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With self-serve platforms, event managers have to familiarize themselves with the technology, and handle the entire event lifecycle independently.
However, BuzzCast is a premium virtual events solution that does things a little differently. Our technical and production teams work closely with enterprises and remain at your service throughout the event lifecycle. We offer enterprises a combination of a robust events solution and leading virtual event services.
…But we made it through. Networking booths, breakout rooms, and gamification helped us connect attendees during virtual events. But does event networking actually start on launch day? Or can you influence audience engagement with prior efforts?
We believe you can. Pre-event networking can help you establish relationships with your audience beforehand, increasing their show rates and encouraging them to engage. You can also get them more excited about your content and help them understand which sessions will be most relevant to their needs.
Corporate virtual events, in particular, are a great way to cultivate relationships. You can deliver value to your clients, strengthening your relationships and increasing their confidence in your brand. Or, you can leverage internal events to upskill your workforce and deliver value to your team.
Many events went all-virtual in 2020 if they weren’t cancelled outright. In 2021 there have still been plenty of virtual events happening, but now there are hybrid events where some participants attend in-person while others attend remotely.
But is that the only thing separating these two types of events? Far from it. By understanding the differences between hybrid and virtual events, it will also become clear how much event design and planning needs to go into a successful hybrid event.
At this point in time, we’re all familiar with the benefits of virtual events. You already know that they boast greater reach, reduced costs (potentially), and greater accessibility, among other benefits.
But there’s one challenge that many event organizers have yet to solve adequately. Let’s call it the “attendee engagement problem.”