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Building Momentum for Healthcare Price Transparency Among American Consumers

YourUpdateTV

As Congress begins formulating the next COVID-19 stimulus relief, among measures to improve Americans' health and economic well-being, it is critically important to include systemwide health care price transparency. Transparency is needed now more than ever with the global coronavirus pandemic inflicting abrupt hardships on many Americans. Recently, Cynthia A Fisher, Founder of PatrientRightsAdvocate.org partnered with YourUpdateTV to discuss the importance of healthcare price transparency. A video accompanying this announcement is available at: https://youtu.be/WoNbXrSUEDs System-wide healthcare price transparency can become law by passing the Healthcare Price Transparency Act, requiring hospitals and insurers to reveal their hidden prices, as part of the next COVID-19 stimulus package. This non-partisan issue will do more to stimulate the economy than the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, and it can be done at no cost to the taxpayer. Transparency means more than better healthcare. It will provide economic prosperity for individuals, families, businesses and the economy. American individuals and businesses need a functional, competitive marketplace in healthcare like in grocery, travel and retail. For more information, please visit PatientRightsAdvocate.org About Cynthia A. Fisher: Cynthia A. Fisher is a life sciences entrepreneur, independent investor, and corporate board director. She founded WaterRev, LLC to invest in novel technologies that enable sustainable practices in water use. She serves on the public company boards of The Boston Beer Company (SAM) and Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (DEA). Cynthia is best known for her pioneering work as Founder and CEO of ViaCord, Inc., a leading umbilical cord blood stem cell banking service which she started in 1993. In 2000, she co-founded and was President of the cellular medicines company, ViaCell, Inc. (Previously to founding ViaCord, Cynthia ran the Blood Bank Division of Haemonetics Corporation, a medical equipment manufacturer. She began her career in sales at IBM focusing on healthcare IT, insurance, and defense industries. Cynthia holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, as well as an Honorary Doctorate of Science and BS in Biophysics from Ursinus College. About YourUpdateTV: YourUpdateTV is a social media video portal for organizations to share their content, produced by award-winning video communications firm. Contact Details YourUpdateTV +1 212-736-2727 yourupdatetv@gmail.com

July 29, 2020 04:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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FABER HAND SANITIZER – SHIPPING TO SCHOOLS

Faber Hand Sanitizer

As schools debate the possibility of reopening and preparing for the return of students, Pennsylvania-based Faber Distilling Co. (Faber) is increasing its production of hand sanitizer ( Faber Hand Sanitizer ) to meet growing demand. In addition to supplying hospitals, truck drivers, and first responders with its 80 percent alcohol antiseptic hand sanitizer, public school systems, private and charter schools, and even major colleges and universities are relying on Faber to help protect students, teachers, staff, and visitors. Pennsylvania based Faber Hand Sanitizer is formulated in compliance with the guidelines of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and is available in stores and online – with zero ‘out of stock’ issues. Methanol is excluded from the production, making it a safe choice for those looking to keep themselves and others safe. “With all the confusion and anxiety that parents, educators, and policy makers have these days, we just feel fortunate to be a part of the solution, regardless if schools choose to embrace distance learning, or bring students back,” explained Faber spokesperson Ashleigh Baldwin. “We have been producing abundant supplies of high-quality sanitizer to relieve the anxieties of businesses preparing to safely conduct business again – and doing the same for hospitals, schools, and individuals too.” “With the recalls of many imported sanitizer brands – nearly 90 on the growing list – it should be comforting to know Faber is an alcohol antiseptic, free of the dangerous chemicals that have led to recalls. We are a safe choice for homes, businesses, and schools,” Baldwin continued. Faber’s increased production, and existing supply can reassure school leaders, and business owners that hand sanitizer, made following FDA guidelines, will be there when they need it. Product is shipped directly to schools, businesses, and consumers in a variety of pack sizes – even by the pallet load. “We are proud to support the health of students, educators, and support staff with hand sanitizer as they prepare to reopen,” Baldwin said. “We know that this is a difficult time for everyone, and complex decisions need to be made, however, procuring Faber Hand Sanitizer is an easy safe choice for those responsible for protecting themselves and others.” To obtain Faber’s Hand Sanitizer and support global health, please visit https://www.fabersanitizer.com/ Contact Details Dan Rene +1 202-329-8357 daniel.rene@kglobal.com Company Website https://fabersanitizer.com/

July 29, 2020 03:20 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Bressler, Amery & Ross Launches National Investment Advisory Practice Group

