What’s Next for Virtual Event Technology?


Virtual event technology has accelerated more in the past six months than in the past six years. What can you expect to see in virtual events in the near future? At our latest event, I argued with a few of our speakers. The post What’s Next for Virtual Event Technology?

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Shortlist for Event Technology Awards 2020 announced

Event Industry News

Revealed today, the shortlist for Event Technology Awards (ETA)’s eighth edition highlights the role technology has played in helping to adapt the industry to serve new demands post-Covid-19.

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The New Era of Event Technology


A new era has officially started in event technology. I am not sure if you noticed, but things are changing pretty fast in event technology. The post The New Era of Event Technology by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Event Technology #eventtech startups event technology innovation event industry investment event innovation technology event technology funding

2020 Event Technology Trends


How to leverage event technology to elevate your next event. What is Event Technology? Event technology is any kind of software that improves the event process for both event planners, and/or attendees. event experience

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Eventbrite Layoffs Are A Turning Point for Event Technology


What does it mean for the delicate balance of the event technology sector? The post Eventbrite Layoffs Are A Turning Point for Event Technology by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Event ManagementEventbrite announced yesterday that it was letting go 45% of its staff. Many Eventbrite workers are referring to what happened yesterday as to the ‘Blood Orange Wednesday’.

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Ten Criteria for Vetting Event Technology Solution Providers (Updated)

Velvet Chainsaw

Over the past decade, there have been significant upgrades and newcomers in the event technology space. There are several hundred event technology providers competing to win your business. Before you take a look under the hood or consider test driving a core technology that you’re going to make part of your event and business processes, consider these ten criteria for vetting: 1. It’s never a good idea to be on the bleeding edge with any technology.

Engaging attendees with engaging event technology

Gallus Events

Engaging attendees is a trick that the most successful events are able to pull off. Event technology plays a major part! And here is how…… One of my favourite phrases in the world of events was uttered to me by Jeff Hurt, a brilliant event professional based in Texas: he described his hot take on events: “Participants, formally known as the audience” he said to me. Since that conversation, that’s how I approach my events. .

Event Technology: 25 Solutions for Your Virtual Tool Bag


The brand experience agency Cramer’s 2018 Event Technology Landscape includes a whopping 245 event technology providers. Even more impressive is

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Event technology how things haven’t really changed

Gallus Events

(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.

Event Technology Awards Shortlist Spotlight: LiveStyled

Event Industry News

Their technology is used by major venues and festivals to gather GDPR compliant attendee data, which can be used to monetise attendees through its white-label venue apps. For the end-user, the attendee, the app acts as a complete companion to their event experience.

The Essential Event Technology Dictionary


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.

How to Use Event Technology to Host a Killer Event


Event technology can improve efficiency and attendee engagement so why are you hesitating? Jump in with this guide on how you can implement the right tech for your event with the most return on investment. Event technology encompasses a lot of areas. The post How to Use Event Technology to Host a Killer Event by EventMB Team appeared first on [link]. Event Technology #eventtech event technology technology eventtech adoption

Event Technology As We Know It Is Over: Here’s What’s Next


Eventtech never kept its promise to change events forever. Now that events are only happening online, we are witnessing a seismic market shake-up. The post Event Technology As We Know It Is Over: Here’s What’s Next by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Event Management EventProfs eventindustry eventmanagementWhat does the future look like? Five years ago, Johnny Boufarhat had a severe reaction to a medication he was taking.

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How Event Technology Increases Attendee Engagement: Insights from GMID Mexico


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.

Jonas Event Technology nominated for two Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

We are proud our technology has been nominated in two categories at the Event Tech Awards. Jonas Event Technology are a leading events registration company offering an end to end solution for event organisers large or small. Event Technology Featured News

Extended Reality for Events: The Next Frontier in Event Technology


The emergence of augmented experiences—the strongest application of extended reality—has revealed an intriguing new playground for event technology. I get asked very often about what’s next in event technology. The post Extended Reality for Events: The Next Frontier in Event Technology by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. eventtech event management EventProfs

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10 Event Technology Trends for 2020


As we enter a new decade, the range of technology available to event organisers just gets bigger and better. Streamline your project management processes and give your event a competitive edge with the latest Event Tech Trends for 2020.

