technology

Event Inspiration: Next-Level Experiential Brand Activation Ideas from CES 2023

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has always been the barometer of what’s trending in face-to-face marketing, and the fast-changing experiential marketing landscape made it that much more exciting to see how brands chose to tell their stories and build connections at CES 2023–particularly through compelling and immersive tech activations at exhibits. 

Event Tech Live Opens Registration for First In-Person U.S. Show; Unveils Awards Judges, New Competition and Call for Speakers

Event Tech Live (ETL), which was founded 10 years ago and has been held annually in London, is revving up for its grand in-person entrance in the U.S. with a Las Vegas edition this spring—the only conference and exhibition in the country focused exclusively on event technology.

ExpoPlatform Releases Event Tech Forecast 2023

 

ExpoPlatform, which uses AI-powered solutions to build events, communities and marketplaces across in-person, virtual and hybrid channels, unveiled the Event Tech Forecast 2023. The report focuses on how the digital evolution of the industry will shape businesses this year and features exclusive findings from professionals and expert insights from top contributors.

The four sections of the report include:

Vsef Makes New Versions of Standards Guides for Event Data Available for Download and Implementation  

Responding to the event industry’s need for a standardized data structure and communications protocol for digital, in-person and hybrid events, global assurance provider BPA Worldwide announced that versions 2.0 of the VSef (Virtual Standard Export Format) Standards Guide and VSef API Standards Guide are now available to download, review and implement. 

Event Tech News: Bizzabo Certification, Notified Benchmarking Report and ETA Call for Submissions

The event tech landscape continues to evolve as the industry approaches a new year. From security and trust certification to a virtual event and webinar benchmarking report to the opening of award submissions, check out the latest happenings with Bizzabo, Notified and the Event Tech Awards.

Event Leaders Exchange to Host Professional Community on Hubilo Platform

Event Leaders Exchange (ELX) has partnered with Hubilo, a world-class leader in virtual and hybrid event management technology, to host the ELX Community by providing the premier virtual place for event leaders to come together.

ELX is a professional community that brings together the most senior corporate event leaders of large global organizations and convenes to share ideas, receive industry insights, solve problems and engage in powerful, actionable conversations.

Tech Giants: venueScout’s Jimé Essink on His Big Transition, Seamlessly Uniting Planners, Venues and Suppliers, and the Future of Events

After being introduced to trade shows 40 years ago during his first job in public relations for the Netherlands Chambers of Commerce, Jimé Essink has had a prolific career in the trade show and conference industry, and his enthusiasm for events has never waned.  

Tech Giants: Metavent’s Anna Marie Rembold on Connection, Leadership, the Evolution of Events and Sustainable Balance

Ever since she can remember, Anna Marie Rembold has been gathering people—starting with being the wrangler and organizer of friends as a kid, to organizing large groups of youth, to applying that passion to the corporate world.

“I absolutely love people, and I love—like it’s new every time—seeing the power of people gather and make connections,” Rembold said. “Those connections power the world, and that’s inspiring."