How to Create Attendee Personas

Endless Events

Everybody say attendee personas! How well do you really know your attendees? Our host Nick Borelli walks you through the entire process of creating attendee personas. Video Transcription – How To Create Attendee Personas. I’m really excited to be talking to you about an area that I spend a great deal of time on, and that is attendee personas. Attendee personas might be something that not in your lexicon. What Ticks Your Attendee personas?

How to Get Attendees Onsite, On Time

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With our pro tips, you can be confident attendees will show up onsite and on time to every event you’ve worked hard to build. They say, "if you build it, they will come." You’ve planned it, organized the details, and envisioned your event from start to finish. So, will they come? Absolutely!

Virtual Attendee Engagement: 8 Unique & Creative Strategies

Endless Events

As a production company, we get a lot of questions about virtual attendee engagement. Particularly about how to come up with strategies that make attendees happy and eager for more, both during and after the fact. Frustrated attendees turn into unhappy customers and no one wants that!

Presenters & Attendees: Creating A Smooth Virtual Experience

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Because much like event profs had to adapt to the new normal, so did presenters and attendees. A Smooth Virtual Experience For Attendees. And the flip side of it is there’s probably always going to be attendees that have issues that you can’t help with either.

Study: Online Attendees are Having Less Fun

Smart Meetings

Not so good, according to Virtual Attendee Experience Report from event software company Bizzabo. Online attendees did not meet the types of people they were hoping to meet 17 percent more often than in-person attendees. percent of in-person attendees.

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7 Tips for Driving Attendee Engagement at Virtual Events

Smart Meetings

Yet, despite the high potential for virtual events due to cost savings and ease of access, there is a considerable challenge ahead for event organizers to deliver a truly valuable experience by replicating the networking opportunities for attendees that exist during live events.

How AI Is Changing Event Attendee Experiences For The Better

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Virtual Events event tech Hybrid Events AI Attendee ExperiencesAI (Artificial Intelligence) is becoming more important than ever, particularly as modern cloud computing technology enables more powerful, flexible, scalable AI tools.

Keeping Your Members and Attendees In Mind

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Sherrif Karamat, CAE, President & CEO, PCMA. The great online learning experiment caused by the pandemic left college students feeling positive about online and hybrid courses, a recent survey found.

Lead with the Attendee Journey

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Are you leading with the attendee journey? Read how this approach created a personalized and memorable experience for a recent virtual event. Event Solutions

4 Strategies to Win Back International In-Person Attendees

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Speak directly to safety concerns and travel hurdles facing international attendees, and provide them with helpful resources they can use to plan a successful trip, mdg suggests.

Event Pricing: Attendees Paying What They Choose

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And figuring out how much you should charge your attendees is a challenge. Imagine a world where your attendees pay what they want for the experience. In Kahlil’s experience, attendees tend to pay 30% more than what he asked for initially.

Attendee Strategies That Matter: How to Help Your Attendees Find Their Tribe

Endless Events

Who’s ready for some top-notch attendee strategies? At the end of the day, what matters most is how much your attendees enjoyed your event. Which is why, as event professionals, we want to focus on the best strategies to increase attendee engagement and interaction. This one is all about knowing how to help your attendees find their tribe. Join our amazing host Alex Plaxen while he walks you through how you can help out your attendees.

The 3 Attendee Questions: What They Want to Know About Each Other

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Everybody gather ’round because we’re talking attendee questions that matter! Obviously, the answer is your attendees. And these are some of the only attendee questions that actually matter. Attendee Questions: The Very Begining.

Hybrid Event Interactions Between Virtual & In-Person Attendees

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When Virtual Attendees Feel Left Out. As the online attendee, I got to participate in the team building. When people show up in conference rooms, the remote attendees always feel disconnected. A year ago, the events industry had no choice but to master the art of virtual events.

The New Live Event Etiquette: All Your Burning Attendee Questions, Answered

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event tech live events Attendee Experiences In-person Events In-person MeetingsThe country is once again open for business, live events are resuming, and summer is upon us. It’s safe to say things are looking way up from this same time last year.

Attendee Expectations Post-Coronavirus: What Will They Look Like?

Endless Events

And what will attendee expectations post-coronavirus look like? What will attendees look for? Event Brew attendee expectations coronavirus event brewThe world has been shaken to the very core by something no one was prepared for.

