With the world slowly making its way out of lockdown, we’re seeing the return of public events, conferences and festivals. While event apps have existed before the pandemic, we could see them become more popular and essential in the coming years. Event apps not only benefit the attendee during the event but also the organizer as they can glean useful post-event insights.
Since the introduction of apps, they have revolutionized how we communicate, entertain and learn. An i-Verve report shared that 60% of event planners believe that event apps provide a boost to attendee engagement.
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The coronavirus pandemic has changed the global events landscape forever, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It’s safe to say that the disruption of the past year and a half has also helped accelerate the adoption of digital technologies to benefit everyone.
While virtual events have served as an important stopgap during lockdown mandates, there’s no denying their inherent benefits. Among these are reduced travel and hosting costs and, of course, the fact that anyone with a broadband internet connection can participate.
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We’ve all sat through tedious talks, with text-heavy slides and presenters reciting exactly what’s on the screen. Thankfully, there may be a closing slide in sight. New developments in event technology are changing the way we present, providing innovative ways to grab audiences’ attention and convey information.
This is great news for event creators. The more dynamic and interesting your presentation is, the greater your audience engagement will be.
Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/technology-changing-presentations-future-ds00/
Many companies pivoted to digital and online platforms, with virtual events forming the cornerstone of the year’s best-attempt experiences. According to reports, 70% of event professionals and suppliers moved their face-to-face events to a virtual platform. Of those professionals, 69% hosted webinar-style sessions, while 62% live-streamed keynote speakers.
While the technology has existed for quite some time, no one ever really planned for this kind of scenario, so many of the platforms utilized were simply not up to the task.
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Hybrid event considerations are top of mind for event professionals in 2021. Here are some key areas to review when planning your event.
As the world begins to open up again, event professionals are looking at hybrid solutions for planning their next events. What is a hybrid event? It involves both virtual and in-person audiences that are integrated to create a truly unique and seamless experience that broadens your brand’s digital reach and facilitates face-to-face connections.
Read more at: https://blog.bizzabo.com/hybrid-event-considerations
One of the best things about virtual and hybrid events is that they can be enjoyed by attendees from all over the world. To make sure all of our non-native English speakers can enjoy the presented content, we have integrated with Wordly, a real-time translation tool that can translate multiple languages simultaneously.
If you haven’t heard from Wordly yet, the integration allows non-native speakers and the hearing-impaired to understand and participate in a variety of connection and communication based engagement features.
Read more at: https://www.meetingplay.com/blog/going-global-how-to-talk-to-your-hybrid-and-virtual-attendees-with-wordly
The country is once again open for business, live events are resuming, and summer is upon us. It’s safe to say things are looking way up from this same time last year. With vaccination rates on the rise and low Covid-19 infections, more and more professionals are opening up to the idea of attending events in person again — hallelujah, right? We all know the pandemic has changed the live event space in many ways, however, and for if you’re looking to book your first live conference in more than a year, you probably have questions… lots of questions.
Read more at: https://www.meetingplay.com/blog/the-new-live-event-etiquette-all-your-burning-attendee-questions-answered
At the start of the pandemic, many planners didn’t know where to turn to when their in-person events were postponed and later cancelled. If planners didn’t cancel or postpone their events they relied on Zoom or other webinar technology. It soon became clear, however, that the event industry would need to harness more robust tools and allocate more resources to creating engaging digital conferences, trainings, trade shows, and the like.
Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/4-key-virtual-event-goals-you-need-to-know
Four out of five MeetingPlay clients report engagement as a top challenge for virtual events — but that’s only because they haven’t yet read our new guide to virtual event engagement. In this comprehensive, fun-to-read e-book, you’ll learn why engagement matters, break down the four types that are critical to implement in your virtual events, and get inspired by examples and ideas you can implement for your own virtual events right now. Before you download, here’s a preview of what’s inside.
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One of the top reasons people attend conferences is to meet other people. According to an industry study conducted pre-pandemic, networking was a major driver in the decision to attend for more than 75 percent of individuals. We all know the in-person component has been removed from many events the past year. Yet as vaccination rates increase and onsite conferences resume, networking opportunities will continue to be a dominating decision factor for attendees to attend events.
Read more at: https://www.meetingplay.com/blog/why-attendee-drive-communities-are-the-future-for-hybrid-events
AI (Artificial Intelligence) is becoming more important than ever, particularly as modern cloud computing technology enables more powerful, flexible, scalable AI tools. The market is forecasted to grow to nearly $267 billion by 2027 – up from $27.23 billion in 2019.
And thanks to this continued growth and the accessibility of AI, it’s being used in a wide variety of different applications.
Read more at: https://www.meetingplay.com/blog/how-ai-is-changing-event-attendee-experiences-for-the-better
with the world adopting new technologies and discovering new ideas, virtual events have become a new reality. people have started realizing the benefits of a virtual event over a physical one.
many businesses have started organizing virtual events by using strategies to ensure their success.
one such strategy is to incorporate a social media wall in virtual events to keep the audience engaged.
read the blog further to know more: https://www.sevenevents.co.uk/blog/add-social-wall-next-virtual-event-engage-attendees/
Discover the best ways organizers can implement AI in events to create a personalized attendee experience.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is bit by bit, transforming our daily lives and the way we do business. In all likelihood, you have already come across AI technology using assistants such as Alexa or Google Home, email spam filters, or Facebook photo tagging.
Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/tech-and-trends/ai-in-events-4-ways-to-create-a-personalized-attendee-experience.html