Articles tagged “event tech”

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Event Tech Leaders Look Past Troubles, Go All In

The perfect storm stirring in the event tech sector is pounding the virtual event tech world worst of all. Still, event tech leaders are confident of steady and sustainable growth for virtual events.

Event Tech Leaders Look Past Troubles, Go All In

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The European Perspective on Event Tech

Thorben Grosser, Vice President of Product Marketing at EventMobi, joins this episode to discuss event tech, event design and how to run a successful event tech business in Europe.

The European Perspective on Event Tech

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Hopin Cuts Staff for Second Time This Year

The economic downturn is decimating the event tech sector hard, particularly virtual event tech platforms. This won't be the last round of layoffs as investors lose confidence in the sector.

Hopin Cuts Staff for Second Time This Year

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Bizzabo Cuts a Third of Staff as Event Tech Braces for Downturn

When one of event tech’s largest providers makes the difficult decision to cut almost a third of its staff it sends shivers down the spine of everyone working in the sector.

Bizzabo Cuts a Third of Staff as Event Tech Braces for Downturn

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Event Tech Hit by the Perfect Storm

Event tech has slumped lower than investors predicted. The delight of returning to in-person events is laden with a backlash towards virtual events. Nevertheless, event tech is here to stay and there are plenty of reasons to anticipate a recovery.

Event Tech Hit by the Perfect Storm

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New Tech to Help Events Reach Net Zero

It is no easy feat for an event to become net zero, but event professionals can now track their progress in reducing global greenhouse gas emissions using industry-dedicated tools.

New Tech to Help Events Reach Net Zero

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Planners’ Insights to Virtual and Hybrid Events in 2022

In its research, EventMB identified five key planner trends when it comes to embracing a balanced hybrid event strategy with a mix of in-person, hybrid, and virtual events. This article is based on content included in the 2022 edition of the EventMB Virtual Event Tech Guide, a valuable resource for all event professionals.

Planners’ Insights to Virtual and Hybrid Events in 2022

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Using Old Tech to Tell New Stories at Events

For digital storytelling to be compelling, event planners do not necessarily need to use or rely on the latest technology. By finding new creative uses for existing tech, digital events can tell stories with impact. 

Using Old Tech to Tell New Stories at Events

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Event Tech Plug and Play Is No Longer a Mirage

VSef, a not-for-profit developer of a universal data format for hybrid and virtual events, recently announced the release of version 2.0 of its data standards and introduced Stephen Knowles as the new CEO. It is hoping the update will go a long way to helping standardize data for events, which saw the rise of much siloed information during the pandemic.

Event Tech Plug and Play Is No Longer a Mirage

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Does Hopin’s Downsizing Signal a Top for the Virtual Event Tech Boom?

Given the projected recovery of in-person events, many are speculating that virtual event tech may not be as hot as it once was. In light of the recent layoffs at Hopin, we asked event tech industry leaders how they see the sector evolving from here.

Does Hopin’s Downsizing Signal a Top for the Virtual Event Tech Boom?