How to Plan, Design and Execute Interactive Meetings

Use this guide to create interactive meetings that people will love and deliver maximum impact.

Why Do People Come to Your Events?

Attendees use words like Try, Share, Meet and Discuss when they talk about why they come to conferences. Never, ever, do they say to sit in chairs in rows in a dark room for hours end to listen to speakers.

What is Audience Engagement?

At their best, events are an explosion of content and ideas where we craft meaningful stories and create community. However, too many events stuff attendees in a big dark room to sit in rows of chairs for hours and hours.

Tap Into The Wisdom of the Crowd

85% of us have smart phones in our pockets. Now more than ever, senior leaders have the power to tap into the wisdom of the people in the room, to ask hard questions and work together to solve problems.

Measure the Business Value of Meetings

The real case for audience engagement in your events is in driving business value. But how do you measure business value — does it always have to only be revenues and profits? Here are 41 ways to measure the business value of meetings.

Fun digital games for trade shows and events

Human Emotions

What makes our games and contests really gather a crowd, and keep people engaged, is how well our games play on peoples’ very human emotions. There are 6 key emotions that we see over and over driving people to keep playing. 

Create a Feedback Loop

While mobile devices and social media technology makes it easy to create attendee engagement experiences in our events, the feedback loops that you use to visualize user-generated content will be a key part of your success. So, it’s important that you think about the different ways that you can visualize content.  Here are 10 new ways that you can visualize user generated content.

Audience Engagement Beyond Live Polling

While Live Polls in Audience Response systems have been around since the 1980’s, many new solutions popped up during the mobile / social revolution. So there may be more new ways to engage attendees than you realize. Here is a list of 10 new ways to Engage Attendees

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ATTENDEE ENGAGEMENT IDEAS

These ideas will jump start your brainstorming for simple, fun attendee engagement ideas for your next event. You can easily create these fun interactive experiences yourself OR come up with something new. Either way have fun!!

How to Prepare Your Speakers to Use Audience Response Apps

The greatest advantage of event apps and audience response apps is to give your attendees a voice. But are your speakers prepared to use this interactive technology? This guide will help-you-help-your-speakers succeed at audience engagement in your events.

How to Select Wifi For Your Event

It is no secret that having a reliable Internet connection can make or break an event. Nothing brings life to a screeching halt quite like having a live video stream suddenly cut out for virtual attendees around the world. The goal is simple: Just make sure the Internet works without interruption and content is accessible to the people you want it to be.

How to Manage Interactive Q&A

Microphone-based Q&A only allows for one person to talk at once, while interactive q&a apps allow all users to send it questions when they think of them. This multi-threading approach allows you to spend more time answering attendee questions that matter.

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ART Pop Wall

Your screens should look like Art. Let us help you design lively, branded screen collages that you can fill with user-generated content. Then, offer sponsors unique branding and data capture benefits.

Pick from a wide variety of social media, leaderboards, photo walls, leaderboard and digital signage options to create the perfect experience for your event space:

Sponsor Benefits include:
– Branded Screens
– Full screen sponsorship placement
– Data capture screens for leads or marketing followup
– Social analytics data.