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How to Use Livestreaming to Grow Your Event

From Coachella to Dreamforce, livestreaming is taking the events industry by storm. And for good reason: 30% of people who watch a livestreamed video will attend that same event the following year.

So, how can you make live video work for your event? Find out from Livestream’s Amber van Moessner. Livestream, a global live video platform that works with more than six million events each year, will share insights on live video production, streaming, and analytics.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/academy/how-to-livestream-an-event/

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Help Attendees Network like a Boss at Your Next Conference

Organisers often spend so much time developing the educational content for their conferences that they forget about building in quality networking opportunities. But did you know that networking is the primary reason top execs attend conferences?

A survey of Fortune 1000 executives conducted by Goodman Lantern found that nearly 70% attend conferences to meet peers. Therefore, if you want good attendees at your event you must provide great networking opportunities.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/help-attendees-network-at-your-next-conference-ds00/

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How RFID Can Reduce Stress and Speed Up Entry at Your Venue

You manage hundreds of shows at your venue each year. And at each one, you feel the excitement as you open the door for showtime. This is make-or-break time for your event and your venue.

A very long line or a small ticketing hiccup can quickly result in a frustrated crowd. Even a tiny glitch might be broadcast at lightning speed on Twitter or Facebook, tarnishing your reputation. Thankfully, you can use technology to prevent that chaos.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/rfid-can-reduce-stress-ds00/

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Is Blockchain The Silver Bullet For Attendee Experience?

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency are hot topics at the moment but the underlying architecture, Blockchain, could be the attendee experience silver bullet eventprofs have been waiting for.

Everyone in the finance sector is talking about cryptocurrency. In its most simple form, a cryptocurrency allows people or businesses to exchange money without involving banks or any kind of centralized administration.

More information: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/blockchain-silver-bullet-attendee-experience

 

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Which Social Media Live Stream Is Right for Your Event?

Live streaming has gone mainstream and everyone finally has the technology to do it themselves. Three popular options are available to incorporate into your event strategy today but which one fits the unique goals of your event?

In the past two years, social media has embraced live streaming as its future. Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has said that he is “obsessed” with live streaming and thinks that Facebook will be mostly videos in the next four years.

More information: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/social-media-live-stream-event

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Is Google Uptime The Next Big Thing in Live Event Broadcast?

A Google-funded startup just released a YouTube video party app called “Uptime” that could be the beginning of something very useful for eventprofs.

Last week, Google’s startup incubator, Area 120, launched a social video app for iPhone called Uptime. Weirdly, there’s no Android App yet and no announcements have been made to confirm that there will be one. Uptime lets users find, share and watch YouTube videos with friends, whatever their location, and comment in real-time.

More information: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/google-uptime-next-big-thing-live-event-broadcast