Getting tired of the same ol’ happy hours with your coworkers? Are you logging into zoom and running out of things to talk about? It may be a sign that your team needs a more interactive experience.
2022 is shaping up to be another dynamic year in the event planning industry as companies around the world continue to manage the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many events are being offered as virtual or hybrid events, while some companies are once again holding in-person events with COVID-19 precautions or for smaller groups. Several major trends have emerged, including improved analytics and simulive presentations. Companies of all sizes must now create a marketing and event strategy that captures the most attendance and engagement while remaining within budget and maintaining health and safety for attendees. Fortunately, today’s virtual and hybrid events offer many opportunities for collaboration among event planners, businesses, and attendees.
By now, we know COVID-19 has changed the way we do just about everything, from shopping to working to hosting events. The pandemic’s fallout has driven the corporate industry to pivot and reassess how they do business, arguably one of the most powerful shifts in corporate life.
After almost two years of working from home, it’s safe to say that virtual meetings are here to stay.
Mindfulness is a hot topic these days. Many companies are incorporating wellness activities into their daily schedule to boost employee morale and mental health to create space and mental capacity for full focus during event the most arduous virtual meetings.
The results of Gallup’s much-anticipated Employee Engagement Survey are in, so it’s time for leaders and managers across the world to pore over its actionable insights. Based on the responses of over 100,000 teams and over 2.7 million workers, Gallup’s survey provides valuable data that could help you to improve sales, productivity, employee retention, profitability, and more.
It’s safe to say that virtual meetings are here to stay. The opportunity to include everyone, wherever they are, far outweighs the obvious limitations that hosting an online meeting has. Yet, paying attention to virtual meeting etiquette can offset many of those restrictions.
Nobody can predict the future, but it's important to consider what business events will look like in "the new normal." Being in the business of booking, planning, and coordinating company events has enabled us to identify some common themes for a post-COVID-19 world. These insights will help leaders in human resources, client engagement, and event planning return to a world in which we can do business in-person once again.