Hybrid and virtual meetings are no longer reserved for tech geeks with big budgets. They are a staple.
Small businesses today host 13 to 14 events per year, thanks to innovations in event management technology and social media.
Hosting an event can be quite complicated, but add to the mix attendees participating in person, remotely and watching a livestream, and you have a whole new challenge — and opportunity — on your hands.
No one expects virtual meetings to replace face-to-face meetings anytime soon, but knowing how to incorporate virtual or hybrid elements into traditional events has become a critical skill. That’s why the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) has decided to invest an undisclosed amount of money in the Virtual Edge Institute (VEI), an independent organization focused […]
I tuned into one of the EventCamps recently because I love them and the people who organize them. Because I couldn’t be there in person, I joined the virtual audience. Unfortunately, I discovered that I’m a really crappy virtual attendee, and I’m not too embarrassed to tell you why: I have a bad attitude. I […]
Almost 75 percent of industry insiders find virtual events useful, but nearly a third are still struggling with how to generate revenue from them, says the 2010 Virtual Event Report. Here are some of its core findings: 2010 virtual event report For a free copy of the full report, click here.