Remember what it was like to walk an expo hall, grab some swag and actually – gasp – talk to someone in person? Now session rooms are empty and social events seem like a lifetime ago, but that kind of interaction, networking and learning doesn’t have to stop. It’s a new world and you’d be surprised what streaming video can do to create that same type of engagement. Virtual and hybrid events are here to stay. Are you remote ready?
Transforming revenue- and customer-generating events into dramatically different online environments can feel overwhelming, but the good news is you’re not alone. Join our unique panel of experts from all aspects of the experience to learn how you can lead the way forward in this video-first world by creating an event that feels like every attendee is in the room. You’ll learn:
- How to create a buzzworthy event people feel safe attending
- How to best work with your technology, venue, and destination partners to maximize your event
- How to determine a budget for virtual events and what questions you should ask yourself during planning
- Savvy ways you can keep your attendees engaged before, during and after the event
- Why content is still king and how to translate your in-person sessions into a virtual experience
- What these experts predict for the industry post-COVID
Register now and you’ll also receive the .mp3 and webinar slides.
Vice President of Sales and Service, Destination Madison
John joined Destination Madison in 2017 as Vice President of Sales and Services. John is responsible for leading the sales team in selling Destination Madison as a convention and meetings destination. He provides leadership in the development and implementation of long and short-term strategic plans, sales related branding and marketing initiatives, staff development and collaborating with various destination stakeholders ensuring that Destination Madison’s sales objectives are strategically aligned and met. John has over 35 years of hospitality sales experience with a blend of DMO and Hotel experience. Prior to moving to Madison he was Vice President of Convention and Tourism Sales for Reno Tahoe USA, Divisional Corporate Director of Sales - Sage Hospitality Resources, National Corporate Director of Group Sales & Meeting Service - Omni Hotels and sixteen years with Hyatt Hotels and Resorts in various National Sales, Director of Sales, and Sales Manager roles across five states. Prior to getting into hotel sales John studied theater for five years in the Chicago area which included two years at Second City Theater.
Account Manager, PC/Nametag
Megan has been with the Tag Team for more than 10 years and works with top clients to forge long lasting, successful, and essential partnerships. After pursuing a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, she started her journey with pc/nametag and has never looked back. She currently resides in Oregon, WI with her husband, Stan and the boss of the family – Finn (the dog).
Event Services Manager, Monona Terrace Community & Convention Center
Meg has over 30 years of experience in the meetings and conventions industry. In her current role at Monona Terrace she leads the event services team, who support clients in producing and executing successful events. Before working at Monona Terrace, Meg worked as a convention manager for Smith, Bucklin and Associates and the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She currently lives in Madison.
Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center
John Schwoerer currently manages Monona Terrace’s Audio Visual department, the in house supplier of technology for the center. One of the most exciting and rewarding parts of working at Monona Terrace is coming up with new ideas and technologies that clients can use to engage and delight their guests. John is a Wisconsin native and has been involved in live productions for over 18 years.