When it comes to planning a conference, there are several important items that may come to mind. Finding a venue, securing speakers, catering and planning the conference schedule are all crucial. But what about the audience? While many event planners can expertly plan details like catering and decor, they struggle when it comes to the actual conference. What happens if the audience engagement is poor? How can you encourage audience participation? Here are the top two tips to improve audience attention and engagement at your conference:
Audience engagement is crucial at any event. Every detail of the conference can be planned perfectly, but if your audience is not engaged, the event will fail. It can be extremely awkward when it’s time for audience interaction and they are all falling asleep or not paying attention. When you throw an event, you want the audience to be intrigued, engaged, and excited to participate. This kind of energy can turn a normal conference into one that will be remembered for years to come. In order to ensure optimal audience engagement, be sure to use some of the tips listed above.