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New Challenges Going Virtual

29th June 2020
Nils Molly, Digital Business & Innovation, INTERPLAN Congress, Meeting & Event Management AG, reflects on how virtual meetings can help boost learning and engagement, perhaps before the next best thing; hybrid events.
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Three Tips for Boosting Engagement at Virtual Events

25th June 2020
The pandemic may have accelerated the conversion to digital platforms, but virtual events are a tool that may be here for the long-run. As with live events, one of the key factors is engagement. But without seeing attendees or speakers face-to-face, how can organisers ensure participants will be just as stimulated when they’re sitting behind a screen?
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Digital Events Need A Solid Tech Basis

17th June 2020
Countries like Taiwan made the most out of their IT industry development, against all challenges due to Covid-19, becoming a shining example for the rest of the world both for battling the virus and for organising big business events.
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Strategies for Switching to Virtual Events

8th June 2020
In the early onset of the pandemic, many event organizers started to postpone events from spring to summer. But as borders restrictions and lockdown orders remained in place for months, they realized even summer may be too soon for a F2F conference. Meanwhile, associations saw an acceleration toward another option: the digitalization of events.
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Associations & the Uncertainty Principle

1st June 2020
Although we obviously can't predict what the world will look like in a few months, Martin Sirk argues there are a few things associations can do to navigate - and make the most of - this age of uncertainty.
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Can a Virtual Congress be Successful?

28th May 2020
Boardroom recently joined the #IAPCOImpact Dialogue, where Dr. Carlo Poggio, president of the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry (AIOP), and Abraham Fisher, president of the AAT-AD/PD (International Conference on Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Diseases), shared case studies from recent medical congresses that made the decision to go virtual.
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