How to create the perfect conference website

How to create the perfect conference website

Just like an actual conference, a conference website needs to be robust and offer a great user experience. It’s paramount to whittle down information into concise, easy-to-navigate chunks, and to make sure that the overall aesthetic and feel of the site feels slick, professional, and useful.

Thanks to the numerous website building platforms available today, all of this is more than possible – even for site-creating novices.

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How to create a conference program

How to create a conference program

When we attend conferences, it’s all too easy to overlook the work that goes into the meticulous scheduling of the operation we’re there to enjoy. But when it comes to planning our own, it can be hard to know where to start in order to achieve such seamless results.

In this article, we’re looking at some of the fundamentals you’ll need to get to grips with before getting stuck into the world of conference hosting.

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8 ways to support gender inclusivity and equality at industry events

8 ways to support gender inclusivity and equality at industry events

Research shows that there’s still a long way to go when it comes to securing gender diversity in the events industry. One recent worldwide report, for example, showed that an average of 70% of event speakers are male – that’s 64% US and Canada, and 69% in the UK. The same report showed that, soberingly, zero percent of speakers were female in 19 of the 58 countries looked at over a seven year period (2013-2019).

In this article, we’re looking at some essential steps all industry event planners should be taking (if they’re not already) to make sure their operations are fully inclusive and equal. And, importantly, that they’re playing an active role in driving positive change.

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Live-streaming event basics: platforms, equipment & useful stuff to know

Live-streaming event basics: platforms, equipment & useful stuff to know

Live-streaming now plays a major role in the events industry – partly thanks to the pandemic, and partly because technology has opened up a whole new world of remote live-event possibilities in recent years.

Judging by the popularity of everything from home-based celebrity music gigs through to live webinars, it’s obvious live-streamed events are here to stay.

In this article, we look at some key considerations when hosting your own.

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How to use Twitter like a pro for your event

How to use Twitter like a pro for your event

As the 6th ranked app in the world, and with an advertising audience of 353 million users, it’s safe to say Twitter is one of the most powerful business marketing tools around.

The platform works famously well for events thanks to it’s quick-fire interactivity and live-action feel. But – it’s not a given that you’ll see your event trend just by signing up to the platform and pushing out random content. Like with any marketing tool, it pays to learn some key strategic moves before you put your fingers to the keyboard to Tweet.

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Webhooks live on our API

Webhooks live on our API

We’ve just added webhooks to our API.

Wait, what are webhooks?
Webhooks are automated messages sent from apps when something happens.

So, you can create a webhook for various things that happen in Ticket Tailor and send all the relevant information to your own application. For example, you could use webhooks to update your website listings every time an event is created or updated in Ticket Tailor, or you could add contacts to your CRM every time a new order is created.

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Everything you need to know about event insurance

Everything you need to know about event insurance

Event insurance is an umbrella term for a range of different types of insurance that protect your business or organisation in case something goes wrong.

Say, for example, someone got injured at your event and decided to sue you. Or your event got cancelled because of bad weather. Being covered with the right insurance means you won’t be left facing these costs alone.

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