National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and its National Weather Service division are using Shindig to train meterologists who previously would travel to Normam, OK; now they meet on Shindig instead.
Faced with restrictions on number of people who could gather, SHINDIG played a transformative role in allowing EnsembleIQ and their client Pharmacy U to mirror their past in-person conference including exhibit booths, speakers and networking sessions.
Faced with concern that COVID would dampen enthusiasm for the upcoming in person event, the American Association of Political Consultants hosted a pre-conference event to energize word-of-mouth and build confidence that all who had RSVP'd were still going to attend. They also took advantage of the virtual occassion to provide additional sponsor value.
Event Organizer and Producer Tallen sought to provide the most state of the art experience for their demanding events clients including Booz Allen Hamilton and Solera Holdings Inc. Among their challenges was to provide for Annual meetings involving 1000's of attendees for 10 State Teachers Associations.
Now in year two of untilizing Shindig to create one of the most interactive and exciting holiday parties in the business.
Noted EdTech pioneer Future Trends sought to create a weekly forum for sharing the best ideas in EdTech with peers and found Shindig the perfect platform to build a community on now reaching over 10,000.
WSHU public radio show Join the Conversation with host Daisy Contreras wanted to engage audience and avoid possiblitiy of Zoombombing when sensitive topics discussed turned to Shindig for it's interactive and security features.
Insider's Morning Brew, a leading business news site, sought to offer premium engagement to paying subscribers through interactive monthly interviews with newsmakers.
Hearst CTO wanted to impress organization and model change management by showing off state of art tech at their first Virtual CTO conference. They opted for Shindig to create this dynamic virtual experience.
Top 50 Website Fandom, home to fan communities of all kinds, wanted to explore new ways to create content, content with fans and attract sponsors. They turned to Shindig to make a new participatory trivia show which soon attracted sponsorship from Wendy's.
Leading online magazine Slate uses Shindig to provide unique interactive experiences for their readers and Slate Plus members connecting them to writers, podcast hosts and other dynamic Slate talent.
First Line Software provides solutions to a global market and they used Shindig to bring their Global Client Summit from offline to online.
The Institute for Intergovernmental Research (IIR) used Shindig to move their 4 day summit online providing the full event experience in a virtual space.
EnsembleIQ, a prestigious events organizer, required a pivot to virtual for its robust in person events business. They turned to Shindig to enable some 50 clients including General Mills and Pepsi to do hundreds of events virtually from multiday, mulit session conferences to galas, awards shows, trade shows and more.
ThermoFisher came to Shindig to produce 20 hybrid events using Shindig for their annual awards ceremonies impacting over 7,500 attendees worldwide.
Finastra is one of the world’s largest financial technology companies who chose Shindig to create an engaging virtual think tank with their strategic clients and valued partners around the future of financial services including HSBC and Chase.
The Conference Board is a global corporate leadership organizaton that was looking for a virtual plaftorm that could support multiple conferences, summits and committee meetings.
Industry leader NICE connected 800 people across 3 global regions in a single day-long flagship awards event.
Marsden Services used Shindig when they needed to manage and engage a huge distribuded workforce of 10K employees across 52 US locations.
Leading SaaS platform Collibra needed a better solution for client success training. They arrived at Shindig as the best virtual event platform to power their Collibra In Action client demo experience.
Atalanta Corp., a major US food importer adopted Shindig as their daily meeting platform connecting their distributed workforce in town halls and team meetings.
Accenture is increasingly using Shindig to bring networking and collaboration back to their internal and external meetings and events around the world and among multiple audiences.
International Trade Association, Berne Union, tapped Shindig to maximize their networking and collaboration with key business leadership around the world.
When Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty launched their first ever Pride collection, they turned to Shindig to bring all their fans together for a virtual celebration with a star-studded line-up including Taylor Bennett, Saucy Santana, CJ the Trainer, and Adore Delano to name drop a few! #Pride2021
During the week of February 15th, the state of Texas experienced a once in a century winter storm that brought travel, business, and in many cases essential services like electricity and water to a complete halt for millions of people. As they say, the show must go on. Luckily, the Dallas 100 team was introduced to the Shindig platform amid this unprecedented weather and our solution virtually enabled their event during a time where most other organizations were sending out cancelation notices.
