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Invite participants to your event

Using the event link or QR code, your participants will get instant access to the event. This can be useful for crowdsourcing questions or poll votes before your meeting, event, class, or webinar starts. Go to the Share button to easily copy your event link or download the QR code.  

During the dates you set up for your event, the audience can use the event code (starting with #) to join Slido. 


To copy the event link or download a QR code: 

  1. Log in to your Slido account and select your event
  2. Navigate to the Share button in the upper right corner
  3. Select your option

💡 If you need somebody to help you moderate questions or activate polls, you can share access to your event with them. This feature is available in Pro, Premium, Corporate, Enterprise, Teacher, and Institution plans.

You can paste the event link, QR code, or event code into your calendar invitation, include it in your email or post it to your team messaging app such as Slack or Microsoft Teams.

 

Useful tips:

  • Tip 1: Use our template to invite people to join a Slido event
    Need inspiration for an invitation email? Here's a template you can use. 
     
  • Tip 2: Add Slido event to your calendar
    You can now add your Slido event including the event link to Google Calendar or download an .ics file for your Apple Calendar (iCal) directly from your Event Settings: 
  1. Go to your event and open Event Settings
  2. In General, navigate to Basic information - "End date" field and click the calendar icon
  3. Select Google Calendar or iCal


 

  • Tip 3: Introduce Slido and run a warm-up poll
    To drive interaction during your event, introduce Slido at the very beginning of your meeting, conference, class, or webinar. and run a fun warm-up poll to get your audience to participate. They will more likely submit their votes and ask their own questions later on. 
     
  • Tip 4: Open Present mode to display event code and QR code anytime 
    Both event code and QR code are shown in Present mode for your participants to join anytime. It is also a great way to visually represent questions and poll results in an engaging way. Click the green button in your event to open it. 

💡 While you're logged in to your account, you can control everything directly from Present mode.

 

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