Welcome to another edition of Aventri’s Connect Weekly column, where we share the top five news stories from the week that today’s meeting and event planners should know. We aim to cover everything from the worlds of events, technology, business, marketing, social media, travel, hospitality and beyond. Check out the top stories from the week of September 7, 2020.
How Planners Can Save Costs and Budget Smarter During COVID-19
The pandemic has put a lot of economic strain on the meetings and hospitality industry, leading to smaller budgets. Aventri’s vice president of channel and enterprise sales, Brad Langley, shares how industry professionals can maximize their cost-savings while still hosting a memorable event. One tip Langley provides is hosting a virtual event. Virtual events save costs on venues, airfare, hotel bookings, and more. Read the full article and learn how you can save costs and budget smarter, by clicking here.
Cara Pelander VP of Sales and Global Account Management Aventri on European Tech Hire Podcast
European Tech Hire Podcast sits down to interview Aventri’s Cara Pelander VP of Sales and Global Account Management. Pelander shares how to excel as a leader during the pandemic and how she is able to work remotely at high levels of effectiveness. This episode will also cover topics: Where to start your career as a global leader, why revenue is still key and why Account Management is more vital than ever, and more! Give this episode a listen here.
The Right Tool For the Job: 6 Virtual-Platform Updates
Aventri officially launched its Aventri Virtual Event Platform, an integrated solution with their Event Management Solution, allowing planners to manage all their events in a single platform, on Wednesday, September 9. After rolling out as a beta in June, Aventri has supported single-session, multi-track, and multi-day programs for events as large as 5,000 attendees. Learn more about other virtual platform updates.
Are You Ready for DIY Hybrid Events?
As more professionals switch to virtual meetings, they are realizing these meetings also bring with them their own logistical challenges. Smartmeetings interviews Aventri’s chief technology officer, Shane Edmonds, to demystify the investments needed to run a successful virtual meeting. Edmonds explains how Aventri’s Virtual Event Platform is so easy to use that event and marketing professionals can plan or pivot to virtual themselves after they’ve had some initial training. View the full interview here.
Aventri Announces Official Launch of Its Virtual Event Platform
On Sept 9, Aventri announced their official launch of the Aventri Virtual Event Platform, as well as the release of key industry-leading features inspired by their customers. Aventri’s solution is fully integrated with the Aventri Event Management Platform, making it easier for you to plan all your meetings and events regardless of if they are hybrid, virtual, or in-person. This is the first solution that enables event and marketing professionals to manage all their events in one single platform. Read the press release here.