Webinars

Jan 1, 2016 ‐ Dec 31, 2020



Sessions

10 Things you Need to Know to Plan a Hybrid Event

Apr 9, 2015 2:00pm ‐ Apr 9, 2015 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

Does the thought of planning a hybrid event make your heart race? Do you wonder where to start? What do you need to know? With significant differences from in-person events, hybrid events require a foundation of knowledge to successfully launch. This session is designed to give you the top 10 elements you need to understand before producing a hybrid event. This session is not about theory. Actual hybrid event examples will be used to describe implementation of the concepts. This interactive session is will be delivered in conversation-style format with a moderator. The audience is invited to chat, ask questions and respond to poll questions.

Learning Objectives

  • Be able to explain how a hybrid event could impact your organization.
  • Recognize the core components to a hybrid event.
  • Know where to go for additional information.

EIC Domain: Meeting or Event Design

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Standard: Free

Demystifying the Internet for Digital and Hybrid Events

Jun 11, 2015 1:00pm ‐ Jun 11, 2015 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

Do you feel overwhelmed with the internet techie talk and knowing what is sufficient for your events? This session is designed for both novices and neophytes to walk away empowered to ask the right questions and identify potential challenges. We’ll discuss everything from understanding of basics of bandwidth, general internet requirements for digital or hybrid events, ways to proactively work with venues and providers, best practices for testing and preparing the remote audience, anticipating challenges, to reviewing current internet usage and global internet trends.


Learning Objectives:

  • Walk away with a strong basic knowledge base of internet requirements
  • Identify the key questions to ask your provider and venue and how to communicate your needs
  • Anticipate your audiences challenges and discover the opportunities for global expansion

EIC Domain: Meeting or Event Design

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Standard: Free

Critical Questions to Ask Before Jumping Into Digital Events

Aug 19, 2015 1:00pm ‐ Aug 19, 2015 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

Its been proven digital events don’t cannibalize F2F events. You’ve read countless successful case-studies and want a part of the action. You are convinced it’s the right time for your organization to jump into digital events to remain competitive, extend your audience and support your organizations business objectives. So, what’s next? How do you create a potential roadmap? During this session, an industry expert shares one-on-one insider tips of the critical questions to ask before even getting started including: how to evaluate the team and talent you need, identify resources required and how create a primary budget, identify what resources as available to you and your team, explore options to align your digital event strategy with business objective and which should be your first digital events to beta test your space, to just name a few.



Learner Outcomes:

  • Walk away with tangible questions to help you identify the first steps
  • Create a timeline to help establish a plan of the ideal time to get started
  • Become empowered with the knowledge and resources accessible to start your plan

EIC Domain: Meeting or Event Design

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Standard: Free

Get the Word Out! Increase Your Association's Value Proposition and Reach With Digital Events

Mar 15, 2016 2:00pm ‐ Mar 15, 2016 3:00pm

Credits: None available.

If digital events aren't part of your organization's arsenal to increase engagement and global brand awareness they should be. Four associations will share success stories of how digital technology has helped them drive membership, attendance, revenue and more!

Learner Outcome:

  • Assess where your organization can utilize digital programming to meet current or future objectives
  • Describe various technology platforms that can deliver your content in engaging, sponsor-friendly ways
  • Present a business case to your leadership to incorporate more digital events into your offerings

Speakers:

  • James Parker, President, Digitell, Inc.
  • Jerome Bruce, CAE, CMM, CMP, CEM, Director of Meetings, Association of Government Accountants
  • Dana Freker Doody, VP of Corporate Communications, The Expo Group
  • Melissa Lanouette, Director of Meetings and Events, National Speakers Association

0.1 CEUs

EIC Domain: Meeting or Event Design

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Speaker(s):
  • Jim Parker, President, Digitell. Inc
  • Dana Freker Doody, VP of Corporate Communications, The Expo Group
  • Jerome Bruce, CAE, CMM, CMP, CEM, Director of Meetings, Association of Government Accountants
  • Melissa Lanouette, Director of Meetings and Events, National Speakers Association
Standard: Free

Decoding the World of Video Formats for Digital Events

May 10, 2016 1:00pm ‐ May 10, 2016 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

Are you a video production novice or neophyte? Are you surrounded by codecs and containers but, don't understand what they mean and why it matters? You are not alone. As videos become a critical element of our content channels, the jargon that come with it can be overwhelming and confusing. During this session, we'll discuss the language of video techie talk, the landscape of video formats and how to use them throughout your digital extensions. We'll explore how which options might work best for your variety of needs including: the world of HD and rendering files and how to best balance the bitrate and quality challenges. We'll share best practices for DYI video production and make you look like a pro.