Bressler, Amery & Ross

The law firm of Bressler, Amery & Ross today announced the formation of an Investment Advisory Practice Group. The practice group, focusing on servicing both federally covered, state registered investment advisers (“IAs”) was formed in an effort to accommodate the growing needs of investment advisers in the U.S. and U.S. regulated IAs abroad. The practice is led by co-chairs Kerry Zinn, a Principal in the Fort Lauderdale office and Mark Knoll, Managing Principal of the firm’s New York office. With in-depth knowledge of the range of issues that impact federally covered and state IAs, Bressler’s Advisory Practice Group provides IAs of all sizes with a one-stop-shop for legal and compliance services. Members of the practice group assist IAs with their day-to-day needs including registration and licensing, preparation of Form ADVs, advisory contracts, solicitation agreements, effective compliance and supervision and regulatory and litigation risk avoidance. The practice group also includes seasoned enforcement attorneys who assist IAs during regulatory inquiries, investigations and enforcement actions by federal and state government regulators. Notably, the practice group is familiar with and experienced with the unique challenges and issues that impact U.S licensed foreign IAs who engage in cross-border advisory services. “Adding a dedicated investment advisory practice is a logical next step for Bressler. A significant number of our attorneys already represent members of the financial services industry and are well versed in capital market issues and regulation and some are former industry regulators,” said Ms. Zinn. “In addition, Bressler already represents investment advisers so we are poised to seamlessly expand in that space, particularly because we have an existing pipeline of prospective investment adviser clients through our longstanding broker-dealer and financial industry relationships.” According to Ms. Zinn, the sector is on the upswing. She cited a 2018 FINRA report showing that the retail financial services industry is shifting away from the broker-dealer model. From 2008-2017, the number of standalone broker-dealers declined by 21%. Dual registrants registered as both broker-dealers and federal covered IAs declined by 35.9%. During that same time period, the total number of IAs increased by 22.6%. As of 2018, it is estimated that IAs manage over $80 trillion in assets. The firm represents investment advisers who operate in the U.S. and U.S. licensed IAs who operate around the world. Its clients include small, medium and large retail advisory firms, family offices, fund advisers, asset managers and more. Bressler also offers a unique general counsel services package to small IAs so they can obtain cost-effective legal services. The addition of the new practice enhances the firm’s national footprint and prominence in the financial institutions industry and strengthens the synergy of the firm’s seven offices. “We are strategically focused on expanding our capabilities in an effort to better serve clients’ needs,” said Mr. Knoll. “With the increase in assets under management by investment advisers, we have assembled a multidisciplinary team of attorneys to help steer clients through the highly regulated and complex body of law.” About Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. is a leading full-service law firm that represents Fortune 500 corporations, midsize and small privately held companies, investment advisors, brokerage firms, banks, franchises, insurers and non-profits. The firm also represents emerging companies and high-net-worth individuals and families. The firm's main practices include financial institutions and securities, insurance litigation, labor and employment law, environmental, corporate and commercial transactions, real estate, and business, commercial and general litigation. A National Law Journal 350 firm and NJLJ Top 20 firm, Bressler has been recognized on several industry lists including U.S. News' Best Lawyers in America and Best Law Firms, Chambers USA , Super Lawyers and the Business Journal ’s Top Law Firms list. Bressler has more than 150 attorneys across offices in Florham Park, New Jersey, New York, New York, Birmingham, Alabama, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Florida, Washington, DC, and Charlotte, N.C. For more information, visit www.bressler.com . Contact Details Andrew Blum +1 917-783-1680 ajbcomms@gmail.com Company Website https://www.bressler.com/

July 29, 2020 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Cloud Conventions Integrates Email Campaign Technology Into Virtual Event Platform

