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Virtual event planning for lawyers helps legal professionals maintain their licenses and certifications through Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and promotes networking within the legal community.
Though many aspects of virtual events remain similar to in-person events, there are important differences that require careful planning. Understanding how to properly prepare a law firm for a virtual legal event will help make the entire process run smoothly and efficiently.
Adapt Event Sessions
Regardless of the type of virtual event, the content must be adapted for a digital audience. Virtual event planning for lawyers requires carefully curating sessions scheduled throughout the day with time for attendees to take breaks and network with one another. Virtual events should also give attendees the freedom to choose which sessions they would like to attend according to their interests and schedule. This flexibility will encourage active listening and participation from attendees.
Even live panels and small group discussions can be adapted to a digital format to facilitate a more engaging experience.
Assemble a Team
To ensure successful virtual event planning for lawyers, consider assembling a team to handle the assessment, preparation, and optimization of the event. Event planners could benefit from gathering insights from legal industry experts, consultants, and a representative segment of the law firm’s lawyers and team members. Having a dedicated team of members who can troubleshoot any technological or logistical issues that may come up will help facilitate a much smoother experience.
Select the Right Platform for Your Firm
With so many options to choose from, selecting the right virtual event platform can be overwhelming. Before settling on a platform, it’s important to test various options and consider the different features of each platform to determine its level of ease of use, breadth of networking options, and adaptability on different devices.
A few important features for law firms to consider include the ability to run multiple sessions at once, discussion forums, attendee messaging capabilities, and media and file sharing options.
We have analyzed over 120 virtual event platforms and can deliver on whichever platform is chosen. However, we have invested in a platform that produces high quality events that can help law firms save 40% on event planning costs.
Why Trust Coast to Coast Conferences & Events
As experienced event planners, we know that “the devil is in the details.” We also know that what every law firm ultimately wants is for their audience and attendees to walk away with inspiration, work-ready skills, effective tools, and a sense of empowerment to take their newly acquired training or knowledge and apply it in the workplace.
We provide virtual event planning for lawyers so that legal professionals can focus on enjoying the event, rather than dealing with hidden fees, last-minute charges, and technical emergencies. Throughout the event planning process, we are here to provide expert tips and tools to help firms save on the bottom line.
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