Virtual & Hybrid Event Industry News Roundup: June 19-25

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Events industry news

Here is your weekly roundup of news from the virtual and hybrid events industry from June 19-25, 2021!


e-Destinaccess launches time-saving, revenue-generating digital meeting and event planning platform

E-Destinaccess has announced the launch of their solution for planners of every experience level to manage all aspects of meetings and events. With the rollout of DestinDIY, planners can improve their efficiency by up to 70%, saving time with a single-source digital tool designed to manage both group and individual bookings while also capturing revenue from shared commissions. 


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Event Tech Live to return to London in November.

The leading technology expo has announced its return date for their UK exhibition for later this year starting on November 3rd.

With multiple stages, a truly global audience, physically and virtually, the biggest ever Event Tech Live (ETL) is calling for speakers representing the technology making, or about to make, a difference across the sector.


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EIA unveils first-ever sustainability commitment framework for its members

The Event Industry Alliance has launched a new and comprehensive sustainability commitments framework.

Originally conceived in the cross-association Sustainability Working Group in 2019, the objective of developing a self-scoring system of sustainability commitments began with the help of sustainability specialists The MICE Machine, who held a series of workshops at Informa PLC, generously funded by Olympia London, in March and August 2019.


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University regatta watched by thousands as Oxford life returns

Oxfordshire’s first hybrid regatta involving 147 boats and over 1,500 participants has taken place in Oxford on the River Thames. 

And watched by over 40,000 people. Due to the pandemic in the last year, the regatta was made possible by livestreaming the event all over the world.


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Therme Art partners with Manchester International Festival to bring art from local schools into Therme Manchester

Today I Feel Like… Manchester is an art project that was commissioned Theme Art by Berlin-based Danish artist Jeppe Hein. The art project is commissioned as part of the Manchester International Festival. Therme Art commissions large-scale, long-term art projects for Therme Group’s wellbeing resorts and satellite locations around the world, with the aim of inspiring deeper reflection and connection to our inner selves through the power of art.


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And there you have it! Your weekly roundup of Hybrid and Virtual events industry news for the week. An eventful week with great ideas and plans for the future of hybrid events.

For more blog posts about hybrid events, check out our blog post about Hosting a Hybrid Event For Your Association? Here are 5 Things To Consider.

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