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Online Events Made Simple

Online Events Made Simple

By EventMind
EventMind is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. Most companies are overwhelmed and confused when looking for online event solutions. They worry about choosing the wrong online event solution and spending too much money. We provide trusted and unbiased event technology recommendations so companies can focus on running successful online events. EventMind’s mission is to become the “go-to” for advice about event technology solutions.
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034. Is Sustainability Improving in the Events Industry with David Ogiste
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. It all started hosting house parties at 16. Nineteen years of experience later, David Ogiste has travelled the world, delivering experiential activations for global clients like PlayStation, PepsiCo, Culture Trip and more. This journey led David to found Nobody’s Café with the vision that bringing people together creates unforgettable moments. David reveals how he got into the social events / experiential industry and why he founded the Nobody’s Cafe. He gives his views and personal experiences on the importance of community building and moves on to speaking about virtual events. David answers a few viewers' questions which led to a discussion on sustainability in the events industry and finishes off with predictions of what  the event industry holds for the future. David’s background (4:37) Community building (9:09) Virtual events (16:13) Tips for startup agencies who are trying to get going during COVID (18:26) The importance of communicating (21:02) Sustainability (25:20) The future of events (26:54) Is it important for an event agency to have a USP in such a large industry (28:35) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client
29:09
February 24, 2021
033. How You Can Monetize Your Existing Data with Laura Davidson
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. Laura is a co-founder at Tag Digital, an award winning event pay-per-click (PPC) agency helping organisers meet their goals using paid media across search, social, programmatic and video. Working in over 50 countries on over 2000 events per year, the Tag Digital team are dedicated to supporting organisers through this challenging time. Laura talks about Tag Digital and the company's history. She speaks about how the event industry and her business coped with the effects of COVID19. She discusses the benefits Tag Digital can offer to event organisers out there listening and the pressures your marketing team may be feeling right now. She describes her experiences with the drastic change in the event industry and how to monetize existing data. She ends the podcast off with her thoughts and feelings of what the industry may hold in the future Tag Digital’s background and the effects of COVID (8:43) How Tag Digital can benefit event organisers listening and an insight into marketing teams (9:44) Virtual and online events (15:35) How to monetize existing date (18:05) Future of events (22:00) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘
22:03
February 17, 2021
032. How to Create Fun and Engaging Virtual Events with Jess Duxbury & Stephanie Garey
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. Jess has been in the events industry for a little over 2 years and came to it from a theatre and broadcast background, moving to virtual production in the last 6 months has been a challenge but an exciting opportunity for her and Stephanie has been involved in the events industry for 10 years, she studied events management at London Metropolitan University and has lived and worked in the city ever since. She is currently running her own virtual events business, Social Isolation, specialising in fun, engaging events, and bringing joy to people during these challenging times. Jess and Steph begin by explaining a bit about themselves and what they specialise. They then get into a discussion about the production side of  events and share the nitty gritty realities of the nature of the work. They have a full depth conversation on how to make events fun and engaging virtual events and they spill their top tips and tricks. They then talk about event technology and creating partnerships within the industry and how  Jess and Steph both have tackled marketing and brand awareness for their own brands in response to that and the importance of accessibility and vulnerability. Jess and Steph’s industry backgrounds (1:43) If event production is easier at virtual events or in-person events (8:57) How to make events fun and engaging (15:15) Event technology and partnerships (25:00) The future of hosting (27: 46) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
27:58
February 10, 2021
031. Talking Future of Events with Jennifer Brisman
