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CORPORATE EVENTS ONLINE BLOG

LIVE @ CES: OVERLOOKED DETAILS WHEN STREAMING LIVE EVENTS FOR MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS

Digital Communication Strategy January 26, 2018


The world’s largest companies stream live events to connect their customers with their brands. There are many examples of this, every year, at CES. 

The reasons are simple. As TJ McCue writes in Forbes, video drives purchase behavior and creates stronger customer engagement. [1]

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Transform Your Massive Workforce Training Events with Stage TV

Workforce Training January 18, 2018

Successful workforce training events are essential to winning organizations. A well-trained workforce increases employee performance and improves business results.

With so much at stake, organizations get ahead by producing content for training events that keep participants fresh and engaged, replacing the drag of long PowerPoint presentations and lectures.

This is especially important when training thousands of participants, where the investment to the company for a single event can be in the millions of dollars.

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Key Considerations for All-Hands Town Hall Webcasts

All-Hands Town Hall Webcasts, Town Hall Webcasts April 6, 2017



According to a recent survey of 1,512 corporate executives by Wainhouse Research, the majority of executives recognize the value of streaming video in achieving business objectives including extending their reach for Town Hall Meetings [1].

Says author Steve Vonder Haar,

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Cellular Bonding for Streaming Live Events in Venues with Bad Internet

Event Technology, Event Producers, AV Project Managers, Wireless Technology March 27, 2017

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As the demand for streaming live corporate events continues to grow [1], Event Producers and AV Project Managers can consider Bonded Cellular Technology, as an option, to provide bandwidth for webcasting out of venues with bad internet.

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Why the NCAA Tournament is not Webinared

Broadcast-style Town Hall, Broadcast-style Webcasts, Town Hall Webcasts March 17, 2017



Last year, the NCAA Men’s Basketball Final was watched by over 3.4 million viewers online, extending the broadcast television audience by nearly 20%, per Time magazine. [1]

This year, the games will be available on the NCAA March Madness portal and on various video streaming platforms like Amazon Fire, Xbox, Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku. [2]

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The Similarity Between Webcasting and Frozen Yogurt

Broadcast-style Webcasts, Webcasting March 8, 2017


Per the Cisco Visual Networking Index, the use of webcasting video for business purposs is exploding and is expected to grow. [1]

As a result, we often get questions from business communication professionals seeking clarity regarding the terminology used for streaming video, especially when it comes to producing Broadcast-style Webcasts for Leadership Communications.
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How Corporations Use Webcasting throughout their Event Calendar

Webcasting, Webcasting Software September 9, 2016

As the world becomes one with the Digital Age, organizations are using various forms of webcasting technology for different types of events, throughout the annual communication calendar, to achieve different business objectives.

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The Webcasting Software Feature Engineers Should Not Live Without

Webcasting Software, Event Technology, Internet Broadcasting, CEO StagePro September 2, 2016


Encoding Engineer using StagePro by Corporate Events Online

As live event professionals ourselves, we build control and safety features into our webcasting software to meet the demands of the Live Event Industry to help Engineers be successful on-site when streaming live events.

One such feature in CEO StagePro, our proprietary webcasting portal, is the Doorman Page. I use this feature all the time on shows.

Let’s take a quick look at the Doorman Page feature to see how it benefits the event profession when streaming live events, using screenshots from a test event I created in our demo portal...

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The Purpose for Town Hall Webcasts

StagePro, Broadcast-style Town Hall Webcast August 26, 2016



"Every success story is a tale of constant adaption, revision and change..." 
- Richard Branson -

For Event Production and AV Rental Companies, selling Town Hall Webcasts can extend value to current clients throughout their communication calendar and attract new business from target prospects.


Let’s take a brief look why...

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The Business of Streaming Live Events: The 2016 Rio Olympics

streaming live events, StagePro, Webcasting Software August 19, 2016

Business of Streaming Live Events, Corporate Events Online

Stream It and They Will Come
(but also organize it and make It easy to find)

According to the LA Times, through the first 10 days of the 2016 Rio Olympics, online viewers had watched 1.86 billion minutes of streaming video via NBC, more than the London and Sochi Olympics combined. [1]

That’s a lot.

While the beacon for viewers is the content, NBC invested in an important asset for the business of streaming live events as a harbor for the light - the webcasting portal.

According to Variety, Comcast (owner of NBC) has assigned no less than 1,000 engineers to facilitate a special Rio 2016 portal for its X1 platform, which blends Internet and traditional TV across multiple devices. [2]

The webcasting portal helps the audience by making content...
 - Easy to find on a single domain (nbcolympics.com)
 - Well organized and searchable

The Parallel for Webcasting Corporate Events
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