. The digital options were not a suitable replacement for having conversations or connecting with people face to face (even if the face was half-covered). For events that are focused on delivering content with a mastermind component, I think digital is a good replacement, says Julie Broad.
I think hybrid events will be the norm moving forward and living in London I have been lucky to attend a number of events physically already this year, says Jimmy Jones, Head of Security at ZARIOT.
I think in-person events will return as soon as the health crisis is over. But virtual and hybrid are here to stay as they open so many opportunities to people who can not travel, says Anya Razina, Head Of Influencer Relations, Restream.
Virtual networking cannot be achieved with the same practices as in-person networking. There are other factors, such as internet connection, that need to be considered when developing products and investing in features that help enhance this process, says Erdal Kilinc