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The Keys to a Successful Event App

A good native event app will provide features that support and enhance the event experience for all stakeholders including attendees, ...
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Pokémon Does Not Go with Everything

It’s in the news and it’s on everyone’s phone. In the last week, I’ve read countless articles about Pokémon Go, ...
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Should You Encourage Device Use During Events?

Recently a colleague of mine asked a group of attendees how they felt when they see someone next to them ...
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Top 5 Tips for Engaging Millennials at Events

Beyond Craft Beer and Quinoa – Millennials also Crave Content, Technology and Networking!  This is your final notification that you ...
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Networking Events are Key Socially and Professionally

From ice breakers to handshakes, trading cards to buying cocktails, networking can be both fun and a chore, but also ...
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Best Practices for Session and Event Evaluation

Evaluating your sessions and events enables you to gather valuable insights from your attendees, sponsors and exhibitors. In the competitive ...
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Mobile Event App Usage Rates are Soaring

Year on year, adoption and Mobile Event App Usage Rates are Soaring in the Mobile Event App industry! This is ...
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TWITTER HASHTAGS VS @ MENTIONS

TWITTER HASHTAGS VS @ MENTIONS @MENTIONS @invisage - @mentions are for talking to someone. These show up in your timeline, ...
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Embracing New Meetings and Events

Technology combined with social change has caused a revolution in the way we plan, execute and attend meetings and events ...
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4 Tips on Event App development

TIP 1. FEATURES AND PLATFORMS Determine what must-have features you require and what features your attendees expect from your Event ...
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Apps are too expensive for our events!

I know at first glance the cost of native app development may seem high but when you compare the cost ...
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Engaging your event audience through real-time response technology

For anyone who has managed a meeting or provided a presentation to a group, mobile tech distraction is an increasingly ...
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Tech tools that generate revenue for your event

We all know the phrase, ‘nothing in life is free except for the air we breathe’. Well unfortunately this is ...
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Every Association needs an app

Event Apps have been in the business events industry for quite a few years now and event planners now have ...
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Providing exhibitors with more than qualified leads

It is no secret that exhibitors attend events in order to find new business, re-establish existing relationships and demonstrate products ...
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Scare tactics from mobile app vendors

Whenever there is a new version of a mobile operating system being released there are always high expectations and concerns ...
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What’s on everyone’s mind lately?? App security!!

Recently, the event industry has taken notice concerning security within mobile apps based on an article concerning the RSA mobile ...
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Tweetwall Escalates Participation

Nearly all of our clients use # tags at their events in order to engage the audience and promote active ...
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Collaboration 2.0: Death of the Web Conference (As We Know It)

This new study from Ovum and join.me by LogMeIn is based on a survey of over 3,900 full time professionals ...
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Benefits of creating a Social Network for your Event

There's a lot of fuss surrounding social media these days. If you still haven't jumped on the bandwagon and aren't ...
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Why have a mobile Event App?

This is a question that I use to get when we first started in 2009 when everyone was still using ...
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Event Tech WayFinders

Due to the need to enhance the live attendee experience, the value of mobile devices for events has increased immensely ...
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Email Marketing for Events – Part 2

Following on from the Article published in the December edition of MiceTalk. Email marketing is in my opinion, hands-down, one ...
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Email Marketing for Events – Part 1

I was speaking with a client recently in relation to effective marketing tools that can be utilised in order to ...
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iBeacon for Events, floor analytics, indoor location and more…

What is iBeacon? iBeacon is Apple’s implementation of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) wireless technology to create a different way of providing ...
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Web, HTML5 or Native Event Apps?

I would like to clear up some apparent confusion regarding mobile Event App development. Web, HTML5 or Native Event Apps? A ...
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Pre Event Marketing and Engagement Tools

Video Internet video is widely used in society, is growing rapidly and has great opportunities for use in the events ...
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Innovative ‘e-Experience’ solution for your posters

What is it? Posters play a major part in any research and teaching summit and professional event, providing a great ...
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How to select your Event Tech

In our business I am often asked or required (mostly just enjoy doing it) to review and assess new and ...
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The Holy Grail – a year-round mobile Event App!!

Ok, ok, having a year round mobile app may not be the Holy Grail to some – but to event ...
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METHODS TO INCREASE EVENT APP USE

Introduction A mobile app for your event (trade show, convention, meeting, festival, etc) can be useful, valuable, and fun for ...
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How Secure is your Event App?

The mobile world is continuing its rapid transformation and we are fast becoming reliant on our mobile devices for almost ...
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WHY NATIVE APPS? TURN ON AIRPLANE MODE

Download a Native app and a web based html5 app and have a play with both. Put your device in ...
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Is Event Technology Adding value to your events?

Is Event Technology Adding value to your events? Due to the need to enhance the live attendee experience, the value ...
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Engaging your Event Participants

Event managers have always realised the value of building an event around an audience and their needs. An audience is ...
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iBeacon for Events

iBeacon for Events, floor analytics, indoor location and more… Once again Apple has triggered an event-industry innovation streak. Its iBeacon—a ...
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