Virtual Event Biz Booming, Partygoers Flocking Online for Get-Togethers


Coronavirus isn’t stopping people from getting their party on — they’re just doing it in front of computer screens at home now. Welcome to 2020.

Due to multiple state-wide stay-at-home orders, the online event planning biz is seeing a massive spike in engagement for all sorts of get-togethers … some more adult-friendly than others.

Evite made its name peddling online invitations, but has since become a go-to destination for online events. The company says it’s seen a 1,130% increase in events tagged “virtual party” in the last year … but it believes the lion’s share of the boost has come in the last month.

We’re told their biggest categories of online get-togethers of late include birthdays, cocktail parties and happy hours –…