Virtual events have taken the events industry by storm. They’re changing the way businesses interact with their audiences in today’s digital world. In an era where virtual events/gatherings have become the norm, the demand for versatile and feature-rich virtual event platforms is on the rise.
Among these solutions, Dreamcast is one of the global event tech partners, offering exceptional solutions with features and functionalities that cater to events of all sizes and types. Whether you’re organizing a small virtual award ceremony to a global conference, an industry trade show, or a summit. Dreamcast is the go-to platform for creating seamless and engaging virtual experiences.
The Soaring Popularity of Virtual Events
Virtual events have experienced a surge in popularity. The success of such events is attributed to the advancements in technology as well as the cost-effectiveness, and the global reach that they provide.
The virtual events empower the attendees to connect and experience the events right from their comfort of home or any other place. This event can be connected with the help of any smartphone or laptop with a good internet connection. Although this, is unparalleled convenience, it saves you valuable time and resources. In this digital age, these events have become a truly versatile and accessible option for individuals from all walks of life, offering benefits that span far and wide.
Virtual events eliminate the need to travel, contributes to reduced pollution and carbon footprints, overall promoting environmental sustainability. The advanced data analytics about attendees further enhances the demand of hosting more events. Since the pandemic has enabled continued connectivity while physical interaction was not possible, virtual events have gained popularity. As technology advances, virtual events will continue to be commonplace.
“Virtual events are changing the game by bringing people together in ways we never thought possible. They’ve become the new frontier of human connection.”
The Future of B2B Virtual Events
Looking ahead, B2B virtual events are in for an exciting future. As technology keeps progressing, these events are becoming increasingly vital for businesses to connect and cooperate with their audience effectively. They offer a simpler way to reach out to a broader audience, both locally and globally, and adapt to evolving market conditions.
With continuous improvements in virtual event platforms, including new features and enhanced networking options, these events are set to become even more engaging and productive. Given the ongoing changes in how we work and interact, especially after post-pandemic, B2B virtual events are expected to play a key role in facilitating collaboration and the sharing of knowledge across different industries.
Moreover, in 2022, the estimated market size for global virtual events reached approximately USD 65.34 billion, with a projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.8% from 2023 to 2030.
What Dreamcast Offers in the Way of Virtual Events?
Let’s explore the detailed descriptions of each virtual event type offered by the virtual event platform:
1. Virtual Conferences
In general, virtual conferences are remote seminars that can be attended from the comfort of your home. An online conference or summit brings together speakers, panelists, and attendees. Aside from attending key talks, you can also participate in small-group discussions and network. Learning and connecting are the main goals, and you don’t have to leave your couch.
2. Virtual Shows and Product Launches
This is where the virtual red carpet gets rolled out for new products, brands, and creative projects. You’re in for a treat with live product demos, live Q&A sessions, and sneak peeks behind the scenes. It’s like a digital show that increases the excitement and gets you engaged in the big reveal.
3. Virtual Fairs
Imagine your favorite trade show, but in the digital realm. Businesses and organizations set up virtual spaces to flaunt their goods and services to a worldwide audience. You can stroll through digital stalls, chat with exhibitors, and even do some shopping, all without leaving your screen.
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4. Virtual Exhibitions
It’s an online art gallery and shopping spree rolled into one. Artists, designers, and businesses showcase their unique creations in a virtual environment. You can browse, admire, and even buy art and products without ever leaving the comfort of your chair.
5. Virtual Fest
These are digital parties that bring the festival vibes to your living room. You get live performances, fun games, and virtual booths that give you the festival experience, minus the crowded fields. It’s your personal front-row seat to the festival from home.
6. Virtual Meeting
In a virtual meeting, teams, colleagues, or partners get together online for a video chat and teamwork tools. It’s all about discussing projects, sharing ideas, and working together, no matter where you are. Think of it as your ticket to smooth communication and efficient teamwork, all from the comfort of your computer screen or mobile phone.
7. Virtual AGM (Annual General Meeting)
Large organizations have embraced virtual AGMs as a means to take their annual meetings online. These events allow for the sharing of critical leadership updates and financial reports while providing a secure and convenient virtual space for shareholders to participate. Virtual AGMs transcend geographical limitations, enabling members and stakeholders to join from anywhere in the world.
8. Virtual Townhall
Virtual town halls are like online gatherings where organizations come together with their communities, which can include employees and stakeholders. During these events, you’ll usually hear updates from the leadership, participate in live Q&A sessions, and have discussions on important topics. The aim is to create a sense of togetherness and encourage active involvement within the community.
9. Virtual Trade Shows
These events allow businesses to exhibit their products and services to a global audience in a virtual trade show environment. Attendees can explore virtual booths, interact with exhibitors, and gain insights into various industry offerings, all from their computers or mobile devices.
10. Virtual Award Ceremony/Show
Virtual award shows are online platforms where organizations recognize and celebrate outstanding achievements. These events include live or pre-recorded award presentations, acceptance speeches, and acknowledgments for exceptional individuals, businesses, or innovations in different fields.
