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Boost Your Event Engagement With Virtual Event Gamification

As organizers adapt to the reality of virtual events, many are pivoting towards event gamification app or platform to boost attendee engagement. Event gamification is a fun way to engage participants and influence their behavior through friendly competitions that incentivize the actions of attendees. Simply put, event gamification is building game mechanics based on the principles of points, goals, leaderboard, and badges. Virtual event gamification enhances engagement by actively involving each participant in solving various challenges to receive exciting prizes.

Read more at: https://www.eventdex.com/blog/virtual-event-gamification/

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

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How NFT (Non-Fungible Token) is a game-changer for the Event Industry

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In recent years, NFTs have made a major impact in the digital world. Companies from all walks of life have taken notice and are searching for ways to use non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to help their consumers, build brand recognition, and generate new income streams in order to improve their bottom line. The events business, particularly virtual and hybrid event platforms, is one area where NFTs are expected to have a significant influence.

Read more at: https://www.eventdex.com/blog/non-fungible-token-nfts-for-the-event-industry/

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Event Gamification Guide: Reach Your Event Goals!

Event gamification has revolutionized the way we plan events and measure their success. It boosts audience engagement and helps event planners reach their event goals in quantifiable and seamless ways. No wonder it has become one of the most popular benefits of event platforms! Most event platforms on the market offer both in-person as well as virtual event gamification solutions. From missions and challenges to competitions, there are many ways to make your attendees feel truly immersed in the experience.

Read more at: https://blog.meetingpool.net/event-gamification-guide-reach-your-event-goals/

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

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5 Gamification Ideas to Drive Engagement at Your Virtual Event

Are you looking for exciting gamification ideas for your virtual events? We are well aware of the rising shift to remote work culture in past the two years. Every interaction has moved to Zoom, Teams or other virtual event platforms. While virtual events are certainly gaining an ample amount of popularity, chances are that without the correct engagement strategy and effective marketing tools you won’t probably get the right kind of engagement you are looking for.

Gamification has been keeping audiences engaged since the rise of smartphones. Interesting gamification ideas for your virtual events tend to create a positive memorable experience for all.

Read more at: https://www.eventcombo.com/a/872/5-gamification-ideas-to-drive-engagement-at-your-virtual-eve

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Latest event technologies: 7 trends to watch in 2022

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Hybrid and in-person events are making a triumphant return in 2022, powered by the latest event technologies and tools.

After the past two years of digital transformation, event attendees will expect higher levels of event production and more engaging technology to make these events feel worthy of their hard-earned money and limited time. For conference and event organizers, it means investing in the right event technologies.

Not sure where to begin? Check out our list of the latest event technologies to help you add some flare to and truly level up your events in 2022 and beyond.

Read more at: https://socio.events/blog/latest-event-technology-trends

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Embed third-party apps and boost audience engagement at your events

We live in an always-connected world where multiple things fight for our attention. From enticing shopping offers to social media notifications and screaming full inboxes, digital distraction is really at your fingertips. That means, as an event organizer, you are competing with the endless tabs of distractions to make your event successful. So, how do you cut through the noise and keep your attendees’ attention?

Read more at: https://blog.hubilo.com/embed-your-app-virtual-event-platform/

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

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4 Must-have event app features to engage attendees

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The success of an event is not determined only by the number of tickets sold out, it also depends on how you engage your attendees. If your event is more interactive and engaging, your attendees will get impressed and show a great interest in attending your upcoming events. However, it’s not an easy task to add engaging elements to your event without leveraging the event technology. This is where it comes in handy to have an even mobile app.

Read more at: https://blog.eventzilla.net/event-resources/4-must-have-event-app-features-to-engage-attendees/

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

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8 WAYS TO DRIVE ENGAGEMENT AT VIRTUAL EVENTS

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Eight great ways to drive engagement at your virtual events. In a recent article we discussed how to make your virtual corporate event a genuinely engaging experience. We included some great ideas that will help keep your audience involved and thought it might be useful to look at those activities in a little more detail.

POLLS

Polls are an excellent way to keep your audience engaged. Not only do they give a clear indication of levels of engagement, they can also provide excellent insight to your audience.

Read more at: https://www.mgnevents.co.uk/corporate/8-ways-drive-engagement-virtual-events/

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7 Emerging Trends in Event Technology to Benefit From

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Event technology trends are continuously adapting. Those that adopt the most recent advancements often have a competitive advantage. In fact, studies have shown that event technology can increase in-person attendance by up to 20% and technology is an integral part of the events world.

But with so many new and emerging technologies, how do you make the right choice for your event that is going to benefit everyone?

Read more at: https://www.cometchat.com/blog/event-technology-trends

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7 Reasons Why You Should Host Video-Driven Events

Learn about the benefits of hosting video-driven events, including reach, engagement, networking, monetization, and more!

With the rapid growth of audio content and the ongoing buzz around audio chatrooms like Clubhouse, why should event professionals use video for their events?

