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6 Event registration hacks to maximize ticket sales

You might have wondered how big conferences and events get so many people to sign up? Or why do so many people attend? Well, wonder no more! In this article, we’ll share with you some of the best event registration hacks that will help you get more people to sign up for your event.

Make the registration process easy

Event registration can be a hassle, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are a few hacks to make the process easy and seamless for both you and your attendees.

Read more at: https://blog.eventzilla.net/event-resources/6-event-registration-hacks-to-maximize-ticket-sales/

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How to stream from your phone to TV: A step-by-step guide for iPhone and Android users

If you are like some of us who enjoy a better viewing experience, you would appreciate knowing how to stream content from your phone to TV. You may view images, watch movies, videos, music, and photos, play games, watch online TV shows, use applications, and much more if you know how to do this.

It is simpler than you might think to connect your phone to the big screen, just like with anything else in technology.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/tech-and-trends/how-to-stream-from-your-phone-to-tv.html

Read similar stories at: https://eventtechnology.org/category/technology-news/virtual-meetings-news/

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6 Event Engagement Ideas To Win Your Attendees

Recently, audiences are hard to engage, and repetitive engagement ideas also do not help the cause. Have you lately been struggling with engaging your event audience too? Then we might have something for you!

In this blog, we have arranged a series of the latest engagement ideas you might not have heard elsewhere. Implement them in your upcoming event, and the results will surprise you.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/others/6-event-engagement-ideas-to-win-your-attendees.html

Read similar stories at: https://eventtechnology.org/category/technology-news/audience-response-news/

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How to check open ports for live streaming

When streaming content, whether live or pre-recorded, it’s important to ensure your ports are open to avoid any buffering or other playback issues. This post will show you how to check open ports for live streaming on both Windows and Mac.

How to check for open ports on Windows

Here’s a quick guide on how to check your open ports for live streaming on Windows:

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/tech-and-trends/how-to-check-open-ports-for-live-streaming.html

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10 Best cameras for live streaming in 2022

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Choosing the best cameras for live streaming is essential if you want to succeed on many platforms or at least see the best video quality. Of course, you can continue using the built-in camera on your laptop or desktop, but the results won’t even come close to those cameras for streaming.

On a dedicated device, both the video and audio quality are noticeably better, which will elevate your content and hopefully increase your viewership.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/tech-and-trends/best-cameras-for-live-streaming.html

Read similar stories at: https://eventtechnology.org/category/technology-news/virtual-meetings-news/

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A Seamless Attendee Journey for Hybrid Events [Infographic]

Discover how to build a seamless attendee journey for hybrid events, from event registration, to live engagement, to post-event communication.

Creating a seamless attendee journey for hybrids events is no easy feat. It demands a strategic and systematic approach from event planners, who have to think of two separate experiences: virtual and in-person.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/others/a-seamless-attendee-journey-for-hybrid-events-infographic.html

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What event professionals can learn from the Super Bowl

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Find out what event professionals can learn from the Super Bowl as a showcase of building up attention, creating and engaging communities, leveraging technology, and advertising.

This Sunday, February 13, 2022, the Super Bowl will see the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Los Angeles Rams at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Without a doubt, it will be the most-watched broadcast in the U.S. in 2022.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/marketing/what-event-professionals-can-learn-from-the-super-bowl.html

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The Importance of Presentation Skills in hybrid or In-Person Events and How to Improve Them

Presentation skills is what gives value to your insights, instead it is useless if you aren’t able to communicate them properly.

Communication is a soft skill that many organizations recognize but fail to look for when recruiting fresh talent. Yet, in marketing, communicating with presentations is something that will happen quarterly, monthly, and sometimes even more regularly.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/others/presentation-skills-for-events.html

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Zoom Events: A Year of Enhancing Your Virtual and Hybrid Events

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They say time flies when you’re having fun, so it’s hard to believe our virtual events management solution, Zoom Events, just turned 1! Launched in the summer of 2021, Zoom Events was born specifically with remote audiences in mind. As virtual and hybrid events became core to modern marketing strategies, we saw the need for a remote-friendly event platform that would help organizations facilitate memorable, engaging experiences and unite attendees across borders and time zones.

Read more at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/zoom-events-a-year-of-enhancing-your-virtual-and-hybrid-events

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37 Virtual Event Ideas with Examples for 2022

We’ve always had webinars, but now, the humble webinar has been joined by a new type of event – a virtual event.

According to a survey conducted by PCMA, 79% of event planners are going virtual. From virtual meetings to virtual conferences, the meetings and events industry has transformed in the last few months and is embracing new forms of event marketing and management technology.

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/en/blog/events/virtual-event-ideas

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5 Event App Case Studies that Show the Power of Event Tech

Technology is the glue that holds a good event together.

Whether you’re planning an in-person conference, a virtual summit, or a hybrid event that combines the best of both worlds, the event app you use will have a huge impact on your success.

