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. For your benefit, we’ve compiled our favorite ideas to get your Group Discussions rolling! What are Group Discussions?

10 LinkedIn Groups for Event Professionals

Hubilo Blog

One of the best ways to do that is to expand their overall professional network and make the most out of the event tech tools that now dominate the market. LinkedIn groups are communities of people that share similar interests or belong to a particular industry or profession.

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Member Groups: Optimizing the Hubilo Organization App

Hubilo Blog

One of the most recent additions made to our solution is the ‘Member Groups’ feature added to Hubilo’s multi-event app. The member groups feature added to the multi-event app ensures smooth execution of member management. What exactly are Member Groups? Step 1: Add Member Groups.

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Event Technology Awards reveal first group of 2019 judges

Event Industry News

Organisers of the Event Technology Awards have revealed the first group of judges for the 2019 event, and it reads like a ‘who’s who’ of the event industry. She has significant experience of the event technology sector through her work at Slido and as community manager for Event Tech Lab.

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Craft The Perfect Event Proposal, Market Via Facebook Groups, and More

Endless Events

That includes knowing what event tech to use, how to properly check-in attendees and marketing your event so it stands out. Translating Emerging Tech To Live Events. Not Yet Sold on Event Tech? But is that a legitimate reason to skimp on event tech?

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11 Event Tech Trends That Shaped 2018

Smart Meetings

Yes, the event business has officially entered the realm of high-tech. Smart Meetings covered all the must-have tech advances this year to help you stay at the top of your game. Here are the 11 event tech trends you don’t want to miss.

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

Endless Events

In this week’s Event Tech Podcast, Will Curran and Brandt Krueger are joined by Lindsay Martin-Bilbrey of Pathable. And to make sure you never miss an episode, subscribe to the Event Tech Podcast.

19 Event Trends That Will Shake Up Meetings & Group Business in 2019

Social Tables

With the development pipeline slowing and event demand growing, it promises a rise in group hotel rates. Group demand will be strong throughout the year. With increased demand and the promise of higher group rates, planners will inevitably look to book further out.

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Using Event Tech to Create Impactful and Engaging Attendee Experiences

Event Farm

This is a guest post by Courtney Spero , a Marketing Communication Specialist at the Creative Group. While convenience is important, there’s more room now to get creative with tech offerings that will leave lasting impressions and engage audiences. Event Tech Event Marketing

New Movement Aims to Boost Women Tech Leaders

SmartMeetings

Marking a major boost to professional women in the meetings industry, two event-technology entrepreneurs have launched a new movement to support women as they trail-blaze new products and services in event tech.

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2019 Women In Tech Conferences: Empowering Events

Bizzabo

Ready for the most authoritative list of 2019 women in tech events on the internet? The number of women in tech events have been increasing year over year, further highlighting the importance of a more inclusive culture in tech. January Women in Tech 2019 Conferences.

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What is Your Group’s Pizza Personality?

Smart Meetings

On the three-hour West Loop Pizza Walk alone, participants try four completely different styles of pizza while getting a closer look at a neighborhood quickly transforming from industrial brick to celebrity-chef-driven residential and tech haven. Chicago is a diverse, multi-layered city.

Participatory voting at events: Part 2—Low-tech versus high-tech solutions

Conferences that Work

There is no shortage of high-tech systems that can poll an audience. Here are three reasons why high-tech ARSs may not be the best choice for participatory voting: ARSs necessitate expense and/or time to set up for a group.

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Exciting times ahead at the Protec Group: More successes. More investments. More opportunities.

Event Industry News

The Protec group ramped up its expansion in early 2018 and has certainly put its foot on the throttle since. The group’s expansion and investments place them as one of the largest companies of their kind in the world and they are showing no signs of slowing down!

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Group Dynamics becomes The NEC Group’s Preferred Event Tech Supplier

Event Industry News

Event technology specialists Group Dynamics Ltd has been named as a ‘Preferred Supplier’ to the NEC Group. They will be helping the Group’s clients to enhance event experiences through effective communication utilising a range of creative solutions and smart technology. The NEC Group is one of the world’s top venue management companies boasting the National […].

