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


We’ve talked to a lot of corporate event planners who’ve gotten stuck using clunky, outdated software.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

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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How Planners Can Successfully Leverage Virtual Event Studios


To facilitate virtual and hybrid events during the pandemic, convention centers around the world have begun to build out full-fledged virtual event studios — but planners still need to consider the skills necessary to use them.

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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.

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

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. While live events are likely to rebound, they will likely look and feel different—and virtual events are most certainly going to play a larger role. It is the strategy around going virtual that is far more critical, just as creating your objective—the why behind an event—is most important for live programs.

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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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Questioning Whether the Future of Events Is Really Hybrid


The event industry seems to agree that the future is a hybrid of in-person and virtual experiences. The second wave of the pandemic has hit, virtual events keep gaining traction. Virtual Events Event Technology virtual events EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagement

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Virtual Events Are Not the Enemy — Superspreader Events Are


The event industry is facing an existential crisis that may continue for several years. While many insiders bicker online about the value of face-to-face versus virtual, the task of going back to live events becomes more challenging. Superspreader events.

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How to Increase Attendee Engagement at Virtual and 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. Alicia Jenelle, Alicia Jenelle Events, Toronto, ON. Alicia Jenelle, Alicia Jenelle Events , Toronto, O N.

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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!

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 Tech for Safer Events


We’ve entered unprecedented times for corporate event planning. Although much remains to be seen, there are promising opportunities for event technology to help planners put “safety-first” in the driver’s seat for all events. event tech Hybrid Events safe events

Virtual Events Need a Better Business Model


The virtual event revolution is well underway, and it shows no signs of slowing down. When the first signs of what turned out to be the most disastrous moment for the event industry started to surface, many of us thought that we would be […].

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New Vaccine Optimism Boosts the Event Industry


The massacred event industry has been in need of some good news for a while. The post New Vaccine Optimism Boosts the Event Industry by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Coronavirus Event Industry Recovery

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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.

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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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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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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Going Virtual: All About Hybrid Events


Hybrid Events have slowly begun to gain hype after the event industry faced a huge downfall. The event managers were forced to think out of the box and come up with creative ideas with the resources at hand and make the best use. What are hybrid events?

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How to Build Community Around Virtual Events


Virtual events mean steeper competition as traditional barriers to entry fall to the wayside, but the limitations of having to be in the same physical place and time are also reduced. Even in the best of times, event brands spend an enormous amount of time […].

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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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5 Emerging Event Trends to Keep on Your Radar


Our The Future of the Event Industry virtual event attracted ~10,000 registrants with deep dives into every facet of events, including health and safety, diversity and inclusion, virtual event technology, and event engagement.

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5 Tips to Guarantee Engagement at Your Virtual Event

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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. In this short video , we give you five tips to ensure that you’ll achieve amazing and impactful engagement with your next digital event. The post 5 Tips to Guarantee Engagement at Your Virtual Event appeared first on Velvet Chainsaw.

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Event Organizers Day: Mental Wellness Resources and Giveaway


On October 23rd we celebrate Event Organizers Day, and we, at Attendease, would like to do more than just say thank you for all your efforts. As we all know, the event planner's job is on the top of the list of most stressful jobs in America , and that was before the pandemic.

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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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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. Event apps were the new technology on the block for event planners. How many attendees would actually use an event app? What kind of impact could an event app have in creating a better event experience?

How Events Go Digital


Going digital with your next event might seem like a daunting task. The idea alone of having to plan your event online already looks like a longshot. How do you replace offline events? And what is online event planning software? Events Today. Offline Events.

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The Event Marketing Guide: How to Effectively Market Your Online Events

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Event Planning & PromotionIn this time of increasing digital get-togethers, Eventbrite creators are bringing their communities even more opportunities to connect and socialize online. The great news is that it’s now easier than ever to get the word out.

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Sustainable Growth with Hybrid Events


Due to the current pandemic, the demand for having hybrid events has increased exponentially. Hybrid events are now slowly gaining the hype as more people are becoming aware of it. The attendees can attend an event in another country from their homes or even their local coffee shop.

Does the Perfect Virtual Event Platform Exist?

Velvet Chainsaw

One leading planner I spoke with likened platform sourcing and demonstrations as similar to how some planners sourced hotels for their events. Recognize that for many planners, this is a learning experience and that we may not know exactly how our event will be structured at the outset”.

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Virtual New Year’s Eve Event Ideas

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With COVID-19 still an ever-present threat around most of the world, it’s safe to say that virtual events are here to stay. Event Planning & Promotion

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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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Event Tech Flourishes as Events Recovery Timeline Is Pushed Back


While this year has been incredibly trying for events and hospitality, there continue to be major advancements and investments in tech for both industries. A second wave seems imminent or is already underway in Europe and elsewhere, and the optimism around the return to live events […].

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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

5 Ways Event Managers Can Increase Event Registration

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Of all your responsibilities as an Event Manager, ensuring your event is well attended is top priority. Low registration rates can affect other facets of your event, including sponsors, revenue, and speakers, so we’ve put together these five tips to help you get your registration rates up and your stress level down. The post 5 Ways Event Managers Can Increase Event Registration appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog.

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Real-Time Interpretation At Your Next Multilingual Virtual Event With EventMobi & Kudo


Now, speakers at your virtual event can present in their mother tongue while attendees listen in their preferred language. With the rise of virtual events, many planners have experienced firsthand how an online format offers an incredible opportunity to scale and extend their event’s reach.

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Hybrid Events: Unravelling New Opportunities


As the industry prepares to come back stronger than ever, there is a need to rethink event formats in a post-COVID world. The recent pivot towards virtual events is certainly a good stopgap, but undeniable are the merits of the good old, physical conferences, meetings and exhibitions.

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20 Event Planning Guides for Every Step of Your Event

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No matter how long you’ve been an event creator, there’s always a new challenge at each of your events. Here are event planning guides to help you through. The post 20 Event Planning Guides for Every Step of Your Event appeared first on Eventbrite US Blog. Event Planning & Promotion Event Planning Event Promotion Event Tech

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. Juggling a portfolio of these dissimilar events can be a challenging experience; it’s easy to get lost in the tasks, mix up goals and approaches, and lose sight of brand consistency. But don’t worry—there are some tricks of the trade to help the full spectrum of your corporate events run smoothly.