Takeaways from Zoomtopia

Posted on October 21, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Event, Video conference.

Recently, I attended Zoomtopia, the 2-day virtual Zoom conference. This free conference offered the opportunity for people all over the world to learn more about how to use Zoom to run successful virtual offerings. The conference agenda included international Zoom users and subject matter experts, deep dive technical sessions, product updates, demos with Zoom experts, …

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Next week is Economic Development Week in Maryland

Posted on October 14, 2020 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Economic Development, Event.

Next week, Maryland will honor Economic Development Week. This is Maryland’s 10th annual celebration, and it’s an excellent opportunity for all of us to tell the story of what economic development is, why it’s so important, and the value it brings to the state. This year’s Economic Development Week is unique in that it’s going to continue …

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Stressing out before your big event? Try this.

Posted on December 10, 2019 by Sandy Dubay and filed under Business Development, Event.

Here at Platinum PR, we’ve had the privilege of helping many different organizations create and execute live events over the years. We know firsthand the amount of planning, organizing, budgeting, marketing, and decision-making that is required in this process. There’s one thing that can make the entire process more difficult: Worrying and stressing about results! …

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[Guest Blog] Behind the scenes of planning a multi-day conference

Posted on November 20, 2019 by Ellen Buchanan and filed under Business Development, Event.

Today’s blog is written by our Communications Specialist, Ellen Buchanan. This year, Sandy and I assisted the Maryland Chapter of the American Planning Association with their biennial conference. While I’m not new to working events, multi-day conferences are a different story than the 8-hour events I’m used to working. We began planning this conference with …

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