Virtual meetings don’t feel the same as their in-person equivalents, especially in the exhibit hall. But that may reflect an opportunity to reshape the event experience for vendors and exhibitors entirely.
Recent research from Freeman finds that attendees and exhibitors alike are warming up to doing in-person events near the end of the year. Also: Understanding the relationship between engagement and value.
As vaccination rates increase and people get more comfortable with the idea of attending meetings again, some associations are taking baby steps by hosting microconferences in several cities instead of having one large meeting. A look at the format and its benefits.
A new report from the American Institute of Physics examines how scientific groups should reimagine their meetings to better meet stakeholder needs. While the report is geared toward scientific audiences, its suggestions can benefit all association meetings.
COVID-19 has reshaped the landscape for events, raising legal issues that organizations may not have grappled with before. These recent articles feature practical advice from legal experts and insurance pros.
Hybrid conferences may be the next big thing in meetings, but because they involve face-to-face and virtual participants, they come with their own unique set of planning challenges. As associations begin executing hybrid events, here are some questions to ask during the planning stage.
A meeting agreement, especially for virtual meetings, not only sets the stage for stronger conversations but also makes room for voices that may not always feel comfortable speaking up.
A look at several open-ended survey questions that will help you collect genuine and usable feedback from your virtual conference attendees and sponsors.
Panel discussions, that old standby of in-person events, are actually well suited for the virtual meetings format. Here’s how to make your remote panels great.
It’s important that first-timers attending your virtual events have a positive experience. Here are a few ideas to consider for welcoming newbies to your online conferences.