How a Successful Live Chat Can Make a Virtual Event Even More Successful

Brandweek 2020 attendees weighed in on the community-building

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Bonds were formed and insights were gleaned in Brandweek's chatrooms. Adweek, Getty Images

Adweek’s keystone annual summit was supposed to be a 4-day, in-person experience at the Intercontinental Miami, a luxurious downtown waterfront venue with an unbeatable view of the ocean and the city’s bustling port. Due to the pandemic, however, Brandweek 2020 was reimagined as a fully virtual event that did not scrap the charm—nor the possibility of connection—from the original plan.

@monicroqueta monica.zorrilla@adweek.com Mónica is a breaking news reporter at Adweek.