Online Events

Eleven Quick Ideas for Promoting Webcasts Before, During, and After the Event

Ideas for Promoting Webcasts Before, During, and After the Event

When it comes to webcasts, the top problem businesses run into is audience registration. The old phrase “If you build it, they will come,” doesn’t apply to webcasts and online events. Instead, businesses must tell the world that they are hosting a webcast or online series. To increase total webcast registration and participation, companies can use these 11 ideas for promoting their webcast before, …

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Four Problems with Online Meetings and How to Solve Them

Four Problems with Online Meetings and How to Solve Them

As online meetings become the new normal for businesses across the globe, many are quick to adopt new video conferencing and webcasting platforms. But, just like an in-person meeting, teams can run into a myriad of problems when attempting to host an online meeting. If you run into any of these four common online meeting problems, use our solutions to course-correct and …

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Why Webcasts Are Saving the Live Events Industry

Why Webcasts Are Saving the Live Events Industry

2020 has proven to be a challenging year for the live events industry. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the ability for audiences to physically gather safely. Many meeting and event planners quickly converted live events to fully virtual to adapt to the new reality. Responses to a PCMA survey conducted in April 2020 revealed that “7 out of 10 respondents have …

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In-person Is Canceled, But Events Are Not: How to Take Your Event Virtual

In-person Is Canceled, But Events Are Not: How to Take Your Event Virtual

Live events are a critical component of every organization’s communication strategy. Events ranging from corporate town halls and shareholder meetings to conferences and training sessions give employees, co-workers, customers, prospects, and stakeholders the chance to gather, listen, learn, collaborate and become inspired. While live events are more logistically challenging than other communication channels, organizations depend on them to deliver their …

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How the Rise of Virtual Events Could Change the Events Industry Forever

Virtual Events Could Change the Events Industry

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the events industry in 2020. However, its effects extend beyond this calendar year, with numerous in-person events and conferences being canceled for the 2021 season as well. With these mass cancellations, event professionals are wondering what changes the industry will face moving forward. How will they adapt to survive the endless in-person gathering restrictions? …

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Take Your Online Events to the Next Level with the Cvent Event Integration for GlobalMeet Webcast

Cvent Event Integration for GlobalMeet Webcast

Did you hear the news? GlobalMeet Webcast now integrates with the Cvent Event Marketing and Management Platform. This brand new Cvent integration provides event marketers and managers with a wealth of opportunity, benefits, and features designed to enhance the event experience for all. Take a look! What is Cvent? Cvent is an online event management and marketing platform that provides event professionals with a …

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Six Live Streaming Tips for Savvy Content Creators

Live Streaming Tips for Savvy Content Creators

Whether you’re a seasoned live streaming pro or a savvy content creator embracing the power of webcasts and online events, it always helps to be prepared. Keep our six helpful tips in mind before you go live! 1. Invest in the Right Equipment Without the right equipment and live streaming software, you’ll have a hard time gaining a loyal following …

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How Augmented Reality Can Make Your Next Online Event Stand Out

How Augmented Reality Can Make Your Next Online Event Stand Out

As we embrace all types of online events, event planners continue to search for ways to stand out from the competition. While most opt for the standard webcast presentation with a Q&A session, we can all take our online events to the next level by adopting an augmented reality (AR) solution. You’ve likely heard of virtual reality, which is a completely …

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Six Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits That Are Fun and Effective

Virtual Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

With the COVID-19 pandemic, nonprofit organizations are scrambling to stay afloat. These organizations rely on fundraising and sponsorship events to raise donations that keep their efforts operational. However, nonprofits can still raise money without hosting in-person events. With a bit of creativity and help from reliable webcasting technology, nonprofit organizations can thrive in 2020 and beyond by hosting these virtual fundraising …

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Small Businesses Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Streaming Video

Small Businesses Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Streaming Video

When it comes to the idea of streaming video for your small business, do you steer clear of any opportunity to do so? Are you frightened by the thought of paying an arm and a leg to host an online event or webinar? Is the idea of being on live video keeping you from accomplishing your business goals? Don’t be …

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Four Examples of Successful Online Events for Companies to Try

Examples of Successful Online Events for Companies

It’s time to embrace the new normal. Online events are no longer a “nice to have” option for businesses. They’re a necessity! As in-person events slowly rebuild from the impact of COVID-19, companies can rely on online events to keep customers and fans engaged from afar. Fortunately, virtual events and online meetings offer a flexible structure to accommodate a wide variety of …

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Boost Planning Agility for 2021 Virtual Meetings and Events

Boost Planning Agility for 2021 Virtual Meetings and Events

Here’s the scenario. It is the last quarter of the year. You are tasked with planning a major event that can accommodate hundreds of attendees, maybe even thousands.  But 2021 event planning looks a lot more challenging than 2020 planning… or does it? While the pandemic shut down most physical events in 2020 — with some going virtual — 2021 event planning will mostly be all virtual. So, it’s time to …

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Become a Communications Rock Star with the Right Virtual Events Solution

Virtual Events Solutions

With the rise of remote work, dispersed organizations and industry disruption — trends accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic — virtual events have evolved from a nice-to-have to a need-to-have. As a result, HR, IR, marketing and communications professionals tasked with putting on high-profile, mission-critical events need to ensure they go off without a hitch. That means choosing a solution that …

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Six Solid Business Advantages of Global Webcasts

Advantages of Global Webcast

If you’re ready to take your message global, no communications tool quite compares to the ease, flexibility, and affordability of a webcast platform. Consider the following benefits: 1. Deliver Your Message Faster When communication success hinges on the speed of your message, look no farther than a global webcast. Take the stress out of your webcasts with our flexible event …

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Why You Need a Dedicated Webcasting Tool for Your Online Events

Webcasting Tools for Your Online Event

As offices closed worldwide during the COVID-19 crisis, many organizations turned to familiar audio and video conferencing services to communicate with employees, customers, shareholders, and other stakeholders spread across the globe.They soon discovered, however, that these solutions were simply not built to deliver professional-quality webcasts at scale. They couldn’t handle audiences larger than a few hundred participants, and presentations were …

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5 Virtual Event Mistakes You Never, Ever Want to Make

5 Virtual Event Mistakes You Never, Ever Want to Make

For those who are used to organizing in-person events, hosting a virtual event via a webcast or live stream can be nerve-wracking. After all, a successful event is the culmination of several tiny factors working in tandem to produce a memorable experience for guests, but now online. With 56% of marketers saying it takes anywhere from 2-4 weeks to plan a small virtual …

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