virtual events are now a value creator to your marketing & top-of-the-line.

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Hopin Cuts Staff for Second Time This Year

EventMB

Skift Take: The economic downturn is decimating the event tech sector hard, particularly virtual event tech platforms. This won't be the last round of layoffs as investors lose confidence in the sector. — Miguel Neves Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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10 Event Technology Trends: Hot Or Hype?

Endless Events

Today’s episode of the Event Tech Podcast was inspired by a recent Event Leadership Institute summit where Brandt and Will did a fast rundown on ten event technology trends. For each of them, they had to quickly decide whether they truly were a trend or just hype. Most of the trends have gotten their own standalone Event Tech Podcast episode already.

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Dominate Your Local Market With These 4 Reputation Management Strategies

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Lindsay Harrison, and Erin O'Brien

Did you know that 4 out of 5 consumers use local search and 88% use smartphones for those searches? With that in mind, I think it's safe to say your online presence is the silver bullet of your business. Think about the revenue you could be missing by not prioritizing local search optimization. Fortunately, there are a handful of steps you can take right now that will immediately impact your business's pace in local search, and we're happy to share them.

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How to use NFTs for tourism

Oveit

Did you know that almost 1 out of 12 jobs out there is in the tourism sector? And although the industry took a […]. The post How to use NFTs for tourism appeared first on Oveit.

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Network of Women In Events launches ‘Level Up’, a new mentoring programme

Event Industry News

Network of Women In Events (NOWIE) has today announced ‘Level Up’, a brand new mentoring programme aimed at women in the mid stages of their career to support them in taking the next step. Level Up will pair women early to mid-career in the industry, with a mentor whose career has taken her to senior roles with relevant experience. Pairings will be tailored according to a mixture of factors, from area of work, specialisms, employment status and many more.

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Survey: Job Stress Pushing Planners to the Breaking Point

MeetingsNet

The latest MeetingsNet research finds that 42.3 percent of respondents have considered leaving the planning profession entirely since 2020. If stress has been a constant weight on your shoulders through two years of pandemic, you’ve got lots of company. New MeetingsNet research, which will be released in full on May 3, found that nearly 46 percent of planners said that their job has become much more stressful since the Covid pandemic began in March 2020, with another 43 percent saying their job

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The Golden Age of Influence: Eight ‘Granfluencers’ Shaking up Consumers’ Social Media Feeds

Event Marketer

Much of modern civilization has been programmed to believe that after a certain point, one’s value to society decreases as their age increases. But a powerful new subset of social influencers is calling for a paradigm shift. Welcome to the world of “granfluencers,” a collection of senior social media stars that have absolutely no time for your ageist attitude.

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5 Things Businesses Need to Know to Thrive in a Post-COVID World

People are itching to get back into the world. 54% of consumers say they plan to dine out at a restaurant at least once a week this year. As COVID-19 restrictions ease, the competition for their business is stronger than ever. Download this eBook today to learn how your restaurant can be prepared!

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How to Honor Native American Tribes on the Fourth

Smart Meetings

When most Americans think of the Fourth of July, they fantasize about family barbecues, community fireworks and local parades. It’s a time to enjoy the summer weather and celebrate veterans for their service. However, for millions of Native Americans alive today, the day carries a reminder of how their ancestors were gravely mistreated by European colonizers.

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Maintaining Employee Retention During Tough Times

Special Events

If retention has caused headaches in the past or you simply want to become a better leader, these team-building techniques will keep your business and its employees on the right track.

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Securing Your Campus with Safety Compliances

VBO Tickets

At your college or university, internet security is one of the major ways you keep your students, staff, and faculty safe. When you use VBO Tickets, you’re not only using a software that’s great for all your event management needs; you’re also taking advantage of a system that’s ready to protect your community against online threats. Our college ticketing system has a fully completed HECVAT, multiple security compliances, accessibility compliances such as ADA and VPAT, and works with PCI complia

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Scratching the surface

Conferences that Work

Sometimes, it’s only at the end that we realize we’re just scratching the surface. Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Scratching the surface appeared first on Conferences That Work. No related posts.

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A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

The last year and a half has been one of extreme stress and anxiety for the American Workforce. A 2021 New York University School of Global Public Health survey of 5,850 people who drink alcohol found that 29 percent have increased their drinking during the pandemic. Among people who have been experiencing depression (64% more likely) and anxiety (41% more likely), which have also become more prevalent over the last 18 months, the risk is even higher.

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Crisis Communication: Tips for Event Safety

Event Leadership Institute

The swimming pool of meeting and event safety has a variety of items floating in it, from physical safety and health concerns to climate change and political upheaval. One of the key elements that tie these together is communication. And in the case of event safety and security, it’s crisis communication. One of the advantages of putting together a crisis communication plan (CCP) is how much it can actually relieve the pressure of managing an unknown (or even a known) safety incident.

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Why Canada Is Infusing Business Meetings With Indigenous Culture 

EventMB

Skift Take: Sustainability in the meetings and events industry is not often linked to a cultural and social focus. However, Destination Canada Business Events is changing that. — Andrea Doyle Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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Event Management Versus Event Production: What’s the Difference?

Endless Events

You’re gearing up to plan your next event, but you already feel overwhelmed between finding a venue, planning your A/V, and picking the perfect caterer. You need a little help, and that’s a smart move. Pulling off your biggest event of the year takes a lot of work, so there’s no shame in asking for some help. . A Google search opens up countless event companies.