Tag: digital events

The High Cost of Hybrid

Our clients and leading industry associations (for example, PCMA’s latest glimpse or our industry’s future, the business recovery dashboard) are turning their attention to future hybrid and face-to-face (f2f) events. While everyone keeps saying that hybrid is here to stay, most association event pros have limited bandwidth and budget to plan and execute robust in-person … [Read more…]

Your Two Cents on Virtual Events

Improving digital learning and amplifying conference content to a larger audience is a high priority for most conference organizers. With the advent of DIY solutions, business models that include sponsorship and the ability to reach a global audience, we’re seeing an increased focus on expanding the impact of virtual events. Tagoras, an adviser to associations … [Read more…]

Do Millennials Prefer Virtual Meetings? No! Face To Face Matters! [Infographic]

Conventional wisdom says that millennials prefer virtual and digital meetings over face to face ones. According to this infographic, compiled by CT Business Travel and NeoMam Studios, a digital design studio 78% of Gen Xers & 80% of millennials say they actually prefer in-person communication with their colleagues. 87% of all professionals believe that face-to-face … [Read more…]

Six Incredibly Boring And Monstrous Mistakes In Digital Education

The majority of online education is poorly designed and extremely boring. We’ve all attended Webinars that make root canals seem more exciting! Six Big Online Education Mistakes University Professor Guillermo Ramirez, author of The Virtual Presenter, believes that online education is here to stay. Unfortunately, most organizations continue to deliver poor online education experiences. Here … [Read more…]

Helping Your Remote Virtual Attendees Succeed As Participants

Our time is valuable. Many of us see our time as money, a resource that we don’t want to waste. Asking people to commit 30-, 45- or even 60-minutes of their time to attend your Webinar is asking a lot. It’s critical that your digital event provide tremendous value and ROI or you’ll lose your … [Read more…]

Six TV News Techniques To Use With Your Digital Events

The art of delivering presentations to remote audiences is anything but new. Radio and television have been doing it for decades. Broadcast Professionals Share The Same Challenges Radio and TV personalities face many of the same challenges that digital event organizers and presenters face. They present to remote, invisible and silent audiences. They can’t see … [Read more…]

Eight Ways To Spook Your Remote Audience

Presenting to a face-to-face audience is difficult, even scary. Presenting to a remote audience in a webinar, teleseminar or virtual event is difficult squared. It can be frightening and unsettling. Eight Ways To Haunt Your Remote Audience Here are eight non-tips and tricks that horror movies avoid. These are guaranteed to create dread and fear … [Read more…]

Improving Member Loyalty Via Digital Events

Lower costs of conducting digital and hybrid events is making it easier for competitors to reach your market and their wallets. Here is the PPT from the presentation that Dave Lutz and I did for ASAE11 on improving member loyalty. Improving Member Loyalty Via Digital Events View more presentations from Jeff Hurt. What are your … [Read more…]