The Week has an impressive digital reach. Many of the sessions, panels and ceremonies that take place during the conference are live-streamed or recorded to help engage people all around the world.
- In 2014, 3,000 people watched the events live and 55,000 watched on-demand. We will be increasing the number of recorded events this year to help accommodate the huge interest experienced last year!
- The webcasts are produced in high quality, available on mobile devices, and can be easily embedded and shared through social media and online.
- During the 2014 World Water Week, conversations, ideas and information about water and energy reached over 220,000 people.
- Twitter Q&A’s, live chats between experts and the public, live-streaming of seminars and social media updates all helped to drive discussions around important topics and increase participation in events.
- The organic nature of the online conversation clearly demonstrates the opportunities presented by digital platforms, and the enthusiasm of both participants and the wider public.