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Zerista shortlisted for 2 Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

Looking for a go-to event technology solution that maximises pre- and post-event engagement gives personalised matchmaking and networking solutions and offers year-round marketing? Zerista’s event app encompasses all this and more. Founded in 2008, Zerista (a Simpleview brand) created a customisable event app that is backed by its world-class support team. Brand Events. Event Tech. Sporting Events. Event Technology Featured News

EventsAIR – Finalist Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

When you are looking for a partner who can offer one of the most comprehensive event management platforms in the world and is trusted by professionals around the globe, EventsAIR ticks all the right boxes. Event Technology Featured News

The New Event Technology Formula (2018 Edition): Strategies, Tactics and Tools That Work


A comprehensive guide to understand how event technology is used in events. Strategy, intelligence, free resources and ideas to make technology work for your event. Much has been written about using technology to run better events. The post The New Event Technology Formula (2018 Edition): Strategies, Tactics and Tools That Work by Julius Solaris appeared first on [link]. Event Technology #eventtech event technology technology

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Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal on the Future of Event Technology


This year marks 20 years since Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal founded his startup with a mission to transform the meeting and events industry. […]. The post Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal on the Future of Event Technology by EventMB Studio Team appeared first on [link]. We recently sat down with Cvent CEO and Founder Reggie Aggarwal to talk about his journey to success, the lessons he learned along the way, and the future of the industry.

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Event Technology: The Strongest Driver for Change in the Event Industry


Technology has allowed us to become more efficient and paperless but it has also altered attendee expectations. The post Event Technology: The Strongest Driver for Change in the Event Industry by Editorial Team appeared first on [link]. Event Technology #eventtech event industry event technologyMeeting planners are no longer simply coordinating details. They are now offering personalized, engaging experiences. Are you ready?

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Event Technology Awards 2019 Submissions Portal is Open


Event Tech Brief is a proud media sponsor of A.M.P. Events Limited’s Event Tech Live 2019 scheduled for November 6-7 at The Old Truman Brewery in London. The entry submission portal for The Event Technology Awards , produced in conjunction with Event Tech Live, is open. We’re now launching the 7th edition to a sector that has seen huge financial growth but more importantly has seen it become a respected and vital strand of the event industry.

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The Event Tech Bible. A New Chapter for Event Technology [Report + 1,001 tips]


EventMB is announcing the most comprehensive free guide ever written on event technology. The Event Tech Bible. Event technology has changed events forever. The post The Event Tech Bible. eventtech event technology report technology event tech bible

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Intellitix shortlisted at Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

The leading global provider of RFID, access control, and cashless payment technology, Intellitix is on board to help organisers improve security, eliminate fraud and increase their revenue (by up to 87%). The event tech company provides a framework to organisers to maximise an event’s potential and its trailblazing technology has been deployed at the biggest and best events around the world. Brand Events. Event Tech. Sporting Events.

Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Tess Vismale

Event Industry News

Tess is Chief Event Executioner for iSocialExecution, Inc.; She is also, Co-Founder, International Blockchain Events Association (IBEA), an organisation charged with bringing awareness, synergy, and inclusivity to the Global Blockchain Events Industry. She is the former Senior Event Lead, Atlanta Botanical Garden, and Conference Center Manager, Atlanta Technical College; where she served on the President’s Leadership Team. moments working in the events industry?

How to Evaluate Event Technology


Are you using the right tools to achieve event success? In this blog post we’ll review how you can evaluate your event technology stack. Odd as it may seem, there was a time when event technology didn’t exist. Evaluating Event Technology.

How to Scare Away Clients with Event Technology


Being on the cutting edge of technology gives you a leg up on the competition, unless it’s scaring your event clients. Technology should be a tool, not a tyrant. According to market research company Frost & Sullivan, event technology can increase event attendance by 20%, decrease costs by 20-30%, and increase productivity by 27%. The post How to Scare Away Clients with Event Technology by Editorial Team appeared first on [link].

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Event Technology Awards back for 2019

Event Industry News

Organisers of the Event Technology Awards have announced that entries to the 2019 edition will open at midday on Monday 1 st April 2019 and will close at midnight on 31 st May. The Event Technology Awards 2019 will feature a revised list of 30 categories which will also see the return of the Outstanding Contribution to Event Technology. Our own growth has mirrored that of the sector’s, and we’re extremely proud to be part of the event tech family.”.

