As we look forward to a future when face-to-face restrictions are lifted and in-person meetings and events are back in the game, we also recognize the strategic importance of digital collaboration and the possibilities that advanced communication platforms offer for companies of all sizes and industries.
For organizations going through the shift from short-term “emergency” scenarios to long-term plans, it has become clear that hybrid events will play a significant role in developing efficient and successful long-term communication strategies.
Resisting to the hybrid wave is futile.
But first, what is a hybrid meeting?
A hybrid meeting integrates live event attendance with a virtual offering. What makes those events unique is that they are built around engagement, and powered by the innovative use of technology to deliver aconsistent, holistic but customized, experience to all attendees.
Here are some of the main benefits of hybrid meetings:
A hybrid meeting can help you:
REACH LARGER AUDIENCES.
Forget about room capacities. If necessary, thousands of people can tune into a session virtually while others can attend a face-to-face version of the same program.
CREATE PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCES.
The online and offline experiences are designed to deliver on learning objectives and the needs of your audiences, not just on the channel or logistics.
ALLOW FOR MORE FLEXIBILITY
Audiences can choose where and when to learn, adapting their busy schedules to the program while increasing enrolment, participation and completion rates.
With the utilization of highly interactive Q&A’s, polls, and still allowing for a variety of networking possibilities, including one-to-one, small or large group meetings.
ACCESS AND PROVIDE EASIER ACCESS TO INSIGHTS
A steady stream of data-driven insights is supplied to event and meeting organizers in real-time. The same happens with the sharing of other information with participants, like modules or assignments.
REDUCE EVENTS’ CARBON FOOTPRIN
International attendees have the option of partaking in your event from home, rather than flying across the globe