How do you feel about attending in-person events right now?

Posted on September 16, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, Business Development, Economic Development, Event Planning, Frederick, Maryland, Inspiration, Publicity, Relationship Building.

Happy (almost) fall! Students are back at school, and sports are in season. Last week, I went to my first football game of the year at the University of Maryland. I got to see my daughter Tabitha perform in the West Virginia University marching band – she plays the alto saxophone.     It was so …

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I did my first in-person speaking event in over a year – here’s what I experienced.

Posted on July 7, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Blog, COVID Pivoting, Event Planning, Relationship Building.

Last week, I spoke at my first in-person conference since March 2020! It was great to get back on stage again and speak in front of a live audience. I also really enjoyed experiencing in-person interactions again and having the shared connection of being in one room together. The event was held by the Apple Processors …

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7 Things to Consider When Planning a Hybrid Event

Posted on June 1, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under COVID Pivoting, Economic Development, Event Planning, Relationship Building, Small Business, Travel & Tourism, Virtual Event Planning, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Many organizations are offering hybrid events, which give participants the option of attending virtually or attending in person. After more than a year of virtual events, it’s exciting to begin having some in-person elements to events. However, planning a hybrid event comes with its challenges, and it’s important to keep that in mind. Some elements …

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How to Repurpose Your Zoom Presentation and Content

Posted on March 16, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Digital Marketing, Event Planning, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Welcome back to our blog series about how to plan, promote, and host a webinar or virtual event on Zoom from start to finish! Today we’re focusing on the follow-up. Once you successfully plan, promote, and lead your virtual event, how do you then make the most of that content? You’ve already put the work …

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Last-Minute Checklist for the Day of Your Zoom Event

Posted on March 9, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Digital Marketing, Event Planning, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Welcome back to the Zoom newsletter series! Over the past few weeks, we’ve been covering how to plan and prepare for a virtual webinar or live event on Zoom from start to finish. If you missed the announcement, I’m hosting a free Zoom “Ask Me Anything” Session this Thursday at 2pm EST! You’ll be able …

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Sample Promotion Timeline for a Webinar or Virtual Event

Posted on March 2, 2021 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Digital Marketing, Event Planning, Webinars & Video Conference, Zoom.

Welcome back to our newsletter series where we’re breaking down how to plan and execute a virtual event or webinar using the Zoom platform. Last week, we talked about how to plan your virtual event so that you make the attendee’s experience as seamless as possible.  Today, we’ll provide a sample Promotion Timeline that maps …

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