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Navigating The New Normal Of Event Technology In The COVID Era

Remember when making the shift from LIVE events to live streams seemed like a challenge? Well, over the past few months many event organizers have swiftly moved over to virtual events in the wake of the pandemic. However, now that many regulations have been eased off, upcoming live events and shows are back on the cards. Where does that leave out virtual events and live streams which had caught on? Virtual events are here to stay as we navigate the new normal with the help of innovative technologies that will pave the way for the future.

Read more at: https://www.yapsody.com/ticketing/blog/navigating-the-new-normal-of-event-technology-in-the-covid-era/

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Top 10 Event-Technology Trends for 2019

The events industry is stepping into the future with certain innovations already on their way to becoming mainstream. Events are now quite a tech-driven affair.

Event technology has developed leaps and bounds in past years. Certain event-tech trends are bound to stay while some technologies will see major updates. Here are our predictions for event-tech trends in 2019:

More information: https://blog.hubilo.com/top-10-event-tech-trends-2019/

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5 Gadgets From CES 2018 That Will Elevate Your Events

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/

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The Ultimate Event-tech Trivia for Event Profs

Event technology is on the rise. From basic event tech tools such asevent websiteevent registrations and ticketing to Virtual Reality, Wearable Technology and Artificial Intelligence, planners have started to embrace event technology to optimize the planning process and the overall event experience in general.

But, did you know where it all began? What marked the beginning of virtual events? Or what lead to the development of mobile ticketing?

More information: https://blog.hubilo.com/event-tech-trivia-event-profs/

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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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[INFOGRAPHIC] What Improvement Can Technology Make in Event Management Industry?

Event management is one of the most detail-oriented branches of project management where you need to address any issues that crop up on-the-spot and the luxury of analyzing the issue in detail is not available to you. The live experience of a large-scale event brings its own challenges that one might not anticipate. The policy of “hope for the best and prepare for the worst” appropriately describes the planning process in Event Management industry.

More information: https://www.cadmiumcd.com/blog/infographic-event-tech-improvements/

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15 Coolest Tech You Can Rent for Your Event

This is a sponsored post by Aria AV. More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts.

Technology moves fast. Today’s latest and greatest is tomorrow’s old news, and keeping up with what’s hot can sometimes feel like a full-time job. Plus, new gear is expensive! Have no fear, we’ve compiled a list of the 15 coolest tech items that you can rent, so you can have your cake and eat it too, all without breaking the bank.

More information: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/tech-you-can-rent

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The Secret to a Successful Expo: How Technology Can Drive Results for You and Your Exhibitors

The consumer shows and expos market is booming in Australia — a recent industry survey revealed that 67% of expo event creators are running new shows in 2018.

Strong growth means increased pressure on your event to succeed. Events that fail to innovate and deliver high value to exhibitors and sponsors will be left in favour of the new kids on the block. To avoid losing market share to new entrants, your event needs to stay ahead of the curve.

More information: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/blog/academy/successful-expo-exhibitor-results/

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How to Increase Event Tech Adoption at Events

Technology has the potential to transform audience engagement at your event, but just because it’s available doesn’t necessarily mean your audience will use it.

Securing participant buy-in requires strategic pre-planning and is vital if you wish to maximise the return on your investment. We asked the designers of seven leading event tech tools for their advice on increasing adoption…

More information: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/blog/event-tech-adoption-at-events-ds00/

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THE BIG TRIBE DEEP DIVE: AN IN-DEPTH LOOK INTO OUR SUITE OF EVENT TECH

You’ve been asking for it, and we’re thrilled to be finally delivering it… For our April event intelligence webinar we’re gave you an up close and personal encounter with our entire suite of event technology AND the people who build it.

See all of the Tribe tools in action, meet the brains behind each of our partner companies and see what your events could be like with the ultimate in event tech connectiveness.

More information: https://www.eventtechtribe.com/blog/2018/4/23/replay-the-big-tribe-deep-dive-an-in-depth-look-into-our-suite-of-event-tech-ekt32

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5 technology trends you need to know in the events industry

Technology is advancing at a rapid rate and every industry has to keep up or fall behind, which can be disastrous. This is never more evident than in the events industry where everyone is competing to stand out in a busy marketplace.

