A new research report from Harvard Business Review’s Analytic Services makes a bold claim: Greater use of events correlates with greater revenue growth. That’s because already popular events are getting even more popular, as new technologies are making it easier to track event leads to sales.
With a provable ROI, events
Note: This is the latest post in our series of audience engagement posts.
Most corporate events end up with a stupifying sense of sameness, filled with a series of speeches, presentations, panel discussions, and uninspired trade show booths.
This can have the same hypnotic effect on attendees as the white lines
Now that our SocialPoint Challenge Bar Trivia Game is available in our Audience Response App, you can win the battle for attendee’s attention, by giving them a fun experience on their smart phones!
How does adding Trivia to the Audience Response App work?
Now you can add trivia to your event flow
“I want 100% of the attendees to participate in this activity!”
It’s a phrase that I hear from meeting planners all the time. They are convinced that the attendee engagement experiences won’t work if only 60% of the people do it.
I have an alternative point of view.
First, understand that there really
Not including time for audience engagement in your events and presentations might have worked in the past, but today’s audiences have higher expectations of being involved with learning and interacting. So, you need to make the time! Just consider how audiences have become more hands-on in reaction to major recent
How many presentations have you attended that could have been delivered more effectively as an email?
You know the drill.
The speaker unleashes a tidal wave of PowerPoint slides with graphs and charts going every which way. It’s hard to pay attention. They rarely ask questions or solicit feedback to involve the
The greatest advantage of event apps and audience response apps is to give your attendees a voice.
Instead of passing around microphones in a large audience of 1,000 attendees, an event app or audience response app can be used to capture hundreds of questions instantly from curious attendees.
Equally important – activities
Audience and attendee engagement have become the gateway to success for events.
If your meeting or event has a prayer of justifying its costs, you can’t settle for passive audience participation – your attendees must be fully engaged so they emotionally bond with your company, group, or message, and retain that
Last March, I shared 10 ways you can use event technology beyond polling to create more attendee engagement. Recently I gave a webinar on attendee engagement and came up with 10 more ways, which is good, because your event audiences continue to expect more engagement! Here they are:
1. Display and