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The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Events in 2022

The value of face-to-face interaction will never go away, but there are times when going virtual is a necessary part of your event programme. But how do you turn a multi-day conference, filled with networking opportunities, educational sessions, and the attendee insights they generate into a virtual one? And once you do, how do you ensure attendees are engaged throughout the event?

Hosting a virtual event requires the same care and attention as an in-person event. With both events, you need to effectively promote the event, engage your attendees, create memorable moments for attendees, and prove event success.

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/events/virtual-events

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10 Must-Have Virtual Event Technology Tools

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Event technology is at the heart of the virtual events trend. From online tradeshows to webinars to live-streamed conferences and performances — technology makes it all possible. But what are the essential tech tools you need to plan a virtual event, drive registrations and engagement, and run the event seamlessly? Here we look at the top 10 virtual event technology tools you need to put together events that excite, entertain, and educate.

Read more at: https://www.socialtables.com/blog/event-technology/virtual-event-technology-tools/

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Top 3 benefits of a modern event registration software

Event registration software is a powerful weapon that professional planners have got today. It can help planners facilitate business innovation while creating a wow factor for their attendees. However, like events, there is no one size fits all in event registration software and you need to be careful while investing in this technology. With the right technology, you’ll be able to create better events while being more efficient and productive. It reduces the manual tasks often associated with event planning and makes you look more professional in front of your audience.

Whether you’re considering on-site event registration software on behalf of an association, non- profit, corporation, government agency or even a trade show, there are several factors you need to consider when selecting the right event registration software for your events.

Read more at: https://www.eventdex.com/blog/top-3-benefits-of-a-modern-event-registration-software/

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Power your Hybrid Events with 5 Best Hybrid Event Strategies

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Before we get into how to optimize your hybrid event strategy, let’s define what a hybrid event is. It’s precisely what you’re thinking: a mixture of hybrid and virtual events. A hybrid event combines in-person and digital elements to provide the best possible experience for each audience.

COVID-19 compelled the event industry to shift from standard meetings or sustainable conferences to virtual meetings or virtual conferences. If you’re holding a hybrid event for the first time, you’re probably seeking advice on how to make it safe and successful.

Read more at: https://www.eventdex.com/blog/hybrid-event-strategies/

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Can your Event Tech Platform Deliver this USP? Nope.

There are numerous event tech companies offering a plethora of features and services. Events play an important role in boosting engagement, showcasing your latest business development, securing great business deals, attracting customers, teaching and networking, events keep society together, it is a fact. That being said, planning a successful business event takes a lot of strategizing and effort. A lot of things might go against your plan of action. Therefore, one needs to invest in a fully integrated event technology platform; which is the central hub in the planning and managing of your whole event.

Read more at: https://www.eventcombo.com/a/873/can-your-event-tech-platform-deliver-this-usp-nope

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7 Ways to Convert Attendees with Your Event Registration Website

All event planners want to convert prospective attendees to register for their event. But how do you increase event attendance? If you’re using a fully integrated event management software platform, the answer is you can increase attendee conversion with your event registration website.

But how do you build your event registration website to convert attendees? What are the top event registration website tips and tricks? Check out the seven ways on how to build an event registration website that will convert your attendees.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/7-ways-to-convert-attendees-with-your-event-registration-website

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Event Registration: Tips for Choosing Online Registration and Ticketing Software

As in-person functions convert to virtual events, event registration remains vital for event organizers to attract and register attendees. While virtual events present several new considerations, they also raise plenty of questions you should ask before deciding on event registration software.

How will the event registration app work with your other event technology? Can you customize or personalize tickets and experiences for guests? How quickly can you collect funds as people sign up? Will you have visibility into event data and metrics?

Read more at: https://socio.events/blog/event-registration-tips

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End-to-End Event Management Starts with Socio Registration

Events are one of the most powerful marketing channels, and the lack of measurable data has always surprised me. Collectively, the events industry is worth more than $500 billion annually, yet we’ve only realized a fraction of its potential due to the lack of measurability.

When it comes to the collection of event data, the lack of connectivity between point solutions gives a fragmented view of event metrics. It only makes sense that data should work hand in hand with all of the other moving parts, flowing gracefully from one system to the next along the attendee’s journey.

Read more at: https://socio.events/blog/end-to-end-event-management-starts-with-socio-registration

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5 Reasons to Include a Social Wall at Your Next Virtual Event

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For example, we use LinkedIn to make announcements, Facebook to create event pages, and Instagram to share visual content.

