Virtual Edge Summit 2010 Offers Free Registration until December 1st as Part of Market Study

Santa Clara, California (PressExposure) November 05, 2009 -- Virtual Edge Summit 2010, the Summit on virtual Events, virtual Communities and virtual Marketing announced that the free Discover Pass registration will end December 1, 20009. The Discover Pass is a program that allows qualified marketing and meeting professionals to register free for the Virtual Edge Summit February 22-23 in Santa Clara, California at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

“Last year we ran the same program although we didn’t require people to complete the survey until after the event and this time we are requiring them to complete the questionnaire before the event so that we can present the findings,” said Michael Doyle, Executive Director of the Virtual Edge Institute, producers of the Virtual Edge Summit. “The survey will provide much needed data about the use of virtual technologies for meetings, events and environments and although the questionnaire takes less than 10 minutes to complete, the participants receive a full registration to attend the Summit either in person or virtually for free. It amounts to a pretty big savings.”

The Virtual Edge Summit looks at these four main areas of adding virtual to the marketing and meeting mix: Assessment Can Virtual Options Meet Your Needs: Create Your Own Report Card How Can Virtual Events Supercharge Your Current (Physical) Event Marketing Efforts Should I COMBINE Physical and Virtual Events?

Planning & Strategy Set a Strategy Audience Development and Attendance – Physical vs Virtual Content Development Exhibitor & Sponsor Experience Attendee Experience

Implementation Audience Marketing Program Development Content Production Networking & Interactivity Working with Your Virtual Platform Provider Speaker, Attendee and Sponsor Training Keep ‘em Happy -- Speaker, Attendee and Sponsor Service (at-event)

Post Project Analytics Post Event Strategy & Communications What Did They Learn? Was It Worth it? -- Tracking, Measuring & Reporting Building the Community

The Summit will also feature Business 3Di which will address business use of 3D immersive environments and virtual worlds -- for events, customer engagement, product and process demonstration, classroom and situational training, market research, data visualization, web video production and other innovative applications.

Discover Pass Free Registration cur off is December 1, 2009 and Speaker Submissions are due by November 15, 2009. Submissions and registrations can be made at

About Virtual Edge Institute

The Virtual Edge Institute ( is an organization dedicated to advancing the development and adoption of virtual event and meeting technology and best practices for collaboration and marketing. They do this by supporting and contributing research, education, thought leadership, promotion, and professional networking. VEI members are helping set the direction for the virtual events and meeting industry and are creating significant business opportunities, solutions and advantages for all. Members have access to various services and deliverables based on their membership level.

Michael Doyle, Executive Director
Virtual Edge Institute
340 Mullin Street, Pleasanton, CA 94566
(925) 600-1001

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