LAKE BEUNA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort has partnered with Xpodigital to launch a hybrid event technology services to facilitate flexible events for both in-person and remote participants.
The new service will extend the hotel meeting and event experience beyond the convention space and into public areas, guest rooms, and recreational facilities as well as remote locations using the latest in internet and streaming technology. This offering, called HelloHybridSM, allows planners to create a hybrid event experience to align with today’s current need for flexibility and spacing.
“With Xpodigital’s HelloHybrid, the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin is leading the way for meeting attendees to connect from wherever on property they want and need,” said Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort director of sales and marketing Jim Curtis. “We are committed to adapting so we can continue to meet the needs of today’s groups and provide the best experience for attendees with the latest in internet and wireless technology.”
HelloHybrid also offers the ability to connect remote presenters to participants through its virtual presenter platform.
According to Gabe Gilligan, Xpodigital’s president, “This first-to-market service allows for events to link in their most important participants who may not be able to attend in person.”
Shipped directly from the hotel, the HelloHybrid all-in-one virtual presenter kit provides secure backup connectivity for any home or office location connecting directly to an event or meeting, ensuring superior network connections to the event.
HelloHybrid is available now as part of the meeting packages offered at the resort. It will also be available at the resort’s newest tower scheduled to open this summer, the Walt Disney World Swan Reserve, a 14-story hotel offering an additional 22,000 square feet of function space, including a top-floor event space.