What are surveys?

With the help of surveys, speakers can poll the participants live during the session or take votes.

You are in the documentation of the ORGANIZER functions in the backstage, accordingly the participant and speaker functions are not documented here or only in an overview.

Participant Functions

The documentation "Survey Features" of the Participants can be found here.

Speaker Functions

The documentation "Survey Features" of the Speakers can be found here.

Configuration Surveys

In the settings, you as the organizer have the option of configuring surveys for your events and individual breakout sessions.

In Backstage, click on "Edit Event" and select "Main session settings" in the navigation bar that opens.

Here you configure the lobby area of the session, i.e. session type and interaction options.


Under the item "Interaction", you can configure the surveys. 

Enable Polls

By ticking "Polls active", you enable surveys in the lobby area of your event and then have further setting options in the backstage.

If you disable the polls in the backstage, these further settings remain hidden.

Survey panel activated in the event (left navigation bar):

Expanded survey panel and active survey:

Visibility of the vote count

By ticking "Show vote count", participants can see the number of votes per answer choice after and during the poll in the session. If you do not tick the box, the number of votes will only be visible to speakers.

Number of votes is visible for participants:

Number of votes is not visible for participants: 

Configuring Polls in (breakout) sessions

The poll function can be configured not only in the main session (lobby), but also in the individual agenda items/sessions.

To activate the poll function in a (breakout) session, click on "Agenda and Sessions" in the navigation bar in the backstage to create and edit agenda points.

To enable polls in an agenda item, click on the "pencil icon" (edit) next to the agenda item.

This opens the "Edit agenda item" window. If you have created the agenda item as a session (livestream, conference or content page), the session type, the permissions for participants and the interaction settings for this respective agenda item can be set here again individually.

Under the item "Interaction" you can - as before in the lobby - activate the polls and set the visibility of the number of votes.