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NFTs for Businesses 101: What Exactly Are NFTs?

NFTs for Businesses 101: What Exactly Are NFTs?

NFTs have become all the rage in certain circles, but a lot of people are still scratching their heads trying to figure out what they are and why (or if) they matter. In this article, NFTs and blockchain technology will both be explained briefly in plain English, as well as how they are being used by both individuals and businesses for a wide range of purposes, including events.

Are NFTs The Future of Virtual and Hybrid Event Engagement?

Are NFTs The Future of Virtual and Hybrid Event Engagement?

NFTs can be used to drive and manage event attendee engagement and behavior. A conference organizer can use NFTs to incentivize attending breakout sessions or make some events within the conference exclusive to a specific type of NFT ticket purchased, granting them special access to speakers and presenters. NFTs could also be used to gamify conference attendance, such as collecting badges for sessions attended to unlock an additional NFT. Leveraging NFTs into higher event engagement only takes a bit of creative thinking to become reality. 

How to Host a Virtual Event: Tips for Hosting a Successful Virtual Event

How to Host a Virtual Event: Tips for Hosting a Successful Virtual Event

Virtual events are here to stay, even if world conditions allow for in-person events to happen. In part, this is because virtual events do offer some unique advantages over in-person events, especially when it comes to wider participation and inclusion. While some seized upon virtual events and ran with them over the past eighteen months, just as many were hesitant or canceled their events altogether. In other words, there is still high demand for learning how to host a virtual event. These are our tips for hosting a successful virtual event. 

Virtual Event Platform Features: What to Look Out For

Virtual Event Platform Features: What to Look Out For

When planning a traditional event, choosing the right physical venue is the most important decision you make. You have to consider crucial factors like the location, layout, capacity, parking availability, and more. Similarly, there are vital virtual event platform features that are critical to your event’s success. If you’re considering an online conference or trade show, you need a virtual events solution that best meets your needs.

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Virtual Conference Software

5 Factors to Consider When Choosing Virtual Conference Software

Whether you’re hosting an informational webinar or an industry trade show, choosing virtual conference software to bring your event to life is an important decision you’ll need to make. The best virtual conference software should perform seamlessly at scale, facilitate actionable marketing opportunities, and deliver an excellent broadcast experience to your audience.