Convey Services

Cloud Conventions today announced the integration of Convey’s proprietary Conduct™ Campaign email marketing solution that delivers drip email campaigns created within the virtual event portal to attract exhibitors or attendees to sponsor or register. Conduct can schedule four outbound emails, create a branded sign-up page or connect to a registration application. Targeted lists are uploaded into the event portal and managed in a prospect database secured by the system’s proprietary ListLock™ technology. Cloud Conventions is one of the hottest new virtual event SaaS platforms from Convey Services . “Conduct is designed for organizations that don’t have the time, expertise or desire to create email campaigns to promote their event as well as attract exhibitors and sponsors,” said Carolyn Bradfield , founder of Convey. “Conduct sends multiple emails to engage an audience, creating calls to action to get potential attendees excited about the virtual event and motivate them to register. Event managers can also use Conduct to broaden their reach to the sponsors who fund the event.” Cloud Conventions’ sophisticated email engine notifies, reminds and engages attendees and exhibitors with messages scheduled automatically. Newsletters and custom message templates are added to portals to alert exhibitors on booth set-up, provide tips to maximize their ROI or to direct attendee activity. Email reports detail delivery, unique opens and click throughs along with opt outs. Conduct and Cloud Conventions are CCPA and GDPR complaint. “Conduct can also be used within the Cloud Conventions platform as a premium service to exhibitors or sponsors to run their own campaigns to attract traffic to their virtual booth,” added Bradfield. “Campaigns are created by the event host and delivered to the dashboards of exhibitors and sponsors so they can send high-quality email campaigns with a marketing message that is consistent and effective. Email marketing is still, by far, the best prospecting tool, delivering better results than all of social media combined.” To learn more about the options available for a virtual conference, tradeshow or event, visit the Online Resource Center at www.CloudConventions.com . About Cloud Conventions Cloud Conventions is a Virtual Trade Show and Conference Platform from Convey Services that brings new capabilities to a marketplace looking for solutions to replace the thousands of live trade shows, annual conferences and association meetings cancelled in the wake of COVID-19. Originally launched as ConveyLive, Cloud Conventions automates exhibitors and virtual booths, attendee registration, speaker sessions and reminders, invitations and email communication, while at the same time producing detailed analytics on attendee, session and exhibitor activity. Trade Associations and event managers can explore all of the Cloud Conventions solutions by visiting https://cloudconventions.com or contacting info@cloudconventions.com or call 888-975-1382. Cloud Conventions™, Conduct™ and ListLock™ are trademarks of Convey Services LLC Contact Details Bruce Ahern +1 770-580-0810 bahern@conveyservices.com Company Website https://cloudconventions.com

July 29, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Minuteman Press Franchise Reviews Life Without Print in Animated Explainer Video

Minuteman Press International

What does life without print look like? That is the question answered in an animated explainer video released by Minuteman Press International , the world's leading design, marketing, and printing franchise . The video takes viewers on a journey of a typical day – waking up in the morning, driving to work, spending time at the office, ordering lunch, and coming home – and demonstrates just how different life would be without print. “No matter where we go, print is everywhere,” says Nick Titus, President, Minuteman Press International. “The focus of this video is to raise awareness and remind people that print and marketing is literally all around us. Life without print simply just wouldn’t be the same and in fact, it would be extremely difficult.” Check out the Life Without Print video on the Minuteman Press Franchise Review YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/_PDbTMzvohg Feel free to share the video across social media - copy/paste either of the below for easy sharing: Minuteman Press Franchise Reviews Life Without Print in Animated Explainer Video https://youtu.be/_PDbTMzvohg #MinutemanPress #LifeWithoutPrint #Printing #Franchise #PrintIsEssential VIDEO: What does life look like without print? Let's take a look! https://youtu.be/_PDbTMzvohg #MinutemanPress #LifeWithoutPrint #Printing #Franchise #PrintIsEssential About Minuteman Press International Minuteman Press International is the number one rated business marketing and printing franchise that offers world class training and unparalleled ongoing local support. At Minuteman Press, We Are The Modern Printing Industry ™ providing high quality products and services that meet the needs of today's business professionals and go way beyond ink on paper. Today, our centers offer innovative branding and printing solutions and produce custom graphic designs, promotional products, branded apparel, direct mail campaigns, large format printing including posters, signs and banners, and much more. Prior experience is not necessary to own and operate a successful Minuteman Press franchise. Learn more about Minuteman Press franchise opportunities and read Minuteman Press franchise reviews at https://minutemanpressfranchise.com Contact Details Chris Biscuiti +1 631-249-1370 cbiscuiti@mpihq.com Company Website https://minutemanpressfranchise.com

July 28, 2020 03:07 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Demystifying Forecasting: How Law Firms Achieve Operational Agility Through Better Business Planning

