Put your heart into conference
Being an event organiser is a bit like being a teacher. No, don’t get scared. Come to think about it, you are primarily there to organise and transmit knowledge to the people who came to learn. Just like a teacher, you have a choice of various methods and techniques you can use in order to share the knowledge effectively.
You can stick to traditional teaching – chalk and board – and retain your position as the mentor and the lecturer or you can go for more challenging ways. Alternative methods of presentation mean that you will have to renounce the position as the sole event manager and invite your guest to participate actively and co-create the meeting along with you. If you are willing to do that, you will soon enough find out that it’s challenging and it keeps you on your toes, but it’s extremely rewarding and definitely more effective than traditional presentation. And you have modern technology at your disposal to help you. If you resort to modern event apps, you can easily involve your guests in creating the meeting they want to participate in. Of course, as the organiser you are still responsible for moderating the event and granting it the general outline. You also have to draft the objectives you want to achieve. Conference applications enable you to share the responsibility for the detailed shape of the meeting with your guests: you provide the outline and the objectives, they decide to what extent they want to participate and which areas they would like to focus on. With the contribution from your guests, you don’t have to do all the work by yourself. In this way, your meeting will quickly become a self-propelling machine, able to move forward under your leadership, of course. Apart from involving your guests in creating the content of the event , you can also involve them in the brand you are advocating or the brands of the sponsors. Again, conference networking tools will come in handy in this case. By using smart conference apps, you can ensure that the brand of the sponsor will be properly exposed and remembered. To this end, you can use all the solutions offered by best event apps, such as interactive quizzes, contests and functionalities connected with other types of activities. This will help you position the brand and build appropriate image and network of associations to go with it. If you want to be a real pro, you can try and get your guests involved even before the actual event takes place. Get in touch with the participants you invited ahead of time and start a campaign that is to prepare them for the meeting. With the use of special event applications, you can make sure they will be looking forward to the event and also will already come prepared for it, with ready formed expectations and goals. This will facilitate the event both for them and for you as the organiser, since you will be able to make the most of the time you have. As for the sponsor’s brand – when you make sure the brand is properly promoted and visible among the participants, you will have a greater chance of keeping the sponsors for your future events and if you’re lucky – that is, if the word gets around – you may have some more sponsors and more brands to work with in the future.