June 24, 2024
3 reasons on-demand video content needs audio descriptions

Including audio descriptions in live or on-demand video content helps organizations provide an enhanced user experience, comply with accessibility laws and regulations, and enhance the brand reputation by demonstrating their commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here is a closer look at why on-demand videos need audio descriptions. Brief Introduction to Audio Descriptions:  Audio descriptions are […]

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June 3, 2024
Sustainability Practices in Hybrid Events: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Hybrid events, which combine in-person and virtual components, present a unique opportunity to reduce the carbon footprint associated with traditional events. Here are some sustainable practices that event planners can contribute to environmental preservation and enhance the overall attendee experience. 1. Minimize Travel Emissions: One of the primary advantages of hybrid events is the reduced […]

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May 16, 2024
What are captions vs subtitles vs transcripts?

Captions, subtitles, and transcripts are pivotal tools for businesses in prioritizing accessibility and inclusivity to serve distinct purposes and their audiences. Here’s a breakdown of each term and how they differ from one another.  Captions:   Captions are described as the textual representation of speech within a video placed during playback. This can include video dialogue, […]

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May 9, 2024
3 common challenges in virtual events and how to overcome them?

Virtual events present unique challenges for event planners to ensure a successful and engaging experience for attendees. Here are three common challenges and strategies to overcome them:  Technical Glitches: One of the biggest concerns with virtual events is dealing with technical glitches like poor audio/video quality, connectivity issues, or platform failures. These problems can significantly […]

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May 1, 2024
Post-Event Analysis: Measuring Success in Virtual and Hybrid Events 

Conducting a comprehensive post-event analysis provides valuable insights and refines event strategy. Here are some key factors to consider when measuring the success of virtual and hybrid events: Registration and Attendance Metrics:  Tracking the number of registrants, actual attendees, and the ratio of in-person to virtual participants helps event organizers evaluate the event's reach and […]

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April 25, 2024
What are the ideal specs for a one-room AV setup?

When it comes to a one-room AV setup, there are several key components to consider that ensure a seamless and high-quality event. Some of the prominent and ideal specs for a one-room AV setup are: Camera and Video Conferencing System: A high-definition camera with a wide-angle lens to capture the whole room is essential. Robotic […]

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April 5, 2024
15 AV terms to know while working with your vendors

Audio-visual (AV) plays a pivotal role in event management. Be it organizing a trade fair, conference, or seminar, knowing these AV terms is critical for every event organizer. Here are 15 AV terms every event manager should know: 1. Projection Mapping: This technique involves using projectors to map visual content onto irregularly shaped objects or […]

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September 1, 2023
5 Key Takeaways from Bizbash Connect 2023

Just to be clear, when I say 5 key takeaways, I really mean things that I took away from the event, rather than the top five facts, predictions, or concepts I learned at BizBash's delightful Connect 2023 conference in Minneapolis last week. So here they are: HOSTED BUYER WORKS!! For any event organizer dealing with […]

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March 16, 2023
Top 15 Association Management Companies in the US

Association management companies are profit-making businesses that assist organizations with handling their daily operations, including their staff and resources. They offer their services to profit-based organizations, non-governmental organizations, trade groups, and philanthropic organizations to ensure they achieve their desired objectives, grow, and prosper. These businesses monitor various aspects of a company’s operations, including finances and […]

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March 13, 2023
Event Management Versus Event Production: What’s the Difference?

Event management and event production are two closely related terms with different meanings. Event production covers the proper execution and the smooth running of an event on its actual day, while event management is the event’s overall planning and implementation. Knowing the difference between these terms as an event planner aids your planning and helps […]

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