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. Jennifer is an entrepreneur, a highly regarded event industry expert and tech founder. For over 20 years, Jennifer has been obsessed with teams, tools, and innovation that make the event journey more intuitive, streamlined and delightful for all. After orchestrating nearly 600 experiences during her tenure, VOW was born. VOW is dedicated to transforming the future of events for the people who plan them. VOW helps an entire ecosystem plan faster, stronger and better allowing everyone to do more, make more and take time back. She begins by explaining the reasoning behind her starting VOW. She states that she felt as though she wanted to be more interactive with her clients in a more efficient way by shortening the number of steps of repetitive work flows. Jennifer tells us how coronavirus has affected her and how she has learnt to be more agile and look for the gaps in the industry. This followed on to the discussion about where she thinks the events industry will be in the coming years, and speaks very hopeful for the industry. Additionally, she’s aware of the errors that come along with virtual events, and gives some advice for event organisers who are dependent on unreliable connections. She gives her view on where she's see’s the clubhouse going in the future and the positive outcomes that the platform brings to the industry. Why Jennifer started VOW (1:14) How Coronavirus has affected Jennifer (6:25)Where she sees the events industry being in the coming years (7:35) She gives advice for event organisers (10:20) Its discussed how Clubhouse can be used for event organisers (11:00) We discuss where clubhouse is going in the future (13:40). EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
17:25
February 5, 2021
030. There’s No Hiding from Virtual Events with Kelly Frew
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Kelly Frew. Kelly is a Freelance Event Director and founder of Story Maker Events Ltd, with over 15 years experience working in the Media and Travel industries. As live events paused in 2020, she has currently pivoted to delivering large scale Global Virtual Events across several continents, cultures and languages. Kelly discusses how she got into the event industry and touches on her travel/entertainment experiences in the past. She discusses what “Story Maker Event” is and it’s journey. She talks about her own personal experiences with time management. She discusses what it's like to be a Fast Forward 15 mentor and details on how to get involved with that. The effects of the pandemic on current marketing tools important today (podcasts) and it’s benefits. She also talks about advice she would give to event organisers who still have not pivoted to virtual and her thoughts on the future of virtual events. How Kelly got into the event industry and her background (2:46) What is Story Maker Event (5:04) Time management (06:58) Fast Forward 15 Mentor & How to get involved (13:23) Rise in podcasts and its benefits (15:00) Pivot to virtual events (19:41)  Advice for those unsure whether to pivot to virtual (20:26)  The future of virtual events (24:49) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
24:40
February 3, 2021
029. How Event Recruiters are using Clubhouse with Louise Triance
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Louise Triance. Louise was actively involved in the recruitment sector for over nearly 30 years and the events space for over 20 years. Within the events space Louise has hosted events for over 20 years including large group networking, small round tables, awards, conferences, speed pitching sessions, socials, and of course online events. Having been a fan of the Crowdcast product since 2017, she's run over 500 Crowdcast events, from 25 minute interviews up to full day multi-stream conferences. In March 2020 she joined the team and is Head of Customer Support. She consults on all aspects of events; both online and in person with a wide experience of creating, planning, and hosting in-person and online events. Louise discusses how she got into the event and recruitment industry. She shares her own personal experiences with online platforms and how she embeds it into her work life. She discusses the effects of the pandemic on recruitment and how she’s adapting to fit the climate. She also talks about the importance of building an online community, mental health and micro-communities. We also discussed the rise of  networking and real-time conversation app “Clubhouse” and how you can create a community there. Hybrid events are discussed and Louise expresses her views on that and her thoughts on diversity and inclusivity within the events industry. How Louise got into the industry (1:31) What is Crowdcast (2:46) How did the pandemic affect recruitment (04:24) The importance of a online community and tips to create one (6:07) Online event trends from over the years (7:45)  What is Clubhouse (09:50) Tips to know about using it (14:27) Thoughts on what the future of events hold (17:21) Advice for those unsure whether to pivot to virtual (20:26) Ways organisers can progress their event in the future (23:57) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
