Post pandemic, the world saw a major shift in societal attitudes when it came to going digital. The society that took time in accepting FASTag is now completely immersed into the tech world. From using UPI at kirana shops to attending virtual meets, this is THE normal world in 2022! Check out the latest event management trends that have taken the world by storm.
Virtual and Hybrid Events are the New Normal
With the world still in some uncertainty, have opted for virtual or online events. Virtual meetups, exhibitions, events, conferences are supported by a higher number of corporates and event professionals. The world is still processing from the post-COVID effects and it is not expected to resume normal operations in entirety. The event industry is continuing to see a growth in the popularity of both virtual and hybrid events.
It is a known fact that virtual as well as hybrid events are more sustainable and environment friendly than in-person events. Also, online events are easy to reach globally and increase the event ROI.
Increasing Inclusivity and Diversity
For hosting a successful event, boosting the diversity and inclusion of the event is crucial. This paves way for the event organizers to add depth to the event by celebrating diverse perspectives. Most importantly, language and accessibility are critical factors in fostering a better event atmosphere. While hosting virtual events, make sure to use platforms facilitating access for audiences with visual or hearing impairments.
With the shifting of the world from physical to virtual and to the metaverse, we are to see a lot of changes. The fact that the attendees can join a virtual meet from any part of the world means they will soon be able to join from any time too! Instead of limiting audiences from visiting and enjoying events and conferences to a restricted set of hours, why not put different content for folks in different time zones or these things can be entirely on-demand and accessible whenever it is suitable for the person. While this is all theoretical, we can soon expect events to have defined start and end times.
Agile Event Planning is Here to Stay
Virtual, online, and hybrid events are now the gold standard. The virtual event industry has indeed made its mark! In this fast-paced world, we want everything done quickly and swiftly. Planners are being agile and getting things done at a much faster rate than ever. In order to harness the technological innovations and meet the challenges of the change in work culture, it is of important that we pair the strategic goals of any conference or event with the right virtual and hybrid applications.
Trade Shows Return to In-person
Trade and industry shows have faced quite a lot of challenges while going virtually. They are yet to recover from the difficulties thrown at them in the last 2 years. It is obvious that forging new trade-based relationships in an online environment is difficult and that in-person shows provide physical encounters with products which eventually is a game changer. Many clients urge to communicate during trade shows and this drives engagement and satisfies both the client and the customer.
Wiztales with its Wiz365, an all-in-one 3D virtual event platform brings its customers the best of both worlds. It brings to you everything customized, Live streaming, Network lounge, Chat, and Video Conferencing built-in, Super stalls, Interactive live sessions, and what not!