Mosio | Event Text Messaging: 6 Ways To Use SMS At Events, Conferences And Meetings
Event Text Messaging | 6 Ways to Use SMS at Events,
Conferences and Meetings
Just 28% of all mobile phone users in the U.S. have smartphones and I
wonder, again, why conference and event organizers focus on the new things
that reach just 1 in 4 attendees, when they could create similar systems
through text messaging and reach virtually everyone.
Events, conferences and meetings are all about communication, and text
messaging is a powerful way to improve that communication, expand
participation, and talk to people with the technologies they are using. With
that in mind, here are 6 ways you can use text messaging for your next
event, conference or meeting
Text Information Booth
Designate a line where event
attendees can text for information
about the agenda, expo
booths, lodging, meals, or any other
aspect of the event.
Make sure that someone is
responsible for responding
promptly, and that you publicize this
line in event literature.
Many conference organizers find it
clumsy to run around the floor
with a microphone for questions
after a panel or speaker.
Enabling attendees to text their
questions will produce more
questions for speakers to
answer, and allow them to choose
the best to respond to.
Text to Screen
Empowering event or conference
attendees to make their voices
heard by displaying messages for
everyone to see increases
participation, expand the
conversation and tells attendees
that you value their contributions.
Text Message Polling
Want to take the pulse of your
audience during a speaker or a
Want to gauge interest in topics
for the open sessions on the final
Text messaging is the ideal way to
get feedback from your entire
Text Message Sponsorship
Text messaging is another way to
get your sponsor’s names out
With any of the tactics described
in this presentation, your
sponsor’s name can be included in
the response text.
Text Message Followup
Establishing an interaction based
on trust between organizers and
attendees means that your
outreach will be read, and that
means you can follow up.
Leveraging the text message
relationships you built through
your event at the point of
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