5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events

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Kim , conference wellness warrior and attendee engager, recently shared a roundup of the best icebreakers for digital events. They’re perfect for digital events and in-person meetups. The post 5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events appeared first on CadmiumCD.

Top 10 Tips for Matchmaking and Networking at Your Event

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Matchmaking is a hot topic right now in the events industry, and it can help your exhibitors make even better connections with attendees. What are the best practices for matchmaking for you as an event organizer, though? Open up matchmaking for exhibitors 7-10 days out from your event.

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The Hybrid Fundraising Event Model

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Event Management Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising events Hybrid Fundraising Virtual FatigueIt’s been over a year since the pandemic changed all of our lives. 2020 really tested us all in a multitude of ways.

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9 Lessons Learned from Hosting Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Matthew Burnell , F ounder of ClickBid , a mobile bidding provider for online auctions, virtual galas, and in-person events. An in-person event can seem like a challenge to take online. Ticket sales are a large part of your event’s income.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

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In this article, we’ll expand on Bill’s observation and consider the different types of communication that lead to a successful event. Stakeholders for Virtual & Hybrid Events. Like live face-to-face events, the success of virtual and hybrid events depends on your stakeholders.

9 Ways to Use Text Messaging for Your Virtual Fundraising Event

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By harnessing the convenience of the mobile phones donors use daily, you can transform your virtual fundraising events into engaging, revenue-boosting opportunities. 1) Promote your virtual fundraising event. Get event registrants hyped before the big day!

Leveraging Virtual Event Platforms

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The integration uses Gravitate’s Cyclone publishing engine to constantly poll changes to AFP’s NetForum platform related to event registrations, speakers, session setup and customer records, and then sends the changes to the Freeman Application Programming Interface (API) to be updated.

The Hybrid Fundraising Event

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Virtual Events in a Post-COVID Future. The onset of COVID-19—and the resulting restrictions on large gatherings—necessitated a very quick pivot away from traditional fundraising galas and in-person events. The “Hybrid” Live and Virtual Event.

Virtual 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

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Association of American Colleges and Universities: Seamless Integration of Annual Meeting Goals to Virtual Event Platform. Sponsorship Boost joined the Annual Meeting team with experience from managing nine previous virtual events on the CadmiumCD platform.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Host a Virtual Fundraising Event: A Step-by-Step Guide for Nonprofits

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With the right strategies and tools, virtual fundraisers have proven to rival even the best in-person fundraising events in terms of revenue, reach and donor engagement. What you’ll learn: • Communication strategies to launch and effectively promote your virtual fundraising event.

Virtual Fundraising Events Checklist & Planner

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Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

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In this article, we’ll expand on Bill’s observation and consider the different types of communication that lead to a successful event. Stakeholders for Virtual & Hybrid Events. They are why your event exists! The 5 Types of Interactions at Events.

Best Hybrid Event Platforms

AccelEvents

Hybrid events integrate digital features and virtual elements into an in-person event. However, this type of hybridization only works if you have an event platform that can fully support all of the features your event requires. The Best Hybrid Event Platforms.

Virtual 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

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Association of American Colleges and Universities: Seamless Integration of Annual Meeting Goals to Virtual Event Platform. Sponsorship Boost joined the Annual Meeting team with experience from managing nine previous virtual events on the CadmiumCD platform.

8 Best Practices for Nonprofit Event Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Okay, so you’ve decided you’re going to throw a nonprofit fundraising event… virtual high fives. Nonprofit fundraising events can be a great opportunity to bring the support of donors, volunteers, and fundraisers together in real life to rally around your cause, whether it’s through a nationwide 5k or a local bowl-a-thon. And while charity events can be important for raising funds for your cause, it’s no secret they can also be a lot of work.

3 Main Challenges with Virtual Events

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Laurie Buczek, a digital marketing expert , talks about the nature of events in the time of COVID-19. Before the pandemic, events were often conducted in a physical setting — from small-scale gatherings like meetings and casual get-togethers to larger ones like concerts and conferences.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

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Making the necessary transition from physical events to a virtual platform, or planning for a hybrid event, can lead to a lot of anxiety when it comes to making sure your organization retains the same level of revenue from your annual conferences.

Campaign Calendars for Virtual Fundraising Events

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Event Trends: Staying Virtual in 2021

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For some, this includes hosting and going to in-person conferences and events. . No matter what happens in the next 3, 6 or 12 months , after a year of virtual events and conferences, a virtual component will now be expected. As 2021 kicks off, there is hope in the air.

Hybrid Events and Your Marketing Goals

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You’ve decided to run a hybrid event because you’ve realized their potential as a powerful revenue driver. You must align your hybrid event schedule, features, and planning process with your marketing goals to maximize your hybrid event’s profitability.

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Don’t Let COVID-19 Stop Your Spring Events – Go Virtual!

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The combination of COVID-19, a tough winter, and stressful events in the news has made it difficult to focus on the bright side. The post Don’t Let COVID-19 Stop Your Spring Events – Go Virtual!

The Ultimate Event Planning Guide: How to Plan an Event

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Looking for how to plan an event, or advice on event planning? We’ve seen a lot of organizations’ events over the years, and there are ten steps we’ve identified as key to a successful event. events

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Experiential Marketing Through Virtual Events

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If you want to make a lasting impression on your virtual event attendees, then you need to move beyond a basic branded online event and create something more immersive. . An experiential event focuses on the attendee and is part of an experiential marketing campaign.

