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A Comprehensive Guide to Planning Hybrid Events

Michael Doane
Michael Doane

How to choose the right format for your conference or trade show, create cross-channel experiences for attendees, and build the perfect software platform for your hybrid events in 2021 and beyond.

With the uncertainty surrounding the ongoing pandemic, many trade shows and conferences and deciding to plan for hybrid events in 2021. Hybrid events give meeting planners the best of both worlds, as they can accommodate attendees who are unwilling or unable to travel, and still provide an in-person experience for those who are able to make it to the show.

Hybrid events also act as a hedge against uncertainty.

If the face-to-face portion of the event needs to be cancelled due to changing circumstances, the virtual audience can be easily accommodated. Planning for hybrid meetings means all the elements of a virtual event are already taken care of.

In this guide we’ll explore:

  • Popular hybrid events formats that you can use to plan your hybrid events
  • How to create cross-channel experiences to bring your in-person and online audiences together
  • The elements that make up a hybrid events platform and considerations for choosing the right software

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Michael Doane

Michael Doane is a writer, marketer, and web developer who has fallen in love with the events industry. At CadmiumCD he teaches meeting planners about the benefits of event tech. As Marketing Manager


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