Global Events Snapshot: South Africa


How has South Africa experienced and adapted to the pandemic from an event industry perspective? In our first global snapshot, we discuss all relevant regulations currently in place and provide a brief overview of the state of the local event industry. Global Snapshot

Global Events: Translation, Interpretation & Captioning

Endless Events

As event planners were thrust into the throes of virtual events in early 2020, confusion and fear were the first things to settle in. And now that it seems as if the worst of the pandemic is behind us, everything shifts radically once more for the events industry.


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The Impact of Coronavirus on Global Events


With many global events being canceled due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, event managers are looking for solutions like Attendease as an alternative to bring in-person events online. Are you thinking about bringing your events online?

How Global Event Creators Are Adapting With COVID-19 Friendly Activities

Picatic by Eventbrite

COVID-19 has upended the event world, and creators have had to adapt to deliver events in new and interesting ways. Still, even the most imaginative events professionals continue to face challenges as they work to design in-person and virtual events that attract attendees.

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22 Crazy Global Events


Jump into the bizarre and see what crazy events are going on around the world. Whether it is tradition, culture, fun or revelry, we kid you not, these curious events are real! Events are a great way to celebrate life and create unforgettable memories and experiences. While these crazy global events may seem fun and […]. The post 22 Crazy Global Events by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

GES launches interactive Global Event Tracker

Event Industry News

GES is excited to announce an interactive Global Event Tracker covering key trade show cities and event attendance for the past 90 days. The tracking tool displays event information in an at-a-glance format where tradeshows and events are happening and is updated twice a month.

How Four Major Global Events Pivoted from In-Person to Virtual


The novel coronavirus outbreak has had a significant impact on the events industry, from venues and vendors to speakers and sponsors. We feel great sympathy for all affected by COVID-19 and the ripple effects this global pandemic has caused.”.

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Global Event Planning: How It Differs From Your Run of the Mill Event

SpotMe Blog

One of the trends to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic is the increased popularity and prevalence of global events. Virtual events became the norm when people were no longer able to meet in person for conferences, trade shows, and other events.

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The Official 2019 Global Event Forum Report Breakdown!

Endless Events

On this week’s Event Brew, we’re breaking down the Global Event Forum report. So, just in case you don’t know, the Global Event Forum brings together the most influential live event professionals. And here, they debate and discuss the hottest and most relevant topics impacting the live event industry on a global level. What Was The Global Event Forum Report All About? Why Does The Global Event Forum Matter?

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DES Spotlight: Berenice Lai, CMP, DES, Global Events Manager, SurveyMonkey 

PCMA Convene

A lifelong learner, Berenice Lai decided to pursue Digital Event Strategist (DES) certification since COVID-19 forced her and her organization pivot to virtual in March 2020. I run global events for SurveyMonkey. Your title is Global Events Manager.

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The Biggest Takeaways from the Global Event Forum – #EventIcons Episode 154

Endless Events

For the second time ever, the International Live Event Association (ILEA) held the Global Events Forum in August 2018 in Denver, Colorado. The forum brought together 30 of the brightest and biggest influencers in the events industry to delve deep into issues, challenges, and opportunities facing the event industry today. Christian Seidenstuecker JOKE Event AG ( @ CSeidenstuecker ). Will Curran of Endless Events ( @ ItsWillCurran ).

How Global Event Creators Are Adapting With Pandemic-Friendly Events

Eventbrite UK

COVID-19 has upended the events world, and creators have had to adapt to deliver events in new and interesting ways. Still, even the most imaginative events professionals continue to face challenges as they work to design in-person and virtual events that attract attendees.

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Positive Impact ignites 1,400 Ambassador community to support global event sustainability

Event Industry News

Positive Impact Events is empowering its 1,400 strong community of Ambassadors to raise funds that will support the creation of a science-based carbon target and reduction framework, a requirement to ensure future generations can still attend events. million event professionals.

5 Lessons for Marketers from InVision's Head of Global Events


Lisa Day knows what it takes to build meaningful campaigns that resonate. After a long year of of pivoting, planning and cross-functional collaboration, Lisa and her team at InVision mapped out a recording-breaking year of campaigns. 207 to be exact. Advice Engagement Marketing Strategy

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Intrado acquires Hubb, transforming the future of global events

Event Industry News

Intrado Corporation (“Intrado”), a global leader in technology-enabled services, announced on Friday that it has acquired Hubb, a leader in hybrid event management technology. It will also accelerate the development of Intrado’s self-service virtual event offering.”.

