Mark Simmons was quoted in Pharmaceutical Technology on how the coronavirus pandemic is shaking up the site selection industry. Mark explained that businesses and economic developers are working to maximize the use of virtual meetings and other digital tools now that there are fewer in-person visits and trade shows.
“Features such as screen sharing, whiteboard, drawing, password entry, waiting rooms and polling will allow users to maximize these tools to their benefit,” Mark said. “Additionally, those involved in investment attraction may want to use virtual reality technology to conduct site visits via drone footage, video and virtual site/building presentations.”
You can read the full article here. Pharmaceutical Technology is an international publication focused on the life sciences industry.
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