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The year 2020 has made way for Virtual events and completely revamped the way we used to see & experience events. The effect of Covid-19 is No Unheard Story. But, if we think of back then in the 80s or 90s, who knew the World could accumulate in clicks. Connecting with our close ones was yet a possible imagination then. But now, with the advent of the internet & technology, It is just a click away to join a video call or join an event and experience the reality without even getting out of that comfortable couch in our homes.
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Virtual Events are undoubtedly the way forward. I assume it isn’t restricted to the impact of COVID-19. In the coming years as well, it is going to be Trending. Some of the Virtual Events have broken the path and have set the milestones. These have been an absolute treat to watch and big appeal across all the nations. Let’s have a look at some of the fascinating virtual events of 2020:
“Bang Bang Con: The Live”- BTS
On June 15, Sunday this Path Breaking one of its kind Musical Concert was experienced by 756,000 fans from across 107 countries. For the first time, the fans joined in online to create History in the world of Virtual Events. It was a massive paid audience that came together for 100 mins to attend this Online concert. The show was the big hit and benchmark in Virtual Events in 2020. 100 mins just flew in fractions of mins, was the mass review by fans.
The BOYS BAND performed 12 tracks. The delight was the audience had the option of 6 camera angles to enjoy the concert sitting at home. The Event inspired the way forward in pandemic times when all the events got cancelled, and the world was put on a standstill. Bangbangcon set the record, making it the highest-paid audience coming online. Incredible! Isn’t it?
Tony Robbins | Unleash the Power within Virtual Event 2020.
As the Corona Virus pandemic swept across the World, it was the time where we all were suffering from some of the other problems. The big war is still going on. Reportedly the Mental Health rates for various issues like Depression, Anxiety, etc. have been increasing at a fast pace.
Meanwhile, Tony Robbins | Unleash the Power within that was held from July 16-19, 2020, was a Life-changing opportunity for 30,000 participants from 138 countries. Before reading any further check out this video below and vibes created in each home.
This virtual event didn’t just succeed in technical aspects but it was the greatest achievement of reaching every home; they brought the World further closer. Back in the days, an on-ground event experience had no match, but the video above of this virtual event by Tony Robbins was something beyond. We can compare the differences in various aspects of Reality Vs. Virtual Reality.
Undoubtedly, Unleash the Power as a virtual event 2020 did fair justice to its audience. Kudos to 6 different companies coming together to create the magic.
Virtual World is a new norm. The large-scale Event Management companies have turned into Virtual Event Management companies overnight to meet the needs of the current situation. Numerous Virtual Events are being conducted every day. Here is the list of some large-scale Virtual Events held across the World.
As you see the list, it looks like a never-ending one filled with all sorts of virtual events on all horizons. Some Virtual Events stand out and mark the Path Breaking goal like Collision 2020.
Collision from Home | June 25 – 25, 2020.
Thirty thousand attendees witnessed this Tech-conference, and Collision is one of the Leading US technology conferences. The founders of Netflix, Tesla, Twitter, Pinterest, Skype, and more have attended this event. Collision gave the option to attendees to attend the live stream wherever they are in the World. Connection and Chat with attendees were Easier with the help of Collision from Home App. Top International CEOs, Policymakers were streaming live; Creating the experience genuinely Path Breaking into the Tech world.
IBM Think 2020 | May 5 – 7 2020.
Think 2020 was a combination of Interactive Sessions and Certifications, one of the best conferences around the World. Video Content and the Breakout sessions were indeed a highlight on the Virtual platform. A knowledge empowering session in the advancements of Technology created reimagination in the event experience.
IBM hosted the Event Think 2020; the reviews of attendees spoke for themselves, It’s was hit…. some attendees claim that virtual IBM Think 2020 was much better than the previous conferences of IBM Think of San Francisco. In an event, the data supply chain’s ins and outs (Hybrid Cloud), tackling the complex issues with AI, was explained well.
Xactly Unleash Virtual Summit | June 7, 2020.
An Event that Unleashed the sales team’s potential and brought Finance, Sales, Operations, and Compensations teams together virtually. The Sales team of Xactly the SaaS company presented the 4-hour Virtual Event. Over 3,000 participants attended the Event virtually, and team Xactly announced an event with X factor Talent show. Overall they engaged the attendees with insightful annual learnings and great fun.
India has also been active in the race of virtual events and has delivered some exciting projects. From premium product launches like Mercedes-Benz all-new GLS launch to IIFA Stomp world music day celebration and everything in between. Brands have realized that Covid-19 cannot be a stopping point but is a new beginning to a World of unlimited possibilities.
Virtual Events are a new reality. The event industry is running alongside in the direction of Virtual Events. If you want to plan an event and the current scenario is stopping you, well, don’t worry, schedule a virtual one.