The benefits of live streaming are nothing new, as it has been a go-to form of communication for marketers and content creators for years.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/corporate-events-en/7-reasons-why-you-should-host-video-driven-events.html

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6 fun virtual events ideas for events and team meetings in 2021

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Learn fun virtual event ideas for events and team meetings in 2021, that can inspire attendees or bring your team together.

Virtual event meaning

Virtual events are events that take place online. These types of gatherings allow attendees to participate from wherever they are – whether at home, at the office, or traveling abroad.

Since the start of the pandemic, virtual events have quickly become the norm in every professionals’ toolbox, with many businesses and organizations pivoting to the online world.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/virtual-events/the-best-games-for-fun-virtual-events-and-team-meetings.html

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5 Ways to Power Your Virtual Event’s Audience Engagement

The last couple of years has forced event organizers to shift their strategies from in-person to virtual events. But it’s unfortunately been a challenge. Shifting attendee expectations and new protocols have made it difficult to manage event planning and prove ROI.

Thankfully, the quick emergence of virtual events has birthed innovative and creative methods to level up attendee engagement and provide immersive virtual experiences.

Read more at: https://socio.events/blog/virtual-events-audience-engagement

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The Nitty-Gritty Of Virtual Event Production With Socio!

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There is only one thing that seems to be certain in these trying times in the events industry: virtual events are here to stay, no matter the state of the pandemic and our personal preferences. And that’s why it’s time to talk about virtual event production -again. The #EventIcons podcast strives to talk to the very best in the events world. And wow, did we deliver this week!

Today, we don’t introduce you to one, but two #EventIcons guests: Kara Gladish and Sheehan Hubbard from Socio. For those who might not know: Socio is an event technology company that helps enterprises and SMBs optimize their events in more than 40 countries. Their clients include big names, such as Microsoft, Google, and Pinterest.

Read more at: https://helloendless.com/virtual-production/

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Digital Engagement Strategies to Captivate Virtual Attendees

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When planning a virtual or hybrid event, it’s imperative to understand how virtual attendees differ from in-person attendees – or, more specifically, how their engagement differs.

During an in-person event, engagement is almost guaranteed; attendees are locked into their day-to-day schedule and are fully immersed in the event as a matter of course. But when an event goes completely or partially virtual, new digital engagement strategies are necessary to maximise attendee engagement.

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/events/digital-engagement-strategies-captivate-virtual-attendees

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Audience Engagement Tools: Tips for Making Your Meeting Interactive

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Take a moment to think about the most fun you’ve ever had at an event. What made the experience so memorable? Chances are this event stuck out in your mind because you had fun. (Really, it’s that simple!) Creating an engaging attendee experience starts with getting attendees excited to participate and return year after year.

The key to creating a memorable meeting is to make activities interactive and exciting.

Read more at: https://blog.pcnametag.com/audience-engagement-tools

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6 Cool Ways To Use AR And VR At Your Next Expo

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Virtual and augmented reality continues to make big waves in marketing, thanks to its positive effect on consumer engagement.

Expos and trade fairs offer brands the perfect opportunity to get their name out there and pull in new customers. The catch? There are often hundreds of exhibitors competing for attention, meaning standing out is imperative.

Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/use-ar-and-vr-at-your-next-expo-ds00/

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Event Technology 101: Top Digital Tools to Make Your Event a Success

Event technology is evolving faster than ever before—and for good reason. Today, 90% of event professionals agree that technology can have a positive impact on the success of their events. With the rise of virtual events and hybrid events, many teams recognize that the right tech solutions can take their event experience to a whole new level. In fact, one study even found that event technology can increase event attendance by 20 percent and productivity by 27 percent.

Read more at: https://blog.pcnametag.com/event-technology

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A New Way to Engage – The Evolution of Gamification

Gamification is a topic our clients often mention to our dedicated account managers. With questions ranging from how does it work?” to what can we do better?”, gamification has become an enticing factor and an answer to keeping attendees engaged during multiple-day events and everyday team meetingsSince becoming a staple in virtual events, gamification is now a driving force to ensure a fun and diverse way to engage with attendees.  

Read more at: https://www.meetingplay.com/blog/a-new-way-to-engage-evolution-of-gamification

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Top 8 Reasons to Include a Mobile App in Your Event Tech Stack

There’s an app for everything nowadays. In fact, there will be 184 billion apps to be downloaded in 2024.

It’s no secret that COVID-19 has changed the event tech landscape and has given planners and attendees more options to choose from with how they attend and interact at events. The problem is, there’s almost too many options to sift through when planning your event. Mobile apps have been a popular tool at live events for years, offering wayfinding, event information, and networking opportunities. Now that proverbial floodgates of event technology have opened, are mobile apps even necessary at your next live or hybrid event? Even more so, are they relevant anymore?

Read more at: https://www.meetingplay.com/blog/top-8-reasons-to-include-a-mobile-app-in-your-event-tech-stack

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The Event Technology Playbook for 2021

Event technology has played a pivotal role in the spread and adoption of virtual and hybrid events. Whether you’re hosting a virtual lunch and learn session or organizing a large scale expo, you need event technology to streamline the planning and execution process.

