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 do you find speakers that are a great match for your virtual event?


Zohe Felici, Felici Events, Santa Barbara, CA. Dedicate someone to tech-support Use continuous interactivity during the virtual event Implement AR during the presentation Create a platform that provides immersion between attendees. Zohe Felici, Felici Events , Santa Barbara, CA.

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What’s Next for Virtual Event Technology?


Virtual event technology has accelerated more in the past six months than in the past six years. What can you expect to see in virtual events in the near future? At our latest event, I argued with a few of our speakers. The post What’s Next for Virtual Event Technology?

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Attendease is Nominated in 5 Categories for the Event Tech Awards 2020


We are pleased to announce that Attendease has been shortlisted for five categories under the Event Tech Awards 2020. Best Event Management Platform. Best Hybrid Event or Live Streaming Solution. Best Event App.

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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

5 Tips to Guarantee Engagement at Your Virtual Event

Velvet Chainsaw

To design a virtual event with the participants in mind, you need to create an engaging, interactive experience that provides relevant content and promotes knowledge sharing and networking value—often the missing link in our new virtual reality.

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1:1 Video Meetings: Foster Real Conversations, Connections & Networking at Online Events


With EventMobi’s 1:1 video meetings feature, it is now easier than ever for attendees to connect at your virtual event and have meaningful conversations with each other or with sponsors and exhibitors. With virtual events, the dynamic has changed. Internal company events.

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How EventMobi’s Virtual Event Platform Enables Engaging Online Events


So, You’ve Decided To Take Your Event Online… After weeks of sheltering in place, event professionals around the world have seen firsthand how challenging it can be to stay engaged online in the face of video conferencing and webinar fatigue. As a result, the one thing we can all agree upon is that a great virtual event must be more than a glorified Zoom conference! Just like your in-person events, brand visibility across your virtual event experience is critical.

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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. Adeola Fowodu, Celebration Events Management. I do believe that a hybrid of “Virtual and In-Person” events is here to stay on a long term basis. Covesa Gragg, Covesa Kelly Events.

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Event Management Platforms: Technology and The Experience of Planning Events


Learn about the top event management platform that event planners are using to save time and effort when managing their meetings and events. I remember the state of the meeting and events industry when we first started EventMobi about 10 years ago.

[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.

6 Event Management Shortcuts Every Corporate Event Planner Should Know


A corporate event marketer’s purview often includes a wide spectrum of events across the enterprise, with assorted attendee profiles, scale and objectives. But don’t worry—there are some tricks of the trade to help the full spectrum of your corporate events run smoothly.

Zoom Alternatives for Your Online Event


With the sudden change in the event industry forcing events to be canceled, postponed, or brought into an online format, Zoom quickly became the go-to platform for web conferencing world-wide. Do you need to keep attendees engaged for a full-day online event?

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Conference Compass Virtual Event Platform [Review]


Conference Compass is an all-in-one platform that includes mobile and web apps and offers features for virtual, hybrid, and live events. Conference Compass Virtual Event Platform: What Is It?

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Top 2020 Event Conferences


The events industry has been behind some of the most innovative tech conferences in the past decade. Needless to say, 2020 is set to be another bar-raising year for event management professionals. Event Planner Expo. The Special Event and Catersource.

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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!

Avoid 2 Common Event Planning Pitfalls With These Strategies


You have a vision for what your event will look like in five or ten years. However, with insight gathered by your event technology, unexpected surprises can be minimised or avoided altogether. […].

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What are some of the most effective and creative ways you’ve seen or implemented yourself to ramp up attendee engagement in virtual & hybrid events?


As event planners continue to make the shift to virtual and hybrid events, maintaining a high level of attendee engagement has become an even more pressing topic. We asked eight event professionals from all over the map what are some of the most effective and creative initiatives they’ve seen or implemented themselves to ramp up attendee engagement. Alicia Jenelle, Alicia Jenelle Events, Toronto, ON. Alicia Jenelle, Alicia Jenelle Events , Toronto, O N.

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How to Secure Event Sponsorship


Sponsorships are the lifeline that keeps the events industry sustainable. An important aspect of event management is finding the right sponsors who can provide the right financial assistance needed to pull off a big event, in exchange for brand exposure. Finding Event Sponsors.

11 Ideas for Virtual Events

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Do the words “online event” make you think of lengthy webinars or live streaming business conferences? But 2020 is changing the game when it comes to hosting events virtually. Around the world, resourceful event professionals are getting creative in how they’re using livestreaming to broaden their reach, and they’re not always […]. Career and Lifestyle Event Planning Online Events Virtual 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.

What you need to know about Hybrid Events in 2020


The manner in which events are being conceptualized in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is vastly different from what it once used to be. While all forms of in-house events have virtually stopped, live events have spiked like never before. What is a Hybrid Event?

