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If you’re a member of a board, you’ve probably gotten used to attending virtual meetings by now. As pandemic restrictions ease and in-person meetings become possible again, board meetings are transitioning to a hybrid format, including both physical and remote attendees, explains Boardable’s CEO Jeb Banner. This hybrid arrangement creates fresh challenges – and new opportunities to optimize discussions, boost attendance and increase diversity. Anyone facilitating hybrid meetings will benefit from Banner’s applicable advice.

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Jeb Banner is CEO of Boardable, a board management software provider.

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Employ the hybrid format to increase diversity, efficiency and attendance at meetings. 

As COVID-19 pandemic restrictions ease, many companies are conducting hybrid meetings, with participants attending both physically and virtually. About a quarter of all meetings are currently held this way – and the number is increasing. The hybrid meeting format has several advantages that extend beyond keeping people safe from the virus. This is especially true for board meetings. For one, enabling board members to join remotely opens the possibility of increasing diversity and disparate perspectives, by including members from different geographical locations or with physical impairments. For another, the hybrid meeting can boost attendance rates, since board members won’t need to travel. Finally, virtual meeting...


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