26:50
January 27, 2021
028. Importance of an Online Community Within the B2B Space with Ricardo Molina
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Ricardo Molina. Ricardo is Co-Founder of BrightBull, a B2B Digital Marketing Agency focused on Digital Transformation and Online Community Building. Ricardo has a proven track record of delivering high-level B2B marketing strategies for over 23 years with B2B Brands, Media and Events. Ricardo discusses how he got into the B2B marketing industry and what made him start his own business. He discusses what services he offers at Brightbull and talks about the importance of building an online community. We discussed the rise of video marketing and how you can create video content to stand out from the crowd. Online events are discussed and Ricardo discusses his views on where he sees them going. It’s interesting to hear Ricardo’s answers to some questions that were asked on the live recording, based around importance of content and B2B communities. Whoa are Brightbull Marketing (0:53) How Ricardo got into the industry (2:03) What is B2B marketing (4:06) How to create an online community and the importance  (7:00) Importance of video marketing  (11:00) How to make video content stand out (14:00) Why content production needs to be strategic (15:00) How Ricardo has found online events (17:32)  Engagement at online events (20:17) Future for B2B community building (21:59) Engaging content vs virtual stimulation (26:46) Trends in the B2B online community (30:00) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
34:07
January 20, 2021
027. How to Gain Virtual Confidence with Clare Forestier
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Clare Forestier. Clare helps people to present themselves, their businesses and ideas. She now runs her own business, Speak Up Event Hosting & Communications Training, using the skills she developed in her journalism career to host/emcee business events and train people in media and presentation skills. Clare discusses how she got into the events industry from starting in journalism, and how she started her freelance business Speak Up Event Hosting & Communications Training. We discuss how her role was impacted by the pandemic and how she shifted to hosting virtual events in the last year. Claire discusses the benefits of hiring an events host, and the strategy that they can help event organisers with from the beginning of the event production. We discuss how you can improve your virtual confidence and confidence with videos, and why its important to have the right mindset when creating video content. What an events host is and the importance of having one (1:14) How Claire got into event hosting from journalism (4:15) How Claire shifted to hosting virtual events and what its been like attending virtual events (6:28) The benefits of having an events host (9:11) How to portray yourself as positive on video (11:19) What you should know about hiring event hosts (13:13) How to improve your confidence on video and during live speaking (16:56) Why its important to only create video content when you’re in the right mindset (20:25) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
24:13
January 13, 2021
026. Having a Progress over Perfection Mindset with Carrie Abernathy
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Carrie Abernathy. Carrie CMP, CEM, CSEP is a 15-year events industry veteran and a blogger, speaker, coach and industry leader. Carrie Co-Founded the Association for Women in Events in 2015 and runs the blog: A Women With Drive--a nod to her love of golf and leadership. Carrie discusses how she started up in the industry and her initial thoughts of working in the events industry. She discusses how she manages her time of blogging, vlogging and organising virtual events alongside her usual ‘day job.’ Its interesting to hear where her blog started and why she thinks an industry blog is important, but also we discuss how video marketing is on the rise and the importance of video.  Carrie is so passionate about trying new things, which is why she started her blog and was open to attend virtual events. Having a progress over perfection mindset is important to Carrie and she discusses why. How Carrie started in the industry (00:47) How Carrie got into the events industry (02:00) What is Association of Women in events (03:45) Why the association became free after being membership based (06:08) How to manage time when working on multiple tasks (08:48) Industry blogs and podcasts and why they’re important (10:22) How Carrie coped with the pandemic and how it changed her industry blog writing style (12:43) Realities of attending virtual events (14:00) What its like to organise a virtual event opposed to live (16:25) Lessons Carrie has learnt from organising virtual events (17:55) How to start up with video marketing and creation of videos (19:50) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
22:47
January 6, 2021
025. How To Virtually Keep your Clients Engaged with Lou Nylander
