Exciting Events in the Metaverse - Virbela Newsletter 12.1.21

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In this edition of the Virbela newsletter, read all about the AfroTech conference from Blavity, learn how Softtek uses Virbela to build company culture, and read thoughts on the Metaverse in MarketWatch from Alex Howland, President and Co-Founder of Virbela.

Spotlight: AfroTech Connects over 10,000 People with Top Tech Companies in Virbela

  • AfroTech is one of the largest multicultural tech conferences in the United States, bringing together leaders in technology and business for a week of presentations, recruiting, and networking. Hosted by Blavity, Inc., the event’s sixth annual conference welcomed over 10,000 attendees in a Virbela Private Campus, featuring over 175 brands, including Apple, Google, Netflix, Disney, Tesla, Meta, Microsoft, and many others.
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Blog: An IT Company Blends History with Cultural Immersion for Employees with its Virtual World

  • For Mexican software company Softtek, employee onboarding is an exciting rite of passage. New employees or rather, Softtekians, don’t get a manual and a few meetings. They get an inspiring immersion in their new company’s way of life, one they can join from anywhere. Read all about it on the blog.
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MarketWatch: What is the ‘metaverse’ and how much will it be worth? Depends on whom you ask

  • What is the “metaverse,” and how lucrative will it be for tech companies? According to Alex Howland, President and Co-Founder of Virbela, the “metaverse” should be thought of in terms of sub-metaverses that serve specific markets in gaming, enterprise and elsewhere. Read how Virbela, Apple, Meta, Microsoft, and others are shaping the Metaverse in MarketWatch.
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Client Video Spotlight: Deloitte

  • Deloitte has a new digital address - a virtual campus, powered by Virbela! Take a look at their new virtual world for events, meetings, and everyday connections.
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Industry News: Floating avatars and mini-golf tournaments: Best practices for your company VR retreat

  • Trello has embraced remote work for most of its 10-year existence. Like many remote-work companies during the pandemic, Trello had to get creative when planning “Trello Together 2021.” This year, Trello employees were sent Oculus Quest 2 headsets and joined a virtual replica of Trello’s New York office built in FRAME from Virbela. Read how they created an immersive and engaging virtual offsite in Protocol!
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Industry News: A Review of the FRAME Browser Collaboration Platform From Virbela

  • FRAME is a lightweight, heavy-hitting remote collaboration app that runs entirely in the web browser. That means that there’s no app download, no long boot-up times, and universal device compatibility – from mobile devices, to laptops and desktops, to full head-mounted VR. Take a deep-dive into FRAME from Virbela in ARPost!
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Industry Events

A snapshot of where you can find Virbela in the next few weeks.
  • eXp Commercial Symposium - Remote Work and Human Capital - Join the eXp Commercial Real Estate Symposium in eXp Commercial World powered by Virbela December 6-10, 2021! Tune into the Remote Work and Human Capital session to hear from Craig Kaplan, Chief Customer Officer at Virbela. Learn More!
  • Immerse Global Summit: Metaverse - Join the Immerse Global Summit sessions on December 17 highlighting disruptive ideas and groundbreaking insights into the Metaverse. Don’t miss a session from Alex Howland, President and Co-Founder of Virbela, discussing how eXp Realty Built a Multi-Billion Dollar Business in the Metaverse! Learn More!

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