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PAST WEBINARS:

October 2021: MeetApp Halloween Spooktacular
Dare to join us as we recount the creepy and terrifying tales of Event Horror Stories 2021!  The 2nd Annual Halloween Spooktacular will scare your socks off as we are joined by several MeetApp team members dressed in costume!  A chilling sight, indeed!

Bring your favorite Halloween cocktails and relax while our guests recount their chilling horror stories for the past year’s events!

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September 2021: MeetApp Live Launch Party & New Event Support Services Revealed
This month we are excited to be joined by Mats Backlund, Global CEO of MeetApp! He and Sal Camarda will reveal our new Live Streaming platform, created tirelessly by our awesome Development Team! Join us as we celebrate this launch and as we reveal details on our support services!

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August 2021: Contingency Planning for a Hybrid Event

On this episode, we brought together Planners, Venues, AV & Tech to adjust for rapid changes in the COVID variant environment. Sal Camarda (MeetApp) is joined by Eric Miller (MainlineAV), and Abby Jensen (MedLogix Communications) as they discuss how to create a solid contingency plan across your events to easily get to a Plan B scenario by highlighting:

  • How to create an agile plan to help you adjust your event needs in real time
  • Negotiating a Plan B scenario with venues and the finer points of force majeure and required minimums
  • How to turn over logistics
  • How to quickly reallocate AV resources
  • What tech will best serve this ever-changing even environment

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June 2021: The Anatomy of a Winning Hybrid Event

We’re bringing in the big guns to talk about how to create successful hybrid events. Join us, along with industry experts Abby Jensen of MedLogix Communications and Eric Miller of Mainline AV, as we dig deep into how event planners come together with AV and event tech companies to produce an immersive hybrid experience.

This discussion will lead into the most important step: How to pitch and prepare for your hybrid event! Live events are coming back, but virtual is here to stay so you won’t want to miss this next episode!

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May 2021: An Inside Look at Becoming an Event Technologist

On this episode of MeetApp Live!, we sat down with Sara Dittman, from Participate Learning, to see how she got her Event Technologist Certification and how she is now leading her organization’s event initiatives.

Learn what event technology certification is all about from someone who’s already done it!

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April 2021: Customer Spotlight: Opticians Association of Canada

Nothing beats a first-hand account of how someone can successfully transform their in-person event to a purely virtual one. In this episode, Dalie Schellen of The Optician’s Association of Canada will be walking you through her entire event-planning experience including:

  • Getting stakeholder buy-in
  • Event mapping process
  • Day-of-event challenges

AND how she was able to get record-number attendance month-over-month by extending the experience with on-demand.

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March 2021: MeetApp Live! – How Tech Can Bring Your In-Person & Virtual Audiences Together

Just because your hybrid event has two audiences doesn’t mean you should treat your in-person and virtual attendees as if they are at different events!

In this live stream, Sal is joined by special guests Kevin Padilla (MeetApp North America) and Eric Miller of MainlineAV to discuss how meeting and event professionals are creating unified event experiences across their in-person and virtual audiences – making all your attendees feel like they’re part of the same event!

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Febuary 2021: Virtual2Hybrid: How to Prepare for the Next Evolution in Events.

We’ve survived almost a year of lockdowns, webinars and virtual events. But what happens when we’re able to start having 50 or more attendees in person again? Are you ready for hybrid?

Join MeetApp’s Sal Camarda with Eric Miller and Todd Cassidy from MainlineAV along with some surprise special guests for our February Live Stream and fall in love again with event production! We’ll be talking key differences between virtual and hybrid, how to set yourself up for a successful in-person comeback and things to avoid along the way.

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January 2021: Deep Dive: MeetApp Products & Services in 2021.

Join us for a first-look into the new MeetApp platform. We’ll take you from registration through the event attendee experience through mobile and our new browser-based Virtual Venue. See how easy it is to keep your in-person and virtual attendees connected through the same platform without having to treat them separately. We’ll also be unveiling new packages for MeetApp Virtual and Hybrid Event Services.

