Building vs. Buying an Event App

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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 Future Is Now: The Case Of Event App Design

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Before the pandemic hit in 2020, the events industry was a well-oiled machine. Virtual and hybrid events were nowhere near as common. While every big event already had its own event app, event app design was something only a few businesses dealt with.

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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].

The Essential Event Technology Dictionary

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From ARS to chatbots, beacons, and heat maps, the event industry has a distinctive language of its own – especially when it comes to digital and event technology. Bookmark this page as your go-to guide for the most common event technology terms. Analytics: The process of measuring, collecting, analyzing and reporting all data associated with your event. Request a list of systems your event provider has developed APIs for.

Your Event App is Like March Madness Basketball

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Your Event App is Like March Madness Basketball. Sort of like the components that go into creating and managing a successful event app! To make your event app a slam dunk, you need to consider some key factors that can make it a winning success. Here are the top tips event organizers should consider as they put together. It takes time and expertise to build an event app that will score the right points with your audience.

Best Practices for Event App Design

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A well-designed and intuitive event app is what every planner needs. It’s not enough for an app to just look attractive. What good is a nice-looking event app if your attendees don’t know how to use it? Event app adoption is largely dependent on how easy the app is to use and whether the features make sense for the event. That’s why event app design is so crucial to a successful event. Event Surveys.

The 6 Best Event App Designs of 2018

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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. We asked our Customer Experience team to reflect on some of the amazing clients and app designs they’ve seen this year. Here are the top 6 best event app designs of the year. ” Overall, our favorite feature on EventMobi’s event app is the widget layout.

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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.

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

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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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Event App Security: Access & Data Privacy Best Practices

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If there’s one phrase that causes event planners to lose the most sleep—besides “The speaker dropped out!” —it’s it’s probably “data protection”, especially when it comes to event app security. Due to heightened sensitivity around data breaches and privacy, event planners are having to pay special attention to how their technology vendors—like event app providers such as EventMobi—are using and storing their event data.

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Beyond Event Updates: Rethinking Your Strategy for Event App Notifications

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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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How to Get Approval for your Event App in 2019

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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. Common objections to event app adoption. Preparing Your Event App Pitch.

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How to find the best event app in 2019 for me?

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The paradox of choice – Too many event apps. Did you know that there are over a hundred different types of event apps currently available in the market? Typically, having a lot of choice is great, but with this much choice, the life of an event planner gets much more complex! This article aims to help you get through the event tech noise and find the event app that’s best for you. To meet the newest demands of your event guests.

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Event App Due Diligence

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Editor’s Note: This article was originally penned for PCMA’s Convene in the beginning of August, early on in the discovery that the Apple App Store’s change in guidelines could affect branded mobile event apps. Much has been written since, including evidence that Apple is taking action with some event app providers. Have discussions directly with your provider and request recent proof of Apple Review Board app approval from them. Event Technology

5 Benefits of Using a Native Mobile Event App

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Do you know the difference between a web-based event application and a native mobile event app? A native app is one that you install directly onto your smartphone – like your favorite social apps!

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How to Get Event App Sponsorship

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In the last two years, the SHOT Show increased their event app sponsorship revenue by 169%, and then achieved another impressive doubling after that! They changed their entire sponsorship approach , bundling booth sales with event app and digital packages that are a winning combination for organizers, exhibitors and sponsors. Why Event App Sponsors are Attractive to Organizers. By securing event app sponsors, organizers benefit.

Apple’s App Store Policy for Event Apps

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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

4 Ways Event Apps Improve Attendee Engagement

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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.

Attendee Networking Via The Event App

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Your App is a Powerful Tool for Networking on the Go! At Core-apps we pride ourselves on a mobile app packed with features, all designed to enhance the user experience. Upon downloading the event app, one of the first things you will be asked to do is set up a profile. This may seem like a meaningless task, but it is the metaphorical key to myriad powerful features including in-app networking! By Patrick Carlson.

How Healthy are Your Event Technology Vendors?

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Your event technology vendors are no exception, since the health of their company or platform does impact your entire event ecosystem. The event technology space has been rife with. Read more » The post How Healthy are Your Event Technology Vendors? appeared first on Core-apps.

Event App Trend Watch: Gamification

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Fast forward 10 years and say hello to the new face of in app games. . Call it what you will, getting attendees to interact with your event and your content through gamification is HOT. As your event technology partner, it’s our job to use our experience to help guide the way. Reach out to your sales representative today to learn how you can add gamification to your app. The post Event App Trend Watch: Gamification appeared first on Core-apps.

