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August 17, 2021

087 | How To Plan For A Virtual Event – with Marc Belaiche

How to Plan For a Virtual Event – With Marc Belaiche

If you’re thinking about starting a virtual event yourself or you’re attending a lot of virtual events in 2021 and want to know some best practices on preparing for those events, you’re in the right place.

Marc Belaiche is President of TorontoJobs.ca and EventLogik.ca. He has been in the recruiting industry for over 25 years and has many years of experience organizing events.

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What you will learn:

  • Marc’s story (1:01)
  • Are virtual events here to stay? (6:04)
  • Preparing for a virtual event as an attendee (7:45)
  • Know the details
  • Experiment with the platform
  • Platforms and features for virtual events (15:01)
  • Leveraging virtual events to market your business (18:44)
  • Getting the lay of the land
  • Marketing the event (20:32)
  • How do you find speakers? (25:55)
  • Building a database
  • Get in touch with Marc (28:25)

Marc Mentality – Quotes From the Show

“Hybrid events are tough”

“Doing your own virtual event requires a lot more time than you think it may”

“People’s time is valuable and they have options – what makes yours stand out?”

“If it’s our event, we should be front and centre”

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