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Glow Global Events Keeps the Focus on Diversity and Inclusion

Glow Global Events

Though you’re probably used to finding Glow Global in your inbox, you may have also seen us on TV. We recently won a coveted commercial spot from Comcast and showcased our expertise, longevity, and impactful virtual events in a 30-second spot.

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Event technologist cohort announces new product delivering event data transparency and digital global events wallet

Event Industry News

Leading event technology innovators have today announced the launch of Twigged, a brand-new technology product which aims to enhance attendees’ experiences at events. . ” Twigged will be a game-changer in how attendees and organisers experience events.

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Event Heroes: How SEMrush is Building a Global Events Brand


Each month we interview an events professional who is breaking the mold. This month we spoke with Aleksandra Panyukhina—Head of Event Marketing at SEMrush—about unifying a global events brand, leveraging events for every step of the funnel and tracking event ROI. Germany, Italy, India, Australia, the UK, the US—in 2018 SEMrush held 35 events across five continents. But SEMrush has recently taken their global events strategy to a whole new level.

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A Global Events Industry Report from the International Live Events Association

Tito Blog | An Event Blog for Organisers

Every once in a while event organisers, amid the hectic schedules their roles require, come together at events that focus on them for a change. Admission was one such experience, and the recent Global Event Forum hosted by the ILEA is another. The conference brought together 30 leaders in the events industry to discuss and analyse the wins and challenges of the space last August in Denver, Colorado.

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Konduko appoints new VP in marketing push for safe, contactless global event technology

Event Industry News

Swiss-based contactless event pioneer, Konduko, has today announced the appointment of Mathew James as new VP for marketing and communications. Contactless technology for events is here to stay.

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CEO of Global Events Group IMEX on Leading Through Crisis


Meetings & Events coronavirus events imexRead the Complete Story On Skift.

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How Global Event Planners Need to Think About China’s Secondary Cities


Marriott International Skift Take: China has become a hot spot for global business travel and its secondary cities are evolving to accommodate larger conferences and conventions. What should event planners know? Asia Meetings & Events destinations meetings meetingsiq pacific world

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A UK-Based Global Events Company Ponders the Brexit

PCMA Convene

We’ve talked about the Brexit from the perspective of a global events company headquartered in Geneva , but how about one based in the UK? I recently talked with Graham Johnson, managing director of UKIP Media & Events, a magazine publisher and conference organizer based in Surrey, about 20 miles outside London. From our point of view, we are a global business. But again, we’re a global business. Everything is global.

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[CTRL] + [ALT] + [DEL] : A Collaborative Global Event Reboot


The Coming Together of Event Minds. This conference was posed to be the ultimate brain date with the best minds and personalities in the live event industry that continue to disrupt and help shape the future of events and experiences. CTRL] +[ALT] + [DEL] : A Collaborative Global Event Reboot. Three well-known international event professionals have come together to keep the spirit of this conference alive—in just a few hours notice. Event Planning News

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Leading global event management platform, etouches, is acquired by HGGC

Event Industry News

Fast Growing Event Management Cloud Software Provider Poised to Accelerate Growth and Digitally Transform the Global Events and Venue Sourcing Market etouches, a leading global provider of cloud event management software and sourcing solutions, today announced that it has been acquired by HGGC, a leading middle market private equity firm. The post Leading global event management platform, etouches, is acquired by HGGC appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Takeaways From a Biennial Global Event: Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

Hubilo Blog

Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 is the 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat which was first conceptualized in 2003. The event was 3 days long starting from 18th January till 20th January. The opening ceremony of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 inaugurated by the Hon’ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar. Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is a biennial aiming at building strong relationships with MSME’s and large scale enterprises.

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The Oval Office wins three Silver Global Event Awards

Event Industry News

During the Award Ceremony of the 7th edition of the Eventex Global Event Awards, live communication agency The Oval Office was awarded three Silver Awards. The post The Oval Office wins three Silver Global Event Awards appeared first on Event Industry News. These international awards honour the most cutting-edge live experiences of the past year. This year about 120 cases from over 30 countries were registered in 13 categories. The campaigns awarded a […].

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Transforming a Biennial Congress Into an Annual Global Event

PCMA Convene

The nearly 50-year-old organization recently announced that it will alter the format and timing of its meetings, moving from an every-other-year Congress to an annual Global Congress , starting in 2019. In its revamped format, the Global Congress will include the SSC program within its framework, to allow general conference attendees to benefit from the information shared in those sessions. The Global Congress will continue to take place in convention centers because of its size.

