Building vs. Buying an Event App

Eventmobi

Nowadays, it’s become second nature for people to use mobile apps when accessing information and conducting daily life activities (e.g. For event planners, this channel is an easy and convenient way to engage an attendee because access to their attention is literally in their hands. Apps account for over 80% of time spent on mobile (Global Digital Future in Focus, ComScore 2018 ). Investing in new event tech is often a challenging experience for planners.

The 6 Best Event App Designs of 2018

Eventmobi

2018 has been a pretty impressive year in the world of design. The World Cup 2018 saw all 32 teams with new kit designs, and furniture companies such as IKEA released products introducing clever space saving designs for urban living. What’s clear is that brand recognition and simple, sophisticated product design matters more than ever across all industries, and the event technology space is no different. Here are the top 6 best event app designs of the year.

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8 Event App Features on Your Attendee’s Wishlist

Eventmobi

As an event planner, you’re well aware that event apps have become common practice at any type of event experience. Chances are, you’ve used an event app yourself; whether it was an event you attended or one you executed as part of your event marketing strategy. Some event app features are so seamlessly incorporated into the event experience that you may not even be aware! Image source: Event MB. Event agenda.

Event App Integrations—Basic Info, Examples and Answers To Commonly Asked Questions

Eventmobi

Event software and event app integrations can help event planners improve their workflow and save lots of time when it comes to managing their technology. But understanding the technical side of setting up an integration can be intimidating for an event planner. The following questions will be addressed: What is an event app or event software integration? What are the benefits of setting up event app software integrations?

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How to Design an Event App that Matches Your Event Brand

Eventmobi

So you’ve decided to invest in event app technology at your next event and are excited that you get to check off one more thing from your endless list of to-do’s leading up to your event. But as time ticks on and your event gets nearer, you realize, ’Wait…now I actually need to build my app!’ You’ll be able to design an event app that matches your event brand in no time. Design an Event App that Matches Your Event Brand.

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Beyond Event Updates: Rethinking Your Strategy for Event App Notifications

Eventmobi

Event app notifications, alerts, messages – your event technology likely has different ways you can communicate to and update your attendees. Here are some ways the EventMobi Support Team is seeing event app notifications being used by clients: Preset and Forget. Depending on the event technology you are using, you likely have the ability to pre-schedule your event app notifications and alerts.

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7 Huge Event Planning Trends Spotted at MPI WEC 2018

Eventmobi

Professionals often attend industry events to improve their craft and network with peers. But for an event planner, it’s also an opportunity to “borrow” (read: steal) creative ideas for their next event. Here are some of the newest and coolest trends and tech innovations I spotted—plus a few tips on how to make these work for your next event. Keynotes also held more inspirational messages for event planners vs. traditional “how-to” formats.

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How to Get Approval for your Event App in 2019

Eventmobi

As an event planner, you already know the benefits when it comes to incorporating event technology into your events*. Increasing attendee engagement, reducing printing costs, increasing event revenue through sponsorships, and collecting attendee feedback are just a few examples of how it can help your team achieve your goals. If you need a refresher on the benefits of using event technology at your events, read The Ultimate Guide to Increasing Event App Adoption.

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QuickMobile: The Security-focused Event App [Review]

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QuickMobile by Cvent is an event app with 50 configurable features and enterprise-grade security. QuickMobile offers feature-rich, fully-branded event apps for meetings, conferences, and exhibitions. The event apps are built on a highly secure, enterprise-grade platform that aligns with any corporate mobile strategy. The post QuickMobile: The Security-focused Event App [Review] by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

Benefits of Launching Your Event App Way Before the Event

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The phrase, ‘the early bird catches the worm’, couldn’t be more applicable to event apps. Essentially, the earlier you launch your event app, the better. Many event apps get left to the last minute as there are a million other things on an event profs mind leading up to the day of the event. By launching your event app well before the event, you give attendees early access to your event. Event App Best Practices

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5 Things to Double Check Before You Launch Your Event App

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Reviewing your content and ensuring it’s ready to share with your audience is definitely a best practice and something that you should always exercise before you launch your event app to your attendees. As our clients’ events approach, we take the time to review each event app with great care. 5 Checkpoints Before You Launch Your Event App. Event Time Zone. Usually upon initial setup, you’ll indicate the time zone of the event.

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131 Event Apps Compared: (Quickly) Choose the Best App for Your Event

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131 event mobile apps reviewed. Quickly choose the best mobile app for your event. In this article you will also find tips, templates and workflow to make sure your event app is a success. Event planners that rave about their event apps and how much it added to their event generally do […]. The post 131 Event Apps Compared: (Quickly) Choose the Best App for Your Event by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link].

