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Projection Mapping in Events: What You Need to Know

Imagine trudging into a convention center with expectations of seeing the usual white fluorescent lights and long, drawn-out presentations. As you walk through the doors, you are immediately surprised to hear sweet sounds of crickets and frogs. You feel a slight breeze and the warmth of the sunshine on your skin. As you look around, you are surprised to be surrounded by the invigorating feel of life-like flowers, shrubs and a colorful forest. This convention turns out to be more of a serene escape into the wilderness than a business-like function.

More information: https://helloendless.com/projection-mapping-in-events-need-know/

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An Insight into Face Recognition for Events

Technology is a fast-developing field with a few inventions bordering on mind-blowing. The influence of technology is all around us, from the most basic daily tasks to trade and commerce, technology has transformed every possible aspect of life.

As for the events industry, it is no stranger to this technological development. Event technology has seen a major leap over the years with event tech tools being optimized and transformed with time.

More information: https://blog.hubilo.com/insight-face-recognition-events/

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MAKE YOUR EVENT APP SUCCESSFUL WITH THESE 4 KEY ANALYTICS

Apps are the hot new way to communicate with your event attendees. In fact, many attendees have grown so accustomed to seeking information from apps that they expect your event to have one. But how can you tell if your app is truly successful at engaging their attention? And how can you improve it to deliver the results you want?

More information: https://www.tsnn.com/blog/make-your-event-app-successful-these-4-key-analytics

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How Do You Utilize VR for Trade Show Engagement?

Virtual Reality (VR) is a powerful sales and marketing tool, and with a little planning, it can help your company become the focal point of any event. Of those that try VR, 81 percent say they tell their friends about the experience and 79 percent seek to try it again. These numbers illustrate the massive advantage VR has on every other form of media. It is fully immersive and therefore, the most engaging platform for trade show pitches.

More information: https://www.tsnn.com/blog/how-do-you-utilize-vr-trade-show-engagement

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How Artificial Intelligence and Mobile Event Apps Will Shape the Event Industry

You have heard a lot of buzz about artificial intelligence (AI) transforming the event industry, but very little has been said on how it actually will. Perhaps it’s because the technology is still relatively new to the industry, making it difficult to imagine future applications.

Not so difficult to imagine, though, is the technology’s value in investors’ eyes.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/blog/ai-mobile-event-apps-ds00/

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Chatbots- A Turning Point for Event Apps

Technology is a dynamic entity. It is a process, ever evolving. The results of this process, often mind-boggling. One such awe-inspiring result of this process is the concept of Artificial Intelligence. Man has progressed up to a point where he can create a machine that can display intelligence of its own.

The AI market is expected to grow to $4.05 billion by 2020, according to research firm Markets and Markets. It is very much a rising trend. AI can be present in very many forms; robots, autonomous cars, etc.

More information: https://blog.hubilo.com/chatbots-a-turning-point-for-event-apps/

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Flowchart : How to Choose the Perfect Event App?

In order to create a spectacular app that is perfect for your event, you must first decide upon the features that you wish to include in your app. In our previous article, we provided you with an elaboratefeatures checklist to help you create a mobile app tailored exclusively to your event.

More information: https://blog.hubilo.com/flowchart-how-to-choose-the-perfect-event-app/

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8 Ideas to Drive Engagement at Your Event with Gamification

Gamification is quite the trend especially with the rising popularity of smart phones. The market revenue of gamification is expected to be more than $5500 billion by 2018.

The idea behind this increasing adoption of various gamification methods is that it is a great motivator in terms of learning and engaging audience proactively.

More information: https://blog.hubilo.com/8-ideas-engagement-at-event-gamification/

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10 Event Tech Trends for 2018

Though event technology has now been around for a while, newer and newer advancements in the field keep fascinating event profs across the world. The newer technology that is coming up is filled with capabilities of further enhancing attendee-experience and is making the job of event organisers easier by providing a quicker and more efficient virtual alternative for simpler manual jobs.

More information: https://blog.hubilo.com/10-event-tech-trends-for-2018/

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How Facial Recognition is Disrupting the Event Industry – Why Your Face is the New Name Badge

Facial recognition technology is growing in popularity across many industries. From unlocking your car to unlocking your phone, facial recognition is becoming a very real technology having major implications for both identification and security.

In the travel and event industry, top companies are beginning to test facial recognition technology services. Delta is testing facial recognition technology for boarding passes, and TSA security and Ticketmaster are exploring replacing tickets with facial recognition.

