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How to Manage Virtual Event Time Zones for Global Audiences


One of the major benefits of virtual events is their ability to reach audiences all over the world. The challenge, however, is ensuring your international attendees have the best possible experience at your event.

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4 Reasons to Keep Hosting Hybrid and Live Virtual Events this Summer

Picatic by Eventbrite

With many event venues beginning to reopen across the country and some restrictions on public gatherings being loosened, you may think it’s time to return to only in-person events and leave the streaming tech behind once and for all.

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Successful change requires integration and practice

Conferences that Work

I find Virginia Satir’s change model to be the most useful of the many models of change. There’s a crucial fifth stage in Satir’s model that people often neglect: the integration and practice phase. The hero’s journey shortchanges change.

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Europe’s Test Events Push the Boundaries of Safety. What Can They Teach Us?


Test events are popping up across Europe to gauge the safety of meeting in person as many developed countries move closer to herd immunity status. What have these real-world experiments taught us about the risks?

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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.

How to Gamify Networking & Skyrocket Attendee Experience

Event Age by Swapcard

Just because "Zoom fatigue" is a thing, doesn't mean virtual events can't be a success. Some planners hit it out of the park by pushing the boundaries with creative, original ideas. We're celebrating those event planners in our Success Story series. Don't play it safe; be creative!

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Mobile World Congress Hires a Travel Agency to Help Steady Nerves for Returning Event


Mobile World Congress is scheduled to take places June 28 to July 1, 2021, after cancelling it at the last minute last year.

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Third-Party Planners Are Taking Charge to Protect Their Contracts — Will it Last?


The sweeping cancellations and pandemic-related uncertainties have exposed vulnerabilities in the way third-party planners get paid, which is pushing some to redefine their contracts in order to protect their interests. Is this sustainable?

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What to Look for in a Hybrid Event Platform


The right event platforms can make or break your hybrid event. Learn what experts consider key for hybrid event platforms so you can choose the right fit.

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5 Program Design Changes to Add Value to Your Conference

PCMA Convene

Hallway conversations are going to be even more highly valued in future conferences, Dave Lutz says, so planners should consider chopping 15 minutes off of concurrent sessions to create longer breaks. Jacob Slaton Photography).

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Eight Ways to Convince your Boss on the Benefits of Hybrid Events


Throughout the past year, as planners have grown in confidence having up-skilled themselves in virtual event practices, they’ve been able to take a step back and assess which parts of their in-person events program would succeed, either partially or fully online for the future.

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For These Brick-and-Mortar Retailers, Experiential Marketing is a Path Forward

Event Marketer

Brick-and-mortar retail stores took a serious hit during the pandemic as consumers turned to online shopping as a preferred—and safer—alternative.

Why you need to rehearse a hybrid event


The importance of rehearsing for Hybrid Events: How, Why & Watch-Outs! The secret to a seamless hybrid event is rehearsing! Encore shares top tips for event planners on how to have an effective rehearsal to get the best results. .

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Mike and Kaitlin’s Boho-Chic Summer Nuptials


Mike and Kaitlin’s summer nuptials were nothing short of magic. With the help of the brilliant team of planners at I Do! Weddings ! Wedding transformed a private property in a bohemian and rustic wedding backdrop that was stylish and in every sense of the word.

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Restaurant Management Masterclass

Speaker: Harlan Scott, Founder of Harlan Scott Hospitality and Industry Restaurant

Due first to necessary staffing cuts, extreme safety protocols, and now the need to rehire against outsized government stimulus, unemployment benefits and wage requirements, managing and staffing have become the most urgent conversation in restaurants today. This, adding on to the lynch-pin management style restaurants often have, has made restaurant cultures more vulnerable and volatile than ever. If your restaurant is suffering from cut staff, low morale, or ineffective training, you've come to the right place. Join Harlan Scott of Harlan Scott Hospitality, learn how to get back in control of your restaurant and your operation back on autopilot.

How to Overcome Covid Brain


Tips for calming yourself, your team and your attendees’ meeting jitters. “We We are social animals. Not only do social activities benefit our moods, but they help our thinking and memory as well.” –Dr. Andrew E. Budson.

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Baby Shower Invitation Wording Ideas


A baby shower is an exciting event, celebrating a new life that is on its way. It is such a special time in a new parent’s life as they begin to prepare for this new change in life. It is quite the journey they are now on.

