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We’ve talked to a lot of corporate event planners who’ve gotten stuck using clunky, outdated software.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

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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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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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.

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.

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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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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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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What is event technology and how to get the most out of it in 2022

Event Age by Swapcard

As an event organizer, you’re probably looking for ways to simplify the conference planning process while still being able to reach your event objectives. That’s where event technology comes into play. Event Tech

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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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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!

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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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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Virtual Event Platforms: The 2021 Guide

Event Age by Swapcard

Event Experiences Event Tech

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CSR Events for Businesses: 5 Effective Programs + FAQs

Attendease

If you’ve never worked with the nonprofit sector and are not sure what type of events to host, don’t worry. Sponsoring or hosting a nonprofit fundraising event. A large portion of CSR strategy might be project management and event planning. 5 Examples of CSR Events.

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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.

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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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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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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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

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!

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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Taking the stress out of managing your event agenda

Attendease

Managing complex event agendas can be the source of a major headache: making sure that no speaker or venue is double booked, ensuring that sessions are not oversold, allowing attendees to sign up for waitlists, updating attendee-facing collaterals when last-minute changes occur, and the list goes on.

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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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6 Features to Look For in Event Registration Software

Attendease

Robust event registration software is an indispensable tool when planning and managing a large portfolio of meetings and events. It acts as a homebase to focus your efforts—regardless of whether your events are virtual, in-person, or hybrid. Scalable event registration.

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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 Event App Case Studies that Show the Power of Event Tech

Eventmobi

Technology is the glue that holds a good event together. Whether you’re planning an in-person conference, a virtual summit, or a hybrid event that combines the best of both worlds, the event app you use will have a huge impact on your success.

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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 planning terms glossary: 150+ event terms to know

SpotMe Blog

Event planning terms are nothing new. But throw in event tech terms like ‘breakout rooms’, ‘RTMP’, and ‘VOD’ that are crucial to know for hybrid and virtual event planning. Feeling unsure about common hybrid and virtual event terms? Event planning terms: A. 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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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.

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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10 Smart Strategies For Planning Sustainable Events

Endless Events

Fifty-nine percent of event planners say environmental responsibility impacts their event plans. Here are ten ways to make your next event sustainable without sacrificing the attendee experience. Your sustainable events pledge needs to be super obvious.

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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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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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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Crafting the Event Experience: Driving Attendance

Event Farm

In response, new societal norms are becoming more prevalent — a major one being that people would rather stay home than get on a plane and attend an event. . Missed Part 5 of our Crafting the Event Experience Workshop series? Watch the Replay What Really Makes an Event?

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Event Lines Being Blurred

EventMB

Event DesignSkift Take: A revenue crunch is driving B2B trade shows to open up to consumers. This may be another way distributed workforces are forcing a blending of our professional and personal lives. Lisa Skriloff Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.

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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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