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October 2020: MeetApp’s 1st Annual Halloween Spooktacular Live Stream – Dispelling Virtual Event Myths with ELD Events and Mainline AV

We’re hosting MeetApp’s 1st Annual Halloween Spooktacular Live Stream! During this special episode, we’ll be sitting down with Heather Herrig, Chief Event Strategist at Every Last Detail Events and MPI Georgia along with Eric Miller of Mainline AV to dispel the spookiest myths and misconceptions of virtual and hybrid events. It’ll be 30-minutes of event Ghostbusting!

You’ll also have a chance to vote on the best host costume along with your chances to win some great prizes! So don’t miss your chance to be a part of this scary-good episode. You wouldn’t want to be burned at the stake for creating a bad virtual event, would you? MUAHAHAHA… (that was my best sinister laugh).

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September 2020: Event Spotlight: How VA Gifted Created a Highly Engaging Virtual Event

Join MeetApp’s Senior Product Specialist, Sal Camarda, as he sits down with Dornswalo Wilkins-McCorey of the Virginia Association for the Gifted to discuss how their organization produced and delivered an amazing event experience for their attendees. In this conversation, we’ll be covering:

  • What initial steps were taken in planning for their event and what obstacles they confronted while trying to map their in-person experience to virtual
  • How they were able to easily deliver the new experience to their audience while creating excitement and collaboration during general sessions and breakouts
  • How they were able to keep their audience interactive before, during and after their events to maximize their group feedback

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August 2020: MeetApp for Virtual Events: An Exclusive First Look at How to Easily Deliver Any Virtual Experience

Join MeetApp’s Senior Product Specialist, Sal Camarda, as he takes you through the entire virtual attendee experience from registration to the day after your virtual event. This is a great opportunity to get an insider look at MeetApp and see the difference for yourself. During this special live stream, we’ll cover:

  • Registering for a virtual event and manage your invitees
  • Connecting to the event experience on any device using Live Streams, Zoom, GoTo, Teams and more
  • Easily accessing all your relevant event content
  • Creating more fun and motivating interactions before, during and after your event

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June 2020: Get Control! of Virtual Events: How to Become a Remote Presentation Rock Star!

Thousands of event professionals agree that MeetApp’s Virtual Event Series have been fun and helpful in learning how to create engaging digital events. We introduced you to the fundamentals, showed you different methods and even took you behind the scenes to see actual setups.

We’ve received hundreds of requests asking how to coach speakers and create better presentations for virtual events so we’re introducing a special live stream titled “Get Control! of Virtual Events: How to Become a Remote Presentation Rock Star!

In this next live stream episode, we’ve invited Mike Song, award-winning author of 2 best-sellers and coach to Fortune 500 companies on how to organize and present information. Mike will show you new ways to:

  • Keep your easily distracted audience on the edge of their seats.
  • Engage a remote audience via an innovative call and response strategy.
  • Explore incredible webcam and chat insights that help you build audience participation throughout your event.
  • Discover smart time-saving tech shortcuts that help boost the quality of every session.

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May 2020: Event Content Theory: A Content Strategy Discussion for Successful Virtual Events

We’ve taken you behind the scenes and talked tech. Now we’re going to dig even deeper to uncover the things you need to know when planning and building engaging content for your virtual event… and we’re going global!

Don’t miss this special live stream on Wednesday, May 20th as we bring together experts from around the globe to discuss content strategy best practices for your virtual events.

Join MeetApp’s Sal Camarda along with Eric Miller from Mainline AV as we discuss virtual event content strategy and techniques with internationally renowned meeting and event expert Tommy Brotte from Sweden’s Interaktiva Möten.

Things you’ll learn:

  • The importance of Measurable Targets
  • The Recipe for Successful Events (P.I.R.I.)
  • How to leverage Dramaturgy to create excitement
  • Key content considerations for virtual events

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April 2020: Demystifying Virtual Events: A Special Online Roundtable with the Pros

You wanted it, so we’re making it happen! Our webinar on “Going Virtual” was so successful that we decided to host a special online roundtable!

