ou’ve heard the buzz about RFID. Chances are, you’ve wondered if RFID could be the tech that brings your music festival into the future.
But if you’re cautious, you have good reasons. The last things you want are faulty wristbands or poor fulfillment, leaving fans more frustrated than ever.
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/academy/rfid-music-festivals/
As an event organizer, you’re constantly on the go, and it’s important that your ticketing partner keep up. That’s why effective tools, like the Eventbrite Organizer app, are available at the palm of your hand to help you provide the best possible onsite experience for your attendees.
Eventbrite Organizer gives you the power to oversee sales, manage entry operations, and maximize revenue, all from a single app. Learn how you can:
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/solutions/event-organizer-app/
Live video has truly come into its own as a major player in the event marketing business. Not only are attendees increasingly expecting livestreams, events are able to more easily provide them — thanks to platforms like Facebook Live, Periscope, and YouTube Live.
While it may seem daunting at first glance to even consider livestreaming your event, it’s definitely worth your while.
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/how-to-livestream-an-event-on-youtube-ds00/
Event apps are no longer a nice-to-have for big events. Tech-savvy attendees expect them, while sponsors and partners love the granular data they yield on what’s most interesting to your fans.
When integrated seamlessly with your event, event apps can help you deliver a personalized experience at scale. But with so many apps out there all boasting similar features, how do you choose the right one?
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/best-event-apps-ds00/
Who doesn’t like a good game? Whether you’re a fan of the classics like Mario and Zelda or you prefer the newer ones such as Pokemon Go, leveling up is how you succeed. As an event planner, you may not see the similarities between gaming and your job, but the same principles apply to both. Just as in a game how you need to accomplish tasks in order to level up, when planning an event there is a long to-do list you need to complete in order for it to be a success.
More information: https://blog.cvent.com/events/increase-attendee-engagement/
Walk into any conference, trade show, meeting, etc. today and you’ll probably see people on their phones.
This isn’t necessarily a bad thing, our smart phones help us stay connected with family and friends, and have greatly enhanced the event experience for attendees. In the age of digital, event attendees are relying more and more on their smart phones for key information, content, and networking opportunities.
More information: https://blog.cvent.com/events/7-apps-to-download-before-next-event/
As a busy professional, you probably have quite the collection of apps that are supposed to help you “organize your life” and “increase productivity.” All of these apps take up valuable storage on your device and require you to switch in and out of each individual app whenever you want to use them. Before your next event, ask if there is an accompanying mobile event app you can download.
More information: https://blog.cvent.com/events/8-apps-in-1-saving-you-storage/
Any experienced planner knows the four-letter word that can save the day during audiovisual emergencies: PSAV. The global event technology company serves approximately 1.5 million meetings annually and is hired by an average of 1,100 meeting planners and event organizers—each day! Many of these events consist of multiple meetings and breakout rooms, in addition to large general sessions. It’s no surprise the PSAV team gets a ton of questions. But what may surprise you are their answers.
More information: https://www.connectyourmeetings.com/how-to/top10-psav/
If it’s summer, that means there’s a new season to try out some hot apps. Here are two tools for you to test.
In the City
Add this app to your packing list! Guides by Lonely Planet is a collection of maps for major cities around the world that can be accessed offline. Each city guide includes recommendations on restaurants and attractions, a currency converter and budgeting tips.
More information: https://www.connectyourmeetings.com/feature/app-watch/
Event technology can improve efficiency and attendee engagement so why are you hesitating? Jump in with this guide on how you can implement the right tech for your event with the most return on investment.
Event technology encompasses a lot of areas. Deciding how and where to use it can increase your efficiency, revenue, and attendee experience. But deciding where to invest the time and money in event tech for the biggest return on investment can be a challenge. Here are the areas with the biggest return:
More information: http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/eventtech-killer-event