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

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We’ve talked to a lot of corporate event planners who’ve gotten stuck using clunky, outdated software.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

Virtual Event Platforms: The 2021 Guide

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How to Wow Potential Online Event Sponsors

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Securing online event sponsorship is more important than ever, but it can be a little trickier than finding sponsors for an in-person event.

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Introducing RECONVENE: The Event for Event Creators

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As the world reopens and people start to gather again, Eventbrite wants to celebrate, amplify, and support you, the resilient makers and doers of the event community. Eventbrite Product News and Tips COVID-19 Recovery Event Trends Online Events Ticket Pricing

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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

Checklist: Planning a Grand Reopening Event After COVID-19

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Hosting any kind of event requires planning and organization to ensure it goes off without a hitch. Following an event planning checklist can make this process less intimidating — but your old checklist might be out of date.

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Hosting a Series of Events? Create a Recurring Event Program and Make it Easy

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Hosting an event that’s going to be held more than once in the year? Let us introduce you to the recurring event feature, which will soon become the go-to tool in your event creator’s tool kit.

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50 Awesome Virtual Event Ideas for 2021

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First Impressions At Your Event Virtual Networking & Engagement Ideas Immersive Virtual Experience Ideas Virtual Exhibitor & Sponsor Ideas. Networking, engagement and audience satisfaction were through the roof during the event, a testament to the ideas in this article.

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22 Hybrid Event Ideas For Engagement, Monetization and Marketing

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What you need is a step-by-step checklist that you can refer to throughout the process of planning your hybrid event. Feel free to print this checklist out, put it on your wall and use it as a manual for your hybrid event process. Event Experiences Event Community Hybrid events

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Virtual Events: Strategy Before Execution

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That lesson is easily applied to the challenges that lie ahead for associations considering alternatives and augmentation of their future live events. As you develop a virtual-event strategy, be mindful of creating fresh content or perspectives and avoid the same old formats.

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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!

How Informa Is Hosting 30,000-Strong In-Person Events With Hayley Haggarty

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How do you keep 30,000 people safe at an in-person event post-COVID? Event Experiences Event Community In-person events Podcast

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12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

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This eloquently sums up what 2021 will need as we return to live events. To consider attending a live event in 2021, we will need to understand how we will remain safe across the entire journey, whether a 3-hour or a 3-day event. On Trend: Events as Community Builders.

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How to Manage Virtual Event Time Zones for Global Audiences

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One of the major benefits of virtual events is their ability to reach audiences all over the world. The challenge, however, is ensuring your international attendees have the best possible experience at your event. Virtual Event Time Zones: 3 Mistakes to Avoid. Virtual Events

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Manage Crowds and Keep Events Organized with Online Appointment Scheduling

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Depending on your event type, you might find yourself needing to limit entry, stagger attendee arrivals, or schedule timed entry. Setting up appointments and timed entry helps control traffic flow at an event and streamline entry, which can reduce attendees’ wait times.

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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.

The Best Free Ways to Market Your Event

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You’ve put a lot of time, resources, and money into planning your event — now you have to make sure it’s well attended so that all of that hard work pays off.

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Hybrid Events Benefit all Event Stakeholders

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If there is one particular thing that we learned about the events industry, anything is possible. The lifeline of the events industry is its people. The event organizers had to either cancel or postpone their events. Hybrid events benefits are many.

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Hybrid Events Benefit all Event Stakeholders

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If there is one particular thing that we learned about the events industry, anything is possible. The lifeline of the events industry is its people. The event organizers had to either cancel or postpone their events. Hybrid events benefits are many.

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Introducing Eventbrite Boost, Your Event Marketing Superpower

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Events are coming back – now’s the time to stand out. Take your events to the next level with Eventbrite Boost — the all-in-one event marketing platform built to save you time and handle all your marketing challenges. Event Marketing Eventbrite Boost

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From Virtual Events to Communities

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We’ve all attended so many virtual events over the past year they’re starting to blur into one. But before being forced to go online due to COVID-19, the event industry was already on its way to a technological revolution, just like the retail industry implemented online shopping years ago.

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6 Event Management Shortcuts Every Corporate Event Planner Should Know

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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.

Why It Still Pays to Host Virtual Events in 2021

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In 2020, virtual events became a necessity. COVID-19 resulted in lockdowns, closures, and strict social distancing requirements, quickly halting all in-person events. Event organizers had to adapt quickly to reimagine their events in a safe virtual space.

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How EventMobi’s Virtual Event Platform Enables Engaging Online Events

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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. Virtual Event Space Setup.

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Top 50 Virtual Event Ideas for your Next Online Event

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After experiencing a virtual event’s advantages during the lockdown, the demand for these events increased. While physical events are not going anywhere, virtual events have begun making room for themselves in the events industry. Pre-event chat rooms.

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4 Reasons to Keep Hosting Hybrid and Live Virtual Events this Summer

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With many event venues beginning to reopen across the country and some restrictions on public gatherings being loosened, you may think it’s time to return to only in-person events and leave the streaming tech behind once and for all.

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Hybrid Events Benefit all Event Stakeholders

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If there is one particular thing that we learned about the events industry, anything is possible. The lifeline of the events industry is its people. The event organizers had to either cancel or postpone their events. Hybrid events benefits are many.

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Create the Perfect Event Sponsorship Pitch Deck

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Resources and Tools Event Sponsorship Proposal Event Sponsorships FundraisingLooking for sponsors for your next conference? Attract them with your stellar sponsorship pitch deck!

14 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas To Maximize ROI

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The truth is, virtual events offer businesses incomparable access to qualified leads and a much higher potential for closing business. All event planners have to do is show the value of virtual event platforms to their sponsors. Event Experiences Event Community Event Tech

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Top 2020 Event Conferences

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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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Hybrid Event Best Practices: A Virtual-First Approach

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After a year of adapting to virtual-only formats, many within the events industry are eagerly predicting that 2021 will be the year of hybrid events. Before the pandemic hit, most hybrid events treated the virtual audience as an afterthought. Planning Hybrid Events in 2021.

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Top 10 Resources Every Meeting & Event Planner Needs in 2021

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As we approach the new year, what are the learnings we will apply to improve the way we manage events during a time of uncertainty? Our team at Attendease got together to share our favorite resources for event professionals, so you can learn the latest trends and ideas from industry experts.

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8 Audience Engagement Strategies for More Meaningful Events

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Don’t let your event become a series of boring slideshow presentations. Here’s how to motivate audience participation at events (without risking any awkward moments). Resources and Tools Attendees Event Design Ideas Speakers and Panelists

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Event Recovery Food Chain

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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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Venue Risk Assessment for Events During (And After) COVID-19

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As we slowly return to live events, it’s important to determine if your pre-pandemic, tried-and-true venues can still meet safety requirements for your area. Event Planning May Resources and Tools COVID-19 Recovery Event Safety Event Venue

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Use Eventbrite Academy to Create Better Events

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Building a successful event is a multi-faceted process that requires selecting the right theme, building connections with sponsors, generating buzz, and ultimately selling tickets.

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

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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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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. Career and Lifestyle Event Planning Online Events Virtual Events

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5 Reasons People Go to Live Sporting Events

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Not everyone goes to sporting events to watch the game. So why do people get off the couch and into stadiums — and how can you use the insights to improve your events? Data and Insights March Resources and Tools Attendees Event Design Sport Events Swag

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10 International Women’s Day Event Ideas

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Events focused on women are a great way to bring colleagues and organizations together to honor the women of the past, present, and future and learn more about the issues women face today.

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