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Event Technology Awards 2020 Meet the Judges: Karen Bhavnani

Event Industry News

The Event Technology Awards celebrate the successful development and implimentation of technology in the events industry. Karen actively participates in events across industries and contributes to the local innovation ecosystem by showcasing start-ups and promoting their offerings.A I constantly scout the marketplace for technology solutions that help us deploy better services as an event organizer. What was the last event on which you worked?

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ETL introduces Event Technology Startup Programme

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live (ETL) 2020 will see a re-thought, re-modelled package for startups. Rebranded, the Event Technology Programme (ETP) replaces startups’ specific area with access to the full ETL 2020 footprint. Adam Parry, ETL co-founder, comments: “We have seen startups introduce amazing ideas at Event Tech Live and the show has introduced them to the means and the people to accelerate their development.

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Vote For The Event Technology Awards' People's Choice Award 2018


They give the customers and followers of innovative companies an opportunity to recognize the firms from which they or their events have benefited through products, ideas, information, or partnership. As a proud media partner of the Event Technology Awards, Event Tech Brief is pleased to invite readers to review the submissions for the 2018 People’s Choice Award and vote for the company that deserves to be honored for its contributions to the evolving event industry.

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Twin Event Technology Events Reflect Strength of The Market


Event Tech Brief is proud to be a media sponsor for Event Tech Live (November 6-7) and the Event Technology Awards (November 6) in 2019. Event Tech Live, scheduled for The Old Truman Brewery in London, UK, showcases technologies from over 100 exhibitors. The conference program features speakers and topics from a broad spectrum of industry segments, including corporate events, exhibitions, concerts, festivals, and sporting events.

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Event Technology Awards Judges’ Spotlight: Scott Cullather

Event Industry News

Scott Cullather has more than 25 years of brand communications and live event experience. Across his career, Scott has led teams in the design, production, and execution of hundreds of large-scale B2B and B2C events in more than 40 countries, for dozens of the world’s leading brands, companies, and trade associations. I’ve seen technology and its use at events evolve in that time, including the dos and don’ts when it comes to effectively integrating it into live experiences.

What’s Trending in Business Event Technology

PCMA Convene

Convene editors used a hight tech process to ask tach experts at Convening Leaders what is trending in business events technology. What are the top technology trends in the business events industry in the coming year? We asked: “What’s the one technology trend you are keeping your eye on in 2019?”. AI chatbots for events are going to go mainstream. Incorporation of voice technology into events, like with Alexa. Hybrid and virtual events.

Interprefy shortlisted for 3 Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

Interprefy , the Zurich-based technology company that boasts offices in Europe and the US, is swiftly ascending through the ranks of leading event technology companies with its state-of-the-art interpreting cloud-based platform. Interprefy has been shortlisted for three Event Technology Awards: Best use of Technology for Engagement & Interaction, Best Conference Technology and Best Event App. Brand Events. Event Tech.

EventsCase shortlisted for Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

EventsCase is the industry’s leading all-in-one event management platform. Offering all the tools needed by organisers to launch, manage and promote events of all sizes, the technology includes a number of additional features to maximise both attendee-engagement and revenue. Since its founding in 2012, EventsCase has helped the likes of Telefonica, Samsung, Honeywell, United Nations, Santander, Odeon and London Business School run events of varying sizes. Brand Events.

How to Choose Event Technology, Should Cost be the Main Factor?

Endless Events

Today on the Event Tech Podcast we are talking all about how to choose event technology and why cost should not be the sole deciding factor. Cost is always a factor when planning events but if it shouldn’t be the deciding factor when choosing event tech then what should be?

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5 Key Benefits of Event Technology

Meeting Application

If you have any experience with organizing any scale of events, you might already know how important engagement and interactions with the attendees are. But in instances when their attention spans are getting smaller at a fast pace and most people are distracted, you need to go the extra mile to reach the goals of your event. This is where event technology comes into the picture. The term event technology is getting more common within the event industry.

Driving team building and networking through interactive event technology

Event Industry News

During all our years designing and deploying event technology for events, one thread remains a constant – that technology adds the most value when it succeeds in actively facilitating human connection and communication. Networking and team-building are more often than not a key desired outcome of an event, and we work closely with our clients to create innovative, impactful ways of encouraging and enabling this through event technology. Event Tech.