What do you need for a truly successful event? There are obvious factors: the venue, cutting-edge audiovisual equipment and an agenda packed with interesting speakers and presentations. But even the latest technology and a high-profile keynote address won’t make much of an impact if you’re missing one critical element: engaged attendees.
Look even earlier – it’s the check-in process.
Though event registration typically doesn’t take much time, this interaction can play an influential role in setting the tone for the rest of the experience.
On Sept. 22, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, the latest iterations of Apple’s iconic smartphone, went on sale around the world.
“iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are a new generation of iPhone that improves on everything we love about iPhone,” said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of worldwide marketing. “iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have new glass and aluminum designs, new Retina HD displays and A11 Bionic – the smartest chip ever in a smartphone.
This year’s annual HubSpot conference, INBOUND, took place September 26th – 28th in Boston, MA. The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) played host to over 21,000 marketing and sales professionals from almost every industry imaginable, from all corners of the globe. Attendees looked for inspiration, education, and creating connections to transform growth in their respective businesses over the three-day conference.
Innovative events and technology have become inseparably bound together. As audiences become more technologically sophisticated and savvy, so as Meeting and Event Professionals are forced to embrace new solutions. Moreover, as large multinational consumer brands release devices capable of complex data collection, information broadcast and featuring enhanced user experiences.
More information: https://fmav.ca/blog/top-tech-trends-in-2017-and-2018/
Turning 300 meter wide façade of Buda Castle into a festival of moving images
Earlier this year, the 17th FINA (Fédération Internationale de Natation/International Swimming Association) World Championships took place in Budapest. The event welcomed nearly 2,500 sportsmen and sports women and 350,000 visitors, making it the biggest sporting event in Hungary’s history.