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Tag: Virtual Events

  • When to Go Virtual — The Role of Virtual Experiences in an Event Program

    When to Go Virtual — The Role of Virtual Experiences in an Event Program

    With recent news of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, many event teams around the world are again questioning whether or not they should host an in-person experience. But regardless of the course of the pandemic, the ultimate goal for many is to optimize their event programs to include a mix of both in-person and virtual events. […]

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  • How to Communicate With and Enable Your Event Speakers

    How to Communicate With and Enable Your Event Speakers

    Your event content is often among the most valuable content that your organization puts together. Hours of insight-filled sessions can be converted into hundreds of short videos, blog posts, guides, social outreach, email assets, and more. Now that many events are either virtual or hybrid, content is even easier to reuse. With so many organizations […]

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  • Conversations: Doug Baird Discusses an Exciting New Product and His Perspective on Pandemic-Prompted Event Evolution

    Conversations: Doug Baird Discusses an Exciting New Product and His Perspective on Pandemic-Prompted Event Evolution

    The Conversations series features candid conversations with RainFocus executives and other thought leaders. You’ll find discussion of breaking news and trends, invaluable industry tips, and commentary on the biggest topics of current interest to events and marketing leaders. In this post, we sat down with Doug Baird, president of RainFocus, about the launch of RainFocus Essential, […]

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  • How to Take Your Virtual Event Sponsorships to the Next Level

    How to Take Your Virtual Event Sponsorships to the Next Level

    While everyone is talking about planning for hybrid events, virtual events remain the prominent form of delivery for now. In a recent meeting our team had with event technology experts from around the world, we discussed the top concerns of modern event professionals. The leading concern was virtual event sponsorships — how do you drive […]

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  • Highlights from RainFocus’ Quarterly Product Webinar

    Highlights from RainFocus’ Quarterly Product Webinar

    This week, we hosted our quarterly product webinar during which RainFocus product owners demonstrated enhancements that will enable clients to deliver best-in-class virtual and hybrid experiences for their audiences. The primary focus areas of the webinar included event templates, our new Media Suite, and gamification enhancements. Event Templates Having delivered virtual experiences to over 3.5M […]

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  • Six Simple Ways to Ensure Virtual Event Attendance

    Six Simple Ways to Ensure Virtual Event Attendance

    Event organizers often see a large discrepancy between the number of attendees who register for an event and those that actually attend. Virtual events have proven to attract 4-6x the number of physical attendees, however on average, only 63% of those registered actually turn up to the virtual event. Why is this so common? Put […]

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  • How to Overcome Virtual Event Fatigue

    How to Overcome Virtual Event Fatigue

    After a year of constant webinars, on-demand videos, and virtual chatting, attendees are anxious to get back to in-person meetings and events. Likewise, event professionals are beginning to feel a sweeping sense of virtual fatigue as they struggle to keep attendees’ attention. Results of our most recent State of Events survey show that fewer than […]

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  • How to Reevaluate Your Virtual Event Content Strategy

    How to Reevaluate Your Virtual Event Content Strategy

    Almost one year ago, RainFocus was the first event marketing and management solution to convert a massive global conference into a successful virtual experience. At that time, nobody could have foreseen how valuable virtual event content would become. As we tracked events throughout 2020, we saw some dramatic increases when comparing spring events to fall […]

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  • Ten Ways to Market Virtual Booths

    Ten Ways to Market Virtual Booths

    Virtual booths can be just as powerful, if not more so, than a live exhibit hall. The challenge is getting attendees to visit and interact with those booths. During our RainFocus INSIGHT panel, Providing Exhibitors With Value to Keep Them Coming Back, attendees showed interest in virtual booth promotion. In response to their questions, we’ve […]

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  • Virtual Event Swag: Tips for Shipping, Item Selection, and More

    Virtual Event Swag: Tips for Shipping, Item Selection, and More

    In preparation for our company’s first-ever virtual user conference, RainFocus INSIGHT 2021, our team shipped SWAG to attendees both domestically and internationally. Our goals were to build anticipation for the event, encourage participation, and drive a deeper connection with our virtual audience.  As a follow-up, we received several questions regarding our fulfillment process and our […]

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