2020

Leading Through the Pandemic: Generosity + Empathy = Future Brand

Velvet Chainsaw

This is the first in a series of blogs posts, written collaboratively by our team, which uncover lessons learned in advising our clients on their events in the time of COVID-19.

2020 354

How have you adjusted your business to be ready when events begin to open back up?

Eventmobi

As different regions begin to relax “stay at home” policies, businesses have begun the process of reopening. We asked event professionals from all over the map how they have modified their businesses to accommodate the new considerations brought on by the pandemic.

2020 329

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How to support a community online during covid-19

Conferences that Work

How can you support a community online during covid-19? Over the last few weeks I’ve run numerous online Zoom meetings for support groups and local, social, and professional communities. In the process, I’ve learned a lot about what makes these meetings most useful for participants.

2020 305

Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay

Gallus Events

Something exceptional is happening in Edinburgh and the whole events industry is on trial. Edinburgh’s Christmas and Hogmanay events have put the industry under the spot light, and the light has reached some very dark places. There is an old tradition in Scotland called first footing.

2020 275

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.

Follow This First-Hand Advice Before Streaming an Instagram Live Event

Picatic by Eventbrite

Ana Masacote is used to adapting on the fly. While studying electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, Mascote decided to pursue a career in dance, switching to MIT’s management science program in 2001.

2020 312

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Summer Party Ideas: 7 Safe and Festive Ways to Host a Small, Outdoor Gathering

BizBash

Want to host a small gathering this summer? Follow these best practices to keep your guests safe and socially distanced

2020 190

PPC for Events. Questions Asked and Answered.

EventTechBrief

By Michelle Bruno. Pay-per-click (PPC) advertising is a key digital marketing tactic for many exhibition and event marketers. It is transparent, attributable, and very effective. With the appropriate attention, PPC can help organizers increase attendance and secure leads, sponsors and more. PPC also allows organizers to understand their potential prospects better by gathering essential online behavioral and demographic metrics.

2020 156

The Right Way to Set Up Your Live Stream Event

GEVME

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 195

26 Huge Questions To Ask Before Planning a Virtual Event

Planning Pod

The growth of the Internet since the start of the 21st century has been immense, touching almost every part of our lives, from education to commerce to communications to entertainment.

2020 149

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.

Virtual Events 2020: The #1 List of Virtual Events and Conferences

Bizzabo

The most authoritative list of 2020 virtual events and conferences on the internet. Virtual events are nothing new but—as we discuss in our comprehensive guide to coronavirus and events —we're seeing many organizers pivot from in-person to digital.

2020 129

5 Tips to Guarantee Engagement at Your Virtual Event

Velvet Chainsaw

To design a virtual event with the participants in mind, you need to create an engaging, interactive experience that provides relevant content and promotes knowledge sharing and networking value—often the missing link in our new virtual reality.

2020 329

Hybrid Events: A Short-Term Solution or Long-Term Strategy?

Eventmobi

Are hybrid events a short-term solution to current conditions or a long-term shift in the events space? We asked Event Planners if they are planning to incorporate a hybrid strategy for events going forward, and if yes, to share their insights into how that will work.

2020 290

Schedule breaks during online meetings!

Conferences that Work

Providing downtime during any meeting is important , but it’s especially important to schedule breaks during online meetings. What happens if you don’t schedule breaks during online meetings.

2020 299

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Taking your first event online – what you need to consider

Gallus Events

Many organisations are scrambling to get their next event online. For some their ‘next’ event will also be there first online event. So what do you need to consider if you are taking your event online for the first time?

2020 199

Finding Community Online in the Age of COVID-19

Picatic by Eventbrite

If you’ve ventured outside anytime in the last few weeks, chances are that the desolate scene beyond your front door is a bit unsettling.

2020 329

BREAKING: WHO Issues New Guidelines for Mass Gatherings

EventMB

The World Health Organization issued new guidelines for outdoor events and mass gatherings. Here is what you need to know. Countries are approaching mass gatherings in very different ways.

2020 200

Can Socially Distanced Pop-Ups Help Bring Back Live Events?

BizBash

A group of event pros recently created a design-forward take on drive-by graduation and prom celebrations. Their next challenge? Brand activations

2020 176

[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.

Industry disruptor TourLife celebrates Five Year Anniversary

Event Industry News

Tour management company, TourLife, is celebrating its fifth year in business as it continues to disrupt the market with fresh ideas and its unique offering.

2020 113

How a large-scale virtual event was born due to lockdown. Interview with Ed Nedin

GEVME

In our first episode of Digital Event Series , we discussed how to start running a virtual event with Ed Nedin, the founder of Geekle.us , where Ed shared his first ever experience of organizing an event. Interesting, that Ed had never organized events before.

2020 197

How to Plan Virtual Events – Ideas for Amazing Online Experiences

Planning Pod

Virtual events have been around for more than a decade now, but until the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, they were often more a novelty than a necessity for most event industry professionals.

2020 138

10 Reasons Marketers Are Loving Virtual Events and 6 Solutions They Use

Marketo Events

Remember when “events” was synonymous with “in-person events”? Us too. Marketing has changed a great deal in a short period of time. Now, virtual events are number one on event marketers’ radar.

2020 117

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.

Will Work for Goodwill

Velvet Chainsaw

Living in Orlando (not the happiest place in the world today) provides a close-up view of the horrific impact the pandemic is having on people and businesses in the live-event, hospitality and travel industries.

2020 329

Virtual Events Guide: How To Take Your Conference Online

Eventmobi

Achieve Virtual Event Success. While many planners haven’t yet had the opportunity to run a virtual or hybrid event, pivoting from an in-person to virtual format offers new opportunities to engage your attendees and sponsors, while extending the reach of your event.

2020 247

The meeting industry coronavirus silver lining

Conferences that Work

Despite the terrible impacts of the coronavirus on the meeting industry, there’s a silver lining. Hear me out! There’s no question times are hard. The coronavirus pandemic has already devastated lives and businesses globally, and we don’t know how much worse things will get.

2020 293

The Five Best Online Training Courses for Online Events

Gallus Events

Many event organisers and event companies are seeking out the best online training courses for online events and there are a lot on offer. We have searched far and wide to find the five best training courses for online events. .

2020 175

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!

A Summer of Love in the COVID-19 Era

Picatic by Eventbrite

Although it seems as if people around the world would have put their love lives on pause while social distancing, we’ve found just the opposite on Eventbrite.

2020 311

Your Guide to Reopening Events by States and Countries

EventMB

Events are trying to reopen among the resurgence of cases especially in North America. Planners around the world are dealing with a systematic mess of different approaches, sizes and restrictions. Here is a summary of how the top countries impacted by the Coronavirus are reopening events.

2020 195

Top Event Designers Are Creating Jaw-Dropping 'Quarantine Tables' From Items Around Their Homes

BizBash

While live events are on hold due to COVID-19, Ed Libby started the #DreamersAlwaysDream Instagram challenge as a way to keep his skills sharp—and to reconnect with his love for design

2020 175