Event Organizers, Exhibitors. and Event Owners | 4 minutes
There is an overwhelming amount of virtual event platforms for event planners to choose from, causing confusion on how to evaluate these different players. Which features are most important? How are they priced? And most importantly, which is the right option for their specific virtual or hybrid event needs?
Here are some great resources to help you make that crucial decision for your next virtual event.
1. Endless Events
Virtual Event RFP Guide
From a trusted event technology company, this 3-in-1 resource includes templates for Request for Proposal, Vendor Proposal, and Vendor Comparison. This resource is filled with turnkey templates and resources for meetings with vendors, and it will help you compare and make a decision that is right for you.
2. Skift Meetings
Virtual Event Tech Guide 2022
Getting a view of the event tech landscape is a great way to start looking for an event management platform, as it falls under that category. Explore the most prominent names and trends so that you can leverage technology within your virtual event in the most efficient way possible.
3. Ellipsis Partners + Achurch Consulting
Virtual Events: Best Practices and Vendor Resource Guide
This guide is specifically for event owners who are new to the virtual event world. These best practices will ensure that your first event covers all of the virtual event best practices and will help you choose a software that offers them.
Are You Getting What You Need Out Of Your Meetings & Events Platform?
This resource includes an up-to-date 2022 virtual and hybrid event industry and explains how to make your event a success in this current landscape. Backed with this knowledge, you’ll be able to utilize the best event software and see an ROI.
5. Skift Meetings
Event Management Software Guide
A software is only as good as the knowledge of the user. This guide will help you get the most out of your event software, and this knowledge will help you know what you want to look for in one.
6. Event Industry News
The 2022 Sustainable Event Buyer’s Guide
This edition of the Sustainable Events Buyer’s Guide comes at a critical time. “The climate emergency is a race we are losing, but it is a race we can win,” according to UN secretary general Antonio Guterres.
Live, virtual and hybrid events are highlighting solutions and helping to rebalance the equation in favour of green thinking. This Sustainable Events Buyer’s Guide has input from across the industry – venues to suppliers.
7. Virtual Events Institute
Virtual Events Index
The Virtual Events Index by the VEI is the place for event organizers to find the perfect partner for their next virtual or hybrid event. The index presents hundreds of suppliers across the globe that help you to compare pricing and offerings for you to find your perfect match.
8. Event Industry News
Event Tech Buyer’s Guide 2022
This issue of the Event Tech Buyer’s Guide highlights that ingenuity and its likely impact post-pandemic with the most futuristic technological innovations of the industry.
This guide is completely free and brings answers to your key tech questions regarding your in- person, hybrid or virtual events.
9. The Forrester Wave™
B2B Marketing Events Management Solutions, Q1 2021
In this 28-criterion evaluation of B2B marketing events management solution providers, the Forrester Wave™ identified the 14 most significant ones and scored them. This report shows how each provider measures up and helps B2B marketing professionals select the right one for their needs.
10. Experts advice on hybrid events
Hybrid events are the perfect bridge between virtual and onsite events.
Despite what you might believe, they don’t require a ton of high-end technology. You can make a quality hybrid event with accessible technology that doesn’t require years of experience and expertise.
In this experts advice guide you can read more about the fantastic advantages of hybrid events as well as advice from professionals.
Bonus: MEETYOO E-Book
How-to: Planning a World-Class Virtual or Hybrid Employee Event
Learn to create engaging employee events for your global workforce.
In this advanced e-book, we will explain HR and internal communication departments how they can create employee events that have a positive impact on business strategy.