Mobile

3 Ways to Increase Event App Download Rates

Average download rates of event apps may surprise you. A recent CrowdCompass and Event Marketing Institute survey showed that by 2016, the average app adoption (download) rate will be around 56%. With everyone having a cell phone, and the expectation of having an event app, why isn't the download...read more

Cvent CONNECT Chronicles: 4 Big Benefits of Downloading the App

Cvent CONNECT is here and if you plan on attending there is one thing you absolutely must do before you arrive. Download the app! The app is your easiest way to navigate the conference, networking with attendees, connect with speakers and sponsors and share your experience on social media. Plus...read more

Find Out How Event & Meeting Planners Use Mobile Apps at Events

Nowadays, there’s a mobile app for just about everything. Personally, I don’t even bother with looking up a website. If I’m on my iPhone—which I always am—it’s much easier to use a mobile app versus a mobile website. Especially now, as I’m currently traveling through Europe, I’ve used several apps...read more

Don't Assume Your Attendees Aren't Interested in Games

An event organizer told me they don’t use gamification at their events because their attendees are mostly women. His organization felt women were just not big gamers and therefore didn’t see any upside in incorporating games into its event. Those organizers, if they were using any stats at all, were...read more

Will Periscope and Meerkat sabotage corporate events?

Two new live streaming apps, Meerkat and Periscope, are getting quite a bit of press lately. These apps allow anyone with a smartphone to live stream the events he or she witnesses. Anyone with an Internet connection can watch that live stream for free. Do event organizers need to lose sleep...read more

7 Ways The Apple Watch Will Impact Meetings and Events

The hottest and what I believe is most fashionable wearable hit the market last week after months of speculation and anticipation. Aside from being aesthetically pleasing, the Apple Watch is poised to have a big impact on the lives of its users. I am one of the estimated 20 million people who will...read more

New Survey Highlights Reasons to Invest in a Mobile Event App

CrowdCompass and the Event Marketing Institute (EMI) have partnered on a research report covering the momentum of mobile event apps. The report reveals some key findings about “how attendees value and engage with mobile event apps.” It also reveals the obvious benefit/opportunity of mobile apps for...read more

Event Apps: Helping Attendees Network

Social media has made it easy for people to meet and establish relationships online. As a result, when people attend an event, they are excited about meeting their online peers in person. They do not want to leave those important connections to chance. Savvy event organizers will provide their...read more

5 Tips For Printing Less

Once upon a time going green was a noble undertaking. Today, attendees do not expect events they attend to be environmentally friendly, they demand it. Luckily for the event organizer, going green is easier than ever. Today’s technology makes it easy to cut back on paper and printing, a big source...read more

Benefits of the attendee appointment feature on your mobile app

When working with your mobile app, be sure to look at the attendee appointment feature. This feature is a great way to help your attendee get the authentic engagement they want. Here are a few ways the appointment feature can achieve that.   Scheduling networking before the show starts -  By using...read more
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