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Events Industry Outlook for 2022 and Beyond

Bishop McCann

Corporate Event Event Trends Virtual Events

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2023 Event Trends and Industry Outlook

Bishop McCann

With the new year just beginning, we discuss what’s to come in 2023 in the meetings and events landscape and what event industry trends to watch for with Amber Heintz, Vice President of Program Operations at Bishop-McCann. Topics include: Event Trends PodcastShow Notes.

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Event Management Versus Event Production: What’s the Difference?

Endless Events

You’re gearing up to plan your next event, but you already feel overwhelmed between finding a venue, planning your A/V, and picking the perfect caterer. Pulling off your biggest event of the year takes a lot of work, so there’s no shame in asking for some help. .

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13 Reasons To Use Event Platforms for In-Person Events

Endless Events

As an event planner, you know virtual and in-person events require a completely different setup. But before you get too entrenched in booking speakers or drawing up venue contracts, it’s best to think about how you’ll get results from an in-person event.

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All You Need to Know to Retain, Engage, and Energize Your Workforce

The Great Resignation and tight labor market make recruitment challenging and retention crucial. This eBook explains exactly how team building can improve employee onboarding and help you retain, engage, and optimize the performance of your teams.

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Event Marketing Strategy: The Best Recipe For Event Success

Endless Events

Every event professional understands that events are a form of marketing – especially in a B2B and B2C world. Like any other marketing effort, events need a comprehensive event marketing strategy to get the best results. WHAT IS EVENT MARKETING?

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Events Environment for Freelancers & Independent Talent

Bishop McCann

Joined by Bishop-McCann’s President and Owner, Rob Adams, and Soundings’ Founder and CEO, Tracy Judge, this episode covers issues relating to independent talent in the events industry, along with trends and the future of events. Topics include: Events PodcastShow Notes.

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15 KPIs for Event Strategy

Endless Events

Events are an investment, and you need a strategy to get results. Your event strategy is the game plan for how you will get a return on this event. Whether it’s more leads or a boost in sales, the right event strategy will help you get what you need. . Post-Event Surveys.

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How To Increase Event Platform Adoption Rates

Endless Events

Your brand went through the time and expense to set up a unique event platform; Whether it’s a web-based platform or an app, you have tons of fun features, tools, and resources in the platform for your attendees. But when it’s time to host your event, attendees aren’t using the platform.

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How Event Technology Will Benefit Your Events

Endless Events

Event technology has finally become an integral part of our event strategies. It’s taken us many years, even though many event profs have been preaching about numerous benefits of event technology for ages. After all, virtual and hybrid events fully depend on technology.

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Why do Event Marketers Receive More Credit and Respect Than Event Planners?

Endless Events

She asked, “Why do event marketers receive more credit and respect than event planners?” . Event marketers and event planners do, in fact, often receive credit, financial support, and recognition differently, which makes this an excellent question.

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The Future of Events and Event Industry Trends: What’s Next?

Endless Events

According to Forbes , in-person events increased by 255% from the 4th quarter of 2021 to the second quarter of 2022. And these are just a few of several trends in events to keep your eye on. We ask what type of event you’re planning next: virtual, in-person, or hybrid.

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Where do You Draw Event Inspiration?

Endless Events

As an event professional, you likely rely on some degree of creativity and inspiration to design events, drive innovation, and make your mark on the attendee experience. Together, they’ll share where they draw event inspiration from. That’s what we often do for event inspiration.

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77 Event KPIs To Measure Your Event Success

Endless Events

Thanks to an absolute boom of event technology solutions , event planners can now craft data-based event strategies and measure their event success better than ever before. Once the KPIs are set, they need to be measured to determine event ROI. Financial Event KPIs.

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10 Smart Strategies For Planning Sustainable Events

Endless Events

Fifty-nine percent of event planners say environmental responsibility impacts their event plans. Here are ten ways to make your next event sustainable without sacrificing the attendee experience. Your sustainable events pledge needs to be super obvious.

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What is Event-Led Growth?

Endless Events

The events industry is on the cusp of change. Mark is the CMO of Airmeet , a leading virtual and hybrid event platform. Mark comes to us today with no shortage of experience in event-led growth. How Mark Came to Events. What Does Event-Led Growth Mean to Mark?

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Endless Events Presents: The 2022 Event Trends Guide!

Endless Events

Now that the celebratory dust has settled, it’s a great time to check out 2022 event trends. What’s the best way to plan hybrid events? These topics present some of the biggest pain points for event planners. 2022 Event Trends Guide: What You’ll Find.

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Rethinking Event Design for Introverts

BCD Meetings & Events

The way you design events needs a rethink if you want to engage introverts and people who are naturally shy, says Sandra Collins, Director of Strategic Communications at The Collective by BCD Meetings & Events. Technology Event Solutions

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Your Event Goals Should Determine Your Venue Contract — Not The Other Way Around

Endless Events

Whether you opt for an in-person or hybrid event, you need the right venue to create a truly captivating experience. Newbie event planners will often pick a venue, negotiate a deal with them, and sign the venue’s provided contract. . How will this event further your business goals?

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2020 Virtual Event Trends

Endless Events

Who would have known that 2020 would go down as one of the most influential years- if not the most influential year- for virtual events in history? Even as the highest-ranked event trends predictor in the industry, even we couldn’t guess this. Real-time event changes .

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9 Methods To Measure Your Real Event ROI

Endless Events

Getting caught up in the glitz and sparkle of planning an event is easy. Attendees should enjoy your event, but planning an event isn’t a pure act of kindness. As an event planner, you host events to get results. Do you host multiple events every year?

