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Venue-Specific Apps for Your Next Event

Mobile technology is rapidly becoming the new norm in the form of venue-specific apps designed for larger meeting sites.

Marriott and Starwood Hotels and Resorts are promoting their free apps in order to create easy engagement with individual hotel guests or meeting attendees.

More information: http://meetingpool.net/venue-specific-apps-for-your-next-event/

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Facebook Just Launched an Events Discovery App – Here’s How to Use it for Events

Facebook bills its Events feature as a tool to “connect to your audience and empower them to spend time together in the real world.” The feature draws over 650 million every month, that’s 100 million people use Facebook events every day. Now, Facebook has built a standalone app specifically for discovering and joining events, with integrations to pull in data from the user’s personal calendar – to limit scheduling conflicts.

More information: http://meetingpool.net/facebook-just-launched-an-events-discovery-app-heres-how-to-use-it-for-events/

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Improve Your Event Videos With These Apps & Gadgets

Video continues to grow increasingly ubiquitous at events. Event organizers, marketers, and attendees all use video to create content that they can share to their respective audiences. Whether they’re creating videos to promote the event itself, show their leadership back at work what they learned at the event, or just sharing their experience while meeting and networking with other attendees – video has become one the primary mediums that people use for content creation at events.

More information: http://meetingpool.net/improve-your-event-videos-with-these-apps-gadgets/

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PRESS RELEASE: TrivWorks Launches Partnership With Know Your Crew App

July 19, 2017 – New York, NY – TrivWorks™, a corporate team building company specializing in customized trivia, has partnered with trust-building app Know Your Crew to add an exciting level of digital engagement surrounding employee team building events.

More information: http://meetingpool.net/press-release-trivworks-launches-partnership-with-know-your-crew-app/

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Think Your Event Doesn’t Need a Mobile App? Think Again

It’s been over 10 years since the original iPhone was announced. Since that time, smartphones have become a go-to tool for our business and personal lives. In fact, many people don’t leave a room without their phone in tow.

Even though 77 percent of Americans own a smartphone, not everyone in the events industry welcomes the idea of having a dedicated app for their meetings and conferences.

More information: http://meetingpool.net/think-your-event-doesnt-need-a-mobile-app-think-again/

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Is Your WiFi Ready for Live-Streaming?

With the majority of attendees bring smartphones to events, and many trade show vendors and presenters doing the same, high-quality wi-fi has become an expectation at any venue. Add to that the ability to host live-streams for those who can’t attend, or even have casual live videos shared by all of your participants, and the need for speedy, reliable internet is greater than ever.

More information: http://meetingpool.net/is-your-wifi-ready-for-live-streaming/

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Entry Management – Getting it Right at Your Event

Large events with high volumes of attendees mean hundreds, if not thousands of people trying to access an event site at once. Sophia Schenkel is Eventbrite’s in-house expert in entry management for Europe, working with event organisers to make sure everything runs smoothly.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.ie/blog/entry-management-getting-it-right-ds0d/

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How This Event App Ensured Adoption By 88% of Attendees

An event app should be an integral part of your event, and keep users attention and interest. This case study explores how the Xperience Conference used their event app effectively to realign their event focus and support learning and high participation rates.

More information: http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/event-app-88-percent-adoption-case-study

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Beyond Registration: Using Data to Supercharge Your Event

If you’re using an online registration platform or mobile event apps, you’re sitting on an abundance of data. That data can tell you about much more than conference registration — it can give you detailed insight into what happens before, during, and after your event.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/beyond-registration-using-data-to-supercharge-your-event/

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How to Choose the Right Mobile App for Your Event or Conference

Running an event in today’s world means that you often have to live up to the consumer’s expectations of how they want to absorb your event content. It’s almost expected now that events (of a particular size) will have an event app that acts as a one stop shop for finding out all relevant event information from the schedule of events, connecting with other attendees, or sharing their experiences at the event in a social stream to boost their digital footprint.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/how-to-choose-right-mobile-app-for-you-event/