Virtual event strategy has grown to encompass much more than branded booths that populate online exhibition Martyls. Media companies are learning to craft a diverse array of digital environments, from educational centers to tours of model homes.
Archive for November, 2011
As with any aspect of any event, virtual, hybrid or physical, planning is a big part. Whether you are running the event, manning a booth, directing the operations or attending. The following article covers a few points to keep in mind about attending a virtual event so that you can get the most out of the event and maximize your attendance.
Summarizing key stats from ten surveys and research reports issued in 2011, the “Face-to-Face and Virtual Events: The Essentials Stats You Need to Know” provides a one-glance overview into the importance of face-to-face events to the economy, the growth of virtual and hybrid events into new industries, and the actions that online attendees take.
Video games are the most commonly experienced virtual environments on the planet. We’ve all played or seen them played, and educators have seen the incentives in using them for role playing in learning environments. While this article isn’t totally about virtual environments it does illustrate how an environment can be used outside of virtual and hybrid events. Innovation and technology coming together to prepare our youth for the ever changing world, both online and off.
Onstream Media Corporation, a leading online service provider of live and on-demand Internet broadcasting, corporate web communications and virtual marketplace technology, and Trade Show News Network (TSNN), the world’s leading online resource for the exhibition and event industry, announced the release of what is believed to be the trade show industry’s most extensive survey about virtual events.
The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) announced that attendees from all over the world will be able to attend its annual Reliability of Transmission Distribution Networks Conference from their desks through a virtual event option.
For companies large and small, business meetings are a necessary occurrence for sharing information, building employee unity and accomplishing key goals and objectives. Unfortunately, these types of traditional meetings often involve considerable time and expense.