French and Mexican Embassies Celebrate International Women’s Day with a virtual forum that included Alice Albright, CEO Global Partnership for Education; Janet Murguia, President & CEO UnidosUS; Cecile Richards, Activist and Co-founder of Supermajority, and Teresa Romero, President United Farm Workers in a panel discussion led by Steve Clemons from the Hill.
The Human Rights Campaign was searching for a platform to host a reception prior to the official Power of Equality Inauguration livestream with a strong networking component as a must have. They chose Shindig specifically for its virtual networking capabilities allowing for hundreds of attendees to connect with each other to share the good energy from the day's festivities.
In conjunction with the broadcast of their Global Citizen Prize, leading philanthropic activism group Global Citizen sought a platform to host an exclusive meet and greet with John Legend for a select group of volunteers who had gone above and beyond this year, so they chose Shindig.
Looking for a virtual theatre to hold a climate change based role-playing game, The UN Foundation employed the Shindig platform. Elements of Change is a role-playing game that required participants to be able to move easily into separate private conversations while also viewing and hearing content intended for them all. Designed to explore the intersections between diplomacy, conflict, and climate change team representing a country and utilized the Shindig private video group chat function to strategize as a team before joining the podium to address the whole group.
The Pennsylvania State Education Association held its formal delegate nomination on Shindig featuring dozens of educators joining the stage in the virtual meeting to address a group of hundreds. The event allowed PSEA delegates to conduct formal votes even though they were not able to convene in person. Organized by production company Tallen Inc., the event was a strong example of a Shindig experience that utilizes the full possibilities of the tech.
Unable to hold the ceremony to present the Freedom Award in person this year, the US Capitol Historical Society turned to Shindig to enable the presentation of this year’s award to Dr. Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress. In a moving ceremony featuring testimonials from DC heavy hitters David Rubenstein, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Sen. Ben Cardin, Speaker Pelosi and many others, Dr. Hayden was brought to the Shindig stage to revel in the kind words spoken in her honor.
Throwing their second season of one of a kind virtual holiday celebrations for their employees, the team at TracFone trusts Shindig. Complete with live DJ, live mixologist, a magician, latin dance lessons, TracFone’s got talent and special guests like Ken Jennings hosting TracFone Trivia, this has become a truly outstanding online event where we can say you had to be there.
Looking for a platform to host the launch event for her latest project, Creative Passport, Imogen Heap and team turned to Shindig to enable an interactive virtual experience for friends and fans alike. Attendees were treated to vibrant conversation with the founders of Creative Passport and were even given the opportunity to come to the stage to join that conversation in front of the entire event.
Looking for a platform to host a virtual holiday get together, YPO Gold turned to Shindig to enable a live mixology experience for their members.
Looking to provide an engaging virtual experience for their members, the Jack & Jill Foundation teamed up with Mary J. Blige and her new venture, Sun Goddess Wines, to host a fantastic virtual wine tasting event. Attendees utilized Shindig’s technology to mix and mingle to a playlist of Mary J Blige hits before being treated to an engaging conversation with Mary about what inspired the new venture. A few lucky attendees were even given the chance to join Mary on stage to share their thoughts on the wine.
As part of a series of social events held on Shindig during Podcast Movement Virtual 2020, Amazon Music sponsored a closing party complete with live mix care of DJ Scooter, a talent competition and costume contest. The many podcasters in attendance were able to connect with one another in video chat groups to reminisce about the fantastic two-week conference as it came to a close.
Amazon treated its staff to a special experience when it hosted acclaimed chef David Chang for an exclusive staff virtual meet up. Moderated by Goodreads CEO Veronica Moss, Amazon team members were given the special opportunity to dive deeper into the experiences behind Chang’s memoir Eat a Peach by asking him their own personal questions in video chat.
Looking to ramp up superfan word of mouth just prior to its premiere Netflix partnered with Amazon Goodreads to host an author panel to promote the release of the new film Enola Holmes. The event featured interviews with authors Jenny Han, Angie Thomas, Roshani Chokshi, and the writer of the Enola Holmes books series herself, Nancy Springer. Over 700 Amazon Goodreads members were in attendance and were treated to amazing commentary from the authors that touched on topics from writing your first novel to adapting a book
Unable to host their annual Summit on The Rise of Global Health Diplomacy in person, Meridian International convened diplomats, dignitaries and ambassadors on Shindig to enable a networking reception for their many high profile attendees. Guests were able to mingle and socialize, as well as hear from Meridian’s CEO and several benefactors. Participants were also treated to exclusive performances by several musicians.
