6 Tips to Make Virtual Events a Success in the New Year and Beyond

Regardless of the industry or business size, every company was forced to make some sort of pivot in 2020 to address the challenges that COVID-19 presented. This was especially true for marketers with corporate event strategies. While 2020 started with the sudden cancellation of several industry events and the hope for some sort of normalcy by mid-year, even those who pushed their events back six months quickly recognized that in-person events weren’t going to happen. This was the exact scenario that my team was faced…

Jifflenow Reports 400% QoQ Increase in Customer Meetings Scheduled at Virtual Events

Enterprises are boosting sales success by booking thousands of inbound and outbound virtual B2B customer meetings alongside all-digital events and conferences; this proven technique increases attendee engagement, boosts ROI, and expands sales pipelines Jifflenow, innovator of the world’s #1 Meeting Automation Platform (MAP), is on track to achieve a 400% increase in the current quarter over the previous quarter in the number of virtual customer meetings that are being scheduled at virtual events. Jifflenow’s marketing…

80% Of Marketers Report Shift to Virtual Events Drives Greater Audience Reach

Event marketers agree (97%) -- going forward, the most rewarding events will have a virtual component Bizzabo, the world's leading Event Success Platform, released its Evolution of Events Report. The company analyzed responses from nearly 400 event marketing professionals in mid-senior level positions. The analysis uncovered valuable insights, including how virtual events are impacting audience reach, the future of hybrid events, budget increases in the coming year, and more. Marketing Technology News: Baidu to Acquire…

Higher Logic Announces New Product Offering to Support Engagement for Virtual Events

Higher Logic, the industry-leading, engagement platform announced a new product offering that will support organizations through virtual events. The Higher Logic platform will now offer an event-specific online community that will work with an organization's existing virtual event platform to drive engagement and deliver value before, during, and after the event takes place. The events industry made a drastic pivot from in-person events to virtual events in 2020 and that will likely carry into 2021. Higher Logic developed…

Hubilo Raises $4.5 Million From Lightspeed to Build the World’s First Intelligent Hub for Virtual Events

Hubilo, a global virtual events platform, is excited to announce a $4.5 million seed round, led by Lightspeed and backed by marquee tech angels, Girish Mathrubootham (Founder, Freshworks), Nishant Rao (ex-CEO LinkedIn India), Jonathan Boutelle (Co-founder, Slideshare), and Abinash Tripathy (CEO Helpshift). Starting its journey amidst the Covid crisis in April, Hubilo has grown over 32x organically and is projected to comfortably exceed $10 million in bookings run rate and host over 1 million attendees in the next few months.…

Bizzabo Launches New Solutions To Streamline Sponsor and Speaker Management at In-Person & Virtual Events

These innovative solutions enable event organizers to focus on what’s really important– creating rewarding events that drive business forward Bizzabo, the world's leading Event Success Platform, announced the launch of its Partners Management Solution and its Speakers Management Solution. The tools were built to streamline the collaboration between event teams and their partners and speakers, increasing efficiency and improving the working relationship between all involved, ensuring prosperous events. “Our new management…

Brightcove Partners with Cvent to Power the Future of Virtual Events

Partnership embeds Brightcove’s video technology in Cvent’s Virtual Attendee Hub® to power virtual events of all sizes Brightcove Inc., the world’s leading video technology platform, announced it is partnering with Cvent, the market-leading meetings, events, and hospitality technology provider, to offer its video solutions as part of Cvent’s newly-launched Virtual Attendee Hub. Through this partnership, Cvent customers can now easily launch reliable, scalable, and broadcast-grade video experiences to their audiences. Most…

Regalix Launches Nytro Events – A Powerful Virtual Events Platform

Regalix, a global leader in end-to-end customer lifecycle management and sales enablement, announced the launch of Nytro Events - a fully-featured virtual events platform that can enable up to 20,000+ virtual attendees. The solution is fully integrated into the Nytro.ai sales enablement platform and allows event, marketing, and sales teams to host online and hybrid virtual events including SKOs, QBRs, Town Halls, User Conferences, Summits, and Tradeshows. Marketing Technology News: Spotify Brings Out “Music, Meet…

Splash And Zoom Power The Next Generation Of Virtual Events

Splash, the only technology platform built for modern event marketing, has rolled out new features with Zoom that solve branding and data integration challenges with virtual events and programs. Since March 2020, millions of businesses have been forced to move events from in-person to online, exposing them to unchartered territory, and many technical challenges. With the overnight shift to virtual, companies need to quickly produce many types of online events at scale. But they are limited by status-quo live streaming and…

Jifflenow Reports B2B Meetings Are on the Rise at Virtual Events

As enterprises look for ways to make up for the shortfall invaluable face-to-face customer meetings due to canceled in-person events, they are turning to virtual events, webinars, and digital campaigns. To make these marketing investments more effective, sales and marketing teams are scheduling thousands of virtual customer meetings to build their sales pipelines. Many of these enterprises are using Jifflenow, innovator of the world’s #1 Meeting Automation Platform (MAP), which has seen a dramatic increase in the use of…

Degy Entertainment Hires “Director & World Operations Coordinator” to Run New Virtual Events Platform