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Three Standout Perspectives on the Future of Experiences

Opus Agency

From three of today’s blazing hot prognosticators, these are the trends, ideas, and experimentations that address the most crucial question all of us are asking: “what will people want next?” To kick off May, our teams launched Xplor by Opus, an experimental live experience.

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Prestige Events Magazine

Last week Vue launched its biggest hybrid conference package, incorporating the UK, Ireland and Europe, with the expertise to be able to host 50 thousand delegates safely at multiple sites.

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A Masterclass in Restaurant Digital Transformation

Speaker: Jay Coldren, Alex Barrow, and Greer Kimsey, Street Sense Team

Behaviorists say it takes 21 days to solidify a habit. 365 days of quarantine later, it's safe to say that our customers will be keeping some quarantine habits. At the center of these habits is the digital world: online ordering, advertising, booking, reviewing, etc. It will become essential for restaurants to create omni-channel experiences for customers, and to market them effectively. Join Jay Coldren and his team in this masterclass to learn the tactics for dominating the digital restaurant sphere.

How an Omnichannel Approach can Supercharge your Event Marketing Strategy


In light of the enormous disruption of the past year, event managers have been forced to take all their events online. For most of them, the sudden transition was anything but easy as they struggled to provide compelling attendee experiences that could compare to in-person events.

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Marketing for digital events: Which social media platforms should you be on?


Social media networks have changed our lives. Not only do we share and provide insights into our private lives through social media, but these […]. Der Beitrag Marketing for digital events: Which social media platforms should you be on? erschien zuerst auf Converve. Event Marketing

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Eventbrite Records Steep Rise in Outdoor Sports and Fitness Events in the UK as People Emerge from Lockdown to Get Back in Shape Together


Attendance to sports and fitness events on Eventbrite in the UK grew by 310% in the four weeks after March 29, when outdoor group exercise returned Over 150,000 attendees booked into one or more of the thousands of sports and fitness events on Eventbrite between 29 March and May 17, the next reopening milestone […].

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De Vere launches new online booking engine for meetings and events

Prestige Events Magazine

De Vere, a collection of historic mansion house estates and distinctive contemporary hotels and event destinations, today announced that it will begin launching a new integrated meetings and events booking engine on its website.

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Restrictions Into Opportunities: How to Make Your Restaurant Succeed

Speaker: Patrick Cottrell and Joe English

Whether your state allows outdoor dining, takeout only, or a little bit of both, we're here to help. Join Patrick Cottrell and Joe English from Sculpture Hospitality, for a webinar on Jan. 26th, and get your restaurant to thrive in face of pandemic restrictions

Join the Coterie Spark Team: Producer Job Posting

Coterie Spark

We are looking for an outgoing and motivated Producer to join our team! . Producer Full-Time Position Description. Responsible for planning and executing meetings and events that are considered small to medium in size. Projects will be assigned at the discretion of the COO.

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New and Unique, from California to the Capitol

Smart Meetings

The Banneker , Washington, D.C. Opening in May, the brand-new Kimpton property offers 144 guest rooms with five distinct meeting areas, totaling 3,800 sq. of indoor and open-air event space.

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Live In-Person Events Are Making a Comeback – Here’s How to Get Ready


With the coronavirus lockdown end in sight, we’re all hoping that a return to normal(ish) life is within touching distance. That means the return of holidays, meals out, and, of course, in-person events.

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EventDecision offers brand new solutions for event planners

Prestige Events Magazine

Company launches two new tools to help brand, agency and venue event planners make better decisions.

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Maximize Your Profit Margins

Speaker: Shawn Imbeault and Geoff Loukes, Sculpture Hospitality

In the past year, we've learned that maximizing margins can determine whether your restaurant stays afloat when times get hard. Join Shawn Limbeault and Geoff Loukes, in this master class that will take you through the best practices of maximizing your margins, From FOH to BOH.

How To Keep Your Remote Team Motivated in 2021?


There was a time when remote working was a concept that was unheard of in most parts of the world. Both employers and employees preferred working from office as it was an optimized manner of engaging with colleagues in a quality environment with minimal distractions.

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Chef-driven Wine Tastings Delight in Napa Valley

Smart Meetings

Leave it to the one and only Julia Child to tell it like it should be. “Wine,” she said, “is meant to be enjoyed with food—that’s the point of it.” ” Napa Valley.

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Point of View: Daisy Louise Lyons


Daisy Louise Lyons. Graduate at Event Grads. link]. As part of our commitment to championing the industry, we are talking to people about their careers and what IEM means to them.

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