Thursday, February 9, 2017
Social media, technology and more involved participants all foster greater delegate engagement.
Actively engagement with your participants
Getting participants involved in your event means actively engaging with them. Today’s delegates are no longer interested in one-way communication; they want to share their ideas rather than listen passively, so you need to start thinking about them as active participants rather than passive spectators. Ideally, events should offer 10- to 15-minute mini-conferences and small group sessions, both of which are conducive to knowledge and skills sharing. These should be interspersed with group work to help the audience stay focussed. Physical activity not only improves participants’ health and well-being, it can also enhance learning, help people clarify their goals, stay awake, connect with other participants, and simply have fun.
Read the complete article on the Tourism Intelligence Network website.