Posted May 7th, 2008 by maarten.vannest...
When we say tools, we mean "anything we can do for or bring to" the meeting to influence the content side of it (learning, networking, motivation).
These tools can be concepts, people, creative, technical or technological tools.
Five large groups of tools are CHATTY tools:
C Concepts: - formats, techniques, methods, processes- theme, slogan, communication
H Human: - stage facilitators, speakers, actors, - backstage technicians, ...
A Art: creative, look&feel, design, photography, video
T Technical: Equipment AV, set, flip charts, pen & paper, post-it notes
TY TechnologY: - computer related / specialty tools- internet related / on line activities
These groups include all potential tools and services one ould deploy at meetings or conferences.