Mistakes to Avoid When Going Virtual
An online discussion about some of the most common misconceptions, pitfalls and mistakes to avoid for meeting planners who are taking their meetings online for the first time. Topics will include event structure, audience engagement and technology.
Curran has been named one of the most influential people in the meeting & events industry, one of the 40 under 40 event industry leaders, 35 entrepreneurs under the age of 35, and Inc Magazine’s Coolest College Start-up all before graduating college. Will has been producing in-person and virtual events since high school when he started his first company and has now worked in production of large event clients such as Emerald City Comicon, Anheuser-Busch, Warner Brothers, Morton Salt & Uber. His team’s mission is to simplify the event planning process by creating the equation for an event’s perfect solution. From event logistics to business development to technical production, Will Curran has a diverse background in growing events and companies to the next level.
Brad has a 30-year track record of success, spanning the buyer, supplier and technology sides of the industry. Brad expands Aventri’s reach through new distribution channels and partnerships with product and service providers throughout the industry. He also directs the go-to-market plan for Aventri Venue Sourcing, targeting event planners and hospitality companies. Brad is a member of PCMA and MPI and a frequent speaker at industry events. His articles on optimizing events with technology appear regularly in major industry publications. Brad was recognized by BizBash as one of the Top People in Event Technology, 2018 and 2019.
As founder of Hybrid Events Authority, LLC, Steph Pfeilsticker uses virtual and hybrid meeting technology to create a paradigm shift in how organizations educate and inform through meetings and events. Her strategic approach not only has created triple-digit bottom-line increases, but has positioned her as a noted hybrid meeting industry expert. In addition to her hybrid work being published by MPI as a case study and contained within hybrid industry research, she has also been the recipient of eight (8) industry awards. Steph is frequently asked to speak at domestic and international conferences to share her knowledge.
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