Virtual Events

Unlock the Next Level of Virtual Education for Your Enterprise

Unlock the Next Level of Virtual Education for Your Enterprise

Organizations are increasingly adopting webcast technology for virtual training. Cost-effective, easy, and engaging, this form of modern learning works well if you have a remote workforce or employees in different offices across the globe. You may also want to use virtual training even if you have employees in the office to keep your conference rooms free for other meetings and …

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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

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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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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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 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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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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