Wednesday Buzz: Facebook Ups Its Events Game

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The massive social network will now curate hot events in a new feature box. We hope you can get on Facebook’s Featured Events list—it’s sure to be the new hot spot for events , as the social network’s Events section garners 550 million users each month. Facebook will hand-pick Featured Events for their ultra-social users who avidly subscribe to events online. More than 123 million public and private events were created on Facebook last year.

Conference Circuit: Chatting About Communication

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Share Your Own Have an upcoming event you’d like to tell your association peers about? Experts gather in Seattle to discuss the brave new world of 21st-century communication. Set to be held in Seattle May 22-26, this year’s event focuses on “Communication and the ‘Good Life’”—including what pluses and minuses come along with the so-called “good life.”

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Tuesday Buzz: And the Web Goes Wild

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Also: how one event planner turned a keynote panel into a learning opportunity—and quickly. Downtown Seattle. The author of Conferences That Work had one of his biggest event-planning challenges ever recently, after a keynote panel at the 2014 Sustainable Meetings Conference. Associations big and small are up for a Webby Award this year, and you can vote for them, too. With Art Philadelphia. The American Institute of Architects. Hank the Singing Bottle.

Coronavirus Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know

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While I am no longer updating this list daily, I will continue to update this list with helpful links to news and resources I’ve found that could impact how association and events professionals make decisions as we look to the horizon. What Events Are Going Ahead Despite the Pandemic? EventMB) June 24, 2020 – A growing number of countries are reauthorizing large professional events including trade shows, conferences, exhibitions, and congresses. About this list.

Daily #COVID19 Updates for Association and Events Professionals – What You Need to Know

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With almost daily announcements of conference and event cancellations mounting due to fears surrounding the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (that can develop into the deadly COVID-19 ), many association executives are wondering if their own conferences, special events, and Board meetings are safe.