More information: https://www.maritztravel.com/blog/how-facial-recognition-is-disrupting-the-event-industry-why-youre-face-is-the-new-name-badge/

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Think Only Your Largest Events Can Afford a Mobile App? Think Again

Since Apple overhauled its App Store policy around container apps, prices on some of the industry’s leading apps have dropped to the point where they’re cost-justifiable for smaller events.

What’s a container app? It is a single app that shares similar functionality and is the home for all brands and events. In the event industry, this means event app providers must consolidate their customers’ individual event apps into a single container app.

More information: https://www.aventri.com/blog/think-only-your-largest-events-can-afford-a-mobile-app-think-again

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How to engage your event attendees using in-app content

Your event planning is well under way and you’ve selected the perfect event app provider to enhance your attendees’ digital event experience. Now it’s time to plan your event app content strategy. What types of content should you feature in your app? What will make the most of your attendees’ experience? What will make your brand, products and event sponsors really stand out?

More information: https://www.eventbase.com/blog/how-to-engage-your-event-attendees-using-in-app-content

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Understanding the cost of mobile event apps

There are a lot of considerations that go into selecting the ideal event app provider for your brand, but budget and return on investment are two of the most common. An event app provider that has lower upfront costs can be an attractive entry point into the world of event technology, providing an easy way to launch your app without making a significant dent in your event marketing budget. But many brands that select this route find that in the long run, apps with low upfront costs can end up costing their brand in other ways.

More information: https://www.eventbase.com/blog/understanding-the-cost-of-mobile-event-apps

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WEBINAR: Building Event Engagement through Live Streaming

It’s crazy to think there was a time when people believed that live streaming detracted from the success of their events. We know now that’s totally wrong!  In reality, live streaming allows you to leverage the content from your events to help expand your online audience year-round.

We also know, however, that successful live streaming requires a coordinated pre-event marketing strategy and a unique and entertaining experience.

More information: https://blog.hubb.me/event-engagement-through-live-streaming-webinar

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What You’re Spending Your Event Tech Budget On This Year

Emerging technologies like virtual reality, artificial intelligence, and holograms are exciting – but how many planners are actually using tech of this kind at their events?

As part of Eventbrite’s recent Pulse Report, we set out to measure tech adoption rates in the industry. We asked event organisers about their average per-event budget for technology, and which tools they planned on using this year.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/event-tech-budget-ds00/

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4 Ways Technology Can Spruce Up Your Corporate Seminar

When it comes to the world of corporate events, there are countless trends and ideas constantly emerging that one needs to understand and implement in their own event, from event ideas to cutting-edge technologies. However, the one thing that can set your corporate seminar apart is how seamless the entire execution of the event is for the attendees. Going big for your seminar might sound like a great idea for your brand, but if your attendees don’t experience a hassle-free event, then all your planning and effort has been in vain, ultimately making your event an unsuccessful one.

More information: https://www.gevme.com/blog/4-ways-technology-can-spruce-up-your-corporate-seminar/

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5 Key Ways to Improve Onsite Experience with Event Tech

One of the fundamental shifts that is happening in the events industry today is a shift from passive to engaged experiences. This is largely due to the increased use of high-tech tools that enable attendance tracking, personalised check-in, and live interaction at events.

While only 10 years ago it took hours to register 1,000 people for a small conference, the landscape looks very different these days.

More information: https://www.gevme.com/blog/5-key-ways-improve-onsite-experience-event-tech/

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6 Questions Your Attendees Will Ask When Using an Event App

ver since the company began, our Support Team at EventMobi has been attending client events to help provide onsite support and ensure their success. But not everyone has the opportunity to invest in the many types of professional services we offer, so we’ve compiled a list of questions most asked by attendees to ensure you are prepared and can provide a seamless experience using an event app.

More information: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/6-questions-your-attendees-will-ask-when-using-an-event-app/

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Boost Your Association’s Membership Value Through Your Event App

This is a sponsored post written by Jelmer van Ast, CEO and founder of Conference Compass. More information about Event Manager Blog’ssponsored posts.

In 2017, people spent nearly 3 hours per day on their mobile phones. And 85% of the time spent on phones was spent in apps, not in the browser! (source: eMarketer) It is therefore no longer enough to offer your members a mobile responsive website.

More information: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/membership-value