Update event tech or accept mediocrity. No one can expect to rule the event industry without adopting latest technology. Have doubts about the efficacy of new tools on the block? Well, tools which are indispensable at present like mobile event apps, went through similar phases of doubts and scrutiny.
Popular tech buzzwords can give clues on the next big names. AI or Artificial Intelligence is one such tech term that is creating ripples in the event industry.
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High-expense of B2B events makes it difficult for marketers to justify them to higher-ups. Data offered by event apps can support this cause. Marketers mainly need to focus on 3 types of data which are as follows:
1: Behavioral Data
Event organizers can hold surveys with the help of apps like Event2Mobile App. Organizers can gather tangible evidence like what attendees think of sessions and speakers.
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Right sponsorship programs can offset against costs of events or conferences. Wondering if event cum conference apps can be used to inspire sponsors to invest money into events! Let us find out.
The Significance of Homepage Screens
Homepage screens of event apps don the hat of spokespersons. Vital information regarding event and conference agendas, speakers, timings and venue locators, all are present on homepage screens.
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Mixed reality tools like virtual and augmented reality (VR and AR) are beginning to impact meetings and events in the same way they are other industries. To keep with the times, the savvy planner needs to learn what their current options are and start thinking about how to implement them at their events. Here’s a breakdown.
VR is an immersive experience where the user wears goggles to see content in 360 degrees. The user only sees what’s projected inside the wearable device.
More information: https://www.connectyourmeetings.com/how-to/understand-use-vr-ar/
CES 2018 spotlighted advancements in smart technology, VR/AR innovations, OLED televisions and robotic dogs(!). And while a 3-in-1 laundry machine that washes, dries and folds clothes sounds great for personal use, we found five pieces of technology that can elevate your events.
More information: https://www.connectyourmeetings.com/feature/5-gadgets-from-ces-2018-that-will-elevate-your-events/
It wasn’t that long ago that having a mobile app for your event was considered cutting-edge. Yet in a few short years, for the vast majority of events, it’s become the norm.
It might come as a surprise, then, there are still quite a few planners out there who haven’t made the transition to mobile for their events, whether it’s due to attendee demographics, security concerns or government regulations, or simply a lack of knowledge.
More information: https://www.connectyourmeetings.com/how-to/7-essential-elements-every-event-app-should-include/
Jim Spellos, president of Meeting U., is a technology guru when it comes to what’s new, trending and obsolete. He is also a great resource for conference attendees, as he delivers more than 150 seminars annually to share his expertise. He will be speaking at Connect in Salt Lake City, Aug,. 23-25.
As technology continues to push the envelope of what is capable in the meetings and events industry (hello, chatbots) it is important that planners stay in the loop, being innovators or early adopters as Spellos calls them, to new technology developments.
More information: https://www.connectyourmeetings.com/feature/the-future-of-event-tech-according-to-jim-spellos/