It’s important that first-timers attending your virtual events have a positive experience. Here are a few ideas to consider for welcoming newbies to your online conferences.
While associations put a lot of hard work into quickly transitioning their in-person events to virtual offerings last year, many received feedback from participants that networking opportunities fell short. With that in mind, many groups are trying new offerings to boost engagement among attendees.
With a ton of virtual learning options out there right now, associations are turning to new marketing techniques to get attendees interested in their upcoming programming. These three ideas may provide the boost you're looking for.
Since the onset of the pandemic, many associations have offered their virtual conferences for free. But new formats require new platforms and technology, and for many groups, the free model is no longer sustainable. So, what's the best pricing strategy to take?
With a year of virtual events behind them, many organizations are taking what they learned and applying it to their 2021 online conferences. For example, while many 2020 virtual conferences followed a schedule similar to in-person events, different offerings are debuting this year.
You may be sitting on a content gold mine after a year of virtual meetings. In addition to offering it on-demand to attendees for a set amount of time, consider these ideas to boost post-event engagement.
To minimize health risks due to the pandemic, the NCAA decided that this year’s March Madness basketball tournament will be held in one regional location: Indianapolis. A look at how the city’s convention and visitors bureau is gearing up for “The Big Dance.”
Organizers had a lot to learn in 2020 as they quickly transitioned their in-person events to the virtual space. And while sponsors supported those efforts, it could be a tougher sell this year. A look at how to improve the virtual conference experience for exhibitors and sponsors in 2021.
As the pandemic abates and even after it subsides, meetings are going to look a lot different. What should you think about now to make sure you’re offering the best experience to participants this year and beyond? A look at some considerations.
As associations start hosting in-person meetings again, they’ll want to develop a COVID protocol document that outlines the steps they’re taking to keep participants safe. Here’s a look at the components you should consider including in your documentation.