Desperately Seeking Streaming: Tips for Choosing a Hybrid Event Streaming Partner
You’ve heard of hybrid events. You know that they can help you expand the reach of your event by including those who simply cannot attend. What should those remote attendees experience? What is the easiest and most reliable way to make that happen?
Of course, hybrid event technology does add some moving parts. What are those? Who manages them? And how do I select a partner I can trust to hide any complexity and just “make it happen?”
Join Event Services Program Manager John Pollard as he walks through the various components involved in supporting a Hybrid Event and offers up straightforward criteria to consider when choosing a capture/streaming partner.
During this webcast, you'll learn:
- Which aspects of your hybrid event are handled by capture/streaming vendors
- How streaming/capture technology works - in non-tech, plain English
- The 11 criteria you should use to evaluate vendors and find the best fit for you
- Where to start your search
- Presented By:
John Pollard, Mediasite Events Program Director, helps organizations understand and execute successful hybrid events. He's planned conferences in both the US and Germany, and been an employee and consultant of some of the largest companies on the planet - like American Airlines, SAP, JPMorgan Chase, and Honeywell (he's worked for some of the smallest companies on the planet too!). Pollard served as the technical product manager for the Mediasite webcasting technology, and now he brings his depth of Mediasite product knowledge to Mediasite Events, where he helps customers and partners alike understand how to leverage webcasting to create more effective hybrid event experiences.
- Moderated By:
Erica St. Angel
Erica St. Angel, VP of Marketing for Sonic Foundry, oversees the company's community-building initiatives, including its annual user conference, user group and social media strategy. Her unique background blends almost 20 years of corporate, public information and political campaigns, with an emphasis on measuring outcomes and increasing customer engagement. Erica has been involved in hybrid event planning for 5 years, and is a regular speaker on blended meeting tips and tech at events and webinars. Her work has earned both industry and marketing awards, including the Forrester Groundswell Award for the use of social technology at UNLEASH, Sonic Foundry's user conference - a hybrid meeting that leveraged social media and webcasting to increase attendance by 15 percent and achieve 10-fold conference ROI.