What is a Hybrid Meeting?

A hybrid meeting is a trade show, conference, unconference, seminar, workshop or other meeting that combines a “live” in-person event with a “virtual” attendee. What defines a virtual attendee? “Anyone who can view a presentation or presenter from wherever they are.”  High quality video and audio is crucial to a truly successful web stream.  Virtual meetings can work the same as an in-person meeting providing shared content. polling, and Q & A.  All virtual meeting attendees and presenters can be remote at their office or home.

What are the benefits of web streaming

Clients web stream for many reasons.  They may have a portion of their workforce outstate that can’t always make conferences, or they may have a virtual audience pay a small fee to see a keynote or educational speaker from around the world.  Web streaming can be set up to allow presenters and virtual attendees to interact live including polling and Q & A.

Some Commonly Asked Questions

Can we use wifi to stream?  Yes but, do you want consistent, uninterrupted streaming? Or are you ok with your attendees dropping off the web stream occasionally.   Do we want to use a dedicated internet connection?  Yes..review question 1.  Is there ROI if we web stream?  It all depends on your approach to the event, lets chat about it.  Can content be web streamed? Yes, The content transmitted can include powerpoint slides, still images, and full videos.

Does offering web streaming affect my live registrations?

Many studies have been conducted over the past several years that indicate live registrations often go up at future events after a Live Web Stream.  More and more presenters are understanding the importance of a video presence on their social media sites as a large part of their marketing.  Your group may look at this option as an excellent tool for continuing education or expanding their audience.

Where do we start?

Lets start with a phone call or face to face meeting.  We can share our years of experience with live web streaming events.  Our team will even do a site visit when possible and discuss how you can incorporate web streaming and gain the most return on investment.  Call or email us today.

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