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Lou Nylander, Global Marketing Director at Unruly. Lou has been a major player in London's online advertising scene for the past 14 years, holding down influential positions, and shaping the course of the world's leading digital advertising companies including PubMatic, MediaCom, AOL/Huffington Post and Zenith. In the last two years at Unruly, Louise has positioned the company as a programmatic first vendor, conducted deep dive competitive analysis to help steer Unruly positioning, led the company's infamous Trust Talk events, and she has helped Unruly win over 25 awards during her tenure. Alongside leading the Global Marketing team at Unruly, Louise runs 'Wildflowers of London', a social enterprise focused on empowering women in South-East London, of which she is the founder. Across everything she does, she fosters an inclusive culture, champions women, drives change and leads from the front with a positive and inspiring attitude. Lou discusses how the pandemic affected the team at Unruly and how they adjusted their marketing strategy to keep their audience engaged. It was really interesting to hear how Unruly found pivoting to virtual events and what advice Lou gave for event organisers. As 2020 has been difficult keeping clients and audiences engaged, it was really fascinating to hear the approach that Unruly took when it came to Christmas time and wanting to treat their clients. Who unruly are (01:02), How Unruly changed their marketing strategy in the pandemic (09:11) How Unruly went about choosing a virtual platform for their events (10:50) The information out there to help you pivot to virtual (12:00) How Unruly’s clients found their virtual change (15:12) How Unruly entertained their clients virtually this year (16:00) Lou’s predictions for the new year (19:00) How to engage your customers online with video marketing (24:00) Unruly consumer habit predictions for 2021 (27:00) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
32:20
December 23, 2020
024. Importance of Having a Social Media Strategy with Sabrina Meyers
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Sabrina Meyers, Founder of Hot Hosptaility Exchange. Sabrina is an event planner, social media strategist and industry vlogger. Founder of her brand, Hot Hospitality Exchange and soon to launch online training academy working with individuals, suppliers and brands in the event industry on how to optimise their online presence and visibility through social media. Sabrina discusses the importance of having a social media strategy and how it can make you visible when organising events and promoting your personal brand. We discuss how to become more visible on your social platforms and why you shouldn’t just upload any contact to all of your socials. Consistency is a massive theme of this podcast and we talk about why, being in marketing, it is so important to be consistent with your brand. How Sabrina started up in the industry (01:18) how virtual audiences engage through videos (07.32) what the algorithm means for social media and how to keep it up (12:33) how to start a social media strategy (17.30) how you can schedule posts to save time and stay consistent (21.19) think about your audience vs your content (24.00) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
33:48
December 18, 2020
023. How the Publishing Industry Has Been Affected by Covid with Steph McCabe
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Steph McCabe from PPA. Steph is the Events and Marketing Manager at PPA. Steph discusses how the PPA adjusted to the virtual world and why they decided to make their events virtual this year. It’s interesting to hear her thoughts on where she see’s virtual going and we discuss how the publishing industry has been impacted. Who is PPA (01:00) What events PPA were running pre covid (01:25) Challenges PPA faced with virtual events (06:44) How webinars can keep your audience engaged (08:20) Concerns PPA had with virtual events (14:00) Would PPA do virtual events again? (18:26) Where PPA will be in the next year (22:35) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. You can give us an email on team@eventmindpro.com or alternatively call us on 0330 133 3485. EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
27:28
December 17, 2020
022. Why Having a User Friendly Platform is so Important with Anthony Smith
