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2011-07-18 08:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif. and CHICAGO, July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA), UBM Studios (a UBM company), and the Virtual Edge Institute (VEI) today released a joint report, "Business Motivations and Social Behaviors for In-Person and Online Events," revealing the business motivations and social behaviors of attendees and exhibitors when participating in physical and online events. Instead of a "virtual versus face-to-face approach," the survey...

2011-07-18 08:00:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onstream Media Corporation (NASDAQ: ONSM), a leading online service provider of live and on-demand corporate audio and web communications, virtual event technology, and social media marketing, today announced that Bell SMG, LLC, which operates the MRGA (Market Research Global Alliance), has launched MRGA365 (www.MarketPlace365.com/MRGA365), powered by Onstream Media's MarketPlace365® and believed to be the market research...

2011-07-11 14:14:00

CHICAGO, July 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Providing a new, highly engaging way for jobseekers to connect with top employers, Tribune Digital announces its first-ever virtual career fair, to be held simultaneously in eight major markets across the US. The fair combines the best elements of an in-person job fair with the convenience and utility of an online job search. The experience is further enhanced by social media, allowing candidates and employers to continue networking after the event...

2011-06-15 06:30:00

CHICAGO and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- INXPO, the leading virtual events platform and HubSpot, the leading inbound marketing platform, have announced a partnership to license their technologies to one another. INXPO has licensed the HubSpot inbound marketing software, to get found online, convert web site visitors to leads and utilize HubSpot tools to close those leads effectively. The HubSpot inbound marketing platform helps INXPO provide analytics and lead...

2011-06-06 13:00:00

CHICAGO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Human beings will soon be unable to cope with developing complex air traffic situations, according to Thorgier Palsson, Professor of Air Navigation Technology at Reykjavik University. Professor Palsson spoke at a virtual interactive ATM event presented by UBM Live's ATC Global on May 11, 2011. This is the first of three virtual events organized for the global ATM industry this year, which are presented in the Virtual Seminar Center from UBM Studios....

2011-06-01 09:00:00

CHICAGO, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Studios today announced that Kristin Beaulieu, Senior Vice President, Development and Sales, and Michael Kushner, Vice President, Digital Media Strategy, will present insights on creating events in a virtual environment at the IAEE Mid-Year Meeting, which will take place at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington, D.C., June 1-4, 2011. The IAEE Mid-Year Meeting is part of the IAEE's educational programming for public events organizers, show organizers...

2011-05-26 09:02:00

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Onstream Media Corporation (NASDAQ: ONSM), a leading online service provider of live and on-demand corporate audio and web communications, virtual event technology and social media marketing, today announced the launch of the MarketPlace365® web portal (www.MarketPlace365.com), designed to highlight existing and future online virtual tradeshows and communities ("marketplaces"), share relevant content related to virtual...

2011-05-24 07:08:00

ROCHESTER, Minn., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EXHIBITOR Media Group, the leader in trade show and corporate event marketing education, today announced the results of EXHIBITOR magazine's 2011 Virtual Events Survey, revealing that marketers are not adopting virtual alternatives to live events as rapidly as previously expected. Results of the survey, sponsored by Lynch Exhibits Inc., Impact Unlimited Inc., and Altus Inc., indicate that virtual events are unlikely to replace face-to-face...

2011-05-24 00:00:29

More than 800 contact center managers and executives from around the world came together at the first Multi-channel Virtual Conference, which drew registrants from the United States to Australia, South Africa to Poland and France to Israel. Montvale, NJ (PRWEB) May 23, 2011 More than 800 contact center managers and executives from around the world came together at the first Multi-channel Virtual Conference, which drew registrants from the United States to Australia, South Africa to Poland...

2011-05-17 08:00:00

CHICAGO, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Studios is teaming with the Virtual Edge Institute (VEI) and Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) to conduct and analyze the data of a comprehensive benchmark survey to understand the work-related uses of virtual and live event technology. The survey is designed to get input on live and digital (2D and 3D) meetings, conferences and tradeshows, such as virtual events, virtual trade shows, hybrid and perpetual business environments,...


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