Intapp

In a recent webinar, Intapp welcomed Toby Brown , Chief Practice Management Officer at Perkins Coie, for a lively chat with, and Thad Jampol, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, and Pam Smith, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing, discussing how business-value forecasting transforms operational agility and organizational accountability. The conversation started with a discussion of how law firms typically haven’t relied on forecasting as a core business-planning tool. Forecasting is notoriously hard to get right, and nobody wants to be blamed for getting it wrong. Many firm leaders conflate budgeting and forecasting, bypassing the deep dive that’s required to build sound, well-reasoned predictions for precisely when, where, and how revenue will flow into the firm. With all of the ambiguities swirling around pandemic-era business planning, firm leadership teams are looking to bolster certainty on all fronts. As a result, one silver lining of COVID-19 may be at least a temporary pause on forecasting resistance. The window is wide-open for a bold embrace of forecasting innovation — powered by industry-specific technology — as a key driver of operational agility and competitive advantage as firms move through a turbulent business cycle. Defining Business-Value Forecasting To understand the concept of business-value forecasting, start by distinguishing its two key components: forecasting data and firm pipeline. Whereas forecasting data tells you — at a macro level — what the anticipated revenue stream will look like based on historical performance, the pipeline shows you where your firm sits in the here and now. “If you’re only looking at forecasting data that’s based on historical performance, you’re essentially looking backwards,” said Brown. “The pipeline should not only drive the forecast, but also capture the specific sources of projected revenue, the timeline for realization, and the parties responsible for delivering the outcomes.” Implementing Better Forecasting Protocols Firms report three key challenges with respect to forecasting: unpredictability, internal resistance, and the difficulty of producing a forecast with confidence. Across industries, forecasting creates a pillar of predictability — a backdrop against which your firm can build strategies for resourcing projects and measuring success. Distorted firm forecasts artificially create higher working capital requirements, and overly-buffered and disjointed budgets residing across practice groups hinder the strategic adjustments needed to capitalize on unexpected opportunities. Although there will always be some unknowns, firms can start with reasonable assumptions. “Some matters are easy to predict. For instance, it’s safe to assume that Walmart will have a certain number of slip-and-fall cases, which you can bake into your forecasting assumptions,” said Brown. “Some clients might have an M&A growth strategy, which means that you can estimate the number of patents and the associated revenue per patent to get to a reasonable proxy. The point here is to focus on what you can confidently predict to build the foundation for your forecasting.” Overcoming Silos and Hedging Many law firms struggle with silos with respect to both data and practice groups; this presents a significant roadblock to firmwide transparency with respect to forecasting. Brown and his team address this issue by building two forecasts — based on key clients and top practice groups — because these specific views of business-value forecasting have proven to be enlightening, valuable, and actionable for firm leadership teams. “Lawyers live and die by their reputations. When they’re on the hook to hit a number, their reputation is at stake, and — because no lawyer is satisfied with a passing grade — they feel compelled to go above and beyond,” said Brown. “Exceeding the forecast is obviously a good thing, but not expected; eyebrows shoot up when a lawyer goes over the top multiple quarters in a row, because it indicates hedging. And, when lawyers hedge to cover themselves, we never have a true picture of our projected revenue stream, which impedes business planning.” Putting the Pieces in Place for Business-Value Forecasting It all starts with recognizing that you need a forecast that budgets on the go-forward at the partner and practice area level; and — at a minimum — the forecast should be revisited quarterly, but ideally in real time and on demand. Implementing technology that captures and analyzes pricing data and firm experience — like Intapp Pricing and Intapp Experience — can significantly improve the efficacy of your forecasting approach and ongoing process. The solution you choose should provide easy and centralized access to data firmwide, and require minimal manual processes to encourage adoption. Incorporating AI and machine learning means that your solution gets smarter from experience, and adjusts to new inputs to perform human-like tasks better. “We view Intapp as a valued contributor — not just a service provider — in our forecasting,” said Brown. “Because the Intapp folks live and breathe forecasting for law firms, they are able to provide an unparalleled level of expertise and technology to help firms get to where they need to be to realize the benefits of business value forecasting.” To learn more about implementing business-value forecasting at your firm, register to watch the webinar replay on demand . Contact Details Natalie Papaj +1 703-586-0048 natalie.papaj@intapp.com Company Website http://www.intapp.com

July 28, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Cloud Conventions Expands Registration Capabilities with 3rd-Party Providers

