Virtual & Hybrid Event Industry News Roundup: May 15-21

May 22, 2021

Here is your weekly roundup of virtual and hybrid event industry news from May 15-21!

Remo showcases a new logo and rebrand!

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Remo, the video conferencing company that humanizes virtual and hybrid events have launched a completely new look! The new logo has gotten rid of the old pink and white logo for a newer sleek, navy, orange, and white look.To read more about Remo’s rebranding, click here!

FKP Scorpio UK expands UK team

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FKP Scorpio has announced a number of new appointments to their team in an effort to expand their operation. The company has established a UK division which includes Julie Morgan, an appointed head of marketing. UK & European Touring, Lou Champion joins as head of ticketing. And Rebecca Nichols joins as head of live coordination. Rebecca Nichols, the new head of live coordination said “I’m excited to be part of the FKP Scorpio team and working with such a dynamic and talented group of people on many special projects and exciting artists. I admire the company and their values, and I’m delighted to be part of building the UK business. I also can’t wait to get back to gigs!’ For the full story, click here!

Event Tech judge, Craig Mathie gives an interview

Craig Mathie is the Managing Director of the prestigious Bournemouth 7s Festival. He brings years of experience to the judging panel of the Event Tech Live event.Event Tech Live is a three-day-long event that takes place from June 8th to June 10th. The event will promote and celebrate all of the events industries achievements in the past year. Celebrating the best technology brought forward for live, virtual, and hybrid events!To read Craig’s interview, click here!

Hubb CEO, Allie Magyar speaks about mastering the future


Allie Magyar the CEO of Hubb, an event tech giant has spoken out about the difficulties she has faced as a woman in a male-dominated environment. Allie Magyar gives a powerful interview. Speaking on mastering her future and the importance of including more women in the event industry! For the full story, click here

Ticket Resale Platforms play a Critical Role in the Recovery of Live Events in the UK

The managing director of Viagogo has spoken out regarding the importance of ticket resale platforms in the recovery of the events industry. Viagogo is one of the largest ticket resales platforms.Since the UK is starting to open up for larger events the viagogo platform experienced a 23% rise in UK ticket sales in April.“We are excited that the UK’s world-leading vaccination program has put the economy in a position to restart events in time for the summer. We’ve already seen jump inactivity on our site which suggests fans are just as excited,” Chris said.For the full story, click here!

Event Tech Live US & Canada announces headline sponsor Hubilo

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Virtual event platform Hubilo is the headline sponsor for Event Tech Live (ETL) US & Canada, a three-day virtual show which runs from June 8th to June 10th.“Last year, Event Tech Live brought some of the most innovative and creative event organizers and technologies together to pivot in an uncertain and rapidly changing pandemic environment. With normalcy returning, we are thrilled to be sharing some of our key customer successes and perspective with the ETL audience as headline sponsor for Event Tech Live’s maiden US/Canada region event.” -Cathy Song Novelli, SVP, Marketing + Communications at Hubilo For the full story, click here! And there you have it! Your weekly roundup of Hybrid and Virtual event industry news for the week of May 15-21. An eventful week with great ideas and plans for the future of hybrid events. For more blog posts about hybrid events, check out our blog post about Hosting a Hybrid Event For Your Association? Here are 5 Things To Consider.

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