Posts Tagged: events

Exchange IT Ideas at the DC Exchange 2014

In a world where the industry standard is always changing and methods for these changes are conjointly working together, one can’t help but feel like they’re always falling behind the curve. Welcome to the world of Information Technology (IT), where changes typically come in 12 to 15 month increments and the last 10 years hasRead… Read more »

Applying Instameets to Your Event

Federal Computer Week recently highlighted the growing use of the practice of instameets in government. Most recently, Instagram users were invited to submit photos or videos (via Instagram) to show why they should be invited to a sneak peek of DC’s cuddliest new resident, Bao Bao the baby panda. The National Zoo picked the winnersRead… Read more »

Government’s Mobile Technology Revolution

Mobile technologies are rapidly transforming nearly every aspect of our personal and professional lives. In fact, the proliferation of social media seems impossible without the widespread use of mobile devices. Meanwhile, companies are discovering cost efficiencies and flexibility of access – through tablets and smartphones – by moving their entire business operations to the cloud.Read… Read more »

Gov Meetings Go Virtual — Online certificate course on webinars, virtual meetings

Is your agency’s mission at risk because critical meetings and conferences are being cancelled or drastically reduced due to travel budget cuts and conference approval restrictions? Don’t give up on your important meetings and conferences. Take this 6-week Government Virtual Events Producer (GVEP) certificate program and you’ll quickly build the skills your agency needs toRead… Read more »

Will New Travel Per Diems Further Erode Event Attendance?

by Allan Rubin, Vice President, Marketing It’s time for your federal customers to dust off their backpacks, can openers, and camping tents. If they want to attend any trade shows or conferences next year, those “roughing-it” items will probably come in handy. The General Services Administration (GSA) just released its fiscal year 2014 travel perRead… Read more »

6 Tips for Putting on a Winning Webinar

Last week, GovLoop and ON24 hosted a virtual event on how government agencies can transition traditional in-person trainings and conferences to the virtual environment. This movement has the power to drastically cut costs, time, and emissions, while delivering an interactive and engaging experience to participants. The presentations were crammed with great tips on how toRead… Read more »

TODAY 11am Eastern — Learn how to launch and grow virtual peer learning groups!

iCohere Education Series Webinar Thursday, August 8, 11:00am to Noon Eastern (TODAY!) Join Sue Brundege of Integrated Work Solutions and Lance Simon of iCohere in a webinar that explains how government agencies can create virtual “Peer Brain Trusts” to clarify strategies, build skills, and troubleshoot complex issues more quickly and efficiently than any one employeeRead… Read more »

Got Your Attention? Building Engaging Virtual Events & Trainings

Have you ever witnessed a colleague falling asleep at their computer? I have and that person had keyboard imprints on his face because he was disinterested and bored while trying to complete a mandatory online training for his job. While I certainly poked fun at him, I also sympathized with him. Dry, boring and monotonousRead… Read more »

The Best Types of Content for Virtual Events and Training

Nearly everything is offered virtually nowadays. Virtual trainings, courses, career fairs, conferences and even concerts are happening across the globe, redefining how people engage in learning, recreation and job-related activities. Virtual events are also gaining traction in the public sector due to a “perfect storm” of overlapping factors, such as extended travel restrictions, greater publicRead… Read more »

Behind the Scenes of NIH, DoD, NASA: WordPress in Government

Yesterday, GovLoop and WordPress hosted the event, Do More With What You Have: Experience WordPress in Government, highlighting the power of WordPress to modernize and optimize government websites. The event included numerous case studies of websites that use WordPress CMS services, which are robust, scalable and adaptable with numerous plug-ins and add-ons. At the event,Read… Read more »