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Making the Most of Event Technology at Event Registration

Bishop McCann

First impressions matter, and that statement holds true with respect to meetings and events. So for event planners like us, we pay close attention to the entire registration process as it sets the stage for the rest of your corporate event. Event Technology Events Attendees

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Will People Change Their Lifestyle for VR Events?

Endless Events

As event professionals, we’re always looking to explore new methods, techniques, and technologies to make each event better than the last. Virtual reality (VR) is a topic we often discuss on the Event Tech podcast and has been a technology growing in popularity in recent years.

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Elevate Your Event: The Top 8 Benefits of Attendee Tracking

Endless Events

The events industry is waking up to the importance of event data for reaching event marketing goals and proving ROI. A vast source of valuable data is attendee tracking – one of the most powerful ways event professionals can measure event marketing success.

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What is the Future of Event Marketing?

Endless Events

What’s next for the future of event marketing? In today’s episode, Will Curran and Nick Borrelli talk about what’s in the future for event marketing. on the horizon, the internet is changing, and marketing for events must keep up. What’s the Role of a Movement in Event Marketing?

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Everything You Need To Know To Create Your Event Timeline

Endless Events

So, you want to plan an event. Take the event planning process one step at a time. How about you start with creating an event timeline? Event timelines help you stay on track and get you excited about the event you’re going to throw together.

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Event Sponsors: 9 Proven Tips To Find The Perfect Sponsors

Endless Events

Planning an event takes a lot of time, but you know that the financial side of it can get expensive fast. Event sponsors. . Sponsors get the limelight at your event in exchange for cutting you a check. Follow these nine tips to get a sponsor for your next event.

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The 14 Most Important KPIs for Event Audience Engagement

Endless Events

So, you’re planning a big event for your company — kudos to you! Event planning isn’t for the faint of heart; you certainly have a lot on your plate. Not only do you need to host a fantastic event , but you also need to prove that your event will get results.

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Exploring Event Branding Opportunities

Bishop McCann

Event branding is equally important and functions similarly. Experiential Event Design Corporate Event EventsThink of iconic brands, such as Apple, Coke, McDonald’s, or Mercedes, and you likely have an image or feeling that comes to mind instantly.

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Event Trends: Food and Beverage in 2022

Bishop McCann

Food has always been a focal point of events. Food taps into people’s emotions, and often, attendees will remember how good or bad the meals were at an event, connecting it directly to how they felt at the time. Corporate Event Food & Beverage Event Trends Creative

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Here’s Why Your Event Budget Needs to Increase in 2023

Endless Events

After a nearly two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, the events industry returned in all its glory this year. A war in Ukraine , an inflation surge, and supply chain issues will impact event budgets in 2023. . The Annual ICE Report estimates that event-related costs will increase by 83%.

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Resources for Event Planning Professionals

Bishop McCann

Despite unprecedented challenges, the events industry has been making great strides toward recovery in the past two years. Continuing Education Events

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Event Gamification That Doesn’t Suck

Endless Events

Event gamification kind of sucks right now, but it doesn’t have to. Event organizers turn to gamification to try and drive engagement and rally excitement around an event. That’s why our guest co-host Arianna Black is struggling to find value in event gamification. .

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Brandt & Will’s Event Technology Trends 2022

Endless Events

This week’s Event Tech Podcast episode is a little bit different. Rather than having a regular conversation about event technology, Will and Brandt are sharing the contents of a session they led at the FICP Annual Conference in Phoenix, Arizona back in November 2021.

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The Current State Of Event Technology Labor

Endless Events

Between the brain drain in the events industry and labor shortages, the event technology labor has transformed dramatically. And not for the better: event planners are finding it increasingly hard to hire reliable and experienced vendors at a reasonable price.

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Top 10 Event Technology Trends for 2021

Bishop McCann

The event planning and events industry is no different. Event technology plays an important role in the industry, and adaptation over the last two years has driven adoption and evolution that will change all events moving forward.

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Five Tips to Setting Corporate Event Goals

Bishop McCann

While we’re not going to ask about your event planning three to five years out, we are going to ask the purpose behind hosting your event. As event planners, that’s part of our job. Corporate Event EventsGoals matter.

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Why Good Virtual Events Cost Money

Endless Events

When it comes to virtual and hybrid events, some people think, “Eh, let’s just host the event on Zoom and call it a day.” But if we’re being sincere, Zoom-based events aren’t the best. Why Can’t I Host a Virtual Event on Zoom? Invest in Better Virtual Events.

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Is this the Answer to “No Good Event Management Software?”

Endless Events

Event management software can potentially make an event planner’s job more efficient. In July, we discussed this exact issue in the episode, Why is there no good event software? What Does Joi Bring to Event Management. Typically, you have an event with multiple sessions.

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Event Staffing: Event AV Is NOT A One Person Job!

Endless Events

It’s Monday, which means it’s time for another episode of the Event Tech Podcast! Will is really excited to talk about event staffing today. Far too often have they seen one person do a job of multiple people at events. It’s Time To Talk About Event Staffing.

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Event Profs Should Embrace Metaverse Events, And Here’s Why

Endless Events

While the metaverse is not a fully-fledged event trend just yet, there is no denying that metaverse events will become increasingly more popular in the years to come. It’s not that event planners need to learn how to plan events in the metaverse or else risk staying behind.

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Event Platform Case Study: Meet Remo!

Endless Events

Now and then, the Event Tech Podcast reviews a certain product or service. This week, Brandt and Endless Events’ Kyle Kocinski do a case study on Remo , one of the top 22 event platforms to use in 2022. Introducing Remo, A Map-Based Event Platform.

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Event Idea Theft

Skift Meetings

Event Management event idea theft event planning kill fee ROISkift Take: How the request for proposal became a vehicle for the misappropriation of someone else's work. — Sue Pelletier Read the Complete Story On Skift Meetings.