The future of virtual and in-person events with Erica Maurer – MAF268

This week let’s talk about what will happen to virtual and in-person conferences as we emerge from the pandemic.

What are the implications for event organisers and for speakers? My guest is Erica Maurer.

And this is episode 268 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

The future of virtual and in-person events with Erica Maurer  - MAF268

What you’ll hear about in this episode:

  • How EMRG has hosted some of the biggest events in the US
  • What happened when the Covid-19 pandemic closed down the events industry
  • The ways EMRG evolved to virtual events to keep their customers engaged
  • Lessons for event planners and speakers on how to put on an interactive virtual event
  • How to stand out on screen as you would stand out on stage
  • The development of the Women Insider Network

Erica has put together a Free Download for listeners of the Marketing and Finance Podcast – click here to get the PDF: 5 Amazing Virtual & Hybrid Event Strategies To Increase your Business and Productivity

Who is Erica Maurer?

Erica is a partner at EMRG Media, based in New York.

They have planned and delivered upon events such as trade shows, corporate events, VIP experiences, fashion events, album release parties, festivals, and many other corporate and social functions.

Their Event Planner Expo has become the number #1 show in NYC for the events and hospitality industry with over 3500 attendees including event planners, marketers, owners, producers, creators, vendor partners and such. As a result of the pandemic, the 2021 event will be virtual but not less ambitious.

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Stand out at VIRTUAL Events – Four online presentation tips

Let’s talk about how to stand out at virtual events. Here are 4 online presentation tips.

Virtual events will be the norm for the foreseeable future. As a professional speaker you want to stand out at virtual events. Sadly there are plenty of poor experiences, including poor video and sound.

In this episode of Marketing Made Simple, I’m going to cover 4 virtual events speaker tips. And I’m going to give you loads of examples using clips from actual events presentations.

Let’s grab a coffee and get started.

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:42 The Virtual Challenge
  • 01:35 Tip ONE: Treat it like a Real Life Event
  • 02:47 Tip TWO: Look and sound good on video
  • 04:28 The Video Energy Suck
  • 05:22 Tip THREE: Mixing Live and pre-recorded video
  • 07:30 Combo live and pre-recorded example – Remote Connect 2
  • 11:19 Content for different types of events
  • 12:50 Pre-record tricks included Green Screen
  • 14:14 Tip FOUR: Using Slides
  • 17:50 Wrap Up

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How to stand out at virtual online events – MAF260

Virtual events will be the norm for the foreseeable future.

How can you stand out when presenting at a virtual event?

Let’s grab a coffee and talk about it some more.

Welcome to episode 260 of the Marketing and Finance Podcast.

How to stand out at virtual online events – MAF260

What you’ll hear about in this episode:

  • How not to be a standard Zoom presenter
  • Treating a virtual event as you would a real-life event when it comes to preparation
  • Video and audio ideas to make you look and sound good on camera
  • Ideas for mixing live video with pre-recorded video
  • How to make slides work with your video presentation
  • Example stories from all live, combo live and pre-recorded and all pre-recorded events

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