Many modern event platforms provide basic virtual engagement tools, such as polling, chat, and live Q&A sessions. However, they barely scratch the surface when it comes to building a strong community. Attendees have high expectations, and many are growing fatigued by the amount of time spent in front of the screen. As such, they’re just one click away from leaving the event, especially given the many distractions that come with working from home.
Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/virtual-event-engagement
Impact of the Pandemic on the Events Industry
As CDC enforced social distancing norms in the US to control the spread of the virus, large in-person events had to be canceled. Several states also put restrictions on public gatherings and closed venue sites. Some businesses that could not handle these changes folded while others started exploring alternative options like online events.
Today, virtual events have taken a front row as protecting the health of clients, vendors, and employees is a priority. Aventri has been providing a virtual event platform to help thousands of brands globally transform how they plan, promote, execute and analyze their virtual, hybrid, or in-person events.
Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/aventri-introduces-virtual-events-platform-2.0
Discover the key platform features that will support your hybrid event production.
Hybrid events are complex. Understandably, event organizers struggle to connect and engage both virtual and in-person audiences. Broadcasting, technical or audio-visual issues can get in the way of hybrid event production.
Crucially, solely virtual event platforms are not adequate solutions for the hybrid format.
Read more at: https://blog.inevent.com/event-planning/hybrid-event-production-5-platform-features-to-look-out-for.html
One good thing came to the event industry from 2020: The year brought us a slew of new virtual event technologies in an effort to keep events alive, even if it’s online. But finding the perfect virtual event platform is a true matchmaking game. From interactive features to functionality to branding capabilities to the platform’s overall appearance, there’s a lot to consider and even more to choose from—but that’s where we come in.
Here, we’ve rounded up 50 virtual event platforms to consider for your next digital shindig.
Read more at: https://www.bizbash.com/bizbash-lists/article/21307528/50-virtual-event-platforms-to-consider-for-your-next-online-gathering
The year 2020 marked the upsurge of events taking place in virtual venues.
With many countries and cities going on lockdowns since March and again in November, it was clear that virtual was the way to go. And that the virtual venue was the next big thing.
The coronavirus pandemic required both events management businesses and companies that regularly held physical events, for marketing or sales purposes, to consider alternatives.
Read more at: https://eventtus.com/blog/virtual-venue-is-better-than-physical-events/
Being a software as a service (SaaS) product means we are constantly working on creating better features, benefits, and more importantly better experiences for our customers and their customers.
As a virtual event platform, everything for us relies on experience. And this is what digital transformation is all about, isn’t it?
That’s why for our newest sprint, we focused on three important aspects:
- Exhibitors (two updates)
- Tracks and Filtering
Read more at: https://eventtus.com/blog/new-eventtus-features-new-experiences-for-your-virtual-event/