Streaming a 2-day conference to an audience in 16 countries

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How Payment & Banking delivered their digital event to an audience in 16 countries

Connecting more than 1,000 people interested in banking and FinTech: The Banking Exchange is one of the most important events in the German banking industry. Every year financial experts discuss and present the trends in banking, FinTechs, and digitalization. In 2020, the Banking Exchange was in danger of being canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, the organizers refused to accept this and said to themselves: “One of the conference’s main topics is digitalization in the financial sector. Why shouldn’t we hold a digital event ourselves?”. Said and done: Payment & Banking held a first very successful, fully digital 2-day conference with the help of Livestream.watch and StriveCast.

About Payment & Banking

The organizer behind the Banking Exchange is the company Payment & Banking. Payment & Banking is the most popular financial blog in Germany, with an influential team of content creators around banking, payment, and FinTech. Since the launch of www.paymentandbanking.com in 2012, it has developed into one of the most important contact points for the financial industry in Germany. However, Payment & Banking is way more than a website: It is a team of financial experts who keep their community up to date about the financial industry – be it via their blog, social media, or their own podcast with almost 35,000 listeners per month. For more information, visit www.paymentandbanking.com
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Benefits of a live stream: Bringing the event's casino look and feel to home office

In summary, the event has been a total success. More than 1,000 viewers listened and watched banking expert sessions with top-class speakers from Mastercard, PayPal, and Deutsche Bank. Ultimately, they even benefited from digitalizing the Banking Exchange, as they realized:

Higher coverage

With the event being digital, there were no ticket limitations, and Payment & Banking reached their highest participant number for the event ever.

No boundaries

Viewers watched the live stream from more than 16 countries, with no need for travel expenses and long-distance journeys.

No one-time-only event

As everything was recorded and streamed anyway, Payment & Banking also made the sessions accessible for everyone after the event.

Are you intestered in more facts and figures about the conference's live stream?

Our customer success story covers and insights about the realization of the event:

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A Partner Project with Livestream.watch

The whole project has been organized by our highly valued partner Livestream.watch. Livestream.watch is a production agency for all issues concerning video streaming, events, and production. With their server infrastructure and worldwide available CDN, livestream.watch offers secure and high-quality transmissions for all digital events. Find out more about how we work together:

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Do you need to digitalize your event?

We’ve got you covered!

We make sure your digital event is as successful as your traditional ones. Many of our customers enter new ground when it comes to digital live events. Livestream.watch, and StriveCast have been working together for several years and can look back on various exciting projects.

With the live event and hands-on experience from Livestream.watch and the streaming technologies from StriveCast, your digital event is a guaranteed success! No matter if you need to stream to thousands of people joining from home office or your corporate network.

About StriveCast

StriveCast is a leading technology provider for eCDN solutions. Our WebRTC-based P2P mesh network is used by large companies like Swisscom, Siemens, Gazprom, and NEP group to solve the problem of network congestion during live events. Based in Germany, we are constantly improving and adapting our cutting-edge P2P technology in order to provide the next generation of enterprise video delivery. Today, StriveCast connects over 150,000 users worldwide on a daily basis, saving customers up to 95% of CDN traffic with a unique server-side-managed Peer-To-Peer network.

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