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, we’re joined with Anthony Smith, Co-Founder of 3D VR Live Platform. Anthony started in Live Events in 1998. Specialising in exhibition stand design and build, he has transferred his knowledge of client experience into the virtual space. Anthony brings this experience to the exciting new virtual exhibition and event platform, 3D-VR Live, which combines live streaming, interactive exhibitions and full networking. Anthony will discuss how he went from creating exhibition stands to now fully running an event technology platform. Still in the early stages of the platform, Anthony discusses how he’s found understanding what was out there and how he worked with a VR partner to make the platform user friendly. It’s an interest podcast to hear how VR and platforms can be inclusive and engaging Why VR was so important for Anthony’s platform (05:22) how he decided to step the levels up when it came to the technology (08:56) Why spontaneous experiences is so important in the events industry (11:00) Why having a user friendly platform is so important  (15:00) Benefits for working for a smaller event tech platform (17:53) What investments in event tech mean for the industry (20:00) Questions for event organisations to ask potential event tech platforms (23:00) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
26:03
December 16, 2020
021. The Power of Video Marketing with Dan Assor
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, I’m going to be joined with an industry expert who has masses of event experience from marketing, to sales, to working on european trade shows, Dan Assor. Dan is a former Group Event Director of CloserStill Media, where he was responsible for European Technology Shows & a former Director of Media 10, with responsibility for the Ideal Home Show. He recently launched BTE Media Group, producing video news & reviews for the events & exhibitions community, and event consulting services.portfolio. Dan will be discussing how he transitioned from working at live in person events, to now working on event consulting and an industry youtube channel. We will be discussing the power of video marketing and why it should be used more within the industry, as well as why you should straighten out your social channels and have an expert within your team when video marketing. Dan’s position in the live event market (03:00) The transition to the virtual space (05:50) How Dan converted to YouTube and why he started (07:55) Information from Dan to help start a virtual event or virtual channel  (11:40) The power of video marketing (16:20) Why you need to have a social expert within your team (18:36) How to engage your live event audience when events come back (20:00) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
24:15
December 11, 2020
0.20 How to Engage Virtual Audiences with Darren Delaney
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, I’m going to be joined with a very magical guest - Darren Delaney! Darren is a magician based in London. In "normal times" he entertains at events, conferences and awards dinners around the UK and Europe. In March 2020 he transitioned to virtual and has been performing virtual magic shows for clients including Google, Cisco, JP Morgan, Pinterest, Credit Suisse and Deloitte. Darren will be discussing how he’s found the transition from performing live to performing virtually, and what hurdles he’s crossed along the way. He discussed how he’s found engagement with his audience virtually and even performed a magic trick which you can view on the EventMind Facebook page! The type of performances Darren does virtually (0:20) How the pandemic has affected his role as an event entertainer (1:45) How he found the transition to virtually perform (2:22) How he’s used technology to virtually perform his shows (4:48) How he made the pivot to virtual (6:16) Advice Darren has for event organisers wanting to go virtual (8:14) How you can engage your audience virtually (9:28) Information Darren wishes was out there when he pivoted to virtual (13:17) A virtual magic trick you can watch on the EventMind Facebook stream (15:41)  A nightmare that Darren faced when taking part at a virtual event and the importance of buying spares of equipment (20:00) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
24:05
December 9, 2020
019. The Challenges of the Virtual World with Vanessa Lovatt
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, I’m going to be joined with our guest speaker, Vanessa Lovatt, Vanessa is an established virtual and hybrid event professional experienced in building engaged digital communities and delivering high-quality digital content and training. In her role as Chief Evangelist at Glisser, Vanessa is demystifying the tech that can help trainers and event organisers breathe fresh life into their work. Vanessa will be discussing how she found the transition from working as an event organiser to an event platform, and how we think the Covid vaccine may impact (and maybe improve) the industry. Vanessa shares an event nightmare she has been a part of and how you can overcome challenges within the virtual world. Vanessa’s role at Glisser (00:26) How video engagement is essential for the virtual world (01:24)  Working as an event organiser with virtual events prior to covid (02:23) The difference to virtual events prior to Covid and during Covid (05:04) The challenges of virtual events prior to Covid (07:16) How event technology platforms are challenged right now (13:58) How the vaccine can impact the future of virtual (20:00) A virtual event nightmare Vanessa has faced (22:00) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach).
