Gamification - A Little Competition is a Good Thing

Posted by 6Connex Blogger on Sep 4, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Get smart about gamification to engage attendees across your virtual event, virtual tradeshow or virtual sales conference – with your content, your staff, your sponsors/partners and each other.

While true games like trivia or concentration can distract attendees from your content, borrowing from the gaming world can focus attendees’ attention on the activities most important to your online event goals.

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Topics: Training

Make Your Virtual Event Agenda Work For You

Posted by 6Connex Blogger on Aug 21, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Your agenda isn’t just about the timing of topics and speakers.  Make your virtual event agenda work for you by keeping in mind these tips.

Before you schedule sessions, review your expectations

How much time can you reasonably expect your audience to spend at your virtual event?  How many sessions do you expect them to watch? Do you expect them to visit sponsor booths?  Do you expect attendees to seek out peers or engage with reps or product experts?

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Topics: Training

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Virtual Event Floor Plan

Posted by 6Connex Blogger on Aug 17, 2017 7:00:00 AM

It’s easy to get caught up in the options when choosing the rooms and spaces for your virtual event.  Follow these do’s and don’ts to stay focused on success.

Whether you’re hosting a virtual tradeshow, creating a virtual academy or planning a virtual recruitment fair, your virtual “floor plan” should make it both easy and intuitive for attendees to find what they need, while also supporting your program goals.

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Topics: Training

Five (Not So) Basic Questions About Your Virtual Event Program

Posted by 6Connex Blogger on Aug 14, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Set expectations and manage for success by answering these five (not so) basic questions about your virtual event program.

1) Who?

Who are you inviting to this event?  Be as specific as possible.  Is the program for employees?  Are they administrative staff, salespeople or product engineers?  Or are you inviting prospects or customers?  In what industries and with what titles? The “who” will drive many elements of your virtual environment.

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Topics: Training

The Key to Virtual Learning Management is Engagement

Posted by 6Connex Blogger on Jun 5, 2017 7:00:00 AM

 “Go build me a virtual campus.”  This is a great quote I heard recently from one of our enterprise clients.  The Chief Learning Office said exactly this to someone on the learning team.  Not because they don’t have a learning management system or are launching a new learning initiative.  In fact, just the opposite as they have a large LMS implementation for their current corporate training program.  Their existing program simply isn’t engaging, and that’s ultimately the key.

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Topics: Training

Content-Enabled Chat Raises the Bar for Virtual Events / Virtual Tradeshows

Posted by 6Connex Blogger on May 29, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Content-enabled chat is a powerful new option for virtual events.  A new way to engage attendees in dialogue, content-enabled chat provides both flexibility and control for virtual event program producers.

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Topics: Training

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