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Seven ways events and tech work Better Together

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The return of live events has been met with more tech than ever before.

Despite this an increasingly digital world, real-life remains the best way to engage prospects – and combining the two makes them Better Together.

Smart Event gives visitors and exhibitors personalized AI recommendations as well as tools to discover, connect and extend the lifecycle of your offerings.

Read more at: https://expoplatform.com/blog/smart-events/better-together-smart-events/

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North America: Event apps value to hit $832m by 2028

The North American event app market is projected to exceed $830 million by 2028 – more than double its current value.

Stats from Research and Market’s latest report show the technology’s worth will grow from $370.9m this year to $832.4m in six years.

The body predicts a CAGR of 14.4% from 2022 to 2028 in market value, reflecting the growing adoption of apps in meetings and events.

Read more at: https://expoplatform.com/blog/lead-retrieval/chart-of-week-20220916/

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Six ways AI helps your events make more money

If you’re looking to make more money with your next event, it’s time to start thinking about AI.

Smart matchmaking algorithms, multilingual chatbots and sentiment analysis are just some of the tools which can help make almost any show more interactive, productive and profitable.

Here are six ways AI helps drive positive revenue returns at your shows:

Read more at: https://expoplatform.com/blog/ai-matchmaking/six-ways-ai-more-money/

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How event tech can drive up engagement

But boosting interactions with attendees and exhibitors remains a key problem for planners to tackle – especially with new expectations since the digital transformation of all industries.

That’s why Romain Dejoie, head of product at ExpoPlatform, has set out his expert advice to help eventprofs increase engagement with their offerings before, during and after the live show.

He said: “This is really a moment for event organizers to use technology to increase the value of the experience for all participants, which feels way more engaging for your attendees.”

Read more at: https://expoplatform.com/blog/smart-events/event_tech_engagement/

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Event mobile app downloads have doubled – find out why

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Event mobile app downloads have doubled in two years as the digital transformation of our industry continues, according to new research.

Figures from ExpoPlatform show the number of live show participants using the tool is around two times as many now than it was pre-pandemic.

It comes as exhibitors, attendees and organisers have all witnessed the benefits of Smart Event technology grow since emerging from lockdown.

Read more at: https://expoplatform.com/event-technology/mobile-event-app-event-technology/event-mobile-app-downloads/

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What are the best online networking tools for events?

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The right gadgets can help you connect with others, explore products and follow up with helpful contact information.

This helps to make the most of your trade show experience and build lasting business relationships.

Read on to learn about the most popular online tools for networking at events and how they help drive meaningful connections.

Read more at: https://expoplatform.com/event-technology/online-tools-networking-events/

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Easy Event App Sign-in Experiences Tailored For Your Event

At EventEye, one of our goals is to make apps as easy and convenient to use as possible. To facilitate an easy sign-in that fits your event, we offer two different experiences.

1. Share an event-code with your attendees

Read more at: https://www.eventeyeapp.com/blog/easy-event-app-sign-in-experiences-tailored-for-your-event

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How to Make the Most Out of a Mobile Event App

If you summarized all the articles out there about how to choose the perfect mobile event app, the main takeaways would involve looking for benefits such as increasing efficiency, scaling your event, or gaining more time.

If you scrolled through all the different event app sites, you’d learn how these digital tools could save you effort and stress by automatizing the logistics.

Read more at: https://www.eventeyeapp.com/blog/how-to-make-the-most-out-of-a-mobile-event-app

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6 Ways of keeping your audience engaged after hosting a webinar

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Hosting a webinar is a great way to connect with your audience and share valuable information with them. You can also use it to gather high-quality leads that you can pursue later on.

However, hosting a webinar is not an easy task. You need to do several things before the event, such as promoting the webinar, managing registrations, and preparing your materials.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/others/hosting-a-webinar.html

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Get Ahead With These 15 Amazing Features for Your Conference Apps in 2022

Since the early days of the internet, people have been finding ways to make meetings and conferences more efficient, engaging, and interactive. Conference apps are one way to do this. Conference apps allow participants to connect with one another, share documents, and interact with the conference organizers. They can also provide a forum for discussing topics raised during the conference. Conference apps can help make a conference more interactive and engaging for participants.

Read more at: https://webmobi.com/blog/amazing-features-conference-apps/

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Attract a Global Audience by Switching to a Hybrid Conference

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Eventbrite works with major online conference platforms and services so that you can easily take your conferences online. Not only will a hybrid conference connect you with virtual conference participants from around the world, but it will also create new networking opportunities for attendees as well as a much larger pool of potential customers.

Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/global-audience-hybrid-conference-ds00/

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The Complete Guide to Improving Event Audience Engagement

Audience engagement is the main key to having a successful event and hosting any future events! With both virtual and hybrid events on the rise, audience engagement can be tough to capture and maintain. This guide will help event organizers gain audience engagement and how to retain it for future events.

Read more at: https://www.hubilo.com/blog/the-complete-guide-to-improving-event-audience-engagement

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Your Guide to the Best Virtual Event Platforms

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Selecting the best platform to use during your event is a big decision, because it ultimately determines your audience’s overall experience. Virtual event platforms play an important role especially for your attendees because it allows them to easily join and engage as if they were a part of the live event. When researching for the perfect event platform to use, you want to look for softwares that offers advanced features that enable you to host a memorable, multi-faceted and interactive event.

Read more at: https://www.hubilo.com/blog/your-guide-to-the-best-virtual-event-platforms

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The Event Lifecycle: Your Guide to Using the Right Tech at Every Step

Event strategy is fairly easy to execute once you understand the three major stages of the event life cycle: building, measuring and learning. As an event host or planner, it’s critical to take pride in your events because they are an opportunity to impress your audience members and conquer your KPI goals. Although the process of event planning is pretty standard, it’s a must to familiarize yourself with the latest trends and technology because those are components that can contribute to the success of your event.

Read more at: https://www.hubilo.com/blog/the-event-lifecycle-your-guide-to-using-the-right-tech-at-every-step

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25 VIP Event Ideas That Are Sure to Impress Attendees ‍

VIP treatment for your guests will give them an exclusive experience they will never forget! Your guests will be willing to pay more for your event tickets if they include an enhanced experience. With VIP treatments and experiences, you’re also able to create tiered levels of tickets with different pricing. Event organizers can also integrate upgrades and add-ons for each ticket they sell!

Read more at: https://www.hubilo.com/blog/25-vip-event-ideas-that-will-impress-attendees

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12 Steps for Hybrid Event Personalization: Tips to Get Started!

In a world where in-person events have been put on hold, hybrid events have become the new normal. And while hybrid events come with their own set of challenges, one of the biggest is event personalization. How do you make sure that your hybrid event is tailored to the specific needs of your attendees?

Read more at: https://webmobi.com/blog/tips-for-hybrid-event-personalization/

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The features to look for in a successful hybrid event platform in 2022!

Hybrid event platforms are a great way to get the most out of your event. By using a hybrid platform, you can have the best of both worlds. You can have the convenience of a virtual event platform, but the in-person feel of a traditional event. Plus, you can still keep all of your information private and secure.

Read more at: https://webmobi.com/blog/features-of-a-hybrid-event-platform/

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What You Need to Know About Event Apps in 2020 & Beyond

Alongside several other event trends that are shaping the industry, the mobile event app will continue to have much influence over events throughout this year and beyond.

Developments in-app capabilities, as well as new guidelines introduced by Apple, have both propelled event app providers to evolve and innovate at a faster-than-expected pace. Luckily, this is good news for event organizers.

Read more at: https://www.socialtables.com/blog/event-technology/event-app-trends/

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6 Event Engagement Ideas To Win Your Attendees

Recently, audiences are hard to engage, and repetitive engagement ideas also do not help the cause. Have you lately been struggling with engaging your event audience too? Then we might have something for you!

In this blog, we have arranged a series of the latest engagement ideas you might not have heard elsewhere. Implement them in your upcoming event, and the results will surprise you.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/others/6-event-engagement-ideas-to-win-your-attendees.html

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A Seamless Attendee Journey for Hybrid Events [Infographic]

Discover how to build a seamless attendee journey for hybrid events, from event registration, to live engagement, to post-event communication.

Creating a seamless attendee journey for hybrids events is no easy feat. It demands a strategic and systematic approach from event planners, who have to think of two separate experiences: virtual and in-person.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/others/a-seamless-attendee-journey-for-hybrid-events-infographic.html

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What event professionals can learn from the Super Bowl

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Find out what event professionals can learn from the Super Bowl as a showcase of building up attention, creating and engaging communities, leveraging technology, and advertising.

This Sunday, February 13, 2022, the Super Bowl will see the Cincinnati Bengals take on the Los Angeles Rams at the SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California. Without a doubt, it will be the most-watched broadcast in the U.S. in 2022.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/marketing/what-event-professionals-can-learn-from-the-super-bowl.html

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The Importance of Presentation Skills in hybrid or In-Person Events and How to Improve Them

Presentation skills is what gives value to your insights, instead it is useless if you aren’t able to communicate them properly.

