Victoria Copans is a Vermont-based writer, editor, and translator who’s been planning events since grade school. She worked at an events agency before transitioning to writing about the industry.
10 Standout Virtual Event Ideas From Around the Industry
While some planners are scrambling to figure out the saving grace that is virtual events, others are leading the way with novel virtual event ideas. Here are some original experiences and insights from recent online events to help inspire your own.
How These 4 Event Brands Tackled Covid-19 Crisis Communications
The coronavirus outbreak has forced eventprofs to make and announce difficult and often heartbreaking decisions regarding the status of their events. Some have done better than others, and here are four lessons from their effective crisis communications.
18 Virtual Event Sponsorship Ideas
Mastering the art of virtual events is more important than ever, with COVID-19 throwing a wrench in live events and travel plans around the world. Sponsorships are a crucial part of monetizing virtual events — here's how to do it.
How to Maintain your Business Events’ Cash Flow
As the coronavirus pandemic persists, many planners find themselves struggling as events are postponed into the fall. But they're also rapidly adapting to the current situation. Here's a look at some ways to maintain cash flow until live events resume.
What the Olympics Postponement Means for the Events Industry
In a big move yesterday, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) officially postponed this year's Olympic Games. Here's what happened and what it means for an events industry still struggling to manage the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak.
Cancellation Insurance Fallout: The Cost of Doing the Right Thing With Your Event
In the age of COVID-19, you're penalized if you cancel preemptively, and you're penalized if you don't act as early as you can to mitigate damages — not to mention the lawsuit potential for putting people at risk. What recourse have you got? Here is a look at your options.
Event Cancellations From Coronavirus Rekindle Interest in Online Events
Virtual events have become more popular in recent years due to improving tech as well as their cost-effectiveness and environmental merit. Now, with the coronavirus prompting event cancellations and travel bans worldwide, virtual events have never been more timely.
Cannabis at Events: Is your Event Liable?
The legalization of cannabis in Canada and many US states has created a mainstream potential for business events. However, there are still some limitations and pitfalls to be aware of when incorporating it into events. Here's what you need to know.