What is a Hybrid Event?

Learn the types of hybrid events and how to organize one Event organizers have heard the word hybrid event on a frequent basis lately. But what does hybrid event really mean? The broad definition of a hybrid event is one that uses a combination of in-person and digital elements, tailored to each attendee for curated…

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Virtual Event Benchmarks and Insights for 2021

Virtual events became a critical tool in 2020, enabling organizations to engage with their internal and external audiences globally. In fact, demand for Communique’s virtual  event platform and services grew 418% in 2020. As we look ahead hybrid events, creating a virtual component to a physical event, will be a necessity in 2021 and beyond.…

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Types of Virtual Events Hosted in 2021

The most common virtual events that organizations are hosting in 2021 include virtual trade shows, virtual job or career fairs, virtual sales-kick offs, and virtual benefits fairs Virtual events are not limited to these areas, however – any type of online event that replaces or adds to a physical event uses a virtual event platform.…

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Best Hybrid Event Platforms in 2022

What is a Hybrid Event or Hybrid Conference? A hybrid event combines both a physical event as well as a virtual experience for attendees to join from their computer or mobile device. In the past, the online meeting portion was typically just a webcast of the presentations as an afterthought for a small remote audience.…

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Best Virtual Conference Platform 3D Designs in 2021

Design is a key component to exciting and engaging events whether it takes place at a physical venue or virtually. The best virtual conference platforms enable organizers to create visually appealing online venues that reflect the organizations brand and event goals. How to create the best 3D virtual conference platform designs in 2021? The perfect…

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Virtual Event Speaker Best Practices

The biggest trend in 2021 is that virtual events, and hybrid-meeting, set up and execution will be more deliberate. In 2020, virtual event organizers reacted out of necessity—trying to do what they could as quickly as possible. Most people were relying on what they thought they knew about digital events versus what is actually possible.…

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Virtual Conference Platform with Avatars

One of the many benefits of 3D virtual conference platforms is creating a more immersive experience for attendees through utilizing customized rooms and spaces to reflect the organizers brand, event goals and give that “wow factor”. One major differentiator between 3D virtual vs. 2D virtual conference platforms is the use of avatars. Avatars are an…

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How to Choose a Virtual Conference Platform Design

When considering the look and feel of your virtual conference platform, one question you need to answer is whether to have a simple 2D design or a full-scale 3D environment. The decision will impact set up time and resources as well as how you engage your virtual event audience. What is a 2D Responsive Design…

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Virtual Event Accessibility

ADA Requirements for Virtual Events to Make Them Accessible Many attendees have cognitive, hearing, or visual disabilities that could keep them from getting the full virtual event experience. Virtual event platforms may seem to be the ultimate in accessibility: Open your laptop, click on a meeting invite, and you’re there. But the digital divide means…

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The Secret to Successful and Engaging Virtual Events

How to Increase Virtual Event Engagement As events continue to move online via virtual event platforms, event organizers often struggle with planning and executing a virtual event that is creative, entertaining, and engaging. There is much that you can do at an in-person event to evoke an emotional attachment. However, it is much harder to…

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