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5 Ways to Increase Attendee Engagement in Your Online Events

Grabbing the attention of your attendees in your online event is a big challenge. Most especially, those that are listening from home. The elephant in the room is how will you effectively communicate to grab the attention of your online event attendees?

Here are 5 ways to attract the attention of your online event attendees:

  1. Make Your Event Visual

We are a visual animal and we learn faster when ideas are presented to us visually. Having known this, try to make every segment of your conference visually appealing. Encourage your speakers to create attractive visual presentation.

2. Content is the Kingdom

No matter what you think, it is not about technology but content. Content is a kingdom. It is the reason why online attendees visit your event. Try to design a content that is relevant, interesting and valuable to your target attendees.

3. Design Your Online Event for Interaction

It is hard to sit and listen for a long period of time to different speakers and presentations. Have this always on your mind when you are creating your event program. If you are concern about your online attendees, you will design your event where audience interaction is strong.

The more that you create activities that solicit audience participation, the better will be the result of your events.

4. Create Networking Opportunities

You heard it right. Online networking is still possible and it will make your event interaction break the glass ceiling of expectations.

Since the beginning, events are for people and if you allow the online attendees control of your event by creating a space where they can interact and network they will appreciate you for that.

5. Use Technology

There are a lot of technology available to create gamification, contests, raffles, quizzes and a lot more. Apply and experiment. Find the best technology to engage your online attendees.

Use and keep in mind these 5 ways and you will never go wrong in creating one of the best online events that engage online attendees.


By Orly Ballesteros
Operations Head