21 Icebreaker ideas what to ask from your audience

Live polls, text tasks and image tasks can be great icebreakers to kick off any event and engage people at the same time. However, event managers schedules can get hectic at times, thus here are some tips and ideas what questions to ask with an event interaction and networking app Worksup. Therefore, take your audience interaction to the next level and break the ice between your attendees.

Get to know questions

Get to know questions are a great way to help you understand the audience and decide how to communicate with your attendees. These questions are especially great for trainings and workshops.

POLLS:

1. What is your current position?

  • IT
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Enter your own choice:

Worksup event app, poll view

2. What country you are from?

  • US
  • Germany
  • UK
  • Other, what?

3. How many years do you have expertise in marketing?

  • 1-2 years
  • 3 years
  • 5 years
  • Over 5 years
OPEN END (PRESENT RESULTS AS A WORD CLOUD):

4. Name 1-3 keywords what motivates you the most about your work.

Worksup event app, Text Task

  5. Name 1-3 reasons why this kind of event is important for you personally.

Worksup event app, Word Cloud

IMAGE TASKS:

6. Take a picture of your group members.

Worksup event app, Picture Task

7. Take a picture of most stylish participant of the conference (ask for permission)

Learning questions

Content is a fundamental part of the event. To ensure it matches to your attendees’ needs, kick off with an icebreaker live poll, text task and image task to discover their expectations and learning objectives.

POLLS:

8. What would you like to get most out of this event?

  • Contacts
  • Knowledge
  • Strategy
  • Enter your own choice:

Worksup event app, Polls View

OPEN END (PRESENTS RESULTS AS A WORD CLOUD):

9.Using only one word, describe what would be a perfect take away from this event for you.

IMAGE TASKS:

10. Gather into a group and draw a picture of what was the best idea you got from this event. Take a picture of that drawing.

Worksup event app, Picture View

Icebreakers

Icebreakers are a great way to create friendly atmosphere and bring new energy into the room. Don’t be afraid to be funny, humour works the best! 

POLLS:

11. How do you feel this morning?

  • Sleepy, I need a nap
  • Full of energy, excited about the event
  • In love, this happened recently

Worksup event app, Polls View

OPEN END (PRESENT RESULTS AS A WORD CLOUD):

12. Describe in few words what you like the most about your boss.

IMAGE TASK:

13. Gather into a group, discuss briefly and draw few things that are essential at the workplace.

14. Gather into group of 5 and take a group photo. Name your group.

Field of expertise

Ask your audience their field of expertise questions to collect data and share to other platforms. This is also great for trainings, workshops and for other events where there are group tasks.

POLLS:

15. How would you measure GDPR success in 5 years?

16. Scale 1-10; 1=companies ignore the GDPR law.

17. 10=successful=majority of the companies have successfully adapted the GDPR law.

18. Which technology is most used by your website users?

  • Computer
  • Laptop
  • Ipad or tablet
  • Mobile Phone
OPEN END (PRESENT RESULTS AS A WORD CLOUD):

19. Using one word, what’s the biggest challenge your business is facing?

20. Describe in one word what was your company’s biggest accomplishment last year.

IMAGE TASK:

21. Draw a picture of the future mobile phone. Take a photo of the picture.







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