In this event technology playbook for 2021, we’ll give you an introduction to event technology and explain how you can build an event tech stack. Along the way, we’ll also share our favorite event technology tools and cover three major trends that will shape event technology in 2021.

Read more at: https://www.hoppier.com/blog/event-technology

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A New Way to Engage – The Evolution of Gamification

Gamification is a topic our clients often mention to our dedicated account managers. With questions ranging from how does it work?” to what can we do better?”, gamification has become an enticing factor and an answer to keeping attendees engaged during multiple-day events and everyday team meetingsSince becoming a staple in virtual events, gamification is now a driving force to ensure a fun and diverse way to engage with attendees.  

Read more at: https://www.meetingplay.com/blog/a-new-way-to-engage-evolution-of-gamification

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The best games for fun virtual events and team meetings

If you are a virtual event organizer, you are probably interested not only in the content but in the experience. And, you certainly want attendees leaving the event feeling happy and with a shared experience to remember.

Introducing games and activities can create fun virtual events, contributing to a friendly environment, and getting attendees in a good mood. Games featuring fun trivia or competitions can ramp up the energy of a virtual audience.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/virtual-events/the-best-games-for-fun-virtual-events-and-team-meetings.html

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26 Virtual event ideas with examples for 2021

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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7 Ways to Engage Virtual Event Attendees With Socio’s Unbeatable Platform

When live events were put on hold due to the pandemic last year, event planners were forced to innovate virtually so people could still gather—just from a distance. Cue the rise of virtual and hybrid events and, along with it, a laser focus on how to host a virtual event that could successfully engage attendees at home, so they felt as connected as they did attending events in person.

Today, however, there’s more competition than ever for people’s virtual attention. As people begin traveling and interacting more in person, virtual will compete with live events (and shopping and coffee shops!) as well.

Read more at: https://www.bizbash.com/sponsored/article/21389945/7-ways-to-engage-virtual-event-attendees-with-socios-unbeatable-platform

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How to Increase Audience Engagement During Your Virtual Event

More than ever, event organizers, brands, and everyone in between are relying on virtual experiences to engage with their audience—whether planning a conference, team-building activity, or a VIP event. And while the industry has taken great strides, there’s still a struggle to break through all the digital noise.

Creating the same level of organic interaction as an in-person event isn’t easy.  However, with a well-thought-out strategy, you will keep your virtual attendees engaged and focused (and away from Slack!).

Read more at: https://www.bizbash.com/sponsored/article/21391916/yaymaker-how-to-increase-audience-engagement-during-your-virtual-event

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7 best practices to engage event attendees online

let’s go back to march 2020, that first three weeks of being locked down in the uk, where the realms of online meetings and events were so unknown; we were all waiting for someone else to take that first step to organise a virtual event.

now a year on, the situation has reversed, online events are the new normal, and at sevenevents we’ve successfully pivoted our offering becoming a virtual events agency to enable our clients to stay consistent with their calendar of events. we have our own online conference platform, hub7 and have been running online team building activities almost daily.

Read more at: https://www.sevenevents.co.uk/blog/best-practices-engage-event-attendees-online/

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6 CREATIVE VIRTUAL NETWORKING IDEAS FOR YOUR ONLINE EVENT

Have you considered how using virtual networking ideas can make your event more exciting?

You probably may have. But the problem is that many businesses don’t know how to manage a virtual networking session.

Their big question: Can virtual networking mimic networking in physical events like the old days?

The answer is: Yes, it can.

Read more at: https://eventtus.com/blog/virtual-networking-ideas-for-businesses-sponsors-organizers-exhibitors/

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Virtual Event Engagement: 15 Proven Ways to Increase Attendee Participation

Many modern event platforms provide basic virtual engagement tools, such as polling, chat, and live Q&A sessions. However, they barely scratch the surface when it comes to building a strong community. Attendees have high expectations, and many are growing fatigued by the amount of time spent in front of the screen. As such, they’re just one click away from leaving the event, especially given the many distractions that come with working from home.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/virtual-event-engagement

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How Event Planners Can Leverage Gaming to Engage Online Audiences

Throughout the recent virtual event revolution, engagement has remained a major challenge for eventprofs — EventMB found that over half of planners (51.5 percent) consider it their biggest frustration when sourcing virtual event tech.

It’s not surprising. Events thrive on the value of face-to-face interactions, chance meetings, and lucrative connections. Virtual events put event stakeholders in the unfamiliar position of having to convey that value virtually. But while virtual may not be as familiar a format to business events, many precedents have already been set in other online spaces.

What lessons do we have to learn from them?

Read more at: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/virtual-event-gamification

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Running Virtual Events? Keep Your Attendees Engaged

If it’s already quite a challenge to engage your in-person audience, you’re probably thinking about how to shift the experience to an online setting and still keep your attendees engaged. Despite all the countless possibilities of browsing the web that will wander your attendees’ attention, there’s always some great advice that can help you improve your attendee experience & engagement. Let’s go through the top 8 tips to host a virtual event with high engagement levels.

Read more at: https://beamian.com/virtual-events-attendee-engagement/