How the meeting of the webEx, the online event that brings together people from all over the world, has been growing in popularity over the past few years.
The first event, held in June last year, attracted more than 5 million participants, but this year the webEX organisers have added another 3 million people to the attendance and this time around, the number is set to reach over 10 million.
“I’ve seen people from around the world come to the event,” said event director Andrew McLean.
“They’re coming from all sorts of different countries, cultures, and backgrounds.”
Mr McLean said the number of webEx participants in Australia had increased from 9,000 to almost 12,000 since the meeting began.
“This year’s webEx has been phenomenal,” he said.
“The webEx event is growing every year and this year has been absolutely phenomenal.”
We’ve had about 100,000 people in the last three months, so we’re now up to about 1,500 people a day.
“Mr MacLean said this was a huge increase from the last webEx when only about 20,000 webEx attendees were attending.”
People are coming from a wide range of backgrounds, but all of us are very keen to see that this continues to grow,” he explained.”
It’s a great opportunity to see the Australian community come together and see how they all can get together in one place to celebrate and celebrate the work we do.
“The webEX event also attracted a significant number of non-English speakers, who made up about 60 per cent of attendees.”
For the most part, non-Aboriginal Australians speak English quite well, and they’re the ones who are coming out and engaging the most with the event.
“There’s a very strong social element to it,” Mr McLean added.
“Most of the time we’ve got people coming in for coffee, with a couple of other people, and it’s quite fun to see them get to know each other.”
Mr McClean said the event was well received by those attending.
The webex event attracts an audience of about 10,000 attendees from around Australia.
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