Building vs. Buying an Event App


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

Endless Events

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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Event Apps Best Practices: Increasing Adoption Rates – Event Tech Podcast

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Event planners everywhere now have the power of harnessing the immense potential of event apps. These handy platforms are great tools to help attendees engage with each other and make the most out of what you’re offering, but doubts on how to increase the adoption rates, and how to successfully implement the apps still loom over the industry. In this week’s Event Tech Podcast, Will Curran and Brandt Krueger are joined by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey of Pathable.

Virtual Event Apps vs Webinars vs Video Meetings

There’s a global pandemic that makes in-person events all but impossible in the near future. However, to give up on events altogether is clearly not an option. Event managers are looking for reliable, scalable solutions to host virtual events.

Best Practices for Event App Design


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.

Beyond Event Updates: Rethinking Your Strategy for Event App Notifications


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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Event App Bible 2020 [Free Report]


Events are facing unprecedented times, and the guidance and leadership of the tech community has never been more important. Event app vendors are stepping up to deliver features and functionality that are conducive to virtual events.

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How to Get Approval for your Event App in 2019


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


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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5 Things to Double Check Before You Launch Your Event App


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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5 Event App Examples from Different Organizations


QuickMobile has done so many events, and so many event apps, that we thought it would be interesting to review 5 event app examples that we’ve encountered in past years. Here’s how each unique mobile event app (powered by QuickMobile ) helped these organizations overcome the event’s specific challenges: Event App Example 1 : Catering to Hosted buyers for IMEX Frankfurt. Event Apps and you.

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


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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The Do’s and Don’ts of Event Apps


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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6 Tips for Choosing Your Event App Provider

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Looking for an event app and not sure where to start? We often hear from event organizers that choosing the right provider is a challenge. Event TechYou're not alone.

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


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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How to Monetize Your Event App with Swapcard

Event Age by Swapcard

Host a smarter event and make money from your event app — it’s a win-win. Here, we show you how to monetize your event app with Swapcard. Event Tech

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Event App Platforms: Jack of All Trades or Master of None?

Endless Events

All rise for this week’s Event Tech Podcast on event app platforms! This is far from being the first time we’ve covered event apps on the blog. When we’re talking about event app platforms, there are always two sides of the debate. This is something that concerns every business, but we’re placing focus on choosing event tech and event app platforms. Event App Platforms: The Verdict.

25 Ideas from Event Apps We Loved [SlideShare]


Subscribe to the blog to stay up to date on event tech trends and best practices, or contact us to see how event apps can support your next event. Because event apps have pretty much become a staple , it can be pretty difficult to make one that stands out. Beyond making sure that your event app supports your event strategy , it can feel like there’s not much else you can do with it. Experience Across Events.

Creating an Event App Business Case to Improve Your Event Experience


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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3 Tips for Encouraging Group Discussions Through an Event App


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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Try These Methods of Re-Purposing Your Event App


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

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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Stay Connected: A Complete Guide to Conference Event Apps

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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.

Why You Should Use Your Event App for Content Management


An event app doesn’t just enhance your conference experience—it also makes planning your event a whole lot easier. You just have to know how to harness the power of your app’s content management system (CMS). Not only are you able to keep attendees up to date on the event, the event app platform provides a way for you to manage your event content seamlessly, and quickly push those updates out to your attendees as you need.

[Updated] How to Choose the Perfect Event App?

Hubilo Blog

In order to create a spectacular app that is perfect for your event, you must first decide upon the features that you wish to include in your app. For event professionals looking to narrow it down to selective essentials, here’s a flow-chart to simplify the process.

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Fulfilling the Hierarchy of Needs using Your Mobile Event App


After reading Jonah Sachs’ Winning the Story Wars , we really started to think about who attends events and how an app impacts their experience, particularly when overlaid with Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. ” There are 15 characteristics (or needs) of self-actualized people that an event or conference can also aid in fulfilling. In a well-designed mobile event app, your attendee list is the basis for fulfilling this need.

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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Ask These Questions to Determine if You Need an Event App


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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Event Apps – A must for your next event

Event Industry News

The last 12 months has shaken up the world and with it the event industry. From virtual floorplans to tracked sponsorship opportunities, filterable attendee lists to instant messaging, apps have had hybrid ears to the floor throughout the Covid crisis. An App to Covid proof your event.

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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Tech Tuesday: The Top 5 Essential Mobile Event App Features


Mobile apps have become the gold standard for today’s meetings and events. They help you organize your event from start-to-finish, increase attendee engagement, keep your attendees informed, collect valuable attendee insights, and more. While not all event apps providers are the same, the most successful ones consistently include the same features. Does your mobile event app provider include these essentials? Event Technology featured

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How will your event app increase attendee engagement?


Technology really changed the event management game. From ticketing, badges, or payments, to the way we gather information from our attendees, everything has changed due to tech. The rise of smartphones offered event planners the chance of adding a new asset: the event app, a powerful tool when it comes to both gathering data and engaging attendees. Attendees engagement is crucial for every event planner. Event app prior to the event.

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Event Tech Tips for Corporate Event Planners


Event Tech Tips for Corporate Event Planners. Forget talking about event technology, it’s time to take action!”. That was the rallying cry from our power-packed panel of event insiders on our recent webinar, “Event Tech Tips for Corporate Planners.”. Christy Lamagna , CEO and Master Strategist, Strategic Meetings & Events; Danalynne W. Just because you purchase event technology doesn’t mean your audience will embrace it.

Signs You Need Event Tech Support at Your Event


Recently, I got the chance to work in event technology services. We call it an ‘onsite’: working event tech support for one of our client’s events. Though I was nervous, I was told that the client was already familiar with the technology—QuickMobile ran event apps for all of their events. While the attendees generally were on good terms with the event tech, I was surprised to see the amount of support that myself and my colleague provided.

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Hubilo’s Revamped Multi-Event App Feature

Hubilo Blog

Hubilo is transforming its products and entering the event tech space with more trust and attendee-friendly event features. Recently, our tech team announced that the Hubilo’s multi-event app has been revamped and the results were quite impressive. Mobile Event App is an utmost important feature of an event nowadays. . The side panel consists of the following options — CMS, Members, Events, App Builder , Notifications, Settings.

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9 Tech Tools Professional Speakers Should Master


More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The post 9 Tech Tools Professional Speakers Should Master by Evenium appeared first on [link]. Event Apps #eventtech EventProfs eventmanagementThis is a sponsored post by Evenium. Standing out as a professional speaker is about more than just presenting good info. These technology tools can help you become a more effective, engaging and dynamic presenter.

Mobile Event Apps to help move your event online

Event Industry News

Mobile Event Apps to help move your event online. The latter, of course, is the focus here, so the tech, the apps, need to work even harder, even faster. Even held at a safe distance from audiences, event industry creativity is unstoppable.

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How to Get Attendees to Download Your Event App


It’s rare nowadays to attend an event that doesn’t have some kind of mobile app. Mobile event apps aide the attendee journey by providing content, schedules, speaker info, attendee info, maps, and more. Event apps are also a way for attendees to connect with each other through in-app messaging and networking opportunities and better connect with the event through things like gamification. Promote your app long before the event starts.

26 Best Mobile Conference and Event Apps + 14 Must-Have Features

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Integration is a hot term that won’t be dying down anytime soon in the event industry when it comes to attendee engagement. Enter the importance of the mobile event app in the realm of event technology. 26 Best Mobile Event Apps of 2020. Aventri (Loopd app).

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