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Host a Virtual Happy Hour

Interested in hosting a virtual happy hour for your Ivey friends on Thursday, May 7 for Global Ivey Day? Thank you for getting involved! We've compiled a list of some of the best available online platforms to help:

 

Cisco Webex

Cisco Webex is here for everyone when the world needs to connect, communicate and collaborate. Offering a free license with minimal restrictions, Cisco Webex offers you the ability to connect with your peers.

Free Features:

  • Host up to 100 participants in each meeting
  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • Unlimited meeting length
  • Computer, tablet and cell phone friendly
  • Active speaker, grid, floating and thumbnail viewing available
  • Screen and file sharing
  • Calendar integrations

Sign-up and schedule your first meeting now! https://cart.webex.com/sign-up

 

Zoom

Zoom offers a free license to users around the World. The free license does not expire and you are able to upgrade to a Pro or Business account at anytime.

Basic Features:

  • Host up to 100 participants
  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • 40-minute limit on all group meetings
  • Computer, tablet and cell phone friendly
  • Speaker or gallery viewing available
  • Breakout room feature
  • Screen and file sharing
  • Calendar integrations

Sign-up and schedule your first meeting now! https://zoom.us/signup

 

Skype

Skype makes it easy for everyone to stay in touch, talk and collaborate. With their free services you are able to connect with users around the world.

Features:

  • Host up to 50 participants
  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • Unlimited meeting length
  • Computer, tablet and cell phone friendly
  • Screen and file sharing
  • Sub-title capabilities

Download Skype now! https://www.skype.com/en/get-skype/

 

Amazon Chime

Amazon Chime is offering free use of all Amazon Chime Pro from March 4 – June 30, 2020. Amazon Chime allows you to meet, chat, and place calls, all using a single application.

Features:

  • Host up to 250 participants
  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • Computer, tablet and cell phone friendly
  • Unlimited meeting length
  • Meeting recording available
  • Screen and file sharing
  • After 30 days, users will be set back to the Basic Features of Amazon Chime

Get started with Amazon Chime! https://docs.aws.amazon.com/chime/latest/ag/getting-started.html

 

BlueJeans

BlueJeans offers a 7-day free trial on their BlueJeans Meetings service and a 30-day free trial on their BlueJeans Rooms service. Test out their service while connecting with your peers.

Features:

  • Host up to 50 participants
  • Unlimited number of meetings
  • Unlimited meeting length
  • Up to 5 hours of meeting recording
  • Active speaker and gallery viewing options
  • Screen and file sharing

Start your free trial today! https://www.bluejeans.com/trial/experience

 

Houseparty

Connect with a small group of people easily and conveniently through Houseparty!

Features:

  • Host up to 8 participants in the ‘house’ at a time
  • Cell phone, tablet and computer friendly
  • In-app games that all participants in the ‘house’ can see and participate in
  • Completely free

Download Houseparty now! https://houseparty.com/#download

 

Google Hangouts

Google Hangouts offers another way to connect with a small group of peers.

Features:

  • Host up to 10 participants
  • Voice and video call options
  • Computer, tablet and cell phone friendly
  • Completely free

Get started with Google Hangouts! https://hangouts.google.com/