Venue ventilation for COVID-19

Conferences that Work

Attention, meeting planners! Safe meeting venue ventilation for COVID-19 is critical. As we start thinking about returning to in-person events, it’s crucial to check that venues are upgrading their HVAC systems to handle potentially virus-infused air.

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Booking Meeting Venues Site Unseen

PCMA Convene

The virtual site tour for Excel London features a series of videos for different venues within the complex. But planners still face an immediate challenge: booking meeting venues while travel remains off the table for many organizations and destinations.

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Design your meeting BEFORE choosing the venue!

Conferences that Work

I love my meeting design clients, but there is one mistake I see them making over and over again. Clients invariably ask me to help design their meeting after they’ve chosen a venue! Related posts: Help Wanted—Venues for my participation techniques workshops! Do you own or know of venues that would be suitable for holding my 1½ day participation techniques workshops? Event design meeting design venue contracting venue selection

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

Picatic by Eventbrite

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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COVID-19, in-person meetings, and wishful thinking

Conferences that Work

COVID-19 has virtually eliminated in-person meetings: our industry’s bread and butter. In order to overcome the many significant challenges created by the coronavirus, the meeting industry has made valiant efforts to rethink in-person meetings.

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Should meetings be efficient?

Conferences that Work

Should meetings be efficient ? “Yes” say thousands of books on how to improve business meetings. But “No”, when we’re taking about most meeting industry events. Obviously there are aspects of meeting events that should be efficient whenever possible.

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An affordable air quality tool for meeting planners

Conferences that Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the in-person meeting industry. Now, meeting planners can add an affordable air quality tool to their site visits. How can you determine air quality at a prospective venue? But how can we determine the air quality at a prospective venue?

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Lime Venue Portfolio launches Meetings for Change

Event Industry News

Lime Venue Portfolio has launched a new initiative to meeting and event organisers that will underline its commitment to sustainability within the industry. The commitments outlined by Lime Venue Portfolio are: 1.

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Venue Ideas: Choosing the Best Event Location

Picatic by Eventbrite

Whether you are holding a lavish corporate party or an intimate meeting, the location of your event can […]. Event Planning & Promotion Event Venues

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How venues can support meeting design

Gallus Events

I was recently referred to a hotel in Barcelona as a “meeting design expert” I popped along and had a look at a good (if rather too traditional) meetig space. I met with a couple of their senior team and tried to get handle on their interest in meeting design. Now this type of meeting is nothing new, or interesting in itself, but the conversation was, I believe, very typical of the understanding and mis-understanding that venues have of meeting design.

Venue Fail

Gallus Events

And you have meeting rooms with this view. If event planners want meetings to deliver value to their attendees, they have to stop using meeting rooms like this. If venues really want to run great meetings they have to give more thought to the spaces they create. Hilton Davos, your meeting rooms could have looked out onto the Swiss Alps! Venue Fail. And all of this was down to the venue. I’d love to see other venue fails!

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The Meetings Show 2021 unveils new dates and venue

Event Industry News

The Meetings Show , the UK’s leading platform for the world’s meetings and events community, will take place on 30 September and 1 October 2021 at ExCeL London.

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How to provide new experiences at meetings

Conferences that Work

How can we provide new experiences at meetings? Providing new experiences at meetings can be as simple as this. This universal fear is the reason the meeting industry continues to struggle with incorporating new experiences into events.

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12 New Green Venues for Meetings and Events in 2019

BizBash

These new and renovated convention centers, hotels, restaurants, and other event venues are making a commitment to eco-friendly events

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Hybrid Future: How Venues Are Adapting

Endless Events

You read it right – we’re finally tackling the topic of hybrid venues! And this, of course, includes venues! But as we previously discussed , venues are already preparing for this through the GBAC Star Accreditation. Hybrid Venues: Broadcasting Time!

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Venues, Organizers Donate Food From Canceled Meetings

PCMA Convene

Takeaways: Meeting planners should look to their food service partners for ideas on donating leftover food from events canceled due to the COVID-19 outbreak or other reasons. Chefs serve victims of and first responders to the Nashville tornadoes in early March.

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Road to Recovery: The 2021 Guide to Safer Meetings for Hotels and Venues

Skift

Skift Take: Traditional in-person meetings were paused in 2020, but innovation within the industry flourished out of necessity. Cvent’s new eBook details everything you need to know about conducting safer meetings as hotels and venues begin to recover.

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Where Culture and Conventions Meet

EventMB

Calgary’s Culture & Entertainment District promises to provide event planners with a unique destination and venue that will create unforgettable experiences and meaningful connections for attendees.

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1:1 Video Meetings: Foster Real Conversations, Connections & Networking at Online Events

Eventmobi

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. These situations are when private chat and video meetings come into play.

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New and Renovated: Meetings Venues for Music Lovers; Hybrid-Friendly Outdoor Options

Smart Meetings

The hotel is set to host live music across all its public spaces and will also feature a dedicated entertainment venue for live concerts and celeb/media interviews. Other food fare includes the upscale dining venue NYY Steak and seasonal cuisine with a music theme at Sessions.

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New and Renovated: Waterfront Meets

Smart Meetings

Ten meeting rooms and nearly 10,000 sq. of meeting space are on offer. More : New and Renovated: Metropolitan Meetings. The post New and Renovated: Waterfront Meets appeared first on Smart Meetings. Balboa Bay Resort , Newport Beach, California.

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IACC launches pathway to reopening guide for meeting, conference and training venues

Event Industry News

IACC has today launched its ‘Critical Pathway to Re-opening’ guide, which shares in-depth strategies and advice on how to reopen venues safely, created specifically for venues hosting meetings, training courses and smaller conferences for up to 150 delegates.

