One of the main reasons why live events have been so successful over the years is because they give people a unique opportunity to meet and network face-to-face with their peers. While this has certainly suffered in recent times due to the absence of in-person events, there’s no reason why you can’t still encourage or facilitate opportunities for your attendees to engage with one another during your virtual or hybrid events.
As vaccination rates continue to rise and people return to their “normal” lives, many event organizers and venues are thinking about how they can continue to protect the health and safety of attendees. Some organizers and venues have also expressed a desire to help promote the vaccination effort, as the more people who get vaccinated, the safer events will be.
A number of events have required in-person attendees to be fully vaccinated.
We live in an always-connected world where multiple things fight for our attention. From enticing shopping offers to social media notifications and screaming full inboxes, digital distraction is really at your fingertips. That means, as an event organizer, you are competing with the endless tabs of distractions to make your event successful. So, how do you cut through the noise and keep your attendees’ attention?
The success of an event is not determined only by the number of tickets sold out, it also depends on how you engage your attendees. If your event is more interactive and engaging, your attendees will get impressed and show a great interest in attending your upcoming events. However, it’s not an easy task to add engaging elements to your event without leveraging the event technology. This is where it comes in handy to have an even mobile app.
Interactive voting systems have been around for 30 years. The requirements in regards to voting structures, data protection, and suitability have constantly increased over the years. Events.Studio now supports a wide spectrum of different voting and proxy models, proven in small and large-scale events. Furthermore, our infrastructure has been expanded to serve up to 400,000 users in parallel.
Customers with current licenses have access to the new Setup Wizards to configure and monitor different types of live events.
The last couple of years has forced event organizers to shift their strategies from in-person to virtual events. But it’s unfortunately been a challenge. Shifting attendee expectations and new protocols have made it difficult to manage event planning and prove ROI.
Thankfully, the quick emergence of virtual events has birthed innovative and creative methods to level up attendee engagement and provide immersive virtual experiences.
Feedback from pre and post event survey is important to your event success and improvement, which is why you need to know how to collect it.
Pre-event surveys can help your prepare for an upcoming event, while post-event survey questions help you improve your future events. Live polling is a fun way to get feedback in real time and keep your attendees engaged and connected. However, creating live poll and conference survey questions from scratch can take hours when you’re already busy with a long to-do list. That’s why we’ve created this step-by-step question guide.
When planning a virtual or hybrid event, it’s imperative to understand how virtual attendees differ from in-person attendees – or, more specifically, how their engagement differs.
During an in-person event, engagement is almost guaranteed; attendees are locked into their day-to-day schedule and are fully immersed in the event as a matter of course. But when an event goes completely or partially virtual, new digital engagement strategies are necessary to maximise attendee engagement.
Take a moment to think about the most fun you’ve ever had at an event. What made the experience so memorable? Chances are this event stuck out in your mind because you had fun. (Really, it’s that simple!)Creating an engaging attendee experience starts with getting attendees excited to participate and return year after year.
The key to creating a memorable meeting is to make activities interactive and exciting.
About half of all people in the world currently hold at least one social media account, and many people have more than one. Social media is a great way for us to briefly escape from the stresses of the day by connecting with friends, family, celebrities, and brands. But besides the ability to entertain us and connect us with others, social media event marketing also provides an incredible way for event organizers to interact with attendees before, during, and after events.
As the world of virtual events is continuously evolving, there are always new tools and better versions of existing ones. As a marketer, it might be difficult for you to keep up with virtual engagement tools and incorporate them into your event marketing strategy.
Knowing each tool in-depth and what sets it apart is essential to make informed decisions. But how do you get there? Fortunately, we are here to help you. We have curated a list of the top 10 virtual event networking tools to help you get the maximum ROI from your next event.
The recent explosion of virtual and hybrid event tech has helped the industry through one of the most challenging years it has ever faced, but it has also thrown event planners into unfamiliar territory. Sourcing virtual event platforms and hybrid technology was not the norm until 2020, and it requires at least a basic understanding of the available offerings and features.
With that in mind, here is an extensive glossary of event tech terms to help you make sense of the technology you’re working with.
One of the most important benefits of virtual events is that, much like any other digital marketing activity, they generate a wealth of valuable data about attendee engagement and more. This information is far easier to capture when events are held online since every action is trackable. That said, it is also important to collect offline event data in the case of hybrid and in-person events. But, regardless of how you collect event data, the challenge lies in demystifying it to drive smarter decision-making and determine event ROI, and that’s where virtual event metrics and analytics come in.