26:24
December 4, 2020
018. Importance of Being Tech Agnostic with Josh King
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, I’m going to be joined with our guest speaker, Josh King. Josh King is Head of Business Development at emc3. The virtual and hybrid events specialists who produce engaging digital experiences for the world’s leading brands. Josh is an experienced Growth Strategist, Marketing Specialist, Speaker and Avid Traveller. We’ll be sharing our views on the virtual events space and hearing what Josh has found has helped about having a strategic online events approach. We discuss why being tech agnostic is so important in this day and age and a challenge that EMC3 faced earlier this year. Adapting to the digital transformation for EMC3 (03:00) Consider your pricing strategy  during the pandemic (06:00) Common questions clients ask about event technology (07:45) Webinar white noise (10:00) Why sales and marketing alignment is so important (12:10) How did you served your clients during the pandemic (14:20) Why being tech agnostic is so important (16:42) Problems event organisers are getting into (18:46) What things have gone wrong for EMC3 (22:53) EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach). For more information on how to make the pivot to virtual events, call our team of specialists on 0333 050 9360 or email us at team@eventmindpro.com. To keep up to date with any new developments in the industry, or purely to stay communicated with us Like & Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EventMind-102963764925395 where this podcast will stream live. Follow us on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter: theeventmind.
27:47
December 2, 2020
017 - Virtual Xmas Party Tips with Narmeen Kamran
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. In this episode, our marketing manager Rhian is going to be joined with our Partnership Manager Dean O’Reilly and industry professional and guest speaker Narmeen Kamran. Narmeen first started in the industry aged 16 and has worked in hospitality and events throughout her studies. Now with 11 years of experience, she has worked on a variety of events across the world from Olympic sporting competitions to international conferences and awards. Mental Health, Diversity and Personal Development are Narmeen’s passions. We will be discussing how this Christmas all parties will be virtual and how EventMind can help you plan your virtual party. We discuss with our guests how Zoom is underrated and how it can be used for so many features, and Narmeen goes through why she believes Zoom is a good tool for Christmas parties. We go through the benefits of virtual parties and whether we believe they will stick round in the future. 00:30 - Wellness and Christmas parties 01:14 - Sustainability with EventMind Christmas parties 02:57 - Finding Christmas activities for everyone 04:30 - Wellness activities around Christmas 08:17 - How the virus is affecting Christmas parties 11:04 - Why virtual events require less organisation 11:27 - Why Zoom is underrated for virtual events 17:00 - Where we see Christmas parties next year 19:00 - How to engage with your virtual party 20:10 - Top benefit of virtual parties EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all-inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach). For more information on how to make the pivot to virtual events, call our team of specialists on 0333 050 9360 or email us at team@eventmindpro.com. To keep up to date with any new developments in the industry, or purely to stay communicated with us Like & Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EventMind-102963764925395 where this podcast will stream live. Follow us on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter: @theeventmind.
21:52
November 25, 2020
016 - The Nightmares of Online Events with Juliet Tripp
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, I’m going to be joined with our guest speaker and industry professional, Juliet Tripp. Juliet is your go-to-girl for all things event strategy and personal development. With 10 years' experience in the industry, she's Senior Events Manager at Chemical Watch, producing International and Virtual B2B conferences. Juliet is a professional speaker and moderator is a Conference News 30 under 30 award winner and empowers ambitious eventprofs to reach their goals through her membership and coaching: Event Goal Getters. I’ll be sharing my views on virtual events and the online world and hearing what Juliet thinks of the current transitioning in the virtual world and how she is coping with organising online events. We will be discussing some nightmare scenarios which can happen with online events and how to approach these. We will be discussing how you can make your online event simple, and ways you can go about approaching this. 02:17 - How to have a successful online magazine 03:02 - Importance of online demand content 05:54 - Why you should have a personalised URL 06:34 - Nightmares of online events 08:14 - Importance of a customer service team 08:45 - Why you should pre-record content 10:43 - How to work as a 360 team 11:34 - Top tip for keeping events simple EVENTMIND is a market leader in the virtual meetings and events sector. EVENTMIND provides training, consultancy and delivery for businesses looking to engage virtually with their audience and community. EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all-inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach). For more information on how to make the pivot to virtual events, call our team of specialists on 0333 050 9360 or email us at team@eventmindpro.com. To keep up to date with any new developments in the industry, or purely to stay communicated with us Like & Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EventMind-102963764925395 where this podcast will stream live. Follow us on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter: @theeventmind.
