From hosting virtual tour, virtual conference, virtual exhibition, to virtual tourism challenge, virtual experiences are here to stay, either as standalone virtual events or integrated alongside a physical activation (hybrid events).
Although 2021 will hopefully see the return of live events, with an extended lockdown on the horizon and a shift in consumer behaviour set to sustain an influx of online activity, the events industry is still reeling from the economic impact the virus has had on virtually all aspects of the economy. The effects of the pandemic continue to ripple throughout the world. That won’t change anytime soon.
As result, the pandemic has paved the way for virtual events to become mainstream, and the success they’ve achieved during one of the toughest times in recent history indicates that they’re here to stay.
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Trade Show & Fair
Trade show is remain to stay as one of most important platform for international networking, whether live in specific destination place or as a virtual event.
Week-long festival of events for travel professionals from all over world, to collaborate and shape the recovery of the Middle East travel industry.
A new virtual platform of the global B2B travel industry featuring the main elements: networking, news, business and content.
Despite the challenges of the COVID era, the MICE (Meeting, Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) industry has prepared for the safe return with safe, secure and flexible environments.
Virtual 3D trade show to connect meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) players with suppliers.
Winston-Salem’s Got You Covered, safety-focused marketing campaign to reassure visitors during COVID-19 pandemic
While virtual events can never fully replace in-person events, this year, virtual format utilizing a modern and effective platform as tool of the usual exploration and discovery.
One-stop shop for virtual events, from finding event vendors, drive live attendees, to track event supplies shipments.
Showcase the vast offerings for romantic escapes throughout Bahamas as one of the world’s leading destinations for weddings and honeymoons.
Latest News, Articles and Updates on Events Industry
The Covid-19 outbreak has negatively affected the event industry due to travel restrictions. Moreover, the overall impact of the pandemic on the industry is yet to be assessed. On the other hand, virtual events gained high traction as market players have been trying to strengthen their digital presence.
However, the industry is expected to get back on track post-pandemic. Rate of vaccinations, vaccination passport, and efficacy of vaccines would play a major role.
Social media based initiative to support the English wine industry and the hospitality sector in these difficult times.
Boosting demand across the business events and to address some of the local knowledge gaps about Australia’s business events.
Adventure enthusiasts community-wide viewing event to support conservation, education and environmental initiatives.
A wave of new experiences across the sea of virtual destination and hybrid event platforms.
A dynamic and pandemic-proof event platform to host exhibitions, conferences, brand activations, product launches and seminars.
Otley is open for online business, event there is no substitute for visiting Otley in person.
A set of map-based challenges to help charities build fun ways to excite their supporters about virtual events.
Online + Offline tourism events campaign for Chinese New Year 2021 by Hong Kong Tourism Board.
A seven-day online festival that takes participants on a virtual journey to discover: ‘Why does Antarctica Matter to All of Us?’