You won’t want to miss this one!  Join us as 4 industry experts, in AV and event technology, answer the top questions from our last webinar and take your live questions. This is your chance to get answers about virtual or hybrid events from the people that know!

  • Answers to common questions about hybrid and virtual events
  • Give you a behind the scenes look at a “Virtual Event” setup
  • Join the live Q&A with AV and Event Tech Pros to answer your immediate questions

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March 2020: Going Virtual: How to Move your Event from In-Person to Online

Has COVID-19 hijacked your event momentum? Are your events at risk of being cancelled?

With travel restrictions, last minute changes in company policies, and other hurdles, many event professionals are finding a solution in hosting virtual meetings. We would like to extend our helping hand during these potentially turbulent times to guide you through best practices to convert your in-person event into a successful virtual meeting experience.

Join us on Thursday, March 26th  for a special educational webinar, “Going Virtual: How to Move your Event from In-Person to Online.” During this 30-minute webinar, you will learn:

  • Key production differences between the live and virtual event environments
  • How to concurrently leverage live streams along with event app features to keep your distributed audience informed, engaged and interactive
  • How to continue to monetize your event in-app and in-stream while keeping your sponsors happy

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February 2020: Foundations of Event App’ing, Pt. 1 – How to Keep your Audience Highly Informed While Reducing Unnecessary Questions

Let’s face it: There’s so much event tech out there that professionals may not fully understand WHY they’re using it or how to best leverage it. That’s why we’re starting a new 3-part webinar series this month focusing on the fundamentals.

Part 1 will focus on how to be highly effective with your event information distribution – in turn, reducing all the unnecessary event day questions like “Where am I supposed to be?” or “What group am I in?”  We’ll dive deep into relevant event information concepts, how to effectively structure information, how much is too much information and how to keep your attendees informed in real-time so that you’re not answering the same questions over and over.

Join us for this special 30-minute educational webinar by registering with the link below and we look forward to seeing you at this month’s webinar!

 

January 2020: Meet MeetApp + event registration with MeetApp Invite!

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how MeetApp can enhance your attendee experience for all your meetings and events. Also, meet MeetApp Invite, our new registration system that easily gets your attendees signed up and set up quickly in-app. Learn how great companies like SAP and United Airlines turn their audience into active participants.

 

November 2019: Gamification to the Next Level: Maximizing Attendee Learning, Motivation and Networking

Have you been in this situation? You spent all your time and energy into producing your event or conference only to realize that attendee interaction fell flat? Maybe your attendees weren’t networking as much as you expected. Maybe they weren’t engaging in group discussion or asking questions during your panel or keynote. Sure, the venue looked amazing, but were your attendees incentivized to network, interact and learn?

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how to maximize attendee learning, motivation and networking with Gamification. This webinar will dig deep into gamification techniques used by our customers to create a more fun and rewarding event experience.

 

October 2019: Meet MeetApp: Elevate the attendee experience for all your events

Just because Halloween is scary, doesn’t mean event planning has to be.  Get ready to take your events to the next level with the very “not-scary” MeetApp!

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how MeetApp can enhance your attendee experience for all your meetings and events. Learn how companies like Volvo and United Airlines turned their audience into active participants by delivering a perfect personal assistant to their mobile devices.

 

September 2019: How to Leverage Your Event Attendee’s Smartphone Addiction

Keeping your event attendees engaged is a challenge. With lowered attention spans and so many distractions, it’s easy for your audience to disengage during important presentations . It’s even more difficult to get them to absorb the information you’re delivering to them and retaining that information over time.

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how to “Leveraging Your Event Attendees Smartphone Addiction”. This webinar will dig deep into the engagement challenges in today’s modern events and cover techniques used by our customers to overcome those challenges.

