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10 (surprising) Lessons Learned Producing a Large-Scale Virtual Event

My home control room! After decades of doing it live in hotel ballrooms all over the world, our client’s global meeting was now going to include 2 global live streams, 14 high-profile webcasts with VIP guest speakers hundreds of Zoom breakouts over 4 days in two time zones … what could possibly go wrong??? Spoiler Alert!  PLENTY.  And, despite – perhaps even, because of - that, it was all good.  Because hey, if you’re not trying to push the (constantly expanding) boundaries with your virtual events you’re not trying hard enough! Over the next two weeks I’ll share 10 tips culled from the last 8…

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Considerations for Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Paradigm shift:  Recent advances in streaming technology, software and the capabilities of personal digital devices have set the stage for a paradigmatic shift in our perception of, and approach to, virtual, streaming large multi-location meetings  - what we call Virtual Town Halls (VTH). Also, there are some other powerful drivers - including concern about the cost, logistics, time (away from family & clients) and environmental impact of in-person meetings – that are accelerating the push for more effective virtual gatherings. This deck outlines the key creative and technical considerations with some recommendations for implementation. With an updated approach, companies should be able to focus more…

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