Tag: virtual event

[Webinar] Mission Critical: How One Association Transformed its Live Event to Virtual in Record Time

This is not a typical story. The American Association of Suicidology’s annual meeting had been growing steadily in recent years. When their reimagined conference couldn’t take place in Portland, Ore., in late April, staff and volunteers went into overdrive to transition the physical meeting to a virtual one in a matter of days.They knew how … [Read more…]

Monetizing Your Virtual Conference When Competing with Free

If you’re inbox is anything like mine, you could spend a good portion of our day consuming webinars, virtual events and networking in Zoom or Facebook Messenger Happy Hours. We’re on content overload and it’s only going to get noisier as the pandemic lingers. The dynamics that we’re seeing impact conferences and their business models … [Read more…]

Two Extremes Of Conference Content Capture: Bite Size Best

Do you provide content capture of your conference sessions? If you do, are your conference recordings experiencing a decline in consumption, especially those synced to PowerPoint? If not, I predict it’s just a matter of time before your royalties evaporate. Learning Re-enforcement and Attraction Capturing content at your premier face-to-face conferences is a must! Capturing … [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…]

The Top Reason Your Virtual Presentation Failed

I remember the first time I gave a virtual presentation. I was in a small conference room with six other panelists. A camera on a stand faced me. To my left was a computer that looked like a mashup of the old overhead projector and a touch screen. A large screen displaying six feeds at … [Read more…]

Live Streaming: Hollywood Production Value Or Good Enough For Learning

It’s the end of the (meetings) world as we know it. ~ Paraphrase, R.E.M. “This might be the beginning of the end…and the dawn of a new era in which people think recorded video as passé and demand live streaming of events,” says Priya Ramesh on The Buzz Bin Blog.  YouTube Going Live “With over … [Read more…]

Does Your Hybrid Event Have The It Factor?

Your heart races as your fingers type at lightning speed. You’re running behind schedule and want to make sure that you catch the opening general session online. Due to budget and schedule conflicts, you couldn’t attend that annual meeting. You didn’t want to miss some of the content so you registered as a virtual attendee. … [Read more…]

Make Your Hybrid Event A Romper Room Experience

  Are you old enough to remember the children’s television show Romper Room? It ran in the United States from 1954 to 1994. It also was televised in Australia, Canada, Japan, Puerto Rico, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. Hybrid Event Lessons From Romper Room Romper Room was aimed at children ages five and under. … [Read more…]

Digital & Virtual Event Technologies Defined

No doubt you’ve started investigating the dizzying array of digital solutions for your event: content-capture, hybrid, live stream, on-demand, Skype, videoconferencing, virtual, webinar, 2D, 3D. It can be perplexing. Especially when you are used to planning face-to-face events. Often people confuse terms and technologies. We have yet to adopt a standardized vocabulary for this emerging … [Read more…]