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The Rise of Audio in Virtual Events to Combat Zoom Burnout

Clubhouse managed to capitalize what amazed us in the early 2000s about unconferences and barcamps: self-moderated sessions capitalizing on collective intelligence.

This is what happens in a Clubhouse room. The room starter controls who comes on stage, attendees can raise their hand, and if the originator needs to leave, the room can keep on chatting.

Read more at: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/rise-of-audio-events

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4 TIPS TO MAKE YOUR VIRTUAL EVENTS MORE SUCCESSFUL WITH SOCIAL COMPONENTS

Here are four ways to increase social engagement at your next virtual event: Event Agenda, Engage Feature, Polling, Moderated Chat

Event Agenda

Benefits

Grab attendee’s attention and increase engagement for live sessions.

It’s a great way to highlight your live sessions.

Read more at: https://www.evia.events/evia-blogs/successful-virtual-events

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DON’T CEASE TO BE ACCESSIBLE, COMPASSIONATE AND INCLUSIVE AT YOUR VIRTUAL EVENTS

Diversity matters, whether it’s a face-to-face or virtual event. Though the year 2020 saw a tremendous change in the event world, the rules of the game still remain the same. The shift from live to virtual hasn’t eliminated the need for accessibility, compassion and inclusivity as prime qualifications at our events. Most event companies may be experts at handling these for in-person events, but have they been able to deliver the same at an online level?

Read more at: https://www.evia.events/evia-blogs/accessible-virtual-events

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YOUR CHEATSHEET FOR HYBRID EVENTS

What is a hybrid event?
As lockdowns are being relaxed in a growing number of regions across USA and the world, live events, though in a limited capacity, are again in the cards. For event organizers to be financially viable, a combination of live and virtual event aspects – hybrid – is a great option. Leveraging hybrid event strategies will allow event organizers to maintain their numbers even if their live audience is small.

Read more at: https://www.evia.events/evia-blogs/2020/6/24/5-facts-about-hybrid-events

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6 WAYS TO STRATEGIZE YOUR HYBRID EVENT

What’s that one thing in common with NBA 2020Tomorrow Land 2020VMA 2020? These, as you may have rightly guessed met the new norm of the 2020 event world standards, they are all Hybrid events.

If you aren’t a big fan of Hybrid events and would do anything to go back to the ‘Live-Show’ days, you know you are not alone. Yet, the fact is that 100% of all-live events aren’t coming back – as soon as we’d like.

Read more at: https://www.evia.events/evia-blogs/2020/10/7/6-ways-to-strategize-your-hybrid-event

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Top Event Technologies and Trends for 2020

Events are getting more mesmerizing with the aid of technological innovations. Specifically, the new add-on to this sector-‘ virtual event platforms’ are adding more value in this time of the pandemic.

However, event hosting is not a standalone process, whether it is a physical or virtual event! Helpfully, there is a range of innovative technologies that helps to turn the events more eventful such as mobile technology, event management software, 3D mapping, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Mixed Reality, Emotional/facial Recognition using AI, Wearables, and so on.

Read more at: https://ziniosedge.com/top-event-technologies-and-trends-for-2020/

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How to Get More from Your Virtual Events

The digital transformation of the events industry came rapidly, without warning and without an invitation. While we didn’t RSVP to this global event, we do what most do to make the most of our situation: We Adapt.

Where are you in your virtual event journey?

Level 1: Webinars QUICK! Take your event content that was supposed to be at your conference and turn it into a series of webinars!

Read more at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/how-to-get-more-from-your-virtual-events

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Virtual Engagement Ideas to Keep your Event Attendees Engaged

Over the past few months, I’ve witnessed a lot of event organisers who are planning virtual events, tell their clients to keep timings short, presentations succinct and the overall event length to under an hour in order to maintain virtual engagement. The reason? Apparently, our attention spans have been so degenerated by TikTok-style short bursts of content that we can no longer cope with staring at a screen for any significant length of time.

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/events/virtual-engagement-ideas-keep-your-event-attendees-engaged

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Transforming virtual events into hybrid experiences

As meetings and conference venues across Europe begin to welcome back physical events and planners continue to grow in confidence – having up-skilled themselves during the past few months in virtual event practices – the question of how to blend both in-person and online in an engaging events environment is moving swiftly up the agenda.

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/events/transforming-virtual-events-hybrid-experiences

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Hybrid Events for Venues: How to Prepare

As planners are pivoting to virtual and hybrid events, venues need to take a lot into consideration. In this post, we take a a look at hybrid events for venues. We discuss what they are, break down some of the steps venues should take to ensure success, and give examples of successful hybrid events from recent years.

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/hospitality/hybrid-events-venues-how-prepare

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6 Ways to Increase Attendee Engagement During Virtual Events

The world of meetings and events is changing. As remote working and self-isolation become the new normal (well at least for now), organisations are adapting and moving towards the virtual space for their event programme. But with the switch to this new format, how do you ensure your attendees stay as engaged as they do during in-person conferences?

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/events/6-ways-increase-attendee-engagement-during-virtual-events

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The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Events in 2020

The value of face-to-face interaction will never go away, but there are times when going virtual is a necessary part of your event programme. But how do you turn a multi-day conference, filled with networking opportunities, educational sessions, and the attendee insights they generate into a virtual one? And once you do, how do you ensure attendees are engaged throughout the event?

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/events/ultimate-guide-virtual-events-2020

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What you need to know about Hybrid Events in 2020

The manner in which events are being conceptualized in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is vastly different from what it once used to be. While all forms of in-house events have virtually stopped, live events have spiked like never before. Almost all events have been shifted to video communication services like GEVME Live, Zoom, Skype or Cisco Webex which lets users organize live digital events.

Read more at: https://www.gevme.com/blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-hybrid-events-in-2020/

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How Long Should a Virtual Event Be?

Let’s say you want to host a successful virtual event. Among other questions, you will probably ask yourself, “how long should a virtual event be?” In addition to content creation, the length of virtual events is an essential factor influencing a virtual event’s success. A virtual event timeline is fundamental to attendance engagement and your overall success.

Read more at: https://www.gevme.com/blog/how-long-should-a-virtual-event-be/

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Best Tools and Solutions for Organizing Perfect Hybrid Events

The disruption of the event industry since the turn of the decade due to COVID19 has led to a spurt in virtual gatherings globally. As models continue to evolve, hybrid events have emerged as a viable alternative, combining the robustness of face-to-face interaction with a virtual online audience.

In the current scenario, travel restrictions have gradually loosened, but safety concerns remain. This model is a technically feasible, financially sustainable solution.

Read more at: https://www.gevme.com/blog/best-tools-and-solutions-for-organizing-perfect-hybrid-events/