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Event Apps: How to Save $30K in Printing [Case Study]

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More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. This case study investigates how the National Association of Stock Plan Professionals achieved 97% engagement with their event app, an increase of 51% over four years. The post Event Apps: How to Save $30K in Printing [Case Study] by CrowdCompass by Cvent appeared first on [link]. Event Apps #eventtech eventapps eventapp eventmanagement eventtechnology

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6 Questions Your Attendees Will Ask When Using an Event App

Eventmobi

Ever since the company began, our Support Team at EventMobi has been attending client events to help provide onsite support and ensure their success. But not everyone has the opportunity to invest in the many types of professional services we offer, so we’ve compiled a list of questions most asked by attendees to ensure you are prepared and can provide a seamless experience using an event app. Top 6 Questions Attendees Will Ask When Using an Event App.

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3 Reasons Why Using a Promo Video Will Increase Event App Adoption

Eventmobi

Having worked at EventMobi for close to two years, I’ve had hundreds of strategy conversations with my clients on how best to utilize their event technology to engage and connect with their audiences, specifically when it comes to event app adoption. On these calls I like to start by asking my client, “What are the event goals for your app this year? Event App Adoption. The Event App Promotional Video.

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4 Ways Event Apps Improve Attendee Engagement

Quickmobile

Imagine the scene: an event with dozens of sullen acquaintances staring down at their drinks quietly. Is this the event of your dreams? And while there are numerous ways to do so, incorporating an event app is one of the most effective methods for getting attendees to take an active interest. No, an event app is not just an agenda on your phone. Event apps offer so much more, and are customizable to your event’s theme and needs.

Boost Your Association?s Membership Value Through Your Event App

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And 85% of the time spent on phones was spent in apps, not in the browser! The post Boost Your Association’s Membership Value Through Your Event App by Conference Compass appeared first on [link]. Event Technology #eventtech event apps event technology event app event app strategy associations association membership mobile apps for associations membership value

The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Apps

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Planning an event is extremely time-consuming and stressful. Because of this, sometimes the last thing on a meeting and event planner’s mind is event apps. This short list of event app do’s and don’ts should make creating your event app easier. When building your event app, you get the option of choosing which features you’d like to include. DON’T: Wait last minute to build the app. Event App Best Practices

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Event Apps: 14 Ways to Make Money in 2019

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More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Your event app is an engagement engine, creating all kinds of new interactions between attendees. But planners often overlook another opportunity created by their app: monetization. Sponsors are one of the cornerstones of your event. […]. The post Event Apps: 14 Ways to Make Money in 2019 by MeetingPlay appeared first on [link].

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Creating an Event App Business Case to Improve Your Event Experience

Eventmobi

As an event planner, you already know the benefits when it comes to incorporating event technology into your events*. Increasing attendee engagement, reducing printing costs, increasing event revenue through sponsorships, and collecting attendee feedback are just a few examples of how it can help your team achieve your goals. If you need a refresher on the benefits of using event technology at your events, read The Ultimate Guide to Increasing Event App Adoption.

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The Top 3 Event App Mistakes

Quickmobile

We all know there are a million moving parts to every event. And sure, the pressure of having things go exactly right on the day of the event is enormous. Despite a generally-amazing attention to detail, many event planners make some common mistakes when providing an event app for their attendees. Promote the Event App. It is a KPI that helps answer the question “ Was the event app worth it? Event App Best Practices

3 Tips for Encouraging Group Discussions Through an Event App

Eventmobi

Following our webinar on event communities , we’ve received a lot of interest from event planners wanting strategies to use Group Discussions through an event app. When we refer to Group Discussions, we’re talking about a common event app feature that enables opportunities for attendee networking and knowledge sharing. These topics will likely translate into high participation in your event app, and the conversations will likely continue in-person.

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Yapp: The Budget-Friendly Event App [Review]

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Yapp is a simple and budget-friendly event app with fast setup and immediate publishing. Yapp is a do-it-yourself platform that allows you to easily create, edit, and instantly publish mobile apps that are compatible with both iOS and Android Devices. Yapp is a container app, which […]. The post Yapp: The Budget-Friendly Event App [Review] by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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The Event Apps of 2018

Event Industry News

Apps are a fundamental part of our day to day lives. Those same icons have also become an integral part of an event organiser’s arsenal, allowing them to quickly update conference […]. The post The Event Apps of 2018 appeared first on Event Industry News. Editor's Choice Event Technology Features News

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Event Apps and Brand Activations

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The busy fall conference, trade show and event season is about to be in full swing! We know event organizers are anxiously waiting to try new things and to see what their colleagues are up to with technology and beyond. One big movement in the event space right now is part technology, part creative execution and part budget…of course! We’re talking about a recipe for experiential brand activations, and it’s the future of all events. Use In-App Alerts.

How To Increase Engagement with your Event App Year-on-Year [Case Study]

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More information about Event Manager Blog’s case studies. This case study outlines how the MBA Women’s Leadership Conference has grown their stats for connections and engagement year-on-year, since 2014, via their event app. The Event Forté Foundation is a non-profit consortium of […]. The post How To Increase Engagement with your Event App Year-on-Year [Case Study] by Pathable appeared first on [link].

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Stay Connected: A Complete Guide to Conference Event Apps

Endless Events

Conference event apps are a must for any conference in today’s world. Adding conference event apps to your next event will create accessibility with content, notifications, feedback, and everything else you will need to communicate with your attendees. A great app will also allow you to track your ROI and monetize sponsors. Conference event apps are no longer a nice addition to your event, they are expected. Create Your Own Event App.