Convey Services

Cloud Conventions , a full-featured virtual tradeshow and event technology solution today expanded its capabilities to offer connections to two new external registration technologies, providing additional options to register attendees for virtual conferences or association events. The first in a series of integrations are with Experient, a division of Maritz Global Services and RegFox, a California-based registration company. Cloud Conventions is a virtual event SaaS platform from Convey Services . “Many show producers or event managers have a history of using platforms like Experient to manage complex registrations, including taking payment, managing travel and lodging, and selecting program extras,” said Carolyn Bradfield , founder of Convey Services. “These proven registration platforms will augment Cloud Conventions’ internal registration engine, giving event operators the flexibility of using a solution they are familiar with and may already have a contract.” Cloud Conventions connects to external registration systems through an application program interface (API) to collect and transmit data. Once Cloud Conventions receives a registration, the system creates a unique attendee record and assigns a classification based on the purchased event package. Attendees receive a welcome email from Cloud Conventions with access credentials so they can login immediately or a welcome email can be scheduled for a later date. Event organizers have the option of approving all applications any action is taken. “Some events have complex payment structures or need to validate an attendee against a membership record,” added Bradfield. “Many organizations have relationships with a registration company that offers greater customization. All a show needs to do is identify the external platform to Convey and we’ll connect the two systems.” Cloud Conventions can provide a personalized content experience with customized dashboards, segmented email communication or restricted access to some or all exhibit booths or content based on attendee type. To learn more about the options available for a virtual conference, tradeshow or event, visit the Online Resource Center at CloudConventions.com . About Cloud Conventions Cloud Conventions is a Virtual Trade Show and Conference Platform from Convey Services that brings new capabilities to a marketplace looking for solutions to replace the thousands of live trade shows, annual conferences and association meetings cancelled in the wake of COVID-19. Originally launched as ConveyLive, Cloud Conventions automates exhibitors and virtual booths, attendee registration, speaker sessions and reminders, invitations and email communication, while at the same time producing detailed analytics on attendee, session and exhibitor activity. Trade Associations and event managers can explore all of the Cloud Conventions solutions by visiting https://cloudconventions.com or contacting info@cloudconventions.com or call 888-975-1382. Cloud Conventions™, Conduct™ and ListLock™ are trademarks of Convey Services LLC Contact Details Bruce Ahern +1 770-580-0810 bahern@conveyservices.com Company Website https://cloudconventions.com

July 28, 2020 09:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

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Bressler, Amery & Ross Continues Expansion with Hiring of Patent and Intellectual Property Principal

Bressler, Amery & Ross

The law firm of Bressler, Amery & Ross today announced that Pierre R. Yanney has joined the firm in New York as a principal in its Corporate and Commercial Transactions Practice Group, effective July 20. Most recently, he was a partner at Baker & Hostetler. The hiring is part of Bressler's strategic growth and expansion strategy. "We are committed to our continued growth and plan to add top talented attorneys from around the country to our roster," said Bressler Managing Principal Frank Cuccio. "As a registered patent attorney, Pierre's expertise in intellectual property matters will be beneficial to our client base of innovative national and international companies." As a patent attorney, Mr. Yanney draws on his sophisticated technical background (undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees from MIT; Member of Technical Staff at Bell Labs) and 25 years of experience in all aspects of patent law, ranging from patent litigation, opinions and counseling, to Patent Office prosecution, to fully address complex client needs in this area. He has handled a wide array of technologies, such as RFID, cellular systems, medical electronics and devices, signal processing, communication systems, electronic tolling, and elevator control systems. As part of the Intellectual Property practice of Bressler’s Corporate and Transactions Group, Mr. Yanney joins a team of lawyers who counsel clients on the various corporate and technology issues that established and emerging growth companies face to get off the ground, expand and thrive. In addition to patent litigation, the group handles matters in the areas of entity formation, capital raising, M&As, artificial intelligence, data privacy, trademarks, and other intellectual property concerns. The addition of Mr. Yanney to the team will significantly help expand Bressler’s intellectual property capabilities and position the firm for continued growth in this increasingly important area. “I’m excited to welcome Pierre Yanney to our New York office. Pierre is known for the breadth and depth of his IP experience. It’s rare that you come across someone like Pierre who can write a patent application, get it allowed at the Patent Office, and also litigate patents in district court. His talents and business insights will be a positive addition to our active Corporate and Commercial practice,” said Bressler New York Managing Principal, Mark Knoll. “Our financial services clients and other institutional clients will benefit greatly from his experience. Pierre’s technology background provides clients with an attorney skilled in the kinds of IP portfolio maximizing actions needed to protect these important assets.” Mr. Yanney has argued several cases at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, first chaired patent jury trials, worked on more than 50 patent litigations and has argued numerous cases before the Patent Trial & Appeal Board and its predecessor, the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences. Additionally, he has prosecuted more than 2,000 patent applications and drafted more than 100 patent opinions (infringement, validity, right to use). Mr. Yanney received a J.D. (with honors) from Rutgers University School of Law in 1993 and obtained both M.S. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1988. He is fluent in Arabic and speaks conversational German. About Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. Bressler, Amery & Ross, P.C. is a leading full-service law firm that represents Fortune 500 corporations, midsize and small privately held companies, investment advisors, brokerage firms, banks, franchises, insurers and non-profits. The firm also represents emerging companies and high-net-worth individuals and families. The firm's main practices include financial institutions and securities, insurance litigation, labor and employment law, environmental, corporate and commercial transactions, real estate, and business, commercial and general litigation. A National Law Journal 350 firm and NJLJ Top 20 firm, Bressler has been recognized on several industry lists including U.S. News' Best Lawyers in America and Best Law Firms, Chambers USA , Super Lawyers and the Business Journal ’s Top Law Firms list. Bressler has more than 150 attorneys across offices in Florham Park, New Jersey, New York, New York, Birmingham, Alabama, Fort Lauderdale and Miami, Florida, Washington, DC, and Charlotte, N.C. For more information, visit www.bressler.com . Contact Details Andrew Blum +1 917-783-1680 ajbcomms@gmail.com Company Website https://www.bressler.com/

