How to host an international virtual event successfully

“BY SHIVANGI CHHABRA”

The Virtual event industry is booming currently. They are cost-effective which makes it one of the most important reasons for success. It is easy to use and an efficient way to connect to your family and friends during these times.

But, hosting a virtual event can be a little tricky for some. Here are some tips and advice to help you organize a successful virtual event, better than an in-ground one.

1. Set a goal- Any event has an end result. Nobody plans an event without a purpose or a goal. Before starting any planning, your goals must be clearly stated. Everyone in the team must be aware of it and should work towards achieving it.

2. Hire an expert- There are many features that many of us might not know about but are possible in a virtual event. Hiring an expert will benefit you and your event as a whole. They have the right knowledge, connections, and experience to carry out such an event with ease.

3. Choose the right platform- There are a lot of options available to choose from, but before selecting one, you should go through its Pros & Cons. Like any on-ground event, before choosing a vendor, seeing their previous work and getting reviews is a must. Similarly, during a virtual event, seeing what the platform offers is necessary.

4. Topic for your event- When picking a topic, always remember that content is the most important aspect of any event. Your attendees are going to attend the event because of that. It should be something fun and informative at the same time. 5. Finding speakers- Having speakers is a great addition to your event. They can attract a large number of new audiences. Additionally, they are a great way to entertain, energize and inspire the crowd. But, before choosing any speaker, you should do thorough research on them. They should be aware and possess a good amount of knowledge about the topic of the Event.

6. Promote your event- Start Advertising your Event well in advance so the attendees can gather information about it, know when and how it is happening and plan accordingly. The promotion of an event can help generate leads, gain trust and expand the number of customers around the globe.

7. Backup Plan- Better safe than sorry! You should always have a Plan B when planning your Plan A for any event. In case there are any technical difficulties, you can shift to another platform to continue the event.

8. Feedback- No event is perfect for the participants, there are always some things that can be improvised. Taking feedback helps the organizers run a better show next time. Attaching a feedback form at the end of the event is one way to do it. This encourages them to join the next time.