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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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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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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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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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How to stream from your phone to TV: A step-by-step guide for iPhone and Android users

If you are like some of us who enjoy a better viewing experience, you would appreciate knowing how to stream content from your phone to TV. You may view images, watch movies, videos, music, and photos, play games, watch online TV shows, use applications, and much more if you know how to do this.

It is simpler than you might think to connect your phone to the big screen, just like with anything else in technology.

Read more at: https://inevent.com/blog/tech-and-trends/how-to-stream-from-your-phone-to-tv.html

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

About Meeting Expectations

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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7 Things to Look For in an Event App

There’s so much to consider when planning an event.

  • Will you host it in-person, online, or as a hybrid event experience?
  • Whom will you invite, and how will you encourage people to come?
  • What speakers and events will you feature?
  • How much can you spend?

Read more at: https://www.eventmobi.com/blog/7-things-to-look-for-in-an-event-app/

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Insomnia Gaming Festival: Powered by the CrowdComms In-Person Event App

The Insomnia Gaming Festival has been running for 23 years and started as a LAN party. Although the festival has evolved and grown considerably, the action-packed LAN offering not only is the UK’s biggest but remains one of the most popular draws of the event. A LAN party, for those unaware, is where attendees are invited to bring their computers, access the LAN (local area network) provided by the event and play games together online. As Insomnia has grown in popularity over the years, gamers in their thousands are flocking to join in, creating a spectacle of over two thousand individuals plugged into their computers, playing and competing online while sitting together in an enormous conference hall.

Read more at: https://www.crowdcomms.com/post/2022/5/24/insomnia-gaming-festival-powered-by-the-crowdcomms-in-person-event-app

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Exciting Event Technology You Can Use to Enrich Your Attraction

While most attractions were closed during the pandemic, many technological advancements were made that have opened up exciting new opportunities for creators to explore. More and more people are using web-based tools as a way to interact and experience the world around them. And now that life is getting back to normal, creators are keen to keep using these digital skills to enjoy more interactive experiences. That’s why now’s the perfect time for attractions such as museums, fairs, art galleries, and theme parks to invest in event technology that enhances the in-person experience and, in some cases, enables a remote experience.

Read more at: https://www.eventbrite.com/blog/exciting-event-technology-you-can-use-to-enrich-your-attraction-ds00/

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Event Ticketing Apps That Makes Your Life Easier

Through decades, we’ve been offering our users innovative solutions for using our event ticketing platform. As an event organizer, it can be tough to successfully pull off events and handle event day jitters. Being a global event ticketing partner to many verticals, it has been our continuous endeavor to streamline existing ticketing processes for you and your attendees. To make it easier, our product team developed mobile apps YapScan and YapStats that sync between your logged-in devices and our servers to reflect your event data and stats in real-time.

Read more at: https://www.yapsody.com/ticketing/blog/event-ticketing-apps-that-makes-your-life-easier/

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Which Personal Technologies Are Useful In The Events Industry?

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Technology is advancing at a rapid speed. We all use all kinds of gadgets, software, and hardware products to manage our personal lives. Today, the Event Brew tackles the relationship between personal and professional life as it relates to technology. Have they ever used personal technology pieces for the events industry purposes?

In this short but sweet conversation, Nick, Thuy, and Will share what technologies they happily use in their event lives. Tune in and find out whether they’re missing any out.

Read more at: https://helloendless.com/which-personal-technologies-are-useful-in-the-events-industry/

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Top 6 Event Industry Trends Making Headlines in 2022

The event industry has evolved and undergone massive changes since the pandemic. We have witnessed a major shift in business trends, societal attitudes, and the way in which events are conducted. In this blog, we will be discussing 2022 event industry trends and how they are likely to leave a permanent impact on the post pandemic world. 

In order to deliver a seamless event experience during the pandemic, event planners and marketers had to adopt virtual and hybrid event formats. As per the GBTA study, in 2020, there was a 290% spike in virtual events hosted all around the globe as compared to in 2019. Let us dive deeper into the major trends that eventually followed. 

