The Hidden Costs Of Using The Wrong Event Technology (Or None At All)

Attendease

We’ve talked to a lot of corporate event planners who’ve gotten stuck using clunky, outdated software. We’ve also talked to corporate event planners who are still using spreadsheets to project manage and keep track of their event analytics (if you’re making the scream emoji face, we are too).

Think of Your Hybrid Event Like a Sporting Event

Event Age by Swapcard

More likely than not, you’ll catch me watching some sort of sporting event whenever I get the chance. Hybrid eventsAnyone who knows me knows I love sports.

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Virtual Events: 50 Free Resources

Event Age by Swapcard

Over the last year and a half, virtual events went from being a novelty to commonplace. Through trial and error, event organizers have quickly learned just how different running a virtual event is from an in-person.

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Hybrid Events: Setting Goals and Measuring ROI

Eventmobi

There’s a lot to consider when planning a hybrid event. You need to think about who your audience is, what speakers you’ll have, how you keep your attendees engaged, and how you’ll host the live and virtual components of the event. Setting your Big Hybrid Event Goals.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

24 Sustainable Event Ideas for Greener Gatherings in 2021

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Event Experiences Event Community Virtual Events Hybrid eventsGoing green isn’t just a trend.

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Event Tech: Your Secret Weapon to Boosting Virtual Event Networking

Event Age by Swapcard

Events are all about finding and making connections, and that’s especially important given the year and a half we’ve all just gone through. That’s where event tech comes into play. Event Tech Virtual Events Monetizing Events Event Networking Audience Engagement

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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. There’s lots of potential for using this technology to live stream in-person sessions to a remote audience at your event.

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Swapcard Launches 2 New Hybrid Event Features

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Event Tech Virtual Events Hybrid events In-Person EventsSwapcard ON is THE monthly rendez-vous for Swapcard clients, customers, and partners to talk to the Swapcard team.

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Event Sustainability Pledges Examples

Gallus Events

Event Sustainability Pledges examples and best practice will help event organisers to run more sustainable events. The post Event Sustainability Pledges Examples appeared first on Gallus Events. Sustainable events Sustainable Events

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.

Attracting Exhibitors To Hybrid Events

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Before joining Swapcard in the fall of 2020, my first experience in the events industry was on the exhibitor side. Event Experiences Event Tech Virtual Events Hybrid events In-person events

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Event Marketing in the "New Normal"

Event Age by Swapcard

The past 18 months have been a challenge for the events industry, but the ability to pivot and adapt to a "new normal" during these trying times is something the events world can be proud of. Event Experiences Event Community Virtual Events Hybrid events In-person events

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Virtual Event Platforms: The 2021 Guide

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Key Pillars to Boost Your Event Registration

Attendease

When organizing an event, prioritizing a frictionless, successful registration experience will have a positive ripple effect that can be felt through the entire event and beyond. However, when it comes to event registration, one size does not fit all.

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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!

7 Ideas Proven to Boost Virtual Event Networking in 2022

Event Age by Swapcard

The serendipitous encounters at in-person events are hard to replicate in a virtual setting. That’s because virtual events are their own unique experience , which is why your networking should be tailored to those experiences! Event NetworkingWe get it.

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Virtual Event Tech Insiders Offer Their Insights

EventMB

Event tech thought leaders share insights on partnering with tech providers to create personalized, immersive event experiences that deliver meaningful engagement. The post Virtual Event Tech Insiders Offer Their Insights by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link].

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How Event Technology Will Benefit Your Events

Endless Events

Event technology has finally become an integral part of our event strategies. It’s taken us many years, even though many event profs have been preaching about numerous benefits of event technology for ages. After all, virtual and hybrid events fully depend on technology.

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Hybrid Event Agenda Design with Mahoganey Jones

Attendease

We have recently concluded our first 3X30 Live Talks Series with event expert guests. In our last conversation, we discussed hybrid event agenda design with guest Mahoganey Jones, CEO & Founder at Event Specialists. Hybrid Event Technology. Hybrid Events Budget.

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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

Event Professionals Share Creative Inspirations

EventMB

Drawing a blank around event ideas is something most within the industry grapple with at some point. With this in mind, event professionals share their go-to creative inspirations. The post Event Professionals Share Creative Inspirations by Lisa Jade Hutchings appeared first on [link].

