2021

Community, consistency, human connection and relevance: how to build trust online

The MICE Blog

We know how to build trust face to face at live events, but now, when everything is moving into the virtual world, we need to learn how to build trust online with our clients, supplier sponsors and other stakeholders.

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Episode 40: Legal Issues Returning to In-Person Events with Steve Adelman from Adelman Law Group

Techsytalk

I am excited to learn more about the risk management and legal issues event professionals face as we return to the world of in-person events… The Event Hustler Show

Four MORE Ways to Approach Tech PR

The Abbi Agency

by Lauren, Alli, Dani, and Owen. Thought we were done? We were just getting started.

Incentive Travel – a true force for good

Pádraic Gilligan

Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua and Chief Marketing Officer, SITE “When she was bad, she was horrid” There’s a touch of the little girl with the curl in the middle of her forehead about incentive travel.

Evolution of the DMC:Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency & Understanding

The evolution of the DMC industry requires that it embark upon a renewed relationship with clients that is built upon transparency, trust, and understanding.

Safe Travel

Viktor

VIKTOR is committed to providing safe and healthy travel experiences for our trip participants. Our Safe Travel protocols guide every step of our travel operations to adapt to the latest COVID conditions.

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How to Plan a Concert in 10 Steps

Social Tables

Skip to content Menu Solutions Interactive Floor Plans Collaborative event sales software that increases qualified leads and drives direct revenue. Event Diagramming Collaborative event management software that saves time, boosts revenue and drives loyalty.

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The Impact Of VR On Virtual Events & Digital Experiences

Endless Events

Sometimes, one has to look on the bright side of things. From the ashes of the destruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, new opportunities emerged. The world learned how to stay connected when being isolated was a requirement.

Evolution of the DMC: Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency and Understanding

ADMEI

Evolution of the DMC: Renewing Business Relationships with Deeper Trust, Transparency and Understanding. ADMEI Blog.

Live? Virtual? Hybrid? There’s Only One Wrong Choice for Team Building

Smart Meetings

In June, organizations across America were excited about the return of in-person events, and the enticing potential of hybrid events. How quickly things change. By late July, Covid-19 cases were again spiking across the United States.

How Planners Are Customizing Hybrid Events

Convene by PCMA

A hybrid meeting takes place at Marina Bay Sands’ Hybrid Broadcast Studio in Singapore. The overall number of COVID-19 Recovery Dashboard respondents who said they were planning to hold simultaneous events for digital and in-person audiences dropped over the last six months.

COVID-19 Travel Consumer Sentiment Study

TravelBoom and sister agency, The Brandon Agency, release new consumer sentiment study on travel amidst the COVID-19 second wave

Destination spotlight Bern, Switzerland: Site visit from 28–30 August 2020 for Event Planners Talk e-conference

The MICE Blog

When the idea to stage an international, multi-day conference in Bern was born back in 2018, we didn’t know how things would turn out, and that we’d need to change our plans upside down.

Episode 35: Speakeasy Virtual Networking with Joanna Pineda from Bespeake

Techsytalk

Helping your attendees meaningfully connect with each other is on every planner's mind, but what does that look like? There are so many options and… The Event Hustler Show

The Abbi Agency Celebrates Eight Awards from PRSA

The Abbi Agency

While organizations around the world reeled from the effects of the events of 2020, The Abbi Agency delivered thoughtful and effective communication plans for its clients.

Why it’s good to be an incentive travel professional in 2021

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE Like all Incentive Travel Professionals, I’m looking forward to better times as we move into the second quarter of 2021.

Mitigating the Risks of Returning to In-Person Meetings

Viktor

The old saying goes, “The Only Constant in Life Is Change.” Heraclitus] That certainly has been true of late in the travel and hospitality industry. On a daily basis, we account for all types of uncertainty in the planning of all of our incentive travel programs, meetings and events.

The Complete Guide to Event Planner Logos: Ideas, Tips, Examples

Social Tables

Want to make your event planning company stand out? Event planner logos are a great way to do exactly that. Whether you’re part of a team or flying solo, just getting started or an industry veteran, great marketing begins with a proper logo.

Incentive Travel is alive and well … in 2021

SITE

Corporate inSITEs Edition 2 is currently “fielding” with our US corporations and we’ll have a sneak peak of preliminary results during SITE Classic. We’ve been following up with some of the corporations on our panel and received this wonderfully inspiring email from one of them highlight how incentive travel is alive and well … “Just completed the survey and thank you for resending and allowing me to include my input.

