Case Study: Planners and Attendees Win at Gamification During MICE Club LIVE


Gamification is one of the biggest buzzwords of the event tech industry. Even if your audience is more tech-savvy, event planners can’t rely on participants being motivated on their own to participate in gamification challenges.

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Case Study: GetWellNetwork Scores at Cost Savings & Attendee Engagement


The following case study highlights how healthcare tech company, GetWellNetwork, was able to save tens of thousands of dollars while at the same time hold a conference that was their most engaging ever for attendees. Read Case Study. Event budgets are constantly getting squeezed.

New Study Links Meeting Effectiveness with Key Attendee Traits


And to make both of these things happen in sessions, planners should account for specific attendee traits: introvert or extrovert; degree of tech-savviness (high or low); and career ambition (high or average).

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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide


The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. This carefully curated conference directory features over 200 (and growing) 2019 tech conferences across multiple industries. Tech Events featured in in this list take place all throughout the year, all around the globe.

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New Study: Focus on Data Integration Saves Event Planners Time and Money

Event Industry News

Organisations are increasingly integrating their event management and back end business systems in an effort to save time, improve data accuracy and productivity around their events – according to a new study by Event Industry News and Eventsforce.

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Wearable Tech at Festivals

Event Industry News

Bonnaroo Festival Case Study. While enhancing the fan experience, the use of wearable tech also helped generate millions of social media impressions for the festival and its headline sponsor. Popular uses of wearable tech at festivals.

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Case Study: Inside London’s Post-Brexit Travel Campaign


– It’s the digital capital of Europe, with 40,000 digital tech companies (and recently considered the U.K.’s ” The post Case Study: Inside London’s Post-Brexit Travel Campaign appeared first on Smart Meetings.

2019 Women In Tech Conferences: Empowering Events


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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3 Takeaways From Freeman’s Global Brand Experience Study

PCMA Convene

To take their pulse, Freeman recently commissioned an independent study —the 2017 Freeman Global Brand Experience Study — of 1,000 of B-to-B and B-to-C marketers in a variety of roles across North America, Asia, and Western Europe.

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Event Heroes: How One Tech Company Is Mastering Event Marketing


Since then, PLAY has become a powerful event brand that exemplifies how tech companies can leverage in-person experiences to achieve business goals and establish themselves as industry thought leaders. Do we want to do a case study with a customer?

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Intuitive Event Management for HubSpot's INBOUND Conference


Case Study Event Technology event tech integration Hubb event manager INBOUND HubSpot event managementHow can you manage over a thousand speaker applications for one of the largest events in an industry? By establishing your event's own central Hub(b).

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5 Tech-Focused Hotel Trends


Here are five major hotel tech trends we’re seeing in 2017. Interestingly, 74 percent of hoteliers surveyed by Zebra Technologies, a technology company that provides hospitality tech solutions, said they plan to use geolocation to assist with guest check-in by smartphone.

CES 2018 Introduces Ground-breaking Innovations on the Event Tech Horizon


And when the tech-world gets a boost, the events industry gets busy. The post CES 2018 Introduces Ground-breaking Innovations on the Event Tech Horizon appeared first on Smart Meetings. It’s time to get techy, planners. The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) introduces jaw-dropping innovations to the global marketplace every year. As the conference wraps-up today, it’s time to reflect on the full-scope of innovations we can expect over the next 12 months.

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Using Event Tech The Right Way

Endless Events

How are you using event tech at your events? And for practical event tech, you need to know what AV to use. Review our free production guide infographic and level up your AV tech knowledge. Are You Falling Behind on the Newest Tech?

Event Tech Success Series: Engage the Internet


In the first installment of this ongoing blog series, we are going to cover some extraordinary ideas that you can use in your events for low cost and with your existing event tech. Or read the transcript: The first part of the event tech success series is called “Engage the Internet” If one of your sessions is quoting a study or is using live polling , a very simple way to engage the internet is to hold the exact same poll on social media and compare the results.

3 Tips for Landing Sponsorships in 2019

Smart Meetings

An Eventbrite study found that 40 percent of event creators say evaluating sponsorship ROI is one of the two biggest challenges they face. There’s more than meets the eye when it comes to convention sponsorship.

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The Most Influential Event Tech Trends for 2019 & Beyond- Part 1

In a recent study conducted by PwC, 72% of business leaders have termed AI as a “business advantage”. In less than ten years, the event tech market will nearly double. AI is the event tech of the moment. Events TechBefore we go in too deep, let’s look at the numbers.

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Event Tech Live reveals Expo and Engage content

Event Industry News

Dr James Morgan, founder of Event Tech Lab and senior lecturer in events at the University of Westminster, will moderate the exhibition-oriented Expo and Engage stage at Event Tech Live (ETL).

Using Event Tech to Collect Actionable Data & Engage Prospects

Event Farm

Admittedly, this isn’t the most exciting piece of event tech, but an efficient check-in app will go a long way in helping you streamline your event logistics and collect important data. Plan your on-site engagement, and use tech to help you execute.

