In person events are preferred by far as the conversations during the event and the relationships made can often go deeper and further. On the flip-side, I have spoken and participated in well-organized virtual events that were extremely beneficial, says Andrew Jernigan, CEO, Insured Nomads.
“What drives me is having a tangible and positive impact on others, especially toward the achievement of their goals (whatever they may be),” says Sophia Shluger
“My objective is always to provide value, including templates, tool recommendations, and case studies. I’m not a fan of self-promoting,” says Steve Wiideman
“We’re still human and we still love to shake a hand and talk to someone face-to- face as opposed to staring at someone on a laptop screen that exhausts our eyes,” says Sarah Sal
“When I have the opportunity to speak in public, I try to be as straightforward as possible and bring different points of view and new ways of looking at things,’ says Omar Odino
“In-person gives you that face to face with people which is great if you are social. Online events allow for more potential attendees and that can be good too. I think both event types serve different needs,” says Duane Brown
“Digital events are a great opportunity to connect people all over the world. However, it is sometimes a challenge to engage people. The dynamics and interactions need to be adapted to online. The activities that work well in the live events won’t have the same result online,” says Luis Bueno
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I think digital events are more inclusive. Introverts or those who need more time to reflect can share via chat or privately, which they may never feel comfortable doing in an in person, group setting, she says.
Having the ability to make an impact in people’s and organization’s lives while empowering them to be able to really pursue and deliver game-changing new innovations for the world. I love being in the ‘center’ of it all, as a central figure in the evolution of this craft.