Learner Objectives:

  • Develop a base knowledge of the video language to better communicate with your partners
  • Learn what formats work best for your digital events needs and solutions for short-term and long term planning to improve quality and user experience
  • Gain best practices for creating your own quality webcam videos

EIC Domain: Meeting or Event Design

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Standard: Free

The Critical Testing Steps for Delivering Flawless Hybrid Live Streaming Events

Aug 10, 2016 1:00pm ‐ Aug 10, 2016 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

Almost every aspect of a hybrid live streaming event involves technology, it’s critical to test, test and when done…test some more. During this session, we’ll dive into the biggest potential hiccups you could encounter onsite for a hybrid event and how to proactively prepare and avert them. You’ll walk away with the top industry best practices, from audience perspective testing, to ensuring the quality of the live streaming and how your AV equipment and labor talent effect your broadcast quality. Onsite testing is critical to your success and this session provides you with the best practices to guarantee an online standing ovation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the most challenging hybrid event tech issues and how to test for them
  • Identify the ideal timeline and who needs to be involved
  • Walk away with a checklist to apply directly to your upcoming events

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Standard: Free

Go Live with the Latest Live Streaming Tools

Sep 14, 2016 1:00pm ‐ Sep 14, 2016 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

Livestreaming is the next big thing in social media – come learn about all your options for joining in this up-and-coming trend and take your social media presence to the next level.

Learner Outcome:

  • Familiarization with each streaming platform’s user-end operation
  • Learn to generate the interest that your online social media presence needs
  • Walk away with tips and tricks on how to choose the best moments to capture

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Standard: Free

Best Practices for Content Migration Readiness

Dec 7, 2016 1:00pm ‐ Dec 7, 2016 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

As online video content grows, it’s critical to have a strategic long-term plan. How will the content, CEUs and user information be stored? What is your organizations readiness to migrate to a new platform as technology and content needs evolve over time? This session explores the American Baseball Coaches Association case study exploring their migration pain points and advice to help you best prepare for own organization for success.

Learning Objectives:

  • Walk away with critical questions to determine your content migration readiness
  • Explore all of the important elements related to a migration plan
  • Identify best practices to set up your content for long-term success

Speaker(s):
  • Brian Zambotti, Director of Client Relations, Digitell, Inc.
  • Jon Litchfield, Communications & Business Coordinator, American Baseball Coaches Association
Standard: Free

DEI: How Content Will Transform Your Events, With or Without You

Feb 8, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Feb 8, 2017 2:10pm

Credits: None available.

The evolution of content is changing how we learn and connect with the world around us. Events play a pivotal role in this transformation and it’s time to rethink how you define, design and deliver event content. This session will cover how you can guide your organization through these changes and how to prioritize intent before content, the evolution of presentations and what we can learn from the 5 best examples of event content marketing in US history.

Learning Objectives:

  • Build your case to change how your organization defines, creates and leverages event content
  • Create content that embodies the character of your organization, audience and influencers
  • Deliver content that shapes, motivates and mobilizes your community and affects change

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The Power of Digital Events: Revolutionizing Audience Engagement

Jun 6, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Jun 6, 2017 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

During this session we’ll examine the recently released PCMA White Paper “The Power of Events” providing insights into adult learning behaviors and expectations, examples of digital event/engagement adoption models and a five-year, live streaming case study from PCMA. This new data provide you the tools and information needed to push forward your own digital event strategies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn about today’s adult learner and the evolving digital event landscape
  • Walk away with powerful case study results to share with your own stakeholders
  • Understand how to develop your own metrics to determine success

Speaker(s):
  • Bill Mott, Director, Online Event Solutions, Freeman
  • Jennifer Kingen Kush, Vice President & Executive Director, PCMA Digital Experience Institute
Standard: Free