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Stories: The New Battleground For Event Engagement

Stories are becoming increasingly popular amongst social media users as a quick and easy way to share important moments as they happen. Where events are concerned, stories are the perfect tool for creating FOMO (fear of missing out). How can eventprofs make the most of stories and encourage attendees to share the load?

Little did Snapchat’s founders, Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy know, when they created Snapchat in 2012, they created more than a photo app.

More information: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/stories-new-battleground-event-engagement

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Face Recognition – The Next Step to Streamline Events

Face recognition (FR) is rapidly becoming part of our everyday lives.iPhone X users open their phone using FR as their passwords. Airlines andTSA are starting to use FR as a faster and more secure way of check-in and boarding flights. Apple, Facebook, Google and Snapchat have made recent significant investments to build their FR capabilities. It is likely, in the next few years, that FR will help to eliminate passwords and provide easier and more secure ways of protecting our online identities and data.

More information: https://www.corbinball.com/article/42-technology-how-to-use-it-better/233-face-recognition-the-next-step-to-streamline-events

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Core-apps announces the Badger Event Registration™ Service

Core-apps, the leading technology supplier to the trade show and events industry, has announced a new event registration service designed for mid-tier and small events and conferences.

The Badger Registration Service is designed for organizers looking for a total attendee engagement experience. It will be offered to Core-apps clients and small events that do not need a mobile app.

More information: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/event-technology/core-apps-announces-the-badger-event-registration-service

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Eventbrite partner with Instagram to turn visual discovery into ticket sales

With more than 200 million daily active Instagrammers visiting a brand profile each day, Instagram is an incredibly powerful visual discovery platform.  And starting today, Eventbrite’s event creators can add a “Get Tickets” button to the profile page of their Instagram business account, making it easier for potential buyers to not only learn more about the shows and events they’re offering but to act on their interest by buying tickets via a simplified checkout process.

More information: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/eventbrite-partner-with-instagram-to-turn-visual-discovery-into-ticket-sales

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ETL Replay: Ultra HD Events – How to deliver visually engaging content

Event Tech Live is Europe’s only show dedicated to event technology. Boasting a packed educational programme across five sector-specific stages, here you can catch up with content that you may have missed from last year’s event.

From the Brand and Buzz Stage at Event Tech Live, 9th November 2017.

More information: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/ein-tv/etl2017-ultra-hd-events-how-to-deliver-visually-engaging-content

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Guest Blog: Will event professionals benefit from greater transparency in the live bookings industry

Booking live entertainment is a murky world unless you have the experience and networks to negotiate it. However, the added value that exciting entertainment can bring to the private events sector cannot be overstated. It’s time to find a way to make the whole booking process clearer, to the benefit of event organisers and, ultimately, attendees.

More information: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/guest-blogs/guest-blog-will-event-professionals-benefit-from-greater-transparency-in-the-live-bookings-industry