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PGi Press Releases

PGi and HCL Technologies Join Forces for Carrier-Grade Video and Meeting Capabilities PGi, a virtual events and meetings company, today announced an agreement with HCL Technologies Ltd (HCL), a leading global technology company, to invest in feature roadmap and accelerate PGi's...
PGi Bolsters Its Global Leadership Team PGi, a virtual events and meetings company, announced two executive appointments to help drive its global growth and expansion in the dynamic virtual events and collaboration market. Effective...
GlobalMeet® Webcast Doubles Down on Customer Experience as Demand for Virtual Events Shatters Global Records PGi, a virtual events and meetings company, has launched enhancements to its online events portfolio including GlobalMeet® Webcast and GlobalMeet Operator Assisted to give customers better video...
PGi Appoints Rick Mace as Chief Executive Officer PGi, a business communications provider, announced today that its board of directors has named Rick Mace, a proven leader with more than 30 years of experience in the technology industry, as chief...
PGi Survey Confirms Work from Home Could Be the Next Normal While many employees may not have a definitive timeline to return to work, nearly 71% of employed Americans working from home due to COVID-19 say they are able to collaborate just as well using...
GlobalMeet® Collaboration Adds G Suite Integration, Virtual Whiteboard and More High-Definition (HD) Video Screens in... PGi, a business communications provider, has rolled out several new GlobalMeet Collaboration enhancements designed to improve how people, teams and enterprises productively connect and...
GlobalMeet® Webcast Powers Virtual Events to Millions as Companies Shift Conferences Online PGi, a business communications provider, is powering streaming events to millions of users around the world as organizations look for online solutions to transform in-person conferences and town...
GlobalMeet Enhances Cloud Collaboration Experience with Dolby Voice PGi, a business communications provider, has introduced a number of new GlobalMeet® capabilities including enhanced audio with Dolby Voice®, a redesigned iOS app, new local number access and an...
GlobalMeet Leans Into Cloud Voice Expansion with Localized User Experience PGi, a business communications provider, has expanded its GlobalMeet® platform by adding service in France, Ireland and Brazil to the list of overseas locations, new UK phone offerings and...
GlobalMeet Accelerates Momentum in UCaaS Market Since entering the unified communications as a service (UCaaS) market in March 2019, PGi, a business communications provider, has accelerated momentum of its GlobalMeet® platform by acquiring new...
TMC names PGi a 2019 Communications Solutions Products of the Year Award Winner PGi, a business communications provider with a focus on helping people connect, announced today that TMC, a global, integrated media company, has awarded GlobalMeet a 2019 Communications Solutions...
PGi Announces August 2019 Live Webinar Series PGi, a business communications provider with a focus on helping people connect, is launching a webinar series: Competing Smarter with Your Business Communications Platform. The series will kick...

PGi Blog

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 ...
How to Provide High-Quality, Live Video Webcasting Without Straining Your Network Has this happened to you?
You’ve worked hard to prepare a thorough and captivating webcast presentation. Right when you go live to your viewers, your employees notice the company network begin to get spotty or ultra-slow.
Streaming live video at ...
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 ...
How to Promote and Sell Your Products and Services through Online Events No one likes being sold to. It’s why people don’t enjoy going to a car dealership or shopping for an expensive item.
To help customers feel more at ease, companies look for other opportunities to educate the customer and capture a ...
How to 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 ...
Three Tips for Successful Account-Based Marketing Webcast Strategies Most businesses adopt a vague approach to targeting audiences, often opting to market to the masses. While this option can work, account-based marketing strategies provide marketers with a better path to success through targeted virtual opportunities and tactics.
Wordstream defines Account-based marketing (ABM) as ...
Four Innovative Ways to Keep Your Workforce Engaged through Virtual Town Halls Town hall meetings invite all of your employees to learn about the current and future state of the organization. They are often a great opportunity for employees and leadership teams to connect.
However, with the majority of town halls now ...
Five Tips on Maintaining Company Culture Across Virtual Teams As more and more companies embrace the remote work approach, creating and sustaining a strong company culture is a must.
Although it was once an afterthought and limited to bean bag chairs, happy hours, and fun office traditions, company culture has ...
How to Effectively and Securely Manage Investor Relations Virtually Hosting large-scale investor presentations, meetings, and events can be a hassle. Between finding a mutually agreeable time to meet, organizing the content, and handling the call, it’s a lot to manage!
Fortunately, the advancement of webcasting and audio and video ...
Four Webcasting Tips for Effective Lead and Demand Generation If your company is like most brands, you rely on several forms of lead and demand generation tactics. From online advertising to pricing promotions, there are several ways to drive interest from new leads.
For many, webcasts provide an exceptional opportunity to ...
Operator Assisted Audio is Critical for Enterprise Online Events Have you ever hosted a highly important conference call with investors, stakeholders, or potential clients and battled with a poor connection, awful audio quality, or dropped calls?
It’s the worst, right?
For enterprises hosting conference calls, online events, and webcasts, ...
Three Best Practices for HR Communications in Virtual Business With much of the global workforce transitioning into full-time remote work, human resources departments need to adapt their processes and functions to accommodate a virtual workspace.
Fortunately, this couldn’t be easier with the use of tools such as webcasts and video conferencing platforms.
If ...