Events are key resources organizations use to engage supporters and interested members. Effective planning requires your organization to leverage all of your resources to the best of your ability.
Ensuring supporters stay engaged is a difficult task to tackle. In order to make sure your organization’s event attendees have a good experience, you’ll need to use software to collect data and use that data effectively.
Hosting virtual or online events has become an increasing popular option for planners. Not only is it a way to go on with the show during unexpected disruptions (such as a virus outbreak or a natural disaster), but virtual events have also been touted as a way to promote inclusivity and expand your audience reach.
If you’ve set the date and booked your venue for your event, you’re ready for the next step: setting up event registration. Registration is at the heart of all meetings and events. Not only is it the way your company secures potential revenue, but registration is many times also acts as the first impression attendees will have of your event and thus your company.
Event technology changes at near-lightning speed. Like most planners, no doubt you’re stretched thin. Who has time to carefully evaluate the tsunami of options?
Here to help, the Aventri Marketplace is a new portal on the Aventri platform that gives customers quick access to premium event service and tech providers. Marketplace partners go through rigorous vetting. You can be sure each solution is top-notch, easy to deploy and compatible with the Aventri platform.
All event planners want to convert prospective attendees to register for their event. But how do you increase event attendance? If you’re using a fully integrated event management software platform, the answer is you can increase attendee conversion with your event registration website.
The Importance of mobile phones in daily life is increasing with the passing day and so it is imperative with the scenario in the event industry. The mobile phone has become an integral part of daily life in every aspect, some of them being information, entertainment, networking, engagement, communication and much more. So, integrating mobile phones in the life cycle of an event is the natural evolution for the success of an event and event planner.
If you followed our Event Essentials guide, you know how important registration is to meetings and events, and how to secure a good first impression with your attendees via your online registration. But how do you maintain this stellar first impression with attendees during your onsite registration? How do you minimize the chaos and long check-in lines during your onsite registration? Event management software technology!
It happens all too often. An organization creates a beautiful web site for their conference or trade show, only to have their brand obscured by an online registration form that looks like a cheap invitation. Apparently someone thought that the idea of a consistent marketing message ends at the time of registration.
Registration is at the heart of meetings and events. It’s is how planners secure attendees and thus how you secure potential revenue. In addition, pre-event registration acts as the first impression your attendees will have about your meeting or event and may impact their event satisfaction. As a result, you need to ensure your pre-event registration is as efficient and user-friendly as possible.
Do you need to organise business events, meetings and conferences? Do you need to sell several thousand tickets and provide convenient payment options for your attendees? On the day of the event, will you need to register hundred people every minute, but your company simply doesn’t have enough hands to carry out this procedure? A reliable event registration management system is what you need!
Many non-event planners probably wouldn’t believe us if we told them that building an effective online event registration form can actually get quite complicated. Finding a balance between asking for information you need without being overwhelming (and risking losing a potential registrant) is notan easy task. Not to mention, ensuring your registrants have a clear understanding of how to fill the form out and make their selections…
One of the biggest mistakes you can make with online event registration is not absolutely scrutinizing your form before releasing it to your audience. The only way you’ll truly know if it’ll be a seamless experience for registrants is by getting in there yourself! And if the experience isn’t seamless, there’s a good chance they’ll abandon registering altogether.
By following these seven steps, you’ll be able to identify and quickly eliminate any online event registration hiccups:
When was the last time you added your event registration or housing site to your experience design checklist?
If most meeting and event strategists are honest with themselves, they’ve probably not paid too much attention to how these sites really function. Sure, they make them look sharp and on brand for that year’s event theme, but how often do they really examine the user experience?
How do you optimize for online event registration? What are some tips you can use to improve your event registration numbers this year? Find out how to supercharge all areas of your online marketing plan and boost registrations in this practical event registration guide.
No matter if you’ve created your own event website from scratch, or it lives on a page of your company website, or you’ve created a simple registration site using event management software, chances are, you are looking to drive traffic to your event website. It’s not enough to simply have an event website if it’s not widely accessible to your potential attendees!
There will be more subscribers, the number of registrations will possibly even double, and you will receive a flurry of potential attendees to your event if you use up-to-date event technology solutions and take advantage of the ways to increase event registrationsthey provide.
The event organizers for corporate, government and charity events have always been overloaded with the immense pressure to organize a successful corporate or social event. Some of these events are for high-end results and some are for social causes. Fundraising for such events requires effort and persistence. If you are organizing a fundraiser, seminar or corporation conference that requires the collection of payments – online event registration services can surely reduce your workload to a great extent.
When guests arrive at an event, they appreciate being greeted with a smile and don’t want to wait on a long check-in line. Sometimes lines are created because when using printed lists, it takes time for volunteers to find the correct guest’s last name, especially a name is misspelled. The check-in process is the first impression of any event and if it’s not smooth or chaotic, it can put guests in a bad mood.
Event registration is the cornerstone of any successful event. Learn how to plan, segment, measure and increase event registrations in 2019 and beyond.
The objective of all events, no matter the topic nor the industry, is to bring people together. However, none of this is possible if there are no one shows up. That’s why event registration is such a high priority for event marketers. Maximizing the conversion rate from prospect to registered attendee is an important KPI for event success.
There are several ways to check tickets for an event (offline & online) that we can recommend. For different events, depending on the format and number of participants, the event check-in process may come in different forms.
Below is an overview of the 5 most successful ways to design a check-in process for an event, as well as event check-in process elements and challenges:
Recent technology trends have completely changed the face of the MICE industry. By adopting these latest event technology upgrades, event organizers can deliver exceptional events and stand out from the crowd.
Here are the top trends you should watch out for in 2018:
Even as the event management industry has been growing exponentially, the event technology space has taken several leaps and bounds in the past few years. As event technology becomes an indispensable part of event organization, it can be interesting to see what wonders it could showcase this year. Here are some tech-trends to watch out for in 2018:
eventcore is a solid event registration tool for corporate events. Here is our review.
Let’s start this review by saying that eventcore has been around for 34 years. It is a company that you may know of if you’ve worked on very demanding events that require sophisticated registration tools.
eventcore has been growing quite fast in the last few years, making the news on February 22nd, when it raised $4M.
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.
Meetings and events are designed around learning from your peers. Whether you are attending an internal meeting or you’re joining a global conference, you’re in attendance to become educated on a topic. Along with that comes networking; everyone there may not be speaking publicly, but there is still something to learn from them.
In that case, event and meeting professionals need to get creative with environments that breed both natural and planned networking.
This is the third in a series of articles by Core-apps about Event Tech Trends
Event organizers know the event app landscape continues to evolve. From changes in the Apple App Store to a continuous flood of startups, products and services penetrating the marketplace. Event organizers have no shortage of options to get an app out there, but one element of event app creation that should be consistent regardless of the platform is the user experience and the creative execution.
There’s nearly an endless (and ever-growing!) supply of technology you can utilize at trade shows and events. However, having the latest and greatest tech doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll have a more successful event or get more leads at the show. In order to be truly great, event technology should be aligned with your event goals and used in a way that promotes engagement and interaction. It needs to compliment your brand vision instead of draw attention away from it.
Acquisition will expand Cvent’s industry-leading portfolio of mobile event technologies to enhance the attendee experience, generate meaningful sponsorship opportunities, and drive increased event ROI.
Cvent, a market leader in meetings, events, and hospitality technology, has announced its intent to acquire QuickMobile, a pioneer of mobile event apps, based in Vancouver, British Columbia.