Are You Ready for Post-Lockdown Events? Here Is What They Look Like
Business events are making a timid comeback with a whole new set of rules and recommendations from international and local health organizations. The first events will look very different. These telling images shed light on the first in-person events.
Event Planners Expect a 4th Quarter Comeback — Is It Realistic?
As countries slowly reopen and, for some, allow large live events again, a majority of event planners foresee going back to business in the fourth quarter 2020 or early 2021. Is this a realistic approach?
What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic?
A growing number of countries are reauthorizing large professional events including trade shows, conferences, exhibitions, and congresses. Here is a list of events moving forward in the third and fourth quarter of 2020, and early 2021.
Is Profit Possible for Live Events With Social Distancing?
New social distancing requirements for live events inevitably generate higher costs while impairing revenue. Will the first live events even be financially viable? Planners will need to find ways to mitigate the costs, maximize the reach, and boost revenue.
Your Guide to Reopening Events by States and Countries [Updated]
Events are trying to reopen among the resurgence of virus cases, especially in North America. Planners around the world are dealing with a systematic mess of different approaches, sizes, and restrictions. Here is a summary of how the top countries impacted by coronavirus are reopening events.
Do Temperature Checks Really Make Your Event Safe?
Thermal testing to screen people for a Covid-19 infection has been employed by many large companies to scan their employees before they enter the building. Could it be the answer to event organizers’ prayers or is it just a placebo safety measure?
What Crisis? Virtual Event Tech Platforms See Incredible Boost
Whereas household names such as Eventbrite and Cvent took significant hits in the past few months, virtual event technology companies are thriving. Many report that they can't keep up with demand and others are securing massive rounds of investment.
The 20 Questions You Need to Ask at the Tech Demo for Your Virtual Event
While some areas are reopening gradually, many others approach the future with trepidation. Virtual events remain the safest option, and planners must find reliable event tech for a format that is, for many, unfamiliar. Here are 20 questions to ask to your tech vendor to help you choose the most appropriate platform for your next event.
New Roles Are Emerging for Virtual Events
The COVID-19 pandemic is profoundly disrupting the events industry, and virtual events appear to be the only immediate way forward. However, the terrain is still quite unfamiliar to many, and the format presents new challenges. New roles are emerging among event professionals to ensure the success of these events.
Is Verizon’s Purchase of BlueJeans the Beginning of the End for Zoom’s Supremacy?
With the white collar world moving toward remote work due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Zoom has become the video conferencing platform of choice for many. But the recent announcement of Verizon’s acquisition of the BlueJeans Network platform might change the game.