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This Audience Response System is Unlike Anything Event Planners Have Seen Before

FOREST HILL, Md., Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — CadmiumCD, second-time winners of PCMA Convene’s Best in Show, and recipients of EIN’s 2015 Event Technology Awards, launched an Audience Response System (ARS) as part of its eventScribe App platform at the ACEhp 2016 Annual Meeting held at the Gaylord Hotel in National Harbor, Maryland.

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More information: http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/this-audience-response-system-is-unlike-anything-event-planners-have-seen-before-300207755.html

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Music Festival Gate Security: A How-To Guide

After the tragedy in Boston, large outdoor events are beefing-up their security measures at the entrance gates. And by increasing event security, the two music festival examples in this how-to guide are receiving an additional benefit – reduced ticket fraud at the gate.

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More information: http://www.thundertix.com/festival-ticketing-software/music-festival-gate-security-a-how-to-guide/

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The Top 5 Event Registration Software for Non-Profits

Online event registration is extremely helpful if you’re in the non-profit sector, church, a digital marketer, a concert promoter, a Zoomba instructor, or even just a host who wants to organize a cozy get-together for friends and colleagues.

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More information: http://www.paperlesstrans.com/what-is-the-best-event-registration-software-for-non-profits

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An Easy, Inexpensive Solution for Simultaneous Translation

As associations continue to grow their international membership, simultaneous translation at events is moving from a nice-to-have to a must-have feature — even as translation can be expensive and a logistical headache. But Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences Manager of Congress Terry D’Angelo has found a simple, low-cost solution.

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– See more at: http://www.pcmaconvene.org/departments/an-easy-inexpensive-solution-for-simultaneous-translation/#sthash.uFcLKbxh.dpuf

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Speaking up: Audience microphones for event engagement

One of the most talked about topics in event management, attendee engagement is perceived to be one of the vital components of a successful conference, meeting or corporate event. Any host wants their guests to be stimulated and actively involved in the activities which they have spent so much time meticulously planning.

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More information: http://www.cievents.com/speaking-up-audience-microphones-for-event-engagement/

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Tomorrowland Smart Bracelets Make It Easier To Become Facebook Friends With Fellow Festival Goers

The upcoming Tomorrowland festival in Belgium is taking festival tech to the next level with smart bracelets that will allow festival goers to trade Facebook contact information with a tap of a button. All Tomorrowland attendees receive a smart bracelet that serves as an electronic ticket that grants them entry into the festival. However, if they connect their Facebook account with their bracelets, they will also have an easy way to become Facebook friends with their fellow festival goers.

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More information: http://www.idigitaltimes.com/tomorrowland-smart-bracelets-make-it-easier-become-facebook-friends-fellow-festival-goers-375500

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6 Tips for Drones on Your Event

Spectacular aerial footage which completes the report on your event. These days, that’s a piece of cake, thanks to the drone. This small and practical unmanned quadrocopter flies high and humming above your audience. The result: aerial footage of your meeting, event, congress or teambuilding.

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Learn more: https://www.eventplanner.tv/news/6949_6-tips-for-drones-on-your-event.html

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New Ticket Trend: High-Tech Smart Bracelets

Besides the dance festival itself, the new wristbands from Tomorrowland can also be considered world news. In his blog ‘Apparently this matters’ every week on the CNN website, Jarrett Bellini sheds light on the latest social media trends.

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Learn more: https://www.eventplanner.tv/news/6407_new-ticket-trend-hightech-smart-bracelets.html

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iBeacon Experience Days: 23rd – 24th August

Glimworm, Sanoma Media, and Appsterdam present the first Dutch hackathon for iBeacon solutions. iBeacon Experience Days hackathon is a festival of collaboration, creativity, and ideas. We’re joining together developers, creatives, marketers, and entrepreneurs for two days of rapid prototyping and creating brilliant new applications for the iBeacon.

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More information: https://glimwormbeacons.com/learn/ibeacons-experience-days/

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BEACONS: What They Are, How They Work, And Why Apple’s iBeacon Technology Is Ahead Of The Pack

To state the obvious: Modern, smartphone-toting humans spend most of their time indoors.

But indoor spaces often block cell signals and also make it nearly impossible to locate devices via GPS. Beacons are a solution.

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More information: http://www.businessinsider.in/BEACONS-What-They-Are-How-They-Work-And-Why-Theyre-Important/articleshow/27808938.cms#ixzz2paqrT8E