Choose an Event Type > In-person, Virtual or Hybrid

The event type will modify the event settings slightly and will affect mainly Brella Meetings and Attendee Groups. Therefore, it's crucial you understand what happens when changing your event type.

Content

  1. Event types at Brella
  2. Select your event type
  3. How does Networking work per event type?

 

Event types

There are three types of event formats in Brella:

You can see the affected features in the table below when opting in for a specific event type.

Features/
Event Type
Virtual In-person Hybrid
Groups Attendees and Sponsors have 1 group by default. (Details here). Attendees and Sponsors have 1 group by default. (Details here). Attendees and sponsors will have three default groups each. (Details here).
1:1 Meetings

Attendees will meet through 1:1 meetings through a video call.

Attendees will get to meet at the venue at the Tables in the *Networking Area. (*optional but recommended.)

Attendees will meet through 1:1 meetings through a video call and/or at the venue (*Networking Area).
Tables

Attendees will be shown the video call icon.

Attendees will be shown a Table number in the Chat.

Attendees will be shown a Table number or Video call icon per attendance type.

*Only in-person attendees will see a table number whereas virtual attendees will see the video call icon.

   * See how Groups are adjusted when changing the event type HERE.

 

To select your event type πŸ‘‡

  1. Go to manager.brella.io and log in with your Brella account.  
    You will see the navigation menu on the left.
  2. Navigate to My events.
    Choose the event you are to build and click on the Details tab.
  3. Add your Event Title and choose the Event Type.
    When choosing the event type for your event, be aware of how some features change. The rest of the features work the same in the Admin Panel. πŸ‘

  4. Once you are done with the details of your event, then press Save.

Your event's type setup has now been done! You can update your event information later on from the Details tab (see here). Now, let's see how event types function inside Brella.

🚨 If you're an Organization Admin, you can change the event type any time on the Details tab. Your event settings will vary based on the event type you selected. Go to Event types at Brella for details.

 

How does Networking work per event type?

❗For hybrid events, we recommend getting familiarised with networking in in-person and virtual contexts. πŸ‘‡

βž• Networking at In-person event in Brella βž• Networking at a Virtual event in Brella

Participants will attend the event physically by attending the venue and having access to the event platform. They can participate in a face-to-face meeting held at the Networking Area.

πŸ“±When a participant is at the venue, it's easier for them to use the Mobile App to schedule their Event schedule and manage their meeting requests quickly.

πŸ”’When using Brella, it's essential to communicate to your audience and associates how the meetings work and how they can make the most of it, taking into account Matchmaking.

Learn how to test the meetings with your team by first configuring your devices for the Brella platform. By doing this, you will put yourself in your associates' shoes and understand what they will have to do to network with one another.

Find all Brella meetings details here: Guide On How Master the Brella Meetings.

Participants will attend the event virtually by accessing the platform (Web App). Attendees can participate in group meetings in the Breakout rooms or the 1:1 Brella video call (max four people).

πŸ’»Virtual participants can set up all meetings using the Web App (next.brella.io) and Mobile App on the (browser or mobile browser) to manage their meeting requests quickly.

πŸ”’When using Brella, it's essential to communicate to your audience and associates how the meetings work and how they can make the most of it, taking into account Matchmaking.

Learn how to test the meetings with your team by first configuring your devices for the Brella platform. By doing this, you will put yourself in your associates' shoes and understand what they will have to do to network with one another.

Find all Brella meetings details here: Guide On How Master the Brella Meetings.

To enable Networking at your event,
it's crucial you allow:

  • Matchmaking 
  • Enable meeting slots 
  • Have networking slots in the Schedule
πŸ‘‰ Three steps to enable Networking

To enable Networking at your event,
it's crucial you allow:

  • Matchmaking 
  • Enable meeting slots 
  • Have networking slots in the Schedule
πŸ‘‰Three steps to enable Networking


 


Last updated in October 2021. 

Written by Stephanie Campano Valenzuela. 

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