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10 Things to Consider When Planning a Hybrid or Virtual Event

Mary Pat Hanlin, Meeting and Marketing Manager, International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation (ISSTD)

Virtual and hybrid events allow participants who might not otherwise attend a conference or training because of costs, security concerns, or scheduling an opportunity to participate and engage. According to the American Express Global Meetings and Events Forecast, 27% of all events in 2017 will include virtual or hybrid components. As your association considers adding virtual or hybrid events to your annual events calendar, here are ten things to keep in mind:

  • Start with an Objective: Not all events have the same purpose and the objective will help share the planning of the event.  » Read More