While online event attendees enjoy the reduced travel and time commitments of Web-only events, in-person event attendees enjoy personal interactions and expanding their networks.
Despite garnering over 34,000 mentions of his name on Twitter during Apple’s Developers Conference, not even Steve Jobs could stop Apple’s share price from falling throughout the day.
The high cost of pay TV subscriptions and the emergence of other ways for viewers to watch entertainment content has prompted many Gen Y-ers to consider discontinuing their paid services.
Companies have a long way to go in improving internal communications, as bottlenecks and ineffective practices still limit worker productivity and erode morale.
The perceived value of entertainment platforms have dropped demonstrably from 2010 to 2011. The culprit? The "commoditized nature" of entertainment and the rise of social media.
When it comes to social media, women are more apt to be believers in the role that sites like Facebook can play in facilitating cause-related involvement.
For all the talk of online events like webcasts and virtual meetings eventually supplanting live events, attendees still value the energy, face time and networking opportunities of a live event.