Unable to host in-person discussion panels, Wolfson College at the University of Oxford used Shindig to bring together students to hear from two historians of the Black Lives Matter movement in the United Kingdom. Discussion was given a particularly human dimension using Shindig’s unique feature to enable unparalleled face to face interaction both in the Q&A and in the followup interpersonal attendee discussion.
Public radio station WSHU used Shindig to produce a panel discussion around the topic of the 2020 election for its subscribers and listeners. Featuring contributions from WSHU’s top political contributors, the event sought to engage in discourse about the context of this election in American history while also soliciting donations to benefit the station through interactive calls to action.
Podcast Movement was looking to add higher levels of social interaction to their Podcast Movement Virtual 2020 conference and sought out Shindig for a number of social events, including the Welcome Reception. Sponsored by Spreaker, the event utilized Shindig’s ability to integrate third party applications through the use of a customized Social Point trivia experience embedded within Shindig. It also provided the Podcast Movement community an opportunity to connect with each other in video chats to discuss pertinent topics.
To close out the ONA20 Virtual Conference, in which a number of engaging events were hosted on Shindig, the Online News Association turned to Shindig once again to enable the OJAs -- a resounding finale to the conference. Journalists from around the world convened virtually to honor their colleagues who have excelled in this tumultuous year with a number of prestigious awards recognizing the importance of reporting the truth. Attendees were also able to utilize Shindig’s unique video chat features to mix and mingle with their peers and congratulate the award winners.
Harvard’s Class of 1975 convened on Shindig to honor those that have been lost during this challenging year. Attendees were treated to beautiful speeches and somber musical performances dedicated to loved ones lost. Shindig’s technology allowed this community to come together to celebrate and pay tribute despite being spread across the country and unable to convene in person due to the pandemic.
Continuing on the success of their newly launched Fandom: Trivia series, the folks at Fandom returned for the 5th time with their most popular installation yet. Hundreds of fans from around the world tuned in to test their knowledge on one of the most classic animated shows ever created. To create the show, Fandom utilized Shindig’s sophisticated production tools allowing contestants the opportunity to join in the virtual game show and compete for the $500 cash prize. Fandom 5: Trivia is the perfect example of how a forward thinking brand can utilize Shindig’s unique value proposition to innovate and create entirely new content experiences.
With campus life severely limited Georgetown struggled with how to emphasize that extracurricular activities for the year would continue in robust fashion. So, for their big annual college club fair online Georgetown University turned to Shindig. 2,500 students from over 270 clubs congregated on Shindig and were thereby able to kick off the Fall semester without a hitch -- meeting with one another, participating in presentations and speaking privately with club leaders just as they might have at the traditional in person fair.
West Point wanted to help its passionate alums to enjoy the start of the Army Football season despite not being able to convene in person due to COVID, so they employed Shindig for their opening day Tailgate and watch party. While watching the game on their TVs, alums tuned in to the virtual tailgate experience on Shindig where they could mingle, socialize and share with one another. Organizers offered other updates on topics of interest for alumni as well as engaged all in trivia contests and other icebreaker activities. 100s of alums participated and shared the experience -- their showing of support was undoubtedly a decisive factor in the decisive 42-0 victory over Middle Tennessee State.
Unable to invite top donors to their broadcast studio for wonderful in person renditions of incredible classical music because of COVID-19, the leadership at Colorado Public Radio turned to Shindig for their Legacy Circle contributors virtual event.
Johnson County Democrats secured Representative Adam Schiff, Representative Sharice Davids and other key State officials to speak at their 2020 Gala but due to COVID, they had to move it online. With Shindig’s help they managed to make the event a record breaker, exceeding prior years fundraising at their in person soirees.
For more than a decade, Netroots Nation has hosted the largest annual conference for progressives. In 2020 they had to bring that conference online for the first time ever, so Netroots Nation turned to Shindig to enable an array of networking and social events to bring a deeper layer of interactivity to the conference. Complete with sponsored virtual hallways, a highly entertaining gameshow of political discourse and a moving film premiere, the programming slate on Shindig added incredible social value to the conference and assisted in spreading the best of tech and best practices amongst progressive grassroots leadership.