Thank you to Greg Imig, Vice Chair of SCORE Port Charlotte, who curated the following resources for Hybrid Events, and who has been going above and beyond to support chapters in this matter.
A “hybrid” meeting is when two or more participants are in the same room and
others join via ZOOM or another video messaging platform.
The desire is to fully include remote participants as if they were present in the
room. A simple physical set-up along with some improvements in technology makes this
SCORE Meetings Virtual Technology:
Details of a simple medium-sized hybrid meeting layout
Hybrid Meeting Tips
-To include remote participants – give them a “seat at the table”
-Use a large monitor/projector to display ZOOM meeting to everyone in the room
-Camera and monitor at the same location for good eye-contact
-A single tabletop microphone for good room pick-up.
Small Room Layout
Complex meetings and events benefit from a technical director operating the host
computer, operating audio/video and PowerPoint/sharing material.
Recommended Equipment (Available on Amazon)
Audio-Technica AT2020USB+ Cardioid Condenser USB Microphone
Logitech C922x Pro Stream Webcam – Full 1080p HD Camera
HDMI Cable Coupler -HDMI Female to HDMI Female Coupler Connector Pack 6pcs
USB Cable coupler -Basesailor USB Female to Female Adapter (3-Pack), USB 3.0 Female to Type A Female 3.0 Cable Coupler
Common HDMI and USB cables to reach (50’ maximum)