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New CrowdCompass Feature: Live Q&A Update

You’ve probably been to a conference session where the Q&A went overtime. Hands were up all over the room while the microphone attendant ran back and forth between the audience members. Or how about the opposite? The Q&A portion where there isn’t a single hand raised. Even if people are dying to more

New CrowdCompass Feature: Speaker Detail Pages

At every event, there are certain sessions that always stand out, "wow" the attendees, receive a standing ovation, show up repeatedly in post-event surveys, and have the potential to change or disrupt an industry. What makes those particular sessions stand out, year after year? The more

The Cvent CONNECT Mobile App is LIVE

Here at CrowdCompass by Cvent, we’ve been busy finalizing and making the mobile event app for Cvent CONNECT 2016 better than ever! We focused on providing you with everything you need to fully experience the conference, make lasting connections with your industry peers, and enjoy all that Las more

New CrowdCompass Feature: CrowdPlanner App Push Notification Management

If you’ve ever used push notifications onsite, you know how valuable they can be. Immediate, customizable alerts sent straight to your attendees’ phones? Yes, please. But what about when you’re juggling a million other onsite tasks, someone asks you to reschedule a push notification, and your more

Q&A: How to Double Down on Your Event App Downloads

The #1 thing we hear from event planners is that they want more attendees to download and use the mobile app at their event. But they don’t know how to create an app adoption strategy that will work for their event or audience. In a recent webinar, we heard from our in-house mobile experts as 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 more

The Backlash Over Facebook Messenger

While we are used to downloading and using apps, there has been some backlash over Facebook having the messenger feature outside of the social media channel. For those of you who may not be "in the know," Facebook now requires a different app be downloaded to use its IM feature.   The main more

Bring on the Beacons: What’s in Store for Event-Centric Mobile Apps

When the iPhone was introduced to the public, Apple sparked a revolution in mobile device usage in the event industry. The move brought in a flood of developers, and event mobile apps of all kinds were born. The company may spark another wave of innovation now that they’ve put their brand more

New FCC TCPA Rules Make Mobile Event Apps a Wise Choice

You might not have noticed that on October 16, 2013, some new FCC rules under the TCPA (Telephone Consumer Privacy Act) went into effect. Basically, these new rules require “prior written consent” before making autodialed marketing phone calls or text messages. This is a huge blow to more

Event App Success for TechCrunch Disrupt 2013

TechCrunch Disrupt is one of the most anticipated technology conferences of the year. It kicks off with a 24-hour hackathon, and is full of fireside chats, founders’ stories and amazing presentations. Startups compete head to head for attention from investors, and speakers like Mark Zuckerberg more
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