Ask These Questions to Determine if You Need an Event App

Quickmobile

You’ve probably attended an event in recent years that had an event app , or planned to include an app at your event. Within the last few years, we’ve seen the shift from event apps being a ‘wow factor’ to an expectation. However, it still may not be a necessity at your particular event. So how can you decide if you need an event app? Below are 6 questions you can ask yourself to determine if you need an event app: 1.

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MeetingPlay: Shaking Up the Event App Market [Review]

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MeetingPlay offers a customizable mobile event app, designed specifically around your event objectives and offering some innovative features. MeetingPlay is a mobile event app provider offering custom event apps. MeetingPlay creates all-in-one applications with more than just the standard agenda and event details, the functionality is […]. Reviews #eventtech event apps event technology Networking gamification engagement mobile app

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Get More People to Use Your Event App

Guidebook

Creating an event app with agendas and other helpful information is only worthwhile if people use it. Promoting your guide to all of your attendees is just as important as making the event app itself. With this in mind, we thought we’d share a few quick and easy ways to help you promote your mobile event app at your next event. Send an email to your registrants with instructions on how to download the event app.

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Interactive Training Ideas You Can Use with an Event App

Quickmobile

At a corporate training or education event, that’s just too high of a margin. There are plenty of interactive training seminars and tools that can be purchased to help with your next training event. Read on for some training ideas that you can implement with the interactive training software you already have—your event app. Gamification is one of the best ways to get attendees to pay attention and participate at your event.

Top 7 Reasons to Download the Event App This Time

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If you attend conferences, festivals, trade shows or any other kind of event, you’ve probably noticed that the organizers are encouraging you to download an event app. We talked to real event-goers like you to find out. When you download the event app, you’re telling event organizers that they can phase out paper printing… and that adds up to a LOT of savings. It’s not unusual for an event to reduce costs by 90% by moving to mobile.

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Conference Compass: The Event App to Extend the Life Cycle of Your Event [Review]

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Conference Compass is a mobile event app solution for year-round community engagement. Conference Compass has created an app designed specifically for scientific and medical events. The app is fully compliant with the guidance for the new MedTech Europe Code of Ethical Business Practice, which comes […]. The post Conference Compass: The Event App to Extend the Life Cycle of Your Event [Review] by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

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Apple’s App Store Policy for Event Apps

Core-apps

As mobile app developers, we understand that our products must work with another company’s technology and processes. We’ve been riding shotgun with Apple since 2009, as the first native app developers in the event space. With all of the recent news about Apple’s updated policies regarding App Store approvals and event apps, we felt that it was important to maintain our position on this topic. At Core-apps our strategy is simple. “We

How to Choose the Best Event App: Beyond the Features

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In your search for the best event app platform, there’s a good chance you’ve gotten lost in a sea of companies claiming to have better features than the rest. The best mobile app platform is not necessarily the one with the most features checked off your wish list, but rather the one that will offer you the greatest overall experience. This means you have to think about some other variables that come into play when you partner with an event app platform.

A Comprehensive Walk-Through Your Mobile Event App

Hubilo Blog

We have talked about it time and again, event technology has come a long way since its inception. Introduction to a Mobile Event App. Event planners are definitely abreast with the trend, stepping into the world of smart solutions themselves with a handy tool called a mobile event app. The most used technologies by event planners are photobooths (45%), event apps (44%) and live streaming tools (44%). – Engaging Events.

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Enterprise Event App Deployment Success for RSA Archer Summit 2018

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RSA subsidiary of Dell / EMC wanted to rapidly deploy an enterprise event mobile app that will ensure the delegates have […]. The post Enterprise Event App Deployment Success for RSA Archer Summit 2018 appeared first on WebMobi. Analytics Blog Case Study Corporate Meetings Enterprise Apps Event Apps event management Events Mobile Apps News social media United States

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First Look: All-New Event App Builder by Hubilo

Hubilo Blog

Event apps have become an integrated part of maximum business events being held across the globe. Technological advancement in the events industry is encouraging the event vendors to keep on building new products and implement their ideas practically. With Event apps being the basic necessity of the global meetings and events now, Hubilo has upgraded its app builder platform making it more client-friendly and convenient to use.

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How to Leverage Your Event App for Sponsor Promotion?

Hubilo Blog

An event app is one of the most profitable investments for event organisers. This one resource adds multi-faceted value to your complete event. From making the event more convenient for attendees to increase audience engagement, your event app does a lot of different things that can benefit you. One potentially beneficial but highly neglected use of an event app is to leverage it for sponsor promotion.

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Facebook Local vs Event App – Which is Best for Your Event?

Meeting Application

That’s because the Local is, in fact, Facebook’s events feature, but in a form of a stand-alone app. We took a closer look at this social media giant’s product from the event planner’s point of view, checking what opportunities it brings to the event industry and who is able to take the full advantage of it. The Facebook’s latest event app is available for both iOS and Android. Event Engagement

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