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PGi Press Releases

PGi and Socialive to Provide Customers Unprecedented Content Capabilities for their Events PGi, a virtual events and meetings company, and Socialive, the all-in-one enterprise video platform, today announce that their companies will provide an end-to-end solution for enhanced enterprise...
PGi Unveils Audio Integration Capabilities to Enhance Existing Virtual Meetings PGi, a virtual events and meetings company, today announced the launch of PGiConnect®, a new brand that provides best-in-class, intelligent audio communication solutions that enhance virtual...
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...

PGi Blog

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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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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 ...
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.
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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 ...
The History of Live Streaming and Virtual Events 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? ...
Explaining Exactly 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...