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7 of my favourite event blogs for February 2021

With the event industry so quiet right now, it's a great time for research and making sure you're ahead of the curve. Here are some of my favourite event blogs to read this February.

De-mystifying Digital Hybrid Technology for Event Planners

There's no doubt virtual and hybrid events will stick around until at least the end of this year - even beyond. Making sure you know your VoD from your webinar has never been more important.

Central Hall Westminster is a Westminster conference venue that's hosted some of the most high profile events the city's ever seen. With an incredible in-house AV team (White Light), they're well placed to help de-mystify some common tech terms.

9 wedding planner’s predictions for weddings in 2021

10-11 Carlton House Terrace is one of the most popular wedding reception venues London has to offer, and this month they've gone out to talk to as many wedding professionals as they can to find out what couples can expect this year.

From florists to organisers, photographers to venue managers, they've got a nice, rounded view of what the wedding industry can see in 2021.

Alongside it being a popular wedding venue, it's also used frequently as a townhouse filming venue to hire. It's not hard to see why, just looking the venue takes us back in time!

Unique backdrops through time: London venue for filming - Congress Centre

Congress Centre is such a unique venue for a whole host of reasons, but their interesting variety of spaces is one of them.

We loved their blog this month, taking us through time with their various different spaces. They've had Killing Eve and The Crown both grace their venue as well of plenty of other well-known TV shows and films.

Not bad for a London conference venue!

What we can learn from the world’s largest conferences - W12 Conferences

Like we said at the start, now is a great time to learn and research as an eventprofs, ready for when this is all over(!!).

The team at W12 has seen 'the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to planning large-scale events.' This month, they looked at what we could learn from some of the world's largest conferences and apply to our own events (soon).

They offer some of the most affordable meeting rooms in London and host a lot of medical conferences, so definitely know a thing or two about hosting a seamless and efficient event.

Venue marketing plan: Strategies, examples and ideas - Patch Marketing

With so many venues having to cut corners and even make teams redundant, it's been a hard year across the industry. It's no surprise that lots of venues have had to give up their marketing budget altogether, but when events restart again, this may be something they regret

Patch Marketing have put together a handy guide for getting your venue marketing back on track when the time comes (soon!). From the strategy to execution, they've got tips and examples to make it easy to execute yourself.

A venue collaboration in the 'Medical Mile' - BMA

As a piece of good news, BMA house has come together with two other venues in Euston. The area, also known as the medical mile, is home to venues Wellcome Collection and the Royal College of Physicians.

These three venues have teamed up to refer business between one another, and support each venue during this difficult time.

In normal times, BMA House is the headquarters of the British Medical Association and one of the most exclusive wedding venues Kings Cross offers, as well a great choice of summer party venue in central London

Top tips for marketing your virtual event

Back to marketing, the HAC is an highly prestigious organisation and, more recently, a central London hybrid events venue.

I love this latest blog, sharing tips on marketing your virtual event. From invitations to email marketing, it's got some great ideas for how to attract and engage with new delegates from the comfort of home.