Communication is a soft skill that many organizations recognize but fail to look for when recruiting fresh talent. Yet, in marketing, communicating with presentations is something that will happen quarterly, monthly, and sometimes even more regularly.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/others/presentation-skills-for-events.html

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37 Virtual Event Ideas with Examples for 2022

We’ve always had webinars, but now, the humble webinar has been joined by a new type of event – a virtual event.

According to a survey conducted by PCMA, 79% of event planners are going virtual. From virtual meetings to virtual conferences, the meetings and events industry has transformed in the last few months and is embracing new forms of event marketing and management technology.

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/en/blog/events/virtual-event-ideas

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5 Event App Case Studies that Show the Power of Event Tech

Technology is the glue that holds a good event together.

Whether you’re planning an in-person conference, a virtual summit, or a hybrid event that combines the best of both worlds, the event app you use will have a huge impact on your success.

If you’ve never used an event app before, you may not understand how transformative it can be. In this article, we’ll show you how EventMobi’s powerful event app helped 5 different organizations build standout events.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/5-event-app-case-studies-that-show-the-power-of-event-tech/

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Case Study: Meeting Expectations Doubles Attendee Event App Adoption Year-Over-Year

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Meeting Expectations specializes in designing and executing strategies to achieve event and association management goals. Their clientele includes organizations like the Atlanta Chapter of the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM-Atlanta).

The Event Goal

For their annual ‘Spotlight on HR’ conference, the Meeting Expectations management team wanted to set a new record for member adoption and engagement on their Event App.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/meeting-expectations-doubles-attendee-event-app-adoption/

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Event Check-in app: How to Elevate Your Guest Arrival Experience

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We’ve heard it before, first impressions matter. But what does that mean for event planners?  According to Forbes, you only have seven seconds to make a first impression. That’s it. This means that in less than 10 seconds, your attendees have formed an opinion of your event. Where are attendees most likely to spend their first seven seconds at an event? The answer for most will be waiting in line to print their badge. They haven’t had a chance to experience the content, connections, and experiences you have designed for them, yet they are already forming an opinion of your event.

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/event-check-in-app-elevate-guest-arrival-experience/

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WHAT IS AN EVENT CHATBOT

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In today’s Whiteboard Wednesday, we tackle the question: What is an event chatbot? Chatbots and digital assistants have become our trusted companions at home and at work. They help us manage our schedules, fulfill our requests, and instantly answer questions we might have about the weather, the news, – and events.

In this 12-minute video, Brandt Krueger goes over the event chatbot basics. What they are, how to implement them, and their benefits. Consider adding one to your upcoming event and automate some of your event communications.

Read more at: https://helloendless.com/what-is-an-event-chatbot/

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CAN WE RELY ON EVENT PLATFORMS FOR AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT?

The Event Brew squad is tackling a complex topic today; a topic most event planners have contemplated in the last two years. It’s time to talk about audience engagement on event platforms!

The topic was inspired by Encore’s article, titled ‘Keep Attendees Engaged with an Interactive Event Platform‘. The Event Tech Podcast has tackled this topic from multiple angles, but today, we can get an inside scoop from Dustin, Nick, and Thuy, as well.

Read more at: https://helloendless.com/event-platforms-for-audience-engagement/

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Best Practices for a High-Quality Event Listing

Designing a high quality event is the key to creating a fantastic experience for your attendees and securing a community of repeat ticket buyers. High-quality event listings are those which comply with our Community Guidelines and make their content clear, accessible, and authentic.

Authenticity is at the heart of what makes your event incredible. This means posting content that is your own, or procured appropriately, and appeals to an audience that connects with your event’s purpose or cause.

Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/event-listing-best-practices/

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EVENT PLANNING AND THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW RIGHT NOW

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As the event-planning industry starts to emerge from the shadow of the pandemic, one thing is for sure: there is no going back to the way things were. And that’s a good thing. A bevy of new technologies, along with new best practices learned in the wake of serving both in-person and at-home audiences, offers event planners a world of new opportunity—if they know how to access it.

In part one of this blog series, we looked at the new technologies that are now available and why bigger budgets are needed in order to serve multiple audiences. In part two, we’re exploring how to use tech in a meaningful way and how to start planning for your upcoming event.

Read more at: https://www.stagedge.com/blog/event-planning-and-the-future-of-technology-what-you-need-to-know-right-now-part-2

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