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5 WAYS IBEACONS COULD MAKE A SPLASH IN THE EVENT INDUSTRY

Chances are if you’ve been paying attention you’ve heard the term iBeacon. Some of the world’s largest events have begun using iBeacons to engage their attendees and provide an interactive experience that has the industry buzzing. If you havn’t heard the term it’s time you caught up with this exciting new technology.

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More information: https://attendease.com/blog/industry/i-beacons/

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The Drone Grand Prix: What you need to know about the biggest drone racing event in history

Dubbed the biggest Drone Racing event in history, the Drone Grand Prix is set to start on 11 March in Dubai, UAE. The huge competition will be hosted by the crown prince of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

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More information: http://www.ibtimes.co.uk/drone-grand-prix-what-you-need-know-about-biggest-drone-racing-event-history-1548576

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12 WINNER VIDEOS OF 2016 NEW YORK CITY DRONE FILM FESTIVAL

We loved this year’s entries for the New York City Drone Film Festival which wrapped a week ago and we really enjoyed looking at as many of the short-listed entries as we could manage. But the winners of each category are in a class of their own!

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More information: http://skytango.com/12-winner-videos-of-2016-new-york-city-drone-film-festival/

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Events Trend of the Month – 3D Projection Mapping

3D Projection Mapping is not a new trend, but with the latest advancements in LED projectors, laser technology, mapping techniques and a burst of creativity from professionals worldwide, event managers are increasingly relying on 3D projection themes to enthral audiences at events.

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More information: http://www.geventm.com/events-trend-of-the-month-3d-projection-mapping/

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15 projection mapping demos that will blow your mind

3D art is one thing – but what if you made a full building the canvas? A few years ago video projection mapping was a fledgling artform, with a handful of noteworthy examples. Now, no building opening, product launch, award ceremony, or birthday party worth its salt would be seen without a head-turning projection.

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More information: http://www.creativebloq.com/video/projection-mapping-912849

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The DeanBeat: Seattle event marks the accelerated growth of virtual reality and augmented reality

SEATTLE — It’s not easy to find benchmarks for the excitement around virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) — two technologies that are expected to become transformative computing platforms. But my experience at the SEA-VRevent is a good proxy. For the second year in a row, I attended the event, held this year at a bigger venue in Bellevue, Wash. It gave me more of a feeling for the velocity of the startup cycle and ecosystem for VR and AR.

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More information: http://venturebeat.com/2015/10/30/the-deanbeat-seattle-event-marks-the-accelerated-growth-of-virtual-reality-and-augmented-reality/

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Virtual reality pioneers give a glimpse of media’s future at Daily News Innovation Lab ‘Conversations’ event

Four VR pioneers made a case for the future to a sold-out crowd attending the latest Daily News Innovation Lab ‘Conversations’ event: “VR in Immersive Storytelling: What’s Worked and What’s Next?”

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More information: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/virtual-reality-showcased-daily-news-innovation-lab-event-article-1.2561224

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VR World Congress; a bigger & better event for Bristol, UK on the 12th of April, 2016

VR World Congress is bringing over 600 buyers, sellers and developers from VR and its surrounding industries from across the globe to Bristol, UK. It’s a fantastic opportunity to connect with the brightest minds in the VR industry and learn about the present and the future of VR.

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More information: http://vrworldcongress.com/

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New innovation boosts the usefulness of holograms in event design

Holographic technology has long been used at different kinds of events. Whether it’s on a grand scale – such as the Michael Jackson tribute at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards – or more subtly used to display a new type of product, the technology itself is a useful weapon in the arsenal of those specialising in event design.

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More information: http://www.cievents.com/new-innovation-boosts-usefulness-holograms-event-design/

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Speaker Management 101: Building Better Relationships with Speaker

Here’s the thing. Your speakers are NOT at fault. It’s common to blame speakers, saying they’re a pain to deal with or that they’re divas. Sometimes it’s true, but mostly it’s just hot air.

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More information: http://www.cadmiumcd.com/CadmiumCD/article.asp?ID=speaker-management-101