Who else was ready to see summer take a hike?
With fall in full swing – bring out the sweaters, pumpkin spice everything and football! Speaking of football, at the top of my Trend Watch list this month, we find gamification.
This industry created buzz word has actually been around since the days of paper bingo cards and punch tickets. You remember. Some of you may even still do this at your conference.
More information: https://www.core-apps.com/blog/event-app-trend-watch-gamification/
As anyone who has attended a live music event in the past few years will testify, the sight of swaying lighters has quickly been replaced with the sight of glowing smartphones instead.
As an event organiser, your role is to allow guests to enjoy their time in your space – whether that means being glued to their phone or not. But at what point does this technology stop being a distraction, and start impacting the success of your event?
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/blog/smartphone-technology-music-eventds00/
If you’re looking for a fun and playful way to drive traffic to exhibitor stands, then a little thing known in the tech word as ‘gamification’ could be the answer. Gamification essentially takes attendee interactions and turns them into a game or challenge. When the technology was first introduced a few years ago, it was typically limited to collecting digital badges.
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/blog/gamification-conference-exhibition-ds00/
To sell out your event, you need to maximise every channel you have. That doesn’t mean spending more money, it means spending your money in smarter ways. Especially when it comes to your ticketing or registration technology.
The wrong ticketing or registration partner can cost your team countless hours — and sales. Choosing the right technology is pivotal to increase attendance and run a profitable business.
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/blog/academy/7-strategies-sell-ticketing-registration-tech/
Most event organisers use Facebook to promote their events, but as you probably well know, likes don’t always convert into ticket sales. So how can you get people to purchase when they’re ready and interested in your event? By selling tickets in the same place where you’re promoting your event — now available on Facebook.
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/blog/double-sales-facebook-checkout-ds0d/
Let’s be real — planning an event should qualify as an Olympic sport. From sun up to sundown, you’re juggling tasks like a Cirque du Soleil performer. That pressure is why your job is often rated one of the most stressful.
Fortunately, a lot of that stress can be alleviated by using your internal resources wisely. In this post, you’ll learn how a popular automation solution can help you control the chaos in your event planning.
More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/blog/apps-streamline-planning-process-ds00/