According to Forbes, in March 2020, all of the major U.S. in-person conferences understandably turned into virtual events thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. Trade shows, educational events, technology user conferences—everything went to the cloud. During the pandemic, the use of virtual event technologies increased by more than 1000%. There are signs now that most events originally produced on-site will either stay virtual or move to a hybrid online/on-site model.
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Onstream Media's blog focuses on virtual conferencing, virtual event and virtual tradeshow topics
Big changes have happened to the event planning community in a world shaped by COVID. Event planners have worked hard to transition the attendees of their on-premises events into the virtual space. Even with COVID hopefully winding toward an end, more organizations than ever before have moved to virtual event planning for their conferences, meetings, and sales events.