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7 Deadly Sins Of Virtual Events Avoid this septet, and you'll likely create an experience that's remarkable and cherished.

By Mike Allton

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"And I'll tell you one more thing. A real sin...can't be erased no matter what you do." ― Ban The Fox Sin of Greed, Nanatsu no Taizai

While virtual events aren't new, the sheer volume of such events is certainly something unique to 2020. Even without the sudden need to transition offline events, the online-event industry — and the platforms that facilitate them — was booming. However, as with anything else, an onslaught of new, inexperienced organizers creates countless opportunities for poor experiences.

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