9 Lessons Learned from Hosting Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Matthew Burnell , F ounder of ClickBid , a mobile bidding provider for online auctions, virtual galas, and in-person events. Since March, we have seen organizations take their annual fundraisers online and go virtual. 1) Make it easy to buy virtual tickets.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Host a Virtual Fundraising Event: A Step-by-Step Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With the right strategies and tools, virtual fundraisers have proven to rival even the best in-person fundraising events in terms of revenue, reach and donor engagement. What you’ll learn: • Communication strategies to launch and effectively promote your virtual fundraising event.

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Top Tips For Hosting Virtual Nonprofit Headquarter Site Visits

Bloomerang

Now, however, most site visits are taking place virtually via tools like Zoom. Two things to remember about virtual nonprofit site visits. When thinking about virtual site visits, keep these two things in mind. . How to stage your virtual nonprofit site visit.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Host a Successful Virtual or Hybrid Golf Fundraiser for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Virtual golf tournaments are played over an extended period of time across one or more golf courses, leveraging technology to track scores, provide sponsor exposure, and even to solicit donations. What you’ll take away from this webinar: • How virtual golf tournament fundraisers work.

Tips for Hosting a Virtual Peer-to-Peer Event

Qgiv

Rather than missing out entirely, transitioning in-person events to virtual fundraisers helps you to continue to raise crucial funds for your cause, while our supporters stay safe and support you from their own homes. Ready to take your virtual fundraising to the next level?

How to Host a Virtual Networking Event

AccelEvents

The event industry has shifted toward hybrid or virtual event formats, but what does that shift mean for networking events? Should you switch to virtual networking events? For the event organizer who hosts regular live events, like a networking event, this presents a problem.

How to Host a Successful Virtual Fundraiser for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot

Hosting a virtual fundraiser is a great option when in-person events aren't feasible. Here's everything you need know about organizing a successful event online

Virtual Fundraising: 5 Tips for Moving In-Person Auctions Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

As nonprofits navigate a new fundraising landscape that has completely changed in just a few short months, one tactic that is gaining momentum is hosting an online auction. 2) Select a site to host your auction. 5) Ready your virtual gavel!

[Webinar Series] Virtual Event Host Onboarding

AccelEvents

New to virtual events? Join us every Wednesday for an interactive onboarding training on how to get your virtual event up & running using the Accelevents platform. The post [Webinar Series] Virtual Event Host Onboarding appeared first on Accelevents.

How to host a Virtual Employee Benefits Fair

AccelEvents

This makes a virtual benefits fair a workable option for both employers and employees! . If you have never hosted a virtual event before, you may feel in over your head. Benefits of a Virtual Employee Benefits Fair. Virtual benefits fairs can do this!

Top 6 Factors You Need to Consider When Hosting a Sustainable Virtual or Hybrid Conference

AccelEvents

With the rise in concern for global warming, it makes sense that when hosting a virtual or hybrid conference you would want to promote it as sustainable and climate-friendly. Sustainability and Hosting Virtual or Hybrid Conferences.

Top 11 Tips for Hosting a Virtual Conference

AccelEvents

Nationwide stay at home orders and continued concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic have led many businesses and event planners to shift from physical events to a virtual format. . But don’t worry, a virtual conference allows brands to get creative and show off a new side of your event brand. .

How to Plan & Host a Hybrid Fundraiser in 10 Steps

One Cause

The post How to Plan & Host a Hybrid Fundraiser in 10 Steps appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post hybrid virtual fundraising

How to host a Virtual Employee Benefits Fair

AccelEvents

This makes a virtual benefits fair a workable option for both employers and employees! . If you have never hosted a virtual event before, you may feel in over your head. Benefits of a Virtual Employee Benefits Fair. Virtual benefits fairs can do this!

Top 6 Factors You Need to Consider When Hosting a Sustainable Virtual or Hybrid Conference

AccelEvents

With the rise in concern for global warming, it makes sense that when hosting a virtual or hybrid conference you would want to promote it as sustainable and climate-friendly. Sustainability and Hosting Virtual or Hybrid Conferences.

