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Widening accessibility with virtual networking events

By Paul Scholey, Senior VP International and GM, BlueJeans by Verizon

As restrictions ease over the summer, I’m certainly eager to get back into live events and networking. This past year, however, many events managers learned a valuable lesson: for some people virtual is the best - or only - option. 

Creative Technology starts 24-hour news channel

Creative Technology (CT) UK and Spain delivered a 24-hour news channel Mobile World Live TV (MWLTV) at GSMA.

The channel provides continuous coverage to remote and local delegates from a central news and information hub at the event. The project involved collaboration between CT’s UK and Spain-based teams that allowed for onsite footage to be transmitted to off-site attendees.

Hopin launches free plan - an interview with Anthony Kennada

The pandemic has been a turbulent time for many events businesses, however virtual platforms have thrived in this time of great change. One such platform is Hopin, which has grown rapidly over the last 15 months.

Now one of the major players in the digital space, the company has launched a free plan for its events solution. To find out what digital events look like once we return to live, as well as what the free plan means for Hopin’s events offering, we spoke to Anthony Kennada, CMO, Hopin.

Hopin acquires events marketing platform

Event management platform Hopin has acquired Attendify, an events management suite, at its hybrid event Illuminate.

As Hopin continues to expand its events offering, we spoke to Anthony Kennada, chief marketing officer, Hopin, to find out more about the acquisition. Kicking off with the reason for the acquisition.