Resources for Elevated Event Experiences
Planning A Successful User Conference
User conferences offer a unique opportunity for face-to-face interaction that deepens customer relationships and builds brand loyalty. But it’s hard work – from careful planning to savvy execution, organizing an effective user conference does not happen without considerable dedication of time and resources.
Download our guide “Planning A Successful User Conference” to learn how to efficiently organize your next successful event with maximum return on investment that ensures a lasting impression on all attendees.
What Makes A Good Event Manager?
Our recently conducted LinkedIn poll of Event Professionals asking them “What Makes A Good Event Manager?” yielded an overwhelming response, with over 4,000 entries and over 100 comments. Examining this data revealed that a good Event Manager needs to be able to wear many hats – possessing broad knowledge and diverse skill sets – in order for the events they manage to run smoothly from start to finish.
This further serves as a testament to just how critical Event Managers are in our industry! To help summarize the results into digestible information we’ve created an infographic highlighting these key findings.
The Speaker Journey: Speaking of Events
When setting up an event, you must not only think about the attendee journey but also the speaker journey and how to have the speaker be part of your overall content event strategy. Peter Gentile, VP of Sales shares how he helps elevate brands through unique corporate events that stand apart from the rest. Learn about his experiences working with many different types of companies from emerging startups to Fortune 500s and hear his tips for planning and executing a successful speaker journey!
6 Components of a Successful Event Content Strategy
Based on our experience, there are six key steps to creating a successful event content strategy. While completing all six steps is ideal, do not be deterred if you can only achieve one or two at a time. Each step is meaningful and useful in and of itself for your strategy, so completing one or two is better than completing none at all. We’ve created a handy infographic that highlights all 6 components.
Hybrid Events Powered By OVATION
OVATION’s Hybrid Event production services stand with your communication and events team to define, execute and support a dual approach to your next experiential event.
At OVATION, we’re passionate about delivering experiential events for over 30 years and have become experts in virtual and hybrid events, with over 10 years of experience. Learn more about our Hybrid Event options and download more information today.
Whitepaper: How Industry Leaders Increase Event ROI
When you take a look at industry leaders, the consistent thread between their events is well-planned and well-executed content. You better believe each one of these companies had a content strategy when they began planning their event.
This isn’t a vague white paper – it’s a roadmap, that will provide you with an actionable process, as well as, concrete tools and templates, to empower you to create your own content strategy and increase your event’s ROI.
Remote Presenter Preparation Checklist
Let’s face it, the prospect of sitting through boring virtual presentations with dull slide decks is no longer going to cut it — especially in today’s Zoom-fatigued world.
Ready to take a B-level presentation and quickly turn it into an A+? Download our Remote Presenter Preparation Checklist to get started!
Demystifying Virtual & Hybrid Events eBook
What do companies look for when launching a virtual event? That’s exactly what we asked in our latest leadership survey!
We asked leaders from a variety of industries questions about what is most important to them when it comes to their virtual and hybrid events. Throughout this eBook, we’ll share these survey results with you so that you can benchmark your own virtual priorities with those of your peers.
The Evolution of Virtual & Hybrid Events: A Podcast with Cvent
Virtual events have significantly evolved since the beginning of the pandemic. Most of us are familiar with the webinar layout, a.k.a. the Brady Bunch look, and while it has a purpose, there’s a growing need to keep audiences engaged, making sure they are getting great content worth their time investment in front of the screen.
Hear from experts at OVATION and Cvent as they discuss the evolution of virtual and hybrid events.
5 Biggest Pitfalls of a Virtual Event & How to Avoid Them
It’s easier to succeed with your virtual events than you think. Just make sure to avoid these top pitfalls! Pitfall #1: Not choosing the right technology platform. Learn more about the other top pitfalls to avoid when planning a virtual event in this infographic.
Why Your Presenters’ Experience Matters: A Podcast with Cvent
The more event speakers can focus on the engagement opportunity of presenting instead of worrying about the technology involved, the more they get out of the entire experience. In fact, I’d argue your presenter’s experience is more valuable than the attendee’s experience. So how do you ensure it goes off without a hitch? Technology and automation. If you’re curious to hear how we at OVATION utilize tech to create a seamless experience, tune into Cvent’s podcast #GreatEvents with Rachel Andrews, Paulina Guisti, and Alyssa Peltier to hear more.