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Best Practices for Hybrid Events and Virtual Events

Best Practices for Hybrid Events and Virtual Events

As people begin gathering in person for live events again, organizations are transitioning from fully virtual events to hybrid events, where presenters and some of the audience may be physically present, and others tune in via webcast. Hybrid events present unique challenges for event organizers, including ensuring all attendees remain engaged and have an enriching experience. At the same time, …

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Choosing a Path Toward Virtual Event Success

Choosing a Path Toward Virtual Event Success

If you’re a human resources, investor relations, marketing, or communications professional, your mission is a familiar one: putting on a high-profile virtual event to an audience of thousands around the globe. But getting the job done means running through a maze of requirements. If not properly implemented, each of these requirements can lead to a dead-end. That’s why you need …

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PGi Partners with 6Connex To Deliver Hybrid and Virtual Events

PGi Partners with 6Connex To Deliver Hybrid and Virtual Events

PGi and 6Connex have partnered to deliver more immersive and engaging hybrid, in-person and virtual events across the world. PGi’s GlobalMeet Webcast platform integrates with 6Connex’s entire ecosystem of content to drive engagement and create enhanced experiences for producers, presenters, and attendees of hybrid events. 6Connex and PGi have joined forces to maximize the hybrid event experience for attendees — …

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Four Ways to Run Virtual Conferences Better in 2021

Four Ways to Run Virtual Conferences Better in 2021

Thanks to the global events of 2020, virtual conferences have become a worldwide staple. But, many were not prepared to run virtual conferences or online events. With limited experience in this arena, businesses made mistakes. And, 2021 is the year to learn from those errors! Let’s explore four ways to run virtual conferences better starting in 2021. 1. Host an …

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Five Time-Saving Benefits of Virtual Events

Five Time-Saving Benefits of Virtual Events

Think about the last in-person event or conference you attended. Now, try to remember what your schedule was like for that event. If you’re in the majority, chances are you were rushing around trying to make it from Point A to Point B by the designated time—all without missing the opportunity to soak up any content or event experiences offered. …

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Building Connections with Virtual Conferences

Building Connections with Virtual Conferences

For years, marketers, sales managers, and business owners believed it was difficult to forget personal connections through virtual conferences. Myths perpetuated that virtual events failed to create valuable interactions between participants, exhibitors, and speakers. The pandemic forced brands to rely on virtual events and conferences to stay in touch with their market. Soon, it became evident that today’s webcast and …

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How to Take a Large Physical Event and Switch It To Virtual

How to Take a Large Physical Event and Switch It To Virtual

There’s much more to just switching on some webcams and computer mics and hoping for the best when you’re transforming a real-world, physical event into a virtual webcast. The best event promoters may no longer be those with the industry connections to host a physical event, but webcast and communications companies with the knowledge, experience, and technology to address both …

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The Power of Private Label Partnerships for Web and Video Conferencing

Private Label Partnerships for Web and Video Conferencing

There’s no doubt your business has changed in the past year since the COVID-19 pandemic. Work, and the growth of remote work, was already evolving substantially thanks to the advent of new technologies. But web and video conferencing experienced unprecedented adoption for everything from press conferences to shareholder meetings to town halls and, of course, regular company meetings. The web …

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Three Best Practices for Investor Relations in a Virtual World

Three Best Practices for Investor Relations in a Virtual World

Your investors come from all over the world. Regardless of their location, they still deserve to be in the loop when it comes to company news, updates, and earnings. Virtual investor relations isn’t a difficult concept, but it can be executed poorly if you’re not careful. Instead of dropping the ball and losing the trust of your worldwide investors, use …

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The Raised Stakes for Virtual Events

The Raised Stakes for Virtual Events

As of this publication date, approximately 19.21% of the U.S. population has been fully vaccinated from COVID-19, according to Johns Hopkins University of Medicine’s Coronavirus Resource Center. What does this mean for the meetings and events industry in 2021? Though many would-be attendees miss the professional community and engagement at on-site events, mass in-person gatherings will likely remain few until …

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Five Characteristics of an Engaging and Successful Webcast

Five Characteristics of an Engaging and Successful Webcast

Webcasts today can run the gamut from captivating collaborations custom-tailored to engage audiences, or they can fall flat with talking heads on a screen for hours at a time. Operator-assisted webcasts, especially, have the means to take virtual events to the next level, capturing the energy of a live event so well that it’s almost like an in-person gathering. Fortunately, …

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How to Build Your Sales Funnel: Advice for Before, During, and After Virtual Events

Build Your Sales Funnel: Advice for Before, During, and After Virtual Events

Long gone are the days of in-person meetings with vendors and potential leads during industry conferences. With the shift toward a remote workforce and digital landscape, companies who previously relied on building an sales funnel are making the transition to virtual events. While much of the same principles apply to virtual events, developing an effective sales funnel starts well before …

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Virtual Town Halls: How to Produce a Secure and Flawless Webcast

Virtual Town Halls: How to Produce a Secure and Flawless Webcast

Town hall meetings provide residents of a community an opportunity to assemble and discuss concerns, challenges and opportunities within their areas. Community leaders can address the concerns of constituents and can also vote on issues. Likewise, companies can also host virtual town halls to bring together executive leadership and employees to discuss the issues, challenges, and opportunities facing an organization. …

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Four Tips for Influencing People to Buy through Virtual Events

Four Tips for Influencing People to Buy through Virtual Events

What’s your company’s reason for hosting virtual events? Lead generation and sales, right? Online events such as educational webinars and panel discussions are a fantastic way to bring new leads to your business. But, companies must be careful not to cross the line into being “too salesy” during their events. After all, you don’t want your brand to be seen …

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Educate Your Customers: Reduce Churn by Being Transparent

Educate Your Customers: Reduce Churn by Being Transparent

Think about how many sales emails or advertisements you see in a day. Between scrolling through social media ads and sending endless emails to the junk folder, we as consumers are inundated with sales attempts practically 24/7. The last thing we want is to be sold to by yet another brand or sales representative. Instead, we seek out educational opportunities …

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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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What to Expect from the Virtual Events Industry Post COVID-19

What to Expect from the Virtual Events Industry Post COVID-19

While the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic may have temporarily halted in-person industry events and conferences, it gave the virtual events industry a hefty boost. But, will this new virtual events option be a long-term solution for companies once the pandemic begins to subside? Absolutely! Virtual events are here to stay. Here’s what businesses can expect from the virtual events industry in …

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Five Top Characteristics of Successful Online Events

Five Top Characteristics of Successful Online Events

Five Top Characteristics of Successful Online Events You poured your heart and soul into an online event. From developing the perfect registration page to ensuring the webcast ran smoothly, you took care of every little detail. Now that it’s over… was it a success? To determine how successful your online event was, we need to look at five key characteristics. But …

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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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