Best alternatives to Zoom for webinars

Best alternatives to Zoom for webinars

While there’s no denying the platform is exceptionally good at what it does, it’s faced some recent criticism over its pricing, overly complicated plans and even privacy factors. Aka – it’s not necessarily for everyone.

Good news, then, that there are tons of alternatives to Zoom – which can come in handy if you want to pay less, need bigger, better features, or simply refuse to follow the crowd. Here are our top five:

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Safely manage event capacity in a Covid-secure way

Safely manage event capacity in a Covid-secure way

We know how important it’s going to be to be able to safely manage the capacity of your event with social distancing in mind. Our features will ensure you have the flexibility to run your event in a Covid-secure way, whether that’s having smaller, more frequent events, or allowing customers to pre-book a time slot.

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The ECC Webinar #4: ‘Responding to Lockdown’ for Festivals

The ECC Webinar #4: ‘Responding to Lockdown’ for Festivals

In the final webinar of The Event Creator’s Collective series on responding to lockdown we focussed on festivals of all shapes of sizes. Festivals face some unique challenges as an industry which makes them particularly impacted by social distancing measures. This webinar featured a panel from a diverse set off events to understand how they see the next 12 months playing out.

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Managing online events: new features!

Managing online events: new features!

With the challenges of the Coronavirus, many event organisers have had to think outside the box and figure out ways to make their event work online. We’ve seen a huge increase in the number of online events on Ticket Tailor, and in response to this shift, we’ve invested in improving the experience of managing the process of selling tickets for virtual events. This week, we’ve launched two new features which should help to make it even easier to sell tickets online.

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Future opportunities for ticketing conferences and trade shows

Future opportunities for ticketing conferences and trade shows

There’s no getting away from the fact that conferences were always going to be one of the hardest hit types of event in this global pandemic. Lots of people congregating and networking in one place (plus lots of hand shaking) meant there was no choice but to either make the hard decision to postpone, or to shift to an online model.

Now that more time has passed, and timelines are starting to become a bit clearer, it’s leading organisers of conferences and other business events to ask – what’s next, and how can I start generating revenue?

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The ECC Webinar #3: ‘Responding to Lockdown’ for Conferences, trade shows and expos

The ECC Webinar #3: ‘Responding to Lockdown’ for Conferences, trade shows and expos

The Event Creators Collective’s third webinar in its series on ‘Responding to Lockdown’ series was focussed on the world of conferences, trade shows and expos.

The webinar kicked-off with a review of a recent survey (carried out by Ticket Tailor) which asked event creators how they were approaching the lockdown and how things might differ for conferences, trade shows and expos.

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How can music venues, nightclubs and parties open their doors with any sort of social distancing rules in place?

How can music venues, nightclubs and parties open their doors with any sort of social distancing rules in place?

For some of us it may conjure up a sense of nostalgia, for others it was the reality of every weekend up until a few months ago. Either way, most of us have been there; surrounded by friends, music pulsing through our body, drink in hand … only to emerge in the early hours relieved for some fresh air and on the search for food or a taxi home.

During your evening it’s unlikely you spent much of your time worried about social distancing. if so, you probably wouldn’t have gone to a music venue in the first place, and definitely wouldn’t be going again!

This begs the question: how will music venues operate in a world of social distancing and covid secure regulations?

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