Author: Rachel Drudi

6 Precautions to Take While Organizing Events after the Pandemic

Rachel Drudi

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June 30, 2020

The coronavirus is a deadly pandemic that has restricted us to our houses. However, it has certainly taught all of us many profound lessons. If there’s anything that has been starkly clear now, then it’s this – we can’t go back to our normal lives again. Businesses, companies, and people have to begin their lives […]

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SCHED Panel | Pivoting to Virtual Events

Rachel Drudi

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June 29, 2020

We talked to five courageous event organizers about hosting virtual events for the first time due to cancellations forced by COVID-19 and social distancing recommendations across all live-event experiences. The panelists included a wide range of event types and sizes from a tech event with 10,000+ attendees to a photography conference with hobbyists and professionals […]

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Working Remotely with SCHED [Video]

Rachel Drudi

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June 24, 2020

When the one criteria for programming is that it makes you laugh, you know it’s going to be a good time. The team behind SF Sketchfest works remotely from locations all over the US up until their event. See how they pull off the beloved comedy event that takes over San Francisco every January.  We […]

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10 Black-Owned Tech Companies To Support

Rachel Drudi

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June 17, 2020

As a Black-owned business, we’re always inspired and excited to see other Black-owned tech companies innovating and creating in their spaces. Black business owners frequently lack access to venture funding. As consumers and decision-makers, voting with our wallets and budgets is one of the best ways to effect change and support Black-owned businesses. From B2B […]

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Linaro Goes Virtual and Hosts Event with Sched

Rachel Drudi

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June 16, 2020

We had an amazing conversation with event organizer Kristine Dill from Linaro. Linaro leads software collaboration in the Arm Ecosystem and they host engaging in-person events multiple times a year. They had a big event scheduled in Budapest to kick off on March 23rd. The worldwide outbreak of COVID-19 quickly changed those plans. They saw […]

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4 Pieces of Advice for Virtual Event Organizers

Rachel Drudi

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May 27, 2020

4 pieces of advice from an event organizer who shifted his large physical conference to an entirely online experience. You will not only learn what really worked for his virtual event but also how to prevent the mistakes his organization made with their first virtual event.

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Support Every Timezone

Rachel Drudi

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May 22, 2020

We keep hearing it from event organizers and we’ve been pleasantly surprised ourselves, going online with events completely opens up your audience. Now anyone from all over the world can attend and get something out of your thoughtful content. With that barrier for entry lowered, everyone who may not have been able to travel to […]

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