If you’ve never used an event app before, you may not understand how transformative it can be. In this article, we’ll show you how EventMobi’s powerful event app helped 5 different organizations build standout events.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/5-event-app-case-studies-that-show-the-power-of-event-tech/

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Case Study: Meeting Expectations Doubles Attendee Event App Adoption Year-Over-Year

About Meeting Expectations

Meeting Expectations specializes in designing and executing strategies to achieve event and association management goals. Their clientele includes organizations like the Atlanta Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-Atlanta).

The Event Goal

For their annual ‘Spotlight on HR’ conference, the Meeting Expectations management team wanted to set a new record for member adoption and engagement on their Event App.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/meeting-expectations-doubles-attendee-event-app-adoption/

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Event Check-in app: How to Elevate Your Guest Arrival Experience

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We’ve heard it before, first impressions matter. But what does that mean for event planners?  According to Forbes, you only have seven seconds to make a first impression. That’s it. This means that in less than 10 seconds, your attendees have formed an opinion of your event. Where are attendees most likely to spend their first seven seconds at an event? The answer for most will be waiting in line to print their badge. They haven’t had a chance to experience the content, connections, and experiences you have designed for them, yet they are already forming an opinion of your event.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/event-check-in-app-elevate-guest-arrival-experience/

Read similar stories at: https://eventtechnology.org/category/technology-news/registration-solutions-news/

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WHAT IS AN EVENT CHATBOT

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In today’s Whiteboard Wednesday, we tackle the question: What is an event chatbot? Chatbots and digital assistants have become our trusted companions at home and at work. They help us manage our schedules, fulfill our requests, and instantly answer questions we might have about the weather, the news, – and events.

In this 12-minute video, Brandt Krueger goes over the event chatbot basics. What they are, how to implement them, and their benefits. Consider adding one to your upcoming event and automate some of your event communications.

Read more at: https://helloendless.com/what-is-an-event-chatbot/

Read similar stories at: https://eventtechnology.org/category/technology-news/audience-response-news/

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CAN WE RELY ON EVENT PLATFORMS FOR AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT?

The Event Brew squad is tackling a complex topic today; a topic most event planners have contemplated in the last two years. It’s time to talk about audience engagement on event platforms!

The topic was inspired by Encore’s article, titled ‘Keep Attendees Engaged with an Interactive Event Platform‘. The Event Tech Podcast has tackled this topic from multiple angles, but today, we can get an inside scoop from Dustin, Nick, and Thuy, as well.

Read more at: https://helloendless.com/event-platforms-for-audience-engagement/

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HOW TO LIVE STREAM THE RIGHT WAY IN 2022 – WHITEBOARD WEDNESDAY

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Thanks to the global pandemic, we have seen an upward trend in many companies, celebrities & even family members trying to live stream since 2019. According to Upcomer, the online live streaming industry saw a 99% progression between April 2019 and April 2020. Therefore, with an estimated valuation of $184.3 billion for the industry by 2026, we must talk about the right way to live stream your event today.

Read more at: https://helloendless.com/live-stream-2022/

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Best Practices for a High-Quality Event Listing

Designing a high quality event is the key to creating a fantastic experience for your attendees and securing a community of repeat ticket buyers. High-quality event listings are those which comply with our Community Guidelines and make their content clear, accessible, and authentic.

Authenticity is at the heart of what makes your event incredible. This means posting content that is your own, or procured appropriately, and appeals to an audience that connects with your event’s purpose or cause.

Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/event-listing-best-practices/

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EVENT PLANNING AND THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW RIGHT NOW

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As the event-planning industry starts to emerge from the shadow of the pandemic, one thing is for sure: there is no going back to the way things were. And that’s a good thing. A bevy of new technologies, along with new best practices learned in the wake of serving both in-person and at-home audiences, offers event planners a world of new opportunity—if they know how to access it.

In part one of this blog series, we looked at the new technologies that are now available and why bigger budgets are needed in order to serve multiple audiences. In part two, we’re exploring how to use tech in a meaningful way and how to start planning for your upcoming event.

Read more at: https://www.stagedge.com/blog/event-planning-and-the-future-of-technology-what-you-need-to-know-right-now-part-2

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8 benefits of implementing contactless ordering in your ticket-purchase process

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Contactless ordering is a powerful feature that brings a lot to the table for vendors and customers alike. The concept is quite simple: less physical contact helps people stay safe. When social distancing was introduced to deal with the current pandemic, contactless ordering and payments became one of the most effective ways for people to protect their health while visiting different kinds of events.

Statistics show that 58% of the audience at sports events are prepared to spend more on food and beverages if they don’t have to stand in line.

Read more at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/8-benefits-of-implementing-contactless-ordering-in-your-ticket-purchase-process

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The Complete Guide to Increasing Event Audience Engagement

It’s no secret that event professionals are looking for new ways to increase audience engagement. The days of “Let’s have a show of hands for…” are in the rearview mirror for today’s speakers. With the arrival of virtual and hybrid events, old methods are now obsolete. Integrating technology that allows for audience participation is the new frontier.