July 27, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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Cloud Conventions Launches Online Resource Center for Virtual Event Managers

Convey Services

Cloud Conventions , a full featured virtual tradeshow, conference and event technology solution today launched an Online Resource Center to guide future event planners and operators though the expanding world of virtual events. The Center provides strategies, best practices and ideas for effective event design to engage attendees and deliver a strong ROI to exhibitors and sponsors. Articles and eBooks outline how to set up, manage and run a world class virtual event with engaging educational and social sessions that deliver an interactive experience for both attendees and exhibitors. Cloud Conventions is a virtual event SaaS platform from Convey Services . “Almost every event manager, show operator or association is having to learn how to manage a virtual event for the first time, we have been doing online events for years,” said Carolyn Bradfield , founder of Convey. “Most event managers make the mistake of believing that a series of webinars constitutes a virtual experience that will inspire attendees. Webinars have been overused and most people are not motivated to sit through an endless stream of repetitive webinar sessions. An effective virtual experience needs a higher level of content from the event and its exhibitors, with live sessions offered alongside on-demand programs.” The Online Resource Center features the Virtual Event Playbook, a guide to the features and capabilities of the Cloud Conventions platform in addition to curated articles and videos on best practices in delivering virtual sessions, enhancing the attendee experience or managing and working with exhibitors and sponsors. “We are constantly curating best practices from across this dynamic new industry so that event managers, even novices to the world of virtual shows, can be successful hosting their first event,” added Bradfield. “Exhibitors must embrace a different strategy to capture attendee information and interact through chat, video meeting rooms, scheduled meetings or gamification. A virtual tradeshow should center around a theme or mission, offer rich content, ways to connect with exhibitors, as well as other attendees along with opportunities to socialize.” Cloud Conventions has features to promote interaction with discussion forums, opt-in attendee directories, social sessions, and live exhibitor meetings. Exhibitors can use chat, streaming video meetings, or integrated meeting calendars. They can offer ‘virtual swag’, show specials or promotions and give away CloudPoints™ for attendees who engage inside their booth. For more ideas on how to make a virtual event both informative and engaging, visit the Online Resource Center at CloudConventions.com. About Cloud Conventions Cloud Conventions is a Virtual Trade Show and Conference Platform from Convey Services that brings new capabilities to a marketplace looking for solutions to replace the thousands of live trade shows, annual conferences and association meetings cancelled in the wake of COVID-19. Originally launched as ConveyLive, Cloud Conventions automates exhibitors and virtual booths, attendee registration, speaker sessions and reminders, invitations and email communication, while at the same time producing detailed analytics on attendee, session and exhibitor activity. Trade Associations and event managers can explore all of the Cloud Conventions solutions by visiting https://cloudconventions.com or contacting info@cloudconventions.com or call 888-975-1382. Cloud Conventions™, Conduct™ and ListLock™ are trademarks of Convey Services LLC Contact Details Bruce Ahern +1 770-580-0810 bahern@conveyservices.com Company Website https://cloudconventions.com

July 27, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time

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