How to Legally Live Stream Your Event


Video live streaming of events is simple to set up, easy to use, entertaining to watch, and most importantly accessible by all. It’s also unedited, unplanned, and unprocessed content being broadcasted live.

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Two novel hybrid meeting formats

Conferences that Work

I’ve been writing about hybrid meetings for a long time; my first post was in February 2010. The COVID19 pandemic created an explosion of interest in hybrid meetings, and the marketplace and event professionals are still defining what “hybrid” means. (No,

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7 Design Considerations for Your Conference Hub

Velvet Chainsaw

The Promenade, a hub experience at PCMA’s Convening Leaders 2022, in Las Vegas. High-tech user conferences like Dreamforce and Microsoft Ignite have been designing innovative hub spaces to engage and nurture their top customers for years.

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Don’t Let Event Registration Pitfalls Ruin the Attendee Experience


We all recognize the importance of first impressions. Event registration is usually the first touchpoint for attendees, so it’s important to create a positive experience from the start.

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Download 7 Exceptional Event Email Templates for Driving Attendee Engagement

Write winning event emails in minutes! Relying on decades of social science research and more recent behavioral data, we’ll show you the science-backed methods to creating a wildly successful event-marketing email campaign for almost any situation. Download the eBook today!

Event Safety is Actually Driving Attendee Engagement. Here’s How.

Event Farm

Two years ago, no one would have thought that wellness safety would be such a huge part of the event industry.

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How to Monetise Virtual Events


In the last two years, people have gotten comfortable with the idea of attending a virtual event from home. However, what is the chance that we will transition permanently to the online medium?

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7 Ideas Proven to Boost Virtual Event Networking in 2022

Event Age by Swapcard

We get it. The serendipitous encounters at in-person events are hard to replicate in a virtual setting. That’s because virtual events are their own unique experience , which is why your networking should be tailored to those experiences! Event Networking

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The Sustainable UK Event Industry in 2050

Gallus Events

The Sustainable UK Events Industry 2050 – A reality or just a dream? The global events industry was valued at USD 886.99 Billion in 2020, and the industry is expected to double in value by 2028 (Verified Market Research 2020).

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18 Virtual Event Engagement Ideas That Actually Work

Social Tables

As event planners worldwide shifted strategies to meet the ever-changing needs caused by COVID-19, virtual and hybrid events skyrocketed. Even as in-person events return, many businesses and event planners plan to keep the virtual event trend alive.

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A Master's Guide to B2B: How Listening to Your Customers Can Grow Your Business

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate

Improved marketing conversion, happy customers, and faster growth - that’s only three things that can be accomplished by just listening to your customers. Customer feedback is an extremely invaluable tool to keeping retention high, attracting new business, and improving the general operations of your business. The question is - how do you capture all this? Join Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation & Michele Bettinazzi, Customer Experience Manager at PeakMade Real Estate, for this essential discussion on the ins and outs of brokering the optimal customer interaction.

How exhibitors can get the most out of their event.

Expo Pass

Exhibitors everywhere are excited to get face to face again with old friends and potential clients and pretty much just mix it up like old times. But with all the new event technologies out there, what’s really the best way to connect with new leads?

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Event Budget Basics: Everything You Need to Know


Establishing an event budget is a crucial step during the planning phase, right after setting your goals and objectives. A budget is a detailed forecast of what will be happening financially at your event.

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Competent logistics are the new meeting minimum

Conferences that Work

I’m about to go on my first pre-con site visit since the Covid pandemic started over two years ago. My work at a pre-con is different from that of a typical meeting planner since I focus on the meeting’s design and facilitation.

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2022 Conference Registration Pacing

Velvet Chainsaw

Before March of 2020, pacing data was a useful tool for predicting final attendance and revenue. If you were pacing behind, you could make midcourse corrections. As we come out of the pandemic, we need a different playbook to drive attendance and earlier commitment.

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Negative Reviews & Online Feedback Happens - But Where Do You Go From Here?

Speaker: Adam Dorfman, Head of Product Growth at Reputation and Jeremy Shubitz, Director of Marketing at Bosley

Responding to online negative feedback can be challenging. What should you say? What should you not say? Should you even respond? In today's, your customers will be not only your biggest advocates but also your biggest critics. However, negative feedback can offer actionable insights to build a stronger product and customer experience.

