Host a Virtual Conference – 10 Tips for Success

Screenshot from Learning Technology Design Virtual Conference Web site

Back when I was writing Leading the Learning Revolution I was high on virtual conferences as a potential business model. Since then, my enthusiasm has only grown. More importantly, I’ve since gone through the process to launch and host a virtual conference and have been offering that conference – Learning • Technology • Design™ (LTD) – successfully for the past two years.

If you or your organization already offer a face-to-face conference, hosting a virtual conference can be be a natural way to reach even more people. If you don’t currently offer any sort of conference, launching a virtual conference can be a great way to expand your portfolio of offerings, attract new customers, and generate new revenue.

In an earlier post, I talked about some of the reasons I think virtual conferences are a business model all edupreneurs should consider. In this post, I offer tips for a successful virtual conference based off of my experience over the past two years as well as experience working with a range of clients that host virtual conferences. [Read more…]