Why Face-to-Face Communication Won't Disappear (Infographic)

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It would stand to reason that most millennials prefer a virtual meeting over face-to-face interaction in today’s business landscape. Ours is a generation, after all, that increasingly seeks comfort and convenience in , web casting and video conferencing, right?

Not so fast. According to this infographic, compiled by CT Business Travel and NeoMam Studios, a digital design studio, 78 percent of Gen Xers and 80 percent of millennials say they actually prefer in-person with their colleagues.

It’s a sentiment that transcends age. Eighty-seven percent of all professionals believe that face-to-face meetings are essential for clinching business deals. This is largely because virtual conferencing not only creates lapses in emotional cues but inhibits crucial opportunities for casual bonding.

Related: This Man's 3-Year Plan: To Meet Up With Each of His 1,000-Plus Facebook Friends

Read more about the unparalleled merits of face-to-face communication in the infographic below.

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Why Face-to-Face Communication Won't Disappear (Infographic)

Related: This Man Made His Smartphone 'Distraction-Free' -- And It Changed His Life

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