At PCMA Convening Leadersand Virtual Edge Summit 2012 in San Diego, we filmed eight event and meeting experts for their insights on hybrid events. Here’s the result: Your Complete Guide to Hybrid Events, delivered as a video chapter book. We share insights from eight experts on hybrid events and hybrid meetings.
Steph Pfeilsticker, Senior Event Planner with Thrivent Financial in Minneapolis, was recently featured in a MEETINGSNET article on Thrivent’s National Sales Meeting(NSM). Thrivent Financial is a not-for-profit financial services membership organization. Inspired by a presentation from Bruce MacMillan, MPI CEO on the future of meetings, Steph made a point to put MacMillan’s suggestions to work. She provided the planning, justification, execution and delivery of Thrivent’s first-ever hybrid sales meeting, combining their traditional face-to-face meeting with a digital extension.
In 2011,Freeman (@FreemanCo) rolled out a new set of virtual solutions to their sales force of 1,000+ people. What better a way to do an internal product launch than via a hybrid event? Freeman gathered an in-person audience at their headquarters location and broadcast the launch via live video streaming via the INXPO digital events platform.