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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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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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Repurposing Winning Content and Using it for the Future

Repurposing Winning Content and Using it for the Future

Smart marketers look for easy ways to increase their productivity to boost sales. Repurposing proven successful content that won deals can save your company time and energy. Plus, if content worked to generate leads or close sales, why reinvent the wheel with a different strategy? Use your proven content that resonated with your audience time and again — just learn …

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How to Use On-Demand Webcasts for Lead Generation

On-Demand Webcasts for Lead Generation

When business owners and marketing departments think of using webinars or webcasts to generate sales leads, they often first consider live events. These events may also be recorded and shared with attendees after the fact, but most have interactive components that create immediacy and connection. But you can use on-demand webcasts to generate sales leads, promote account-based marketing campaigns, and …

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Three Tips to Build Trust and Keep Your Remote Team Motivated

Three Tips to Build Trust and Keep Your Remote Team Motivated

The pandemic changed so much about life, from how we interact in our free time to how and where we work. And while a majority of remote workers say they are more productive in their new, at-home setting, many also feel disconnected from their colleagues. Office workers, especially, fear being passed over for promotions or having their hard work otherwise go unnoticed …

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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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