How to Avoid Tech Wreck


Tech wreck. Staring down at a laptop or tablet screen is just as injurious for posture, potentially affecting mood, behavior and memory, according to scientific studies. 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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How to Avoid Tech Wreck


Tech wreck. Staring down at a laptop or tablet screen is just as injurious for posture, potentially affecting mood, behavior and memory, according to scientific studies. 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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Budget Increases Are on the Rise in 2019

Smart Meetings

Event tech continues to grow rapidly. Fifty-six percent of respondents in Eventbrite’s annual Pulse Report said that recruiting attendees for events was one of the top three most challenging part of the planner job in 2018.

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All Tech Is Human Founder Looking to Future

PCMA Convene

David Ryan Polgar speaks at the first All Tech is Human summit, which convened people from a variety of backgrounds to discuss ethical tech development. He created and co-hosts Funny as Tech, a bi-monthly live panel show and weekly podcast tackling thorny tech issues.

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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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Freeman Focuses on New Data Solutions Following Sale of Encore to PSAV

Smart Meetings

Our Brand Marketer/Event Marketer research study released in November coupled with Freeman Show Organizer Data Pulse Survey released at PCMA Convening Leaders 2019 confirm the enormity of the demand for these offerings, “said Ken Holsinger, vice president of data solutions for Freeman. “As

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3 Tech Trends to Watch in 2019

PCMA Convene

With the pressure on to boost attendees’ experiences, event tech takes centre stage. An Enterprise Event Marketing study from 2016 found that event technology can help increase attendance by up to 20 percent while decreasing costs by as much 30 percent.

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Integrating Salesforce for a Perfect Marketing-Sales Handoff After an Event

Picatic by Eventbrite

According to a recent MarketingCharts study, 80% of marketing leaders believe events are crucial to their business’s success. Event Tech Eventbrite Integrations Salesforce Workato

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New Year New Tech: What You Will Need to Get 2019 Started Right

Expo Pass

New Year New Tech: What You Will Need to Get 2019 Started Right. While flying cars and robot waiters aren’t here yet, there are still cool things happening in tech to get excited about, and we’re not just talking about AirPods. . (5 Minute Read).

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Event Tech Live opens speaker applications

Event Industry News

Event Tech Live (ETL) is accepting speaker applications for the 2018 show which takes place 7-8 November in London, UK. ETL is encouraging interested parties to share their stories, best practices, case studies, and thought leadership about technology for events. The post Event Tech Live opens speaker applications appeared first on Event Industry News. Scaling up to two days will see an increase on last year’s 50 sessions which brought in a record 1,600 visitors.

How to Create a Winning Gamification Strategy: Lessons from IWConnect 2018


I act as the liaison and event tech consultant with the event planners of our sponsored events. Gamification is one of my favorite features within the EventMobi platform. It allows you to create impactful games that facilitate real life actions.

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Futuristic Event Tech to Expect at Comic-Con 2017


As a meeting or event planner , this is the ideal case study for learning about the latest tech in our industry. The post Futuristic Event Tech to Expect at Comic-Con 2017 appeared first on Smart Meetings. News Technology event technology Meetings Technology Tech

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Engage: Winner “Best Event Management Platform” at Event Tech Awards 2017

Event Industry News

D2i Systems won the “Best Event Management Platform” category at the 2017 Event Technology Awards following the successful launch of their Engage software at Event Tech Live 2016. D2i’s award submission was based upon a case study of their partnership with Messe Frankfurt Middle East.

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Event Tech Live Replay: Do More with Your Event Data

Event Industry News

With data integration among the most important technology trends for events over the next five years, Event Tech Live opened with a topical session. The post Event Tech Live Replay: Do More with Your Event Data appeared first on Event Industry News.

Women Who Tech Working to Get Funding for Women-Led Startups

PCMA Convene

Women Who Tech Startup Challenge finalist Pae Natwilai speaks at the event. Study after study has shown the value that having women in leadership positions brings to the bottom line.

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Tips from HBR for Measuring Event Impact

Smart Meetings

A new Harvard Business Review study shows an overwhelming majority of companies (90 percent) prioritize staging events for customers and potential customers because for more than half of them, event marketing is the most valuable marketing channel they have. Bank Street Events, Stamford.

Half of Gen Z Wants to Work in Hospitality

Smart Meetings

Generation Z is entering the workforce, and its eyes are on the hospitality industry, according to a new study by American Hotel & Lodging Educational Foundation. Although 83 percent of Gen Z is currently not employed full-time, 45 percent work at least part-time, according to the study.

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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Why A Popular Tech Gathering Might be Heading to Canada Soon

PCMA Convene

Collision , an annual tech gathering that Forbes called “the best technology conference on the planet,” has welcomed tens of thousands of attendees to New Orleans for the past three years, but that audience may move north of the border in 2019.

Airlines Tap Social Media to Address Passengers’ Issues


The Study. A recent study conducted by Conversocial , a self-described “customer engagement solution,” helps shed some light on the subject. The study focuses on time taken by each airline to respond to customer queries, as well as airline response rate.

3 of Your Biggest Tech Issues, Solved

Connect Your Meetings

Meeting planners are far too accustomed to event tech issues. A recent study by Barco , a global tech company, shows that nine in 10 office workers experience tech-related stress in meetings, and a whopping 72 percent of American businesspeople must take time away from their regular work to grapple with meeting room wires and technology. Consider this a cheat sheet for your next tech stress-free event. .

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