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YugaLabs, Doodles, Boneys, Akus, and Deadfellaz are just a few of the buzzed-about NFT collections making waves last week at NFT.NYC, the biggest non-fungible token event. The timing was less than auspicious. The crypto market is unraveling, transactions for NFTs are...

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Team ClassTeamClass is like ClassPass for your events. Mixologists, crafters, yoga instructors and others will find a marketplace of bonding ideas for their next virtual event. Designs.AIPutting AI to work on the back end can cut your video editing time from hours to...

Digital Twin Universities

In the latest excuse for not showing up for class, you can send your avatar. A metaverisity is a digital twin of a real-life campus. Students can learn in virtual settings using avatars and headsets. It's a new pilot program across 10 universities. The headsets and...

Analyzing Data from Digital Events

The Zombie phenomena is what happens when your virtual attendee lingers with an open window long after your meeting is over. They probably were never there in the first place. It’s phenomenons like the Zombie that prompted us to invite Glenn Hansen, President and CEO...

The Metaverse, Porn, and the Future

The fallback definition of porn has been “I can’t define it, but I know it when I see it”. The definition of the metaverse may be “I’m in it, but I don’t know it.” One of the most famous phrases in a Supreme Court opinion is: “I know it when I see it.” Those words...

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Event Platforms

6Connex
A brilliant 3D virtual space that can integrate with a wide range of other resources to create rich online experiences

Brella
A clean interface backed by intelligent networking matching and strong analytics, along with plenty of attendee-driven features

HopIn
Relative newcomer (founded in 2019) recently closed a $400m financing round for a $5.7B valuation after reaching $70m in annual recurring revenue.

Hublio
Strong trade show features along with a solid conference foundation and good networking options
MeetYou
Everything from conference calls to trade shows, wrapped up in a rich virtual environment.

ON24
Built on a solid analytics foundation, this 20-year-old webinar/conference platform launched its IPO in February with an immediate 45% jump in stock price.

Surreal
Emphasis on 3D VR graphics and attendee interaction with video, voice, and text.
VII Events
Rapidly-growing service based on hyper-realistic virtual world platform providing versatile solutions

Virbela
Not just for conferences and trade shows, the virtual worlds can be used for education and training, as well as always-on office spaces where remote workers can interact and collaborate.

Welcome
The bedrock of the experience is quality video — both live and recorded — on which you can add features from custom branding to a fun multi-person photo booth..

Webinar Platforms

BigMarker
Native integration with other automation tools, and can also stream webinars to Facebook and YouTube Live (Also has conference and trade show options)

BlueJeans Events
BlueJeans is owned by Verizon, and is known as a video meeting platform. Like Zoom, however, it also has its own webinar service suitable for training and other uses.

ClickMeeting
Full-featured webinar system from start to finish, including on-demand recorded sessions.

Demio
Live and on-demand browser-based webinars available with monthly and annual pricing plans, and email marketing integrations
GoToWebinar
Flat-rate subscription or per-attendee pricing for full-featured system that includes live and on-demand webinars.

LiveStorm
Designed to be simple to use, but integrates with many supporting services and is available in two dozen languages.

Cisco WebEx Events
WebEx is a well-known video meeting platform, but Cisco also has a system for webinars and training that includes tools to manage large audiences and multiple speakers.
WebinarJam
Has already hosted more than a half million live webinars; comes with soup-to-nuts support from paid registrations and email drips to detailed analytics (The companion service EverWebinar is for pre-recorded webinars.).

WebinarNinja
Lower cost than many competitors, but still offers many features including on-demand recorded webinars.

Zoom
Perhaps the most successful video meeting software, it has an option for webinars as well with plenty of features and integrations with other services.

Hot VEG Tools

Scribe
Turns your video conferences into notes and makes them searchable.

Twine
Facilitates individual meetings inside of any video conferencing platform to provide the feeling of meeting new people at conferences

Zapier
Automates your workflow by integrating your productivity apps (no coding required). Integrate your Zoom meeting attendee list with your MailChimp or Eventbrite.

Donut
A virtual watercooler app.
GoPassage
Easy way to handle ticketing and payments.

