Virtual & Hybrid Events

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Our caring team helps you create an inspiring and personal event that meets your vision

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Whether you’re planning a family reunion, holiday celebration, fundraiser or community event, we work with you to develop a unique event that honors your vision. We take care of planning, coordinate logistics & simplify the technology, so you can be present with your community. Unlike a one-way livestream or webinar, GatheringUs virtual events enable all guests to share stories and celebrate together. We don’t require complex guest registration and our tech hotline helps all your guests participate, regardless of technical experience.

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Be present in the moment

Program Planning

Your dedicated event planner will guide you in creating a custom program that may include speakers, celebrants, clergy, musicians, and singers. We will offer suggestions on how to structure the flow, incorporate personal elements, cultural and family customs, traditions, and religion, and how to connect in-person gatherings with virtual guests.

Event Facilitation

You're not alone. We'll be there to begin the service, guide presenters, play slideshows, videos, music, and facilitate guest sharing of memories and stories. We will provide instructions on navigating the technology and the phone number for the GatheringUs Tech Support Hotline for guests who need help.

Technical Support

We make sure all the speakers can log into the event on Zoom, check their sound, video, and lighting to ensure we can hear and see them. For in-person events with virtual guests, we partner with your event coordinator at the event venue to connect audiovisual systems, determine the optimal position and settings for cameras/microphones.

Professional Design

Our design team creates an announcement to share with guests, a slide to welcome guests with the program, a photo, and an accompanying custom music playlist, a photo slideshow to play during the event, and a thank you card to send to guests after the event.

We LOVED our experience with GatheringUs! The accessibility and ease of communication with our facilitator and other staff was so helpful and reassuring along the way. The format to bring it all together was very well organized and provided flexibility to complete it as time allowed. It definitely exceeded our expectations, as it was so thoughtfully orchestrated and well paced from beginning to the end. What a gift to have the recording and slideshow for the rest of our days! The ability to connect with friends and family all over the globe in this way, was unprecedented!

- Erika B.

Virtual & In-Person

Your guests can attend Virtually & In-Person

We can schedule weekend and evening events with short notice, and unlimited guests can join from all international locations. Multilingual services available (Spanish, French).

Our diverse team brings a wide range of skills in event planning and technology. Our goal is to help you create a unique and meaningful event that upholds traditions and creates new rituals, with easy foolproof technology.

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What Families Are Saying

I was consistently impressed with the kindness, consideration, attention to detail and ability to adapt to our needs that you and your entire team displayed. It was a relief to be able to organize this without worrying about the technical solutions, even for a techie like me. It was a load off my mind, and I know it wouldn't have been the same without you.

Peter M.

Your technical team, and its leader, and behind the scenes (tech), did a superb - no - outstanding job today which shows the results of them working closely with me and my moderator to make sure that things went perfectly and they did. She also was very patient with me and my son when we were giving her contradictory signals. She’s a keeper.

John H.

"I was unsure what to expect from a virtual Celebration of Life. What I experienced on Sunday was such an incredible sense of connection and communal celebration of our son. I have had multiple people reach out and express that this was the most affecting and 'connected' experience they had with any memorial." 

Dani A.

I have heard only positive feedback from everyone. You are amazing and should be proud of what you’re doing. The amount of stress you help take off us is astonishing and you do it in a patient, kind, friendly way.

Alisa H.

The service was very moving for so many of those who participated or saw the recording at a later date. It was intimate in a way that funeral services aren't. People felt so much a part of the presentations. It allowed family and friends from Europe to California to be there which is not possible in our real world limited by time and cost. I believe it will set a new standard.

David C.

We couldn't have hoped for more.  Somehow you were able to make the service personal, intimate, and accessible to everyone.  It went smoothly from start to finish and you were able to include what was most important to us.

Sam M.

While grieving the loss of my beloved wife, I was overwhelmed with the many things that needed to be done. I didn’t know much about how to organize a real funeral and I had absolutely no idea about a virtual memorial. The feedback I heard is great. You and your team have done an excellent job for our virtual memorial. You’re all very professional and caring.

Keith K.

It was a beautiful service and tribute to our dad. We can't thank you all enough. I had tears again watching the video again, but good tears. I thought the next day would be crippling for me given that it would be our first Father's Day without him, but having the mass and having it well done helped a lot. My heart felt lighter and at peace. 

Mary R.

It was so incredibly helpful and healing. Especially for the number of attendees, it was so smooth and allowed us to really focus on what the purpose of the gathering was, rather than the technical details. I want to genuinely thank you for your warm, capable, and attentive support so we could honor (our son) so fully and all together.

Dani A.

"They deal with all the technical details, and much more. They do this all with grace and kindness. This was a paradigm shift for us, but was the best choice. We had over 150 people join in...from airports, Canada, California, work locations and more. It was perfect."

- Shannon S.

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