As in-person events come back online, health and safety remains a focus, and touchless technology is taking center stage.
Is Your Event Protected From a Russian Cyber Attack?
Whether state-sponsored or rogue, cyber threats from Russia aren’t new. But they are newly worrisome as U.S. officials warn that the Kremlin may be readying a fresh spate of cyberattacks against the U.S. in retaliation for sanctions related to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Are events in Russian hackers’ cyber crosshairs?
Event Industry Turns to Robots to Help Ease Staffing Shortage Pain
Face-to-face meetings and events are returning, but many of the employees who worked in the hospitality industry in 2020 are not around to greet them. Droves who have worked in travel, tourism, hospitality, and events have moved on to other workforce sectors.
Cvent Connect Showcases the Hybrid Event Approach for Event Planners
Event planners can learn a lot about organizing in-person, virtual, and hybrid meetings by studying how Cvent Connect, the annual event technology convention, uses various tools to plan, market, run and analyze its show.
Event Tech Plug and Play Is No Longer a Mirage
VSef, a not-for-profit developer of a universal data format for hybrid and virtual events, recently announced the release of version 2.0 of its data standards and introduced Stephen Knowles as the new CEO. It is hoping the update will go a long way to helping standardize data for events, which saw the rise of much siloed information during the pandemic.
4 Types of Assistance Your Event Tech Partner Should Provide
Virtual and hybrid event platforms, and the entire tech stack they support, continue to evolve at a rapid rate. However, a recent survey suggests that although event tech is advancing in its products, integrations, and innovations, the level of comfort event professionals feel around it is not. This pain point speaks to the need for enhanced, white-glove assistance services from event tech providers.