Covid has left an undeniable mark on all of us. While much has changed – some good, some bad, and some ugly, the pandemic changed how we have experienced live events. We need to get used to this change as it will only continue to expand over the next few years. So buckle your seatbelts and get ready to experience a different kind of live event FOREVER.
As we head back into live events, we’ll see many changes in how each one is fulfilled. One very important aspect for exhibitors to prepare for is how attendees feel about stepping back into public spaces, specifically large events like trade shows. This is why it’s important to start contemplating hybrid events.
What’s a Hybrid Event?
A hybrid event allows for trade shows, conferences, meetings, and other types of events to combine a live, in-person aspect with a virtual/digital component. While your live event is going on, you’ll also have the ability to reach attendees in a mirrored experience online.
Building on months of experience and some realistic expectations on global health trends, it’s not a matter of if, but how, the meetings and events industry will continue to experiment and change in 2021 and beyond. The tough part is: There’s still a lot to learn.
We’ve been teasing it for a while, but the time has come to introduce our 2021 event trends guide! So, 2020 was…a year. Presented with more challenges than ever before, the events industry was forced to do a complete 180. But now that a brand new year has arrived, so have new questions. Will hybrid events become the norm? How will the expectations from attendees evolve? What emerging technologies will become mainstream? And how will the COVID-19 pandemic continuously impact us in 2021?
Read more at: https://helloendless.com/2021-event-trends/
The event industry is in the most precarious position it has ever seen, and the future is shrouded in uncertainty. The outlook for events will depend on a number of factors: resurgences of the virus, medical advances, restrictions on travel, the economy at large…
But the industry will persevere. Event planners are a resourceful breed with a strong sense of community fortified by various networks of support.
We created the ultimate Virtual Events Handbook! With over 60 pages of information and resources, you’ll learn everything you need to know about virtual events.
Another wedding in a pandemic!
Well, everyone, it happened! My sister got married and it was marvelous. It was hard to remember that we were still in a pandemic. My sister did such a good job taking precautions to make sure that people felt comfortable, stayed safe, and had a good time.
As we gradually ease into the “New Normal” of attending events with extra safety precautions, there are many hospitality & entertainment entities who have opted to advance their technology-based solutions to further streamline their processes.
Our technology development services have played a pivotal role in elevating their choice of branded digital solutions even before the COVID-19 pandemic set in.
Remember when making the shift from LIVE events to live streams seemed like a challenge? Well, over the past few months many event organizers have swiftly moved over to virtual events in the wake of the pandemic. However, now that many regulations have been eased off, upcoming live events and shows are back on the cards. Where does that leave out virtual events and live streams which had caught on? Virtual events are here to stay as we navigate the new normal with the help of innovative technologies that will pave the way for the future.
2020 has quickly gone from a promising year for the events industry into one of the most damaging, and the estimated recovery period has already shifted back several times.
Event professionals, along with the rest of the world, are trying to make the best of widespread lockdowns while eagerly anticipating the resumption of normal activities.
The most challenging aspect is that nobody really knows.
Read more at: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/events-coronavirus
It’s all Virtual Now. Starting from planning to production to sessions as well as the event networking and event experience has shifted to Virtual Platforms. The wave of virtual is strong and all the event professionals are ready to withstand the pandemic together with the digital tools and technologies.
While in the talks with one of the profound event influencers, Will Curran about the current situation of the industry, we got a chance to have a short video interview with the Chief Einstein of the Endless Events.
One of the primary reasons for guests to attend an event is to meet new people in their industry and network. But with the COVID-19 pandemic taking the world by the storm, networking seems a wish far removed from reality. As event managers look towards digital to save their events, many are struggling to create enough networking opportunities. In such a dismal scenario, Eventdex’s virtual B2B matchmaking app seems to be the superhero who can save the day for event planners.
What are virtual events?
Virtual events allow event organizers, speakers, attendees, and sponsors to interact remotely through a virtual environment. While webinar and virtual conferencing tools have been around for a while, innovative approaches and tools are quickly emerging to more closely align in-person event goals to the virtual channel.
Read more at: https://blog.bizzabo.com/virtual-events-conferences
Preparations for your event might be in full swing, but there are still virtual event concerns you must address! Here at Endless, we’ve been on a quest. A quest to help you dive into the world of virtual events as seamlessly as possible. And during this journey, we’ve already covered some relevant topics. For instance, we gave you an overview of how to convert an in-person experience into a virtual one. And recently, we addressed the most common mistakes made in this scope.
Read more at: https://helloendless.com/virtual-event-concerns/
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is likely top of mind as you’re thinking about your events. We stand with you and are here to support your needs to ensure you, and your attendees, are well-prepared and safe in gathering at an event.
We are closely monitoring the official guidance from health authorities, local governments, and the World Health Organization in order to support the health and well-being of our global community.