Here is a list of event technology trends that you need to know this year…

More information: http://www.conference-news.co.uk/blogs/5-technology-trends-you-need-know-events-industry

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The Event Metrics You Need To Wow Your Boss

You walk into your Monday meeting to kick off planning for your next event and your boss asks, “How did the last event go?” It isn’t enough to just reply, “It went great!” without any supporting metrics or data to prove the success. You are accountable at this very moment. Event metrics are essential in justifying effective costs on marketing events to the leadership team.

How do you measure your events? Where do you begin?

More information: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/event-metrics

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How to choose technology for your event?

With constant innovations in event technology evolving week after week, it seems almost impossible to know exactly what technology you should be using that’s best for your event. So, we’ve looked into how you can decide what’s most suitable and how you can keep on top of all those trends and discussions happening in the event tech world.

Understanding your event objectives and goals, and your audience, are very important in determining what event tech you should be using. Ask yourself questions like; what do you want to accomplish?

More information: http://www.conference-news.co.uk/blogs/how-choose-technology-your-event

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6 EVENT MARKETING TRENDS FOR 2018

Whether it’s making a list and checking it twice or end-of-year recaps and wrap-ups, winter is the season of lists. At Derse, much like when it comes to events, we’re all about preparation. So, we’ve scoured the internet for opinions and predictions on event marketing trends for the coming year.

These predictions from Chief Marketer, Entrepreneur, Forbes and more, combined with our knowledge from the past year and our expertise in aiding companies with events, exhibits and experiences led to our own list.

More information: http://www.tsnn.com/blog/6-event-marketing-trends-2018

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8 Event Technologies Every Organiser Must Embrace

Technology has made the world a new place. Its penetration has changed our lifestyle in an upside down manner and it is not done transforming the world landscape.

The world is rapidly changing and hence it is of utmost importance for Event Planners to keep updated with the world tech & trends. Event Organizers are now looking for new solutions to ease their lives and also to give their attendees an enriching experience.

More information: https://medium.com/hubilo-officil-blog/8-technologies-all-event-planners-must-embrace-2910b1371ebf

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The Best 360 Degree Cameras to Capture Your Event

One of the latest event tech opportunities that should not be missed is the 360 degree camera. In this post we introduce you to what they can do, tips for using them, which models are on the market and how they can improve your event.

It’s not just destinations that are innovating with 360° video, event professionals can make the most of them too by capturing and sharing events in the most interactive way ever.

More information: https://www.eventmanagerblog.com/best-360-degree-cameras-to-capture-event

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A GUIDE TO DRONE PHOTOGRAPHY

So, you’ve just bought your very first drone. You’ve flown it around. Gone fast, slow, up, down and generally mastered the controls.

So, what now?

You can keep flying around which is going to be fun, but you still have more options available to you.

Learning about the camera and its settings will help you take your drone experience to the next level.

More information: https://www.heliguy.com/blog/2017/09/22/a-guide-to-drone-photography/

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CEI Asia: Live streaming — How do drones compare?

Drones are being increasingly used for events, providing theatrical entries and dramatic product reveals and giving digital audiences added viewpoints through camera angles.

There are a few things to remember though when using drones, cautions Greg Crandall, director of brand engagement at Pico+, a member of the Pico Group.

More information: http://www.cei.asia/article/live-streaming-how-do-drones-compare/438945

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Drones are One of Today’s Hottest Tech Gadgets. Here’s How to Use Them at Your Event

Drones are everywhere. They have rocketed into public awareness thanks to their ability to capture video and still images from angles that can be hard to achieve using any other means. Plus, these unmanned aerial vehicles can be a lot of fun to operate.

While drones were once out of the reach of the masses, now, almost anyone can buy a quality drone from just a couple hundred bucks, making them an attractive option for viewing your event.

More information: http://meetingpool.net/drones-are-one-of-todays-hottest-tech-gadgets-heres-how-to-use-them-at-your-event/

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Camera Robots – The Silent Winners of the Grammys

This year’s Grammy awards was – as it always is – an excellent example of how to get events right, but for us, the real star of the show was the high-speed camera robot used on the red carpet. Camera robots will be coming to an event near you soon.

More information: http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/camera-robots-silent-winner-grammys

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5 Event Destinations Nailing It With Drone Video

We’re starting to see drones taking on many different roles in events and for some time, they have been helping us choose where to host our events too. The ability to go just about anywhere, combined with relatively small size means drones can go where photographers can’t and without the need for heavy duty camera rigs. This newfound ability is turning destination videos into short-form cinematic masterpieces. Take a look at the videos below and see for yourself.