“With virtual event platforms, we’ve entered an era where knowledge and experiences are shared effortlessly, uniting minds and hearts across distances.”
How Does Dreamcast Redefine Excellence in Comparison to Its Peers?
Well, to provide an answer, let’s explore the different ways in which this virtual event platform, excels and sets new standards in its industry in comparison with its peers.
1. Custom Virtual Environment
Our custom event tech virtual environment empowers event organizers to craft a tailored and unique virtual event space. This feature enables them to design backgrounds & dynamic banners with GIFs and animated images, set up virtual booths, and personalize the virtual spaces to align with the event’s theme and branding while providing a fully customized experience.
To enhance audience engagement through fun and interactive elements we offer a variety of 50+ AR/VR games, let you embed your own games, and include a leaderboard for friendly competition. Also, provides engaging emojis like claps and likes. This feature turns your virtual event into an exciting and lively experience, keeping attendees entertained and involved throughout.
3. Smart Access Management
With our smart event solutions, event organizers can access smart access management tools. They can establish event registration procedures and control attendee permissions. It ensures that only authorized individuals gain access to the virtual event space. This feature acts as a virtual savior to maintain event security and exclusivity.
4. Event CRM and RSVP Tool Integration:
We streamline event management through integrated tools for managing guest lists, tracking, RSVPs, and sending event-related updates and reminders. This integration functions as an event planning solutions, offering a comprehensive solution for event organization.
5. Multilingual Communication
We support multiple languages, facilitating seamless communication among a diverse global audience. Our capability acts as a virtual real-time translator, eliminating language barriers and enhancing communication and engagement.
6. 24*7 Assistance
Ensure a 24*7 backend support to cater for any technical issues that arise in the middle of your event. This assistance gives organizers peace of mind and a seamless experience. With real-time and local time zone support available 24/7, event organizers and planners can host virtual exhibitions, trade shows and much more effortlessly.
Attendees benefit from tech chat for instant problem-solving and guide videos, offering step-by-step event walkthroughs(guides), making it easy to navigate and explore all aspects of the virtual event
7. AI-based Matchmaking Feature
Using advanced AI algorithms, we intelligently pair attendees with shared interests and objects, enhancing and improving networking effectiveness. Moreover, we also offer seamless one-on-one and group networking through audio and video calls. Meanwhile, the B2B Meetings scheduler empowers attendees to effortlessly expand their network by facilitating connections with exhibitors and sponsors.
8. Branding Excellence in Virtual Events
Event organizers have the opportunity to customize the virtual environment to reflect their brand identity. Our branding and customization feature transforms the virtual event space into a branded and immersive experience, seamlessly integrating the event with a company’s identity.
9. Encrypted Conversations
We prioritize the security of conversations and data through robust encryption. This security feature acts as a virtual vault, ensuring the confidentiality and protection of sensitive information exchanged during the event.
10. Document Sharing
For events like virtual AGMs or virtual corporate conferences, we provide services that simplify the sharing of critical event materials, such as presentations and handouts. Streamline the distribution of information to the virtual audience with us and make an efficient and digital alternative to traditional document sharing.
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Virtual Conference: IPPN Annual Conference 2021
We proudly created an advanced virtual platform for the IIPN 2021 conference. We customized every detail, offering a seamless walkthrough, a networking lounge, unique exhibition booths, and a selfie booth for attendee engagement. Our interactive auditorium enabled live streaming and engagement, while the dynamic lobby and information desk enhanced the conference experience.
Virtual Award Ceremony: Capgemini Virtual Award
The Capgemini virtual award show event was organized by Dreamcast and we curated a flawless virtual platform, offering an array of engaging features and a fully customized lobby area to set the stage for a holistic event ambience. From the integration of branded photo booths for memorable moments to providing real-time help desk support, our contribution ensured a seamless and interactive experience for event participants.
Virtual Summit: Work for All Summit
“The Great Place to Work For All Summit 2021.” Expertise in show running, live streaming, and support, transformed the summit into a seamless and engaging virtual experience. Customizable features, including live streaming of parallel sessions, an interactive leaderboard, and immersive music in the lobby, added to the event’s grandeur.
Our AR photobooth, post-session quizzes and feedback forums helped enhance participants’ engagement and interaction. The virtual summit brought together global business leaders and professionals to share invaluable insights, and Dreamcast’s platform played a crucial role in making it a resounding success.
The All About Music 2020 Virtual Edition
The All About Music 2020 Virtual Edition, hosted by Dreamcast, was a global music extravaganza featuring top artists. We created a virtual event platform with full customized spaces, multiple live sessions, and interactive formats. It also, brought together a diverse audience of 2,000 attendees from 20 countries and 150 cities, making it a massive success.
To wrap it up, Dreamcast’s virtual event platform is a great choice for hosting all kinds of online gatherings, from small meetings to big product launches. It’s super versatile and user-friendly. As virtual events become more and more important, we are here to make sure that all your events are engaging and easy to manage. So, let’s team up and make the most of virtual events together!