Broadsword were recommended as the agency to support a live-streamed, 100 pax in-person event at The Langham for US investment management firm, PGIM, who wanted to hold their first face-to-face event in two years, in London, in November 2021.
The challenge was to take one of our most complex large-scale events with a focus on interaction and collaboration from London’s Excel Centre to an audience confined to their homes and offices around the world.
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The Mind Media Awards are a high-profile event celebrating the best reporting and portrayals of mental health in print, broadcast and digital media attracting A‑list celebrities, media industry professionals, sponsors and supporters.
A 24-hour live streamed and in person rolling event between Hong Kong, London and New York, The Economist’s Pride and Prejudice Festival was a global conversation on the status of LGBT rights in specific countries, it aimed to map new battlegrounds and identify the scope for action.
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The delegate feedback was overwhelmingly positive, with many comments highlighted within the in-platform chat. One positive from the global lockdown could well be that a companywide engagement piece to start the year is here to stay.
Collaboration was at the heart of this project, working with the Saatchi gallery, Broadsword created a showcase exploring the what, how and why of virtual and hybrid events, producing and directing a short film on the new post-Covid challenges organisers and suppliers are facing.