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As the global leader in web conferencing and collaboration, exciting new milestones are always happening at PGi. Read our latest press releases, see recent media coverage and get company news to make sure you’re not missing out on anything.

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

Five Things Not to Do During Your Next Video Meeting Since March 2020, the world has changed. Remote work has become the “new normal.” Experts on workplace trends predict that up to 30% of the workforce will be working from home several days per week by the end of 2021. With this growing number ...
Five Tips for Creating a Virtual Onboarding Experience for New Employees Even before the pandemic, companies and HR departments across the globe were adopting remote working policies to help employees lead better lives.
Part of a telecommuting environment involves onboarding new employees from wherever they may be. Since traditional office tours ...
Eleven Quick Ideas for Promoting Webcasts Before, During, and After the Event When it comes to webcasts, the top problem businesses run into is audience registration.
The old phrase “If you build it, they will come,” doesn’t apply to webcasts and online events. Instead, businesses must tell the world that they are hosting a webcast or ...
Four Problems with Online Meetings and How to Solve Them As online meetings become the new normal for businesses across the globe, many are quick to adopt new video conferencing and webcasting platforms. But, just like an in-person meeting, teams can run into a myriad of problems when attempting to host an ...
Why Webcasts Are Saving the Live Events Industry 2020 has proven to be a challenging year for the live events industry. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted the ability for audiences to physically gather safely. Many meeting and event planners quickly converted live events to fully virtual to adapt to ...
In-person Is Canceled, But Events Are Not: How to Take Your Event Virtual Live events are a critical component of every organization’s communication strategy. Events ranging from corporate town halls and shareholder meetings to conferences and training sessions give employees, co-workers, customers, prospects, and stakeholders the chance to gather, listen, learn, collaborate and ...
What Does a Virtual Open House Look Like? Virtual open houses have long been an option available to realtors and buyers alike. Most often used by those relocating to a new state or unable to attend a scheduled tour, virtual tours play a pivotal role in the home ...
How the Rise of Virtual Events Could Change the Events Industry Forever It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic rocked the events industry in 2020. However, its effects extend beyond this calendar year, with numerous in-person events and conferences being canceled for the 2021 season as well.
With these mass cancellations, event professionals are ...
Take Your Online Events to the Next Level with the Cvent Event Integration for GlobalMeet... Did you hear the news? GlobalMeet Webcast now integrates with the Cvent Event Marketing and Management Platform.
This brand new Cvent integration provides event marketers and managers with a wealth of opportunity, benefits, and features designed to enhance the event experience for all.
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Six Live Streaming Tips for Savvy Content Creators Whether you’re a seasoned live streaming pro or a savvy content creator embracing the power of webcasts and online events, it always helps to be prepared.
Keep our six helpful tips in mind before you go live!
1. Invest in ...
How Augmented Reality Can Make Your Next Online Event Stand Out As we embrace all types of online events, event planners continue to search for ways to stand out from the competition.
While most opt for the standard webcast presentation with a Q&A session, we can all take our online events to ...
Five Effective Best Practices to Drive Webcast Registration Many marketers believe that the hardest part about hosting a webcast is the content itself. From setting up the webcasting software to ensuring that every aspect of the content is just right, there’s a lot to take care of before ...