Events are a great way to bring people together and create memories that will last a lifetime. It may only last an hour or two, but the best ones are those filled with the most delightful moments.
“It doesn’t matter whether it is a simple gathering or a grand conference. What matters is how you use your resources in making the event be remembered in the fondest of ways; something worth reminiscing about and will make you say, ‘If only we could go back in time.’ And this, I believe, is the challenge to accept and a standard to meet for all event organizers.” says Flynn Lawson, trend analyst of YouTube to MP3, when asked to comment about the relevance of their top-rated music conversion website.
You may have good food, great people, and excellent music, but it may not guarantee the event you dream of. Hence, it is important to explore new things you can bring to the table.
Gone with the old; in with the new. We are here to provide you with the six latest trends that make events stand out in 2022.
1. Virtual Events
Despite the gradual ease of protocols and permission to conduct live events, virtual gatherings are guaranteed to be a trend even in 2022. Virtual events are expected to be popular for those concerned with health and safety and those hoping to reach a wider audience across different places.
2. Hybrid Events
A mixture of in-person and virtual events is guaranteed to be popular. It provides versatility for event organizers because this bridges the demands of people who want to have a live gathering and those who prefer the online setup. This is perfect for those who are planning large-scale events as it increases guests because they can choose the format that works best for them.
3. More Immersive Experience
Technology is seen as indispensable in future events and will be used to provide a more immersive experience. Virtual and Augmented reality is anticipated to become more popular in adding an element of fun and excitement to events, especially in launches, parties, and conferences. Guests want to feel like they are part of the event, rather than just an observer.
4. Small And Intimate Gatherings
In-person events are expected to focus on a few people rather than having large guest lists. Small and intimate gatherings are forecasted to be popular, especially during milestone events like weddings, anniversaries, and parties. For instance, couples are now opting for cosy gatherings with close family and friends, rather than large affairs.
5. Focus On Health and Safety
Health and safety remain one of the top priorities, hence these are important trends to consider in events. It is expected that in-person events will be able to give the best experience to guests while ensuring their health and safety.
Sustainability in events is becoming a favorite to make the experience more authentic while reducing costs and being environmentally friendly. A rise in outdoor locations as venues, using repurposed materials, and a preference for in-season foods are some of the envisioned trends.
Connect With Naif Productions And Make Your Event The Best One Yet
Now that you know the latest event trends, it’s time for you to plan your best one yet!
Naif Productions is committed to helping you make the best out of any occasion. From corporate to social, non-profit to weddings – you name it! Our team of specialists will help you give you the event full of delightful memories whenever, wherever, and however you want it.
Contact us at Naif Productions for a consultation about making your next event the best one you will ever have.
This article was written by Eliza Kennedy.
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Since 1986 Annette Naif has been designing and producing custom events, helping clients create their unique style that translates into a memorable and profitable experience. Annette spent 17 years producing events in the motion picture industry where she helped coordinate numerous productions for film and episodic television programs. Since then Annette’s been running her own event production company, coaching other event planners, teaching an event operations and production course at NYU, and now is the CEO & Creative Director of Naif Productions.