Hosting events during the pandemic has become more challenging and exciting at the same time. The pandemic has challenged event organizers to come up with new ideas and strategies to keep the events industry alive. And one of those are hybrid events.
Hybrid events may be young and new compared to physical and virtual events, but it definitely is gaining popularity. Especially now that vaccination programs are starting to be implemented, hybrid events will likely stay for a long time. If you’re still not convinced in hosting hybrid events, here are 3 important things to know about them.
It is the biggest trend in 2021
Hybrid events are the biggest trend right now because of its flexibility and versatility. It gives the attendees to freely choose whether to attend virtually or physically. Hybrid events are a win-win for both the attendees and organizers. Why? Attendees can still keep up with the latest events and organizers can keep up with the trends.
Aside from that, organizers need not to worry much about a venue’s capacity especially now that distancing protocols are still strictly enforced. They can cater to thousands of attendees virtually while keeping the safety of physical attendees.
Hybrid events are more than what you expect
Hybrid events truly are wonderful, but hosting and planning one is something else. Some event organizers might feel overwhelmed with the amount of time and work that needs to be put in. But the truth is, hybrid events are very versatile to the point that you can control almost anything.
You can control who and how many delegates can join the physical events, and how many can join the virtual event. Organizers can choose to only allow VIP and guests speakers to come into the venue to ensure safety. Plus, hybrid events are very eco-friendly, too. There is so much more to learn about what this approach can offer. Check out more pros and cons of hybrid events here.
Hybrid events are the future of events
There is no denying that hybrid events are the future of events. In fact, they are making great impacts to the events industry in Singapore. According to BizBash, 70% of event organizers and delegates feel that hybrid events are important for future events. So, even after this pandemic is over, hybrid events are here to stay for a long time.
With the right preparation and planning, your hybrid events will definitely be a success. Still wondering what virtual platform to use? Or looking for an interactive platform with a “real-life” feel? Launch your hybrid events now with Delegate PLAY.
Host your hybrid events with Delegate PLAY
There is no better time to launch hybrid events than now. During these uncomfortable times, there is always room for improvement and growth. Some event organizers are worried about having less interaction between the attendees and the speakers. If you’re concerned about making your hybrid events fun and engaging, you can check out more tricks and tips here.
Delegate PLAY – An immersive virtual platform putting all uncertainty to an end
While the global events industry recovers and prepares itself for the new normal, it is the perfect time to look at best-in-class digital technologies to address client needs and preferences. To this effect, the recently launched Delegate PLAY is a game changer, enabling vendors to seamlessly host events and build connections. Delegate PLAY is a fully immersive virtual environment which allows users to host online conferences and exhibitions under one integrated platform. Event organisers, sponsors and attendees are therefore able to sync up and network in an online virtual environment, transforming a traditionally offline experience into an online format. To read more about it, click here.
Delegate PLAY helps optimize your events ROI by offering innovative features like custom virtual fairgrounds, real-time audience participation and engagement tracking, accessing events on the go from any device, and unlimited content without any geographical restrictions.
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