Read more at: https://www.eventcombo.com/a/893/top-6-event-industry-trends-making-headlines-in-2022

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The Ultimate Guide to Virtual Events in 2022

The value of face-to-face interaction will never go away, but there are times when going virtual is a necessary part of your event programme. But how do you turn a multi-day conference, filled with networking opportunities, educational sessions, and the attendee insights they generate into a virtual one? And once you do, how do you ensure attendees are engaged throughout the event?

Hosting a virtual event requires the same care and attention as an in-person event. With both events, you need to effectively promote the event, engage your attendees, create memorable moments for attendees, and prove event success.

Read more at: https://www.cvent.com/uk/blog/events/virtual-events

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10 Must-Have Virtual Event Technology Tools

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Event technology is at the heart of the virtual events trend. From online tradeshows to webinars to live-streamed conferences and performances — technology makes it all possible. But what are the essential tech tools you need to plan a virtual event, drive registrations and engagement, and run the event seamlessly? Here we look at the top 10 virtual event technology tools you need to put together events that excite, entertain, and educate.

Read more at: https://www.socialtables.com/blog/event-technology/virtual-event-technology-tools/

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Latest event technologies: 7 trends to watch in 2022

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Hybrid and in-person events are making a triumphant return in 2022, powered by the latest event technologies and tools.

After the past two years of digital transformation, event attendees will expect higher levels of event production and more engaging technology to make these events feel worthy of their hard-earned money and limited time. For conference and event organizers, it means investing in the right event technologies.

Not sure where to begin? Check out our list of the latest event technologies to help you add some flare to and truly level up your events in 2022 and beyond.

Read more at: https://socio.events/blog/latest-event-technology-trends

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Embed third-party apps and boost audience engagement at your events

We live in an always-connected world where multiple things fight for our attention. From enticing shopping offers to social media notifications and screaming full inboxes, digital distraction is really at your fingertips. That means, as an event organizer, you are competing with the endless tabs of distractions to make your event successful. So, how do you cut through the noise and keep your attendees’ attention?

Read more at: https://blog.hubilo.com/embed-your-app-virtual-event-platform/

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4 Must-have event app features to engage attendees

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The success of an event is not determined only by the number of tickets sold out, it also depends on how you engage your attendees. If your event is more interactive and engaging, your attendees will get impressed and show a great interest in attending your upcoming events. However, it’s not an easy task to add engaging elements to your event without leveraging the event technology. This is where it comes in handy to have an even mobile app.

Read more at: https://blog.eventzilla.net/event-resources/4-must-have-event-app-features-to-engage-attendees/

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Our mobile event app is here!

Accelevents, a leading all-in-one customizable and flexible virtual and hybrid event management platform, announced the release of a Mobile Event App for event attendees yesterday at their Q4 Product Update Event. The free app, available on iOS and Android, allows attendees to seamlessly access virtual, hybrid, and in-person event content on the go. The Accelevents Mobile Event App offers event audiences an additional avenue for participation and engagement. Through the app, they can access live chats, polling, and Q&A, participate in live sessions, access and customize their profile and agenda, configure notifications, and much more.

Read more at: https://www.accelevents.com/blog/featureannouncement/our-mobile-event-app-is-here/

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An essential guide to hosting online events

Blockchain technology continues to revolutionize the events management and hospitality industry. 

Organizers remain curious about blockchain as a tool to mitigate fraudulent ticket sales, to help organize attendees, and to assist with facilitating new payment options (like cryptocurrency) for various events.

Many hope blockchain-based management platforms can play a large part in helping event managers prepare for situations where in-person events are again possible, all while maintaining high standards of hygiene and cleanliness to mitigate COVID risks.

Read full story at: https://www.eventindustrynews.com/news/an-essential-guide-to-hosting-online-events

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An Event Services Company Innovates Their Approach to Live Events Using CometChat

Live Group is an event services company that specialises in organising conferences, summits – virtual and hybrid, that inspire and engage communities across the world. The company provides services to government, corporates, industry groups and associations.

