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How to Create Online Events that Inspire and Connect Audiences

How to Create Online Events that Inspire and Connect Audiences

Do you find your audience checking out during your online events? No doubt, remote attendees at webcasts and other online events are often surrounded by distractions, from pets and kids to an entire internet of interesting things at their fingertips. According to the Event Manager blog, 31% of event management professionals cited audience engagement as their biggest challenge. While attendance may be up …

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How to Minimize Risk with Operator-Assisted Online Events

How to Minimize Risk with Operator Assisted Online Events

Online events are the new frontier. From virtual conferences to online networking opportunities through video chats, companies are leveraging and scaling online events to meet their bottom line. But, with hosting large-scale online events comes inherent risk. What happens when event attendees can’t figure out how to log-in to the conference? Do you have a plan of action if you …

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Five Effective Ways to Market Your Virtual Events

Five Effective Ways to Market Your Virtual Events

It’s no secret that virtual events are booming right now! From town hall meeting webcasts to industry conferences, all types of events are being held online for the safety and health of all participants. And, for many businesses, leveraging virtual events is a cost-effective way to get in front of new audiences. However, the “if you build it, they will come” mentality …

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Why Operator-Assisted Online Events Are Essential to Enterprise Success

Why Operator-Assisted Online Events Are Essential to Enterprise Success

The shift to virtual events has widely been a positive one for companies across the globe due to the opportunity to reach larger audiences. Recent studies have shown that 80% of marketers agree that greater audience reach is the most positive effect they’ve experienced in their transition to online events. But with larger event audiences comes larger responsibilities! Your organization must now provide a …

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The Future of Online Events in 2021 and Beyond

The Future of Online Events in 2021 and Beyond

It’s 2021, and events are still being held primarily online. While everyone had hoped this wouldn’t be the case, the COVID-19 pandemic is still causing companies worldwide to rethink their internal operations and client-facing events. According to several studies, the number of organizations planning virtual events nearly doubled in 2020. And, as workforces continue to telecommute and grow their remote teams, tools …

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Four Tips to Increase Registration Turnout for Your Online Event

Four Tips to Increase Registration Turnout for Your Online Event

This won’t be a shocker to most people, but without a good turnout… you won’t have a successful online event! Why put all the effort into developing an event and organizing the logistics if no one plans to attend? Registration is the most important and difficult aspect of planning a virtual event in 2020 and beyond. To ensure that your event has …

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Innovating Your Online Events for Lead Generation in 2021

Innovating Your Online Events for Lead Generation in 2021

Due to the coronavirus pandemic of 2020, companies switched from live, in-person events to fully online events to ensure their employees’ and attendees’ safety and health. With this trend continuing into the known future, companies are now forced to be innovative with their event offerings to remain competitive and top of mind with consumers. After reflecting on and reinvesting in …

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Seven Questions to Ask in Your Post-Virtual Event Survey

7 Questions to Ask in Your Post-Virtual Event Survey

After you wrap up a big webinar, webcast, or online event, it’s tempting to sit back and relish in the success of the event. But your work isn’t over yet! Now it’s time to craft and send the post virtual event survey. This survey will help you gather valuable insight from participants about their experiences, what your team can improve, and …

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Best Practices for Hosting Virtual Town Halls: Three Tips You Can Use Today

Best Practices for Hosting Virtual Town Halls

When your employees can’t all come together for a company-wide meeting, the best solution is to host a virtual town hall event. These events let internal employees hear from corporate management, executives, and other coworkers. Town hall events can also be hosted for external customers for product updates, quarterly financial reports, and more. No matter why your company chooses to …

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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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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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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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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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