From venues to design, there are some innovative changes to the events industry. In a time of innovation and constant change, its important to stay on top of the latest trends, leading the way and catching up to those already ahead of the curve. A survey of professional event planners, Eventopedia has learned some of the biggest trends to look forward to this year.
Your guest are looking for more than the average conference tables and light snacks. Your event has so much potential to entertain and engage attendees. Touchscreen technology, mobile apps, and photo with instant upload and social sharing will be much more attractive to your attendees.
Event Planners are willing take a more interesting approach to the ordinary, gone are the days of the banquet halls and conference centres. There’s a rise in requests for a unique space outside of conventional venues. From wine distilleries to airplane hangars, venues are becoming anything but ordinary. Need to be prepared for this upcoming trend, keep your eye open by checking out some new venues in your area. Don’t be afraid to think outside of the box! It seems like the more riskier the place, the more unique of an atmosphere it will make.
Rustic design is here. Wood furniture, tree decor, and natural decor is working its way into our events. For an event in 2018 ditch the mass produced items, and making each guest feel special. Incorporate vintage elements, create a cozy and intimate atmosphere, perfect for a relaxed networking event or a fun party with friends.
Technology had arrived, embrace it.
Without a doubt, event technology has arrived and a shift is happening. Event planners are finding out clients want to incorporate innovative ways to enhance their event. Integrating technology into events will be crucial to hosting in 2018, everything from live-footage drones, to video touch monitors and LED dance floors.