The Ultimate Guide for Marketing Your Virtual Event

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What is a Virtual Event?  You have probably heard of or attended a virtual event by now.  When the 2020 pandemic hit, events, travel, and the world came to a screeching halt.  The virtual revolution took over.  It was always there, lurking in the shadows, but in the past 14 months, it has become the […]

10 Strategies for Designing your Event’s Content

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In today’s virtual world of meetings and events, you want to stand out in the crowd.  You want to gain more event participants and with a virtual format, you have endless opportunities to capture a global audience.  Whether your event is in-person, virtual or a hybrid of both, you will need to incorporate appealing and […]

How to Fundraise Virtually, Get More Attendees, and More Money

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Virtual fundraisers aren’t just an alternative to live events, but they can be even more effective than in-person fundraisers, not to mention easier to organize and much more lucrative. Check out our fool-proof guide on how to transition your fundraising event online to provide the biggest impact for your organization and donors, and most importantly, […]

How to Hybrid: 2021 Guide to Post Pandemic Event Production

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Virtual events defined 2020 after the pandemic hit and events and meetings were cancelled, indefinitely postponed, or held online.  The pandemic has revolutionized the meetings and events industry and innovation is about to take over with hybrid events.  Hybrid is going to define 2021 and beyond.   Below we will talk in more detail about post […]

2021 Event Planning: Virtual & Hybrid Event Innovation

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Virtual events saved the day for countless businesses trying to stay relevant and connected during an extended period of uncertainty and isolation. But beyond just a means of damage control, transitioning live events online has resulted in considerable benefits for organizers and participants alike that might just stand the test of time. Moving events online […]

How to Plan Your Virtual Expo with Sponsorships

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While virtual events have taken on a life of their own, organizers are still experimenting with ways to generate the same kind of revenue they did with live events. Finding top-notch sponsors to help fund your virtual expo is crucial for optimizing ROI, as well as your participants’ experience. But how do you adapt sponsorship […]

Virtual Production Platform Review

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In a world that still feels stalled, brands and business leaders must provide meaningful ways for partners, clients, prospects, and team members to connect. Even if bringing groups together in person isn’t feasible, hosting virtual events can be a powerful way to create community and provide valuable training and networking opportunities.  However, we’ve quickly realized […]

Event Platforms: Technology Cannot Replace Production Talent

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The pandemic caused a seismic shift in the world of live events. Advances in technology allowed the show to go on. Still, there have been some unwelcomed glitches for those working behind the scenes- drastically changing roles for some, eliminating jobs for others, and creating anxiety for most.  Despite the allure of cutting-edge technology, it’s […]

Expand Your Revenue Source: Live Stream and Engage Globally

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The popularity and success of live stream events have far exceeded anything we thought possible even a year ago. And virtual events have become a game-changer for brands looking to broaden their reach. Even smaller businesses have the capacity to organize everything from an international conference to a global expo while still staying within budget. […]

10 Tips for Professional Broadcasting from Home

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Hop on any social channel, and you’ll quickly realize, live streaming has become mainstream, and for good reason. Live streaming is a fun, extremely valuable tool for promoting your brand and growing your audience. And it’s easy, inexpensive, and can be done from almost anywhere. However you will note it’s not the same as professional broadcasting. […]