6 ideas to try at your next virtual event

Seven months into the COVID-19 pandemic, some Canadian non-profits and social enterprises are running smooth and immersive gatherings

Why It Matters

Running a digital gathering is vastly different compared to an in-person conference or workshop or gala. Few social impact organizations had experience with digital events before the pandemic. And with the second wave, the future of in-person events remains uncertain.

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