Category: Event webcasting
What’s the No. 1 myth about hybrid meetings? Cannibalization of your face-to-face event. Back in 2012, the MPI’s hybrid meeting research found it was a top concern for 50 percent of event planners. Two years later, it’s still a common fear, but in fact, it couldn’t be further from the truth. Take Teradata’s recent 2014 […]
Online Learning Consortium’s International Conference Attracts Extra 2,000+ Attendees Thanks To Live Mediasite Webcasts
Online Learning Consortium’s (OLC) 20th Annual Online Learning International Conference is a wrap, but the conversations that began during the Orlando, Fla. event Oct. 29-31 are still going strong. Attendees are sharing, sending, tweeting and retweeting conference highlights and watching the general sessions on-demand via Mediasite, Online Learning Consortium’s (formerly The Sloan Consortium) conference webcasting […]
Photo: Clemson University Professor Ralph Welsh flips a class. Credit: Ralph Welsh
The number of students taking at least one online course surpassed 7.1 million last year and represents a third of the 21.3 million higher education students, according to Babson Research Group.
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Our Mediasite Events team predicts live TV broadcasts from show floors is going to become the new norm in the events industry. Attendees of IMEX America (Worldwide Exhibition for Incentive Travel, Meetings & Events) — the largest events industry expo in the U.S., in Las Vegas, Nev. recently — got a sneak peek.
Florida State Conference Center creates new partnerships and revenue streams without adding staff or raising additional funds.
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The CEO of Salesforce, Marc Benioff, has dubbed his user conference, Dreamforce, “the best Dreamforce ever.” We definitely agree.
Anyone who has ever planned a hybrid event has had sweat-inducing nightmares about failure.
“As an event planner, you’re already sticking your neck on the line with all the stuff you’re doing at the event. Then someone says we want to broadcast everything over the web and make it publically-facing. At that point it doesn’t matter if your in-person event goes perfectly. If the stream fails, it’s a failure,” says Donny Neufuss, senior account manager for Mediasite Events.