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Presenting to Large Auditoriums vs. Presenting in Small Rooms

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Presentations cause ants in pants to the presenter and mostly boredom to the audience, unless you have something that is really compelling and alluring. If this problem was not helping you, there is another one that makes its presence prominent in the scenario; the size of the room. Presenting in large auditoriums and small rooms are not just two different contexts pertaining to the dimensions of the space, there are other factors involved too.

Here is an overview of what are the different determinants, that need to be paid heed to, while demonstrating your presentation in these different spaces:

Type of Audience

Although it is said that understanding the mentality of the audience plays a decisive role in the application of your presentation tactics; there are certain norms which need to be strictly followed, especially when it comes to the measurement of the presentation area; be it an amphitheater or a small room.

Your audience can be anyone, students, corporate, young and fit individuals or senior citizens. The size of the room will affect your presentation strategies, rather it will play a vital role.

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If it is a small room you can make eye contacts easily but in a large auditorium your expressions and oratory skills will be at play.

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Technical Equipments

They have a vital role to play, in both the scenarios yet their serviceability differs. You might not need a microphone in a small room presentation  but for a assembly hall it is a must. Furthermore, the projector and the screen size, their usage might be same but type and technicalities differ in these situations.Usage of pointers and presentation remote control are also made use of relevantly in different cases, pertaining to the diameter of the presentation room.

Presentation Style

If it is an auditorium, then may be you do not have to dramatize the whole exhibition but your expressions should be big. Mostly there is a podium from which the conventional presenters prefer to give their speeches, but if you want you can take the unconventional track and go amidst the listeners, so that they are able to relate more to you.

In a small room, you may just be yourself a skilled speaker, who knows how to connect well with the audience as he makes eye-contact with them while speaking.

Therefore, select with intellect the spot from where you want to present or if you want to move around, then make sure you have an idea of where your feet will fall.

Make some preparations in advance and always try to reach the venue much ahead of time, so that you get to familiarize yourself with the ambiance.

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