CHELSEA SCHICK

NEWS + ANALYSIS

CREATING AN ONLINE EVENT IN A TIME OF CRISIS

May 1, 2020 | by Chelsea Schick

Conferences are great opportunities to engage with people who share an interest in our professional world. We think about the same challenges, talk about ways to solve them, and find a community of people who are raising the game for all of us to succeed. But everything has ground to a halt because of the global need to isolate. We’re physically locked down in our homes, and the idea of congregating with others has changed so radically that event planners like me are rethinking everything we’ve ever known about our jobs. And if you’ve ever gone to an event and found it valuable, you’re probably wondering about how we would ever be able to replicate the value that in-person experiences create.

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