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Is Profit Possible for Live Events With Social Distancing?

Is Profit Possible for Live Events With Social Distancing?

EventMB

New social distancing requirements for live events inevitably generate higher costs while impairing revenue. Will the first live events even be financially viable? Planners will need to find ways to mitigate the costs, maximize the reach, and boost revenue.  

3 weeks ago

New Coronavirus Fears Risk Delaying Event Industry Comeback

New Coronavirus Fears Risk Delaying Event Industry Comeback

EventMB

While the event industry is busy with its reopening plans, a resurgence in hospitalizations is once again casting serious doubts about the safety for attendees. As a result, we have updated our coronavirus Outlook and Recovery Timeline.    

3 weeks ago

Your Guide to Reopening Events by States and Countries

Your Guide to Reopening Events by States and Countries

EventMB

Events are trying to reopen among the resurgence of virus 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 coronavirus are reopening events.    

3 weeks ago

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New Skift Report: Weddings in a Digitally Native World – What Hotels and Special Event Venues Need to Know

New Skift Report: Weddings in a Digitally Native World – What Hotels and Special Event Venues Need to Know

Cvent Wedding Spot + Skift

The way that soon-to-be brides and grooms plan their weddings has undergone a digital transformation. Thanks to the emergence of search and the online availability of information, venues must engage with new tools to best express the essential part they can play in a couple’s special day — and maintain a competitive edge in this shifting industry.

4 months ago

CDC Issues New Guidelines for Events

CDC Issues New Guidelines for Events

EventMB

The CDC has updated its guidelines for gatherings such as conferences, concerts, festivals and weddings. Here is what you need to know.    

4 weeks ago

Making Your Events Look Cooler Online: The Rise of Virtual Production Venues

Making Your Events Look Cooler Online: The Rise of Virtual Production Venues

EventMB

Audiovisual companies are joining the ranks of event tech suppliers supporting the pivot to virtual with studio and production venues that enhance engagement through higher production value and consulting support.    

4 weeks ago

Are Virtual Events Killing the Biggest Marketing Tactic of the Past Few Years — FOMO?

Are Virtual Events Killing the Biggest Marketing Tactic of the Past Few Years — FOMO?

EventMB

Virtual events are slowly killing the biggest event marketing strategy of the past few years. We are entering a seismic shift in the industry. A very risky and rewarding one.    

4 weeks ago

Do Temperature Checks Really Make Your Event Safe?

Do Temperature Checks Really Make Your Event Safe?

EventMB

Thermal testing to screen people for a Covid-19 infection has been employed by many large companies to scan their employees before they enter the building. Could it be the answer to event organizers’ prayers or is it just a placebo safety measure?    

4 weeks ago

Black Event Industry Leaders Call for Action

Black Event Industry Leaders Call for Action

EventMB

The event industry is suffering from inaction and a lack of representation. We spoke to four black leaders and they gave us a plan to change that. At EventMB, diversity and inclusion in the event industry is a topic that we hold very dear to our hearts. In one way or another, we have added…

1 month ago

How Venues and Event Planners Are Collaborating to Find New Ways Forward From Covid-19

How Venues and Event Planners Are Collaborating to Find New Ways Forward From Covid-19

EventMB

The extremely trying first half of 2020 has tested the relationships between event organizers and their venue partners. Here's a look at how they've been handling the flood of cancellations and what changes may result from the pandemic.    

1 month ago

What Crisis? Virtual Event Tech Platforms See Incredible Boost

What Crisis? Virtual Event Tech Platforms See Incredible Boost

EventMB

Whereas household names such as Eventbrite and Cvent took significant hits in the past few months, virtual event technology companies are thriving. Many report that they can't keep up with demand and others are securing massive rounds of investment.    

1 month ago

Virtual Events: How to Take Advantage of Higher Attendance Rates

Virtual Events: How to Take Advantage of Higher Attendance Rates

EventMB

Virtual events have been taking off during the coronavirus pandemic, bringing with them a mix of relief and trepidation. If there’s one silver lining, it’s that attendance rates for virtual events have been multiples higher than their live counterparts. Here's what you need to know to capitalize on the increased reach.    

1 month ago