But social media strategy should not be only about creating and distributing content across social media platforms. It also needs to engage attendees before, during, and after the event, inspiring them to share the word and create social proof for your brand.

Read more at: https://info.6connex.com/blog/using-social-wall-at-your-virtual-event

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5 Ways to Make CME Event Registration Easier

You offer high-quality CME events for your learners. But can you say that your event registration is simple for your medical learners, or do they often give up and go to another event where the registration is more straightforward?

For any kind of CME event—or even a course—registration should be an uncomplicated task.

So, is your registration process confusing to your learners? If they seem to be leaving before their registration is complete, chances are that your software may be to blame.

Read full story at: https://blog.gocadmium.com/ways-to-make-cme-event-registration-easier

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30 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.

With this new reality comes new challenges and solutions. As you’re building your virtual event strategy, there’s a lot to consider. The right virtual event platform, the right type of content, the best virtual engagement strategies – these are all crucial components in crafting an effective (and enjoyable) virtual event.

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

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Top 5 tips for choosing the right event registration platform

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There is no real “one-size-fits-all” event technology solution for the modern event planner. Business events come in all shapes and sizes, with a range of goals and deliverables. At Huddle, we have supported many of our clients through the process of selecting the right platform for their needs. Here are the 5 most important things for buyers to keep in mind when searching for event technology solutions are:

Read more at: https://www.huddle-agency.com/huddle-blog/top-five-tips-for-selecting-event-registration-platforms

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Top 7 Tips to get the best out of your Cvent platform

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Cvent is a leader in the event technology space and we have worked with them for over a decade. We have seen the event management platform implemented in a huge range of organizations and across many industries, and we have learned a LOT along the way. Check out our TOP 7 TIPs for ensuring you are getting the most from your event management platform.

Read more at: https://www.huddle-agency.com/huddle-blog/top-tips-to-get-the-best-out-of-your-cvent-platform

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Your Guide To Event Registration & Ticketing!

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When we think of events, our minds automatically go to entertainment, networking opportunities, the stage, and gamification, among many other things. But today, let’s take a few steps back and think about where do our events truly begin. Is it when your attendee walks through the doors of your venue or logs on to your virtual event platform? Or is it much earlier, at event registration? Since event registration is the first point of contact for your attendees, we think it’s important to make the best of it!

Read full story at: https://helloendless.com/your-guide-to-event-registration-ticketing/

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How to Launch a Successful Event with a Virtual Event App

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The events industry is shaking off a tumultuous last year and a half and taking with it many lessons learned. In 2020, event pros learned that the virtual component of events isn’t going anywhere, especially when tools like virtual event apps can help bring together in-person and virtual attendees through hybrid events.

Attendees no longer have to choose between attending an in-person event or not attending at all. In fact, with the emergence of virtual event technology, attendees can be present at an event from anywhere in the world!

Read more at: https://socio.events/blog/virtual-event-app

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4 Questions to Ask Your Ticketing or Registration Partner

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When’s the last time you took a hard look at your ticketing and registration technology? Does it help your team streamline their work, or are you still jumping between different programs? Is it actually helping you grow your business, or is it just keeping the lights on?

Whether you rely on an in-house system or a third-party solution, if you’re working with outdated tech, you’re wasting your time — and money.

Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/choose-ticketing-registration-partner-ds0d/

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New registration & ticketing platform set to transform group bookings for meetings & events

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Eventsforce has launched today a new ticketing and registration platform that is set to revolutionize the whole process of managing groups around events.  Built on Eventsforce’s next generation of event management solutions, the ‘Groups & Ticketing’ system is designed to help organizers sell more tickets and increase revenue from group bookings.  It also offers a unique and innovative group invitation tool that allows group bookers to secure places at events a lot more quickly.

Read more at: https://eventtechlive.com/new-registration-ticketing-platform-set-to-transform-group-bookings-for-meetings-events/news/punchtownparry/

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8 Best Event Registration Software for Conferences and Events

From tiering tickets and controlling content access to finding an affordable option amid rising registration fees, it’s important you choose the event registration software that’s right for you. After all, in addition to being affordable, you want to make sure that you’re using software that’s both easy to use and flexible enough to accommodate your event’s needs.

We’re here to help you search for the best event ticketing software. Start your search by going through our checklist so you understand what you’re looking for, and then check our reviews of the top 8 event registration software options out there.

Read more at: https://whova.com/blog/event-registration-software-price-comparison/

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How to Successfully Migrate to Your Next Event Management Software

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When the time comes to migrate to a new event management software, a lot rides on the event planners in charge of the logistics. With so much to think about in terms of functionality and growth, as well as making an impression on management, staff, and attendees, an event management software migration is no easy task.

