Virtual Events

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 …

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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? …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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, …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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