Show Your Attendees Some Health Love

Smart Meetings

After a long, exhausting meeting, the last thing on most attendees’ minds is eating healthy, but event professionals can do their part by ensuring attendees get the nutrition they need from their meals. In the latest Smart Meetings webinar, Toni Zoblotsky, director, B2B marketing and sales valet, Hilton Worldwide, offers a wide variety of foods that are healthy, fun and instagrammable, as well as a few recommendations to get attendees active.

Going Global: How to Talk to Your Hybrid and Virtual Attendees with Wordly

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One of the best things about virtual and hybrid events is that they can be enjoyed by attendees from all over the world. Virtual Events event tech Hybrid Events AI Attendee Experiences wordly integrations wordly

Entertainment ideas for events that delight attendees

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Discover the best entertainment ideas for events that surprise and delight attendees, delivering a memorable experience. Often overlooked by organizers, entertainment at events can push the attendee experience to the next level.

Your Guide to Staying Sane While Keeping Event Attendees Safe

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In a post-2020 world, the health and safety of attendees is priority number one. Try your best to think of your attendees as if they were your own family members. Framing your safe planning initiatives in this context can help you make the best decisions for your attendees.

How to Transform Your Attendees into Networking Butterflies

Smart Meetings

Is it an opportunity for attendees to meet like-minded professionals or is it a chance to interact with potential future business partners? Being transparent about the purpose prepares attendees for getting the most out of your event. Explain to attendees who they will be meeting and, if appropriate, make introductions by email beforehand. How to Build Better Attendee Evaluations to Determine Event ROI. Regular attendees will know what to expect and what to bring.

Attendee Gifts: When Chachkies & Free Swag Become Too Much

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Everybody gather around for some brewing about attendee gifts! If you were to count the number of chachkies you’ve received over the years as an attendee, how many would that be? Attendee gifts aren’t all that bad, and have benefits of their own, right?

When Attendees Have Options, Why Should They Choose You?

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That means your potential attendees may have to pick your event or another, which also means someone wins and someone loses. No Swindling Your Attendees. That way, if it needs tweaked, you can do so before a bulk of attendees register. On the back end, tirelessly ask attendees to provide feedback on each session, even if that means providing an incentive. It all comes down to this: if your attendees are forced to choose, why should they pick you?

What is Attendee Matchmaking?

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Did you know that 82% of event planners say that networking is their attendees biggest priority? This stat comes to us through research conducted by Event Manager Blog. Chances are you fall into the 82% bucket, right? We’re right there with you. Networking is a huge driver in attendance and ticket sales and understanding the difference between networking and event matchmaking will be critical to your success.

How To Use Event Gamification and Boost The Energy Of The Attendees

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It works by accessing the emotions and the motivations of attendees – because, at heart, we like to collect, complete and compete. Aside from focusing on the usual logistics, you’ll also learn to be sensitive to human-oriented experiences which can be more important when it comes to attendee engagement. By using gamification in your events, you can achieve the following results: Increased attendee engagement. Improving the proactivity of attendees.

6 Tips for Keeping Attendees Tuned In During Your Online Events

Smart Meetings

While event organizers are getting good at planning in-person, hybrid and online events, booking the right speakers and keeping attendees engaged are still some of the biggest challenges. Structure the flow of your agenda to keep your attendees engaged.

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Can Planners Mandate COVID Vaccinations for Attendees?

Special Events

An expert on meetings-industry legal questions unpacks the potential issues around requiring a negative COVID test or vaccination

Survey: Satisfy Individual Attendee Needs For Success

Smart Meetings

Successful transfer of knowledge and satisfying the individual needs of attendees are the most effective ways for planners to keep them engaged, according to a recent study. The results of the survey informed meeting professionals what makes events successful and how to please their attendees. GCB created an online survey, running from September 2017 to June 2018, based on the question “What kind of attendee am I?” 6 Attendee Archetypes.