5 Things to Consider When Planning Your Next Product Launch


The importance of a great product launch cannot be overstated. Momentum is everything! Curating a fantastic first impression to both your customers and the market-at-large can have a drastic, long-lasting impact on your product’s success. .

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Tips from Event Pros: 5 Lessons Learned from Executing Safe Live Events

Event Farm

When you’re in the event industry, ensuring that your events run safely and smoothly isn’t just an ideal to strive for—it’s part of the job description.

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Empowering Women Through Mentoring


In this episode of the Event Manager Podcast, we discuss the power and value of mentoring women in the event industry.

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How to Design a Digital-First Strategy for Your Events


Embracing digitalisation in the events industry accelerated with the advent of the pandemic. Events had to continue, but in-person had to be put behind the curtain — leading to virtual coming into the spotlight. Event planners, thus, had to uptake a digital-first approach for their events.

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Dive Into Your Inventory Data (and Add Substantial Profits to Your Bottom Line)

Speaker: Ian Foster, Sculpture Hospitality Regional Director West Coast

In this seminar, Ian Foster will discuss the basics of inventory management, including tips on how to get inventory right and how to evaluate your food and pour costs. Ian will examine the best ordering practices from our clients. Finally, he’ll share some case studies showing how well designed inventory control can uncover hidden losses from over-pouring and lost sales that will result in several thousand dollars of extra profit every month.

How to Make In-Person Events More Accessible and Sustainable in 2022

Event Age by Swapcard

The eagerness to return to in-person events after almost two years apart is palpable. 80% of event organizers plan to produce their next in-person meeting in the first half of 2022. In-Person Events

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Why We Recommend Airmeet 

Gallus Events

Why We Recommend Airmeet. Challenge. We understand how tough it might be to decide which virtual event platform to use. When you invest time and money on an event, you want it to stand out and provide the greatest possible experience for your attendees.

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Event Marketing on TikTok: 8 Must-Try Ideas

Social Tables

Event promotion and social media have always been a match made in heaven. Event marketing on TikTok is no different. From event ticket sales to drumming up new event clients, event professionals can take advantage of this creative and far-reaching platform to capture the right audiences.

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How to be ready for anything when planning your event.

Expo Pass

Even as our new normal seems to change almost daily, big events like CES and Sundance are ready to go no matter what these days. So how are organizers future proofing events? And what can we all do to stay ahead of event trends? We’ll give you a hint.

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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.

Hybrid Events: Setting Goals and Measuring ROI


There’s a lot to consider when planning a hybrid event. You need to think about who your audience is, what speakers you’ll have, how you keep your attendees engaged, and how you’ll host the live and virtual components of the event.

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Poll: Attendees want more engaging activities

Conferences that Work

I’m a longtime proponent of more engaging activities , participation , and connection around relevant content at events. Sometimes, I feel like I’m whistling in the wind. So I felt happy when I saw the following in a global poll by PCMA of 4,500 members of Generation Z.

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Top Trends for Your Event’s Social Influencer Campaign

Velvet Chainsaw

The great resignation, coupled by increases in unsubscribes, have made it more difficult than ever to reach the inbox of potential attendees and conference participants.

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Guide: How to Plan a Successful Product Launch Event


This is an exciting time for your brand. After countless months of R&D, you have a new product that you’re really excited to bring to market. But whether you’re an emerging startup or a well-established corporation, this phase marks only the very beginning.

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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 ASAE is Streamlining Event & Meeting Safety with Event Farm

Event Farm

At Event Farm, it’s been our mission to help the events industry bring live events back safely.

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Mobile World Congress 2022 Proves a Milestone in Event Recovery


Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2022 was able to draw over 60,000 visitors from 200 countries, representing a threefold increase from 2021’s numbers. Although still behind 2019 attendance levels, these numbers mark a major step forward for the industry.

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How Micro-Events Supercharge Your Event Strategy


Connecting with your attendees on an individual basis is usually difficult at large-scale events. This is a key reason why most event planners fail to create tailored experiences for their attendees – and in some cases, miss out on important leads.

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