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Opal Group, changing the events Industry

Mar 3, 2023

With 25 years of experience building solid relationships with industry thought leaders, Opal Group has put themselves at the forefront of events success. Networking and staying ahead of current trends are essential in today’s ever-evolving events industry; their dedication to understanding these needs allows them to create professional experiences for clients through face-to-face interactions that provide invaluable insights from respected actors within the field. Striking just the right balance between networking opportunities, fresh ideas, and expert knowledge is how Opal Group has grown into a crucial part of event planning over its past quarter century.

Always back to basics

People agree that face-to-face meetings remain essential for building successful business relationships; it highlights our natural need as human beings to establish strong communication and understanding through physical socialization. Not only can one read facial expressions better than online, but it is less likely that things will be misinterpreted when dialogue happens offline rather than over email or video chat conversations.

The results of a survey conducted by HubSpot indicated that almost 100% support this stance .*1 and a  Forbes study also revealed an even more positive response to personable interactions, with 85% saying they prefer meeting people in real life due to its potential for fostering deeper connections.*2

The best at what they do

Every single one of the conferences ad events at Opal Group shares the same critical elements, creating or strengthening relationships & networking opportunities; they host many conferences throughout the year that offer attendees ample opportunities to network with each other; Bring together thought leaders from all over the world, providing attendees with a unique opportunity to learn from the best and brightest in the industry. In addition to keynote speeches and panel discussions, our conferences also feature plenty of time for attendees to mingle and network with each other.

Here are just a few of the benefits of meeting face-to-face at Opal Group’s conferences:

  1. Build Stronger Relationships

When you meet someone face-to-face, you can create a stronger relationship than only communicating online. This is because you can pick up on nonverbal cues and establish trust more quickly. This can be critical in the events industry, where relationships are key.

  1. Get Immediate Feedback

Meeting face-to-face also allows you to get immediate feedback on your ideas. When brainstorming with someone in person, they can immediately give you their honest opinion. This can save you time and energy in the long run by helping you avoid going down the wrong path with your event planning.

  1. Make Lasting Connections

Finally, meeting face-to-face allows you to make lasting connections. When you meet someone in person, they’re more likely to remember you and your event when planning their own event. These connections can be invaluable in the long run as they can lead to repeat business and referrals.

Opal Group has been a leader and visionary in networking in the events industry. For over 25 years, they have seen how critical the trust and support of our peers can be to staying competitive and successful. Opal Group fosters a supportive environment that allows event professionals to get connected, form valuable relationships, and gain knowledge that will remain relevant long into the future. By leveraging Opal Group as an active platform for relationship-building in the events industry, companies can stay ahead of the technology curve and create profitable opportunities for themselves. Opal Group: connecting people with lasting results.

Sources:

*1 https://blog.hubspot.com/sales/face-to-face-networking-stats
*2  https://images.forbes.com/forbesinsights/StudyPDFs/Business_Meetings_FaceToFace.pdf

 


 

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