RainFocus Blog

Category: Event Execution

  • Four Best Practices for In-Person Events

    Four Best Practices for In-Person Events

    With large in-person events in full swing and conference centers around the world filled, many companies are looking for more ways to improve their events. Here are four best practices for providing an optimal attendee experience and maximizing engagement: Work with speakers and agencies to adapt content for the setting. Every space is different, and […]

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  • What to Do When Your Event Plans Change: The Complete RainFocus Pivot-to-Virtual Event Toolkit

    What to Do When Your Event Plans Change: The Complete RainFocus Pivot-to-Virtual Event Toolkit

    For the modern event leader, nimbleness is key. Even as many in-person events resume following a long hiatus (and a few fits and starts) during the COVID-19 pandemic, organizations recognize that virtual events remain an option, whether as a planned additional component of the event program or a backup option.  In addition to pivots to […]

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  • RainFocus On Demand: Rodney Hart Answers Top Questions on the New Immersive Learning Experience

    RainFocus On Demand: Rodney Hart Answers Top Questions on the New Immersive Learning Experience

    RainFocus On Demand is an online event industry resource where insights and best practices are shared with site visitors who want to up-level their event experiences and achieve winning results. It offers a comprehensive library of content that is designed to build career skills, provide expert analysis of the latest industry trends, and help users […]

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  • Encore: An Inside Look at the INSIGHT Event Program

    Encore: An Inside Look at the INSIGHT Event Program

    At INSIGHT Encore this week, which wrapped up the RainFocus INSIGHT 2022 program, RainFocus executives Brian Gates and Rodney Hart brought to light the strategy and metrics behind the successful INSIGHT event program. Their keynote session (watch it here if you missed it) covered INSIGHT planning, post-event engagement, and everything in between. Here are a […]

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  • RainFocus INSIGHT Networking Opportunities That You Won’t Want to Miss

    RainFocus INSIGHT Networking Opportunities That You Won’t Want to Miss

    With the RainFocus INSIGHT conference right around the corner, our team has put together several networking opportunities to make your INSIGHT experience fun and meaningful. While we were originally planning to host a fully hybrid event experience, the recent rise of the COVID-19 Omicron variant and related factors outside of our control have led us […]

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  • Steps to Success: Adding a COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement to Your Event

    Steps to Success: Adding a COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement to Your Event

    As more and more people become fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (85% of adults in the U.S. have received at least one dose, as of Dec. 17) — and medium and large in-person events increasingly fill our calendars once again — many organizations are now requiring all attendees to provide proof of vaccination to attend their event. […]

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  • Four Hidden Event Branding Opportunities

    Four Hidden Event Branding Opportunities

    A cohesive, memorable brand is a must for any event. Sometimes lost in the pre-event logistics of securing speakers, attracting exhibitors, and tackling that endless list of on-site tasks, on-point branding remains critical for helping your event meet its goals and ensuring a consistently professional, polished impression for attendees and anyone else who comes across […]

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  • Make Your 2022 All-Company Kickoff Your Best Yet: Tips for Another Unusual Year

    Make Your 2022 All-Company Kickoff Your Best Yet: Tips for Another Unusual Year

    Ready or not, 2022 is almost here! As we dive headfirst into what is often the busiest time of year, now is the time to make sure your organization’s event plans for early 2022 are squared away. For many organizations, that includes the annual sales kickoff — now increasingly dubbed an all-company kickoff or an […]

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  • Four Keys to a Safer In-Person Event Right Now

    Four Keys to a Safer In-Person Event Right Now

    As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in the U.S., the Delta variant has left many event teams feeling a bit of whiplash. Scrupulously designed plans to gather in person that seemed safe just a couple months ago now require review, sure-bet sponsors are stalling, and registered attendees are sending worried questions. Fortunately, there are steps you […]

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  • Hybrid Gamification Drives Engagement For All Event Attendees

    Hybrid Gamification Drives Engagement For All Event Attendees

    A great way to keep your attendees engaged throughout your event is gamification. For hybrid events, make sure to accommodate all attendees through hybrid gamification. This type of gamification helps create more memorable experiences for attendees and enables networking. In this post, we’ll discuss the benefits and purposes of hybrid games. Connection Through Hybrid Gamification […]

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