Avoiding Virtual Event Pitfalls and The Weeks #EventTech News

In the episode, Tess and Keith talk about avoiding some of the pitfalls when pivoting your live event to virtual. News includes Attendify’s new virtual platform, Hio’s new virtual networking features, and Splash Virtual’s event marketing programs.
Common Virtual Event Pitfalls to Avoid

Traps you might fall into when you are going from live to virtual.

  • Too much tech or picking the wrong platform.
  • You must have a plan
  • Practice, Practice, Practice
  • Incomplete instructions for attendees.
  • Make sure to have a rehearsal for speakers.
  • Check your speakers set up long before they go live.
  • Not all presentations have to be live – for Example UPPERCASE2020.
  • Not all attendees want to network.

Event Tech Linkapalooza

Companies in the Event Tech News

  • Attendify’s new virtual event platform. They are always hitting us with cool stuff.
  • Hio has some new virtual networking features and they have a special deal going for EventProfs.
  • Splash Virtual is killing it with their event marketing programs.
  • Tess also found an amazing article in Entrepreneur Magazine, 111 Free Tools to Help You Through the Coronavirus Pandemic.

Video Replay

This post originally appeared on the Event Tech Pull Up website.

Keith Johnston

Keith Johnston

Keith is the Managing Partner of i3 Events but is most widely known as the outspoken publisher of the event industry blog PlannerWire. In addition to co-hosting the Bullet List and Event Tech Pull Up Podcasts, he has been featured in Plan Your Meetings, Associations Now, Convene, Event Solutions, and has appeared on the cover of Midwest Meetings Magazine.

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