The event industry may be seeing a bit of progress in terms of more events turning to virtual platforms instead of flat out cancelling, but Alberta, with the recent change to go back to Step 1 may have another hold placed on events.
There is a lot of uncertainty around what to expect when budgeting for a virtual event and where to start. Here are our recommendations for the four main expense buckets that are quite typical for most virtual events.
Hosted by Solar Alberta, this four-day virtual conference offered all types of content and covered a wide variety of topics, advancing the awareness and understanding of energy efficiency, renewable energy technologies, alternative forms of transportation, and Alberta’s role in the energy transition.
To give us the current happenings of the industry we turned to Caitlin McElhone, the founder of CM Events and Government and Media Relations with the Alberta Live Events Coalition (ALEC) board. Here’s our mini-interview.
We want to get personal and tell you exactly what the State of Events are; what you can expect from your local planners, vendors and providers as restrictions lessen or change.
Poor customer service. Nothing kills a good product or brand faster. Based on a poor experience, people will just spend their money elsewhere. Why invest in a brand that doesn’t want to invest in you? So why the exception when it comes to the virtual event space?
The further we get into this virtual event landscape and the more time we spend planning virtual events, the more we realize that there are a lot of people are making assumptions about virtual events and, usually, about virtual event platforms specifically.
With many of our clients, one major discussion point (and one that reigns true for many of our colleagues in the industry, for that matter) is: To use a platform, or not to use a platform — that is the question.
You may be wondering, “what do AV companies bring to the table when everything is done online through a virtual event platform?” The answer is…
During this last week of Tycoon’s 5th year of business, our team got a tad sentimental and reflected on some of our favourite memories from the last 5 years. Here’s Tycoon’s Top 10 Team Memories!
Over this last year, we’ve done a whole lotta learning, adapting, and re-imagining. But that couldn’t have been done without some trusted, sound, and reliable sources. Tycoon’s Road Map To the Top 10 Industry Resources.
When your current planet is on lockdown, what choice do you have but to take your guests on an ‘out of this world’ adventure to Mars! Introducing the Mars Habitation Mission.
Amidst all of the virtual event platform options, none fit the need of every single event. In this blog post, we dig into specific examples and the multitude of factors that go into virtual platform selection.
The ultimate factor in whether any digital event is successful – content. Second to that – delivery. Our top 10 x DO’s to ensure that content and delivery collide and what results is maximum engagement at your next digital event.
There are multiple types and formats of pre-recorded content that can be shared with your attendees during a virtual event. Let’s take a look at the benefits of each one.
Tycoon has put together some great tips and tricks to make sure speakers and presenters are set up to succeed in this digital event space that is here to stay!
We are constantly looking to event industry resources to find inspiration, stay up-to-date, and continuously learn as much as we can. Here are some of our team’s favourite resources!
This holiday season, the Tycoons are focusing on spreading some holiday cheer and sharing some local love to our outdoor favourite events that we’re grateful are still able to take place this season. Here are some of the events that our team has been visiting so far this holiday season!
Whether you’re hosting a virtual, hybrid, or live event, we want to bring your attention to why the details of your event matter and what we, as professionals, can do to help you meet your event objectives.
While many might think that events need to be strictly virtual, hybrid is certainly an option to be looking into. Presentation stages provide an opportunity to enhance attendee engagement, ensures that the appropriate (and essential if you ask us!) tech support is available at your fingertips,