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Virtual Events - Beyond the Platforms

Virtual event platforms seem to be everywhere, yet there still is no one-size-fits-all solution. And we can't expect there to be. Every event is unique and has its own needs, whether it's in-person, hybrid or virtual. So as event planners, we cannot assume one platform will check all of our boxes. There are, though, MANY add-on virtual pieces we can snag to create a unique event - most of these will work with most platforms. Here's a list of some of the best virtual add-ons we've used, tested or are looking forward to digging into more.

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By: Aaron Wolowiec | Sep, 28 2020
Meetings

Hybrid Meeting Strategy, Pricing & Best Practices

As you consider if a hybrid event is the right choice for you, your event and your organization, Aaron has curated:Key strategy questions to discuss with your planning team; A resource to guide your pricing strategy; Hybrid meeting best practices; and a New guidance for the in-person portions of your hybrid meeting.

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By: Kate Pojeta | Sep, 25 2020
Meetings

Supporting Attendees for a Successful Virtual Event

To help our attendees have positive virtual experiences, let's set them up for success! Here are Kate Pojeta's tips to do just that!

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Pre-Recording for Virtual Presentations

You’ve made the decision to pre-record your presentation for an upcoming event. Or someone else made that decision for you. Either way, you know you have to pre-record. Now what? Here are Kate Pojeta’s tip for a successful pre-recorded session.

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By: Kate Pojeta | Sep, 18 2020
Meetings

Graphic Design and Creative Tools for the Rest of Us

Whether you are forced to be a graphic designer at times or simply want to jazz up some documents and presentations with something other than text, there are a variety of tools out there that can help you along the way. Here are some favoritesthat might help you up your game for your next presentation, honey-do list, calendar of chaos, or whatever design needs you have!

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6 Strategy Questions to Ask Your Event Team

Countless organizations have had to pivot their education strategy from in-person to digital or hybrid experiences as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The most successful organizations have convened a leadership team to rethink their strategy and scenario plan in alignment with organization mission. We invite you to complete a wellness check on the virtual and hybrid meetings and events comprising your current education portfolio. Whether at the board, staff or committee level, or some combination of the three, following are the six strategy questions the Event Garde team thinks you should be asking right now.

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