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The Essential Event Technology Dictionary

From ARS to chatbots, beacons, and heat maps, the event industry has a distinctive language of its own – especially when it comes to digital and event technology.

Bookmark this page as your go-to guide for the most common event technology terms.

More information: https://www.core-apps.com/blog/essential-event-technology-dictionary/

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Skip the Gimmicks and See What Your Event App Can Do!

Your event app has powerful, configurable features that can do a lot of great things for engaging attendees and exhibitors. So before you invest in event technology hardware like LED bracelets and lanyard sensors, look first to your event app provider for innovative new features that are more dynamic and sustainable.

More information: https://www.core-apps.com/blog/event-apps-eventtech/

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Are Live Events Actually Effective? Here’s What Top Marketers Think

The web is full of literature touting live events as a potent alternative to screen-served digital ads. They say it’s the right choice for a society that’s embracing “experiences” over “things,” and an opportunity to win over prospects and delight customers. But are live events actually worth all of the fuss? And more importantly, are they worth the cost?

More information: https://www.socialtables.com/blog/event-marketing/live-events-effective/

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CEI Asia: Live streaming — How do drones compare?

Drones are being increasingly used for events, providing theatrical entries and dramatic product reveals and giving digital audiences added viewpoints through camera angles.

There are a few things to remember though when using drones, cautions Greg Crandall, director of brand engagement at Pico+, a member of the Pico Group.

More information: http://www.cei.asia/article/live-streaming-how-do-drones-compare/438945

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Using Event Tech to Reduce Your Budget

As we head into the final stretch of 2017, many event planners out there are using this time to plan for the year ahead. It’s a time for goal setting and operational changes, as well as a time to reexamine a crucial part of event planning: your budget.

And for most event planners, a healthy budget for a new year includes trimming the fat and cutting costs where it makes the most sense. While you may start to go line by line to make several small cuts, there is another way to go about it.

More information: http://blog.etouches.com/tips-and-tools/budgeting-tips-and-tools/using-event-tech-reduce-budget/

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Our Latest Update Directly from Apple: Existing LOOPD App Resubmissions and Our Approved Grace Period

There have been a lot of updates and news circulating regarding the Apple App Store Guidelines and their impact on event apps. Two weeks ago, we wrote a blog post about our stance on the new changes made by Apple.  Several event app companies have shared that they will still be able to submit single event apps after 2018, while others have shared that after speaking with Apple they won’t be able to submit single event apps after 2018.

More information: http://blog.etouches.com/event-tech/mobile-apps/latest-update-directly-apple-existing-loopd-app-resubmissions-approved-grace-period/

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How To Get More from Wearable Event Technology [Case Study]

This is a case study from Klik. More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies.

Event technology doesn’t have to rely on a screen-based device. This case study explores how Behind the Scenes and Hilton got the most out of wearable technology for their leadership conference.

More information: http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/wearable-event-technology-case-study