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Virtual meeting tips: 6 ideas for effective breakout sessions

Just as they do in physical conference setting, virtual breakout sessions can encourage valuable feedback and foster a deeper level of engagement among conference participants. Many conferencing platforms provide the ability to conduct breakout sessions to address topics of interest in smaller groups. But how can meeting organizers get the most out of these technologies to create an optimal user…
John Lovell
July 14, 2022
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Take Q&A to the Next Level

Q&A is a time-honored tradition of most types of meetings, whether in-person, hybrid, or completely virtual. Follow these tips to get the most out of your next session and create an engaging environment. Schedule enough time. If possible, plan for at least 10 – 15 minutes of questions before you adjourn, more if the topics covered in the presentation are…
Candice Evans
June 2, 2022
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Virtual meeting tips: using polls/surveys to improve employee engagement

Polls and surveys are a great way to foster participation during online staff meetings of all sizes. But polling in and of itself will not increase employee engagement. For this week’s virtual meeting tips post, we offer some suggestions to help make the most of these interactive features. Ask staff to submit questions before the meeting. This will let you…
Candice Evans
April 28, 2022
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Simplify your virtual town hall meeting

If your organization is hosting a CXO virtual town hall meeting, that CXO’s priority is message. If you are the organizer of that meeting, you need to be sure the conferencing technology enables that message and employee engagement. That means: Assessing your available conferencing platforms to select the best fit Configuring the meeting and invitations or registration Getting familiar with…
John Lovell
April 20, 2022
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Using visuals for more effective presentations

Imagine how difficult it would be to try and teach geometry with nothing but words. Now think of the effective simplicity of a Venn diagram and how a pyramid quickly conveys comparative sizes. Or the remarkable Punnett square that made it a breeze to understand dominant and recessive traits even for those of us not scientifically inclined. It’s a truth…
Candice Evans
March 31, 2022
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Conference recordings (part 4): recorded presentations for live webinars

Previously, we walked you through creating recorded presentations on location. This week, we turn our attention to a simpler, more expedient option – the virtual recording session. But first, you may be wondering whether a recorded presentation will inhibit attendee engagement. Done, right, it will not. And, if fact, there can be many benefits to this approach – for presenters…
Candice Evans
March 17, 2022
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Conference recordings (part 3): Pre-recorded conference video for events

Creating professional video content for an important conference event is not an overnight task. Whether you’re outsourcing the production or managing it all in-house, the following guidelines should help when you need to develop quality conference video. Tips for creating quality conference video  Define the video’s purpose – What message are you trying to convey through the conference video? Who…
Candice Evans
March 4, 2022
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Conference Scheduling: Prepare to Succeed

You’ve got the topic. The speakers. The audience. You need the technology. We talk a lot about Intellor Event Producers – the on-air experts that help thousands of events run smoothly every year – but event success starts well in advance of the event. That’s where our team of conference scheduling experts comes in. Your event. Our conference scheduling experts.…
John Lovell
February 24, 2022
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Conference recordings (part 2): choosing the right format for conference call recordings

One of the best ways to extend the reach of mission-critical virtual communications is to record and distribute them. Whether you plan on sharing a downloadable file, uploading video to a site like YouTube, or editing portions of a meeting to create a podcast, you need to determine which conference call recording format will best suit your needs. Here are…
Candice Evans
February 17, 2022