5 Types of Virtual Events Being Hosted in 2021
What are virtual events?
A virtual event is one where individuals experience the event and its content online rather than gathering in-person. Virtual events are a great way to connect with individuals both locally and internationally. It can be modified to imitate a physical version of an event and varies from platform to platform.
Below is a list of a few of the most common virtual events that have been hosted during COVID (or even prior).
Virtual conferences have become a big hit since COVID. With the unique engagement tools and multi-session content, conferences have been able to allow attendees to view keynotes in real-time, build their agenda from relevant, on-demand content, and interact with other attendees. It has also helped organizers to save costs and fulfill their objectives more effectively.
2. Trade Show
Virtual trade show is an online version of an event for demonstrating and exhibiting a variety of goods and services. The best way to advertise your product is by attending a tradeshow. This will get more eyes on your product while getting a feel of your competition. Trade shows are also a great way to gain feedback on how to improve your products.
3. Hybrid Events
The demand for Hybrid events has increased due to their stellar outcomes. With the ability to provide the same experience with a portion of attendees physically present and the other portion viewing and participating remotely. Hybrid events allow participants to have the same excitement and buzz an in-person event can bring while expanding the reach and accessibility for virtual attendees.
Webinars are often described as a video conferencing tool that allows the ability to present live or pre-recorded. It usually consists of polls and Q&A sessions which are often used to share knowledge, ideas, and updates with people around the world.
Expos is a virtual version of an event that aims at educating the public, sharing innovation, promoting progress, and fostering cooperation. Expos are a great way to network with business owners while learning more about topics you are interested in.
iTeneri strives to provide a one-of-a-kind experience pre and post-event. Our virtual event platform simplifies organizers’ work of planning the event by taking out the hassle, leaving them to focus on what’s most important, which is creating memorable connections with their target audience.