(Credit: Shutterstock)

In 2008, a blog post on Gigaom asked the following question:"Would you attend a virtual conference in yourfield?" Enthusiasm for the concept was a bit muted, culminatingin a final comment that pronounced, "Even though I hate going toconferences, I hate virtual conferences more."

Flash forward 12 years and our options appear a bit limited, tosay the least. In our present COVID-19 reality, nearly allface-to-face gatherings have been moved online. Courtesy ofMoneyCrashers and others, here are some ways to maximize thepotential of a still relatively new phenomenon.

Complete your profile to continue reading and get FREE access to BenefitsPRO, part of your ALM digital membership.

  • Critical BenefitsPRO information including cutting edge post-reform success strategies, access to educational webcasts and videos, resources from industry leaders, and informative Newsletters.
  • Exclusive discounts on ALM, BenefitsPRO magazine and BenefitsPRO.com events
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
NOT FOR REPRINT

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

Richard Binder

Richard Binder, based in New York, is part of the social media team at ALM. He is also a 2014 recipient of the ASPBE Award for Excellence in the Humorous/Fun Department.