Degy Entertainment (Degy Booking International, Inc. and Degy World LLC.) announced the hiring of Natalie Sitter as “Director & World Operations Coordinator,” and Adam McMichael, “World Support Coordinator” following the recent launch of Degy World, an immersive and customizable virtual event platform. With the innovative new offering, Degy World delivers a variety of online event spaces including expo halls, stages, ballrooms, team suites, auditoriums, classrooms, and more. The two hires are a direct reflection of Degy…

Attendify Launches Attendify For Virtual Events Platform; Boosts Industry Resiliency

Platform Combines the Power of Advanced Networking and Planning Tools for Event Organizers, Speakers and Attendees Attendify, the leading provider of self-service event applications and event data management tools, announced the launch of its newest platform, Attendify for Virtual Events. Combined with its industry-leading mobile app, Attendify’s goal is to transform the in-person, virtual and hybrid event experience. “The first lesson we learned was that a virtual event is different,” said Michael Balyasny, CEO of…

Jifflenow Sees Rapid Growth for its Virtual Meeting Solution, Surpassing 100 Virtual Events in Just Two Months

As enterprises concentrate on virtual B2B events to drive their sales pipeline due to canceled face-to-face events caused by the pandemic, Jifflenow’s cloud-based solution fills a critical need by automating the scheduling of complex, multi-person virtual customer meetings When COVID-19 hit the US and Europe in February, the bottom fell out of the trade show industry. Almost immediately, thousands of enterprises whose sales pipelines relied heavily on multi-day industry and corporate events for in-person customer…

Embracing the New “Abnormal” in B2B: LinkedIn Virtual Events Takes the Pole

With 90% of the global workforce operating from home, it’s time to embrace the new abnormal -- the era of virtual conferencing and face-timing to keep on track every communication. In the latest addition to the list of video collaboration tools, LinkedIn has decided to muscle its way to the pole position with Virtual Events. LinkedIn Virtual Events is built to support the LinkedIn Pages that are helping millions of LinkedIn users to stay connected, productive, and energetic. Subscribers and B2B teams can leverage the…

NexTech Integrates Microsoft Teams and Skype into its InfernoAR Virtual Events Platform

Expanding its footprint into Multi-billion dollar Video Conferencing market NexTech AR Solutions, an emerging leader in augmented reality for eCommerce, AR learning applications, and virtual events is pleased to announce that it has expanded its infernoAR platform integration with Microsoft Teams and Skype. This integration is on the heels of announcing on March 24th it had integrated Zoom into the InfernoAR platform. These critical integrations continue to extend the capabilities of the platform, broaden the utility of the…

Zixi To Stream Virtual Events And New Capabilities As Alternative To NAB

Thought Leadership and Innovations to Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform to be Unveiled Zixi, the industry leader for enabling dependable, live broadcast-quality video over any IP network, announced that in the wake of the cancellation of the NAB Show 2020, the company will be conducting a two week virtual showcase.  This series of video meetings and webinars will present Zixi's latest innovations and announcements including industry discussions featuring partners and customers, demonstrations of partner integrations,…

Tim Draper and Other Blockchain Communities Around the World Gather Together Using Teooh Virtual Events

Virtual Meetup's Are Proving Effective for Small Blockchain Communities Who Aren't Able To Meet In-Person Teooh, Inc., a global virtual events technology platform, is partnering with Blockchain communities and providing them the tech to bring the community members together for virtual events. "Fundamentally, the blockchain technology is decentralized... the blockchain communities are the same… so using our technology pioneers like Tim Draper have been hosting online events to bring members together," stated Don Stein,…

Endavo Enhances Platform to Meet Growing Demand for Virtual Live Events

Global Streaming Platform Adds Two Halloween Live Virtual Events to Fall Lineup – The Dark Zone Live on Queen Mary and The Murder House Endavo Media and Communications, Inc., a global OTT video distribution platform for innovative creators and communities, announces its recent investment to bolster its live event and channel offerings. With in-person events continuing to be sidelined beyond 2020, the company is producing a robust streaming schedule that includes film festivals, concerts and performing arts. Endavo’s new…

InPlayer Partners with Original Syndicate to Power Live, Virtual, Hybrid Events Monetization

Partnership to Facilitate End-to-End Solution for Events Production, Monetization of Virtual Audiences InPlayer, the market-leading monetization and subscriber management platform, announced it is partnering with Original Syndicate, the industry leader in brand experience, media and entertainment, consumer and business-to-business event design and production – offering video authentication, monetization and subscriber management functionalities as part of the latter’s end-to-end live, virtual and hybrid solutions, including…

SalesHood Modernizes Legacy Sales Kickoff Events With the Launch of SKOx for Virtual Teams

SKOx Is the Solution for Revenue Leaders to Energize, Engage, and Educate Their Remote Teams for Their Upcoming Virtual Sales Kickoffs SalesHood, the all-in-one Sales Enablement Platform, is launching SKOx to power virtual sales kickoff experiences. Companies are coming off an incredibly challenging economic environment in 2020, where customer-facing teams have had to adjust daily to survive. Going into 2021, aligning all go-to-market teams has never been more critical. Yet, companies are struggling to find ways to…