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Tips & tricks: High-tech engagement

Man using tablet

At your next event, consider using tablets to get people to submit questions for a Q&A.

It’s quick and offers anonymity. The trick is to keep it focused e.g. “What questions do you have on how we will deliver project X?” Use a comfort break to theme the input and decide who will respond.

Back in plenary, flag the key themes and use exemplar questions: “We had 168 questions, and they broke down into these five main themes… The big-hitter was resources. Here’s a typical question… Jo, can you pick this one up?”

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