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Cadence Event Experience Platform [Review]


Cadence’s event experience platform is an all-in-one event management software that aims to facilitate connections between attendees. Cadence Virtual Event Experience Platform: What Is It? Event Apps event apps EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement

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How to Create an Enticing Event Agenda

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It’s rare that all of your event details will be complete by the time you start promoting it. Because of this, there’s usually some overlap of time when you are both marketing your event and finalizing the schedule, structure, and breakout sessions for your function.

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Expand Your Audience With Online Events

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At Eventbrite, we’ve seen firsthand how event-based brands have responded to shuttering event spaces with innovative online events. Although many of these online events started as on-the-fly ways to continue business, they’ve quickly blossomed into permanent fixtures that are expanding audiences and amplifying growth. We spoke to creators at Manny’s, CraftJam, and Murray’s Cheese — […]. Stories and Interviews Online Event Online Events

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18 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas


Mastering the art of virtual events is more important than ever, with COVID-19 throwing a wrench in live events and travel plans around the world. Sponsorships are a crucial part of monetizing virtual events — here's how to do it.

Events Are Not Dead, But They Need to Change


Skift CEO Rafat Ali published a piece last week on how the event industry is facing its Napster moment. Is the industry really doomed in favor of virtual events? The post Events Are Not Dead, But They Need to Change by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link].

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Promoting Events with Social Media in 2020


In order to increase awareness of your events and boost ticket sales, it’s important to invest time and effort into social media marketing. Today we will cover how to use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok to promote your events in the new year. How to Promote an Event on Facebook.

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Future-Proof Your Events


If you’re like most of the event management professionals we work with, odds are that your plan for 2020 has been completely derailed by the pandemic. Over the past few months, everyone’s had to scramble to turn a calendar of in-person events into a series of virtual programs. Now that the reactive phase is out of the way, how can you proactively plan your events and make sure that no surprises come your way? Hybrid platform features that support your event planning needs.

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Gallus Events Does HOPIN the online events platform

Gallus Events

Hopin the online events platform is fast becoming a very popular choice for small to medium sized online events. So we thought Gallus Events would have a look at Hopin. Provide some great content to help attendees run better online events and to help them make great connections.

2020 152

Building vs. Buying an Event App


For event planners, this channel is an easy and convenient way to engage an attendee because access to their attention is literally in their hands. So it makes sense that more and more event planners are deciding to invest in an event app. before the event).

72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event

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Here’s a laundry list of event theme ideas to adopt or alter for your next event. The post 72 Event Themes to Inspire Your Next Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Corporate Event Ideas Event InspirationNot feeling creative?

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5 Event Planning Productivity Tips


Event management has gotten a lot more complicated in the past few years. There’s a constant need to reinvent events, all while trying to increase productivity and work more efficiently. Needless to say, this complicated discipline of event marketing is powered by productivity.

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How to Monetize Your Virtual or Hybrid Event


Monetizing your virtual or hybrid event is easier than you think – there are many ways you can help your sponsors, partners, and exhibitors extend their reach and create valuable connections with your attendees in an online event format. Image via Instapage.

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21 Survey Questions To Ask After Your Virtual Event

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You just wrapped a major virtual event. What did your attendees think about your event? Are they likely to support your event next year? If virtual events are new to you, you’re in luck: there are several ways to find out if your […].

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101+ Fundraising (Event) Ideas


Fundraising is essential to many events, but it can feel daunting to find new ways to raise money. Here are the most original ideas and 60 apps to raise more money for your event. The post 101+ Fundraising (Event) Ideas by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. Event Ideas #eventtech mobile event apps fundraising charity gifts event tech charitable events eventtech company fundraising event charity events eventtechnology fundraising ideas fundraising tools

Venue Ideas: Choosing the Best Event Location

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This is a guest post by Bobby Lin, the founder of Valoso, a global video production and digital marketing platform for event organizers. Valoso has partnered with events such as conferences, tradeshows, showcases and internal training events.

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2020 Virtual Event Trends

Endless Events

Who would have known that 2020 would go down as one of the most influential years- if not the most influential year- for virtual events in history? Even as the highest-ranked event trends predictor in the industry, even we couldn’t guess this. We surveyed hundreds of #Eventprofs to weigh in on the hottest virtual event trends for 2020. Here we go as we make predictions on the hottest trends to hit virtual events! INBOUND is an event that excels at this.

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8 Takeaways From the Democratic National Convention Virtual Event


The Democratic National Convention (DNC) just wrapped up, and for the first time ever, it was in a virtual event format. Here is an analysis of what happened and what event planners can learn from it.

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How have you adjusted your business to be ready when events begin to open back up?


We asked event professionals from all over the map how they have modified their businesses to accommodate the new considerations brought on by the pandemic. My goal has been to take a deep inhale, pay attention to what has been happening, and to see what the proper pivot needs to be in the event world. Andrea Adelstein, NYLUX Events , New York City, NY. See below for the long list of what is being evaluated at NYLUX Events. What are they requiring of us to host events?

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