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16 Creative Ways To Generate Business Leads Virtually

To say that the marketing industry has changed drastically over the last six months is an understatement at best. Most events and trade shows have gone virtual, meaning that presentations are limited to online-only locations. For many marketers, this means a change in the paradigm of how they interact with customers.

The entire idea of generating leads through discussion and direct approaches now needs to be reevaluated. Luckily, there are concrete ways to create leads through these virtual events and conferences as well. Sixteen members of Forbes Business Development Council share several methods that businesses and marketers alike can adopt to help them generate leads through virtual events.

1. Promote Value-Added Virtual Content

A reliable lead generation approach is to curate and promote value-added virtual content. For example, this can be a white

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The National Business League To Host 34th Annual National Black Supplier Conference Virtually

DETROIT, Sept. 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Focused on COVID-19 economic recovery, the National Business League (NBL) will host its 34th Annual National Black Supplier Conference, an “NBL LIVE Virtual+” experience from 8 am3 pm on Wednesday, November 18, 2020. The organization’s first-of-its-kind virtual conference will be sponsored by AMEX, Comerica Bank, DTE, FIAT Chrysler, Flagstar Bank, Ford, GM, Huntington Bank, MPS Group and Toyota, just to name a few. Attendees comprise the nation’s top Black suppliers, Fortune 500 corporate partners, and Tier 1-4 companies. Also funding from the CARES ACT was through a grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency.

In the midst of a global pandemic, the NBL strives to continue its mission serving as the prime Black business-development pipeline for Business-to-Business/Business-to-Consumer (B2B2C) firms, using B2B training eco-systems to measure equitable growth opportunities within the supply chain. This inaugural

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Training future doctors virtually – POLITICO

IT’S ABOUT WEBSIDE MANNER: First-year medical students this time of year would normally be hunched over fomaldehyde-soaked cadavers, cutting through muscle and bone. But Covid-19 is upending that centuries-old tradition, pushing medical training into the digital world.

The students instead are likelier to be donning headsets and immersing themselves in virtual, three-dimensional dissections. Some wear “smart glasses” that display cross-sections of the body before their eyes. Others are taking histories from eerie-looking computer-generated patients rattling off symptoms.

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NY Fashion Week 2020: Pared down, and virtually all virtual

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FILE – The Christian Siriano collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York on Feb. 6, 2020. With no celebs in the front row, no paparazzi chasing models down the streets, no stiletto-heeled crowds and no live shows at all, is there even a point to doing Fashion Week in 2020? Well, yes, say organizers: It’s about business. And jobs. And survival.

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No celebs packing the front rows. No paparazzi chasing models down the streets. No stiletto-heeled crowds. No crowds at all, actually. Is there even a point to doing New York Fashion Week in 2020?

Well, yes, say organizers: It’s about economic survival.

“Ultimately fashion is a business, and Fashion Week is a platform for designers to do business,” says Steven Kolb, chief executive of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, which organizes the semi-annual event. “So this is about jobs …

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