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Back to Basics—What Are the Benefits of Virtual Events?

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Oct 9, 2018 10:52:00 AM

The team here at 6Connex lives and breathes virtual events, so we understand why companies invest the time and the money. One of the most obvious benefits—and the one that often drives companies to try a virtual event for the first time—is cost savings. However, almost every company that tries a virtual event discovers many more benefits and reasons to integrate virtual environments into their regular communications with prospects, customers, partners and employees.

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Back to Basics—How Can You Make Money with Virtual Events?

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Oct 3, 2018 9:38:00 AM

Content may be king, but for many virtual event producers, it’s all about the money. Whether you are a demand gen marketer with a big pipeline goal or a media company trying to monetize your audience, virtual environments can open up a world of new ways to put dollar signs front and center.

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Back to Basics—What Is a Virtual Event?

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Sep 24, 2018 8:33:22 AM

Ask five different people, “What is a virtual event?” and you might get five entirely different answers. It’s obvious to us here at 6Connex, but we’re used to a few blank stares when we talk about our software platform at happy hour.  We’re the experts; our team spends every day helping clients produce virtual events for marketing, sales, training, human resources and other purposes—but it’s not so obvious to everyone else.

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How Do Virtual Events Compare to Physical Events?

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jul 26, 2018 6:20:00 PM

Here at 6Connex, we love virtual events for all kinds of uses. One of our favorites is marketing events designed for lead generation, often called virtual summits. Multi-sponsor virtual summits, where companies connect with attendees through virtual booths and sponsored sessions, are common in the world of virtual events. 

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Virtual Event Inspiration — Volume 2

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jul 18, 2018 1:36:00 PM

The 6Connex clients just keep on innovating. If you’re not yet sure how you can use a virtual event to engage your prospects, employees or partners, the latest programs launching on our virtual environment platform just may give you some great ideas.

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4 Steps to Hosting Your Virtual Event

Posted by Joakim Jonsson on Jun 13, 2018 3:10:00 PM
 
Online virtual events are here, and they are now the center of corporate event planning. Here are four ways to ensure that your virtual event is a success.

 

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Virtual Event Inspiration — Volume 1

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Jun 7, 2018 2:35:00 PM

Are you looking for inspiration for your next virtual event? Our current clients leverage the 6Connex virtual environment platform for a whole host of different use cases. Take a look at some of the latest:

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How to Choose a Virtual Event Platform

Posted by Michael Nelson on May 30, 2018 2:51:00 PM

With a half dozen virtual event and environment software platforms on the market, how do you know which platform is the right one to go with for your virtual tradeshow or conference? This article will help you do your own homework and choose a provider wisely—considering more than just price and what’s in the brochure.

 

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Flash vs. HTML5 for Virtual Events

Posted by Michael Nelson on May 9, 2018 1:14:00 PM

Since we introduced our HTML5 Virtual Environment Platform V7, we’ve been inundated by our clients and partners running virtual events and virtual trade shows with questions about the difference between Flash and HTML5. The HTML5 specification has been around for a few years and has picked up steam since Google, Microsoft, and Apple announced last year that Adobe Flash would be blocked in their newest browsers.

 

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Key Ways to Promote Your Virtual Event

Posted by Lisa Farrell on Feb 13, 2018 9:41:00 AM

Promoting your online event is just as important as the event itself. After all, if no one knows about it, then the impact will be minimal. You’ve already put in the time, money, and effort into creating an innovative online event, so why not make the most out of sharing it? Showcasing your virtual event doesn’t have to be a hassle that requires a lot of time or effort.

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