July, 2020

Three criteria for working with others for change and action

Conferences that Work

How can we successfully work with others for change and action? During the last eight months, I’ve been striving to save a tiny liberal arts school , Marlboro College , from closure.

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How to Create an Engaging Virtual or Hybrid Event With The EventMobi Platform


The COVID-19 pandemic has undeniably caught the Global Business Events Industry off guard, and planners around the world are having to make difficult decisions about upcoming events.

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The Future of Events Is Definitely Hybrid: What Will They Look Like?


There is one question on the minds of event professionals looking at getting back to live events, what will hybrid look like? Here is a potential scenario. 62% of event planners say that the future of events is hybrid.

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Safety Considerations for Online Events

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COVID-19 has made online events more popular than ever — from a health perspective, it’s the safest way to gather while COVID-19 transmission remains a risk. But there are still risks associated with an online event that warrant consideration.

2020 238

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The Right Way to Set Up Your Live Stream Event


Do you want to get the most out of your live stream events online ? Whether it’s a concert, conference, or an art exhibition, knowing how to live stream an event online is fundamental; however, insufficient.

2020 181

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How to entwine content and connection during an online conference

Conferences that Work

How can we entwine content and connection during an online conference? During a MeetingsCommunity (MeCo) discussion thread “ Networking at conferences ” last week, Sharon Fisher posted this. Sharon’s post.

2020 156

#ThrowbackThursday: 10 Still Steal-Worthy Event Ideas From Summer 2019


While COVID-19 may have thrown shade on this year's summer plans, we're breaking through the clouds to shine a spotlight on summer 2019's steal-worthy event ideas

2020 108

6 Ways to Prepare for Queueing at Post-Lockdown Live Events


As physical events slowly resume, there will be a lot of trial and error involved in their organization. Social distancing is the one proven method of risk mitigation, so points of congregation are a concern. Here's how to prepare for unavoidable queueing at events.

2020 140

Template: How to Communicate the COVID-19 Safety Steps You’ve Taken to Attendees in Your Event Listing

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Safety is at the top of attendees’ minds right now, so it’s more important than ever to clearly communicate the safety steps you’ve taken before holding an event. A good place to share this information is in your event listing.

2020 203

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.

These Experts Share Exclusive Insight Into Event Tech Post-COVID

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Adopt to Adapt: Technologies to Take You Further with KiKi L'Italien, Community Engagement Expert, Association Chat | Tecker International; Corbin Ball, Meetings Technology Speaker, Consultant, and Writer, Corbin Ball and Co; and Stephan Forseilles, CTO, Easyfairs

2020 98

B2B events set to bounce back strongly after COVID-19, reveals survey of senior marketeers

Event Industry News

“Post C OVID-19 – The Future of B2B Events”: Space Global’s international survey of c.500 senior B2B marketeers shows there is light at the end of the tunnel for the B2B events industry.

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Carol and Sam’s “Alice in Wonderland” Wedding at Graydon Hall


Magic, whimsy, and romance were plentiful at Carol and Sam’s enchanting “Alice in Wonderland”-themed wedding. Orchestrated by the creative minds at O Weddings and Events , the couple’s big day at the stunning Graydon Hall Manor was as playful as it was elegant.

2020 94

10 Questions About Hybrid Events, Answered

Endless Events

It’s finally time to discuss the hot topic of hybrid events. Over the past few months, we’ve been focused on providing all the educational content we possibly could about virtual events. But now that restrictions slowly begin to lift, mentalities need to shift.

2020 91

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Why Can’t Planners Turn a Profit with Virtual Events?


Virtual events have allowed the industry to survive in some form throughout the past few months of coronavirus-prompted cancellations and shutdowns — but only somewhat. Event tech tools are still largely lacking key features that planners need to be profitable.

2020 119

Have You Created a Medical Contingency Plan for Your Event Yet?


How can you provide a safe and secure environment for your attendees in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic? It begins with confidence. Many meeting planners and are looking to someone else to tell them the right way to plan a successful and safe event.

2020 87

7 Must-know Virtual Event Benchmarks


We analyzed proprietary data from over 210 virtual events and 799 sessions that occurred between March and June 2020. Here’s what we learned. In response to COVID-19, thousands of event organizers and brands have turned to virtual events to build communities and drive business goals.

2020 85

Events Industry Welcomes Guidance For Restarting

Event Industry News

The Event Industry Forum (EIF) and the Department of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport (DCMS) have today agreed guidance for restarting some elements of the UK’s £30.4 billion outdoor events industry.

2020 95

[Free Guide]: How to Run Virtual Events with Confidence

Virtual events open up a whole new world of possibilities for engaging your attendees. This best practices guide will help you make the most of your online conferences, summits, keynote presentations, and more.

Shelly and Pete’s Sweet Wedding at Malaparte


Blending Chinese cultural tradition with timeless romance, Shelly and Pete’s gorgeous big day hits all the right sweet notes.

2020 94

Your Marketing Efforts Can Make Or Break The Success Of Your Event

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?? The Best of the Best: Event Marketing: 11 Actionable Virtual Event Marketing Ideas. Safety First: CDC Guidelines For Events. ? We are known for our yearly event trends guide, but this year we stepped it up a notch and created a 2020 Virtual Event Trends Webinar!

2020 79

Keeping Attendees Engaged Is the Biggest Challenge for Virtual Events


Virtual events have not yet matured into the solution they have the potential to be — according to EventMB research, 40 percent of planners have been unable to organize a successful virtual event this year. The biggest roadblock? Engagement.

2020 105

Making Lemonde: Turning Negatives into Positives in a Post-COVID Incentive World


One of the side effects of a global pandemic is an outbreak of uncertainty. Meeting professionals are left wondering about the very foundation of their missions. Will the MICE world ever be the same again?

2020 86

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.

Small businesses and their impact on Local Communities


Think of your neighborhood or local community for a moment. You come back home after a long day and you pass by your […]. The post Small businesses and their impact on Local Communities appeared first on Oveit.com.

2020 84

ACC Liverpool launches A-Z of Covid commitments in preperation for return to events

Event Industry News

ACC Liverpool has issued new operational guidelines as part of its commitment to get events back up and running as soon as government restrictions are lifted. This follows three months of the venue operating as a food and PPE distribution centre.

2020 95

9 Tips for Planning a Fabulous Backyard Wedding


As you start planning your wedding, choosing a venue may prove to be one of the hardest decisions you make. When it comes down to it, you want to get married in a place that feels right to you as a couple and that can remain a special place in your hearts forever.

2020 87

Event Planning Around Political Unrest

Endless Events

So…event planning around political unrest. Why are we bringing this up? Well, ignoring politics, in general, is hard. Ignoring politics during the current state of things is impossible.

2020 79

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!

Virtual Event Platform Comparison: The Best for 2020


Finding the best virtual event platform is the most common problem event planners have today. We looked at the 94 best virtual event platforms in 2020 to bring you a comparison of how they stack up.

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National Association of Realtors Tackles Virtual Event Speaker Challenges

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Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina addresses the online audience for the virtual REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.

2020 78

The New Corona Reality


Visions for how your hospitality journey could change, post-COVID-19. As we all return to airports, ballrooms and stages, they will not look exactly the same.