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Live Webinar: 3 Ways to Give Your Virtual Audience a Voice
Nov 15, 2010 (12:11 PM EST)

Sonic Foundry hosts live webinar

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Are you bending over backwards to keep your audience engaged at live events? Birds of a feather luncheons, breakout sessions, dynamic Q&A, informal networking - all are tried and true tactics to get on-site attendees talking. But what happens when your audience isn't all on-site?  Join Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management for a live webinar with Emilie Barta, hybrid event consultant and virtual event host/emcee.

WHEN: Tuesday, November 16; 1:00 - 1:30 p.m. CST (convert to your time zone)

WHERE: To register for this complimentary webinar, visit

She's agreed to tell you her three essential tactics to give your virtual audience a voice when you take your live event online.

In this interactive and conversational webinar, she'll discuss:

  • Strategies for virtual attendee engagement before, during and after the event
  • Tactics that unite the onsite and online audiences into one cohesive group
  • Best practices for using technology - like event webcasting and social media - to build community between all attendees

Presenter, Emilie Barta:

When it comes to the new era of webcasts, virtual and hybrid events, Emilie Barta is at the forefront of the industry. With 14 years of broadcast/video experience and 12 years of trade show/event experience, she's witnessed a technology evolution which now allows companies and associations to connect with multiple audiences, from one place, at one time. Meeting planners, event producers, and associations rely on Emilie's unique ability to unite the face-to-face and virtual audiences into one cohesive group, and ensure that the virtual audience never feels forgotten or left behind. Companies depend on Emilie to show them how to fit the many components of hybrid events together, and count on her to engage their virtual audience both in front of the camera and in front of the computer screen.


Erica St. Angel, Vice President of Marketing for Sonic Foundry

About Sonic Foundry®, Inc.

Sonic Foundry (NASDAQ: SOFO, is the global leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management, providing enterprise communication solutions for education, business and government. Powered by Mediasite, the patented webcasting platform which automates the capture, management, delivery and search of lectures, online training and briefings, Sonic Foundry empowers people to transform the way they communicate. Through the Mediasite platform and its Event Services group, the company helps customers connect a dynamic, evolving world of shared knowledge and envisions a future where learners and workers around the globe use webcasting to bridge time and distance, accelerate research and improve performance. Product and service names mentioned herein are the trademarks of Sonic Foundry, Inc. or their respective owners.

Certain statements contained in this news release regarding matters that are not historical facts may be forward-looking statements. Because such forward-looking statements include risks and uncertainties, actual results may differ materially from those expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially include, but are not limited to, uncertainties pertaining to continued market acceptance for Sonic Foundry's products, its ability to succeed in capturing significant revenues from media services and/or systems, the effect of new competitors in its market, integration of acquired business and other risk factors identified from time to time in its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

SOURCE Sonic Foundry, Inc.