AA-ISP Austin Chapter: Virtual Meeting - 7 Strategies to Deliver Engaging Virtual Meetings & Present

Author: AA-ISP Austin Chapter
Posted: November 20th, 2020

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Check out the replay of the Austin AA-ISP Chapter event, where our guest speaker Tom Drews shared:

7 Strategies to Deliver Engaging Virtual Meetings & Presentations Using Zoom, WebEx, and More

The biggest challenge we face when presenting in the virtual environment is being able
to effectively engage our audience. The last thing we want to do is have our attendees
wander away or fall asleep.

During this workshop you will learn valuable strategies for capturing the attention of your audience and holding it throughout. This program will be of great value for anyone presenting virtually in front of small to large groups. Just some of what you will learn:

  • The #1 most important strategy to engage any audience
  • How to fully leverage the most popular web conferencing tools
  • Best practices for presenting effectively and confidently with live video
  • Strategies for how to structure and design engaging presentations
  • Top five biggest mistakes people make when presenting virtually 

A little more about our guest, Tom Drews, 

Tom Drews is the Founder of What Works, a company that helps people to design and
deliver highly effective virtual meetings and presentations using Zoom, MS Meetings, or
any comparable platform.

Tom has delivered workshops for companies including Google, Expedia, Fitbit,
Genentech, Cisco, WebEx, GoToMeeting, and Zoom.

Zoom, GoToMeeting, and WebEx have all hired him as a leading expert to train their
employees on how to deliver engaging virtual presentations. Tom was previously VP of
Sales for two fast growing technology companies in San Francisco.

Tom learned to deliver entertaining and engaging programs having been an actor in
Hollywood, where he studied improvisation, acted in commercials, and played small
parts on Days of Our Lives and General Hospital.



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