Glossary Term: englisch

Participants online

Persons that participate only online in events. These events can be hybrid or virtual.

Touchless Event Options

Services that enable conference participation in-person without direct contact with other people. Services often used are:

  • digital self-service registration at terminals,
  • contactless access control via badges, wristbands or an app,
  • NFC readers to exchange contact details,
  • contactless shopping,
  • etc.

Virtual Events

Event where participants can only attend via stream/video conferencing or webinar software etc. There is no on-site participation option. The event can be produced and broadcasted from a studio or a venue with studio equipment (temporary or fixed) etc. Employees on site are not participants in the actual sense.

No further distinction is made between digital and virtual events; the terms are used synonymously.

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