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Event Technology of the Month: Virtual Reality

Virtual reality is one of the biggest buzz words in event technology for 2016 and it’s already hitting the mainstream. A range of different developers have been working on creating headsets and the race is on to see who will become the most recognisable brand.

More information: http://www.noodlelive.com/blog/event-technology-of-the-month-virtual-reality/

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Five Ways to Use an Audience Response System

Audience response systems (ARSs) are highly versatile and flexible tools that can be used in a variety of ways. Whether you’re looking to promote engagement at a conference talk or take fast opinion polling at a company meeting, an ARS could be ideal for the situation. Here are five great ways to use an audience response system.

More information: http://www.clikapad.com/blog/five-ways-use-audience-response-system/

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Can I Have an Event App on My Budget?

Oh event apps – the stuff dreams are made of. They could help you to manage crowds at your event, offer improved networking opportunities for delegates, put an end to endless paper handouts and even help with live speaker Q&A sessions. But only #EventProfs with huge budgets can afford a great mobile event app. Right?

More information: http://www.noodlelive.com/blog/can-i-have-an-event-app-on-my-budget/

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WEARABLE PAYMENTS TO DRIVE MORE THAN $500 BILLION IN TRANSACTION VOLUME ANNUALLY BY 2020

In July 2015, market intelligence firm, Tractica, released their ‘Wearable Payments’ Report analyzing market leaders, latest technologies and key drivers within this field. Intellitix has been recognized within this report as a key industry player and here our Chief Revenue Officer, Eric Janssen, explores more.

More information: https://www.intellitix.com/en/wearable-payments-500-billion-in-transaction-volume-annually/

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HOW TO BUILD THE PERFECT EVENT REGISTRATION LANDING PAGE

Stop for a second and try to image the flow that someone who registers for your event will follow. What actions will they perform before they end up actually deciding to purchase a ticket or an event registration?

More information: http://blog.bizzabo.com/how-to-build-the-perfect-event-registration-landing-page

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What To Know When Choosing An Event Registration Platform

What Is Event Registration Software

Event promoters, marketers and organizers often ignore their event registration software. They assume that since it’s functional, that there is nothing more they need to do.

Organizers assume that driving event attendees to the registration page through social media, email or word of mouth promotion is enough. Unfortunately, this assumption wrong, and it’s a costly error for an event planner to make. According to the Baymard Institute, between 60-80% of website visitors will not complete their online registration.

More information: https://www.bizzabo.com/event-registration-software

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7 Ways to Simplify Event Registration Process and Improve Attendee Experience

The event registration process seems like such a small part in the bigger scheme of things. However, it’s important that you get this part right because it has a bigger impact on attendee experience than you may realize. There are a few steps to implement to simplify the process and improve the experience for guests.

More information: http://blog.ticketbud.com/7-ways-to-simplify-event-registration-process-and-improve-attendee-experience/

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Choosing the best speaker for your conference

In order for you conference or convention to go off without a hitch you need the right people. Choosing the right speakers can make or break your event so learn to choose wisely.

Many things go into the planning and execution of your event but it’s important to remember that the speakers are what your attendees are there to see/hear. Here are 5 tips on choosing the right speakers to make your conference or convention a hit:

More information: http://blog.eventzilla.net/index.php/2016/07/20/choosing-the-best-speaker-for-your-conference/

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XLIVE 2016: Three Event Tech Trends Transforming the Festival Experience

A music festival couldn’t happen without technology. But technology is also what can make a festival experience great.

You’ve probably already heard about how tech makes for easier mobile ticket-buying, entry, on-site purchasing, and social media sharing. These ideas are no longer revolutionary. So how can you improve the attendee experience in a radical way — and also radically grow your business?

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/xlive-2016-event-tech-festival-experience-ds00/

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Top Event Management Software Products

Eventbrite provides cost-effective event management software to help businesses organize and sell tickets to events online-while helping people discover events that fuel their passions. From backyard barbecues to classes to conferences to world-renowned film and music festivals, Eventbrite houses events of all shapes and sizes. As one of today’s leading event management platforms, Eventbrite delivers innovative technology and low fees-and if your event is free, so is Eventbrite.

More information: http://www.capterra.com/event-management-software/