How Will Hybrid Meetings Hit 2021 Budgets?

SmartMeetings

Who could have predicted a year ago that Zoom would be a major disruptive influence in the meetings industry? Now, conventional wisdom suggests that hybrid groups, which combine teleconferencing with person-to-person meetings, will be prevalent for the foreseeable future.

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How Manny’s Moved Its People-Powered Meeting Place Online

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Emanuel Yekutiel envisioned a people-powered meeting place with a rich social activism component. Manny’s soon became a vibrant venue on the busy corner of 16th and Valencia in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District.

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Top Pick Venues that Host Hybrid Meetings

Unique Venues

Research shows over 50% of all meetings are currently remote causing thousands to suffer from the very unscientific term “Zoom Fatigue.” Hybrid meetings are more than just remote meetings full of individual faces on your laptop.

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Best of in-person and hybrid venues.

Expo Pass

Venues are leading the way in getting people back together. They now have the technology to connect even the biggest hybrid audiences and the experience to help people meet safely just about anywhere. So without further adieu, here are our top in-person and hybrid venues of 2021.

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Unique Meeting Venues & More in Loudoun County

Smart Meetings

For groups looking to branch out and meet face-to-face, Loudoun offers a fresh take on meetings. D iscover a mix of unique venues – and unique advantages for planners and attendees – in this scenic and inspiring setting, just 25 miles west of Washington, DC.

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Unique Meeting Venues & More in Loudoun County

Smart Meetings

For groups looking to branch out and meet face-to-face, Loudoun offers a fresh take on meetings. D iscover a mix of unique venues – and unique advantages for planners and attendees – in this scenic and inspiring setting, just 25 miles west of Washington, DC.

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venue spotlight: brighton harbour hotel

SevenEvents

when it comes to getting down to business, there are 2 main meeting spaces, the marine room and the snug, which have a combined capacity of up to 200 pax. seven events are venue finding experts. The post venue spotlight: brighton harbour hotel appeared first on Seven Events.

The CCD – A Tech Friendly Venue

Event Industry News

We have always been proud to be a place that brings people from all over the world together and we look forward to welcoming delegates through our doors when we meet face-to-face one again. Virtual Event Platform: A Virtual Venue Solution for your Event.

Back to In-person Events? 5 Things to Consider When Choosing Your Event Venue

SevenEvents

Finding the right venue has always been critical to the success of corporate events, but finding the right venue is likely to look a little different these days, with venue sourcing companies now having multiple new factors to consider.

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Lime Venue Portfolio announces ‘green’ website

Event Industry News

Lime Venue Portfolio is pioneering for greener marketing within the meetings and events industry with the announcement of a new ‘clean and green’ website for 2022. Brand & Agencies Featured News UK and Europe Event Industry News Lime Venue Portfolio Sustainability venues

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Ultimate Event Venue Checklist for Event Planners

Picatic by Eventbrite

One of the main tasks that you need to prepare for is booking an event venue. It could be a conference, a meeting, or a corporate event. Finding the right venue for your event is a huge undertaking. The post Ultimate Event Venue Checklist for Event Planners appeared first on Picatic Event Planning Blog. Helpful Event Tips checklist conferences event marketing event organizer event planner event venue

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10 New Montreal Venues for Spring 2019 Meetings and Events

BizBash

The restaurants, hotels, meeting spaces, and more for hosting events in Montreal

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Wedding venue management software: How we saved Hidden Barn Venue from spreadsheet paralysis and saved them 62 hours a month

Planning Pod

It’s fairly common for new wedding venues to use free software like Google Docs, Excel spreadsheets, e-calendars and email plus cost-saving tools like whiteboards, paper printouts and folders while landing their first bookings and gaining a foothold in the event industry.

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Urban Venues Seeing Return of Group Business

Smart Meetings

You might want to take a second look at big city venues, where the access is convenient, amenities are abundant and hotel partners are eager to welcome you back. of meeting space. Each person is required to show proof of vaccination before entering the meeting space.

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venue spotlight: all things nobu

SevenEvents

the meeting space is nicely separated from the more communal areas of the property and has a large inbuilt screen, meaning that stage sets can be kept to a minimum to focus on content and visuals. The post venue spotlight: all things nobu appeared first on Seven Events.

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20 Badass Vancouver Venues to Make Your Event Pop: 2018 Updated

Picatic by Eventbrite

Updated: May 30th, 2018 A fluorescent-lit, ceiling stained, carpeted room… Is anyone else tired of the same old event venues? The venue is the first thing your event attendees will judge your event on. The post 20 Badass Vancouver Venues to Make Your Event Pop: 2018 Updated appeared first on Picatic Event Planning Blog. Helpful Event Tips best venues conferences convention corporate events meetings special events venues workshops

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Major Meeting Venues: Nevada

SmartMeetings

of meeting space; accommodates 850 people; seven restaurants, including Sushi Kai; South Shore Room/Peek Nightclub. of meeting space; accommodates 1,100 people; home of Lake Tahoe Outdoor Summer Concert Series; four restaurants, including Cabo Wabo Cantina. of convention and meeting space; four restaurants, including South Shore’s only Four Diamond restaurant, Ciera Steak & Chophouse. of meeting space; 144 meeting rooms; recently announced $1.4 Lake Tahoe.

Providers of Trendy Meeting Venues Lure Planners Away from Boring Conference Halls

Skift

Venues' Fenchurch Street property in London. Venues Skift Take: When it comes to meeting spaces, ambience is becoming almost as important as functionality. Venues and Convene are starting to expand. The lounge at Etc.

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