How to Drive Attendees to Your Virtual Exhibit Hall

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You’ve even instilled a bit of gamification into your event that will get your attendees moving, interacting, and smiling ear to ear. In fact, research from Trade Show News Network shows that the average attendee spends 8.3

Give Your Attendees a Taste of Colorado’s Best Brews in Aurora

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Treat your attendees to some of Colorado’s famous craft brews with a stop at one (or two) of Aurora’s celebrated microbreweries. Few things taste better than a refreshing glass of beer on a crisp autumn day—especially if that day was filled with meetings.

Virtual Happy Hour Ideas: Entertain Attendees & Get The Party Rolling!

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After you took the time to learn about mistakes to avoid , how to engage your audience , and sponsorship deals , we want you to think about how to entertain attendees. Well, when it comes to a virtual happy hour, it can be just as delightful for your attendees!

How to Convert Your Attendees into Prospects

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Event marketing is results-driven ?? and truly efficient, but only when done correctly. ??. Running events and expecting new prospects or clients to drop into the pipeline is merely wishful thinking. ????. Event Marketing

Our Event Industry Conference Attendee Strategies – Event Brew #001

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Time to brew some conference attendee strategies! On this week’s episode, Will Curran, Nick Borelli, Dustin Westling, and Thuy Diep get together to talk about conference attendee strategies. Conference Attendee Strategies – Who’s Coming? My deficit of knowledge in certain areas, to do what I do for the events industry is not as deep as it used to be” Conference Attendee Strategies – Networking. How to Create Attendee Personas.

Hybrid Event Trends & Expectations Of The Next Generation Attendee With Jim Louderback!

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” Hybrid Event Trends: Expectations Of The Next Generation Attendee. This week’s #EventIcons guest is one of the most respected figures in digital media. He has a 20-year history in thought leadership, experiential events, and technology. Got your attention? Read on!

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Using Creative Content to Excite Attendees for Your Event

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An organization's people are busy. Day-in and day-out, striving for excellence in their performance, and bringing goals to fruition. They’re dedicated, talented and exactly who you want representing your brand.

7 Tips to Stop Attendee Churn in its Tracks

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Merely knowing what attendee churn is and why it happens isn’t enough. As we know, attendee churn is your event’s failure to retain guests year over year. Stop Attendee Churn from Happening in the First Place.

How Not to Be That Person Who Wastes Attendee Time

Smart Meetings

More : How to Keep Attendees Engaged. What can be done to create meetings that attendees want to attend? It’s tough for attendees to concentrate if they feel as though they’re in a freezer or baking in an oven. An attendee might have a lot to say, but it’s best to make sure everyone has the chance to chime in. The post How Not to Be That Person Who Wastes Attendee Time appeared first on Smart Meetings.

New Virtual Event Platform Features that Boost Attendee Engagement

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As virtual event trailblazers, we at MeetingPlay are constantly innovating to create new solutions that not only boost attendee engagement, but help event organizers to understand the impact of their events.

Virtual Audience Engagement: Keep Your Remote Attendees Happy!

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Because this time around, you’re not just competing with attendees’ phones. Sure, engaging remote attendees is harder than engaging those who are physically present. You want your attendees to be hyped! Are there any changes the attendee should be aware of?

41 Best Hotel Amenities for Conference Attendees

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Something often overlooked when booking hotel blocks for conferences are hotel amenities for conference attendees. We have gathered a variety of the best hotel amenities for conference attendees to look for when finding the right hotel for your next conference. All 41 of these amenities keep the comfortability of your attendee in mind so that they have a wonderful event experience from check-in to check-out! . Look for little ways to save attendees money.

Online Attendee Engagement: New Challenges and New Solutions

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How do you keep an attendee actively engaged when they’re sat behind a screen in the comforts of their own home? Now consider that engaged attendees are the key ingredient to any successful event, you start to see how important this question is.

Improving Your Attendee Experience: Design Thinking For Events – #EventIcons Episode 162

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When it comes to planning, the eyes should always be on the prize – and in this case, the prize is your attendee experience. EventIcons #eventicons attendee experience attendee feddback cibola systems design design thinking design thinking for events end user experience event design event design ideas event planningThis week’s episode of #EventIcons will tackle the amazing world of design thinking for events.

Eventtia Tips. Upgrade the User Experience of Your Attendees

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Although essential for their overall satisfaction, the user experience of your attendees doesn’t depend completely on you. However, you can influence it by taking certain actions. Find out more by reading this article. Event Planning