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Top 10 trending virtual events in Higher-Ed amidst COVID-19

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Kalyan

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May 19, 2020

As schools and universities explore unique ways to digitally engage their constituents, one trend that’s picking up is virtual events. From shorter happy hours to reunion weekends, advancement teams are turning to the virtual format to stay in touch with their constituents. Check out the top 10 virtual events being adopted by advancement teams in the US.

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4 simple steps to host a successful virtual event while you’re working from home

By

Kalyan

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May 19, 2020

With schools and universities closed for a long time now, advancement teams are adapting to the new norm of working from home while effectively engaging alumni and donors via the newest trend - virtual events. Backed by data from over 200+ institutions over the last 3 months, here's the ultimate checklist to help you create awesome virtual events.

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Why is a post-event feedback strategy critical for boosting participation?

By

Kalyan

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February 18, 2020

Post-event feedback plays a crucial role in improving the quality of future events and boosting participation. Here are 3 simple steps to creating an effective feedback strategy.

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Why is the end-of-the-year best time for high school alumni reunions?

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Kalyan

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November 18, 2019

After observing over a hundred schools organize successful alumni reunions, we’ve finally settled on the end-of-the-year/holiday season as the best time for high school alumni reunions. Let's take a closer look at why the holiday season is ideal for high school alumni reunions.

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How to make an awesome alumni reunion promo video

By

Kalyan

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November 19, 2019

Alumni reunion promo videos are a great way to capture your alumni’s attention, evoking curiosity and nostalgia but, there’s a lot of planning and prepping that needs to be done well in advance. Take a look at the key elements pivotal to making an awesome alumni reunion promo video.

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7 tested ideas to promote your reunions on social media

By

Kalyan

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June 17, 2019

Wondering how to use social media to promote your reunions ? Here are 7 tested techniques that have brought reunion success to over a hundred schools.

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What we learned by analyzing the attendance at 300 reunions across 100 schools

By

Kalyan

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June 17, 2019

Looking for ways to maximize alumni participation for your upcoming reunion? These are the 8 key learnings from analyzing over 300 reunions.

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