Tuesday, July 7

Interactive Online Events

Tools for Interactive Online Events
Interactive Online Events

Tools for Interactive Online Events

What are the best tools for designing interactive online events? As I explained in my last post (Design Considerations in Designing Online Events), you can't just lift and shift a face-to-face event to the digital world and expect interactive experiences to happen. You must deconstruct the face-to-face event and design an interactive online event. This post will dive into various tools for designing interactive online events. I won't be recommending specific tools, but providing advice for evaluating these tools. You Probably Have the Tools You Need How do you currently host live webinars? Think about the tools you already have, and leverage your investment in them. Your investment includes things like licensing costs, IT integration with your company's identity systems, and int...
Design Principles for Interactive Online Events
Interactive Online Events

Design Principles for Interactive Online Events

Do you need to host interactive online events? This is a good time to revisit this concept. As the world faces a viral health epidemic, meeting face-to-face in large groups of people may not be feasible. The World Health Organization even provides guidance on planning large events. It may be in the interest of public safety to move your event online. But how do you capture the energy and excitement of an annual conference in an online platform? How can you be sure your employees are actively participating if you don't have them all corralled in a conference room? This post will discuss where you can start the process of planning interactive online events. Step 1: Review Original End Goal for the Face-to-Face Event You may have been forced to transform your annual face-to-face eve...