Digital Events

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

Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

In the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19.

BY Leslie Bailey David Stankiewicz April 23, 2020

Defining Roles During Digital Events

What does it take to run a smooth virtual meeting? In a recent thread, the PCMA Catalyst community discussed who should handle what.

BY Convene Editors April 22, 2020

Tips to Discourage Zoombombing During the COVID-19 Crisis

Zoom has become the go-to platform for meetings and webinars — and a fresh stomping ground for trolls. While there’s no guaranteed methods to prevent them from causing disruptions, there are a few steps you can take.

BY Michelle Russell April 17, 2020

Webinar: Get Empowered: Your Professional LinkedIn Makeover

With COVID-19 stay-at-home orders in effect around the world, now is the time to take a look at your LinkedIn profile and make some updates to enhance your digital footprint. Join us for this session to learn how to create a credible lasting first impression, how to best show off your thought leadership, connect with colleagues and manage notifications, recommendations, and privacy settings on LinkedIn. Get ready to transform your understanding of LinkedIn!

BY Dahlia El Gazzar April 16, 2020

Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

In the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19.

BY Leslie Bailey Liz Caruso (King) April 16, 2020

A Medical Event Goes Virtual During COVID-19 to Avoid an ‘Education Recession’

Despite the pandemic, the sharing of scientific data ‘must not wait,’ decided organizers of the AAT-AD/PD Focus Meeting. Their April event’s move online offers takeaways for other live-event organizers.

BY Cristi Kempf April 15, 2020

Webinar: China: From Crisis to Recovery

Being the first to be impacted by COVID-19, China has since turned the tables and gained control over the outbreak as businesses slowly return. Join this webinar to hear from senior industry leaders in China on how government, meeting planners and companies have dealt with this major disruption and measures that have been put in place. We will further explore how businesses are finding ways to move towards recovery, post COVID-19 trends for the business events industry in 2020 and how our industry is being reshaped that will have us see brighter days ahead.

BY Antonio Codinach April 14, 2020

Webinar: Adapt Now to Prepare Your Organisation For the Post COVID-19 Reality

No one knows exactly what the world will be like after COVID-19. Waiting to act until the pandemic subsides could be detrimental to your organisation. International Business Strategist Rik Vera will talk about the importance of building ecosystems, agility and data before an industry reactor panel considers the implications for business events.

BY Tracy Bury Gerd De Bruycker Dale Parmenter Rik Vera April 14, 2020

What Event Organizers Can Learn From a Beer Tour Company About Virtual Education

Conferences aren’t the only events happening in home offices during the COVID-19 self-isolation. With bars closed, City Brew Tours is bringing beer how-to and tastings to the couch. 

BY David McMillin April 12, 2020

Webinar: Digital Experience Institute Office Hours

In the DEI Office Hours series, we discuss digital event resources that are available, idea share and answer questions for taking your events digital in the wake of COVID-19.

BY Leslie Bailey Caitlin O’Malley April 9, 2020

Webinar: So Many Options, So Little Time: Choosing a Digital Events Platform

Join us in this webinar, where we will break down different event scenarios and explain necessary factors to consider when researching and eventually selecting a digital events platform, as well as crafting an initial digital event strategy with the user experience in mind.

BY Leslie Bailey Will Curran April 8, 2020

A Full Day from Your Couch: Take Yoga Classes, Watch Sunsets, and Sing Along to Late-Night Concerts

Are you missing the opportunities to discover new places and meet new people? CVBs, hotels, restaurants, and event organizers are working to give people a taste of what makes them unique — no packing required.

BY David McMillin April 8, 2020