82% of delegates fail to engage with events

More than three quarters (82%) of delegates are failing to engage with conference and event content, according to a new poll.

82% of delegates fail to engage with events
82% of delegates fail to engage with events

The poll, conducted by events provider Media Maker, surveyed 108 people who have been delegates at corporate events in the retail and manufacturing sector. The survey found:

  • 21% saw corporate events as an excuse to leave the office
  • 17% saw them as a waste of time
  • 20% viewed corporate events as an opportunity to learn and develop skills
  • 43% enjoyed the opportunity to socialise and network with colleagues and peers at company events

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