“I still put a lot of emphasis on having quality in-person time when it’s called for, but we’re seeing a lot of success with this hybrid way of conducting business,” says Gil Allouche
I’ve seen various interesting experiments at some of the virtual events I participated in to try and address the lack of networking that normally occurs in in-person events but at the end of the day there are factors that virtual events can never be able to provide such as the human connection one can have over a beer at the end of the day, says Arnaud Le Hors.
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I enjoy the possibilities of virtual events (you can literally be part of something happening anywhere in the world), but the in-person format has some undeniable perks. In-person events are much more costly to organize and attend to, though. I don’t have a guess as to how soon they will return, but I’ll be curiously watching out for news on this topic, says Douglas Gubert.
Hybrid-Virtual is always a great option for those who want to see what is going on at an event but can’t attend. It is always useful to have a window into the event through streaming video or virtual networking., says Tadeh Hakopian, Program Manager at Energy Vault.
I prefer in person. It’s harder to get feedback from digital events. The biggest pro of in person is connections. The biggest pro of virtual is the volume of events that one can attend, says Tim Spann.
I like both types of events. I don’t prefer one over another inherently. I think they both have their virtues and their purposes. I would rather focus on maximizing the impact of both types of events as opposed to selling one over another, says Ben Lowell, Corporate Strategy at Class.
Diversity hiring must be intentional. To be successful you must have a dedicated team that is willing and able to advocate for diverse candidates, says Debra Yarnall Global Talent Acquisition Sourcing Strategy & Infrastructure Leader at WarnerMedia.
Travel has changed and in-person time with clients and teams, but we were prepared and established strongly to thrive in a fully digital and virtual environment, says Christine Duque Marketing Transformation, Technology & Analytics, Financial Services Deloitte Consulting.
If you don’t keep up and continuously optimize and grow your business to be in the know of the latest and greatest technologies, you will become irrelevant, says Ayat Shukairy, CoFounder, Invesp.