Read more at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/the-complete-guide-to-increasing-event-audience-engagement

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How to improve your event with near-field technology

Revolutionary technologies are pushing boundaries and taking us to places we couldn’t have imagined. Even though Near-Field Communication (NFC) has been with us for a while, this unique technology was given the needed boost in recent years, thanks to our daily usage of the internet and smartphone devices.

With NFC, you can easily transfer data between two devices, which accelerated the trend for mobile payments.

Read more at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/how-to-improve-your-event-with-near-field-technology

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Guest Blog: 3 essential event metrics your technology should capture

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As in-person events have shifted to virtual due to safety protocols and stay-at-home orders, the events industry has witnessed massive changes over the last two years. Despite the significant impact of COVID-19 on the industry, the demand for events is still expected to increase. In 2019, the events market was valued at $1.14 trillion, and it’s estimated to reach $1.55 trillion by 2028. With the space continuing to grow, organizations are utilizing event software to create the best experience for their attendees, regardless of format.

Read more at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/guest-blog-3-essential-event-metrics-your-technology-should-capture

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How has the game changed for immersive sporting events?

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As we hurtle towards the summer of 2022, with all its extra Bank Holidays, people are buying tickets for big, live in-person events and planning ahead again. Although, we are not returning to life as we once knew it, experiences have well and truly evolved. Consumer expectations and needs are different and the structure of physical events, such as sporting occasions, is one big area that’s absorbed innovation to reflect these changes.

Read more at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/how-has-the-game-changed-for-immersive-sporting-events%ef%bf%bc

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5 secrets to drive remote attendee engagement at your next event

Hybrid conferences are here to stay. In the wake of the 2020 – 2021 pandemic, most corporate events are now a mix of both in-person and virtual attendees and sessions. But, even in a virtual setting, it’s important to create an environment where attendees interact, participate in networking opportunities, and make meaningful connections. Engaging events can attract remote attendees through marketing and creative event promotion.

Read more at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/5-secrets-to-drive-remote-attendee-engagement-at-your-next-event

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Case Study: GetWellNetwork Scores at Cost Savings & Attendee Engagement

About GetWellNetwork

GetWellNetwork provides patient engagement solutions, tools, and strategies to help healthcare organizations deliver individualized patient and family experiences.

The GetConnected Conference

The GetConnected Conference is GetWellNetwork’s biennial user conference and exhibition that brings together company product users for three days of community-building, education, and innovation around the future of patient engagement.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/case-study-getwellnetwork-scores-at-cost-savings-attendee-engagement/

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7 Things to Look For in an Event App

There’s so much to consider when planning an event.

  • Will you host it in-person, online, or as a hybrid event experience?
  • Whom will you invite, and how will you encourage people to come?
  • What speakers and events will you feature?
  • How much can you spend?

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/7-things-to-look-for-in-an-event-app/

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Case Study: CLHIA Amps up Attendee & Sponsor Engagement at Virtual Conference

Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association (CLHIA) is the national trade association representing Canada’s life and health insurers. CLHIA’s November 2020 Virtual Wealth and Retirement Conference focused on providing those managing wealth portfolios for Canadian life and health insurers with up-to-date and actionable information about important trends and issues shaping the industry.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/case-study-clhia-amps-up-attendee-sponsor-engagement-at-virtual-conference/

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Case Study: How Hanapin Marketing Used Attendee Feedback to Increase Engagement & Retention

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This two-and-half-day annual conference takes place in the US and UK. The event provides over 600 marketers with professional development and education related to paid search and advertising, and networking opportunities with the biggest and brightest in the industry.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/case-study-how-hanapin-marketing-used-attendee-feedback-to-increase-engagement-retention/

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How to Reach More People — And Sell More Tickets — With Automation

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When events are your business, numbers count. Last year, our creators reached 83 million unique buyers through Eventbrite. That’s an incredible opportunity to tap into new audiences and sell more tickets.

And produce more events. In the first quarter of 2022, paid events per Eventbrite creator averaged 3.2 events for the first quarter, compared to 2.7 events in the same quarter of 2019. In other words, you’re stepping up your game to meet consumer demand.

Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/reach-more-people-sell-more-tickets-with-boost-automation/

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Events Industry Report: Give Your Summer Events a Boost

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The dawn of “Hot Event Summer” is here! With festival, vacation, and beach season upon us, the time to ignite your ticket sales is now. We’re here to help with our all-in-one marketing platform, Eventbrite Boost — and expert-level marketing advice that leads to sold-out events. Whether you’re looking to make a splash with email campaigns, need to launch a multi-event ad campaign for all your summer shindigs, or target attendees with Smart Audiences, we’ve got tips that will make this a summer to remember.

Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/events-industry-report-june/

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