17:60
November 18, 2020
015 - How Online Events Can Be Simple with Romel Ahmed
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, I’m going to be joined with our guest speaker, Romel Ahmed. Romel is a marketing, communications, events and global campaign leader with 20 years' experience directing and developing large scale, high profile events, such as summits, conferences, exhibitions and festivals. Further experience leading communication and experiential marketing projects for global brands and cause related campaigns at major international sports and entertainment events in several markets. I’ll be sharing my views on virtual events and hearing what Romel thinks of the current transitioning to virtual. We will be discussing how you can make your online event simple, and ways you can go about approaching this. What it’s like to be a part of a virtual event for the first time (1:32). Having a professional host as part of your virtual event  (3:26).  Why a virtual host can make your online event simpler (4:49). Social media to promote events (5:35). How to use LinkedIn to market your event (7:13). How to breakdown content for a virtual event (8:53). Technology with events (11.11). As always, EventMind is here to guide you through the event technology available out there.  EventMind helps organisations design, develop and manage virtual events and experiences. We enable organisations to create community, encourage collaboration and wow attendees using digital tools and platforms. Our expert teams use their industry knowledge and our signature Virtual Profit Framework to create custom and strategic virtual events which support organisational goals, needs and challenges. The four pillars of our framework are also our core values: content, community, creativity and collaboration. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach). For more information on how to make the pivot to virtual events, call our team of specialists on 0333 050 9360 or email us at team@eventmindpro.com. To keep up to date with any new developments in the industry, or purely to stay communicated with us Like & Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EventMind-102963764925395 where this podcast will stream live. Follow us on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter: theeventmind.
18:41
November 11, 2020
014 - Hubilo Virtual Event Platform with Vaibhav Jain
Have you been wondering how to make the big pivot to virtual events? Are you a complete newbie when it comes to event technology and the virtual event world? As we speak with guest speakers and discuss our own experiences with the virtual and hybrid event industry, we will be going through the challenges you may face along the way and how to overcome these. With the current situation, the rise and requirement for virtual and hybrid events are definitely on the rise - have you made the move yet? Listen to our live podcast every week on our Facebook page, or you can listen to the podcast version to find out how you can make your online events simple. In this episode, I’m going to be joined with our guest speaker, Romel Ahmed. Romel is a marketing, communications, events and global campaign leader with 20 years' experience directing and developing large scale, high profile events, such as summits, conferences, exhibitions and festivals. Further experience leading communication and experiential marketing projects for global brands and cause-related campaigns at major international sports and entertainment events in several markets. I’ll be sharing my views on virtual events and hearing what Romel thinks of the current transitioning to virtual. We will be discussing how you can make your online event simple and ways you can go about approaching this. 01:32 - What it’s like to be a part of a virtual event for the first time 03:26 - Having a professional host as part of your virtual event 04:49 - Why a virtual host can make your online event simpler 05:35 - Social media to promote events 07:13 - How to use LinkedIn to market your event 08:53 - How to breakdown content for a virtual event 11:11 - Technology with events As always, EventMind is here to guide you through the event technology available out there. EventMind helps organisations design, develop and manage virtual events and experiences. We enable organisations to create community, encourage collaboration and wow attendees using digital tools and platforms. Our expert teams use their industry knowledge and our signature Virtual Profit Framework to create custom and strategic virtual events which support organisational goals, needs and challenges. The four pillars of our framework are also our core values: content, community, creativity and collaboration. ​EventMind does not endorse any particular virtual event platform or software. We review the platforms available on the market monthly (through a combination of client feedback, test events and demos). There’s no platform which is an ‘all in one’ or ‘all-inclusive’ solution when it comes to virtual event platforms. Bear in mind, most virtual event platforms were originally live event apps or software. Covid19 accelerated many platforms to pivot into creating virtual event solutions. In the long run, this seems to be a smart move as hybrid events are likely to become standard (especially if you understand how to monetize hybrid events and maximise global audience reach). For more information on how to make the pivot to virtual events, call our team of specialists on 0333 050 9360 or email us at team@eventmindpro.com. To keep up to date with any new developments in the industry, or purely to stay communicated with us Like & Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EventMind-102963764925395 where this podcast will stream live. Follow us on Instagram, TikTok and Twitter: @theeventmind.
