How To Create Value Before, During and After Your Event

Association TV

Chances are, your annual conference, trade show, summit or other live event looked a little different last year. Insider Case Studies Virtual Events Digital Transformation Content Strategy

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Top 10 Tips for Matchmaking and Networking at Your Event

Cadmium CD

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? Have you used matchmaking during one of your events?

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Top 21 Virtual Event Ideas for Your Next Online Event

AccelEvents

If you are running an online event, then you know that you can draw in crowds from all over the world. Here are 21 virtual event ideas to get you started. . Just like games, contests are virtual event ideas that can get people talking. Here is another virtual event idea.

4 Best Ideas for Planning Your Next Hybrid Event

AccelEvents

Hybrid events are a great way to connect with audiences in different mediums. And now, with more event technologies popping up, including sophisticated features, more event professionals can offer hybrid events for their customers. What are Hybrid Events?

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Beyond Tech: Event Photography Guide

Cadmium CD

For event planners and meeting organizers, event photography is a must — but how do you get the most out of your budget? There is no such thing as too soon when it comes to planning ahead for your next event.   What might entice them to attend your event?

5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events

Cadmium CD

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.

How Event Marketing Can Optimize B2B Sales

AccelEvents

And in response, event marketing and sales teams use virtual events, hybrid events, and in-person events as optimized sales tools for increasing B2B sales. Whether your goals are to nurture business relationships or generate brand awareness, events can be a powerful tool.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

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.

5-Minute Social Icebreakers for Digital Events

Cadmium CD

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. Event Design Event Management

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.

Gaining An Edge In The World Of Virtual Events

Association TV

Enter - virtual events… or in its most foundational form, a single or series of livestreams with interactive digital tools integrated for audience participation. Insider Case Studies Virtual Events

8 Event Budgeting Tips Every Event Planner Should Know

AccelEvents

Event budgeting can be a hassle. When planning an event budget, there is a lot that event planners must consider. In addition to necessities like venue costs and the event staff, you’ll also want to allow for unexpected expenses, emergency funds, and hidden fees that crop up. .

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Event Marketing 101 – Guide & Strategies

AccelEvents

No matter what this year brings, event marketing is an effective marketing tool for brands to have in their arsenal. Online events, hybrid events, and in-person events are the perfect way to do this. . What is Event Marketing? Why is Event Marketing Important?

Planning an Event? Here are 5 Essential Things to Remember

Cadmium CD

Planning an event can be stressful, so it’s important to get your ducks in a row. Here are 5 essential things to put at the top of your event-planning checklist to make sure nothing is left out! The first and most important item for any event is the venue.

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.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

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.

The Hybrid Fundraising Event Model

NonProfit PRO

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 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!

Virtual Event Networking Opportunities

AccelEvents

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.

Hybrid Events and Your Marketing Goals

AccelEvents

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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Leveraging Virtual Event Platforms

Gravitate

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.

Experiential Marketing Through Virtual Events

AccelEvents

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 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

Cadmium CD

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.

Preparing for a Hybrid Event

AccelEvents

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.

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 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.

Choosing an Event Videographer for Your Hybrid Event

AccelEvents

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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Is Your Association Using Data to Increase Event Revenue?

Association Analytics

The pandemic unexpectedly transformed how organizations hosted their events and meetings, forcing event planners to quickly pivot and move their meetings to virtual platforms. Similarly, analyzing your event data from many angles can lead to a major impact on revenue.

Virtual Event Venues: The Rise of a New Event Space

AccelEvents

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.

The Marketer’s Guide to Promoting Your Next Event

AccelEvents

With the rise in online and hybrid events, more brands are using a combination of the two genres, as part of their event marketing strategy. What’s more, coordinating your event marketing strategy with your brand’s overall marketing goals can be challenging!

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.

The Future of Fundraising Events

Charity Village

Original Broadcast Date: July 15, 2021 Summary: The vaccines are rolling out, the world is slowly moving to a new normal, but 2019 events are never coming back. The post The Future of Fundraising Events appeared first on CharityVillage.

7 Key Lessons Learned from Virtual Fundraising Events in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Lindsay Johnson, Marketing Team Member at MobileCause , an industry leader in virtual fundraising events and online giving, plus fundraising solutions such as peer-to-peer, text-to-donate and mobile messaging. 4) Online Registration for Virtual Events Has Many Benefits.

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3 Main Challenges with Virtual Events

Cadmium CD

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.

Event Talk Live (June): Grow Your Brand with Virtual and Hybrid Events

AccelEvents

Accelevents hosted its most recent installment of Event Talk Live focusing on how to “Grow Your Brand with Virtual and Hybrid Events.” ” Far from being cost centers, events are viable channels for growing and building your brand, business, or organization.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

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.

How to Drive Virtual Event Engagement with Gamification

AccelEvents

Gamification has been a growing trend in events for some time. But with the recent industry shift toward virtual and hybrid events, it has become even more popular. Still, there is no reason why they cannot also be applied to virtual events. Define Your Virtual Event.

Virtual 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

Cadmium CD

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.

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.

Creating Personalized Event Experiences with CadmiumCD

Cadmium CD

With so many events happening in a virtual space, event organizers want to do everything they can to facilitate a great networking experience for our attendees. At a glance, they can see the most relevant sessions, exhibitors, and other information to help guide them through your event.

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

Nonprofit Tech for Good

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.

Dreamforce 2021 and the Future of Events

Cloud 4 Good

Dreamforce 2021 is going to be a (partially) in-person event this year! The highly-anticipated event, held completely virtually in 2020, is set to take place September 21 – 23 and will consist of small in-person gatherings and a more widely accessible virtual experience.

Should I Sponsor a Virtual Event?

AccelEvents

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.