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PGi Press Releases

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...
GlobalMeet Webcast Launches Automated, Searchable Transcriptions PGi, a business communications provider, has launched enhancements to GlobalMeet® Webcast that include automated transcriptions with searchable content, dynamic layout options and the ability to...

PGi Blog

Small Businesses Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Streaming Video When it comes to the idea of streaming video for your small business, do you steer clear of any opportunity to do so?
Are you frightened by the thought of paying an arm and a leg to host an online ...
Four Examples of Successful Online Events for Companies to Try It’s time to embrace the new normal. Online events are no longer a “nice to have” option for businesses. They’re a necessity!
As in-person events slowly rebuild from the impact of COVID-19, companies can rely on online events to keep customers and ...
Is Your Video Meeting Etiquette on Point? Businesses across the globe have been hosting video meetings, webcasts, and online events for years now. However, the difference in location isn’t an excuse to throw meeting etiquette out the window.
Video meetings have a distinct set of meeting rules ...
Three Reasons Why an Online Meeting Is Better Than an Email We’ve all heard the business adage, “Never hold a meeting for something that could have been solved in an email.”
While this saying is true for most aspects of business, other situations require non-verbal communication which only a meeting can ...
The Future of Conferences: Will Events Remain Virtual in 2021? 2020 decimated the conference industry. Massive industry and consumer conferences, including CES, Disney’s D23, and more, all canceled their 2020 line-up.
And, as we near the end of the calendar year, many events professionals are wondering, “Will we still be ...
Three Successful Trends in Webcasting Companies Should Try With the dramatic push toward working remotely in 2020, companies are finding new and innovative uses for webcasts to benefit their workflows. The ample time at home provided employees with plenty of time to be creative and think critically about ...
Boost Planning Agility for 2021 Virtual Meetings and Events Here’s the scenario. It is the last quarter of the year. You are tasked with planning a major event that can accommodate hundreds of attendees, maybe even thousands. 
But 2021 event planning looks a lot more challenging than 2020 planning… or does it? While the pandemic shut down ...
Become a Communications Rock Star with the Right Virtual Events Solution With the rise of remote work, dispersed organizations and industry disruption — trends accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic — virtual events have evolved from a nice-to-have to a need-to-have. As a result, HR, IR, marketing and communications professionals tasked with ...
Four Helpful Tips for Maintaining Company Culture Across Virtual Teams In April 2020, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, remote work was at an all-time high. With 62% of employees working from home.
This forced remote environment was many teams’ first encounter with a virtual workforce. As a result, many companies worried about ...
Three Creative Ways Small Businesses Can Use Webcasting For a small business owner, the term “webcasting” can sound overwhelming. On the surface, it sounds like an exclusive and expensive tool reserved for large corporations.
However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. Webcasting or streaming solutions are the ...
Six Solid Business Advantages of Global Webcasts If you’re ready to take your message global, no communications tool quite compares to the ease, flexibility, and affordability of a webcast platform. Consider the following benefits:
1. Deliver Your Message Faster
When communication success hinges on the speed of ...
3 Things Instagram Influencers Can Teach Us About Video Meetings Believe it or not, Instagram influencers can teach us a great deal about video conferencing, webinars, and more.
These influential accounts attract the attention of thousands upon thousands of fans each day through their creative posts, captivating captions, and interactive ...
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