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As the holidays draw near, tis’ the season for holiday parties, celebrations, and events. And if this year you’re thinking about getting creative, you may be considering hosting an online holiday event. By taking your celebrating to the digital stage, you open up a lot of unique opportunities to engage with your people, and you remove the geographical limitations that might normally be keeping some people from being able to attend.
Today, let’s take a look at nine of the best and most fun online holiday event ideas you can do.
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Started using Event Espresso for my last event and I have to say I am extremely impressed with how easy it is to use and very professional. From the ticketing, check-in, or message functions I can customize everything and our customers are love it to. – Taylor Leann
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This time of year you can find great savings on WordPress themes, plugins, and more. We thought we’d provide a little help and round up some of the holiday deals offered by some of our favorite WordPress vendors and developers.
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Are you searching for an event registration system for your training courses or workshops? In this success story, we highlight the Active Training Network to learn more about how they use Event Espresso to promote their extensive list of training programs and to automate the course registration process for their attendees.
Meet the Active Training Network
The Active Training Network is an approved training centre for IOSH health & safety training courses. They deliver a wide range regulated training courses (RQF) in Lifeguard, First Aid and Health & Safety. Courses can be delivered onsite or candidates can join in courses being delivered at one of the training venues.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led many businesses to shift to the virtual format for organizing events, including conferences. Aside from the lockdown situation, businesses that want to save money, time, and resources can also organize and host engaging virtual conferences. In other words, they can connect with their target audience online, virtually anytime and it can be good for business..
The good news is that you don’t have to figure it out on your own. There are tried-and-tested tips that can help you get comfortable with organizing virtual conferences, connect with your target audience, and boost attendee satisfaction.
In this guide, we’ll go over some useful tips for event organizers to plan, manage, and organize successful virtual conferences. We’ll also cover some event metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) you should be tracking and recommend tools that you can use to get started with a step in the right direction.
With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown situation, more and more companies are turning to hosting virtual conferences online as a means of bringing communities together.
Aside from the obvious benefit of saving resources and reaching out to a wider audience, hosting a virtual conference gives you an opportunity to create a library of video content that you can repurpose to generate qualified leads for your business.
In this article, we’ll explain step-by-step how to host a virtual conference and share some actionable tips to help you get started with a step in the right direction.
Use an Event Planning Proposal Template for Better, Faster Bid Preparation
Using an event planning proposal template can speed up the process of writing a bid. It can also help ensure that your event planning strategy covers everything which needs to be addressed. A complete, well-designed proposal should include these sections:
Planning an online event carefully is the key to success. To ensure your event’s success, here are eight best practices to follow:
- Identify your target audience
- Select an engaging topic
- Outline your event
- Choose a charismatic host
- Incorporate digital support tools
- Create a digital marketing plan geared towards your virtual audience
- Set up your online registration process
- Rehearse your event
Read on to learn more about what makes online events different than live functions, what types of events do well online, and how to make your online event a success.
2020 has been a rollercoaster of a year for companies, small businesses, and individuals working to react and adapt to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. And while these particular groups dominate the news cycles, there’s another area of society equally affected—charities and fundraisers. Many of these organizations are also looking for innovative and unique ways to continue raising the funds required to meet the needs of those that count on them.
One way many organizations, large and small, are adapting is by taking their events online. While it may require some creative planning, there are plenty of virtual event ideas that can help organizations connect with their supporters and raise the funds they need.
In an age where every aspect of our daily lives is increasingly becoming more and more virtual, events are no exception. Your event website has to convey all the necessary information while offering a seamless experience for your audience. Regardless if the event itself is virtual – or just the tools to promote and handle the logistics – the website where you promote your event is paramount to ensure the success of your event. With so much riding on the online presence for your events’, it is important to work with seasoned professionals who have the professional and industry knowledge to make your event website into a well oiled machine. You’ll want to make sure your developer (plugins, themes, etc.) knows all the requirements of your event registration and ticket sales website to ensure that it’s functioning properly (and of course will also make sure that it looks good!). Read More