In this week’s summary of digital meetings, events, learning and community, Virtual Edge Institute releases new edition of Virtual Event Resource Book; UBM Studios won the IMA Impact Award; ON24 has teamed up with Streaming Network to distribute its virtual event solutions in Canada; and InterCall announces new upgrades of Virtual Events iPad App.
|Virtual Edge Institute Releases New Edition of Virtual Event Resource Book
The Virtual Edge Institute has released the third edition of Virtual Event Resource Book. The new revised edition of 106 page ebook provides valuable resources for successful virtual events and meetings. The free ebook is available for download at http://goo.gl/oH9WY.
Virtual Event Resource Book explores how organizations around the world can harness the cost effectiveness and extended reach of virtual events to promote products and services, build community, provide training and increase ROI. “Most organizations could improve their virtual and hybrid events (online extensions of in person meetings) significantly if they had additional resources dedicated specifically to their digital events, this book will provide valuable resources that can help meeting planners and marketers deliver successful online programs,” said Michael Doyle, Executive Director of Virtual Edge Institute. Read more..
|UBM Studios Won the IMA Impact Award
UBM Studios swept the “Best Webinar/Vodcast/Podcast Promotional” category and won the prestigious Impact Award from the Internet Marketing Association Conference on September 20-22 Las Vegas. The company won this award for successfully implementing various internet marketing strategies.
“It’s a great honor to receive this award from the Internet Marketing Association. Our powerful digital solutions assist event organizers connect, educate and engage with their audiences,” said Kate Spellman, President, UBM Studios. Read more..
|ON24 Teamed Up with Streaming Network to Distribute its Virtual Event Solutions in Canada
Webcasting and virtual events solutions provider ON24 announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Canada’s online events producer Streaming Network to distribute its virtual event solutions in Canada. In an effort to leverage the reach, reliability and performance of ON24’s virtual events platform, the Streaming Network will replace its webcasting solutions with ON24’s virtual event solutions including webcasting and online events platform.
“We now have a distributor in Canada focused solely on the Canadian market. The Streaming Network offers a unique solution — the combination of ON24’s industry-leading platform and local support and service,” said Ben Sullivan, Vice President of Strategic Alliances for ON24. Read more..
|InterCall Announces New Upgrades of Virtual Events iPad App
InterCall announced the new upgrades to its virtual events iPad app. Available as a free download through the Apple App Store, the app provides multi-content views and enables attendees to watch slides, videos and interactive features on their iPad screens. It also leverages the navigating features such as pinch zooming and scrolling. The app works on all iPads running iOS 4.3 and above. And it is compatible with WiFi, 3G and 4G connections. Click here to see complete list of features.
“Virtual Events for iPad offers all the functionality of our desktop webcasting and virtual environment products, and even retains the branding and customization, so mobile users achieve the same experience they would expect on a wired connection in the office,” said Mike Nessler, Executive Vice President of Event Services at InterCall. Read more..