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Elevate Your Virtual Town Halls with the Right Technology

Elevate Your Virtual Town Halls with the Right Technology

When you’re trying to keep employees and stakeholders in the loop, virtual town halls can be a cost-conscious, eco-friendly, and effective way to do so. You want to ensure your virtual town halls go off without a hitch, though, and that requires the right technology. Follow these tips to elevate your virtual town halls with the best webcast platform available. Let Your …

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Expand Your Reach with a Virtual Trade Show

Even though business travel may be on the rise, with 72% of the members polled from the Global Business Travel Association saying their employees are “willing” or “very willing” to travel for business, companies have realized the vast benefits of virtual events, including time and cost savings. In addition, as workers worry about the Delta variant of the coronavirus, more employees may be …

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Increase Event Attendance with Hybrid Events

Increase Event Attendance with Hybrid Events

Many companies adopted virtual events as a last resort to stay in touch with customers, shareholders, and industry members during the pandemic. But are virtual events here to stay? As people embrace the joys of getting together with colleagues for in-person events, networking, and even after-hours drinks and personal connections, it doesn’t mean we should abandon the advantages of virtual or …

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How Virtual Events and Hybrid Events Can Contribute To Your Organization’s Sustainability

How Virtual Events and Hybrid Events Can Contribute To Your Organization’s Sustainability

Moving to virtual events from in-person gatherings during the pandemic has enabled organizations to stay connected. But one benefit is easily overlooked: the positive impact on sustainability within our environment. If you’re looking to reduce your company’s overall carbon footprint while reaching even larger groups of people, consider adding virtual components to your events even as in-person gatherings continue to …

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Hybrid Events and How They Work Best for Business

Hybrid Events and How They Work Best for Business

What is a hybrid event? It is an event that incorporates in-person plus virtual elements at the same event. Hybrid events will typically have a webcast, just like other virtual events, but will include in-person presenters and sometimes in-person attendees. If you’re hosting hybrid events for business, it’s important to ensure that all attendees have an equally engaging experience and …

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ABM Strategies: Benefits of Recurring Client Webcasts for Account-Based Marketing

ABM Strategies: Benefits of Recurring Client Webcasts for Account-based Marketing

Account-based marketing, or ABM, focuses on finding best-fit, enterprise-level clients and targeting your sales and marketing efforts to attract them through personalized messaging. Rather than reaching out to individuals, however, ABM touches all the key decision-makers in an organization. Benefits and Challenges of ABM Unlike traditional lead generation methods, ABM can lead to higher conversion rates, greater customer loyalty, and …

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Getting Ready for Your Next Virtual Earnings Call

Getting Ready for Your Next Virtual Earnings Call

As organizations have shifted to online events and secure webcasts for everything from industry conferences to town halls to investor relations events, it’s important to understand the best ways to promote and execute these types of online events, including virtual earnings calls. Even as companies begin to return to in-person gatherings and hybrid events, the benefits of virtual earning calls are plentiful …

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Hybrid Events: How to Gather Data and Evaluate Analytics

Hybrid Events: How to Gather Data and Evaluate Analytics

Hybrid events bridge the gap between live, in-person gatherings and webcasts and virtual events that have grown in popularity over the past year. They fill a gap for people who are not yet ready to travel — or can’t for various reasons — and those craving in-person interactions. They provide a cost-effective means to hold town halls and allow companies …

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The History of Live Streaming and Virtual Events

The History of Live Streaming and Virtual Events, Explained

Today, virtually anyone with a smartphone can deliver their own live streaming event. From “going live” on Facebook during a family vacation to hosting a talk show on YouTube, streaming content is everywhere. But how did it become so prevalent? Why do people love live streaming so much? And how can you leverage it for your business for employee connectivity, …

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Explaining Exactly What Is a Webcast?

What Is a Webcast?

Explaining Exactly What Is a Webcast? Many people don’t know that live streaming on the internet dates back to 1993 when people were still using dial-up modems. But today’s webcasts extend far beyond the audio-video quality and one-way broadcast capabilities of the first live streaming solutions. A webcast leverages state-of-the-art video conferencing, live streaming, and chat solutions to deliver live …

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Hybrid Workforce Challenges and How Webcast Solutions Can Help You Succeed

Hybrid Workforce Challenges and How Webcast Solutions Can Help You Succeed

Nearly 60% of remote workers who identify as GenZ or millennials said they miss connecting with their co-workers in person. The majority also said they fear that remote work will cause them to miss out on promotions and advancement opportunities. On the other side of the fence, 64% of workers polled would rather have the chance to work from home than accept a $30,000 …

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The Cost Benefits of Virtual Events to Your Business

The Cost Benefits of Virtual Events to Your Business

Instead of planning elaborate press conferences or gatherings, national and global companies can save time and money by hosting virtual events. New business development and current client upkeep often require in-person, face-to-face meetings. But in a world where many are still leery of traveling amidst the COVID-19 virus, and people have become more accustomed to webcast technology, virtual events work …

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Future of Investor Relations Events: The Power of the Webcast in a Hybrid Work Environment

Future of Investor Relations Events: The Power of the Webcast in a Hybrid Work Environment

Even as business travel and in-person events resume in many parts of the world, employers are growing accustomed to hybrid work environments. This applies to day-to-day interactions with employees and also large-scale events, such as investor relations events. Even prior to the pandemic, many investment firms and Wall Street analysts relied on audio calls or virtual events to tune in to …

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How to Craft High Impact Sales and Marketing Strategies via Webcast

How to Craft High Impact Sales and Marketing Strategies via Webcast

Even as offices re-open, many employees continue to work remotely. Even in hands-on fields such as logistics and operational management, employees have embraced a full-time remote work schedule or a hybrid arrangement, where they spend some time in the office and the rest working remotely. One study revealed that 34% of professionals across industries and positions would quit their job rather …

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How to Host Successful Virtual Events

How to Host Successful Virtual Events

Virtual events remain highly relevant, even as travel recommences and companies begin hosting in-person events. Virtual events have several benefits, including saving attendees — and promoters — time and money, offering the added flexibility of content on-demand after the event, and reaching more attendees than may be possible with in-person events. But it’s important to have the right technology in place …

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Delivering Successful Hybrid Events for In-Person and Virtual Attendees

Delivering Successful Hybrid Events for In-Person and Virtual Attendees

Hybrid events have grown in popularity since the pandemic, but PGi has been helping brands, businesses, and organizations reach out to large audiences via the web for more than 20 years. In that time, we’ve learned a few things about delivering successful hybrid events and virtual events that engage in-person and virtual attendees alike. Find the Right Technology for Your …

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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 Dedicated Tool for Your Online Events

Choosing a Dedicated Tool for Your Online Events

For many organizations, large-scale in-person events have become a thing of the past. The ability to communicate virtually for corporate town halls, shareholder meetings, trade shows, conferences, and time-sensitive training sessions is critical. Whether your goal is to generate sales leads, convert those leads into customers, or stay connected with shareholders and the people and teams within your organization, you want to …

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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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Why Ongoing Virtual Training is Crucial for Transportation and Logistics

Why Ongoing Virtual Training is Crucial for Transportation and Logistics

Effective communication in logistics has become more difficult as supply chains grow more complex. The trucking industry hauled nearly 75% of the freight in the U.S. in 2019, so keeping the industry alive is crucial. However, poor communication with your workforce can result in accidents, low engagement and motivation, and poor customer service. Ultimately, it can result in a loss …

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