How to host an Online Virtual Conference
As fear over COVID-19 escalates and in-person gatherings are discouraged, many event organisers are facing a dilemma between postponing the physical conference VS hosting it digitally through live-streaming platforms.
Are you considering moving your conference online but are a bit daunted at the process?
Though we do not expect online conferences to displace all physical conferences, nor to replace networking of meeting in person, they are definitely a great alternative to be socially responsible and control the spread of global pandemic in 2020. Hosting an online conference can provide alternative benefits, starting with being a cost-effective alternative (cost savings from not having to rent event spaces, hiring staff, and costs associated to travel, food, hotels, and entertainment), increased efficiency (short break-out session instead of lasting an entire day or two), greater audience reach (distance no longer is an obstacle in connecting to more attendees across the globe)…
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