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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.

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Designing an online memorial service

Conferences that Work

I am designing an online memorial service, to be held later this month. The deceased is not a person, but a beloved, 74-year-old small college that closed its local campus a few months ago. I taught there from 1983 – 1993.

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How to Host a Livestream: The Basics for Virtual Events

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When the events industry went virtual earlier this year, many creators rushed to turn in-person gatherings — fitness classes, craft workshops, trivia nights, comedy shows, and more — into livestreamed online events. But moving your entire event enterprise online can be intimidating.

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Erin and Tony’s Stylish Wedding at Ricarda’s


You know the story: guy walks into a bar, girl serves him at the bar, they get to talking and arrange a first date and they’ve been inseparable ever since. At least, that’s how Erin and Tony’s love story unfolded.

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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.

The 10 Biggest Covid Myths Event Planners Need to Ignore


Since the onset of Covid-19, myths about its origins and its very nature have abounded. In this article, we discuss 10 of the most stubborn misconceptions and why it’s important for event planners to see past the rhetoric. It’s easy to get caught up in arguments about Covid-19.

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Inclusivity in Action: Best Practices For Making Your Online Event and Listing More Inclusive

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Even when it’s your company’s driving force, being inclusive is not always easy. “We We were on a shoestring budget for our first conference back in 2015,” says Melinda Epler, the CEO of Change Catalyst, a consulting firm that helps tech companies build inclusive ecosystems.

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5 minutes, 5 hours, or 5 days. Virtual means a whole new world of time slots.

Expo Pass

(3 Minute Read). The virtual event stage is open 24/7 and the mic is always on. That’s a lot of time to fill. So we checked out a few recent events — WWDC, Microsoft Build, Comic-Con, and The New York Film Festival, and made some notes on the best ways to get creative with time slots. .

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Conference Compass Virtual Event Platform [Review]


Conference Compass is an all-in-one platform that includes mobile and web apps and offers features for virtual, hybrid, and live events. Here is our review. Conference Compass Virtual Event Platform: What Is It?

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A Tale as Old as Time: Olivia and Nick’s Wedding at Casa Loma


Olivia and Nick’s wedding at Casa Loma had all the elegance of a fairy-tale wedding with hints of personality and flair that made it truly remarkable. The bride knew she wanted her special day to resemble “Beauty and the Beast” and the creative minds at Moonlit Events Co.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

How Eventbrite Creators are Using the Platform for Social Action

Picatic by Eventbrite

Since June, a visit to the Eventbrite homepage reveals a striking image: A jet-black map of the United States lit up with a constellation of yellow pins, each one marking a different march in support of racial equality.

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Re-inventing events: Introducing Hubb’s new look


This is an exciting week at Hubb. We are rolling out not only a new website, but also are unveiling an updated logo and brand identity. Our site has a vibrant new look, that showcases the ways in which Hubb is pushing the boundaries of what events can be. Hubb news

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How to Combat Zoom Fatigue and Design Marketable, Profitable Events


Basic webinar solutions like Zoom have become the default virtual event solution even though that’s not what they were designed for. In reality, they struggle to offer compelling event experiences.

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Hamburg welcomes major global business events in renewable energy and medical sectors

Event Industry News

“Fifteen minutes in someone else’s company is worth more than any amount of time spent on a phone or video call with them.

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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.

The Hybrid Event Mistakes You Want To Avoid!

Endless Events

It’s been quite an interesting year for the events industry, to say the least. With a pandemic sweeping the world and in-person events canceled, it seemed like all was lost. But if there’s one thing event professionals are known for it’s being flexible.

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Foolproof Guide to Managing Event Bookings and Avoiding Double Bookings

Planning Pod

If you are in the business of booking, reserving and managing event spaces – and your livelihood depends on properly managing your event bookings – this is for you.

Will Germany Deeming Trade Shows Essential Travel Fuel Copycats or Backlash?


Germany has deemed travel for trade shows and exhibitions "essential" as of September 15th. This is a significant development for the global events industry that may help kick-start international travel for events around the world — if it lasts.

Revellers enjoy live music and sunshine at Wild Fields Festival

Event Industry News

More than 30 artists performed at Wild Fields Festival which took place on Saturday, September 12 and Sunday, September 13. The two-day event was an incarnation of the successful Wild Paths Festival which had been forced to cancel due to coronavirus.

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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.

Tomorrowland 2020: The Virtual Event of The Year?

Endless Events

Tomorrowland 2020 happened recently , and the result is something no one was expecting. Like many other high-profile events, the festival was forced to make the decision of either canceling or going virtual.

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Top 8 Nonprofit Trends For 2020


This year has thrown a lot of curveballs at the nonprofit industry. Still, organizations continue to invest in their nonprofit operations in order to continue to increase their positive impact despite all the new challenges they face.

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15 Event Ideas for Young Professionals


Engaging young professionals can be tough, especially when it comes to events. Throw the word ‘networking’ out there, and people seem to run for the hills. But you know what makes networking a lot less intimidating and a lot more appealing? When there’s an activity to break the ice.

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The events industry in Romania, ready to go back to normal

Event Industry News

The Romanian Concerts Organizers’ Association (AROC) is optimistic regarding the restarting of the live medium and big events.

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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!

5 Steps to Nailing Your First Meeting with the In-Laws


Congrats, you’ve found the person you want to be with forever. Maybe you’ve bought a house, maybe you’ve stopped closing the door when you go to the bathroom – in any case – this is your person.

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8 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas


From sponsored sessions to virtual booths, discover the most popular virtual event sponsorship ideas for engaging virtual attendees and driving ROI. Virtual events are one the most popular event types for 2020 and they're swiftly becoming mission-critical for organizations and brands.

How to Safely and Effectively Return to Meetings and Events Post COVID-19


Providing peace of mind to help attendees feel confident and safe during these times is the ultimate business goal for many right now. There are many tips to keep in mind to safely return to in-person meetings and events.

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Shortlist for Event Technology Awards 2020 announced

Event Industry News

Revealed today, the shortlist for Event Technology Awards (ETA)’s eighth edition highlights the role technology has played in helping to adapt the industry to serve new demands post-Covid-19.

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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.

6 Ways to Incorporate Wellness into Your Next Virtual Event


If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that health and wellness are vital. It’s been a trending topic for years, but in recent months wellness has evolved in presentation, integration, and accessibility.

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Meet Daniel Fernandez: Experience the Power of Online Magic


Event Planning

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Connect Weekly: 'Let's Go There,' NYFW, & More


Welcome to another edition of Aventri’s Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today’s meeting and event planners should know.

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