Top 11 Tips for Hosting a Virtual Conference

AccelEvents

Nationwide stay-at-home orders and continued concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic have led many businesses and event planners to shift from physical events to a virtual format. . But don’t worry, a virtual conference allows brands to get creative and show off a new side of your event brand. .

[ASK AN EXPERT] Should We Host a Major (Virtual) Donor Thank You Party?

Bloomerang

We previously have had a Presidents Club for our top tier donors, hosting a cocktail party for them at year end. In this world, we are struggling to see if a virtual donor party would be worth the effort as many of our donors are “zoomed out.”

How to Host Drive-in Events

AccelEvents

Naturally, the drive-in event is a little tricky to host. If you think hosting a drive-in event would be pretty cool, and would be great for your brand, you’re right! Here’s our guide on how to host a successful drive-in event for your next brand event. .

8 Lessons Learned from Hosting Golf Event Fundraisers During COVID-19

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With other major events going completely virtual and, in many cases, being altogether canceled, nonprofits have looked to the golf tournament as a live event that’s not only salvageable, but grounds for improvement and innovation.

9 Ways to Use Text Messaging for Your Virtual Fundraising Event

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By harnessing the convenience of the mobile phones donors use daily, you can transform your virtual fundraising events into engaging, revenue-boosting opportunities. 1) Promote your virtual fundraising event. Coral Acres Animal Shelter is hosting an online gala March 20.

How to Host a Virtual Member Appreciation Week in 5 Simple Steps

Wild Apricot

If the answer is "we don't", it might be time to consider hosting a member appreciation week How do you say thank you to your members?

Virtual Holiday Fundraiser Ideas

AccelEvents

Since shifting to the virtual event space, event planners have had to come up with creative ways to continue hosting profitable events. Hosting a Virtual Holiday Fundraiser. Hosting a virtual event is easy with powerful virtual event software.

How to Host a Virtual Fundraising Event (with Checklist for Nonprofits)

DonorPerfect

Are you planning a virtual charity event, like an online gala, generosity party, or concert? Engage and excite your supporters like never before through virtual events. This post was contributed by Givecloud.

7 Key Lessons Learned from Virtual Fundraising Events in 2020

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Lindsay Johnson, Marketing Team Member at MobileCause , an industry leader in virtual fundraising events and online giving, plus fundraising solutions such as peer-to-peer, text-to-donate and mobile messaging. 4) Online Registration for Virtual Events Has Many Benefits.

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How BeSpeake Clients are Adding Fun to their Virtual Meetings

The MatrixFiles

“How do we add fun to our virtual meeting? These are just some of the questions we get when we meet with BeSpeake clients each week to plan their virtual meetings. Contact us today to schedule a private demonstration of the BeSpeake virtual meeting platform.

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Virtual Events Made the Conventions and the Inauguration Celebrations More Accessible

The MatrixFiles

Normally, I would have been jonesing over the inaugural balls I’ve never been invited to, but this year, I had a front row seat as Tom Hanks hosted a star-studded musical extravaganza. Last year, the Convention went virtual.

Virtual 2.0: How to Prepare for Your Next Digital Event

Cadmium CD

Association of American Colleges and Universities: Seamless Integration of Annual Meeting Goals to Virtual Event Platform. Sponsorship Boost recently worked with the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) on their virtual annual meeting. The post Virtual 2.0:

Top 8 Virtual Meeting Platforms

AccelEvents

With the surge of virtual meeting platforms, and various custom meeting options, businesses are now relying on such innovative meeting solutions to amplify networking, work-from-home options, staying connected, and increasing operational efficiency in the new meeting and business landscape.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

Stakeholders for Virtual & Hybrid Events. Like live face-to-face events, the success of virtual and hybrid events depends on your stakeholders. This is especially important for virtual and hybrid events that depend so heavily on technology.

