Artificial Intelligence (AI) seems to be the next big thing, from driverless cars to revolutionary marketing tools. Essentially defined as computers that can learn beyond their programming, AI has moved out of the realm of science fiction and into down-to-earth business agendas. So what can it offer the events industry in 2018?
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No, we’re not talking about dating agencies, but matching up attendees at a large event. For instance, if you organize a large networking event, you want your thousands of attendees to be able to meet the right people.
When it comes to events, it’s all about creating the perfect experience.
You usually get just one chance to deliver the ultimate moment for your guests so it has to look better than good – it has to impress.
But if you aren’t an expert in AV it can be hard to know where to start, let alone understand the jargon, your specific AV requirements, the amount of power you need and how your content should be formatted.
Augmented reality and virtual reality sound like something out of “2001: A Space Odyssey,” right? Or, if you’ve been paying attention, perhaps you’re well aware of how virtual reality glasses are becoming a hit among younger generations, with 15-year-olds clamoring to get a pair for video game sessions. However, augmented and virtual reality are becoming a very real part of life, and it’s time to consider adding them to your event agenda.
Augmented and virtual reality, along with artificial intelligence and wearables, are some of the hottest trends in event tech for 2017. Event organizers are working hard to incorporate these technologies into their events in order to attract attendees and stay “fresh.” But do all new technologies belong in the event industry?
Some technologies may seem like a logical fit for your next event, but they can be gimmicky or even distracting, taking the attendees out of the event and creating artificial experiences and awkward interactions.
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Event planners that rave about their event apps and how much it added to their event generally do two things very well:
You’re a planner, so that means you’re busy approximately 25 hours a day. We understand this, which is why we created the Pocket Planner event planning app. With it, you’re always ready to calculate estimates on behalf of your clients, make changes, or map out a schedule — anytime, anywhere.
But there’s always room for improvement. So we’re excited to announce we’ve added some great new features to Pocket Planner that we’re sure will make your hectic day a little more manageable. Here’s a look at some of the more significant updates:
No, it doesn’t stop with Apple’s Siri and self-driving cars. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly invading the industry of event planning, aiming to change attendee experiences forever. All the modern event planners have no choice, but to follow the thriving innovation and build their expertise around it. Why is AI really so meaningful when it comes to planning an event?