Go ahead and ask.
The audience asks questions to the speaker.
Case 02: For learning and inspiration
A speaker’s story quickly raises questions. How do you make sure those questions are really asked rather than suppressed? And how do you do this with a large group of people? It’s impossible to discuss everyone’s questions; still you can easily facilitate the process by discussing a number of anonymous questions.
Founder of Shareyourmeal.net
received great ideas from the audience.
During the annual “Food Inspiration” event, the hospitality industry is updated on the latest trends and developments in the food sector. The audience was able to ask questions and comment during the presentations. One of the speakers was the founder of Shareyourmeal.net, Marieke Hart.
The audience could ask questions via mobile phone and tablet throughout the presentation. “Questions or comments for Marieke Hart?”
The audience, mainly entrepreneurs, responded enthusiastically and a lively interplay ensued between the Sidekick and the speaker. Throughout her presentation, provocative questions were thrown out to her. This resulted in some great new ideas for the company. After the presentation, the audience remarked how they loved that they could participate directly in the presentation. The speaker stated that she would use the responses to improve her next presentation.