Events are perceived to be onee of thee best ways to attract and retain customers, which is why the B2B meetings and events industry is booming. But the pressure is high to benefit from this trend by organising more events, as there are only so many days in a year and calendars are already fully bookeed with well-established larger events. Cvent noticed that many have found just the right solution in smaller events, organised between the larger ones.
Driving interaction at your meeting should not be relegated to a Q&A session at the end of a session. For the most successful type of interaction and event engagement, you need to aim at a change in event-meeting culture where attendees become co-creators of the event experience. For that to happen, they need to be involved and that is not alwlays easy to organically initiate. Evenium will share with you ten and more tips on how to make events more effective, using tech.
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Interview with Jelmer van Ast, Founder and CEO at Conference Compass
Based in The Hague, Netherlands, Conference Compass develops corporate and association apps for events. With their Society App, event planners can build their connections across multiple events increasing their mobile community with each event, large or small. We spoke with Jelmer recently about how he has built their own internal corporate culture within Conference Compass by focusing on their objectives and results to align teams.
Open Audience always finds it incredible how delegate evaluations are often not thought of until the very end of an event. That piece of paper with feedback questions (always paper!) is handed out to the delegates just as they are putting on their coats.
Events and meetings cost money. Everybody knows that. So the question about whether your delegates were engaged is a pretty vital one. It is far too important to wait until the end of the meeting to find out.