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Virtual Events – How the Industry is Changing: Part Two

Virtual Events – How the Industry is Changing: Part Two

Around the world, the event industry has experienced unprecedented disruption. Earlier in the year, the pandemic resulted in the mass cancellation of public and private events. In this technological age, adaptation and innovation are essential, especially in the face of unusual circumstances such as these. Virtual events have existed before the pandemic, but the demand has dramatically risen in its wake.

Virtual Events – How the Industry is Changing: Part One

Virtual Events – How the Industry is Changing: Part One

The COVID-19 epidemic changed the way several industries work. Most notably, the event industry has changed drastically. For months, it’s been essential for people to maintain social distancing and isolate themselves in homes that they know to be clean and virus-free. Almost no one has been flying, staying in hotels, or entering convention centers. Luckily, technology has made it possible for many events to continue.

Apps for Ticketing Your Event

Apps for Ticketing Your Event

The event ticketing industry has come a long way in the past 30 years. Getting tickets for a show used to mean driving to or calling a box office. Tickets were printed on paper. In the 1990s, companies like TicketMaster changed all of that. In the past few years, ticketing apps have emerged, and many found their niches. These apps are great tools that make ticketing a production or going to an event more frictionless than ever before.

Appropriate Questions to Ask a Private Event Venue

Appropriate Questions to Ask a Private Event Venue

Finding an event location with the right environment is just the first stage of success when planning an event. Inexperienced event planners almost always run into problems with their event venues before, during or after the event has taken place. This is usually due to ignorance concerning how event venues book their spaces and offer their services. Before you book a private event venue by signing on the dotted line, be sure you ask the organizers the right questions. Knowing a few key bits of information can make the difference between success and a waste of time and money.

Promoting Private Events

Promoting Private Events

Even though the event you’re planning may have a smaller target audience, you will still have to let those people know about it. There are few ways you can use digital marketing to promote your event without reaching a broader audience.

Unconventional Private Event Spaces

Unconventional Private Event Spaces

Whether you’re hosting a pop-up, holiday party, meeting, concert, or launching an event, the space you pick for your event matters! The location of the venue is one of the most significant decisions you have to make when hosting an event. The area becomes even more important once you realize that the event space will be used for more than just sitting and talking! The venue is a major part of the experience!

Booking Talent for Private Events

Booking Talent for Private Events

When planning an event, live performers can add value and excitement for the attendees. However, if you are unfamiliar with the talent booking process, you may make mistakes such as booking the wrong person or paying too much for a performance. Before arranging for someone to perform, it is best to devote time to research and planning so that you ensure the event runs smoothly.

Hosting Private Events

Hosting Private Events

Hosting a private event can be a great way to celebrate a special occasion, cultivate new contacts or clients or even raise money for your favorite charity. Unlike hosting a party in your home, you don’t have to set up, clean up or take out the trash when you are done. Having someone else doing all the meal prep, planning, catering and serving also leaves you free to focus solely on your guests.