Click to Connect: The Rise of the Virtual Event

Click to Connect: The Rise of the Virtual Event
July 16, 2020

For years, Bronson Van Wyck’s events, catering to world leaders and celebrities, have been the stuff of legend. But how can a business that brings people together for large gatherings survive during the age of social distancing? Van Wyck returns to the show to discuss how he pivoted his events business to virtual events during Covid-19.

Later in the show, mentalist and stage magician Alan Chamo discusses a similar challenge for his brand’s survival. After the most profitable venues for his performances — cruise ships — were indefinitely grounded during lockdowns, he embraced the virtual stage.

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