Event Industry News

Business Wire Unveils Event Spotlight, an Interactive Event...

Business Wire today announced the launch of Event Spotlight, providing an interactive experience to increase audience engagement,...

Couples say wedding venues are holding their money hostage....

There are dozens of lawsuits against wedding venues over refunds for parties that were never held.

New Bill In New Jersey Would Require Refunds From Venues...

Many families have lost thousands of dollars.

New York is finally open again for big weddings — but with...

New York has finally opened itself up again for big, fat weddings — but it’s still clamping down on the fun. Starting Monday, the...

The New Yorker Launches a New, Star-Studded Virtual Event...

The monthly series comes on the heels of the publication's successful New Yorker Festival last fall.

Local event planners and venues sign letter to Gov. Newsom

The letter points out that the governor's Blueprint for a Safer Economy does not include direction for large-scale business meetings....

CMA hosts food drive to benefit music industry, event workers...

The Country Music Association (CMA) is looking to give back to music and event industry workers who were some of the hardest hit by...

Hopin Raises $400 Million For Hybrid Model

Virtual events provider Hopin has raised $400 million in a Series C funding round, valuing the platform at $5.65 billion.

Virtual events platform Looped raises $7.7m from investors...

Company has also named former Def Jam exec Faisel Durrani as Co-CEO…

Quantcast Unveils New Intelligent Audience Platform

Quantcast, advertising technology company, revealed the Quantcast Platform at its Virtual NOVA event, “Advertising in 2021 and Beyond.”...

Hopin rides the pandemic-driven boom in online events to...

Hopin says it's raised $400 million at a $5.65 billion valuation, more than double what it was worth in a November investment round....

Swapcard To Serve As The Official Platform For SXSW Online...

Swapcard, the leading AI-powered event and matchmaking platform for global virtual and hybrid events, has today announced it has been...

Looped raises $7.7M to expand its interactive live event...

Live events in the age of Covid-19 have largely been moved into the virtual world: we buy tickets (or simply click on a link), go...

Companies Double Down On Virtual Events But Face Virtual...

Splash, an event marketing platform that helps companies create better virtual, hybrid, and in-person event experiences, is rolling...

Hubilo Raises $23.5 Mn In Series A Round Co-led By Lightspeed...

The company will invest the funds in strengthening its product and design teams in India and building out its US- and Europe-based...

Hubilo Raises $23.5 Million to Redefine the Future of Events

Hubilo, the global virtual and hybrid events platform, has announced a $23.5 Million Series A investment led by Lightspeed Venture...