Tips for Moving Your Next Event to a Virtual Format

Because of shelter-in-place orders, the American Concrete Institute (ACI) moved it's spring convention from an in-person event expected to be attended by more than 2,400 people in Rosemont, Ill. to a virtual format in a mere 17 days. Despite the short notice, they managed to hold 179 online meetings during the week-long event, which was attended by 1, 474 people for a total of 344 hours of meeting time! That is nearly 430,000 person-minutes in meetings.

 

If you are struggling to decide if and how to make the move from in-person to virtual, this 20-minute session is for you. Join Lauren Mentz, CMP, Director of Event Services for AOE as well as our parent company ACI, for this FREE 20 min. webinette.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Tips for making the decision to postpone or cancel your event.

  2. Review of key technical considerations for attendees.

  3. How to engage speakers and sponsors in a virtual event.

  4. Lessons learned related to communication.  

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