Over the last few years, virtual conferences have grown in popularity, and recent events have raised demand for virtual access to business expertise and interactive sessions conducted by professionals. When face-to-face meetings aren’t possible, virtual meetings are a terrific option – and they come with several specific perks.
We all may miss face-to-face meetings and the interpersonal element they provide. Virtual conferences, on the other hand, are just as useful as traditional ones in many aspects. You may also get the most out of a virtual event by taking the appropriate steps to maximize the experience.
What can you expect if you attend a conference online? And what are the benefits? In this blog, as we prepare for our LEO 5th Conference “United We Grow”, we’ll discuss the Тop 5 benefits of attending a virtual conference.
1. Virtual is global
Access to physical conferences is limited for many participants due to travel time, scheduling, and economic constraints. The pool of potential presenters is also limited due to the same. There is no need to travel and spend on flights and accommodations while attending an online event. No flights to worry about being canceled, no constraints on where you may go, no visa, packing, or other travel hassles, no time away from your job or family.
Lower fees coupled with the possibility to join from anywhere results in increased attendance… from all over the world! More attendees, and more diverse audiences, mean the standard of the networking experience is higher.
In a virtual conference, speaker variety may be significantly greater. They may participate from anywhere with an internet connection, and the option to pre-record eliminates time zone concerns.
For instance, our 5th conference includes speakers not only from the US, but also from Germany, Italy, Nigeria, offering a truly global perspective for our LEO community.
2. Lower cost, greater value
Not only do virtual events save time, but they also save money. Getting the funding to attend traditional conferences may be challenging, and many organizations can only send one representative. Virtual conference tickets enable any company to sign up a larger number of employees.
At a face-to-face event, with multiple rooms and having to run from one session to another, it might be difficult to have the time to take everything in. Virtual conferences allow you to watch recorded sessions after the event, giving your ticket even more value.
LEO’s 5th conference is just $55 and $85 if you wish to receive your CEU certificate, so all team members can participate – a fantastic opportunity to learn together and discuss ways we grow as a profession and as individuals contributing to it.
If there is one thing that the last two years have taught us, it’s that flexibility is key! Work from home, study from home, and now your living room can double as a conference room.
Virtual events eliminate the need for conflicting speaker tracks, requiring participants to select between sessions. Furthermore, most virtual conferences provide session recordings, allowing you to fit them into your busy schedule and listen when it’s convenient for you.
Networking is more vital than ever, and virtual conferences make it simpler to do so than regular in-person meetings.
When we say simpler, we mean it will be easier to interact with experts who share your interests and concerns, and, most importantly, you will be able to keep in touch.
You may utilize our platform to communicate with our sponsors, join general conversation, and meet other attendees at the LEO’s 5th conference. It’s entirely up to you how much networking you do!
You no longer need to be in a massive conference hall with hundreds of people to accomplish self-growth with virtual events. Through LinkedIn connections, chat, and Q&A sessions, you can now motivate, learn, and share information.
Join our upcoming conference United We Grow on June 23 and 24 for the opportunity to collaborate and explore this important topic, as well as discuss how we can be more connected and supportive of one another on a personal and professional level.