Are you a global champion who implemented top-notch practices to host virtual events practices to transform their events experiences? If yes, here is an opportunity to be recognized as an up-and-coming leader in hosting virtual events, become a changemaker, and win a grand prize. Here is everything you need to know about the #VirtualEventsPitchChallenge organized by Speaker Engage.

Imagine the beautifully set up venues with plush chairs and a grand stage, where businesses would frequent as speakers and attendees. These beautiful, extravagant events were the biggest lead generation sources that helped companies grow their business. But unfortunately, those days are far behind us now.

With the global pandemic, COVID-19, spreading all across the world, businesses are forced to cancel or postpone in-person events. Yes, the world is locked down. Is it the end of events?

Of course not. The internet has revolutionized the world with unmatching powers and capabilities. And, the latest industry to benefit from the internet is events. Love it or hate it, it looks like attending meetings from your bedroom is the new reality!

Speaker Engage presents #VirtualEventsPitchChallenge

We, at Speaker Engage, are inviting you to join the biggest event of the year, as we are looking for the next revolutionary innovation in the virtual event space by proposing a #VirtualEventsPitchChallenge. Yes, a virtual events pitch challenge for best practices to encourage and support all ideas on the best practices while hosting a virtual event!

With this challenge, we aim to create the largest repository of best practices for hosting virtual events for the event planner community so we can collectively advance our experience to the next level. Any individual who believes they’ve cracked the formula for hosting the best and most efficient virtual events is welcome to participate. Exciting prizes and access to technology software are made available for the finalists and participants.

While the Pitch Challenge will elevate your career, you will also play a key role in guiding other event organizers to host better and bigger virtual events.

How to Participate?

  1. Are you an individual or do you own a company that is curating and/or have curated virtual events?
  2. Are you an individual or do you own a company that already has the best virtual events practices format ready?
  3. Are you an individual or do you own a company that offers best practices that solve virtual events related challenges?

If your answer is ‘YES’ to these questions, you are qualified to participate in the Pitch Challenge sponsored by industry leaders like MeetingPool, FoundersLive, Women in Cloud, Meylah, and others. You just need to enter your 90-second best practices video pitch that showcases your challenges, opportunities, team collaboration, and best practices implements. Spread the word and encourage others who qualify to enter.

Benefits Beyond the Prize

This Pitch Challenge will help you get in touch with industry leaders, communities, and companies and will get you access to event planning tools like Speaker Engage, Airmeet, and more. You will also gain global industry recognition as an innovative virtual event planner and organizer by being part of this distinguished experience. These are crucial to maintaining your company’s competitive edge and will help you stay on top of your game.


The competition starts on Jun 17, 2020, and ends at 11:59 PM (PST) on Aug 15, 2020. Finalists will be notified by Aug 28, 2020, and provided with instructions for the next steps. Ten finalists will have an opportunity to deliver their pitch during the Virtual Events Best Practices #VirtualEventsPitchChallenge live event on Sep 12, 2020. The winner will be selected on Sep 25, 2020.

Selection Criteria

Entries will be evaluated for originality, market feasibility, impact, and the use of technology solutions to host virtual events.

  • Idea (50% weightage)
    The originality of the idea to make your virtual event engaging
  • Feasibility & Impact (30% weightage)
    Strong impact on attendance, sponsorship, and attendee revenue, overall event satisfaction
  • 20% Tech Solutions (20% weightage)
    The use of event technology is core to the solution.

Have you cracked the formula for the best virtual events? Are you ready to transform virtual events experience for the global good? Apply now to be a changemaker and win big! Looking forward to seeing your incredible innovations that could potentially transform the event industry as we know it!