Tech Tuesday: Online Tools & Best Practices for Keeping Planners Informed

Aventri

It's no secret that it's important for today's meeting and event planners to stay up to date on the latest trends and news. Not only can it help you get inspired and find new solutions, but it's important to know what's coming down the pipeline.

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10 Event Tech Trends for 2018

Hubilo Blog

With the technology industry at its peak, 2018 has also seen a lot of updates in event tech trends that have gained widespread acceptance and are expected to last and grow further in the coming years. Here are some of these trends that are literally ruling event tech world this year.

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide

Bizzabo

The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. Scouring the internet for event information could be an overwhelming task. This carefully curated conference directory features over 200 (and growing) 2019 tech conferences across multiple industries.

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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 are the new tech trends to look out for in 2019?

Event Industry News

There was a theory circulating a decade ago that the tech boom, affecting every aspect of our lives, would sound the death knell for events as we know them. 2019 promises to be no different so here are three of the best tech trends we’ll see gain traction next year.

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5 Ways Tech Will Save Your Event

All Seated

Rather than going into a full-fledged panic mode, technology enables all of your event information to be available digitally and at your fingertips wherever you might need it – saving you from starting your event planning from scratch and stress overload. What are your MUST-HAVE tech tools?

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15 Coolest Tech You Can Rent for Your Event

EventMB

More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. The post 15 Coolest Tech You Can Rent for Your Event by Aria AV appeared first on [link]. This is a sponsored post by Aria AV. Technology moves fast.

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The Future of Event Tech, According to Jim Spellos

Connect Your Meetings

Your event should include an app that attendees can download on iOS and Android that’s user-friendly, where they can easily access transportation information, the agenda, education sessions and more. More and more people are using mobile only as their connection of point or information trying to gather,” he says. The post The Future of Event Tech, According to Jim Spellos appeared first on Connect Association. Feature TechJim Spellos, president of Meeting U. ,

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Using Event Tech to Create Impactful and Engaging Attendee Experiences

Event Farm

While convenience is important, there’s more room now to get creative with tech offerings that will leave lasting impressions and engage audiences. As long as your meeting and event tech is approachable and intuitive, you’ll be able to excite any audience, no matter their technical know-how.

7 Tech Tools to Help You Plan Better Events

Eventmobi

Many of the common challenges that event planners face can be solved using tech. Here are seven ways event tech can help you keep things under control and minimize some of your stress: Catering platforms. But how do you best inform on-site staff outside of your direct team, such as waiters and security personnel about last-minute changes? The post 7 Tech Tools to Help You Plan Better Events appeared first on EventMobi.

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Event Tech Awards teams up with Evessio

Event Industry News

We sent a folder of information about what we wanted and back came the perfect website,” Adam Parry, co-founder of the Event Technology Awards, says. “It Find out what it can do for you at evessio.com or come and meet the team on Stand 4 at Event Tech Live.

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

Conferences that Work

In Part 1 of this series I defined participatory voting and we explored the different ways to use it to obtain public information about viewpoints and participants in the room, paving the way for further useful discussions and conversations. Sources for additional information.

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PCMA Spark/s Conversation for Tech-Savvy Event Planners

Quickmobile

PCMA Spark has organized a panel of event technology experts to discuss the changes—if any—and to provide information on what event planners can do to alleviate any disruptions to their planning activities. We know that information is valuable—particularly in the events industry, which is fast-paced, collaborative, and always changing. At QuickMobile, we’re always happy to contribute to the larger conversation around event tech , and are beyond excited to meet you at Spark.

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4 Predictions for Event Tech in 2019

PCMA Convene

Chatbots hare a relatively small investment, and they offer the ability to track down information without having to search all over a website.”. For those C-level information officers, the responses offered insights into what their peers were finding useful at any given moment.

