Make your in-person or hybrid events truly engaging with an event social wall

Promote your event, increase ticket sales, create a sense of community, and engage attendees with an event social wall

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What is an event social wall?

An event social wall is an engagement tool that allows you to collect content posted by attendees and speakers using your event’s hashtag. If your event is private, a social wall will help you connect with your attendees by making it easy for them to upload content directly on the wall. The event wall acts as a social hub and encourages interaction between attendees, speakers, sponsors, and fans.

It enables you to curate the content and display it on a screen, embed it on your event website or live stream, or show it before and after each session.

Increase ticket sales by showcasing authentic experiences

Share your hashtag and get people to use it

Keep your event website active with live social feeds

Support for any audience size
Real-time updates
Full moderation & custom branding
Sponsor advertising
Live polling
Easy virtual event platform integration

How to create an event social wall

Collect content from hashtags, profiles, mentions and more

Collect content from your event’s hashtag and the event’s official social media profiles. Choose which social media channels you want to get content from and select the posts you want to display using advanced moderation features.

With the Walls.io Direct Posts feature, you can also collect content beyond social media, by allowing attendees to upload image and text messages directly on your social media wall. This is great for internal or private events.

Design and then embed or display your social wall anywhere

You can easily customize your wall’s appearance using the Walls.io Style Editor. No tech skills are needed! Change the background, text, and tile border color with just a few clicks. Your social media wall will be fully responsive and will always look great.

When you're ready to share your wall with the world, you can either embed it on an event platform or website and/or display it on digital signage. Unlike similar solutions, Walls.io offers unlimited embeds. You can also display the wall on as many screens as you like, even on multiple locations if needed.

How brands use social walls at events

Direct Posts Help Cybersec Company Forcepoint Collect Employee-Generated Content

Cybersecurity company Forcepoint used a social media wall with Direct Posts to boost engagement at an internal event. As a nice side-effect, it gave their event an external awareness boost.

Lionel Menchaca
Lionel Menchaca

It was a big wall, probably 12 feet tall. I should have had somebody stand next to it for the photo! And it was pretty cool. We set it up right by the registration area. We also had a booth there where participants could redeem the tickets they received for participating in sessions and exchange them for t-shirts, coffee mugs, etc. So it was a place where we got lots of traffic, and people would walk by and see the wall. And then, of course, that would encourage them to post more pictures.

Jacob’s Pillow Connects Dancers and Fans With a Social Media Wall

Jacob’s Pillow connects dancers and dance fans with a social media hub. The social wall and hashtags make it easy for people to get involved with the community during the summer festival and beyond.

Sophia Romeu
Sophia Romeu

The social wall is for use during our summer festival in The Jennie Kassanoff & Dan Schulman Welcome Center, located on the main path in the middle of our campus. The advantage of the social wall for us is being able to represent all the members of our community and spread awareness of our many different programs.

Check out more examples

Here are 30+ examples of how international brands from different industries use event walls to engage their online and offline events.

Why use social media for promoting your event

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Many events severely lack engagement and interaction. This eBook will show you ways to engage your attendees before, during, and after your events. When used right, these strategies can make your event more lively, more interactive, and more enjoyable.


The benefits of using social walls for hybrid events

Let your audience be heard with live Polls

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Increase engagement at hybrid events

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Give your event global social media exposure

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Create a sense of community

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Boost revenue with sponsored posts on your wall

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Engage with your attendees before the event

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Increase ticket sales for your next event

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It’s super easy to post with Direct Posts + QR code

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Engage your attendees with a social wall

Make your hybrid events more interactive by displaying attendees’ social media posts both online and on-site.

Collect attendee content from endless sources

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Direct Posts

Allow visitors to upload text and photos directly

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Facebook

Pages, page mentions, albums

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Instagram

Hashtags, business profiles

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Twitter

Keywords, hashtags, profiles, collections, lists

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TikTok

Profiles

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Pinterest

Boards

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YouTube

Keywords, profiles, playlists

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Vimeo

Keywords

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Reddit

Keywords, subreddits

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Flickr

Keywords

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Tumblr

Keywords, blogs

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RSS

RSS feeds

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VKontakte

Hashtags, profiles

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