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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.

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Template: Gain Valuable Insights Through Surveys to Send to Your Event Attendees

Picatic by Eventbrite

We can learn a lot from our attendees. Taking their thoughts, feelings, and comfort levels into account is vital to ensuring the success of your event and business. Make it a priority to check in from time to time with your attendees, especially when so much is at stake in the current global climate.

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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.

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Small steps are not big enough or bold enough for the UK event industry

Event Industry News

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) the umbrella body and advocacy group for the UK’s £70 billion events industry, is now calling on the Government to save the industry from complete collapse by providing further targeted and long-term support for the sector.

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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.

Event Tech Podcast: A Klik Review

Endless Events

Here at the Event Tech Podcast, we’re always trying to bring you the latest news on all things related to technology. And obviously, technology pertaining to the events industry. While we’ve done reviews in the past, this time around we wanted to go further – hence, the Klik review.

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How to Stay in Touch with Your Attendees after the Event


How much time and thought do you typically put into planning and managing your events? Probably a lot. Planning an event is pretty much the same as building, promoting, and selling a product

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30,000 UK job losses if UK Government fails to provide a clear date for reopening of exhibitions sector from COVID-19 lockdown

Event Industry News

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UK Events Industry Warns 30,000 Jobs Are at Risk as Uncertainty Looms Over Restart Date


London's ExCel Center Heather Cowper / Flickr Skift Take: As of yet, there are no plans to immediately open the UK's trade fair and exhibition sector. The industry says it needs more clarity. Rosie Spinks Read the Complete Story On Skift.

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Restaurants That Are Now Open For Dine-In In Tennessee


Post-coronavirus, restaurants are slowly reopening in various stages — which started with takeout and delivery and has evolved into partial capacity for dine-in— in order to ensure a safe experience until the days of everyone operating at full capacity.

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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.

Safety Considerations for Online Events


COVID-19 has made online events more popular than ever – from a health perspective, they’re 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.

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AI is Enabling Intelligent Virtual Events Today – Here’s How It Will Look Tomorrow

Event Industry News

“I’ve seen the evil robot in the movie WALL-e and the scary robo-mom in I Am Mother… AI seems pretty terrifying, are you sure it’s a good idea to put it in charge of my virtual conference!?”.

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Virtual Events Analytics: What Can Data Tell You?


You’ve heard the buzz among event professionals: Virtual events will never replace in-person events. That the future of the events industry is hybrid. We don’t disagree. But there is one aspect of meetings and events where virtual is coming out a clear winner: Data. Just think about it.

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Free Registration for This Virtual Event Was a ‘Game Changer’

PCMA Convene

Complimentary registration for the American Society for Nutrition’s first virtual event contributed to its explosive attendee levels — which society thinks will reap dividends for its future events.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

An Event Pro’s Guide to Launching an Internship Program

Special Events

Well-structured internships in the special event industry can pay off for both the company and the intern, says Jennifer Taylor

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EventWell announces a full mental health and wellbeing programme for the inaugural EventWell Digital Summit

Event Industry News

EventWell Ltd, the charitable social enterprise, educating and campaigning for better mental health and wellbeing in the events industry, is delighted to announce the agenda for the inaugural Digital Summit 2020.

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Is it the end for in-room shareholder meetings?

Lumi Global

The impact of COVID-19 on corporate governance, and shareholder meetings, in particular, has been profound.

Networking and Gamification at Virtual Events

PCMA Convene

One event professional recently shared her thoughts on engaging a virtual audience through networking and gamification with the PCMA Catalyst Community. PCMA’s Catalyst community offers members a platform to ask each other questions, share ideas, or, as the website says, “communicate and collaborate.”

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[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.

Keeping Attendees Engaged Is the Biggest Challenge for Virtual Events


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

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Elevate launches online creativity and resiliance course with subsidy for the unemployed

Event Industry News

The Elevate mentoring programme was created four years ago to inform, empower and inspire the events community.

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The Future of Events: A Conversation with Dave Merrell

All Seated

During our recent webinar with David Merrell of AOO Events , David discussed the pivot over to virtual events and how he has transitioned his business model to meet the needs of the current climate.

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MCI employees dedicated 43,800 hours to community projects

Event Industry News

MCI is pleased to present the 2019 Digital Sustainability Report closing the decade of sustainability. Within the past ten years, MCI organised close to 1,000 events around sustainable topics or with integrated sustainable processes. The company received 24 industry awards for sustainability.

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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.