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Case study: Science and tech

Internal Corporate Events for Equinix

Equinix is the world's digital infrastructure company, enabling digital leaders to harness a trusted platform to bring together and interconnect the foundational infrastructure that powers their success. Equinix enables today's businesses to access all the right places, partners and possibilities they need to accelerate advantage.

Event goals

  • Host a variety of both large and small internal corporate, networking, and social events for a team of global employees

  • Provide business updates and the ability to ask questions of the leadership team in a virtual environment

  • Onboard new hires efficiently and ensure they feel included within their teams

Social hour experience

  • Achieved a surveyed 9.2/10 customer satisfaction score on large scale internal surveys after the events

  • 100% of respondents indicated they were satisfied with the quality of networking opportunities provided

  • Hosted regional networking events in the Americas, EMEA, and APAC

  • Customized table topics and icebreakers, allowing employees to easily start conversations with one another

  • Fostered new hiring onboarding with new hire happy hours


Jacob Smith

VP Bare Metal Strategy Marketing, Equinix

As a fast-growing company with 10,000 employees around the world, internal events are a regular part of staying connected. Working our way through the pandemic, we went looking for a tool that could help us welcome new team members and build connections between our teams. Social Hour fit the bill, providing a fun and flexible platform that we hope to leverage further in the future.

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