For the past few years, the idea of conducting online Annual General Meetings (AGMs) has been a topic of much debate in Australia and New Zealand. Whether these meetings are conducted solely online (virtual meeting), or as a combination of online and in person (hybrid), the consensus has been that some form of online shareholder participation is inevitable.
La signature électronique lors de l’émargement d’une assemblée générale représente une étape très importante vers la digitalisation totale et la dématérialisation des AGs en Europe
There is currently much debate about the future of AGMs. The traditional format has its roots in nineteenth century company law and in the eyes of many has, perhaps, had its day. All listed companies must have an Annual Shareholder Meeting. Some of them, such as Marks and Spencer in the UK or Total in France are major events with very high production value, and can have thousands of attendees.
While there has been a steady evolution of greater digitalisation/dematerialization in AGMs and shareholder meetings over the last couple of decades, the move to so-called virtual meetings has generated a lot of attention.
One of the great things about our event apps is their ability to integrate live polling and questions into your sessions and presentations. These can be vital for creating engaging, vibrant sessions, but if you want it to be anything other than a faddy distraction for attendees then there are a few rules to stick to when planning your questions:
There are many reasons to go virtual or hybrid for your next AGM or Shareholder Meeting - we look at four of the biggest.
As the Annual Shareholder Meeting “season” comes to a close, the Lumi team is finally able to sit back and reflect on our largest meeting to date. Coordinating several thousand shareholders requires two main things: a thoughtful organization and a rigorous planning.
So, you are considering building your own app for your upcoming conference or event? Does your organization have a very good IT team or you might have a very trusted app developer that you can make use of? With a staggering 2,8 Million apps available for download in the Google Play Store and 2,2 Million in Apple’s App store (March 2017 figure), it is no surprise that Organizers investigate this as an option. Read here for 5 items to consider.
There is one guide I look forward to reading every year and that is the Event App Bible. This year’s edition does not disappoint! As Julius Solarius, one of the authors of the Event App Bible states ‘’2017 is the year that will be remembered in the event app world. It will be the year when event apps started to change.’’.
On Wednesday January 18th Lumi sold its UK Meetings and Events business, IML Interactive UK, to Crystal Interactive. This transaction created the largest event technology company in the UK. Crystal Interactive has pioneered delegate engagement via text based interaction while, over the course of 25 years, IML has become the global market leader in real-time audience engagement technology.
Both the Lumi and Meetoo teams have worked incredibly hard over 2016. So, what better way to reflect on a successful year with some Christmas fun!
A frequent criticism of the current format of company general meetings is that the quality of debate between shareholders and the board is lacking.
I was recently training a new member of staff on the benefits of interaction at company conferences. During one of our induction sessions they asked me a simple question “what is the single best use of interaction technology you’ve ever seen."
An interview with Lumi's Event App Product Manager.
The Lumi team are proud to win the award for ‘Best use of Technology for Analytics, Data Collection and Insight’ for their Meetoo app
Ask anyone I work with and they will tell you I am a walking testimonial for Salesforce! I am a huge advocate for not just their apps and products (of which we use PLENTY) but also the company. They are inspiring, innovative, philanthropic, progressive (the list goes on) and they move at the speed of light. So when I got the ‘YES’ from my CEO saying I could attend Dreamforce, sure… I was pretty excited!
Yesterday I sat through an impassioned internal meeting update on marketing strategy with colleagues from across Europe and North America. Debate raged and a variety of opinions were aired during the one hour session. Yet I was alone in a coffee shop and only one person spoke.
As business trips go – Rio in August 2016 is not a bad destination or dateline. Although I know very well that Team Lumi has been working hard out there, I couldn’t help but feel some envy when I saw this photo of them soaking up the atmosphere.
Lumi Technologies has won the MRMW award for the Best Use of Mobile Technology for the second year running. This year’s prize, presented last night at the Hilton Fort Worth, Texas, was won in partnership with healthcare market research specialist Kantar Health.
Lumi at the Heart of the Debate – on Live TV What more could we ask for? When Lumi technology was chosen to measure the very pulse of the nation on the eve of the referendum, the excitement was enough to make us forget about leave or remain all together – or for 90 minutes […]
So it’s THE water-cooler conversation in workplaces, homes, pubs and schools in the UK right now (Even my 6 year-old left for school this morning dressed in the colours of her favourite flags) […]
According to Randle Stonier from Adding Value, WiFi is no longer an optional perk you may or may not offer at your next event. I fully agree with this. I know that WiFi and the access thereto from venues has been a prominent discussion point in the past year and venue WiFi has definitely grown […]
Why has mobile been relatively slow to take off within the market research industry? In contrast, mobile is transforming the meetings and events industry at a rate of knots.
Market research has had an interesting decade. New technologies and techniques have given everyone the opportunity to capture more data with explicit and implicit questions
In this article, I explore how to gain insights, what blocks insights and the importance of change. Understanding these concepts will make it easier to lead better meetings while avoiding many of the pitfalls that produce bad decisions.
The internet is one giant connection machine. Thanks to several new tools and apps, projects that once required employees to be in the same room can now be completed with employees across the globe. Below I rounded up some of my favorite collaboration tools that will help your remote team get things done.
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As meeting, event and insight gathering experts, we’ve helped clients craft a lot of surveys over our 23 years.
If event managers want to continue to provide attendees with memorable experiences at events, there is a trend they need to pay attention to.
The term ‘perfect storm’ is the perfect expression to describe what we’re currently witnessing in the enterprise meeting and event space.