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18 Event Trends Poised to Shake Up Hospitality & Group Business in 2018

Social Tables

If you’re planning for an edgy tech startup, you might want to work with hip emerging brands like Moxy or Hyatt Centric. Partner with tech-savvy properties that own and deploy their own rideables, and you’ll make the lives of attendees easier — especially in large venues.

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Egora Investment Group invests €1m in Headbox

Event Industry News

in funding lead by tech investment company Egora Holding which has invested €1M. Egora is a Munich-based German-American tech investment group formed by active entrepreneurs who support other entrepreneurs to build […].

Feedback Frames—a low-tech tool for anonymous voting

Conferences that Work

Unlike high-tech audience response systems, Feedback Frames are refreshingly low-tech (no computers, clickers, smartphones, power, or technical support required). Jason created an even lower-tech (free!)

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How to Assess the Tech Needs of Your Attendees

Expo Pass

How to Assess the Tech Needs of Your Attendees. Don’t worry, we’ve outlined a game plan to help you avoid common pitfalls when assessing the tech needs of your audience. Luckily some of these types of tech come with their own plug and play routers. (5 Minute Read).

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PCMA Spark/s Conversation for Tech-Savvy Event Planners

Quickmobile

But regardless, Philipchuk concluded his statement by saying, “I’d like eventprofs to come away from the panel with a better understanding of how the event app process impacts their events process, and with some ways to find the information they need to make informed decisions about their tech.”. Ask questions, participate in group activities, and share your best practice with others. The post PCMA Spark/s Conversation for Tech-Savvy Event Planners appeared first on QuickMobile.

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Telegraph Media Group launches Telegraph Future Of Fintech

Event Industry News

Conference will address the future of FinTech post-Brexit Telegraph Media Group (TMG) has today launched a brand new conference – Telegraph Future of FinTech. The one day conference will unite senior influencers from UK, European and global markets, as well as tech […].

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New Management Systems Lead the Charge for Industry Tech  

Smart Meetings

Event Tech Tribe –group marketing of cloud-based event tech products, including an appointment management system and a venue sourcing site. The continued Tech Watch Awards are just a small part of shining a spotlight on the new possibilities for planners.

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4 Predictions for Event Tech in 2019

PCMA Convene

What if an organizer has the ability to tailor a sponsor’s message to certain groups of attendees instead of a one-size-fits-all approach? Sync, Freeman’s proprietary second-screen technology, aims to give attendees the ability to tap into knowledge from everyone in the room. Freeman).

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The biggest challenges in event management, per eleven awesome women in event tech

Event Industry News

When we asked 11 such professionals, most though not all members of the Women in Event Tech community, “What’s the biggest challenge you face in your work?”, Here are the full answers from this group.

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Live From IMEX 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 135

Endless Events

Suzanne Medcalf of IMEX Group ( @IMEXSuzanne ). Aaron Kaufman of Fifth Element Group ( @AKthe5th ). Carina Bauer of IMEX Group ( @IMEXCarina ). Gerrit Heijkoop of IMEX Group ( @gheijkoop ). IMEX Group. Fifth Element Group.

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Tech and AV Design Tips For The Best Audience Experience

Endless Events

That’s why this time around, we’re sharing a few tech and AV design tips as well as a few other event industry tricks. What tech and AV design are you using in your next events? Every eye-popping event is backed by a superb AV team, without exception.

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5 Ways Tech Will Save Your Event

All Seated

Planners can get the pulse of audiences through: Social Media – Keep abreast of important careabouts or trending topics simply by joining and participating in several social media groups your audiences are members of. What are your MUST-HAVE tech tools?

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Event-Tech at the Winter Olympic Games 2018: Part-1

Hubilo Blog

A country known to be a technology hub, the home of revolutionary tech-giants such as Samsung , Hyundai and LG Electronics , South Korea is playing host to one of the most tech-forward events recorded in history, the 2018 Winter Olympics.