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Kallman Worldwide Partners with Online Expos to Deliver the World's First Commercial Media Platform for the Global Events Industry

Exhibitor Magazine

WALDWICK, NEW JERSEY (USA)  Kallman Worldwide, Inc. announced today that it has partnered with Online Expos LLC to create a series of 'permanent' onl. Company News

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ILEA & VisitScotland launch ‘purple paper’ following first Global Event Summit

Event Industry News

The International Live Events Association (ILEA) along with VisitScotland Business Events has launched ‘Event Horizons’ a specially created report highlighting the findings of the recent ILEA Global Event Summit 2016 which was hosted in Scotland. The post ILEA & VisitScotland launch ‘purple paper’ following first Global Event Summit appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Breaking Barriers: Translation & Captioning For Events

Endless Events

Just like with events, the main purpose of translation and captioning is to bring people together and break down the barriers between them. We learned a very valuable lesson the hard way: an event on the other side of the world can impact the entire globe.

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Finalists announced for the 7th Global Event Awards

Event Industry News

The post Finalists announced for the 7th Global Event Awards appeared first on Event Industry News. The 7th edition of Eventex Awards is nearly upon us in all its glory. The judging phase is now completed, and the shortlist of finalists revealed. We’ve got some of the biggest names in the industry competing for a coveted Eventex Award. Here are the finalists in each category: Best Association Meeting · 82nd IFLA […].

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ILEA take on millennial & centennial mindsets, creativity and global event tech

Event Industry News

ILEA UK Chapter has outlined its educational strategy and key themes for the next 12 months, once again looking to start a conversation about the future of the events industry and the role of experience. The main themes are Millennial and Centennial Mindsets, Creative Play and Global Event Technology Trends. The post ILEA take on millennial & centennial mindsets, creativity and global event tech appeared first on Event Industry News.

This Show Is Open! SISO & UFI collaborate to support global event industry during coronavirus outbreak

Event Industry News

Paris-based UFI, the Global Association of the Exhibition Industry, and Atlanta-based SISO, The Society of Independent Show Organizers, today launch a new campaign, called ‘This Show Is Open’. Exhibitions and events are essential to millions of businesses around the world.

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Global event planners struggling to leverage technology to enhance attendee satisfaction

Event Industry News

etouches, today announced the results of a global survey analyzing the top pain points event planners encounter throughout the event lifecycle. The survey asked 239 event planners from the Americas, EMEA, and Asia Pacific regions to identify their technology pain points and found most event professionals are only scratching the surface when it comes to […]. Event Technology News

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World Class Events and A.C.T (National) announce partnership to improve global event safety

Event Industry News

Event management consultancy World Class Events (WCE) and the UK’s leading event safety consultancy A.C.T The post World Class Events and A.C.T National) announce partnership to improve global event safety appeared first on Event Industry News. National) Ltd have today (27th April) announced a partnership that will see the two companies promote and raise higher Health & Safety standards throughout the UAE.

The 9 Most Expensive Event Tickets In The World (And What You Get For Them)


Here are some of the hottest and most expensive event tickets in the world, and what you actually get for the price tag. The post The 9 Most Expensive Event Tickets In The World (And What You Get For Them) by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Trends & Event Ideas conferences event tickets global events events sporting events real world ticket prices industry expertsIf you are looking to spend big, these are the tickets to do it.

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The 8th Global Event Awards – Reimagined and Now Open for Entries

Event Industry News

For the 8th year running, Eventex Awards will highlight the top achievements by event professionals, meeting planners, promoters, and live communication professionals in producing cutting-edge event experiences. The post The 8th Global Event Awards – Reimagined and Now Open for Entries appeared first on Event Industry News.

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A Perfect Event: Three Elements That Lead To An Ideal Outcome

Endless Events

What planner doesn’t want a perfect event? However, here at Endless, we want nothing more to help you put together the best events you possibly can. So today, we’re breaking down the three elements that lead to a perfect event outcome. Our always amazing host, Will Curran, brings you the essential pillars of event planning. Straight from the Global Event Forum report, these are the elements that can make or break an event.

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The Most Unusual Event Trends Around the World

Eventbrite UK

As we settle into 2018, we have compiled a list of current event trends across the globe. The post The Most Unusual Event Trends Around the World appeared first on Eventbrite UK Blog. Arts, Culture & Entertainment Class, Training or Workshop Consumer Event Planning Event Trends Family Festival Food & Drink Leadership / Management March Marketing Operations / Logistics Owner Promoter event trends eventbrite event trends global event trends

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