Leading Meeting Professionals

Professional Convention Management Association

New York Chapter: From Economy to Luxury: How to Make a Hybrid Event Work

Presented By New York Area

Event Details:

Where: The Strand Hotel
33 West 37th Street
New York, New York
When: April 17, 2013 8:00 AM Central Daylight Time
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Schedule of Events
8:00 - 8:45 AM: Registration and Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 AM: Welcome & Announcements
9:00 - 10:30 AM: Program Speaker

Are you curious about process involved in producing hybrid meetings and concerned about costs? Referencing case studies, this highly interactive session will explain what is involved in producing a hybrid event and share what technology is required.

After this session, you will be able to:
• Comprehend the technology involved in producing hybrid meetings
• Obtain cost savings in producing a hybrid event
• Demonstrate the ROI to your organization and to your participants in executing a hybrid program

Midori Connolly is the Principal at AVGirl Productions and former co-owner of an AudioVisual company. She is best known for producing the first set of best practices for Sustainable AV Staging. Midori began her career in hi-tech and distance learning at an adult and adolescent educational software company. At 19, she created a national database and training delivery program for them. Now Midori produces and consults on meetings and events around the world, with specialties in her turnkey hybrid meeting solutions and green(er) AV production. Recently appearing in Wired Magazine, she is also recognized as a Platinum Speaker by Meeting Professionals International, Best-in-Class Speaker for Professional Convention Managers Association and speaks to many private groups about increasing productivity and managing technology overload. Midori was most recently named to the 2012 Most Innovative Event Professionals by BizBash Media and 40 Under 40 for both Collaborate and Connect Magazines and is the AVGirl advice columnist for PlanYourMeetings.com. Midori truly is devoted to making technology more human, approachable and sustainable. Midori is a Phi Beta Kappa and graduated magna cum laude with a major in International Business and a minor in Japanese from San Diego State University. hen not exploring the technium, Midori can be found golfing, hiking, horseback riding or enjoying sunny SoCal with her son and daughter.