In this week’s summary of digital meetings, events, learning and community, PCMA, UBM Studios and the Virtual Edge Institute will present their findings of the “Business Motivations and Social Behaviors for In-Person and Online Events” report. Moreover, VEI is now accepting speaker submissions for 2012 Virtual Edge Summit. In vendor related news, ReadyTalk now enables customers to integrate web conferencing with other applications and omNovia lost customer data because of a malfunction on the cloud servers.
|Webinar: The Striking Similarities Between In-Person and Online Events Webinar
PCMA, UBM Studios and the Virtual Edge Institute will conduct a webinar to present the key findings of their extensive study on in-person and virtual attendee behaviors and motivations. The featured speakers are Kathleen Connolly, VP Sales & Development, West, UBM Studios, and Michael Doyle, founder and Executive Director, Virtual Edge Institute. This webinar will take place on August 3, 2011 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm CST.
|ReadyTalk Unveiled ReadyTalk API To Integrate Webinar Data With Third-Party Applications
On July 26, 2011, ReadyTalk unveiled ReadyTalk API which enables customers and third-party software solutions providers to integrate web conferencing with other applications such as registration forms, ecommerce platforms, CRM solutions, and learning management systems. This is on the heels of ON24′s recent app widgt architecture announcement, indicating that greater flexibilility to add and takeaway features via widgets is highly requested by customers.
|Call for Speakers: Virtual Edge Summit, January 9-11, 2012
The 2012 Virtual Edge Summit is now accepting speaker submissions to its annual summit on adding virtual elements to events, meetings, learning and community initiatives. The event will be co-located with PCMA (Professional Convention Management Association) Convening Leaders conference at the San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA.
|omNovia Lost Customer Data Because Of a Malfunction on the Cloud Servers
omNovia lost recasts and movie files on the cloud servers that store its customers’ movie files of online meetings and webinars. omNovia admitted a malfunction on one of its servers caused deletion of customer data without any possible recovery.