US: The Ready, Set, Go Hybrid with Omni program is intended to s support customers’ presentations, small meetings and full-scale hybrid events.
Partnering with event production firm Encore, the program is available for clients seeking individual or collaborative meetings, as well as large scale events, with attendees in multiple locations.
Production elements such as audio, cameras, lighting and more, form part of three options under the Ready, Set, Go Hybrid with Omni offer:
• Omni Virtual Studio – for individuals or small groups
• Omni Hybrid Small Meeting – up to 15 in-person attendees with the flexibility to scale as needed. Features multiple camera displays and sound equipment for an in-room and remote experiences
• Omni Hybrid Your Way – for larger groups of more than 15 people. Suitable for clients looking for interactive elements such as gamification, voting or connecting audiences and presents across multiple venues
Each hybrid solution is integrated with Omni’s Safe & Clean initiative, as well as Encore’s MeetSAFE guidelines.
Dan Surette, chief sales officer at Omni Hotels & Resorts, said: “As we’ve heard from our clients, hybrid is here to stay for a while, and they are facing new challenges and changes as they plan upcoming events for both in-person and virtual attendees. The Ready, Set, Go Hybrid with Omni options are specifically designed to help our clients navigate these new challenges with confidence and ease. We’ve always been proud of our team’s ability to create, customise and execute memorable events, and these options allows us to continue to deliver excellent service in this new virtual and hybrid meeting landscape.”
BHN news editor Eloise Hanson predicted that in 2021, hotels will repurpose under-utilised meeting rooms into production studios. You can read her other predictions here.