As a company in the business of events, Tessarakt Experiential is focused on “cultivating culture that enables curious minds to craft breakthrough solutions,” serving as a bridge between brands and their communities. But what happens when your key method for being a bridge shifts from an in-person model to one that must be remote because of global health concerns?
BNI is the world’s largest professional networking organization. Their philosophy is built on the idea of “Givers Gain®”: that by giving business to others, you will get business in return. This is predicated on the age-old idea of “What goes around, comes around.” BNI is an organization that ensures people meet in person. Then COVID-19 came and shaking hands was the last thing anyone was advised to do.
The Collaborative Exchange runs some of the biggest events in finance in South Africa. But in addition to being an events organization company, the Collaborative Exchange also offers independent strategic advisory and retail implementation strategies for asset managers, investment platforms and wealth managers within the South African retail landscape. During the global lockdown period, they needed to ensure that the funds kept flowing. So where did they turn? Hubilo.
IABM, the International Trade Association for the Broadcast & Media Industry, provides networking and interaction opportunities for the broadcast and media technology industry, including through numerous in-person events. Since so much of what IABM does involves live events, their switch to virtual required an engaging platform with plenty of features.