News Stories

SURREAL Events launches its events platform in a 3D virtual environment. It’s pretty glitzy.

Bloomberg tests tiered ticketing for virtual events. The end of the democratic virtual world looms near. Welcome exclusivity.

Is Virtual the Future of Concerts? LA businesses ponder the future of rock n’ roll.

Glisser adds streaming to its repertoire. ON24 adds video chat. Is this the consolidation of a market or just a features table frenzy?

Looped, a platform for fans and their followers raises 7.7 million. Billie Ellish, Shawn Mendes, BTS, Kevin Durant, Aaron Rodgers, Russell Wilson, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Usher, Sam Smith, Charlie Puth, Khalid, Dua Lipa, Luke Bryan, Bad Bunny, Maluma, Diplo and others can sell tickets, merch, and more.

Hopin raises a mind-blowing A £288 million funding round. The company is valued at around £4 billion and is now, one year, after launch, the fastest growing startup in Europe. It served 85,000 organizations and has gone from 23 employees to 400 in less than a year.

Hot VEG Tools

BigMarker
Native integration with other automation tools, and can also stream webinars to Facebook and YouTube Live (Also has conference and trade show options)

BlueJeans Events
BlueJeans is owned by Verizon, and is known as a video meeting platform. Like Zoom, however, it also has its own webinar service suitable for training and other uses.

ClickMeeting
Full-featured webinar system from start to finish, including on-demand recorded sessions.

Demio
Live and on-demand browser-based webinars available with monthly and annual pricing plans, and email marketing integrations
GoToWebinar
Flat-rate subscription or per-attendee pricing for full-featured system that includes live and on-demand webinars.

LiveStorm
Designed to be simple to use, but integrates with many supporting services and is available in two dozen languages.

Cisco WebEx Events
WebEx is a well-known video meeting platform, but Cisco also has a system for webinars and training that includes tools to manage large audiences and multiple speakers.
WebinarJam
Has already hosted more than a half million live webinars; comes with soup-to-nuts support from paid registrations and email drips to detailed analytics (The companion service EverWebinar is for pre-recorded webinars.).

WebinarNinja
Lower cost than many competitors, but still offers many features including on-demand recorded webinars.

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What’s the optimal length for a virtual program segment?

Dear Alfred,What’s the optimal length for a virtual program segment?Arli Everett, Washington, DC Dear Richard,Having made my living for years as a professional writer, I learned to pay close attention to my editors because they almost always made my work look better....

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What do I need to know about taxes for my virtual event?

Dear Alfred, What do I need to know about taxes for my virtual event? - Robin Smith Jackson, Mississipi The short answer is: “A lot!” Your virtual event may create a variety of tax liabilities. The most common on is the sales or service levied by most states. Thanks...

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How do I livestream a Zoom meeting to Facebook?

Dear Alfred,How do I livestream a Zoom meeting to Facebook? You can do this a few different ways, but I’m going to cover the most straightforward approach that does not require any programming or copying and pasting keys or anything complicated. The most important...

What’s the optimal length for a virtual program segment?

Dear Alfred,What’s the optimal length for a virtual program segment?Arli Everett, Washington, DC Dear Richard,Having made my living for years as a professional writer, I learned to pay close attention to my editors because they almost always made my work look better....

What is a “ring light” and why (or why not) should I use one?

Dear Alfred,What is a “ring light” and why (or why not) should I use one?Cheryl Rubin, Cincinnati, Ohio Dear Cheryl,A ring light is just what it sounds like; it’s a light for your camera that is shaped like a ring. You’ve probably seen them on TV if you watch any...

What do I need to know about taxes for my virtual event?

Dear Alfred, What do I need to know about taxes for my virtual event? - Robin Smith Jackson, Mississipi The short answer is: “A lot!” Your virtual event may create a variety of tax liabilities. The most common on is the sales or service levied by most states. Thanks...

What is “bokeh,” why would I want it, and how can I get it?

Dear Alfred, What is “bokeh,” why would I want it, and how can I get it? - Fred Harris, Lake Oswego, Oregon Dear Fred, While it may sound like an exotic dish, bokeh is a photography term that refers to the soft, out-of-focus backgrounds that you see in photographs and...

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