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Polls in sessions (VP)
Engage attendees with polls by creating custom polls for the audience during a session.
Note: The Polls functionality can be enabled/disabled by a speaker in their session using the speaker bar admin options.

The settings

To find the option to enable the poll module within the admin panel:
  1. 1.
    In the Admin Panel, hover over settings.
  2. 2.
    Select 'Virtual event settings'.
3. Click on 'Session' from the left hand menu. 4. Enable the poll module by ticking the box and saving the changes.

In the virtual environment

The 'Poll' tab is displayed on the right side in sessions.

Creating a poll

  1. 1.
    Click on 'Add Poll'.
  2. 2.
    Complete the 'Add poll' fields as described (a question and at least two options are mandatory fields).
  3. 3.
    Enable the option to allow for multiple choices if desired.
  4. 4.
    Click on 'Add poll'.

Editing and deleting polls

Each poll has four options displayed when clicking the three dots in the bottom-right corner for each poll:
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- Edit poll: Click here to make adjustments to the selected poll.
- Show results for audience: Click here to show the results of the selected poll to all attendees.
- Export results: Click here to export the results of the selected poll as PDF or Excel.
- Remove poll: Click here to remove the poll altogether.

End result

Select a poll and click 'Start poll' to start the poll. A pop-up with the question and options will be displayed on the right side of the session. The status of the poll will change to 'now live!'.
When the poll is stopped, the status of the poll will change to 'completed'. Completed polls can be restarted by clicking the 'Start poll' button.
Note: One poll can be active at the time. The live poll will be stopped when another poll is started.
Users cannot change their vote once they have submitted their initial vote.