Event planners and organizers are preparing themselves for a hybrid experience. The hybrid event, however, requires major budget consideration given the expansion of venue catering both for the live audience and that on the virtual site.
But why go hybrid? What are factors in favor of this format?
The hybrid format can cater to a wider range of audiences as event organizers and brands are not limited to the attendees confined within the physical event venue.
Though perceived to be more costly, the inclusion of a different platform to deliver the content provides an opportunity to increased market reach which may translate to better revenue.
When supported with a capable event platform, the hybrid experience can be immersive and interactive for both types of audiences. Digital games, live and virtual polling, photo booth and pop quiz can be introduced in the program.
We researched and read on advices of professional event organizers and we sum those great ideas into the following :