Virtual event attendees are now looking for engaging, interactive experiences where they can connect with others. It’s time to ditch four-hour Zoom calls and create an elevated virtual experience people can’t wait to attend. We invited Dianne Devitt, Experiential Consultant and Producer at Dianne Devitt LLC, to share her expertise with us.
She shared best practices around elevating your virtual events as part of our Conversation Series, a live webinar series where we gather insights from industry experts and thought leaders. You can get free access to watch the full replay of our conversation with Dianne Devitt on-demand here.
Here are a few actionable insights from the conversation:
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, people were doing whatever they could to make the situation work. Jumping on a Zoom was a great way to see and connect with one another at the beginning, but now people want more. As we adjust to this new normal, the demands from Virtual Event attendees are shifting. Learn more from Dianne Devitt:
As we know by now, there is more than just one type of virtual event. People can host and attend webinars, conferences, trade shows, fundraisers, and more online. And, all of these events require production and deliberate planning. Dianne Devitt talked more on how to do these events virtually:
Sensory communication styles vary depending on what kind of event you are having. It is important to give your attendees a tactile experience that aligns with the experience you are producing. Hear Dianne Devitt’s tips on how sensory communication can enhance engagement: