Podcast Replay: Overcoming the Resource Demand of Virtual Events

Overcoming the Resource Demand of Virtual Events with Victor Kippes SLMA Radio Podcast Replay The events industry has had a lot to overcome this year. With the majority of events in 2020 canceled, teams around the world pivoted quickly to hosting virtual events. SLMA radio's Susan Finch sits down to chat with Victor Kippes, CEO to discuss benefits, trade-offs and top strategies to hosting a successful virtual event. In this podcast, we cover: Lessons learned from our customers who quickly shifted to virtual events How Validar shifted their best-in-class attendee tracking to the virtual stage Benefits of hosting hybrid events…

Webinar Replay: HL7 and Validar – Tips for Pivoting to Virtual

Listen to two leaders at Health Level Seven International (HL7), who recently worked with us to host their first virtual FHIR DevDays event, the largest FHIR-only event in the world. Together, we will share our successes and lessons learned from our joint virtual event case study. In this webinar, we'll cover: ✓ Top things to think about as you transition from face-to-face events ✓ How to leverage technology to keep your audience engaged ✓ Tips on creating value for your sponsors ✓ Day-of preparedness guidance and common technical issues REPLAY HERE

Part 1: How to plan an event that generates real leads

How to plan an event that generates real leads Part 1: Create a collaborative environment between marketing and sales We all know the primary goal of marketing events is to grow the business. That could be through positive new brand exposure, engaging new contacts, impacting opportunities with target accounts, or generating renewed interest with great content.  We primarily support marketers that are trying to drive leads from their events. So, why do we often find sales teams, who ultimately have to close these deals, falling outside of the event planning process?  This post is the first of a 4 part…

Validar Inc. Launches EventHub™ All-in-One solution for Small and Recurring Events

Cloud-Based App Manages Onsite Event Activities Including Check-in, Badging, Session Tracking, Audience Categorization, Lead Capture and Scoring.  Seattle, WA, USA, October 14, 2019  -- Validar Inc., a leading provider of event technology and sales enablement tools for conferences, events, and trade shows, today announced EventHub™, an all-in-one solution for event organizers who manage on-site event activities for small, recurring events. EventHub™, a cloud-based app integrates with any pre-event registration system, is architected with ease of use in mind, can scale and is ideally suited for self-supported events. Event organizers can easily download the app, or install an executable on their PC’s, import…

New Site, Fresh Brand, Same great Technology and Service!

New look, with you in mind! It's here! Validar is excited to announce a fresh new look and content on our website! We’ve redesigned our website with you, the event marketer in mind! The new site is easy to navigate and accommodates all screen sizes and device types for the optimal user experience. This update was designed to make the experience of our site better with a stronger sense of who we are, what we do, and why we do it. You’ll see highlighted and a full stack of Validar products that can add value pre, during and post event. If…

B2B event marketers; are you looking to accelerate sales? 4 tips to consider that your Sales team will love!

If your event is intended to generate demand you’ll want your sales team working in collaboration with you. You’ll also want to make sure you receive ample credit for your revenue contribution. There is no better way to accelerate sales than through face to face events. Here are four tips to consider that will ensure you maximize the impact your event content has on the sales pipeline. 1) Leverage your sales team pre-event! Your sales team is responsible for understanding the challenges, needs, and desires of your customers. Leverage them by; Eliciting agenda input: If your content aligns with solving the…

Considering gamification for your event? 3 tips to consider

Your event content is dialed in, and your registration counts are meeting expectations. What else can you do to encourage participation? Gamification is an ideal tool to encouraging attendees to engage. Here are three tips to consider when searching for gamification technology. 1) Whats your End Game? If you could wave a magic wand, every attendee will attend as many sessions as they can, visit every sponsor, and provide feedback on every experience. Not likely, but you can deploy incentive that encourages this behavior. Take your attendee behavior tracking data and apply points to participation, scoring activities that are most important to you…

Three tips to increase your Evaluation Response Rates with EventHub™

At Validar, we take feedback very seriously and believe there is no better way to gauge your performance as an event producer. EventHub™ was architected to allow for you make the most out of your feedback marketing efforts. Here are three tips that will insure your response rates warrant a data set that is truly indictive of how your content resonated. 1)       Integrated EventHub™ into your Mobile App EventHub™ is an HTML5 application that can be propagated within any mobile app.  It’s also dynamic. As soon as we recognize an attendee is attending a session or product demonstration we activate…

Accelerate Sales in 2019 with vMeetings!

We hope all is well and that 2019 is starting off in epic fashion.  If your B2B marketing plans involved producing events to generate demand, Validar has a new solution for you and a special offer! We know you work hard developing your event content to inspire, help and excite your customers and prospects. Validar’s new vMeetings is intended to allow for you to capture and act upon the renewed interest your content generates in real-time. By coupling vMeeting with Validar’s best in class attendee behavior tracking solutions, you can now allow attendees to opt-in via Validar’s EventHub™ Mobile Evaluation…