From Assessment to Production: Key Considerations Before Jumping on the Hybrid Bandwagon


Vaccinations and fewer travel restrictions are good news for association events. Still, professional development budgets remain tight and not everyone is comfortable with travel and in-person events. You’ve got to figure out what your post-pandemic meetings will look like.

Are hybrid events the right answer for you? And is your association really ready to host them?

In this TRENDS webinar, event-planning experts guide you through the decision-making process for your unique association.

Register now for Assessment to Production: What to Consider Before Jumping on the Hybrid Bandwagon.

In this one-hour webinar, Event Garde’s Aaron Wolowiec and Kate Pojeta help you decide if hosting hybrid events is the right choice for your association and how to get started.

Content, connectivity, audience, engagement, production ... You’ll explore issues and opportunities presented by events that include both remote and in-person attendees. You’ll evaluate your own readiness to host these hybrids—and learn what it takes to make them successful. Plus, you can ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for expert guidance on assessing whether it’s time to start hosting hybrid events, including how to:

  • Maximize both the in-person and digital environment
  • Define the experience in-person vs. remote attendees can expect
  • Create robust engagement opportunities among attendees
  • Navigate connectivity concerns of the venue and remote audience
  • Develop a strategy to identify and deliver high-quality content
  • Overcome production expectations given limitations you’ve identified

You’ll come away from this webinar knowing if you’re really ready to host a hybrid event and—if so—how to make it successful.

Register now for Assessment to Production: What to Consider Before Jumping on the Hybrid Bandwagon.

Meet Your Webinar Leaders

Aaron Wolowiec’s obsession with learning traces back to preschool, where a knitted purple people eater taught him important life lessons (like cleaning up after yourself). All these years later, Aaron’s honed his craft and now designs engaging, multisensory learning experiences for association learners, resulting in the acquisition of new knowledge and skills, the forging of new relationships, and the application of new ideas and perspectives in the workplace. A serial learner and entrepreneur himself (with an alphabet soup of letters trailing his name), Aaron is nationally recognized for his professional development work with boards, learners, staff and volunteers. Having launched four successful brands – Event Garde (coincidentally reprising his early fascination with purple), Healthy by Association, Review My Speaker and FacilitateMI – Aaron’s equal parts practitioner and theorist. While the hours are long, Aaron ensures there is no shortage of fun amidst the Slack notifications, email pings and video chats – from the personal connections he shares with each client, partner and colleague to the precious moments of free time spent stalking the latest episodes of his favorite true crime podcasts.

Kate Pojeta has almost 20 years of association experience combined with extensive technology work. She prides herself on being able to help clients find more efficient and effective ways to manage their meetings, information, data and communications. Her background in leadership and experiential learning led to her involvement with our Facilitation team. When she’s not working, she’s enjoying time with her family. Between her husband and their four kids, someone usually has something happening somewhere related to school, scouts, track, gymnastics, dance, volunteering, friends, or medical appointments!

Who Should Attend

This webinar is of value to associations and nonprofits. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Meeting Planners
  • Communications Staff
  • Membership Staff

Don't wait, register your entire team today!

CAE Credits: All live webinar attendees are eligible for 1 CAE credit hours. Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. Our programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. We will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit

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$215.00 From Assessment to Production: Key Considerations Before Jumping on the Hybrid Bandwagon (OnDemand: Active for 12 months from 03.29.21)