 

August 2019: Event App’ing 101 – Event App To-Do’s Before, During and After Your Event

During last month’s webinar, we dug deep into the ABCs of Event Engagement. This month, we’ve decided to continue covering the basics with our newest webinar, Event App’ing 101: Event App To-Do’s Before, During and After Your Event.

With so many technologies, methodologies and tricks, more and more event professionals forget the fundamental things that should be done to ensure that you’re getting the most out of your event app investment. This webinar will cover some of the core things you should know and do before, during and after any event to ensure maximum app use.

Maximizing app adoption and use creates better information awareness, increases audience interaction, and creates more meaningful networking experiences. So make sure you join us for this next webinar!

 

July 2019: The ABCs of Event Engagement: Effective Techniques to Increase Audience Interaction

We are halfway through the year and have covered some very high level topics with a focus on customer experiences. This time around, we want to bring it back to the basics, with a twist!

Please join us this month for our newest educational webinar, The ABCs of Event Engagement: Effective Techniques to Increase Audience Interaction. This webinar will help create a solid foundational understanding of event interaction and engagement and present the most effective basic techniques that guarantee results.  To just have general knowledge is one thing, but to have effective, customer-proven, examples is priceless.

 

June 2019: Think Outside the Box: How Great Companies Build Even Greater Teams

More and more companies have realized the value of event apps for meetings and conferences to efficiently distribute information, engage an audience in a fun and motivational way, and facilitate great networking among the group. It takes truly creative companies to see this value and apply it to their workforce to help transform their organization and foster positive change.

Join us for our next webinar, “Think Outside the Box: How Great Companies Build Even Greater Teams”, and learn how companies like United Airlines and Volvo have taken all the great tools, methods and techniques from event apps to transform their company’s change management. This 30-minute educational webinar will dive into group dynamic techniques that can be used to keep your messaging aligned, foster interaction and ideation though in-app activities, and create a tighter group bond through networking and gamification tools.

 

May 2019: STOP HERDING CATS! Learn how to streamline information flow during meetings and conferences

The biggest challenge for any meeting and event professional is… herding cats. Trying to keep 150, 500 or even more attendees in sync, on time and in the know takes a lot of effort, resources and, in the end, can burn you and your team out. All the while, having to worry about the logistics-of-things like where to be and what to pay attention to can take away from the attendee experience. Are you a victim of endless cat herding at your events?

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how to stop herding cats by streamlining information flow during your event. This webinar will dig deep into event app techniques used by our customers to transform their app into the attendees’ event personal assistant.

 

April 2019: Gamification to the Next Level: Maximizing Attendee Learning, Motivation and Networking

Have you been in this situation? You spent all your time and energy into producing your event or conference only to realize that attendee interaction fell flat? Maybe your attendees weren’t networking as much as you expected. Maybe they weren’t engaging in group discussion or asking questions during your panel or keynote. Sure, the venue looked amazing, but were your attendees incentivized to network, interact and learn?

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how to maximize attendee learning, motivation and networking with Gamification. This webinar will dig deep into gamification techniques used by our customers to create a more fun and rewarding event experience.

 

March 2019: How to Leverage Your Event Attendee’s Smartphone Addiction

Keeping your event attendees engaged is a challenge. With lowered attention spans and so many distractions, it’s easy for your audience to disengage during important presentations . It’s even more difficult to get them to absorb the information you’re delivering to them and retaining that information over time.

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how to “Leveraging Your Event Attendees Smartphone Addiction”. This webinar will dig deep into the engagement challenges in today’s modern events and cover techniques used by our customers to overcome those challenges.

 

Feb 2019: Why event apps are taking over corporate professional development

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how companies like United use event apps like MeetApp to enhance the professional learning experience. We’ll cover methods on how to increase information availability, create an active learning environment and tips to enhance better information stickiness and retention with your audience and/or trainees.

 

Jan 2019: Meet MeetApp: How to enhance the attendee experience for all your event

Join us for a 30-minute educational webinar and learn how MeetApp can enhance your attendee experience for all your meetings and events. Learn how great companies like Volvo and UPS turned their audience into active participants.