Virtual Event Networking Opportunities

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Virtual events have allowed event planners and organizers to avoid canceling events and carry on during the COVID-19 pandemic. 7 Virtual Event Networking Opportunities and Solutions. Live chat can help add value to the event and improve the overall event experience.

The Top Charity Event Ideas to Know for 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Just as online fundraising has evolved over the past decade, so have fundraising event ideas. Black tie galas and silent auctions will always be mainstays, but there are new and exciting trends in charity event ideas that can help keep donors interested. Gamified events.

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Lead Retrieval For Virtual And Hybrid Events

AccelEvents

Fortunately, virtual and hybrid events can mitigate some of these challenges. Hosting a virtual or hybrid event allows a brand to create a super event that satisfies attendees while focusing on lead retrieval. Ways Virtual and Hybrid Events Contribute to Lead Retrieval.

Guide to Marketing Virtual Events

AccelEvents

Marketing for a virtual event is much different than marketing for a physical event, which means you need to make sure your marketing plan is up to snuff. . Promotion Strategies to Use When Marketing Your Virtual Event. Sponsored event speech. Marketing Your Virtual Event.

How to Create an Exceptional Digital Events Experience with Video Chats

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As event organizers, we know what we’re looking for when we pick an exhibit hall or convention center for our events. And we know what our event stakeholders—attendees, exhibitors, presenters, and sponsors—want to get out of the spaces within our venue.

Choosing an Event Videographer for Your Hybrid Event

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Given all that the event industry (and the world!) has gone through to adapt to our new normal , as an event organizer or planner, you have to take extra steps to ensure your next event is spectacular. . What is event videography? Typically used for company events. .

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Virtual Event Venues: The Rise of a New Event Space

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In a world that is rapidly adjusting to COVID-19, hosting physical events has become difficult, if not impossible. . And with this shift has come a new type of event venue: the virtual event venue. . What is a Virtual Event Venue? Benefits of Virtual Event Venues.

Preparing for a Hybrid Event

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While nothing could prepare the event industry for the changes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, there are plenty of things that can be done to help prepare for life after the virus. . Things to Consider When Preparing for a Hybrid Event. Choose the right event technology.

How to Leverage Event Data to Improve Your Virtual Events

AccelEvents

While the 2020 shift to virtual events may have been challenging, event planners quickly discovered loads of useful data that a digital format can provide. More than physical events, virtual events give an event organizer unprecedented insight into attendee demographics and behavior.

Event Platform vs Streaming Platform

AccelEvents

If you’re thinking of hosting a virtual event, then you are likely sourcing the perfect digital environment for your brand’s needs. Should you opt for a streaming platform like Youtube or social media, or would an event technology better suit your needs? Marketing and event promotion.

Why Hybrid Events Are Necessary For The Event Marketer’s Tool Belt

AccelEvents

As the event industry moves into the digital age, more and more brands are seeking ways to capture audience engagement and garner revenue through event marketing. Hybrid events are a lot of work but know that they are worth the effort. Hybrid Events Overview.

Virtual Events Made the Conventions and the Inauguration Celebrations More Accessible

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Four years from now, presumably most Americans, indeed citizens of the world, will have been vaccinated and in-person events will once again become the norm. I hope we figure out how to continue to make our events more accessible to everyone.

9 Virtual Fundraising Event Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A list curated by MobileCause – a nonprofit technology company that pioneered text-to-donate and also offers an extensive suite of online, mobile, and event fundraising solutions. Planning Your Virtual Fundraising Event. 1) [Infographic] Virtual Fundraising Event and Campaign Ideas.

5 Social Media Templates for Nonprofit Fundraising Events

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1) Introduce your event theme with eye-catching imagery. FILL IN THIS CAPTION: You’re invited to [ORG NAME]’s [EVENT NAME] on [MONTH, DAY, YEAR] from [TIME] to [TIME] at [PLACE]. Featuring [SOMETHING GOOD], [SOMETHING FUN], and [SOMETHING AWESOME], this event is a can’t miss!

The Best Virtual Event Use Cases

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Maybe you’ve heard about the hype and are eager to see how an event can drive your brand awareness. Or, your brand has a virtual event idea aimed at increasing revenue, but you are not sure of the right way to do it. The goal of a digital event is to share knowledge.

Should I Sponsor a Virtual Event?

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As most companies and brands know, event sponsorship is a great way to get in front of a captive, targeted audience. But does the same hold true for virtual events? . Why You Should Sponsor a Virtual Event. Virtual events present a treasure trove of attendee data.

The Elements of a Hybrid Events Software Platform

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Choosing the right software for your hybrid events can be stressful. Make sure to ask vendors these questions on demos to get the best picture and find the right software for your hybrid event. Here are just a few features we think should come standard in a hybrid events platform.

6 Best Event Marketing Strategies to Boost Your Hybrid Event Experiences

AccelEvents

Event marketing strategies to leverage Hybrid events are the need of the modern marketer of today. With the rise in virtual events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more businesses are seeing that virtual platforms can produce high-quality events.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

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Making the necessary transition from physical events to a virtual platform, or planning for a hybrid event, can lead to a lot of anxiety when it comes to making sure your organization retains the same level of revenue from your annual conferences.

12 Ways to Build Revenue with a Hybrid Event

AccelEvents

One way to do this is through a hybrid event. A hybrid event allows brands from all types of industries the opportunity to showcase their unique value. A successful hybrid event offers businesses to grow their revenue stacks providing new insight, information, or products.