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.