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Adapting and Easing the Shift to Virtual Events with James Huddleston

Adapting and Easing the Shift to Virtual Events with James Huddleston

For many of us events represent opportunities for both personal and professional growth. They serve as a catalyst for helping individuals step outside their comfort zones and present opportunities to explore a new city, interact with old friends, and learn something new. But what happens when traditional marketing events can no longer take place? How do you bring that same experience to your consumers virtually? We asked all these questions to James Huddleston, the Vice President of Marketing at Certain, who specializes in marketing events. And on this episode of Marketing Trends, James discusses why the content of your event, whether it’s in-person or virtually, will always be king. Plus he explains why vendors are being asked to contribute in new ways, and why there are many advantages to virtual meetings. 3 Takeaways: Content is king and drives the person to your event, regardless if it’s in-person or virtually Vendors now need to contribute to the content of events. They can’t just rely on interactions Events are as much a marketing opportunity as they are sales. Your teams need to work together during these sessions --- Marketing Trends podcast is brought to you by Salesforce. Discover marketing built on the world’s number one CRM: Salesforce. Put your customer at the center of every interaction. Automate engagement with each customer. And build your marketing strategy around the entire customer journey. Salesforce. We bring marketing and engagement together. Learn more at salesforce.com/marketing.  To learn more or subscribe to our weekly newsletter, visit MarketingTrends.com.

Duration: 47 min

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