25 Reasons Virtual and Hybrid Events are Hot

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We are thrilled to receive, for the second year in a row, Lead411’s “Hottest Companies in Midwest” award. Lead411’s list started with 1,559 companies and was narrowed down to the top 60, of which we’re honored to be part of.

“We have been tracking fast companies for our customers for the past 10 years,” said Tom Blue, CEO of Lead411, “and we felt it was important to recognize these growing brands publicly.”

25 Reasons Virtual and Hybrid Events are Hot

Our selection as one of the hottest Midwest companies is directly related to being part of a hot industry. We’re seeing growing demand for virtual and hybrid events. Here’s why we believe virtual and hybrid events are hot.

  1. Cost savings.
  2. Fine grained attendee tracking.
  3. Social media integration.
  4. Create “shows that never end.”
  5. Extend and augment audience reach.
  6. Create new channels of revenue.
  7. An ongoing showcase for sponsors.
  8. Carbon footprint reduction.
  9. Sustain 365 communities.
  10. Create additional points of monetization.
  11. Incorporation of social gaming.
  12. Additional learning opportunities.
  13. Ability to connect physical and virtual audiences.
  14. Ability to qualify sales leads across physical and virtual venues.
  15. Networking opportunities with peers.
  16. Networking opportunities with subject matter experts.
  17. Automated creation and archival of attendee engagement profiles.
  18. Higher productivity.
  19. There’s a networking lounge where the lights are always on.
  20. On-demand archive provides “DVR-like viewing.”
  21. Continue to generate leads even after the “live dates.”
  22. Extend your content to a global audience.
  23. Attendees of your virtual event will attend your physical event next year.
  24. Post-event archive gives access to those who could not attend on the scheduled date(s).
  25. Generate a higher return on your overall event investment.

Have additional reasons why virtual and hybrid events are hot? Share your reasons by leaving us a comment below. Thanks!

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Post contributed by Dennis Shiao