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We’ve talked to a lot of corporate event planners who’ve gotten stuck using clunky, outdated software.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

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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Virtual Event Platforms: The 2021 Guide

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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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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!

Top 5 features to look for in event management software

Attendease

With so many changes happening to the meetings and events space, you might be on the hunt for event management software to help you adapt to new demands while you create and manage a large number of events. . Scalability for multi-event management .

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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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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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Virtual Events: Strategy Before Execution

Velvet Chainsaw

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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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

How to Design an Event Sponsorship Package

Eventmobi

Event Sponsorship Package Basics. Sponsors are a crucial source of revenue for events, so make sure that you are able to offer competitive and valuable event sponsorship package options. The two most common ways to approach building event sponsorship packages are: .

8 Best Free Event Registration Software for 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

When it comes to free event registration software, the amount of options can be overwhelming. Event Experiences Event Tech Virtual Events Hybrid events

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Is the end of an event important?

Conferences that Work

Is the end of an event important? 8 years ago, I wrote about how to create especially memorable events. Including many different kinds of short experiences during our meetings, allows us to hack the peak-end rule to maximize the impact of an event on attendees. This implies that we should concentrate on making sure that our events end powerfully. The danger of focusing on a powerful event ending. So, is the end of an event important?

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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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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.

12 Event Trends and Shifts for 2021

Attendease

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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6 Event Management Shortcuts Every Corporate Event Planner Should Know

Attendease

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.

Rebuilding Your Local Event Scene With Community Events

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Eventbrite Community Events COVID-19 Recovery Local Event Nonprofit EventsCOVID-19 has directly impacted so many facets of our lives. While health and safety concerns were certainly the greatest concern, other areas of life suffered as well.

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Hybrid Events: 100 Free Resources to Guarantee Success

Event Age by Swapcard

With 100 resources on hybrid events, this page has all you need to prepare for and execute a successful hybrid event. Event Experiences Event Tech Hybrid events

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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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July 7th & 8th Evolve Community Event: Arianna Huffington Headlines A Diverse Lineup of Experts

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Swapcard has announced the launch of upcoming virtual event, Evolve Homecoming: The Big Industry Comeback. Event Experiences Event Community Virtual Events Hybrid events In-person events

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Top 2020 Event Conferences

Attendease

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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The Event Creator’s Glossary of Event Safety Requirements

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Few industries have undergone the kind of upheaval that the event industry has recently. COVID-19 has prompted the need to establish completely new safety requirements for events, and understanding the terminology and regulations can be overwhelming.

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50 Awesome Virtual Event Ideas for 2021

Event Age by Swapcard

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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Advice From A 3,000-Person Hybrid Event

Event Age by Swapcard

We know that most of you have questions about the practical aspects of running a hybrid event. Event Experiences Event Community Hybrid events

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How EventMobi’s Virtual Event Platform Enables Engaging Online Events

Eventmobi

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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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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6 Morning Habits of Highly Successful Virtual Event Planners

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It’s been a tough year for everyone in the events industry. Event Experiences Event Community Virtual Events In-person eventsHow can we find hope and resilience to keep going when things have been so tough?

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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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Are NFTs the future of event marketing?

Conferences that Work

The TLDR version: in my opinion, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are not the future of event marketing. Read the full article at Conferences That Work The post Are NFTs the future of event marketing?

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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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3 Effective Ways to Maximize Sponsor ROI at Hybrid Events

Event Age by Swapcard

Having worked in the events industry for over 16 years , I’ve done everything from planning events and organizing logistics for hundreds of exhibitors at trade shows to coordinating and planning details as an exhibitor at global shows. Hybrid events

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Top 10 Resources Every Meeting & Event Planner Needs in 2021

Attendease

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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Post-Pandemic Event Insurance 2021: 5 Tips to Mitigate Risk

Event Age by Swapcard

In the events industry, changing plans and learning to problem solve on the fly are skills you need to have to run a successful event. Event Experiences Event Community Event Tech Hybrid events

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Future-Proof Your Events

Attendease

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.

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

Eventmobi

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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How to Secure Event Sponsorship

Attendease

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.

22 Hybrid Event Ideas For Engagement, Monetization and Marketing

Event Age by Swapcard

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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