With hybrid events now on the horizon, many planners fear that getting hybrid wrong would be a missed opportunity to evolve audience engagement and create event content with year-round longevity. We spoke to freelance conference producer Claire Tulloch about the top five challenges of hybrid events and how to overcome them.
What are the most persuasive arguments to convince budget holders to invest in both digital and in-person elements? To help you state a persuasive case, we spoke to David Stanley, Head of Corporate Events at Aztec Live and Adam Simpson, Director of Marketing and US Sales at etc.venues.
PowerPoint was first rolled out by Microsoft in 1987. Since then, they’ve added a raft of features with subsequent versions. It’s been the undisputed presentation king over the past three decades and rightly so - it was one of the first mainstream presentation tools. It revolutionized events, education and training, and everything in between. However, there’s now a plethora of new and exciting alternatives that enable even novice users to create highly visual, engaging and customized presentations.
Everyone’s familiar with PowerPoint. Which means everyone is also familiar with “Death by PowerPoint”. The misuse of a great presentation tool has soured the brand name and sent everyone in search of PowerPoint alternative. Microsoft is now looking to combat that.
With the increasing implementation of event tech at large scale events, as an event organiser, you’ll want to ensure the audience engages as much as possible with the speakers and content. After all, event tech is one of the best tools to prove the event ROI. For this to happen, it’s a fantastic idea to ensure the audience is comfortable using the event tech.