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Chatbots and AI: The Key Event Tech Trends for 2018

Boomset

In fact, event organizers should appreciate the role the internet has played in creating the modern tech-savvy consumer, giving them the opportunity to utilize a host of new technologies in their events. Each passing year brings with it a score of new tech trends, and 2018 is no different.

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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. Foremost among these is striking the delicate balance between informing and selling, which those without sales exposures quite often forget.

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Event Tech Geekery at London Tech Week

Event Industry News

Celebrate London Tech Week with fellow event professionals and event technology companies at Event Tech Lab’s summer BBQ on Tuesaday 12th June. Last year the lab hosted over 1000 event professionals in Holborn to celebrate all things tech. Event Tech Lab founder, James Morgan says ‘this is simply a free-flow informal get together for event professionals and technology companies who want to come together and celebrate technology”.

Signs You Need Event Tech Support at Your Event

Quickmobile

We call it an ‘onsite’: working event tech support for one of our client’s 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.

Event Tech Awards teams up with Evessio

Event Industry News

We sent a folder of information about what we wanted and back came the perfect website,” Adam Parry, co-founder of the Event Technology Awards, says. “It Find out what it can do for you at evessio.com or come and meet the team on Stand 4 at Event Tech Live.

The Future of Trade Show Tech: AR is Coming

Core-apps

The real-world elements of AR are enhanced by software generated data related to what users see such as informative images, text, video, and documents. . For example, unique data or information on top of an image of the display of your overall event might be seen in attendees’ camera phone.

5 Quick Tech Tips to Upgrade Your Exhibitor Packages

Expo Pass

5 Quick Tech Tips to Upgrade Your Exhibitor Packages. (3 Technology changes constantly, so what better way to upgrade your event’s exhibitor packages than through tech? Not only do attendees feel encouraged to post, they also engage with the information generated.

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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 One Journalist Is Uniting the European Tech Scene

Bizzabo

Spotify, Soundcloud, Fanduel, Zendesk—these are but a handful of the tech companies that were first launched into headlines by The Europas. Part-conference, part-awards show, The Europas is a gathering of over 500 key players and experts from the European tech scene and beyond.

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Using Event Tech to Collect Actionable Data & Engage Prospects

Event Farm

As prospects move through the various stages of the buyer’s journey , their contact information changes, and your sales reps (hopefully) learn more about them and their pain points. Plan your on-site engagement, and use tech to help you execute.

Tech Trends to Make Your Event Stand Out

Boomset

To get you started, we’re breaking down some of the hottest tech trends certain to make your next event stand out from the crowd. Guest Author Bio: Maddie Davis is co-founder of Enlightened-Digital and a tech-obsessed female from the Big Apple.

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Product demos: Tech excellence versus inspirational experience

Event Industry News

Product teams typically want detailed, lengthy, high-quality hands-on demo experiences that are rich in information and technically seamless, but marketing teams usually want a high volume of quick trials that have a simple takeaway and are rich with opportunities for social sharing.

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When Event Tech Goes Wrong: 5 Solutions from Behind-the-Scenes

EventMB

More information about Event Manager Blog’s sponsored posts. As event tech grows more essential and ubiquitous at events, misfires become more cringe-worthy. The post When Event Tech Goes Wrong: 5 Solutions from Behind-the-Scenes by QuickMobile appeared first on [link].

Tech Tuesday: Optimize First Impressions with Onsite Check-In

Aventri

Research has even shown that not only do first impressions last for months, but they interfere with people’s judgements, even if contradictory information is presented. Our brains make snap judgments of the people we meet within the first seconds to minutes of seeing them.

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It’s back! The Event Tech Buyers Guide 2017

Event Industry News

Welcome to the Event Tech Buyers Guide 2017, and to the latest incarnation of what has become the industry’s trusted source of information on this subject. The Event Tech Buyers Guide 2017 appeared first on Event Industry News.

