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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We’ve talked to a lot of corporate event planners who’ve gotten stuck using clunky, outdated software.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).

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Event Industry Takeaways 2022

Event Age by Swapcard

Event season is in full swing! Here at Swapcard, we’ve had the opportunity to not only support organizers as they deliver unforgettable in-person experiences, but also participate as attendees and exhibitors in support of the events industry.

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Event Registration Strategies to Increase Attendee Excitement and Sign-Ups

Eventmobi

Creating an engaging event experience for your attendees starts right at the time of registration. So, ensuring you have the right event registration strategies in place is crucial to driving excitement and sign-ups. As an event planner, you’ll know this all too well.

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5 Strategies to Improve Your Virtual Corporate Events

Attendease

With the boom of online events, most companies have increased their portfolio of virtual events. By now, we are all mostly well-versed in the online space, but there are ways to take your next virtual event a step further in order to provide an even better event experience. .

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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!

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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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24 Sustainable Event Ideas for Greener Gatherings in 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

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

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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. Pulling off your biggest event of the year takes a lot of work, so there’s no shame in asking for some help. .

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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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Intuitive Event Tech

EventMB

Podcast activations engagement entrepreneur event tech fun hybrid events virtual virtual eventsRead the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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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.

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Event Exhale: Navigating & Overcoming Today’s Event Planning Challenges

Event Farm

Event planning has changed drastically since the COVID-19 pandemic—from cancellations and postponements to the new wave of virtual and hybrid events, event planners had to pivot quickly in order to stay afloat. Couldn’t join us for Event Exhale?

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Virtual Event Platforms: The 2021 Guide

Event Age by Swapcard

Event Experiences Event Tech

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Attracting Exhibitors To Hybrid Events

Event Age by Swapcard

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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Making event choices

Conferences that Work

All too often, clients planning an event don’t spend enough time making hard but important event choices. Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Making event choices appeared first on Conferences That Work.

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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!

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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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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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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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13 Reasons To Use Event Platforms for In-Person Events

Endless Events

As an event planner, you know virtual and in-person events require a completely different setup. But before you get too entrenched in booking speakers or drawing up venue contracts, it’s best to think about how you’ll get results from an in-person event.

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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

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How to Use Your Website to Promote Higher Education Events

Attendease

Higher education events bring your university together to engage students, faculty, alumni, and community members in enriching, fun experiences. To generate excitement and interest, you’ll need to create a dedicated strategy for promoting your events. Optimize your event landing pages.

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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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Data Marketing for Events: Creating a Holistic Strategy

Attendease

In order to measure if your event planning efforts are driving the desired results, including high engagement levels, meeting registration goals, and building relationships, you may have considered incorporating data into your marketing strategy. Engage Attendees During the Event.

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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

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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.

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Event Marketing Strategy: The Best Recipe For Event Success

Endless Events

Every event professional understands that events are a form of marketing – especially in a B2B and B2C world. Like any other marketing effort, events need a comprehensive event marketing strategy to get the best results. WHAT IS EVENT MARKETING?

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The Benefits of Running a CSR Event

Eventmobi

One of the best ways for companies to launch a CSR campaign is by hosting a charitable event. EventMobi has helped many businesses hold successful CSR events, and we’ve put together some of the best tips for companies looking to take a big step toward social change.

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Community as an Event Strategy with Endless Events’ Kyle Kocinski

Event Age by Swapcard

“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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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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All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

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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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Top 7 Event Trends Expected in 2023

Event Farm

A new year is here and event planners everywhere are looking ahead to the future of the event industry. Here are the top trends that I’m predicting will shape the future of 2023 event experiences. 1) Experience-First Events. Use your event as an opportunity to educate.

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15 KPIs for Event Strategy

Endless Events

Events are an investment, and you need a strategy to get results. Your event strategy is the game plan for how you will get a return on this event. Whether it’s more leads or a boost in sales, the right event strategy will help you get what you need. . Post-Event Surveys.

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How to Provide a Seamless Virtual Event Experience

Attendease

Virtual events continue to be crucial for organizations seeking to deliver a unified message across multiple locations at once. While virtual events present several unique challenges, none are more pivotal to overcome than empowering your audience. Event Promotion. Post-Event.

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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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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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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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Case Study: Canadian Meetings + Events Expo 2022 Uses the Mobile Event App to Drive Engagement With Exhibitors

Eventmobi

For over 25 years, The Canadian Meetings + Events Expo (CMEE) has brought together meeting planners of all kinds – independent, corporate, or government – with event suppliers. Event Goals and Challenges. Event Goal. Interactive Event Maps. About the CMEE.

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Case Study: Canadian Meetings + Events Expo 2022 Uses the Mobile Event App to Drive Engagement With Exhibitors

Eventmobi

For over 25 years, The Canadian Meetings + Events Expo (CMEE) has brought together meeting planners of all kinds – independent, corporate, or government – with event suppliers. Event Goals and Challenges. Event Goal. Interactive Event Maps. About the CMEE.

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