In the age of ‘digital everything’, why visit an EVENT?
Quite simply because interacting face-to-face is still one of the most effective ways to do business.
Events give you a condensed view of what’s happening in your industry. They put you right in front of the latest research and developments, horizon trends and innovations. Attending allows you to keep up to date with the latest technological and market developments. Events are the perfect place to learn about new products, new services and new ways to do something. You can compare products or services there and then, not later when you get to it. Events give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the future.
Events can give you a different insight into your own business and operations, either by what you see and hear, or the discussions you have with others in the industry.
Despite technology, humans are still very social creatures and events are wonderful networking spots. As well as strengthening existing relationships, they can foster new ones. Events also offer the potential to meet influencers in your sector that you may otherwise not cross paths with. Plus, events can also be a great place to find a dream job!
Did you know that globally, 260 million people each year go to exhibitions to learn something? To stay in front, you need to know ‘who’ and ‘what’ are happening. Visiting an event gives you those exact opportunities.
Credit: Statistics provided by the Exhibition & Events Association of Australasia and Facetime UK.