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How to Avoid Tech Wreck

SmartMeetings

Tech wreck. When it comes to smartphones, some 75 percent of Americans think the devices don’t affect their ability to pay attention in a group setting, according to Pew Research Center. Here are work-arounds experts are suggesting for the physical and mental toll of tech wreck. The post How to Avoid Tech Wreck appeared first on Smart Meetings. Work-arounds for the toll of living online. Otherwise known as online addiction. Can we agree it’s a problem?

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Event Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

Meeting Tomorrow

Imagine that each event has a “window” into all the other locations, and that the focus can be shifted from place to place–like a group video chat but with an event in each window. Tracking event industry trends is a favorite activity here at Meeting Tomorrow.

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How to Avoid Tech Wreck

SmartMeetings

Tech wreck. When it comes to smartphones, some 75 percent of Americans think the devices don’t affect their ability to pay attention in a group setting, according to Pew Research Center. Here are work-arounds experts are suggesting for the physical and mental toll of tech wreck. The post How to Avoid Tech Wreck appeared first on Smart Meetings. Work-arounds for the toll of living online. Otherwise known as online addiction. Can we agree it’s a problem?

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Marriott Says ‘Full Speed Ahead’ to Meetings at Sea

Smart Meetings

Marriott International is expanding experiential options for groups in 2020 with the launch of The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection , a fleet of three floating hotels custom-built for cruising.

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What Meeting Groups Can Learn From Pokemon Go

SmartMeetings

Groups are playing the game together, visiting various points of interest, such as churches and other landmarks that appear as key stops within the game. People of all age groups and backgrounds are catching on to the craze. Even meeting groups can join in on the fun.

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3 Companies Score Big at IBTM World’s Tech Watch Awards

Smart Meetings

Tech companies Zenus, Fielddrive and Kubify each recently won a 2018 IBTM World Tech Watch Award , the longest-running industry prize of its kind. This year’s award certainly points out significant event technology trends for our industry,” said Corbin Ball, chair of the IBTM World Tech Award. Zenus integrates security facial recognition for easy and efficient event registration, while Fielddrive employs on-site tech assistance at events. “We’re

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How to Design Meetings All Age Groups Will Love

MeetingsNet

The tech-savvy, experience-hungry, and social media-sharing generation now coming into the workforce is not ready to settle for the same old meeting model. Baby boomers used to be content to go along with the group norms, even if they personally weren’t thrilled with some of them.

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IBTM World announces winners of 2018 Tech Watch Awards

Event Industry News

IBTM World today announced Zenus and Fielddrive as joint winners of its prestigious Tech Watch Award (pictured above) and Kubify as the new ‘Tech Watch People’s Choice Award’ winner during the event at Fira Barcelona.

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Seven Fabulous Tech Finds Every Planner Needs

Canadian Special Events

These devices are awesome as a back-up to mobile AV and an impressive way to present something on the fly to a group of people at meeting or networking event. the chic wireless speaker from Jawbone, the mobile-lifestyle tech gurus. Event Tech bluetooth pens canadianspecialevents.

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Tech Companies Suggest Solution to Gender Pay Gap

PCMA Convene

But tech companies suggest that artificial intelligence (AI) may provide a solution. We forget that there’s a programmer behind every machine that has told it how to prioritize,” said Swedish journalist Andreas Ekström, who spoke on NPR’s TED Radio Hour on the topic of bias in tech.

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18 Event Trends Poised to Shake Up Hospitality & Group Business in 2018

Social Tables

If you’re planning for an edgy tech startup, you might want to work with hip emerging brands like Moxy or Hyatt Centric. Partner with tech-savvy properties that own and deploy their own rideables, and you’ll make the lives of attendees easier — especially in large venues.

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Our Favorite Events From 2018 – #EventIcons Episode 137

Endless Events

This is one of our favorite episodes of the year! If you follow #EventIcons you know our hosts travel the world and see so many epic events. Today our hosts are sharing their favorite events from 2018 with us.

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