Virtual events have been growing in popularity for several years, but the use of virtual events skyrocketed in 2020 as companies looked for ways to keep their workforces connected and engaged while working remotely due to the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, virtual events were up 1,000% by May 2020 (compared to pre-pandemic) for 6Connex, one of several virtual events platforms.
Grab your microphone and get the crowd ready, because these icebreaker jokes are sure to get some laughs (disclosure: some of them may be at you). It can be hard to get to know people, especially co-workers and members of your team, without breaking the ice a little first. You can try out some of these cheesy jokes to see if they’ll crack a smile. If not, keep reading to find some other, better ways to break the ice that don’t require you being a stand-up comedian.