The entire team at Live Group is really passionate about sustainability. The company’s got a focus group that helps the team in finding ways to reduce the carbon footprint and ideally become carbon neutral.

Read more at: https://www.cometchat.com/blog/live-group-case-study

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7 Emerging Trends in Event Technology to Benefit From

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Event technology trends are continuously adapting. Those that adopt the most recent advancements often have a competitive advantage. In fact, studies have shown that event technology can increase in-person attendance by up to 20% and technology is an integral part of the events world.

But with so many new and emerging technologies, how do you make the right choice for your event that is going to benefit everyone?

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

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The Complete Guide To Virtual Events in 2022

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The value of face-to-face interaction will never go away, but there are times when going virtual is a necessary part of your event program. But how do you turn a multi-day conference, filled with networking opportunities, educational sessions, and the attendee insights they generate into virtual events?

And once you do, how do you ensure attendees are engaged throughout the event?

Read full story at: https://www.cvent.com/en/blog/events/virtual-events

Read similar stories at: https://eventtechnology.org/category/technology-news/virtual-meetings-news/

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Announcing the App Market in the Event Experience OS

The era of Event Experience is here. To succeed in delivering compelling experiences that drive business impact and delight attendees, organizers need the best event technology. At Bizzabo, we’re committed to providing Event Experience Leaders the tools and support they need, and we’ve got an exciting update to share how we’re doing more to help organizers.

At our recent virtual event, The Future of Event Experience, we announced many exciting product updates, including the App Market — an integral component of the Event Experience Operating System as an open platform.

Read full story at: https://www.bizzabo.com/blog/bizzabo-announces-app-market

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The Future of Event Technology: Emerging Trends Shaping the New Normal

In-person gatherings and events are returning, but the most forward-thinking venues and event planners know that things aren’t going to return to what they once were any time soon. While this sounds like sad news, these event planners understand that this is a prime opportunity to usher in a new age of events, with better technology that makes things easier for the organizers and creates a more seamless experience for attendees and exhibitors.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/emerging-trends-shaping-the-future-of-event-technology

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Corporate Social Responsibility in the Era of Hybrid Events

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While there is no denying the damage that the ongoing pandemic has done to the corporate event industry, we must also recognize the opportunities it has revealed for event planners.

During the height of the pandemic, almost all events had to be taken online, and planners had minimal time to prepare. However, recent times have seen a significant return to in-person events from seminars to trade fairs to team-building activities and everything in between.

Read more at: https://www.aventri.com/blog/corporate-social-responsibility-in-the-era-of-hybrid-events

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Making the perfect event app – tips and best practices

With the world slowly making its way out of lockdown, we’re seeing the return of public events, conferences and festivals. While event apps have existed before the pandemic, we could see them become more popular and essential in the coming years. Event apps not only benefit the attendee during the event but also the organizer as they can glean useful post-event insights.

Since the introduction of apps, they have revolutionized how we communicate, entertain and learn. An i-Verve report shared that 60% of event planners believe that event apps provide a boost to attendee engagement.

Read more at: https://www.adjust.com/blog/how-to-create-an-event-app/

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Top 10 Event Technology Trends for 2021

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In the last two years, due predominantly to the pandemic, the adoption rate of new technology soared. Nearly every business experienced a digital transformation that ordinarily should have taken much longer. The event planning and events industry is no different. Event technology plays an important role in the industry, and adaptation over the last two years has driven adoption and evolution that will change all events moving forward.

Read more at: https://blog.bishopmccann.com/4-top-event-technology-trends-to-implement-in-2019

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Event Technology 101: Top Digital Tools to Make Your Event a Success

Event technology is evolving faster than ever before—and for good reason. Today, 90% of event professionals agree that technology can have a positive impact on the success of their events. With the rise of virtual events and hybrid events, many teams recognize that the right tech solutions can take their event experience to a whole new level. In fact, one study even found that event technology can increase event attendance by 20 percent and productivity by 27 percent.

Read more at: https://blog.pcnametag.com/event-technology