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Hybrid Event Strategy—3 Awesome Setups

Hybrid Event Strategy—3 Awesome Setups

As we move into a world of post-pandemic meetings, the Hybrid Meeting Model is here to stay. Technology in this area made huge strides over a very short period of time, and it will continue to evolve as the benefits continue to be demonstrated. These three main hybrid meeting types are being used to meet the majority of event needs. We look at the live component(s), virtual elements, and the likely associated fees to help guide planners to the right solution for a number of hybrid meeting scenarios.

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Corporate Events Industry
The Future of the Corporate Events Industry

The Future of the Corporate Events Industry

On a recent podcast, "The Future of Tourism," American Meetings, Inc. CEO Andy McNeill shares his expertise and forward view on tourism as it relates to the MICE Industry (Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Exhibitions), a corporate events industry that heavily relies on travel and venues to thrive. Over the past 18 months, both industries have faced huge obstacles that threatened their existence.

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The Evolution of Virtual Meetings as B2B Events Emerge from the Pandemic

The Evolution of Virtual Meetings as B2B Events Emerge from the Pandemic

In this podcast episode of Destination on the Left Podcast, AMI Founder Andy McNeill talks about the evolution of virtual meetings as the event industry emerges from the pandemic. From the economic downturns of 9/11, the 2008 recession, and now COVID-19, Andy understands the highs and lows of the industry and how to shift and even grow during them.

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How AMI Helps Fortune 500 Companies Host Amazing Hybrid Events

How AMI Helps Fortune 500 Companies Host Amazing Hybrid Events

AMI Founder Andy McNeil was recently featured on Slick Talk: The Hospitality Podcast to share more about hybrid events. Before the pandemic, there was a lot of excitement about virtual events, but more people were experiencing some level of burnout through it. This often sounded like, “Ugh, another virtual meeting.”

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True Hospitality: Relationships and Community Service Brings Award to Event Industry Professional

True Hospitality: Relationships and Community Service Brings Award to Event Industry Professional

Recently AMI, American Meetings Inc. own Chelsea Litos was recognized as one of the 40 Under 40 Young Professionals of South Florida. Ms. Litos is the VP of Account Management at AMI, a company known as a global meeting and event industry leader. This honor is awarded to only the top 10 candidates across four industries: business, legal, healthcare, and real estate.

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Guides

PPME For Meetings: Personal Protection Meeting Express

PPME For Meetings: Personal Protection Meeting Express

Full-service PPE solutions to ensure the health and safety of attendees.
AMI’s Personal Protection Meeting Express catalog includes a curated menu of provisions for high-quality PPE products at turnkey and economical prices. The following products can ship independently, or with other meeting supplies directly to AMI customer meetings or event venues.

We look forward to helping you provide these PPE solutions to your attendees, as we strive to ensure the highest confidence in your meeting and event safety.

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Case Studies

Best Practices Case Study

Best Practices Case Study

AMI’s consultative approach ensured the client launch success and provided great visibility pre, during and post launch. AMI initiated the project with background research and a comprehensive needs analysis of their event planning needs.

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Event Branding Case Study

Event Branding Case Study

Their annual conference consists of over 650 franchise owners and managers over a 4-day conference. In addition to the internal conference participants, there are over 300 exhibitors who participate in a one-day technology expo with large booths heavily focused on technology, the latest industry equipment and service capabilities.

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Videos

How to Hack-Proof Your Virtual Events

How to Hack-Proof Your Virtual Events

With COVID shutdowns, virtual meetings took over, allowing people to stay connected while safely apart. However, with the rise in virtual meetings also came the need to keep unwanted guests from entering meetings – competitors dropping into private meetings, students who didn’t pay for courses were crashing classes, or late registrations allowed in problematic hackers.

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Navigating the New Meeting Normal – An AMI Executive Update

Navigating the New Meeting Normal – An AMI Executive Update

Hear from AMI CEO, Andy McNeill, as American Meetings, Inc. helps clients navigate the “new normal” for meeting and event planning.  AMI is here to provide the right tools and resources to make both virtual and live events safe and successful. When pivoting to virtual or hybrid meeting plans, AMI is here with the right platforms and technologies to perfect your team’s webcast and meeting experience.

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Personal Protection and supplies for Meetings & Conferences – An AMI Executive Update

Personal Protection and supplies for Meetings & Conferences – An AMI Executive Update

AMI CEO, Andy McNeill, invites you to learn more about the right equipment and solutions for keeping your meetings and events safe in today’s new normal. Through effective use and distribution of personal protection equipment (PPE) for meeting hosts and attendees, your business can rest assured that your next post-pandemic meeting will be a safe and successful one. Review and order from AMI today.

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Onsite Meeting Sanitation, Safety & Resources: Post-Meeting Checklist – An AMI Guide, Part 3

Onsite Meeting Sanitation, Safety & Resources: Post-Meeting Checklist – An AMI Guide, Part 3

A post-meeting checklist is always a good idea, but in today’s meeting and event environment – health and safety are more important than ever. In this video, you’ll learn post-meeting best practices that support the health and safety of your corporate meeting participants as AMI provides you with key insights for checking all those health and safety measures.

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