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If you’re like me, you love getting out and meeting people. It’s good for your business, but it’s also good for the soul to connect with others face-to-face. But, as the nation (and the world) is responding to the Covid-19 virus, being face-to-face has become impossible!

When speaking about Virtual Events, Keith Ferrazzi, author of Never Eat Alone said, “Beyond the fact that they’re inexpensive ways to get people together — think: no travel costs and readily available technology — they’re also great opportunities to build engagement, trust, and candor among teams.”

This is where Virtual Networking events come in!


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Events of all kinds have taken one of the biggest hits in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic. We’ve seen everything from your favorite artists’ tours to your local networking event announce cancellations. Will the industry recover? The answer is YES. The industry WILL recover, events WILL happen, and we have the tools to weather the storm.

There has never been a better time to shift your events to virtual ones. …


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Event organizers and promoters have had it rough thanks to the current Covid19 outbreak. Cancellations and social distancing have caused the events industry to take a nose dive but that doesn’t mean your business needs to. Here are 5 ways you can continue to host events and generate revenue by switching to virtual.

  1. Sponsored Virtual Event Bags

The traditional event bag is over (for now). If you’re hosting a large event try selling sponsors the option of a virtual event bag! What goes in a virtual swag bag? A number of things! You can give sponsors the option to include…


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Learn how you and your attendees can stay safe and still enjoy a great event experience

The CDC may be working to minimize the spread of the coronavirus, but that doesn’t mean the public isn’t avoiding in-person events from this month’s SXSW to monthly networking happy hours. With top events like the Facebook Global Marketing Summit being canceled or postponed, it’s clear that the events industry is certainly taking a hit.

What’s an event organizer, who wants to combat revenue and attendance losses, to do? The answer: offer a coronavirus-conscious in-person networking experience and easy-to-implement virtual networking events.

How to make in-person networking events safer

Since staying…

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