Tales from the Virtual Trenches:
Lessons Learned in Taking Physical Events Online
With meetings, conferences, and events going virtual, Prevue Meetings + Incentives wants to help connect you with better experiences in converting to virtual platforms.
Performedia, a leader in conference webcasting and virtual events, will help prepare you to take your event into the virtual space in a confidant and polished manner. You will hear how to convert your physical events into the virtual space and explore a virtual event environment just as your attendees will.
Performedia has been a leader in event virtualization and webcasting since 2003. Performedia provides turnkey services for physical events, include on-site streaming, registration and tracking, pay-to-view, language captioning, and more. In the virtual event world, Performedia sets itself apart with a focus on full service, including advance calls to prep speakers, full configuration of the virtual environment, and fully staffed online green rooms and production rooms to guide speakers through the webcast process. The company’s goal is to make your transition to virtual events as professional and painless as possible.
Peter Hackes founded Performedia in 2003, and serves as the company’s president. He has been working full time in the field of event and education webcasting since 1996, when he founded his first streaming company, LearningStream. Prior to that he was a broadcast television segment and line producer for a range of syndicated tv series. He previously had a multiyear stint as a television news reporter, and as Entertainment Tonight’s Washington correspondent.
Schneider is the Editor-in-Chief of both FCW and GCN, two of the oldest and most influential publications in public-sector IT. Both publications (originally known as Federal Computer Week and Government Computer News, respectively) are owned by 1105 Media Inc. Mr. Schneider is also General Manager of 1105 Media’s government-focused business unit, Public Sector 360. He began his career in print journalism, and has written for a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, WashingtonPost.com, Slate, Politico and Governing.