2020

Top Tips for Preparing Your Presenters

Velvet Chainsaw

Imagine how you might do your job differently if your performance and compensation were evaluated based on overall session attendance and industry presenter ratings at your annual conference.

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3 Corporate Event and Conference Trends You Need to Know in 2020

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Taken from a survey of over 800 event professionals, these three trends are shaping the competitive landscape of conferences and corporate events. Data and Insights Email Event Design Mailchimp

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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.

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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.

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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!

Event Venues Turned Hospitals: How the Industry Is Helping

EventMB

Amid widespread coronavirus-related event cancellations, empty venues and hotels are stepping up to support health care efforts. Here's how the industry is pitching in.

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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 125

Promoting Events with Social Media in 2020

Attendease

In order to increase awareness of your events and boost ticket sales, it’s important to invest time and effort into social media marketing. But with so many social media channels available (and new ones appearing), how should you take advantage of each of them while being relevant?

2020 118

Special edition podcast: Industry calls on gov to support #eventprofs

Event Industry News

In this special edition of the Event Industry News podcast, Matt Rakowski from DBpixelhouse joined editor, Adam Parry, to discuss the petition for the government to offer more economic support to the event industry.

2020 109

Lounge Ideas to WOW Your Attendees on Your Next Event

GEVME

Wondering how you can spice up your next event? Having a perfect lounge for your attendees in your next event will not only light up your event, but it will have your guests networking, socializing, and posing for pictures while they share them on social media. Doesn’t that sound wonderful?

2020 156

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.

15 Toronto Event Venues Perfect for Weddings For up to 150 Guests

EventSource

So you’ve sat down with your partner and widdled down your numbers to that perfect sweet spot – somewhere between mini and mega. Perfect! Now comes the fun part: scoping out all of Toronto’s medium sized wedding venues that are absolutely perfect for your big day!

2020 101

Invest in Your Speakers to Grow Your Value Proposition

Velvet Chainsaw

The bread and butter of conferences is concurrent education sessions.

2020 254

The Live Events Industry Is Suffering. It’s Time to Act.

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Independent events are a crucial element to our society. They foster connection and community. They shape the direction of culture and the landscape of cities.

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How I got here

Conferences that Work

How I got here? Schoolboy days. I have little memory of my earliest formal education though I suspect it has informed my entire life. My mother decided that I should attend London’s Chelsea Froebel School.

2020 170

Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Gallus Events Does HOPIN the online events platform

Gallus Events

Hopin the online events platform is fast becoming a very popular choice for small to medium sized online events. So we thought Gallus Events would have a look at Hopin. And you can too!

2020 153

Coronavirus Concerns at the Mobile World Congress Signal Worldwide Events Impact

EventMB

The World Health Organization reports 319 confirmed cases of coronavirus across 24 countries outside of China. Despite WHO's efforts to discourage panic and multiple safety measures put in place by Mobile World Congress organizers, major exhibitors continue to pull out of the Barcelona event.

2020 157

13 Pop-Ups Providing Over-the-Top Holiday Event Inspiration

BizBash

Buzzy brands (think Target, Netflix, Buzzfeed, and more) and holiday haunts took festive activations to the next level with innovative-meets-Instagrammable pop-ups

2020 127

Product Announcement: Introducing Bizzabo’s Virtual Experience Solution

Bizzabo

Bizzabo’s new Virtual Experience Solution allows you to reach the full potential of audience engagement anywhere, at any scale, with powerful broadcasting and on-demand capabilities. Check out the full story.

2020 97

Want Diversity in Events? Hire Diverse Job Candidates Faster.

EventTechBrief

By Michelle Bruno. The event industry values diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). It presents frequent panel discussions on the topic at industry meetings and openly expresses disdain for non-gender diverse speaker panels. Many industry leaders rank the creation of diverse and inclusive events and organizations as not only a priority but a moral imperative. However, hiring for diversity remains a challenge. New technology may provide a solution.

2020 100

Why Collaborative Learning is the Future of Event-Networking

Endless Events

We’ve all come across iterations of the classic headline, Networking Tips for People Who Hate Networkin g , like this article in Business Insider , or this podcast episode on TED’s WorkLife with Adam Grant. For event industry professionals, networking is of particular importance.

2020 99

How to Boost Sales at Every Stage of the Event Marketing Funnel

GEVME

Each one of us is familiar with the conversion funnel. With the changing times, the marketing funnel has witnessed changes as well. For someone who has been in marketing for long, the only change is that there is a new way of looking at marketing funnel.

2020 156

Here’s Why You Should Absolutely Go to Wedding Shows and Open Houses

EventSource

Planning a wedding is a big job, and one that requires a lot of thought and research. You definitely want to have the best time possible which is why you should always chat with multiple vendors and make sure you ask all the important questions.

2020 99

Go Forward, Cancel, Postpone, Wash Your Hands, Rinse … and Repeat

Velvet Chainsaw

The disruption to the live events industry due to the Pandemic COVID-19 is unprecedented and impossible to escape. With the mixed messages coming at us from so many different perspectives, it is difficult to gain clarity.

2020 238

The Best Event Apps for Every Type of Event: 2020 Edition

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Mobile event apps are no longer a nice to have for big events — they’re expected by attendees. Here are the best event apps to go with. Resources and Tools Aloompa Entegy Event Apps Eventbrite Guidebook

2020 311

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 170

Pivot to virtual, cancel or postpone the event?

Gallus Events

Many event organisers from every type of event business face the same choice with their next event: pivot to virtual, cancel or postpone the event? So exactly how do you decide on the right option for your event? Well, the first thing to say is that some organisers simply don’t have a choice.

2020 153

How Will Event Planners React To The Coronavirus Crisis?

EventMB

If you have been in the event industry long enough, you may remember striking similarities between the lead up to the financial crisis in 2008 and the Coronavirus emergency. Will the industry react in the same way or will things change for good?

2020 143

Golden Globes 2020: Event Design Ideas From the Weekend's Biggest Bashes

BizBash

Here's how Netflix, Amazon Studios, HBO, Disney, and more kicked off award season

2020 127

5 Tips to consider when building a Game Economy

Oveit

With most mobile games being free to play, developing a well-established in-game economy is essential to earn revenue. According to a recent study […]. The post 5 Tips to consider when building a Game Economy appeared first on Oveit.com.

2020 81

Paycheck Protection Program Explained – For Events and Hospitality Businesses

Planning Pod

As a proud member of the events industry, I will start by saying how much empathy and collective pain I feel for all of us.

2020 85

Your Virtual Event Sucks: Here’s How To Make It Better

Endless Events

It’s time to take some notes and learn how to plan better virtual events! So as we all know, the events industry is witnessing a major shift. And many planners are looking to turn their in-person events into virtual events.

2020 90

Sustainability in the Events Sector: What Can We Expect in 2020?

GEVME

With 2020 now in full swing, businesses around the world will be planning their events calendars for the year ahead – and what better time to start thinking about what we can expect to see in terms of changes to the events landscape in the next 12 months?

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