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Event Budget Basics: Everything You Need to Know

Eventmobi

Establishing an event budget is a crucial step during the planning phase, right after setting your goals and objectives. A budget is a detailed forecast of what will be happening financially at your event. The importance of an event budget cannot be overemphasized. Event Surveys.

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The 2022 Guide to Smart Events

Event Age by Swapcard

So you’ve heard the buzzword “smart events” around the industry lately, but aren’t quite sure what it means or why everyone is talking about it. We’ve taken our own experience running smart events, reached out to fellow eventprofs , and compiled all that information in one place for you.

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Engagement Tips For Speakers and Planners at Hybrid Events

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Virtual Sapiens’ Rachel Cossar delivers her four top tips for maximum engagement that speakers and organizers at hybrid events won’t want to miss. From workplace arrangements to events, ‘hybrid’ is the mot du jour. Hybrid events

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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.

Don’t Let Event Registration Pitfalls Ruin the Attendee Experience

Attendease

Event registration is usually the first touchpoint for attendees, so it’s important to create a positive experience from the start. As an event planner, it’s important to pay attention to your attendees’—and your own—pain points to help optimize the experience.

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How ASAE is Streamlining Event & Meeting Safety with Event Farm

Event Farm

At Event Farm, it’s been our mission to help the events industry bring live events back safely. Today, we are excited to share that ASAE announced Event Farm as their partner to help with enhanced screening and safety protocols for all their 2022 in-person events.

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Key Pillars to Boost Your Event Registration

Attendease

When organizing an event, prioritizing a frictionless, successful registration experience will have a positive ripple effect that can be felt through the entire event and beyond. However, when it comes to event registration, one size does not fit all.

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Community as an Event Strategy with Endless Events’ Kyle Kocinski

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“The community model is an event model that many aren’t exactly sure how to start up.”. Communities are a natural extension of the event experience. One of the biggest pros: empowering your stakeholders to make a bigger impact in your event and organizational strategy.

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12 Books Every Event Planner Should Be Reading in 2022

Event Certificate

We have rounded up a list of 12 favorite event planning books from some of the best authors in the industry. These books provide a comprehensive list of materials covering topics from event planning logistics to business promotion.

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Event Gamification Guide: Reach Your Event Goals!

Endless Events

Event gamification has revolutionized the way we plan events and measure their success. It boosts audience engagement and helps event planners reach their event goals in quantifiable and seamless ways. Event gamification is not a means to an end, though.

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NFTs and Events

EventMB

NFTs, or “non-fungible tokens,” act as proof of ownership for digital assets, but are they really a state-of-the-art solution for event ticketing and swag bags? The hashtag “#NFTcommunity” is trending, and the buzz is spreading into the event industry.

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The complete guide to event management software for corporate events

Attendease

2020 challenged us all and it’s not surprising that event planners took one of the hardest hits. In a recent interview with Attendease , event expert Tahira Endean shared the example of how IBM set a new record for attendance at one of its major corporate events in 2020.

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Cvent Connect Showcases the Hybrid Event Approach for Event Planners

EventMB

Event planners can learn a lot about organizing in-person, virtual, and hybrid meetings by studying how Cvent Connect, the annual event technology convention, uses various tools to plan, market, run and analyze its show.

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5 Reasons to Attend REvolve: Designing Smarter Events on June 14th

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Virtual Events Industry News Community

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Swapcard & IMEX Team Up For Crossover Virtual Event

Event Age by Swapcard

In a first for the industry, two digital events are collaborating and providing simultaneous content to two different communities. Event Experiences Event Community Virtual Events Hybrid events In-person events

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How to Make In-Person Events More Accessible and Sustainable in 2022

Event Age by Swapcard

The eagerness to return to in-person events after almost two years apart is palpable. 80% of event organizers plan to produce their next in-person meeting in the first half of 2022. In-Person Events

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Event Recovery Food Chain

Velvet Chainsaw

The harsh reality of an elongated recovery for the live events industry has settled in, as we wrote about back in March when we crafted the Event Recovery Food Chain. The post Event Recovery Food Chain appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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How to Maximize Networking During Virtual, Hybrid & In-Person Events

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We’ve all seen the feedback from attendees and exhibitors at virtual events: “There is no serendipity online.” Event Tech Virtual Events Hybrid events In-person events

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