Posts Tagged ‘virtual conference’
During your conference:
Promote communication and collaboration – Pay attention to who is/is not participating in the conversation. It is easy for audio and web conferences to devolve into a conversation between the presenter and one or two attendees, however the goal should be to get everyone engaged and participating with each other – not just you. Consider reaching out to those who have not yet contributed by asking questions that are aimed directly at them.
Keep up the pace – When holding a virtual conference, it is often difficult to pick up on body-language queues unless you integrate real-time video for each attendee. If available, encourage your participants to use the feedback features Read More»
Despite the significant amount of time the average business person spends in meetings each week, it seems as though attending a well-managed, effective meeting happens as often as you would find a four-leaf clover. Granted hosting any meeting is no walk in the park, but trying to host a resourceful audio or web conference can be even more challenging. Thankfully, not only does practice make perfect, but our ConferencingShopper blog is chock-full of tips and tricks on improving your meeting’s success.
How to manage your virtual conference
Prior to your meeting:
Create an agenda – and send to each participant in advance. If you plan on having a lengthy conference with a large number of participants, then you should also include a time schedule as well as a list of objectives or expected outcomes for each item on your agenda. This advanced preparation will give structure to your Read More»