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How to entwine content and connection during an online conference

Conferences that Work

How can we entwine content and connection during an online conference? During a MeetingsCommunity (MeCo) discussion thread “ Networking at conferences ” last week, Sharon Fisher posted this. Sharon’s post.

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Keeping Attendees Engaged Is the Biggest Challenge for Virtual Events


Virtual events have not yet matured into the solution they have the potential to be — according to EventMB research, 40 percent of planners have been unable to organize a successful virtual event this year. The biggest roadblock? Engagement.

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Event Tech Podcast: A Klik Review

Endless Events

Here at the Event Tech Podcast, we’re always trying to bring you the latest news on all things related to technology. And obviously, technology pertaining to the events industry. While we’ve done reviews in the past, this time around we wanted to go further – hence, the Klik review.

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Small steps are not big enough or bold enough for the UK event industry

Event Industry News

The Business Visits & Events Partnership (BVEP) the umbrella body and advocacy group for the UK’s £70 billion events industry, is now calling on the Government to save the industry from complete collapse by providing further targeted and long-term support for the sector.

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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.

How to Boost Your Wedding Day Confidence


If ever there was a day where you want to feel, and look your best – it’s your wedding day. A day where you are going to be the center of attention, and you likely want to feel as confident as possible. Here are some tips to help you feel your best and boost that wedding day confidence!

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UK Events Industry Warns 30,000 Jobs Are at Risk as Uncertainty Looms Over Restart Date


London's ExCel Center Heather Cowper / Flickr Skift Take: As of yet, there are no plans to immediately open the UK's trade fair and exhibition sector. The industry says it needs more clarity. Rosie Spinks Read the Complete Story On Skift.

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AI is Enabling Intelligent Virtual Events Today – Here’s How It Will Look Tomorrow

Event Industry News

“I’ve seen the evil robot in the movie WALL-e and the scary robo-mom in I Am Mother… AI seems pretty terrifying, are you sure it’s a good idea to put it in charge of my virtual conference!?”.

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Restaurants That Are Now Open For Dine-In In Tennessee


Post-coronavirus, restaurants are slowly reopening in various stages — which started with takeout and delivery and has evolved into partial capacity for dine-in— in order to ensure a safe experience until the days of everyone operating at full capacity.

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EventWell announces a full mental health and wellbeing programme for the inaugural EventWell Digital Summit

Event Industry News

EventWell Ltd, the charitable social enterprise, educating and campaigning for better mental health and wellbeing in the events industry, is delighted to announce the agenda for the inaugural Digital Summit 2020.

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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.

Safety Considerations for Online Events


COVID-19 has made online events more popular than ever – from a health perspective, they’re the safest way to gather while COVID-19 transmission remains a risk. But there are still risks associated with an online event that warrant consideration.

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Elevate launches online creativity and resiliance course with subsidy for the unemployed

Event Industry News

The Elevate mentoring programme was created four years ago to inform, empower and inspire the events community.

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Networking and Gamification at Virtual Events

PCMA Convene

One event professional recently shared her thoughts on engaging a virtual audience through networking and gamification with the PCMA Catalyst Community. PCMA’s Catalyst community offers members a platform to ask each other questions, share ideas, or, as the website says, “communicate and collaborate.”

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MCI employees dedicated 43,800 hours to community projects

Event Industry News

MCI is pleased to present the 2019 Digital Sustainability Report closing the decade of sustainability. Within the past ten years, MCI organised close to 1,000 events around sustainable topics or with integrated sustainable processes. The company received 24 industry awards for sustainability.

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Effortlessly Interact with an Entire Audience from Any Location

1,000 Participants. 75 Locations. 1 Solution.

Is it the end for in-room shareholder meetings?

Lumi Global

The impact of COVID-19 on corporate governance, and shareholder meetings, in particular, has been profound.

Keeping Attendees Engaged Is the Biggest Challenge for Virtual Events


Read the Complete Story On Skift. Meetings & Events coronavirus events

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The Future of Events: A Conversation with Dave Merrell

All Seated

During our recent webinar with David Merrell of AOO Events , David discussed the pivot over to virtual events and how he has transitioned his business model to meet the needs of the current climate.

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