Audience Engagement http://meetingsnet.com/taxonomy/term/6619/more en Why Do Some Think Meetings Have to Be Boring to be Effective? http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Some still view fun at meetings as frivolous, not as the learning tool it actually is.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/why-do-some-think-meetings-have-be-boring-be-effective#comments Adult Learning Audience Engagement Meeting Formats face2face Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:34:00 +0000 42711 at http://meetingsnet.com One Person's "Lobby Rat" Is Another's Lost Learner Opportunity http://meetingsnet.com/blog/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How do organizations handle those who don't see the value of registering for a meeting but who want to meet with your attendees anyway?</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/one-persons-lobby-rat-anothers-lost-learner-opportunity#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Event Planning face2face Mon, 28 Jul 2014 14:32:00 +0000 42631 at http://meetingsnet.com Sli.do and Prezi: Easy Meets Simple for Audience Engagement http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/slido-and-prezi-easy-meets-simple-audience-engagement <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Cloud-based presentation tool Prezi made presentations a piece of cake. Now sli.do lets you easily slip a poll in your slide deck.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/slido-and-prezi-easy-meets-simple-audience-engagement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/audience-engagement/slido-and-prezi-easy-meets-simple-audience-engagement#comments Attendee Management Audiovisual/Production Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Corporate Meetings Medical Meetings Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:09:00 +0000 42561 at http://meetingsnet.com Forswearing Foursquare (and Why You Should Care) http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forswearing-foursquare-and-why-you-should-care <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>What made this longtime user say good-bye to Foursquare, and how you can avoid making the same mistake with your meetings </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forswearing-foursquare-and-why-you-should-care" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/forswearing-foursquare-and-why-you-should-care#comments Audience Engagement face2face Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:05:00 +0000 42511 at http://meetingsnet.com 7 Cool High- and Low-Tech Ideas for Meetings and Incentives http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Here are three interesting/intriguing/downright great ideas I've seen in action at recent meetings and events.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/7-cool-high-and-low-tech-ideas-meetings-and-incentives#comments Audience Engagement Tech News/Trends face2face Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:17:00 +0000 42271 at http://meetingsnet.com 5 Steps to a More Connected Meeting http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/5-steps-more-connected-meeting <div class="field-byline"> Luann Edwards, CMP, CMM </div> <div class="field-deck"> Harnessing social media’s super power for better events </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Harnessing <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span>’s super power for more connected meetings</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/5-steps-more-connected-meeting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/social-media/5-steps-more-connected-meeting#comments Association Meetings Audience Engagement Social Media Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:23:00 +0000 41751 at http://meetingsnet.com Awesome Icebreakers: Help Your Attendees Warm Up http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/awesome-icebreakers-help-your-attendees-warm <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>What a candy bar says about you, what you have in common with your fellow conference-goers, easy ways for introverts to engage, and much more in our roundup of winning ways to loosen up your crowd and boost their learning and networking.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/awesome-icebreakers-help-your-attendees-warm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/teambuilding/awesome-icebreakers-help-your-attendees-warm#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Teambuilding Recreation/Entertainment Medical Meetings Fri, 09 May 2014 19:05:00 +0000 41281 at http://meetingsnet.com Gamification Makes March Madness Last All Year http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year <div class="field-byline"> By Tony Ventrice, Behavior Lab Co-Founder, Senior Game Systems Designer, Badgeville </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>This year’s <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/recreationentertainment/ultimate-guide-golf-event-management" title="The Ultimate Guide to Golf Event Management" target="_blank">tournament</a></span> wrapped up April 7, and with it went the competitive excitement of office pools, enjoyed even by non–sports fans. Gamification can let you create March Madness–style events that keep the buzz going—and the productivity up—all year round.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/incentive-planningmanagement/gamification-makes-march-madness-last-all-year#comments Financial/Insurance Meetings Audience Engagement Incentive Planning/Management Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:26:00 +0000 40941 at http://meetingsnet.com The Brain Science Behind Meeting Breaks http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>We all know we need breaks at meetings. Health and stress expert Heidi Hanna, PhD, explains how to make those breaks work with brain rhythms to help attendees assimilate new information, gain insight, and stretch their creativity.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/financialinsurance-meetings/brain-science-behind-meeting-breaks#comments Adult Learning Financial/Insurance Meetings Association Meetings Audience Engagement Medical Meetings Mon, 14 Apr 2014 18:05:00 +0000 40851 at http://meetingsnet.com 9 Steps to Maximizing Social Media for Your Next Event http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>How to integrate <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/tech/social-media" title="" target="_blank">social media</a></span> to encourage more engagement from your event's participants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/face2face">face2face</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://meetingsnet.com/blog/9-steps-maximizing-social-media-your-next-event#comments Audience Engagement Checklists Social Media face2face Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:15:00 +0000 40821 at http://meetingsnet.com