More information: http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/event-destinations-drone-video

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Drone 101: The Dos & Don’ts of Using Drones at Your Event

Unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as drones, have been gaining major popularity over the last few years. They went from robots only movie producers or police could get their hands on, to becoming top selling items on Amazon for everyday gadget hobbyists. Not only are drones very fun and cool, but they can also grab some awesome images or video when a camera is attached or included on the device.

More information: http://blog.etouches.com/event-tech/drone-101-dos-dont-of-utilizing-drones-at-events/

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Security, Streaming, Analytics. How Drones Will Change the Event Industry.

I can see you going ‘whatever’ on me. I spent an hour with one of the top experts on drones in the US. Give me 10 minutes of reading time and I promise you will be interested in what I have to say about drones.

I had a chance to spend some time with James ‘Heidi’ Fleitz of Avisight. With a past saving lives and completing missions as a drone pilot for the U.S Air Force, Heidi gave me some powerful insights into the potential of drones, still entirely untapped in the event industry.

More information: http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/drones-at-events

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What Does the Rise in Drones Mean for Events?

Google “Enrique Iglesias drone injury” and scores of YouTube links appear showing the famous singer, clearly captivated by the flying object, grabbing for it during a concert in Tijuana, Mexico, last summer. He reaches for the blades—as if it was a toy—and nearly loses a finger. In a matter of seconds, the fascination and dangers of one of today’s fastest-growing technologies are summed up.

More information: https://www.connectyourmeetings.com/feature/what-does-the-rise-in-drones-mean-for-events/

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PhotoFlight Aerial Media Introducing Powerful 30x Optical Zoom Drone Camera for News and Event Live Broadcast

As a part of our continued commitment to using the latest innovations in drone and camera technology to offer our clients effective solutions to their aerial media needs, PhotoFlight Aerial Media Team is excited to offer a new drone zoom camera service to our industrial and media clients using state-of-the-art DJI Z30 unit. This stabilized drone camera features 30x optical zoom and 6x digital zoom for total magnification of 180x.

More information: https://www.photoflightam.com/incredibly-powerful-30x-optical-zoom-stabilized-drone-camera/

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See How One Brand Used 15 Drones to Reveal Its New Car

With press attendance at the Los Angeles Auto Show nearly doubling over the past four years and consumer attendance nearing one million attendees, it can be hard for automakers to communicate their messages over the noise of events and promotions. The key is coming up with an approach that is fully differentiated from anything attendees are likely to see during the busy show calendar period—and ideally, unlike anything they’ve seen before.

More information: http://www.bizbash.com/see-how-one-brand-used-15-drones-to-reveal-its-new-car/new-york/story/31535#.WP2PqUV96M8

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Drones: Moving Into Events at the Speed of Flight

Drones, those remote-controlled quadrocopters you probably have seen and heard whining overhead—have come a long way from their early role as solely military tools. They’re now being used in industries ranging from real estate to beachside shark spotting to virtual venue site inspections. In fact this more than $20 billion industry, which is predicted to grow up to $140 billion by 2020, also is winding its way into meetings and events, providing a downrush of excitement for audiences of all kinds, according to Christine Hilgert, CMP, senior vice president of meetings, Meeting Expectations.

More information: http://www.meetingsnet.com/event-tech/drones-moving-events-speed-flight

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7 Need-to-Know Facts About Using Drones at Events

Drones can add some , but as is true for most new technologies, there are tricks to doing it right. Here are seven key things to know when contemplating using drones at an event, according to Christine Hilgert, CMP, senior vice president of meetings, Meeting Expectations, who spoke about drones at a recent MeetingsNet webinar.

More information: http://www.meetingsnet.com/corporate-toolbox/7-need-know-facts-about-using-drones-events

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Security, Streaming, Analytics. How Drones Will Change the Event Industry

Drones are a recurring presence in more and events near you. How can you use them to make your event more secure, successful and engaging?
I can see you going ‘whatever’ on me. I spent an hour with one of the top experts on drones in the US. Give me 10 minutes of reading time and I promise you will be interested in what I have to say about drones.

Read more at http://www.eventmanagerblog.com/drones-at-events#pkWyWLXlPrwF65po.99

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Best Drones for Live Events and Tourism

These are the highest-rated and most popular camera drones and UAVs used for filming and monitoring outdoor events and for tourism marketing. Key features include safety, flight range, live video streaming, GPS autopilot and the ability to record high quality professional video.

More information: http://bestdroneforthejob.com/product-category/work-drones/events-tourism-drones/