Attendees

The Graying and Growing Population and Event Apps

In an Administration on Aging report, The Next Four Decades: The Older Population in the United States 2010 to 2050, the projection is that one in five Americans will be age 65 or older by 2030. That’s 20% of the entire U.S. population! This should not be surprising to anyone. But digging a bit...read more

7 Ways to Stay on Top of Mobile Trends and Technology

I spend a lot of time learning about and discussing how people use technology, especially mobile. Recently, I was having a conversation with a colleague in his late 50s who mentioned being "too old" to understand how to use technology. This was the same conversation I had with a friend in their late...read more

True or False: Test Your Mobile Knowledge

If you were born before the ‘90s, then you remember a time when phones served one purpose—to make phone calls. You remember waiting patiently to dial the next number as the wheel made its way around your rotary phone. You remember having to memorize phone numbers and answering the phone without...read more

Need More Convincing about Mobile Event Apps? Check these App Stats…

“Yeah, yeah, yeah. I know we need to make our event more mobile. But our attendees just aren’t that interested in using an event app yet.” Does this sound like you? You might be right that your crowd isn’t ready for a mobile app just yet. But that situation could change rapidly. Check these...read more

Why Your Attendees are No Longer "Just" Attendees

How would you describe your average attendee? While your answer can vary depending on the type of event or conference you’re planning, there’s one thing about your attendees that has changed over the last several years. Your attendees are no longer “just” attendees. With all of the interactive...read more

Location is the New Killer App

Location technologies are the current darlings in event technology for good reason. By leveraging WiFi, magnetic fingerprints, beacons, mobile devices, near field communication, Bluetooth Low Energy, and radio frequency identification (likely not all at once), event planners are amassing rich...read more

Using Event Apps While on Wheels and Wings

It’s one of the realities of attending events that are out of town: travel downtime. Luckily we’re living in the age of mobile devices, which offer a wealth of entertaining, educational and productive activities to pursue while being stuck on a plane (except during takeoff and whenever instructed to...read more

LinkedIn and Mobile: The New Networking Power Tool

For professional and B2B (business to business) markets, LinkedIn is THE social network. While some may complain that its social features are eclipsed by other more conversational networks such as Facebook and Twitter, LinkedIn announced that as of April 2014, they have over 300 million users with...read more

One Size Fits ME: The importance of personalization

Do you think we are a little overwhelmed with “stuff” coming at us? Here are a couple of fun facts: we filter 95% of everything that we see, hear and read every day. And in one month, we generate more content than in the first 2000 years of civilization! It is a very, very noisy world where we live...read more

4 Ways to Help Your Attendees Stayed Charged

I don't know about you, but the thought of going anyplace without my phone gives me the shakes. More than that, I stress about the battery life of my phone. How many hours can I get out of it? Where are all of the available charging stations? I'm someone who takes advantage of e-tickets for planes...read more
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