Once you find the right platform for you and your organization, it’s important to take a step back and plan out this crucial transition, so that you can become a true champion of the technology. Seeing it through from start to finish and gaining expert-level knowledge will help get all your important stakeholders on board and will lead to greater event success.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/event-management-software-migration

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Easy registration can increase attendance

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Registration forms play a crucial role in converting leads into attendees and influence directly on users’ determination and confidence in their decision to register. The best registration form is one that walks the user thru the process and captures information at each step along the way.

Fear of missing out

Discounted registration limited by time or promotion code can creates a sense of scarcity that truggers fear of missing.

Read more at: https://www.eventact.com/blog/event-registration

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The Complete Guide to Early Bird Registration for Events

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Successfully marketing an event relies on creating and capturing demand throughout the entire event registration process. Breaking down event marketing into stages allows event planners to appeal to different audiences at different times throughout the registration process. Starting with early bird registration offers, successful event planners generate buzz and accelerate sales in the earliest stages of the event.

Read more at: https://www.socialtables.com/blog/event-planning/early-bird-registration/

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Event Planning Checklist For Large-Scale Events

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Large-scale event planning involves layers of minute details that need to be supervised from day one of planning to the event execution day. Trying to keep track of every little detail without an event management checklist can be undoubtedly chaotic and stressful.

large-scale event planning checklist can make a massive difference in the preparation and execution of the event. Since no two events are ever the same, event planners in Atlanta, advise creating a customized event planning checklist to suit your goals.

Read more at: https://kiscubedevents.com/event-planning-checklist-for-large-scale-events/

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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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Registration Platforms v. Ticketing Platforms — What’s the Difference?

Knowing that the ticketing selling process during attendee registration is one of the most important points in an event’s lifecycle, the industry has developed many technologies to help planners streamline this process. The technologies fall into two buckets: registration platforms and ticketing platforms. They seem similar, but what is the difference? Which platform should planners use for a particular event? A comprehensive, robust registration platform? A quick and easy ticketing engine?

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/registration-platforms-v.-ticketing-platforms-whats-the-difference

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Event registration tips and strategies to lure attendees

Naturally, events in different industries have diverse strategic objectives. These can range from educating an audience, to improving a brand’s image, to promoting a product or service.

However, without attendees, an organization cannot achieve any of these long-term objectives. So, convincing people to register and ultimately attend is in the mind of every event professional.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/marketing-tips/event-registration-tips.html

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21 Amazing Event Software Integrations for Event Professionals

When organizing an event, there are a lot of moving pieces to consider. As the organizer, you could manually handle all of the various aspects of the event including ticket sales, registration, analytics, etc. Alternatively, you could integrate various software services to automate as many parts of the process as possible.

In this article, we will define what an event software integration is, outline the benefits of software integration, and investigate 21 event software integrations that professionals can utilize for their next event.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/event-software-integrations

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Improve Attendee Event Experience with Tech: A Short Guide

Events are key resources organizations use to engage supporters and interested members. Effective planning requires your organization to leverage all of your resources to the best of your ability.

Ensuring supporters stay engaged is a difficult task to tackle. In order to make sure your organization’s event attendees have a good experience, you’ll need to use software to collect data and use that data effectively.

Read more at: https://www.cadmiumcd.com/blog/attendee-experience-guide/

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4 Tools That Enhance the Virtual Event Experience

Hosting virtual or online events has become an increasing popular option for planners. Not only is it a way to go on with the show during unexpected disruptions (such as a virus outbreak or a natural disaster), but virtual events have also been touted as a way to promote inclusivity and expand your audience reach.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/4-tools-that-enhance-the-virtual-event-experience

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4 Strategies to Improve Your Event Registration Process

If you’ve set the date and booked your venue for your event, you’re ready for the next step: setting up event registration. Registration is at the heart of all meetings and events. Not only is it the way your company secures potential revenue, but registration is many times also acts as the first impression attendees will have of your event and thus your company.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/strategies-to-improve-your-event-registration-process

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5 Tech Solutions to Take Your Events to the Next Level

Event technology changes at near-lightning speed. Like most planners, no doubt you’re stretched thin. Who has time to carefully evaluate the tsunami of options?

Here to help, the Aventri Marketplace is a new portal on the Aventri platform that gives customers quick access to premium event service and tech providers. Marketplace partners go through rigorous vetting. You can be sure each solution is top-notch, easy to deploy and compatible with the Aventri platform.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/5-tech-solutions-to-take-your-events-to-the-next-level