The United States seem to have a love\/hate relationship with video conferencing. Almost everyone has used it (or at least 81%, according to the Pew Research Center) but few seem to relish the experience. Many formerly in-person events from team meetings to conferences transitioned to virtual events and many companies seem conflicted on if, when or how they can get everyone back to the office. So, will virtual events continue to thrive and, if so, can they deliver better experiences?\n\nThose are the questions posed to a panel (yes, virtual) of implementers, consultants, and influencers who seemed more than happy to participate in a May 19 #IDGTechtalk Twitter chat, moderated by Isaac Sacolick @nyike and sponsored by @GlobalNTT. Here\u2019s a sampling of their views:\n\nSome pointed out that we\u2019ve only scratched the surface on the potential of this medium.\n\nIs it even possible to stuff that virtual Genie back into its lamp?\n\nRoom to grow virtually\n\nIf virtual conferencing is here for the duration, TechTalkers would like to see event organizations make some improvements.\n\nWhat to banish\n\nThere are some virtual event experiences panelists are eager to consign to the scrap heap of history.\n\nWhat to enhance\n\nThere are some must-haves, according to the TechTalkers:\n\nOne foot in, one foot out?\n\nOk, so some folks are in the office, some full-time at home, and others mix it up. Is this hybrid world going to dictate event management?\n\nBut some hybrid virtual event venues just don\u2019t seem viable:\n\nGo to @IDGTechtalk for more insights and check out to NTTGlobal to stay on top of digital collaboration.