Everything You Need To Know To Create Your Event Timeline

Endless Events

So, you want to plan an event. If your head is spinning, don’t worry: it’s all completely normal. Take the event planning process one step at a time. How about you start with creating an event timeline?

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What is Slow Tourism? The next big hospitality trend

EHL Insights

The trend of “Slow Travel” has become increasingly popular over recent years, however through COVID19 it has accelerated immensely and has almost become a new norm without people even realising.

Smart Tip from Salamander Hotels: The Meeting is Just the Beginning

Smart Meetings

The number of meetings being scheduled now is quickly picking up steam as mask mandates are lifted and people start gathering again, but meeting formats have evolved.

How Diversity and Inclusion Changed Microsoft for the Better

Convene by PCMA

Philip Jarvis, a software engineer on Microsoft’s HoloLens team, uses one of the devices on the job. Jarvis, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, came to Microsoft as part of the Neurodiversity Hiring Program. Read Jarvis’s story on the Microsoft blog. Courtesy Microsoft).

Virtual and hybrid event trends for 2021 and beyond: Events Reimagined by Hubilo

The MICE Blog

The second part of Events Reimagined by Hubilo focused on presenting key virtual and hybrid event trends that we’ll see more of going forward and shared advice on how best to adapt. . Event co-moderator Teresa Al Dente shared the story of her company, Drag Taste.

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Choosing The Right Virtual Platform For Your Event

Techsytalk

During every industry event these days you hear the same question: “How do I choose the right virtual tool for my event?” As a planner… Industry Insider #virtualevents event technology

Four Ways to Approach Tech PR

The Abbi Agency

We’re getting technical. With tech PR, that is. For many, tech PR can be somewhat of a gray area — with so many different players in the game (no pun intended), it’s hard to know if you’re making the right moves.

How changing work practices bring new opportunities for incentive travel

Pádraic Gilligan

by Pádraic Gilligan, Managing Partner, SoolNua & Chief Marketing Officer, SITE Pandemic in Dublin Deserted streets. Skies free from planes. Weather. “Modern Family” Zoom calls. Neighbourhood walks. Entire families on bicycles. Where the Crawdads sing. Bird song. Coffee lines.

Tips for Traveling Amid the Delta Variant Restrictions

Viktor

Though travel has been rebounding from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Delta variant threatens to rewind some of that progress.

How to Plan an Outdoor Event in 10 Steps

Social Tables

Skip to content Menu Solutions Interactive Floor Plans Collaborative event sales software that increases qualified leads and drives direct revenue. Event Diagramming Collaborative event management software that saves time, boosts revenue and drives loyalty.

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Our #RandomActsofSITEness shining brightly like the summer sun

SITE

As summer advances so too do our #RandomActsofSITEness! They’re increasing in SITE Canada, SITE NorthEast and SITE Florida / Caribbean and actually outpacing coronavirus in Ireland at the moment amongst members and friends of SITE Ireland!

Mixed Reality For Virtual Events With Touchcast!

Endless Events

On this week’s episode of #EventIcons, we’re happy to introduce one of our amazing partners. Edo Segal is the founder and CEO of Touchcast , an innovative solution that’s bringing a human connection back to virtual events.

How Event Planners and Sponsors Can Get the Most Out of Their Partnership

Eventtia

Whether you’re planning an in-person or virtual program, gaining sponsors is crucial to any successful event. And for virtual event-planning in particular, you need additional tools to connect online attendees from your business to those sponsors. Event Marketing

Study: Online Attendees are Having Less Fun

Smart Meetings

So, how are you feeling about virtual event networking about now? Not so good, according to Virtual Attendee Experience Report from event software company Bizzabo.

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How Convention Centers Are Incubating Events Industry Recovery

Convene by PCMA

The 20,000-square-foot Oasis immersion space at the Palais des congre?s s de Montre?al al is embedded with hundreds of surround-sound speakers, LED lights, and projectors.

The road to the events industry recovery: Lessons learnt from the Eurovision Song Contest

The MICE Blog

After a one-year postponement due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) took place in Rotterdam in May 2021. Hosting an event of such big scale during a pandemic requires high levels of collaboration, creativity, resilience and innovation.

Recipe for Exhibitor & Sponsor Relations

Techsytalk

So you're probably wondering – why are we standing in the kitchen to talk about trade shows? Well, that's because I'm going to share with… Industry Insider exhibitors exhibits expo sponsors trade show

Why and How to Audit Your Website

The Abbi Agency

Performing a website audit is a critical step when it comes to understanding a critical piece of your marketing funnel, whether you’re seeing tons of traffic and conversions or none at all.