The 7 Event App Trends for 2017

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Everything You Need to Know About Event Apps for 2017 A mere eight years ago, Apple officially introduced “there’s an app for that” into our vocabulary with the launch of the App Store. million apps in the Google Play store and 2 million apps available in Apple’s. Read more » The post The 7 Event App Trends for 2017 appeared first on Core-apps.

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The Top 3 Event App Mistakes

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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

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

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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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Why Event Apps Take Your Event to the Next Level

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Why Event Apps Take your Event to the Next Level. Wow–it’s been almost 10 years since the App Store opened! In July 2008 (almost exactly 10 years ago) the first mobile app was published and Apple launched the App Store. Thus, introducing the world to the mobile app. Little did we know the impact these apps would have on our relationships, businesses and day to day life. Remember the Apple slogan “there’s an app for that”?

Creating an Event App Business Case to Improve Your Event Experience

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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. Common objections to event app adoption. Increasing attendee engagement before, during, and after events.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider Investing in Event Technology

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Planning event is no less than pain. A great deal of time, effort and stress are required to plan an event and make them seamless and smooth. Event managers and planners who are still relying on traditional event management processes might need to work twice as compared to those who are utilizing technology the right way. For instance, think of the event registration process both manually and through the mobile event app.

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Try These Methods of Re-Purposing Your Event App

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More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. Event apps can – and should – be more than just a paper program replacement. Using some creativity and collaboration, you can repurpose your event app for your specific needs to save on budget […]. The post Try These Methods of Re-Purposing Your Event App by QuickMobile appeared first on [link]. Event Apps #eventtech event apps event technology apps tech repurposing

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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PCMA Event App Empowers Attendees at Convening Leaders

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This year’s event was a success from start to finish. Read more » The post PCMA Event App Empowers Attendees at Convening Leaders appeared first on Core-apps. Blog apps for events apps for trade shows branded mobile apps conference mobile app convention mobile app event app event apps event management software event technology meeting mobile apps mobile app for events mobile apps for trade shows mobile event app mobile event apps trade show apps

How Event Technology Increases Attendee Engagement: Insights from GMID Mexico

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I had the opportunity to celebrate the GMID Mexico event in Leon, Guanajuato – the very heart of Mexico. There, I met more than 300 event professionals who came from across Mexico to celebrate together. . Behind every meeting, conference, and incentive trip, there are event organizers making an impact on businesses, economies, and communities. During the event, I participated in a panel about technological innovation in the meeting and event industry.

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Everybody Agrees: Event Apps are Alive and Well

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Following our feature from yesterday on Event Apps and Apple policing templated apps, it’s time to make one thing clear, event apps are alive and well. Our article yesterday on the Appageddon and Apple current policy against templated apps is causing quite a stir. The post Everybody Agrees: Event Apps are Alive and Well by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. eventtech event apps event technology apps app store

Your Event App Doesn’t Have AI, It Has Predictive Analytics!

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In the last Event Tech Podcast episode, they talked about face recognition technology in events. And since nothing gets tech nerds riled up more than AI, they’ll be talking about AI in event apps today. ” AI In Event Apps: Chatbots.

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How to Get Executive Buy-in for an Event App

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The goal of this blog post is to help you create a compelling business case that will get you buy-in and approval for using an event app. At this point, you should already be familiar with the benefits of incorporating an event app into your event. Generates additional event revenue through digital sponsorship opportunities (e.g. digital banner ads in the event app). Helps guide attendees throughout the event space with session information.

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Event technology how things haven’t really changed

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(This post and the slides are taken from my session at the UK Association Congress which took place in London in December and covered event technology. I’ve amended it to make it more general and this post relates to every type of events business). Can you believe that the world of technology moves so quickly? You would be forgiven for thinking “yup, it’s impossible to stay on top of technology, sometimes I wonder why we even try?”. event apps.

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Interactive Training Ideas You Can Use with an Event App

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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. However, it’s also possible to put your existing conference technology to good use! Read on for some training ideas that you can implement with the interactive training software you already have—your event app.

Militant App Store Policy Already Damaging Event Apps

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Apple has begun rejecting white label event apps, confirming developers’ worst fears. An undisclosed source has confirmed developers’ worst fears to Event Manager Blog. In July we reported changes in Apple’s App Store guidelines that could potentially bring an end to templated or white […]. The post Militant App Store Policy Already Damaging Event Apps by EventMB Team appeared first on [link].

Whova named Best Event App and Best Event Networking Technology at the Event Technology Awards

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The Whova team was delighted to take two awards back to their office in San Diego: Best Event App and Best Event Networking Technology. This is the fourth year Whova has picked up an Event Technology Award, but the first time they have won the coveted Best Event App category. Whova spun off from a research group at the University of California, San Diego in 2013 to offer an all-in-one event management solution and mobile app for conferences.

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