71 Alecia May: How to Plan and Run an Amazing Virtual Event

Alecia May from Eventistry by Alecia gave her insights into how to plan and run an amazing virtual event. This episode of the Learning from Smart People Podcast is especially relevant as the meeting industry reshapes itself during the COVID-19 pandemic. With more than 15 years of experience in the event planning industry, Alecia’s expertise is evident and her suggestions are actionable.

During this interview we will discuss:

  • Planning your event (including breaks)
  • Why the plan is imperative for success (start with why)
  • Creating engagement and fighting Zoom fatigue
  • Using the unique features of virtual platforms to take things up a notch
  • Choosing among the different virtual platforms
  • Starting small to build slowly
  • Using a 90 Day Event Strategy
  • Building relationships with sponsors

Use the links below to connect with Alecia on her website or social media platforms. She also has several free resources available through her website, that link is below as well.

Resources Page: https://eventistrybyalecia.com/resources/
Website: https://eventistrybyalecia.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/eventistrybyal/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EventistrybyAlecia/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eventistrybyalecia/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eventistrybyalecia/

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