The Best Virtual Event Use Cases

AccelEvents

Or, your brand has a virtual event idea aimed at increasing revenue, but you are not sure of the right way to do it. Virtual events are one of the best ways to boost revenue and are great for increasing digital clout in 2021. Virtual Trade Shows or Expos. Virtual Happy Hours.

Just the Facts: Web Hosting Truths & Myths

Byte Technology

When it comes to the world of web hosting, myths and truths abound. Web hosting is complicated… or is it? The best hosts are free … or are they? The real truth is that delving into and gaining a full understanding of the world of web hosting is neither complicated nor easy—rather, the reality falls somewhere in the middle, a virtual gray area where it absolutely pays to do your homework and be informed before you make any sort of decision.

Is Virtual Fundraising Still Needed?

Qgiv

Virtual fundraising is still needed. Outside of the influence of COVID, virtual fundraising offers a slew of benefits that can increase your nonprofit’s reach and revenue. Read on to learn why you should keep virtual fundraising as an option.

How to Host Drive-in Events

AccelEvents

Naturally, the drive-in event is a little tricky to host. If you think hosting a drive-in event would be pretty cool, and would be great for your brand, you’re right! Here’s our guide on how to host a successful drive-in event for your next brand event. .

7 Best Virtual Event Technology Tools

AccelEvents

To properly host a virtual event, you need people to commit to more screen time. But, with a virtual event solution and the right technology tools, you can make each participant feel like they are attending and meeting in-person. . 7 Best Virtual Event Technology Tools.

Top 21 Virtual Event Ideas for Your Next Online Event

AccelEvents

However, no matter the theme of your virtual event, you need to develop interesting virtual event ideas so that your attendees are engaged, excited, and continue to think about your event and brand long after the event is done! Here are 21 virtual event ideas to get you started. .

How Do I Get People To Visit My Virtual Exhibitor Booth?

AccelEvents

So if you have the chance to host an exhibitor booth in an online trade show, a virtual career fair, or perhaps as part of an online product launch, you should take advantage of it! Virtual exhibitor booths can provide companies with a list of qualified leads.

The Essential Tech Elements for Virtual Fundraising Events

Nonprofit Tech for Good

In the new world of social distancing and limited in-person gatherings, nonprofits everywhere are embracing virtual fundraising events and campaigns. With today’s technology it’s pretty easy and straightforward to host an impressive virtual event or campaign.

The Best Virtual Event Use Cases

AccelEvents

Or, your brand has a virtual event idea aimed at increasing revenue, but you are not sure of the right way to do it. Virtual events are one of the best ways to boost revenue and are great for increasing digital clout in 2021. Virtual Trade Shows or Expos. Virtual Happy Hours.

9 Virtual Fundraising Event Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

But it was also a year of tremendous opportunity and exploration into the virtual event space for many nonprofits around the world. Virtual events enable your nonprofit to plan for a year of successful fundraising safely and confidently, no matter what happens next.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

Making the necessary transition from physical events to a virtual platform, or planning for a hybrid event, can lead to a lot of anxiety when it comes to making sure your organization retains the same level of revenue from your annual conferences. Creating Value Virtually for Your Attendees.

Virtual Expo Case Study: Kingston Chamber of Commerce

AccelEvents

It quickly became obvious that pivoting to a virtual expo was the best way to still reach and engage with their audience. . There were 3 important factors that Amanda considered when choosing an online solution for her virtual expo: . Looking for advice on how to go virtual ?

Virtual Holiday Fundraiser Ideas

AccelEvents

Since shifting to the virtual event space, event planners have had to come up with creative ways to continue hosting profitable events. Hosting a Virtual Holiday Fundraiser. Hosting a virtual event is easy with powerful virtual event software.

10 Top Virtual Events from the Tech Industry

AccelEvents

Ever since virtual events first became possible, the tech industry has been all over this space. And now, more than ever, tech has risen to the challenge and hosted some of the biggest most important tech virtual events this year. . Cisco Live Two-Day Virtual Event.