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Tech-savvy Crewsaders shortlisted for Event Technology Awards

Event Industry News

The EMS platform has three distinct areas – office management; staff information portal and the client portal – that are multi-functional and fully interoperable. The staff function allows crewman to access their work shifts, personnel records, training records and transportation information in order to streamline work flows. The post Tech-savvy Crewsaders shortlisted for Event Technology Awards appeared first on Event Industry News.

Seven Fabulous Tech Finds Every Planner Needs

Canadian Special Events

A digital pen converts handwritten analogue information into digital data. the chic wireless speaker from Jawbone, the mobile-lifestyle tech gurus. This may seem crazy but how many events depend on the planner being able to make a reasonably informed rain call? Digital Pens.

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EventBank Spotlight: She Loves Tech

EventBank Insights

She Loves Tech is of these great organizations; a global initiative aimed to “start more conversations on women and technology”. She Loves Tech Team in Singapore. Q&A with She Loves Tech. Q : What made you start ‘She Loves Tech’ and what are your main goals for the project?

Giant iTab Event Tech Live preview

Event Industry News

‘Attract, Engage & Inform’ your event attendees with our giant smartphones. Trusted by world’s largest corporations and ‘official partners’ once again to Event Tech Live, […]. The post Giant iTab Event Tech Live preview appeared first on Event Industry News.

8 Event Tech Trends for 2018

Connect Your Meetings

Event tech probably will never replace face-to-face meeting. Howard Tullman, CEO of 1871, a tech co-working, incubator and accelerator space housed in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart says in his Inc. That comes through collecting more information to help anticipate, rather than poll, as big (and little) data continue to play an expanding role. To decipher what might happen next, here’s a look at eight important event tech trends for 2018.

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Event Tech Awards – Best Use of Wireless Technology Winner QuickMobile

Event Industry News

The post Event Tech Awards – Best Use of Wireless Technology Winner QuickMobile appeared first on Event Industry News.

What Are the Dominating Tech Trends In Events and Exhibitions?

Planner WIre

Here, we take a look at five of the most dominant tech trends in the field of events and exhibitions right now. Finally, digital photobooths have been a staple of the exhibition experience for several years now and remain one of the dominant tech trends for good reason.

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Reshaping the Asian Tech Landscape

PCMA Convene

California’s Silicon Valley established itself as a destination for start-ups by offering access to top tech talent, financial support, expert guidance, and supporting infrastructure. Tech Events Epicenter. Singapore’s Helix Bridge.

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Event Tech Tribe announces launch of event analytics platform, InsightXM

Event Industry News

The Event Tech Tribe is announcing the launch of InsightXM, their newest technology offering created for event marketers and planners. InsightXM is an event intelligence platform that captures, analyzes and visualizes event data to better inform business decisions.

10 Things to Ask Your Event Tech Vendors post-GDPR

Hubilo Blog

Data processors are the organisation that processes the personal data of the data subject while controllers determine the purpose of processing the personal information. Here are 10 questions you must ask your event tech vendor post GDPR for this. GDPR is upon us.

5 Tech Tools That Are Changing the Wedding Experience

All Seated

Here are 5 ways tech has revolutionized the planning, gifting, and overall experience of modern weddings. Collaborative planning tools allow the engaged couple to work directly with their vendors, while also greatly reducing the amount of time sharing information. “No

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Top 7 Event Tech Stories of 2016

Smart Meetings

Here are some of the most interesting and informative event tech stories from 2016, covering topics from essential meeting planning apps to robot concierges. 12 Tech Tools for Virtual Meetings. Tech Behind the Scenes: How Technology Enhances Events.

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How to Take Your Event to New Heights with Drones

Smart Meetings

Just because everyone is launching drones in the expo center, doesn’t mean you need to start mapping routes around the chandelier for your next ballroom takeover.

Inside a ‘Social Tech Cabana’

PCMA Convene

Along with social-tech companies Hootsuite and Tickr, Crimson Hexagon created a “Social Tech Cabana” just outside the Palais where they entertained customers with social-tech case studies, accompanied by a Bloody Mary hangover-cure happy hour every morning.

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