14:01
October 28, 2020
013 - Hybrid and Virtual Events with Robert Chain
In this episode, I'm joined by Robert Chain, a business development/marketing professional and host of the podcast (RC)2. We discuss marketing trends in the hybrid and virtual events space.
32:34
October 16, 2020
012 - Live Streaming Virtual Events with Galina Rin
Galina Rin @death_ingloria @uppernolibhub @disentanglepro Galina Rin is the Technical Manager for the Upper Norwood Library Hub (Community Charity), Disentangle Projects (Theatre Production) and only human in the rock band Death Ingloria creating music comics and animations. Since Lockdown Galina has changed her career path from producing live events to being a full-time Live Stream Production Manager (Terra City 1).
27:35
October 1, 2020
011 - Virtual Networking With Bradley Hatchett
In this week's episode, I discuss online business networking with Bradley Hatchett. Bradley is the Founder of Network My Club, and recently faced the challenge of transition his business from in-person to virtual networking due to the effects of the global pandemic.
23:34
September 10, 2020
010 - The Event Technologist's Role
In this episode, I talk about the role of the Event Technologist and how the role adds value to any virtual or hybrid events operation.
20:53
September 3, 2020
009 - Questions for Virtual Event Platform Providers
In this episode, I talk about the questions you should ask platform providers when sourcing software for your virtual or hybrid event.
22:20
August 26, 2020
008 - Influencer Marketing With Mariska Kesteloo
In this episode, we discuss influencer marketing within the virtual events industry.
26:28
August 7, 2020
007 - Virtual Marketing For Venues With Emma Gaymer
Join us as we discuss marketing ideas for venues who want to offer virtual and hybrid services to their clients. Emma has +20 years’ experience in sales, marketing and business development, working largely in the hospitality and events industry with a range of leading international brands and SME’s. Emma set up Bamboo to provide strategic support using an integrated approach to sales and marketing, which is key to stronger revenue growth, producing sustainable, impactful results. Bamboo specialises specifically with events venues and hotels who are either re-entering the market after temporary closure or are completely new. This can be a particularly tricky phase to manage effectively to protect and grow the business. You can connect with Emma on Linkedin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmagaymer360/
32:03
July 31, 2020
006 - The Value of a Virtual Emcee for Virtual Events, With Clare Forestier
Join us for this episode to learn about how to deal with virtual event bloopers and mishaps. Clare also shares her top tips about how to prepare to speak at and host a virtual event. Clare Forestier helps people to present themselves, their businesses and ideas. Following a 20 year career working as a TV and radio journalist across for the BBC and UK commercial stations, she now runs Speak Up Event Hosting & Communications working as an emcee and media and presentation trainer. https://www.clareforestier.com https://www.linkedin.com/in/clare-forestier-66535967
15:48
July 23, 2020
005 - FAQ: Are virtual events cheaper than in-person events?
There are several cost factors associated with in-person events that don't apply to virtual events. But does that mean that virtual events are cheaper, overall? Listen to this episode to find out.
18:22
July 8, 2020
004 - Virtual Event Pitfalls
In this episode, I talk about some common mistakes to avoid when designing a virtual event.
24:20
July 8, 2020
003 - Virtual Event Trends Every Event Organizer Should Know About
In this episode, I discuss some interesting trends in the virtual event industry that all event organisers need to be aware of.
21:10
July 8, 2020
002 - Virtual Event Production Companies vs Virtual Event Platforms
This episode explores the difference between virtual event production companies and virtual event platforms.
19:15
July 8, 2020
001 - Virtual Tradeshow Tips
This episode is all about virtual event tips specifically for trade shows.
37:33
July 5, 2020