Hybrid Events

Preparing Your Team For Your Hybrid Event

One of the most overlooked planning aspects of hybrid events is dedicating time and energy preparing your event team. The staff is of course a key part to event success, but its often assumed they know what they need to do and what to expect. Especially in our new and changing environment, they’ll need more…

Preparing Your Speakers For A Hybrid Event

In our current hybrid world, content is becoming more important than ever. It’s the bridge between our two audiences and is the main attraction for online attendees. Good presentation topics and speakers make on-demand (and its additional revenue) more viable. But it’s not just about putting together a good agenda; it’s about making sure your…

Preparing Your Audience for Your Hybrid Event

Events have always called for a high level of communication to attendees for the event to be successful, but our new hybrid reality means we need to dedicate extra time and resources to a create a clear communication plan for all attendees, whether onsite or online. Not only do you have general event communications relevant to…

Four Ways Your Virtual Audience Can Watch Your Event Content

Planning a hybrid event? You’ve got a lot of decisions to make! One big one being how your virtual audience will consume the content from your onsite speakers. In this article, we outline the four most common ways: 1. Stream All Sessions Live Streaming all sessions (general and breakout) live is usually the first option…

A Meeting Planner’s View of 2021, Part 4

As this year brings its own set of unique challenges to our industry, we asked meeting planners how they’re approaching their upcoming events. Today we talked to Cori Dossett, CEM, CMP, CITP, President & Owner of Conferences Designed and Colleen Rickenbacher, CMP, CSEP, CPC, CPECP, Co-Founder of Global Protocol, Etiquette & Civility   As you plan…

Hybrid Planning Tips – Onsite Venue

Hybrid events call for a very deliberate onsite strategy. We outline five tips to use while working with your venue.    1. Understand the venue’s internet requirements and capabilities. In the era of the livestream, internet reliability is extremely important. Make sure you’re communicating your anticipated bandwidth needs – you may need additional antennas in…

Hybrid Planning Tips – Event Formats

The way our viewers consume content is constantly evolving. Especially in a hybrid world, the key is creating the flexibility to engage with your content in a way that resonates with the audience. We outline five different ways you can format your upcoming hybrid event:   1. Your live and virtual schedules don’t need to…

Hybrid Planning Tips – Content Production

Event planners and presenters face a new set of logistics speaking to different audiences in different formats. When executed correctly, your presenters can serve as another engagement opportunity between in-person and virtual audiences.     Here’s five ways to up your content production.       If you have onsite presenters speaking to audiences in-person…
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Meeting professionals discussing hybrid events for a virtual event

Watch our Event Tech Live session: From Essentials to Extraordinary: AV For Hybrid Events. This 20-minute presentation covers budgeting, planning, and technology considerations for hybrid events, and we give you specific language to use for your upcoming venue RFPs.

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