The possibilities are endless when you host your virtual event with Conference Services at Western. From the very beginning, our Conference Services team will evaluate your needs to help design your virtual event experience. From there, we will set up the platform to ensure your event matches your vision, including custom features like sponsorship packages. Our team will be on standby for support during the day of the event, and provide post-event reports to help you learn what worked for next time. Let our team handle the technical side of your virtual event so that you can focus on what matters—engaging and learning with your guests and attendees.
Welcome attendees to your event while providing them with directions and resources. Just like in person, the lobby is the first experience your attendees will have at your event.
Whether a sponsor is providing a demonstration, or a speaker is presenting findings, you can hold effective and interactive exhibit halls or ePoster sessions.
Set the stage for your keynote speaker with viewing capacities for sessions of all sizes, and opportunities for audience participation.
Whether you're running a small workshop or a large seminar, connect all of your presenters, panelists, and attendees through a webinar.
Offer separate simultaneous streams for your event through concurrent sessions, allowing your attendees to choose the content most relevant to their interests.
Add discussion opportunities into your sessions by using breakout rooms, where attendees are matched based on interest or randomly assigned.
Hold board meetings and other private conversations safely and securely through password and authentication features.
Between chat features during sessions and video call opportunities, your guests will be able to network and make new connections throughout your event.
Encourage your attendees to explore everything your event has to offer by offering incentives or rewards for attendance.
Easily accept registration and payment in advance, making signing up a seamless experience for your attendees.
Our team will plan, design and launch your virtual event to meet the experiential and technical needs of your attendees.
Whether it's platform testing prior to your event, or assistance on the day of, we'll provide technology support to help your event run smoothly.
Leverage paid partners and sponsors for your event with our custom designed sponsorship packages and provide additional value to your partners through quantifiable data and lead retrieval.
Collect feedback through event evaluation forms, and mark attendance with completion certificates for your attendees.
Gain insights into event engagement to help evaluate success, and to use when planning your next event.
Expand the reach of your event world-wide by hosting a meeting with in-person and virtual components. No matter how your attendees are joining, you can broadcast, stream or record your session to open up a new realm of event possibilities.
"Working with Western’s Conference Services surpassed our expectations. The organization, expertise and thoughtfulness they brought to the conference planning process and onsite event management was such an incomparable gift."
Margaret Andrade, Assistant Director, International ACAC