by Jonathan Vatner | January 26, 2011

Icebreaking, meeting, event, conventionTo keep attendees' brains switched on, invite as much participation as possible. Andrea Sullivan, MA, president of BrainStrength Systems, suggests the following group-brainstorming activity: Begin a sentence such as, "One thing our company needs now is..." Attendees should pair up and discuss how they would complete the sentence, then find new partners and complete the sentence again. After a few minutes, stop and ask everyone to report the best ideas they heard. (610) 891-7510;