Architectural and engineering, management consulting, marketing agency and system integration professionals attending the forum will find information on everything from improving utilization to increasing revenues and retaining customers. World-class experts and industry leaders from Forrester, McGraw Hill, PSMJ Resources, Inc. and Consulting Magazine will present live webcasts providing relevant tips and tricks for competitive prowess in 2009. "We designed this virtual forum to provide the professional services industry with the tools and actionable strategies they need for success now and in the coming year," explained Ted Kempf, Vice President of Market Management, Deltek.
Delivered straight to their desktop, attendees will be able to access the show online from any computer platform, including Macintosh, without having to download any proprietary software. The virtual forum resembles an actual trade show with interactive Q&A sessions in the communications center, live streaming keynote webcasts in the auditorium, and product and services information in the virtual exhibit hall.
Deltek selected ON24 Virtual Show for ON24's reputation for delivering quality, cost-effective virtual events that combined sophisticated professional networking capabilities with comprehensive statistics and reporting for lead generation analysis. ON24 provides the industry's most sophisticated reporting analytics regarding attendees' activities, such as document downloads, average viewing times, participation in discussions and responses to polls and surveys. By incorporating ON24 Virtual Show into their digital event marketing initiatives, organizations can enhance brand awareness and obtain tangible results for their demand generation initiatives.
"Since many professionals in this industry are constantly on the go traveling from client to client, we were seeking an innovative and cost-effective way to reach these firms on a more intimate level while enabling interactive networking," said Kempf. "ON24 could provide us with a virtual event solution that incorporated the professional networking features with an affordable, eco-friendly, virtual environment for real-time presentations and information sharing."
"We're pleased to be powering Deltek's virtual forum with ON24 Virtual Show to deliver a custom environment with interactive webcasts, exhibitor booths, and professional networking," stated Denise Persson, Chief Marketing Officer, ON24. "ON24 Virtual Show enables business professionals to experience the benefits of attending a physical event from the convenience of their home or office."
About ON24, Inc.
ON24, Inc. ( http://www.ON24.com) is the global leader of webcasting and virtual events solutions for demand generation and corporate communications. ON24 provides the most reliable and trusted solutions that enable organizations to plan, produce and deliver cost-effective online events, including lead generation webinars, virtual shows, internal communications, continuing professional education and executive announcements.
More than 700 global organizations in technology, publishing, life sciences, government, and financial services rely on ON24, including Business Objects, Cardinal Health, Cisco Systems, United Business Media, Credit Suisse, U.S. Department of Education, GE Healthcare, IBM, Motorola, National Science Foundation, and Samsung. ON24 is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices in Washington, D.C., New York, London and Beijing.
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