It is good practice to thank all event speakers and sponsors at the event. In addition to this you might like to send a more formal thank you letter.
It is important to gain feedback from delegates to capture delegate experience.
If you have used the Plus! for Events registration system, a request for feedback can be sent directly to delegates.
Useful questions to ask delegates include;
As an event organiser it is also helpful to record your own evaluations soon after the event has ended so you can make best use of them.
It is important to capture the intellectual property from the event to gain the most out of the effort and resource that has been invested. Providing post event outputs, such as a web resource area, is an effective way to reach a global audience.
The IET website has an area for “hot topic resources”. These resource areas often include presentations (both filmed footage and PowerPoint slides), speaker biographies, speaker interviews, and relevant articles (from journals and magazines).
Examples of current areas include:
There is support available through the Community Operations team to build hot topic areas.
Want to continue the debate and discussions amongst your delegates and wider community? MyCommunity, the IET’s online social collaboration platform, enables individuals to connect, share knowledge, ideas and opportunities with a specific network of individuals.
You could join an existing relevant community and start a discussion that relates to the topic of your event or you could create a new community.
MyCommunity enables individuals to: