Recently a Manager of Sales Administration emailed us and asked us the following question:
Subject: How do you keep attendees engaged during virtual meetings?
Do you have any suggestions on articles, books, etc. that address Virtual Meetings regarding how to engage the audience, stop multitasking and keep them engaged?
Here’s how we answered
Let’s pretend that you are putting together an All-Employee Meeting. What do you think your attendees will prefer: 4 hours of PowerPoint or an Adventure?
I would go with adventure 10 times out of 10.
Boston Scientific chose adventure, too. They skipped the General Session that would have stuffed 5,000 employees into
Let’s face it. The past two years have been rough on most North American and European corporations. With the budget cuts, layoffs and bad press, it isn’t hard to figure out why everyone around the office is in a sour mood.
All of this negativity can make the daily grind
As we start to bring more virtual and hybrid elements into our events – should we reconsider how we name these events?
In the past, we might have given an event a local or regional name. This name helped the event connect and identify with the city, state, or region where
One of the great things about Social Media is your ability to monitor conversations.
The general consensus at MPI’s World Education Conference in Vancouver last month was that the Twitter conversations were up and complaining via Twitter was down.
So, I did a short analysis on the Twitter conversations from WEC to
Last week, I came across five different articles on technology that are worth your attention. In some cases these articles are directly related to meetings and events. In other cases the linkage is indirect. Regardless, I thought these perspectives would be useful to you as you think about using technology
We know much more about setting up and managing an event community than we did a year ago.
The report “Best Practices in Online Community Management” produced by Pathable reads like a secret decoder ring for first time event community managers.
While the report is loaded with with helpful advice, I thought
This morning, I joined Jeff Hurt (Velvet Chainsaw Consulting) and Michael McCurry (Experient) in a webinar called: Beyond Social Media: Uncover New Ways To Connect, Engage and Educate Your Audience Physically and Virtually. The webinar was organized by InXpo and was part of their InXpoLive program. The webinar gave
On Saturday, the self-organized twitter group #eventprofs organized its first conference. The event was called Event Camp and was centered around Social Media in Events. This was supposed to be an unconference - but was really more of a tribal meeting in my mind. [See Mike McCurry's post for more] You