Digital Events

Best practices and case studies for pulling off exceptional virtual and hybrid meetings.

Strategies to Boost Your Event’s Digital Revenue

At Convening Leaders 2023, two industry pros debated how to make digital events more profitable — here are their best ideas.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst March 13, 2023

Back to the Future: Revisiting Event Planner Predictions From 2012

A decade ago, a group of meeting planners predicted what the year 2022 would look like for the business events industry. They weren’t too far off base. 

BY Barbara Palmer February 20, 2023

A Master Class on Forgiveness — and How to Hold a Virtual Session

The inaugural Global Scientific Conference on Human Flourishing was held entirely online, attracting 4,000 viewers. Here’s how one session kept participants engaged.

BY Michelle Russell February 13, 2023

Science Group’s Hybrid Meetings Improve Access and Affordability

The Genetics Society of America’s hybrid format, pricing structure, and content strategy gives global participants a chance to share the science.

BY Barbara Palmer February 3, 2023

Event Organizers Need Some New Measuring Sticks

Having changed so many things about how we design our events over the past three years — including fresh ways of delivering content, connecting communities, and new pricing models — it’s also time to take a new look at how we measure success.

BY Beth Surmont February 3, 2023

Finding the ‘Sweet Spot’ for Anesthesiologist Group’s Annual Meeting

In November 2020, the American Society of Anesthesiologists took its annual meeting entirely online. Here’s what its digital event strategy looks like now.

BY Jennifer N. Dienst February 2, 2023

Breaking Through the Mindset of Digital vs. In-person Events

It’s time to experiment more with hybrid event formats, says Annalisa Ponchia Baccara, director of international congress development at AIM Group International.

BY Barbara Palmer January 30, 2023

AMDA’s Journey to Meeting Back In Person

The Society for Post-Acute and Long-Term Care Medicine’s annual conference has undergone several transformations since 2020.Here’s what the society’s meetings manager, Kristin Pichon, has learned about her members as a result.

BY Casey Gale January 30, 2023

4 Ideas to Consider When Making Main Stage Contingency Plans

As event professionals hope for a full return to in-person events amid continued uncertainties, having speakers agree to contingency plans is a wise move.

BY Dave Lutz, CMP January 27, 2023

What Should Your Hybrid Event Strategy Be?

When planning your hybrid events, start by determining what you want to accomplish. Here are four important questions for planners to consider.

BY Beth Surmont January 23, 2023

What to Expect From the CL23 Digital Experience

You don’t have to be in Columbus to get the Convening Leaders 2023 experience. The digital program includes two half-days of education — today and on Tuesday — and much more.

BY Casey Gale January 8, 2023

A Virtual Event for Alzheimer’s Family Caregivers Evolves

Hilarity for Charity, comedian Seth Rogen’s nonprofit in support of Alzheimer’s family caregivers, continues to improve its online event to strengthen that community.

BY Curt Wagner December 12, 2022

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